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)
Dec.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)
Dec.
2016(p)

Real average hourly earnings(2)

$9.14 $9.21 $9.19 $9.19

Real average weekly earnings(2)

$309.05 $309.31 $308.82 $308.82

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

232.513 235.939 236.423 237.183

Average hourly earnings

$21.26 $21.72 $21.73 $21.80

Average weekly hours

33.8 33.6 33.6 33.6

Average weekly earnings

$718.59 $729.79 $730.13 $732.48

OVER-THE-MONTH PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(2)

0.3 -0.1 -0.2 0.0

Real average weekly earnings(2)

0.6 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

-0.2 0.4 0.2 0.3

Average hourly earnings

0.1 0.2 0.0 0.3

Average weekly hours

0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

Average weekly earnings

0.4 0.2 0.0 0.3

OVER-THE-YEAR PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(2)

2.2 1.0 0.9 0.5

Real average weekly earnings(2)

2.2 0.6 0.5 -0.1

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

0.3 1.4 1.5 2.0

Average hourly earnings

2.6 2.4 2.4 2.5

Average weekly hours

0.0 -0.3 -0.3 -0.6

Average weekly earnings

2.6 2.1 2.1 1.9

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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