Year-over-year change in private-sector nominal average hourly earnings, 2007–2023

Date All nonfarm employees Production/nonsupervisory workers
Mar-2007 3.4% 4.1%
Apr-2007 3.1% 3.8%
May-2007 3.5% 4.1%
Jun-2007 3.6% 4.2%
Jul-2007 3.3% 4.1%
Aug-2007 3.3% 4.0%
Sep-2007 3.1% 4.0%
Oct-2007 3.1% 3.8%
Nov-2007 3.1% 3.8%
Dec-2007 2.9% 3.8%
Jan-2008 3.0% 3.8%
Feb-2008 2.8% 3.8%
Mar-2008 3.0% 3.8%
Apr-2008 2.9% 3.7%
May-2008 3.0% 3.7%
Jun-2008 2.7% 3.6%
Jul-2008 3.1% 3.7%
Aug-2008 3.3% 3.9%
Sep-2008 3.2% 3.7%
Oct-2008 3.3% 3.8%
Nov-2008 3.6% 3.9%
Dec-2008 3.6% 3.9%
Jan-2009 3.6% 3.7%
Feb-2009 3.4% 3.6%
Mar-2009 3.3% 3.5%
Apr-2009 3.3% 3.4%
May-2009 3.0% 3.1%
Jun-2009 2.9% 2.8%
Jul-2009 2.7% 2.7%
Aug-2009 2.4% 2.7%
Sep-2009 2.5% 2.7%
Oct-2009 2.5% 2.7%
Nov-2009 2.2% 2.7%
Dec-2009 1.9% 2.5%
Jan-2010 2.0% 2.7%
Feb-2010 2.1% 2.5%
Mar-2010 1.8% 2.2%
Apr-2010 1.8% 2.4%
May-2010 1.9% 2.6%
Jun-2010 1.8% 2.6%
Jul-2010 1.8% 2.4%
Aug-2010 1.8% 2.4%
Sep-2010 1.8% 2.2%
Oct-2010 2.0% 2.5%
Nov-2010 1.7% 2.2%
Dec-2010 1.8% 2.0%
Jan-2011 2.0% 2.4%
Feb-2011 1.9% 2.1%
Mar-2011 1.8% 2.1%
Apr-2011 1.9% 2.1%
May-2011 2.0% 2.1%
Jun-2011 2.1% 2.0%
Jul-2011 2.3% 2.3%
Aug-2011 2.0% 1.9%
Sep-2011 2.0% 2.0%
Oct-2011 2.0% 1.9%
Nov-2011 2.0% 1.8%
Dec-2011 2.0% 1.8%
Jan-2012 1.7% 1.3%
Feb-2012 1.8% 1.5%
Mar-2012 2.1% 1.7%
Apr-2012 2.1% 1.7%
May-2012 1.8% 1.3%
Jun-2012 2.0% 1.5%
Jul-2012 1.7% 1.4%
Aug-2012 1.8% 1.4%
Sep-2012 1.9% 1.5%
Oct-2012 1.6% 1.2%
Nov-2012 1.9% 1.4%
Dec-2012 2.2% 1.7%
Jan-2013 2.2% 1.8%
Feb-2013 2.1% 2.0%
Mar-2013 1.9% 1.8%
Apr-2013 2.1% 1.8%
May-2013 2.1% 1.9%
Jun-2013 2.1% 2.1%
Jul-2013 2.0% 2.0%
Aug-2013 2.3% 2.2%
Sep-2013 2.1% 2.2%
Oct-2013 2.2% 2.3%
Nov-2013 2.2% 2.3%
Dec-2013 1.9% 2.2%
Jan-2014 2.0% 2.3%
Feb-2014 2.3% 2.6%
Mar-2014 2.2% 2.5%
Apr-2014 2.0% 2.3%
May-2014 2.1% 2.4%
Jun-2014 2.1% 2.3%
Jul-2014 2.1% 2.3%
Aug-2014 2.2% 2.4%
Sep-2014 2.0% 2.2%
Oct-2014 2.0% 2.2%
Nov-2014 2.1% 2.3%
Dec-2014 1.8% 1.8%
Jan-2015 2.1% 2.0%
Feb-2015 1.9% 1.6%
