Average wages in this region are very low. Cheap labor is often touted as a
reason companies should relocate to this part of the state.... people desperate
for jobs that can be paid a fraction of what you'd have to pay them otherwise.
When completed, the operation will employ 50 new full-time staff with wages in
excess of 150 percent of the Washington County average, including full
benefits.============== Wow - 50 new jobs.A
regular In-and-Out burger size operation.And 150% wages on average
in a county made up almost entirely by elderly retirees drawing Social Security.