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July 8, 2019

New Jersey’s four highest-paying counties — Somerset, Morris, Hudson, and Mercer — ranked among the nation’s top 25, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Nine of New Jersey’s large counties reported average weekly wages above the $1,144 national average in the fourth quarter of 2018. Average weekly wages in Morris and Somerset counties exceeded $1,600.

In addition, Mercer County’s wage growth ranked 13th among the 349 largest counties nationwide. Essex County (4.2 percent) was the only other large county with a wage gain that exceeded the national average. For its part, Atlantic County had the largest rate of employment growth among the Garden State’s largest counties, up 4.6 percent.

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