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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    
 
 
    Jan 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Jan 2019 150,574 150,270 147,767
Total private
Jan 2019 128,068 127,772 125,393
Goods-producing
Jan 2019 21,046 20,974 20,386
Mining and logging
Jan 2019 760 753 699
Logging
Jan 2019 47.5 47.4 50.6
Mining
Jan 2019 712.3 705.4 648.8
Oil and gas extraction
Jan 2019 149.9 148.3 141.2
Mining, except oil and gas
Jan 2019 195.8 195.1 188.3
Coal mining
Jan 2019 52.7 52.8 50.9
Support activities for mining
Jan 2019 366.6 362.0 319.3
Construction
Jan 2019 7,464 7,412 7,126
Construction of buildings
Jan 2019 1,660.7 1,652.7 1,581.4
Residential building
Jan 2019 834.8 826.0 778.9
Nonresidential building
Jan 2019 825.9 826.7 802.5
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Jan 2019 1,090.8 1,080.6 1,017.1
Specialty trade contractors
Jan 2019 4,712.7 4,678.4 4,527.9
Residential specialty trade contractors
Jan 2019 2,064.2 2,049.1 1,989.4
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Jan 2019 2,648.5 2,629.3 2,538.5
Manufacturing
Jan 2019 12,822 12,809 12,561
Durable goods
Jan 2019 8,059 8,039 7,838
Wood products
Jan 2019 409.4 406.3 400.9
Nonmetallic mineral products
Jan 2019 421.3 419.2 412.7
Primary metals
Jan 2019 383.2 382.3 375.1
Fabricated metal products
Jan 2019 1,484.5 1,481.5 1,445.3
Machinery
Jan 2019 1,140.2 1,137.5 1,098.9
Computer and electronic products
Jan 2019 1,069.9 1,067.2 1,047.0
Computer and peripheral equipment
Jan 2019 159.9 157.9 155.9
Communication equipment
Jan 2019 84.7 86.4 86.2
Semiconductors and electronic components
Jan 2019 375.7 372.2 366.2
Electronic instruments
Jan 2019 416.8 416.5 404.8
Electrical equipment and appliances
Jan 2019 406.7 406.0 391.6
Transportation equipment
Jan 2019 1,735.6 1,732.0 1,671.4
Motor vehicles and parts
Jan 2019 1,006.4 1,005.7 984.0
Furniture and related products
Jan 2019 395.1 394.6 393.8
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Jan 2019 613.2 612.8 600.9
Nondurable goods
Jan 2019 4,763 4,770 4,723
Food manufacturing
Jan 2019 1,628.2 1,630.2 1,610.6
Textile mills
Jan 2019 111.9 112.6 112.5
Textile product mills
Jan 2019 114.6 116.1 116.3
Apparel
Jan 2019 109.8 108.4 115.3
Paper and paper products
Jan 2019 368.9 370.6 363.7
Printing and related support activities
Jan 2019 423.8 425.1 434.2
Petroleum and coal products
Jan 2019 116.5 116.6 114.3
Chemicals
Jan 2019 847.6 847.9 832.0
Plastics and rubber products
Jan 2019 735.5 737.7 727.8
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Jan 2019 306.0 304.7 296.4
Private service-providing
Jan 2019 107,022 106,798 105,007
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Jan 2019 27,828 27,776 27,502
Wholesale trade
Jan 2019 5,904.4 5,899.7 5,824.1
Durable goods
Jan 2019 3,195.4 3,189.0 3,127.3
Nondurable goods
Jan 2019 2,158.1 2,160.3 2,149.4
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Jan 2019 550.9 550.4 547.4
Retail trade
Jan 2019 15,835.7 15,814.9 15,809.4
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Jan 2019 2,034.1 2,033.5 2,011.7
Automobile dealers
Jan 2019 1,303.9 1,304.8 1,295.7
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Jan 2019 487.5 484.9 478.8
Electronics and appliance stores
Jan 2019 470.3 468.8 491.9
Building material and garden supply stores
Jan 2019 1,300.6 1,300.3 1,302.4
Food and beverage stores
Jan 2019 3,109.0 3,106.1 3,082.9
Health and personal care stores
Jan 2019 1,061.5 1,064.2 1,065.0
Gasoline stations
Jan 2019 948.0 942.6 931.2
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Jan 2019 1,350.5 1,349.8 1,359.0
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Jan 2019 560.6 543.2 597.7
General merchandise stores
Jan 2019 3,088.3 3,100.4 3,094.7
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Jan 2019 847.9 844.7 828.4
Nonstore retailers
Jan 2019 577.4 576.4 565.7
Transportation and warehousing
Jan 2019 5,533.8 5,507.2 5,314.7
Air transportation
Jan 2019 509.3 506.9 496.8
Rail transportation
Jan 2019 217.3 217.2 212.4
Water transportation
Jan 2019 65.1 64.8 65.0
Truck transportation
Jan 2019 1,514.9 1,511.3 1,472.0
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Jan 2019 486.3 487.9 485.9
Pipeline transportation
Jan 2019 47.8 47.8 48.0
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Jan 2019 35.0 35.0 35.0
Support activities for transportation
Jan 2019 721.9 722.0 702.4
Couriers and messengers
