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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 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Apr 2019 151,095 150,832 148,475
Total private
Apr 2019 128,548 128,312 126,054
Goods-producing
Apr 2019 21,077 21,043 20,587
Mining and logging
Apr 2019 753 756 723
Logging
Apr 2019 44.6 46.3 49.9
Mining
Apr 2019 708.0 709.6 672.8
Oil and gas extraction
Apr 2019 152.5 152.5 143.7
Mining, except oil and gas
Apr 2019 195.7 195.9 189.8
Coal mining
Apr 2019 52.4 52.8 51.7
Support activities for mining
Apr 2019 359.8 361.2 339.3
Construction
Apr 2019 7,486 7,453 7,230
Construction of buildings
Apr 2019 1,654.3 1,656.4 1,616.3
Residential building
Apr 2019 834.1 836.6 795.1
Nonresidential building
Apr 2019 820.2 819.8 821.2
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Apr 2019 1,087.8 1,077.9 1,038.3
Specialty trade contractors
Apr 2019 4,743.4 4,718.2 4,575.3
Residential specialty trade contractors
Apr 2019 2,065.1 2,062.0 2,011.3
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Apr 2019 2,678.3 2,656.2 2,564.0
Manufacturing
Apr 2019 12,838 12,834 12,634
Durable goods
Apr 2019 8,055 8,055 7,903
Wood products
Apr 2019 411.2 409.8 405.6
Nonmetallic mineral products
Apr 2019 413.5 414.1 414.3
Primary metals
Apr 2019 381.0 383.1 376.4
Fabricated metal products
Apr 2019 1,484.9 1,485.1 1,458.6
Machinery
Apr 2019 1,138.7 1,141.4 1,111.6
Computer and electronic products
Apr 2019 1,076.6 1,074.4 1,050.7
Computer and peripheral equipment
Apr 2019 159.5 160.1 156.1
Communication equipment
Apr 2019 86.2 86.1 85.3
Semiconductors and electronic components
Apr 2019 375.3 375.6 368.7
Electronic instruments
Apr 2019 422.2 419.3 407.1
Electrical equipment and appliances
Apr 2019 401.6 403.0 395.7
Transportation equipment
Apr 2019 1,736.3 1,734.4 1,689.8
Motor vehicles and parts
Apr 2019 997.7 999.2 995.0
Furniture and related products
Apr 2019 394.9 394.9 393.8
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Apr 2019 616.1 614.7 606.6
Nondurable goods
Apr 2019 4,783 4,779 4,731
Food manufacturing
Apr 2019 1,638.3 1,635.6 1,613.4
Textile mills
Apr 2019 113.7 112.9 112.5
Textile product mills
Apr 2019 114.9 115.0 115.9
Apparel
Apr 2019 107.9 107.7 116.1
Paper and paper products
Apr 2019 369.0 370.6 365.1
Printing and related support activities
Apr 2019 419.6 421.5 431.5
Petroleum and coal products
Apr 2019 116.5 116.7 114.8
Chemicals
Apr 2019 859.7 856.7 832.5
Plastics and rubber products
Apr 2019 735.9 735.9 729.2
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Apr 2019 307.4 305.9 300.1
Private service-providing
Apr 2019 107,471 107,269 105,467
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Apr 2019 27,820 27,815 27,589
Wholesale trade
Apr 2019 5,931.4 5,921.5 5,821.4
Durable goods
Apr 2019 3,212.2 3,205.1 3,135.2
Nondurable goods
Apr 2019 2,164.6 2,163.9 2,144.3
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Apr 2019 554.6 552.5 541.9
Retail trade
Apr 2019 15,788.9 15,800.9 15,838.0
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Apr 2019 2,050.5 2,043.0 2,014.1
Automobile dealers
Apr 2019 1,314.0 1,308.9 1,296.7
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Apr 2019 486.9 488.1 479.8
Electronics and appliance stores
Apr 2019 472.4 472.5 495.7
Building material and garden supply stores
Apr 2019 1,299.9 1,302.9 1,309.8
Food and beverage stores
Apr 2019 3,119.2 3,117.0 3,083.3
Health and personal care stores
Apr 2019 1,045.0 1,042.4 1,060.5
Gasoline stations
Apr 2019 948.2 945.6 931.9
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Apr 2019 1,342.1 1,348.7 1,365.4
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Apr 2019 558.7 564.0 596.4
General merchandise stores
Apr 2019 3,050.5 3,059.0 3,094.3
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Apr 2019 835.2 836.3 834.1
Nonstore retailers
Apr 2019 580.3 581.4 572.7
Transportation and warehousing
Apr 2019 5,548.4 5,537.3 5,372.2
Air transportation
Apr 2019 515.4 514.9 499.3
Rail transportation
Apr 2019 211.6 212.3 212.8
Water transportation
Apr 2019 64.6 64.6 64.4
Truck transportation
Apr 2019 1,516.3 1,516.8 1,481.4
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Apr 2019 494.1 489.0 486.6
Pipeline transportation
Apr 2019 47.2 47.1 48.5
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Apr 2019 34.1 34.0 34.5
Support activities for transportation
Apr 2019 719.7 719.6 706.7
Couriers and messengers
