Average Weekly Earnings for United States Employees on Private Nonfarm Payrolls in April, 2021
Updated on May 13, 2022.

The seasonally adjusted average weekly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls in the United States in April, 2021 was $1,053.98, according to recent data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. The top 3 states that had the highest average weekly earnings for all private nonfarm employees (not seasonally adjusted) in April, 2021 were:

  1. District of Columbia: $1,824.08
  2. California: $1,244.53
  3. Massachusetts: $1,238.28

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

  1. Mississippi: $779.36
  2. New Mexico: $840.64
  3. Arkansas: $849.42

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

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State Average Weekly Earnings ($)
Alabama 969.34
Alaska 1,092.7
Arizona 1,002.85
Arkansas 849.42
California 1,244.53
Colorado 1,046.21
Connecticut 1,149.17
Delaware 947.59
Florida 967.71
Georgia 944.05
Hawaii 1,081.83
Idaho 883.01
Illinois 1,074.68
Indiana 944.12
Iowa 922.67
Kansas 910.47
Kentucky 888.57
Louisiana 947.66
Maine 908.77
Maryland 1,128.47
Massachusetts 1,238.28
Michigan 980.98
Minnesota 1,122.08
Mississippi 779.36
Missouri 916.64
Montana 866.22
Nebraska 915.94
Nevada 918.48
New Hampshire 1,055.99
New Jersey 1,137.15
New Mexico 840.64
New York 1,160.32
North Carolina 956.9
North Dakota 945.29
Ohio 929.87
Oklahoma 874.73
Oregon 998.26
Pennsylvania 969.05
Rhode Island 998.29
South Carolina 920.81
South Dakota 867.98
Tennessee 928.2
Texas 1,011.43
Utah 985.66
Vermont 944.95
Virginia 1,053.29
Washington 1,213.82
West Virginia 904.28
Wisconsin 936.1
Wyoming 920.01
District of Columbia 1,824.08

US Average Weekly Earnings for Other Months and Years

Use the links below to see the US average weekly earnings of private nonfarm employees for other years and months.
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