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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 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Apr 2018 148,424 148,260 146,144
Total private
Apr 2018 126,106 125,938 123,829
Goods-producing
Apr 2018 20,559 20,510 19,998
Mining and logging
Apr 2018 730 722 671
Logging
Apr 2018 50.3 50.2 50.6
Mining
Apr 2018 679.4 671.4 620.0
Oil and gas extraction
Apr 2018 150.9 149.7 145.7
Mining, except oil and gas
Apr 2018 186.4 186.6 185.5
Coal mining
Apr 2018 53.0 52.3 51.8
Support activities for mining
Apr 2018 342.1 335.1 288.8
Construction
Apr 2018 7,174 7,157 6,917
Construction of buildings
Apr 2018 1,594.7 1,585.9 1,532.0
Residential building
Apr 2018 785.0 781.3 747.0
Nonresidential building
Apr 2018 809.7 804.6 785.0
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Apr 2018 998.9 1,002.3 987.4
Specialty trade contractors
Apr 2018 4,580.2 4,569.1 4,397.2
Residential specialty trade contractors
Apr 2018 2,015.7 2,011.9 1,928.2
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Apr 2018 2,564.5 2,557.2 2,469.0
Manufacturing
Apr 2018 12,655 12,631 12,410
Durable goods
Apr 2018 7,903 7,885 7,712
Wood products
Apr 2018 403.3 404.0 397.4
Nonmetallic mineral products
Apr 2018 422.0 421.0 411.5
Primary metals
Apr 2018 380.2 379.9 369.4
Fabricated metal products
Apr 2018 1,479.1 1,475.2 1,418.7
Machinery
Apr 2018 1,115.1 1,106.7 1,072.7
Computer and electronic products
Apr 2018 1,061.9 1,061.0 1,038.9
Computer and peripheral equipment
Apr 2018 169.7 169.2 157.1
Communication equipment
Apr 2018 85.2 86.4 86.8
Semiconductors and electronic components
Apr 2018 369.6 368.3 361.1
Electronic instruments
Apr 2018 405.7 404.8 399.7
Electrical equipment and appliances
Apr 2018 401.5 399.7 384.7
Transportation equipment
Apr 2018 1,651.4 1,649.6 1,630.8
Motor vehicles and parts
Apr 2018 960.6 961.5 955.6
Furniture and related products
Apr 2018 390.7 391.8 394.8
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Apr 2018 597.5 596.1 592.8
Nondurable goods
Apr 2018 4,752 4,746 4,698
Food manufacturing
Apr 2018 1,630.7 1,630.2 1,599.9
Textile mills
Apr 2018 111.5 111.3 112.0
Textile product mills
Apr 2018 110.9 111.9 116.0
Apparel
Apr 2018 118.3 117.2 121.7
Paper and paper products
Apr 2018 372.8 373.1 370.0
Printing and related support activities
Apr 2018 434.1 435.6 441.2
Petroleum and coal products
Apr 2018 115.4 114.7 114.8
Chemicals
Apr 2018 827.3 824.5 820.2
Plastics and rubber products
Apr 2018 726.7 725.2 712.9
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Apr 2018 304.5 302.5 289.6
Private service-providing
Apr 2018 105,547 105,428 103,831
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Apr 2018 27,720 27,727 27,431
Wholesale trade
Apr 2018 5,952.7 5,962.5 5,887.3
Durable goods
Apr 2018 3,008.2 3,007.4 2,955.7
Nondurable goods
Apr 2018 2,047.3 2,054.5 2,045.0
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Apr 2018 897.2 900.6 886.6
Retail trade
Apr 2018 15,927.0 15,925.2 15,855.2
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Apr 2018 2,024.0 2,025.0 2,003.7
Automobile dealers
Apr 2018 1,305.3 1,305.8 1,293.7
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Apr 2018 481.3 482.2 476.0
Electronics and appliance stores
Apr 2018 499.1 498.3 512.0
Building material and garden supply stores
Apr 2018 1,311.8 1,316.6 1,266.3
Food and beverage stores
Apr 2018 3,097.5 3,095.2 3,091.3
Health and personal care stores
Apr 2018 1,057.7 1,059.4 1,067.4
Gasoline stations
Apr 2018 936.7 937.6 929.1
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Apr 2018 1,362.7 1,368.0 1,389.1
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Apr 2018 595.4 593.7 602.8
General merchandise stores
Apr 2018 3,134.6 3,126.8 3,118.9
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Apr 2018 831.7 829.7 831.3
Nonstore retailers
Apr 2018 594.5 592.7 567.3
Transportation and warehousing
Apr 2018 5,285.4 5,285.0 5,132.6
Air transportation
Apr 2018 502.0 501.4 489.2
Rail transportation
Apr 2018 211.0 211.8 217.1
Water transportation
Apr 2018 64.8 64.3 64.8
Truck transportation
Apr 2018 1,470.8 1,476.3 1,453.9
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Apr 2018 494.9 495.7 483.7
Pipeline transportation
Apr 2018 48.2 47.7 49.0
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Apr 2018 35.3 36.9 34.9
Support activities for transportation
Apr 2018 702.9 707.7 687.8
Couriers and messengers
