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Employment by industry, monthly changes

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Employment change by industry, October 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

634 0 0.0 1 0.2 21 3.4 56 9.7

Logging

44.7 -1.0 -2.2 -0.4 -0.9 0.1 0.2 -0.2 -0.4

Mining

588.8 0.6 0.1 1.4 0.2 20.4 3.6 55.3 10.4

Oil and gas extraction

135.6 0.4 0.3 -4.9 -3.5 -1.5 -1.1 14.3 11.8

Mining, except oil and gas

181.1 0.7 0.4 1.2 0.7 4.6 2.6 5.1 2.9

Coal mining

37.9 -0.2 -0.5 -0.3 -0.8 0.8 2.2 1.4 3.8

Metal ore mining(1)

43.7 -0.1 -0.2 0.4 0.9 0.3 0.7 1.8 4.3

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying(1)

99.5 1.0 1.0 1.2 1.2 3.4 3.5 1.8 1.8

Support activities for mining

272.1 -0.5 -0.2 5.1 1.9 17.3 6.8 35.9 15.2

Construction

7,721 1 0.0 32 0.4 98 1.3 266 3.6

Construction of buildings

1,716.9 5.6 0.3 7.2 0.4 12.1 0.7 62.9 3.8

Residential building

903.7 2.4 0.3 3.2 0.4 6.8 0.8 34.7 4.0

Nonresidential building

813.2 3.2 0.4 4.0 0.5 5.3 0.7 28.2 3.6

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,073.9 -0.4 0.0 -3.9 -0.4 6.7 0.6 30.4 2.9

Specialty trade contractors

4,930.0 -4.0 -0.1 28.2 0.6 78.8 1.6 173.0 3.6

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,273.7 -1.5 -0.1 10.8 0.5 30.5 1.4 70.6 3.2

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,656.3 -2.5 -0.1 17.4 0.7 48.3 1.9 102.4 4.0

Manufacturing

12,922 32 0.2 91 0.7 172 1.3 456 3.7

Durable goods

8,039 23 0.3 72 0.9 120 1.5 273 3.5

Wood products

429.9 -0.9 -0.2 -3.1 -0.7 0.6 0.1 16.4 4.0

Nonmetallic mineral products

419.6 3.2 0.8 7.1 1.7 10.6 2.6 17.5 4.4

Primary metals

366.1 -0.2 -0.1 3.4 0.9 6.1 1.7 12.5 3.5

Fabricated metal products

1,454.3 5.2 0.4 13.8 1.0 24.9 1.7 56.2 4.0

Machinery

1,102.6 3.0 0.3 6.1 0.6 10.5 1.0 39.0 3.7

Computer and electronic products

1,096.6 5.4 0.5 9.1 0.8 21.5 2.0 30.6 2.9

Computer and peripheral equipment

166.4 2.0 1.2 3.3 2.0 6.2 3.9 7.2 4.5

Communications equipment

84.7 1.5 1.8 -0.3 -0.4 0.0 0.0 -0.7 -0.8

Semiconductors and electronic components

391.0 2.4 0.6 5.1 1.3 13.0 3.4 19.5 5.2

Electronic instruments

422.8 -0.3 -0.1 1.2 0.3 2.5 0.6 3.3 0.8

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products(1)

