Friday, October 21, 2011

Earnings Slip

In the third quarter of 2011, median weekly earnings of the nation's full-time wage and salary workers climbed to $753, up 1.8 percent from a year earlier. But the Consumer Price Index rose by a larger 3.8 percent during the same time period. Full-time workers are losing ground to inflation.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Usual Weekly Earnings Summary, Third Quarter 2011

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