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United States Wages: Minimum and Average

United States Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 7.25 USD/Hour | 1160 USD/Month 2022
Wages 27.68 USD/Hour | 4428.8 USD/Month Aug/22
Wage Growth  8.57 % Aug/22
Wages High Skilled 4520 USD/Month 2018
Wages in Manufacturing 25.08 USD/Hour | 4012.8 USD/Month Aug/22
Wages Low Skilled  1960 USD/Month 2018


Latest data on Minimum Wages (USD/Hour)

Minimum Wages
                     United States - Historical Data (USD/Hour)

What is minimum wage in United States?

  • Minimum Wages in United States remained unchanged at 7.25 USD/Hour (1160 USD/Month) in 2022. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 7.25 USD/Hour and minimum was 0.25 USD/Hour.
  • Data published Yearly by Department of Labor.

Historical Data (USD/Hour) by years

Data
Period
Date
7.25 2022 01.04.2022
7.25 2021 04.10.2021
7.25 2020 05.02.2020
7.25 2019 16.01.2019
7 2018 19.06.2018
7.25 2017 11.08.2017
7.25 2016 31.12.2016
7.25 2015 31.12.2015


Historical Chart by presidents (USD/Hour)

Minimum Wages in United States by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Donald Trump 20.01.2017 - 7.2500 7.0000 7.2500 7.0000 -3.45%
Barack Obama 20.01.2009 - 20.01.2017 7.2500 7.2500 7.2500 7.2500 0.00%
George W. Bush 20.01.2001 - 20.01.2009 5.1500 6.5500 6.5500 5.1500 27.18%
Bill Clinton 20.01.1993 - 20.01.2001 4.2500 5.1500 5.1500 4.2500 21.18%
George H. W. Bush 20.01.1989 - 20.01.1993 3.3500 4.2500 4.2500 3.3500 26.87%
Ronald Reagan 20.01.1981 - 20.01.1989 3.3500 3.3500 3.3500 3.3500 0.00%
Jimmy Carter 20.01.1977 - 20.01.1989 2.3000 3.3500 3.3500 2.3000 45.65%
Gerald Ford 20.01.1974 - 20.01.1977 2.0000 2.3000 2.3000 2.0000 15.00%
Richard Nixon 20.01.1969 - 20.01.1974 1.6000 1.6000 1.6000 1.6000 0.00%


Latest data on Wages (USD/Hour)

Wages
                     United States - Historical Data (USD/Hour)

What is average wage in United States?

  • Average Wages in United States increased to 27.68 USD/Hour (4428.8 USD/Month) in August 2022. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 25.68 USD/Hour and minimum was 2.5 USD/Hour.
  • Data published Monthly by Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Historical Data (USD/Hour) by years

Data
Period
Date
27.68 Aug/22 03.09.2022
27.57 Jul/22 06.08.2022
27.45 Jun/22 09.07.2022
27.33 May/22 04.06.2022
27.12 Apr/22 07.05.2022
27.06 Mar/22 02.04.2022
26.94 Feb/22 05.03.2022
26.92 Jan/22 05.02.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (USD/Hour)

Wages in United States by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Donald Trump 20.01.2017 - 21.8300 22.5900 22.5900 21.8300 3.48%
Barack Obama 20.01.2009 - 20.01.2017 18.4100 21.8000 21.8000 18.4100 18.41%
George W. Bush 20.01.2001 - 20.01.2009 14.2900 18.3800 18.3800 14.2900 28.62%
Bill Clinton 20.01.1993 - 20.01.2001 10.9300 14.2900 14.2900 10.9300 30.74%
George H. W. Bush 20.01.1989 - 20.01.1993 9.6500 10.8900 10.8900 9.6500 12.85%
Ronald Reagan 20.01.1981 - 20.01.1989 7.1900 9.6000 9.6000 7.1900 33.52%
Jimmy Carter 20.01.1977 - 20.01.1989 5.2600 9.6000 9.6000 5.2600 82.51%
Gerald Ford 20.01.1974 - 20.01.1977 4.2600 5.2300 5.2300 4.2600 22.77%
Richard Nixon 20.01.1969 - 20.01.1974 3.1200 4.2500 4.2500 3.1200 36.22%


Latest data on Wage Growth  (%)

Wage Growth 
                     United States - Historical Data (%)

What is the growth rate of wages in United States?

  • Wage Growth in United States increased by 8.57 % in August 2022 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum growth was 16.31 % and minimum was -6.64 %
  • Data published Monthly by Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
8.57 Aug/22 30.09.2022
9.99 Jul/22 27.08.2022
10.25 Jun/22 30.07.2022
11 May/22 02.07.2022
11.67 Apr/22 28.05.2022
11.69 Mar/22 19.05.2022
9.16 Dec/21 28.01.2022
8.8 Nov/21 26.01.2022


Historical Chart by YoY presidents (%)

Wage Growth  in United States by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages High Skilled (USD/Month)

Wages High Skilled
                     United States - Historical Data (USD/Month)

How much is average wage for high skilled employees in United States?

  • Average wages for high skilled employees in United States increased to 4520 USD/Month. The maximum level was 4950 USD/Month and minimum was 4330 USD/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (USD/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
4520 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (USD/Month)

Wages High Skilled in United States by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages in Manufacturing (USD/Hour)

Wages in Manufacturing
                     United States - Historical Data (USD/Hour)

How much is average wage in manufacturing in United States?

  • Average wages in manufacturing sector in United States increased to 25.08 USD/Hour (4012.8 USD/Month). The maximum level was 23.71 USD/Hour and minimum was 1.27 USD/Hour.
  • Data published Monthly by Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Historical Data (USD/Hour) by years

Data
Period
Date
25.08 Aug/22 03.09.2022
25.07 Jul/22 06.08.2022
24.94 Jun/22 09.07.2022
24.93 May/22 04.06.2022
24.82 Apr/22 07.05.2022
24.68 Mar/22 02.04.2022
24.48 Feb/22 05.03.2022
24.55 Jan/22 05.02.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (USD/Hour)

Wages in Manufacturing in United States by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages Low Skilled  (USD/Month)

Wages Low Skilled 
                     United States - Historical Data (USD/Month)

How much is average wage for low skilled employees in United States?

  • Average wages for low skilled employees in United States increased to 1960 USD/Month. The maximum level was 2340 USD/Month and minimum was 1760 USD/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (USD/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1960 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (USD/Month)

Wages Low Skilled  in United States by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in United States

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 66.33 66.17
Unemployment Rate Aug/22 3.7 % 3.5
Initial Jobless Claims 193 K 209
Job Vacancies Jul/22 12086 K 10591
Labor Force Participation Rate Aug/22 62.4 % 62.1
Living Wage Individual 2018 1660 USD/Month 1560
Non Farm Payrolls  Aug/22 315 K 526

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Panama 2020 1259.835 USD/Month 1195.279
Brazil Aug/22 519.063 USD/Month 515.236
Chile Feb/22 961.63 USD/Month 963.162
Argentina Mar/22 915.51 USD/Month 827.507
Canada Jul/22 3311.677 USD/Month 3349.137
Ecuador 2021 467 USD/Month 467
Mexico Aug/22 505.787 USD/Month 506.832
Peru Aug/22 430.031 USD/Month 425.731
United States Aug/22 4428.8 USD/Month 4411.2
Uruguay 2019 843.782 USD/Month 776.471
Cuba 2021 148.738 USD/Month 46.369
Nicaragua Aug/21 305.668 USD/Month 305.668