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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    
 
 
    Feb 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Feb 2019 150,606 150,586 148,097
Total private
Feb 2019 128,123 128,098 125,697
Goods-producing
Feb 2019 21,010 21,042 20,497
Mining and logging
Feb 2019 754 759 706
Logging
Feb 2019 45.8 47.7 50.3
Mining
Feb 2019 708.3 711.1 655.3
Oil and gas extraction
Feb 2019 150.6 149.8 141.2
Mining, except oil and gas
Feb 2019 195.7 195.5 188.9
Coal mining
Feb 2019 52.8 52.7 50.9
Support activities for mining
Feb 2019 362.0 365.8 325.2
Construction
Feb 2019 7,422 7,453 7,199
Construction of buildings
Feb 2019 1,651.9 1,656.5 1,598.1
Residential building
Feb 2019 830.8 832.4 786.9
Nonresidential building
Feb 2019 821.1 824.1 811.2
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Feb 2019 1,072.8 1,086.0 1,032.2
Specialty trade contractors
Feb 2019 4,697.4 4,710.9 4,568.4
Residential specialty trade contractors
Feb 2019 2,052.2 2,061.5 2,005.4
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Feb 2019 2,645.2 2,649.4 2,563.0
Manufacturing
Feb 2019 12,834 12,830 12,592
Durable goods
Feb 2019 8,064 8,059 7,865
Wood products
Feb 2019 411.7 409.5 404.8
Nonmetallic mineral products
Feb 2019 417.4 420.7 413.4
Primary metals
Feb 2019 383.2 382.6 377.6
Fabricated metal products
Feb 2019 1,482.0 1,484.9 1,449.4
Machinery
Feb 2019 1,143.0 1,139.8 1,102.5
Computer and electronic products
Feb 2019 1,073.9 1,071.4 1,046.8
Computer and peripheral equipment
Feb 2019 161.1 159.8 155.6
Communication equipment
Feb 2019 85.6 85.4 86.3
Semiconductors and electronic components
Feb 2019 376.0 375.0 366.7
Electronic instruments
Feb 2019 417.8 417.9 404.3
Electrical equipment and appliances
Feb 2019 404.6 405.0 392.9
Transportation equipment
Feb 2019 1,738.5 1,735.0 1,679.9
Motor vehicles and parts
Feb 2019 1,006.0 1,004.7 991.9
Furniture and related products
Feb 2019 395.8 395.5 394.7
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Feb 2019 614.2 614.2 603.1
Nondurable goods
Feb 2019 4,770 4,771 4,727
Food manufacturing
Feb 2019 1,632.8 1,632.9 1,610.9
Textile mills
Feb 2019 112.1 112.1 112.5
Textile product mills
Feb 2019 114.3 114.7 116.3
Apparel
Feb 2019 106.9 109.5 114.8
Paper and paper products
Feb 2019 369.5 369.6 364.4
Printing and related support activities
Feb 2019 423.6 424.8 435.5
Petroleum and coal products
Feb 2019 117.1 116.5 117.1
Chemicals
Feb 2019 855.7 849.8 831.4
Plastics and rubber products
Feb 2019 737.0 736.6 727.5
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Feb 2019 300.9 304.2 296.4
Private service-providing
Feb 2019 107,113 107,056 105,200
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Feb 2019 27,844 27,842 27,560
Wholesale trade
Feb 2019 5,922.2 5,911.3 5,827.3
Durable goods
Feb 2019 3,204.9 3,197.2 3,131.8
Nondurable goods
Feb 2019 2,161.6 2,160.1 2,151.7
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Feb 2019 555.7 554.0 543.8
Retail trade
Feb 2019 15,828.6 15,834.7 15,833.1
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Feb 2019 2,037.4 2,034.3 2,014.1
Automobile dealers
Feb 2019 1,306.0 1,304.0 1,298.2
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Feb 2019 485.8 487.9 478.4
Electronics and appliance stores
Feb 2019 474.2 471.8 493.5
Building material and garden supply stores
Feb 2019 1,305.1 1,301.9 1,313.2
Food and beverage stores
Feb 2019 3,113.6 3,109.6 3,084.1
Health and personal care stores
Feb 2019 1,048.0 1,059.7 1,058.8
Gasoline stations
Feb 2019 945.6 947.6 931.7
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Feb 2019 1,352.1 1,352.1 1,369.9
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Feb 2019 559.2 558.9 594.3
General merchandise stores
Feb 2019 3,091.9 3,095.0 3,099.0
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Feb 2019 837.4 838.7 828.4
Nonstore retailers
Feb 2019 578.3 577.2 567.7
Transportation and warehousing
Feb 2019 5,537.6 5,540.6 5,343.1
Air transportation
Feb 2019 512.4 510.3 499.2
Rail transportation
Feb 2019 215.0 215.4 212.7
Water transportation
Feb 2019 65.4 65.2 64.1
Truck transportation
Feb 2019 1,517.6 1,516.7 1,478.4
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Feb 2019 486.8 484.4 489.6
Pipeline transportation
Feb 2019 47.2 47.7 49.0
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Feb 2019 32.4 34.2 35.1
Support activities for transportation
Feb 2019 720.9 721.0 706.1
Couriers and messengers
