Employment and Earnings Summary Table B

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019
Dec.
2019
Jan.
2020(p)
Feb.
2020(p)

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

Total nonfarm

1 147 210 85 182 194 207 208 185 261 184 273 273

Total private

-6 132 185 87 180 160 157 195 190 247 164 222 228

Goods-producing

-29 17 28 11 26 9 2 19 -20 45 5 27 61

Mining and logging

-5 0 0 2 -2 -5 -5 0 4 -11 -9 -2 4

Construction

-29 20 26 9 19 7 4 16 17 -2 16 49 42

Manufacturing

5 -3 2 0 9 7 3 3 -41 58 -2 -20 15

Durable goods(1)

3 -6 0 0 8 3 -1 0 -47 45 0 -11 11

Motor vehicles and parts

1.6 -6.4 -2.9 -0.1 -0.7 -3.3 -0.6 -0.5 -42.3 40.5 2.0 -8.2 6.8

Nondurable goods

2 3 2 0 1 4 4 3 6 13 -2 -9 4

Private service-providing

23 115 157 76 154 151 155 176 210 202 159 195 167

Wholesale trade

5.8 -4.4 13.4 4.0 1.2 7.3 0.6 6.4 10.1 3.0 6.9 5.6 -2.6

Retail trade

-29.3 -24.3 -11.8 -12.3 -5.4 1.0 -0.6 9.0 21.9 -13.9 41.4 -5.8 -7.0

Transportation and warehousing

1.6 5.7 7.0 3.0 21.1 -0.5 -4.1 10.5 6.8 22.6 -2.1 29.8 -4.0

Utilities

-1.5 0.5 -2.6 1.0 1.5 -0.9 -0.7 -1.4 -1.3 1.0 0.7 -1.0 0.5

Information

-2 10 -6 8 12 -3 -1 5 -1 9 9 11 4

Financial activities

14 17 14 6 5 21 15 3 21 12 10 10 26

Professional and business services(1)

38 12 50 27 41 43 40 25 42 37 22 25 41

Temporary help services

-2.6 -11.0 -0.4 -3.6 -4.5 -4.6 3.6 7.4 -6.2 2.6 4.5 -2.6 -3.3

Education and health services(1)

18 63 65 30 55 73 58 61 40 73 29 72 54

Health care and social assistance

31.9 61.5 49.9 26.1 47.9 45.9 56.5 48.7 41.1 56.7 25.3 42.6 56.5

Leisure and hospitality

-23 21 13 12 7 2 42 61 70 43 40 38 51

Other services

1 15 15 -3 15 9 5 -3 0 16 2 10 4

Government

7 15 25 -2 2 34 50 13 -5 14 20 51 45

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

151 139 119 147 159 154 194 203 200 218 210 239 243

Total private

142 128 104 135 151 142 166 171 181 211 200 211 205

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.8 49.8 49.8 49.9 49.9 49.9 49.9 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0

Total private women employees

48.4 48.4 48.5 48.5 48.5 48.5 48.5 48.6 48.6 48.6 48.7 48.7 48.7

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.4 82.4 82.3 82.3 82.3 82.3 82.3 82.3 82.2 82.2 82.2 82.2 82.2

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.4 34.5 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.3 34.3 34.4

Average hourly earnings

$27.69 $27.76 $27.81 $27.87 $27.96 $28.05 $28.16 $28.16 $28.24 $28.34 $28.37 $28.43 $28.52

Average weekly earnings

$952.54 $957.72 $956.66 $958.73 $961.82 $962.12 $968.70 $968.70 $971.46 $972.06 $973.09 $975.15 $981.09

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

110.2 110.6 110.5 110.6 110.7 110.5 111.0 111.2 111.3 111.2 111.4 111.5 112.1

Over-the-month percent change

-0.3 0.4 -0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.2 0.5 0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.2 0.1 0.5

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

145.9 146.8 146.9 147.3 148.0 148.2 149.4 149.7 150.3 150.7 151.0 151.6 152.8

Over-the-month percent change

0.1 0.6 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.8 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.8

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

58.3 57.2 62.4 55.2 58.9 59.1 56.2 58.1 56.8 63.4 58.1 57.0 58.7

Over 3-month span

68.6 62.0 59.5 59.3 62.8 60.7 63.6 61.0 61.4 66.7 65.5 63.4 58.7

Over 6-month span

71.9 69.4 68.4 68.4 62.4 60.1 63.0 63.2 61.8 67.1 65.7 65.7 64.3

Over 12-month span

73.6 75.8 71.5 70.2 68.6 66.9 66.3 67.2 66.3 69.8 67.2 65.9 64.9

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

57.2 53.9 53.9 47.4 57.2 53.3 53.3 44.7 40.8 61.8 50.7 47.4 54.6

Over 3-month span

58.6 54.6 52.6 46.1 57.9 51.3 58.6 47.4 46.7 55.3 53.9 50.0 40.8

Over 6-month span

72.4 65.8 63.2 58.6 56.6 51.3 55.3 53.9 44.7 52.6 49.3 46.1 42.8

Over 12-month span

75.0 77.0 73.7 67.1 64.5 60.5 64.5 59.2 53.9 61.2 53.9 48.7 48.0

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 2019 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: March 6, 2020