Table A-1. Current and real (constant 1982-1984 dollars) earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls, seasonally adjusted

Table A-1. Current and real (constant 1982-1984 dollars) earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls, seasonally adjusted
Sept.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018(p)
Sept.
2018(p)

Real average hourly earnings(1)

$10.76 $10.77 $10.78 $10.81

Real average weekly earnings(1)

$369.04 $371.66 $372.06 $372.94

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers

246.392 251.286 251.846 251.994

Average hourly earnings

$26.51 $27.07 $27.16 $27.24

Average weekly hours

34.3 34.5 34.5 34.5

Average weekly earnings

$909.29 $933.92 $937.02 $939.78

OVER-THE-MONTH PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(1)

0.0 0.1 0.1 0.3

Real average weekly earnings(1)

-0.3 -0.2 0.1 0.2

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers

0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1

Average hourly earnings

0.5 0.3 0.3 0.3

Average weekly hours

-0.3 -0.3 0.0 0.0

Average weekly earnings

0.2 0.0 0.3 0.3

OVER-THE-YEAR PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(1)

0.6 -0.1 0.2 0.5

Real average weekly earnings(1)

0.3 0.2 0.5 1.1

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers

2.2 2.9 2.7 2.3

Average hourly earnings

2.8 2.8 2.9 2.8

Average weekly hours

-0.3 0.3 0.3 0.6

Average weekly earnings

2.5 3.1 3.2 3.4

Footnotes
(1) The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) is used to deflate the earnings series for all employees.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: October 11, 2018