Real Earnings Summary


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REAL EARNINGS–JUNE 2017

All employees

Real average hourly earnings for all employees increased 0.2 percent from May to June, seasonally 
adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. This result stems from a 0.2-percent 
increase in average hourly earnings combined with no change in the Consumer Price Index for All 
Urban Consumers (CPI-U).

Real average weekly earnings increased 0.5 percent over the month due to the increase in real average 
hourly earnings combined with a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek.

Real average hourly earnings increased 0.8 percent, seasonally adjusted, from June 2016 to June 2017. 
The increase in real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.3-percent increase in the average 
workweek resulted in a 1.1-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period.


Production and nonsupervisory employees

Real average hourly earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees increased 0.2 percent from 
May to June, seasonally adjusted. This result stems from a 0.2-percent increase in average hourly 
earnings combined with no change in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical 
Workers (CPI-W).

Real average weekly earnings increased 0.5 percent over the month due to the increase in real average 
hourly earnings combined with a 0.3-percent increase in average weekly hours.

From June 2016 to June 2017, real average hourly earnings increased 0.9 percent, seasonally adjusted. 
The increase in real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.3-percent increase in the average 
workweek resulted in a 1.1-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period. 
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Real Earnings for July 2017 is scheduled to be released on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.(EDT).

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Last Modified Date: July 14, 2017