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.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017(p)
Oct.
2017(p)
Oct.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017(p)
Oct.
2017(p)

Total private

$25.90 $26.42 $26.54 $26.53 $890.96 $908.85 $912.98 $912.63

Goods-producing

27.26 27.60 27.77 27.77 1,101.30 1,112.28 1,116.35 1,121.91

Mining and logging

32.45 32.58 32.58 32.72 1,424.56 1,462.84 1,472.62 1,482.22

Construction

28.42 28.95 29.17 29.06 1,114.06 1,126.16 1,131.80 1,133.34

Manufacturing

26.35 26.58 26.72 26.77 1,075.08 1,084.46 1,090.18 1,097.57

Durable goods

27.67 27.82 27.99 28.04 1,142.77 1,148.97 1,155.99 1,160.86

Nondurable goods

24.08 24.43 24.55 24.58 963.20 974.76 979.55 985.66

Private service-providing

25.58 26.14 26.26 26.24 849.26 867.85 871.83 873.79

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22.52 22.88 22.95 22.90 770.18 787.07 789.48 790.05

Wholesale trade

29.78 30.08 30.23 29.98 1,158.44 1,176.13 1,181.99 1,172.22

Retail trade

17.95 18.26 18.25 18.28 552.86 564.23 563.93 566.68

Transportation and warehousing

23.44 23.98 24.05 24.07 907.13 930.42 930.74 936.32

Utilities

39.07 38.86 39.43 39.53 1,683.92 1,616.58 1,671.83 1,660.26

Information

37.20 38.44 38.47 38.45 1,335.48 1,387.68 1,396.46 1,399.58

Financial activities

32.49 33.34 33.45 33.57 1,211.88 1,250.25 1,254.38 1,255.52

Professional and business services

31.04 31.79 31.98 32.00 1,120.54 1,144.44 1,151.28 1,152.00

Education and health services

25.96 26.42 26.49 26.46 854.08 869.22 871.52 870.53

Leisure and hospitality

15.05 15.48 15.55 15.56 391.30 402.48 404.30 406.12

Other services

23.22 23.77 23.93 23.94 743.04 755.89 758.58 758.90

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: November 03, 2017