Wages vary greatly not only by industry, but also differ based on the local areas where workers reside.
We've compiled wage and salary data by metro area from the Labor Department's 2013 Occupational Employment Statistics. Select a local area below to view pay data for various job types and industries.
Several states may be straying into dangerous territory.
A number of cities are enacting measures that have conflicted with or gone beyond state laws.
Mayor Ed Murray says the panel needs to reach a deal on $15 minimum wage plan, or he'll introduce the plan himself.