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Employment and Earnings Summary Table B

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

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

Total nonfarm

208 185 261 184 214 251 -1,373 -20,787 2,725 4,781 1,761 1,489 661

Total private

195 190 247 164 179 220 -1,356 -19,835 3,236 4,729 1,526 1,022 877

Goods-producing

19 -20 45 5 13 56 -119 -2,388 676 485 66 45 93

Mining and logging

0 4 -11 -9 -3 2 -8 -53 -20 -7 -6 -8 1

Construction

16 17 -2 16 38 46 -65 -1,018 456 159 31 17 26

Manufacturing

3 -41 58 -2 -22 8 -46 -1,317 240 333 41 36 66

Durable goods(1)

0 -47 45 0 -12 6 -27 -905 143 265 27 7 46

Motor vehicles and parts

-0.5 -42.3 40.5 2.0 -7.5 8.3 -5.1 -354.9 39.1 187.5 43.7 -4.3 14.3

Nondurable goods

3 6 13 -2 -10 2 -19 -412 97 68 14 29 20

Private service-providing

176 210 202 159 166 164 -1,237 -17,447 2,560 4,244 1,460 977 784

Wholesale trade

6.4 10.1 3.0 6.9 4.3 -3.3 -12.0 -385.2 23.4 51.9 -19.4 10.9 18.7

Retail trade

9.0 21.9 -13.9 41.4 -3.2 3.0 -85.4 -2,299.0 385.9 858.0 253.9 261.2 142.4

Transportation and warehousing

10.5 6.8 22.6 -2.1 22.6 -0.4 -9.9 -559.8 -25.1 87.2 48.0 81.7 73.6

Utilities

-1.4 -1.3 1.0 0.7 -1.0 -0.8 -0.2 -3.6 -1.6 -2.9 1.0 0.2 2.8

Information

5 -1 9 9 11 0 -6 -279 -40 7 -11 26 27

Financial activities

3 21 12 10 9 22 -18 -261 19 20 15 26 37

Professional and business services(1)

25 42 37 22 20 27 -94 -2,202 160 311 162 188 89

Temporary help services

7.4 -6.2 2.6 4.5 -3.9 -6.3 -51.4 -840.5 46.9 144.6 125.7 101.5 8.1

Education and health services(1)

61 40 73 29 69 52 -178 -2,603 388 567 219 170 40

Health care and social assistance

48.7 41.1 56.7 25.3 41.0 62.5 -134.5 -2,135.5 359.4 466.2 193.9 100.0 107.7

Leisure and hospitality

61 70 43 40 24 59 -743 -7,575 1,405 1,979 633 143 318

Other services

-3 0 16 2 10 6 -91 -1,279 245 366 158 70 36

Government

13 -5 14 20 35 31 -17 -952 -511 52 235 467 -216

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

203 200 218 210 220 216 -303 -7,303 -6,478 -4,427 3,089 2,677 1,304

Total private

171 181 211 200 197 188 -319 -6,990 -5,985 -3,957 3,164 2,426 1,142

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

Total nonfarm women employees

50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 49.3 49.2 49.5 49.7 49.8 49.7

Total private women employees

48.6 48.6 48.6 48.7 48.7 48.7 48.6 47.6 47.6 48.1 48.2 48.3 48.3

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.3 82.2 82.2 82.2 82.2 82.3 82.0 80.4 80.6 81.0 81.2 81.3 81.4

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.4 34.4 34.3 34.3 34.3 34.4 34.1 34.2 34.7 34.6 34.6 34.6 34.7

Average hourly earnings

$28.16 $28.24 $28.34 $28.37 $28.43 $28.52 $28.69 $30.03 $29.70 $29.32 $29.35 $29.45 $29.47

Average weekly earnings

$968.70 $971.46 $972.06 $973.09 $975.15 $981.09 $978.33 $1,027.03 $1,030.59 $1,014.47 $1,015.51 $1,018.97 $1,022.61

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

111.2 111.3 111.2 111.4 111.5 112.0 109.9 93.2 97.4 101.2 102.5 103.4 104.5

Over-the-month percent change

0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4 -1.9 -15.2 4.5 3.9 1.3 0.9 1.1

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

149.7 150.3 150.7 151.0 151.6 152.7 150.7 133.8 138.2 141.8 143.8 145.6 147.2

Over-the-month percent change

0.2 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.7 -1.3 -11.2 3.3 2.6 1.4 1.3 1.1

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

58.1 56.8 63.4 58.1 55.2 53.7 21.9 4.3 63.2 76.0 60.5 70.5 70.3

Over 3-month span

61.0 61.4 66.7 65.5 59.1 55.8 36.0 5.4 5.2 6.2 71.5 76.6 74.8

Over 6-month span

63.2 61.8 67.1 65.7 65.9 65.9 48.3 6.4 5.6 6.8 7.6 7.9 9.3

Over 12-month span

67.2 66.3 69.8 67.2 66.7 66.1 54.8 10.5 12.0 12.2 10.9 11.4 12.4

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

44.7 40.8 61.8 50.7 43.4 46.7 26.3 2.6 69.7 79.6 52.0 63.2 63.8

Over 3-month span

47.4 46.7 55.3 53.9 48.0 36.8 29.6 5.9 4.6 5.3 71.1 71.7 63.8

Over 6-month span

53.9 44.7 52.6 49.3 46.1 44.7 44.7 5.3 3.9 3.9 7.9 7.9 7.9

Over 12-month span

59.2 53.9 61.2 53.9 48.7 50.0 43.4 9.9 12.5 11.8 9.9 9.2 9.9

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: October 2, 2020