Current Employment Statistics - Average Hourly & Weekly Earnings

Overview

The Current Employment Statistics (CES) program produces detailed industry estimates of nonfarm employment, hours, and earnings of workers on payrolls by place of work. The estimates for hours and earnings include average weekly hours, average weekly earnings, and average hourly earnings by industry. Hours and earnings estimates are available for two categories of workers: production workers and all private sector employees. Hours and earnings figures are available for New York State and New York City for selected industries. These estimates are developed and distributed monthly.

This dashboard displays the most up-to-date information available for average weekly hours, average weekly earnings, and average hourly earnings by industry for New York State and New York City. Monthly data is available back to 2007.

Using the Dashboard

The dashboard below can be used to explore the data in several ways.

  • Hours and Earnings – Allows you to get average hourly earnings, average weekly earnings, and average weekly hours for production workers and all private sector workers in New York State and New York City. The data is available by industry.
  • Hours and Earnings Bubble Chart – Allows you to compare average hourly earnings, average weekly earnings, and average weekly hours for production workers and all private sector workers across industries in a visual format. The data is available for New York State and New York City.
  • Hours and Earnings Most Recent Month – Allows you to compare the most recent month’s hours and earnings data for production workers and all private sector workers to the prior month, and one year ago. Data are available by industry for New York State and New York City.

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Questions regarding the CES hours and earnings estimates or the dashboard should be directed to your local labor market analyst.

Current Employment Statistics
More Information

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides data for New York State. The data for NYC is prepared by the NYS Department of Labor. For more information concerning hours and earnings by Industry, see Technical Notes. For additional information on the various sources of employment data, see comparing sources of employment data.

The entire set of CES data for New York State, metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), and minor counties (outside of MSAs) is available by downloading the file here. An explanation of the data sets can be found in the “read me” document included in the zip file.