For more charts and tables at finer levels of detail, please visit our Payrolls Dataset Page.The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ May Payroll Survey reported a seasonally adjusted gain of 223,000 jobs, 218,000 in the private sector. Prior month revisions: April total jobs growth was revised down , but not significantly, from a gain of 164,000 to a gain of 159,000 . March growth was revised up by 20,000 from a gain of 135,000 to a gain of 155,000 .
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 (%)*|
|May 2018||Mar. 2018||Apr. 2018||May 2018||May 2018||Mar. 2018||Apr. 2018||May 2018||May 2018|
|– Total Private||126,336||153.0||162.0||218.0||0.17||2,301.0||2,289.0||2,342.0||1.89|
|– – Mining and Logging||733||8.0||7.0||4.0||0.55||62.0||58.0||58.0||8.59|
|– – Construction||7,210||-3.0||21.0||25.0||0.35||242.0||268.0||286.0||4.13|
|– – Manufacturing||12,673||21.0||25.0||18.0||0.14||230.0||245.0||259.0||2.09|
|– – Trade, Transportation, and Utilities||27,789||41.0||0.0||53.0||0.19||309.0||305.0||350.0||1.28|
|– – Information||2,775||6.0||4.0||6.0||0.22||-44.0||-29.0||-19.0||-0.68|
|– – Financial Activities||8,559||5.0||3.0||8.0||0.09||138.0||128.0||125.0||1.48|
|– – Professional and Business Services||20,891||41.0||43.0||31.0||0.15||516.0||509.0||483.0||2.37|
|– – Education and Health Services||23,563||29.0||33.0||39.0||0.17||451.0||438.0||441.0||1.91|
|– – Leisure and Hospitality||16,281||2.0||12.0||21.0||0.13||304.0||267.0||262.0||1.64|
|– – Other Services||5,862||3.0||14.0||13.0||0.22||93.0||100.0||97.0||1.68|
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