Wage Gains Continue for Workers of U.S. Small Businesses; Job Growth Moderates Slightly in April
Hourly earnings growth accelerated for the eleventh consecutive month for workers of U.S. small businesses, according to the latest Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch. National small business job growth also remained strong, despite a slight moderation of 0.14 percent. The national jobs index for April was 101.14, an increase of 2.85 percent from a year ago. Average hourly earnings stood at $30.10, up 4.85 percent year-over-year.
Read the full news release on the Small Business Employment Watch site.