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Index of Composite Wages for United States

1946-07: 183.9 Index 1926=100  
Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted, M0861CUSM336NNBR, Updated: 2012-08-17 2:32 PM CDT
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Series Is Presented Here As Four Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1820-1909 (2)--Original Data, 1910-1920 (3)--Original Data, 1919-1946 (4)--Original Data, 1938-1949. This Index Was Revised In 1939 And Is Based On Average Hourly Earnings. Wages Included: Manufacturing, Railways, Clerical, Teachers, Building, Farms, Road Construction, Retail Trade, Bituminous Coal Mining, Telephone And Tele- Graph, Power And Light, Hotels, Launderies. Source: Federal Reserve Board, Monthly Reviews Of Credit And Business Conditions Of The New York Federal Reserve Bank.

This NBER data series m08061c appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at

NBER Indicator: m08061c

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database

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National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Composite Wages for United States [M0861CUSM336NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, February 8, 2016.

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