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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    
 
 
    Oct 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Oct 2019 152,962 152,015 150,853
Total private
Oct 2019 129,941 129,385 128,001
Goods-producing
Oct 2019 21,280 21,332 21,092
Mining and logging
Oct 2019 755 754 759
Logging
Oct 2019 49.6 49.9 48.1
Mining
Oct 2019 705.3 704.4 710.9
Oil and gas extraction
Oct 2019 163.7 164.1 146.7
Mining, except oil and gas
Oct 2019 195.1 195.1 197.5
Coal mining
Oct 2019 53.3 53.3 52.2
Support activities for mining
Oct 2019 346.5 345.2 366.7
Construction
Oct 2019 7,705 7,698 7,559
Construction of buildings
Oct 2019 1,691.4 1,687.2 1,669.2
Residential building
Oct 2019 857.6 853.3 827.8
Nonresidential building
Oct 2019 833.8 833.9 841.4
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Oct 2019 1,147.3 1,143.1 1,129.8
Specialty trade contractors
Oct 2019 4,866.2 4,867.7 4,759.5
Residential specialty trade contractors
Oct 2019 2,111.3 2,108.8 2,086.3
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Oct 2019 2,754.9 2,758.9 2,673.2
Manufacturing
Oct 2019 12,820 12,880 12,774
Durable goods
Oct 2019 8,013 8,059 8,003
Wood products
Oct 2019 414.2 412.5 410.0
Nonmetallic mineral products
Oct 2019 424.2 420.7 420.5
Primary metals
Oct 2019 374.1 377.1 377.9
Fabricated metal products
Oct 2019 1,478.9 1,477.7 1,475.3
Machinery
Oct 2019 1,125.6 1,127.7 1,126.6
Computer and electronic products
Oct 2019 1,091.3 1,091.4 1,059.1
Computer and peripheral equipment
Oct 2019 163.7 163.8 157.2
Communication equipment
Oct 2019 86.2 86.1 85.3
Semiconductors and electronic components
Oct 2019 378.1 380.1 369.0
Electronic instruments
Oct 2019 429.5 427.0 413.5
Electrical equipment and appliances
Oct 2019 403.1 402.9 402.5
Transportation equipment
Oct 2019 1,694.4 1,738.8 1,722.3
Motor vehicles and parts
Oct 2019 943.6 988.7 1,003.7
Furniture and related products
Oct 2019 391.6 392.6 394.7
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Oct 2019 615.8 617.4 613.8
Nondurable goods
Oct 2019 4,807 4,821 4,771
Food manufacturing
Oct 2019 1,661.7 1,666.0 1,638.6
Textile mills
Oct 2019 110.7 111.1 112.2
Textile product mills
Oct 2019 113.6 112.8 116.0
Apparel
Oct 2019 104.4 105.2 110.5
Paper and paper products
Oct 2019 369.0 369.0 367.8
Printing and related support activities
Oct 2019 419.4 420.5 429.5
Petroleum and coal products
Oct 2019 115.8 117.7 118.2
Chemicals
Oct 2019 858.2 858.5 841.2
Plastics and rubber products
Oct 2019 734.3 739.2 730.4
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Oct 2019 319.9 321.1 306.4
Private service-providing
Oct 2019 108,661 108,053 106,909
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Oct 2019 27,897 27,698 27,764
Wholesale trade
Oct 2019 5,965.1 5,946.0 5,886.5
Durable goods
Oct 2019 3,231.9 3,227.2 3,170.8
Nondurable goods
Oct 2019 2,173.4 2,166.5 2,164.0
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Oct 2019 559.8 552.3 551.7
Retail trade
Oct 2019 15,771.4 15,634.2 15,796.5
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Oct 2019 2,066.1 2,070.4 2,035.8
Automobile dealers
Oct 2019 1,312.4 1,314.7 1,306.1
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Oct 2019 486.8 476.7 486.2
Electronics and appliance stores
Oct 2019 472.7 456.0 482.5
Building material and garden supply stores
Oct 2019 1,288.6 1,296.0 1,275.4
Food and beverage stores
Oct 2019 3,135.7 3,116.3 3,091.7
Health and personal care stores
Oct 2019 1,044.3 1,028.8 1,058.6
Gasoline stations
Oct 2019 962.3 959.0 935.8
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Oct 2019 1,280.1 1,268.3 1,339.5
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Oct 2019 560.5 554.6 559.2
General merchandise stores
Oct 2019 3,072.2 3,018.3 3,109.4
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Oct 2019 829.7 823.9 838.2
Nonstore retailers
Oct 2019 572.4 565.9 584.2
Transportation and warehousing
Oct 2019 5,611.3 5,567.6 5,527.1
Air transportation
Oct 2019 519.7 517.5 503.4
Rail transportation
Oct 2019 199.5 199.5 216.6
Water transportation
Oct 2019 64.8 65.5 65.3
Truck transportation
Oct 2019 1,529.0 1,528.5 1,518.8
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Oct 2019 508.7 503.1 505.1
Pipeline transportation
Oct 2019 47.7 47.7 48.6
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Oct 2019 35.4 40.4 34.5
Support activities for transportation
Oct 2019 728.9 722.7 720.8
Couriers and messengers
