US Average Hourly Earnings:

27.98 USD for Jul 2019
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Average Hourly Earnings is the average dollars that a private employee makes per hour in the US. This metric is a part of one of the most important releases every month which includes unemployment numbers as well. This is normally released on the first Friday of every month. This metric is released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

US Average Hourly Earnings is at a current level of 27.98, up from 27.90 last month. This represents a monthly annualized growth rate of 3.44%, compared to a long term average annualized growth rate of 2.50%

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July 31, 2019 27.98
June 30, 2019 27.90
May 31, 2019 27.82
April 30, 2019 27.75
March 31, 2019 27.71
Feb. 28, 2019 27.66
Jan. 31, 2019 27.56
Dec. 31, 2018 27.53
Nov. 30, 2018 27.43
Oct. 31, 2018 27.35
Sept. 30, 2018 27.30
Aug. 31, 2018 27.23
July 31, 2018 27.11
June 30, 2018 27.05
May 31, 2018 26.99
April 30, 2018 26.90
March 31, 2018 26.84
Feb. 28, 2018 26.75
Jan. 31, 2018 26.71
Dec. 31, 2017 26.64
Nov. 30, 2017 26.55
Oct. 31, 2017 26.47
Sept. 30, 2017 26.51
Aug. 31, 2017 26.39
July 31, 2017 26.36
   
June 30, 2017 26.28
May 31, 2017 26.22
April 30, 2017 26.17
March 31, 2017 26.11
Feb. 28, 2017 26.08
Jan. 31, 2017 25.98
Dec. 31, 2016 25.95
Nov. 30, 2016 25.90
Oct. 31, 2016 25.88
Sept. 30, 2016 25.78
Aug. 31, 2016 25.72
July 31, 2016 25.70
June 30, 2016 25.62
May 31, 2016 25.58
April 30, 2016 25.53
March 31, 2016 25.46
Feb. 29, 2016 25.38
Jan. 31, 2016 25.38
Dec. 31, 2015 25.26
Nov. 30, 2015 25.24
Oct. 31, 2015 25.21
Sept. 30, 2015 25.12
Aug. 31, 2015 25.10
July 31, 2015 25.02
June 30, 2015 24.96

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Stats

Last Value 27.98
Latest Period Jul 2019
Last Updated Aug 2 2019, 08:47 EDT
Next Release Sep 6 2019, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 2.50%
Value from 1 Year Ago 27.11
Change from 1 Year Ago 3.21%
Frequency Monthly
Unit USD
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Notes: All private employees.

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  • Indicator Code: I:USAHE
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:USAHE","name")
  • Data Point Example: =YCP("I:USAHE")
  • Data Series Example: =YCS("I:USAHE",,-4)

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