Lagging recovery of construction and manufacturing sectors is one more reason wage growth is suffering for most workers: Compensation in construction and manufacturing compared with industries that have gained jobs since the Great Recession

Wages Benefits
Construction $28.01  $8.86
Manufacturing $28.71  $8.53
All industries that have gained jobs $23.80  $5.48 

Source: EPI analysis of BLS Current Employment Statistics and Employment Cost Trends public data series.

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