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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    
 
 
    Apr 2020
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Apr 2020 131,045 151,582 150,492
Total private
Apr 2020 109,308 128,865 127,939
Goods-producing
Apr 2020 18,776 21,131 21,039
Mining and logging
Apr 2020 657 707 741
Logging
Apr 2020 49.6 54.6 48.6
Mining
Apr 2020 606.9 652.7 692.4
Oil and gas extraction
Apr 2020 151.8 156.6 146.1
Mining, except oil and gas
Apr 2020 180.6 188.5 192.6
Coal mining
Apr 2020 43.8 49.8 51.5
Support activities for mining
Apr 2020 274.5 307.6 353.7
Construction
Apr 2020 6,631 7,606 7,469
Construction of buildings
Apr 2020 1,475.1 1,681.2 1,649.4
Residential building
Apr 2020 722.1 839.7 811.6
Nonresidential building
Apr 2020 753.0 841.5 837.8
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Apr 2020 1,015.9 1,094.8 1,078.8
Specialty trade contractors
Apr 2020 4,139.7 4,830.2 4,741.0
Residential specialty trade contractors
Apr 2020 1,815.0 2,112.4 2,079.2
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Apr 2020 2,324.7 2,717.8 2,661.8
Manufacturing
Apr 2020 11,488 12,818 12,829
Durable goods
Apr 2020 7,124 8,038 8,056
Wood products
Apr 2020 382.2 410.1 409.2
Nonmetallic mineral products
Apr 2020 362.8 424.4 419.7
Primary metals
Apr 2020 337.4 371.7 388.4
Fabricated metal products
Apr 2020 1,369.1 1,477.8 1,492.9
Machinery
Apr 2020 1,026.4 1,105.9 1,128.3
Computer and electronic products
Apr 2020 1,088.0 1,097.6 1,073.2
Computer and peripheral equipment
Apr 2020 170.5 169.7 160.3
Communication equipment
Apr 2020 83.7 84.6 83.9
Semiconductors and electronic components
Apr 2020 374.5 377.0 375.3
Electronic instruments
Apr 2020 426.2 432.9 420.7
Electrical equipment and appliances
Apr 2020 383.1 403.9 404.9
Transportation equipment
Apr 2020 1,318.5 1,739.8 1,733.9
Motor vehicles and parts
Apr 2020 614.0 995.5 1,002.9
Furniture and related products
Apr 2020 326.8 386.0 388.4
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Apr 2020 529.8 620.6 616.6
Nondurable goods
Apr 2020 4,364 4,780 4,773
Food manufacturing
Apr 2020 1,567.2 1,653.5 1,636.7
Textile mills
Apr 2020 85.8 105.3 110.4
Textile product mills
Apr 2020 88.6 109.7 114.3
Apparel
Apr 2020 62.4 104.6 111.9
Paper and paper products
Apr 2020 355.2 363.4 365.4
Printing and related support activities
Apr 2020 334.4 413.4 425.5
Petroleum and coal products
Apr 2020 105.0 113.7 115.2
Chemicals
Apr 2020 819.2 850.3 848.5
Plastics and rubber products
Apr 2020 680.5 746.0 733.7
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Apr 2020 265.6 320.5 310.9
Private service-providing
Apr 2020 90,532 107,734 106,900
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Apr 2020 24,719 27,776 27,671
Wholesale trade
Apr 2020 5,568.5 5,931.3 5,893.7
Durable goods
Apr 2020 3,039.4 3,224.4 3,195.2
Nondurable goods
Apr 2020 2,025.9 2,174.1 2,167.0
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Apr 2020 503.2 532.8 531.5
Retail trade
Apr 2020 13,520.3 15,627.2 15,631.1
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Apr 2020 1,713.5 2,058.2 2,029.2
Automobile dealers
Apr 2020 1,037.3 1,301.9 1,302.2
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Apr 2020 253.0 462.0 473.7
Electronics and appliance stores
Apr 2020 445.2 472.5 479.0
Building material and garden supply stores
Apr 2020 1,269.8 1,322.5 1,287.6
Food and beverage stores
Apr 2020 3,045.2 3,087.2 3,072.1
Health and personal care stores
Apr 2020 957.7 1,057.0 1,051.7
Gasoline stations
Apr 2020 900.6 944.0 937.4
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Apr 2020 530.0 1,269.6 1,316.8
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Apr 2020 351.0 535.9 551.4
General merchandise stores
Apr 2020 2,987.9 3,055.3 3,026.7
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Apr 2020 548.7 812.9 837.8
Nonstore retailers
Apr 2020 517.7 550.1 567.7
Transportation and warehousing
Apr 2020 5,086.8 5,670.9 5,598.6
Air transportation
Apr 2020 372.0 512.7 500.3
Rail transportation
Apr 2020 157.2 159.6 179.6
Water transportation
Apr 2020 58.5 64.3 65.5
Truck transportation
Apr 2020 1,435.6 1,523.9 1,530.5
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Apr 2020 318.0 503.3 502.0
Pipeline transportation
Apr 2020 50.5 51.4 51.0
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Apr 2020 13.9 35.4 36.0
Support activities for transportation
Apr 2020 689.6 756.5 751.0
Couriers and messengers
