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Data Retrieval: Employment, Hours, and Earnings (CES)
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Table B-8. Average hourly and weekly earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)

Industry Average Hourly
Average Weekly

Total private


Mining and logging



Durable goods

Nondurable goods

Private service-providing

Trade, transportation, and utilities

Wholesale trade

Retail trade

Transportation and warehousing



Financial activities

Professional and business services

Education and health services

Leisure and hospitality

Other services

(1) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls.

Note: p = preliminary.


Last Modified Date: September 15, 2015