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Employment up 560,000 in Professional, Business Services Year Over Year

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 2,537,000 over the year ended September 2018, a gain of 1.7%. Employment in professional and business services increased by 560,000, or 2.7%, over the year.

Employment in health care and social assistance increased 406,000, a gain of 2.1%. Within health care and social assistance, employment in health care increased 301,500 over the past 12 months.

Construction employment added 315,000 jobs, which was a 4.5% increase.

Over the year, manufacturing added 278,000 jobs, an increase of 2.2%, with about four-fifths of the gain in durable goods manufacturing.

Employment in transportation and warehousing increased by 174,000, or 3.3%, over the past 12 months.

Mining and logging employment rose by 61,000, with all of the gain in mining. Employment in mining and logging increased 8.8% over the September 2017–September 2018 period, which was the largest percentage change among the major industries.

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