Long Island employment for February 2014

Here are the figures for non-farm employment measured by the state Department of Labor for February. The figures – in thousands, rounded to the nearest hundred – are preliminary and subject to revision. They are also not seasonally adjusted, which is why February 2014 is best compared to February 2013.

The table includes lines for the three large sectors (goods producing, service providing and government), as well as subcategories within those sectors and some of the larger industries within those subcategories, so there is some overlap. For example, the “Trade, Transportation and Utilities” subcategory under service providing gives a separate breakdown for wholesale trade, which itself is broken down into wholesalers for durable and non-durable goods. There is no overlap in the chart, which you can click on to get the number of jobs in the industries shown. You can also click on the subcategories in the chart legend and hit the icon in the upper right to isolate just one category at a time.

Have a closer look at January's employment numbers here and December's employment numbers here.

IndustryFeb. 2014Jan. 2014Feb. 2013Net MonthPct MonthNet YearPct Year
Total Nonfarm 1,249.41,249.61,235.8-0.20.0%13.61.1%
Total Private 1,054.31,057.71,037.0-3.4-0.3%17.31.7%
Goods Producing 133.3134.2133.4-0.9-0.7%-0.1-0.1%
     Natural Resources, Mining and Construction 59.961.260.6-1.3-2.1%-0.7-1.2%
               Specialty Trade Contractors 41.942.843.0-0.9-2.1%-1.1-2.6%
     Manufacturing 73.473.072.80.40.5%0.60.8%
          Durable Goods 42.342.042.10.30.7%0.20.5%
          Non-Durable Goods 31.131.030.70.10.3%0.41.3%
Service-Providing 1,116.11,115.41,102.40.70.1%13.71.2%
Private Service-Providing 921.0923.5903.6-2.5-0.3%17.41.9%
     Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 264.7268.9257.5-4.2-1.6%7.22.8%
          Wholesale Trade 70.070.267.9-0.2-0.3%2.13.1%
               Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 34.234.233.50.00.0%0.72.1%
               Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 25.825.825.50.00.0%0.31.2%
     Retail Trade 154.8159.4151.3-4.6-2.9%3.52.3%
          Building Material and Garden Equipment 11.811.811.60.00.0%0.21.7%
          Food and Beverage Stores 36.136.334.8-0.2-0.6%1.33.7%
               Grocery Stores 30.530.729.6-0.2-0.7%0.93.0%
          Health and Personal Care Stores 12.913.112.7-0.2-1.5%0.21.6%
          Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores 17.518.518.1-1.0-5.4%-0.6-3.3%
          General Merchandise Stores 26.627.725.4-1.1-4.0%1.24.7%
               Department Stores 21.021.920.0-0.9-4.1%1.05.0%
     Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 39.939.338.30.61.5%1.64.2%
          Utilities 4.14.14.00.00.0%0.12.5%
          Transportation and Warehousing 35.835.234.30.61.7%1.54.4%
               Couriers and Messengers 4.54.94.9-0.4-8.2%-0.4-8.2%
     Information 23.323.323.90.00.0%-0.6-2.5%
          Broadcasting (except Internet) 6.66.56.60.11.5%0.00.0%
          Telecommunications 5.45.45.40.00.0%0.00.0%
     Financial Activities 71.371.171.20.20.3%0.10.1%
          Finance and Insurance 55.255.155.50.10.2%-0.3-0.5%
               Credit Intermediation and Related Activities 21.921.621.90.31.4%0.00.0%
                    Depository Credit Intermediation 12.312.212.40.10.8%-0.1-0.8%
               Insurance Carriers and Related Activities 27.226.926.80.31.1%0.41.5%
          Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 16.116.015.70.10.6%0.42.5%
               Real Estate 12.612.512.50.10.8%0.10.8%
     Professional and Business Services 157.9160.5159.6-2.6-1.6%-1.7-1.1%
          Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 79.380.480.1-1.1-1.4%-0.8-1.0%
                    Legal Services 18.718.718.30.00.0%0.42.2%
                    Accounting, Tax Prep., Bookkpng., & Payroll Svcs. 13.112.813.20.32.3%-0.1-0.8%
          Management of Companies and Enterprises 15.115.215.2-0.1-0.7%-0.1-0.7%
          Admin. & Supp. and Waste Manage. & Remed. Svcs. 63.564.964.3-1.4-2.2%-0.8-1.2%
     Education and Health Services 242.9239.7236.63.21.3%6.32.7%
          Educational Services 38.634.738.83.911.2%-0.2-0.5%
          Health Care and Social Assistance 204.3205.0197.8-0.7-0.3%6.53.3%
               Ambulatory Health Care Services 79.881.178.1-1.3-1.6%1.72.2%
               Hospitals 56.956.955.60.00.0%1.32.3%
               Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 32.532.632.0-0.1-0.3%0.51.6%
               Social Assistance 35.134.432.10.72.0%3.09.3%
     Leisure and Hospitality 104.5103.8101.00.70.7%3.53.5%
          Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 15.015.116.4-0.1-0.7%-1.4-8.5%
               Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries 11.512.211.1-0.7-5.7%0.43.6%
          Accommodation and Food Services 89.588.784.60.80.9%4.95.8%
               Food Services and Drinking Places 84.183.480.00.70.8%4.15.1%
     Other Services 56.456.253.80.20.4%2.64.8%
               Personal and Laundry Services 21.821.620.00.20.9%1.89.0%
Government 195.1191.9198.83.21.7%-3.7-1.9%
     Federal Government 16.416.616.8-0.2-1.2%-0.4-2.4%
     State Government 24.223.624.20.62.5%0.00.0%
          State Government Education 13.112.513.00.64.8%0.10.8%
          State Government Hospitals 1.51.51.60.00.0%-0.1-6.3%
     Local Government 154.5151.7157.82.81.8%-3.3-2.1%
          Local Government Education 102.999.6106.13.33.3%-3.2-3.0%
          Local Government Hospitals 3.03.02.90.00.0%0.13.4%