Each of the questions below can be
answered by a BLS survey or census. Test your data
know-how by seeing if you can identify which BLS program
answers which question.
1. How much did the average registered
nurse make in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in May 2006?
2. What is the difference in pay for an
experienced welder or cutter and for an entry-level one?
3. What are commercial banking wages in
Manhattan, NY (NY County), versus Manhattan, Kansas (Riley
4. Did earnings in retail trade increase
from March to April 2007?
5. How much do male elementary and middle
school teachers make a week, on average?
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