Wage and salary of U.S. employees 2017, by industry

Wage and salary accruals* per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2017, by industry (in U.S. dollars)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Wage and salary of U.S. employees 2017, by industry This statistic shows the annual wage and salary per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2017, by industry. In 2017, the average wage and salary per employee in the mining industry was at 104,177 U.S. dollars.
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Wage and salary accruals* per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2017, by industry (in U.S. dollars)

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IndustryWage and salary in U.S. dollars
Management of companies and enterprises127,419$
Information114,374$
Utilities110,744$
Finance and insurance109,600$
Mining104,177$
Professional, scientific, and technical services99,354$
Wholesale trade79,670$
Manufacturing69,437$
Government66,971$
Construction63,414$
Real estate and rental and leasing62,861$
Wages and salaries per full-time equivalent employee62,745$
Private industries61,311$
Transportation and warehousing57,936$
Health care and social assistance54,685$
Arts, entertainment, and recreation50,251$
Educational services47,527$
Other services, except government43,811$
Administrative and waste management services43,783$
Retail trade36,891$
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting36,343$
Accommodation and food services29,098$
IndustryWage and salary in U.S. dollars
Management of companies and enterprises127,419$
Information114,374$
Utilities110,744$
Finance and insurance109,600$
Mining104,177$
Professional, scientific, and technical services99,354$
Wholesale trade79,670$
Manufacturing69,437$
Government66,971$
Construction63,414$
Real estate and rental and leasing62,861$
Wages and salaries per full-time equivalent employee62,745$
Private industries61,311$
Transportation and warehousing57,936$
Health care and social assistance54,685$
Arts, entertainment, and recreation50,251$
Educational services47,527$
Other services, except government43,811$
Administrative and waste management services43,783$
Retail trade36,891$
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting36,343$
Accommodation and food services29,098$
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the annual wage and salary per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2017, by industry. In 2017, the average wage and salary per employee in the mining industry was at 104,177 U.S. dollars.
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