July was another strong month for job growth as 219,000 private payroll jobs were created.


Hiring was strongest at medium sized businesses, which added 119,000 jobs. Larger businesses grew jobs by 48,000. Small businesses, employing less than 50 people, hired 52,000.

Manufacturing, education, health care , hotels, and restaurants led the July hiring boom. Manufacturing added 23,000 jobs and construction 17,000. Information technology shed 1,000 jobs.

A private payroll job is the name for goods, construction and manufacturing companies in the US.

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