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Real hourly earnings up 2.2 percent over the year in information industry

September 19, 2017

Real average hourly earnings for all private-sector employees increased 0.6 percent, seasonally adjusted, from August 2016 to August 2017. Over the same period, real average hourly earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees increased 0.3 percent. In the information industry, real average hourly earnings increased 2.2 percent for all employees and 0.1 percent for production and nonsupervisory employees.

12-month percentage changes, average hourly earnings, all employees and production and nonsupervisory employees, by industry, January 2012–August 2017
Month Total private Mining and logging Construction Manufacturing Wholesale trade
Total private, all employees Total private, production and nonsupervisory employees All employees Production and nonsupervisory employees All employees Production and nonsupervisory employees All employees Production and nonsupervisory employees All employees Production and nonsupervisory employees

Jan 2012

-1.2% -1.7% -2.5% -0.6% -2.8% -2.3% -1.9% -2.5% -2.0% -2.4%

Feb 2012

-1.1 -1.7 -0.6 2.3 -2.4 -1.9 -1.4 -2.7 -1.7 -2.6

Mar 2012

-0.4 -1.1 -0.4 2.7 -1.3 -0.9 -1.1 -2.1 -0.9 -1.4

Apr 2012

-0.2 -0.7 -0.4 6.0 -1.2 -1.2 -0.9 -1.3 -0.8 -1.4

May 2012

0.0 -0.2 -0.7 3.3 -0.4 -0.2 -1.2 -1.1 -0.2 -1.0

Jun 2012

0.3 -0.1 1.6 3.9 -0.3 -0.2 -0.7 -0.6 -0.1 -0.4

Jul 2012

0.3 0.1 2.7 4.2 0.1 0.3 -0.6 -0.2 0.2 -0.8

Aug 2012

0.2 -0.2 1.0 2.9 -0.4 -0.5 -0.8 -0.8 0.2 -0.9

Sep 2012

0.0 -0.6 1.1 2.3 -0.5 -0.7 -1.1 -1.2 -0.1 -0.9

Oct 2012

-0.7 -0.9 -0.7 1.7 -0.7 -0.8 -2.1 -1.5 0.2 -1.2

Nov 2012

0.1 -0.3 0.4 3.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.7 -0.8 0.7 0.1

Dec 2012

0.4 -0.1 0.9 4.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.7 -1.1 1.5 0.5

Jan 2013

0.4 0.2 1.9 4.2 0.3 0.5 -1.0 -0.8 1.2 -0.2

Feb 2013

0.1 0.0 -1.1 1.2 -0.2 -0.3 -0.8 -0.9 0.9 -0.5

Mar 2013

0.4 0.6 -0.2 1.9 -0.3 -0.2 -0.4 -0.4 1.6 -0.1

Apr 2013

0.8 0.8 0.0 1.9 0.3 0.6 -0.1 -0.4 2.2 0.5

May 2013

0.7 0.7 2.0 4.0 -0.1 -0.2 0.7 -0.2 1.7 0.7

Jun 2013

0.5 0.5 1.8 3.5 -0.2 -0.5 0.3 -0.6 1.8 0.1

Jul 2013

0.2 0.1 0.2 0.4 -0.2 -0.8 -0.2 -1.2 1.3 0.0

Aug 2013

0.7 0.8 2.5 2.3 0.2 -0.8 0.6 0.0 1.5 0.7

Sep 2013

1.0 1.4 2.6 3.7 0.1 -0.7 1.2 0.5 2.1 1.3

Oct 2013

1.4 1.5 4.9 3.6 0.4 0.1 1.5 0.7 2.0 1.7

Nov 2013

1.0 1.3 4.5 2.2 -0.1 -0.5 1.2 0.2 1.5 1.4

Dec 2013

0.5 0.7 3.3 0.8 0.1 -0.6 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.1

Jan 2014

0.4 0.7 3.6 0.3 -0.1 -0.7 0.9 0.0 0.7 1.2

Feb 2014

1.1 1.5 5.2 0.6 1.6 0.7 1.3 0.5 1.0 2.6

Mar 2014

0.5 0.8 4.2 -1.4 0.3 -0.2 0.9 0.1 0.3 1.5

Apr 2014

0.0 0.3 3.3 -3.1 0.1 -0.3 0.0 -0.6 -0.2 1.3

May 2014

0.0 0.3 2.9 -2.9 0.1 -0.2 -0.4 -0.6 -0.3 0.4

Jun 2014

0.0 0.3 2.1 -2.9 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.6 -1.1 0.6

