Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
For Method Of Computation See Description Of The Series. Data For July 1930-1932 Were Computed By The Same Method By NBER. In February 1932 There Was A 10% Pay Cut. For Other Pay Cuts Before And After See The Source, Pp. 5-26. Source: Computed By National Industrial Conference Board From Data In "Wage Statistics", Interstate Commerce Commission.
This NBER data series q08043 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: q08043
National Bureau of Economic Research, Average Weekly Earnings, Skilled and Semi-Skilled Shop Employees of First Class Railroads for United States [Q08043USQ052NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/Q08043USQ052NNBR, January 23, 2017.