ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 235,000 Jobs in February
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By Company Size
- Small businesses: 68,000
- 1-19 employees: 27,000
- 20-49 employees: 41,000
- Medium businesses: 97,000
- 50-499 employees: 97,000
- Large businesses: 70,000
- 500-999 employees: 11,000
- 1,000+ employees: 58,000
- Goods-producing: 37,000
- Natural resources/mining: 2,000
- Construction: 21,000
- Manufacturing: 14,000
- Service-providing: 198,000
- Trade/transportation/utilities: 44,000
- Information: -1,000
- Financial activities: 9,000
- Professional/business services: 46,000
- Professional/technical services: 22,000
- Management of companies/enterprises: 2,000
- Administrative/support services: 22,000
- Education/health services: 43,000
- Health care/social assistance: 38,000
- Education: 5,000
- Leisure/hospitality: 50,000
- Other services: 7,000
* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.
- Franchise Employment**
- Franchise jobs: 24,700
**Complete details on franchise employment can be found here.
"The labor market continues to experience uninterrupted growth," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the
The matched sample used to develop the ADP National Employment Report was derived from ADP payroll data, which represents 411,000
In February's report, the following scheduled annual revisions have been reflected in the estimates of employment shown in the ADP National Employment Report:
- New regression coefficients and historical job growth estimates based on ADP data and revised payroll data through
December 2017from the Bureau of Labor Statistics;
- Incorporation of
March 2017industry and size class data from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) in the generation process; and
- Adjustments of historical job growth estimates consistent with QCEW data through
March 2017and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics'annual benchmarking process.
Note: No revisions have been made to the methodology of computing the estimates of employment shown in the ADP National Employment Report. Annual revisions can be found by accessing the Historical Data File on www.adpemploymentreport.com.
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About the ADP National Employment Report®
The ADP National Employment Report® is a monthly measure of the change in total
Each month, ADP issues the ADP National Employment Report as part of the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the
The data for this report is collected for pay periods that can be interpolated to include the week of the 12th of each month, and processed with statistical methodologies similar to those used by the
For a description of the underlying data and the statistical model used to create this report, please see the ADP National Employment Report: Development Methodology.
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