BLS: Redding, Chico workers earn less than national average
According to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, Redding workers earn 6 percent less than the national average.
The average worker in the Redding area earned an average hourly wage of $22.76 and an annual average wage of $47,340 in May 2017. The national average is $24.34 an hour.
Legal occupations were the highest paid at $46.78, followed by management at $46.03 an hour with an annual average salary of $95,730.
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In Chico, the average hourly wage was $21.62 in May 2017, about 11 percent below the nationwide average.
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