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Employment up by 257,000 in January 2015

February 09, 2015

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 257,000 in January 2015. Job gains occurred in retail trade, construction, health care, financial activities, and manufacturing.

Nonfarm employment by industry, January 2005-January 2015, seasonally adjusted
Month Mining and logging Construction Manufacturing Wholesale trade Retail trade Transportation and warehousing Utilities Information Financial activities Professional and business services Education and health services Leisure and hospitality Other services Government

Jan 2005

606,000 7,095,000 14,257,000 5,700,300 15,151,500 4,309,100 557,500 3,069,000 8,144,000 16,638,000 17,427,000 12,665,000 5,398,000 21,735,000

Feb 2005

610,000 7,153,000 14,273,000 5,714,200 15,187,100 4,321,900 557,200 3,058,000 8,147,000 16,706,000 17,437,000 12,690,000 5,393,000 21,744,000

Mar 2005

616,000 7,181,000 14,269,000 5,727,900 15,190,300 4,332,800 555,000 3,062,000 8,138,000 16,748,000 17,462,000 12,718,000 5,386,000 21,740,000

Apr 2005

620,000 7,266,000 14,250,000 5,738,500 15,240,800 4,347,900 554,700 3,068,000 8,150,000 16,804,000 17,501,000 12,802,000 5,392,000 21,754,000

May 2005

622,000 7,294,000 14,256,000 5,751,000 15,262,700 4,360,100 553,900 3,062,000 8,153,000 16,828,000 17,561,000 12,797,000 5,383,000 21,781,000

Jun 2005

625,000 7,333,000 14,227,000 5,760,100 15,296,400 4,359,400 553,400 3,057,000 8,170,000 16,914,000 17,615,000 12,837,000 5,398,000 21,763,000

Jul 2005

626,000 7,353,000 14,226,000 5,770,800 15,335,900 4,373,800 553,800 3,061,000 8,190,000 16,995,000 17,670,000 12,867,000 5,404,000 21,857,000

Aug 2005

631,000 7,394,000 14,203,000 5,780,700 15,353,700 4,378,900 554,300 3,062,000 8,214,000 17,048,000 17,705,000 12,891,000 5,400,000 21,863,000

Sep 2005

636,000 7,415,000 14,175,000 5,785,000 15,334,400 4,381,300 553,200 3,069,000 8,222,000 17,126,000 17,742,000 12,862,000 5,399,000 21,845,000

Oct 2005

640,000 7,460,000 14,192,000 5,793,800 15,325,700 4,386,800 553,200 3,055,000 8,259,000 17,143,000 17,765,000 12,840,000 5,386,000 21,829,000

Nov 2005

646,000 7,524,000 14,187,000 5,808,000 15,344,500 4,400,100 552,300 3,056,000 8,283,000 17,216,000 17,813,000 12,884,000 5,393,000 21,859,000

Dec 2005

650,000 7,533,000 14,193,000 5,816,200 15,344,400 4,404,300 550,600 3,054,000 8,289,000 17,256,000 17,844,000 12,905,000 5,405,000 21,879,000

Jan 2006

656,000 7,601,000 14,210,000 5,840,400 15,354,500 4,420,000 549,800 3,053,000 8,307,000 17,297,000 17,895,000 12,945,000 5,425,000 21,847,000

Feb 2006

662,000 7,664,000 14,209,000 5,854,800 15,363,800 4,429,400 550,100 3,052,000 8,332,000 17,368,000 17,947,000 12,980,000 5,426,000 21,878,000

Mar 2006

669,000 7,689,000 14,214,000 5,873,300 15,377,100 4,429,700 547,500 3,055,000 8,348,000 17,440,000 17,992,000 13,034,000 5,425,000 21,903,000

Apr 2006

679,000 7,726,000 14,226,000 5,886,900 15,353,200 4,445,400 548,900 3,045,000 8,369,000 17,465,000 18,016,000 13,074,000 5,426,000 21,919,000

