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Release for:  September 2018
Source: U.S. Department of Labor
Units as noted, changes calculated by Market News International
                                  May-18  Jun-18  Jul-18  Aug-18  Sep-18
Non-farm payrolls (thou)          148723  148931  149096  149366  149500
 Private                          126390  126582  126719  126973  127094
 Goods-producing                   20624   20660   20701   20738   20784
  Mining                             683     692     691     698     703
  Construction                      7210    7218    7237    7263    7286
  Manufacturing                    12681   12702   12724   12729   12747
   Transport Equip                  1654    1662    1666    1669    1670
    Mtr Veh, Parts                   955     960     959     961     960
Private Service Providing         105766  105922  106018  106235  106310
  Trade, Transportation            27779   27765   27782   27837   27845
  Wholesale trade                   5961    5974    5984    6006    6010
  Retail trade                     15957   15915   15917   15929   15909
   Mtr Veh, Parts Dealers           2027    2031    2033    2035    2036
   Food, Beverage                   3099    3089    3097    3100    3098
  Financial Activities              8563    8575    8578    8590    8603
  Services                         20925   20972   21011   21076   21130
   Temp Service                     3033    3026    3037    3049    3060
  Government                       22333   22349   22377   22393   22406
Average weekly hours                34.5    34.6    34.5    34.5    34.5
 Manufacturing weekly hours         40.8    41.0    41.0    40.9    40.8
 Manufacturing overtime              3.4     3.5     3.5     3.5     3.4
                                                                        yr-ago
Average hourly earnings (total)    26.94   26.99   27.07   27.16   27.24 26.51
 % change from prev month            0.3     0.2     0.3     0.3     0.3  2.8
Manufacturing hourly earnings (t   26.93   27.01   27.01   27.07   27.07
 % change from prev month            0.0     0.3     0.0     0.2     0.0
                                                                        yr-ago
Average hourly earnings (prod, n   22.58   22.63   22.67   22.75   22.81 22.20
 % change from prev month            0.3     0.2     0.2     0.4     0.3  2.7
Average weekly earnings           929.43  933.85  933.92  937.02  939.78
Index of aggregate hours           109.4   109.9   109.7   110.0   110.1
 % change from prev month            0.2     0.5    -0.2     0.3     0.1
Index of hours, manufacturing       93.3    93.7    93.9    93.7    93.6
 % change from prev month           -0.1     0.4     0.2    -0.2    -0.1
     ** MNI Washington Bureau (202) 371-2121 **
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