2018 CPI Geographic Revision to affect publication of four cities in the Midwest Region. Read More »
Select area on the map:
Economic Summaries are specialized products that combine data graphically from subjects such as unemployment, inflation, and wages into a single document for selected metropolitan areas. To view a specific area in this region, use the dropdown list below or click here.
Workers in the Bloomington MSA had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.59 in May 2016. Food preparation and serving related workers accounted for 11.8% of local employment and earned $10.14 an hour.
Workers in the Quad Cities area had an average hourly wage of $21.56 in May 2016, below the national average of $23.86. Production jobs, 10.5 percent of area employment, had an average wage of $18.10.
Workers in the Des Moines area had an average hourly wage of $23.76 in May 2016, similar to the nationwide average of $23.86. Business and financial operations jobs had an average wage of $33.31.
Workers in the Duluth Metropolitan Statistical Area area were paid an average $21.14 per hour in May 2016. Physical therapists earned $36.88 per hour and registered nurses earned $29.66 per hour.
Workers in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area had an average hourly wage of $26.45 in May 2016, above the national average of $23.86. Business and financial operations jobs were 7% of area employment.