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Nevada weekly wages continue to rise

Weekly wages paid to Nevadans continue to improve, according to the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s chief economist.Average weekly wages in Nevada have been trending up since bottoming out in the recession,” said Bill Anderson. “Specifically, during the first half of the year, wages in Nevada averaged $830, a rise of 2.6 percent.”During the first half of 2011, the average weekly wage was $809.He said the average wage has increased in six of the past eight quarters.“Should current trends hold, Nevada is on pace to set an all-time average weekly wage high this year,” he said. “However, in real …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 17, 2012 03:41AM Published Nov 17, 2012 03:40AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.