April 20, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Real earnings decline in March 2011

Over-the-month change in real average hourly earnings for all employees, seasonally adjusted, March 2010 –March 2011
Month Percent change

Mar 2010

0.0

Apr 2010

0.2

May 2010

0.4

Jun 2010

0.2

Jul 2010

-0.2

Aug 2010

0.1

Sep 2010

-0.1

Oct 2010

0.1

Nov 2010

-0.2

Dec 2010

-0.4

Jan 2011

0.0

Feb 2011

(p)-0.5

Mar 2011

(p)-0.6

Footnotes:
(p) February and March 2011 percentages are preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Real earnings decline in March 2011.

 

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