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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    
 
 
    Mar 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Mar 2019 150,816 150,620 148,279
Total private
Mar 2019 128,297 128,115 125,870
Goods-producing
Mar 2019 21,025 21,013 20,527
Mining and logging
Mar 2019 757 755 714
Logging
Mar 2019 46.7 46.4 50.1
Mining
Mar 2019 709.9 708.8 664.0
Oil and gas extraction
Mar 2019 152.6 151.9 142.8
Mining, except oil and gas
Mar 2019 196.1 195.5 189.5
Coal mining
Mar 2019 52.7 52.6 50.9
Support activities for mining
Mar 2019 361.2 361.4 331.7
Construction
Mar 2019 7,447 7,431 7,201
Construction of buildings
Mar 2019 1,656.4 1,654.6 1,605.2
Residential building
Mar 2019 838.3 833.6 789.9
Nonresidential building
Mar 2019 818.1 821.0 815.3
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Mar 2019 1,076.5 1,075.9 1,034.1
Specialty trade contractors
Mar 2019 4,713.8 4,700.8 4,561.3
Residential specialty trade contractors
Mar 2019 2,062.1 2,054.6 2,006.8
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Mar 2019 2,651.7 2,646.2 2,554.5
Manufacturing
Mar 2019 12,821 12,827 12,612
Durable goods
Mar 2019 8,049 8,056 7,886
Wood products
Mar 2019 407.2 410.2 406.2
Nonmetallic mineral products
Mar 2019 411.6 414.0 414.0
Primary metals
Mar 2019 383.7 383.7 376.3
Fabricated metal products
Mar 2019 1,482.0 1,481.9 1,455.2
Machinery
Mar 2019 1,142.3 1,141.7 1,104.4
Computer and electronic products
Mar 2019 1,075.7 1,073.6 1,049.4
Computer and peripheral equipment
Mar 2019 159.8 160.2 155.7
Communication equipment
Mar 2019 86.0 85.8 86.1
Semiconductors and electronic components
Mar 2019 376.8 376.0 367.9
Electronic instruments
Mar 2019 419.8 418.3 405.7
Electrical equipment and appliances
Mar 2019 404.0 403.5 394.0
Transportation equipment
Mar 2019 1,734.1 1,738.6 1,686.1
Motor vehicles and parts
Mar 2019 999.0 1,005.3 995.5
Furniture and related products
Mar 2019 393.9 394.9 394.8
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Mar 2019 614.3 613.4 605.3
Nondurable goods
Mar 2019 4,772 4,771 4,726
Food manufacturing
Mar 2019 1,634.8 1,632.2 1,613.0
Textile mills
Mar 2019 112.8 112.0 112.3
Textile product mills
Mar 2019 115.0 114.7 116.9
Apparel
Mar 2019 107.6 106.8 115.1
Paper and paper products
Mar 2019 370.6 370.0 364.4
Printing and related support activities
Mar 2019 421.2 423.1 433.3
Petroleum and coal products
Mar 2019 116.6 117.3 114.5
Chemicals
Mar 2019 855.4 857.0 828.9
Plastics and rubber products
Mar 2019 733.5 735.4 728.0
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Mar 2019 304.9 302.7 299.2
Private service-providing
Mar 2019 107,272 107,102 105,343
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Mar 2019 27,816 27,821 27,591
Wholesale trade
Mar 2019 5,917.3 5,919.3 5,834.8
Durable goods
Mar 2019 3,204.5 3,201.2 3,134.4
Nondurable goods
Mar 2019 2,160.3 2,161.7 2,155.8
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Mar 2019 552.5 556.4 544.6
Retail trade
Mar 2019 15,798.4 15,810.1 15,834.3
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Mar 2019 2,040.8 2,038.1 2,013.6
Automobile dealers
Mar 2019 1,308.1 1,306.6 1,296.6
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Mar 2019 488.6 486.1 479.4
Electronics and appliance stores
Mar 2019 472.7 474.0 495.0
Building material and garden supply stores
Mar 2019 1,303.9 1,305.3 1,315.3
Food and beverage stores
Mar 2019 3,113.0 3,113.7 3,080.0
Health and personal care stores
Mar 2019 1,039.2 1,046.9 1,062.7
Gasoline stations
Mar 2019 947.2 945.8 932.6
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Mar 2019 1,351.5 1,354.5 1,368.7
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Mar 2019 562.5 559.8 594.4
General merchandise stores
Mar 2019 3,064.3 3,071.5 3,089.1
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Mar 2019 838.6 837.5 833.7
Nonstore retailers
Mar 2019 576.1 576.9 569.8
Transportation and warehousing
Mar 2019 5,544.8 5,537.5 5,365.6
Air transportation
Mar 2019 514.3 513.9 497.9
Rail transportation
Mar 2019 213.3 214.1 212.2
Water transportation
Mar 2019 65.2 65.2 63.8
Truck transportation
Mar 2019 1,514.9 1,516.1 1,486.4
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Mar 2019 492.0 489.1 487.2
Pipeline transportation
Mar 2019 47.1 47.1 49.2
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Mar 2019 33.7 33.8 35.3
Support activities for transportation
Mar 2019 722.4 719.8 707.7
Couriers and messengers
