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Key Indicators for Understanding Our Region

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Economy / Wages

Average weekly wages in the 7-county Pittsburgh metropolitan area for the 2nd quarter of 2015 were $945, a year-over-year percent increase of 2.7 percent. The region's average weekly wages were still below the benchmark average of $996.

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Data source(s):

QCEW, Bureau of Labor Statistics


The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program publishes a quarterly count of employment and wages reported by employers covering 98 percent of U.S. jobs, available at the county, MSA, state and national levels by industry.


Data for 2014 are preliminary.