Wage and salary of U.S. employees, by industry 2018

This statistic shows the annual wage and salary per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2018, by industry. In 2018, the average wage and salary per employee in the mining industry was at 106,279 U.S. dollars.

Wage and salary accruals per full-time equivalent employee in the United States in 2018, by industry

IndustryWage and salary in U.S. dollars
Management of companies and enterprises130,777
Information123,534
Utilities113,665
Finance and insurance112,335
Mining106,279
Professional, scientific, and technical services102,676
Wholesale trade81,527
Manufacturing71,281
Government68,638
Construction65,487
Real estate and rental and leasing65,349
Wages and salaries per full-time equivalent employee64,678
Private industries63,305
Transportation and warehousing59,458
Health care and social assistance56,061
Arts, entertainment, and recreation51,204
Educational services48,404
Administrative and waste management services45,221
Other services, except government45,069
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting38,828
Retail trade38,223
Accommodation and food services30,403
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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

*Wage and salary accruals include executives' compensation, bonuses, tips, and payments-in-kind.

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