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October 20, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Average weekly wages: first quarter 2008-09

Percent decrease in average weekly wage, large counties and U.S., first quarter 200809
County Percent decline



Hennepin, MN


Westchester, NY


Trumbull, OH


Elkhart, IN


Westmoreland, PA


Suffolk, MA


Hudson, NJ


Fairfield, CT


Mecklenburg, NC


New York, NY


These data featured in the TED article, Average weekly wages: first quarter 2008-09.



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