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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)

38.1 38.3 38.4 38.3 35.7 (p)36.4

12-month % change

9.2 6.4 5.5 4.6 -2.2 (p)-1.1

Mining, Logging, and Construction(1)

4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 (p)4.0

12-month % change

41.4 33.3 25.0 17.6 14.7 (p)14.3

Manufacturing(2)

0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 (p)0.8

12-month % change

33.3 33.3 33.3 33.3 33.3 (p)14.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(1)

7.0 7.1 7.1 7.0 6.2 (p)6.3

12-month % change

2.9 1.4 1.4 1.4 -10.1 (p)-10.0

Information(2)

0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 (p)0.5

12-month % change

-14.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 -16.7 (p)-16.7

Financial Activities(2)

1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.8 (p)1.8

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -5.3 (p)-5.3

Professional & Business Services(2)

3.8 3.7 3.9 3.8 3.8 (p)3.8

12-month % change

2.7 -2.6 0.0 -2.6 0.0 (p)-2.6

Education & Health Services(1)

2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.1 (p)2.1

12-month % change

0.0 4.8 4.8 0.0 -4.5 (p)-4.5

Leisure & Hospitality(1)

5.5 5.6 5.5 5.4 3.9 (p)4.4

12-month % change

25.0 19.1 10.0 3.8 -23.5 (p)-17.0

Other Services(2)

1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.5 (p)1.5

12-month % change

41.7 54.5 30.8 21.4 0.0 (p)0.0

Government(1)

10.5 10.7 10.6 10.9 11.1 (p)11.2

12-month % change

1.0 1.9 1.9 3.8 6.7 (p)6.7

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 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017