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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    
 
 
    May 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
May 2019 151,095 151,020 148,745
Total private
May 2019 128,581 128,491 126,318
Goods-producing
May 2019 21,078 21,070 20,650
Mining and logging
May 2019 757 756 728
Logging
May 2019 46.1 45.7 49.6
Mining
May 2019 710.7 710.6 678.0
Oil and gas extraction
May 2019 155.4 155.1 144.6
Mining, except oil and gas
May 2019 195.6 195.5 191.5
Coal mining
May 2019 52.9 52.4 52.0
Support activities for mining
May 2019 359.7 360.0 341.9
Construction
May 2019 7,482 7,478 7,267
Construction of buildings
May 2019 1,650.8 1,650.6 1,619.0
Residential building
May 2019 829.2 829.3 800.4
Nonresidential building
May 2019 821.6 821.3 818.6
Heavy and civil engineering construction
May 2019 1,078.7 1,088.1 1,048.7
Specialty trade contractors
May 2019 4,752.5 4,739.6 4,599.2
Residential specialty trade contractors
May 2019 2,071.3 2,066.0 2,021.0
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
May 2019 2,681.2 2,673.6 2,578.2
Manufacturing
May 2019 12,839 12,836 12,655
Durable goods
May 2019 8,060 8,056 7,917
Wood products
May 2019 408.4 410.2 406.5
Nonmetallic mineral products
May 2019 414.1 414.5 413.6
Primary metals
May 2019 381.5 381.7 376.3
Fabricated metal products
May 2019 1,482.8 1,483.6 1,461.8
Machinery
May 2019 1,141.0 1,139.6 1,117.7
Computer and electronic products
May 2019 1,077.5 1,075.9 1,052.5
Computer and peripheral equipment
May 2019 160.7 159.5 155.9
Communication equipment
May 2019 85.9 86.5 85.6
Semiconductors and electronic components
May 2019 375.5 375.4 368.8
Electronic instruments
May 2019 421.9 421.0 408.3
Electrical equipment and appliances
May 2019 401.9 402.8 398.1
Transportation equipment
May 2019 1,741.0 1,737.0 1,688.4
Motor vehicles and parts
May 2019 999.8 997.0 989.3
Furniture and related products
May 2019 394.3 394.9 394.6
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
May 2019 617.2 615.4 607.8
Nondurable goods
May 2019 4,779 4,780 4,738
Food manufacturing
May 2019 1,635.6 1,636.4 1,617.1
Textile mills
May 2019 112.8 113.5 112.3
Textile product mills
May 2019 113.9 114.4 115.7
Apparel
May 2019 107.6 107.9 115.0
Paper and paper products
May 2019 370.4 370.1 365.8
Printing and related support activities
May 2019 421.1 421.1 431.2
Petroleum and coal products
May 2019 117.1 116.8 115.4
Chemicals
May 2019 857.8 857.3 834.4
Plastics and rubber products
May 2019 736.3 735.9 730.1
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
May 2019 306.8 306.9 301.4
Private service-providing
May 2019 107,503 107,421 105,668
Trade, transportation, and utilities
May 2019 27,811 27,811 27,630
Wholesale trade
May 2019 5,939.6 5,932.5 5,827.2
Durable goods
May 2019 3,217.6 3,211.9 3,137.7
Nondurable goods
May 2019 2,168.7 2,166.0 2,146.8
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
May 2019 553.3 554.6 542.7
Retail trade
May 2019 15,780.6 15,788.2 15,856.3
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
May 2019 2,047.4 2,048.5 2,015.1
Automobile dealers
May 2019 1,309.6 1,311.8 1,296.2
Furniture and home furnishings stores
May 2019 487.2 487.3 480.0
Electronics and appliance stores
May 2019 470.3 471.6 496.0
Building material and garden supply stores
May 2019 1,302.2 1,301.1 1,311.1
Food and beverage stores
May 2019 3,115.4 3,116.7 3,084.7
Health and personal care stores
May 2019 1,042.4 1,045.6 1,060.4
Gasoline stations
May 2019 946.0 944.6 932.2
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
May 2019 1,331.1 1,343.8 1,372.3
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
May 2019 557.4 558.1 598.7
General merchandise stores
May 2019 3,058.7 3,052.5 3,102.3
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
May 2019 839.2 836.1 832.5
Nonstore retailers
May 2019 583.3 582.3 571.0
Transportation and warehousing
May 2019 5,538.1 5,538.3 5,390.5
Air transportation
May 2019 513.9 513.9 499.5
Rail transportation
May 2019 209.5 210.6 213.9
Water transportation
May 2019 65.0 64.4 64.8
Truck transportation
May 2019 1,516.4 1,516.1 1,484.8
Transit and ground passenger transportation
May 2019 489.6 492.3 485.1
Pipeline transportation
May 2019 47.9 47.4 48.7
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
May 2019 32.4 34.3 34.2
Support activities for transportation
May 2019 719.3 718.6 708.6
Couriers and messengers
