Employment and Earnings Summary Table B

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

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

Total nonfarm

210 85 182 194 207 208 185 261 184 214 251 -881 -20,537

Total private

185 87 180 160 157 195 190 247 164 179 220 -853 -19,557

Goods-producing

28 11 26 9 2 19 -20 45 5 13 56 -74 -2,355

Mining and logging

0 2 -2 -5 -5 0 4 -11 -9 -3 2 -7 -50

Construction

26 9 19 7 4 16 17 -2 16 38 46 -33 -975

Manufacturing

2 0 9 7 3 3 -41 58 -2 -22 8 -34 -1,330

Durable goods(1)

0 0 8 3 -1 0 -47 45 0 -12 6 -20 -914

Motor vehicles and parts

-2.9 -0.1 -0.7 -3.3 -0.6 -0.5 -42.3 40.5 2.0 -7.5 8.3 -3.2 -381.5

Nondurable goods

2 0 1 4 4 3 6 13 -2 -10 2 -14 -416

Private service-providing

157 76 154 151 155 176 210 202 159 166 164 -779 -17,202

Wholesale trade

13.4 4.0 1.2 7.3 0.6 6.4 10.1 3.0 6.9 4.3 -3.3 -2.9 -362.8

Retail trade

-11.8 -12.3 -5.4 1.0 -0.6 9.0 21.9 -13.9 41.4 -3.2 3.0 -44.8 -2,106.9

Transportation and warehousing

7.0 3.0 21.1 -0.5 -4.1 10.5 6.8 22.6 -2.1 22.6 -0.4 -7.2 -584.1

Utilities

-2.6 1.0 1.5 -0.9 -0.7 -1.4 -1.3 1.0 0.7 -1.0 -0.8 0.3 -3.3

Information

-6 8 12 -3 -1 5 -1 9 9 11 0 -4 -254

Financial activities

14 6 5 21 15 3 21 12 10 9 22 -3 -262

Professional and business services(1)

50 27 41 43 40 25 42 37 22 20 27 -80 -2,165

Temporary help services

-0.4 -3.6 -4.5 -4.6 3.6 7.4 -6.2 2.6 4.5 -3.9 -6.3 -57.9 -841.9

Education and health services(1)

65 30 55 73 58 61 40 73 29 69 52 -101 -2,544

Health care and social assistance

49.9 26.1 47.9 45.9 56.5 48.7 41.1 56.7 25.3 41.0 62.5 -64.1 -2,086.9

Leisure and hospitality

13 12 7 2 42 61 70 43 40 24 59 -499 -7,653

Other services

15 -3 15 9 5 -3 0 16 2 10 6 -38 -1,267

Government

25 -2 2 34 50 13 -5 14 20 35 31 -28 -980

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

119 147 159 154 194 203 200 218 210 220 216 -139 -7,056

Total private

104 135 151 142 166 171 181 211 200 197 188 -151 -6,730

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.8 49.9 49.9 49.9 49.9 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 49.3

Total private women employees

48.5 48.5 48.5 48.5 48.5 48.6 48.6 48.6 48.7 48.7 48.7 48.6 47.6

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

82.3 82.3 82.3 82.3 82.3 82.3 82.2 82.2 82.2 82.2 82.3 82.1 80.2

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.4 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.3 34.3 34.4 34.1 34.2

Average hourly earnings

$27.81 $27.87 $27.96 $28.05 $28.16 $28.16 $28.24 $28.34 $28.37 $28.43 $28.52 $28.67 $30.01

Average weekly earnings

$956.66 $958.73 $961.82 $962.12 $968.70 $968.70 $971.46 $972.06 $973.09 $975.15 $981.09 $977.65 $1,026.34

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

110.5 110.6 110.7 110.5 111.0 111.2 111.3 111.2 111.4 111.5 112.0 110.3 93.8

Over-the-month percent change

-0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.2 0.5 0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4 -1.5 -15.0

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

146.9 147.3 148.0 148.2 149.4 149.7 150.3 150.7 151.0 151.6 152.7 151.2 134.6

Over-the-month percent change

0.1 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.8 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.7 -1.0 -11.0

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

62.4 55.2 58.9 59.1 56.2 58.1 56.8 63.4 58.1 55.2 53.7 28.5 4.8

Over 3-month span

59.5 59.3 62.8 60.7 63.6 61.0 61.4 66.7 65.5 59.1 55.8 42.2 6.0

Over 6-month span

68.4 68.4 62.4 60.1 63.0 63.2 61.8 67.1 65.7 65.9 65.9 53.7 7.2

Over 12-month span

71.5 70.2 68.6 66.9 66.3 67.2 66.3 69.8 67.2 66.7 66.1 57.6 11.6

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

53.9 47.4 57.2 53.3 53.3 44.7 40.8 61.8 50.7 43.4 46.7 26.3 2.6

Over 3-month span

52.6 46.1 57.9 51.3 58.6 47.4 46.7 55.3 53.9 48.0 36.8 36.2 6.6

Over 6-month span

63.2 58.6 56.6 51.3 55.3 53.9 44.7 52.6 49.3 46.1 44.7 46.7 9.2

Over 12-month span

73.7 67.1 64.5 60.5 64.5 59.2 53.9 61.2 53.9 48.7 50.0 44.1 11.2

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: May 11, 2020