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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 Oct.
2020
Aug.
2021
Sept.
2021(p)
Oct.
2021(p)

AVERAGE WEEKLY HOURS

Total private

34.8 34.6 34.8 34.7

Goods-producing

40.0 40.0 40.5 39.9

Mining and logging

44.7 45.0 45.3 44.8

Construction

38.9 38.8 40.1 38.7

Manufacturing

40.4 40.4 40.4 40.3

Durable goods

40.6 40.5 40.5 40.4

Nondurable goods

40.2 40.3 40.2 40.1

Private service-providing

33.8 33.6 33.6 33.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

34.5 34.4 34.4 34.5

Wholesale trade

38.7 39.1 39.3 39.3

Retail trade

31.0 30.8 30.7 30.8

Transportation and warehousing

39.0 38.7 38.5 38.6

Utilities

42.8 42.9 42.2 42.0

Information

36.7 37.0 36.8 36.8

Financial activities

37.7 37.5 37.5 37.5

Professional and business services

36.6 36.5 36.7 36.7

Education and health services

33.5 33.3 33.4 33.4

Leisure and hospitality

26.0 26.2 26.2 26.2

Other services

32.4 32.0 32.2 32.2

AVERAGE OVERTIME HOURS

Manufacturing

3.2 3.2 3.3 3.2

Durable goods

3.1 3.1 3.2 3.0

Nondurable goods

3.3 3.4 3.5 3.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2020 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: November 05, 2021