Fast-food wages climbed 10% in latest quarter, the largest jump in years, report says


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You’ve seen headlines for pay hikes at McDonald’s, Chipotle and other restaurants, now it’s showing up in the data.

Wages for hourly limited-service restaurant workers climbed 10% in the second quarter compared with a year ago, according to a new report from industry tracker Black Box Intelligence and Snagajob.

It’s the largest quarterly jump in years. For comparison, hourly limited-service employees saw their wages rise just 4.1% in the first quarter compared with a year prior.

Many industries have been struggling to find enough willing workers as demand rebounds, but restaurants in…


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