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The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton area increased 0.2 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Northeast was unchanged in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Employment increased in 8 of the 9 large counties in Massachusetts from March 2018 to March 2019. Suffolk (2.4 percent) Hampden and Middlesex (1.6 percent each) had over-the-year employment gains.
Workers in the Worcester Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $26.08 in May 2018, about 4 percent above the nationwide average of $24.98
Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $31.20 per hour in the South to $38.97 in the Northeast during June 2019.