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Current Employment Statistics - CES (National)

Employment and Earnings Summary Table B

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Dec.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022
Apr.
2022
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022(p)
Dec.
2022(p)

EMPLOYMENT BY SELECTED INDUSTRY
(Over-the-month change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

588 504 714 398 368 386 293 537 292 269 263 256 223

Total private

561 492 704 385 368 331 346 448 233 255 219 202 220

Goods-producing

93 32 114 85 64 61 43 63 43 43 49 27 40

Mining and logging

8 0 10 5 8 7 8 5 -2 3 2 4 4

Construction

44 6 54 22 -5 35 10 21 9 23 13 15 28

Manufacturing

41 26 50 58 61 19 25 37 36 17 34 8 8

Durable goods(1)

31 10 20 41 32 8 10 30 36 9 29 8 24

Motor vehicles and parts

1.2 0.3 -14.0 18.4 7.0 -7.4 1.7 8.4 12.1 9.0 9.0 2.3 7.4

Nondurable goods

10 16 30 17 29 11 15 7 0 8 5 0 -16

Private service-providing

468 460 590 300 304 270 303 385 190 212 170 175 180

Wholesale trade

18.5 12.6 26.5 25.9 28.2 13.1 10.0 15.8 15.1 6.5 11.2 -1.3 12.1

Retail trade

38.2 121.4 111.3 -22.9 0.4 -43.7 22.3 16.3 29.3 -29.9 -2.3 -16.8 9.0

Transportation and warehousing

22.3 53.4 73.8 3.7 49.0 38.1 15.9 17.6 -1.7 -18.1 -7.5 -21.7 4.7

Utilities

-0.6 0.6 0.1 -0.5 0.9 0.6 0.2 1.1 1.5 -0.1 1.2 -0.9 1.6

Information

9 5 0 18 21 26 26 16 7 8 4 22 -5

Financial activities

14 2 29 11 31 10 5 7 9 3 11 11 5

Professional and business services(1)

91 88 87 94 40 69 90 84 29 25 13 -8 -6

Temporary help services

40.9 27.7 28.2 8.2 -10.6 5.0 6.5 13.4 -0.7 -22.5 -22.3 -30.3 -35.0

Education and health services(1)

65 33 101 51 62 78 94 122 82 82 77 90 78

Health care and social assistance

40.1 11.1 91.1 37.8 51.2 57.4 82.0 88.7 71.7 81.3 73.1 73.3 74.4

Leisure and hospitality

186 138 124 104 59 69 43 89 13 111 50 79 67

Other services

24 6 38 15 13 10 -4 17 5 25 12 22 14

Government

27 12 10 13 0 55 -53 89 59 14 44 54 3

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

637 580 602 539 493 384 349 405 374 366 275 263 247

Total private

627 560 586 527 486 361 348 375 342 312 236 225 214

WOMEN AND PRODUCTION AND
NONSUPERVISORY EMPLOYEES(2)
AS A PERCENT OF ALL EMPLOYEES

Total nonfarm women employees

49.7 49.7 49.7 49.8 49.8 49.8 49.8 49.9 49.9 49.9 49.9 49.9 49.9

Total private women employees

48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.5 48.5 48.5 48.5

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.4

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.8 34.6 34.7 34.6 34.6 34.6 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.5 34.4 34.3

Average hourly earnings

$31.38 $31.56 $31.60 $31.75 $31.86 $31.98 $32.11 $32.27 $32.36 $32.49 $32.60 $32.73 $32.82

Average weekly earnings

$1,092.02 $1,091.98 $1,096.52 $1,098.55 $1,102.36 $1,106.51 $1,107.80 $1,113.32 $1,116.42 $1,120.91 $1,124.70 $1,125.91 $1,125.73

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

111.0 110.8 111.8 111.8 112.1 112.4 112.4 112.7 112.9 113.2 113.4 113.2 113.1

Over-the-month percent change

0.5 -0.2 0.9 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 -0.2 -0.1

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

166.6 167.2 168.8 169.7 170.7 171.8 172.5 173.9 174.7 175.8 176.7 177.1 177.4

Over-the-month percent change

0.9 0.4 1.0 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.2

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

73.0 62.9 79.9 74.2 72.1 67.6 71.1 70.7 59.8 64.6 62.9 63.9 60.7

Over 3-month span

82.8 75.0 79.5 83.0 85.5 79.7 77.3 74.8 72.9 70.1 65.0 68.4 67.0

Over 6-month span

83.2 79.9 82.2 85.2 85.4 86.5 86.1 86.7 80.5 79.3 75.4 74.4 72.7

Over 12-month span

80.7 81.6 85.4 87.5 86.7 88.3 88.7 87.5 88.7 87.9 85.5 86.1 82.6

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

64.2 60.1 85.1 72.3 74.3 65.5 62.8 60.1 53.4 57.4 61.5 56.1 55.4

Over 3-month span

82.4 78.4 78.4 80.4 89.2 83.1 80.4 66.9 60.8 62.8 60.8 61.5 59.5

Over 6-month span

77.7 68.9 83.1 87.2 88.5 87.2 85.8 83.1 77.0 73.0 68.9 68.2 65.5

Over 12-month span

75.7 81.1 84.5 91.2 85.1 89.2 89.2 85.8 86.5 83.8 83.1 83.8 75.7

Footnotes
(1) Includes other industries, not shown separately.
(2) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries.
(3) The indexes of aggregate weekly hours are calculated by dividing the current month's estimates of aggregate hours by the corresponding annual average aggregate hours.
(4) The indexes of aggregate weekly payrolls are calculated by dividing the current month's estimates of aggregate weekly payrolls by the corresponding annual average aggregate weekly payrolls.
(5) Figures are the percent of industries with employment increasing plus one-half of the industries with unchanged employment, where 50 percent indicates an equal balance between industries with increasing and decreasing employment. Based on seasonally adjusted data for 1-, 3-, 6-month spans and unadjusted data for the 12-month span.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2021 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: January 6, 2023