October 7, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Payroll employment edges up in September 2011

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

Professional and business services

48,000

Education and health services

45,000

Information

34,000

Construction

26,000

Mining and logging

5,000

Transportation and warehousing

-2,000

Other services

-3,000

Leisure and hospitality

-4,000

Financial activities

-8,000

Manufacturing

-13,000

Government

-34,000

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Payroll employment edges up in September 2011.

 

 

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