Nonfarm payroll employment increased 157,000 in July 2018

August 07, 2018

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 157,000 in July, compared with an average monthly gain of 203,000 over the prior 12 months. In July, job gains occurred in professional and business services, in manufacturing, and in health care and social assistance.

Employment levels by industry, seasonally adjusted
Month Total nonfarm Total private Mining and logging Construction Manufacturing Wholesale trade Retail trade

Jul 2008

137,503,000 114,935,000 770,000 7,160,000 13,430,000 5,946,300 15,300,000

Aug 2008

137,226,000 114,659,000 778,000 7,114,000 13,358,000 5,926,300 15,241,100

Sep 2008

136,783,000 114,246,000 782,000 7,044,000 13,275,000 5,914,000 15,171,900

Oct 2008

136,308,000 113,759,000 781,000 6,967,000 13,147,000 5,876,300 15,101,400

Nov 2008

135,549,000 112,989,000 776,000 6,813,000 13,034,000 5,838,200 14,986,600

Dec 2008

134,842,000 112,286,000 771,000 6,701,000 12,850,000 5,797,000 14,866,700

Jan 2009

134,055,000 111,476,000 761,000 6,567,000 12,561,000 5,762,700 14,788,400

Feb 2009

133,351,000 110,775,000 749,000 6,446,000 12,380,000 5,717,900 14,716,700

Mar 2009

132,549,000 109,989,000 728,000 6,291,000 12,208,000 5,673,000 14,641,600

Apr 2009

131,845,000 109,168,000 710,000 6,154,000 12,030,000 5,627,500 14,556,100

May 2009

131,491,000 108,874,000 693,000 6,100,000 11,862,000 5,602,900 14,553,500

Jun 2009

131,022,000 108,446,000 686,000 6,010,000 11,726,000 5,577,400 14,537,200

Jul 2009

130,680,000 108,159,000 678,000 5,932,000 11,668,000 5,552,500 14,486,300

Aug 2009

130,484,000 107,947,000 670,000 5,855,000 11,626,000 5,535,000 14,477,300

Sep 2009

130,255,000 107,804,000 665,000 5,787,000 11,591,000 5,518,800 14,445,900

Oct 2009

130,046,000 107,522,000 661,000 5,716,000 11,538,000 5,500,100 14,379,200

Nov 2009

130,058,000 107,525,000 664,000 5,696,000 11,509,000 5,489,400 14,374,800

Dec 2009

129,781,000 107,299,000 663,000 5,654,000 11,475,000 5,475,100 14,326,400

Jan 2010

129,799,000 107,308,000 667,000 5,580,000 11,460,000 5,455,300 14,393,100

Feb 2010

129,726,000 107,250,000 674,000 5,500,000 11,453,000 5,443,600 14,395,700

Mar 2010

129,919,000 107,401,000 682,000 5,537,000 11,453,000 5,444,300 14,442,700

Apr 2010

130,140,000 107,571,000 687,000 5,553,000 11,489,000 5,443,400 14,423,300

May 2010

130,662,000 107,666,000 697,000 5,520,000 11,525,000 5,439,000 14,435,600

Jun 2010

130,522,000 107,782,000 702,000 5,516,000 11,545,000 5,442,900 14,436,100

Jul 2010

130,444,000 107,875,000 708,000 5,508,000 11,561,000 5,445,900 14,445,600

Aug 2010

130,428,000 108,008,000 716,000 5,524,000 11,553,000 5,446,400 14,450,000

Sep 2010

130,365,000 108,118,000 723,000 5,501,000 11,563,000 5,454,400 14,472,600

Oct 2010

130,632,000 108,335,000 731,000 5,508,000 11,562,000 5,463,500 14,503,700

Nov 2010

130,761,000 108,474,000 736,000 5,506,000 11,585,000 5,469,700 14,480,000

Dec 2010

130,834,000 108,568,000 734,000 5,467,000 11,595,000 5,476,400 14,467,400

Jan 2011

130,878,000 108,620,000 736,000 5,427,000 11,621,000 5,481,400 14,531,400

Feb 2011

131,060,000 108,845,000 739,000 5,451,000 11,654,000 5,493,900 14,553,600

Mar 2011

131,314,000 109,122,000 754,000 5,477,000 11,675,000 5,512,400 14,584,200

Apr 2011

131,637,000 109,453,000 768,000 5,485,000 11,704,000 5,527,700 14,641,700

May 2011

131,718,000 109,589,000 778,000 5,516,000 11,713,000 5,531,400 14,640,200

Jun 2011

131,952,000 109,788,000 790,000 5,528,000 11,727,000 5,540,900 14,675,700

Jul 2011

132,024,000 109,975,000 801,000 5,547,000 11,746,000 5,545,500 14,717,500

Aug 2011

