This indicator helps us to understand the weekly earnings of the region's labor force. Workforce wages reflect the overall economic health of the local area. There is a direct correlation between weekly earnings, housing affordability, and sustainable economic growth that is fueled by weekly salaries of workers.
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The gauge displays the most current annual change for the Knowledge Corridor.
The line chart displays regional trends over time. KC Urban Core includes Hartford and New Britian, CT and Springfield and Holyoke, MA.
The bubble chart displays data throughout the Knowledge Corridor by municipality.
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Source: Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development; Connecticut Department of Labor