Over-the-year changes in average weekly earnings, February 2006

March 20, 2006

Average real weekly earnings in current dollars rose by 3.5 percent from February 2005 to February 2006.

Percent change in average weekly earnings from the same month a year ago for workers on private nonfarm payrolls, in current and constant (1982) dollars
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After deflation by the Consumer Price Index for Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), average weekly earnings decreased by 0.1 percent from February 2005 to February 2006.

These earnings data are from the Current Employment Statistics Program. These data are for production and nonsupervisory workers in private nonfarm establishments. Earnings data for January and February 2006 are preliminary and subject to revision. Find out more in Real Earnings in February 2006 (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 06-460.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Over-the-year changes in average weekly earnings, February 2006 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2006/mar/wk3/art01.htm (visited April 19, 2014).

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