Oct 2019 764.5 747.6 729.6
Warehousing and storage
Oct 2019 1,213.1 1,195.1 1,184.4
Utilities
Oct 2019 549.3 549.9 553.8
Information
Oct 2019 2,831 2,822 2,839
Publishing industries, except Internet
Oct 2019 747.4 748.0 734.5
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Oct 2019 430.0 424.7 445.7
Broadcasting, except Internet
Oct 2019 270.1 268.3 271.0
Telecommunications
Oct 2019 702.9 704.2 741.3
Data processing, hosting and related services
Oct 2019 339.4 337.2 331.7
Other information services
Oct 2019 341.3 339.8 314.7
Financial activities
Oct 2019 8,732 8,708 8,618
Finance and insurance
Oct 2019 6,379.9 6,363.5 6,328.6
Monetary authorities - central bank
Oct 2019 19.4 19.4 19.6
Credit intermediation and related activities
Oct 2019 2,646.5 2,638.3 2,646.1
Depository credit intermediation
Oct 2019 1,709.2 1,709.2 1,709.7
Commercial banking
Oct 2019 1,303.7 1,305.0 1,312.9
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Oct 2019 976.9 974.4 961.9
Insurance carriers and related activities
Oct 2019 2,737.1 2,731.4 2,701.0
Real estate and rental and leasing
Oct 2019 2,352.5 2,344.4 2,289.8
Real estate
Oct 2019 1,731.4 1,718.9 1,684.1
Rental and leasing services
Oct 2019 598.0 602.5 582.1
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Oct 2019 23.1 23.0 23.6
Professional and business services
Oct 2019 21,812 21,637 21,397
Professional and technical services
Oct 2019 9,656.4 9,558.9 9,385.2
Legal services
Oct 2019 1,151.4 1,142.4 1,145.6
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Oct 2019 1,009.6 993.4 974.2
Architectural and engineering services
Oct 2019 1,533.8 1,525.0 1,498.0
Computer systems design and related services
Oct 2019 2,245.2 2,217.5 2,158.5
Management and technical consulting services
Oct 2019 1,570.4 1,545.8 1,516.6
Management of companies and enterprises
Oct 2019 2,425.8 2,426.8 2,388.3
Administrative and waste services
Oct 2019 9,730.0 9,651.7 9,623.3
Administrative and support services
Oct 2019 9,263.4 9,185.9 9,177.8
Employment services
Oct 2019 3,883.6 3,816.4 3,850.4
Temporary help services
Oct 2019 3,173.0 3,114.6 3,169.9
Business support services
Oct 2019 894.4 883.7 913.4
Services to buildings and dwellings
Oct 2019 2,264.9 2,278.4 2,229.6
Waste management and remediation services
Oct 2019 466.6 465.8 445.5
Education and health services
Oct 2019 24,662 24,343 24,018
Educational services
Oct 2019 4,000.9 3,795.4 3,899.7
Health care and social assistance
Oct 2019 20,660.6 20,548.0 20,118.2
Health care
Oct 2019 16,533.7 16,475.0 16,136.6
Ambulatory health care services
Oct 2019 7,842.6 7,802.3 7,576.5
Offices of physicians
Oct 2019 2,706.8 2,694.2 2,642.1
Outpatient care centers
Oct 2019 982.2 975.2 944.4
Home health care services
Oct 2019 1,571.4 1,561.8 1,493.3
Hospitals
Oct 2019 5,277.8 5,270.0 5,185.3
Nursing and residential care facilities
Oct 2019 3,413.3 3,402.7 3,374.8
Nursing care facilities
Oct 2019 1,609.8 1,610.2 1,608.9
Social assistance
Oct 2019 4,126.9 4,073.0 3,981.6
Child day care services
Oct 2019 1,010.0 998.4 980.6
Leisure and hospitality
Oct 2019 16,781 16,909 16,402
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Oct 2019 2,444.5 2,518.0 2,392.6
Performing arts and spectator sports
Oct 2019 521.9 535.4 538.3
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Oct 2019 178.0 177.2 172.9
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Oct 2019 1,744.6 1,805.4 1,681.4
Accommodation and food services
Oct 2019 14,336.0 14,390.9 14,009.7
Accommodation
Oct 2019 2,043.6 2,091.4 2,019.3
Food services and drinking places
Oct 2019 12,292.4 12,299.5 11,990.4
Other services
Oct 2019 5,946 5,936 5,871
Repair and maintenance
Oct 2019 1,372.9 1,368.3 1,338.7
Personal and laundry services
Oct 2019 1,537.7 1,536.1 1,527.5
Membership associations and organizations
Oct 2019 3,035.6 3,031.2 3,004.5
Government
Oct 2019 23,021 22,630 22,852
Federal
Oct 2019 2,827 2,846 2,798
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Oct 2019 2,223.8 2,243.0 2,194.1
U.S. Postal Service
Oct 2019 603.3 603.3 604.0
State government
Oct 2019 5,349 5,248 5,350
State government education
Oct 2019 2,638.9 2,536.4 2,661.4
State government, excluding education
Oct 2019 2,709.7 2,711.6 2,688.5
Local government
Oct 2019 14,845 14,536 14,704
Local government education
Oct 2019 8,316.3 7,972.7 8,224.8
Local government, excluding education
Oct 2019 6,528.8 6,563.2 6,478.9
   

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