Wages in the United States increased to 26.61 USD/Hour in December from 26.40 USD/Hour in November of 2021. Wages in the United States averaged 11.85 USD/Hour from 1964 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 26.61 USD/Hour in December of 2021 and a record low of 2.50 USD/Hour in February of 1964. In the United States, wages are benchmarked using average hourly earnings. Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls. This page provides — United States Average Hourly Wages — actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.