Real weekly earnings in June 2005

July 19, 2005

Real average weekly earnings rose by 0.2 percent from May 2005 to June 2005 after seasonal adjustment.

Composition of change in real average weekly earnings of production or nonsupervisory workers on private nonfarm payrolls, June 2005
[Chart data—TXT]

The change resulted from a 0.2-percent increase in average hourly earnings. The Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) and average weekly hours were unchanged.

Average weekly earnings rose by 3.0 percent, seasonally adjusted, from June 2004 to June 2005. After deflation by the CPI-W, average weekly earnings increased by 0.4 percent over the year.

These earnings data are from the Current Employment Statistics Program. These data are for production and nonsupervisory workers in private nonfarm establishments. Earnings data are preliminary and subject to revision. Find out more in "Real Earnings in June 2005" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 05-1293.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Real weekly earnings in June 2005 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2005/jul/wk3/art02.htm (visited November 24, 2014).

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