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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)

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
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 earnings Average weekly earnings
May
2021
Mar.
2022
Apr.
2022(p)
May
2022(p)
May
2021
Mar.
2022
Apr.
2022(p)
May
2022(p)

Total private

$25.67 $27.06 $27.18 $27.33 $880.48 $922.75 $926.84 $931.95

Goods-producing

26.31 27.53 27.60 27.84 1,076.08 1,125.98 1,128.84 1,141.44

Mining and logging

30.87 32.32 32.08 32.08 1,435.46 1,535.20 1,510.97 1,536.63

Construction

30.27 31.72 31.75 32.19 1,198.69 1,246.60 1,257.30 1,284.38

Manufacturing

23.64 24.74 24.83 24.94 981.06 1,026.71 1,025.48 1,030.02

Durable goods

24.67 25.89 26.04 26.15 1,026.27 1,082.20 1,083.26 1,082.61

Nondurable goods

22.03 22.90 22.89 23.00 912.04 941.19 936.20 943.00

Private service-providing

25.54 26.96 27.09 27.22 847.93 889.68 891.26 898.26

Trade, transportation, and utilities

22.19 23.60 23.71 23.86 763.34 802.40 808.51 816.01

Wholesale trade

27.50 28.76 28.86 29.08 1,069.75 1,133.14 1,134.20 1,142.84

Retail trade

18.43 19.42 19.47 19.51 569.49 592.31 595.78 597.01

Transportation and warehousing

23.50 25.74 25.94 26.18 911.80 965.25 977.94 992.22

Utilities

39.72 41.38 41.70 41.94 1,696.04 1,737.96 1,772.25 1,795.03

Information

36.90 36.92 36.75 37.10 1,361.61 1,351.27 1,345.05 1,350.44

Financial activities

30.30 31.55 31.75 32.04 1,133.22 1,183.13 1,190.63 1,195.09

Professional and business services

30.33 32.14 32.36 32.44 1,100.98 1,169.90 1,174.67 1,177.57

Education and health services

26.77 28.38 28.54 28.62 875.38 928.03 927.55 935.87

Leisure and hospitality

15.86 17.50 17.58 17.73 398.09 434.00 434.23 437.93

Other services

23.50 24.22 24.30 24.34 740.25 758.09 760.59 761.84

Footnotes
(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.
(p) Preliminary

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

Last Modified Date: June 03, 2022