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Economic Summaries:

Economic Summaries are specialized products that combine data graphically from subjects such as unemployment, inflation, and wages into a single document for selected metropolitan areas. To view a specific area in this region, use the dropdown list below or click here.

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Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Patient Care Occupations in New York’s Metropolitan Areas — May 2019

In 2019, all 12 metropolitan areas in New York had annual wages that were significantly above the national average for home health and personal care aides.


Philadelphia Area Employment – May 2020

Total nonfarm employment for the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 2,569,400 in May 2020, down 416,300, or 13.9 percent, over the year.


County Employment and Wages in New Jersey — Fourth Quarter 2019

Wages increased in 14 of the 15 largest counties in New Jersey from the fourth quarter of 2018 to the fourth quarter of 2019.


Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2020

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $31.00 per hour in the South to $40.20 in the West during March 2020.


Occupational Employment and Wages for Four Therapist Occupations in Selected Metropolitan Areas in New York – May 2019

New York-Newark-Jersey City had an average wage significantly above the U.S. average for all four of the selected therapist occupations in May 2019.

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