Median hourly earnings of wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2017 (in current U.S. dollars)

Wage and salary workers in the U.S.: hourly earnings 1979-2017 This statistic shows the median hourly earnings of wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2017. In 2017, wage workers in the United States of America usually earned 14.63 current U.S. dollars per hour.
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Wage in current U.S. dollars
201714.63
201614
201513.44
201413.14
201312.93
201212.8
201112.71
201012.5
200912.44
200812.23
200711.95
200611.76
200511.19
200411
200310.85
200210.47
200110.19
20009.91
19999.53
19989.1
19978.75
19968.4
19958.17
19948.01
19937.87
19927.72
19917.5
19907.23
19896.99
19886.73
19876.47
19866.2
19856.03
19845.83
19835.59
19825.4
19815.15
19804.82
19794.44
Wage in current U.S. dollars
201714.63
201614
201513.44
201413.14
201312.93
201212.8
201112.71
201012.5
200912.44
200812.23
200711.95
200611.76
200511.19
200411
200310.85
200210.47
200110.19
20009.91
19999.53
19989.1
19978.75
19968.4
19958.17
19948.01
19937.87
19927.72
19917.5
19907.23
19896.99
19886.73
19876.47
19866.2
19856.03
19845.83
19835.59
19825.4
19815.15
19804.82
19794.44
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This statistic shows the median hourly earnings of wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2017. In 2017, wage workers in the United States of America usually earned 14.63 current U.S. dollars per hour.
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Release date
August 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1979-2017
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