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Labor Market Information - Professional and Business Services Sector State of Connecticut
Last Updated: April 15, 2021
  Professional and Business Services Sector ~ State of Connecticut Select Industry  
1 Month Ago 1 Year Ago January 2010 Recession Trough March 2008 Employment Peak
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203,000 205,600 -2,600 -1.3% 203,000 217,800 -14,800 -6.8% 203,000 189,000 14,000 7.4% 203,000 213,700 -10,700 -5.0%
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  2012 Y/Y 2013 Y/Y 2014 Y/Y 2015 Y/Y 2016 Y/Y 2017 Y/Y 2018 Y/Y 2019 Y/Y 2020 Y/Y 2021 Y/Y
 Jan 205,300 207,700 212,200 218,500 218,500 219,800 220,600 218,400 219,400 203,300
 Feb 204,800 208,500 212,400 219,000 218,700 219,500 221,400 219,000 216,800 205,600
 Mar 207,400 208,100 213,000 218,900 219,700 219,800 220,800 218,200 217,800 203,000
 Apr 206,700 208,500 214,500 218,500 219,200 219,500 219,900 219,800 195,800
 May 206,700 209,100 216,000 220,100 219,000 218,900 220,900 219,700 198,400
 Jun 206,700 210,100 215,600 220,100 219,300 219,300 220,700 220,000 198,500
 Jul 207,300 210,700 215,600 218,600 218,800 219,400 220,800 219,900 200,600
 Aug 207,600 212,300 215,500 218,700 219,000 219,400 221,300 219,200 201,900
 Sep 208,400 212,400 215,800 218,500 219,000 219,200 221,300 218,700 203,200
 Oct 207,800 212,200 215,800 219,800 218,700 219,700 221,900 218,700 203,500
 Nov 207,900 212,300 216,400 219,900 218,100 220,100 221,800 218,400 204,200
 Dec 207,900 211,900 217,300 219,500 219,300 220,400 221,100 217,200 203,600
 Month  2002 Y/Y 2003 Y/Y 2004 Y/Y 2005 Y/Y 2006 Y/Y 2007 Y/Y 2008 Y/Y 2009 Y/Y 2010 Y/Y 2011 Y/Y
 Jan 208,200 203,200 201,000 202,700 206,600 209,900 214,200 202,300 189,000 198,700
 Feb 207,900 203,000 200,900 202,900 208,400 210,400 213,500 199,600 190,900 199,200
 Mar 208,200 201,800 201,000 203,100 208,700 210,000 213,700 197,700 191,500 198,700
 Apr 208,100 201,700 200,800 203,300 209,400 211,100 213,000 195,000 194,700 200,100
 May 207,300 200,700 201,600 203,500 209,000 212,100 212,000 194,400 195,000 200,300
 Jun 206,800 199,400 201,800 203,900 209,500 212,400 212,000 193,000 195,600 200,200
 Jul 205,700 199,300 202,100 205,800 208,700 211,500 211,300 191,900 196,200 201,200
 Aug 205,500 199,500 202,200 205,400 209,600 211,800 209,900 192,400 196,500 201,000
 Sep 204,800 199,800 201,600 206,100 209,700 211,500 208,900 192,400 196,500 201,900
 Oct 204,300 200,800 200,900 206,300 209,900 212,500 206,600 192,500 197,600 202,600
 Nov 204,000 201,800 201,900 206,800 210,000 212,700 205,100 193,100 197,100 204,200
 Dec 203,200 200,900 202,500 206,900 211,200 213,600 203,300 193,800 197,400 204,600
 Month  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
 Jan 167,500 170,100 171,800 178,800 185,000 193,600 204,400 212,100 218,000 217,600
 Feb 167,400 169,600 170,900 179,600 187,500 194,700 205,000 211,900 218,200 214,700
 Mar 167,200 169,300 171,800 179,700 188,100 195,300 205,900 212,900 218,700 213,800
 Apr 167,800 167,200 173,000 179,800 189,200 196,700 206,400 213,500 219,200 214,100
 May 167,600 168,900 173,600 180,300 190,400 196,900 206,700 213,700 219,800 217,700
 Jun 167,300 169,100 174,300 180,200 191,300 197,500 207,200 215,000 220,700 214,800
 Jul 167,400 169,500 174,900 180,600 190,600 198,600 207,400 216,900 222,000 214,300
 Aug 167,500 169,300 175,500 181,700 192,900 198,200 207,700 217,100 221,000 213,000
 Sep 167,300 169,700 176,300 182,500 193,600 199,500 208,300 216,900 220,500 212,800
 Oct 167,300 170,500 178,100 181,000 195,600 199,800 209,300 217,200 220,200 211,600
 Nov 167,100 170,800 178,400 182,600 196,900 200,700 210,200 217,500 219,800 210,300
 Dec 166,600 171,400 178,800 183,500 197,100 202,300 211,000 218,100 219,600 209,000
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