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Construction Wage Rates, Common Labor for United States

1950-10: 1.568 Dollars per Hour  
Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted, M08259USM055NNBR, Updated: 2012-08-17 2:27 PM CDT
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Wage Rates Are Averages Of Rates Per Hour In 20 Cities On The First Day Of The Month. Source: Engineering News Record, For 1922-1923 Data: Construction Costs, 1937; For 1924-1925: June 30, 1938 Issue; For 1926-1950: Issues Of May 27, 1948 And March 23, 1950 Of Engineering News Record; And Survey Of Current Business.

This NBER data series m08259 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.

NBER Indicator: m08259

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database

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National Bureau of Economic Research, Construction Wage Rates, Common Labor for United States [M08259USM055NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M08259USM055NNBR, February 14, 2016.





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