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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
Aug.
2021
June
2022
July
2022(p)
Aug.
2022(p)
Aug.
2021
June
2022
July
2022(p)
Aug.
2022(p)

Total private

$30.76 $32.11 $32.26 $32.36 $1,067.37 $1,107.80 $1,116.20 $1,116.42

Goods-producing

31.16 32.37 32.50 32.52 1,243.28 1,291.56 1,300.00 1,297.55

Mining and logging

35.25 36.22 36.74 36.90 1,575.68 1,676.99 1,697.39 1,701.09

Construction

33.08 34.67 34.77 34.82 1,283.50 1,341.73 1,349.08 1,351.02

Manufacturing

29.86 30.83 30.95 30.95 1,206.34 1,242.45 1,250.38 1,247.29

Durable goods

31.35 32.43 32.51 32.51 1,269.68 1,319.90 1,326.41 1,323.16

Nondurable goods

27.37 28.14 28.34 28.32 1,100.27 1,117.16 1,122.26 1,124.30

Private service-providing

30.66 32.05 32.21 32.32 1,033.24 1,073.68 1,079.04 1,079.49

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26.45 27.59 27.71 27.74 909.88 938.06 947.68 943.16

Wholesale trade

33.84 34.99 35.17 35.20 1,323.14 1,364.61 1,375.15 1,372.80

Retail trade

22.01 22.87 23.02 23.04 675.71 688.39 697.51 693.50

Transportation and warehousing

26.57 27.97 28.03 28.10 1,028.26 1,074.05 1,076.35 1,079.04

Utilities

45.03 47.40 47.40 47.16 1,918.28 2,033.46 2,000.28 1,966.57

Information

44.30 46.22 46.41 46.95 1,639.10 1,700.90 1,703.25 1,718.37

Financial activities

40.11 41.45 41.59 41.81 1,504.13 1,554.38 1,555.47 1,563.69

Professional and business services

36.87 38.64 38.87 38.94 1,345.76 1,414.22 1,422.64 1,429.10

Education and health services

30.25 31.73 31.93 32.04 1,010.35 1,059.78 1,066.46 1,066.93

Leisure and hospitality

18.70 20.08 20.20 20.30 491.81 516.06 519.14 519.68

Other services

27.94 28.41 28.58 28.64 899.67 914.80 920.28 922.21

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2021 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: September 02, 2022