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Workers in the Rochester area had an average hourly wage of $22.01 in May 2014, about 3 percent below the nationwide average.
Workers in the Buffalo area had an average hourly wage of $21.05 in May 2014, about 7 percent below the nationwide average.
In 2014, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 12.4 percent in New York State, down from 13.8 percent in 2013
In 2014, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 12.4 percent in New Jersey, down from 14.7 percent in 2013.
Gasoline prices averaged $2.449 a gallon in the Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City area in March 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.