U.S. largest occupations - hourly mean wage in the private sector

This graph displays the hourly mean wage for the largest occupations in the private sector in May 2009. Waiters/Waitresses earned 9.8 U.S. dollars per hour on average.

Hourly mean wages for the largest occupations in the private sector in May 2009

Wage in U.S. dollars
Registered nurses32.07
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks16.62
Customer service representatives15.55
Office clerks, general13.08
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand12.11
Retail salespersons11.84
Stock clerks and order fillers11.15
Waiters and waitresses9.8
Cashiers9.1
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food8.61
Loading statistic...
You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Source

Release date

October 2009

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 2009

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$59 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Average wage and salary in the U.S."

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.