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18-1881-BOS
Friday, November 30, 2018

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Boston Area Employment — October 2018

Total nonfarm employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,820,600 in October 2018, up 53,100 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that local nonfarm employment rose 1.9 percent from October a year ago. During the same period, the national job count increased 1.7 percent. (See chart 1 and table 1; Technical note at end of release contains metropolitan area definitions. All data in this release are not seasonally adjusted; accordingly, over-the-year analysis is used throughout.)

The Boston-Cambridge-Nashua area includes 10 metropolitan divisions¾separately identifiable employment centers within the larger metropolitan area. The Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metropolitan Division, which made up 68 percent of the workforce, gained 40,600 jobs from October 2017 to October 2018. The other divisions for which data are published also added jobs over the year, with the exception of the Peabody Division.

Industry employment

Professional and business services had the largest annual employment gain in the Boston area from October 2017, adding 26,600 jobs. The 5.4-percent rate of job growth in Boston’s professional and business services supersector exceeded the 2.6-percent nationwide gain.

Education and health services, the largest industry in the Boston area, had the second-largest local employment gain, adding 11,500 jobs from October 2017 to October 2018. The 2.0-percent rate of local job growth in this supersector was similar to the national gain of 2.1 percent.

Three other supersectors in the Boston area gained at least 1,000 jobs over the year— manufacturing (+4,500), government (+1,800), and trade, transportation, and utilities (+1,700). The local rates of job growth in the manufacturing and government supersectors outpaced that of the nation, while the local rate of job growth in trade, transportation and utilities lagged that of the nation.

One supersector in the Boston area lost jobs over the year. The local area’s financial activities supersector lost 1,500 jobs, a 0.8-percent rate of decline. Nationally, financial activities gained jobs, up 1.4 percent from October a year ago.

Employment in the twelve largest metropolitan areas

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua was 1 of the nation’s 12 largest metropolitan statistical areas in October 2018. All 12 areas had over-the-year job growth during the period, with the rates of job growth in 7 areas exceeding the national increase of 1.7 percent. Houston (+3.9 percent), Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale (+3.7 percent), and Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (+3.0 percent) had the fastest rates of job growth. New York- Newark-Jersey City (+1.1 percent) and Chicago-Naperville-Elgin (+0.9 percent) had the slowest rates of job growth. (See chart 3 and table 2.)

Houston added the largest number of jobs over the year, 117,800, followed by Dallas (+109,000) and New York (+108,500). Chicago had the smallest employment gain over the year, 41,300, followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward (+41,700) and Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (+43,600). Annual job gains in the remaining six metropolitan areas ranged from 76,700 in Phoenix to 53,100 in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua.

Over the year, professional and business services added the most jobs in six areas: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, Boston, Dallas, Houston, San Francisco, and Washington-Arlington-Alexandria. Construction gained the most jobs in three areas: Chicago, Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, and Phoenix.

The other services sector recorded the largest employment loss in three areas: Atlanta, Chicago, and San Francisco. Information lost the most jobs in three other areas: Houston, New York, and and Philadelphia. Dallas, Phoenix, and Washington were the only metropolitan areas to record no losses in any supersector.

Total nonfarm employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,813,000 in July 2018, up 62,200 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that local nonfarm employment rose 2.3 percent from July a year ago. During the same period, the national job count increased 1.6 percent.
Total nonfarm employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,813,000 in July 2018, up 62,200 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that local nonfarm employment rose 2.3 percent from July a year ago. During the same period, the national job count increased 1.6 percent.
Total nonfarm employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,813,000 in July 2018, up 62,200 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that local nonfarm employment rose 2.3 percent from July a year ago. During the same period, the national job count increased 1.6 percent.
Total nonfarm employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,813,000 in July 2018, up 62,200 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that local nonfarm employment rose 2.3 percent from July a year ago. During the same period, the national job count increased 1.6 percent.
Total nonfarm employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,813,000 in July 2018, up 62,200 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that local nonfarm employment rose 2.3 percent from July a year ago. During the same period, the national job count increased 1.6 percent.
Total nonfarm employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,813,000 in July 2018, up 62,200 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that local nonfarm employment rose 2.3 percent from July a year ago. During the same period, the national job count increased 1.6 percent.
Total nonfarm employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,813,000 in July 2018, up 62,200 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that local nonfarm employment rose 2.3 percent from July a year ago. During the same period, the national job count increased 1.6 percent.
Total nonfarm employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,813,000 in July 2018, up 62,200 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that local nonfarm employment rose 2.3 percent from July a year ago. During the same period, the national job count increased 1.6 percent.
Total nonfarm employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,813,000 in July 2018, up 62,200 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that local nonfarm employment rose 2.3 percent from July a year ago. During the same period, the national job count increased 1.6 percent.
Total nonfarm employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,813,000 in July 2018, up 62,200 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that local nonfarm employment rose 2.3 percent from July a year ago. During the same period, the national job count increased 1.6 percent.

