Average weekly earnings, July 2007
August 21, 2007
Average weekly earnings rose by 3.6 percent, seasonally adjusted, from July 2006 to July 2007.
Real average weekly earnings are calculated by adjusting earnings in current dollars for changes in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W). After deflation by the CPI-W, average weekly earnings increased by 1.3 percent over the year.
In terms of month-to-month percentage change, real average weekly earnings fell by 0.1 percent from June 2007 to July 2007 after seasonal adjustment.
These earnings data are from the Current Employment Statistics Program. Find out more about the change in earnings and real earnings in "Real Earnings in July 2007" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 07-1243. These data are for production and nonsupervisory workers on private nonfarm establishments. Data for the two most recent months are preliminary and subject to revision.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Average weekly earnings, July 2007 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/aug/wk3/art02.htm (visited August 11, 2020).
Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
- Using BLS Data to Match People with Disabilities with Jobs Presents data that can help increase access and opportunity for people with disabilities in the nation’s labor market.
- How Women and Aging Affect Trends in Labor Force Growth Examines how women’s labor force participation and the aging of the U.S. population affect trends in labor force growth.
- Meal Appeal: Patterns of Expenditures on Food away from Home
Examines spending on food away from home, such as meals or snacks from restaurants, vending machines, employer cafeterias, or other venues.
- Job Flexibilities and Work Schedules in 2017–18
Examines data on job flexibilities, such as working at home, flexible schedules, and shift work.