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Chicago Area Employment — August 2022

Total nonfarm employment for the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI, metropolitan area increased by 201,200 over the year in August.

County Employment and Wages in Ohio — First Quarter 2022

Employment rose in the 14 largest counties in Ohio from March 2021 to March 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2022

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $35.06 per hour in the South to $43.18 in the Northeast in June 2022.

Average Energy Prices, Chicago-Naperville-Elgin — August 2022

Gasoline prices averaged $4.659 per gallon in the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin area in August 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Occupational Employment and Wages in Madison — May 2021

Workers in the Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $28.61 in May 2021, 2 percent above the nationwide average of $28.01.

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