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National Compensation Survey - Modeled Wage Estimates

Metadata Updated: May 16, 2022

The National Compensation Survey (NCS) program produces information on wages by occupation for many metropolitan areas.The Modeled Wage Estimates (MWE) provide annual estimates of average hourly wages for occupations by selected job characteristics and within geographical location. The job characteristics include bargaining status (union and nonunion), part- and full-time work status, incentive- and time-based pay, and work levels by occupation. The modeled wage estimates are produced using a statistical procedure that combines survey data collected by the National Compensation Survey (NCS) and the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) programs. Borrowing from the strengths of the NCS, information on job characteristics and work levels, and from the OES, the occupational and geographic detail, the modeled wage estimates provide more detail on occupational average hourly wages than either program is able to provide separately.

Wage rates for different work levels within occupation groups also are published. Data are available for private industry, State and local governments, full-time workers, part-time workers, and other workforce characteristics.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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Metadata Created Date May 16, 2022
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2022

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Harvested from BLS Data

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 16, 2022
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2022
Publisher Bureau of Labor Statistics
Identifier DOL-BLS-1075-01
Data First Published 2019-08-22
Data Last Modified 2019
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 012:20
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Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Department of Labor > Bureau of Labor Statistics
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