31.6 -0.3 -0.9 -0.3 -0.9 -0.3 -0.9 1.2 3.9

Electrical equipment and appliances

412.4 0.3 0.1 2.8 0.7 3.2 0.8 14.4 3.6

Transportation equipment

1,732.4 4.7 0.3 30.3 1.8 38.3 2.3 55.8 3.3

Motor vehicles and parts

1,023.3 4.8 0.5 24.3 2.4 27.0 2.7 24.9 2.5

Furniture and related products

381.2 -0.2 -0.1 -1.6 -0.4 -5.0 -1.3 1.8 0.5

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

643.5 1.8 0.3 3.5 0.5 8.5 1.3 28.2 4.6

Nondurable goods

4,883 9 0.2 19 0.4 52 1.1 183 3.9

Food manufacturing

1,710.1 1.0 0.1 6.1 0.4 20.5 1.2 67.5 4.1

Textile mills

99.3 -0.7 -0.7 -0.8 -0.8 -1.5 -1.5 -0.1 -0.1

Textile product mills

102.8 -0.6 -0.6 -2.2 -2.1 -2.9 -2.7 -1.5 -1.4

Apparel

94.6 0.4 0.4 -0.7 -0.7 0.3 0.3 3.1 3.4

Paper and paper products

360.5 0.9 0.3 1.1 0.3 1.2 0.3 11.8 3.4

Printing and related support activities

374.7 1.0 0.3 -2.3 -0.6 -2.6 -0.7 4.8 1.3

Petroleum and coal products

105.8 -0.1 -0.1 -2.3 -2.1 -2.4 -2.2 0.2 0.2

Chemicals

910.5 1.6 0.2 7.0 0.8 20.1 2.3 36.4 4.2

Plastics and rubber products

761.1 3.0 0.4 8.0 1.1 12.3 1.6 31.9 4.4

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

363.4 2.1 0.6 5.0 1.4 7.3 2.0 28.7 8.6

Wholesale trade

5,923.1 14.6 0.2 41.3 0.7 80.2 1.4 206.8 3.6

Durable goods

3,262.6 8.7 0.3 22.2 0.7 48.3 1.5 112.7 3.6

Nondurable goods

2,155.4 6.0 0.3 15.8 0.7 18.2 0.9 72.0 3.5

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

505.1 -0.1 0.0 3.3 0.7 13.7 2.8 22.1 4.6

Retail trade

15,829.1 7.2 0.0 28.9 0.2 23.8 0.2 292.1 1.9

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,977.1 1.8 0.1 7.0 0.4 9.2 0.5 30.3 1.6

Automobile dealers

1,235.7 1.1 0.1 2.6 0.2 -1.8 -0.1 13.2 1.1

Other motor vehicle dealers(1)

173.3 0.9 0.5 2.0 1.2 4.5 2.7 1.0 0.6

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores(1)

568.1 -0.3 -0.1 2.4 0.4 6.5 1.2 16.1 2.9

Furniture and home furnishings stores

430.2 -1.2 -0.3 -5.3 -1.2 -11.3 -2.6 -14.6 -3.3

Electronics and appliance stores

419.0 -5.7 -1.3 -13.8 -3.2 -15.4 -3.5 -4.5 -1.1

Building material and garden supply stores

1,394.6 1.4 0.1 3.2 0.2 28.7 2.1 15.2 1.1

Food and beverage stores

3,198.9 -2.7 -0.1 10.1 0.3 28.2 0.9 80.1 2.6

Health and personal care stores

1,075.6 2.2 0.2 16.0 1.5 13.3 1.3 24.7 2.4

Gasoline stations

980.0 4.6 0.5 8.3 0.9 7.4 0.8 36.5 3.9

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,091.5 4.7 0.4 10.3 1.0 -1.0 -0.1 19.5 1.8

