Massachusetts Preliminary Monthly Job Estimates(CES-790)
(Seasonally Adjusted)
  Dec-2017 Nov-2017 Jun-2017 Dec-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 3,649,400 3,649,700 3,617,900 3,586,400 (300) 31,500 63,000 0.0% 0.9% 1.8%
Total Private 3,190,300 3,190,500 3,158,800 3,128,900 (200) 31,500 61,400 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Goods Producing 404,800 402,500 391,500 393,400 2,300 13,300 11,400 0.6% 3.4% 2.9%
Service Providing 3,244,600 3,247,200 3,226,400 3,193,000 (2,600) 18,200 51,600 -0.1% 0.6% 1.6%
Private Service Providing 2,785,500 2,788,000 2,767,300 2,735,500 (2,500) 18,200 50,000 -0.1% 0.7% 1.8%
NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINING 1,100 1,200 1,100 1,000 (100) 0 100 -8.3% 0.0% 10.0%
MINING, LOGGING AND CONSTRUCTION 157,500 156,000 147,700 148,900 1,500 9,800 8,600 1.0% 6.6% 5.8%
CONSTRUCTION 156,400 154,800 146,600 147,900 1,600 9,800 8,500 1.0% 6.7% 5.7%
MANUFACTURING 247,300 246,500 243,800 244,500 800 3,500 2,800 0.3% 1.4% 1.1%
Durable Goods 158,900 159,200 157,000 156,800 (300) 1,900 2,100 -0.2% 1.2% 1.3%
Nondurable Goods 88,400 87,300 86,800 87,700 1,100 1,600 700 1.3% 1.8% 0.8%
TRADE, TRANSPORTATION, AND UTILITIES 577,700 578,200 579,900 572,200 (500) (2,200) 5,500 -0.1% -0.4% 1.0%
WHOLESALE TRADE 127,800 127,500 124,900 123,600 300 2,900 4,200 0.2% 2.3% 3.4%
RETAIL TRADE 354,800 355,500 359,100 353,600 (700) (4,300) 1,200 -0.2% -1.2% 0.3%
TRANSPORTATION, WAREHOUSING & UTILITIES 95,100 95,200 95,900 95,000 (100) (800) 100 -0.1% -0.8% 0.1%
INFORMATION 88,200 88,900 90,200 90,300 (700) (2,000) (2,100) -0.8% -2.2% -2.3%
FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES 227,400 227,000 228,900 224,700 400 (1,500) 2,700 0.2% -0.7% 1.2%
Finance and Insurance 180,900 181,100 182,300 179,800 (200) (1,400) 1,100 -0.1% -0.8% 0.6%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 46,500 45,900 46,600 44,900 600 (100) 1,600 1.3% -0.2% 3.6%
PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC & BUSINESS SERV 572,800 573,800 561,700 556,400 (1,000) 11,100 16,400 -0.2% 2.0% 2.9%
Professional, Scientific, Technical Serv 318,000 316,700 313,200 305,800 1,300 4,800 12,200 0.4% 1.5% 4.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 65,200 64,700 64,900 64,800 500 300 400 0.8% 0.5% 0.6%
Admin & Support, Waste Man & Remediation 189,600 192,400 183,600 185,800 (2,800) 6,000 3,800 -1.5% 3.3% 2.0%
EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES 805,400 806,400 804,200 791,400 (1,000) 1,200 14,000 -0.1% 0.1% 1.8%
Educational Services 166,200 167,400 168,400 165,000 (1,200) (2,200) 1,200 -0.7% -1.3% 0.7%
Health Care and Social Assistance 639,200 639,000 635,800 626,400 200 3,400 12,800 0.0% 0.5% 2.0%
LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY 372,800 372,300 362,500 363,200 500 10,300 9,600 0.1% 2.8% 2.6%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 66,100 66,100 58,600 57,400 0 7,500 8,700 0.0% 12.8% 15.2%
Accommodation and Food Services 306,700 306,200 303,900 305,800 500 2,800 900 0.2% 0.9% 0.3%
OTHER SERVICES 141,200 141,400 139,900 137,300 (200) 1,300 3,900 -0.1% 0.9% 2.8%
GOVERNMENT 459,100 459,200 459,100 457,500 (100) 0 1,600 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Federal Government 45,100 46,000 46,100 46,000 (900) (1,000) (900) -2.0% -2.2% -2.0%
State Government 129,500 129,000 131,200 130,800 500 (1,700) (1,300) 0.4% -1.3% -1.0%
Local Government 284,500 284,200 281,800 280,700 300 2,700 3,800 0.1% 1.0% 1.4%
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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