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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
May
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)
May
2015(p)
May
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)
May
2015(p)

Total private

$24.40 $24.85 $24.88 $24.96 $841.80 $857.33 $858.36 $861.12

Goods-producing

25.61 26.05 26.09 26.12 1,039.77 1,052.42 1,051.43 1,052.64

Mining and logging

30.85 31.00 30.94 31.02 1,372.83 1,379.50 1,364.45 1,355.57

Construction

26.61 27.23 27.28 27.34 1,037.79 1,059.25 1,061.19 1,063.53

Manufacturing

24.72 25.09 25.13 25.16 1,015.99 1,026.18 1,022.79 1,024.01

Durable goods

26.07 26.41 26.44 26.47 1,084.51 1,088.09 1,086.68 1,087.92

Nondurable goods

22.33 22.75 22.83 22.84 897.67 914.55 915.48 915.88

Private service-providing

24.11 24.56 24.60 24.69 802.86 820.30 819.18 824.65

Trade, transportation, and utilities

21.39 21.65 21.69 21.78 737.96 749.09 750.47 753.59

Wholesale trade

28.07 28.40 28.47 28.73 1,091.92 1,101.92 1,104.64 1,117.60

Retail trade

16.98 17.30 17.35 17.41 531.47 543.22 544.79 546.67

Transportation and warehousing

22.92 22.84 22.81 22.77 884.71 888.48 887.31 890.31

Utilities

35.46 36.87 36.94 36.99 1,499.96 1,585.41 1,577.34 1,572.08

Information

33.87 34.51 34.51 34.63 1,246.42 1,256.16 1,256.16 1,264.00

Financial activities

30.59 31.33 31.38 31.52 1,141.01 1,174.88 1,179.89 1,188.30

Professional and business services

29.21 29.85 29.92 29.98 1,060.32 1,080.57 1,077.12 1,085.28

Education and health services

24.66 25.09 25.10 25.19 806.38 822.95 823.28 826.23

Leisure and hospitality

13.82 14.22 14.30 14.32 360.70 372.56 374.66 375.18

Other services

21.87 22.27 22.22 22.36 695.47 708.19 704.37 711.05

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2014 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: June 05, 2015
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