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Real average weekly earnings increase 1.1 percent, September 2017 to September 2018 

October 17, 2018
Average hourly earnings increased 2.8 percent, seasonally adjusted, from September 2017 to September 2018. The increase in average hourly earnings combined with a 0.6-percent increase in the average workweek and a 2.3-percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers (CPI-U) resulted in a 1.1-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this 12-month period. Full Text »

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