For more charts and tables at finer levels of detail, please visit our Payrolls Dataset Page.The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ March Payroll Survey reported a seasonally adjusted gain of 103,000 jobs, 102,000 in the private sector. Prior month revisions: February total jobs growth was revised up by 13,000 from a gain of 313,000 to a gain of 326,000 . January growth was revised down by 63,000 from a gain of 239,000 to a gain of 176,000 .
Gains across the major employment sectors are shown in the bar-chart and table below.
|U.S. Payroll Jobs: Total Nonfarm. Seasonally Adjusted.|
|Sector||Level (000s)||Monthly Change (000s)||Mthly Chg (%)||Yr/Yr Change (000s)*||Yr/Yr Chg (%)*|
|Mar. 2018||Jan. 2018||Feb. 2018||Mar. 2018||Mar. 2018||Jan. 2018||Feb. 2018||Mar. 2018||Mar. 2018|
|– Total Private||125,904||188.0||320.0||102.0||0.08||2,099.0||2,215.0||2,249.0||1.82|
|– – Mining and Logging||722||7.0||9.0||8.0||1.12||59.0||59.0||62.0||9.39|
|– – Construction||7,150||28.0||65.0||-15.0||-0.21||227.0||246.0||228.0||3.29|
|– – Manufacturing||12,632||20.0||32.0||22.0||0.17||209.0||220.0||232.0||1.87|
|– – Trade, Transportation, and Utilities||27,722||34.0||74.0||21.0||0.08||177.0||253.0||295.0||1.08|
|– – Information||2,760||-16.0||-2.0||2.0||0.07||-50.0||-52.0||-49.0||-1.74|
|– – Financial Activities||8,546||3.0||30.0||2.0||0.02||117.0||140.0||136.0||1.62|
|– – Professional and Business Services||20,803||38.0||55.0||33.0||0.16||469.0||505.0||502.0||2.47|
|– – Education and Health Services||23,483||50.0||28.0||25.0||0.11||473.0||441.0||443.0||1.92|
|– – Leisure and Hospitality||16,256||21.0||23.0||5.0||0.03||322.0||314.0||312.0||1.96|
|– – Other Services||5,830||3.0||6.0||-1.0||-0.02||96.0||89.0||88.0||1.53|
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