For more charts and tables at finer levels of detail, please visit our Payrolls Dataset Page.The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ July Payroll Survey reported a seasonally adjusted gain of 157,000 jobs, 170,000 in the private sector. Prior month revisions: June total jobs growth was revised up by 35,000 from a gain of 213,000 to a gain of 248,000 . May growth was revised up by 24,000 from a gain of 244,000 to a gain of 268,000 .
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 (%)*|
|July 2018||May 2018||June 2018||July 2018||July 2018||May 2018||June 2018||July 2018||July 2018|
|– Total Private||126,794||260.0||234.0||170.0||0.13||2,396.0||2,410.0||2,392.0||1.92|
|– – Mining and Logging||735||3.0||6.0||-4.0||-0.54||58.0||59.0||53.0||7.77|
|– – Construction||7,242||30.0||13.0||19.0||0.26||286.0||283.0||308.0||4.44|
|– – Manufacturing||12,751||23.0||33.0||37.0||0.29||267.0||286.0||327.0||2.63|
|– – Trade, Transportation, and Utilities||27,801||52.0||7.0||15.0||0.05||340.0||324.0||331.0||1.20|
|– – Information||2,772||3.0||1.0||0.0||0.00||-23.0||-24.0||-21.0||-0.75|
|– – Financial Activities||8,568||12.0||10.0||-5.0||-0.06||129.0||124.0||106.0||1.25|
|– – Professional and Business Services||21,019||49.0||43.0||51.0||0.24||517.0||520.0||518.0||2.53|
|– – Education and Health Services||23,662||42.0||69.0||22.0||0.09||449.0||462.0||427.0||1.84|
|– – Leisure and Hospitality||16,371||35.0||34.0||40.0||0.24||278.0||277.0||254.0||1.58|
|– – Other Services||5,873||11.0||18.0||-5.0||-0.09||95.0||99.0||89.0||1.54|
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