132,136,000 110,119,000 804,000 5,552,000 11,764,000 5,554,100 14,714,900

Sep 2011

132,369,000 110,386,000 814,000 5,584,000 11,769,000 5,559,400 14,738,700

Oct 2011

132,578,000 110,580,000 820,000 5,588,000 11,780,000 5,576,500 14,743,800

Nov 2011

132,723,000 110,752,000 824,000 5,593,000 11,770,000 5,588,500 14,751,300

Dec 2011

132,924,000 110,970,000 831,000 5,611,000 11,802,000 5,605,100 14,745,500

Jan 2012

133,272,000 111,326,000 840,000 5,626,000 11,838,000 5,620,500 14,813,100

Feb 2012

133,505,000 111,558,000 845,000 5,629,000 11,860,000 5,630,300 14,784,400

Mar 2012

133,769,000 111,826,000 849,000 5,625,000 11,898,000 5,640,100 14,820,000

Apr 2012

133,841,000 111,910,000 850,000 5,618,000 11,916,000 5,652,300 14,831,300

May 2012

133,958,000 112,047,000 855,000 5,604,000 11,927,000 5,663,100 14,829,400

Jun 2012

134,026,000 112,096,000 854,000 5,621,000 11,936,000 5,671,900 14,810,000

Jul 2012

134,182,000 112,269,000 851,000 5,632,000 11,964,000 5,679,200 14,803,700

Aug 2012

134,355,000 112,439,000 851,000 5,648,000 11,960,000 5,685,100 14,811,000

Sep 2012

134,549,000 112,624,000 846,000 5,661,000 11,954,000 5,676,300 14,845,900

Oct 2012

134,702,000 112,799,000 837,000 5,674,000 11,961,000 5,691,600 14,867,100

Nov 2012

134,832,000 112,949,000 843,000 5,684,000 11,950,000 5,693,500 14,930,100

Dec 2012

135,075,000 113,188,000 848,000 5,724,000 11,960,000 5,704,000 14,905,100

Jan 2013

135,282,000 113,413,000 851,000 5,746,000 11,983,000 5,715,500 14,928,600

Feb 2013

135,547,000 113,666,000 858,000 5,784,000 11,996,000 5,711,100 14,941,700

Mar 2013

135,703,000 113,833,000 859,000 5,802,000 11,999,000 5,713,700 14,941,400

Apr 2013

135,882,000 114,013,000 857,000 5,796,000 12,000,000 5,714,900 14,961,700

May 2013

136,122,000 114,258,000 862,000 5,829,000 12,000,000 5,721,000 14,996,200

Jun 2013

136,280,000 114,440,000 865,000 5,855,000 12,004,000 5,723,900 15,039,800

Jul 2013

136,391,000 114,576,000 862,000 5,859,000 11,984,000 5,734,600 15,080,500

Aug 2013

136,651,000 114,820,000 864,000 5,878,000 12,014,000 5,743,700 15,123,200

Sep 2013

136,852,000 115,017,000 868,000 5,910,000 12,032,000 5,752,800 15,156,700

Oct 2013

137,062,000 115,232,000 870,000 5,931,000 12,056,000 5,748,700 15,195,600

Nov 2013

137,283,000 115,440,000 869,000 5,963,000 12,079,000 5,760,000 15,199,800

Dec 2013

137,376,000 115,556,000 866,000 5,932,000 12,083,000 5,762,800 15,285,600

Jan 2014

137,550,000 115,740,000 871,000 5,981,000 12,082,000 5,776,200 15,256,300

Feb 2014

137,732,000 115,909,000 874,000 6,007,000 12,105,000 5,782,700 15,229,900

Mar 2014

137,993,000 116,162,000 879,000 6,041,000 12,121,000 5,785,800 15,248,800

Apr 2014

138,304,000 116,447,000 886,000 6,081,000 12,135,000 5,802,900 15,295,600

May 2014

138,556,000 116,693,000 887,000 6,111,000 12,147,000 5,807,700 15,307,500

Jun 2014

138,862,000 116,967,000 892,000 6,131,000 12,171,000 5,818,600 15,347,900

Jul 2014

139,058,000 117,180,000 897,000 6,174,000 12,190,000 5,824,300 15,369,500

Aug 2014

139,284,000 117,421,000 897,000 6,204,000 12,206,000 5,824,600 15,374,700

Sep 2014

139,568,000 117,672,000 904,000 6,236,000 12,224,000 5,823,500 15,406,300

Oct 2014

139,823,000 117,906,000 901,000 6,254,000 12,256,000 5,832,300 15,447,600

Nov 2014

140,130,000 118,196,000 899,000 6,270,000 12,282,000 5,835,500 15,501,900

Dec 2014

140,381,000 118,432,000 896,000 6,295,000 12,291,000 5,844,000 15,495,500

Jan 2015

140,592,000 118,637,000 888,000 6,332,000 12,296,000 5,848,900 15,501,700

Feb 2015

140,859,000 118,884,000 875,000 6,356,000 12,301,000 5,857,700 15,521,600

Mar 2015

140,937,000 118,973,000 859,000 6,340,000 12,313,000 5,858,700 15,545,100

