IDear Workforce-I Wage Info on the Web

January 3, 2000
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.

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