May 2006

681,000 7,713,000 14,203,000 5,897,200 15,316,400 4,459,400 548,300 3,039,000 8,376,000 17,512,000 18,047,000 13,052,000 5,433,000 21,926,000

Jun 2006

686,000 7,699,000 14,213,000 5,903,000 15,325,000 4,465,100 547,600 3,037,000 8,362,000 17,581,000 18,046,000 13,061,000 5,432,000 21,922,000

Jul 2006

690,000 7,712,000 14,188,000 5,911,200 15,324,600 4,479,300 547,900 3,032,000 8,366,000 17,631,000 18,072,000 13,130,000 5,429,000 21,973,000

Aug 2006

693,000 7,720,000 14,159,000 5,918,200 15,337,500 4,479,500 548,000 3,035,000 8,374,000 17,683,000 18,129,000 13,152,000 5,432,000 22,011,000

Sep 2006

694,000 7,718,000 14,125,000 5,927,600 15,351,400 4,486,600 548,500 3,028,000 8,390,000 17,681,000 18,197,000 13,150,000 5,448,000 22,082,000

Oct 2006

699,000 7,682,000 14,075,000 5,925,800 15,370,200 4,496,100 546,900 3,024,000 8,385,000 17,685,000 18,232,000 13,187,000 5,454,000 22,068,000

Nov 2006

701,000 7,666,000 14,041,000 5,942,700 15,397,300 4,509,300 548,000 3,024,000 8,394,000 17,747,000 18,280,000 13,251,000 5,455,000 22,083,000

Dec 2006

705,000 7,685,000 14,015,000 5,964,600 15,397,300 4,529,200 548,500 3,032,000 8,394,000 17,771,000 18,323,000 13,292,000 5,466,000 22,088,000

Jan 2007

706,000 7,725,000 14,008,000 5,969,300 15,450,600 4,530,200 548,600 3,030,000 8,389,000 17,834,000 18,357,000 13,338,000 5,467,000 22,095,000

Feb 2007

711,000 7,626,000 13,997,000 5,986,700 15,478,500 4,530,100 548,500 3,033,000 8,390,000 17,877,000 18,392,000 13,361,000 5,474,000 22,131,000

Mar 2007

715,000 7,706,000 13,970,000 5,987,400 15,524,400 4,535,300 549,100 3,030,000 8,379,000 17,886,000 18,446,000 13,363,000 5,484,000 22,149,000

Apr 2007

719,000 7,686,000 13,945,000 6,003,600 15,514,700 4,537,600 551,400 3,034,000 8,360,000 17,910,000 18,500,000 13,375,000 5,491,000 22,175,000

May 2007

721,000 7,673,000 13,929,000 6,010,400 15,528,500 4,541,100 553,700 3,040,000 8,371,000 17,938,000 18,548,000 13,404,000 5,496,000 22,193,000

Jun 2007

725,000 7,687,000 13,911,000 6,024,400 15,509,700 4,538,300 554,900 3,038,000 8,369,000 17,947,000 18,595,000 13,413,000 5,499,000 22,207,000

Jul 2007

728,000 7,660,000 13,889,000 6,029,800 15,506,400 4,539,100 555,000 3,037,000 8,370,000 17,956,000 18,626,000 13,417,000 5,500,000 22,171,000

Aug 2007

727,000 7,610,000 13,828,000 6,031,000 15,506,900 4,534,700 555,800 3,030,000 8,341,000 17,970,000 18,692,000 13,419,000 5,496,000 22,226,000

Sep 2007

726,000 7,577,000 13,790,000 6,028,300 15,512,900 4,559,900 555,400 3,030,000 8,319,000 17,974,000 18,748,000 13,461,000 5,492,000 22,279,000

Oct 2007

727,000 7,565,000 13,764,000 6,035,800 15,516,200 4,555,100 555,800 3,028,000 8,306,000 18,009,000 18,784,000 13,499,000 5,494,000 22,297,000