Apr 2015

141,219,000 119,219,000 843,000 6,390,000 12,318,000 5,854,800 15,568,800

May 2015

141,545,000 119,535,000 820,000 6,428,000 12,336,000 5,859,600 15,597,200

Jun 2015

141,736,000 119,724,000 817,000 6,444,000 12,340,000 5,857,100 15,615,000

Jul 2015

141,992,000 119,958,000 808,000 6,466,000 12,355,000 5,857,400 15,635,600

Aug 2015

142,156,000 120,084,000 797,000 6,485,000 12,346,000 5,854,800 15,629,700

Sep 2015

142,244,000 120,203,000 779,000 6,498,000 12,345,000 5,842,100 15,620,500

Oct 2015

142,595,000 120,536,000 771,000 6,540,000 12,358,000 5,849,600 15,661,900

Nov 2015

142,859,000 120,775,000 755,000 6,592,000 12,354,000 5,851,800 15,704,200

Dec 2015

143,093,000 120,993,000 745,000 6,632,000 12,360,000 5,850,500 15,677,800

Jan 2016

143,196,000 121,083,000 731,000 6,636,000 12,384,000 5,855,400 15,704,700

Feb 2016

143,453,000 121,315,000 710,000 6,649,000 12,367,000 5,852,600 15,762,900

Mar 2016

143,688,000 121,515,000 691,000 6,690,000 12,348,000 5,854,800 15,807,800

Apr 2016

143,862,000 121,685,000 678,000 6,699,000 12,354,000 5,858,000 15,815,700

May 2016

143,896,000 121,705,000 666,000 6,693,000 12,336,000 5,854,700 15,814,500

Jun 2016

144,181,000 121,994,000 657,000 6,698,000 12,357,000 5,852,100 15,836,300

Jul 2016

144,506,000 122,225,000 652,000 6,728,000 12,371,000 5,854,100 15,851,000

Aug 2016

144,681,000 122,397,000 650,000 6,731,000 12,347,000 5,854,500 15,867,000

Sep 2016

144,945,000 122,636,000 646,000 6,763,000 12,340,000 5,867,000 15,878,200

Oct 2016

145,085,000 122,785,000 644,000 6,787,000 12,337,000 5,869,900 15,882,500

Nov 2016

145,257,000 122,959,000 646,000 6,811,000 12,339,000 5,873,100 15,875,400

Dec 2016

145,437,000 123,131,000 646,000 6,822,000 12,351,000 5,874,300 15,890,400

Jan 2017

145,696,000 123,383,000 646,000 6,873,000 12,369,000 5,879,400 15,912,800

Feb 2017

145,896,000 123,587,000 655,000 6,919,000 12,390,000 5,885,300 15,891,200

Mar 2017

145,969,000 123,655,000 660,000 6,922,000 12,400,000 5,881,700 15,859,400

Apr 2017

146,144,000 123,829,000 671,000 6,917,000 12,410,000 5,887,300 15,855,200

May 2017

146,299,000 123,994,000 675,000 6,924,000 12,414,000 5,886,900 15,845,200

Jun 2017

146,538,000 124,214,000 680,000 6,940,000 12,428,000 5,898,000 15,848,600

Jul 2017

146,728,000 124,402,000 682,000 6,934,000 12,424,000 5,904,600 15,847,600

Aug 2017

146,949,000 124,610,000 690,000 6,962,000 12,463,000 5,908,200 15,851,500

Sep 2017

146,963,000 124,626,000 690,000 6,971,000 12,469,000 5,915,800 15,853,300

Oct 2017

147,234,000 124,903,000 691,000 6,988,000 12,489,000 5,923,300 15,859,800

Nov 2017

147,450,000 125,120,000 697,000 7,030,000 12,519,000 5,933,300 15,887,000

Dec 2017

147,625,000 125,294,000 698,000 7,072,000 12,558,000 5,941,900 15,861,100

Jan 2018

147,801,000 125,482,000 705,000 7,100,000 12,578,000 5,948,800 15,873,000

Feb 2018

148,125,000 125,803,000 714,000 7,167,000 12,609,000 5,952,200 15,919,000

Mar 2018

148,280,000 125,956,000 722,000 7,164,000 12,630,000 5,962,000 15,930,400

Apr 2018

148,455,000 126,130,000 730,000 7,180,000 12,658,000 5,952,200 15,928,000

May 2018

148,723,000 126,390,000 733,000 7,210,000 12,681,000 5,961,200 15,957,100

Jun 2018

148,971,000 126,624,000 739,000 7,223,000 12,714,000 5,969,200 15,936,900

Jul 2018

149,128,000 126,794,000 735,000 7,242,000 12,751,000 5,981,500 15,944,000
Employment levels by industry, seasonally adjusted (continued)
Month Transportation and warehousing Utilities Information Financial activities Professional and business services Education and health services Leisure and hospitality Other services

