Average Industry Wages

Summary: Average industry wages and employment by type of ownership and by industry sector

This database includes quarterly and annual average industry wages by type of ownership and by industry group.  Information is based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) that includes employment and wage data in over 2,400 industries and industry groups. Wage data outputs include monthly employment, quarterly wages and contributions, and average weekly wage.  Data are revised on a regular basis. 


Note: Some data are available since 1975; many are available only since 1990.



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Geographic Coverage: U.S., States, Counties

Periodicity: Quarterly

Series Begins/Ends: 1975 - 2016

Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

New Database added:  May 23, 2016 Next update: Nov. 01, 2018

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 Federal Government  International Government  Local Government
 Private  State Government  Total Covered
 Total Government  Total U.I. Covered (Excludes Federal Government)

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 Accommodation and food services  Administrative and waste services  Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
 Arts, entertainment, and recreation  Construction  Educational services
 Finance and insurance  Health care and social assistance  Information
 Management of companies and enterprises  Manufacturing  Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
 Other services, except public administration  Professional and technical services  Public administration
 Real estate and rental and leasing  Retail trade  Total, all industries
 Transportation and warehousing  Unclassified  Utilities
 Wholesale trade

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 Average Weekly Wage  Month 1 Employment  Month 2 Employment
 Month 3 Employment  Quarterly Contributions  Taxable Quarterly Wages
 Total Quarterly Wages  Number of Establishments

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