For more charts and tables at finer levels of detail, please visit our Payrolls Dataset Page.The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ September Payroll Survey reported a seasonally adjusted gain of -33,000 jobs, -40,000 in the private sector. Prior month revisions: August total jobs growth was revised up by 13,000 from a gain of 156,000 to a gain of 169,000 . July growth was revised down by 51,000 from a gain of 189,000 to a gain of 138,000 .
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 (%)*|
|Sep. 2017||July 2017||Aug. 2017||Sep. 2017||Sep. 2017||July 2017||Aug. 2017||Sep. 2017||Sep. 2017|
|– Total Private||124,322||133.0||164.0||-40.0||-0.03||1,998.0||2,019.0||1,756.0||1.43|
|– – Mining and Logging||721||0.0||6.0||2.0||0.28||49.0||58.0||60.0||9.08|
|– – Construction||6,911||-9.0||19.0||8.0||0.12||176.0||199.0||184.0||2.74|
|– – Manufacturing||12,447||-11.0||41.0||-1.0||-0.01||48.0||106.0||117.0||0.95|
|– – Trade, Transportation, and Utilities||27,405||0.0||2.0||26.0||0.09||132.0||97.0||83.0||0.30|
|– – Information||2,707||-3.0||-4.0||-9.0||-0.33||-58.0||-62.0||-79.0||-2.84|
|– – Financial Activities||8,473||11.0||8.0||10.0||0.12||155.0||148.0||149.0||1.79|
|– – Professional and Business Services||20,807||43.0||43.0||13.0||0.06||586.0||598.0||528.0||2.60|
|– – Education and Health Services||23,217||51.0||45.0||27.0||0.12||501.0||493.0||472.0||2.08|
|– – Leisure and Hospitality||15,873||50.0||0.0||-111.0||-0.69||332.0||311.0||189.0||1.21|
|– – Other Services||5,761||1.0||4.0||-5.0||-0.09||77.0||71.0||53.0||0.93|
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