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August 17, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Real earnings in July 2012

Over-the-month change in real average hourly earnings for all employees, seasonally adjusted, July 2011–July 2012
Month Percent change

Jul 2011


Aug 2011


Sep 2011


Oct 2011


Nov 2011


Dec 2011


Jan 2012


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Mar 2012


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May 2012


Jun 2012


Jul 2012


(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Real earnings in July 2012.