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

Wages in the United States increased to 10.55 USD in March of 2015 from 10.54 USD in February of 2015. Wages in the United States averaged 10.24 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 10.54 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 5.50 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 126.00 264.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -3.00 0.00 422.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 129.00 264.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls -1.00 2.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 294.00 267.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2268.00 2308.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 189.00 214.00 343.00 -826.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 148331.00 148297.00 148331.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 8575.00 8705.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4879.00 4988.00 5771.00 2134.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.63 1.73 2.80 1.63 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.30 11.90 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 106.40 107.07 107.07 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.30 0.10 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.60 34.70 33.80 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.70 62.80 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 36594.00 50579.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.55 10.54 10.55 9.88 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.71 19.70 19.71 1.27 USD [+]
Labour Costs 104.91 103.85 105.10 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 5133.00 4965.00 5273.00 2146.00 Hundreds [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD [+]
Wage Growth 4.92 5.32 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 2191.39 Jan/15 2705.63 2705.63 1476.83 BRL/Month [+]
Canada 23.73 Jan/15 23.81 23.81 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 288.59 Feb/15 296.69 883.79 52.91 JPY Thousand [+]
Mexico 293.45 Feb/15 294.45 294.45 124.36 MXN [+]
Netherlands 2245.00 Dec/10 2229.00 2245.00 1591.00 EUR [+]
Russia 33205.00 Mar/15 31325.00 42136.00 1.00 RUB/Month [+]
South Korea 3252495.00 Nov/14 3226995.00 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 485.00 Feb/15 484.00 489.00 306.00 GBP [+]
United States 10.55 Mar/15 10.54 10.55 9.88 USD [+]