Wage Growth Tracker - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - FRB Atlanta http://www.frbatlanta.org/rss/ en-us http://www.frbatlanta.org/ Atlanta Fed Logo http://www.frbatlanta.org/~/media/Images/assets/image_gallery/frba_logo_rss http://www.frbatlanta.org/rss/ Wage Growth Tracker Was 3.5 Percent in October https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=30E58FF9-3AB6-42D8-9107-CBA692EAC719 30E58FF9-3AB6-42D8-9107-CBA692EAC719 Thu, 07 Nov 2019 12:30:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was 3.5 percent in October and has averaged 3.7 percent over the last year. Wage Growth Tracker Was 3.6 Percent in September https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=1AA62B84-14F3-4530-AB3A-0EC4E30B4BA0 1AA62B84-14F3-4530-AB3A-0EC4E30B4BA0 Thu, 10 Oct 2019 09:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker for September came in at 3.6 percent, close to its 12-month average of 3.7 percent. Digging into Older Americans' Flat Participation Rate https://macroblog.typepad.com/macroblog/2019/09/digging-into-older-americans-flat-participation-rate.html?item=BFE6F331-9246-4A7F-9491-A86904D7775A BFE6F331-9246-4A7F-9491-A86904D7775A Thu, 26 Sep 2019 15:00:00 EST After rising for over a decade, why has older Americans' participation in the labor force remained flat in recent years? A new macroblog post examines demographic data to reach some conclusions. Wage Growth Tracker Was 3.7 Percent in August https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=E0ED4E28-6A49-442B-AAB4-9A962B1E9143 E0ED4E28-6A49-442B-AAB4-9A962B1E9143 Thu, 12 Sep 2019 09:45:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was 3.7 percent in August, the same as its 12-month average. Wage Growth Tracker Steady at 3.9 Percent in July https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=A9BF4993-7A5E-4545-9AA6-FB968B845E68 A9BF4993-7A5E-4545-9AA6-FB968B845E68 Thu, 08 Aug 2019 15:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was 3.9 percent in July, the same as in June. A year earlier the Tracker stood at 3.3 percent. What the Wage Growth of Hourly Workers Is Telling Us https://macroblog.typepad.com/macroblog/2019/08/what-the-wage-growth-of-hourly-workers-is-telling-us.html?item=D9B9D862-73BF-4387-BC64-CC0BC5A1FBF3 D9B9D862-73BF-4387-BC64-CC0BC5A1FBF3 Mon, 05 Aug 2019 08:25:00 EST Although the Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker shows recent wage growth, the data emit enough noise that discerning trends can be challenging. A new macroblog post examines a way to quiet some of the noise. Wage Growth Tracker Rose to 3.9 Percent in June https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=E7CC7DA7-DDB6-4D62-9A65-A6B350E441F1 E7CC7DA7-DDB6-4D62-9A65-A6B350E441F1 Thu, 11 Jul 2019 09:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was 3.9 percent in June 2019 and has averaged 3.7 percent over the last year. A year ago the Wage Growth Tracker stood at 3.2 percent. Wage Growth Tracker Rose to 3.7 Percent in May https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=C400055A-5C1B-4A15-A651-45F60C262DEA C400055A-5C1B-4A15-A651-45F60C262DEA Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was 3.7 percent in May 2019 and has averaged 3.6 percent over the last year. A year ago the Wage Growth Tracker stood at 3.2 percent. Wage Growth Tracker Up Slightly to 3.6 Percent in April https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=2E0D19F4-9F7C-421B-9B3D-8038E84A026C 2E0D19F4-9F7C-421B-9B3D-8038E84A026C Thu, 09 May 2019 16:43:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was 3.6 percent in April, up from 3.5 percent in March and the same as its 12-month average. Wage Growth Tracker Up Slightly to 3.5 Percent in March https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=69AA0152-C0C5-4813-9553-3F605241C897 69AA0152-C0C5-4813-9553-3F605241C897 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 12:30:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was little changed in March at 3.5 percent, up from 3.4 percent in February. On a 12 month basis, wage growth has averaged 3.5 percent since December 2018. Wage Growth Tracker Declines to 3.4 Percent in February https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=37D8D03B-4008-48B6-B3AC-EFED9F1BB29A 37D8D03B-4008-48B6-B3AC-EFED9F1BB29A Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker came in at 3.4 percent in February, down from 3.7 percent in January. The 12-month average remained at 3.5 percent, where it has been for the last few months. Wage Growth Tracker Moves to 3.7 Percent in January https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=85C360A3-B3AC-469C-8602-010D98D435E1 85C360A3-B3AC-469C-8602-010D98D435E1 Fri, 08 Feb 2019 13:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's