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Old 07-03-2007, 06:18 AM
 
Location: Raleigh,NC
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Until these cities start providing higher paying jobs for their residents, they will continue to lose their populations to cities that offer higher wages.

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Old 07-03-2007, 03:40 PM
 
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Until these cities start providing higher paying jobs for their residents, they will continue to lose their populations to cities that offer higher wages.

Richest and Poorest Cities in America - DCJobSource.com

The jobs those cities offer are or at least were typically higher paying than most southern cities. Ive seen experienced janitors pull down $70,000/yr in Detroit. But then again thats probably why alot of companies left for low labor cost in the south. Its really more about the quantity of jobs than the quality (i.e. wage)
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Old 07-03-2007, 08:11 PM
 
Location: Raleigh,NC
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The jobs those cities offer are or at least were typically higher paying than most southern cities. Ive seen experienced janitors pull down $70,000/yr in Detroit. But then again thats probably why alot of companies left for low labor cost in the south. Its really more about the quantity of jobs than the quality (i.e. wage)
Key word would be "most". I live in a Southern City (Raleigh) and the average wages are almost double Detroit's and many other Northern Cities. Fast growing
southern cities such as Raleigh, Charlotte and Austin offer wages 50 to 100%
higher than most northern cities.

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