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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    
 
 
    Nov 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Nov 2018 149,893 149,738 147,450
Total private
Nov 2018 127,515 127,354 125,120
Goods-producing
Nov 2018 20,869 20,840 20,246
Mining and logging
Nov 2018 750 753 697
Logging
Nov 2018 46.4 47.0 49.3
Mining
Nov 2018 703.8 705.8 647.3
Oil and gas extraction
Nov 2018 153.4 153.0 146.0
Mining, except oil and gas
Nov 2018 190.7 190.7 186.2
Coal mining
Nov 2018 53.2 52.8 52.1
Support activities for mining
Nov 2018 359.7 362.1 315.1
Construction
Nov 2018 7,312 7,307 7,030
Construction of buildings
Nov 2018 1,626.5 1,620.2 1,555.1
Residential building
Nov 2018 812.9 805.8 758.1
Nonresidential building
Nov 2018 813.6 814.4 797.0
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Nov 2018 1,029.0 1,028.8 984.5
Specialty trade contractors
Nov 2018 4,656.1 4,658.3 4,490.0
Residential specialty trade contractors
Nov 2018 2,045.7 2,044.9 1,972.6
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Nov 2018 2,610.4 2,613.4 2,517.4
Manufacturing
Nov 2018 12,807 12,780 12,519
Durable goods
Nov 2018 8,016 8,001 7,792
Wood products
Nov 2018 408.8 408.1 395.6
Nonmetallic mineral products
Nov 2018 422.8 421.7 413.0
Primary metals
Nov 2018 385.3 382.5 375.2
Fabricated metal products
Nov 2018 1,493.3 1,494.8 1,449.5
Machinery
Nov 2018 1,136.0 1,134.1 1,092.9
Computer and electronic products
Nov 2018 1,074.3 1,071.1 1,052.5
Computer and peripheral equipment
Nov 2018 171.8 171.0 165.0
Communication equipment
Nov 2018 85.8 85.6 86.6
Semiconductors and electronic components
Nov 2018 371.0 369.6 365.3
Electronic instruments
Nov 2018 412.7 412.1 402.7
Electrical equipment and appliances
Nov 2018 410.1 408.7 394.2
Transportation equipment
Nov 2018 1,691.5 1,686.2 1,635.6
Motor vehicles and parts
Nov 2018 968.2 969.0 953.8
Furniture and related products
Nov 2018 392.0 391.2 391.7
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Nov 2018 601.6 602.5 592.2
Nondurable goods
Nov 2018 4,791 4,779 4,727
Food manufacturing
Nov 2018 1,651.7 1,646.8 1,616.5
Textile mills
Nov 2018 111.8 111.2 111.7
Textile product mills
Nov 2018 110.2 110.4 112.6
Apparel
Nov 2018 110.6 111.5 115.9
Paper and paper products
Nov 2018 379.4 378.7 370.2
Printing and related support activities
Nov 2018 430.7 431.6 437.9
Petroleum and coal products
Nov 2018 114.5 116.0 115.2
Chemicals
Nov 2018 845.0 839.2 827.3
Plastics and rubber products
Nov 2018 733.7 730.9 724.1
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Nov 2018 303.8 303.0 295.6
Private service-providing
Nov 2018 106,646 106,514 104,874
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Nov 2018 27,909 27,856 27,602
Wholesale trade
Nov 2018 6,026.3 6,016.8 5,933.3
Durable goods
Nov 2018 3,047.4 3,041.4 2,987.9
Nondurable goods
Nov 2018 2,056.7 2,054.5 2,052.3
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Nov 2018 922.2 920.9 893.1
Retail trade
Nov 2018 15,910.7 15,892.5 15,887.0
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Nov 2018 2,038.5 2,041.3 2,018.5
Automobile dealers
Nov 2018 1,309.4 1,310.5 1,301.6
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Nov 2018 484.9 485.9 479.8
Electronics and appliance stores
Nov 2018 475.6 486.5 490.2
Building material and garden supply stores
Nov 2018 1,302.2 1,302.8 1,293.9
Food and beverage stores
Nov 2018 3,106.5 3,103.6 3,097.5
Health and personal care stores
Nov 2018 1,061.5 1,059.3 1,066.0
Gasoline stations
Nov 2018 940.9 938.5 934.9
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Nov 2018 1,337.9 1,352.0 1,353.4
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Nov 2018 543.2 554.3 607.9
General merchandise stores
Nov 2018 3,187.4 3,148.1 3,149.0
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Nov 2018 830.8 821.0 819.7
Nonstore retailers
Nov 2018 601.3 599.2 576.2
Transportation and warehousing
Nov 2018 5,419.3 5,393.9 5,227.5
Air transportation
Nov 2018 504.8 505.6 499.3
Rail transportation
Nov 2018 215.0 215.0 212.4
Water transportation
Nov 2018 65.2 65.5 65.4
Truck transportation
Nov 2018 1,493.0 1,488.5 1,456.7
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Nov 2018 494.1 493.9 494.7
Pipeline transportation
Nov 2018 46.4 46.9 48.0
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Nov 2018 35.1 34.1 35.2
Support activities for transportation
Nov 2018 722.8 717.6 696.9
Couriers and messengers
