Private Employers Add 213,000 Jobs in September

Roseland, NJ, Oct. 1, 2014 -- Private employers added 213,000 jobs in September, according to the ADP Employment Report.

Economists were expecting 207,000 new jobs.

Small businesses added 88,000 jobs, followed by mid-size ones at 48,000 and large companies at 77,000.

"Especially encouraging most recently is the increasingly broad base nature of those gains," said Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody's Analytics.