Wages & Income

In 2017, Palm Beach County had a per capita personal income (PCPI) of $74,754. This PCPI ranked 4th in the state and was 157% of the state average, $47,684, and 145% of the national average, $51,640. The 2017 PCPI reflected an increase of 4.4% from 2016. The 2016-2017 state change was 3.3% and the national change was 3.6%. In 2007, the PCPI of Palm Beach County was $62,548 and ranked 4th in the state. The 2007-2017 compound annual growth rate of PCPI was 1.8%. The compound annual growth rate for the state was 1.9% and for the nation was 2.6%.

In 2017, Palm Beach County had a personal income of $109,973,732.0*. This personal income ranked 2nd in the state and accounted for 11.0% of the state total. In 2007, the personal income of Palm Beach County was $80,472,872.0* and ranked 2nd in the state.

*Note: Personal income estimates are in thousands of dollars, not adjusted for inflation.

Source: USDOC, Bureau of Economic Analysis, March 6, 2019

        Palm Beach County Annual Average Wage  2003-2017

   Palm Beach County's annual average wage increased by 29.65% over the past 15 years.


                   Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

                          Palm Beach County Annual Average Wage Comparison 

                                    Palm Beach County Average Wage Mirrors the Nation and Leads the State.

                               Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

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For more information contact:

Judy Fancher
Administrative Assistant
Economic Development & Research

Phone: 561.835.1008 Ext. 4112


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