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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 Sept.
2019
July
2020
Aug.
2020(p)
Sept.
2020(p)

AVERAGE WEEKLY HOURS

Total private

34.4 34.6 34.6 34.7

Goods-producing

40.4 39.5 39.7 39.8

Mining and logging

46.2 43.9 44.0 44.2

Construction

39.7 38.8 38.8 38.8

Manufacturing

40.5 39.8 40.0 40.2

Durable goods

41.0 40.0 40.2 40.4

Nondurable goods

39.7 39.4 39.6 39.7

Private service-providing

33.2 33.5 33.6 33.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

34.2 34.1 34.1 34.3

Wholesale trade

38.9 38.4 38.4 38.5

Retail trade

30.7 30.6 30.7 30.9

Transportation and warehousing

38.4 38.3 38.4 38.7

Utilities

42.1 42.6 43.3 42.7

Information

36.5 36.3 36.5 36.4

Financial activities

37.6 37.5 37.5 37.6

Professional and business services

36.1 36.4 36.5 36.5

Education and health services

33.0 33.4 33.4 33.5

Leisure and hospitality

25.9 25.5 25.7 26.0

Other services

31.8 32.2 32.2 32.3

AVERAGE OVERTIME HOURS

Manufacturing

3.2 2.9 3.0 2.9

Durable goods

3.2 2.7 2.9 2.9

Nondurable goods

3.3 3.1 3.1 3.0

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2019 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: October 05, 2020