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Every job in America, in one graph

Lou Pizante

Whatever Friday's monthly jobs report says, it won't change the big picture. There are roughly 137 million jobs in this country. About two-thirds of those jobs are in private-sector services; the remaining third are split between goods-producing jobs (mainly manufacturing and construction) and government work (mostly at the state and local level).

Here's a closer look, drawn from the same data that the government collects for the monthly jobs report.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Glad that healthcare remains on top. I'd like to see more science/engineering opportunities. Seems strange that restaurants are providing more jobs than the govt is.

  • Maria Redin

    Wow. I wonder what that looks like for the world!