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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, April 2024, seasonally adjusted
Industry Over-the-month-change in employment (in thousands) Average weekly earnings Employment level (in thousands)

Total private

167 1,191.93 135,015

Mining and logging

-3 1,760.04 641

Construction

9 1,471.37 8,219

Manufacturing

8 1,344.40 12,961

Wholesale trade

10.1 1,474.85 6,169.7

Retail trade

20.1 717.80 15,677.9

Transportation and warehousing

21.8 1,160.52 6,575.8

Utilities

0.0 2,146.68 587.4

Information

-8 1,789.00 3,013

Financial activities

6 1,698.75 9,233

Professional and business services

-4 1,530.61 22,942

Private education and health services

95 1,124.82 26,194

Leisure and hospitality

5 556.77 16,897

Other services

7 1,005.18 5,904