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

Wages in the United States decreased to 10.53 USD/Hour in May of 2015 from 10.54 USD/Hour in April of 2015. Wages in the United States averaged 10.24 USD/Hour from 2006 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 10.55 USD/Hour in January of 2015 and a record low of 9.88 USD/Hour 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
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.53 10.54 10.55 9.88 2006 - 2015 USD/Hour Monthly
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United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.30 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 223.00 254.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 0.00 4.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 223.00 262.00 1089.00 -819.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 4.00 7.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 281.00 277.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2264.00 2272.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 237.00 203.00 343.00 -826.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 148739.00 148795.00 148795.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 8299.00 8674.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 5851.00 5048.00 5851.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.59 1.61 2.80 1.59 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.20 11.60 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 105.57 106.41 106.98 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.00 0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.50 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.60 62.90 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 44842.00 41034.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.53 10.54 10.55 9.88 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.80 19.81 19.81 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Labour Costs 107.00 104.91 107.00 17.12 Index Points [+]
Population 318.86 316.50 318.86 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 5376.00 5109.00 5376.00 2146.00 Hundreds [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.55 4.10 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]


Wages Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1128.70 Dec/14 1123.00 1128.70 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Brazil 2137.13 Apr/15 2153.35 2705.63 1476.83 BRL/Month [+]
Canada 23.73 Apr/15 23.71 23.81 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
China 56339.00 Dec/14 52388.00 56339.00 445.00 CNY/Year [+]
Euro Area 1681.00 Mar/14 1676.00 1681.00 1302.00 EUR/Month [+]
France 2624.51 Dec/11 2560.59 2624.51 1751.73 EUR/Month [+]
Germany 3449.00 Dec/13 3391.00 3449.00 1832.00 EUR/Month [+]
India 4.83 Dec/13 5.07 5.47 3.12 INR/Day [+]
Italy 2167.84 Dec/11 2140.98 2167.84 1482.88 EUR/Month [+]
Japan 305.94 Apr/15 307.36 883.79 52.91 JPY Thousand/Month [+]
Mexico 295.88 May/15 292.12 295.88 124.36 MXN/Day [+]
Netherlands 2245.00 Dec/10 2229.00 2245.00 1591.00 EUR/Month [+]
Russia 34400.00 May/15 34377.00 42136.00 1.00 RUB/Month [+]
South Korea 3356165.00 Mar/15 3252495.00 3356165.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Spain 1894.84 Dec/11 1875.23 1894.84 1335.20 EUR/Month [+]
Switzerland 6160.00 Dec/13 6118.00 6168.88 5073.00 CHF/Month [+]
Turkey 1512.00 Dec/10 1103.00 1512.00 1103.00 TRY/Month [+]
United Kingdom 493.00 Apr/15 488.58 493.00 306.00 GBP/Week [+]
United States 10.53 May/15 10.54 10.55 9.88 USD/Hour [+]