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May 19, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Real earnings in April 2011

Over-the-month change in real average hourly earnings for all employees, seasonally adjusted, April 2010??April 2011
Month Percent change

Apr 2010

0.2

May 2010

0.4

Jun 2010

0.2

Jul 2010

-0.2

Aug 2010

0.1

Sep 2010

-0.1

Oct 2010

0.1

Nov 2010

-0.2

Dec 2010

-0.4

Jan 2011

0.0

Feb 2011

-0.5

Mar 2011

(p)-0.3

Apr 2011

(p)-0.3

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Real earnings in April 2011.