Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Release: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages
Average weekly wages are the wages paid by unemployment insurance covered employers during the calendar quarter, regardless of when the services were performed. Included in wages are pay for vacation and other paid leave, bonuses, stock options, tips, the cash value of meals and lodging, and in some States, contributions to deferred compensation plans (such as 401(k) plans).
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Average Weekly Wages for Employees in Total Covered Establishments in Ames, IA (MSA) [ENUC111840010], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/ENUC111840010, May 29, 2023.