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

531.8 1.4 0.3 -3.9 -0.7 -6.5 -1.2 -12.2 -2.2

General merchandise stores

3,216.8 -2.2 -0.1 -8.4 -0.3 -38.2 -1.2 78.6 2.5

Department stores

956.9 -5.2 -0.5 -12.4 -1.3 -15.0 -1.5 6.2 0.7

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

2,259.9 3.0 0.1 4.0 0.2 -23.2 -1.0 72.5 3.3

Miscellaneous store retailers

865.8 3.2 0.4 6.0 0.7 15.0 1.8 39.7 4.8

Nonstore retailers

647.8 -0.3 0.0 -0.6 -0.1 -5.6 -0.9 -1.2 -0.2

Transportation and warehousing

6,526.4 8.2 0.1 -4.8 -0.1 66.8 1.0 306.2 4.9

Air transportation

571.2 4.2 0.7 8.7 1.5 27.8 5.1 65.7 13.0

Rail transportation

147.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.5 0.3 1.2 0.8 1.4 1.0

Water transportation

61.8 0.1 0.2 -0.3 -0.5 3.1 5.3 6.8 12.4

Truck transportation

1,601.1 13.2 0.8 8.7 0.5 32.2 2.1 72.2 4.7

Transit and ground passenger transportation

411.5 2.4 0.6 -3.1 -0.7 14.6 3.7 27.4 7.1

Pipeline transportation

47.2 -0.1 -0.2 -2.4 -4.8 -2.6 -5.2 -3.1 -6.2

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

31.0 0.6 2.0 1.7 5.8 5.4 21.1 4.9 18.8

Support activities for transportation

792.0 1.4 0.2 13.4 1.7 19.4 2.5 51.0 6.9

Couriers and messengers

1,121.4 6.5 0.6 13.0 1.2 8.0 0.7 43.8 4.1

Warehousing and storage

1,742.1 -20.0 -1.1 -45.0 -2.5 -42.3 -2.4 36.1 2.1

Utilities

544.3 1.1 0.2 3.2 0.6 5.1 0.9 4.8 0.9

Information

3,043 4 0.1 18 0.6 86 2.9 157 5.4

Publishing industries, except Internet

840.5 -4.9 -0.6 3.4 0.4 20.3 2.5 46.7 5.9

Motion picture and sound recording industries

436.5 3.7 0.9 -3.3 -0.8 13.4 3.2 24.5 5.9

Broadcasting, except Internet

232.9 -1.0 -0.4 -2.1 -0.9 -0.8 -0.3 0.5 0.2

Telecommunications

661.3 -1.3 -0.2 -6.3 -0.9 0.7 0.1 -0.5 -0.1

Data processing, hosting and related services

432.4 1.0 0.2 10.8 2.6 19.9 4.8 31.0 7.7

Other information services

439.8 6.8 1.6 15.9 3.8 32.8 8.1 55.0 14.3

Financial activities

8,971 3 0.0 13 0.1 35 0.4 154 1.7

Finance and insurance

6,612.0 12.4 0.2 10.7 0.2 23.5 0.4 84.1 1.3

Monetary authorities - central bank

21.1 0.1 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.0 0.3 1.4

Credit intermediation and related activities

2,696.5 -2.5 -0.1 -6.9 -0.3 -18.2 -0.7 -8.9 -0.3

Depository credit intermediation

1,747.5 1.9 0.1 9.4 0.5 18.4 1.1 14.1 0.8

Commercial banking

1,348.1 3.4 0.3 7.4 0.6 10.6 0.8 0.2 0.0

Nondepository credit intermediation(1)

621.5 -0.2 0.0 -10.6 -1.7 -24.4 -3.8 -18.0 -2.8

Activities related to credit intermediation(1)

327.5 -4.2 -1.3 -5.7 -1.7 -12.2 -3.6 -5.0 -1.5

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

1,051.0 5.4 0.5 12.1 1.2 31.2 3.1 49.4 4.9

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,843.4 9.4 0.3 5.5 0.2 10.3 0.4 43.3 1.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,359.2 -8.7 -0.4 2.8 0.1 11.9 0.5 70.0 3.1

Real estate

1,814.5 -0.9 0.0 11.3 0.6 15.0 0.8 44.9 2.5

Rental and leasing services

524.1 -7.8 -1.5 -8.5 -1.6 -3.1 -0.6 25.0 5.0

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

20.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5

Professional and business services

22,493 39 0.2 120 0.5 363 1.6 874 4.0

Professional and technical services

10,581.3 42.7 0.4 90.5 0.9 234.0 2.3 508.1 5.0

Legal services

1,182.1 3.4 0.3 -5.9 -0.5 2.8 0.2 13.5 1.2

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,123.5 4.9 0.4 10.5 0.9 34.2 3.1 47.2 4.4

Architectural and engineering services

1,663.2 6.8 0.4 20.7 1.3 47.3 2.9 92.3 5.9

Specialized design services(1)

154.7 0.3 0.2 0.6 0.4 4.1 2.7 10.4 7.2

Computer systems design and related services

2,447.0 8.8 0.4 16.9 0.7 32.5 1.3 107.1 4.6

Management and technical consulting services

1,784.9 7.4 0.4 22.8 1.3 47.5 2.7 109.4 6.5

Scientific research and development services(1)

898.2 5.3 0.6 8.5 1.0 30.7 3.5 56.2 6.7

Advertising and related services(1)

491.8 2.1 0.4 5.3 1.1 13.1 2.7 39.8 8.8

Other professional and technical services(1)

835.9 3.7 0.4 10.9 1.3 21.8 2.7 32.2 4.0

Management of companies and enterprises

2,397.0 4.2 0.2 3.0 0.1 30.6 1.3 54.1 2.3

Administrative and waste services

9,514.9 -8.1 -0.1 27.1 0.3 98.4 1.0 312.5 3.4

Administrative and support services

9,034.2 -9.0 -0.1 23.1 0.3 88.2 1.0 296.0 3.4

Office administrative services(1)

606.8 2.8 0.5 6.5 1.1 24.0 4.1 46.6 8.3

Facilities support services(1)

157.1 0.0 0.0 1.1 0.7 1.2 0.8 0.8 0.5

Employment services

3,884.4 1.5 0.0 12.4 0.3 43.4 1.1 184.7 5.0

Temporary help services

3,179.4 11.8 0.4 23.7 0.8 48.6 1.6 154.3 5.1

Business support services

761.5 -5.8 -0.8 -19.7 -2.5 -35.9 -4.5 -40.1 -5.0

Travel arrangement and reservation services(1)

155.7 0.5 0.3 2.1 1.4 3.6 2.4 12.0 8.4

Investigation and security services(1)

938.0 -1.4 -0.1 9.6 1.0 21.5 2.3 33.1 3.7

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,207.2 -6.4 -0.3 11.4 0.5 25.1 1.2 43.1 2.0

Other support services(1)

