The average workweek for all employees on US private nonfarm payrolls was 34.6 hours for the third month in a row in May of 2022, as expected. In manufacturing, the average workweek for all employees was little changed at 40.4 hours, and overtime fell by 0.1 hour to 3.2 hours. The average workweek for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls remained unchanged at 34.1 hours. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Average Weekly Hours in the United States averaged 34.40 Hours from 2006 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 35 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 June of 2022.
Average Weekly Hours in the United States is expected to be 34.90 Hours by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Average Weekly Hours is projected to trend around 35.00 Hours in 2023 and 34.40 Hours in 2024, according to our econometric models.