Real average weekly earnings, November 2007
December 21, 2007
Real average weekly earnings fell by 0.4 percent from October to November after seasonal adjustment.
A 0.5-percent increase in average hourly earnings was more than offset by a 0.9-percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners (CPI-W). Average weekly hours were unchanged.
Average weekly earnings rose by 3.8 percent, seasonally adjusted, from November 2006 to November 2007. After deflation by the CPI-W, average weekly earnings decreased by 0.8 percent.
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 November 2007" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 07-1887.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Real average weekly earnings, November 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/dec/wk3/art05.htm (visited September 30, 2014).
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