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Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Data):
Table B-1. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry sector and selected industry detail, Not seasonally adjusted

   
    Jan 1939    
 
 
    Mar 2021
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Mar 2021 143,400 142,077 149,952
Total private
Mar 2021 121,432 120,312 126,825
Goods-producing
Mar 2021 20,079 19,778 20,638
Mining and logging
Mar 2021 608 584 669
Logging
Mar 2021 44.2 46.2 46.7
Mining
Mar 2021 563.6 537.4 622.0
Oil and gas extraction
Mar 2021 131.7 130.7 134.2
Mining, except oil and gas
Mar 2021 178.5 174.5 181.5
Coal mining
Mar 2021 43.7 43.2 44.8
Support activities for mining
Mar 2021 253.4 232.2 306.3
Construction
Mar 2021 7,217 7,006 7,297
Construction of buildings
Mar 2021 1,658.3 1,621.3 1,639.1
Residential building
Mar 2021 856.6 838.5 813.1
Nonresidential building
Mar 2021 801.7 782.8 826.0
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Mar 2021 987.1 933.4 1,021.9
Specialty trade contractors
Mar 2021 4,571.2 4,451.0 4,635.7
Residential specialty trade contractors
Mar 2021 2,100.6 2,049.8 2,050.5
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Mar 2021 2,470.6 2,401.2 2,585.2
Manufacturing
Mar 2021 12,254 12,188 12,672
Durable goods
Mar 2021 7,616 7,574 7,949
Wood products
Mar 2021 402.2 401.2 405.3
Nonmetallic mineral products
Mar 2021 388.0 379.5 409.4
Primary metals
Mar 2021 351.0 346.6 379.6
Fabricated metal products
Mar 2021 1,400.1 1,384.1 1,452.4
Machinery
Mar 2021 1,059.5 1,057.2 1,105.2
Computer and electronic products
Mar 2021 1,079.0 1,074.9 1,078.9
Computer and peripheral equipment
Mar 2021 163.5 163.4 161.4
Communication equipment
Mar 2021 86.2 85.5 87.4
Semiconductors and electronic components
Mar 2021 370.4 369.5 373.5
Electronic instruments
Mar 2021 425.2 422.7 425.2
Electrical equipment and appliances
Mar 2021 373.2 371.5 394.6
Transportation equipment
Mar 2021 1,598.1 1,598.1 1,725.9
Motor vehicles and parts
Mar 2021 909.8 906.8 983.9
Furniture and related products
Mar 2021 351.6 352.7 382.7
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Mar 2021 613.0 608.3 615.0
Nondurable goods
Mar 2021 4,638 4,614 4,723
Food manufacturing
Mar 2021 1,625.8 1,623.3 1,630.2
Textile mills
Mar 2021 96.7 94.2 103.8
Textile product mills
Mar 2021 106.2 106.3 109.0
Apparel
Mar 2021 94.1 92.0 102.6
Paper and paper products
Mar 2021 356.3 354.5 362.5
Printing and related support activities
Mar 2021 372.2 366.8 413.1
Petroleum and coal products
Mar 2021 100.1 99.9 109.6
Chemicals
Mar 2021 855.3 851.6 852.7
Plastics and rubber products
Mar 2021 725.7 726.9 727.1
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Mar 2021 305.3 298.5 312.5
Private service-providing
Mar 2021 101,353 100,534 106,187
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Mar 2021 26,907 26,805 27,423
Wholesale trade
Mar 2021 5,635.0 5,609.4 5,847.9
Durable goods
Mar 2021 3,096.7 3,083.1 3,204.1
Nondurable goods
Mar 2021 2,061.3 2,050.2 2,136.2
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Mar 2021 477.0 476.1 507.6
Retail trade
Mar 2021 15,046.7 15,002.7 15,286.8
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Mar 2021 1,957.6 1,943.1 2,015.9
Automobile dealers
Mar 2021 1,244.7 1,240.4 1,297.3
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Mar 2021 441.3 435.9 459.0
Electronics and appliance stores
Mar 2021 416.9 416.8 459.4
Building material and garden supply stores
Mar 2021 1,386.0 1,339.7 1,318.3
Food and beverage stores
Mar 2021 3,130.9 3,143.8 3,028.1
Health and personal care stores
Mar 2021 992.4 983.3 1,022.3
Gasoline stations
Mar 2021 928.7 923.8 937.2
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Mar 2021 950.4 950.8 1,201.6
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Mar 2021 464.5 470.7 524.6
General merchandise stores
Mar 2021 3,000.2 3,019.5 2,932.2
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Mar 2021 775.7 774.0 810.8
Nonstore retailers
Mar 2021 602.1 601.3 577.4
Transportation and warehousing
Mar 2021 5,686.2 5,655.3 5,741.7
Air transportation
Mar 2021 411.5 404.5 516.7
Rail transportation
Mar 2021 141.7 141.7 158.6
Water transportation
Mar 2021 58.4 57.2 64.6
Truck transportation
Mar 2021 1,461.3 1,453.5 1,492.2
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Mar 2021 393.7 381.0 497.9
Pipeline transportation
Mar 2021 49.0 48.1 52.1
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Mar 2021 22.1 19.1 26.4
Support activities for transportation
