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IDear Workforce-I Wage Info on the Web

A place to find compensation information on the Internet.
January 3, 2000
Related Topics: Compensation Design and Communication, Dear Workforce, Compensation
Dear Workforce:

I am looking for a good Web site with currentwage information in various states. Do you know of such a site? Example: I amlooking for a wage range for an employee working in Portland, OR as aProduction Supervisor. Your assistance is appreciated.

You may want to try the Bureau ofLabor Statistics. Their National Compensation Survey is at

Click on the state you're interestedin. It looks like the mean for a production supervisor in Portland-Salem was$21.30 in August of 1998. They also break out the wage ranges into percentiles.

SOURCE: Workforce Online Editor Todd Raphael, January 2000.

E-mailyour Dear Workforce questions toOnline Editor Todd Raphael at,along with your name, title, organization and location. Unless you stateotherwise, your identifying info may be used on and in Workforcemagazine.


 The information contained in this article is intended to provide useful information on the topic covered, but should not be construed as legal advice or a legal opinion. Also remember that state laws may differ from the federal law.

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