* For the years 2005-2013, the BLS data used New England City and Town Area (NECTA) geographies where applicable. Data for 2014 and onward do not include these areas.
Years Available: 1999–2018
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General Notes: *Median value gives the value for the "average" metro area for this metric, the 50th percentile of all metro areas reporting data. An *** symbol has the following meaning, by year: in 2011-2016 indicates a wage greater than $90.00 per hour or $187,200 per year; in 2008-2010 indicates a wage greater than $80.00 per hour or $166,400 per year; in 1999-2007 indicates a wage greater than $70.00 per hour or $145,600 per year. An # symbol indicates the percent relative standard error for an estimate is between 15 and 30%, making the data value of medium reliability. Interpret with caution. An ! symbol indicates the percent relative standard error for an estimate is higher than 30%, making the data value of low reliability. Interpret with great caution. Uses 2010 Standard Occupational Classification major group with SOC Code 45.