Jul 2008

4,527,300 559,600 2,987,000 8,219,000 17,777,000 19,275,000 13,463,000 5,521,000

Aug 2008

4,511,200 558,900 2,973,000 8,204,000 17,713,000 19,337,000 13,431,000 5,513,000

Sep 2008

4,477,600 559,400 2,961,000 8,170,000 17,657,000 19,343,000 13,379,000 5,512,000

Oct 2008

4,463,400 560,900 2,950,000 8,138,000 17,543,000 19,363,000 13,352,000 5,516,000

Nov 2008

4,420,900 562,500 2,932,000 8,101,000 17,348,000 19,401,000 13,300,000 5,476,000

Dec 2008

4,395,200 562,900 2,909,000 8,070,000 17,219,000 19,442,000 13,256,000 5,446,000

Jan 2009

4,371,100 563,000 2,891,000 8,018,000 17,061,000 19,482,000 13,222,000 5,428,000

Feb 2009

4,346,800 563,600 2,878,000 7,970,000 16,896,000 19,507,000 13,193,000 5,411,000

Mar 2009

4,314,300 563,000 2,864,000 7,927,000 16,755,000 19,514,000 13,127,000 5,383,000

Apr 2009

4,268,700 561,300 2,833,000 7,870,000 16,608,000 19,521,000 13,056,000 5,372,000

May 2009

4,249,200 559,800 2,807,000 7,844,000 16,546,000 19,582,000 13,106,000 5,369,000

Jun 2009

4,233,800 560,100 2,796,000 7,821,000 16,436,000 19,614,000 13,076,000 5,372,000

Jul 2009

4,210,000 558,800 2,780,000 7,807,000 16,411,000 19,629,000 13,078,000 5,368,000

Aug 2009

4,198,900 557,900 2,767,000 7,782,000 16,392,000 19,681,000 13,046,000 5,359,000

Sep 2009

4,192,000 558,800 2,768,000 7,769,000 16,409,000 19,692,000 13,054,000 5,353,000

Oct 2009

4,173,900 558,600 2,763,000 7,754,000 16,414,000 19,736,000 12,995,000 5,333,000

Nov 2009

4,168,700 557,500 2,752,000 7,756,000 16,478,000 19,770,000 12,986,000 5,324,000

Dec 2009

4,117,200 556,000 2,743,000 7,743,000 16,478,000 19,804,000 12,944,000 5,320,000

Jan 2010

4,138,700 556,000 2,737,000 7,733,000 16,513,000 19,820,000 12,932,000 5,323,000

Feb 2010

4,140,000 554,800 2,737,000 7,724,000 16,546,000 19,839,000 12,927,000 5,316,000

Mar 2010

4,152,100 554,500 2,718,000 7,708,000 16,541,000 19,896,000 12,943,000 5,329,000

Apr 2010

4,158,900 554,200 2,715,000 7,713,000 16,618,000 19,902,000 12,979,000 5,335,000

May 2010

4,169,100 553,600 2,709,000 7,699,000 16,643,000 19,934,000 13,012,000 5,330,000

Jun 2010

4,190,000 552,000 2,703,000 7,689,000 16,702,000 19,955,000 13,034,000 5,315,000

Jul 2010

4,206,700 551,400 2,703,000 7,676,000 16,715,000 19,980,000 13,048,000 5,326,000

Aug 2010

4,200,000 551,500 2,702,000 7,676,000 16,768,000 20,017,000 13,081,000 5,323,000

Sep 2010

4,219,300 549,400 2,697,000 7,683,000 16,785,000 20,001,000 13,137,000 5,332,000

Oct 2010

4,229,300 551,600 2,695,000 7,682,000 16,851,000 20,074,000 13,127,000 5,357,000

Nov 2010

4,234,100 551,100 2,689,000 7,679,000 16,953,000 20,119,000 13,126,000 5,346,000

Dec 2010

4,261,500 553,300 2,682,000 7,683,000 17,020,000 20,134,000 13,157,000 5,337,000

Jan 2011

4,230,500 551,500 2,678,000 7,680,000 17,054,000 20,153,000 13,149,000 5,327,000

Feb 2011

4,263,600 553,300 2,673,000 7,676,000 17,100,000 20,163,000 13,188,000 5,337,000

Mar 2011

4,272,500 552,700 2,672,000 7,681,000 17,184,000 20,177,000 13,247,000 5,333,000

Apr 2011

4,291,000 553,700 2,674,000 7,685,000 17,246,000 20,237,000 13,298,000 5,342,000

May 2011

4,299,300 553,100 2,679,000 7,701,000 17,287,000 20,252,000 13,293,000 5,346,000

Jun 2011

4,314,200 553,000 2,685,000 7,691,000 17,300,000 20,288,000 13,343,000 5,352,000

Jul 2011

4,314,800 551,600 2,676,000 7,694,000 17,326,000 20,327,000 13,370,000 5,359,000

Aug 2011

4,320,000 552,100 2,634,000 7,698,000 17,388,000 20,367,000 13,395,000 5,376,000

Sep 2011

4,329,000 552,600 2,677,000 7,693,000 17,447,000 20,415,000 13,426,000 5,381,000

Oct 2011

4,336,300 552,100 2,677,000 7,706,000 17,497,000 20,457,000 13,464,000 5,382,000

Nov 2011

4,339,400 552,600 2,676,000 7,719,000 17,541,000 20,496,000 13,511,000 5,390,000

