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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
Apr.
2019
Feb.
2020
Mar.
2020(p)
Apr.
2020(p)
Apr.
2019
Feb.
2020
Mar.
2020(p)
Apr.
2020(p)

Total private

$27.81 $28.52 $28.67 $30.01 $956.66 $981.09 $977.65 $1,026.34

Goods-producing

28.81 29.57 29.62 30.13 1,161.04 1,194.63 1,187.76 1,153.98

Mining and logging

33.33 34.72 34.72 34.99 1,559.84 1,583.23 1,569.34 1,508.07

Construction

30.63 31.31 31.33 31.38 1,200.70 1,230.48 1,225.00 1,186.16

Manufacturing

27.48 28.24 28.33 29.11 1,115.69 1,149.37 1,144.53 1,114.91

Durable goods

28.95 29.66 29.71 30.69 1,184.06 1,219.03 1,212.17 1,169.29

Nondurable goods

24.95 25.79 25.94 26.56 995.51 1,031.60 1,032.41 1,022.56

Private service-providing

27.57 28.27 28.45 29.98 918.08 938.56 936.01 1,001.33

Trade, transportation, and utilities

24.01 24.68 24.75 25.70 823.54 844.06 843.98 868.66

Wholesale trade

31.12 31.81 31.81 32.38 1,213.68 1,234.23 1,234.23 1,217.49

Retail trade

19.48 20.19 20.30 21.20 598.04 619.83 621.18 648.72

Transportation and warehousing

24.66 25.17 25.19 26.01 954.34 961.49 957.22 970.17

Utilities

41.55 42.52 42.58 43.28 1,736.79 1,811.35 1,801.13 1,843.73

Information

41.97 43.03 43.28 43.78 1,519.31 1,561.99 1,575.39 1,597.97

Financial activities

35.73 36.85 36.81 37.44 1,347.02 1,385.56 1,384.06 1,407.74

Professional and business services

33.43 34.41 34.46 35.71 1,210.17 1,242.20 1,244.01 1,278.42

Education and health services

27.49 27.90 27.95 28.30 907.17 923.49 919.56 919.75

Leisure and hospitality

16.45 16.85 16.86 18.00 426.06 434.73 408.01 435.60

Other services

25.09 25.63 25.69 27.40 800.37 820.16 806.67 882.28

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2019 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: May 11, 2020