ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 183,000 Jobs in February
View the ADP National Employment Report Infographic at www.adpemploymentreport.com.
Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment: 183,000
By Company Size
- Small businesses: 12,000
- 1-19 employees -8,000
- 20-49 employees 20,000
- Medium businesses: 95,000
- 50-499 employees 95,000
- Large businesses: 77,000
- 500-999 employees 22,000
- 1,000+ employees 54,000
- Natural resources/mining 3,000
- Construction 25,000
- Manufacturing 17,000
- Trade/transportation/utilities 14,000
- Information 7,000
- Financial activities 21,000
- Professional/business services 49,000
- Professional/technical services 21,000
- Management of
- Administrative/support services 22,000
- Education/health services 37,000
- Health care/social assistance 39,000
- Education -2,000
- Leisure/hospitality 4,000
- Other services 8,000
* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.
- Franchise Employment**
- Franchise jobs 24,500
**Complete details on franchise employment can be found here.
"We saw a modest slowdown in job growth this month," 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 U.S. clients employing nearly 24 million workers in the U.S. The January total of jobs added was revised up from 213,000 to 300,000.
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 2018from the Bureau of Labor Statistics;
- Incorporation of
March 2018industry 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 2018and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics'annual benchmarking process.
To obtain additional information about the ADP National Employment Report, including additional charts, supporting data and the schedule of future release dates, or to subscribe to the monthly email alerts and RSS feeds, please visit www.adpemploymentreport.com.
About the ADP National Employment Report®
The ADP National Employment Report® is a monthly measure of the change in total U.S. nonfarm private employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client companies served by ADP®, a leading provider of human capital management solutions. The report, which measures nearly 24 million U.S. workers, is produced by the
Each month, ADP issues the ADP National Employment Report as part of the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the U.S. labor market and providing businesses, governments and others with a source of credible and valuable information. The ADP National Employment Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge.
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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