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Real earnings up in June 2012

July 19, 2012

Real average hourly earnings rose 0.3 percent, seasonally adjusted, from June 2011 to June 2012.

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The increase in real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.3 percent increase in the average workweek, resulted in a 0.6 percent increase in real average weekly earnings during this period.

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics program. To learn more, see "Real Earnings — June 2012" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-12-1418. Earnings data for the most recent 2 months are preliminary and subject to revision. The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) from the Consumer Price Indexes program is used to deflate the all employees earnings data.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Real earnings up in June 2012 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2012/ted_20120719.htm (visited July 31, 2014).

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