Real Average Wages
What it means
While the total amount of wages paid by employers in Barnstable County has grown in real terms, the average wage workers receive has remained flat when controlling for inflation. So while there are more jobs on the Cape, they are not paying substantially more than they were in 1990.
|Average Weekly Wages Adjusted for Inflation|
|Barnstable County||Massachusetts||United States|
|Year||Actual||Adjusted for Inflation (CPI Boston Metro)||Actual||Adjusted for Inflation (CPI Boston Metro)||Actual||Adjusted for Inflation (CPI Boston Metro)|
|Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Covered Employment & Wages|