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Construction Wage Rates, Skilled Labor for United States (M08258USM055NNBR)


Oct 1950: 2.56 (+ more)   Updated: Aug 17, 2012 2:30 PM CDT
Oct 1950:  2.56  
Sep 1950:  2.55  
Aug 1950:  2.54  
Jul 1950:  2.52  
Jun 1950:  2.52  
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Dollars per Hour,
Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Dollars per Hour, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Wage Rates Are The Average Of Rates Per Hour In 20 Cities For Bricklayers, Carpenters, And Ironworkers On The First Day Of The Month. Source: Engineering News Record, For 1922-1923 Data: Construction Costs, 1937; For 1924-1925: June 30, 1938 Issue; For 1926-1950: Issues Of May 27, 1948 And March 23, 1950 Of Engineering News Record; And Survey Of Current Business.

This NBER data series m08258 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.

NBER Indicator: m08258

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Construction Wage Rates, Skilled Labor for United States [M08258USM055NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M08258USM055NNBR, April 20, 2024.


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