Nov 2007

735,000 7,523,000 13,757,000 6,041,800 15,576,300 4,551,100 555,500 3,024,000 8,292,000 18,012,000 18,811,000 13,535,000 5,505,000 22,334,000

Dec 2007

740,000 7,490,000 13,746,000 6,037,800 15,570,800 4,548,000 557,100 3,024,000 8,282,000 18,051,000 18,861,000 13,550,000 5,516,000 22,376,000

Jan 2008

746,000 7,476,000 13,725,000 6,035,700 15,570,300 4,551,400 557,000 3,026,000 8,277,000 18,037,000 18,912,000 13,542,000 5,522,000 22,388,000

Feb 2008

748,000 7,453,000 13,696,000 6,026,200 15,527,900 4,552,300 556,300 3,018,000 8,268,000 17,989,000 18,950,000 13,543,000 5,533,000 22,417,000

Mar 2008

755,000 7,406,000 13,659,000 6,015,400 15,506,200 4,554,800 556,400 3,021,000 8,266,000 17,947,000 18,999,000 13,531,000 5,539,000 22,443,000

Apr 2008

755,000 7,327,000 13,599,000 5,993,000 15,428,900 4,560,600 556,900 3,012,000 8,258,000 17,942,000 19,053,000 13,511,000 5,540,000 22,450,000

May 2008

761,000 7,274,000 13,564,000 5,980,200 15,379,300 4,543,800 556,800 3,007,000 8,246,000 17,877,000 19,097,000 13,498,000 5,536,000 22,483,000

Jun 2008

766,000 7,213,000 13,504,000 5,965,800 15,334,500 4,536,600 557,800 3,001,000 8,236,000 17,847,000 19,145,000 13,482,000 5,525,000 22,517,000

Jul 2008

770,000 7,160,000 13,430,000 5,946,300 15,298,800 4,527,300 559,600 2,987,000 8,219,000 17,772,000 19,199,000 13,463,000 5,521,000 22,568,000

Aug 2008

778,000 7,114,000 13,358,000 5,926,300 15,245,000 4,511,200 558,900 2,974,000 8,204,000 17,715,000 19,267,000 13,431,000 5,513,000 22,567,000

Sep 2008

782,000 7,044,000 13,275,000 5,914,000 15,172,000 4,477,600 559,400 2,961,000 8,170,000 17,654,000 19,273,000 13,379,000 5,512,000 22,537,000

Oct 2008

781,000 6,967,000 13,147,000 5,876,300 15,102,900 4,463,400 560,900 2,949,000 8,138,000 17,540,000 19,291,000 13,352,000 5,516,000 22,549,000

Nov 2008

776,000 6,813,000 13,034,000 5,838,200 14,980,700 4,420,900 562,500 2,931,000 8,101,000 17,346,000 19,330,000 13,300,000 5,476,000 22,560,000

Dec 2008

771,000 6,701,000 12,850,000 5,797,000 14,869,900 4,395,200 562,900 2,909,000 8,070,000 17,220,000 19,369,000 13,256,000 5,446,000 22,556,000

Jan 2009

761,000 6,567,000 12,561,000 5,762,700 14,783,000 4,371,100 563,000 2,891,000 8,018,000 17,065,000 19,405,000 13,222,000 5,428,000 22,579,000

Feb 2009

749,000 6,446,000 12,380,000 5,717,900 14,714,500 4,346,800 563,600 2,878,000 7,970,000 16,898,000 19,430,000 13,193,000 5,411,000 22,576,000

Mar 2009

728,000 6,291,000 12,208,000 5,673,000 14,617,700 4,314,300 563,000 2,864,000 7,927,000 16,758,000 19,436,000 13,127,000 5,383,000 22,560,000

Apr 2009

710,000 6,154,000 12,030,000 5,627,500 14,549,000 4,268,700 561,300 2,833,000 7,870,000 16,610,000 19,447,000 13,056,000 5,372,000 22,677,000

May 2009

693,000 6,100,000 11,862,000 5,602,900 14,553,900 4,249,200 559,800 2,808,000 7,844,000 16,543,000 19,503,000 13,106,000 5,369,000 22,617,000

