This indicator shows wage gains have been smaller during the recession than they were previously.
Personal income is the sum of all income divided by the population. Trends and components of PCPI differ in metro vs. nonmetro areas.
Dramatic differences exist between the patterns of job losses and growth during the 2001 and 2008 recessions.
At the start of the year, Oregon's job growth over the year was concentrated among workers with two or more jobs.
Why does Washington State's personal income compare so favorably with the national average, while Oregon lags behind?
People with more than one job seem to have been hit harder by the Great Recession than those with a single job.
Employment distribution in Bend and Corvallis differs from the U.S. and Oregon's other metros.
The median hourly wage of jobs in all broad industries rose to $15.16 per hour in 2011 - an increase of 2.5 percent from 2010.
The minimum wage will increase on January 1. Oregon will continue to have the second-highest minimum wage in the country.
High-wage workers' slice of the wage pie has increased in size, while that of low- and middle-wage workers has shrunk.
The headline Consumer Price Index is always in the news, but did you know the Bureau of Labor Statistics produces many different measures of inflation?
Bureau of Economic Analysis data show proprietor jobs capture a larger share of employment in rural areas.
The 2012 Oregon Wage Information publication contains wages for 660 occupations covering more than 96 percent of Oregon's payroll jobs.
In 2010 commodity prices had a big impact on county PCPI rankings.
Recently, some groups of goods and services have seen price increases, some decreases, and some prices have stagnated.
Oregon's per capita personal income gap with the nation has generally been growing since 1996.
Many economic indicators measure wages and income to gauge the relative prosperity of Oregon's individuals and households.
Women's participation stabilizes, earnings grow, but disparities still exist.
When it comes to measuring economic activity, GDP is often cited as the measure.