CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - State
officials say the average worker in West Virginia earned $40,199 in 2013, up
more than a percent from the year before.
WorkForce West Virginia says the
average annual wage in the state rose by $478 last year.
Workers in Boone County continue to
have the highest annual average wages at $50,670, followed by Marshall
($50,352), Mingo ($47,600), McDowell ($46,256) and Wyoming ($45,160).
Wirt County had the lowest wages at
$25,899, followed by Tucker ($26,516), Pocahontas ($28,199), Summers ($28,696),
and Hardy ($29,487).
The data includes workers covered by
state and federal unemployment insurance programs.
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