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ADP National Employment Report
May 2017

ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 253,000 Jobs in May

Private-sector employment increased by 253,000 from April to May, on a seasonally adjusted basis.


253,000

Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment

CHANGE BY BUSINESS SIZE
Small
1-49 Employees
83,000
Midsized
50-499 Employees
113,000
Large
500 or more Employees
57,000

CHANGE BY SECTOR & INDUSTRY
Goods-producing Sector
48,000

Natural Resources & Mining
3,000

Construction
37,000

Manufacturing
8,000

Service-providing Sector
205,000

Trade, Transportation & Utilities
58,000

Information
-8,000

Financial Activities
7,000

Professional & Business
88,000

Education & Health
54,000

Leisure & Hospitality
-11,000

Other Services
15,000


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Note: All size data included in the ADP National Employment Report is based on size of business, defined as an entity with a unique Employer Identification Number, which may include multiple establishments. Sum of components may not equal total due to rounding.



 




Total Employment

Change in Nonfarm Private Employment

[CHART] Change in Nonfarm Private Employment

Historical Trend


Change By Company Size

Change in Total Nonfarm Private Employment by Company Size

[CHART] Change in Total Nonfarm Private Employment by Company Size


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The ADP National Employment Report® is published monthly by the ADP Research Institute® in close collaboration with Moody’s Analytics and its experienced team of labor market researchers. The ADP National Employment Report provides a monthly snapshot of U.S. nonfarm private sector employment based on actual transactional payroll data.

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ADP Employment Reports – May 2017    View all reports ›

NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

253,000

Change in U.S. nonfarm private sector employment

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SMALL BUSINESS REPORT

83,000

Change in employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees

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NATIONAL FRANCHISE REPORT

18,400

Change in U.S. franchise employment

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REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

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