Mar 2019 755.4 753.6 708.5
Warehousing and storage
Mar 2019 1,186.5 1,184.8 1,117.4
Utilities
Mar 2019 555.1 553.8 555.8
Information
Mar 2019 2,821 2,811 2,824
Publishing industries, except Internet
Mar 2019 734.1 733.7 732.3
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Mar 2019 428.7 420.9 429.6
Broadcasting, except Internet
Mar 2019 270.5 271.3 270.1
Telecommunications
Mar 2019 731.2 731.3 760.9
Data processing, hosting and related services
Mar 2019 333.5 331.9 329.9
Other information services
Mar 2019 322.5 321.6 300.7
Financial activities
Mar 2019 8,638 8,627 8,537
Finance and insurance
Mar 2019 6,331.9 6,325.2 6,300.7
Monetary authorities - central bank
Mar 2019 19.7 19.7 19.4
Credit intermediation and related activities
Mar 2019 2,633.9 2,636.3 2,645.4
Depository credit intermediation
Mar 2019 1,710.5 1,714.8 1,714.5
Commercial banking
Mar 2019 1,310.7 1,313.7 1,322.3
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Mar 2019 969.4 967.7 951.6
Insurance carriers and related activities
Mar 2019 2,708.9 2,701.5 2,684.3
Real estate and rental and leasing
Mar 2019 2,305.8 2,301.8 2,236.0
Real estate
Mar 2019 1,691.6 1,690.9 1,649.0
Rental and leasing services
Mar 2019 591.1 587.8 563.9
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Mar 2019 23.1 23.1 23.1
Professional and business services
Mar 2019 21,350 21,313 20,816
Professional and technical services
Mar 2019 9,518.1 9,484.0 9,207.2
Legal services
Mar 2019 1,143.3 1,141.7 1,139.4
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Mar 2019 1,041.7 1,037.8 1,001.2
Architectural and engineering services
Mar 2019 1,513.2 1,506.9 1,460.9
Computer systems design and related services
Mar 2019 2,180.3 2,168.8 2,096.3
Management and technical consulting services
Mar 2019 1,526.1 1,520.0 1,464.7
Management of companies and enterprises
Mar 2019 2,407.6 2,404.6 2,350.0
Administrative and waste services
Mar 2019 9,423.8 9,424.5 9,259.0
Administrative and support services
Mar 2019 8,972.5 8,974.2 8,827.7
Employment services
Mar 2019 3,711.8 3,715.1 3,649.3
Temporary help services
Mar 2019 3,031.2 3,036.6 2,986.3
Business support services
Mar 2019 894.1 894.6 898.4
Services to buildings and dwellings
Mar 2019 2,187.0 2,187.0 2,134.5
Waste management and remediation services
Mar 2019 451.3 450.3 431.3
Education and health services
Mar 2019 24,063 23,993 23,518
Educational services
Mar 2019 3,763.2 3,754.3 3,701.2
Health care and social assistance
Mar 2019 20,300.2 20,239.0 19,816.3
Health care
Mar 2019 16,305.1 16,256.0 15,907.6
Ambulatory health care services
Mar 2019 7,694.0 7,667.0 7,440.6
Offices of physicians
Mar 2019 2,663.5 2,656.5 2,607.9
Outpatient care centers
Mar 2019 964.3 963.6 924.5
Home health care services
Mar 2019 1,522.8 1,514.8 1,458.7
Hospitals
Mar 2019 5,223.4 5,209.8 5,114.9
Nursing and residential care facilities
Mar 2019 3,387.7 3,379.2 3,352.1
Nursing care facilities
Mar 2019 1,608.9 1,606.4 1,610.3
Social assistance
Mar 2019 3,995.1 3,983.0 3,908.7
Child day care services
Mar 2019 977.5 976.7 960.1
Leisure and hospitality
Mar 2019 16,679 16,646 16,244
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Mar 2019 2,472.5 2,466.2 2,371.2
Performing arts and spectator sports
Mar 2019 517.1 516.1 499.9
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Mar 2019 175.1 174.0 167.9
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Mar 2019 1,780.3 1,776.1 1,703.4
Accommodation and food services
Mar 2019 14,206.3 14,179.5 13,872.7
Accommodation
Mar 2019 2,045.3 2,045.8 2,020.4
Food services and drinking places
Mar 2019 12,161.0 12,133.7 11,852.3
Other services
Mar 2019 5,905 5,891 5,813
Repair and maintenance
Mar 2019 1,348.1 1,339.8 1,321.1
Personal and laundry services
Mar 2019 1,531.9 1,528.7 1,493.2
Membership associations and organizations
Mar 2019 3,025.3 3,022.6 2,998.3
Government
Mar 2019 22,519 22,505 22,409
Federal
Mar 2019 2,796 2,798 2,792
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Mar 2019 2,190.7 2,192.2 2,184.8
U.S. Postal Service
Mar 2019 605.6 605.6 607.3
State government
Mar 2019 5,194 5,190 5,160
State government education
Mar 2019 2,495.2 2,489.4 2,479.9
State government, excluding education
Mar 2019 2,698.5 2,700.6 2,679.8
Local government
Mar 2019 14,529 14,517 14,457
Local government education
Mar 2019 7,989.5 7,981.3 7,950.0
Local government, excluding education
Mar 2019 6,539.4 6,535.7 6,507.0
   

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