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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
Dec.
2018
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019(p)
Dec.
2019(p)

Real average hourly earnings(1)

$10.89 $10.96 $10.97 $10.96

Real average weekly earnings(1)

$375.82 $375.97 $376.20 $375.77

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers

252.723 257.271 257.936 258.501

Average hourly earnings

$27.53 $28.20 $28.29 $28.32

Average weekly hours

34.5 34.3 34.3 34.3

Average weekly earnings

$949.79 $967.26 $970.35 $971.38

OVER-THE-MONTH PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(1)

0.4 -0.1 0.1 -0.1

Real average weekly earnings(1)

0.7 -0.4 0.1 -0.1

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers

0.0 0.4 0.3 0.2

Average hourly earnings

0.4 0.3 0.3 0.1

Average weekly hours

0.3 -0.3 0.0 0.0

Average weekly earnings

0.7 0.0 0.3 0.1

OVER-THE-YEAR PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(1)

1.3 1.3 1.1 0.6

Real average weekly earnings(1)

1.4 0.7 0.8 0.0

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers

1.9 1.8 2.0 2.3

Average hourly earnings

3.3 3.1 3.1 2.9

Average weekly hours

0.0 -0.6 -0.3 -0.6

Average weekly earnings

3.3 2.5 2.8 2.3

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: January 14, 2020