Massachusetts Preliminary Monthly Job Estimates(CES-790)
(Seasonally Adjusted)
  Mar-2015 Feb-2015 Sep-2014 Mar-2014 Net Change Net Change Net Change % Change % Change % Change
INDUSTRY SUPER SECTOR Current Month Prior Month 6-Months Year Ago Prior Month 6-Months Year Ago Prior month 6-Months Year Ago
TOTAL NONFARM 3,457,700 3,447,200 3,425,600 3,397,500 10,500 32,100 60,200 0.3% 0.9% 1.8%
Total Private 2,997,900 2,987,200 2,972,000 2,948,500 10,700 25,900 49,400 0.4% 0.9% 1.7%
Goods Producing 378,600 379,300 378,900 377,600 (700) (300) 1,000 -0.2% -0.1% 0.3%
Service Providing 3,079,100 3,067,900 3,046,700 3,019,900 11,200 32,400 59,200 0.4% 1.1% 2.0%
Private Service Providing 2,619,300 2,607,900 2,593,100 2,570,900 11,400 26,200 48,400 0.4% 1.0% 1.9%
NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINING 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
CONSTRUCTION 127,000 129,100 129,100 126,000 (2,100) (2,100) 1,000 -1.6% -1.6% 0.8%
MANUFACTURING 250,600 249,200 248,800 250,600 1,400 1,800 0 0.6% 0.7% 0.0%
Durable Goods 161,800 161,700 161,500 162,700 100 300 (900) 0.1% 0.2% -0.6%
Nondurable Goods 88,800 87,500 87,300 87,900 1,300 1,500 900 1.5% 1.7% 1.0%
TRADE, TRANSPORTATION, AND UTILITIES 563,600 563,200 563,300 561,400 400 300 2,200 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Wholesale Trade 123,100 123,200 124,000 123,400 (100) (900) (300) -0.1% -0.7% -0.2%
Retail Trade 351,800 351,400 350,200 349,700 400 1,600 2,100 0.1% 0.5% 0.6%
Transportation and Warehousing 88,700 88,600 89,100 88,300 100 (400) 400 0.1% -0.4% 0.5%
INFORMATION 86,600 86,600 85,200 85,800 0 1,400 800 0.0% 1.6% 0.9%
FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES 209,800 210,300 208,300 207,100 (500) 1,500 2,700 -0.2% 0.7% 1.3%
Finance and Insurance 166,700 167,000 165,200 164,500 (300) 1,500 2,200 -0.2% 0.9% 1.3%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 43,100 43,300 43,100 42,600 (200) 0 500 -0.5% 0.0% 1.2%
PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC & BUSINESS SERV 528,200 527,200 521,200 512,500 1,000 7,000 15,700 0.2% 1.3% 3.1%
Professional, Scientific, Technical Serv 292,800 293,500 285,200 279,900 (700) 7,600 12,900 -0.2% 2.7% 4.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 63,900 63,700 63,800 63,300 200 100 600 0.3% 0.2% 0.9%
Admin & Support, Waste Man & Remediation 171,500 170,000 172,200 169,300 1,500 (700) 2,200 0.9% -0.4% 1.3%
EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES 750,200 744,700 739,600 730,800 5,500 10,600 19,400 0.7% 1.4% 2.7%
Educational Services 158,000 158,500 159,900 159,100 (500) (1,900) (1,100) -0.3% -1.2% -0.7%
Health Care and Social Assistance 592,200 586,200 579,700 571,700 6,000 12,500 20,500 1.0% 2.2% 3.6%
LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY 346,000 341,100 341,800 340,800 4,900 4,200 5,200 1.4% 1.2% 1.5%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 52,200 51,500 53,600 53,800 700 (1,400) (1,600) 1.4% -2.6% -3.0%
Accommodation and Food Services 293,800 289,600 288,200 287,000 4,200 5,600 6,800 1.5% 1.9% 2.4%
OTHER SERVICES 134,900 134,800 133,700 132,500 100 1,200 2,400 0.1% 0.9% 1.8%
GOVERNMENT 459,800 460,000 453,600 449,000 (200) 6,200 10,800 0.0% 1.4% 2.4%
Federal Government 45,500 45,400 45,100 45,200 100 400 300 0.2% 0.9% 0.7%
State Government 138,100 138,600 134,200 132,400 (500) 3,900 5,700 -0.4% 2.9% 4.3%
Local Government 276,200 276,000 274,300 271,400 200 1,900 4,800 0.1% 0.7% 1.8%
Current Employment Statistics (CES-790) program: 2013 Benchmark
A monthly survey of Massachusetts employers, designed to produce preliminary employment estimates for the State and its major labor market areas. The survey counts the total number of payroll jobs in nonagricultural establishments by place of work.



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