Private employers added 114,000 jobs in July, topping economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.
Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of 100,000 jobs. June's private payrolls were revised down to an increase of 145,000 from the previously reported 157,000.
The report is jointly developed with Macroeconomic Advisers LLC.
(Reporting by Leah Schnurr, Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)