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Gasoline prices averaged $4.387 a gallon in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton area in August 2022, up $1.264 compared to August 2021.
Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $35.06 per hour in the South to $43.18 in the Northeast in June 2022.
Prices in the Northeast Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.3 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Compensation costs for private industry workers increased 5.8 percent in the Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT Combined Statistical Area for the year ended June 2022.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Boston was up 0.7 percent over the two months, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.