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)
May
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)
May
2015(p)

Real average hourly earnings(2)

$8.81 $9.05 $9.06 $9.04

Real average weekly earnings(2)

$297.06 $305.08 $304.39 $304.54

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

233.135 230.650 230.819 232.050

Average hourly earnings

$20.55 $20.88 $20.91 $20.97

Average weekly hours

33.7 33.7 33.6 33.7

Average weekly earnings

$692.54 $703.66 $702.58 $706.69

OVER-THE-MONTH PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(2)

-0.2 0.0 0.1 -0.2

Real average weekly earnings(2)

-0.1 -0.3 -0.2 0.0

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

0.3 0.3 0.1 0.5

Average hourly earnings

0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3

Average weekly hours

0.0 -0.3 -0.3 0.3

Average weekly earnings

0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.6

OVER-THE-YEAR PERCENT CHANGE

Real average hourly earnings(2)

0.2 2.4 2.6 2.6

Real average weekly earnings(2)

0.3 2.4 2.3 2.5

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers

2.1 -0.6 -0.7 -0.5

Average hourly earnings

2.4 1.9 1.9 2.0

Average weekly hours

0.0 0.0 -0.3 0.0

Average weekly earnings

2.4 1.9 1.6 2.0

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

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