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Average salary in Washington rose in ’12

Private-sector job growth and a recovering economy pushed Washington’s average wage in 2012 to $51,595. That’s the first time Washington’s average wage – for jobs covered by unemployment insurance – …


Average wage in Washington cracks $50k for the first time

Private sector job growth and a recovering economy pushed Washington’s average wage in 2012 to $51,595. That’s the first time Washington’s average wage — for jobs covered by unemployment insurance …


Idaho agencies scramble to reward workers

BOISE – As University of Idaho President Duane Nellis leaves this summer to become president of Texas Tech University, his parting advice to the state is to invest in its …


Idaho leads nation in minimum-wage workers

When it comes to paying workers as little as possible, Idaho ranks first in the nation.


State’s basic wage rises

The minimum wage in Washington will go up to $9.19 an hour on Jan. 1, keeping the state ahead of all others and nearly $2 above the federal minimum wage …


Wash. minimum wage stays on top at $9.19

The minimum wage in Washington will go up to $9.19 an hour on Jan. 1, keeping the state ahead of all others and nearly $2 above the federal minimum wage …


Eye on Boise: Women just a hair closer to getting pay that men get

BOISE – Idaho women earned 75.2 cents for every dollar their male counterparts earned in 2011, according to new U.S. census data. That was an improvement from a year earlier, …


Community snapshot: Average wages

Indicator tracks wages and salaries for most of those employed locally and in the state.


Shawn Vestal: Wages fall depending on where workers fall

The story of the Spokane economy is a good news-bad news scenario. But it’s no joke. The recovery has arrived with a vengeance for some people. Everyone else is still …


Pay raises lag in public sector

An analysis of recent wage increases shows that the pay of many local government workers is rising slightly slower than the rate of workers in the private sector. From 2002 …


School administrators’ pay among highest in county

Spokane-area public school administrators were not sheltered from the budget storm that howled across Washington last year. An analysis of top administrators’ pay in the Spokane area’s three largest districts …


Wages & means

Jobs with great pay and excellent benefits can be hard to come by in a recession – but not necessarily at City Hall. The city of Spokane hasn’t stopped filling …


Teenagers delay getting jobs

Kathy Belisle wants her 16-year-old and 17-year-old to develop a work ethic and earn their own spending money. But when she looked at the activities penciled into the family’s calendar, …