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Wages and Salaries, Total for United States (A08181USA144NNBR)


1939: 42,639 (+ more)   Updated: Aug 17, 2012 2:28 PM CDT
1939:  42,639  
1938:  39,693  
1937:  43,503  
1936:  38,863  
1935:  34,998  
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Millions of Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Millions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Annual


Social Securities Paid By Employers Are Not Included; Pensions, Compensation For Injury And Relief Payments Are Likewise Excluded From This Series. Source: For 1919-1938: Simon Kuznets, National Income And Its Composition (1941) Volume I, Table 62, Pp.332-323; For 1939: The Data Were Extrapolated With The Aid Of The Department Of Commerce Data From Table 15 Of "National Income And National Product In 1943" By Milton Gilbert And George Jaszi; And Survey Of Current Business, April 1944, P.15.

This NBER data series a08181 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.

NBER Indicator: a08181

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Wages and Salaries, Total for United States [A08181USA144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/A08181USA144NNBR, June 18, 2024.


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