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Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Data):
Table B-1. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry sector and selected industry detail, Seasonally adjusted

   
    Jan 1939    
 
 
    May 2021
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
May 2021 144,894 144,335 132,994
Total private
May 2021 123,226 122,734 111,680
Goods-producing
May 2021 20,327 20,324 19,262
Mining and logging
May 2021 614 614 601
Logging
May 2021 43.1 44.2 45.1
Mining
May 2021 570.6 569.4 556.0
Oil and gas extraction
May 2021 135.5 136.7 133.1
Mining, except oil and gas
May 2021 180.1 182.2 175.3
Coal mining
May 2021 42.4 42.4 40.4
Support activities for mining
May 2021 255.0 250.5 247.6
Construction
May 2021 7,423 7,443 7,004
Construction of buildings
May 2021 1,687.8 1,682.9 1,559.5
Residential building
May 2021 872.2 867.8 776.6
Nonresidential building
May 2021 815.6 815.1 782.9
Heavy and civil engineering construction
May 2021 1,059.9 1,065.4 1,037.9
Specialty trade contractors
May 2021 4,675.1 4,694.4 4,406.8
Residential specialty trade contractors
May 2021 2,144.2 2,146.7 1,968.1
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
May 2021 2,530.9 2,547.7 2,438.7
Manufacturing
May 2021 12,290 12,267 11,657
Durable goods
May 2021 7,623 7,605 7,201
Wood products
May 2021 401.7 401.8 383.9
Nonmetallic mineral products
May 2021 395.8 398.0 384.6
Primary metals
May 2021 352.0 349.8 339.7
Fabricated metal products
May 2021 1,395.7 1,392.2 1,370.9
Machinery
May 2021 1,056.5 1,061.2 1,037.9
Computer and electronic products
May 2021 1,085.5 1,082.7 1,064.1
Computer and peripheral equipment
May 2021 164.7 164.6 162.2
Communication equipment
May 2021 85.5 84.9 84.1
Semiconductors and electronic components
May 2021 372.5 371.0 368.0
Electronic instruments
May 2021 428.6 427.7 418.1
Electrical equipment and appliances
May 2021 379.9 377.1 371.0
Transportation equipment
May 2021 1,580.1 1,571.1 1,371.0
Motor vehicles and parts
May 2021 891.1 866.3 663.9
Furniture and related products
May 2021 352.0 350.8 332.5
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
May 2021 624.0 620.6 545.8
Nondurable goods
May 2021 4,667 4,662 4,456
Food manufacturing
May 2021 1,640.1 1,637.8 1,581.9
Textile mills
May 2021 95.9 95.3 87.3
Textile product mills
May 2021 105.9 106.6 99.8
Apparel
May 2021 93.4 92.6 80.2
Paper and paper products
May 2021 351.7 353.8 352.5
Printing and related support activities
May 2021 373.2 372.0 361.9
Petroleum and coal products
May 2021 101.6 102.0 103.9
Chemicals
May 2021 852.9 854.0 833.4
Plastics and rubber products
May 2021 727.5 727.1 681.2
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
May 2021 324.9 320.8 273.4
Private service-providing
May 2021 102,899 102,410 92,418
Trade, transportation, and utilities
May 2021 27,146 27,109 24,934
Wholesale trade
May 2021 5,684.1 5,664.2 5,508.6
Durable goods
May 2021 3,119.2 3,105.3 3,008.2
Nondurable goods
May 2021 2,086.3 2,080.1 2,022.1
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
May 2021 478.6 478.8 478.3
Retail trade
May 2021 15,198.6 15,204.4 13,644.1
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
May 2021 1,975.0 1,971.2 1,748.2
Automobile dealers
May 2021 1,250.0 1,248.2 1,111.9
Furniture and home furnishings stores
May 2021 445.1 446.0 297.1
Electronics and appliance stores
May 2021 415.4 416.3 352.0
Building material and garden supply stores
May 2021 1,374.0 1,372.1 1,321.6
Food and beverage stores
May 2021 3,087.7 3,113.7 3,088.8
Health and personal care stores
May 2021 998.4 1,005.5 878.2
Gasoline stations
May 2021 938.7 933.8 898.0
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
May 2021 1,006.7 996.2 576.1
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
May 2021 477.4 479.3 376.5
General merchandise stores
May 2021 3,065.5 3,064.7 2,915.3
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
May 2021 804.9 798.9 629.6
Nonstore retailers
May 2021 609.8 606.7 562.7
Transportation and warehousing
May 2021 5,723.3 5,700.4 5,239.0
Air transportation
May 2021 426.7 418.2 388.6
Rail transportation
May 2021 144.1 143.2 148.2
Water transportation
May 2021 59.6 60.3 59.5
Truck transportation
May 2021 1,479.7 1,481.6 1,429.1
Transit and ground passenger transportation
May 2021 387.6 383.5 301.3
Pipeline transportation
May 2021 49.0 49.0 51.3
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
May 2021 27.3 30.1 16.6
Support activities for transportation
