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Jun
24

Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2014

Workers in Washington had an average hourly wage of $31.22 in May 2014.

Jun
19

Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2014

Workers in the Charleston Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $19.26 in May 2014, 15 percent below the nationwide average of $22.71, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Jun
18

Consumer Price Index, Washington-Baltimore – May 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Washington-Baltimore increased 0.6 percent over the last two months, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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776.5 774.5 773.3 773.2 776.8 (P) 779.0

Employment (1)

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730.8 728.9 726.1 722.4 722.4 (P) 722.5

Unemployment (1)

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45.7 45.6 47.2 50.8 54.4 (P) 56.4

Unemployment Rate (2)

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5.9 5.9 6.1 6.6 7.0 (P) 7.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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763.1 764.7 761.2 756.1 755.5 (P) 757.6

12-month % change

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-0.1 0.4 0.2 -0.5 -0.9 (P) -2.1

Mining and Logging (3)

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30.4 30.5 29.6 28.7 27.8 (P) 27.8

12-month % change

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-1.3 0.0 -3.3 -6.5 -9.4 (P) -8.6

Construction (3)

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32.3 32.4 32.2 30.7 29.3 (P) 29.9

12-month % change

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-2.7 -2.7 -2.1 -7.5 -12.5 (P) -12.3

Manufacturing (3)

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47.5 48.2 48.4 48.7 48.3 (P) 49.0

12-month % change

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-1.5 0.4 1.0 1.7 0.6 (P) 2.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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135.9 136.3 135.2 134.9 134.9 (P) 134.8

12-month % change

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-0.7 0.9 0.1 0.2 -0.1 (P) -0.2

Information (3)

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9.6 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.5 (P) 9.6

12-month % change

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-1.0 -1.0 -1.0 -1.0 -2.1 (P) 0.0

Financial Activities (3)

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30.9 30.7 30.4 30.1 29.4 (P) 29.9

12-month % change

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-0.6 -1.6 -1.9 -3.2 -4.5 (P) -3.2

Professional & Business Services (3)

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68.3 68.7 68.7 67.6 67.7 (P) 68.7

12-month % change

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6.2 6.0 5.5 3.5 2.7 (P) 3.8

Education & Health Services (3)

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126.5 127.9 127.5 127.2 128.0 (P) 128.0

12-month % change

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0.0 0.8 1.0 0.8 1.4 (P) 1.4

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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72.7 72.5 71.8 70.9 72.1 (P) 71.9

12-month % change

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-2.7 -2.3 -3.2 -4.6 -2.8 (P) -3.0

Other Services (3)

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55.2 55.3 55.2 55.1 54.9 (P) 54.8

12-month % change

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-0.7 -0.2 -0.5 -0.5 -1.3 (P) -1.3

Government (3)

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153.8 152.6 152.6 152.6 153.6 (P) 153.2

12-month % change

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0.8 0.3 0.5 0.6 0.9 (P) -6.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015
Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015
Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015
Wheeling Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2015
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2015
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2015
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2015
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2015
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2015
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2015
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2015
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2015
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2015
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2015
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Washington Area Employment - April 2015 Employment News Release Jun 2015
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – April 2015 Average energy prices News Release May 2015
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington, D.C. Area: 2012-2013 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2014
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2015
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Jun 2015
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Baltimore – May 2015 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2015
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area Employment Employment Table Oct 2014
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – March 2015 Benefits, Pay News Release May 2015
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia — 2013 Workplace fatalities News Release Nov 2014
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Workplace Fatalities in the Washington, D.C. Area – 2013 Workplace fatalities News Release Jan 2015
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2015
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2015
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2015 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2015
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – March 2015 Unemployment News Release May 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Morgantown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015
Weirton Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015