U.S. private sector employment increased a seasonally adjusted 166k in September, ADP reports. This follows downward revised readings of 159k new jobs in August and 161k new jobs in July.

With the government shutdown, this may be the only employment report this week, and it isn’t a positive reading, especially with the negative revisions to prior months.

ADP Employment September 2013 600x375 ADP Sees Private Employment Increase 166k In September

Total nonfarm employment by company size indexed to 2008 shows that small businesses are still leading the way.

ADP Employment by Company Size September 2013 600x325 ADP Sees Private Employment Increase 166k In September

ADP surveys suggest that most of the jobs gains in September came in the Trade/Transportation/Utilities industries.

ADP Emplkoyment by Industry September 2013 600x325 ADP Sees Private Employment Increase 166k In September

ADP Employment Table September 2013 600x700 ADP Sees Private Employment Increase 166k In September

The full infographic from the release:

ADP Employment

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