Jul 2014

0.1 0.5 2.1 -0.5 -0.1 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -1.0 0.4

Aug 2014

0.6 0.8 1.6 -0.7 0.4 0.4 0.3 -0.1 0.3 1.3

Sep 2014

0.4 0.7 1.2 -0.9 0.8 1.0 -0.3 -0.2 -0.4 0.7

Oct 2014

0.4 0.8 0.5 -1.5 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.0 -0.7 0.7

Nov 2014

0.8 1.1 -0.7 -0.9 1.2 1.1 0.2 0.4 -0.2 1.2

Dec 2014

1.2 1.7 -0.3 -1.1 1.2 1.6 0.4 0.6 0.8 2.0

Jan 2015

2.4 3.0 0.3 -0.3 2.7 3.2 1.5 1.8 1.6 2.6

Feb 2015

2.0 2.4 0.5 -0.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.9 1.6 1.6

Mar 2015

2.2 2.6 1.0 0.2 2.9 2.9 1.5 1.8 1.3 2.3

Apr 2015

2.4 2.7 0.3 -0.2 2.8 3.0 1.9 2.4 1.4 2.1

May 2015

2.3 2.6 0.1 -1.0 2.7 2.8 1.5 2.3 2.4 2.7

Jun 2015

1.8 2.4 -0.5 -1.8 2.4 2.9 0.9 2.1 2.4 1.8

Jul 2015

2.0 2.4 1.2 -1.7 2.5 2.3 1.3 2.1 2.2 2.1

Aug 2015

1.9 2.4 1.8 -1.3 2.4 2.3 1.8 2.4 1.4 1.9

Sep 2015

2.3 2.7 2.2 -0.4 2.1 1.4 2.3 3.0 2.4 2.4

Oct 2015

2.4 2.8 1.8 -0.6 2.4 2.7 2.0 2.5 2.9 2.5

Nov 2015

1.9 2.1 3.0 -1.3 2.4 2.5 1.8 2.1 1.7 1.3

Dec 2015

1.8 2.2 1.5 -0.6 2.1 2.2 1.9 2.2 1.4 1.9

Jan 2016

1.0 1.2 2.8 0.0 0.8 0.5 1.2 1.4 1.1 1.2

Feb 2016

1.3 1.8 1.4 0.8 1.3 2.0 1.3 1.8 1.6 1.8

Mar 2016

1.5 1.9 1.8 1.0 1.5 1.8 1.5 2.0 2.4 1.8

Apr 2016

1.4 1.8 3.1 2.3 1.3 1.3 1.8 2.1 2.2 1.6

May 2016

1.4 1.7 3.4 2.2 1.6 1.9 2.5 2.0 1.6 1.6

Jun 2016

1.6 1.8 2.9 2.7 1.8 2.5 2.5 2.0 1.8 2.1

Jul 2016

1.9 2.1 1.7 2.0 2.2 3.4 2.3 2.1 2.8 2.4

Aug 2016

1.5 1.8 -0.2 1.3 1.7 2.8 1.5 2.0 2.3 1.5

Sep 2016

1.2 1.4 0.3 -0.1 1.9 3.4 1.4 1.3 1.8 1.5

Oct 2016

1.1 1.0 1.4 0.6 1.6 2.3 1.9 1.3 1.2 1.1

Nov 2016

0.9 1.0 -0.7 0.2 0.8 1.6 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.0

Dec 2016

0.8 0.5 1.3 0.9 0.8 1.1 1.0 0.5 1.5 0.5

Jan 2017

0.1 -0.1 0.4 0.1 0.6 1.1 0.3 -0.2 0.5 -0.4

Feb 2017

0.1 -0.3 0.1 -0.3 -0.1 0.5 0.3 -0.7 0.2 -0.3

Mar 2017

0.3 0.0 -0.3 0.7 0.1 0.5 0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3

Apr 2017

0.3 0.1 -1.1 -0.6 0.1 0.5 0.6 -0.3 -0.3 0.1

May 2017

0.6 0.7 -2.1 -0.4 0.4 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Jun 2017

0.9 0.9 -0.7 0.3 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.7

Jul 2017 (p)

0.7 0.7 0.9 1.4 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.5 -0.2 0.4

Aug 2017 (p)

0.6 0.3 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.9 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4 0.2
Footnotes:

(p) Data for the most recent two months are preliminary.

