April 05, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment changes by industry in March 2011

1-month change in payroll employment by industry, February–March 2011
Industry Change in payroll employment (p)

Professional and business services

78,000

Education and health services

45,000

Leisure and hospitality

37,000

Trade, transportation, and utilities

32,000

Manufacturing

17,000

Mining and logging

15,000

Financial activities

6,000

Other services

5,000

Construction

-1,000

Information

-4,000

Government

-14,000

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment changes by industry in March 2011.