Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 528,000 in July-2022 and it is relatively a good number for current USA economy.
In July-2022, the unemployment rate edged down to 3.5 percent, and the number of unemployed persons edged down to 5.7 million.
Total nonfarm employment has increased by 22.0 million since reaching a low in April 2020 and has returned to its pre-pandemic level. Private-sector employment is 629,000 higher than in February 2020, although several sectors have yet to recover. Government employment is 597,000 lower than its pre-pandemic level.
Employment in professional and business services increased of 89,000 in July-2022.
Employment in health care rose by 70,000 in July-2022.
Employment in government rose by 57,000 in July-2022.
Employment in construction increased by 32,000 in July-2022.
Manufacturing employment increased by 30,000 in July-2022.
Social assistance added 27,000 jobs in July-2022.
Employment in retail trade increased by 22,000 in July-2022.
Transportation and warehousing added 21,000 jobs in July-2022.
Information employment continued its upward trend by adding 13,000 in July-2022.
Employment in financial activities added 13,000 jobs in July-2022.
Employment in mining rose by 7,000 in July-2022.