1970

TABLE

C-30.—Average gross weekly earnings in selected nonagricultural

Year or month

Total
nonagricultural
private i

Manufacturing

Total

Durable
goods

Nondurabie
goods

1929

$24.76

$26.84

$22.47

1930
1931
1932
1933
1934
1935
1936
1937
1938
1939

23.00
20.64
16.89
16.65
18.20
19.91
21.56
23.82
22.07
23.64

24.42
20.98
15.99
16.20
18.59
21.24
23.72
26.61
23.70
26.19

21.40
20.09
17.26
16.76
17.73
18.77
19.57
21.17
20.65
21.36

1940
1941
1942
1943
1944
1945
1946
1947
1948
1949

$45. 58
49.00
50.24

24.96
29.48
36.68
43.07
45.70
44.20
43.32
49.17
53.12
53.88

28.07
33.56
42.17
48.73
51.38
48.36
46.22
51.76
56.36
57.25

21.83
24.39
28.57
33.45
36.38
37.48
40.30
46.03
49.50
50.38

1950
1951
1952
1953
1954
1955
1956..
1957
1958
1959

53.13
57.86
60.65'
63.76
64.52
67.72
70.74
73.33
75.08
78.78

58.32
63.34
67.16
70.47
70.49
75.70
78.78
81.59
82.71
88.26

62.43
68.48
72.63
76.63
76.19
82.19
85.28
88.26
89.27
96.05

1960
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969 v

80.67
82.60
85.91
88.46
91.33
95.06
98.82
101.84
107.73
114.61

89.72
92.34
96.56
99.63
102.97
107. 53
112.34
114.90
122.51
129.51

1968:Jan
Feb...
Mar
Apr
May
June

103.22
104. 53
104.90
104. 72
106. 69
108.20

July.
Aug
Sept...
Oct
Nov.
Dec...

Contract
construction

Retail
trade

Wholesale
trade

industries,
Bituminous
coal
and
lignite
mining

Class 1
, railroads

1929-69
Telephone
communication

$25.11

$21.01

$26.75
25.19
25.44
25.38
26.96
28.36
28.51
28.76

22.04
17.59
13 58
14 21
17.45
18.86
21.89
22.94
19.78
22.99

$31.90

$30 03
31 74
32.14

$58.87
65.27
67.56

21.34
22.17
23.37
24.79
26.77
28.59
32.92
3 33.77
36.22
38.42

29.36
31.36
34.28
37.99
40.76
42.37
46.05
50.14
53.63
55.49

23.74
29 47
33.37
39.97
49 32
50.36
56.04
63.75
69.18
60.63

32.47
34 03
39.34
41.49
46 36
46.32
50.00
55.03
60.11
62.36

32.67
32 88
34 14
36 45
38 54
2
40 12
44 29
44.77
48.92
51 78

53.48
56.88
59.95
62.57
63.18
66.63
70.09
72.52
74.11
78.61

69.68
76,96
82.86
86.41
88.91
90.90
96.38
100. 27
103.78
108.41

39.71
42.82
43.38
45.36
47.04
48.75
50.18
52.20
54.10
56.15

58.08
62.02
65.53
69.02
71.28
74.48
78.57
81.41
84.02
88.51

67.46
74.69
75.04
81.84
77.52
92.13
102.00
106.00
97.57
111.34

64.14
70.93
74.30
76.33
78.74
82.12
88.40
94.24
101.50
106.43

54.38
58.26
61.22
65.02
68.46
72.07
73.47
76.05
78.72
85.46

97.44
100.35
104.70
108.09
112.19
117.18
122.09
123.60
132.07
139. 59

80.36
82.92
85.93
87.91
90.91
94.64
98.49
102.03
109. 05
115.53

113.04
118.08
122.47
127.19
132. 06
138.38
146.26
154.95
164. 56
181.26

57.76
58.66
60.96
62.66
64.75
66.61
68.57
70.95
74.95
78.66

90.72
93.56
96.22
99/47
102.31
106.49
111.11
116.06
122.31
129. 85

112.41
112.01
114.46
121.43
128.91
140.26
149.74
153.28
153.65
165.91

108.84
112.94
115.87
118.40
121.80
130. 80
135.65
139.97
151.02

89.50
93.38
98.95
102.40
105.32
109. 08
113.27
113.18
120.69
130.90

117.60
119.36
120.18
118.21
122.29
123. 30

127. 70
128. 54
129.68
127.26
132.29
132. 92

103.86
106.40
106.79
104.76
108.26
109.47

152.60
155.30
155. 60
160.02
163.18
165. 50

72.11
72.80
72.93
73.49
73.40
75.82

118.10
119.40
120.10
120.20
121.30
122.51

155.47
153.87
155.77
152.69
153.09
158.53

147. 52
148.72
143.05
148.41
150.30
146.20

113.68
113.39
113.78
111.55
112.78
121.70

108.87
109.16
110.49
110.29
109.50
110.38

122.10
121.69
125.25
125.77
125.97
127.82

131.02
130.29
135.01
135.43
136.36
137.61

110.00
110.55
112.03
111.88
111.72
113.08

168. 30'
170.72
173.76
173. 57
159. 35
168.81

77.33
77.33
75.99
75.46
75.70
76.47

123.12
122. 82
124.22
123.82
124.40
125. 74

157.70
154.60
154.28
109.91
167.68
170.15

154.66
152.51
151.44
155.75
156.28
155.49

122.21
122. 09
127.48
128.30
132.39
126.48

1969:Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr _
MayJune

110.25
110.11
111.67
111.75
113.48
115.14

126. 05
124.80
127. 39
127. 58
128.61
129.65

136.04
135.05
137.45
137.20
138.69
139.44

111.50
110.48
113.15
113.08
114.34
115.31

168. 09
166. 90
171.86
174.46
179.92
181.34

76.16
76.39
76.61
76.73
77.63
79.35

124. 80
126. 08
126.40
127.20
128.00
129.92

171.39
167.68
159.47
172.64
169. 29
146. 01

160. 03
126. 80
164. 89
129.92
154.80
126. 08
159.48
125. 22
161.09 | 128.16
158.78
130.09

July
Aug
Sept
Oct p
Nov
Dec p

115.82
116 51
117 80
117.25
117 00
117.25

129.20
129 51
132 84
131.87
132 36
134.15

137. 83
139 33
143.45
142.42
142 14
144.77

116.22
116 51
118 00
117.51
117 91
119.60

183.91
187 77
192.96
190. 08
183 65
188.12

80.96
81 19
79.69
79.20
79.30
79.69

130.17
131.22
132. 59
132. 59
133.87
135.27

159.18
168 91
169.29
177.42
174.59

131.38
130 57
134.64
132. 51
135. 05

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2

For coverage, see footnote 1, Table C-28.
Nine-month average, April through December, because of new series started in April 1945.
* Beginning 1947, data include eating and drinking places.
Note—See Note, Tables C-27 and C-28.
Source: Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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