Employers in the private sector added 238,000 jobs from November to December, according to a report released Wednesday by payroll giant ADP, with jobs added across most company sizes and industries as the economy continues to strengthen.

Small businesses with one to 19 employees gained 55,000 jobs, while those with 20 to 49 employees added 53,000 jobs. Midsize businesses with between 50 and 499 employees added 59,000 jobs. Large businesses with 500 to 999 employees lost 3,000 jobs, but those with 1,000 employees or more gained 74,000 positions.

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