Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare released its labour cash earnings data on Monday. Labour cash earnings in Japan rose at an annual rate of 0.6% in September, after a 0.4% rise in August.
August's figure was revised down from a 0.5% gain.
Summer bonuses in the June-August period slid 2.8% year-on-year. It was the biggest decline since 2009.
Total real wages climbed 0.5% in September, after a 0.1% gain in August.