Metropolitan area employment data for November 2018 are scheduled to be released on Friday, December 21, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. (EST).


Technical Note

This release presents nonfarm payroll employment estimates from the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative endeavor between State employment security agencies and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Definitions. Employment data refer to persons on establishment payrolls who receive pay for any part of the pay period which includes the 12th of the month. Persons are counted at their place of work rather than at their place of residence; those appearing on more than one payroll are counted on each payroll. Industries are classified on the basis of their principal activity in accordance with the 2012 version of the North American Industry Classification System.

Method of estimation. The employment data are estimated using a "link relative" technique in which a ratio (link relative) of current-month employment to that of the previous month is computed from a sample of establishments reporting for both months. The estimates of employment for the current month are obtained by multiplying the estimates for the previous month by these ratios. Small-domain models are used as the official estimators for approximately 39 percent of CES published series which have insufficient sample for direct sample-based estimates.

Annual revisions. Employment estimates are adjusted annually to a complete count of jobs, called benchmarks, derived principally from tax reports which are submitted by employers who are covered under state unemployment insurance (UI) laws. The benchmark information is used to adjust the monthly estimates between the new benchmark and the preceding one and also to establish the level of employment for the new benchmark month. Thus, the benchmarking process establishes the level of employment, and the sample is used to measure the month-to-month changes in the level for the subsequent months.

Reliability of the estimates. The estimates presented in this release are based on sample survey and administrative data and thus are subject to sampling and other types of errors. Sampling error is a measure of sampling variability—that is, variation that occurs by chance because a sample rather than the entire population is surveyed. Survey data are also subject to nonsampling errors, such as those which can be introduced into the data collection and processing operations. Estimates not directly derived from sample surveys are subject to additional errors resulting from the special estimation processes used. The sums of individual items may not always equal the totals shown in the same tables because of rounding.

Employment estimates. Measures of sampling error are available for metropolitan areas or metropolitan divisions upon request. Measures of sampling error for states down to the supersector level is available on the BLS website at www.bls.gov/sae/790stderr.htm. Information on recent benchmark revisions is available online at www.bls.gov/sae/benchmark2017.pdf.

Area definitions. The substate area data published in this release reflect the delineations issued by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget July 15, 2015. A detailed list of geographic definitions is available at www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm.

Areas in the six New England states are defined as Metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs), while areas in other states are county-based and identified as metropolitan areas and metropolitan divisions.  However, for comparative purposes, the Boston NECTA and its divisions have been referred to as a metropolitan area and metropolitan divisions. 

The Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area (NECTA) includes 10 NECTA divisions--subdivisions of the larger NECTA which function as distinct social, economic, and cultural areas within the larger region. The NECTA divisions that compose the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. NECTA include:  Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA; Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass.; Framingham, Mass.; Haverhill- Newburyport-Amesbury town, Mass.-N.H.; Lawrence-Methuen town-Salem, Mass.-N.H.; Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, Mass.-N.H.; Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, Mass.; Nashua, N.H.-Mass.; Peabody-Salem-Beverly, Mass.; Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, Mass.; and select cities and towns within.  

Additional information

More complete information on the technical procedures used to develop these estimates and additional data appear in Employment and Earnings, which is available online at www.bls.gov/opub/ee/home.htm. Industry employment data for states and metropolitan areas from the Current Employment Statistics program are also available in the above mentioned news releases and from the Internet at www.bls.gov/sae/.

Information in this release will be made available to sensory impaired individuals upon request. Voice phone: (202)-691-5200; Federal Relay Service: (800)-877-8339.

Table 1. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry supersector, U.S. and Boston metropolitan area, not seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
Area and Industry Oct
2017
Aug
2018
Sept
2018
Oct
2018(p)
Change from Oct
2017 to Oct 2018
Net change Percent change

U.S.

