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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 Oct.
2020
Aug.
2021
Sept.
2021(p)
Oct.
2021(p)

AVERAGE WEEKLY HOURS

Total private

34.2 34.1 34.2 34.1

Goods-producing

40.6 40.8 41.4 40.7

Mining and logging

45.2 46.5 47.3 46.9

Construction

39.1 39.4 41.0 39.3

Manufacturing

41.3 41.4 41.4 41.3

Durable goods

41.4 41.4 41.4 41.2

Nondurable goods

41.0 41.4 41.4 41.3

Private service-providing

33.1 33.0 33.0 33.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

34.5 34.2 34.2 34.4

Wholesale trade

38.5 38.9 39.0 39.2

Retail trade

31.0 30.7 30.7 30.9

Transportation and warehousing

39.2 38.5 38.3 38.5

Utilities

42.6 42.7 42.2 41.7

Information

36.5 37.3 36.3 36.1

Financial activities

37.3 37.3 37.4 37.4

Professional and business services

36.1 36.2 36.5 36.3

Education and health services

32.8 32.6 32.7 32.7

Leisure and hospitality

24.6 25.0 24.9 25.0

Other services

31.4 31.0 31.2 31.1

AVERAGE OVERTIME HOURS

Manufacturing

3.9 4.1 4.1 4.1

Durable goods

3.9 4.1 4.1 4.0

Nondurable goods

4.0 4.1 4.2 4.2

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 2020 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: November 05, 2021