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Greene County ranks 189th for wage growth

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Greene County ranked 189th in second-quarter wage growth among the 346 counties measured by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

During the quarter, Greene County residents earned an average of $789 per week. That represents a 2.7 percent increase from second-quarter 2016, according to a news release.

Greene had the lowest weekly wage and the third-lowest percentage change rank among the seven Missouri counties in the report.

The Show-Me State’s counties, by second-quarter average weekly wages and percentage growth rank, are:
    •    St. Louis City, $1,077, No. 52;
    •    St. Louis, $1,059, No. 253;
    •    Jackson, $1,021, No. 125;
    •    Clay, $904, No. 183;
    •    St. Charles, $823, No. 333;
    •    Boone, $822, No. 102; and
    •    Greene, $789, No. 189.

The U.S. average weekly wage rose by 3.2 percent to $1,020 in the second quarter, according to the release.

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