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Boise workers earning more

According to the Idaho Department of Labor, wages in Ada County are up some 25% since 2019. For 2023 the statewide average wage for all occupations was $26.75. That’s a raise of 8% or $2.06 an hour in a year, but workers in Boise did better than most.

Their average hourly increase over the last year is $2.62 an hour, or 10.3%! For those looking for their next opportunity, there is a hiring event planned for Wednesday from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm inside the Boise Public Library at 715 Capitol Boulevard. According to the DOL website, some employers expected to attend include The Ada County Highway District, Norco, Amazon, BSU, TSA, and many, many more.




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