May 09, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment changes by industry, April 2011

Over-the-month change in payroll employment, selected industries, April 2011
Industry Change from March 2011 to April 2011

Retail trade

57,100

Professional and business services

51,000

Education and health services

49,000

Leisure and hospitality

46,000

Manufacturing

29,000

Mining and logging

10,000

Government

-24,000

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