The Average Weekly Earnings Are Obtained By Dividing The Total Weekly Payroll By The Total Number Of Employees On The Payroll For The Given Week. Reports Cover The Week Including The 15Th Of The Month. Data Cover Employees In Both Office And Shop. Source: N.Y. State Department Of Labor, The Industrial Bulletin, January 1935, P. 11; January 1942.
This NBER data series m08046 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08046
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Average Weekly Earnings, Representative Factories for New York [M08046US000NYM052NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M08046US000NYM052NNBR, February 9, 2016.