This week Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP) favorably reported that private sector employment grew in all four major regions during the month of June. ADP pulls monthly payroll data produces a regional report on employment in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc.
ADP's Regional Employment Report for June report highlights national employment increased by 281,000 jobs from May to June. Among the four regions the South had the strongest job growth with 115,730 jobs, followed by the West with 80,440 jobs and the Midwest adding 50,910 jobs and the Northeast coming in last at 33,680 jobs added. Despite the regional job report the states leading job growth were California adding 43,210 jobs, Florida adding 22,620 jobs and Illinois adding 7,660 jobs.
It appears from the monthly employment growth that not all regions are adding jobs equally. According to VP and head of the ADP Research Institute, Ahu Yildirmaz “All four of the major regions had job gains well above their averages for the past twelve months. Despite showing their strongest growth since November 2013, the Northeast and Midwest are still well behind the South and the West.
The ADP Regional Employment Report is committed to providing insights to help employers make informed decisions through the a monthly report that measures the change in total U.S. non farm private employment collected through anonymous ADP client companies. The ADP Regional Employment Report measures almost 24 million workers trends and is published by the ADP Research Institute a specialized group within ADP that provides insights around employment trends. To view the full report can go to ADP Regional Employment Report-June 2014.
The next ADP Regional Employment Report will be released on August 6, 2014 that will cover jobs created in July 2014.
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