Mining and logging
Transportation and warehousing
Professional and business services
Education and health services
Leisure and hospitality
Note: Data are adjusted for inflation using the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U). All data are seasonally adjusted. The vertical dotted line represents the average employment change (1.5 million) across all industries from June 2009 to December 2019; the horizontal dotted line is the total private real hourly earnings level ($10.98) in December 2019. Quadrant I = above-average earnings and below-average employment gains, quadrant II = above-average earnings and above-average employment gains, quadrant III = below-average earnings and above-average employment gains, and quadrant IV = below-average earnings and below-average employment gains.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.