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

Wages in the United States increased to 10.55 USD in January of 2015 from 10.42 USD in December of 2014. Wages in the United States averaged 10.23 USD from 2006 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 10.55 USD in January of 2015 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
10.55 10.42 10.55 9.88 2006 - 2015 USD Monthly
Constant Prices, SA
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United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.70 5.60 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 257.00 329.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -10.00 9.00 422.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 267.00 320.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 22.00 26.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 313.00 279.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2401.00 2367.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 213.30 253.30 336.70 -842.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 148201.00 147442.00 148201.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 8979.00 8688.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4427.00 4402.00 5771.00 2134.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.78 1.78 2.80 1.78 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.20 12.40 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 106.59 107.07 107.07 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.50 -0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.60 34.70 33.80 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.90 62.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 53041.00 32640.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.55 10.42 10.55 9.88 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.65 19.71 19.71 1.27 USD [+]
Labour Costs 104.22 103.52 105.10 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 5028.00 4847.00 5273.00 2146.00 Hundreds [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD [+]
Wage Growth 4.77 4.51 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]


Wages Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1128.70 Nov/14 1123.00 1128.70 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Brazil 2674.28 Dec/14 2386.02 2674.28 1476.83 BRL/Month [+]
Canada 23.85 Dec/14 23.52 23.85 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 669.18 Dec/14 312.69 883.79 52.91 JPY Thousand [+]
Mexico 294.45 Jan/15 280.93 294.45 124.36 MXN [+]
Netherlands 2245.00 Dec/10 2229.00 2245.00 1591.00 EUR [+]
Russia 31180.00 Jan/15 42136.00 42136.00 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 6160.00 Dec/13 6118.00 6168.88 5073.00 CHF [+]
Turkey 1512.00 Dec/10 1103.00 1512.00 1103.00 TRY [+]
United Kingdom 489.00 Dec/14 484.00 489.00 306.00 GBP [+]
United States 10.55 Jan/15 10.42 10.55 9.88 USD [+]