Dec 2011

4,344,300 552,200 2,678,000 7,727,000 17,603,000 20,530,000 13,538,000 5,403,000

Jan 2012

4,360,300 553,300 2,665,000 7,736,000 17,686,000 20,574,000 13,600,000 5,414,000

Feb 2012

4,384,500 553,200 2,676,000 7,744,000 17,739,000 20,657,000 13,641,000 5,415,000

Mar 2012

4,393,500 553,600 2,678,000 7,768,000 17,784,000 20,689,000 13,706,000 5,422,000

Apr 2012

4,374,200 553,400 2,679,000 7,771,000 17,832,000 20,707,000 13,709,000 5,417,000

May 2012

4,411,000 553,200 2,685,000 7,781,000 17,869,000 20,747,000 13,705,000 5,417,000

Jun 2012

4,409,200 554,000 2,674,000 7,781,000 17,921,000 20,738,000 13,702,000 5,424,000

Jul 2012

4,420,400 546,600 2,680,000 7,779,000 17,972,000 20,773,000 13,735,000 5,433,000

Aug 2012

4,432,500 554,200 2,676,000 7,787,000 17,998,000 20,801,000 13,804,000 5,431,000

Sep 2012

4,437,000 554,400 2,670,000 7,801,000 18,023,000 20,841,000 13,872,000 5,442,000

Oct 2012

4,447,800 553,900 2,667,000 7,809,000 18,081,000 20,881,000 13,883,000 5,446,000

Nov 2012

4,439,200 551,500 2,674,000 7,816,000 18,122,000 20,887,000 13,910,000 5,449,000

Dec 2012

4,472,600 551,500 2,675,000 7,826,000 18,157,000 20,935,000 13,978,000 5,452,000

Jan 2013

4,482,700 551,800 2,661,000 7,836,000 18,206,000 20,956,000 14,037,000 5,458,000

Feb 2013

4,474,300 552,200 2,699,000 7,852,000 18,302,000 20,958,000 14,082,000 5,456,000

Mar 2013

4,473,900 550,600 2,699,000 7,857,000 18,366,000 21,007,000 14,113,000 5,451,000

Apr 2013

4,480,700 552,300 2,696,000 7,872,000 18,421,000 21,054,000 14,152,000 5,455,000

May 2013

4,479,100 553,000 2,711,000 7,885,000 18,488,000 21,071,000 14,193,000 5,470,000

Jun 2013

4,484,800 554,700 2,707,000 7,887,000 18,517,000 21,070,000 14,252,000 5,480,000

Jul 2013

4,470,600 551,400 2,720,000 7,903,000 18,566,000 21,074,000 14,288,000 5,483,000

Aug 2013

4,488,200 551,000 2,690,000 7,901,000 18,603,000 21,143,000 14,327,000 5,494,000

Sep 2013

4,518,400 551,400 2,707,000 7,904,000 18,643,000 21,133,000 14,339,000 5,502,000

Oct 2013

4,522,800 551,100 2,719,000 7,910,000 18,666,000 21,158,000 14,395,000 5,509,000

Nov 2013

4,541,500 552,200 2,724,000 7,912,000 18,700,000 21,194,000 14,432,000 5,513,000

Dec 2013

4,549,500 550,500 2,726,000 7,914,000 18,712,000 21,196,000 14,454,000 5,525,000

Jan 2014

4,569,700 549,200 2,723,000 7,915,000 18,773,000 21,225,000 14,486,000 5,533,000

Feb 2014

4,570,500 549,000 2,719,000 7,932,000 18,844,000 21,246,000 14,516,000 5,534,000

Mar 2014

4,584,600 551,100 2,724,000 7,933,000 18,887,000 21,292,000 14,562,000 5,553,000

Apr 2014

4,598,400 550,200 2,722,000 7,945,000 18,943,000 21,314,000 14,610,000 5,564,000

May 2014

4,627,400 550,100 2,718,000 7,953,000 18,984,000 21,370,000 14,663,000 5,567,000

Jun 2014

4,650,800 551,000 2,724,000 7,965,000 19,048,000 21,416,000 14,689,000 5,563,000

Jul 2014

4,669,700 551,200 2,727,000 7,978,000 19,083,000 21,449,000 14,702,000 5,565,000

Aug 2014

4,685,000 553,100 2,734,000 7,993,000 19,143,000 21,499,000 14,727,000 5,581,000

Sep 2014

4,701,500 551,300 2,732,000 8,008,000 19,200,000 21,540,000 14,771,000 5,574,000

Oct 2014

4,722,700 552,000 2,728,000 8,020,000 19,219,000 21,575,000 14,818,000 5,580,000

Nov 2014

4,739,400 552,400 2,736,000 8,034,000 19,283,000 21,625,000 14,847,000 5,591,000

Dec 2014

4,769,100 554,100 2,737,000 8,042,000 19,350,000 21,676,000 14,890,000 5,592,000

Jan 2015

4,791,600 554,600 2,737,000 8,060,000 19,371,000 21,741,000 14,916,000 5,599,000

Feb 2015

4,799,600 554,200 2,741,000 8,072,000 19,424,000 21,787,000 14,990,000 5,605,000

Mar 2015

4,813,600 554,700 2,735,000 8,082,000 19,447,000 21,829,000 14,990,000 5,606,000

Apr 2015

4,824,000 555,100 2,742,000 8,087,000 19,499,000 21,905,000 15,019,000 5,613,000

