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May 11, 2010

Employment changes by industry in April 2010

1-month change in payroll employment by industry, March–April 2010
Industry Change in payroll employment (P)

Professional and business services

80,000

Government

59,000

Leisure and hospitality

45,000

Manufacturing

44,000

Education and health services

35,000

Construction

14,000

Other services

9,000

Mining and logging

7,000

Financial activities

3,000

Information

-3,000

Trade, transportation, and utilities

-3,000

Footnote:
(P) = preliminary.

These data featured in the TED article, Employment changes by industry in April 2010.