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Table 2. Earnings of production or nonsupervisory workers on private nonfarm payrolls, seasonally adjusted





 Table 2. Earnings of production or nonsupervisory workers on private
 nonfarm payrolls1/, seasonally adjusted
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              |                             |                             
              |                             |                             
              |        Average hourly       |        Average weekly       
              |           earnings          |           earnings          
              |                             |                             
     Year     |_____________________________|_____________________________
      and     |              |              |              |              
     month    |              |              |              |              
              |    Current   |   Constant   |    Current   |   Constant   
              |    dollars   |    (1982)    |    dollars   |    (1982)    
              |              |   dollars2/  |              |   dollars2/  
              |              |              |              |              
 _____________|______________|______________|______________|______________
              |              |              |              |              
 1997:        |              |              |              |              
     Dec.     |    $12.50    |     $7.63    |   $433.75    |   $264.80    
 1998:        |              |              |              |              
     Jan.     |     12.54    |      7.66    |    436.39    |    266.42    
     Feb.     |     12.59    |      7.69    |    436.87    |    266.71    
     Mar.     |     12.63    |      7.72    |    437.00    |    266.95    
     Apr.     |     12.70    |      7.74    |    438.15    |    267.00    
     May      |     12.73    |      7.73    |    441.73    |    268.37    
     June     |     12.76    |      7.75    |    441.50    |    268.06    
     July     |     12.79    |      7.75    |    442.53    |    268.20    
     Aug.     |     12.85    |      7.78    |    444.61    |    269.30    
     Sept.    |     12.87    |      7.79    |    442.73    |    268.00    
     Oct.     |     12.90    |      7.79    |    446.34    |    269.37    
     Nov. p   |     12.93    |      7.79    |    446.09    |    268.89    
     Dec. p   |     12.98    |      7.81    |    449.11    |    270.22    
 _____________|______________|______________|______________|______________

  1/ See footnote 2, table 1.
  2/ The deflator for the constant-dollar series presented in this release
 is the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers
 (CPI-W).
   p = preliminary.


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