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 http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08061c
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Composite Wages for United States [M0861CUSM336NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0861CUSM336NNBR/, November 24, 2015.