 

12-month percentage changes, average hourly earnings, all employees and production and nonsupervisory employees, by industry, January 2012–August 2017
Month Retail trade Transportation and warehousing Utilities Information Financial activities
All employees Production and nonsupervisory employees All employees Production and nonsupervisory employees All employees Production and nonsupervisory employees All employees Production and nonsupervisory employees All employees Production and nonsupervisory employees

Jan 2012

-1.1% -1.0% 0.3% -2.2% -1.6% -0.7% -2.5% -1.6% 0.8% -0.4%

Feb 2012

-0.7 -0.7 -0.3 -2.5 -2.1 -0.4 -2.6 -2.1 1.2 0.5

Mar 2012

-0.3 -0.2 0.1 -1.4 -1.7 -1.4 -3.1 -1.5 1.9 0.6

Apr 2012

0.1 0.2 0.3 -0.8 -1.5 -1.3 -2.1 -1.4 2.6 1.1

May 2012

0.6 1.3 0.6 -0.8 -1.3 0.3 -1.0 -0.5 3.3 2.2

Jun 2012

1.6 1.5 0.2 -0.8 -1.3 1.0 -0.7 -0.1 2.9 2.6

Jul 2012

0.8 0.8 0.3 -1.1 1.9 2.7 -0.4 0.6 3.4 2.7

Aug 2012

1.4 0.5 -0.6 -2.1 0.7 1.3 -1.5 0.1 3.1 2.4

Sep 2012

1.9 0.7 -1.0 -2.6 -0.1 0.6 -0.5 0.0 2.7 2.2

Oct 2012

0.7 -0.5 -1.9 -2.9 -0.9 0.6 -1.6 -1.0 2.2 2.0

Nov 2012

0.0 -0.7 -1.3 -2.2 2.8 1.9 -1.1 0.1 2.8 2.6

Dec 2012

1.0 -0.5 -2.0 -2.6 2.2 0.2 -0.3 0.8 3.2 2.9

Jan 2013

1.4 -0.2 -0.9 -1.3 2.6 2.2 1.1 2.4 2.9 3.2

Feb 2013

0.7 -0.5 -1.5 -1.7 2.5 1.3 0.7 2.1 2.2 2.6

Mar 2013

1.4 0.0 -0.8 -2.0 1.9 1.4 1.6 2.4 1.8 3.4

Apr 2013

1.4 0.0 -0.3 -1.4 1.5 0.4 2.2 2.9 2.1 4.0

May 2013

1.0 -0.7 -0.4 -0.8 2.5 0.5 1.4 2.1 1.6 3.5

Jun 2013

0.1 -0.6 -0.4 -0.9 1.7 0.4 1.9 2.5 1.8 3.5

Jul 2013

-0.1 -0.5 -0.2 -0.7 -0.2 -1.1 1.1 0.5 1.7 3.3

Aug 2013

0.7 0.2 0.9 1.3 0.9 -0.1 2.4 1.8 2.0 3.7

Sep 2013

0.4 1.0 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.0 3.1 1.9 1.7 3.7

Oct 2013

0.8 1.2 2.2 2.6 1.5 1.7 3.7 2.8 1.8 4.0

Nov 2013

1.0 1.3 1.8 2.0 -1.6 -1.0 3.6 2.1 0.9 2.9

Dec 2013

-0.4 0.3 1.8 2.2 0.3 2.2 2.4 1.3 0.4 2.1

Jan 2014

-0.3 0.3 0.9 0.8 -0.1 0.6 1.1 0.5 -0.2 1.9

Feb 2014

0.6 1.2 2.2 2.7 1.3 1.9 1.7 2.0 0.4 2.7

Mar 2014

0.3 0.7 1.6 2.9 0.4 0.9 1.7 1.5 0.6 2.6

Apr 2014

0.1 1.0 1.3 2.8 -1.0 0.4 1.4 0.4 -0.2 1.3

May 2014

0.3 1.3 1.0 2.6 -1.2 0.4 1.6 1.0 -0.4 1.4

Jun 2014

0.3 1.0 0.6 2.1 -1.3 -0.1 1.4 0.5 0.0 1.3