overall Wage Growth Tracker was 3.7 percent for the three months ending January, down slightly from 3.9 percent in November 2018. However, the Wage Growth Tracker for those changing jobs rose 4.6 percent for the three months ending January, the highest reading since 2007. Wage Growth Tracker Ticks Down to 3.8 Percent in December https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=343E7108-7F93-4A3B-A41E-5AD56F8F5C33 343E7108-7F93-4A3B-A41E-5AD56F8F5C33 Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:52:00 EST Wage growth came in at 3.8 percent for the three months ending December 2018, according to the Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker. This reading was similar to the November reading of 3.9 percent but above the 12-month average of 3.5 percent. Wage Growth Tracker Increased to 3.9 Percent https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=6104DFCD-01C8-440D-AFCF-FE022981C243 6104DFCD-01C8-440D-AFCF-FE022981C243 Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:35:00 EST Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker increased to 3.9 percent in November from 3.7 percent in October. The November reading matches the top of the range seen over recent years. Wage Growth Tracker Increased to 3.7 Percent https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=7A135FBF-4E63-4C0F-A07A-7A075E7CF1A7 7A135FBF-4E63-4C0F-A07A-7A075E7CF1A7 Thu, 08 Nov 2018 17:28:00 EST Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker increased to 3.7 percent in October from 3.5 percent in September. Wage Growth Tracker Steady at 3.5 Percent https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=3FBDE70D-1ACA-4E98-ABDE-26B78D82B665 3FBDE70D-1ACA-4E98-ABDE-26B78D82B665 Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:30:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker held steady at 3.5 percent for September, and remains above the 12 month average of 3.2 percent. Wage Growth Tracker Increased to 3.5 Percent https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=4FD0BDB7-042F-4F89-9F65-84CCE8383D65 4FD0BDB7-042F-4F89-9F65-84CCE8383D65 Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker increased from 3.3 percent in July to 3.5 percent in August. Wage Growth Tracker Up Slightly to 3.3 Percent https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=C8A70D52-5A67-46C2-8B45-6C359769D332 C8A70D52-5A67-46C2-8B45-6C359769D332 Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was 3.3 percent in July, close to the average reading over the last 12 months. Overall median wage growth continues to be supported by the relatively robust growth for individuals changing jobs. Wage Growth Tracker Steady at 3.2 Percent https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=BB50D580-B812-4946-846D-CA308CBF7980 BB50D580-B812-4946-846D-CA308CBF7980 Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:03:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker (a three-month moving average of median wage growth) held steady at 3.2 percent in June. However, the raw reading for June was a relatively strong 3.9 percent, suggesting that stronger wage growth might be emerging. Wage Growth Tracker Declines Slightly to 3.2 Percent in May https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=72E7F1DF-3EE4-45D0-A9EA-8571B6EB0A6D 72E7F1DF-3EE4-45D0-A9EA-8571B6EB0A6D Fri, 08 Jun 2018 15:03:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was 3.2 percent in May, similar to the level in March and April. Wage Growth Tracker Unchanged at 3.3 Percent in April https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=2FAB22C6-E6A8-4C46-8C6C-1B45EE5B85F4 2FAB22C6-E6A8-4C46-8C6C-1B45EE5B85F4 Mon, 14 May 2018 09:15:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was 3.3 percent in April, the same as in March and near the 12-month average of 3.2 percent. Wage Growth Tracker Rose Up to 3.3 Percent in March https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=541CBFA7-2195-4937-8376-42C58F350EA7 541CBFA7-2195-4937-8376-42C58F350EA7 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 11:15:00 EST Wage growth rose in March 2018, according to the Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker, rebounding to 3.3 percent from 2.9 percent in February. Wage Growth Tracker Declines Slightly to 2.9 Percent in February https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=C8275CB7-5C1A-43D7-8432-C01656ADC0CC C8275CB7-5C1A-43D7-8432-C01656ADC0CC Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:15:00 EST Wage growth ticked slightly down in February 2018, according to the Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker. The February reading came in at 2.9 percent, down from 3.0 percent in January. Median wage growth has averaged 3.2 percent over the last 12 