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Table A-2. Current and real (constant 1982-1984 dollars) earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls, seasonally adjusted



Table A-2. Current and real (constant 1982-1984 dollars) earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls, seasonally adjusted(1)
June
2014
Apr.
2015
May
2015(p)
June
2015(p)

Real average hourly earnings(2)

$8.82 $9.06 $9.04 $9.01

Real average weekly earnings(2)

$297.10 $304.39 $303.64 $302.90

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

233.553 230.819 232.050 232.835

Average hourly earnings

$20.59 $20.91 $20.97 $20.99

Average weekly hours

33.7 33.6 33.6 33.6

Average weekly earnings

$693.88 $702.58 $704.59 $705.26

OVER-THE-MONTH PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(2)

0.1 0.1 -0.2 -0.3

Real average weekly earnings(2)

0.0 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

0.2 0.1 0.5 0.3

Average hourly earnings

0.2 0.1 0.3 0.1

Average weekly hours

0.0 -0.3 0.0 0.0

Average weekly earnings

0.2 -0.2 0.3 0.1

OVER-THE-YEAR PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(2)

0.3 2.6 2.6 2.2

Real average weekly earnings(2)

0.3 2.3 2.2 2.0

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

2.0 -0.7 -0.5 -0.3

Average hourly earnings

2.3 1.9 2.0 1.9

Average weekly hours

0.0 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3

Average weekly earnings

2.3 1.6 1.7 1.6

Footnotes
(1) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls.
(2) The Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) is used to deflate the earnings series for production and nonsupervisory employees.
(p) Preliminary