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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
Sept.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019(p)
Sept.
2019(p)
Sept.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019(p)
Sept.
2019(p)

Total private

$22.86 $23.51 $23.61 $23.65 $770.38 $787.59 $793.30 $794.64

Goods-producing

24.13 24.74 24.82 24.86 998.98 1,014.34 1,022.58 1,024.23

Mining and logging

28.87 29.84 30.24 30.45 1,339.57 1,411.43 1,427.33 1,431.15

Construction

27.94 28.43 28.55 28.58 1,106.42 1,125.83 1,142.00 1,148.92

Manufacturing

21.62 22.19 22.21 22.24 910.20 920.89 921.72 922.96

Durable goods

22.61 23.09 23.09 23.14 958.66 967.47 967.47 971.88

Nondurable goods

20.00 20.69 20.74 20.72 834.00 846.22 848.27 845.38

Private service-providing

22.58 23.25 23.36 23.40 731.59 750.98 756.86 755.82

Trade, transportation, and utilities

20.06 20.68 20.80 20.80 680.03 696.92 703.04 705.12

Wholesale trade

25.48 26.07 26.33 26.21 991.17 1,006.30 1,018.97 1,014.33

Retail trade

16.02 16.63 16.72 16.79 487.01 502.23 506.62 510.42

Transportation and warehousing

21.93 22.60 22.60 22.61 839.92 852.02 854.28 856.92

Utilities

37.02 36.78 37.02 36.95 1,580.75 1,544.76 1,580.75 1,555.60

Information

32.27 33.64 34.00 34.16 1,152.04 1,180.76 1,196.80 1,212.68

Financial activities

26.98 27.73 27.81 27.82 998.26 1,017.69 1,023.41 1,023.78

Professional and business services

26.96 27.81 27.94 28.02 951.69 984.47 994.66 991.91

Education and health services

23.75 24.34 24.39 24.45 764.75 783.75 785.36 784.85

Leisure and hospitality

13.99 14.48 14.55 14.61 345.55 356.21 357.93 359.41

Other services

20.89 21.17 21.27 21.31 643.41 649.92 655.12 652.09

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 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: October 04, 2019