months. Wage Growth Tracker Moves Up to 3.0 Percent in January https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=7DDC2565-03B6-452D-A9D1-0F7ADB5A358E 7DDC2565-03B6-452D-A9D1-0F7ADB5A358E Fri, 09 Feb 2018 11:41:00 EST Wage growth ticked slightly higher in January 2018, according to the Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker. The January reading came in at 3.0 percent, up from 2.9 percent in December. Median wage growth has averaged 3.3 percent over the last 12 months. Wage Growth Tracker Slowed to 2.9 Percent in December https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=30D117C5-F025-4DEA-9F42-B994D30B5ABE 30D117C5-F025-4DEA-9F42-B994D30B5ABE Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:00:00 EST Wage growth for the typical worker softened in December 2017 according to the Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker. The December reading came in at 2.9 percent, and 3.3 percent for 2017 as a whole. In comparison, wage growth averaged 3.5 percent in 2016. Wage Growth Tracker Slowed to 3.2 Percent in November https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=4848CB66-366D-4B37-9202-5FA34E45811D 4848CB66-366D-4B37-9202-5FA34E45811D Tue, 26 Dec 2017 11:30:00 EST There is no indication of faster wage growth for the typical employee based on the Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker. The tracker came in at 3.2 percent for November, and has averaged 3.3 percent over the past 12 months. In contrast, the Wage Growth Tracker averaged 3.5 percent in 2016. Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker Down Slightly in October https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=F40295BA-5120-481E-91E4-F60073D83CB4 F40295BA-5120-481E-91E4-F60073D83CB4 Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:30:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker showed that October's wage growth remained close to its 12-month average, showing no sign of accelerating. Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker Up in September https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=6932A46A-F8CA-4EAC-951F-D5A83E5C3702 6932A46A-F8CA-4EAC-951F-D5A83E5C3702 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:30:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker for September came in at 3.6 percent, up from August's 3.4 percent and above its 12-month average of 3.4 percent. Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker Virtually Unchanged https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=FBF6C5CE-2632-4D5D-9412-A320BA77E367 FBF6C5CE-2632-4D5D-9412-A320BA77E367 Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker for August came in at 3.4 percent, up slightly from July's 3.3 percent but similar to the 12-month average of 3.5 percent. Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker Little Changed in July https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=5A4D0E82-C278-4F13-A6F3-C8113BD2E7B4 5A4D0E82-C278-4F13-A6F3-C8113BD2E7B4 Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker for continuously employed workers was 3.3 percent in July, up slightly from 3.2 percent in June, and close to the average for the last 12 months of 3.5 percent. Wage Growth Tracker Slows Slightly to 3.2 Percent in June https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=F151AC87-45A3-42B9-BF9F-B62A40FE532E F151AC87-45A3-42B9-BF9F-B62A40FE532E Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:00:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was 3.2 percent in June, slightly below the 12-month average of 3.4 percent. The 12-month average for those working part-time slipped to 1.8 percent, compared to 3.7 percent for those in full-time jobs. Wage Growth Tracker Virtually Unchanged at 3.4 Percent in May https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=0F6B2F71-42D2-4B74-9B84-4065D1436F0B 0F6B2F71-42D2-4B74-9B84-4065D1436F0B Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:30:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was 3.4 percent in May, similar to the April and year-ago figures. The 12-month average Wage Growth Tracker for those with a full-time job was 3.7 percent compared with 1.9 percent for those working part-time. Wage Growth Tracker Virtually Unchanged at 3.5 Percent https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=D633BE64-3446-4013-8361-3E01BDD6374D D633BE64-3446-4013-8361-3E01BDD6374D Mon, 15 May 2017 15:30:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was 3.5 percent in April, similar to the March and year-ago figures. Wage Growth Tracker Increases to 3.4 Percent https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=063E9489-4630-4E10-A312-67BF336AFD34 063E9489-4630-4E10-A312-67BF336AFD34 Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:30:00 