Selected Average Hourly Earnings Data, U.S.

(not seasonally adjusted data)
Average Hourly Earnings
 
Selected Average Hourly Earnings Data
Historical data Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total private

 

2013

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20.04 20.07 20.03 20.08 19.99 20.07 20.03 20.02 20.30 20.25 20.30 20.39 20.13

2014

  20.50 20.67 20.59 20.55 20.47 20.52 20.50 20.50 20.66 (P) 20.68 (P) 20.79    

Mining

 

2013

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26.78 26.95 27.20 27.36 27.43 27.43 27.07 27.06 27.27 27.35 27.42 27.46 27.24

2014

  27.26 27.27 27.21 27.04 27.22 27.13 27.42 27.29 27.43 (P) 27.28      

Coal mining

 

2013

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29.36 28.24 28.73 29.02 29.05 29.55 30.00 29.48 29.21 29.63 29.52 29.89 29.31

2014

  29.47 29.63 30.31 30.19 30.40 30.52 30.26 30.17 30.26 (P) 30.75      

Oil and gas extraction

 

2013

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29.79 30.37 30.33 30.92 30.60 30.62 30.26 29.68 29.79 29.77 30.43 30.56 30.26

2014

  30.83 30.31 30.46 30.52 30.57 30.95 32.72 32.09 31.78 (P) 31.62      

Construction

 

2013

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24.06 24.10 24.11 24.11 24.09 24.06 24.30 24.29 24.35 24.39 24.26 24.40 24.22

2014

  24.33 24.50 24.43 24.53 24.56 24.53 24.72 24.77 24.97 (P) 24.94 (P) 24.83    

Highway, street & bridge constr.

 

2013

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24.21 23.76 23.53 23.80 24.75 24.72 25.03 25.25 25.28 24.98 24.48 23.87 24.59

2014

  23.57 23.55 23.71 24.43 24.39 25.04 25.47 25.58 25.79 (P) 25.83      

Manufacturing

 

2013

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19.23 19.23 19.21 19.26 19.22 19.24 19.23 19.27 19.35 19.34 19.44 19.55 19.30

2014

  19.50 19.50 19.54 19.53 19.51 19.50 19.57 19.57 19.61 (P) 19.60 (P) 19.63    

Food manufacturing

 

2013

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15.42 15.36 15.41 15.45 15.47 15.42 15.40 15.37 15.43 15.43 15.51 15.57 15.44

2014

  15.55 15.49 15.50 15.48 15.45 15.45 15.52 15.51 15.59 (P) 15.61 (P) 15.66    

Apparel

 

2013

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12.95 12.91 12.97 13.16 13.18 13.08 13.27 13.22 13.26 13.35 13.57 13.58 13.21

2014

  13.30 13.44 13.34 13.09 13.31 13.39 13.49 13.59 13.66 (P) 13.68 (P) 13.82    

Textile product mills

 

2013

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13.00 12.86 12.81 12.93 12.88 12.84 12.94 12.77 12.78 12.82 12.86 13.07 12.88

2014

  13.17 13.13 13.25 13.32 13.49 13.34 13.35 13.38 13.38 (P) 13.52 (P) 13.56    

Chemicals

 

2013

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21.24 21.24 21.18 21.28 21.47 21.37 21.48 21.42 21.45 21.45 21.56 21.69 21.40

2014

  21.64 21.53 21.47 21.52 21.26 21.52 21.50 21.38 21.51 (P) 21.40 (P) 21.56    

Primary metals

 

2013

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24.40 24.36 24.35 24.73 24.75 25.04 25.07 24.92 25.27 25.02 25.44 25.43 24.90

2014

  25.43 25.08 24.92 25.18 24.97 25.14 25.53 25.35 25.33 (P) 25.08 (P) 25.25    

Aircraft

 

2013

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34.34 34.45 34.99 35.63 35.10 35.42 35.59 35.65 35.51 36.09 36.37 36.88 35.48

2014

  36.26 36.56 36.92 36.64 37.06 36.94 36.91 37.13 37.70 (P) 37.57      

Trade, transportation & utilities

 

2013

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17.64 17.65 17.61 17.70 17.62 17.76 17.72 17.70 17.99 17.90 17.87 17.78 17.75

2014

  18.11 18.30 18.26 18.32 18.24 18.31 18.24 18.25 18.36 (P) 18.35 (P) 18.36    

Electric power generation

 

2013

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36.63 35.69 35.95 36.72 36.21 35.85 36.01 36.04 36.90 37.36 37.36 37.36 36.50

2014

  37.51 36.53 36.36 37.43 37.13 36.42 36.57 36.47 36.85 (P) 37.18      

Natural gas distribution

 

2013

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31.57 31.82 32.17 31.91 31.75 31.79 32.17 31.77 32.31 32.21 32.07 32.40 32.00

2014

  32.23 31.69 32.21 32.05 31.88 31.66 31.60 31.77 31.98 (P) 31.78      

Water, sewage & other systems

 

2013

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22.32 22.66 22.22 22.40 22.19 22.30 22.36 22.33 22.50 22.33 22.24 22.61 22.37

2014

  22.79 23.05 22.96 22.47 22.29 22.45 22.29 22.56 22.97 (P) 23.17      

Food services & drinking places

 

2013

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10.63 10.77 10.75 10.74 10.76 10.73 10.73 10.78 10.75 10.82 10.82 10.97 10.77

2014

  10.86 11.00 10.99 10.97 11.05 11.06 11.07 11.17 11.17 (P) 11.24      

Information

 

2013

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27.93 27.81 27.76 28.08 27.69 28.06 27.66 27.79 28.35 28.24 28.08 28.40 27.99

2014

  28.55 28.89 28.84 28.81 28.52 28.74 28.88 28.55 28.57 (P) 28.57 (P) 28.69    

Data processing, hosting and related services

 

2013

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29.53 29.39 29.21 29.35 30.07 30.10 29.97 29.78 29.89 29.61 30.09 30.34 29.78

2014

  29.81 30.48 30.60 30.31 30.33 30.73 30.01 29.73 29.47 (P) 29.27      

Automotive repair & maintenance

 

2013

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16.02 16.05 15.94 16.04 16.00 16.15 16.13 16.10 16.16 16.43 16.52 16.67 16.18

2014

  16.72 16.91 16.79 16.89 16.80 16.93 16.98 17.04 17.11 (P) 17.00      

Architectural & engineering services

 

2013

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30.38 30.69 30.64 30.55 30.38 30.45 30.29 30.20 30.77 30.61 30.83 31.02 30.57

2014

  31.03 31.26 31.43 31.30 31.31 31.27 31.11 31.26 31.58 (P) 31.53      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary