October 19, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Change in real weekly earnings, September 2009

Composition of change in real earnings of production and nonsupervisory workers on private nonfarm payrolls, September 2009
Component Percent change

Average hourly earnings

0.1

Average weekly hours

-0.3

Average weekly earnings

-0.2

CPI-W (1)

0.2

Real average weekly earnings

-0.4

Footnotes:
(1) CPI-W = Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners

These data featured in the TED article, Change in real weekly earnings, September 2009.

 

 

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