Hourly earnings up 4 cents

March 06, 2000

Average hourly earnings of production or nonsupervisory workers on private nonfarm payrolls rose by 4 cents in February to $13.53, seasonally adjusted. This followed a gain of 5 cents (as revised) in January.

Average hourly earnings, production or nonsupervisory workers on private nonfarm payrolls, Jan. 1997-Feb. 2000
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Over the month, average weekly earnings were essentially unchanged at $466.79, seasonally adjusted. Over the year, average hourly earnings rose by 3.6 percent, and average weekly earnings increased by 3.3 percent.

These data are a product of the BLS Current Employment Statisticsprogram. Find out more in "The Employment Situation: February 2000," news release USDL 00-63. Data for January and February 2000 are preliminary.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Hourly earnings up 4 cents on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2000/mar/wk1/art01.htm (visited October 23, 2014).

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