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In the last year, average wages in the United States have risen by 5.2%. Though that number sits above most historic growth rates, it still falls below the rate of inflation.

Given that information, it’s only natural that workers are taking inflation into account when making their future career decisions, per a new report by FlexJobs. The report, which pulls data from a July survey of 4,000 American workers, suggests that as many as 80% of employees are taking inflation into account as they make career decisions, and a further 73% are weighing concerns about a potential recession as part of career choices.

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