May 2015

4,843,700 556,200 2,750,000 8,096,000 19,571,000 21,952,000 15,101,000 5,624,000

Jun 2015

4,869,700 555,600 2,751,000 8,112,000 19,634,000 22,002,000 15,109,000 5,618,000

Jul 2015

4,892,000 557,200 2,754,000 8,134,000 19,665,000 22,051,000 15,154,000 5,629,000

Aug 2015

4,903,800 557,800 2,754,000 8,146,000 19,697,000 22,093,000 15,201,000 5,619,000

Sep 2015

4,910,900 556,700 2,761,000 8,152,000 19,717,000 22,138,000 15,263,000 5,620,000

Oct 2015

4,903,000 555,900 2,768,000 8,168,000 19,791,000 22,217,000 15,324,000 5,629,000

Nov 2015

4,924,700 556,600 2,754,000 8,181,000 19,835,000 22,263,000 15,366,000 5,638,000

Dec 2015

4,950,900 556,500 2,762,000 8,188,000 19,892,000 22,318,000 15,408,000 5,652,000

Jan 2016

4,937,900 555,900 2,761,000 8,203,000 19,879,000 22,339,000 15,448,000 5,648,000

Feb 2016

4,942,900 556,900 2,775,000 8,211,000 19,902,000 22,403,000 15,518,000 5,665,000

Mar 2016

4,961,200 555,500 2,782,000 8,227,000 19,929,000 22,447,000 15,551,000 5,671,000

Apr 2016

4,979,500 555,700 2,788,000 8,248,000 19,971,000 22,503,000 15,558,000 5,677,000

May 2016

4,992,600 554,400 2,753,000 8,263,000 19,970,000 22,556,000 15,581,000 5,671,000

Jun 2016

4,996,000 555,900 2,800,000 8,279,000 20,012,000 22,633,000 15,631,000 5,687,000

Jul 2016

5,017,400 556,500 2,801,000 8,301,000 20,065,000 22,669,000 15,670,000 5,689,000

Aug 2016

5,049,000 556,100 2,806,000 8,321,000 20,075,000 22,723,000 15,716,000 5,701,000

Sep 2016

5,045,400 556,500 2,815,000 8,327,000 20,156,000 22,777,000 15,747,000 5,718,000

Oct 2016

5,056,000 556,900 2,819,000 8,335,000 20,177,000 22,829,000 15,775,000 5,717,000

Nov 2016

5,074,300 557,000 2,815,000 8,343,000 20,213,000 22,865,000 15,819,000 5,728,000

Dec 2016

5,101,600 557,300 2,812,000 8,369,000 20,219,000 22,922,000 15,853,000 5,713,000

Jan 2017

5,101,500 556,700 2,810,000 8,397,000 20,246,000 22,957,000 15,906,000 5,729,000

Feb 2017

5,115,800 556,000 2,810,000 8,404,000 20,265,000 23,017,000 15,937,000 5,742,000

Mar 2017

5,129,600 556,000 2,809,000 8,410,000 20,301,000 23,040,000 15,944,000 5,742,000

Apr 2017

5,132,600 555,400 2,798,000 8,423,000 20,351,000 23,086,000 15,993,000 5,749,000

May 2017

5,153,000 554,000 2,794,000 8,434,000 20,408,000 23,122,000 16,019,000 5,765,000

Jun 2017

5,160,200 554,700 2,796,000 8,449,000 20,448,000 23,178,000 16,054,000 5,779,000

Jul 2017

5,163,900 554,000 2,793,000 8,462,000 20,501,000 23,235,000 16,117,000 5,784,000

Aug 2017

5,176,300 553,800 2,792,000 8,477,000 20,543,000 23,283,000 16,121,000 5,789,000

Sep 2017

5,201,700 554,200 2,784,000 8,485,000 20,570,000 23,297,000 16,046,000 5,789,000

Oct 2017

5,215,400 554,200 2,784,000 8,494,000 20,630,000 23,312,000 16,156,000 5,806,000

Nov 2017

5,227,500 554,300 2,780,000 8,503,000 20,646,000 23,350,000 16,176,000 5,817,000

Dec 2017

5,236,200 554,100 2,776,000 8,511,000 20,677,000 23,380,000 16,207,000 5,822,000

Jan 2018

5,251,500 553,200 2,760,000 8,514,000 20,715,000 23,430,000 16,228,000 5,825,000

Feb 2018

5,269,300 554,600 2,759,000 8,543,000 20,776,000 23,462,000 16,246,000 5,832,000

Mar 2018

5,289,000 554,100 2,765,000 8,548,000 20,817,000 23,491,000 16,248,000 5,835,000

Apr 2018

5,291,400 555,400 2,768,000 8,551,000 20,876,000 23,529,000 16,262,000 5,849,000

May 2018

5,307,200 553,700 2,771,000 8,563,000 20,925,000 23,571,000 16,297,000 5,860,000

Jun 2018

5,326,100 553,400 2,772,000 8,573,000 20,968,000 23,640,000 16,331,000 5,878,000

Jul 2018

5,324,800 550,600 2,772,000 8,568,000 21,019,000 23,662,000 16,371,000 5,873,000
Employment levels by industry, seasonally adjusted (continued)
Month Government Federal government State government Local government

