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The Midwest Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) inched up 0.1 percent after recording no change in each of the prior two months, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.3 percent in September.
Total nonfarm employment for the Kansas City, Mo.-Kan., Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) stood at 1,101,900 in August 2018, up 20,000, or 1.8 percent, over the year.
In 2017, Missouri women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $733, or 79.2 percent of the $925 median usual weekly earnings of their male counterparts.
Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $30.88 per hour in the Midwest to $41.55 in the Northeast during June 2018.