Employment in 12 large metropolitan areas

Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry supersector, United States and 12 large metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
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United States

 

Total nonfarm

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136,477 139,772 (P) 138,662 (P) 138,989 (P) 2,512 (P) 1.8

Mining and logging

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887 916 (P) 931 (P) 936 (P) 49 (P) 5.5

Construction

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6,114 6,207 (P) 6,315 (P) 6,352 (P) 238 (P) 3.9

Manufacturing

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12,088 12,210 (P) 12,215 (P) 12,254 (P) 166 (P) 1.4

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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25,901 26,441 (P) 26,441 (P) 26,423 (P) 522 (P) 2.0

Information

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2,683 2,674 (P) 2,688 (P) 2,683 (P) 0 (P) 0.0

Financial activities

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7,950 7,999 (P) 8,028 (P) 8,022 (P) 72 (P) 0.9

Professional and business services

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18,792 19,353 (P) 19,360 (P) 19,444 (P) 652 (P) 3.5

Education and health services

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20,842 21,271 (P) 21,164 (P) 21,213 (P) 371 (P) 1.8

Leisure and hospitality

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14,945 15,270 (P) 15,345 (P) 15,298 (P) 353 (P) 2.4

Other services

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5,507 5,572 (P) 5,574 (P) 5,554 (P) 47 (P) 0.9

Government

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20,768 21,859 (P) 20,601 (P) 20,810 (P) 42 (P) 0.2
 

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Ga.

 

Total nonfarm

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2,419.2 2,463.9 2,464.7 (P) 2,470.6 (P) 51.4 (P) 2.1

Mining and logging

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1.2 1.2 1.2 (P) 1.2 (P) 0.0 (P) 0.0

Construction

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94.3 97.5 97.7 (P) 98.1 (P) 3.8 (P) 4.0

Manufacturing

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149.3 153.2 153.7 (P) 154.2 (P) 4.9 (P) 3.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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538.2 548.6 551.0 (P) 549.5 (P) 11.3 (P) 2.1

Information

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85.2 86.7 87.4 (P) 87.2 (P) 2.0 (P) 2.3

Financial activities

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157.9 160.0 162.3 (P) 161.5 (P) 3.6 (P) 2.3

Professional and business services

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439.8 453.6 458.2 (P) 457.4 (P) 17.6 (P) 4.0

Education and health services

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294.5 292.2 291.8 (P) 295.8 (P) 1.3 (P) 0.4

Leisure and hospitality

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252.9 263.7 264.4 (P) 261.4 (P) 8.5 (P) 3.4

Other services

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94.2 92.3 92.2 (P) 92.6 (P) -1.6 (P) -1.7

Government

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311.7 314.9 304.8 (P) 311.7 (P) 0.0 (P) 0.0
 

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Mass.-N.H. (NECTA)

 

Total nonfarm

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2,551.8 2,622.0 2,610.8 (P) 2,591.9 (P) 40.1 (P) 1.6

Mining and logging

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0.6 0.6 0.6 (P) 0.6 (P) 0.0 (P) 0.0

Construction

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95.8 93.0 96.5 (P) 96.0 (P) 0.2 (P) 0.2

Manufacturing

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194.2 195.5 195.2 (P) 195.4 (P) 1.2 (P) 0.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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409.5 421.3 418.9 (P) 405.4 (P) -4.1 (P) -1.0

Information

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75.3 78.6 79.4 (P) 79.8 (P) 4.5 (P) 6.0

Financial activities

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175.2 174.2 176.1 (P) 176.2 (P) 1.0 (P) 0.6

Professional and business services

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441.4 447.3 450.9 (P) 451.0 (P) 9.6 (P) 2.2

Education and health services

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522.8 539.5 543.8 (P) 541.0 (P) 18.2 (P) 3.5

Leisure and hospitality

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259.8 262.5 265.0 (P) 267.0 (P) 7.2 (P) 2.8

Other services

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101.8 103.0 104.7 (P) 104.1 (P) 2.3 (P) 2.3

Government

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275.4 306.5 279.7 (P) 275.4 (P) 0.0 (P) 0.0
 

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, Ill.-Ind.-Wis.

