Oregon Labor Market Information System
Wages and Income
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Minimum and median wages in Oregon have increased by a similar percentage since the early 2000s.
Aug-18-2014
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?
Jul-09-2014
Oregon's per capita personal income gap with the nation has generally been growing since 1996.
Jul-09-2014
Women's participation stabilizes, earnings grow, but disparities still exist.
Jun-10-2014
Oregon's per capita personal income was $40,233 in 2013, 90 percent of the national figure of $44,543.
May-19-2014
Where Women Work and How Much They Earn Women hold 49 percent of Oregon jobs, and the average woman brings home nearly $1,500 a month less than the average man.
Mar-25-2014
After a sharp decline through the recent Great Recession, Oregon workers were holding more jobs by the middle of 2013.
Mar-11-2014
Two Oregon counties reached the population threshold of 50,000 to qualify as metropolitan statistical areas, as of the 2010 Census.
Jan-28-2014
The minimum wage will increase on January 1. Oregon will continue to have the second-highest minimum wage in the country.
Jan-09-2014
Many economic indicators measure wages and income to gauge the relative prosperity of Oregon's individuals and households.
Jan-02-2014
People with more than one job seem to have been hit harder by the Great Recession than those with a single job.
Jan-13-2014
In 2012, less than 1 percent (0.7%) of Oregon private-sector workers made $250,000 or more.
Sep-24-2013
The average payroll for private firms in Oregon was $472,000 in 2012.
Sep-24-2013
When it comes to measuring economic activity, GDP is often cited as the measure.
Sep-05-2013
High-wage workers' slice of the wage pie has increased in size, while that of low- and middle-wage workers has shrunk.
Jul-31-2013
Recently, some groups of goods and services have seen price increases, some decreases, and some prices have stagnated.
Jul-22-2013
Oregon's lower cost of living accounts for some of the state's per capita income gap with the nation.
Mar-08-2013
This indicator shows wage gains have been smaller during the recession than they were previously.
May-02-2013
Dramatic differences exist between the patterns of job losses and growth during the 2001 and 2008 recessions.
Mar-08-2013