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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
Mar.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016(p)
Mar.
2016(p)
Mar.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016(p)
Mar.
2016(p)

Total private

$24.87 $25.38 $25.36 $25.43 $858.02 $878.15 $872.38 $874.79

Goods-producing

26.06 26.51 26.54 26.63 1,052.82 1,071.00 1,066.91 1,065.20

Mining and logging

31.04 31.73 31.48 31.56 1,381.28 1,380.26 1,359.94 1,344.46

Construction

27.24 27.63 27.72 27.85 1,062.36 1,085.86 1,078.31 1,077.80

Manufacturing

25.10 25.60 25.62 25.69 1,024.08 1,041.92 1,042.73 1,043.01

Durable goods

26.43 26.93 26.94 26.97 1,088.92 1,109.52 1,107.23 1,108.47

Nondurable goods

22.77 23.29 23.33 23.47 915.35 931.60 930.87 934.11

Private service-providing

24.58 25.12 25.09 25.15 820.97 839.01 835.50 837.50

Trade, transportation, and utilities

21.66 22.08 22.08 22.17 749.44 763.97 761.76 762.65

Wholesale trade

28.40 29.01 29.05 29.31 1,101.92 1,128.49 1,132.95 1,137.23

Retail trade

17.30 17.73 17.73 17.77 543.22 556.72 554.95 552.65

Transportation and warehousing

22.92 23.09 23.08 23.06 891.59 900.51 897.81 897.03

Utilities

36.85 37.81 37.68 37.91 1,580.87 1,606.93 1,563.72 1,588.43

Information

34.67 36.04 36.18 36.26 1,261.99 1,304.65 1,298.86 1,301.73

Financial activities

31.32 32.11 31.98 32.14 1,174.50 1,210.55 1,202.45 1,208.46

Professional and business services

29.90 30.52 30.44 30.53 1,082.38 1,107.88 1,098.88 1,099.08

Education and health services

25.13 25.58 25.60 25.59 824.26 841.58 839.68 841.91

Leisure and hospitality

14.23 14.61 14.61 14.65 372.83 382.78 382.78 382.37

Other services

22.35 22.81 22.79 22.75 710.73 729.92 727.00 725.73

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: April 01, 2016
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