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September 18, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Real earnings in August 2012

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

Aug 2011

-0.4

Sep 2011

-0.1

Oct 2011

0.3

Nov 2011

-0.1

Dec 2011

0.1

Jan 2012

-0.1

Feb 2012

-0.1

Mar 2012

-0.2

Apr 2012

0.1

May 2012

0.4

Jun 2012

0.3

Jul 2012

(p)0.1

Aug 2012

(p)-0.7

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary.

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

 

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