Jul 2014

0.7 1.1 0.0 1.4 -1.6 -0.4 2.3 2.7 -0.4 1.1

Aug 2014

0.4 1.6 -0.1 1.5 -0.9 0.4 2.6 1.3 0.2 2.0

Sep 2014

0.8 0.8 0.1 1.6 -1.1 -0.7 2.2 0.7 0.4 1.8

Oct 2014

0.7 1.3 -0.5 1.1 0.2 -0.6 1.3 0.2 0.4 1.6

Nov 2014

1.5 1.8 -0.4 1.8 1.1 0.8 1.8 0.5 1.3 2.5

Dec 2014

1.5 1.8 0.0 2.6 0.5 0.9 2.3 0.6 1.7 3.1

Jan 2015

3.8 4.4 0.6 3.8 1.6 1.6 3.6 1.7 2.7 4.1

Feb 2015

3.2 3.6 0.5 2.6 2.3 2.3 3.6 1.0 2.6 3.5

Mar 2015

2.4 2.9 0.5 2.6 3.6 4.2 2.9 0.6 2.3 2.8

Apr 2015

2.5 2.9 0.1 1.8 4.6 3.4 2.7 1.9 2.7 3.3

May 2015

2.5 2.8 -0.2 1.4 4.0 3.9 2.7 1.9 3.2 3.1

Jun 2015

2.2 3.1 -0.6 0.9 3.7 3.6 2.4 1.2 2.4 2.9

Jul 2015

2.5 3.1 -0.1 1.9 4.8 4.1 2.0 0.6 2.2 3.0

Aug 2015

2.8 3.1 -0.4 0.8 5.5 3.9 2.7 1.4 1.9 2.3

Sep 2015

3.5 4.7 -0.2 0.8 4.8 4.7 2.8 1.4 2.5 3.1

Oct 2015

3.5 4.0 0.4 1.0 5.0 5.6 3.5 2.3 2.4 2.9

Nov 2015

2.5 2.7 0.3 0.7 4.9 5.2 3.5 3.0 1.7 2.1

Dec 2015

3.3 3.5 0.0 0.1 4.1 4.2 3.5 3.4 1.9 2.2

Jan 2016

0.8 0.9 -0.2 0.1 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.0 1.7 1.9

Feb 2016

1.4 1.6 -0.3 0.3 1.9 3.0 3.7 3.0 1.6 2.5

Mar 2016

2.0 2.2 -0.4 0.0 2.1 1.6 3.0 2.9 1.9 2.8

Apr 2016

1.4 1.6 -0.4 -0.2 2.4 3.4 3.3 2.3 1.4 2.9

May 2016

1.5 1.4 -0.3 -0.2 2.5 2.5 3.7 2.2 0.8 2.4

Jun 2016

1.8 0.6 1.0 1.0 3.4 4.8 3.5 3.0 0.8 2.5

Jul 2016

1.2 0.9 1.0 0.2 2.7 4.0 3.7 3.4 2.0 2.6

Aug 2016

0.9 0.2 1.3 0.1 0.8 3.5 3.0 3.1 1.9 2.8

Sep 2016

-0.1 -1.1 0.9 0.4 1.2 2.6 2.9 3.6 1.4 2.1

Oct 2016

-0.3 -1.4 0.4 -0.1 2.2 2.6 2.9 2.2 0.7 1.9

Nov 2016

0.4 0.0 0.3 -0.7 -0.6 1.2 2.5 1.2 0.8 1.3

Dec 2016

-0.8 0.0 0.1 -1.5 0.6 1.5 2.2 0.8 0.5 0.6

Jan 2017

-0.9 -0.9 -0.3 -2.2 0.4 1.5 1.3 -0.2 -0.8 -0.9

Feb 2017

-1.3 -1.2 -0.4 -2.1 -0.5 0.8 0.9 -0.9 -0.4 -1.3

Mar 2017

-1.1 -1.1 0.4 -1.0 -0.1 2.1 1.8 0.2 -0.5 -0.8

Apr 2017

-0.8 -0.8 0.3 -0.6 0.6 1.1 2.3 0.5 0.1 -0.8

May 2017

-0.4 -0.3 1.3 0.1 -0.3 1.4 2.3 0.9 0.5 0.0

Jun 2017

-0.4 0.5 1.0 0.0 -0.2 0.2 3.3 1.0 1.1 0.1

Jul 2017 (p)

-0.1 0.2 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.3 3.2 0.5 0.7 0.1

Aug 2017 (p)

-0.1 0.3 0.7 0.6 -0.7 -1.6 2.2 0.1 0.4 -0.9
Footnotes:

(p) Data for the most recent two months are preliminary.

