Private sector employment increased by 749,000 jobs from August to September according to the September ADP National Employment Report. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP National Employment Report is produced by the ADP Research Institute in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics. The report, which is derived from ADP’s actual payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm private employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.
September 2020 Report Highlights*
Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment: 749,000
By Company Size
– Small businesses: 192,000
– Medium businesses: 259,000
– Large businesses: 297,000
– Goods-producing: 196,000
– Service-providing: 552,000
* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.
– Franchise Employment**
**Complete details on franchise employment can be found here.
“The labor market continues to recover gradually,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. “In September, the majority of sectors and company sizes experienced gains with trade, transportation and utilities; and manufacturing leading the way. However, small businesses continued to demonstrate slower growth.”
The matched sample used to develop the ADP National Employment Report was derived from ADP payroll data, which represents 460,000 U.S. clients employing nearly 26 million workers in the U.S. The August total of jobs added was revised from 428,000 to 481,000.
To obtain additional information about the ADP National Employment Report, including additional charts, supporting data and the schedule of future release dates, or to subscribe to the monthly email alerts and RSS feeds, please visit www.adpemploymentreport.com.
The October 2020 ADP National Employment Report will be released at 8:15 a.m. ET on Nov. 4, 2020.
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