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Report: Greene County wages stagnant in Q3

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Greene County's wages were flat in the third quarter of 2023, according to the latest federal government data released this week.

Average weekly wages were $1,054, unchanged from the same quarter in 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in a news release.

With no year-to-year percentage change, Greene County ranked No. 170 among the 360 largest counties nationwide measured by the BLS.

Here are Missouri's largest counties, in order of third-quarter percent increase and wage growth rank nationally:
• St. Louis City (which operates as its own county), $1,442, up 2.7%, No. 14.
• Boone, $1,107, up 2.1%, No. 24.
• Jackson, $1,295, up 0.3%, No. 143.
• Greene, $1,054, flat, No. 170.
• St. Charles, $1,057, down 0.5%, No. 207.
• St. Louis, $1,336, down 1.3%, No. 277.
• Clay, $1,115, down 1.9%, No. 303.

Among the 360 largest counties nationwide, 169 had year-over-year increases in average weekly wages, according to the release.

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