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Labor Market Information - Professional and Business Services Sector State of Connecticut
Last Updated: September 20, 2018
  Professional and Business Services Sector ~ State of Connecticut Select Industry  
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222,800 222,300 500 0.2% 222,800 217,900 4,900 2.2% 222,800 191,100 31,700 16.6% 222,800 213,300 9,500 4.5%
The professional and business services supersector is made up of three parts: the professional, scientific, and technical services sector (sector 54), the management of companies and enterprises sector (sector 55), and the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (sector 56). The professional, scientific, and technical services sector comprises establishments that specialize in performing professional, scientific, and technical activities for others. Activities performed include: legal advice and representation; accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll services; architectural, engineering, and specialized design services; computer services; consulting services; research services; advertising services; photographic services; translation and interpretation services; veterinary services; and other professional, scientific, and technical services.

The management of companies and enterprises sector comprises (1) establishments that hold the securities of (or other equity interests in) companies and enterprises for the purpose of owning a controlling interest or influencing management decisions or (2) establishments (except government establishments) that administer, oversee, and manage establishments of the company or enterprise and that normally undertake the strategic or organizational planning and decisionmaking role of the company or enterprise.

The administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector comprises establishments performing routine support activities for the day-to-day operations of other organizations. These essential activities are often undertaken in-house by establishments in many sectors of the economy. Activities performed include: office administration, hiring and placing of personnel, document preparation and similar clerical services, solicitation, collection, security and surveillance services, cleaning, and waste disposal services.

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Month 2005 Y/Y 2006 Y/Y 2007 Y/Y 2008 Y/Y 2009 Y/Y 2010 Y/Y 2011 Y/Y 2012 Y/Y 2013 Y/Y 2014 Y/Y 2015 Y/Y 2016 Y/Y 2017 Y/Y 2018 Y/Y
Jan 202,200 206,100 209,300 214,300 201,000 190,700 198,200 204,400 206,600 212,200 218,000 218,300 218,400 221,100
Feb 202,100 207,900 209,900 213,400 199,200 191,100 199,100 204,800 208,600 212,000 218,400 218,000 218,600 220,500
Mar 202,500 208,200 209,300 213,300 197,000 191,300 198,200 207,100 207,800 212,400 218,100 218,800 218,800 221,100
Apr 202,700 208,700 210,400 212,300 194,000 193,900 199,800 206,200 207,600 213,600 217,800 218,200 218,000 220,500
May 202,700 208,300 211,400 211,400 193,700 194,600 199,600 206,000 208,100 214,800 219,100 218,100 217,700 221,200
Jun 203,100 208,900 211,600 211,400 192,300 194,900 199,600 206,000 208,900 214,500 218,800 218,500 218,300 222,700
Jul 205,300 208,100 210,900 210,500 191,200 195,800 200,500 206,800 209,800 214,600 218,700 218,500 218,100 222,300
Aug 204,700 208,900 211,000 209,300 191,900 195,600 200,300 206,800 211,700 214,800 218,300 218,700 217,900 222,800
Sep 205,300 209,000 210,800 208,400 191,700 195,700 201,000 207,500 211,900 215,100 218,000 219,100 218,200
Oct 205,700 209,300 211,900 205,800 191,900 196,800 201,700 207,300 211,600 215,200 219,100 218,300 217,700
Nov 205,800 209,400 212,300 204,100 192,400 196,200 203,400 207,400 211,500 216,000 219,300 217,700 216,900
Dec 205,900 210,300 213,000 202,700 192,800 196,400 204,200 207,200 211,400 216,700 218,800 218,500 221,100
Month 1991 Y/Y 1992 Y/Y 1993 Y/Y 1994 Y/Y 1995 Y/Y 1996 Y/Y 1997 Y/Y 1998 Y/Y 1999 Y/Y 2000 Y/Y 2001 Y/Y 2002 Y/Y 2003 Y/Y 2004 Y/Y
Jan 170,800 166,000 168,500 170,800 177,800 184,100 192,700 203,500 211,200 217,700 217,200 208,000 202,400 200,200
Feb 169,800 165,900 168,200 169,900 178,700 186,700 193,900 204,200 211,200 217,300 213,600 206,700 202,100 200,100
Mar 169,500 166,100 168,100 170,800 178,800 187,300 194,600 205,200 212,200 218,200 213,100 207,400 201,100 200,400
Apr 168,500 166,600 166,000 172,000 178,900 188,300 195,800 205,800 212,700 218,500 213,300 207,200 200,700 200,300
May 168,100 166,600 168,000 172,700 179,400 189,700 196,100 206,000 213,000 219,000 216,900 206,600 199,900 200,900
Jun 168,200 166,300 168,300 173,500 179,500 190,700 196,800 206,500 214,300 219,900 213,900 206,000 198,500 201,200
Jul 168,300 166,200 168,700 174,100 179,800 189,900 197,800 206,500 216,100 221,300 213,500 205,000 198,700 201,500
Aug 167,500 166,400 168,600 174,800 181,000 192,300 197,500 206,900 216,400 220,400 212,200 204,900 198,800 201,400
Sep 167,200 166,500 168,900 175,400 181,700 192,900 198,700 207,600 216,400 220,200 212,200 204,400 199,200 200,900
Oct 166,300 166,400 169,800 177,400 180,300 195,000 199,100 208,800 216,800 219,800 211,100 203,800 200,300 200,300
Nov 166,200 166,300 170,100 177,600 181,900 196,300 200,000 209,700 217,100 219,500 209,900 203,500 201,000 201,200
Dec 166,400 165,500 170,400 177,900 182,700 196,400 201,600 210,600 217,700 219,300 208,700 202,700 200,200 201,600
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