Massachusetts Preliminary Monthly Job Estimates(CES-790)
(Seasonally Adjusted)
  May-2017 Apr-2017 Nov-2016 May-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 3,607,900 3,605,000 3,583,400 3,549,600 2,900 24,500 58,300 0.1% 0.7% 1.6%
Total Private 3,149,200 3,146,300 3,120,700 3,096,300 2,900 28,500 52,900 0.1% 0.9% 1.7%
Goods Producing 394,900 394,700 391,100 391,900 200 3,800 3,000 0.1% 1.0% 0.8%
Service Providing 3,213,000 3,210,300 3,192,300 3,157,700 2,700 20,700 55,300 0.1% 0.6% 1.8%
Private Service Providing 2,754,300 2,751,600 2,729,600 2,704,400 2,700 24,700 49,900 0.1% 0.9% 1.8%
NATURAL RESOURCES AND MINING 1,100 1,000 1,000 1,000 100 100 100 10.0% 10.0% 10.0%
MINING, LOGGING AND CONSTRUCTION 151,000 150,600 147,100 146,100 400 3,900 4,900 0.3% 2.7% 3.4%
CONSTRUCTION 149,900 149,600 146,100 145,100 300 3,800 4,800 0.2% 2.6% 3.3%
MANUFACTURING 243,900 244,100 244,000 245,800 (200) (100) (1,900) -0.1% 0.0% -0.8%
Durable Goods 155,300 155,900 156,200 158,500 (600) (900) (3,200) -0.4% -0.6% -2.0%
Nondurable Goods 88,600 88,200 87,800 87,300 400 800 1,300 0.5% 0.9% 1.5%
TRADE, TRANSPORTATION, AND UTILITIES 577,200 578,000 573,100 573,300 (800) 4,100 3,900 -0.1% 0.7% 0.7%
WHOLESALE TRADE 123,400 123,800 124,200 124,400 (400) (800) (1,000) -0.3% -0.6% -0.8%
RETAIL TRADE 358,000 359,200 354,100 354,800 (1,200) 3,900 3,200 -0.3% 1.1% 0.9%
TRANSPORTATION, WAREHOUSING & UTILITIES 95,800 95,000 94,800 94,100 800 1,000 1,700 0.8% 1.1% 1.8%
INFORMATION 90,100 89,600 89,800 85,800 500 300 4,300 0.6% 0.3% 5.0%
FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES 228,000 228,600 224,100 223,200 (600) 3,900 4,800 -0.3% 1.7% 2.2%
Finance and Insurance 181,700 182,300 178,900 178,100 (600) 2,800 3,600 -0.3% 1.6% 2.0%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 46,300 46,300 45,200 45,100 0 1,100 1,200 0.0% 2.4% 2.7%
PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC & BUSINESS SERV 562,600 562,100 554,800 545,900 500 7,800 16,700 0.1% 1.4% 3.1%
Professional, Scientific, Technical Serv 310,600 312,700 305,600 302,800 (2,100) 5,000 7,800 -0.7% 1.6% 2.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 65,000 64,500 64,800 64,900 500 200 100 0.8% 0.3% 0.2%
Admin & Support, Waste Man & Remediation 187,000 184,900 184,400 178,200 2,100 2,600 8,800 1.1% 1.4% 4.9%
EDUCATION AND HEALTH SERVICES 799,000 796,500 789,500 779,900 2,500 9,500 19,100 0.3% 1.2% 2.4%
Educational Services 167,500 166,200 165,100 166,100 1,300 2,400 1,400 0.8% 1.5% 0.8%
Health Care and Social Assistance 631,500 630,300 624,400 613,800 1,200 7,100 17,700 0.2% 1.1% 2.9%
LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY 360,200 358,900 360,900 360,400 1,300 (700) (200) 0.4% -0.2% -0.1%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 55,100 56,600 57,000 58,800 (1,500) (1,900) (3,700) -2.7% -3.3% -6.3%
Accommodation and Food Services 305,100 302,300 303,900 301,600 2,800 1,200 3,500 0.9% 0.4% 1.2%
OTHER SERVICES 137,200 137,900 137,400 135,900 (700) (200) 1,300 -0.5% -0.1% 1.0%
GOVERNMENT 458,700 458,700 462,700 453,300 0 (4,000) 5,400 0.0% -0.9% 1.2%
Federal Government 46,300 46,000 46,100 45,700 300 200 600 0.7% 0.4% 1.3%
State Government 131,000 131,300 131,400 131,200 (300) (400) (200) -0.2% -0.3% -0.2%
Local Government 281,400 281,400 285,200 276,400 0 (3,800) 5,000 0.0% -1.3% 1.8%
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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