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 Feb Jan Dec Nov

Nonfarm payroll jobs change 235 238 155 227

change from prior estimate NA 84 69 24

Private payroll jobs 227 221 150 138

Goods-producing 95 54 32 132

construction 58 40 12 86

manufacturing 28 1118 60

Service-producing

retail trade -26 40 13 -124

transporation 9 -10 13 110

government 2 4 -19475 89

Avg hours worked 34.4 34.4 34.4 34.3

manufacturing 40.8 40.8 40.7 40.6

Avg hourly earnings 26.09 26.03 25.98 25.91

percent change 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.0

Avg weekly earnings 897.5 895.4 893.7 888.7

percent change 0.2 0.2 0.6 -0.3

Aggregate weekly hours 106.60 106.40 106.20 105.80

percent change 0.2 0.2 0.4 -0.2

manufacturing hours 90.9 90.7 90.4 90.0

percent change0.2 0.2 0.4 -0.2

HOUSEHOLD SURVEY

Civilian labor force change 340 76 184 -187

civilian employment 447 -30 63 146

Unemployment rate 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.6

Write Rodney Christian at csstat@dowjones.com

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