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Table B-2. Average weekly hours and overtime of all employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-2. Average weekly hours and overtime of all employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted
Industry Nov.
2018
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019(p)
Nov.
2019(p)

AVERAGE WEEKLY HOURS

Total private

34.4 34.4 34.4 34.4

Goods-producing

40.2 40.5 40.2 40.2

Mining and logging

45.9 46.2 46.3 46.2

Construction

38.7 39.8 39.2 39.1

Manufacturing

40.8 40.5 40.4 40.5

Durable goods

41.1 41.0 40.8 40.9

Nondurable goods

40.2 39.8 39.6 39.7

Private service-providing

33.3 33.2 33.2 33.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

34.5 34.2 34.2 34.1

Wholesale trade

39.0 38.9 39.0 39.0

Retail trade

30.9 30.7 30.6 30.5

Transportation and warehousing

39.1 38.4 38.4 38.4

Utilities

42.4 42.2 42.3 42.8

Information

36.1 36.5 36.4 36.3

Financial activities

37.6 37.5 37.7 37.8

Professional and business services

36.1 36.1 36.2 36.2

Education and health services

32.9 33.0 33.0 33.1

Leisure and hospitality

25.9 25.9 25.8 25.8

Other services

31.9 31.8 31.8 31.9

AVERAGE OVERTIME HOURS

Manufacturing

3.5 3.2 3.2 3.1

Durable goods

3.5 3.2 3.2 3.1

Nondurable goods

3.5 3.3 3.3 3.2

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: December 06, 2019