Data For June 1914-1920 Were Computed By NBER By Dividing Indexes Of Factory Payrolls By Indexes Of Factory Employment In Water, Light, And Power. Data For 1940-1941 Were Computed By NBER By Using $34.22 As The Average Weekly Earnings In The Base 1925-1927 For The Included Industries. See P. 174 Of Bulletin No. 206 For The Source Of The Dollar Base. This Series Covers Employees In Both Office And Shop. Source: N.Y. State Department Of Labor, For June 1914-1920 Data: Computed By NBER From Data Furnished By The Bureau Of Research And Statistics; For 1921-1930 Data: Special Bulletin No. 171, 1931, Course Of Factory Employment In New York State From 1921 To 1930; For 1931-1939: Special Bulletin No. 206, June 1940, Trend Of Employment In New York State Factories From 1914 To 1939; For 1940-1941: Computed By NBER From Dollar Figures In The Industrial Bulletin.
This NBER data series m08245 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08245
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Indexes of Average Weekly Earnings, Water, Light, and Power for New York [M08245US000NYM335NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M08245US000NYM335NNBR/, August 30, 2015.