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Spotlight on Statistics

November 2012

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Hurricane Sandy: A Pre-storm Look at Affected Areas

Chart Data

Pay and benefits


Average hourly employer compensation costs for private industry workers in selected metropolitan areas, March 2012
Metropolitan area Wages and salaries Benefits

United States

$20.25 $8.53

New York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA

25.04 11.36

Boston-Worcester-Manchester, MA-NH

24.88 10.97

Philadelphia-Camden-Vineland, PA-NJ-DE-MD

22.96 10.55

Source: National Compensation Survey | Chart




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