 

12-month percentage changes, average hourly earnings, all employees and production and nonsupervisory employees, by industry, January 2012–August 2017 (continued)
Month Professional and business services Education and health services Leisure and hospitality Other services
All employees Production and nonsupervisory employees All employees Production and nonsupervisory employees All employees Production and nonsupervisory employees All employees Production and nonsupervisory employees

Jan 2012

-1.4% -2.6% -0.2% -0.9% -1.8% -1.3% -1.8% -2.1%

Feb 2012

-1.5 -2.7 -0.5 -1.0 -1.5 -1.3 -1.5 -1.6

Mar 2012

-0.8 -1.7 0.6 -0.6 -1.4 -1.0 -0.7 -1.3

Apr 2012

-1.0 -1.6 0.7 -0.3 -1.0 -0.6 -0.8 -0.9

May 2012

-0.4 -1.2 0.3 -0.2 -1.0 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1

Jun 2012

-0.5 -1.5 1.0 0.0 -0.3 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3

Jul 2012

-1.0 -1.3 0.6 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0

Aug 2012

-0.9 -1.1 0.5 -0.6 -0.3 -0.2 0.1 0.1

Sep 2012

-0.9 -1.0 0.4 -0.9 -0.9 -0.8 -0.1 -0.4

Oct 2012

-1.4 -1.6 -0.4 -1.2 -1.7 -0.8 -0.2 -0.5

Nov 2012

-0.8 -0.9 0.7 -0.8 -1.0 -0.2 0.2 0.0

Dec 2012

-0.2 -0.1 0.7 -0.5 -1.4 -0.4 0.6 0.1

Jan 2013

0.1 0.4 0.0 -0.3 -1.2 -0.8 0.8 0.4

Feb 2013

-0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.4 -1.5 -0.8 0.7 0.4

Mar 2013

0.1 0.4 -0.1 0.1 -0.9 -0.2 0.9 0.5

Apr 2013

0.7 0.6 0.5 0.7 -0.5 0.0 1.5 1.2

May 2013

0.2 0.7 0.6 0.4 -0.5 -0.2 1.2 0.6

Jun 2013

0.0 0.4 0.2 0.0 -1.0 -0.6 1.0 0.5

Jul 2013

-0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2 -1.0 -0.6 0.8 0.3

Aug 2013

0.4 0.8 0.6 0.6 -0.3 0.2 1.0 0.8

Sep 2013

0.4 0.9 0.6 1.1 0.2 0.6 1.7 1.7

Oct 2013

0.9 1.6 1.0 1.4 0.7 1.0 2.1 2.1

Nov 2013

0.7 0.9 0.3 1.0 0.2 0.2 1.8 1.8

Dec 2013

0.3 0.6 -0.2 0.8 0.5 0.6 1.3 1.3

Jan 2014

0.2 0.5 -0.1 0.5 0.7 0.4 1.4 1.4

Feb 2014

1.1 1.5 0.2 0.9 1.6 1.0 1.5 2.2

Mar 2014

0.5 0.9 -0.4 0.2 0.9 0.4 0.8 1.3

Apr 2014

0.1 0.7 -1.0 -0.4 0.3 0.0 0.8 1.0

May 2014

0.4 0.5 -0.9 -0.3 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.6

Jun 2014

0.5 0.6 -1.0 -0.3 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.9

Jul 2014

0.7 0.5 -0.9 -0.6 1.0 0.8 0.7 1.3

Aug 2014

1.1 0.9 -0.6 -0.1 1.6 1.2 1.1 1.5

Sep 2014

1.1 0.8 -0.7 0.0 1.7 1.8 0.8 1.0

Oct 2014

1.0 0.6 -0.4 0.1 2.1 1.9 0.6 0.8

Nov 2014

1.2 0.9 0.2 0.8 2.4 2.5 1.1 1.6

Dec 2014

1.9 1.5 0.7 1.2 2.6 2.9 1.6 2.3

Jan 2015

3.0 2.5 1.9 2.6 3.6 4.3 2.2 3.5

Feb 2015

2.4 1.9 1.8 2.5 3.4 3.9 2.4 2.8

Mar 2015

2.8 2.2 2.1 2.6 3.4 3.7 2.8 3.7

Apr 2015

3.1 2.4 2.1 2.7 3.8 4.1 2.3 3.3

May 2015

