Average Weekly Wage

Average Weekly Wage by Industry Sector

The Middle Peninsula offers a readily workforce and a varied cluster of employers rooted in manufacturing, avionics, wood products, aquaculture, agriculture as well as niche clusters of information technology. The region also boasts a significant depth of talent in the hospitality industry. With an extended labor market area that dips into neighboring urban centers, employers in the Middle Peninsula region find a diversity of skilled employees that expands the talent pool

Industry Industry Code Regional Average
Accommodation and Food Services 72 $297
Administrative and Support and Waste Management 56 $683
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 11 $820
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 71 $416
Construction 23 $933
Educational Services 61 n/a
Finance and Insurance 52 $998
Healthcare and Social Assistance 62 $824
Information 51 $521
Management of Companies and Enterprises 55 n/a
Manufacturing 31-33 $734
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 21 n/a
Other Services (except Public Administration) 81 $504
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 54 $1,167
Public Administration 92 $764
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 53 $734
Retail Trade 44-45 $527
Transportation and Warehousing 48-49 $855
Unclassified Establishments 99 $477
Utilities 22 n/a
Wholesale Trade 42 $939
Total, All Industries 0 $734

Source: Virginia Employment Commission, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 4th quarter, 2018 Weighted regional average calculated using employment level as weight factor N/A or Confid.: Regional Industry Sector Average Weekly Wage is not available because of data confidentiality in some communities.