Total nonfarm

148,203 149,406 149,738 150,753 2,550 1.7

Mining and logging

700 763 759 764 64 9.1

Construction

7,182 7,529 7,474 7,500 318 4.4

Manufacturing

12,509 12,823 12,791 12,800 291 2.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,604 27,797 27,715 27,910 306 1.1

Information

2,784 2,787 2,753 2,776 -8 -0.3

Financial activities

8,499 8,654 8,606 8,616 117 1.4

Professional and business services

20,815 21,217 21,185 21,352 537 2.6

Educational and health services

23,515 23,430 23,691 24,018 503 2.1

Leisure and hospitality

16,100 17,076 16,530 16,360 260 1.6

Other services

5,808 5,910 5,864 5,886 78 1.3

Government

22,687 21,420 22,370 22,771 84 0.4

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

Total nonfarm

2,767.5 2,805.7 2,800.6 2,820.6 53.1 1.9

Mining, logging, and construction

118.6 125.2 124.2 125.3 6.7 5.6

Manufacturing

187.3 192.2 190.5 191.8 4.5 2.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

427.2 426.5 424.6 428.9 1.7 0.4

Information

79.3 81.7 79.7 80.2 0.9 1.1

Financial activities

185.0 186.4 184.1 183.5 -1.5 -0.8

Professional and business services

489.0 515.6 511.9 515.6 26.6 5.4

Educational and health services

586.0 585.1 588.1 597.5 11.5 2.0

Leisure and hospitality

275.4 298.2 279.9 276.0 0.6 0.2

Other services

105.0 108.4 104.8 105.3 0.3 0.3

Government

314.7 286.4 312.8 316.5 1.8 0.6

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA division

Total nonfarm

1,865.2 1,899.2 1,891.3 1,905.8 40.6 2.2

Mining, logging, and construction

70.9 74.3 74.1 74.9 4.0 5.6

Manufacturing

79.8 82.8 81.7 82.6 2.8 3.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

253.0 251.3 250.9 252.9 -0.1 0.0

Information

59.5 60.8 59.5 60.0 0.5 0.8

Financial activities

153.8 154.7 152.6 152.1 -1.7 -1.1

Professional and business services

367.7 392.5 390.0 393.2 25.5 6.9

Educational and health services

422.1 420.9 424.0 432.3 10.2 2.4

Leisure and hospitality

191.0 207.5 194.5 191.4 0.4 0.2

Other services

70.1 71.5 69.4 69.8 -0.3 -0.4

Government

197.3 182.9 194.6 196.6 -0.7 -0.4
Table 2. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry supersector, United States and 12 largest metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
Area Oct
2017
Aug
2018
Sep
2018
Oct
2018(p)
Oct 2017 to
Oct 2018(p)
Net
change
Percent
change

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

Total nonfarm

2,752.2 2,789.6 2,796.5 2,813.0 60.8 2.2

Mining and logging

1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0

Construction

124.8 132.2 133.5 135.1 10.3 8.3

Manufacturing

167.8 169.1 169.3 169.0 1.2 0.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

607.7 616.9 620.1 621.6 13.9 2.3

Information

99.7 96.5 97.6 98.1 -1.6 -1.6

Financial activities

170.9 170.0 169.0 169.8 -1.1 -0.6

Professional and business services

503.1 507.0 508.5 519.0 15.9 3.2

Education and health services

346.5 356.2 358.3 359.8 13.3 3.8

Leisure and hospitality

290.7 308.1 302.9 301.3 10.6 3.6

Other services

100.5 98.6 98.4 97.8 -2.7 -2.7

Government

338.9 333.4 337.3 339.9 1.0 0.3

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH (NECTA)

Total nonfarm

2,767.5 2,805.7 2,800.6 2,820.6 53.1 1.9

Mining, logging, and construction

118.6 125.2 124.2 125.3 6.7 5.6

Manufacturing

187.3 192.2 190.5 191.8 4.5 2.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

427.2 426.5 424.6 428.9 1.7 0.4

Information

79.3 81.7 79.7 80.2 0.9 1.1

Financial activities

185.0 186.4 184.1 183.5 -1.5 -0.8

Professional and business services

489.0 515.6 511.9 515.6 26.6 5.4

Education and health services

586.0 585.1 588.1 597.5 11.5 2.0

Leisure and hospitality

275.4 298.2 279.9 276.0 0.6 0.2

Other services

105.0 108.4 104.8 105.3 0.3 0.3

Government

314.7 286.4 312.8 316.5 1.8 0.6

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

Total nonfarm

4,754.6 4,766.3 4,751.5 4,795.9 41.3 0.9

Mining and logging

1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.0

Construction

182.6 191.8 191.1 193.2 10.6 5.8

Manufacturing

416.2 423.0 423.7 424.8 8.6 2.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

