Real Average Hourly Earnings Increased 0.1% in June

July 16, 2018

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that real average hourly earnings for all employees increased 0.1 percent from May to June. This result stems from a 0.2-percent increase in average hourly earnings combined with a 0.1-percent increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Real average hourly earnings were unchanged from June 2017 to June 2018; real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek resulted in a 0.2-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period.