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Industry Trends

Industry Trends (United States):
44413 Hardware stores (all ownership categories *)
Category20142015201620172018Chg 2014-18
No. of Establishments14,56614,46714,74714,60114,557-0.1%    
Total Employment145,788148,417151,627152,741155,0726.4%    
Total Annual Wages$3,926,868,805$4,094,542,951$4,244,520,300$4,430,353,629$4,596,227,12917.0%    
Average Annual Wage$26,935$27,588$27,993$29,006$29,63910.0%    
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industry Trends (Alabama):
44413 Hardware stores (all ownership categories *)
Category20142015201620172018Chg 2014-18
No. of Establishments2332352452512496.9%    
Total Employment1,5311,6791,7551,9031,89623.8%    
Total Annual Wages$45,132,103$47,948,584$51,599,061$56,965,582$60,251,42433.5%    
Average Annual Wage$29,479$28,558$29,401$29,935$31,7787.8%    
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

* Includes all ownership categories not subject to BLS disclosure restrictions, which may differ by geographic area. For industry trends data by ownership categories, see the BLS/QCEW website, multi-screen data search.