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 Feb.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015(p)
Feb.
2015(p)

AVERAGE WEEKLY HOURS

Total private

33.5 33.8 33.8 33.8

Goods-producing

40.9 41.6 41.4 41.5

Mining and logging

47.5 47.6 46.8 46.7

Construction

38.6 39.9 39.4 40.0

Manufacturing

41.6 42.1 42.1 42.0

Durable goods

42.1 42.4 42.4 42.3

Nondurable goods

40.9 41.6 41.5 41.5

Private service-providing

32.3 32.5 32.5 32.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

33.3 33.9 33.7 33.8

Wholesale trade

38.5 38.6 38.7 38.7

Retail trade

29.7 30.3 30.1 30.2

Transportation and warehousing

38.2 39.0 38.3 38.7

Utilities

42.2 42.2 42.2 42.0

Information

36.0 35.8 36.0 36.0

Financial activities

36.6 36.8 36.8 36.9

Professional and business services

35.4 35.7 35.6 35.6

Education and health services

31.9 32.0 32.1 32.0

Leisure and hospitality

25.1 25.2 25.2 25.3

Other services

30.6 30.8 30.7 30.8

AVERAGE OVERTIME HOURS

Manufacturing

4.3 4.6 4.4 4.3

Durable goods

4.5 4.7 4.4 4.3

Nondurable goods

4.1 4.4 4.4 4.4

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 2014 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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