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Work Less, Earn More: Eau Claire ranks 5th in the nation for least work, best pay

(WQOW) – If you are looking to work the least while making the most money, you are in the right place according to new research.

A study from RewardExpert, using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, pegs Eau Claire as one of the top cities in the country to work – if you like making a lot of money in a short amount of time.

The study puts Eau Claire in fifth behind Mankato, Minnesota; Corvallis, Oregon; Chico, California and Barnstable, Massachusetts.

The survey says Eau Claire has the fourth-shortest workweek out of 387 metropolitan areas. The survey adds the city’s average hourly wage is $24.26 as of March 2018. They say that is above the national average.

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