955.6 953.0 944.7 959.1 3.5 0.4

Information

77.9 74.9 74.2 76.1 -1.8 -2.3

Financial activities

305.8 312.5 309.6 310.0 4.2 1.4

Professional and business services

842.3 844.0 838.0 844.9 2.6 0.3

Education and health services

735.5 720.5 726.2 738.7 3.2 0.4

Leisure and hospitality

482.6 507.5 490.2 486.0 3.4 0.7

Other services

195.2 194.5 191.7 191.6 -3.6 -1.8

Government

559.3 543.0 560.5 569.9 10.6 1.9

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Total nonfarm

3,643.4 3,714.1 3,720.8 3,752.4 109.0 3.0

Mining, logging, and construction

216.6 231.5 229.9 231.1 14.5 6.7

Manufacturing

273.8 279.3 279.5 281.1 7.3 2.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

778.1 787.4 786.7 791.1 13.0 1.7

Information

82.6 83.9 83.6 84.2 1.6 1.9

Financial activities

296.8 299.8 302.8 303.8 7.0 2.4

Professional and business services

600.3 626.7 623.5 629.5 29.2 4.9

Education and health services

446.6 456.8 457.3 461.1 14.5 3.2

Leisure and hospitality

382.9 397.5 392.4 396.3 13.4 3.5

Other services

124.0 128.0 126.8 127.4 3.4 2.7

Government

441.7 423.2 438.3 446.8 5.1 1.2

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

Total nonfarm

3,041.0 3,122.1 3,135.2 3,158.8 117.8 3.9

Mining and logging

77.1 80.7 80.4 81.6 4.5 5.8

Construction

220.2 243.9 243.7 245.8 25.6 11.6

Manufacturing

216.7 231.2 232.6 232.8 16.1 7.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

619.9 634.5 629.8 635.9 16.0 2.6

Information

31.2 31.1 30.8 31.0 -0.2 -0.6

Financial activities

160.4 164.3 164.6 165.2 4.8 3.0

Professional and business services

488.8 518.0 517.0 519.4 30.6 6.3

Education and health services

386.3 394.6 394.1 395.1 8.8 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

319.9 325.9 324.1 323.6 3.7 1.2

Other services

108.5 111.9 112.5 114.6 6.1 5.6

Government

412.0 386.0 405.6 413.8 1.8 0.4

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

Total nonfarm

6,121.5 6,105.4 6,135.3 6,193.9 72.4 1.2

Mining and logging

2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0 0.1 3.4

Construction

246.0 249.3 248.0 249.7 3.7 1.5

Manufacturing

505.4 504.9 504.7 501.8 -3.6 -0.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,109.2 1,101.1 1,097.2 1,106.2 -3.0 -0.3

Information

247.1 248.5 244.4 246.6 -0.5 -0.2

Financial activities

339.8 340.9 341.0 340.4 0.6 0.2

Professional and business services

931.7 946.3 946.3 961.2 29.5 3.2

Education and health services

1,027.1 1,027.8 1,036.6 1,046.8 19.7 1.9

Leisure and hospitality

752.5 781.8 780.7 783.4 30.9 4.1

Other services

205.2 201.9 203.3 205.4 0.2 0.1

Government

754.6 700.0 730.1 749.4 -5.2 -0.7

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

Total nonfarm

2,636.0 2,664.1 2,668.6 2,700.0 64.0 2.4

Mining and logging

0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.1 14.3

Construction

132.5 144.8 145.6 147.3 14.8 11.2

Manufacturing

90.4 98.0 96.1 97.5 7.1 7.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

595.5 601.5 600.3 607.3 11.8 2.0

Information

50.0 50.5 50.2 51.0 1.0 2.0

Financial activities

177.1 182.2 181.1 182.2 5.1 2.9

Professional and business services

440.6 434.6 437.9 446.1 5.5 1.2

Education and health services

396.2 395.6 398.0 404.0 7.8 2.0

Leisure and hospitality

314.2 321.6 321.7 325.6 11.4 3.6

Other services

124.1 125.2 126.6 127.6 3.5 2.8

Government

314.7 309.3 310.3 310.6 -4.1 -1.3

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

Total nonfarm

9,770.9 9,795.8 9,782.2 9,879.4 108.5 1.1

Mining, logging, and construction

408.0 416.4 415.6 415.5 7.5 1.8

Manufacturing

364.2 365.0 364.9 365.5 1.3 0.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,759.1 1,748.2 1,746.8 1,764.0 4.9 0.3

