In 2012, less than 1 percent (0.7%) of Oregon private-sector workers made $250,000 or more.
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Here is your one-stop source for a wide variety of occupational information. Wages, employment projections, employment by industry, skill sets, educational requirements, and training providers are all accessible from one convenient location.
Wages are quoted as an hourly, weekly, monthly, or yearly amount. Frequently employers and workers want to know what a wage is in a different time frame. The Wage and Salary Conversion Calculator will allow you to enter a wage and a time period and the wage will be converted to the amount for the other three time frames.
Thinking of relocating to another city? This Salary Relocation Calculator can help you determine the difference in cost of living between cities.
Information that used to be available only once every ten years will soon be available each year from the Census Bureau. This site has demographic and income data for several pilot counties across the country, including Multnomah County in Oregon.
The BEA produces a wide variety of economic data, including personal income data for the U.S., all states and counties.
The Wage and Hour Division enforces laws covering state minimum wage and overtime requirements, working conditions, child labor, farm and forest labor contracting, wage collection, and prevailing wages for public works contracts.
The Family Budget Calculator lets you determine the income needed for particular types of families to make ends meet.
Current federal pay ranges are available from the Federal Employees News Digest.
Create graphic trend analysis of local economic indicators, generate shift-share analysis of local employment growth, and download tabulations of economic data for Oregon regions and counties.
The Office of Economic Analysis serves as the main forecasting unit for the State of Oregon.
Oregon's top earners have seen wage gains, while the lowest 40 percent have seen wage declines.
The average payroll for private firms in Oregon was $472,000 in 2012.
Oregon's PCPI totaled $38,786 in 2012, 90.8 percent of the nation's PCPI ($42,693). Oregon ranks in 34th place among all states and the District of Columbia.
When it comes to measuring economic activity, GDP is often cited as the measure.
All but one industry - state and local government - experienced growth in number of jobs from 2011 to 2012.
High-wage workers' slice of the wage pie has increased in size, while that of low- and middle-wage workers has shrunk.
The 2013 edition of Oregon Wage Information
provides wage data for hundreds of occupations. It offers a broad spectrum of wage rates from many sectors of Oregon's economy, and is designed to assist job seekers, employers, career planners, industrial developers, and others needing Oregon wage rates for specific occupations.
for a list of frequently asked questions about Oregon wage information data.
Provides a wide range of information related to Oregon's workforce including the degree of churning in the workforce and wage distributions for the state's firms and employees. For more information regarding these tables, see UI Wage File Reports
What are the average wages for auto mechanics? What are beginning wages for accounting clerks? What are the going wages for experienced cooks? These tables provide answers to questions like these for occupational wages for the state and each region of Oregon.
The full publication, Oregon Wage Information 2013, can be viewed online.
This data table shows year-to-date CPI data for the U.S. and Portland, plus annual average data back to 1970.
Presents a variety of data elements the Oregon Employment Department gathers in the course of taking requests for workers from employers.
How does household income and per capita personal income differ?
Statewide, regional, and county income measures from a variety of sources.
These tables contain per capita personal income data compiled by the Bureau of Economic Analysis for the U.S., Oregon, and each labor market area.