Average Wages in USA 2015

Average Hourly wages of employees in United States

August 2015

$25.09 Total private industries

$26.29 Goods-producing
$31.43 Mining and logging
$27.49 Construction
$25.33 Manufacturing
$26.64 Durable goods
$23.03 Nondurable goods
$24.81 Private service-providing
$21.87 Trade, transportation, and utilities
$28.86 Wholesale trade
$17.51 Retail trade
$22.80 Transportation and warehousing
$37.54 Utilities
$35.12 Information
$31.64 Financial activities
$30.17 Professional and business services
$25.26 Education and health services
$14.40 Leisure and hospitality

Average Weekly and Annual wages of employees in United States

August 2015

$ 868 Total private industries (Annualised = $45,142 )

$1,062 Goods-producing (Annualised = $55,230 )
$1,383 Mining and logging (Annualised = $71,912 )
$1,072 Construction (Annualised = $55,750 )
$1,033 Manufacturing (Annualised = $53,740 )
$1,095 Durable goods (Annualised = $56,935 )
$ 928 Nondurable goods (Annualised = $48,262 )
$ 829 Private service-providing (Annualised = $43,090 )
$ 759 Trade, transportation, and utilities (Annualised = $39,462 )
$1,120 Wholesale trade (Annualised = $58,228 )
$ 552 Retail trade (Annualised = $28,682 )
$ 887 Transportation and warehousing (Annualised = $46,120 )
$1,603 Utilities (Annualised = $83,354 )
$1,278 Information (Annualised = $66,475 )
$1,193 Financial activities (Annualised = $62,027 )
$1,092 Professional and business services (Annualised = $56,792 )
$ 831 Education and health services (Annualised = $43,215 )
$ 377 Leisure and hospitality (Annualised = $19,619 )

Source: www.bls.gov/news.release
Table B-3. Average hourly and weekly earnings of all employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted

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