Wages in the United States increased to 28.10 USD/Hour in November from 27.86 USD/Hour in October of 2022. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Wages in the United States averaged 12.09 USD/Hour from 1964 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 28.10 USD/Hour in November of 2022 and a record low of 2.50 USD/Hour in February of 1964. This page provides - United States Average Hourly Wages - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Average Hourly Wages - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on December of 2022.

Wages in the United States is expected to be 28.88 USD/Hour by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Average Hourly Wages is projected to trend around 30.03 USD/Hour in 2023 and 31.24 USD/Hour in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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United States Average Hourly Wages

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.70 percent Nov 2022
Non Farm Payrolls 263.00 284.00 Thousand Nov 2022
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 221.00 248.00 Thousand Nov 2022
Government Payrolls 42.00 36.00 Thousand Nov 2022
Manufacturing Payrolls 14.00 36.00 Thousand Nov 2022
Unemployed Persons 6011.00 6059.00 Thousand Nov 2022
Employed Persons 158470.00 158608.00 Thousand Nov 2022
Average Hourly Earnings 0.60 0.50 percent Nov 2022
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.50 Hours Nov 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.10 62.20 percent Nov 2022
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.75 0.71 percent Nov 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.20 8.10 percent Nov 2022
Productivity 113.14 113.04 points Sep 2022
Labour Costs 127.62 126.52 points Sep 2022
Job Vacancies 10752.00 10695.00 Thousand Oct 2022
Job Offers 10334.00 10687.00 Thousand Oct 2022
Wages 28.10 27.86 USD/Hour Nov 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 25.58 25.37 USD/Hour Nov 2022
Employment Cost Index 1.20 1.30 percent Sep 2022
Part Time Employment 26092.00 26394.00 Thousand Nov 2022
Full Time Employment 132320.00 132228.00 Thousand Nov 2022
Employment Rate 59.90 60.00 percent Nov 2022

United States Average Hourly Wages
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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
28.10 27.86 28.10 2.50 1964 - 2022 USD/Hour Monthly
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