Private industry wages per employee, by state U.S. 2018

This statistic shows annual private industry wages per employee in the United States in 2018, by state. In 2018, the average wage in private industry in Alabama was at 46,510 U.S. dollars. Employees in the District of Columbia topped the ranking with 88,219 U.S. dollars.

Annual private industry wages per employee in the United States in 2018, by state

StateMean wage and salary
District of Columbia88,219
New York73,475
Massachusetts73,446
Connecticut68,307
California68,209
Washington66,632
New Jersey65,330
Illinois60,424
Colorado59,305
Maryland58,757
Texas58,627
Minnesota58,436
Virginia57,852
New Hampshire57,534
United States57,198
Delaware56,721
Pennsylvania55,292
Alaska54,424
Georgia54,250
Michigan53,636
North Dakota53,157
Oregon52,082
Rhode Island51,704
Arizona51,476
North Carolina50,863
Tennessee50,666
Ohio49,988
Missouri49,586
Florida49,438
Wisconsin48,951
Nevada48,923
Utah48,564
Louisiana48,408
Hawaii48,377
Indiana47,864
Wyoming47,422
Kansas47,376
Iowa47,066
Oklahoma46,773
Vermont46,633
Alabama46,510
Kentucky46,192
Nebraska45,856
West Virginia45,780
Maine44,925
South Carolina44,000
New Mexico43,783
Arkansas43,718
South Dakota43,702
Idaho42,876
Montana42,315
Mississippi38,977
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Source

Release date

September 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

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