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Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $35.52 per hour in the South to $46.57 in the Northeast in December 2022.
Prices in the Northeast Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased by 0.5 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
In 2022, union members accounted for 10.1 percent of wage and salary workers in New Hampshire, unchanged from 2021.
In 2022, union members accounted for 16.1 percent of wage and salary workers in Rhode Island, compared with 15.7 percent in 2021.
Prices in the Boston area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 1.1 percent for the two months ending in January 2023.