Apr 2018 730.0 723.7 668.6
Warehousing and storage
Apr 2018 1,025.5 1,019.5 983.6
Utilities
Apr 2018 555.3 554.3 555.4
Information
Apr 2018 2,772 2,765 2,798
Publishing industries, except Internet
Apr 2018 713.4 714.6 725.1
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Apr 2018 413.4 406.7 428.8
Broadcasting, except Internet
Apr 2018 264.9 263.2 266.4
Telecommunications
Apr 2018 765.0 766.9 783.4
Data processing, hosting and related services
Apr 2018 327.6 327.6 314.7
Other information services
Apr 2018 287.5 286.2 279.4
Financial activities
Apr 2018 8,549 8,547 8,423
Finance and insurance
Apr 2018 6,310.2 6,310.3 6,249.8
Monetary authorities - central bank
Apr 2018 19.0 19.0 19.0
Credit intermediation and related activities
Apr 2018 2,661.9 2,660.6 2,642.7
Depository credit intermediation
Apr 2018 1,720.3 1,718.1 1,711.8
Commercial banking
Apr 2018 1,325.3 1,322.9 1,322.9
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Apr 2018 964.3 961.9 935.3
Insurance carriers and related activities
Apr 2018 2,665.0 2,668.8 2,652.8
Real estate and rental and leasing
Apr 2018 2,238.6 2,236.6 2,173.5
Real estate
Apr 2018 1,623.6 1,623.0 1,590.2
Rental and leasing services
Apr 2018 590.0 588.4 559.1
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Apr 2018 25.0 25.2 24.2
Professional and business services
Apr 2018 20,869 20,815 20,351
Professional and technical services
Apr 2018 9,164.6 9,138.8 8,963.7
Legal services
Apr 2018 1,136.3 1,135.5 1,133.8
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Apr 2018 988.8 985.7 988.7
Architectural and engineering services
Apr 2018 1,466.8 1,461.6 1,428.0
Computer systems design and related services
Apr 2018 2,091.3 2,084.6 2,032.4
Management and technical consulting services
Apr 2018 1,438.0 1,435.1 1,391.1
Management of companies and enterprises
Apr 2018 2,315.6 2,315.2 2,285.6
Administrative and waste services
Apr 2018 9,389.0 9,361.4 9,101.3
Administrative and support services
Apr 2018 8,963.7 8,938.1 8,689.9
Employment services
Apr 2018 3,713.1 3,700.8 3,568.8
Temporary help services
Apr 2018 3,026.8 3,016.5 2,912.9
Business support services
Apr 2018 908.7 911.2 905.7
Services to buildings and dwellings
Apr 2018 2,170.8 2,162.2 2,110.9
Waste management and remediation services
Apr 2018 425.3 423.3 411.4
Education and health services
Apr 2018 23,517 23,486 23,086
Educational services
Apr 2018 3,696.9 3,695.8 3,649.3
Health care and social assistance
Apr 2018 19,819.6 19,790.3 19,436.8
Health care
Apr 2018 15,964.5 15,940.1 15,659.1
Ambulatory health care services
Apr 2018 7,453.5 7,436.6 7,251.6
Offices of physicians
Apr 2018 2,634.3 2,627.2 2,573.1
Outpatient care centers
Apr 2018 924.7 923.1 888.3
Home health care services
Apr 2018 1,446.2 1,443.3 1,406.2
Hospitals
Apr 2018 5,159.8 5,151.8 5,065.3
Nursing and residential care facilities
Apr 2018 3,351.2 3,351.7 3,342.2
Nursing care facilities
Apr 2018 1,612.7 1,615.4 1,631.4
Social assistance
Apr 2018 3,855.1 3,850.2 3,777.7
Child day care services
Apr 2018 934.2 933.1 931.4
Leisure and hospitality
Apr 2018 16,272 16,254 15,993
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Apr 2018 2,344.5 2,344.7 2,318.9
Performing arts and spectator sports
Apr 2018 493.1 491.2 486.8
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Apr 2018 173.1 172.2 164.4
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Apr 2018 1,678.3 1,681.3 1,667.7
Accommodation and food services
Apr 2018 13,927.9 13,909.0 13,673.6
Accommodation
Apr 2018 2,027.4 2,023.3 2,001.5
Food services and drinking places
Apr 2018 11,900.5 11,885.7 11,672.1
Other services
Apr 2018 5,848 5,834 5,749
Repair and maintenance
Apr 2018 1,316.5 1,314.3 1,303.8
Personal and laundry services
Apr 2018 1,521.0 1,511.6 1,473.0
Membership associations and organizations
Apr 2018 3,010.1 3,008.5 2,972.1
Government
Apr 2018 22,318 22,322 22,315
Federal
Apr 2018 2,794 2,793 2,801
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Apr 2018 2,187.0 2,185.2 2,188.6
U.S. Postal Service
Apr 2018 606.8 607.3 612.6
State government
Apr 2018 5,104 5,111 5,157
State government education
Apr 2018 2,443.6 2,448.3 2,473.8
State government, excluding education
Apr 2018 2,660.3 2,663.0 2,682.9
Local government
Apr 2018 14,420 14,418 14,357
Local government education
Apr 2018 7,937.5 7,935.0 7,912.8
Local government, excluding education
Apr 2018 6,482.4 6,483.0 6,443.8
   

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