For more charts and tables at finer levels of detail, please visit our Payrolls Dataset Page.The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ September Payroll Survey reported a seasonally adjusted gain of 134,000 jobs, 121,000 in the private sector. Prior month revisions: August total jobs growth was revised up by 69,000 from a gain of 201,000 to a gain of 270,000 . July growth was revised up by 18,000 from a gain of 147,000 to a gain of 165,000 .
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 (%)*|
|Sep. 2018||July 2018||Aug. 2018||Sep. 2018||Sep. 2018||July 2018||Aug. 2018||Sep. 2018||Sep. 2018|
|– Total Private||127,094||137.0||254.0||121.0||0.10||2,317.0||2,363.0||2,468.0||1.98|
|– – Mining and Logging||751||0.0||6.0||5.0||0.67||58.0||56.0||61.0||8.84|
|– – Construction||7,286||19.0||26.0||23.0||0.32||303.0||301.0||315.0||4.52|
|– – Manufacturing||12,747||22.0||5.0||18.0||0.14||300.0||266.0||278.0||2.23|
|– – Trade, Transportation, and Utilities||27,845||17.0||55.0||8.0||0.03||312.0||347.0||320.0||1.16|
|– – Information||2,767||1.0||-3.0||0.0||0.00||-23.0||-25.0||-17.0||-0.61|
|– – Financial Activities||8,603||3.0||12.0||13.0||0.15||116.0||113.0||118.0||1.39|
|– – Professional and Business Services||21,130||39.0||65.0||54.0||0.26||510.0||533.0||560.0||2.72|
|– – Education and Health Services||23,750||36.0||58.0||18.0||0.08||439.0||449.0||453.0||1.94|
|– – Leisure and Hospitality||16,342||13.0||21.0||-17.0||-0.10||221.0||238.0||296.0||1.84|
|– – Other Services||5,873||-13.0||9.0||-1.0||-0.02||81.0||85.0||84.0||1.45|
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