June job levels on Long Island

The total, non-farm job count on Long Island rose 15,600 to more than 1.39 million in June 2018 compared with the same month a year earlier, according to the state Labor Department.

Sectors leading the gains were: construction, natural resources and mining, up 6,500; leisure and hospitality, up 4,200; trade, transportation, and utilities, up 2,800; professional and business services, up 2,600, and the government sector, which was up 1,100 jobs over the year. Financial activities were down 1,200 jobs and manufacturing was down 1,000. Click on the charts below for details on the 10 sectors going back to 1990. Posted July 19, 2018.

Jobs in the 10 sectors on Long Island

Details on the sectors for Long Island

Industry (job levels in thousands)June 2018June 2017Pct Year
TOTAL NONFARM1,386.51,370.91.1%
TOTAL PRIVATE1,186.01,171.51.2%
Total Goods Producing 160.5155.03.5%
Construction, Natural Resources, Mining
Specialty Trade Contractors 60.757.45.7%
Durable Goods 38.339.6-3.3%
Non-Durable Goods
Total Service Providing1,226.01,215.90.8%
Total Private Service-Providing1,025.51,016.50.9%
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities281.7278.91.0%
Wholesale Trade 70.670.40.3%
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 34.333.81.5%
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 27.727.70.0%
Retail Trade 165.2164.90.2%
Building Material and Garden Equipment
Food and Beverage Stores 37.537.40.3%
Grocery Stores 30.930.90.0%
Health and Personal Care Stores 13.313.5-1.5%
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores 19.219.3-0.5%
General Merchandise Stores 25.125.8-2.7%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 45.943.65.3%
Transportation and Warehousing 40.938.75.7%
Couriers and Messengers
Broadcasting (except Internet)
Telecommunications 7.58.2-8.5%
Financial Activities72.173.3-1.6%
Finance and Insurance 52.554.5-3.7%
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities 20.120.2-0.5%
Depository Credit Intermediation 11.711.33.5%
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities 27.327.20.4%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 19.618.84.3%
Real Estate
Professional and Business Services 182.2179.61.4%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 82.883.1-0.4%
Legal Services 18.519.5-5.1%
Accounting, Tax Prep., Bookkpng., & Payroll Svcs. 13.513.50.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 16.516.40.6%
Admin. & Supp. and Waste Manage. & Remed. Svcs. 82.980.13.5%
Education and Health Services265.8265.20.2%
Educational Services 38.538.6-0.3%
Health Care and Social Assistance 227.3226.60.3%
Ambulatory Health Care Services 87.487.6-0.2%
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 35.735.21.4%
Social Assistance
Leisure and Hospitality143.1138.93.0%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 28.728.50.7%
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries 21.722.4-3.1%
Accommodation and Food Services 114.4110.43.6%
Food Services and Drinking Places 107.4103.34.0%
Other Services 62.361.71.0%
Personal and Laundry Services
Government 200.5199.40.6%
Federal Government 15.716.6-5.4%
State Government 24.924.61.2%
State Government Education 12.912.25.7%
State Government Hospitals
Local Government 159.9158.21.1%
Local Government Education 105.0103.41.5%
Local Government Hospitals