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

 

2015

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20.92 21.01 21.02 20.97 20.94 20.86 20.93 21.04 21.09 21.20 21.30 21.20 21.04

2016

  21.44 (P) 21.42 (P) 21.39                    

Mining

 

2015

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26.80 26.85 26.94 26.52 26.74 26.54 26.73 26.68 27.19 27.03 27.28 27.01 26.85

2016

  27.13 (P) 27.20                      

Coal mining

 

2015

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30.81 30.66 31.22 30.05 30.99 30.02 30.34 30.25 31.09 30.45 30.73 30.48 30.59

2016

  31.19 (P) 30.99                      

Oil and gas extraction

 

2015

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29.65 29.64 29.95 29.12 29.16 29.46 29.67 29.94 30.79 31.48 31.61 31.28 30.14

2016

  32.11 (P) 32.03                      

Construction

 

2015

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24.87 24.66 25.02 25.14 25.18 25.18 25.22 25.35 25.15 25.52 25.43 25.47 25.20

2016

  25.29 (P) 25.30 (P) 25.64                    

Highway, street & bridge constr.

 

2015

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25.40 24.47 25.04 25.81 26.23 26.19 26.47 26.81 26.31 27.25 26.54 26.17 26.20

2016

  25.39 (P) 25.38                      

Manufacturing

 

2015

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19.68 19.72 19.78 19.80 19.83 19.85 19.92 19.94 20.10 20.02 20.07 20.20 19.91

2016

  20.19 (P) 20.20 (P) 20.33                    

Food manufacturing

 

2015

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15.63 15.68 15.70 15.74 15.76 15.80 15.84 15.87 16.15 16.16 16.13 16.23 15.89

2016

  16.32 (P) 16.20 (P) 16.20                    

Apparel

 

2015

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13.63 13.82 13.51 13.61 13.64 13.62 13.63 13.56 13.62 13.61 13.60 13.87 13.64

2016

  14.05 (P) 13.98 (P) 14.07                    

Textile product mills

 

2015

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13.42 13.32 13.36 13.14 13.09 13.22 13.25 13.29 13.26 13.26 13.42 13.68 13.31

2016

  13.27 (P) 13.43 (P) 13.46                    

Chemicals

 

2015

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21.59 21.55 21.60 21.66 21.80 21.60 21.80 21.73 22.04 21.82 22.02 21.85 21.76

2016

  21.99 (P) 21.75 (P) 21.81                    

Primary metals

 

2015

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25.28 25.22 25.08 24.85 25.03 25.00 25.14 25.24 25.28 24.86 24.97 24.99 25.08

2016

  25.08 (P) 25.00 (P) 25.43                    

Aircraft

 

2015

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37.36 37.46 37.86 37.83 37.82 37.95 37.72 37.93 38.55 38.24 38.40 38.63 37.98

2016

  37.89 (P) 37.88                      

Trade, transportation & utilities

 

2015

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18.58 18.64 18.67 18.65 18.61 18.56 18.65 18.71 18.79 18.82 18.77 18.55 18.67

2016

  18.96 (P) 18.90 (P) 18.88                    

Electric power generation

 

2015

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37.32 37.18 38.11 38.54 39.10 37.80 37.95 37.68 38.10 38.73 38.58 38.63 38.15

2016

  38.31 (P) 38.15                      

Natural gas distribution

 

2015

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32.48 32.68 33.04 32.81 32.42 32.48 32.61 32.59 32.61 33.19 33.26 33.13 32.78

2016

  32.67 (P) 32.66                      

Water, sewage & other systems

 

2015

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23.54 24.04 24.38 23.81 23.53 23.76 24.05 25.54 26.19 26.34 26.41 26.45 24.84

2016

  26.05 (P) 25.63                      

Food services & drinking places

 

2015

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11.28 11.42 11.40 11.41 11.46 11.39 11.42 11.54 11.51 11.60 11.62 11.74 11.48

2016

  11.74 (P) 11.82                      

Information

 

2015

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28.77 29.00 28.82 29.10 28.91 28.56 29.03 29.17 28.86 29.14 29.65 29.46 29.04

2016

  29.70 (P) 29.92 (P) 29.50                    

Data processing, hosting and related services

 

2015

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28.93 29.28 28.86 28.63 28.71 28.14 28.96 28.93 28.39 29.14 29.61 29.54 28.93

2016

  30.19 (P) 30.61                      

Automotive repair & maintenance

 

2015

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17.21 17.08 17.30 17.21 17.31 17.39 17.35 17.48 17.58 17.54 17.62 17.62 17.39

2016

  17.65 (P) 17.59                      

Architectural & engineering services

 

2015

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31.93 32.31 32.34 32.26 32.16 31.76 31.86 32.06 32.30 32.35 32.52 32.52 32.20

2016

  32.55 (P) 32.73                      

Footnotes
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