Average Hourly Earnings for United States Employees on Private Nonfarm Payrolls
Updated on May 13, 2022.

According to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in April 2022, the seasonally adjusted average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls in the United States was $31.85; it increased by $0.1 compared to March 2022, and increased by $1.65 compared to April 2021.

The chart and table below shows the seasonally adjusted average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls in the United States from March 2006 to April 2022. You can also find links at the bottom of this page for each US state's average hourly earnings for private nonfarm employees.

Average Hourly Earnings for U.S. Employees on Private Nonfarm Payrolls ($)
Average Hourly Earnings for U.S. Employees on Private Nonfarm Payrolls ($)
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Month Year Avg. Hourly Earnings ($)
1,143,849,599,999 20.04
1,146,441,599,999 20.16
1,149,119,999,999 20.13
1,151,711,999,999 20.22
1,154,390,399,999 20.3
1,157,068,799,999 20.32
1,159,660,799,999 20.41
1,162,339,199,999 20.44
1,164,931,199,999 20.48
1,167,609,599,999 20.57
1,170,287,999,999 20.6
1,172,707,199,999 20.68
1,175,385,599,999 20.72
1,177,977,599,999 20.79
1,180,655,999,999 20.84
1,183,247,999,999 20.95
1,185,926,399,999 20.95
1,188,604,799,999 21
1,191,196,799,999 21.04
1,193,875,199,999 21.06
1,196,467,199,999 21.12
1,199,145,599,999 21.18
1,201,823,999,999 21.19
1,204,329,599,999 21.26
1,207,007,999,999 21.36
1,209,599,999,999 21.38
1,212,278,399,999 21.47
1,214,870,399,999 21.52
1,217,548,799,999 21.59
1,220,227,199,999 21.7
1,222,819,199,999 21.72
1,225,497,599,999 21.76
1,228,089,599,999 21.88
1,230,767,999,999 21.94
1,233,446,399,999 21.97
1,235,865,599,999 21.99
1,238,543,999,999 22.06
1,241,135,999,999 22.09
1,243,814,399,999 22.1
1,246,406,399,999 22.13
1,249,084,799,999 22.18
1,251,763,199,999 22.23
1,254,355,199,999 22.26
1,257,033,599,999 22.3
1,259,625,599,999 22.36
1,262,303,999,999 22.36
1,264,982,399,999 22.41
1,267,401,599,999 22.45
1,270,079,999,999 22.45
1,272,671,999,999 22.49
1,275,350,399,999 22.53
1,277,942,399,999 22.53
1,280,620,799,999 22.59
1,283,299,199,999 22.62
1,285,891,199,999 22.67
1,288,569,599,999 22.74
1,291,161,599,999 22.73
1,293,839,999,999 22.76
1,296,518,399,999 22.85
1,298,937,599,999 22.87
1,301,615,999,999 22.87
1,304,207,999,999 22.92
1,306,886,399,999 22.99
1,309,478,399,999 23.01
1,312,156,799,999 23.1
1,314,835,199,999 23.07
1,317,427,199,999 23.11
1,320,105,599,999 23.2
1,322,697,599,999 23.19
1,325,375,999,999 23.21
1,328,054,399,999 23.24
1,330,559,999,999 23.27
1,333,238,399,999 23.36
1,335,830,399,999 23.39
1,338,508,799,999 23.39
1,341,100,799,999 23.46
1,343,779,199,999 23.51
1,346,457,599,999 23.49
1,349,049,599,999 23.57
1,351,727,999,999 23.56
1,354,319,999,999 23.63
1,356,998,399,999 23.73
1,359,676,799,999 23.76
1,362,095,999,999 23.77
1,364,774,399,999 23.81
1,367,366,399,999 23.87
1,370,044,799,999 23.89
1,372,636,799,999 23.97
1,375,315,199,999 23.98
1,377,993,599,999 24.03
1,380,585,599,999 24.06
1,383,263,999,999 24.09
1,385,855,999,999 24.16
1,388,534,399,999 24.17
1,391,212,799,999 24.21
1,393,631,999,999 24.32
1,396,310,399,999 24.31
1,398,902,399,999 24.34
1,401,580,799,999 24.4
1,404,172,799,999 24.45
1,406,851,199,999 24.48
1,409,529,599,999 24.56
1,412,121,599,999 24.56
1,414,799,999,999 24.58
1,417,391,999,999 24.65
1,420,070,399,999 24.65
1,422,748,799,999 24.73
1,425,167,999,999 24.78
1,427,846,399,999 24.84
1,430,438,399,999 24.89
1,433,116,799,999 24.96
1,435,708,799,999 24.98
1,438,387,199,999 25.01
1,441,065,599,999 25.1
1,443,657,599,999 25.11
1,446,335,999,999 25.2
1,448,927,999,999 25.24
1,451,606,399,999 25.27
1,454,284,799,999 25.36
1,456,790,399,999 25.39
1,459,468,799,999 25.45
1,462,060,799,999 25.53
1,464,739,199,999 25.57
1,467,331,199,999 25.63
1,470,009,599,999 25.69
1,472,687,999,999 25.72
1,475,279,999,999 25.77
1,477,958,399,999 25.88
1,480,550,399,999 25.91
1,483,228,799,999 25.94
1,485,907,199,999 26.03
1,488,326,399,999 26.08
1,491,004,799,999 26.11
1,493,596,799,999 26.17
1,496,275,199,999 26.21
1,498,867,199,999 26.26
1,501,545,599,999 26.35
1,504,223,999,999 26.37
1,506,815,999,999 26.49
1,509,494,399,999 26.49
1,512,086,399,999 26.54
1,514,764,799,999 26.65
1,517,443,199,999 26.73
1,519,862,399,999 26.75
1,522,540,799,999 26.85
1,525,132,799,999 26.89
1,527,811,199,999 26.97
1,530,403,199,999 27.03
1,533,081,599,999 27.1
1,535,759,999,999 27.21
1,538,351,999,999 27.31
1,541,030,399,999 27.36
1,543,622,399,999 27.43
1,546,300,799,999 27.56
1,548,979,199,999 27.6
1,551,398,399,999 27.7
1,554,076,799,999 27.8
1,556,668,799,999 27.78
1,559,347,199,999 27.85
1,561,939,199,999 27.94
1,564,617,599,999 28.03
1,567,295,999,999 28.13
1,569,887,999,999 28.15
1,572,566,399,999 28.23
1,575,158,399,999 28.35
1,577,836,799,999 28.37
1,580,515,199,999 28.43
1,583,020,799,999 28.56
1,585,699,199,999 28.79
1,588,291,199,999 30.01
1,590,969,599,999 29.71
1,593,561,599,999 29.36
1,596,239,999,999 29.41
1,598,918,399,999 29.48
1,601,510,399,999 29.51
1,604,188,799,999 29.53
1,606,780,799,999 29.65
1,609,459,199,999 29.92
1,612,137,599,999 29.93
1,614,556,799,999 30.04
1,617,235,199,999 30.06
1,619,827,199,999 30.2
1,622,505,599,999 30.36
1,625,097,599,999 30.52
1,627,775,999,999 30.67
1,630,454,399,999 30.76
1,633,046,399,999 30.92
1,635,724,799,999 31.11
1,638,316,799,999 31.23
1,640,995,199,999 31.38
1,643,673,599,999 31.56
1,646,092,799,999 31.6
1,648,771,199,999 31.75
1,651,363,199,999 31.85