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Jun
11

Occupational Employment and Wages in the U.S. Virgin Islands – May 2020

Workers in the U.S. Virgin Islands had an average (mean) hourly wage of $23.06 in May 2020, about 15 percent below the United States average of $27.07.

Jun
06

Occupational Employment and Wages in the U.S. Virgin Islands – May 2016

Workers in the U.S. Virgin Islands had an average (mean) hourly wage of $18.10 in May 2016, about 24 percent below the United States average of $23.86.

Apr
29

Occupational Employment and Wages in the U.S. Virgin Islands – May 2014

Workers in the U.S. Virgin Islands had an average hourly wage of $16.81 in May 2014, about 26 percent below the United States average.

Virgin Islands Economy at a Glance:

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Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(1)

34.7 34.7 34.9 35.0 35.1 (p)35.0

12-month % change

-0.3 -0.6 -0.3 -1.4 0.3 (p)2.0

Mining, Logging, and Construction(1)

2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 (p)2.9

12-month % change

-29.3 -25.6 -25.6 -19.4 -9.4 (p)-3.3

Manufacturing(2)

0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 (p)0.8

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(1)

6.5 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.4 (p)6.4

12-month % change

14.0 8.5 6.7 3.2 1.6 (p)3.2

Information(2)

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 (p)0.5

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(2)

1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.9 (p)1.9

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.6 (p)11.8

Professional & Business Services(2)

3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 (p)3.3

12-month % change

-2.9 -2.9 -5.7 -5.7 -2.9 (p)-2.9

Education & Health Services(1)

2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 (p)2.2

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 -4.5 0.0 0.0 (p)4.8

Leisure & Hospitality(1)

4.6 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.8 (p)4.9

12-month % change

27.8 27.0 11.6 0.0 -2.0 (p)14.0

Other Services(2)

1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6 (p)1.6

12-month % change

7.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.7 (p)6.7

Government(1)

10.5 10.5 10.7 10.7 10.7 (p)10.6

12-month % change

-4.5 -5.4 0.0 -3.6 -1.8 (p)-2.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Occupational Employment and Wages in the U.S. Virgin Islands – May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021