EST Median wage growth increased to 3.4 percent in March. Wage Growth Tracker Unchanged https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=5F212579-9C0F-44CA-A236-E4AF2D761B03 5F212579-9C0F-44CA-A236-E4AF2D761B03 Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:05:00 EST The Atlanta Fed's Wage Growth Tracker was 3.2 percent in February, the same is in January and also the same as a year earlier. Wage Growth Tracker Declines to 3.5 Percent https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=550995BB-F77A-4E53-A805-F1FC6D8D18D9 550995BB-F77A-4E53-A805-F1FC6D8D18D9 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:30:00 EST Median wage growth slowed to 3.5 percent in December from 3.9 percent in November, led by a decline in the wage growth measure for women. Wage Growth Tracker Remains at 3.9 Percent https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=08144B39-5370-49DE-98C3-92B9E07FDAE1 08144B39-5370-49DE-98C3-92B9E07FDAE1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:45:00 EST Median wage growth rose 3.9 percent on a year-over-year basis in November, the same level as in October. A year earlier, the rate was 3.1 percent. Wage Growth Tracker Moved Higher in September https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=F1C37BDA-9903-42C1-A685-803C62F363B4 F1C37BDA-9903-42C1-A685-803C62F363B4 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:55:00 EST Median wage growth rose 3.6 percent on a year-over-year basis in September, 30 basis points higher than the 3.3 percent Wage Growth Tracker reading in August. Wage Growth Tracker Essentially Unchanged https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=7BFEB6B8-E507-4629-BC0F-1B5F2861198B 7BFEB6B8-E507-4629-BC0F-1B5F2861198B Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:30:00 EST Median wage growth rose 3.3 percent on a year-over-year basis in August, slightly below the 3.4 percent Wage Growth Tracker reading for July. Wage Growth Slowed in July https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=8553F796-4220-4847-959D-71C0066C962C 8553F796-4220-4847-959D-71C0066C962C Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:00:00 EST Median wage growth rose 3.4 percent on a year-over-year basis in July, slightly slower than the 3.6 percent Wage Growth Tracker reading for June. Wage Growth Moves Higher in June https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=2332B5CE-69CD-47D3-9FC0-24772419D7F9 2332B5CE-69CD-47D3-9FC0-24772419D7F9 Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:30:00 EST Median wage growth rose 3.6 percent on a year-over-year basis in June, up 10 basis points from the May reading, according to the Wage Growth Tracker. Wage Growth Moves Higher in May https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=26A311AD-2CBD-4001-B024-6A978742B889 26A311AD-2CBD-4001-B024-6A978742B889 Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:30:00 EST Median wage growth rose 3.5 percent on a year-over-year basis in May, up 10 basis points from the April reading, according to the Wage Growth Tracker. Wage Growth Moves Higher in April https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=9B7D649F-52A4-4447-B88F-B738DF885F76 9B7D649F-52A4-4447-B88F-B738DF885F76 Mon, 16 May 2016 12:30:00 EST Median wage growth rose 3.4 percent on a year-over-year basis in April, up 20 basis points from the March reading of 3.2 percent, according to the Wage Growth Tracker. Wage Growth Tracker Flat in March https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=B65EE35A-CA19-4B66-8668-9BBBE4045EF8 B65EE35A-CA19-4B66-8668-9BBBE4045EF8 Fri, 08 Apr 2016 11:54:00 EST Median wage growth rose 3.2 percent on a year-over-year basis in March, unchanged from February's reading. Wage Growth Tracker Up in February https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=F5037FDB-56F0-454C-84BA-85082972C2A7 F5037FDB-56F0-454C-84BA-85082972C2A7 Mon, 14 Mar 2016 11:30:00 EST After three months of no change, median wage growth rose 10 basis points to a 3.2 percent year-over-year change in February. Wage Growth Tracker Flat in January https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=1CC6F790-60F8-43F6-8391-4F8417F35B6E 1CC6F790-60F8-43F6-8391-4F8417F35B6E Fri, 04 Mar 2016 15:00:00 EST Median wage growth was 3.1 percent year over year again in January, the same as the December and November readings. Wage Growth Tracker Flat in December https://www.frbatlanta.org:443/chcs/wage-growth-tracker?item=72D6A349-043F-4963-9E35-76778980A8FB 72D6A349-043F-4963-9E35-76778980A8FB Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:30:00 EST Wage growth was flat in December according to the Atlanta Fed Wage Growth Tracker. Median wage growth was 3.1% year over year in December, the same as the November reading.