WAGE STATISTICS OF MASSACHUSETTS
Standing in the foremost rank of progressive industrial States, Massachusetts presents wage statistics which, for their completeness and accuracy, are unsurpassed by those of any other American commonwealth. It would not perhaps be fair to say unrivalled by the statistics of any other commonwealth, yet a student of State wage statistics must incline strongly to that view. While the same statistics are collected in other States, the method of presentation adopted by the Massachusetts Bureau of Labor is probably superior to the method employed in any other State, with the exception of New Jersey.
An examination has already been made of the wage schedules and the general method of presentation employed in the Massachusetts wage reports. It remains to present, in some detail,