Jun 2009

686,000 6,010,000 11,726,000 5,577,400 14,536,800 4,233,800 560,100 2,796,000 7,821,000 16,436,000 19,537,000 13,076,000 5,372,000 22,576,000

Jul 2009

678,000 5,932,000 11,668,000 5,552,500 14,495,200 4,210,000 558,800 2,780,000 7,807,000 16,413,000 19,557,000 13,078,000 5,368,000 22,521,000

Aug 2009

670,000 5,855,000 11,626,000 5,535,000 14,479,100 4,198,900 557,900 2,767,000 7,782,000 16,386,000 19,603,000 13,046,000 5,359,000 22,537,000

Sep 2009

665,000 5,787,000 11,591,000 5,518,800 14,447,200 4,192,000 558,800 2,769,000 7,769,000 16,411,000 19,608,000 13,054,000 5,353,000 22,451,000

Oct 2009

661,000 5,716,000 11,538,000 5,500,100 14,386,700 4,173,900 558,600 2,762,000 7,754,000 16,417,000 19,655,000 12,995,000 5,333,000 22,524,000

Nov 2009

664,000 5,696,000 11,509,000 5,489,400 14,372,700 4,168,700 557,500 2,752,000 7,756,000 16,476,000 19,684,000 12,986,000 5,324,000 22,533,000

Dec 2009

663,000 5,654,000 11,475,000 5,475,100 14,324,500 4,117,200 556,000 2,744,000 7,743,000 16,475,000 19,712,000 12,944,000 5,320,000 22,482,000

Jan 2010

667,000 5,580,000 11,460,000 5,455,300 14,388,200 4,138,700 556,000 2,738,000 7,733,000 16,520,000 19,735,000 12,932,000 5,323,000 22,491,000

Feb 2010

674,000 5,500,000 11,453,000 5,443,600 14,399,000 4,140,000 554,800 2,738,000 7,724,000 16,548,000 19,756,000 12,927,000 5,316,000 22,476,000

Mar 2010

682,000 5,537,000 11,453,000 5,444,300 14,422,100 4,152,100 554,500 2,719,000 7,708,000 16,539,000 19,809,000 12,943,000 5,329,000 22,518,000

Apr 2010

687,000 5,553,000 11,489,000 5,443,400 14,422,800 4,158,900 554,200 2,715,000 7,713,000 16,618,000 19,820,000 12,979,000 5,335,000 22,569,000

May 2010

697,000 5,520,000 11,525,000 5,439,000 14,435,400 4,169,100 553,600 2,709,000 7,699,000 16,642,000 19,848,000 13,012,000 5,330,000 22,996,000

Jun 2010

702,000 5,516,000 11,545,000 5,442,900 14,438,500 4,190,000 552,000 2,703,000 7,689,000 16,705,000 19,873,000 13,034,000 5,315,000 22,740,000

Jul 2010

708,000 5,508,000 11,561,000 5,445,900 14,456,400 4,206,700 551,400 2,704,000 7,676,000 16,719,000 19,902,000 13,048,000 5,326,000 22,569,000

Aug 2010

716,000 5,524,000 11,553,000 5,446,400 14,452,100 4,200,000 551,500 2,702,000 7,676,000 16,763,000 19,934,000 13,081,000 5,323,000 22,420,000

Sep 2010

723,000 5,501,000 11,563,000 5,454,400 14,474,400 4,219,300 549,400 2,697,000 7,683,000 16,790,000 19,922,000 13,137,000 5,332,000 22,247,000

Oct 2010

731,000 5,508,000 11,562,000 5,463,500 14,500,500 4,229,300 551,600 2,695,000 7,682,000 16,854,000 19,983,000 13,127,000 5,357,000 22,297,000

Nov 2010

736,000 5,506,000 11,585,000 5,469,700 14,475,300 4,234,100 551,100 2,688,000 7,679,000 16,952,000 20,027,000 13,126,000 5,346,000 22,287,000

