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June 09, 2010

Employment changes by industry in May 2010

1-month change in nonfarm payroll employment by selected industries, May 2010
Industry Change in payroll employment (p)

Government

390,000

Manufacturing

29,000

Professional and business services

22,000

Education and health services

17,000

Mining and logging

10,000

Trade, transportation, and utilities

6,000

Financial activities

-12,000

Construction

-35,000

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

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