July 19, 2005
Real average weekly earnings rose by 0.2 percent from May 2005 to June 2005 after seasonal adjustment.
The change resulted from a 0.2-percent increase in average hourly earnings. The Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) and average weekly hours were unchanged.
Average weekly earnings rose by 3.0 percent, seasonally adjusted, from June 2004 to June 2005. After deflation by the CPI-W, average weekly earnings increased by 0.4 percent over the year.
These earnings data are from the Current Employment Statistics Program. These data are for production and nonsupervisory workers in private nonfarm establishments. Earnings data are preliminary and subject to revision. Find out more in "Real Earnings in June 2005" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 05-1293.