Santa Clara County in California’s Silicon Valley posted the highest average weekly wage among all large US counties in the third quarter at $2,320, according to data released today by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. It was followed by San Mateo County and San Francisco — all located in the San Francisco Bay Area. New York ranked fourth.
The 10 US counties with the highest average weekly wage in the third quarter:
Santa Clara, Calif.: $2,320 San Mateo, Calif.: $2,123 San Francisco, Calif.: $1,954 New York, NY: $1,889 Washington, DC: $1,759 Suffolk, Mass.: $1,691 Arlington, Va.: $1,642 King, Wash.: $1,626