Click on a state tab above to see cities and metro areas. These are U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Area Wage Surveys that show pay for occupations such as secretary, stenographer, typist, messenger, file clerk, bookkeeper, payroll clerk, keypunch operator, computer systems analyst, computer programmer, registered nurse, carpenter, electrician, painter, machinist, mechanic, pipefitter, toot and die maker, janitor, porter, cleaner, and laborer and more.
District of Columbia
These bulletins are part of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Area Wage Surveys unless otherwise noted.
In addition to the Area Wage Surveys listed above, there is also a Hospital Wage Survey for Selected Occupations covering West Virginia only. It was published in 1973.
Unless otherwise noted, the following are Industry Wage Surveys from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Bulletin series.
FOOD and ALCOHOL PRICES
The source Average Retail Prices of Selected Commodities and Services, Fall 1971 provides prices for various articles of clothing in each of the 56 American urban areas that constituted the Consumer Price Index "city sample," and included nationwide averages. Direct links to the latter are below.
COLLEGE EDUCATION PRICES
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