Information

288.6 286.9 285.1 286.4 -2.2 -0.8

Financial activities

780.7 787.7 779.7 778.9 -1.8 -0.2

Professional and business services

1,560.8 1,582.3 1,571.6 1,580.4 19.6 1.3

Education and health services

1,956.4 1,922.1 1,965.7 2,017.2 60.8 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

917.9 1,000.0 953.1 929.7 11.8 1.3

Other services

424.0 430.2 424.7 431.8 7.8 1.8

Government

1,311.2 1,257.0 1,275.0 1,310.0 -1.2 -0.1

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

Total nonfarm

2,947.4 2,942.9 2,968.2 2,991.0 43.6 1.5

Mining, logging, and construction

118.4 123.0 122.2 122.8 4.4 3.7

Manufacturing

180.7 181.0 181.6 181.9 1.2 0.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

525.5 525.3 525.7 531.9 6.4 1.2

Information

44.9 44.7 44.1 43.7 -1.2 -2.7

Financial activities

215.0 218.5 218.4 217.1 2.1 1.0

Professional and business services

476.0 481.7 483.1 488.2 12.2 2.6

Education and health services

658.2 644.8 662.3 671.4 13.2 2.0

Leisure and hospitality

268.4 286.2 270.7 267.6 -0.8 -0.3

Other services

118.9 121.6 120.0 120.6 1.7 1.4

Government

341.4 316.1 340.1 345.8 4.4 1.3

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

Total nonfarm

2,067.1 2,101.6 2,123.8 2,143.8 76.7 3.7

Mining and logging

3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 0.0 0.0

Construction

117.2 130.4 131.0 133.9 16.7 14.2

Manufacturing

125.2 131.0 131.8 132.3 7.1 5.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

396.5 400.5 400.7 401.1 4.6 1.2

Information

35.5 37.0 37.8 38.3 2.8 7.9

Financial activities

188.3 190.8 191.2 192.3 4.0 2.1

Professional and business services

353.8 358.2 361.8 368.0 14.2 4.0

Education and health services

313.3 318.6 321.5 325.1 11.8 3.8

Leisure and hospitality

223.0 228.4 229.0 233.0 10.0 4.5

Other services

64.9 65.3 65.0 65.8 0.9 1.4

Government

246.2 238.2 250.8 250.8 4.6 1.9

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

Total nonfarm

2,418.3 2,442.6 2,448.9 2,460.0 41.7 1.7

Mining and logging

0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0

Construction

121.4 125.0 124.7 124.9 3.5 2.9

Manufacturing

141.9 143.7 143.6 142.1 0.2 0.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

385.4 389.1 387.3 386.3 0.9 0.2

Information

107.7 112.3 111.9 111.9 4.2 3.9

Financial activities

142.9 144.7 143.6 143.4 0.5 0.3

Professional and business services

482.1 499.4 496.7 502.4 20.3 4.2

Education and health services

354.5 352.3 356.1 359.5 5.0 1.4

Leisure and hospitality

272.5 278.6 278.7 277.0 4.5 1.7

Other services

86.9 85.7 85.0 85.4 -1.5 -1.7

Government

322.5 311.3 320.8 326.6 4.1 1.3

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

Total nonfarm

3,292.7 3,334.0 3,339.6 3,353.4 60.7 1.8

Mining, logging, and construction

162.5 169.7 169.2 168.6 6.1 3.8

Manufacturing

54.9 55.8 55.9 56.1 1.2 2.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

406.0 414.2 413.8 415.6 9.6 2.4

Information

73.2 74.0 73.7 74.4 1.2 1.6

Financial activities

158.1 161.4 161.6 160.6 2.5 1.6

Professional and business services

749.8 777.7 768.3 770.1 20.3 2.7

Education and health services

448.4 439.1 446.1 449.8 1.4 0.3

Leisure and hospitality

328.8 349.6 339.5 338.5 9.7 3.0

Other services

207.4 211.0 209.5 210.7 3.3 1.6

Government

703.6 681.5 702.0 709.0 5.4 0.8

Footnotes
(1) U.S. data are preliminary for two months after they are first published.
(p) Preliminary

 

Last Modified Date: Friday, November 30, 2018