Real Earnings

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REAL EARNINGS * JULY 2014


All employees

Real average hourly earnings for all employees was unchanged from June to July, seasonally adjusted, 
the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. This result stems from an unchanged average hourly 
earnings, combined with a 0.1 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers 
(CPI-U).

Real average weekly earnings was unchanged over the month due to both the real average hourly 
earnings and the average workweek being unchanged.

Real average hourly earnings was unchanged, seasonally adjusted, from July 2013 to July 2014. The 
unchanged real average hourly earnings, combined with a 0.3 percent increase in the average workweek, 
resulted in a 0.3 percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period.


Production and nonsupervisory employees

Real average hourly earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees increased 0.1 percent from 
June to July, seasonally adjusted. This increase stems from a 0.2 percent increase in average hourly 
earnings being partially offset by a 0.1 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage 
Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W).

Real average weekly earnings increased 0.1 percent over the month due to the increase in real average 
hourly earnings, combined with an unchanged average workweek.

Real average hourly earnings rose 0.3 percent, seasonally adjusted, from July 2013 to July 2014. The 
increase in real average hourly earnings, combined with a 0.6 percent increase in the average workweek, 
resulted in a 0.9 percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period.

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Real Earnings for August 2014 is scheduled to be released on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at
8:30 a.m. (EDT).

 

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