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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    
 
 
    Dec 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Dec 2019 152,383 152,238 150,275
Total private
Dec 2019 129,737 129,598 127,790
Goods-producing
Dec 2019 21,137 21,138 20,961
Mining and logging
Dec 2019 731 740 752
Logging
Dec 2019 50.3 51.0 47.2
Mining
Dec 2019 681.0 688.6 705.1
Oil and gas extraction
Dec 2019 167.6 165.1 148.3
Mining, except oil and gas
Dec 2019 190.0 191.9 194.9
Coal mining
Dec 2019 52.0 53.2 52.7
Support activities for mining
Dec 2019 323.4 331.6 361.9
Construction
Dec 2019 7,551 7,531 7,400
Construction of buildings
Dec 2019 1,671.1 1,667.1 1,649.7
Residential building
Dec 2019 844.5 845.6 824.7
Nonresidential building
Dec 2019 826.6 821.5 825.0
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Dec 2019 1,091.3 1,089.5 1,075.4
Specialty trade contractors
Dec 2019 4,788.2 4,774.1 4,674.5
Residential specialty trade contractors
Dec 2019 2,077.3 2,073.0 2,046.7
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Dec 2019 2,710.9 2,701.1 2,627.8
Manufacturing
Dec 2019 12,855 12,867 12,809
Durable goods
Dec 2019 8,056 8,063 8,036
Wood products
Dec 2019 413.3 412.1 406.2
Nonmetallic mineral products
Dec 2019 416.8 418.0 417.6
Primary metals
Dec 2019 370.6 372.9 382.0
Fabricated metal products
Dec 2019 1,472.6 1,479.8 1,481.2
Machinery
Dec 2019 1,126.8 1,128.9 1,137.0
Computer and electronic products
Dec 2019 1,097.7 1,096.2 1,067.6
Computer and peripheral equipment
Dec 2019 165.7 164.9 158.1
Communication equipment
Dec 2019 86.5 86.5 86.4
Semiconductors and electronic components
Dec 2019 379.7 380.2 372.3
Electronic instruments
Dec 2019 431.8 430.7 416.5
Electrical equipment and appliances
Dec 2019 404.8 403.9 404.9
Transportation equipment
Dec 2019 1,741.6 1,739.7 1,731.6
Motor vehicles and parts
Dec 2019 986.9 987.7 1,005.1
Furniture and related products
Dec 2019 392.6 393.9 395.2
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Dec 2019 618.9 617.4 613.1
Nondurable goods
Dec 2019 4,799 4,804 4,773
Food manufacturing
Dec 2019 1,652.3 1,656.0 1,631.7
Textile mills
Dec 2019 109.6 110.1 112.6
Textile product mills
Dec 2019 113.0 113.3 116.1
Apparel
Dec 2019 101.7 102.2 108.4
Paper and paper products
Dec 2019 370.2 370.0 370.7
Printing and related support activities
Dec 2019 415.1 416.7 425.5
Petroleum and coal products
Dec 2019 116.0 114.9 116.7
Chemicals
Dec 2019 861.6 861.8 849.4
Plastics and rubber products
Dec 2019 743.2 742.3 737.7
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Dec 2019 316.5 316.8 304.5
Private service-providing
Dec 2019 108,600 108,460 106,829
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Dec 2019 27,913 27,873 27,788
Wholesale trade
Dec 2019 5,963.2 5,954.9 5,901.3
Durable goods
Dec 2019 3,231.8 3,229.1 3,189.8
Nondurable goods
Dec 2019 2,173.5 2,168.5 2,160.5
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Dec 2019 557.9 557.3 551.0
Retail trade
Dec 2019 15,829.5 15,788.3 15,821.0
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Dec 2019 2,076.7 2,073.8 2,033.8
Automobile dealers
Dec 2019 1,314.9 1,311.5 1,304.9
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Dec 2019 482.7 481.0 484.5
Electronics and appliance stores
Dec 2019 470.7 468.1 474.2
Building material and garden supply stores
Dec 2019 1,324.6 1,317.5 1,301.0
Food and beverage stores
Dec 2019 3,137.9 3,140.0 3,107.9
Health and personal care stores
Dec 2019 1,046.6 1,047.1 1,062.3
Gasoline stations
Dec 2019 959.2 959.2 942.7
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Dec 2019 1,313.2 1,280.0 1,348.2
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Dec 2019 548.4 551.3 542.8
General merchandise stores
Dec 2019 3,086.9 3,084.1 3,105.1
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Dec 2019 813.5 819.0 842.3
Nonstore retailers
Dec 2019 569.1 567.2 576.2
Transportation and warehousing
Dec 2019 5,568.1 5,578.5 5,511.0
Air transportation
Dec 2019 521.3 520.5 508.3
Rail transportation
Dec 2019 194.8 194.1 215.4
Water transportation
Dec 2019 63.7 64.5 64.9
Truck transportation
Dec 2019 1,509.4 1,512.9 1,511.6
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Dec 2019 495.6 492.9 487.4
Pipeline transportation
Dec 2019 47.7 47.8 47.7
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Dec 2019 35.0 35.0 34.6
Support activities for transportation
Dec 2019 727.1 725.7 721.3
Couriers and messengers
