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Release Tables:
Report Highlights

   
    Apr 2002    
 
 
    Sep 2018
Thousands
Name Sep 2018 Aug 2018 Sep 2017
Total U.S. Nonfarm Private Employment
127,067.198 126,837.583 124,621.918
By Company Size
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
51,956.361 51,899.936 51,344.646
1-19 employees
31,574.307 31,539.261 31,278.227
20-49 employees
20,382.053 20,360.676 20,066.419
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
46,010.031 45,911.416 44,884.423
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
29,100.806 29,026.231 28,392.850
500-999 employees
8,786.772 8,761.100 8,556.345
1,000+ employees
20,314.034 20,265.131 19,836.504
By Sector and Size
Goods-producing
20,612.205 20,566.686 20,121.144
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
6,757.262 6,742.882 6,661.771
1-19 employees
3,947.240 3,938.936 3,902.249
20-49 employees
2,810.022 2,803.946 2,759.522
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
8,073.258 8,045.632 7,804.321
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
5,781.685 5,778.172 5,655.052
500-999 employees
2,034.360 2,033.711 1,976.698
1,000+ employees
3,747.325 3,744.461 3,678.354
Service-providing
106,454.993 106,270.898 104,500.773
Small businesses (1-49 employees)
45,199.098 45,157.054 44,682.875
1-19 employees
27,627.067 27,600.325 27,375.978
20-49 employees
17,572.031 17,556.729 17,306.897
Medium businesses (50-499 employees)
37,936.774 37,865.784 37,080.101
Large businesses (> 499 employees)
23,319.121 23,248.060 22,737.797
500-999 employees
6,752.412 6,727.389 6,579.647
1,000+ employees
16,566.709 16,520.670 16,158.150
Industry Snapshot
Construction
7,198.635 7,164.980 6,972.048
Manufacturing
12,685.338 12,678.170 12,471.437
Trade/transportation/utilities
27,877.334 27,846.903 27,569.208
Financial activities
8,599.471 8,583.406 8,472.113
Professional/business services
21,137.193 21,067.195 20,567.783
   

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