Job Vacancy and Wage Survey (JVWS)

Hourly wage of location, category

Hourly wage refers to the usual wages or salaries of an employee at his or her main job for an hour's work. Respondents are asked to report their wage/salary before taxes and other deductions, and include tips, commissions and bonuses.

Location refers to the lowest level of the Business Register statistical hierarchy. The location, as a statistical unit, is defined as a production unit at a single geographical location at which or from which economic activity is conducted and for which, at a minimum, employment data are available.

The data for this variable are reported using the following classifications and/or lists:

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