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United States Average Hourly Earnings

Average Hourly Earnings in the United States increased 0.30 percent in April of 2017 over the previous month. Average Hourly Earnings in the United States averaged 0.20 percent from 2006 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 0.60 percent in June of 2007 and a record low of -0.20 percent in August of 2011. In the United States, Average Hourly Earnings is the average amount employees make per hour in a given month. The Federal Reserve uses average hourly earnings in deciding whether to raise or lower interest rates. This page provides the latest reported value for – United States Average Hourly Earnings – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.
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