United States Average Hourly Wages  1964-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Wages in the United States increased to 21.72 USD/Hour in October from 21.68 USD/Hour in September of 2016. Wages in the United States averaged 10.69 USD/Hour from 1964 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 21.72 USD/Hour in October of 2016 and a record low of 2.50 USD/Hour in February of 1964.

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United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.60 4.90 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 178.00 142.00 1115.00 -1967.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 22.00 7.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 156.00 135.00 1089.00 -814.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls -4.00 -5.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 258.00 268.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2005.00 2084.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 216.00 119.00 336.00 -805.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 152085.00 151925.00 152085.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 7400.00 7787.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings -0.10 0.40 0.60 -0.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.40 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.70 62.80 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.16 1.24 2.80 1.16 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.40 10.30 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 106.90 106.10 107.00 27.60 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 110.70 110.50 110.70 17.12 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 5445.00 5562.00 6197.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 5534.00 5631.00 5845.00 2196.00 Thousands [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 26936.00 30740.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 21.72 21.68 21.72 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 20.60 20.59 20.60 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.32 4.63 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.50 0.60 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Labor Market Conditions Index 1.50 1.40 32.40 -49.00 [+]
Population 321.57 319.07 321.57 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 [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1780.00 1810.00 1860.00 1450.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4130.00 4150.00 4150.00 4000.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 2710.00 2680.00 2850.00 2680.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1660.00 1650.00 1710.00 1650.00 USD/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 27727.00 27637.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 124193.00 124296.00 124301.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 59.70 59.80 64.70 55.00 percent [+]



United States Average Hourly Wages Notes

In the United States, wages are benchmarked using average hourly earnings. Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls. This page provides - United States Average Hourly Wages - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Average Hourly Wages - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
21.72 21.68 21.72 2.50 1964 - 2016 USD/Hour Monthly
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