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Table B-3. Average hourly and weekly earnings of all employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-3. Average hourly and weekly earnings of all employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted
Industry Average hourly earnings Average weekly earnings
Oct.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019(p)
Oct.
2019(p)
Oct.
2018
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019(p)
Oct.
2019(p)

Total private

$27.35 $28.11 $28.12 $28.18 $943.58 $966.98 $967.33 $969.39

Goods-producing

28.43 29.14 29.21 29.28 1,145.73 1,174.34 1,183.01 1,177.06

Mining and logging

32.72 34.30 34.58 35.03 1,508.39 1,588.09 1,601.05 1,625.39

Construction

30.23 30.84 30.84 30.95 1,172.92 1,215.10 1,227.43 1,216.34

Manufacturing

27.16 27.83 27.91 27.94 1,108.13 1,127.12 1,130.36 1,125.98

Durable goods

28.57 29.27 29.38 29.40 1,177.08 1,200.07 1,201.64 1,199.52

Nondurable goods

24.73 25.33 25.37 25.44 991.67 1,005.60 1,009.73 1,007.42

Private service-providing

27.10 27.87 27.86 27.92 902.43 925.28 924.95 926.94

Trade, transportation, and utilities

23.58 24.40 24.38 24.42 811.15 832.04 833.80 835.16

Wholesale trade

30.73 31.72 31.60 31.68 1,195.40 1,233.91 1,229.24 1,232.35

Retail trade

19.02 19.78 19.83 19.85 585.82 605.27 608.78 607.41

Transportation and warehousing

24.42 24.98 24.99 24.99 952.38 956.73 962.12 964.61

Utilities

40.97 42.02 41.83 41.62 1,724.84 1,777.45 1,761.04 1,752.20

Information

40.68 42.60 42.08 42.23 1,472.62 1,550.64 1,535.92 1,537.17

Financial activities

34.96 36.20 36.09 36.23 1,321.49 1,364.74 1,353.38 1,362.25

Professional and business services

32.89 33.82 33.88 34.00 1,190.62 1,224.28 1,223.07 1,230.80

Education and health services

27.22 27.64 27.65 27.67 895.54 912.12 912.45 913.11

Leisure and hospitality

16.14 16.61 16.67 16.69 421.25 430.20 430.09 430.60

Other services

24.74 25.07 25.09 25.18 789.21 797.23 797.86 800.72

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: November 01, 2019