Table A-2. Current and real (constant 1982-1984 dollars) earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls, seasonally adjusted

Table A-2. Current and real (constant 1982-1984 dollars) earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls, seasonally adjusted(1)
Jan.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016(p)
Jan.
2017(p)

Real average hourly earnings(2)

$9.17 $9.20 $9.20 $9.16

Real average weekly earnings(2)

$309.14 $309.20 $309.17 $307.86

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

232.412 236.240 236.916 238.365

Average hourly earnings

$21.32 $21.74 $21.80 $21.84

Average weekly hours

33.7 33.6 33.6 33.6

Average weekly earnings

$718.48 $730.46 $732.48 $733.82

OVER-THE-MONTH PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(2)

0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.4

Real average weekly earnings(2)

-0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.4

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

0.1 0.2 0.3 0.6

Average hourly earnings

0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2

Average weekly hours

-0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

Average weekly earnings

0.0 0.1 0.3 0.2

OVER-THE-YEAR PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(2)

1.2 1.0 0.5 -0.1

Real average weekly earnings(2)

1.3 0.7 -0.1 -0.4

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

1.2 1.5 2.0 2.6

Average hourly earnings

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.4

Average weekly hours

0.0 -0.3 -0.6 -0.3

Average weekly earnings

2.4 2.2 1.9 2.1

Footnotes
(1) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls.
(2) The Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) is used to deflate the earnings series for production and nonsupervisory employees.
(p) Preliminary

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