Overall wage growth in Australia saw a 0.6% lift through the September quarter, while year on year wage growth swelled to 2.2%.
Average annual wages have grown by nearly 60% in Washington from 2010 to 2020, the highest percent increase over the decade among states.
Wage growth is roaring, with one measure of pay rises higher than it's been since 2004. But the beast of inflation is raging at a higher pitch.
There is little to suggest Australian wages will rise in the short-term, despite reports of industry labour shortages, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has concluded.
Over 4 million Americans quit their jobs in September, extending a streak of record walkouts. They're probably unlocking better pay and productivity.
Backlogs at ports on the West Coast and higher pay to ease workforce shortages are among the pressures companies are facing, says Bank of America.
Australians are fed up with their jobs and looking elsewhere.
Some businesses are just working their current staff more - which could only make the problem worse, say researchers at Bank of America.
Last month's job creation fell extremely short of the economist estimate for 733,000 payrolls. Wages growth and the unemployment rate beat forecasts.
Worker pay isn't the only thing to blame for inflation. Other factors are playing a much larger role in lifting prices across the US.
The RBA's research has been released under a freedom of information request.
The UK economy is bouncing back, but companies in sectors such as hospitality and entertainment are struggling to find staff.
"Smart people realize that you invest in your business, so therefore you have to invest in your employees," Greene Bean Coffee's Rich Osborne said.
Paychecks have been going up faster than inflation during the pandemic as a whole, Insider calculates, and the recent higher inflation is cooling.
Lawrence Mishel of the Economic Policy Institute said in a new report on CEO pay that workers have been on the "losing end for four decades."
The Washington Post noted that restaurant workers have seen average earnings rise from $13.86 in February 2020 to $15.31 in June 2021.
Yes, wages are up, but so is hiring. That's why this isn't the kind of labor shortage to worry about, economist Heidi Shierholz told Insider.