September 23, 2010

Real earnings in August 2010

Over-the-month change in real average hourly earnings for all employees, seasonally adjusted, August 2009–August 2010
Month Percent change

Aug 2009

0.0

Sep 2009

−0.1

Oct 2009

0.0

Nov 2009

−0.1

Dec 2009

−0.2

Jan 2010

0.2

Feb 2010

0.1

Mar 2010

−0.1

Apr 2010

0.2

May 2010

0.4

Jun 2010

0.2

Jul 2010

−0.1 (p)

Aug 2010

0.0 (p)

Footnotes:
(p) =preliminary.

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

 

 

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