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 196,000 jobs, 182,000 in the private sector. Prior month revisions: February total jobs growth was revised up by 13,000 from a gain of 20,000 to a gain of 33,000 . January growth was revised up , but not significantly, from a gain of 311,000 to a gain of 312,000 .
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. 2019||Jan. 2019||Feb. 2019||Mar. 2019||Mar. 2019||Jan. 2019||Feb. 2019||Mar. 2019||Mar. 2019|
|– Total private||128,297||297.0||28.0||182.0||0.14||2,694.0||2,418.0||2,427.0||1.93|
|– – Mining and logging||757||7.0||-4.0||2.0||0.26||60.0||49.0||43.0||6.02|
|– – Construction||7,447||56.0||-25.0||16.0||0.22||330.0||232.0||246.0||3.42|
|– – Manufacturing||12,821||17.0||1.0||-6.0||-0.05||265.0||235.0||209.0||1.66|
|– – Trade, transportation, and utilities||27,816||48.0||-15.0||-5.0||-0.02||334.0||261.0||225.0||0.82|
|– – Information||2,821||-12.0||-4.0||10.0||0.36||3.0||-1.0||-3.0||-0.11|
|– – Financial activities||8,638||6.0||6.0||11.0||0.13||119.0||99.0||101.0||1.18|
|– – Professional and business services||21,350||5.0||54.0||37.0||0.17||529.0||539.0||534.0||2.57|
|– – Education and health services||24,063||68.0||13.0||70.0||0.29||535.0||512.0||545.0||2.32|
|– – Leisure and hospitality||16,679||93.0||-1.0||33.0||0.20||439.0||413.0||435.0||2.68|
|– – Other services||5,905||9.0||3.0||14.0||0.24||80.0||79.0||92.0||1.58|
|– – Government||22,519||15.0||5.0||14.0||0.06||126.0||105.0||110.0||0.49|
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