Construction Employment

U.S. construction employment at 9.9 million in July, up 512,000 from year earlier.

Construction Employment

Number Working Part-Time for Economic Reasons

Still 7.5 million working part-time for economic reasons, vs. 4 million in 2006.

Number Working Part-Time for Economic Reasons

College and University Employment

After a decade of growth, higher ed employment has been flat since 2012.

College and University Employment

Real Hourly Earnings

Real hourly earnings still stagnant in June.

Real Hourly Earnings

Hourly Earnings

Average hourly earnings at $24.45, up 2% from year earlier in July.

Hourly Earnings

Government Employment by Level

Federal government employment down again, state and local up in July vs. year earlier.

Government Employment by Level

Manufacturing Employment

July manufacturing employment up some, but still at 1946 levels.

Manufacturing Employment

Nonfarm Payrolls

July payrolls up 2.6 million vs. year earlier; biggest YoY gain since 2006.

Nonfarm Payrolls

Labor Force Flows

Labor Force Flows

Labor Market Transitions – June to July 2014

Labor Market Transitions 2014-07