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US construction pay growth outstrips rest of private sector

January 9, 2023

Average hourly earnings for workers in production and non-supervisory roles increased to US$33.15 last month. That represented a jump of 6.1% on December 2021, according to analysis by the Association of General Contractors (AGC).

The rise exceeded the 5% increase in wages for private sector workers as a whole by more than a percentage point. US construction workers now earn an average of 18.1% more per hour than in the private sector as a whole, according to the AGC.

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