323.6 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 5.4 1.7 15.9 5.2

Waste management and remediation services

480.7 0.9 0.2 4.0 0.8 10.2 2.2 16.5 3.6

Education and health services

24,732 79 0.3 252 1.0 546 2.3 927 3.9

Educational services

3,859.1 8.3 0.2 28.8 0.8 94.5 2.5 207.3 5.7

Health care

16,577.2 52.6 0.3 169.3 1.0 334.3 2.1 520.5 3.2

Ambulatory health care services

8,280.9 30.7 0.4 84.4 1.0 168.9 2.1 315.6 4.0

Offices of physicians

2,864.9 9.6 0.3 29.7 1.0 54.2 1.9 98.7 3.6

Offices of dentists(1)

1,050.9 5.0 0.5 9.5 0.9 26.3 2.6 44.1 4.4

Offices of other health practitioners(1)

1,106.4 6.3 0.6 14.4 1.3 32.7 3.0 70.1 6.8

Outpatient care centers

1,033.4 1.4 0.1 6.1 0.6 19.1 1.9 28.2 2.8

Medical and diagnostic laboratories(1)

310.2 -3.3 -1.1 -4.2 -1.3 -3.9 -1.2 0.5 0.2

Home health care services

1,587.1 6.1 0.4 18.1 1.2 28.7 1.8 57.9 3.8

Other ambulatory health care services(1)

327.9 5.5 1.7 10.7 3.4 11.7 3.7 15.9 5.1

Hospitals

5,247.8 10.8 0.2 52.0 1.0 100.4 2.0 125.5 2.5

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,048.5 11.1 0.4 32.9 1.1 65.0 2.2 79.4 2.7

Nursing care facilities

1,367.0 4.1 0.3 8.8 0.6 18.3 1.4 17.8 1.3

Residential mental health facilities(1)

617.4 1.6 0.3 9.1 1.5 18.0 3.0 20.4 3.4

Community care facilities for the elderly(1)

906.1 4.7 0.5 13.0 1.5 26.2 3.0 36.5 4.2

Other residential care facilities(1)

158.0 0.6 0.4 2.0 1.3 2.4 1.5 4.7 3.1

Social assistance

4,295.6 18.5 0.4 54.2 1.3 117.3 2.8 198.7 4.9

Individual and family services(1)

2,848.3 9.6 0.3 37.2 1.3 84.6 3.1 113.8 4.2

Emergency and other relief services(1)

206.9 4.3 2.1 5.2 2.6 5.8 2.9 13.6 7.0

Vocational rehabilitation services(1)

274.5 -0.5 -0.2 2.4 0.9 -0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Child day care services

965.8 4.9 0.5 9.4 1.0 27.2 2.9 71.2 8.0

Leisure and hospitality

15,886 35 0.2 155 1.0 356 2.3 1,158 7.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,333.8 9.6 0.4 33.3 1.4 68.7 3.0 210.3 9.9

Performing arts and spectator sports

498.8 1.4 0.3 0.3 0.1 12.0 2.5 68.5 15.9

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

161.7 0.2 0.1 2.5 1.6 7.1 4.6 18.3 12.8

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,673.3 8.0 0.5 30.5 1.9 49.6 3.1 123.5 8.0

Accommodation and food services

13,552.6 25.9 0.2 122.3 0.9 287.9 2.2 948.5 7.5

Accommodation

1,756.6 19.9 1.1 41.3 2.4 50.7 3.0 190.3 12.1

Food services and drinking places

11,796.0 6.0 0.1 81.0 0.7 237.2 2.1 758.2 6.9

Other services

5,733 9 0.2 34 0.6 57 1.0 189 3.4

Repair and maintenance

1,438.3 2.4 0.2 12.9 0.9 22.7 1.6 58.7 4.3

Personal and laundry services

1,469.6 1.3 0.1 6.2 0.4 25.9 1.8 67.9 4.8

Membership associations and organizations

2,824.9 5.2 0.2 15.1 0.5 8.6 0.3 62.3 2.3

Government

22,350 28 0.1 83 0.4 174 0.8 256 1.2

Federal

2,873 6 0.2 9 0.3 6 0.2 -7 -0.2

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,272.0 4.0 0.2 11.2 0.5 11.0 0.5 -7.7 -0.3

U.S. Postal Service

601.1 2.0 0.3 -1.9 -0.3 -5.1 -0.8 0.5 0.1

State government

5,254 -7 -0.1 8 0.2 36 0.7 30 0.6

State government education

2,620.8 -1.8 -0.1 13.8 0.5 30.1 1.2 53.5 2.1

State government, excluding education

2,633.1 -5.0 -0.2 -6.1 -0.2 5.6 0.2 -23.9 -0.9

Local government

14,223 29 0.2 66 0.5 132 0.9 233 1.7

Local government education

7,768.5 13.5 0.2 11.9 0.2 43.3 0.6 135.5 1.8

Local government, excluding education

6,454.5 15.5 0.2 54.4 0.8 88.3 1.4 97.2 1.5

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