Massachusetts Preliminary Monthly Job Estimates(CES-790)
(Seasonally Adjusted)
  Mar-2017 Feb-2017 Sep-2016 Mar-2016 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 3,604,900 3,604,700 3,575,400 3,555,900 200 29,500 49,000 0.0% 0.8% 1.4%
Total Private 3,145,200 3,145,900 3,119,300 3,099,200 (700) 25,900 46,000 0.0% 0.8% 1.5%
Goods Producing 395,000 395,500 392,100 394,000 (500) 2,900 1,000 -0.1% 0.7% 0.3%
Service Providing 3,209,900 3,209,200 3,183,300 3,161,900 700 26,600 48,000 0.0% 0.8% 1.5%
Private Service Providing 2,750,200 2,750,400 2,727,200 2,705,200 (200) 23,000 45,000 0.0% 0.8% 1.7%
NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINING 1,100 1,100 1,100 1,100 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
MINING, LOGGING AND CONSTRUCTION 151,400 151,000 146,800 147,300 400 4,600 4,100 0.3% 3.1% 2.8%
CONSTRUCTION 150,300 149,900 145,700 146,200 400 4,600 4,100 0.3% 3.2% 2.8%
MANUFACTURING 243,600 244,500 245,300 246,700 (900) (1,700) (3,100) -0.4% -0.7% -1.3%
Durable Goods 155,900 157,200 158,100 159,400 (1,300) (2,200) (3,500) -0.8% -1.4% -2.2%
Nondurable Goods 87,700 87,300 87,200 87,300 400 500 400 0.5% 0.6% 0.5%
TRADE, TRANSPORTATION, AND UTILITIES 577,100 579,400 576,600 574,700 (2,300) 500 2,400 -0.4% 0.1% 0.4%
WHOLESALE TRADE 124,500 125,000 125,400 124,500 (500) (900) 0 -0.4% -0.7% 0.0%
RETAIL TRADE 357,000 358,700 356,100 356,300 (1,700) 900 700 -0.5% 0.3% 0.2%
TRANSPORTATION, WAREHOUSING & UTILITIES 95,600 95,700 95,100 93,900 (100) 500 1,700 -0.1% 0.5% 1.8%
INFORMATION 90,300 90,000 89,800 89,100 300 500 1,200 0.3% 0.6% 1.3%
FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES 229,500 227,000 223,900 223,100 2,500 5,600 6,400 1.1% 2.5% 2.9%
Finance and Insurance 182,500 180,700 178,400 178,100 1,800 4,100 4,400 1.0% 2.3% 2.5%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 47,000 46,300 45,500 45,000 700 1,500 2,000 1.5% 3.3% 4.4%
PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC & BUSINESS SERV 557,400 556,600 551,800 545,700 800 5,600 11,700 0.1% 1.0% 2.1%
Professional, Scientific, Technical Serv 311,600 309,600 304,700 301,200 2,000 6,900 10,400 0.6% 2.3% 3.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 65,200 65,300 65,300 64,900 (100) (100) 300 -0.2% -0.2% 0.5%
Admin & Support, Waste Man & Remediation 180,600 181,700 181,800 179,600 (1,100) (1,200) 1,000 -0.6% -0.7% 0.6%
EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES 797,000 798,800 786,400 777,300 (1,800) 10,600 19,700 -0.2% 1.3% 2.5%
Educational Services 165,900 166,900 167,200 165,600 (1,000) (1,300) 300 -0.6% -0.8% 0.2%
Health Care and Social Assistance 631,100 631,900 619,200 611,700 (800) 11,900 19,400 -0.1% 1.9% 3.2%
LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY 361,700 362,100 362,800 359,300 (400) (1,100) 2,400 -0.1% -0.3% 0.7%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 55,200 56,600 59,700 58,400 (1,400) (4,500) (3,200) -2.5% -7.5% -5.5%
Accommodation and Food Services 306,500 305,500 303,100 300,900 1,000 3,400 5,600 0.3% 1.1% 1.9%
OTHER SERVICES 137,200 136,500 135,900 136,000 700 1,300 1,200 0.5% 1.0% 0.9%
GOVERNMENT 459,700 458,800 456,100 456,700 900 3,600 3,000 0.2% 0.8% 0.7%
Federal Government 46,100 46,100 46,100 45,600 0 0 500 0.0% 0.0% 1.1%
State Government 131,300 132,100 131,100 130,700 (800) 200 600 -0.6% 0.2% 0.5%
Local Government 282,300 280,600 278,900 280,400 1,700 3,400 1,900 0.6% 1.2% 0.7%
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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