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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    
 
 
    Oct 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Oct 2018 149,750 149,500 147,234
Total private
Oct 2018 127,353 127,107 124,903
Goods-producing
Oct 2018 20,859 20,792 20,168
Mining and logging
Oct 2018 756 751 691
Logging
Oct 2018 47.0 47.3 48.2
Mining
Oct 2018 708.6 703.5 643.2
Oil and gas extraction
Oct 2018 153.2 152.4 145.8
Mining, except oil and gas
Oct 2018 191.3 190.3 185.9
Coal mining
Oct 2018 52.6 52.8 52.7
Support activities for mining
Oct 2018 364.1 360.8 311.5
Construction
Oct 2018 7,318 7,288 6,988
Construction of buildings
Oct 2018 1,617.3 1,615.6 1,543.5
Residential building
Oct 2018 802.6 799.8 751.2
Nonresidential building
Oct 2018 814.7 815.8 792.3
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Oct 2018 1,036.1 1,029.0 984.1
Specialty trade contractors
Oct 2018 4,664.9 4,643.6 4,460.0
Residential specialty trade contractors
Oct 2018 2,053.3 2,039.5 1,961.2
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Oct 2018 2,611.6 2,604.1 2,498.8
Manufacturing
Oct 2018 12,785 12,753 12,489
Durable goods
Oct 2018 8,005 7,984 7,765
Wood products
Oct 2018 407.8 407.3 398.1
Nonmetallic mineral products
Oct 2018 424.3 422.5 410.9
Primary metals
Oct 2018 381.9 382.2 374.4
Fabricated metal products
Oct 2018 1,495.4 1,495.5 1,443.0
Machinery
Oct 2018 1,135.5 1,130.7 1,083.8
Computer and electronic products
Oct 2018 1,071.9 1,069.7 1,047.9
Computer and peripheral equipment
Oct 2018 171.0 170.4 162.5
Communication equipment
Oct 2018 85.6 85.2 87.0
Semiconductors and electronic components
Oct 2018 369.1 369.7 363.7
Electronic instruments
Oct 2018 412.9 411.7 401.0
Electrical equipment and appliances
Oct 2018 408.1 408.3 392.8
Transportation equipment
Oct 2018 1,686.5 1,676.3 1,630.0
Motor vehicles and parts
Oct 2018 969.5 962.7 950.5
Furniture and related products
Oct 2018 390.7 391.0 393.3
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Oct 2018 603.3 600.5 590.9
Nondurable goods
Oct 2018 4,780 4,769 4,724
Food manufacturing
Oct 2018 1,648.9 1,642.1 1,613.4
Textile mills
Oct 2018 111.0 111.6 112.5
Textile product mills
Oct 2018 110.4 110.8 112.4
Apparel
Oct 2018 110.8 110.9 116.3
Paper and paper products
Oct 2018 378.2 378.9 369.2
Printing and related support activities
Oct 2018 430.9 432.2 439.5
Petroleum and coal products
Oct 2018 116.2 116.6 116.0
Chemicals
Oct 2018 838.6 836.9 828.0
Plastics and rubber products
Oct 2018 730.6 728.0 721.7
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Oct 2018 304.0 301.4 294.5
Private service-providing
Oct 2018 106,494 106,315 104,735
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Oct 2018 27,865 27,828 27,553
Wholesale trade
Oct 2018 6,017.2 6,008.1 5,923.3
Durable goods
Oct 2018 3,042.6 3,035.9 2,978.5
Nondurable goods
Oct 2018 2,053.9 2,052.5 2,049.3
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Oct 2018 920.7 919.7 895.5
Retail trade
Oct 2018 15,896.4 15,894.0 15,859.8
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Oct 2018 2,042.5 2,037.0 2,017.3
Automobile dealers
Oct 2018 1,313.1 1,312.2 1,301.7
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Oct 2018 485.9 484.3 476.6
Electronics and appliance stores
Oct 2018 490.9 491.8 500.4
Building material and garden supply stores
Oct 2018 1,304.1 1,303.8 1,288.9
Food and beverage stores
Oct 2018 3,100.7 3,097.4 3,079.6
Health and personal care stores
Oct 2018 1,060.0 1,057.9 1,058.1
Gasoline stations
Oct 2018 938.4 940.6 932.0
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Oct 2018 1,352.6 1,352.9 1,361.3
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Oct 2018 560.4 566.5 606.0
General merchandise stores
Oct 2018 3,140.5 3,138.8 3,143.7
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Oct 2018 818.1 821.7 820.2
Nonstore retailers
Oct 2018 602.3 601.3 575.7
Transportation and warehousing
Oct 2018 5,399.1 5,374.3 5,215.4
Air transportation
Oct 2018 505.6 505.5 498.5
Rail transportation
Oct 2018 215.0 215.3 212.7
Water transportation
Oct 2018 65.4 65.1 65.4
Truck transportation
Oct 2018 1,492.2 1,489.8 1,455.6
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Oct 2018 498.2 496.7 497.9
Pipeline transportation
Oct 2018 47.0 46.8 47.7
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Oct 2018 35.3 34.7 36.5
Support activities for transportation
Oct 2018 717.6 712.8 693.1
Couriers and messengers
