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Unemployment chart

June unemployment rates for Long Island The overall unemployment rate on Long Island for June 2017 rose to 4.2 percent, up 0.2 percentage points from where it was a year earlier. The Village of Freeport showed the largest percentage-point increase, rising to 5 percent from 4.5 percent in June 2016. Read more

Whose pay went up between 2012 and 2017?

Pay levels on Long Island The average pay on Long Island in 2017 is $57,650, according to a survey conducted by the state's Department of Labor. Wages range from a low of $20,860 for manicurists and some garment workers to an average high of $297,980 for surgeons, the survey found. Read more

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