The average workweek for all employees on US private nonfarm payrolls increased by 0.3 hour to 34.9 hours in March of 2021, following a decline of 0.4 hour in the prior month and compared with market expectations of 34.7 hours. In manufacturing, the workweek increased by 0.2 hour to 40.5 hours over the month, and overtime increased by 0.1 hour to 3.3 hours. The average workweek for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls rose by 0.3 hours to 34.3 hours. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Average Weekly Hours in the United States averaged 34.37 Hours from 2006 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 34.90 Hours in January of 2021 and a record low of 33.70 Hours in June of 2009. This page provides - United States Average Weekly Hours - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Average Weekly Hours - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.
Average Weekly Hours in the United States is expected to be 34.70 Hours by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Average Weekly Hours in the United States to stand at 34.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Average Weekly Hours is projected to trend around 34.40 Hours in 2022, according to our econometric models.