Q1 2023 Wage Reports

Comments from Matt Gorman, Exec. VP at Upshift, with 16 years of experience in the staffing industry:

  • The labor market continues to tighten and wages have DECREASED for most industries in the last quarter.
  • Job seekers are more selective when it comes to picking their employers due to the rising cost of living.
  • Businesses must adapt in order to attract top talent.


Here’s a chart presenting how median wages have been changing in the last 2 years:

How did we collect this data?

Because Upshift is partnering with over 1600 businesses across the US, we are able to collect real-time, supporting data for workers in various industries and positions. These are real, verified rates being paid today to Upshift workers.