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.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018(p)
Oct.
2018(p)
Oct.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018(p)
Oct.
2018(p)

Total private

$26.47 $27.17 $27.25 $27.30 $910.57 $937.37 $937.40 $941.85

Goods-producing

27.72 28.29 28.39 28.40 1,119.89 1,145.75 1,144.12 1,144.52

Mining and logging

32.13 32.75 33.06 32.85 1,455.49 1,506.50 1,514.15 1,507.82

Construction

29.09 30.00 30.17 30.21 1,134.51 1,176.00 1,173.61 1,175.17

Manufacturing

26.72 27.07 27.11 27.11 1,092.85 1,107.16 1,108.80 1,106.09

Durable goods

27.99 28.46 28.51 28.49 1,158.79 1,175.40 1,174.61 1,173.79

Nondurable goods

24.58 24.68 24.71 24.74 983.20 994.60 993.34 992.07

Private service-providing

26.18 26.91 26.98 27.04 869.18 896.10 898.43 900.43

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22.86 23.48 23.56 23.61 784.10 807.71 810.46 809.82

Wholesale trade

29.98 30.66 30.82 30.83 1,169.22 1,195.74 1,198.90 1,196.20

Retail trade

18.24 18.84 18.89 18.96 563.62 582.16 583.70 583.97

Transportation and warehousing

24.01 24.45 24.45 24.50 929.19 953.55 951.11 955.50

Utilities

39.62 40.78 41.08 41.00 1,668.00 1,712.76 1,733.58 1,726.10

Information

38.39 39.86 40.31 40.39 1,393.56 1,438.95 1,463.25 1,458.08

Financial activities

33.66 34.93 35.03 35.03 1,262.25 1,313.37 1,310.12 1,324.13

Professional and business services

31.77 32.65 32.70 32.76 1,143.72 1,178.67 1,180.47 1,185.91

Education and health services

26.47 27.09 27.10 27.19 870.86 893.97 894.30 897.27

Leisure and hospitality

15.58 16.03 16.07 16.11 406.64 418.38 417.82 420.47

Other services

24.10 24.42 24.50 24.55 763.97 776.56 779.10 783.15

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2017 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: November 02, 2018