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Shifting Incomes for American Jobs

Check out this awesome visualization of the Shifting Incomes for American Jobs from Nathan Yau at Flowing Data. Nathan’s interactive chart shows the distributions of incomes for major occupational groups over several decades:

Hourly and Weekly Earnings in the July Jobs Report

The July jobs report, released by the BLS last Friday, shows that wages (specifically average hourly earnings) are now growing at their fastest rate since the end of the great recession. The number most often cited was 2.6% year-on-year growth rate for both June and July. That figure is based on the seasonally adjusted series… Read more »