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Workers in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $19.97 in May 2016, roughly 16 percent below the nationwide average of $23.86.
In March, Chester County, PA, had the lowest unemployment rate in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area at 3.2 percent.
In March, Allegheny County had the lowest unemployment rate in the Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, at 4.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Gasoline prices averaged $2.777 a gallon in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area in April 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
In March, Worcester County, MD, had the highest unemployment rate on the Delmarva Peninsula at 10.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.