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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
Oct.
2019
Aug.
2020
Sept.
2020(p)
Oct.
2020(p)

Real average hourly earnings(1)

$10.98 $11.34 $11.32 $11.33

Real average weekly earnings(1)

$377.66 $393.53 $393.99 $394.35

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers

257.229 259.681 260.209 260.325

Average hourly earnings

$28.24 $29.45 $29.46 $29.50

Average weekly hours

34.4 34.7 34.8 34.8

Average weekly earnings

$971.46 $1,021.92 $1,025.21 $1,026.60

OVER-THE-MONTH PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(1)

0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.1

Real average weekly earnings(1)

0.0 0.3 0.1 0.1

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers

0.2 0.4 0.2 0.0

Average hourly earnings

0.3 0.3 0.0 0.1

Average weekly hours

0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0

Average weekly earnings

0.3 0.6 0.3 0.1

OVER-THE-YEAR PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(1)

1.5 3.2 3.2 3.2

Real average weekly earnings(1)

1.1 4.1 4.4 4.4

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers

1.8 1.3 1.4 1.2

Average hourly earnings

3.2 4.6 4.6 4.5

Average weekly hours

-0.3 0.9 1.2 1.2

Average weekly earnings

2.9 5.5 5.8 5.7

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: November 12, 2020