Massachusetts Preliminary Monthly Job Estimates(CES-790)
(Seasonally Adjusted)
  May-2018 Apr-2018 Nov-2017 May-2017 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 3,652,100 3,645,900 3,626,000 3,596,000 6,200 26,100 56,100 0.2% 0.7% 1.6%
Total Private 3,201,200 3,195,300 3,173,800 3,143,900 5,900 27,400 57,300 0.2% 0.9% 1.8%
Goods Producing 406,100 406,200 402,400 394,200 (100) 3,700 11,900 0.0% 0.9% 3.0%
Service Providing 3,246,000 3,239,700 3,223,600 3,201,800 6,300 22,400 44,200 0.2% 0.7% 1.4%
Private Service Providing 2,795,100 2,789,100 2,771,400 2,749,700 6,000 23,700 45,400 0.2% 0.9% 1.7%
NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINING 1,200 1,200 1,100 1,100 0 100 100 0.0% 9.1% 9.1%
MINING, LOGGING AND CONSTRUCTION 159,600 159,900 157,100 150,700 (300) 2,500 8,900 -0.2% 1.6% 5.9%
CONSTRUCTION 158,400 158,700 156,000 149,600 (300) 2,400 8,800 -0.2% 1.5% 5.9%
MANUFACTURING 246,500 246,300 245,300 243,500 200 1,200 3,000 0.1% 0.5% 1.2%
Durable Goods 158,900 158,900 157,300 156,800 0 1,600 2,100 0.0% 1.0% 1.3%
Nondurable Goods 87,600 87,400 88,000 86,700 200 (400) 900 0.2% -0.5% 1.0%
TRADE, TRANSPORTATION, AND UTILITIES 580,100 579,900 578,800 578,000 200 1,300 2,100 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
WHOLESALE TRADE 127,200 127,400 127,000 125,300 (200) 200 1,900 -0.2% 0.2% 1.5%
RETAIL TRADE 352,000 350,900 351,500 354,300 1,100 500 (2,300) 0.3% 0.1% -0.6%
TRANSPORTATION, WAREHOUSING & UTILITIES 100,900 101,600 100,300 98,400 (700) 600 2,500 -0.7% 0.6% 2.5%
INFORMATION 90,700 90,400 90,600 92,200 300 100 (1,500) 0.3% 0.1% -1.6%
FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES 223,200 223,000 221,500 221,100 200 1,700 2,100 0.1% 0.8% 0.9%
Finance and Insurance 174,400 174,200 173,900 175,000 200 500 (600) 0.1% 0.3% -0.3%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 48,800 48,800 47,600 46,100 0 1,200 2,700 0.0% 2.5% 5.9%
PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC & BUSINESS SERV 586,200 583,200 570,500 563,000 3,000 15,700 23,200 0.5% 2.8% 4.1%
Professional, Scientific, Technical Serv 329,800 328,100 318,800 312,700 1,700 11,000 17,100 0.5% 3.5% 5.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 67,900 67,700 66,800 67,200 200 1,100 700 0.3% 1.6% 1.0%
Admin & Support, Waste Man & Remediation 188,500 187,400 184,900 183,100 1,100 3,600 5,400 0.6% 1.9% 2.9%
EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES 801,100 798,100 796,700 792,600 3,000 4,400 8,500 0.4% 0.6% 1.1%
Educational Services 167,700 167,200 167,100 168,100 500 600 (400) 0.3% 0.4% -0.2%
Health Care and Social Assistance 633,400 630,900 629,600 624,500 2,500 3,800 8,900 0.4% 0.6% 1.4%
LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY 374,600 374,100 374,600 365,600 500 0 9,000 0.1% 0.0% 2.5%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 62,300 63,000 65,200 60,400 (700) (2,900) 1,900 -1.1% -4.4% 3.1%
Accommodation and Food Services 312,300 311,100 309,400 305,200 1,200 2,900 7,100 0.4% 0.9% 2.3%
OTHER SERVICES 139,200 140,400 138,700 137,200 (1,200) 500 2,000 -0.9% 0.4% 1.5%
GOVERNMENT 450,900 450,600 452,200 452,100 300 (1,300) (1,200) 0.1% -0.3% -0.3%
Federal Government 45,500 45,600 46,100 46,100 (100) (600) (600) -0.2% -1.3% -1.3%
State Government 128,300 128,200 129,900 129,000 100 (1,600) (700) 0.1% -1.2% -0.5%
Local Government 277,100 276,800 276,200 277,000 300 900 100 0.1% 0.3% 0.0%
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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