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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    
 
 
    Dec 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Dec 2018 150,263 149,951 147,625
Total private
Dec 2018 127,858 127,557 125,294
Goods-producing
Dec 2018 20,952 20,878 20,328
Mining and logging
Dec 2018 758 754 698
Logging
Dec 2018 47.1 46.5 49.7
Mining
Dec 2018 710.7 707.0 648.3
Oil and gas extraction
Dec 2018 154.7 154.4 144.5
Mining, except oil and gas
Dec 2018 192.1 191.2 185.8
Coal mining
Dec 2018 53.9 53.3 51.8
Support activities for mining
Dec 2018 363.9 361.4 318.0
Construction
Dec 2018 7,352 7,314 7,072
Construction of buildings
Dec 2018 1,634.5 1,626.5 1,563.8
Residential building
Dec 2018 816.2 811.6 767.5
Nonresidential building
Dec 2018 818.3 814.9 796.3
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Dec 2018 1,053.8 1,037.5 991.3
Specialty trade contractors
Dec 2018 4,663.4 4,650.2 4,516.7
Residential specialty trade contractors
Dec 2018 2,037.6 2,040.5 1,986.5
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Dec 2018 2,625.8 2,609.7 2,530.2
Manufacturing
Dec 2018 12,842 12,810 12,558
Durable goods
Dec 2018 8,037 8,018 7,821
Wood products
Dec 2018 405.7 406.8 398.5
Nonmetallic mineral products
Dec 2018 424.6 423.2 415.8
Primary metals
Dec 2018 386.4 385.4 378.7
Fabricated metal products
Dec 2018 1,504.2 1,497.5 1,456.0
Machinery
Dec 2018 1,139.9 1,136.6 1,097.2
Computer and electronic products
Dec 2018 1,078.2 1,074.6 1,055.8
Computer and peripheral equipment
Dec 2018 170.3 170.4 166.0
Communication equipment
Dec 2018 86.3 85.9 86.5
Semiconductors and electronic components
Dec 2018 371.3 370.8 366.6
Electronic instruments
Dec 2018 417.2 414.6 404.1
Electrical equipment and appliances
Dec 2018 410.6 410.2 395.1
Transportation equipment
Dec 2018 1,695.0 1,690.9 1,639.0
Motor vehicles and parts
Dec 2018 969.4 967.6 956.3
Furniture and related products
Dec 2018 390.7 391.4 392.2
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Dec 2018 601.3 601.0 592.3
Nondurable goods
Dec 2018 4,805 4,792 4,737
Food manufacturing
Dec 2018 1,653.9 1,650.2 1,623.9
Textile mills
Dec 2018 112.3 112.2 111.5
Textile product mills
Dec 2018 111.3 110.7 112.8
Apparel
Dec 2018 110.6 110.7 115.9
Paper and paper products
Dec 2018 380.2 378.4 370.0
Printing and related support activities
Dec 2018 429.9 430.9 436.9
Petroleum and coal products
Dec 2018 116.6 115.3 114.9
Chemicals
Dec 2018 843.1 844.3 830.3
Plastics and rubber products
Dec 2018 735.9 733.7 724.3
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Dec 2018 311.1 305.6 296.0
Private service-providing
Dec 2018 106,906 106,679 104,966
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Dec 2018 27,963 27,929 27,593
Wholesale trade
Dec 2018 6,030.8 6,022.4 5,941.9
Durable goods
Dec 2018 3,053.7 3,048.8 2,994.9
Nondurable goods
Dec 2018 2,057.0 2,055.1 2,054.8
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Dec 2018 920.1 918.5 892.2
Retail trade
Dec 2018 15,952.7 15,928.9 15,861.1
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Dec 2018 2,047.6 2,040.3 2,019.9
Automobile dealers
Dec 2018 1,317.3 1,311.0 1,303.4
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Dec 2018 489.8 487.1 480.7
Electronics and appliance stores
Dec 2018 476.7 476.6 495.0
Building material and garden supply stores
Dec 2018 1,304.4 1,303.5 1,299.5
Food and beverage stores
Dec 2018 3,114.9 3,110.9 3,099.8
Health and personal care stores
Dec 2018 1,061.2 1,061.3 1,065.9
Gasoline stations
Dec 2018 943.5 942.2 933.1
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Dec 2018 1,351.5 1,351.5 1,347.5
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Dec 2018 531.7 541.1 598.8
General merchandise stores
Dec 2018 3,197.9 3,182.9 3,121.7
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Dec 2018 835.3 832.2 821.2
Nonstore retailers
Dec 2018 598.2 599.3 578.0
Transportation and warehousing
Dec 2018 5,426.0 5,423.8 5,236.2
Air transportation
Dec 2018 507.3 506.6 499.6
Rail transportation
Dec 2018 216.7 216.0 212.1
Water transportation
Dec 2018 65.6 65.5 65.8
Truck transportation
Dec 2018 1,496.9 1,494.0 1,460.3
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Dec 2018 494.2 494.4 495.5
Pipeline transportation
Dec 2018 46.6 46.8 47.6
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Dec 2018 36.9 36.9 36.0
Support activities for transportation
Dec 2018 725.7 724.0 700.2
Couriers and messengers
