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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).

Over-the-month percentage change in consumer prices and in current and real earnings for all private nonfarm employees, seasonally adjusted, June 2012-June 2013
MonthReal average
hourly earnings
Average
hourly earnings
Real average
weekly earnings
Average
weekly earnings
Avergage
weekly hours
CPI-U

Jun 2012

0.20.30.20.30.00.1

Jul 2012

0.20.20.20.20.00.0

Aug 2012

-0.60.0-0.60.00.00.5

Sep 2012

-0.20.30.10.60.30.5

Oct 2012

-0.3-0.1-0.8-0.7-0.60.2

Nov 2012

0.60.40.90.70.3-0.2

Dec 2012

0.40.30.60.60.30.0

Jan 2013

0.10.1-0.2-0.2-0.30.0

Feb 2013

-0.60.2-0.20.50.30.7

Mar 2013

0.30.00.50.30.3-0.2

Apr 2013

0.60.30.30.0-0.3-0.4

May 2013(p)

-0.10.1-0.10.10.00.1

Jun 2013(p)

0.00.4-0.10.40.00.5

Footnotes:
(p) Preliminary.
 

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.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Real earnings unchanged in June 2013 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2013/ted_20130718.htm (visited April 24, 2014).

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