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Weekly earnings by educational attainment in second quarter 2018

July 20, 2018

Full-time workers age 25 and older without a high school diploma had median weekly earnings of $554 in the second quarter of 2018. That compares with $726 for high school graduates (no college) and $1,310 for those holding at least a bachelor's degree.

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July 19, 2018

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4.9 percent of workers held more than one job at the same time in 2017

The multiple jobholding rate—the percentage of workers who held more than one job at the same time—was 4.9 percent in 2017. That was below the rates recorded during the mid-1990s, which were above 6.0 percent. Among most of the major worker groups, the likelihood of workers holding more than one job was lower in 2017 than in the 1990s.

July 18, 2018

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U.S. import and export prices increase over the year ending June 2018

From June 2017 to June 2018, U.S. import prices rose 4.3 percent and export prices rose 5.3 percent. The increase in export prices is the largest 12-month increase since the index rose 6.3 percent over the year ending October 2011.

July 17, 2018

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Real average hourly earnings unchanged from June 2017 to June 2018

Real average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls were unchanged from June 2017 to June 2018. Real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek resulted in a 0.2-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period.

July 16, 2018

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Consumer prices up 2.9 percent over 12 months ended June 2018

From June 2017 to June 2018, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 2.9 percent, the largest 12-month increase since the period ending February 2012. Over that period, energy prices rose 12.0 percent, the largest 12-month increase since the period ending February 2017.

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