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Current Population Survey (CPS) - Weekly and Hourly Earnings

Metadata Updated: May 16, 2022

The Current Population Survey (CPS) is a monthly survey of households conducted by the Bureau of Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The earnings data are collected from one-fourth of the CPS total sample of approximately 60,000 households. Data measures usual hourly and weekly earnings of wage and salary workers. All self-employed persons are excluded, regardless of whether their businesses are incorporated. Data represent earnings before taxes and other deductions and include any overtime pay, commissions, or tips usually received. Earnings data are available for all workers, by age, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, sex, occupation, usual full- or part-time status, educational attainment, and other characteristics. Data are published quarterly.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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Metadata Created Date May 16, 2022
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2022
Data Update Frequency R/P1M

Metadata Source

Harvested from BLS Data

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 16, 2022
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2022
Publisher U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
Identifier DOL-BLS-155
Data First Published 2019-10-16
Data Last Modified 2019
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1M
Bureau Code 012:20
Metadata Context
Schema Version
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Harvest Source Id 2762624f-7498-4ed8-a1cf-1c010ca6b6ea
Harvest Source Title BLS Data
Homepage URL
Program Code 012:031
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 6947f8784456c69dfc2cd59baf646bbcf304b8dd
Source Schema Version 1.1

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