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Nonmanufacturing Industries—Weekly Earnings and Hours

 19981995 1995 1990 1985 1985 1975 1975 1970
Industry Earnings Hours
worked
Earnings Hours
worked
Earnings Hours
worked
Earnings Hours
worked
Earnings Hours
worked
Earnings Hours
worked
General building contracting $ 601.47 37.9$ 544.7338.2$487.08 37.7 $414.78 37.1 $ 54.88 36.0 $184.40 36.3
Local and transportation 452.79 38.7428.9938.2376.65 38.2 309.85 38.3 196.89 40.1 142.30 42.1
Telephone communications 756.08 42.5672.3441.4578.74 40.9 512.52 41.1 221.18 38.4 131.60 39.4
Radio and TV broadcasting 633.32 35.6532.9234.9438.61 34.7 381.39 37.1 214.50 39.0 147.45 38.2
Electric, gas, and sanitary services 842.73 42.2753.0242.4636.76 41.7 534.59 41.7 246.79 41.2 172.64 41.5
Wholesale trade 537.98 38.4474.9238.3411.48 38.1 358.36 38.7 188.75 38.6 137.60 40.0
Retail trade 254.63 29.1221.7628.8195.26 28.8 177.31 29.7 108.22 32.4 82.47 33.8
Services 419.87 32.7          
Hotels, tourist courts, motels 279.20 31.3244.4230.9214.68 30.8 176.90 30.5 89.64 31.9 68.16 34.6
Laundries and dry cleaning plants 286.44 34.1254.5133.8232.22 34.0 198.70 34.2 106.05 35.0 77.47 35.7
Business services 420.43 33.5n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.
Advertising 646.58 36.8n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.
Computer and data-processing
services
814.66 38.5n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.
Auto repair, services, parking 395.95 35.8n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.
Health services 454.13 33.1n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.
Mining            
Metal mining 812.13 44.5735.4043.8602.07 42.7 547.24 40.9 250.72 42.3 165.68 42.7
Bituminous coal and lignite mining 867.63 44.7842.0245.1740.52 44.0 630.77 41.4 284.53 39.2 186.41 40.8
Nonmetallic minerals 683.01 46.4625.8446.6524.12 45.3 451.68 44.5 213.09 43.4 155.11 44.7
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment & Earnings, March 1999. Web: http://stats.bls.gov/ceshome.htm .

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