For more charts and tables at finer levels of detail, please visit our Payrolls Dataset Page.The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ August Payroll Survey reported a seasonally adjusted gain of 130,000 jobs, 96,000 in the private sector. Prior month revisions: July total jobs growth was revised down , but not significantly, from a gain of 164,000 to a gain of 159,000 . June growth was revised down by 15,000 from a gain of 193,000 to a gain of 178,000 .
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 (%)*|
|Aug. 2019||June 2019||July 2019||Aug. 2019||Aug. 2019||June 2019||July 2019||Aug. 2019||Aug. 2019|
|– Total private||128,950||161.0||131.0||96.0||0.07||2,169.0||2,127.0||1,977.0||1.56|
|– – Mining and logging||747||-2.0||-4.0||-5.0||-0.66||21.0||18.0||5.0||0.67|
|– – Construction||7,514||19.0||-2.0||14.0||0.19||218.0||197.0||177.0||2.41|
|– – Manufacturing||12,853||10.0||4.0||3.0||0.02||159.0||143.0||138.0||1.09|
|– – Trade, transportation, and utilities||27,806||8.0||2.0||-11.0||-0.04||193.0||174.0||113.0||0.41|
|– – Information||2,828||13.0||0.0||0.0||0.00||-3.0||-4.0||2.0||0.07|
|– – Financial activities||8,694||3.0||20.0||15.0||0.17||92.0||107.0||111.0||1.29|
|– – Professional and business services||21,524||43.0||36.0||37.0||0.17||471.0||470.0||449.0||2.13|
|– – Education and health services||24,327||48.0||71.0||32.0||0.13||578.0||601.0||573.0||2.41|
|– – Leisure and hospitality||16,712||4.0||-3.0||12.0||0.07||360.0||322.0||317.0||1.93|
|– – Other services||5,945||15.0||7.0||-1.0||-0.02||80.0||99.0||92.0||1.57|
|– – Government||22,591||17.0||28.0||34.0||0.15||76.0||99.0||97.0||0.43|
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