Industry Workers See Pay Raises?

Each year, many Americans consider whether to ask their employer for a pay raise so crunched the numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find out which careers had the highest wage increase potential across 317 fields.


While the research revealed that veterinarians experienced the highest pay increase (38%) in between 2016 and 2017, it is also good news for athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers with this career cluster experiencing an increase of 8.72% on average, putting it number 47 on the list of jobs that experienced an increase.

The full research, with a searchable function for all 317 jobs, can be found here: