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Employment by industry, monthly changes

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Employment change by industry, April 2022, seasonally adjusted
Industry Employed (thousands) 1-month net change (thousands) 1-month percent change 3-month net change (thousands) 3-month percent change 6-month net change (thousands) 6-month percent change 12-month net change (thousands) 12-month percent change

Mining and logging

613 9 1.5 23 3.9 35 6.1 59 10.6

Logging

45.3 -0.6 -1.3 0.4 0.9 0.4 0.9 -1.8 -3.8

Mining

567.3 8.9 1.6 21.8 4.0 33.8 6.3 60.8 12.0

Oil and gas extraction

136.2 5.1 3.9 11.1 8.9 14.9 12.3 20.2 17.4

Mining, except oil and gas

176.9 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.9 0.5 3.6 2.1

Coal mining

37.9 0.9 2.4 1.3 3.6 1.4 3.8 1.6 4.4

Metal ore mining(1)

43.3 0.3 0.7 0.7 1.6 1.4 3.3 2.1 5.1

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying(1)

95.7 -0.4 -0.4 -1.2 -1.2 -2.0 -2.0 -0.1 -0.1

Support activities for mining

254.2 3.0 1.2 9.9 4.1 18.0 7.6 37.0 17.0

Construction

7,628 2 0.0 76 1.0 173 2.3 235 3.2

Construction of buildings

1,708.0 7.4 0.4 22.1 1.3 54.0 3.3 66.8 4.1

Residential building

896.6 3.5 0.4 11.6 1.3 27.6 3.2 44.1 5.2

Nonresidential building

811.4 3.9 0.5 10.5 1.3 26.4 3.4 22.7 2.9

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,069.2 0.5 0.0 12.3 1.2 25.7 2.5 26.9 2.6

Specialty trade contractors

4,850.8 -6.1 -0.1 41.6 0.9 93.8 2.0 141.7 3.0

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,243.1 0.3 0.0 30.6 1.4 40.0 1.8 69.1 3.2

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,607.7 -6.4 -0.2 11.0 0.4 53.8 2.1 72.6 2.9

Manufacturing

12,729 55 0.4 148 1.2 263 2.1 489 4.0

Durable goods

7,902 31 0.4 76 1.0 136 1.8 309 4.1

Wood products

429.9 3.6 0.8 8.9 2.1 16.4 4.0 24.3 6.0

Nonmetallic mineral products

410.3 0.2 0.0 -1.0 -0.2 8.2 2.0 6.8 1.7

Primary metals

360.0 0.6 0.2 2.7 0.8 6.4 1.8 12.1 3.5

Fabricated metal products

1,431.8 3.5 0.2 16.2 1.1 33.7 2.4 60.6 4.4

Machinery

1,095.4 7.4 0.7 23.3 2.2 31.8 3.0 46.5 4.4

Computer and electronic products

1,073.9 3.7 0.3 6.8 0.6 7.9 0.7 18.9 1.8

Computer and peripheral equipment

159.7 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.3 3.0 1.9

Communications equipment

84.6 0.3 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 -0.8 -0.9 -0.3 -0.4

Semiconductors and electronic components

377.8 2.5 0.7 5.0 1.3 6.3 1.7 11.4 3.1

Electronic instruments

419.8 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.1 3.2 0.8

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products(1)