Oct 2018 764.6 757.0 704.2
Warehousing and storage
Oct 2018 1,058.2 1,050.6 1,003.8
Utilities
Oct 2018 552.5 551.3 554.2
Information
Oct 2018 2,769 2,762 2,784
Publishing industries, except Internet
Oct 2018 713.7 714.6 719.1
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Oct 2018 416.8 412.5 424.5
Broadcasting, except Internet
Oct 2018 263.1 263.2 264.7
Telecommunications
Oct 2018 748.6 748.5 772.7
Data processing, hosting and related services
Oct 2018 328.0 326.9 319.7
Other information services
Oct 2018 298.6 296.0 283.3
Financial activities
Oct 2018 8,609 8,602 8,494
Finance and insurance
Oct 2018 6,332.4 6,334.0 6,287.6
Monetary authorities - central bank
Oct 2018 19.2 19.2 19.0
Credit intermediation and related activities
Oct 2018 2,664.0 2,665.1 2,656.7
Depository credit intermediation
Oct 2018 1,718.3 1,718.6 1,717.4
Commercial banking
Oct 2018 1,316.3 1,318.7 1,323.8
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Oct 2018 967.3 970.0 945.6
Insurance carriers and related activities
Oct 2018 2,681.9 2,679.7 2,666.3
Real estate and rental and leasing
Oct 2018 2,276.5 2,268.0 2,206.2
Real estate
Oct 2018 1,645.5 1,641.2 1,605.2
Rental and leasing services
Oct 2018 605.7 601.7 576.9
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Oct 2018 25.3 25.1 24.1
Professional and business services
Oct 2018 21,146 21,111 20,630
Professional and technical services
Oct 2018 9,307.6 9,287.9 9,061.1
Legal services
Oct 2018 1,138.1 1,137.5 1,137.0
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Oct 2018 1,014.1 1,011.9 998.0
Architectural and engineering services
Oct 2018 1,492.3 1,485.4 1,447.7
Computer systems design and related services
Oct 2018 2,126.6 2,120.9 2,058.4
Management and technical consulting services
Oct 2018 1,469.8 1,465.9 1,413.5
Management of companies and enterprises
Oct 2018 2,339.1 2,336.9 2,302.6
Administrative and waste services
Oct 2018 9,498.9 9,486.5 9,266.3
Administrative and support services
Oct 2018 9,062.5 9,051.9 8,850.8
Employment services
Oct 2018 3,749.4 3,749.9 3,663.2
Temporary help services
Oct 2018 3,058.2 3,054.9 2,992.0
Business support services
Oct 2018 910.5 911.7 906.4
Services to buildings and dwellings
Oct 2018 2,208.6 2,199.5 2,141.4
Waste management and remediation services
Oct 2018 436.4 434.6 415.5
Education and health services
Oct 2018 23,811 23,767 23,312
Educational services
Oct 2018 3,753.3 3,755.8 3,686.6
Health care and social assistance
Oct 2018 20,057.5 20,010.8 19,625.7
Health care
Oct 2018 16,137.2 16,101.6 15,814.7
Ambulatory health care services
Oct 2018 7,545.4 7,531.2 7,357.5
Offices of physicians
Oct 2018 2,651.8 2,648.1 2,603.1
Outpatient care centers
Oct 2018 942.0 938.4 909.9
Home health care services
Oct 2018 1,470.5 1,468.6 1,432.1
Hospitals
Oct 2018 5,216.1 5,203.1 5,109.2
Nursing and residential care facilities
Oct 2018 3,375.7 3,367.3 3,348.0
Nursing care facilities
Oct 2018 1,615.2 1,611.7 1,621.7
Social assistance
Oct 2018 3,920.3 3,909.2 3,811.0
Child day care services
Oct 2018 937.0 937.5 935.3
Leisure and hospitality
Oct 2018 16,410 16,368 16,156
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Oct 2018 2,372.3 2,363.3 2,347.7
Performing arts and spectator sports
Oct 2018 501.9 498.6 499.0
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Oct 2018 175.5 174.5 168.0
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Oct 2018 1,694.9 1,690.2 1,680.7
Accommodation and food services
Oct 2018 14,038.1 14,005.1 13,808.4
Accommodation
Oct 2018 2,036.2 2,036.7 2,010.4
Food services and drinking places
Oct 2018 12,001.9 11,968.4 11,798.0
Other services
Oct 2018 5,884 5,877 5,806
Repair and maintenance
Oct 2018 1,327.5 1,324.6 1,311.3
Personal and laundry services
Oct 2018 1,539.5 1,534.7 1,499.7
Membership associations and organizations
Oct 2018 3,017.1 3,017.4 2,995.3
Government
Oct 2018 22,397 22,393 22,331
Federal
Oct 2018 2,799 2,798 2,807
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Oct 2018 2,194.5 2,191.9 2,190.3
U.S. Postal Service
Oct 2018 604.9 605.7 616.9
State government
Oct 2018 5,139 5,138 5,135
State government education
Oct 2018 2,474.9 2,473.6 2,462.7
State government, excluding education
Oct 2018 2,663.7 2,664.8 2,671.8
Local government
Oct 2018 14,459 14,457 14,389
Local government education
Oct 2018 7,968.7 7,968.9 7,936.7
Local government, excluding education
Oct 2018 6,490.1 6,488.3 6,452.0
   

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