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Table 2. Average annual pay for 2000 and 2001 for all covered workers 1/ by Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area


            Table 2.  Average annual pay for 2000 and 2001 for all covered workers(1) by Consolidated Metropolitan
            Statistical Area
                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                      
                                                                            Average annual pay(3)          Ranking of  
                                                                                                            areas by   
                           Consolidated Metropolitan                                                        level of   
                              Statistical Area(2)                                            Percent         average   
                                                                      2000(4)     2001       change,       annual pay  
                                                                                             2000-01        for 2001   
                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                      
              Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Areas(5)........  $42,641   $43,424        1.8              -      
                                                                                                                      
            Boston-Worcester-Lawrence-Lowell-Brockton, MA-NH........   45,021    45,768        1.7              3     
            Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, IL-IN-WI..........................   40,708    41,778        2.6              8     
            Cincinnati-Hamilton, OH-KY-IN...........................   34,595    35,561        2.8             15     
            Cleveland-Akron, OH.....................................   34,130    34,945        2.4             17     
            Dallas-Fort Worth, TX...................................   39,987    40,915        2.3             10     
            Denver-Boulder-Greeley, CO..............................   41,328    41,985        1.6              7     
            Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, MI.............................   41,396    41,619        0.5              9     
            Houston-Galveston-Brazoria,TX...........................   40,312    42,084        4.4              6     
            Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, CA.................   37,973    39,072        2.9             12     
            Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL...............................   33,293    34,304        3.0             18     
                                                                                                                      
            Milwaukee-Racine, WI....................................   34,426    35,470        3.0             16     
            New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA...   50,073    51,121        2.1              2     
            Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, PA-NJ-DE-MD......   38,540    39,701        3.0             11     
            Portland-Salem, OR-WA...................................   35,855    36,111        0.7             14     
            Sacramento-Yolo, CA.....................................   36,262    37,737        4.1             13     
            San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA......................   56,546    54,182       -4.2              1     
            Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA............................   41,993    42,251        0.6              5     
            Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV.......................   42,135    44,242        5.0              4     
                                                                                                                      
            San Juan-Caguas-Arecibo, PR.............................   19,623    20,535        4.6             19     

              1 Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment Compensation for Federal
            Employees (UCFE) programs.
            
              2 Includes data for Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Areas (CMSA) as defined by OMB Bulletin No.
            99-04.  In the New England areas, the New England County Metropolitan Area (NECMA) definitions were used. 
            See Technical Note.
            
              3 Data are preliminary.  Each year's total is based on the CMSA definition for the specific year. 
            Annual changes include differences resulting from changes in CMSA definitions.
              
              4 Annual pay levels for individual consolidated metropolitan areas have been adjusted to reflect
            noneconomic county reclassifications where applicable.  The total for all consolidated metropolitan areas
            combined, however, has not been adjusted for these reclassifications.  See Technical Note.
            
              5 Totals do not include the San Juan-Caguas-Arecibo CMSA within Puerto Rico.
               
  
 
 



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