Real average weekly earnings, December 2005–December 2006
January 22, 2007
Average weekly earnings rose by 4.5 percent, seasonally adjusted, from December 2005 to December 2006.
After deflation by the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), average weekly earnings increased by 2.1 percent.
Before adjustment for seasonal change and inflation, average weekly earnings were $578.00 in December 2006.
These earnings data are from the Current Employment Statistics Program. These data are for production and nonsupervisory workers in private nonfarm establishments. Earnings data for December 2006 are preliminary and subject to revision. Find out more in "Real Earnings in December 2006" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 07-0075.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Real average weekly earnings, December 2005–December 2006 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/jan/wk4/art01.htm (visited June 23, 2017).
Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
STEM occupations: past, present, and future
A look at employment and wages in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics occupations.
Workplace injuries and illnesses and employer costs for workers’ compensation
Workplace injury and illness data and the costs to employers for workers’ compensation in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations.
A look at the future of the U.S. labor force to 2060
Projected long-term trends in the growth, size, and composition of the labor force.
Union membership in the United States
Historical trends in union membership among employed wage and salary workers; union membership by a variety of demographic characteristics.