Apr 2019 753.4 752.4 714.4
Warehousing and storage
Apr 2019 1,192.0 1,186.6 1,123.6
Utilities
Apr 2019 551.7 554.9 557.2
Information
Apr 2019 2,814 2,815 2,829
Publishing industries, except Internet
Apr 2019 734.7 733.8 730.4
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Apr 2019 420.6 424.1 438.7
Broadcasting, except Internet
Apr 2019 268.5 269.0 270.4
Telecommunications
Apr 2019 727.0 730.1 756.6
Data processing, hosting and related services
Apr 2019 333.4 332.9 330.1
Other information services
Apr 2019 330.0 324.8 302.6
Financial activities
Apr 2019 8,651 8,639 8,541
Finance and insurance
Apr 2019 6,332.9 6,329.5 6,303.3
Monetary authorities - central bank
Apr 2019 19.7 19.7 19.4
Credit intermediation and related activities
Apr 2019 2,629.9 2,631.3 2,645.9
Depository credit intermediation
Apr 2019 1,708.9 1,710.6 1,714.9
Commercial banking
Apr 2019 1,306.2 1,310.3 1,322.3
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Apr 2019 970.3 969.4 953.2
Insurance carriers and related activities
Apr 2019 2,713.0 2,709.1 2,684.8
Real estate and rental and leasing
Apr 2019 2,317.6 2,309.8 2,237.8
Real estate
Apr 2019 1,699.0 1,693.6 1,650.0
Rental and leasing services
Apr 2019 595.5 593.1 565.0
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Apr 2019 23.1 23.1 22.8
Professional and business services
Apr 2019 21,413 21,337 20,878
Professional and technical services
Apr 2019 9,522.5 9,508.6 9,230.2
Legal services
Apr 2019 1,142.4 1,143.1 1,140.0
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Apr 2019 1,042.9 1,041.6 1,005.6
Architectural and engineering services
Apr 2019 1,506.6 1,508.3 1,464.1
Computer systems design and related services
Apr 2019 2,196.8 2,182.7 2,102.4
Management and technical consulting services
Apr 2019 1,521.7 1,520.8 1,469.0
Management of companies and enterprises
Apr 2019 2,415.0 2,408.2 2,359.8
Administrative and waste services
Apr 2019 9,475.4 9,420.6 9,288.4
Administrative and support services
Apr 2019 9,021.4 8,968.3 8,854.2
Employment services
Apr 2019 3,723.1 3,707.9 3,667.2
Temporary help services
Apr 2019 3,052.6 3,034.7 2,999.1
Business support services
Apr 2019 893.0 891.1 897.1
Services to buildings and dwellings
Apr 2019 2,207.7 2,187.1 2,139.8
Waste management and remediation services
Apr 2019 454.0 452.3 434.2
Education and health services
Apr 2019 24,130 24,068 23,542
Educational services
Apr 2019 3,769.0 3,759.3 3,705.4
Health care and social assistance
Apr 2019 20,360.8 20,308.2 19,836.9
Health care
Apr 2019 16,334.4 16,307.4 15,930.9
Ambulatory health care services
Apr 2019 7,717.1 7,699.9 7,455.1
Offices of physicians
Apr 2019 2,671.6 2,666.6 2,612.4
Outpatient care centers
Apr 2019 966.8 966.6 926.5
Home health care services
Apr 2019 1,531.9 1,526.0 1,461.8
Hospitals
Apr 2019 5,229.2 5,220.9 5,123.5
Nursing and residential care facilities
Apr 2019 3,388.1 3,386.6 3,352.3
Nursing care facilities
Apr 2019 1,605.1 1,608.2 1,608.4
Social assistance
Apr 2019 4,026.4 4,000.8 3,906.0
Child day care services
Apr 2019 978.1 976.3 961.9
Leisure and hospitality
Apr 2019 16,717 16,683 16,262
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Apr 2019 2,490.3 2,480.9 2,375.8
Performing arts and spectator sports
Apr 2019 519.5 517.5 504.0
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Apr 2019 176.1 174.8 168.9
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Apr 2019 1,794.7 1,788.6 1,702.9
Accommodation and food services
Apr 2019 14,226.8 14,202.4 13,886.1
Accommodation
Apr 2019 2,046.0 2,046.6 2,023.0
Food services and drinking places
Apr 2019 12,180.8 12,155.8 11,863.1
Other services
Apr 2019 5,926 5,912 5,826
Repair and maintenance
Apr 2019 1,353.4 1,348.8 1,324.9
Personal and laundry services
Apr 2019 1,536.9 1,532.5 1,499.8
Membership associations and organizations
Apr 2019 3,035.7 3,030.8 3,001.0
Government
Apr 2019 22,547 22,520 22,421
Federal
Apr 2019 2,811 2,800 2,793
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Apr 2019 2,206.4 2,193.9 2,186.3
U.S. Postal Service
Apr 2019 604.7 606.2 607.0
State government
Apr 2019 5,175 5,186 5,169
State government education
Apr 2019 2,487.6 2,488.1 2,478.5
State government, excluding education
Apr 2019 2,687.4 2,697.6 2,690.3
Local government
Apr 2019 14,561 14,534 14,459
Local government education
Apr 2019 8,003.3 7,990.4 7,953.4
Local government, excluding education
Apr 2019 6,557.3 6,543.7 6,505.4
   

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