Table B-8. Average hourly and weekly earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-8. Average hourly and weekly earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry Average hourly earnings Average weekly earnings
July
2015
May
2016
June
2016(p)
July
2016(p)
July
2015
May
2016
June
2016(p)
July
2016(p)

Total private

$21.05 $21.48 $21.52 $21.59 $709.39 $721.73 $723.07 $727.58

Goods-producing

21.98 22.53 22.59 22.63 905.58 928.24 930.71 936.88

Mining and logging

26.37 27.07 27.17 27.02 1,218.29 1,237.10 1,206.35 1,229.41

Construction

25.20 25.86 26.01 26.09 992.88 1,024.06 1,035.20 1,038.38

Manufacturing

19.96 20.41 20.42 20.47 834.33 855.18 853.56 859.74

Durable goods

21.00 21.44 21.44 21.47 884.10 909.06 904.77 914.62

Nondurable goods

18.26 18.72 18.77 18.82 754.14 769.39 771.45 775.38

Private service-providing

20.85 21.27 21.30 21.37 675.54 689.15 690.12 692.39

Trade, transportation, and utilities

18.68 18.96 18.99 19.05 627.65 635.16 636.17 638.18

Wholesale trade

23.62 24.19 24.18 24.29 911.73 931.32 933.35 940.02

Retail trade

14.84 15.04 15.00 15.07 445.20 446.69 447.00 447.58

Transportation and warehousing

20.79 20.90 21.04 21.00 804.57 813.01 818.46 816.90

Utilities

34.08 35.02 35.65 35.43 1,441.58 1,474.34 1,511.56 1,512.86

Information

29.03 29.87 29.97 30.10 1,036.37 1,063.37 1,066.93 1,074.57

Financial activities

25.36 26.06 26.11 26.15 940.86 961.61 966.07 970.17

Professional and business services

24.79 25.35 25.43 25.51 880.05 897.39 900.22 905.61

Education and health services

22.12 22.42 22.40 22.48 710.05 721.92 721.28 723.86

Leisure and hospitality

12.40 12.82 12.84 12.91 311.24 319.22 319.72 321.46

Other services

19.01 19.19 19.18 19.22 583.61 591.05 592.66 593.90

Footnotes
(1) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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