Bureau of Labor Statistics

Real average weekly earnings, November 2007

December 21, 2007

Real average weekly earnings fell by 0.4 percent from October to November after seasonal adjustment.

Composition of change in real average weekly earnings of production or nonsupervisory workers on private nonfarm payrolls, November 2007
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A 0.5-percent increase in average hourly earnings was more than offset by a 0.9-percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners (CPI-W). Average weekly hours were unchanged.

Average weekly earnings rose by 3.8 percent, seasonally adjusted, from November 2006 to November 2007. After deflation by the CPI-W, average weekly earnings decreased by 0.8 percent.

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 November 2007" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 07-1887.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Real average weekly earnings, November 2007 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/dec/wk3/art05.htm (visited January 16, 2022).


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