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Illinois added nearly 8,000 private-sector jobs in May

Illinois added nearly 8,000 private-sector jobs in May

Illinois added 7,700 private-sector jobs in May, according to a new report. About 6,900 of the jobs were in the service sector, according to the report released Wednesday by payroll processor ADP. The other 800 jobs were in the goods-producing sector. A year ago, Illinois added just 4,980 jobs in May, primarily in the service sector. Broken down by industry, the trade, transportation and utilities sectors added the most jobs in May, with an increase of 2,300 positions, followed by professional and business services with 1,400 jobs. The natural resources/mining and construction sector added 1,100 jobs, and manufacturers added 300. Overall, the U.S. added 201,000 private-sector jobs in...

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