Oregon wages will grow 11% slower than national average

Oregon Transformation

Oregon’s per capita personal income gap with the nation has generally been growing since 1996.

Likely reasons for the growing income gap include: lower industry wages, a fast growing population, high unemployment rate, and lower earnings by proprietors.

The last time Oregon was above the national average was in 1976, due to a growing manufacturing sector.

source: State of Oregon: Employment Department

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  • valley person

    I don’t get the punchline. How do they know that the future growth of wages will be 11% lower than the national average? And what is the period of time they are making this prediction?

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