Private sector employment increased by 239,000 jobs in October and annual pay was up 7.7 percent year-over-year, according to the October ADP(R) National Employment ReportTM produced by the ADP Research Institute(R) in collaboration with the Stanford Digital Economy Lab ("Stanford Lab").
The jobs report and pay insights use ADP's fine-grained anonymized and aggregated payroll data of over 25 million U.S. employees to provide a representative picture of the labor market. The report details the current month's total private employment change, and weekly job data from the previous month. ADP's pay measure uniquely captures the earnings of a cohort of almost 10 million employees over a 12-month period.
"This is a really strong number given the maturity of the economic recovery but the hiring was not broad-based," said Nela Richardson, chief economist, ADP. "Goods producers, which are sensitive to interest rates, are pulling back, and job changers are commanding smaller pay gains. While we're seeing early signs of Fed-driven demand destruction, it's affecting only certain sectors of the labor market."
October 2022 Report Highlights*
View the ADP National Employment Report and interactive charts at www.adpemploymentreport.com.
Private employers added 239,000 jobs in OctoberEmployers created 239,000 jobs in October, up from a revised 192,000 in September as restaurants, retailers and the travel sector ramped up hiring in advance of the year-end holidays.
Change in U.S. Private Employment: 239,000
Change by Industry Sector
-- Natural resources/mining 11,000
-- Construction 1,000
-- Manufacturing -20,000
-- Trade/transportation/utilities 84,000
-- Information -17,000
-- Financial activities -10,000
-- Professional/business services -14,000
-- Education/health services -5,000
-- Leisure/hospitality 210,000
-- Other services -1,000
Change by U.S. Regions
-- New England -1,000
-- Middle Atlantic 51,000
-- East North Central -23,000
-- West North Central 0
-- South Atlantic 0
-- East South Central -1,000
-- West South Central -16,000
-- Mountain -27,000
-- Pacific 256,000
Change by Establishment Size
Small establishments: 25,000
-- 1-19 employees 62,000
-- 20-49 employees -37,000
Medium establishments: 218,000
-- 50-249 employees 241,000
-- 250-499 employees -23,000
Large establishments: -4,000
-- 500+ employees -4,000
Pay growth eased again in OctoberJob changers continued to record double-digit, year-over-year pay increases, but momentum in those gains is ebbing. For these workers, annual pay growth edged down for the third straight month, to 15.2 percent in October from 15.7 percent in September. For job stayers, pay gains were 7.7 percent, in line with recent months.
Median Change in Annual Pay (ADP matched person sample)
Job-Stayers 7.7%- Job-Changers 15.2%
Median Change in Annual Pay for Job-Stayers by Industry Sector
-- Natural resources/mining 7.9%
-- Construction 6.9%
-- Manufacturing 7.7%
-- Trade/transportation/utilities 8.4%
-- Information 7.3%
-- Financial activities 7.8%
-- Professional/business services 6.8%
-- Education/health services 7.3%
-- Leisure/hospitality 11.2%
-- Other services 7.0%
Median Change in Annual Pay for Job-Stayers by Firm Size
-- 1-19 employees 5.6%
-- 20-49 employees 7.3%
-- 50-249 employees 8.0%
-- 250-499 employees 7.9%
-- 500+ employees 8.4%
To see Pay Insights by U.S. State, Gender, and Age for Job-Stayers, visit here:
* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.
The historical data file, and weekly data for the previous month, is available at https://adpemploymentreport.com/.
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The November 2022 ADP National Employment Report will be released at 8:15 a.m. ET on November 30, 2022.
About the ADP(R) National Employment ReportTMThe ADP National Employment Report is an independent estimate of the change in U.S. private employment and pay derived from actual, anonymized payroll data of client companies served by ADP, a leading provider of human capital management solutions. The report is produced by ADP Research Institute in collaboration with the Stanford Digital Economy Lab.
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