Employment and labor force changes in thousands. Workweek and

overtime in hours, and earnings in dollars. All data seasonally adjusted.

NOTE: Data reflect the conversion to the 2012 version of the North

American Industry Classification System (NAICS) as tabulation basis.

ESTABLISHMENT SURVEY Oct Sep Aug Jul

Nonfarm payroll jobs change 161 191 176 252

change from prior estimate NA 37 90 49

Private payroll jobs 142 188 132 221

Goods-producing 0 14 -26 14

construction 11 23 -6 16

manufacturing -9 -8 -16 2

Service-producing

retail trade -1 22 17 13

transporation 8 -3 19 12

government 12 6 -19372 31

Avg hours worked 34.4 34.4 34.3 34.4

manufacturing 40.8 40.7 40.6 40.8

Avg hourly earnings 25.92 25.82 25.74 25.71

percent change 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.4

Avg weekly earnings 891.7 888.2 882.9 884.4

percent change 0.4 0.6 -0.2 0.4

Aggregate weekly hours 106.00 105.80 105.40 105.60

percent change 0.4 0.4 -0.2 0.2

manufacturing hours 90.0 89.8 89.7 90.2

percent change0.2 0.4 -0.2 0.2

HOUSEHOLD SURVEY

Civilian labor force change -195 444 176 407

civilian employment -43 354 97 420

Unemployment rate 4.9 5.0 4.9 4.9

Write Rodney Christian at csstat@dowjones.com

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November 04, 2016 11:13 ET (15:13 GMT)

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