Real earnings up in June 2012
July 19, 2012
Real average hourly earnings rose 0.3 percent, seasonally adjusted, from June 2011 to June 2012.
The increase in real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.3 percent increase in the average workweek, resulted in a 0.6 percent increase in real average weekly earnings during this period.
These data are from the Current Employment Statistics program. To learn more, see "Real Earnings — June 2012" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-12-1418. Earnings data for the most recent 2 months are preliminary and subject to revision. The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) from the Consumer Price Indexes program is used to deflate the all employees earnings data.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Real earnings up in June 2012 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2012/ted_20120719.htm (visited October 27, 2016).
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