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10 counties with highest weekly wages

#10: Allegan County

Average Weekly Wage: $861

Change 2011-15: -9.7%

#9: Kent County

Average Weekly Wage: $867

Change 2011-15: 0.5%

#8: Calhoun County

Average Weekly Wage: $868

Change 2011-15: -1.1%

#7: Kalamazoo County

Average Weekly Wage: $881

Change 2011-15: -0.8%

#6: Kalkaska County

Average Weekly Wage: $897

Change 2011-15: -1.9%

#5: Macomb County

Average Weekly Wage: $928

Change 2011-15: -4.1%

#4: Midland County

Average Weekly Wage: $938

Change 2011-15: -8.5%

#3: Washtenaw County

Average Weekly Wage: $975

Change 2011-15: -1.3%

#2: Wayne County

Average Weekly Wage: $1,051

Change 2011-15: -1.9%

#1: Oakland County

Average Weekly Wage: $1,062

Change 2011-15: -2.7%

Data from the 3rd quarter of 2015

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

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