Working hours in 2023

Are you interested in finding out the number of working days for 2023 and how many working days each month of the year has? LeaveBoard has the answer to these questions. We provide you with a calendar with all the information regarding the number of working days and working hours for full-time employees.

MonthNumber of working daysNumber of business daysNumber of weekendsWorking hours monthlyHolidays
January 1-3122209160Monday, January 02, New Year's Day (observed)
Monday, January 17 -Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
February 1-2820198152Monday, February 20 - Washington’s Birthday
March 1-3123238184
April 1-30202010160
May 1-3123228176Monday, May 29 -Memorial Day
June 1-3022218168Monday, June 19-Juneteenth National Independence Day
July 1-31212011160Tuesday, July 04 - Independence Day
August 1-3123238184
September 1-3021209160Monday, September 04 - Labor Day
October 1-3122219168Monday, October 09 - Columbus Day
November 1-3022208160Friday, November 10 - Veterans Day
Thursday, November 23 - Thanksgiving Day
December 1-31212010160Monday, December 25 - Christmas Day

The following calculations are made for employees working 8 hours per day from Monday to Friday that follow the US public holidays:

  • Total working days (Monday to Friday): 261 days (or 2088 hours)
  • Total business days (Monday to Friday - Federal Holidays): 250 days (or 2000 hours)
  • 2023 has 365 days. It has 11 holidays during the week, and there are 105 weekend days.

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FAQ Working Days

How many working hours are in a year?

Since there are 2088 working hour in a year, we remove 11 days of Holidays (11 days x 8h) and 10 days of Paid Time Off (10 days x 8h), then we're discussing about approximately 1920 hours (2088 - 88 - 80).

How many work days are in 2023?

In 2023 there are 261 working days (Monday to Friday).

How many business days are in 2023?

In 2023 there are 250 business days (Monday to Friday - Federal Holidays).

How many weekend days in 2023?

In 2023 there are 105 weekend days (Saturday - Sunday).

How many workweeks are in a year?

On average, Americans have 48 working weeks per year. Note: This number might differ depending on the number of PTO and holidays you are entitled.

How many weeks are in a year?

One common year has 52 weeks and 1 day, while one leap year has 52 weeks and 2 days. 


  • Common year: 365 days / (365 days) / (7 days/week) = 52.143 weeks = 52 weeks + 1 day. 
  • Leap year: 366 days = (366 days) / (7 days/week) = 52.286 weeks = 52 weeks + 2 days.

How many hours are in a year?

In 2023, and in every common year there are 8760 hours. Explanation: (365 days) x (24 hours/day) = 8760 hours. In leap years, there are 8784 hours. Explanation: (366 days) x (24 hours/day) = 8784 hours. Next leap year: 2024 and 2028.

How many hours are in a week?

Every week has 168 hours. Explanation: 1 week = 7 days/week = (7 days/week) x (24 hours/day) = 168 hours/week

How does the LeaveBoard software can help you?

LeaveBoard provides access to the working days available each month based on each employee's work schedule, public holidays, and weekends. Moreover, you have the number of worked days and hours available to be downloaded in XLS format for payroll purposes. The attendance insights are changing automatically for each employee. Also, the automatically generated reports consider hire dates and end dates for accuracy. These are just some benefits the HR and Leave Management system is offered. You test everything free of change as the system is free for up to 9 users.

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