Average working week in the U.S. - monthly average by industry January 2020

This statistic shows the average length of a working week in the United States for all employees, by industry. The data have been seasonally adjusted. Employed persons consist of all employees on private nonfarm payrolls. The average working week for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls was at 34.3 hours in January 2020.

Length of the average working week of all employees in the United States in January 2020, by industry

Hours of work
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Release date

February 2020


United States

Survey time period

January 2020

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

full-time and part-time employees

Supplementary notes

Seasonal adjustment is a statistical method for removing the seasonal component of a time series used when analyzing non-seasonal trend.

Data is preliminary

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