Dec 2010

734,000 5,467,000 11,595,000 5,476,400 14,473,700 4,261,500 553,300 2,681,000 7,683,000 17,020,000 20,046,000 13,157,000 5,337,000 22,266,000

Jan 2011

736,000 5,432,000 11,618,000 5,480,900 14,534,000 4,240,600 551,600 2,682,000 7,680,000 17,059,000 20,067,000 13,154,000 5,327,000 22,264,000

Feb 2011

739,000 5,458,000 11,653,000 5,494,400 14,562,200 4,258,300 553,100 2,677,000 7,676,000 17,101,000 20,079,000 13,192,000 5,337,000 22,213,000

Mar 2011

754,000 5,476,000 11,670,000 5,512,800 14,571,000 4,268,000 552,700 2,671,000 7,681,000 17,183,000 20,090,000 13,243,000 5,332,000 22,194,000

Apr 2011

767,000 5,492,000 11,700,000 5,523,300 14,643,200 4,282,400 553,700 2,676,000 7,683,000 17,239,000 20,148,000 13,285,000 5,342,000 22,185,000

May 2011

777,000 5,516,000 11,712,000 5,532,600 14,641,600 4,292,300 553,300 2,677,000 7,700,000 17,286,000 20,167,000 13,294,000 5,346,000 22,128,000

Jun 2011

788,000 5,527,000 11,724,000 5,542,600 14,674,600 4,308,800 553,300 2,684,000 7,689,000 17,288,000 20,209,000 13,341,000 5,352,000 22,127,000

Jul 2011

800,000 5,547,000 11,742,000 5,545,700 14,708,000 4,309,800 551,100 2,673,000 7,694,000 17,319,000 20,245,000 13,377,000 5,359,000 22,054,000

Aug 2011

805,000 5,552,000 11,766,000 5,555,400 14,709,300 4,318,500 552,100 2,631,000 7,699,000 17,376,000 20,279,000 13,391,000 5,374,000 22,045,000

Sep 2011

814,000 5,588,000 11,771,000 5,559,300 14,738,600 4,327,100 552,600 2,675,000 7,700,000 17,445,000 20,321,000 13,422,000 5,381,000 21,981,000

Oct 2011

819,000 5,585,000 11,776,000 5,576,200 14,736,500 4,334,100 552,100 2,678,000 7,707,000 17,498,000 20,355,000 13,462,000 5,382,000 21,998,000

Nov 2011

825,000 5,588,000 11,774,000 5,585,000 14,750,400 4,336,900 552,700 2,673,000 7,721,000 17,539,000 20,393,000 13,505,000 5,392,000 21,970,000

Dec 2011

832,000 5,612,000 11,799,000 5,606,200 14,749,700 4,356,400 552,800 2,681,000 7,732,000 17,600,000 20,416,000 13,541,000 5,403,000 21,950,000

Jan 2012

841,000 5,629,000 11,834,000 5,620,800 14,815,000 4,360,700 553,300 2,670,000 7,735,000 17,697,000 20,491,000 13,601,000 5,414,000 21,949,000

Feb 2012

847,000 5,629,000 11,857,000 5,632,100 14,803,100 4,384,900 553,000 2,679,000 7,743,000 17,760,000 20,567,000 13,642,000 5,414,000 21,947,000

Mar 2012

849,000 5,628,000 11,899,000 5,642,000 14,813,100 4,389,600 553,800 2,677,000 7,767,000 17,787,000 20,600,000 13,701,000 5,422,000 21,945,000

Apr 2012

850,000 5,627,000 11,916,000 5,652,900 14,837,800 4,376,500 553,300 2,680,000 7,770,000 17,835,000 20,618,000 13,705,000 5,417,000 21,922,000

May 2012

854,000 5,608,000 11,930,000 5,665,100 14,826,400 4,408,800 553,500 2,683,000 7,780,000 17,863,000 20,666,000 13,706,000 5,417,000 21,913,000

