Table A-2. Current and real (constant 1982-1984 dollars) earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls, seasonally adjusted

Table A-2. Current and real (constant 1982-1984 dollars) earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls, seasonally adjusted(1)
Aug.
2015
June
2016
July
2016(p)
Aug.
2016(p)

Real average hourly earnings(2)

$9.08 $9.20 $9.24 $9.24

Real average weekly earnings(2)

$305.91 $308.99 $311.34 $310.46

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

232.555 234.013 233.800 234.200

Average hourly earnings

$21.11 $21.52 $21.60 $21.64

Average weekly hours

33.7 33.6 33.7 33.6

Average weekly earnings

$711.41 $723.07 $727.92 $727.10

OVER-THE-MONTH PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(2)

0.3 0.0 0.4 0.0

Real average weekly earnings(2)

0.3 0.0 0.8 -0.3

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

0.0 0.2 -0.1 0.2

Average hourly earnings

0.3 0.2 0.4 0.2

Average weekly hours

0.0 0.0 0.3 -0.3

Average weekly earnings

0.3 0.2 0.7 -0.1

OVER-THE-YEAR PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(2)

2.4 1.8 2.1 1.8

Real average weekly earnings(2)

2.1 1.7 2.1 1.5

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

-0.2 0.7 0.5 0.7

Average hourly earnings

2.1 2.5 2.6 2.5

Average weekly hours

-0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.3

Average weekly earnings

1.8 2.5 2.6 2.2

Footnotes
(1) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls.
(2) The Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) is used to deflate the earnings series for production and nonsupervisory employees.
(p) Preliminary

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