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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 Nov.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014(p)
Nov.
2014(p)

AVERAGE WEEKLY HOURS

Total private

33.7 33.7 33.8 33.8

Goods-producing

41.4 41.6 41.7 41.7

Mining and logging

46.1 47.1 47.5 47.6

Construction

39.7 39.7 39.9 39.8

Manufacturing

42.0 42.2 42.1 42.2

Durable goods

42.5 42.6 42.6 42.5

Nondurable goods

41.2 41.4 41.4 41.7

Private service-providing

32.4 32.4 32.5 32.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

33.6 33.6 33.6 33.6

Wholesale trade

38.8 38.6 38.5 38.6

Retail trade

30.0 30.0 30.0 30.1

Transportation and warehousing

38.5 38.3 38.3 38.4

Utilities

41.5 42.0 42.6 42.6

Information

35.9 36.0 36.3 36.3

Financial activities

36.7 36.7 36.8 36.9

Professional and business services

35.5 35.6 35.6 35.5

Education and health services

32.1 32.0 32.1 32.1

Leisure and hospitality

25.0 25.1 25.1 25.1

Other services

30.8 30.7 30.7 30.7

AVERAGE OVERTIME HOURS

Manufacturing

4.5 4.5 4.4 4.5

Durable goods

4.7 4.6 4.6 4.5

Nondurable goods

4.2 4.3 4.2 4.5

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

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Last Modified Date: December 05, 2014
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