May 2021 707.5 697.3 665.3
Couriers and messengers
May 2021 1,033.0 1,030.2 926.4
Warehousing and storage
May 2021 1,408.8 1,407.0 1,252.7
Utilities
May 2021 540.2 540.4 542.0
Information
May 2021 2,721 2,692 2,594
Publishing industries, except Internet
May 2021 771.5 768.3 755.4
Motion picture and sound recording industries
May 2021 284.8 270.9 203.1
Broadcasting, except Internet
May 2021 242.4 239.1 239.0
Telecommunications
May 2021 683.9 682.7 693.8
Data processing, hosting and related services
May 2021 362.6 361.4 352.9
Other information services
May 2021 375.4 369.5 350.2
Financial activities
May 2021 8,802 8,803 8,613
Finance and insurance
May 2021 6,536.5 6,545.2 6,474.3
Monetary authorities - central bank
May 2021 20.2 20.2 20.1
Credit intermediation and related activities
May 2021 2,665.2 2,671.6 2,641.4
Depository credit intermediation
May 2021 1,732.0 1,737.9 1,772.1
Commercial banking
May 2021 1,343.7 1,354.8 1,387.0
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
May 2021 986.2 983.7 964.2
Insurance carriers and related activities
May 2021 2,864.9 2,869.7 2,848.6
Real estate and rental and leasing
May 2021 2,265.1 2,257.6 2,138.8
Real estate
May 2021 1,736.5 1,733.3 1,651.8
Rental and leasing services
May 2021 506.5 502.1 464.6
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
May 2021 22.1 22.2 22.4
Professional and business services
May 2021 20,761 20,726 19,247
Professional and technical services
May 2021 9,725.4 9,699.4 9,212.9
Legal services
May 2021 1,138.5 1,136.8 1,097.9
Accounting and bookkeeping services
May 2021 1,043.5 1,029.4 987.0
Architectural and engineering services
May 2021 1,551.5 1,549.8 1,477.6
Computer systems design and related services
May 2021 2,230.0 2,230.6 2,164.0
Management and technical consulting services
May 2021 1,603.2 1,603.2 1,486.5
Management of companies and enterprises
May 2021 2,332.2 2,341.4 2,312.8
Administrative and waste services
May 2021 8,703.5 8,685.5 7,720.8
Administrative and support services
May 2021 8,255.6 8,237.8 7,282.1
Employment services
May 2021 3,279.6 3,272.1 2,536.6
Temporary help services
May 2021 2,650.7 2,646.3 1,995.9
Business support services
May 2021 781.4 780.4 772.1
Services to buildings and dwellings
May 2021 2,135.0 2,122.2 1,995.3
Waste management and remediation services
May 2021 447.9 447.7 438.7
Education and health services
May 2021 23,508 23,421 22,107
Educational services
May 2021 3,485.7 3,445.0 3,271.5
Health care and social assistance
May 2021 20,021.9 19,976.1 18,835.8
Health care
May 2021 15,984.2 15,961.7 15,187.0
Ambulatory health care services
May 2021 7,797.9 7,775.9 6,922.2
Offices of physicians
May 2021 2,691.7 2,689.9 2,487.5
Outpatient care centers
May 2021 1,005.2 1,001.3 926.4
Home health care services
May 2021 1,503.4 1,501.2 1,435.3
Hospitals
May 2021 5,147.1 5,144.2 5,072.4
Nursing and residential care facilities
May 2021 3,039.2 3,041.6 3,192.4
Nursing care facilities
May 2021 1,383.8 1,382.8 1,502.6
Social assistance
May 2021 4,037.7 4,014.4 3,648.8
Child day care services
May 2021 911.9 893.6 704.5
Leisure and hospitality
May 2021 14,377 14,085 10,146
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
May 2021 1,970.9 1,899.2 1,224.1
Performing arts and spectator sports
May 2021 375.2 362.2 266.2
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
May 2021 135.1 134.3 121.3
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
May 2021 1,460.6 1,402.7 836.6
Accommodation and food services
May 2021 12,406.2 12,185.6 8,922.1
Accommodation
May 2021 1,578.5 1,543.9 1,089.6
Food services and drinking places
May 2021 10,827.7 10,641.7 7,832.5
Other services
May 2021 5,584 5,574 4,777
Repair and maintenance
May 2021 1,336.6 1,337.4 1,194.4
Personal and laundry services
May 2021 1,360.4 1,352.2 845.4
Membership associations and organizations
May 2021 2,886.5 2,884.8 2,737.5
Government
May 2021 21,668 21,601 21,314
Federal
May 2021 2,887 2,898 2,877
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
May 2021 2,287.1 2,282.6 2,273.5
U.S. Postal Service
May 2021 600.2 614.9 603.0
State government
May 2021 5,023 4,978 5,031
State government education
May 2021 2,352.1 2,302.1 2,340.9
State government, excluding education
May 2021 2,671.3 2,676.2 2,689.7
Local government
May 2021 13,758 13,725 13,406
Local government education
May 2021 7,473.2 7,420.2 7,280.4
Local government, excluding education
May 2021 6,285.1 6,304.9 6,125.5
   

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