Selected Average Hourly Earnings Data, U.S.

 

(not seasonally adjusted data)
Average Hourly Earnings
 
Selected Average Hourly Earnings Data
Historical data Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total private

 

2014

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20.50 20.67 20.61 20.56 20.48 20.54 20.51 20.51 20.67 20.70 20.85 20.68 20.61

2015

  (P) 20.92 (P) 20.99                      

Mining

 

2014

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27.21 27.22 27.15 26.97 27.16 27.07 27.34 27.21 27.37 27.21 27.62 27.10 27.22

2015

  (P) 26.85                        

Coal mining

 

2014

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29.47 29.63 30.31 30.19 30.40 30.52 30.26 30.17 30.26 30.75 30.80 30.86 30.29

2015

  (P) 31.02                        

Oil and gas extraction

 

2014

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30.83 30.31 30.46 30.52 30.57 30.95 32.72 32.09 31.78 31.62 31.57 31.55 31.25

2015

  (P) 29.65                        

Construction

 

2014

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24.33 24.50 24.43 24.53 24.56 24.52 24.71 24.77 24.96 24.93 24.81 24.83 24.67

2015

  (P) 24.87 (P) 24.68                      

Highway, street & bridge constr.

 

2014

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23.57 23.55 23.71 24.43 24.39 25.04 25.47 25.58 25.79 25.83 25.69 24.89 24.99

2015

  (P) 25.43                        

Manufacturing

 

2014

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19.50 19.49 19.53 19.52 19.51 19.50 19.56 19.56 19.61 19.60 19.66 19.71 19.56

2015

  (P) 19.70 (P) 19.70                      

Food manufacturing

 

2014

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15.55 15.49 15.50 15.48 15.45 15.45 15.53 15.51 15.59 15.61 15.66 15.72 15.55

2015

  (P) 15.68 (P) 15.73                      

Apparel

 

2014

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13.30 13.44 13.34 13.09 13.31 13.39 13.49 13.59 13.66 13.69 13.83 14.02 13.51

2015

  (P) 13.65 (P) 13.85                      

Textile product mills

 

2014

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13.16 13.12 13.25 13.31 13.49 13.33 13.34 13.37 13.37 13.51 13.41 13.52 13.35

2015

  (P) 13.42 (P) 13.22                      

Chemicals

 

2014

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21.64 21.53 21.47 21.52 21.26 21.52 21.50 21.38 21.51 21.40 21.58 21.55 21.49

2015

  (P) 21.69 (P) 21.45                      

Primary metals

 

2014

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25.45 25.11 24.94 25.21 25.00 25.17 25.56 25.38 25.37 25.11 25.27 25.34 25.24

2015

  (P) 25.23 (P) 25.19                      

Aircraft

 

2014

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36.26 36.56 36.92 36.64 37.06 36.94 36.91 37.13 37.70 37.57 37.78 38.17 37.14

2015

  (P) 37.36                        

Trade, transportation & utilities

 

2014

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18.09 18.29 18.26 18.32 18.24 18.31 18.24 18.25 18.36 18.36 18.44 18.08 18.27

2015

  (P) 18.57 (P) 18.60                      

Electric power generation

 

2014

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37.51 36.53 36.36 37.43 37.13 36.42 36.57 36.47 36.85 37.17 37.37 37.62 36.95

2015

  (P) 37.32                        

Natural gas distribution

 

2014

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32.23 31.69 32.21 32.05 31.88 31.66 31.60 31.77 31.98 31.78 32.29 32.37 31.96

2015

  (P) 32.51                        

Water, sewage & other systems

 

2014

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22.79 23.05 22.96 22.47 22.29 22.45 22.29 22.56 22.97 23.17 23.43 23.16 22.80

2015

  (P) 23.54                        

Food services & drinking places

 

2014

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10.87 11.00 11.00 10.97 11.06 11.06 11.07 11.18 11.18 11.25 11.25 11.37 11.11

2015

  (P) 11.29                        

Information

 

2014

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28.53 28.88 28.83 28.79 28.51 28.72 28.87 28.53 28.59 28.60 28.70 28.32 28.66

2015

  (P) 28.43 (P) 28.63                      

Data processing, hosting and related services

 

2014

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29.81 30.48 30.60 30.31 30.33 30.73 30.01 29.73 29.47 29.26 29.41 29.06 29.92

2015

  (P) 28.90                        

Automotive repair & maintenance

 

2014

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16.72 16.91 16.78 16.89 16.80 16.93 16.98 17.04 17.11 17.00 17.11 17.13 16.95

2015

  (P) 17.19                        

Architectural & engineering services

 

2014

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30.99 31.22 31.39 31.25 31.26 31.22 31.06 31.21 31.52 31.48 31.79 31.75 31.35

2015

  (P) 31.94                        

Footnotes
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