32.0 0.5 1.6 1.5 4.9 1.6 5.3 1.5 4.9

Electrical equipment and appliances

409.0 0.6 0.1 7.1 1.8 11.0 2.8 17.7 4.5

Transportation equipment

1,671.5 13.7 0.8 2.6 0.2 -5.1 -0.3 75.9 4.8

Motor vehicles and parts

980.6 6.1 0.6 -4.3 -0.4 -17.8 -1.8 66.8 7.3

Furniture and related products

386.7 -1.1 -0.3 4.3 1.1 7.3 1.9 16.8 4.5

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

633.6 -1.4 -0.2 4.8 0.8 18.3 3.0 29.3 4.8

Nondurable goods

4,827 24 0.5 72 1.5 127 2.7 180 3.9

Food manufacturing

1,689.7 7.9 0.5 24.8 1.5 47.1 2.9 56.2 3.4

Textile mills

100.7 0.7 0.7 1.1 1.1 1.3 1.3 4.1 4.2

Textile product mills

105.9 -0.4 -0.4 0.3 0.3 1.6 1.5 2.6 2.5

Apparel

93.8 -0.6 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1 2.3 2.5 2.6 2.9

Paper and paper products

358.4 1.3 0.4 5.3 1.5 9.7 2.8 10.8 3.1

Printing and related support activities

376.5 3.1 0.8 4.7 1.3 6.6 1.8 11.8 3.2

Petroleum and coal products

108.6 1.8 1.7 4.6 4.4 3.0 2.8 3.0 2.8

Chemicals

889.3 1.0 0.1 5.8 0.7 15.2 1.7 20.0 2.3

Plastics and rubber products

749.4 5.7 0.8 13.4 1.8 20.2 2.8 32.6 4.5

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

354.8 3.3 0.9 11.9 3.5 20.1 6.0 36.3 11.4

Wholesale trade

5,835.7 22.2 0.4 73.4 1.3 119.4 2.1 188.6 3.3

Durable goods

3,208.4 8.9 0.3 35.5 1.1 58.5 1.9 105.3 3.4

Nondurable goods

2,137.1 8.2 0.4 24.9 1.2 53.7 2.6 75.0 3.6

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

490.2 5.1 1.1 13.0 2.7 7.2 1.5 8.3 1.7

Retail trade

15,881.5 29.2 0.2 165.0 1.0 344.5 2.2 542.7 3.5

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,968.6 0.9 0.0 14.1 0.7 21.8 1.1 29.7 1.5

Automobile dealers

1,237.8 1.1 0.1 9.4 0.8 15.3 1.3 14.7 1.2

Other motor vehicle dealers(1)

169.1 -2.4 -1.4 -1.3 -0.8 -3.2 -1.9 1.5 0.9

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores(1)

561.7 2.2 0.4 5.9 1.1 9.7 1.8 13.5 2.5

Furniture and home furnishings stores

444.1 -2.0 -0.4 2.1 0.5 -0.7 -0.2 2.1 0.5

Electronics and appliance stores

431.3 -0.6 -0.1 1.6 0.4 7.8 1.8 7.7 1.8

Building material and garden supply stores

1,375.0 -16.1 -1.2 -21.2 -1.5 -4.4 -0.3 -26.0 -1.9

Food and beverage stores

3,183.8 23.8 0.8 58.6 1.9 65.0 2.1 52.8 1.7

Health and personal care stores

1,062.0 -9.4 -0.9 -14.1 -1.3 11.1 1.1 32.4 3.1

Gasoline stations

972.7 5.3 0.5 15.0 1.6 29.2 3.1 42.2 4.5

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,097.8 5.4 0.5 19.0 1.8 25.8 2.4 77.0 7.5

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

539.8 1.4 0.3 2.8 0.5 -4.2 -0.8 19.1 3.7

General merchandise stores

3,298.4 12.4 0.4 71.5 2.2 160.2 5.1 212.8 6.9

Department stores

974.8 -3.2 -0.3 8.1 0.8 24.1 2.5 43.9 4.7

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters(1)

2,323.6 15.6 0.7 63.4 2.8 136.2 6.2 168.9 7.8

Miscellaneous store retailers

851.1 6.2 0.7 11.5 1.4 25.0 3.0 59.3 7.5

Nonstore retailers

656.9 1.9 0.3 4.1 0.6 7.9 1.2 33.6 5.4

Transportation and warehousing

6,468.4 52.0 0.8 135.3 2.1 248.2 4.0 470.6 7.8

Air transportation

542.4 4.1 0.8 19.7 3.8 36.9 7.3 88.7 19.6

Rail transportation

145.6 0.0 0.0 1.8 1.3 -0.1 -0.1 -1.2 -0.8

Water transportation

57.9 0.2 0.3 0.9 1.6 2.9 5.3 0.7 1.2

Truck transportation

1,564.1 13.0 0.8 18.4 1.2 35.2 2.3 59.4 3.9

Transit and ground passenger transportation

395.9 0.6 0.2 7.7 2.0 11.8 3.1 25.5 6.9

Pipeline transportation

49.9 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.4 -0.8 0.2 0.4

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

24.4 -1.0 -3.9 -2.1 -7.9 -1.7 -6.5 3.8 18.4

Support activities for transportation

769.3 3.3 0.4 9.7 1.3 28.3 3.8 64.1 9.1

Couriers and messengers

1,133.1 14.9 1.3 27.2 2.5 55.5 5.2 58.2 5.4

Warehousing and storage

1,785.8 16.8 0.9 52.0 3.0 79.8 4.7 171.2 10.6

Utilities

539.1 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.1 -0.4 -0.1 -4.1 -0.8

