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Gasoline prices averaged $2.767 a gallon in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell area in May 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Gasoline prices averaged $2.888 a gallon in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach area in May 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged up 0.3 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $30.68 per hour in the South to $41.48 in the Northeast during March 2018.
Workers in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $22.79 in May 2017, 6 percent below the nationwide average of $24.34.