United States Average Hourly Wages 2006-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Wages in the United States increased to 10.40 USD in December of 2014 from 10.39 USD in November of 2014. Wages in the United States averaged 10.23 USD from 2006 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 10.41 USD in December of 2008 and a record low of 9.88 USD in July of 2008. Wages in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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United States Average Hourly Wages


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.40 10.39 10.41 9.88 2006 - 2014 USD Monthly
Constant Prices, SA
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United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.60 5.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 252.00 353.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 12.00 8.00 422.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 240.00 345.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 17.00 29.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 307.00 298.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2443.00 2475.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 241.00 227.00 336.70 -842.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 147442.00 147331.00 147442.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 8688.00 9071.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4559.00 5077.00 5771.00 2134.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.80 1.87 2.80 1.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.40 12.70 19.60 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 106.72 106.11 106.72 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings -0.20 0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.60 34.70 33.80 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.70 62.90 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 32640.00 35940.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.40 10.39 10.41 9.88 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.80 19.69 19.80 1.27 USD [+]
Labour Costs 103.87 104.12 105.10 17.12 Index Points [+]
Population 317.30 315.09 317.30 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Job Offers 4972.00 4830.00 5273.00 2146.00 Hundreds [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD [+]


Wages Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1123.00 May/14 1114.20 1123.00 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Brazil 2158.16 Oct/14 2140.18 2576.20 1476.83 BRL/Month [+]
Canada 23.61 Oct/14 23.56 23.61 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
China 52388.00 Dec/13 47593.00 52388.00 445.00 CNY/Year [+]
Euro Area 1681.00 Feb/14 1676.00 1681.00 1302.00 EUR [+]
France 2624.51 Dec/11 2560.59 2624.51 1751.73 EUR [+]
Germany 3449.00 Dec/13 3391.00 3449.00 1832.00 EUR [+]
India 4.83 Dec/13 5.07 5.47 3.12 INR [+]
Italy 2167.84 Dec/11 2140.98 2167.84 1482.88 EUR [+]
Japan 312.69 Nov/14 299.58 883.79 52.91 JPY Thousand [+]
Mexico 281.46 Nov/14 280.04 285.78 124.36 MXN [+]
Netherlands 2245.00 Dec/10 2229.00 2245.00 1591.00 EUR [+]
Russia 33088.00 Nov/14 32439.00 39648.00 1.00 RUB [+]
South Korea 3226995.00 Aug/14 3025785.00 3256321.00 2460239.00 KRW [+]
Spain 1894.84 Dec/11 1875.23 1894.84 1335.20 EUR [+]
Switzerland 6118.00 Dec/12 5929.00 6118.00 5073.00 CHF [+]
Turkey 1512.00 Dec/10 1103.00 1512.00 1103.00 TRY [+]
United Kingdom 483.00 Nov/14 484.00 485.00 306.00 GBP [+]
United States 10.40 Dec/14 10.39 10.41 9.88 USD [+]