Jul 2008

22,568,000 2,767,000 5,191,000 14,610,000

Aug 2008

22,567,000 2,766,000 5,214,000 14,587,000

Sep 2008

22,537,000 2,768,000 5,184,000 14,585,000

Oct 2008

22,549,000 2,772,000 5,182,000 14,595,000

Nov 2008

22,560,000 2,778,000 5,194,000 14,588,000

Dec 2008

22,556,000 2,775,000 5,191,000 14,590,000

Jan 2009

22,579,000 2,786,000 5,206,000 14,587,000

Feb 2009

22,576,000 2,795,000 5,190,000 14,591,000

Mar 2009

22,560,000 2,797,000 5,180,000 14,583,000

Apr 2009

22,677,000 2,922,000 5,182,000 14,573,000

May 2009

22,617,000 2,860,000 5,187,000 14,570,000

Jun 2009

22,576,000 2,814,000 5,176,000 14,586,000

Jul 2009

22,521,000 2,826,000 5,122,000 14,573,000

Aug 2009

22,537,000 2,825,000 5,170,000 14,542,000

Sep 2009

22,451,000 2,826,000 5,144,000 14,481,000

Oct 2009

22,524,000 2,843,000 5,158,000 14,523,000

Nov 2009

22,533,000 2,842,000 5,152,000 14,539,000

Dec 2009

22,482,000 2,831,000 5,150,000 14,501,000

Jan 2010

22,491,000 2,860,000 5,145,000 14,486,000

Feb 2010

22,476,000 2,872,000 5,147,000 14,457,000

Mar 2010

22,518,000 2,923,000 5,140,000 14,455,000

Apr 2010

22,569,000 2,984,000 5,136,000 14,449,000

May 2010

22,996,000 3,416,000 5,135,000 14,445,000

Jun 2010

22,740,000 3,193,000 5,139,000 14,408,000

Jul 2010

22,569,000 3,051,000 5,136,000 14,382,000

Aug 2010

22,420,000 2,945,000 5,130,000 14,345,000

Sep 2010

22,247,000 2,869,000 5,122,000 14,256,000

Oct 2010

22,297,000 2,866,000 5,139,000 14,292,000

Nov 2010

22,287,000 2,866,000 5,139,000 14,282,000

Dec 2010

22,266,000 2,870,000 5,133,000 14,263,000

Jan 2011

22,258,000 2,874,000 5,138,000 14,246,000

Feb 2011

22,215,000 2,876,000 5,106,000 14,233,000

Mar 2011

22,192,000 2,877,000 5,096,000 14,219,000

Apr 2011

22,184,000 2,870,000 5,091,000 14,223,000

May 2011

22,129,000 2,871,000 5,083,000 14,175,000

Jun 2011

22,164,000 2,860,000 5,079,000 14,225,000

Jul 2011

22,049,000 2,862,000 5,058,000 14,129,000

Aug 2011

22,017,000 2,850,000 5,079,000 14,088,000

Sep 2011

21,983,000 2,846,000 5,072,000 14,065,000

Oct 2011

21,998,000 2,850,000 5,056,000 14,092,000

Nov 2011

21,971,000 2,842,000 5,050,000 14,079,000

Dec 2011

21,954,000 2,836,000 5,047,000 14,071,000

Jan 2012

21,946,000 2,833,000 5,045,000 14,068,000

Feb 2012

21,947,000 2,828,000 5,048,000 14,071,000

Mar 2012

21,943,000 2,828,000 5,051,000 14,064,000

Apr 2012

21,931,000 2,826,000 5,055,000 14,050,000

May 2012

21,911,000 2,823,000 5,052,000 14,036,000

Jun 2012

21,930,000 2,824,000 5,059,000 14,047,000

Jul 2012

21,913,000 2,815,000 5,055,000 14,043,000

Aug 2012

21,916,000 2,820,000 5,063,000 14,033,000

Sep 2012

21,925,000 2,822,000 5,076,000 14,027,000

Oct 2012

21,903,000 2,824,000 5,055,000 14,024,000

Nov 2012

21,883,000 2,809,000 5,052,000 14,022,000

Dec 2012

21,887,000 2,806,000 5,048,000 14,033,000

Jan 2013

21,869,000 2,806,000 5,029,000 14,034,000

Feb 2013

21,881,000 2,806,000 5,045,000 14,030,000

Mar 2013

21,870,000 2,794,000 5,052,000 14,024,000

Apr 2013

21,869,000 2,794,000 5,047,000 14,028,000

May 2013

21,864,000 2,775,000 5,049,000 14,040,000

Jun 2013

21,840,000 2,771,000 5,038,000 14,031,000

Jul 2013

21,815,000 2,761,000 5,025,000 14,029,000

Aug 2013

21,831,000 2,754,000 5,045,000 14,032,000

Sep 2013

21,835,000 2,753,000 5,050,000 14,032,000

Oct 2013

21,830,000 2,739,000 5,057,000 14,034,000

Nov 2013

21,843,000 2,746,000 5,056,000 14,041,000

Dec 2013

21,820,000 2,741,000 5,053,000 14,026,000

Jan 2014

21,810,000 2,734,000 5,051,000 14,025,000

Feb 2014

21,823,000 2,730,000 5,058,000 14,035,000

Mar 2014

21,831,000 2,729,000 5,055,000 14,047,000

Apr 2014

21,857,000 2,729,000 5,058,000 14,070,000

May 2014

21,863,000 2,727,000 5,057,000 14,079,000

Jun 2014

21,895,000 2,731,000 5,062,000 14,102,000

Jul 2014

21,878,000 2,730,000 5,022,000 14,126,000

Aug 2014

