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Average Hourly Earnings, Furniture Manufacturing for United States (M0806BUSM265NNBR)


Dec 1960: 188.0  
Updated: Aug 17, 2012


Cents per Hour,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Cents per Hour, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1920-1948 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1960. The Bls Series, "Furniture And Fixtures", Is Not Comparable In Industry Coverage To The Nicb Series, Since It Includes Related Industries Such As The Manufacture Of Office And Store Fixtures, Window And Door Screens And Shades, And Metal Furniture, And Also A Few Plants Engaged In Cabinet Work (Nicb, Research Report No. 69, "Wages, Hours, And Employment In American Manufacturing Industries, 1924, P. 102). From 1951 On, The Figures Have Been Rounded And No Fractions Of Cents Are Available In The Source. Source: For 1947-1951, Bureau Of Labor Statistics, "Employment, Hours, And Earnings, Manufacturing Division, Durable Goods Subdivision, Furniture And Fixtures, Releases Ls 53-2079 (February, 1953) And Ls 54-3712 (April, 1954); For 1952-1960, June, 1956 And 1958 Releases (Pp. 120-121A Of Summary Table In Binder), Monthly Labor Review, "Employment And Earnings", And Mimeographed Release For Advanced Estimates.

This NBER data series m08206b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at

NBER Indicator: m08206b

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Average Hourly Earnings, Furniture Manufacturing for United States [M0806BUSM265NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, September 25, 2022.


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