For more charts and tables at finer levels of detail, please visit our Payrolls Dataset Page.The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ January Payroll Survey reported a seasonally adjusted gain of 200,000 jobs, 196,000 in the private sector. Prior month revisions: December total jobs growth was revised up by 12,000 from a gain of 148,000 to a gain of 160,000 . November growth was revised down by 36,000 from a gain of 252,000 to a gain of 216,000 .
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 (%)*|
|Jan. 2018||Nov. 2017||Dec. 2017||Jan. 2018||Jan. 2018||Nov. 2017||Dec. 2017||Jan. 2018||Jan. 2018|
|– Total Private||125,482||217.0||166.0||196.0||0.16||2,161.0||2,155.0||2,099.0||1.70|
|– – Mining and Logging||704||6.0||1.0||6.0||0.86||51.0||52.0||58.0||8.98|
|– – Construction||7,099||42.0||33.0||36.0||0.51||219.0||241.0||226.0||3.29|
|– – Manufacturing||12,555||30.0||21.0||15.0||0.12||180.0||189.0||186.0||1.50|
|– – Trade, Transportation, and Utilities||27,633||49.0||-3.0||34.0||0.12||222.0||175.0||183.0||0.67|
|– – Information||2,773||-4.0||-1.0||-6.0||-0.22||-35.0||-33.0||-37.0||-1.32|
|– – Financial Activities||8,518||9.0||6.0||9.0||0.11||160.0||140.0||121.0||1.44|
|– – Professional and Business Services||20,694||16.0||25.0||23.0||0.11||433.0||452.0||448.0||2.21|
|– – Education and Health Services||23,427||38.0||39.0||38.0||0.16||485.0||467.0||470.0||2.05|
|– – Leisure and Hospitality||16,248||20.0||37.0||35.0||0.22||357.0||360.0||342.0||2.15|
|– – Other Services||5,831||11.0||8.0||6.0||0.10||89.0||112.0||102.0||1.78|
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