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Manufacturing Industries—Weekly Earnings and Hours

 19981990199019801970
Industry Earnings Hours
worked
Earnings Hours
worked
Earnings Hours
worked
Earnings Hours
worked
All manufacturing $562.53 41.7$ 442.27 40.8 $ 288.62 39.7 $ 133.73 39.8
Durable goods 591.78 42.3468.76 41.3 310.78 40.1 143.07 40.3
 Lumber and wood products 456.62 41.1365.82 40.2 252.18 38.5 117.51 39.7
 Furniture and fixtures 441.05 40.5333.52 39.1 209.17 38.1 108.58 39.2
 Primary metal industries 684.22 44.2550.83 42.7 391.78 40.1 159.17 40.5
 Iron and steel foundries 622.62 44.6484.99 42.1 328.00 40.0 151.03 40.6
 Nonferrous foundries 529.82 42.9413.48 40.3 291.27 39.9 138.16 39.7
 Fabricated metal products 552.86 42.3447.28 41.3 300.98 40.4 143.67 40.7
 Hardware, cutlery, hand tools 518.64 42.2440.08 40.9 275.89 39.3 132.33 40.1
 Structural metal products 527.50 42.2416.56 41.0 291.85 40.2 142.61 40.4
 Industrial machinery and equipment $618.46 42.8494.34 42.0 $328.00 41.0 $154.95 41.1
 Electric and electronic
equipment
542.75 41.4420.65 40.8 276.21 39.8 130.54 39.8
 Transportation equipment 762.10 43.4592.20 42.0 379.61 40.6 163.22 40.3
 Motor vehicles and
equipment
780.39 43.5619.46 42.4 394.00 40.0 170.07 40.3
Nondurable goods 521.48 40.9405.60 40.0 255.45 39.0 120.43 39.1
 Food and kindred products 492.06 41.7392.90 40.8 271.95 39.7 127.98 40.5
 Tobacco manufactures 713.19 38.2645.23 39.2 294.89 38.1 110.00 37.8
 Textile mill products 425.99 41.0320.40 40.0 203.31 40.1 97.76 39.9
 Apparel and other textile products 317.80 37.3239.88 36.4 161.42 35.4 84.37 35.3
 Paper and allied products 672.70 43.4532.59 43.3 330.85 42.2 144.14 41.9
 Printing and publishing 514.75 38.3426.38 37.9 279.36 37.1 147.78 37.7
 Chemicals and allied
products
740.02 43.2576.80 42.6 344.45 41.5 153.50 41.6
 Petroleum and allied products 911.24 43.6723.86 44.6 422.18 41.8 182.76 42.7
 Leather and leather products 351.18 37.6258.43 37.4 169.09 36.7 92.63 37.2
Source: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment & Earnings, January 1999. Web: http://stats.bls.gov/ceshome.htm .

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