Jun 2012

852,000 5,623,000 11,941,000 5,673,000 14,808,600 4,406,300 554,300 2,674,000 7,781,000 17,904,000 20,667,000 13,710,000 5,423,000 21,892,000

Jul 2012

850,000 5,632,000 11,965,000 5,678,800 14,796,000 4,417,000 546,500 2,677,000 7,780,000 17,962,000 20,687,000 13,747,000 5,433,000 21,915,000

Aug 2012

849,000 5,641,000 11,961,000 5,684,000 14,802,500 4,429,600 554,600 2,676,000 7,786,000 17,997,000 20,705,000 13,815,000 5,430,000 21,943,000

Sep 2012

844,000 5,649,000 11,948,000 5,676,900 14,833,900 4,432,200 554,300 2,670,000 7,798,000 18,015,000 20,759,000 13,874,000 5,441,000 21,923,000

Oct 2012

837,000 5,668,000 11,951,000 5,689,100 14,857,000 4,446,900 553,800 2,668,000 7,808,000 18,081,000 20,846,000 13,885,000 5,444,000 21,896,000

Nov 2012

846,000 5,684,000 11,947,000 5,695,000 14,930,300 4,438,500 551,500 2,676,000 7,816,000 18,129,000 20,847,000 13,911,000 5,450,000 21,874,000

Dec 2012

852,000 5,724,000 11,961,000 5,698,400 14,907,600 4,488,000 551,900 2,673,000 7,826,000 18,175,000 20,906,000 13,981,000 5,452,000 21,892,000

Jan 2013

855,000 5,746,000 11,980,000 5,714,100 14,938,800 4,477,600 552,000 2,668,000 7,838,000 18,217,000 20,937,000 14,035,000 5,457,000 21,877,000

Feb 2013

860,000 5,798,000 12,002,000 5,715,400 14,956,100 4,475,600 552,000 2,700,000 7,851,000 18,306,000 20,954,000 14,085,000 5,458,000 21,894,000

Mar 2013

860,000 5,815,000 12,006,000 5,718,800 14,950,500 4,470,200 550,700 2,699,000 7,857,000 18,361,000 20,999,000 14,115,000 5,450,000 21,870,000

Apr 2013

857,000 5,813,000 12,006,000 5,716,200 14,972,600 4,481,900 552,200 2,698,000 7,869,000 18,422,000 21,049,000 14,153,000 5,456,000 21,863,000

May 2013

860,000 5,833,000 12,007,000 5,721,200 15,004,100 4,477,800 553,100 2,710,000 7,882,000 18,490,000 21,066,000 14,196,000 5,471,000 21,857,000

Jun 2013

861,000 5,856,000 12,005,000 5,723,300 15,042,700 4,480,300 553,900 2,707,000 7,888,000 18,526,000 21,067,000 14,253,000 5,480,000 21,812,000

Jul 2013

861,000 5,854,000 11,983,000 5,732,300 15,083,900 4,468,700 551,400 2,718,000 7,905,000 18,569,000 21,102,000 14,293,000 5,484,000 21,814,000

Aug 2013

864,000 5,866,000 12,011,000 5,742,100 15,120,200 4,485,700 551,100 2,691,000 7,901,000 18,600,000 21,162,000 14,332,000 5,492,000 21,857,000

Sep 2013

866,000 5,893,000 12,022,000 5,753,400 15,150,100 4,511,700 551,100 2,709,000 7,900,000 18,625,000 21,162,000 14,342,000 5,501,000 21,839,000

Oct 2013

869,000 5,918,000 12,040,000 5,745,100 15,184,800 4,520,600 550,800 2,721,000 7,909,000 18,671,000 21,188,000 14,395,000 5,509,000 21,829,000

Nov 2013

871,000 5,953,000 12,072,000 5,758,400 15,216,800 4,537,000 552,600 2,728,000 7,912,000 18,737,000 21,231,000 14,442,000 5,513,000 21,843,000

