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

Wages in the United States increased to 10.50 USD/Hour in July from 10.49 USD/Hour in June 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.

United States Average Hourly Wages
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.50 10.49 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 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 215.00 223.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 5.00 4.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 210.00 227.00 1089.00 -819.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 15.00 2.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 271.00 277.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2269.00 2254.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 190.00 229.00 343.00 -826.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 148840.00 148739.00 148840.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 8266.00 8299.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 5250.00 5430.00 5851.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.39 1.35 2.80 1.35 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 12.10 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 105.37 105.02 105.90 27.56 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 0.00 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.50 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.60 62.60 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 105696.00 44842.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.50 10.49 10.55 9.88 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.93 19.84 19.93 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Labour Costs 107.26 107.13 107.26 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 [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.20 0.70 1.60 0.20 Percent [+]
Job Offers 5249.00 5357.00 5357.00 2146.00 Thousands [+]
Labor Market Conditions Index 1.10 1.40 28.40 -43.10 [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.24 4.27 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]


Wages Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1136.90 Jun/15 1128.70 1136.90 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Brazil 2184.18 Jun/15 2164.51 2705.63 1476.83 BRL/Month [+]
Canada 23.56 Jun/15 23.67 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 2875.00 Dec/12 2624.51 2875.00 1751.73 EUR/Month [+]
Germany 3527.00 Dec/14 3449.00 3527.00 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 517.78 Jun/15 301.12 883.79 52.91 JPY Thousand/Month [+]
Mexico 298.33 Jul/15 294.51 298.33 124.36 MXN/Day [+]
Netherlands 2245.00 Dec/10 2229.00 2245.00 1591.00 EUR/Month [+]
Russia 33980.00 Jul/15 35930.00 42136.00 1.00 RUB/Month [+]
South Korea 3356165.00 Mar/15 3252495.00 3356165.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Spain 1891.49 Dec/13 1893.87 1908.28 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 488.00 Jun/15 492.00 494.00 306.00 GBP/Week [+]
United States 10.50 Jul/15 10.49 10.55 9.88 USD/Hour [+]