 

Total nonfarm

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4,472.3 4,527.3 4,505.7 (P) 4,510.6 (P) 38.3 (P) 0.9

Mining and logging

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1.6 1.4 1.4 (P) 1.4 (P) -0.2 (P) -12.5

Construction

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160.4 163.1 167.0 (P) 167.3 (P) 6.9 (P) 4.3

Manufacturing

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411.2 405.9 407.8 (P) 408.9 (P) -2.3 (P) -0.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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900.1 904.5 903.0 (P) 903.4 (P) 3.3 (P) 0.4

Information

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80.7 80.6 80.9 (P) 80.6 (P) -0.1 (P) -0.1

Financial activities

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291.9 290.7 291.7 (P) 290.6 (P) -1.3 (P) -0.4

Professional and business services

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780.4 790.8 794.5 (P) 799.0 (P) 18.6 (P) 2.4

Education and health services

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670.3 683.5 673.7 (P) 673.7 (P) 3.4 (P) 0.5

Leisure and hospitality

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446.5 451.3 449.0 (P) 452.4 (P) 5.9 (P) 1.3

Other services

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193.9 196.1 194.5 (P) 194.1 (P) 0.2 (P) 0.1

Government

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535.3 559.4 542.2 (P) 539.2 (P) 3.9 (P) 0.7
 

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

 

Total nonfarm

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3,107.5 3,216.6 3,202.8 (P) 3,209.0 (P) 101.5 (P) 3.3

Mining, logging, and construction

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180.5 191.1 191.2 (P) 193.0 (P) 12.5 (P) 6.9

Manufacturing

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258.6 257.9 258.6 (P) 258.7 (P) 0.1 (P) 0.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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643.2 663.7 664.3 (P) 665.2 (P) 22.0 (P) 3.4

Information

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80.2 81.0 80.5 (P) 80.2 (P) 0.0 (P) 0.0

Financial activities

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256.4 255.5 256.3 (P) 257.5 (P) 1.1 (P) 0.4

Professional and business services

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489.7 522.3 525.4 (P) 529.5 (P) 39.8 (P) 8.1

Education and health services

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384.2 392.4 389.9 (P) 390.7 (P) 6.5 (P) 1.7

Leisure and hospitality

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323.1 338.7 337.1 (P) 333.2 (P) 10.1 (P) 3.1

Other services

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112.6 114.4 115.1 (P) 114.4 (P) 1.8 (P) 1.6

Government

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379.0 399.6 384.4 (P) 386.6 (P) 7.6 (P) 2.0
 

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Mich.

 

Total nonfarm

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1,867.8 1,896.9 1,865.1 (P) 1,870.5 (P) 2.7 (P) 0.1

Mining, logging, and construction

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62.4 62.9 64.5 (P) 65.8 (P) 3.4 (P) 5.4

Manufacturing

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232.5 238.4 230.8 (P) 237.0 (P) 4.5 (P) 1.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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350.5 355.9 354.2 (P) 353.1 (P) 2.6 (P) 0.7

Information

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27.4 27.4 27.4 (P) 27.3 (P) -0.1 (P) -0.4

Financial activities

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104.5 98.3 98.1 (P) 97.8 (P) -6.7 (P) -6.4

Professional and business services

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360.2 365.3 359.3 (P) 366.2 (P) 6.0 (P) 1.7

Education and health services

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294.6 298.5 297.4 (P) 293.7 (P) -0.9 (P) -0.3

Leisure & hospitality

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185.2 186.2 185.7 (P) 183.2 (P) -2.0 (P) -1.1

Other services

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78.3 77.0 76.5 (P) 76.3 (P) -2.0 (P) -2.6

Government

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172.2 187.0 171.2 (P) 170.1 (P) -2.1 (P) -1.2
 

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

 

Total nonfarm

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2,789.0 2,895.3 2,892.7 (P) 2,896.4 (P) 107.4 (P) 3.9

Mining and logging

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108.9 114.6 116.4 (P) 117.8 (P) 8.9 (P) 8.2

Construction

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190.5 196.6 195.7 (P) 201.4 (P) 10.9 (P) 5.7

Manufacturing

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252.8 260.5 261.5 (P) 262.2 (P) 9.4 (P) 3.7

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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570.8 583.1 585.4 (P) 584.8 (P) 14.0 (P) 2.5

Information

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32.8 33.2 33.3 (P) 33.3 (P) 0.5 (P) 1.5

