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.
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)
Aug.
2017(p)
Aug.
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)
Aug.
2017(p)

Total private

$25.74 $26.27 $26.36 $26.39 $882.88 $906.32 $909.42 $907.82

Goods-producing

26.99 27.53 27.67 27.58 1,082.30 1,112.21 1,120.64 1,111.47

Mining and logging

31.80 32.42 32.95 32.56 1,386.48 1,455.66 1,492.64 1,461.94

Construction

28.21 28.83 28.91 28.96 1,094.55 1,127.25 1,130.38 1,129.44

Manufacturing

26.07 26.54 26.68 26.53 1,058.44 1,082.83 1,091.21 1,079.77

Durable goods

27.41 27.79 27.93 27.77 1,126.55 1,147.73 1,156.30 1,144.12

Nondurable goods

23.79 24.39 24.54 24.39 946.84 978.04 986.51 975.60

Private service-providing

25.45 25.98 26.06 26.12 844.94 865.13 867.80 867.18

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22.44 22.80 22.85 22.88 767.45 784.32 786.04 787.07

Wholesale trade

29.70 30.09 30.15 30.14 1,155.33 1,176.52 1,178.87 1,178.47

Retail trade

17.93 18.15 18.19 18.25 552.24 562.65 563.89 563.93

Transportation and warehousing

23.36 23.89 23.93 23.98 899.36 929.32 928.48 930.42

Utilities

38.33 39.01 39.27 38.80 1,617.53 1,646.22 1,661.12 1,617.96

Information

36.82 38.37 38.49 38.34 1,321.84 1,392.83 1,397.19 1,391.74

Financial activities

32.47 33.00 33.16 33.26 1,217.63 1,240.80 1,243.50 1,247.25

Professional and business services

30.91 31.56 31.63 31.72 1,112.76 1,139.32 1,141.84 1,141.92

Education and health services

25.76 26.26 26.37 26.42 847.50 863.95 867.57 869.22

Leisure and hospitality

14.94 15.41 15.44 15.47 388.44 402.20 402.98 402.22

Other services

23.11 23.59 23.70 23.77 737.21 752.52 753.66 755.89

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: September 01, 2017