Dec 2018 772.2 777.4 707.7
Warehousing and storage
Dec 2018 1,063.9 1,062.2 1,011.4
Utilities
Dec 2018 553.9 553.4 554.1
Information
Dec 2018 2,760 2,761 2,776
Publishing industries, except Internet
Dec 2018 713.4 715.0 717.0
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Dec 2018 403.3 402.4 416.3
Broadcasting, except Internet
Dec 2018 262.9 264.1 263.0
Telecommunications
Dec 2018 748.4 748.9 773.9
Data processing, hosting and related services
Dec 2018 328.9 328.6 319.6
Other information services
Dec 2018 302.8 302.4 285.9
Financial activities
Dec 2018 8,621 8,615 8,511
Finance and insurance
Dec 2018 6,337.4 6,340.5 6,291.2
Monetary authorities - central bank
Dec 2018 19.2 19.1 18.9
Credit intermediation and related activities
Dec 2018 2,652.9 2,658.5 2,657.3
Depository credit intermediation
Dec 2018 1,717.9 1,718.0 1,716.0
Commercial banking
Dec 2018 1,315.0 1,316.8 1,322.5
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Dec 2018 977.9 976.7 950.8
Insurance carriers and related activities
Dec 2018 2,687.4 2,686.2 2,664.2
Real estate and rental and leasing
Dec 2018 2,283.2 2,274.9 2,219.5
Real estate
Dec 2018 1,652.1 1,646.5 1,611.1
Rental and leasing services
Dec 2018 606.1 603.5 584.2
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Dec 2018 25.0 24.9 24.2
Professional and business services
Dec 2018 21,260 21,217 20,677
Professional and technical services
Dec 2018 9,366.5 9,348.9 9,080.8
Legal services
Dec 2018 1,136.7 1,137.3 1,137.1
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Dec 2018 1,023.7 1,020.9 982.1
Architectural and engineering services
Dec 2018 1,500.1 1,498.7 1,456.0
Computer systems design and related services
Dec 2018 2,142.0 2,139.8 2,064.5
Management and technical consulting services
Dec 2018 1,477.0 1,472.8 1,424.1
Management of companies and enterprises
Dec 2018 2,337.7 2,337.3 2,308.4
Administrative and waste services
Dec 2018 9,556.2 9,531.0 9,287.4
Administrative and support services
Dec 2018 9,117.0 9,094.0 8,869.4
Employment services
Dec 2018 3,792.4 3,777.6 3,673.6
Temporary help services
Dec 2018 3,096.7 3,086.4 2,998.1
Business support services
Dec 2018 911.5 913.3 908.5
Services to buildings and dwellings
Dec 2018 2,209.9 2,208.7 2,137.6
Waste management and remediation services
Dec 2018 439.2 437.0 418.0
Education and health services
Dec 2018 23,897 23,815 23,380
Educational services
Dec 2018 3,752.6 3,728.5 3,695.7
Health care and social assistance
Dec 2018 20,144.6 20,086.7 19,684.4
Health care
Dec 2018 16,213.0 16,162.8 15,867.0
Ambulatory health care services
Dec 2018 7,608.3 7,570.5 7,388.6
Offices of physicians
Dec 2018 2,666.1 2,659.4 2,612.2
Outpatient care centers
Dec 2018 951.2 948.1 914.0
Home health care services
Dec 2018 1,488.1 1,474.8 1,430.5
Hospitals
Dec 2018 5,231.8 5,224.4 5,124.0
Nursing and residential care facilities
Dec 2018 3,372.9 3,367.9 3,354.4
Nursing care facilities
Dec 2018 1,612.7 1,612.0 1,619.7
Social assistance
Dec 2018 3,931.6 3,923.9 3,817.4
Child day care services
Dec 2018 939.1 938.4 935.5
Leisure and hospitality
Dec 2018 16,513 16,458 16,207
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Dec 2018 2,398.9 2,391.9 2,349.9
Performing arts and spectator sports
Dec 2018 508.4 508.3 496.5
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Dec 2018 178.3 177.7 171.5
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Dec 2018 1,712.2 1,705.9 1,681.9
Accommodation and food services
Dec 2018 14,114.3 14,065.6 13,857.5
Accommodation
Dec 2018 2,035.2 2,027.2 2,013.8
Food services and drinking places
Dec 2018 12,079.1 12,038.4 11,843.7
Other services
Dec 2018 5,892 5,884 5,822
Repair and maintenance
Dec 2018 1,327.7 1,325.6 1,316.8
Personal and laundry services
Dec 2018 1,540.8 1,537.6 1,507.0
Membership associations and organizations
Dec 2018 3,023.5 3,021.1 2,998.0
Government
Dec 2018 22,405 22,394 22,331
Federal
Dec 2018 2,804 2,807 2,795
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Dec 2018 2,195.2 2,193.2 2,182.4
U.S. Postal Service
Dec 2018 609.2 613.6 612.6
State government
Dec 2018 5,131 5,126 5,129
State government education
Dec 2018 2,457.0 2,456.9 2,462.3
State government, excluding education
Dec 2018 2,673.9 2,669.1 2,667.1
Local government
Dec 2018 14,470 14,461 14,407
Local government education
Dec 2018 7,956.3 7,954.1 7,938.2
Local government, excluding education
Dec 2018 6,513.2 6,506.4 6,468.4
   

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