Apr 2020 848.5 846.7 797.5
Warehousing and storage
Apr 2020 1,143.0 1,217.1 1,185.2
Utilities
Apr 2020 543.1 546.4 548.0
Information
Apr 2020 2,636 2,890 2,845
Publishing industries, except Internet
Apr 2020 754.6 771.7 755.9
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Apr 2020 235.8 452.3 437.8
Broadcasting, except Internet
Apr 2020 250.3 262.3 266.9
Telecommunications
Apr 2020 694.6 697.7 716.2
Data processing, hosting and related services
Apr 2020 342.5 349.0 335.5
Other information services
Apr 2020 357.9 357.4 333.1
Financial activities
Apr 2020 8,580 8,842 8,721
Finance and insurance
Apr 2020 6,451.1 6,491.0 6,408.6
Monetary authorities - central bank
Apr 2020 19.7 19.6 19.9
Credit intermediation and related activities
Apr 2020 2,653.1 2,684.3 2,645.3
Depository credit intermediation
Apr 2020 1,776.4 1,785.8 1,774.7
Commercial banking
Apr 2020 1,386.7 1,391.2 1,391.5
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Apr 2020 965.2 969.6 961.5
Insurance carriers and related activities
Apr 2020 2,813.1 2,817.5 2,781.9
Real estate and rental and leasing
Apr 2020 2,128.8 2,350.7 2,312.0
Real estate
Apr 2020 1,646.5 1,747.8 1,707.5
Rental and leasing services
Apr 2020 459.2 579.4 581.2
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Apr 2020 23.1 23.5 23.3
Professional and business services
Apr 2020 19,305 21,470 21,226
Professional and technical services
Apr 2020 9,166.7 9,712.9 9,477.7
Legal services
Apr 2020 1,097.6 1,161.6 1,146.0
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Apr 2020 974.9 1,042.5 1,018.5
Architectural and engineering services
Apr 2020 1,454.2 1,539.4 1,507.0
Computer systems design and related services
Apr 2020 2,161.4 2,254.6 2,185.1
Management and technical consulting services
Apr 2020 1,484.2 1,562.7 1,518.5
Management of companies and enterprises
Apr 2020 2,365.4 2,447.3 2,417.0
Administrative and waste services
Apr 2020 7,773.2 9,309.6 9,331.4
Administrative and support services
Apr 2020 7,319.2 8,842.5 8,881.1
Employment services
Apr 2020 2,641.7 3,587.5 3,631.2
Temporary help services
Apr 2020 2,040.0 2,881.9 2,950.8
Business support services
Apr 2020 773.7 867.2 882.4
Services to buildings and dwellings
Apr 2020 1,916.0 2,175.4 2,169.5
Waste management and remediation services
Apr 2020 454.0 467.1 450.3
Education and health services
Apr 2020 21,941 24,485 24,046
Educational services
Apr 2020 3,334.5 3,791.6 3,740.1
Health care and social assistance
Apr 2020 18,606.7 20,693.6 20,306.0
Health care
Apr 2020 15,032.4 16,468.7 16,200.7
Ambulatory health care services
Apr 2020 6,626.7 7,815.0 7,648.7
Offices of physicians
Apr 2020 2,464.4 2,707.7 2,655.8
Outpatient care centers
Apr 2020 894.8 982.7 957.6
Home health care services
Apr 2020 1,481.7 1,575.3 1,514.1
Hospitals
Apr 2020 5,130.0 5,264.9 5,178.3
Nursing and residential care facilities
Apr 2020 3,275.7 3,388.8 3,373.7
Nursing care facilities
Apr 2020 1,543.0 1,590.2 1,599.1
Social assistance
Apr 2020 3,574.3 4,224.9 4,105.3
Child day care services
Apr 2020 683.3 1,019.5 1,009.4
Leisure and hospitality
Apr 2020 8,715 16,368 16,507
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Apr 2020 1,124.4 2,447.2 2,421.3
Performing arts and spectator sports
Apr 2020 279.4 496.4 517.0
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Apr 2020 129.5 173.3 172.4
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Apr 2020 715.5 1,777.5 1,731.9
Accommodation and food services
Apr 2020 7,590.3 13,920.6 14,085.6
Accommodation
Apr 2020 1,206.0 2,045.0 2,066.8
Food services and drinking places
Apr 2020 6,384.3 11,875.6 12,018.8
Other services
Apr 2020 4,636 5,903 5,884
Repair and maintenance
Apr 2020 1,151.0 1,370.9 1,347.0
Personal and laundry services
Apr 2020 715.3 1,512.2 1,525.9
Membership associations and organizations
Apr 2020 2,769.4 3,019.5 3,011.3
Government
Apr 2020 21,737 22,717 22,553
Federal
Apr 2020 2,887 2,886 2,823
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Apr 2020 2,286.4 2,285.8 2,217.2
U.S. Postal Service
Apr 2020 600.3 599.8 605.8
State government
Apr 2020 4,973 5,153 5,169
State government education
Apr 2020 2,271.7 2,447.8 2,487.4
State government, excluding education
Apr 2020 2,700.8 2,705.1 2,681.8
Local government
Apr 2020 13,877 14,678 14,561
Local government education
Apr 2020 7,568.2 8,037.0 7,994.9
Local government, excluding education
Apr 2020 6,308.3 6,640.6 6,565.7
   

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