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 304,000 jobs, 296,000 in the private sector. Prior month revisions: December total jobs growth was revised down by 90,000 from a gain of 312,000 to a gain of 222,000 . November growth was revised up by 20,000 from a gain of 176,000 to a gain of 196,000 .
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. 2019||Nov. 2018||Dec. 2018||Jan. 2019||Jan. 2019||Nov. 2018||Dec. 2018||Jan. 2019||Jan. 2019|
|– Total private||128,068||200.0||206.0||296.0||0.23||2,526.0||2,565.0||2,675.0||2.13|
|– – Mining and logging||760||-3.0||5.0||7.0||0.93||56.0||61.0||61.0||8.73|
|– – Construction||7,464||5.0||28.0||52.0||0.70||324.0||319.0||338.0||4.74|
|– – Manufacturing||12,822||27.0||20.0||13.0||0.10||272.0||264.0||261.0||2.08|
|– – Trade, transportation, and utilities||27,828||68.0||-7.0||52.0||0.19||301.0||292.0||326.0||1.19|
|– – Information||2,821||-3.0||-4.0||-4.0||-0.14||14.0||4.0||9.0||0.32|
|– – Financial activities||8,631||3.0||4.0||13.0||0.15||121.0||118.0||129.0||1.52|
|– – Professional and business services||21,276||34.0||29.0||30.0||0.14||555.0||553.0||546.0||2.63|
|– – Education and health services||23,967||29.0||67.0||55.0||0.23||490.0||532.0||522.0||2.23|
|– – Leisure and hospitality||16,618||39.0||55.0||74.0||0.45||326.0||349.0||410.0||2.53|
|– – Other services||5,881||1.0||9.0||4.0||0.07||67.0||73.0||73.0||1.26|
|– – Government||22,506||-4.0||16.0||8.0||0.04||100.0||109.0||132.0||0.59|
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