Updated Tue, Jun 24, 2014 10:11 am
State officials say the average worker in West Virginia earned $40,199 in 2013, up more than a percent from the year before.
WorkForce West Virginia says the average annual wage in the state rose by $478 last year.
Workers in Boone County continue to have the highest annual average wages at $50,670, followed by Marshall ($50,352), Mingo ($47,600), McDowell ($46,256) and Wyoming ($45,160).
Wirt County had the lowest wages at $25,899, followed by Tucker ($26,516), Pocahontas ($28,199), Summers ($28,696), and Hardy ($29,487).
The data includes workers covered by state and federal unemployment insurance programs.