Average Hourly Earnings for United States Employees in the Trade, Transportation, and Utilities Industry
Updated on August 8, 2022.

According to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in July 2022, the seasonally adjusted average hourly earnings for employees in the trade, transportation, and utilities industry in the United States was $27.67; it increased by $0.07 compared to June 2022, and increased by $1.26 compared to July 2021. You can also see this information for many more industries here.

The chart and table below shows the seasonally adjusted average hourly earnings for employees in the trade, transportation, and utilities industry in the United States from March 2006 to July 2022. See links below for the historical trend of each U.S. state.

Average Hourly Earnings for U.S. Employees in the Trade, Transportation, and Utilities Industry ($)
Average Hourly Earnings for U.S. Employees in the Trade, Transportation, and Utilities Industry ($)
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Month Year Avg. Hourly Earnings ($)
March 2006 18.21
April 2006 18.23
May 2006 18.21
June 2006 18.29
July 2006 18.3
August 2006 18.27
September 2006 18.29
October 2006 18.29
November 2006 18.28
December 2006 18.41
January 2007 18.35
February 2007 18.41
March 2007 18.43
April 2007 18.45
May 2007 18.46
June 2007 18.57
July 2007 18.49
August 2007 18.57
September 2007 18.61
October 2007 18.69
November 2007 18.67
December 2007 18.74
January 2008 18.67
February 2008 18.74
March 2008 18.74
April 2008 18.79
May 2008 18.88
June 2008 18.91
July 2008 18.95
August 2008 19.03
September 2008 18.98
October 2008 18.97
November 2008 19.05
December 2008 19.11
January 2009 19.1
February 2009 19.14
March 2009 19.17
April 2009 19.17
May 2009 19.24
June 2009 19.2
July 2009 19.24
August 2009 19.4
September 2009 19.36
October 2009 19.38
November 2009 19.44
December 2009 19.47
January 2010 19.54
February 2010 19.54
March 2010 19.56
April 2010 19.58
May 2010 19.56
June 2010 19.56
July 2010 19.61
August 2010 19.56
September 2010 19.67
October 2010 19.73
November 2010 19.71
December 2010 19.74
January 2011 19.81
February 2011 19.84
March 2011 19.84
April 2011 19.89
May 2011 19.94
June 2011 19.98
July 2011 20.08
August 2011 20.02
September 2011 19.99
October 2011 20.13
November 2011 20.16
December 2011 20.16
January 2012 20.16
February 2012 20.17
March 2012 20.25
April 2012 20.33
May 2012 20.37
June 2012 20.45
July 2012 20.49
August 2012 20.49
September 2012 20.54
October 2012 20.54
November 2012 20.58
December 2012 20.73
January 2013 20.73
February 2013 20.71
March 2013 20.81
April 2013 20.86
May 2013 20.85
June 2013 20.94
July 2013 20.94
August 2013 20.99
September 2013 21.02
October 2013 21.03
November 2013 21.1
December 2013 21.06
January 2014 21.14
February 2014 21.22
March 2014 21.26
April 2014 21.31
May 2014 21.35
June 2014 21.33
July 2014 21.34
August 2014 21.43
September 2014 21.4
October 2014 21.38
November 2014 21.49
December 2014 21.41
January 2015 21.54
February 2015 21.62
March 2015 21.6
April 2015 21.65
May 2015 21.72
June 2015 21.7
July 2015 21.77
August 2015 21.86
September 2015 21.83
October 2015 21.94
November 2015 21.95
December 2015 21.98
January 2016 22.01
February 2016 22.03
March 2016 22.14
April 2016 22.18
May 2016 22.22
June 2016 22.29
July 2016 22.31
August 2016 22.34
September 2016 22.37
October 2016 22.49
November 2016 22.52
December 2016 22.44
January 2017 22.53
February 2017 22.55
March 2017 22.57
April 2017 22.59
May 2017 22.65
June 2017 22.7
July 2017 22.76
August 2017 22.73
September 2017 22.82
October 2017 22.83
November 2017 22.86
December 2017 22.97
January 2018 22.98
February 2018 23.02
March 2018 23.08
April 2018 23.13
May 2018 23.2
June 2018 23.22
July 2018 23.27
August 2018 23.38
September 2018 23.47
October 2018 23.55
November 2018 23.6
December 2018 23.82
January 2019 23.82
February 2019 23.96
March 2019 24.08
April 2019 24.02
May 2019 24.11
June 2019 24.18
July 2019 24.23
August 2019 24.32
September 2019 24.33
October 2019 24.39
November 2019 24.51
December 2019 24.5
January 2020 24.61
February 2020 24.71
March 2020 24.84
April 2020 25.62
May 2020 25.31
June 2020 24.99
July 2020 25.25
August 2020 25.35
September 2020 25.45
October 2020 25.37
November 2020 25.46
December 2020 25.71
January 2021 25.69
February 2021 25.71
March 2021 25.83
April 2021 25.98
May 2021 26.16
June 2021 26.29
July 2021 26.41
August 2021 26.45
September 2021 26.57
October 2021 26.67
November 2021 26.79
December 2021 27
January 2022 27.14
February 2022 27.23
March 2022 27.42
April 2022 27.45
May 2022 27.55
June 2022 27.6
July 2022 27.67