Jan 2019 748.7 741.9 699.7
Warehousing and storage
Jan 2019 1,187.5 1,172.4 1,097.5
Utilities
Jan 2019 554.1 554.6 554.1
Information
Jan 2019 2,821 2,825 2,812
Publishing industries, except Internet
Jan 2019 732.1 732.5 730.5
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Jan 2019 434.6 436.9 429.8
Broadcasting, except Internet
Jan 2019 267.8 269.7 268.9
Telecommunications
Jan 2019 732.3 734.3 760.8
Data processing, hosting and related services
Jan 2019 334.1 331.0 324.9
Other information services
Jan 2019 320.5 320.1 296.9
Financial activities
Jan 2019 8,631 8,618 8,502
Finance and insurance
Jan 2019 6,332.7 6,329.8 6,279.5
Monetary authorities - central bank
Jan 2019 19.7 19.6 19.3
Credit intermediation and related activities
Jan 2019 2,639.9 2,639.9 2,642.2
Depository credit intermediation
Jan 2019 1,715.0 1,714.2 1,712.3
Commercial banking
Jan 2019 1,315.2 1,315.3 1,320.6
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Jan 2019 969.0 968.2 946.2
Insurance carriers and related activities
Jan 2019 2,704.1 2,702.1 2,671.8
Real estate and rental and leasing
Jan 2019 2,297.9 2,288.2 2,222.9
Real estate
Jan 2019 1,690.1 1,684.4 1,636.3
Rental and leasing services
Jan 2019 584.6 580.5 564.2
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Jan 2019 23.2 23.3 22.4
Professional and business services
Jan 2019 21,276 21,246 20,730
Professional and technical services
Jan 2019 9,451.4 9,436.0 9,164.2
Legal services
Jan 2019 1,140.1 1,140.1 1,138.8
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Jan 2019 1,028.4 1,030.6 992.1
Architectural and engineering services
Jan 2019 1,493.4 1,494.4 1,456.8
Computer systems design and related services
Jan 2019 2,171.0 2,164.0 2,082.9
Management and technical consulting services
Jan 2019 1,508.3 1,505.5 1,463.7
Management of companies and enterprises
Jan 2019 2,397.6 2,394.7 2,338.2
Administrative and waste services
Jan 2019 9,427.3 9,415.7 9,227.6
Administrative and support services
Jan 2019 8,978.9 8,968.7 8,801.5
Employment services
Jan 2019 3,729.3 3,726.6 3,637.4
Temporary help services
Jan 2019 3,055.2 3,054.2 2,975.7
Business support services
Jan 2019 902.9 897.7 901.7
Services to buildings and dwellings
Jan 2019 2,173.9 2,174.0 2,123.1
Waste management and remediation services
Jan 2019 448.4 447.0 426.1
Education and health services
Jan 2019 23,967 23,912 23,445
Educational services
Jan 2019 3,752.4 3,743.6 3,713.9
Health care and social assistance
Jan 2019 20,214.1 20,168.7 19,730.8
Health care
Jan 2019 16,225.7 16,184.1 15,857.9
Ambulatory health care services
Jan 2019 7,635.9 7,613.8 7,400.0
Offices of physicians
Jan 2019 2,648.4 2,646.4 2,596.2
Outpatient care centers
Jan 2019 955.7 953.5 919.5
Home health care services
Jan 2019 1,505.2 1,500.8 1,444.6
Hospitals
Jan 2019 5,214.2 5,195.4 5,102.1
Nursing and residential care facilities
Jan 2019 3,375.6 3,374.9 3,355.8
Nursing care facilities
Jan 2019 1,604.3 1,609.4 1,614.4
Social assistance
Jan 2019 3,988.4 3,984.6 3,872.9
Child day care services
Jan 2019 972.7 971.1 957.4
Leisure and hospitality
Jan 2019 16,618 16,544 16,208
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Jan 2019 2,471.3 2,439.5 2,368.8
Performing arts and spectator sports
Jan 2019 513.5 513.8 497.7
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Jan 2019 174.0 174.2 168.6
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Jan 2019 1,783.8 1,751.5 1,702.5
Accommodation and food services
Jan 2019 14,147.0 14,104.0 13,839.2
Accommodation
Jan 2019 2,040.6 2,034.2 2,014.4
Food services and drinking places
Jan 2019 12,106.4 12,069.8 11,824.8
Other services
Jan 2019 5,881 5,877 5,808
Repair and maintenance
Jan 2019 1,336.0 1,336.8 1,321.1
Personal and laundry services
Jan 2019 1,521.1 1,523.4 1,494.8
Membership associations and organizations
Jan 2019 3,024.3 3,016.4 2,991.8
Government
Jan 2019 22,506 22,498 22,374
Federal
Jan 2019 2,800 2,799 2,795
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Jan 2019 2,193.5 2,192.0 2,183.5
U.S. Postal Service
Jan 2019 606.9 607.3 611.5
State government
Jan 2019 5,186 5,188 5,147
State government education
Jan 2019 2,489.3 2,493.8 2,475.6
State government, excluding education
Jan 2019 2,696.4 2,694.6 2,670.9
Local government
Jan 2019 14,520 14,511 14,432
Local government education
Jan 2019 7,978.1 7,976.9 7,934.2
Local government, excluding education
Jan 2019 6,541.5 6,534.5 6,497.7
   

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