Dec 2013

871,000 5,937,000 12,086,000 5,761,800 15,273,800 4,572,200 551,100 2,724,000 7,914,000 18,735,000 21,230,000 14,466,000 5,526,000 21,828,000

Jan 2014

876,000 6,006,000 12,102,000 5,779,300 15,257,300 4,569,500 549,300 2,724,000 7,918,000 18,771,000 21,249,000 14,494,000 5,536,000 21,811,000

Feb 2014

877,000 6,032,000 12,122,000 5,787,800 15,238,200 4,565,800 549,100 2,720,000 7,931,000 18,840,000 21,279,000 14,526,000 5,538,000 21,824,000

Mar 2014

880,000 6,062,000 12,131,000 5,793,000 15,264,800 4,581,000 551,300 2,723,000 7,933,000 18,879,000 21,314,000 14,565,000 5,552,000 21,826,000

Apr 2014

886,000 6,103,000 12,142,000 5,807,900 15,307,500 4,593,900 550,500 2,728,000 7,942,000 18,951,000 21,353,000 14,610,000 5,567,000 21,843,000

May 2014

888,000 6,114,000 12,154,000 5,814,400 15,318,100 4,614,100 550,700 2,723,000 7,951,000 19,005,000 21,409,000 14,667,000 5,572,000 21,841,000

Jun 2014

892,000 6,121,000 12,177,000 5,827,200 15,357,400 4,625,800 551,200 2,735,000 7,968,000 19,079,000 21,452,000 14,698,000 5,568,000 21,855,000

Jul 2014

900,000 6,152,000 12,191,000 5,834,400 15,381,900 4,644,100 552,900 2,740,000 7,984,000 19,124,000 21,497,000 14,721,000 5,573,000 21,861,000

Aug 2014

903,000 6,169,000 12,205,000 5,839,100 15,378,500 4,654,100 555,100 2,753,000 7,997,000 19,180,000 21,539,000 14,746,000 5,585,000 21,865,000

Sep 2014

910,000 6,191,000 12,214,000 5,844,300 15,410,000 4,659,600 553,300 2,757,000 8,007,000 19,231,000 21,585,000 14,795,000 5,582,000 21,880,000

Oct 2014

911,000 6,201,000 12,237,000 5,853,200 15,436,300 4,674,200 553,300 2,754,000 8,014,000 19,271,000 21,613,000 14,850,000 5,589,000 21,883,000

Nov 2014

912,000 6,231,000 12,282,000 5,861,200 15,497,500 4,700,100 556,100 2,761,000 8,042,000 19,367,000 21,664,000 14,892,000 5,605,000 21,892,000

Dec 2014 (p)

915,000 6,275,000 12,308,000 5,872,500 15,504,700 4,733,900 558,000 2,765,000 8,051,000 19,447,000 21,712,000 14,939,000 5,610,000 21,901,000

Jan 2015 (p)

912,000 6,314,000 12,330,000 5,885,200 15,550,600 4,725,300 558,500 2,771,000 8,077,000 19,486,000 21,758,000 14,976,000 5,614,000 21,891,000

Employment in retail trade rose by 46,000 in January 2015. Construction added 39,000 jobs. Health care employment increased by 38,000, and employment in financial activities rose by 26,000.

Manufacturing employment increased by 22,000 over the month, including job gains in motor vehicles and parts (+7,000) and wood products (+4,000). Over the past 12 months, manufacturing has added 228,000 jobs.

Professional and technical services added 33,000 jobs in January 2015, including increases in computer systems design (+8,000) and architectural and engineering services (+8,000).

Employment in other major industries, including mining and logging, wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing, information, and government, showed little change over the month.

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program and are seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent 2 months are preliminary. To learn more, see "The Employment Situation — January 2015" (HTML) (PDF). More charts featuring CES employment data are in Current Employment Statistics Highlights: January 2015 (PDF).

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Employment up by 257,000 in January 2015 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2015/employment-up-by-257000-in-january-2015.htm (visited November 15, 2019).

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