Financial activities

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144.4 145.5 146.5 (P) 147.1 (P) 2.7 (P) 1.9

Professional and business services

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431.6 443.1 446.1 (P) 447.6 (P) 16.0 (P) 3.7

Education and health services

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335.4 347.6 348.5 (P) 354.4 (P) 19.0 (P) 5.7

Leisure and hospitality

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276.9 290.0 291.3 (P) 287.6 (P) 10.7 (P) 3.9

Other services

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98.9 102.6 103.5 (P) 102.4 (P) 3.5 (P) 3.5

Government

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346.0 378.5 364.5 (P) 357.8 (P) 11.8 (P) 3.4
 

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, Calif.

 

Total nonfarm

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5,551.5 5,687.8 5,622.8 (P) 5,638.5 (P) 87.0 (P) 1.6

Mining and logging

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5.2 5.4 5.5 (P) 5.6 (P) 0.4 (P) 7.7

Construction

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198.4 210.0 207.8 (P) 209.5 (P) 11.1 (P) 5.6

Manufacturing

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525.9 510.3 511.0 (P) 511.3 (P) -14.6 (P) -2.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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1,031.9 1,043.0 1,041.7 (P) 1,041.4 (P) 9.5 (P) 0.9

Information

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224.6 231.6 229.0 (P) 230.0 (P) 5.4 (P) 2.4

Financial activities

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326.0 322.5 321.2 (P) 321.8 (P) -4.2 (P) -1.3

Professional and business services

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859.0 884.1 887.9 (P) 894.8 (P) 35.8 (P) 4.2

Education and health services

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890.6 922.0 909.8 (P) 916.8 (P) 26.2 (P) 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

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636.2 649.2 650.3 (P) 649.4 (P) 13.2 (P) 2.1

Other services

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191.2 197.9 196.5 (P) 197.3 (P) 6.1 (P) 3.2

Government

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662.5 711.8 662.1 (P) 660.6 (P) -1.9 (P) -0.3
 

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Fla.

 

Total nonfarm

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2,336.3 2,391.2 2,379.5 (P) 2,401.9 (P) 65.6 (P) 2.8

Mining and logging

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0.6 0.6 0.6 (P) 0.6 (P) 0.0 (P) 0.0

Construction

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96.0 101.5 101.0 (P) 102.8 (P) 6.8 (P) 7.1

Manufacturing

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78.0 79.3 78.4 (P) 78.6 (P) 0.6 (P) 0.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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545.6 563.2 563.9 (P) 564.0 (P) 18.4 (P) 3.4

Information

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46.2 46.6 46.5 (P) 46.7 (P) 0.5 (P) 1.1

Financial activities

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165.5 168.9 169.3 (P) 168.6 (P) 3.1 (P) 1.9

Professional and business services

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371.8 384.6 382.9 (P) 384.2 (P) 12.4 (P) 3.3

Education and health services

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343.8 351.3 349.3 (P) 351.0 (P) 7.2 (P) 2.1

Leisure and hospitality

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279.8 297.4 291.7 (P) 288.8 (P) 9.0 (P) 3.2

Other services

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110.2 115.5 115.6 (P) 115.1 (P) 4.9 (P) 4.4

Government

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298.8 282.3 280.3 (P) 301.5 (P) 2.7 (P) 0.9
 

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, N.Y.-N.J.-Pa.

 

Total nonfarm

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8,679.7 8,918.7 8,873.8 (P) 8,836.2 (P) 156.5 (P) 1.8

Mining, logging, and construction

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334.7 330.9 334.8 (P) 334.3 (P) -0.4 (P) -0.1

Manufacturing

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357.2 358.5 354.3 (P) 356.1 (P) -1.1 (P) -0.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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1,592.5 1,647.2 1,632.9 (P) 1,634.0 (P) 41.5 (P) 2.6

Information

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280.0 272.9 275.4 (P) 276.4 (P) -3.6 (P) -1.3

Financial activities

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747.3 742.1 747.8 (P) 745.9 (P) -1.4 (P) -0.2

Professional and business services

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1,405.1 1,425.0 1,430.2 (P) 1,435.1 (P) 30.0 (P) 2.1

Education and health services

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1,568.8 1,656.8 1,636.7 (P) 1,632.4 (P) 63.6 (P) 4.1

Leisure and hospitality

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820.1 849.6 854.6 (P) 845.2 (P) 25.1 (P) 3.1

Other services

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383.0 392.1 390.7 (P) 389.6 (P) 6.6 (P) 1.7

Government

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1,191.0 1,243.6 1,216.4 (P) 1,187.2 (P) -3.8 (P) -0.3
 

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md.

