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Current Employment Statistics - CES (National)

Employment and Earnings Summary Table B

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
Category Aug.
2021
Sept.
2021
Oct.
2021
Nov.
2021
Dec.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022
Apr.
2022
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022(p)
Aug.
2022(p)

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

Total nonfarm

517 424 677 647 588 504 714 398 368 386 293 526 315

Total private

497 409 694 627 561 492 704 385 368 331 346 477 308

Goods-producing

48 54 83 99 93 32 114 85 64 61 43 66 45

Mining and logging

5 2 2 4 8 0 10 5 8 7 8 6 7

Construction

2 30 28 47 44 6 54 22 -5 35 10 24 16

Manufacturing

41 22 53 48 41 26 50 58 61 19 25 36 22

Durable goods(1)

30 15 41 19 31 10 20 41 32 8 10 29 19

Motor vehicles and parts

14.8 3.2 34.2 -15.0 1.2 0.3 -14.0 18.4 7.0 -7.4 1.7 3.6 -1.9

Nondurable goods

11 7 12 29 10 16 30 17 29 11 15 7 3

Private service-providing

449 355 611 528 468 460 590 300 304 270 303 411 263

Wholesale trade

5.4 4.7 12.4 14.9 18.5 12.6 26.5 25.9 28.2 13.1 10.0 15.1 15.1

Retail trade

36.6 58.9 43.4 19.9 38.2 121.4 111.3 -22.9 0.4 -43.7 22.3 29.1 44.0

Transportation and warehousing

31.9 36.4 50.5 37.2 22.3 53.4 73.8 3.7 49.0 38.1 15.9 24.6 4.8

Utilities

-1.8 -0.1 -0.2 -0.8 -0.6 0.6 0.1 -0.5 0.9 0.6 0.2 1.0 0.6

Information

25 8 12 18 9 5 0 18 21 26 26 16 7

Financial activities

9 13 23 32 14 2 29 11 31 10 5 13 17

Professional and business services(1)

83 74 236 111 91 88 87 94 40 69 90 84 68

Temporary help services

5.7 8.2 153.1 11.3 40.9 27.7 28.2 8.2 -10.6 5.0 6.5 8.5 11.6

Education and health services(1)

29 9 68 69 65 33 101 51 62 78 94 118 68

Health care and social assistance

13.9 0.5 37.9 36.3 40.1 11.1 91.1 37.8 51.2 57.4 82.0 93.7 61.5

Leisure and hospitality

202 134 141 191 186 138 124 104 59 69 43 95 31

Other services

29 17 25 36 24 6 38 15 13 10 -4 16 7

Government

20 15 -17 20 27 12 10 13 0 55 -53 49 7

(3-month average change, in thousands)

Total nonfarm

588 543 539 583 637 580 602 539 493 384 349 402 378

Total private

548 515 533 577 627 560 586 527 486 361 348 385 377

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

Total nonfarm women employees

49.8 49.9 49.8 49.8 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.8 49.8 49.8 49.8 49.9 49.8

Total private women employees

48.4 48.5 48.4 48.4 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.4 48.4 48.4 48.5 48.4

Total private production and nonsupervisory employees

81.5 81.6 81.6 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5 81.5

HOURS AND EARNINGS
ALL EMPLOYEES

Total private

Average weekly hours

34.7 34.8 34.8 34.8 34.8 34.6 34.7 34.6 34.6 34.6 34.5 34.6 34.5

Average hourly earnings

$30.76 $30.92 $31.11 $31.23 $31.38 $31.56 $31.60 $31.75 $31.86 $31.98 $32.11 $32.26 $32.36

Average weekly earnings

$1,067.37 $1,076.02 $1,082.63 $1,086.80 $1,092.02 $1,091.98 $1,096.52 $1,098.55 $1,102.36 $1,106.51 $1,107.80 $1,116.20 $1,116.42

Index of aggregate weekly hours(3)

108.7 109.4 110.0 110.5 111.0 110.8 111.8 111.8 112.1 112.4 112.4 113.1 113.0

Over-the-month percent change

0.1 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 -0.2 0.9 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.6 -0.1

Index of aggregate weekly payrolls(4)

159.9 161.7 163.6 165.1 166.6 167.2 168.8 169.7 170.7 171.8 172.5 174.4 174.9

Over-the-month percent change

0.4 1.1 1.2 0.9 0.9 0.4 1.0 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.4 1.1 0.3

DIFFUSION INDEXES(5)

Total Private

Over 1-month span

67.6 67.8 73.0 74.8 73.0 62.9 79.9 74.2 72.1 67.6 71.1 69.7 62.1

Over 3-month span

72.1 73.4 74.0 77.7 82.8 75.0 79.5 83.0 85.5 79.7 77.3 73.8 71.1

Over 6-month span

75.8 73.8 74.6 79.1 83.2 79.9 82.2 85.2 85.4 86.5 86.1 86.5 79.5

Over 12-month span

78.7 79.1 78.3 81.4 80.7 81.6 85.4 87.5 86.7 88.3 88.7 87.5 88.3

Manufacturing

Over 1-month span

55.4 62.2 67.6 73.0 64.2 60.1 85.1 72.3 74.3 65.5 62.8 62.2 57.4

Over 3-month span

71.6 66.2 66.2 70.3 82.4 78.4 78.4 80.4 89.2 83.1 80.4 67.6 62.2

Over 6-month span

75.0 68.9 70.3 78.4 77.7 68.9 83.1 87.2 88.5 87.2 85.8 81.8 74.3

Over 12-month span

76.4 76.4 75.0 82.4 75.7 81.1 84.5 91.2 85.1 89.2 89.2 85.8 86.5

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 2021 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: September 2, 2022