March 01, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Real earnings, January 2010

Composition of change in real earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls, seasonally adjusted, January 2010 (p)
Component Percent change

Average hourly earnings

0.2

Average weekly hours

0.3

Average weekly earnings

0.5

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U)

0.2

Real average hourly earnings

0.0

Real average weekly earnings

0.3

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data featured in the TED article, Real earnings, January 2010.

 

1-month percent change in average weekly earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees, 1982-84 dollars, January 2008–January 2010
Month Weekly earnings

Jan 2008

-0.4

Feb 2008

0.1

Mar 2008

0.3

Apr 2008

-0.1

May 2008

-0.5

Jun 2008

-0.7

Jul 2008

-0.9

Aug 2008

0.8

Sep 2008

-0.5

Oct 2008

1.5

Nov 2008

2.3

Dec 2008

1.0

Jan 2009

-0.2

Feb 2009

-0.6

Mar 2009

0.1

Apr 2009

0.0

May 2009

0.0

Jun 2009

-1.1

Jul 2009

0.4

Aug 2009

-0.1

Sep 2009

-0.1

Oct 2009

-0.2

Nov 2009

0.5

Dec 2009 (p)

0.0

Jan 2010 (p)

0.2

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data featured in the TED article, Real earnings, January 2010.

 

 

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