Feb 2019 754.6 764.3 701.5
Warehousing and storage
Feb 2019 1,185.3 1,181.4 1,107.4
Utilities
Feb 2019 555.4 555.7 556.0
Information
Feb 2019 2,815 2,815 2,812
Publishing industries, except Internet
Feb 2019 734.7 733.7 731.0
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Feb 2019 424.9 427.3 418.9
Broadcasting, except Internet
Feb 2019 271.2 271.1 269.5
Telecommunications
Feb 2019 730.4 732.7 764.2
Data processing, hosting and related services
Feb 2019 332.1 329.7 328.7
Other information services
Feb 2019 321.7 320.1 299.2
Financial activities
Feb 2019 8,630 8,624 8,528
Finance and insurance
Feb 2019 6,332.7 6,328.4 6,298.0
Monetary authorities - central bank
Feb 2019 19.7 19.6 19.4
Credit intermediation and related activities
Feb 2019 2,636.5 2,637.7 2,647.2
Depository credit intermediation
Feb 2019 1,716.8 1,715.7 1,714.1
Commercial banking
Feb 2019 1,315.2 1,316.0 1,322.0
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Feb 2019 965.9 965.2 950.6
Insurance carriers and related activities
Feb 2019 2,710.6 2,705.9 2,680.8
Real estate and rental and leasing
Feb 2019 2,296.8 2,295.5 2,229.6
Real estate
Feb 2019 1,689.7 1,687.4 1,641.0
Rental and leasing services
Feb 2019 584.0 584.9 565.6
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Feb 2019 23.1 23.2 23.0
Professional and business services
Feb 2019 21,311 21,269 20,774
Professional and technical services
Feb 2019 9,473.9 9,451.9 9,186.0
Legal services
Feb 2019 1,142.7 1,142.1 1,139.4
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Feb 2019 1,036.5 1,032.4 992.5
Architectural and engineering services
Feb 2019 1,504.5 1,498.7 1,462.1
Computer systems design and related services
Feb 2019 2,167.7 2,164.4 2,088.2
Management and technical consulting services
Feb 2019 1,515.3 1,510.1 1,464.9
Management of companies and enterprises
Feb 2019 2,402.1 2,398.3 2,343.2
Administrative and waste services
Feb 2019 9,434.9 9,418.8 9,245.2
Administrative and support services
Feb 2019 8,984.4 8,969.8 8,817.0
Employment services
Feb 2019 3,729.0 3,723.6 3,647.5
Temporary help services
Feb 2019 3,054.1 3,048.3 2,987.1
Business support services
Feb 2019 895.3 897.8 899.2
Services to buildings and dwellings
Feb 2019 2,184.7 2,175.3 2,127.5
Waste management and remediation services
Feb 2019 450.5 449.0 428.2
Education and health services
Feb 2019 23,980 23,976 23,481
Educational services
Feb 2019 3,753.8 3,772.5 3,706.4
Health care and social assistance
Feb 2019 20,225.9 20,203.4 19,774.7
Health care
Feb 2019 16,244.7 16,223.9 15,883.6
Ambulatory health care services
Feb 2019 7,656.5 7,641.0 7,419.8
Offices of physicians
Feb 2019 2,656.0 2,652.9 2,603.4
Outpatient care centers
Feb 2019 962.8 957.9 920.9
Home health care services
Feb 2019 1,510.4 1,505.7 1,454.4
Hospitals
Feb 2019 5,212.7 5,208.5 5,109.5
Nursing and residential care facilities
Feb 2019 3,375.5 3,374.4 3,354.3
Nursing care facilities
Feb 2019 1,606.2 1,605.6 1,613.5
Social assistance
Feb 2019 3,981.2 3,979.5 3,891.1
Child day care services
Feb 2019 976.7 974.5 958.0
Leisure and hospitality
Feb 2019 16,643 16,643 16,233
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Feb 2019 2,470.8 2,474.3 2,371.8
Performing arts and spectator sports
Feb 2019 520.4 517.1 501.1
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Feb 2019 173.2 174.4 168.3
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Feb 2019 1,777.2 1,782.8 1,702.4
Accommodation and food services
Feb 2019 14,172.1 14,168.4 13,861.6
Accommodation
Feb 2019 2,045.7 2,043.6 2,016.0
Food services and drinking places
Feb 2019 12,126.4 12,124.8 11,845.6
Other services
Feb 2019 5,890 5,887 5,812
Repair and maintenance
Feb 2019 1,337.9 1,339.3 1,318.5
Personal and laundry services
Feb 2019 1,529.5 1,522.4 1,497.2
Membership associations and organizations
Feb 2019 3,022.7 3,025.4 2,996.1
Government
Feb 2019 22,483 22,488 22,400
Federal
Feb 2019 2,799 2,799 2,792
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Feb 2019 2,195.3 2,193.6 2,183.9
U.S. Postal Service
Feb 2019 604.0 605.0 608.1
State government
Feb 2019 5,176 5,177 5,155
State government education
Feb 2019 2,473.8 2,480.0 2,475.6
State government, excluding education
Feb 2019 2,702.5 2,697.4 2,679.1
Local government
Feb 2019 14,508 14,512 14,453
Local government education
Feb 2019 7,974.3 7,978.7 7,949.6
Local government, excluding education
Feb 2019 6,533.9 6,533.5 6,503.1
   

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