May 2019 753.9 751.7 718.2
Warehousing and storage
May 2019 1,190.2 1,189.0 1,132.7
Utilities
May 2019 552.4 552.0 555.8
Information
May 2019 2,797 2,802 2,831
Publishing industries, except Internet
May 2019 736.5 735.6 731.8
Motion picture and sound recording industries
May 2019 415.8 417.6 440.0
Broadcasting, except Internet
May 2019 268.8 267.9 270.3
Telecommunications
May 2019 717.8 719.5 754.9
Data processing, hosting and related services
May 2019 332.3 332.2 330.6
Other information services
May 2019 326.1 328.7 303.0
Financial activities
May 2019 8,652 8,650 8,556
Finance and insurance
May 2019 6,328.9 6,331.4 6,311.4
Monetary authorities - central bank
May 2019 19.7 19.7 19.5
Credit intermediation and related activities
May 2019 2,630.6 2,630.9 2,649.2
Depository credit intermediation
May 2019 1,708.7 1,709.5 1,716.1
Commercial banking
May 2019 1,306.5 1,307.4 1,322.8
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
May 2019 966.6 970.2 953.8
Insurance carriers and related activities
May 2019 2,712.0 2,710.6 2,688.9
Real estate and rental and leasing
May 2019 2,323.4 2,318.1 2,244.3
Real estate
May 2019 1,705.7 1,701.2 1,654.7
Rental and leasing services
May 2019 594.7 593.8 566.1
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
May 2019 23.0 23.1 23.5
Professional and business services
May 2019 21,427 21,394 20,929
Professional and technical services
May 2019 9,550.6 9,529.3 9,261.0
Legal services
May 2019 1,143.0 1,141.0 1,140.0
Accounting and bookkeeping services
May 2019 1,045.5 1,043.7 1,012.2
Architectural and engineering services
May 2019 1,516.2 1,512.6 1,468.4
Computer systems design and related services
May 2019 2,206.2 2,197.8 2,110.6
Management and technical consulting services
May 2019 1,521.6 1,521.8 1,474.0
Management of companies and enterprises
May 2019 2,405.6 2,408.9 2,369.4
Administrative and waste services
May 2019 9,470.6 9,455.8 9,298.8
Administrative and support services
May 2019 9,017.2 9,001.9 8,862.3
Employment services
May 2019 3,724.1 3,716.2 3,665.8
Temporary help services
May 2019 3,045.0 3,039.9 3,000.5
Business support services
May 2019 896.9 894.6 897.0
Services to buildings and dwellings
May 2019 2,197.5 2,198.3 2,142.8
Waste management and remediation services
May 2019 453.4 453.9 436.5
Education and health services
May 2019 24,171 24,144 23,581
Educational services
May 2019 3,780.4 3,776.8 3,707.7
Health care and social assistance
May 2019 20,390.8 20,366.8 19,873.6
Health care
May 2019 16,353.1 16,337.4 15,962.6
Ambulatory health care services
May 2019 7,730.7 7,718.5 7,478.0
Offices of physicians
May 2019 2,679.0 2,671.1 2,616.9
Outpatient care centers
May 2019 967.7 967.5 930.2
Home health care services
May 2019 1,531.6 1,531.6 1,468.9
Hospitals
May 2019 5,231.6 5,228.6 5,128.5
Nursing and residential care facilities
May 2019 3,390.8 3,390.3 3,356.1
Nursing care facilities
May 2019 1,606.4 1,606.4 1,608.8
Social assistance
May 2019 4,037.7 4,029.4 3,911.0
Child day care services
May 2019 981.5 979.7 962.2
Leisure and hospitality
May 2019 16,721 16,695 16,300
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
May 2019 2,473.3 2,469.4 2,379.4
Performing arts and spectator sports
May 2019 524.4 517.4 504.5
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
May 2019 175.4 175.8 168.0
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
May 2019 1,773.5 1,776.2 1,706.9
Accommodation and food services
May 2019 14,247.3 14,225.2 13,920.5
Accommodation
May 2019 2,051.0 2,045.8 2,025.1
Food services and drinking places
May 2019 12,196.3 12,179.4 11,895.4
Other services
May 2019 5,924 5,925 5,841
Repair and maintenance
May 2019 1,350.4 1,353.3 1,330.4
Personal and laundry services
May 2019 1,536.9 1,536.0 1,505.1
Membership associations and organizations
May 2019 3,036.6 3,035.9 3,005.0
Government
May 2019 22,514 22,529 22,427
Federal
May 2019 2,815 2,811 2,793
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
May 2019 2,206.0 2,204.6 2,187.0
U.S. Postal Service
May 2019 608.5 606.3 606.1
State government
May 2019 5,168 5,178 5,168
State government education
May 2019 2,476.9 2,485.2 2,475.5
State government, excluding education
May 2019 2,691.3 2,692.7 2,692.7
Local government
May 2019 14,531 14,540 14,466
Local government education
May 2019 7,986.3 7,992.4 7,956.5
Local government, excluding education
May 2019 6,544.9 6,548.0 6,509.9
   

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