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Employment indicators: Weekly as at 28 September 2020 – Media release

1 October 2020

Median weekly earnings were $1,034.87 in the week ending 23 August, down 0.2 percent from the previous week, a new experimental indicator shows, Stats NZ said today.

“Median weekly earnings are a mid-point, with half of all jobs earning more and half earning less,” labour market statistics manager Andrew Neal said.

“We are publishing a new series showing how wages are changing on a weekly basis as an indicator of changes in the labour market.”

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