HOURLY EARNINGS OF WORKERS IN TRUCKING AND PUBLIC WAREHOUSING SERVICES

HOURLY EARNINGS OF WORKERS IN TRUCKING AND PUBLIC WAREHOUSING SERVICES

Average Hourly Earnings of Production Workers by Industry (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Average Hourly Earnings of Production Workers by Industry (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Measured in current dollars, the average hourly earnings of workers in trucking and courier services and in warehousing continued to increase in April 2001. These increases, however, were roughly equivalent to the increase in the cost of living in the same period. When the inflation effect was removed, the hourly earnings of workers in the two industries remained almost flat over the one-year period.

Average Hourly Earnings Apr-00 Apr-01
Trucking and courier services, except air (current dollars) 14.45 14.91
Trucking and courier services, except air (current dollars) percent change from same month previous year 2.48 3.18
Public warehousing and storage (current dollars) 12.11 12.54
Public warehousing and storage (current dollars) percent change from same month previous year 4.58 3.55
Trucking and courier services, except air (1982 dollars) 8.33 8.33
Trucking and courier services, except air (1982 dollars) percent change from same month previous year-0.79 -0.02
Public warehousing and storage (1982 dollars) 6.98 7.00
Public warehousing and storage (1982 dollars) percent change from same month previous year 1.23 0.34

NOTE: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment, Hours, and Earnings, available at http://www.bls.gov/ecthome.htm.