- The professional and business services sector was the biggest net job gainer for the month, with an increase of 51,000 positions.
- Changes in retail employment, which tends to be more volatile than the other sectors, included a gain of 7,100 jobs in July after a loss of more than 21,000 jobs in June.
The leisure and hospitality, manufacturing and business services industries led job gains for the month of July, besting laggards like government and utilities, according to the latest government jobs report.
CNBC analyzed the net changes by industry for July based on the data from the Labor Department, which found that the U.S. economy created 157,000 jobs last month, less than the 190,000 estimated increase from economists surveyed by Reuters. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/03/heres-where-the-jobs-are–in-one-chart.html