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February 22, 2013
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Weekly earnings improving

Weekly earnings for Nevada's residents are showing improvement, according to newly released data by the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation's Research and Analysis Bureau.

"While volatile from quarter-to-quarter, average weekly wages in Nevada are trending up," said Chief Economist Bill Anderson. "At the height of the recession, wages fell in both 2009 and 2010 before turning the corner."

In 2011, wages were up 1.3 percent relative to 2010.Through the first three quarters of 2012 (the most recent data available), they have averaged $827 per week. This represents a gain of 0.7 percent compared to the same period in the …

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