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Real average hourly earnings increased 0.8 percent from January 2017 to January 2018 


February 20, 2018
From January 2017 to January 2018, real average hourly earnings increased 0.8 percent, seasonally adjusted. The increase in real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.3-percent decrease in the average workweek resulted in a 0.4-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over the 12-month period. Full Text »
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