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Wage growth in Maryland among worst in region (access required)

Stagnant wages erode consumers' purchasing power

Although Maryland has added nearly 40,000 jobs over the past year, the state's private workers aren't necessarily seeing increased wages as a result. In May 2014, private-sector employees in Maryland earned an average of $27.09 per hour, the seventh-highest rate in the country, but that ranking fell to ninth in May 2015 as average hourly wages ...