Friday, September 09, 2016

Fact of the Day (US wages)

During the first quarter of 2016, the average weekly wage in the U.S. fell 0.5 percent from a year ago, That’s a $5 drop to $1,043.

Among the 344 largest counties, 167 had over-the-year decreases in average weekly wages, with three seeing double-digit declines: McClean, Ill., 13.3%; Washington, Pa., 12.0%; and Lafayette, La., 10.3%.

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