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Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $31.20 per hour in the South to $38.97 in the Northeast during June 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 Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $25.26 in May 2018, about 1 percent above the nationwide average of $24.98.
Workers in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $29.24 in May 2018.
Workers in the Providence-Warwick Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $25.83 in May 2018, about 3 percent above the nationwide average of $24.98