Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Data Were Computed By The National Industrial Conference Board From The Source By Dividing Total Compensation Per Month By The Number Of Employees At The Middle Of The Month Multiplied By The Number Of Weeks In The Month. Source: Interstate Commerce Commission, Wage Statistics, Class I Railroads In The United States.
This NBER data series m08042 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08042
National Bureau of Economic Research, Average Weekly Earnings of First Class Railroad Employees, All Wage Earners for United States [M08042USM052NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M08042USM052NNBR, February 20, 2018.