Information

2,951 12 0.4 33 1.1 65 2.3 163 5.8

Publishing industries, except Internet

820.6 4.7 0.6 13.8 1.7 26.8 3.4 34.0 4.3

Motion picture and sound recording industries

420.6 -5.7 -1.3 -1.8 -0.4 8.6 2.1 82.2 24.3

Broadcasting, except Internet

233.6 0.4 0.2 1.6 0.7 1.2 0.5 -1.7 -0.7

Telecommunications

659.2 3.7 0.6 5.8 0.9 -2.6 -0.4 -11.0 -1.6

Data processing, hosting and related services

410.6 5.3 1.3 2.5 0.6 9.2 2.3 26.3 6.8

Other information services

406.2 3.8 0.9 10.8 2.7 21.4 5.6 33.1 8.9

Financial activities

8,941 35 0.4 76 0.9 124 1.4 194 2.2

Finance and insurance

6,593.2 27.3 0.4 44.7 0.7 65.3 1.0 77.8 1.2

Monetary authorities - central bank

20.8 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.2 -1.0

Credit intermediation and related activities

2,720.6 2.7 0.1 8.8 0.3 15.2 0.6 5.2 0.2

Depository credit intermediation

1,732.3 -2.2 -0.1 0.3 0.0 -1.1 -0.1 -17.3 -1.0

Commercial banking

1,342.3 -1.1 -0.1 -1.7 -0.1 -5.6 -0.4 -28.7 -2.1

Nondepository credit intermediation(1)

649.3 5.7 0.9 8.3 1.3 9.8 1.5 15.0 2.4

Activities related to credit intermediation(1)

339.0 -0.8 -0.2 0.2 0.1 6.5 2.0 7.5 2.3

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

1,018.7 4.9 0.5 12.3 1.2 17.1 1.7 39.0 4.0

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,833.1 19.7 0.7 23.5 0.8 33.0 1.2 33.8 1.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,348.2 7.7 0.3 31.7 1.4 59.0 2.6 116.8 5.2

Real estate

1,801.9 6.1 0.3 22.6 1.3 32.3 1.8 71.4 4.1

Rental and leasing services

525.0 0.7 0.1 8.1 1.6 25.9 5.2 44.6 9.3

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

21.3 0.9 4.4 1.0 4.9 0.8 3.9 0.8 3.9

Professional and business services

22,131 41 0.2 222 1.0 512 2.4 1,188 5.7

Professional and technical services

10,333.2 35.8 0.3 125.7 1.2 260.0 2.6 584.7 6.0

Legal services

1,177.9 4.7 0.4 3.1 0.3 9.3 0.8 31.7 2.8

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,082.0 5.4 0.5 16.8 1.6 5.7 0.5 49.7 4.8

Architectural and engineering services

1,612.5 4.0 0.2 13.7 0.9 41.6 2.6 86.8 5.7

Specialized design services(1)

149.5 0.9 0.6 3.0 2.0 5.2 3.6 12.5 9.1

Computer systems design and related services

2,408.5 4.2 0.2 29.2 1.2 68.6 2.9 137.7 6.1

Management and technical consulting services

1,737.7 4.0 0.2 24.3 1.4 62.2 3.7 129.1 8.0

Scientific research and development services(1)

870.9 7.3 0.8 19.0 2.2 28.9 3.4 59.4 7.3

Advertising and related services(1)

475.6 0.3 0.1 10.8 2.3 23.6 5.2 36.5 8.3

Other professional and technical services(1)

818.7 5.1 0.6 5.8 0.7 15.0 1.9 41.3 5.3

Management of companies and enterprises

2,364.3 -1.8 -0.1 8.6 0.4 21.4 0.9 30.0 1.3

Administrative and waste services

9,433.1 6.3 0.1 87.0 0.9 230.7 2.5 572.8 6.5

Administrative and support services

8,963.2 5.4 0.1 79.0 0.9 225.0 2.6 555.5 6.6

Office administrative services(1)

581.9 4.7 0.8 14.1 2.5 21.7 3.9 46.8 8.7

Facilities support services(1)

155.2 1.3 0.8 2.0 1.3 -1.1 -0.7 -0.8 -0.5

Employment services

3,842.3 -10.5 -0.3 32.8 0.9 142.6 3.9 417.0 12.2

Temporary help services

3,136.9 2.4 0.1 31.9 1.0 111.8 3.7 359.4 12.9

Business support services

801.0 5.7 0.7 -0.9 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1 -10.3 -1.3

Travel arrangement and reservation services(1)

153.1 2.9 1.9 6.3 4.3 9.4 6.5 19.2 14.3

Investigation and security services(1)

913.1 0.7 0.1 0.5 0.1 8.2 0.9 -3.9 -0.4

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,198.6 -3.4 -0.2 12.7 0.6 34.5 1.6 60.1 2.8

Other support services(1)

318.0 4.0 1.3 11.6 3.8 10.3 3.3 27.2 9.4

Waste management and remediation services

469.9 0.9 0.2 8.0 1.7 5.7 1.2 17.3 3.8

Education and health services

24,189 59 0.2 217 0.9 384 1.6 607 2.6

Educational services

3,770.8 18.0 0.5 40.0 1.1 119.0 3.3 242.5 6.9

Health care

16,240.8 34.3 0.2 123.1 0.8 184.1 1.1 229.0 1.4

Ambulatory health care services

8,123.3 27.9 0.3 100.2 1.2 158.0 2.0 292.7 3.7

Offices of physicians

2,812.4 9.8 0.3 25.5 0.9 46.2 1.7 85.4 3.1

Offices of dentists(1)