Dec 2019 773.0 782.4 749.8
Warehousing and storage
Dec 2019 1,200.5 1,202.7 1,170.0
Utilities
Dec 2019 552.2 551.4 554.6
Information
Dec 2019 2,839 2,836 2,827
Publishing industries, except Internet
Dec 2019 742.8 743.5 732.8
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Dec 2019 433.8 430.2 439.1
Broadcasting, except Internet
Dec 2019 266.7 267.6 270.4
Telecommunications
Dec 2019 707.3 708.5 735.5
Data processing, hosting and related services
Dec 2019 342.8 340.7 329.5
Other information services
Dec 2019 345.5 345.1 319.7
Financial activities
Dec 2019 8,737 8,731 8,615
Finance and insurance
Dec 2019 6,386.7 6,381.9 6,328.1
Monetary authorities - central bank
Dec 2019 19.4 19.4 19.6
Credit intermediation and related activities
Dec 2019 2,657.4 2,652.1 2,638.5
Depository credit intermediation
Dec 2019 1,722.6 1,718.6 1,714.5
Commercial banking
Dec 2019 1,313.8 1,311.6 1,315.5
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Dec 2019 977.4 976.7 966.9
Insurance carriers and related activities
Dec 2019 2,732.5 2,733.7 2,703.1
Real estate and rental and leasing
Dec 2019 2,349.9 2,348.6 2,286.9
Real estate
Dec 2019 1,734.1 1,731.1 1,682.8
Rental and leasing services
Dec 2019 592.5 594.3 580.8
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Dec 2019 23.3 23.2 23.3
Professional and business services
Dec 2019 21,651 21,641 21,254
Professional and technical services
Dec 2019 9,710.3 9,701.1 9,434.9
Legal services
Dec 2019 1,150.4 1,152.0 1,139.9
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Dec 2019 1,071.4 1,066.8 1,034.3
Architectural and engineering services
Dec 2019 1,532.8 1,529.7 1,495.3
Computer systems design and related services
Dec 2019 2,243.2 2,242.5 2,162.2
Management and technical consulting services
Dec 2019 1,557.3 1,555.6 1,505.7
Management of companies and enterprises
Dec 2019 2,441.3 2,437.7 2,395.3
Administrative and waste services
Dec 2019 9,499.8 9,502.5 9,423.3
Administrative and support services
Dec 2019 9,030.3 9,033.6 8,976.1
Employment services
Dec 2019 3,736.8 3,733.4 3,731.2
Temporary help services
Dec 2019 3,043.3 3,036.9 3,059.8
Business support services
Dec 2019 880.0 883.3 897.5
Services to buildings and dwellings
Dec 2019 2,194.5 2,200.2 2,177.2
Waste management and remediation services
Dec 2019 469.5 468.9 447.2
Education and health services
Dec 2019 24,559 24,523 23,912
Educational services
Dec 2019 3,835.9 3,834.6 3,745.5
Health care and social assistance
Dec 2019 20,722.7 20,688.8 20,166.1
Health care
Dec 2019 16,583.5 16,555.4 16,184.7
Ambulatory health care services
Dec 2019 7,884.0 7,860.9 7,614.6
Offices of physicians
Dec 2019 2,723.5 2,718.1 2,647.8
Outpatient care centers
Dec 2019 990.1 982.8 953.9
Home health care services
Dec 2019 1,578.3 1,574.4 1,500.3
Hospitals
Dec 2019 5,297.1 5,288.3 5,195.1
Nursing and residential care facilities
Dec 2019 3,402.4 3,406.2 3,375.0
Nursing care facilities
Dec 2019 1,597.0 1,603.7 1,609.2
Social assistance
Dec 2019 4,139.2 4,133.4 3,981.4
Child day care services
Dec 2019 1,006.6 1,003.5 971.9
Leisure and hospitality
Dec 2019 16,942 16,902 16,554
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Dec 2019 2,520.7 2,506.0 2,444.6
Performing arts and spectator sports
Dec 2019 516.2 518.4 516.0
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Dec 2019 182.2 179.7 174.0
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Dec 2019 1,822.3 1,807.9 1,754.6
Accommodation and food services
Dec 2019 14,421.2 14,396.3 14,109.5
Accommodation
Dec 2019 2,076.4 2,067.4 2,036.0
Food services and drinking places
Dec 2019 12,344.8 12,328.9 12,073.5
Other services
Dec 2019 5,959 5,954 5,879
Repair and maintenance
Dec 2019 1,371.6 1,373.1 1,337.0
Personal and laundry services
Dec 2019 1,535.4 1,532.4 1,524.2
Membership associations and organizations
Dec 2019 3,051.6 3,048.4 3,018.2
Government
Dec 2019 22,646 22,640 22,485
Federal
Dec 2019 2,826 2,826 2,798
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Dec 2019 2,222.1 2,220.3 2,191.9
U.S. Postal Service
Dec 2019 603.5 606.1 606.3
State government
Dec 2019 5,185 5,193 5,183
State government education
Dec 2019 2,477.8 2,480.8 2,486.7
State government, excluding education
Dec 2019 2,707.6 2,711.7 2,695.8
Local government
Dec 2019 14,635 14,621 14,504
Local government education
Dec 2019 8,038.4 8,035.6 7,973.7
Local government, excluding education
Dec 2019 6,596.1 6,585.1 6,529.9
   

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