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Go to ILOSTAT from the International Labour Office (ILO).

Select Earnings and employment-related income.

Every two years, the International Labor Organization issues Key Indicators of the Labour Market, with rankings, data, and analysis of productivity by country.

Look at the Hourly Compensation--International Comparisons data on the International Labor Statistics page of the Bureau of Labor Statistics site.


Go to World DataBank. Search under "wage".

OECD Employment and Labor Market Statistic

Passport: Search on "wage" and "income distribution".

Article databases (keywords: "wage"):

For social security programs see Social Security Programs Throughout the World.

Go to the US Census Bureau's Income site and try their Data pages:
http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/income/data/index.html
Earnings by Education and Occupation
The Census Bureau also maintains a database titled "American FactFinder" which provides income-related information at the state, county, municipal, and zip code level.

Go to Earnings - Labor Force Statistics (BLS). This site provides typical hourly and weekly earnings of wage and salary workers from the most recent "Current Population Survey".

Structure of Earnings Survey (SES) on Eurostat provides comparable information at EU-level on relationships between the level of earnings, individual characteristics of employees (sex, age, occupation, length of service, educational level) and their employer (economic activity, size of the enterprise, etc.) for reference years 2002 and 2006 (next survey: reference year 2010).

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) collects wage data by broad industry sector.

Labor productivity and cost data are available through BLS Labor Productivity and Costs section by NAICS or SIC code from 1992 on.

The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages gives average annual pay, average weekly pay and total wages by NAICS code, by geographic area and establishment size.

For data on Spain consult Encuesta de Salarios en la Industria y los Servicios (in Spanish) on the INE website.

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