Real earnings unchanged in June 2013
July 18, 2013
Real average hourly earnings for all employees was unchanged from May to June, seasonally adjusted, the result of a 0.4-percent increase in average hourly earnings being offset by a 0.5-percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U).
In June, real average weekly earnings fell 0.1 percent over the month as a result of unchanged real average hourly earnings and an unchanged average workweek.
From June 2012 to June 2013, real average hourly earnings rose 0.4 percent, seasonally adjusted. The increase in real average hourly earnings, combined with a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek, resulted in a 0.7-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period.
These earnings data are from the Current Employment Statistics program. Earnings data for May and June are preliminary and subject to revision. To learn more, see “Real Earnings — June 2013” (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL‑13‑1343. The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers from the Consumer Price Indexes program is used to deflate the all employees data.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Real earnings unchanged in June 2013 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2013/ted_20130718.htm (visited July 27, 2017).
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