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.
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018(p)
Apr.
2018(p)
Apr.
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018(p)
Apr.
2018(p)

Total private

$26.17 $26.74 $26.80 $26.84 $900.25 $922.53 $924.60 $925.98

Goods-producing

27.44 27.95 27.97 28.06 1,108.58 1,134.77 1,132.79 1,142.04

Mining and logging

31.86 32.33 32.54 32.54 1,446.44 1,487.18 1,490.33 1,483.82

Construction

28.62 29.51 29.44 29.63 1,124.77 1,162.69 1,156.99 1,170.39

Manufacturing

26.55 26.83 26.87 26.91 1,080.59 1,100.03 1,098.98 1,106.00

Durable goods

27.80 28.10 28.15 28.24 1,145.36 1,166.15 1,162.60 1,171.96

Nondurable goods

24.43 24.65 24.68 24.64 977.20 993.40 992.14 990.53

Private service-providing

25.88 26.45 26.52 26.55 861.80 880.79 883.12 884.12

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22.64 23.08 23.12 23.16 778.82 796.26 797.64 796.70

Wholesale trade

29.92 30.26 30.27 30.24 1,166.88 1,180.14 1,180.53 1,176.34

Retail trade

18.06 18.45 18.47 18.57 561.67 573.80 574.42 575.67

Transportation and warehousing

23.63 24.24 24.30 24.26 914.48 942.94 942.84 943.71

Utilities

39.47 39.86 40.23 40.34 1,657.74 1,670.13 1,693.68 1,698.31

Information

38.00 39.05 39.11 39.25 1,379.40 1,405.80 1,411.87 1,416.93

Financial activities

32.87 34.20 34.35 34.20 1,229.34 1,285.92 1,288.13 1,285.92

Professional and business services

31.53 32.03 32.14 32.23 1,138.23 1,159.49 1,163.47 1,166.73

Education and health services

26.19 26.74 26.82 26.80 861.65 882.42 885.06 884.40

Leisure and hospitality

15.39 15.74 15.80 15.83 401.68 410.81 412.38 413.16

Other services

23.70 24.26 24.26 24.33 753.66 769.04 771.47 773.69

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: May 04, 2018