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Workers in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $26.41 in May 2017, 9 percent above the nationwide average of $24.34.
In March, Chester County, PA, had the lowest unemployment rate in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area at 3.2 percent.
Workers in the Aguadilla-Isabela Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $12.96 in May 2017, about 47 percent below the U.S. average
Workers in the Ponce Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $12.49 in May 2017, about 49 percent below the U.S. average.
Employment in Puerto Rico’s only large county, the municipio of San Juan, decreased 2.4 percent from September 2016 to September 2017.