Nov 2018 779.4 769.5 705.3
Warehousing and storage
Nov 2018 1,063.5 1,057.3 1,013.6
Utilities
Nov 2018 552.8 552.6 554.3
Information
Nov 2018 2,759 2,767 2,780
Publishing industries, except Internet
Nov 2018 711.7 712.7 718.7
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Nov 2018 405.4 415.1 418.1
Broadcasting, except Internet
Nov 2018 262.6 262.1 263.7
Telecommunications
Nov 2018 748.1 749.2 774.7
Data processing, hosting and related services
Nov 2018 329.1 328.0 320.6
Other information services
Nov 2018 302.2 299.5 284.3
Financial activities
Nov 2018 8,622 8,616 8,503
Finance and insurance
Nov 2018 6,342.4 6,338.6 6,286.3
Monetary authorities - central bank
Nov 2018 19.1 19.2 18.8
Credit intermediation and related activities
Nov 2018 2,658.9 2,665.2 2,655.4
Depository credit intermediation
Nov 2018 1,719.3 1,720.0 1,716.5
Commercial banking
Nov 2018 1,318.1 1,318.7 1,323.2
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Nov 2018 976.6 970.3 949.0
Insurance carriers and related activities
Nov 2018 2,687.8 2,683.9 2,663.1
Real estate and rental and leasing
Nov 2018 2,279.1 2,276.9 2,216.6
Real estate
Nov 2018 1,645.6 1,645.8 1,612.3
Rental and leasing services
Nov 2018 608.6 605.9 580.1
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Nov 2018 24.9 25.2 24.2
Professional and business services
Nov 2018 21,207 21,175 20,646
Professional and technical services
Nov 2018 9,339.1 9,321.4 9,068.2
Legal services
Nov 2018 1,135.7 1,138.1 1,135.8
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Nov 2018 1,015.6 1,017.0 987.3
Architectural and engineering services
Nov 2018 1,499.6 1,493.9 1,451.2
Computer systems design and related services
Nov 2018 2,139.4 2,131.8 2,060.4
Management and technical consulting services
Nov 2018 1,473.8 1,470.2 1,419.9
Management of companies and enterprises
Nov 2018 2,341.3 2,340.5 2,304.7
Administrative and waste services
Nov 2018 9,527.0 9,512.8 9,272.8
Administrative and support services
Nov 2018 9,090.5 9,076.9 8,856.2
Employment services
Nov 2018 3,777.9 3,770.0 3,671.1
Temporary help services
Nov 2018 3,084.9 3,076.6 2,999.1
Business support services
Nov 2018 909.8 909.9 907.9
Services to buildings and dwellings
Nov 2018 2,209.6 2,205.2 2,136.4
Waste management and remediation services
Nov 2018 436.5 435.9 416.6
Education and health services
Nov 2018 23,823 23,789 23,350
Educational services
Nov 2018 3,730.3 3,736.7 3,696.9
Health care and social assistance
Nov 2018 20,092.4 20,052.3 19,653.5
Health care
Nov 2018 16,163.3 16,131.2 15,835.0
Ambulatory health care services
Nov 2018 7,563.0 7,543.8 7,372.7
Offices of physicians
Nov 2018 2,658.0 2,652.5 2,610.3
Outpatient care centers
Nov 2018 949.9 944.1 913.2
Home health care services
Nov 2018 1,474.2 1,470.2 1,429.0
Hospitals
Nov 2018 5,228.2 5,215.5 5,110.2
Nursing and residential care facilities
Nov 2018 3,372.1 3,371.9 3,352.1
Nursing care facilities
Nov 2018 1,614.9 1,614.0 1,621.9
Social assistance
Nov 2018 3,929.1 3,921.1 3,818.5
Child day care services
Nov 2018 937.8 938.2 937.7
Leisure and hospitality
Nov 2018 16,444 16,429 16,176
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Nov 2018 2,393.1 2,392.0 2,343.7
Performing arts and spectator sports
Nov 2018 513.8 518.3 494.0
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Nov 2018 177.8 176.1 169.8
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Nov 2018 1,701.5 1,697.6 1,679.9
Accommodation and food services
Nov 2018 14,051.2 14,037.2 13,832.6
Accommodation
Nov 2018 2,028.7 2,035.9 2,013.3
Food services and drinking places
Nov 2018 12,022.5 12,001.3 11,819.3
Other services
Nov 2018 5,882 5,882 5,817
Repair and maintenance
Nov 2018 1,323.8 1,325.9 1,316.9
Personal and laundry services
Nov 2018 1,538.4 1,538.9 1,505.6
Membership associations and organizations
Nov 2018 3,020.0 3,017.5 2,994.7
Government
Nov 2018 22,378 22,384 22,330
Federal
Nov 2018 2,804 2,801 2,803
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Nov 2018 2,191.8 2,193.9 2,186.8
U.S. Postal Service
Nov 2018 612.6 606.6 616.2
State government
Nov 2018 5,115 5,128 5,129
State government education
Nov 2018 2,455.3 2,461.5 2,462.2
State government, excluding education
Nov 2018 2,659.7 2,666.0 2,667.1
Local government
Nov 2018 14,459 14,455 14,398
Local government education
Nov 2018 7,956.4 7,958.4 7,934.0
Local government, excluding education
Nov 2018 6,502.4 6,496.8 6,464.4
   

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