Average Hourly Earnings for United States Employees on Private Nonfarm Payrolls in June, 2021
Updated on May 23, 2022.

The seasonally adjusted average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls in the United States in June, 2021 was $30.52, according to recent data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. The top 3 states that had the highest average hourly earnings for all private nonfarm employees (not seasonally adjusted) in June, 2021 were:

  1. District of Columbia: $50.46
  2. Massachusetts: $36.33
  3. California: $35.65

On the other hand, the top 3 states that had the lowest average hourly earnings for all private nonfarm employees (not seasonally adjusted) in June, 2021 were:

  1. Mississippi: $22.67
  2. Arkansas: $23.7
  3. New Mexico: $24.07

You can interact with the chart below and also use the table below to see the average hourly earnings for each state. You can also find links for similar data for other months, as well as links to the trend of average hourly earnings for each US state at the bottom of this page.

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State Average Hourly Earnings ($)
Alabama 27.13
Alaska 31.04
Arizona 28.16
Arkansas 23.7
California 35.65
Colorado 31.6
Connecticut 33.6
Delaware 28.53
Florida 27.76
Georgia 27.55
Hawaii 32.3
Idaho 25.96
Illinois 31.14
Indiana 26.82
Iowa 26.29
Kansas 26.93
Kentucky 24.57
Louisiana 26.32
Maine 26.63
Maryland 32.8
Massachusetts 36.33
Michigan 28.55
Minnesota 32.51
Mississippi 22.67
Missouri 27.24
Montana 26.64
Nebraska 27.21
Nevada 26.3
New Hampshire 30.93
New Jersey 32.62
New Mexico 24.07
New York 34.85
North Carolina 27.74
North Dakota 28.17
Ohio 27.25
Oklahoma 24.95
Oregon 29.71
Pennsylvania 28.13
Rhode Island 28.91
South Carolina 26.37
South Dakota 25.28
Tennessee 26.05
Texas 28.29
Utah 28.97
Vermont 27.81
Virginia 30.96
Washington 34.84
West Virginia 25.49
Wisconsin 27.77
Wyoming 26.98
District of Columbia 50.46

US Average Hourly Earnings in the Total Private Nonfarm Industry for Other Months and Years

Use the links below to see the US average hourly earnings of private nonfarm employees for other years and months. You can also see the monthly links for many other years, as well as for many more industries here.
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