21,863,000 2,736,000 5,021,000 14,106,000

Sep 2014

21,896,000 2,737,000 5,045,000 14,114,000

Oct 2014

21,917,000 2,736,000 5,051,000 14,130,000

Nov 2014

21,934,000 2,741,000 5,055,000 14,138,000

Dec 2014

21,949,000 2,744,000 5,061,000 14,144,000

Jan 2015

21,955,000 2,742,000 5,065,000 14,148,000

Feb 2015

21,975,000 2,747,000 5,070,000 14,158,000

Mar 2015

21,964,000 2,748,000 5,064,000 14,152,000

Apr 2015

22,000,000 2,760,000 5,067,000 14,173,000

May 2015

22,010,000 2,752,000 5,069,000 14,189,000

Jun 2015

22,012,000 2,755,000 5,072,000 14,185,000

Jul 2015

22,034,000 2,757,000 5,062,000 14,215,000

Aug 2015

22,072,000 2,759,000 5,079,000 14,234,000

Sep 2015

22,041,000 2,760,000 5,092,000 14,189,000

Oct 2015

22,059,000 2,757,000 5,092,000 14,210,000

Nov 2015

22,084,000 2,767,000 5,094,000 14,223,000

Dec 2015

22,100,000 2,775,000 5,092,000 14,233,000

Jan 2016

22,113,000 2,768,000 5,089,000 14,256,000

Feb 2016

22,138,000 2,778,000 5,083,000 14,277,000

Mar 2016

22,173,000 2,782,000 5,090,000 14,301,000

Apr 2016

22,177,000 2,781,000 5,092,000 14,304,000

May 2016

22,191,000 2,791,000 5,083,000 14,317,000

Jun 2016

22,187,000 2,796,000 5,103,000 14,288,000

Jul 2016

22,281,000 2,801,000 5,109,000 14,371,000

Aug 2016

22,284,000 2,804,000 5,116,000 14,364,000

Sep 2016

22,309,000 2,808,000 5,149,000 14,352,000

Oct 2016

22,300,000 2,807,000 5,141,000 14,352,000

Nov 2016

22,298,000 2,803,000 5,145,000 14,350,000

Dec 2016

22,306,000 2,810,000 5,145,000 14,351,000

Jan 2017

22,313,000 2,814,000 5,153,000 14,346,000

Feb 2017

22,309,000 2,810,000 5,154,000 14,345,000

Mar 2017

22,314,000 2,808,000 5,159,000 14,347,000

Apr 2017

22,315,000 2,801,000 5,157,000 14,357,000

May 2017

22,305,000 2,807,000 5,149,000 14,349,000

Jun 2017

22,324,000 2,805,000 5,149,000 14,370,000

Jul 2017

22,326,000 2,807,000 5,148,000 14,371,000

Aug 2017

22,339,000 2,803,000 5,149,000 14,387,000

Sep 2017

22,337,000 2,803,000 5,140,000 14,394,000

Oct 2017

22,331,000 2,807,000 5,135,000 14,389,000

Nov 2017

22,330,000 2,803,000 5,129,000 14,398,000

Dec 2017

22,331,000 2,795,000 5,129,000 14,407,000

Jan 2018

22,319,000 2,797,000 5,119,000 14,403,000

Feb 2018

22,322,000 2,792,000 5,112,000 14,418,000

Mar 2018

22,324,000 2,791,000 5,114,000 14,419,000

Apr 2018

22,325,000 2,792,000 5,106,000 14,427,000

May 2018

22,333,000 2,793,000 5,114,000 14,426,000

Jun 2018

22,347,000 2,794,000 5,121,000 14,432,000

Jul 2018

22,334,000 2,796,000 5,126,000 14,412,000

Note: Data for the most recent 2 months are preliminary.

Employment in professional and business services increased by 51,000 in July and has risen by 518,000 over the year.

Manufacturing added 37,000 jobs in July, with most of the gain in the durable goods component. Over the past 12 months, manufacturing has added 327,000 jobs.

In July, employment in health care and social assistance rose by 34,000. Health care employment continued to trend up over the month (+17,000) and has increased by 286,000 over the year.

Employment in food services and drinking places continued to trend up over the month (+26,000). Over the year, the industry has added 203,000 jobs.

Construction employment continued to trend up in July (+19,000) and has increased by 308,000 over the year.

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics program. Data for the most recent 2 months are preliminary. See "The Employment Situation — July 2018" to learn more. For additional charts, see Graphics for Economic News Releases: The Employment Situation.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Nonfarm payroll employment increased 157,000 in July 2018 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2018/nonfarm-payroll-employment-increased-157000-in-july-2018.htm (visited December 14, 2018).

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