January 20, 2011

Real earnings fall 0.4 percent in December 2010

Over-the-month change in real average hourly earnings for all employees, seasonally adjusted, December 2009–December 2010
Month Percent change

Dec 2009

-0.2

Jan 2010

0.2

Feb 2010

0.1

Mar 2010

-0.1

Apr 2010

0.2

May 2010

0.4

Jun 2010

0.2

Jul 2010

-0.2

Aug 2010

0.0

Sep 2010

0.1

Oct 2010

0.0

Nov 2010

-0.1 (p)

Dec 2010

-0.4 (p)

Footnotes:
(p) =preliminary.

These data featured in the TED article, Real earnings fall 0.4 percent in December 2010.