Figure I

Current real average hourly wages, as a share of 2007 wages, by occupation

Occupation Current real average hourly wages, as a share of 2007
Productivity growth from 2007–present 108.0%
Business and financial 105.4%
Farming, fishing, and forestry 105.0%
Architecture and engineering 104.3%
Legal 102.5%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, media 102.4%
Computer and mathematical 101.5%
Healthcare practicitioners 100.4%
Transportation and material moving 100.1%
Construction and extraction 100.0%
Management 99.9%
Education, training, and library 99.7%
Community and social service 99.7%
Office and administrative support 99.5%
Protectice service 98.8%
Food preparation and service 97.1%
Production 97.0%
Healthcare support 96.4%
Life, physical, and social science 95.9%
Installation, maintenance, and repair 95.8%
Building and grounds cleaning 95.5%
Personal care and service 94.4%
Sales and related 94.4%
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Note: Current is latest 12-month average, 2013Q3–2014Q2.

Source: Authors' analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata

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