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Kristen Monaco, Associate Commissioner for Compensation and Working Conditions

Kristen Monaco


Kristen Monaco became Associate Commissioner in the Office of Compensation and Working Conditions at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016.

From 2014 to 2016, Dr. Monaco served as Research Chief in the Office of Compensation and Working Conditions, overseeing research related to the national compensation survey, occupational safety and health statistics, and occupational requirements survey. From 2013 to 2014 she worked as a labor economist in the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs at the U.S. Department of Labor.

Prior to joining the federal workforce, Dr. Monaco was on the faculty in the department of economics at California State University Long Beach (2001–13) and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (1998–2001).

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Public Affairs and Economics from Michigan State University and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Monaco is the author of many publications covering wages and working conditions, with a specific focus on transportation labor markets.

Last Modified Date: May 18, 2018