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Jul
30

Houston Area Employment — June 2015

Total nonfarm employment in the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 2,971,200 in March 2015, up 82,500 from one year earlier, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jul
27

Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge, May 2014

Workers in the Baton Rouge MSA had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.50 in May 2014, about 10 percent below the nationwide average of $22.71, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Jul
27

Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, May 2014

Workers in the Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux MSA had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.77 in May 2014 compared to the nationwide average of $22.71 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Jul
27

Occupational Employment and Wages in Lafayette, May 2014

Workers in the Lafayette MSA had an average (mean) hourly wage of $18.94 in May 2014, about 17 percent below the nationwide average of $22.71, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Jul
27

Occupational Employment and Wages in Shreveport–Bossier City, May 2014

Workers in the Shreveport-Bossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $17.97 in May 2014, about 21 percent below the nationwide average of $22.71.

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