In 2015, Mass. wages rose slower than in rest of US
The Boston Globe - 09/15/2016
Massachusetts experienced a far less severe economic downtown during the last recession than much of the country, so family incomes may not have rebounded as much in the recovery, said Alan Clayton-Matthews, a Northeastern University economics professor.
The state still boasts among the top median incomes in the country. And families in the Boston area are bringing home some of the fattest paychecks — the median is $78,800. Only metropolitan San Francisco and Washington, D.C., have higher median incomes.