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Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $31.66 per hour in the South to $40.69 in the West during June 2020.
Workers in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $30.24 in May 2019.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Northeast inched up 0.1 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Workers in the Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $26.89 in May 2019, about 5 percent above the nationwide average of $25.72.
Workers in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $33.29 in May 2019.