Weekly earnings in the first quarter of 2007
April 19, 2007
Median weekly earnings of the nation's 105.9 million full-time wage and salary workers were $693 in the first quarter of 2007.
This was 3.7 percent higher than a year earlier, compared with a gain of 2.4 percent in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) over the same period.
Data on weekly earnings are from the Current Population Survey. Figures in this article are not seasonally adjusted. Find more information on earnings in "Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers: First Quarter 2007" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 07-0560.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Weekly earnings in the first quarter of 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/apr/wk3/art04.htm (visited May 27, 2016).
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