Private businesses in the US hired 978 thousand workers in May of 2021, well above a downwardly revised 654 thousand in April and forecasts of 650 thousand. It is the highest reading since June of 2020 as the labor market continues to recover amid a rapid reopening, despite labor and raw material shortages. The service-providing sector added 850 thousand jobs led by leisure & hospitality (440 thousand); education & health (139 thousand); trade, transportation & utilities (118 thousand); professional & business (68 thousand); and financial activities (20 thousand) while the information sector lost 3 thousand jobs. The goods-producing sector added 128 thousand jobs, boosted by rises in construction (65 thousand), manufacturing (52 thousand) and natural resources and mining (11 thousand). Companies of all sizes experienced an uptick in job growth, reflecting the improving nature of the pandemic and economy. source: Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

ADP Employment Change in the United States averaged 42.90 Thousand from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 4350 Thousand in June of 2020 and a record low of -19392 Thousand in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States ADP Employment Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States ADP Employment Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.

ADP Employment Change in the United States is expected to be 350.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate ADP Employment Change in the United States to stand at 190.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States ADP Employment Change is projected to trend around 150.00 Thousand in 2022 and 210.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United States ADP Employment Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
978.00 654.00 4350.00 -19392.00 2001 - 2021 Thousand Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-03 01:15 PM Feb 117K 195K 177K 155K
2021-03-31 12:15 PM Mar 517K 176K 550K 495K
2021-05-05 12:15 PM Apr 742K 565K 800K 785K
2021-06-03 12:15 PM May 978K 654K 650K 600K
2021-06-30 12:15 PM Jun 978K 850K
2021-08-04 12:15 PM Jul
2021-09-01 12:15 PM Aug
2021-10-06 12:15 PM Sep


News Stream
US Companies Add Most Jobs in 11 Months
Private businesses in the US hired 978 thousand workers in May of 2021, well above a downwardly revised 654 thousand in April and forecasts of 650 thousand. It is the highest reading since June of 2020 as the labor market continues to recover amid a rapid reopening, despite labor and raw material shortages. The service-providing sector added 850 thousand jobs led by leisure & hospitality (440 thousand); education & health (139 thousand); trade, transportation & utilities (118 thousand); professional & business (68 thousand); and financial activities (20 thousand) while the information sector lost 3 thousand jobs. The goods-producing sector added 128 thousand jobs, boosted by rises in construction (65 thousand), manufacturing (52 thousand) and natural resources and mining (11 thousand). Companies of all sizes experienced an uptick in job growth, reflecting the improving nature of the pandemic and economy.
2021-06-03
US Private Sector Job Growth Hits 7-Month High
Private businesses in the US hired 742 thousand workers in April 2021, compared with an upwardly revised 565 thousand increase in March and below market expectations a 800 thousand rise. It was the fastest pace of job creation since September, as the labor market recovery gathered pace amid an acceleration of COVID-19 vaccinations, the lifting of pandemic business restrictions in many states and the government's $1.9 trillion stimulus package. The service-providing sector added 636 thousand jobs led by leisure & hospitality, trade, transportation & utilities, professional & business, and education & health. The goods-producing sector added 106 thousand jobs, boosted by rises in manufacturing and construction employment.
2021-05-05
US Private Sector Adds the Most Jobs in 6 Months
Private businesses in the US hired 517K workers in March of 2021, compared to market forecasts of 550K. It is the highest increase in private payrolls in 6 months. The service-providing sector created 437K jobs led by leisure and hospitality (169K); trade, transportation & utilities (92K); professional and business (83K); education and health (68K); other services (22K); and financial activities (9K) while the information sector lost 7K jobs. The goods-producing sector rebounded and added 80K jobs, due to manufacturing (49K) and construction (32K) while natural resources and mining shed 1K jobs. Private payrolls in midsized companies were up by 188K, small firms by 174K and large companies by 155K.
2021-03-31
US Companies Add Less Jobs than Expected: ADP
Private businesses in the US hired 117K workers in February of 2021, well below market forecasts of an increase of 177K, and following an upwardly revised 195K gain in the previous month. The service-providing sector created 131K jobs led by trade, transportation & utilities (48K); education and health (35K); leisure and hospitality (26K); professional and business (22K); other services (3K); while financial activities showed no change and the information sector lost 3K jobs. The goods-producing sector shed 14K jobs, due to manufacturing (-14K) and construction (-3K) while natural resources and mining added 3K. Private payrolls in midsized companies were up by 57K, small firms by 32K and large companies by 28K.
2021-03-03

United States ADP Employment Change
The ADP National Employment Report measures levels of non-farm private employment. The Report is based on the actual payroll data from about 24 million employees processed by the Automatic Data Processing, Inc.