Oregon Labor Market Information System
Wages and Income
Articles
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
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
All but one industry - state and local government - experienced growth in number of jobs from 2011 to 2012.
Aug-16-2013
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