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Table B-7. Average weekly hours and overtime of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-7. Average weekly hours and overtime of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry Apr.
2020
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021(p)
Apr.
2021(p)

AVERAGE WEEKLY HOURS

Total private

33.5 34.0 34.4 34.4

Goods-producing

38.6 40.5 41.2 41.1

Mining and logging

43.1 45.4 46.9 46.6

Construction

38.3 38.6 40.1 39.8

Manufacturing

38.5 41.4 41.7 41.7

Durable goods

38.1 41.5 41.9 41.8

Nondurable goods

39.1 41.4 41.3 41.5

Private service-providing

32.6 32.9 33.2 33.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

33.6 34.3 34.6 34.6

Wholesale trade

37.0 38.5 38.9 39.0

Retail trade

30.5 30.9 31.1 31.1

Transportation and warehousing

37.2 38.6 39.0 39.2

Utilities

42.3 42.6 42.8 42.7

Information

35.6 36.5 35.9 36.4

Financial activities

36.9 37.4 37.4 37.5

Professional and business services

35.2 35.9 36.3 36.5

Education and health services

31.8 32.6 32.7 32.6

Leisure and hospitality

22.3 24.1 24.8 25.3

Other services

31.2 31.0 31.4 31.4

AVERAGE OVERTIME HOURS

Manufacturing

2.8 4.2 4.2 4.2

Durable goods

2.5 4.2 4.2 4.2

Nondurable goods

3.2 4.1 4.1 4.2

Footnotes
(1) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls.
(p) Preliminary

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

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Last Modified Date: May 07, 2021