 

Total nonfarm

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2,726.4 2,798.1 2,763.9 (P) 2,751.1 (P) 24.7 (P) 0.9

Mining, logging, and construction

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106.8 110.5 115.3 (P) 114.3 (P) 7.5 (P) 7.0

Manufacturing

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180.6 179.7 179.8 (P) 178.9 (P) -1.7 (P) -0.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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505.6 515.0 512.5 (P) 512.5 (P) 6.9 (P) 1.4

Information

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47.6 46.4 46.2 (P) 46.1 (P) -1.5 (P) -3.2

Financial activities

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204.8 205.2 206.4 (P) 206.5 (P) 1.7 (P) 0.8

Professional and business services

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438.4 446.2 447.9 (P) 444.1 (P) 5.7 (P) 1.3

Education and health services

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556.4 574.9 571.2 (P) 568.4 (P) 12.0 (P) 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

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252.4 259.8 256.3 (P) 254.0 (P) 1.6 (P) 0.6

Other services

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122.0 123.1 120.7 (P) 120.4 (P) -1.6 (P) -1.3

Government

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311.8 337.3 307.6 (P) 305.9 (P) -5.9 (P) -1.9
 

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, Calif.

 

Total nonfarm

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2,112.3 2,166.5 2,160.7 (P) 2,170.1 (P) 57.8 (P) 2.7

Mining and logging

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1.3 1.2 1.2 (P) 1.2 (P) -0.1 (P) -7.7

Construction

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97.6 100.2 103.1 (P) 106.1 (P) 8.5 (P) 8.7

Manufacturing

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117.0 117.7 118.5 (P) 118.0 (P) 1.0 (P) 0.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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345.6 350.7 352.2 (P) 353.7 (P) 8.1 (P) 2.3

Information

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74.2 76.2 76.9 (P) 76.8 (P) 2.6 (P) 3.5

Financial activities

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126.8 127.0 127.3 (P) 127.2 (P) 0.4 (P) 0.3

Professional and business services

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423.2 433.3 436.3 (P) 437.2 (P) 14.0 (P) 3.3

Education and health services

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312.7 324.0 321.9 (P) 322.0 (P) 9.3 (P) 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

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245.4 252.2 251.7 (P) 255.0 (P) 9.6 (P) 3.9

Other services

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80.3 80.3 80.3 (P) 81.1 (P) 0.8 (P) 1.0

Government

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288.2 303.7 291.3 (P) 291.8 (P) 3.6 (P) 1.2
 

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va.

 

Total nonfarm

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3,073.9 3,121.4 3,108.0 (P) 3,084.2 (P) 10.3 (P) 0.3

Mining, logging, and construction

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150.8 150.7 150.5 (P) 151.7 (P) 0.9 (P) 0.6

Manufacturing

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48.4 46.0 45.8 (P) 46.4 (P) -2.0 (P) -4.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities

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389.3 396.5 397.5 (P) 395.1 (P) 5.8 (P) 1.5

Information

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77.6 74.1 74.0 (P) 73.6 (P) -4.0 (P) -5.2

Financial activities

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152.1 155.1 156.8 (P) 156.5 (P) 4.4 (P) 2.9

Professional and business services

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713.3 712.8 713.3 (P) 707.9 (P) -5.4 (P) -0.8

Education and health services

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385.9 391.8 390.6 (P) 387.0 (P) 1.1 (P) 0.3

Leisure and hospitality

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302.7 314.1 312.9 (P) 310.7 (P) 8.0 (P) 2.6

Other services

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190.2 192.8 193.6 (P) 192.9 (P) 2.7 (P) 1.4

Government

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663.6 687.5 673.0 (P) 662.4 (P) -1.2 (P) -0.2

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics - National - State and Metropolitan Area

The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Survey is a monthly survey of business establishments which provides estimates of employment, hours, and earnings data by industry for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas since 1939. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative program in which State employment security agencies prepare the data using concepts, definitions, and technical procedures prescribed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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