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Table 1. Recent labor productivity, unit labor costs, and related data






Table 1. Recent labor productivity, unit labor costs, and related data
Industry 2012 NAICS code 2018
Employment
(thousands)
Percent change, 2017-2018
Labor productivity Unit labor costs Output Hours worked Labor compensation

Utilities

Utilities

22

554.7 4.5 -2.3 4.5 0.0 2.0

Utilities

221

554.7 4.5 -2.3 4.5 0.0 2.0

Power generation and supply

2211

392.7 2.6 -0.9 3.2 0.7 2.3

Natural gas distribution

2212

110.0 13.5 -9.7 10.7 -2.4 0.0

Water, sewage and other systems

2213

52.0 -0.5 6.6 -0.5 0.0 6.0

Transportation and Warehousing

Air transportation

481

481.6 5.1 0.0 5.1 0.0 5.2

Line-haul railroads

482111

166.2 -0.6 5.3 0.0 0.6 5.2

Truck transportation

484

1,704.0 -0.3 5.0 2.4 2.7 7.5

General freight trucking

4841

1,224.4 1.5 3.1 4.0 2.5 7.2

General freight trucking, local

48411

326.5 -0.3 3.7 3.5 3.8 7.4

General freight trucking, long-distance

48412

897.9 2.0 2.9 4.1 2.1 7.2

Specialized freight trucking

4842

479.6 -3.5 8.7 -0.4 3.2 8.3

Postal service

491

608.6 0.0 5.5 -1.5 -1.5 4.0

Postal service

4911

608.6 0.0 5.5 -1.5 -1.5 4.0

Couriers and messengers

492

757.1 -1.6 4.1 2.7 4.4 7.0

Warehousing and storage

493

1,143.4 -7.6 11.2 2.0 10.4 13.4

Warehousing and storage

4931

1,143.4 -7.6 11.2 2.0 10.4 13.4

Information

Publishing

511

761.9 7.3 1.2 9.7 2.3 11.1

Newspaper publishers

51111

153.5 3.8 -1.5 -2.2 -5.8 -3.7

Periodical publishers

51112

96.4 1.8 9.4 -5.5 -7.1 3.4

Software publishers

5112

409.3 4.0 0.5 15.5 11.0 16.0

Broadcasting, except Internet

515

276.2 4.5 0.0 4.9 0.4 4.9

Radio and television broadcasting

5151

221.6 5.7 -2.5 5.7 0.0 3.0

Cable and other subscription programming

5152

54.6 2.1 4.5 3.8 1.6 8.4

Wired telecommunications carriers

5171

551.6 3.1 1.6 -4.6 -7.5 -3.1

Wireless telecommunications carriers

5172

116.9 10.1 -7.9 6.6 -3.1 -1.8

Finance and Insurance

Commercial banking

52211

1,320.4 1.5 2.3 1.7 0.3 4.0

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

Truck, trailer, and RV rental and leasing

53212

86.1 2.8 6.2 7.2 4.3 13.8

Professional and Technical Services

Accounting and bookkeeping services

5412

1,172.1 -0.9 5.5 0.1 1.0 5.6

Accounting and bookkeeping services

54121

1,172.1 -0.9 5.5 0.1 1.0 5.6

Engineering services

54133

1,013.2 1.9 2.0 3.4 1.4 5.5

Administrative and Waste Services

Travel arrangement and reservation services

5615

244.7 7.3 -1.4 3.1 -3.9 1.7

Health Care and Social Assistance

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

6215

290.7 -0.8 4.0 1.0 1.8 5.1

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Amusement parks and arcades

7131

214.3 4.8 3.6 3.8 -1.0 7.5

Gambling industries

7132

128.1 6.6 -1.4 1.5 -4.7 0.1

Other Services

Automotive repair and maintenance

8111

1,176.9 -3.9 8.6 0.4 4.6 9.1

Drycleaning and laundry services

8123

311.0 10.9 -4.9 7.3 -3.3 2.1

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Last Modified Date: May 23, 2019