The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.
Newport News, VA–NC
National Compensation Survey
U.S. Department of Labor
Elaine L. Chao, Secretary
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Kathleen P. Utgoff, Commissioner
ata shown in this bulletin were collected as part of the
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) National Compensa-
tion Survey (NCS). The survey could not have been con-
ducted without the cooperation of the many private firms
and government jurisdictions that provided pay data in-
cluded in this bulletin. The Bureau thanks these respon-
dents for their cooperation.
Field economists of the Bureau of Labor Statistics col-
lected and reviewed the survey data. The Office of Com-
pensation and Working Conditions, in cooperation with the
Office of Field Operations and the Office of Technology
and Survey Processing in the BLS National Office, de-
signed the survey, processed the data, and prepared the
survey for publication.
For additional information regarding this survey, please
contact any BLS regional office at the address and tele-
phone number listed on the back cover of this bulletin.
You may also write to the Bureau of Labor Statistics at:
Division of Compensation Data Analysis and Planning,
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE, Room 4175, Washington,
DC 20212–0001, or call (202) 691–6199, or send e-mail to
The data contained in this bulletin are also available at
http://www.bls.gov/ncs/ocs/compub.htm, the BLS Inter-
net site. Data are in three formats: An ASCII file contain-
ing the published table formats; an ASCII file containing
positional columns of data for manipulation as a data base
or spreadsheet; and a Portable Document Format (PDF) file
containing the entire bulletin.
Results of earlier surveys of this area are also available
from BLS regional offices, the Division of Compensation
Data Analysis and Planning, or at the BLS Internet site.
Material in this bulletin is in the public d