Massachusetts Preliminary Monthly Job Estimates(CES-790)
(Seasonally Adjusted)
  Oct-2017 Sep-2017 Apr-2017 Oct-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 3,643,500 3,638,700 3,605,000 3,574,500 4,800 38,500 69,000 0.1% 1.1% 1.9%
Total Private 3,183,700 3,179,600 3,146,300 3,115,100 4,100 37,400 68,600 0.1% 1.2% 2.2%
Goods Producing 398,700 398,000 394,700 390,700 700 4,000 8,000 0.2% 1.0% 2.0%
Service Providing 3,244,800 3,240,700 3,210,300 3,183,800 4,100 34,500 61,000 0.1% 1.1% 1.9%
Private Service Providing 2,785,000 2,781,600 2,751,600 2,724,400 3,400 33,400 60,600 0.1% 1.2% 2.2%
NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINING 1,100 1,100 1,000 1,000 0 100 100 0.0% 10.0% 10.0%
MINING, LOGGING AND CONSTRUCTION 153,400 153,200 150,600 146,400 200 2,800 7,000 0.1% 1.9% 4.8%
CONSTRUCTION 152,300 152,100 149,600 145,400 200 2,700 6,900 0.1% 1.8% 4.7%
MANUFACTURING 245,300 244,800 244,100 244,300 500 1,200 1,000 0.2% 0.5% 0.4%
Durable Goods 158,100 157,100 155,900 157,100 1,000 2,200 1,000 0.6% 1.4% 0.6%
Nondurable Goods 87,200 87,700 88,200 87,200 (500) (1,000) 0 -0.6% -1.1% 0.0%
TRADE, TRANSPORTATION, AND UTILITIES 578,600 579,800 578,000 573,200 (1,200) 600 5,400 -0.2% 0.1% 0.9%
WHOLESALE TRADE 126,100 126,000 123,800 124,600 100 2,300 1,500 0.1% 1.9% 1.2%
RETAIL TRADE 357,600 359,600 359,200 354,400 (2,000) (1,600) 3,200 -0.6% -0.4% 0.9%
TRANSPORTATION, WAREHOUSING & UTILITIES 94,900 94,200 95,000 94,200 700 (100) 700 0.7% -0.1% 0.7%
INFORMATION 89,200 89,000 89,600 89,400 200 (400) (200) 0.2% -0.4% -0.2%
FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES 228,600 228,000 228,600 223,100 600 0 5,500 0.3% 0.0% 2.5%
Finance and Insurance 181,200 181,900 182,300 178,400 (700) (1,100) 2,800 -0.4% -0.6% 1.6%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 47,400 46,100 46,300 44,700 1,300 1,100 2,700 2.8% 2.4% 6.0%
PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC & BUSINESS SERV 572,800 568,000 562,100 552,300 4,800 10,700 20,500 0.8% 1.9% 3.7%
Professional, Scientific, Technical Serv 315,800 313,800 312,700 304,900 2,000 3,100 10,900 0.6% 1.0% 3.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 64,800 64,500 64,500 64,700 300 300 100 0.5% 0.5% 0.2%
Admin & Support, Waste Man & Remediation 192,200 189,700 184,900 182,700 2,500 7,300 9,500 1.3% 3.9% 5.2%
EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES 804,500 812,400 796,500 787,700 (7,900) 8,000 16,800 -1.0% 1.0% 2.1%
Educational Services 168,500 172,400 166,200 164,300 (3,900) 2,300 4,200 -2.3% 1.4% 2.6%
Health Care and Social Assistance 636,000 640,000 630,300 623,400 (4,000) 5,700 12,600 -0.6% 0.9% 2.0%
LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY 367,600 362,200 358,900 361,900 5,400 8,700 5,700 1.5% 2.4% 1.6%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 60,500 59,700 56,600 58,400 800 3,900 2,100 1.3% 6.9% 3.6%
Accommodation and Food Services 307,100 302,500 302,300 303,500 4,600 4,800 3,600 1.5% 1.6% 1.2%
OTHER SERVICES 143,700 142,200 137,900 136,800 1,500 5,800 6,900 1.1% 4.2% 5.0%
GOVERNMENT 459,800 459,100 458,700 459,400 700 1,100 400 0.2% 0.2% 0.1%
Federal Government 46,100 46,400 46,000 46,000 (300) 100 100 -0.6% 0.2% 0.2%
State Government 129,600 129,300 131,300 131,500 300 (1,700) (1,900) 0.2% -1.3% -1.4%
Local Government 284,100 283,400 281,400 281,900 700 2,700 2,200 0.2% 1.0% 0.8%
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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