Massachusetts Preliminary Monthly Job Estimates(CES-790)
(Seasonally Adjusted)
  Apr-2018 Mar-2018 Oct-2017 Apr-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 3,645,300 3,639,200 3,619,100 3,597,700 6,100 26,200 47,600 0.2% 0.7% 1.3%
Total Private 3,194,700 3,188,800 3,167,200 3,146,100 5,900 27,500 48,600 0.2% 0.9% 1.5%
Goods Producing 405,600 407,100 400,400 394,200 (1,500) 5,200 11,400 -0.4% 1.3% 2.9%
Service Providing 3,239,700 3,232,100 3,218,700 3,203,500 7,600 21,000 36,200 0.2% 0.7% 1.1%
Private Service Providing 2,789,100 2,781,700 2,766,800 2,751,900 7,400 22,300 37,200 0.3% 0.8% 1.4%
NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINING 1,200 1,100 1,100 1,100 100 100 100 9.1% 9.1% 9.1%
MINING, LOGGING AND CONSTRUCTION 159,400 160,600 156,200 150,200 (1,200) 3,200 9,200 -0.7% 2.0% 6.1%
CONSTRUCTION 158,200 159,500 155,100 149,100 (1,300) 3,100 9,100 -0.8% 2.0% 6.1%
MANUFACTURING 246,200 246,500 244,200 244,000 (300) 2,000 2,200 -0.1% 0.8% 0.9%
Durable Goods 159,100 158,600 156,500 157,000 500 2,600 2,100 0.3% 1.7% 1.3%
Nondurable Goods 87,100 87,900 87,700 87,000 (800) (600) 100 -0.9% -0.7% 0.1%
TRADE, TRANSPORTATION, AND UTILITIES 579,500 579,400 579,900 578,700 100 (400) 800 0.0% -0.1% 0.1%
WHOLESALE TRADE 127,500 127,500 126,000 125,200 0 1,500 2,300 0.0% 1.2% 1.8%
RETAIL TRADE 350,500 350,300 353,700 355,100 200 (3,200) (4,600) 0.1% -0.9% -1.3%
TRANSPORTATION, WAREHOUSING & UTILITIES 101,500 101,600 100,200 98,400 (100) 1,300 3,100 -0.1% 1.3% 3.2%
INFORMATION 90,800 91,200 90,700 91,400 (400) 100 (600) -0.4% 0.1% -0.7%
FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES 223,200 221,900 222,100 221,200 1,300 1,100 2,000 0.6% 0.5% 0.9%
Finance and Insurance 174,200 173,600 174,200 174,900 600 0 (700) 0.3% 0.0% -0.4%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 49,000 48,300 47,900 46,300 700 1,100 2,700 1.4% 2.3% 5.8%
PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC & BUSINESS SERV 583,000 580,500 568,400 563,800 2,500 14,600 19,200 0.4% 2.6% 3.4%
Professional, Scientific, Technical Serv 328,300 326,600 317,700 313,100 1,700 10,600 15,200 0.5% 3.3% 4.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 67,600 67,400 66,700 67,200 200 900 400 0.3% 1.3% 0.6%
Admin & Support, Waste Man & Remediation 187,100 186,500 184,000 183,500 600 3,100 3,600 0.3% 1.7% 2.0%
EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES 798,600 795,500 795,500 792,400 3,100 3,100 6,200 0.4% 0.4% 0.8%
Educational Services 168,200 166,800 167,300 167,700 1,400 900 500 0.8% 0.5% 0.3%
Health Care and Social Assistance 630,400 628,700 628,200 624,700 1,700 2,200 5,700 0.3% 0.4% 0.9%
LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY 374,100 375,000 370,600 367,100 (900) 3,500 7,000 -0.2% 0.9% 1.9%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 63,100 64,100 60,900 60,600 (1,000) 2,200 2,500 -1.6% 3.6% 4.1%
Accommodation and Food Services 311,000 310,900 309,700 306,500 100 1,300 4,500 0.0% 0.4% 1.5%
OTHER SERVICES 139,900 138,200 139,600 137,300 1,700 300 2,600 1.2% 0.2% 1.9%
GOVERNMENT 450,600 450,400 451,900 451,600 200 (1,300) (1,000) 0.0% -0.3% -0.2%
Federal Government 45,700 45,500 46,100 45,800 200 (400) (100) 0.4% -0.9% -0.2%
State Government 128,100 128,000 129,900 129,200 100 (1,800) (1,100) 0.1% -1.4% -0.9%
Local Government 276,800 276,900 275,900 276,600 (100) 900 200 0.0% 0.3% 0.1%
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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