April 27, 2015
Median weekly earnings of the nation’s 107.2 million full-time wage and salary workers were $808 in the first quarter of 2015. Women who usually worked full time had median weekly earnings of $730, or 81.6 percent of the $895 median for men.read full article »
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April 24, 2015
Twenty-seven states had statistically significant unemployment rate declines from March 2014 to March 2015; the largest was in Kentucky (-2.1 percentage points). The only significant increases occurred in Louisiana (1.1 percentage points) and North Dakota (0.4 percentage point). The remaining 21 states and the District of Columbia had rates that were little different from those of a year earlier.
April 23, 2015
Wyoming had the highest share of nonfarm employment in construction, 7.5 percent, in March 2015. North Dakota had the second-highest share of total nonfarm employment in construction at 7.0 percent.
April 22, 2015
Real average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls increased 2.2 percent from March 2014 to March 2015. This increase, combined with no change in the average workweek, resulted in a 2.2-percent increase in real average weekly earnings.
April 21, 2015
From March 2014 to March 2015, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) declined 0.1 percent.