US private sector employment increased by 188,000 jobs from May to June,
according to the June ADP National Employment Report. The report is derived from
ADP’s actual payroll data and measures the change in total nonfarm private
employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis. May’s job gains
were revised downward to 134,000 from 135,000.
On Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the June employment
report, which will include the public sector.
Goods-producing employment rose by 27,000 jobs in June, its largest increase
in four months. Construction payrolls rose by 21,000 in June, its biggest
gain since January, while manufacturers added 1,000 jobs following a two-month
The service-providing sector added 161,000 jobs in June, its largest increase
and greater than the sector’s average gain of 146,000 through the first five
months of the year.
Among the service industries reported by the ADP National Employment Report,
trade/transportation/utilities added the most jobs with 43,000 over the month –
increase since the start of 2013. Professional/business services grew by 40,000
financial activities added 13,000 jobs, nearly double the average monthly pace
through the first
five months of the year.
"During the month of June, the U.S. private sector added 188,000 jobs, driven
by gains across
all sizes of businesses, and with small companies showing the largest overall
said Carlos A. Rodriguez, president and chief executive officer of ADP. "Most
goods-producing sector added 27,000 jobs in June, a marked improvement over the
Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, said, "The job market
continues to gracefully
navigate through the strongly blowing fiscal headwinds. Health Care Reform does
not appear to
be significantly hampering job growth, at least not so far. Job gains are broad
industries and businesses of all sizes."
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