Wages in the United States increased to 27.33 USD/Hour in May from 27.12 USD/Hour in April of 2022. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Wages in the United States averaged 11.95 USD/Hour from 1964 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 27.33 USD/Hour in May 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 June of 2022.

Wages in the United States is expected to be 27.20 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 28.67 USD/Hour in 2023 and 29.82 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 3.60 3.60 percent May 2022
Non Farm Payrolls 390.00 436.00 Thousand May 2022
Government Payrolls 57.00 31.00 Thousand May 2022
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 333.00 405.00 Thousand May 2022
Manufacturing Payrolls 18.00 61.00 Thousand May 2022
Unemployed Persons 5950.00 5941.00 Thousand May 2022
Employed Persons 158426.00 158105.00 Thousand May 2022
Average Hourly Earnings 0.30 0.30 percent May 2022
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.60 Hours May 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.30 62.20 percent May 2022
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.07 1.03 percent Feb 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 7.80 7.90 percent May 2022
Labour Costs 127.95 124.20 points Mar 2022
Productivity 110.98 113.17 points Mar 2022
Job Vacancies 11981.00 11737.00 Thousand Apr 2022
Job Offers 11400.00 11855.00 Thousand Apr 2022
Wages 27.33 27.12 USD/Hour May 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 24.93 24.82 USD/Hour May 2022
Employment Cost Index 1.40 1.00 percent Mar 2022
Employment Rate 60.10 60.00 percent May 2022
Part Time Employment 25766.00 26091.00 Thousand May 2022
Full Time Employment 132800.00 132067.00 Thousand May 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
27.33 27.12 27.33 2.50 1964 - 2022 USD/Hour Monthly
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