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 173,000 jobs, 140,000 in the private sector. Prior month revisions: July total jobs growth was revised up by 30,000 from a gain of 215,000 to a gain of 245,000 . June growth was revised up by 14,000 from a gain of 231,000 to a gain of 245,000 .
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. 2015||June 2015||July 2015||Aug. 2015||Aug. 2015||June 2015||July 2015||Aug. 2015||Aug. 2015|
|– Total Private||120,293||218.0||224.0||140.0||0.12||2,877.0||2,858.0||2,789.0||2.37|
|– – Mining and Logging||823||-5.0||-6.0||-10.0||-1.20||-53.0||-67.0||-80.0||-8.86|
|– – Construction||6,388||1.0||7.0||3.0||0.05||257.0||233.0||219.0||3.55|
|– – Manufacturing||12,329||1.0||12.0||-17.0||-0.14||157.0||155.0||124.0||1.02|
|– – Trade, Transportation, and Utilities||26,999||52.0||55.0||28.0||0.10||554.0||558.0||572.0||2.16|
|– – Information||2,785||3.0||2.0||-7.0||-0.25||55.0||52.0||32.0||1.16|
|– – Financial Activities||8,167||21.0||21.0||19.0||0.23||159.0||164.0||170.0||2.13|
|– – Professional and Business Services||19,821||68.0||39.0||33.0||0.17||670.0||664.0||641.0||3.34|
|– – Education and Health Services||22,150||61.0||53.0||62.0||0.28||583.0||591.0||611.0||2.84|
|– – Leisure and Hospitality||15,185||19.0||30.0||33.0||0.22||424.0||431.0||439.0||2.98|
|– – Other Services||5,646||-3.0||11.0||-4.0||-0.07||71.0||77.0||61.0||1.09|
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