Wages in the United States increased to 26.26 USD/Hour in October from 26.16 USD/Hour in September of 2021. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Wages in the United States averaged 11.80 USD/Hour from 1964 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 26.26 USD/Hour in October of 2021 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 November of 2021.

Wages in the United States is expected to be 27.26 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 28.24 USD/Hour in 2022 and 29.37 USD/Hour in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United States Average Hourly Wages


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Unemployment Rate 4.60 4.80 percent Oct/21
Non Farm Payrolls 531.00 312.00 Thousand Oct/21
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 604.00 365.00 Thousand Oct/21
Government Payrolls -73.00 -53.00 Thousand Oct/21
Manufacturing Payrolls 60.00 31.00 Thousand Oct/21
Unemployed Persons 7419.00 7674.00 Thousand Oct/21
Employed Persons 154039.00 153680.00 Thousand Oct/21
Average Hourly Earnings 0.40 0.60 percent Oct/21
Average Weekly Hours 34.70 34.80 Hours Oct/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.60 61.60 percent Oct/21
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.44 1.66 percent Oct/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.70 9.00 percent Oct/21
Labour Costs 120.92 118.55 points Sep/21
Productivity 111.33 112.76 points Sep/21
Job Vacancies 10507.00 10679.00 Thousand Sep/21
Job Offers 10438.00 10629.00 Thousand Sep/21
Wages 26.26 26.16 USD/Hour Oct/21
Wages in Manufacturing 24.24 24.19 USD/Hour Oct/21
Employment Cost Index 1.30 0.70 percent Sep/21
Employment Rate 58.80 58.70 percent Oct/21
Part Time Employment 25906.00 25747.00 Thousand Oct/21
Full Time Employment 128306.00 128027.00 Thousand Oct/21
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.