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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    
 
 
    Sep 2020
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Sep 2020 141,720 141,059 151,368
Total private
Sep 2020 119,917 119,040 128,718
Goods-producing
Sep 2020 20,063 19,970 21,106
Mining and logging
Sep 2020 613 612 731
Logging
Sep 2020 50.6 50.5 51.5
Mining
Sep 2020 562.4 561.5 679.8
Oil and gas extraction
Sep 2020 156.9 156.0 154.3
Mining, except oil and gas
Sep 2020 179.8 180.0 190.0
Coal mining
Sep 2020 44.5 45.4 52.2
Support activities for mining
Sep 2020 225.7 225.5 335.5
Construction
Sep 2020 7,245 7,219 7,524
Construction of buildings
Sep 2020 1,620.9 1,609.0 1,664.6
Residential building
Sep 2020 827.3 820.7 825.4
Nonresidential building
Sep 2020 793.6 788.3 839.2
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Sep 2020 1,005.7 1,009.1 1,079.1
Specialty trade contractors
Sep 2020 4,618.3 4,600.7 4,780.1
Residential specialty trade contractors
Sep 2020 2,075.0 2,059.5 2,089.5
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Sep 2020 2,543.3 2,541.2 2,690.6
Manufacturing
Sep 2020 12,205 12,139 12,851
Durable goods
Sep 2020 7,614 7,568 8,066
Wood products
Sep 2020 392.2 388.3 410.3
Nonmetallic mineral products
Sep 2020 405.6 399.4 422.2
Primary metals
Sep 2020 335.6 339.0 384.0
Fabricated metal products
Sep 2020 1,390.5 1,386.3 1,489.9
Machinery
Sep 2020 1,050.7 1,036.9 1,122.2
Computer and electronic products
Sep 2020 1,086.4 1,085.7 1,089.0
Computer and peripheral equipment
Sep 2020 169.1 169.8 165.1
Communication equipment
Sep 2020 82.0 82.5 83.5
Semiconductors and electronic components
Sep 2020 372.1 372.3 379.4
Electronic instruments
Sep 2020 428.6 425.9 427.8
Electrical equipment and appliances
Sep 2020 378.1 377.3 404.9
Transportation equipment
Sep 2020 1,625.1 1,609.8 1,737.4
Motor vehicles and parts
Sep 2020 919.0 904.7 997.7
Furniture and related products
Sep 2020 352.7 353.0 386.9
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Sep 2020 597.0 592.6 619.1
Nondurable goods
Sep 2020 4,591 4,571 4,785
Food manufacturing
Sep 2020 1,612.3 1,607.3 1,645.2
Textile mills
Sep 2020 96.4 94.0 107.9
Textile product mills
Sep 2020 104.0 102.1 111.9
Apparel
Sep 2020 86.1 85.7 109.7
Paper and paper products
Sep 2020 357.0 354.0 364.9
Printing and related support activities
Sep 2020 364.9 360.2 424.2
Petroleum and coal products
Sep 2020 103.8 104.0 113.2
Chemicals
Sep 2020 837.2 839.2 851.7
Plastics and rubber products
Sep 2020 724.2 723.2 738.2
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Sep 2020 304.9 300.9 317.6
Private service-providing
Sep 2020 99,854 99,070 107,612
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Sep 2020 26,727 26,490 27,712
Wholesale trade
Sep 2020 5,622.5 5,603.8 5,913.2
Durable goods
Sep 2020 3,059.7 3,046.7 3,215.5
Nondurable goods
Sep 2020 2,062.9 2,054.6 2,168.8
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Sep 2020 499.9 502.5 528.9
Retail trade
Sep 2020 15,189.0 15,046.6 15,622.8
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Sep 2020 1,943.9 1,927.8 2,042.4
Automobile dealers
Sep 2020 1,214.7 1,204.5 1,300.7
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Sep 2020 413.5 408.2 470.5
Electronics and appliance stores
Sep 2020 432.9 430.6 472.5
Building material and garden supply stores
Sep 2020 1,399.4 1,391.4 1,306.0
Food and beverage stores
Sep 2020 3,139.6 3,131.6 3,084.5
Health and personal care stores
Sep 2020 986.3 970.4 1,046.7
Gasoline stations
Sep 2020 921.1 917.8 949.7
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Sep 2020 964.2 924.4 1,282.3
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Sep 2020 466.4 454.9 554.8
General merchandise stores
Sep 2020 3,237.7 3,218.2 3,025.7
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Sep 2020 729.2 725.8 830.3
Nonstore retailers
Sep 2020 554.8 545.5 557.4
Transportation and warehousing
Sep 2020 5,373.8 5,300.2 5,628.6
Air transportation
Sep 2020 404.3 405.9 503.5
Rail transportation
Sep 2020 145.9 145.8 170.0
Water transportation
Sep 2020 56.1 54.9 65.7
Truck transportation
Sep 2020 1,454.4 1,449.8 1,528.0
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Sep 2020 367.6 346.2 500.7
Pipeline transportation
Sep 2020 49.5 49.8 51.3
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Sep 2020 21.7 20.9 35.9
Support activities for transportation
Sep 2020 683.9 679.0 755.0
Couriers and messengers
