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Employment and average weekly earnings by industry

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Employment and average weekly earnings by industry for all employees, December 2020, seasonally adjusted
Industry Over-the-month-change in employment (in thousands) Average weekly earnings Employment level (in thousands)

Total private

-95 1,034.41 121,223

Mining and logging

4 1,567.24 630

Construction

51 1,251.98 7,413

Manufacturing

38 1,162.58 12,309

Wholesale trade

25.1 1,267.62 5,683.5

Retail trade

120.5 647.82 15,261.3

Transportation and warehousing

46.6 994.83 5,588.8

Utilities

-0.4 1,903.90 537.7

Information

-1 1,637.25 2,626

Financial activities

12 1,469.92 8,743

Professional and business services

161 1,306.52 20,692

Education and health services

-31 978.99 23,292

Leisure and hospitality

-498 429.41 12,959

Other services

-22 862.81 5,488