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 225,000 jobs, 206,000 in the private sector. Prior month revisions: December total jobs growth was revised up , but not significantly, from a gain of 145,000 to a gain of 147,000 . November growth was revised up , but not significantly, from a gain of 256,000 to a gain of 261,000 .
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. 2020||Nov. 2019||Dec. 2019||Jan. 2020||Jan. 2020||Nov. 2019||Dec. 2019||Jan. 2020||Jan. 2020|
|– Total private||129,503||247.0||142.0||206.0||0.16||1,958.0||1,927.0||1,875.0||1.47|
|– – Mining and logging||713||-11.0||-11.0||0.0||0.00||-13.0||-28.0||-33.0||-4.42|
|– – Construction||7,594||-2.0||11.0||44.0||0.58||163.0||148.0||142.0||1.91|
|– – Manufacturing||12,851||58.0||-5.0||-12.0||-0.09||84.0||58.0||26.0||0.20|
|– – Trade, transportation, and utilities||27,848||12.0||59.0||27.0||0.10||71.0||155.0||137.0||0.49|
|– – Information||2,887||9.0||8.0||5.0||0.17||24.0||28.0||44.0||1.55|
|– – Financial activities||8,808||12.0||5.0||-1.0||-0.01||147.0||144.0||132.0||1.52|
|– – Professional and business services||21,516||37.0||14.0||21.0||0.10||379.0||367.0||390.0||1.85|
|– – Education and health services||24,530||73.0||22.0||72.0||0.29||646.0||614.0||630.0||2.64|
|– – Leisure and hospitality||16,816||43.0||36.0||36.0||0.21||376.0||365.0||320.0||1.94|
|– – Other services||5,940||16.0||3.0||14.0||0.24||81.0||76.0||87.0||1.49|
|– – Government||22,683||14.0||5.0||19.0||0.08||173.0||169.0||177.0||0.79|
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