Mar 2021 696.8 692.5 751.1
Couriers and messengers
Mar 2021 1,040.0 1,041.4 844.3
Warehousing and storage
Mar 2021 1,411.7 1,416.3 1,337.8
Utilities
Mar 2021 539.4 537.8 546.5
Information
Mar 2021 2,669 2,670 2,888
Publishing industries, except Internet
Mar 2021 760.7 758.9 784.7
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Mar 2021 258.2 252.9 421.9
Broadcasting, except Internet
Mar 2021 241.7 250.7 260.8
Telecommunications
Mar 2021 689.1 690.5 703.6
Data processing, hosting and related services
Mar 2021 355.1 356.1 362.9
Other information services
Mar 2021 364.2 361.0 354.2
Financial activities
Mar 2021 8,748 8,734 8,805
Finance and insurance
Mar 2021 6,539.0 6,535.0 6,498.2
Monetary authorities - central bank
Mar 2021 20.1 20.2 20.0
Credit intermediation and related activities
Mar 2021 2,665.5 2,672.8 2,666.4
Depository credit intermediation
Mar 2021 1,738.2 1,742.9 1,783.9
Commercial banking
Mar 2021 1,353.0 1,357.9 1,396.5
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Mar 2021 971.6 973.1 961.9
Insurance carriers and related activities
Mar 2021 2,881.8 2,868.9 2,849.9
Real estate and rental and leasing
Mar 2021 2,209.1 2,198.8 2,307.2
Real estate
Mar 2021 1,704.1 1,698.0 1,721.3
Rental and leasing services
Mar 2021 483.1 478.9 563.3
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Mar 2021 21.9 21.9 22.6
Professional and business services
Mar 2021 20,535 20,442 21,050
Professional and technical services
Mar 2021 9,664.9 9,654.3 9,694.1
Legal services
Mar 2021 1,122.7 1,122.7 1,157.3
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Mar 2021 1,117.1 1,113.2 1,126.6
Architectural and engineering services
Mar 2021 1,520.3 1,515.4 1,524.6
Computer systems design and related services
Mar 2021 2,209.0 2,221.8 2,200.9
Management and technical consulting services
Mar 2021 1,571.4 1,569.9 1,550.5
Management of companies and enterprises
Mar 2021 2,330.2 2,325.7 2,408.0
Administrative and waste services
Mar 2021 8,539.5 8,461.7 8,947.5
Administrative and support services
Mar 2021 8,095.4 8,021.3 8,498.0
Employment services
Mar 2021 3,272.1 3,246.1 3,408.1
Temporary help services
Mar 2021 2,664.5 2,634.7 2,786.6
Business support services
Mar 2021 794.5 799.7 855.6
Services to buildings and dwellings
Mar 2021 1,987.8 1,955.1 2,051.9
Waste management and remediation services
Mar 2021 444.1 440.4 449.5
Education and health services
Mar 2021 23,515 23,393 24,471
Educational services
Mar 2021 3,612.7 3,541.8 3,850.3
Health care and social assistance
Mar 2021 19,902.5 19,851.2 20,621.0
Health care
Mar 2021 15,904.4 15,884.7 16,360.9
Ambulatory health care services
Mar 2021 7,714.7 7,696.5 7,772.3
Offices of physicians
Mar 2021 2,667.1 2,663.6 2,694.6
Outpatient care centers
Mar 2021 993.6 992.1 998.5
Home health care services
Mar 2021 1,499.7 1,493.8 1,537.2
Hospitals
Mar 2021 5,139.6 5,132.2 5,233.9
Nursing and residential care facilities
Mar 2021 3,050.1 3,056.0 3,354.7
Nursing care facilities
Mar 2021 1,400.2 1,400.6 1,572.9
Social assistance
Mar 2021 3,998.1 3,966.5 4,260.1
Child day care services
Mar 2021 896.4 888.0 1,026.8
Leisure and hospitality
Mar 2021 13,473 13,037 15,745
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Mar 2021 1,674.5 1,580.7 2,244.7
Performing arts and spectator sports
Mar 2021 329.2 304.9 471.2
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Mar 2021 123.5 118.3 161.9
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Mar 2021 1,221.8 1,157.5 1,611.6
Accommodation and food services
Mar 2021 11,798.7 11,456.4 13,500.4
Accommodation
Mar 2021 1,432.6 1,380.6 1,980.0
Food services and drinking places
Mar 2021 10,366.1 10,075.8 11,520.4
Other services
Mar 2021 5,506 5,453 5,805
Repair and maintenance
Mar 2021 1,320.0 1,301.1 1,341.7
Personal and laundry services
Mar 2021 1,332.1 1,307.8 1,492.5
Membership associations and organizations
Mar 2021 2,854.2 2,844.0 2,970.8
Government
Mar 2021 21,968 21,765 23,127
Federal
Mar 2021 2,858 2,858 2,857
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Mar 2021 2,253.7 2,252.4 2,262.1
U.S. Postal Service
Mar 2021 603.8 606.0 594.9
State government
Mar 2021 5,164 5,090 5,405
State government education
Mar 2021 2,495.1 2,420.8 2,703.6
State government, excluding education
Mar 2021 2,669.3 2,669.6 2,701.3
Local government
Mar 2021 13,946 13,817 14,865
Local government education
Mar 2021 7,753.5 7,648.8 8,328.4
Local government, excluding education
Mar 2021 6,192.1 6,168.4 6,536.5
   

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