The US average workweek for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls increased by 0.1 hour to 34.2 hours in April of 2020. In manufacturing, the workweek declined by 2.1 hours to 38.3 hours, and overtime declined by 0.9 hour to 2.1 hours. The average workweek for production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls increased by 0.1 hour to 33.5 hours.
Average Weekly Hours in the United States averaged 34.35 Hours from 2006 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 34.60 Hours in August of 2014 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 2020.
Average Weekly Hours in the United States is expected to be 33.60 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 34.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Average Weekly Hours is projected to trend around 34.40 Hours in 2021, according to our econometric models.