Most reports under the tabs above are a mix of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics National Compensation Surveys and Occupational Compensation Surveys. The corresponding national and regional reports are below.
WAGES and SALARIES BY CITY IN ALASKA
SELECTED OCCUPATIONAL PAY IN ALASKA:
PAY BY CITY or METRO AREA IN CALIFORNIA:
PAY BY SELECTED OCCUPATIONS IN CALIFORNIA:
PAY BY CITY / METRO AREA IN FLORIDA:
PAY BY SELECTED OCCUPATIONS IN FLORIDA:
PAY BY CITY / METRO AREA IN TEXAS:
PAY BY SELECTED OCCUPATIONS IN TEXAS:
The U.S. Department of Labor's annual Occupational Outlook Handbook is the best and most comprehensive source for occupational pay. Select any year in the 1990s, then look up an occupation in the edition's table of contents. Earnings are listed near the end of each chapter. 1990-1991, 1992-1993, 1994-1995, 1996-1997, 1998-1999.
What is the Consumer Price Index (CPI)?
"The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of consumer goods and services" with respect to a given base year with value 100. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
What is inflation?
As measured with CPI, it is the percent change in the CPI between two different years, showing the "annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services". Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
CPI Inflation Formula: CPIx-1-CPIx ⁄CPIx*100
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