Mar-2015 2.2% 2.0%
Apr-2015 2.3% 2.0%
May-2015 2.3% 2.1%
Jun-2015 2.1% 2.0%
Jul-2015 2.1% 2.0%
Aug-2015 2.2% 2.1%
Sep-2015 2.3% 2.0%
Oct-2015 2.5% 2.4%
Nov-2015 2.4% 2.1%
Dec-2015 2.5% 2.5%
Jan-2016 2.5% 2.5%
Feb-2016 2.4% 2.4%
Mar-2016 2.4% 2.3%
Apr-2016 2.6% 2.6%
May-2016 2.4% 2.3%
Jun-2016 2.6% 2.4%
Jul-2016 2.8% 2.6%
Aug-2016 2.5% 2.4%
Sep-2016 2.6% 2.6%
Oct-2016 2.8% 2.5%
Nov-2016 2.6% 2.4%
Dec-2016 2.7% 2.5%
Jan-2017 2.4% 2.3%
Feb-2017 2.7% 2.4%
Mar-2017 2.6% 2.3%
Apr-2017 2.5% 2.2%
May-2017 2.5% 2.3%
Jun-2017 2.5% 2.3%
Jul-2017 2.6% 2.3%
Aug-2017 2.6% 2.4%
Sep-2017 2.8% 2.5%
Oct-2017 2.3% 2.2%
Nov-2017 2.4% 2.3%
Dec-2017 2.7% 2.5%
Jan-2018 2.8% 2.6%
Feb-2018 2.6% 2.7%
Mar-2018 2.9% 2.8%
Apr-2018 2.9% 2.7%
May-2018 2.9% 2.9%
Jun-2018 2.9% 2.9%
Jul-2018 2.8% 2.8%
Aug-2018 3.1% 3.0%
Sep-2018 3.1% 3.0%
Oct-2018 3.3% 3.2%
Nov-2018 3.5% 3.5%
Dec-2018 3.6% 3.6%
Jan-2019 3.2% 3.4%
Feb-2019 3.6% 3.6%
Mar-2019 3.5% 3.6%
Apr-2019 3.1% 3.5%
May-2019 3.3% 3.6%
Jun-2019 3.4% 3.5%
Jul-2019 3.4% 3.7%
Aug-2019 3.4% 3.7%
Sep-2019 3.1% 3.6%
Oct-2019 3.2% 3.7%
Nov-2019 3.3% 3.6%
Dec-2019 2.9% 3.2%
Jan-2020 3.0% 3.3%
Feb-2020 3.1% 3.5%
Mar-2020 3.6% 3.8%
Apr-2020 8.1% 7.8%
May-2020 6.7% 6.8%
Jun-2020 5.1% 5.7%
Jul-2020 4.9% 4.8%
Aug-2020 4.8% 5.0%
Sep-2020 4.8% 4.8%
Oct-2020 4.6% 4.6%
Nov-2020 4.6% 4.7%
Dec-2020 5.5% 5.5%
Jan-2021 5.2% 5.3%
Feb-2021 5.3% 5.1%
Mar-2021 4.3% 4.8%
Apr-2021 0.6% 1.5%
May-2021 2.2% 2.8%
Jun-2021 3.9% 4.2%
Jul-2021 4.3% 5.1%
Aug-2021 4.4% 5.3%
Sep-2021 4.9% 6.0%
Oct-2021 5.4% 6.4%
Nov-2021 5.4% 6.5%
Dec-2021 5.0% 6.4%
Jan-2022 5.7% 6.8%
Feb-2022 5.3% 6.8%
Mar-2022 5.9% 7.0%
Apr-2022 5.8% 6.9%
May-2022 5.5% 6.7%
Jun-2022 5.4% 6.7%
Jul-2022 5.4% 6.6%
Aug-2022 5.4% 6.2%
Sep-2022 5.1% 5.9%
Oct-2022 4.9% 5.7%
Nov-2022 5.0% 5.7%
Dec-2022 4.8% 5.3%
Jan-2023 4.4% 5.1%

Source: EPI analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics Current Employment Statistics public data series. 

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