Sep 2020 936.6 926.3 825.3
Warehousing and storage
Sep 2020 1,253.8 1,221.6 1,193.2
Utilities
Sep 2020 541.8 539.0 547.5
Information
Sep 2020 2,618 2,591 2,866
Publishing industries, except Internet
Sep 2020 733.7 734.2 765.2
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Sep 2020 264.3 241.1 445.5
Broadcasting, except Internet
Sep 2020 246.4 242.0 265.0
Telecommunications
Sep 2020 678.8 680.1 704.4
Data processing, hosting and related services
Sep 2020 337.7 337.8 341.9
Other information services
Sep 2020 357.3 355.4 344.4
Financial activities
Sep 2020 8,683 8,646 8,771
Finance and insurance
Sep 2020 6,482.4 6,466.1 6,442.1
Monetary authorities - central bank
Sep 2020 20.0 19.8 19.7
Credit intermediation and related activities
Sep 2020 2,661.5 2,656.9 2,650.9
Depository credit intermediation
Sep 2020 1,760.7 1,762.7 1,777.1
Commercial banking
Sep 2020 1,372.9 1,375.1 1,390.3
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Sep 2020 974.6 970.6 967.1
Insurance carriers and related activities
Sep 2020 2,826.3 2,818.8 2,804.4
Real estate and rental and leasing
Sep 2020 2,200.2 2,180.2 2,328.9
Real estate
Sep 2020 1,692.3 1,680.4 1,725.9
Rental and leasing services
Sep 2020 484.9 476.8 579.8
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Sep 2020 23.0 23.0 23.2
Professional and business services
Sep 2020 20,164 20,075 21,402
Professional and technical services
Sep 2020 9,387.1 9,339.8 9,603.0
Legal services
Sep 2020 1,113.5 1,110.4 1,152.4
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Sep 2020 1,014.0 1,011.8 1,032.6
Architectural and engineering services
Sep 2020 1,500.8 1,487.7 1,518.4
Computer systems design and related services
Sep 2020 2,179.3 2,167.6 2,223.5
Management and technical consulting services
Sep 2020 1,499.0 1,495.9 1,543.8
Management of companies and enterprises
Sep 2020 2,351.3 2,340.0 2,438.3
Administrative and waste services
Sep 2020 8,425.7 8,394.7 9,360.2
Administrative and support services
Sep 2020 7,970.6 7,942.4 8,901.2
Employment services
Sep 2020 3,098.7 3,098.2 3,644.6
Temporary help services
Sep 2020 2,474.7 2,466.6 2,949.1
Business support services
Sep 2020 781.9 773.5 871.6
Services to buildings and dwellings
Sep 2020 2,070.9 2,048.5 2,180.1
Waste management and remediation services
Sep 2020 455.1 452.3 459.0
Education and health services
Sep 2020 23,189 23,149 24,323
Educational services
Sep 2020 3,473.7 3,542.2 3,791.6
Health care and social assistance
Sep 2020 19,714.9 19,607.2 20,531.1
Health care
Sep 2020 15,839.6 15,786.8 16,356.8
Ambulatory health care services
Sep 2020 7,544.7 7,487.1 7,748.9
Offices of physicians
Sep 2020 2,636.3 2,618.1 2,684.6
Outpatient care centers
Sep 2020 955.5 952.3 968.6
Home health care services
Sep 2020 1,524.6 1,508.4 1,542.0
Hospitals
Sep 2020 5,135.2 5,141.6 5,218.8
Nursing and residential care facilities
Sep 2020 3,159.7 3,158.1 3,389.1
Nursing care facilities
Sep 2020 1,462.5 1,467.3 1,601.5
Social assistance
Sep 2020 3,875.3 3,820.4 4,174.3
Child day care services
Sep 2020 853.0 835.3 1,027.0
Leisure and hospitality
Sep 2020 13,027 12,709 16,631
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Sep 2020 1,676.6 1,609.6 2,440.7
Performing arts and spectator sports
Sep 2020 269.6 274.0 521.0
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Sep 2020 128.9 126.3 172.5
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Sep 2020 1,278.1 1,209.3 1,747.2
Accommodation and food services
Sep 2020 11,350.7 11,099.7 14,189.8
Accommodation
Sep 2020 1,365.6 1,314.9 2,076.5
Food services and drinking places
Sep 2020 9,985.1 9,784.8 12,113.3
Other services
Sep 2020 5,446 5,410 5,907
Repair and maintenance
Sep 2020 1,310.6 1,305.8 1,360.3
Personal and laundry services
Sep 2020 1,255.4 1,255.0 1,527.8
Membership associations and organizations
Sep 2020 2,879.9 2,849.3 3,018.4
Government
Sep 2020 21,803 22,019 22,650
Federal
Sep 2020 3,128 3,162 2,857
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Sep 2020 2,525.3 2,559.2 2,250.4
U.S. Postal Service
Sep 2020 602.3 602.5 606.2
State government
Sep 2020 4,935 4,983 5,181
State government education
Sep 2020 2,239.5 2,288.9 2,483.2
State government, excluding education
Sep 2020 2,695.1 2,694.3 2,697.7
Local government
Sep 2020 13,740 13,874 14,612
Local government education
Sep 2020 7,456.7 7,687.8 8,027.0
Local government, excluding education
Sep 2020 6,282.8 6,186.4 6,585.2
   

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