ADP National Employment Report: Private Sector Employment Increased by 307,000 Jobs in November

Career Climbers / 7th December 2020

Private sector employment increased by 307,000 jobs from October to November according to the November 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.  

Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment:     307,000

By Company Size

– Small businesses:     110,000

  • 1-19 employees     60,000
  • 20-49 employees     50,000

– Medium businesses:     139,000

  • 50-499 employees     139,000

– Large businesses:     58,000

  • 500-999 employees     45,000
  • 1,000+ employees     13,000

By Sector

– Goods-producing:     31,000

  • Natural resources/mining     1,000
  • Construction     22,000
  • Manufacturing     8,000

– Service-providing:     276,000

  • Trade/transportation/utilities     31,000
  • Information     0
  • Financial activities     8,000
  • Professional/business services     55,000
         – Professional/technical services     18,000
         – Management of
           companies/enterprises     1,000
         – Administrative/support services    36,000
  • Education/health services     69,000
         – Health care/social assistance     60,000
         – Education     9,000
  • Leisure/hospitality     95,000
  • Other services     18,000

* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.

– Franchise Employment**

  • Franchise jobs     33,700

**Complete details on franchise employment can be found here.

“While November saw employment gains, the pace continues to slow,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. “Job growth remained positive across all industries and sizes.”

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 October total of jobs added was revised from 365,000 to 404,000.  

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 December 2020 ADP National Employment Report will be released at 8:15 a.m. ET on January 6, 2021.

About the ADP National Employment Report®
The ADP National Employment Report® is a monthly measure of the change in total U.S. nonfarm private employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client companies served by ADP®, a leading provider of human capital management solutions.  The report, which measures nearly 26 million U.S. workers, is produced by the ADP Research Institute®, a specialized group within the company that provides insights around employment trends and workforce strategy, in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics, Inc.

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