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State average wage 20% below nation's

$17.95 hourly in ’13 trails U.S.’ $22.33

Posted: June 28, 2014 at 3:31 a.m.

Arkansas' average hourly wage in 2013 was almost 20 percent below the national average, according to an analysis by the Dallas office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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map showing wages in various areas of Arkansas

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