October 20, 2010

Real earnings fall 0.1 percent in September

Composition of change in real average weekly earnings of production or nonsupervisory workers on private nonfarm payrolls, September 2010 (p)
Component Over-the-month percent change

Average hourly earnings

0.1

Average weekly hours

0.0

Average weekly earnings

0.1

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W)

0.2

Real average weekly earnings

−0.1

Footnotes:
(p) Preliminary

These data featured in the TED article, Real earnings fall 0.1 percent in September.