1,025.0 0.4 0.0 3.0 0.3 18.2 1.8 39.8 4.0

Offices of other health practitioners(1)

1,076.6 4.1 0.4 22.1 2.1 40.3 3.9 78.7 7.9

Outpatient care centers

1,016.4 2.1 0.2 9.6 1.0 11.2 1.1 24.5 2.5

Medical and diagnostic laboratories(1)

315.7 2.5 0.8 6.7 2.2 6.0 1.9 10.0 3.3

Home health care services

1,559.9 7.8 0.5 31.6 2.1 30.7 2.0 48.4 3.2

Other ambulatory health care services(1)

317.3 1.1 0.3 1.7 0.5 5.3 1.7 6.0 1.9

Hospitals

5,142.5 4.5 0.1 16.4 0.3 20.2 0.4 16.4 0.3

Nursing and residential care facilities

2,975.0 1.9 0.1 6.5 0.2 5.9 0.2 -80.1 -2.6

Nursing care facilities

1,344.7 0.9 0.1 -1.9 -0.1 -4.5 -0.3 -44.0 -3.2

Residential mental health facilities(1)

598.8 3.4 0.6 3.4 0.6 1.8 0.3 -13.0 -2.1

Community care facilities for the elderly(1)

876.3 -1.1 -0.1 5.3 0.6 6.7 0.8 -23.9 -2.7

Other residential care facilities(1)

155.2 -1.3 -0.8 -0.3 -0.2 1.9 1.2 0.8 0.5

Social assistance

4,177.5 6.6 0.2 54.1 1.3 80.6 2.0 135.2 3.3

Individual and family services(1)

2,762.7 4.5 0.2 35.4 1.3 28.2 1.0 61.4 2.3

Emergency and other relief services(1)

201.3 1.5 0.8 5.0 2.5 8.0 4.1 9.0 4.7

Vocational rehabilitation services(1)

275.4 -2.2 -0.8 -1.3 -0.5 1.0 0.4 3.6 1.3

Child day care services

938.0 2.7 0.3 14.9 1.6 43.4 4.9 61.1 7.0

Leisure and hospitality

15,545 78 0.5 302 2.0 817 5.5 1,914 14.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,262.4 11.3 0.5 50.3 2.3 138.9 6.5 380.6 20.2

Performing arts and spectator sports

482.5 13.3 2.8 31.0 6.9 52.2 12.1 142.1 41.7

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

154.9 0.9 0.6 4.4 2.9 11.5 8.0 20.6 15.3

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,625.0 -2.9 -0.2 14.9 0.9 75.2 4.9 217.9 15.5

Accommodation and food services

13,282.3 66.1 0.5 251.2 1.9 678.2 5.4 1,533.6 13.1

Accommodation

1,715.5 22.3 1.3 69.5 4.2 149.2 9.5 316.0 22.6

Food services and drinking places

11,566.8 43.8 0.4 181.7 1.6 529.0 4.8 1,217.6 11.8

Other services

5,673 11 0.2 63 1.1 129 2.3 294 5.5

Repair and maintenance

1,414.8 2.6 0.2 20.0 1.4 35.2 2.6 87.7 6.6

Personal and laundry services

1,442.9 3.0 0.2 18.3 1.3 41.2 2.9 123.7 9.4

Membership associations and organizations

2,815.4 5.9 0.2 24.4 0.9 52.8 1.9 82.9 3.0

Government

22,189 22 0.1 36 0.2 95 0.4 279 1.3

Federal

2,870 -6 -0.2 -9 -0.3 -10 -0.3 -25 -0.9

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,261.2 -5.1 -0.2 -7.8 -0.3 -18.5 -0.8 -20.5 -0.9

U.S. Postal Service

608.9 -1.1 -0.2 -1.5 -0.2 8.3 1.4 -4.8 -0.8

State government

5,207 7 0.1 -12 -0.2 -17 -0.3 34 0.7

State government education

2,572.4 -1.5 -0.1 -17.1 -0.7 5.1 0.2 90.4 3.6

State government, excluding education

2,634.9 8.9 0.3 5.2 0.2 -22.1 -0.8 -56.0 -2.1

Local government

14,112 21 0.1 57 0.4 122 0.9 270 2.0

Local government education

7,747.4 16.9 0.2 44.4 0.6 114.4 1.5 232.9 3.1

Local government, excluding education

6,364.8 4.7 0.1 13.1 0.2 7.5 0.1 37.0 0.6

Footnotes
(1) Seasonally adjusted independently. See http://www.bls.gov/ces/cestn.htm#SA_ind for details.