2.8 2.6 2.1 2.8 3.3 3.5 2.5 3.7

Jun 2015

2.4 2.2 2.0 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.4 3.4

Jul 2015

2.4 2.3 2.0 2.6 2.7 2.9 1.8 2.9

Aug 2015

2.4 2.3 2.1 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.2 2.9

Sep 2015

2.9 3.2 2.2 2.8 2.4 2.5 2.5 3.5

Oct 2015

2.8 3.1 2.3 2.7 2.4 2.5 2.3 3.3

Nov 2015

2.4 2.8 1.7 1.9 2.0 2.3 1.8 2.2

Dec 2015

1.8 2.4 1.6 1.9 2.0 1.9 1.7 2.2

Jan 2016

1.3 1.6 0.8 0.7 1.7 1.9 1.4 1.0

Feb 2016

1.6 2.0 1.1 1.6 1.7 2.2 1.5 1.3

Mar 2016

1.6 2.0 1.0 1.5 2.3 2.6 1.7 1.5

Apr 2016

1.3 1.7 1.1 1.5 2.3 2.4 1.5 1.1

May 2016

1.4 1.6 1.0 1.1 2.7 2.6 1.3 1.1

Jun 2016

1.7 2.2 0.8 0.8 3.0 3.2 1.1 0.9

Jul 2016

1.8 2.4 1.0 1.6 3.2 3.6 1.9 1.3

Aug 2016

1.3 2.1 0.6 1.3 2.8 3.0 1.3 1.0

Sep 2016

0.9 1.4 0.7 0.7 3.0 3.0 0.9 0.4

Oct 2016

0.7 1.2 0.5 0.4 2.6 2.2 0.9 0.5

Nov 2016

0.9 1.3 0.1 0.6 2.5 2.2 1.3 0.7

Dec 2016

0.9 0.9 0.1 0.1 2.3 1.7 0.8 0.0

Jan 2017

-0.1 0.1 -0.7 -0.3 1.6 1.3 0.6 0.1

Feb 2017

0.0 -0.1 -0.7 -0.6 1.6 1.1 0.6 0.4

Mar 2017

0.8 0.6 -0.5 -0.2 1.9 1.6 0.2 0.0

Apr 2017

0.5 0.7 -0.2 0.1 1.8 1.8 0.5 0.5

May 2017

0.6 0.7 0.1 0.5 2.1 2.4 0.8 0.7

Jun 2017

0.8 0.8 0.6 0.9 2.1 2.6 1.0 1.2

Jul 2017 (p)

0.6 0.7 0.7 0.5 1.9 1.8 1.0 1.3

Aug 2017 (p)

0.7 0.6 0.6 0.3 1.6 2.0 0.9 1.3
Footnotes:

(p) Data for the most recent two months are preliminary.

In leisure and hospitality, real average hourly earnings increased 1.6 percent for all employees, and 2.0 percent for production and nonsupervisory employees.

Real average hourly earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees in other services increased 1.3 percent from August 2016 to August 2017, while real earnings for all employees increased 0.9 percent, on average.

These earnings data are from the Current Employment Statistics program. Data for the most recent two months are preliminary. To learn more, see "Real Earnings — August 2017" (HTML) (PDF). The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) from the Consumer Price Indexes program is used to adjust the "all employees" earnings estimates for inflation, while the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) is used to deflate the earnings estimates for production and nonsupervisory employees.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Real hourly earnings up 2.2 percent over the year in information industry on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2017/real-hourly-earnings-up-2-point-2-percent-over-the-year-in-information-industry-august-2017.htm (visited November 11, 2019).

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