Over-the-year changes in average weekly earnings, February 2006
March 20, 2006
Average real weekly earnings in current dollars rose by 3.5 percent from February 2005 to February 2006.
After deflation by the Consumer Price Index for Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), average weekly earnings decreased by 0.1 percent from February 2005 to February 2006.
These earnings data are from the Current Employment Statistics Program. These data are for production and nonsupervisory workers in private nonfarm establishments. Earnings data for January and February 2006 are preliminary and subject to revision. Find out more in Real Earnings in February 2006 (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 06-460.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Over-the-year changes in average weekly earnings, February 2006 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2006/mar/wk3/art01.htm (visited May 27, 2015).
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