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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 2017
Thousands of Persons
Name Nov 2017 Oct 2017 Nov 2016
Total nonfarm
147,241 147,013 145,170
Total private
124,900 124,679 122,876
Goods-producing
20,199 20,137 19,762
Mining and logging
730 723 666
Logging
49.8 48.7 50.5
Mining
679.7 674.5 615.1
Oil and gas extraction
179.4 179.2 178.5
Mining, except oil and gas
187.4 186.5 181.3
Coal mining
51.2 51.6 49.7
Support activities for mining
312.9 308.8 255.3
Construction
6,955 6,931 6,771
Construction of buildings
1,543.1 1,534.5 1,501.3
Residential building
770.7 766.6 752.1
Nonresidential building
772.4 767.9 749.2
Heavy and civil engineering construction
953.1 960.9 943.2
Specialty trade contractors
4,458.6 4,436.0 4,326.7
Residential specialty trade contractors
1,962.6 1,951.9 1,895.3
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
2,496.0 2,484.1 2,431.4
Manufacturing
12,514 12,483 12,325
Durable goods
7,818 7,791 7,695
Wood products
393.7 394.4 393.3
Nonmetallic mineral products
417.5 416.1 409.9
Primary metals
386.1 385.7 374.6
Fabricated metal products
1,464.8 1,457.4 1,418.0
Machinery
1,106.3 1,098.0 1,072.6
Computer and electronic products
1,052.0 1,048.2 1,041.1
Computer and peripheral equipment
170.4 168.2 162.7
Communication equipment
84.7 85.0 84.8
Semiconductors and electronic components
364.6 363.7 362.2
Electronic instruments
400.2 398.2 396.1
Electrical equipment and appliances
396.8 394.8 383.0
Transportation equipment
1,615.7 1,613.1 1,621.3
Motor vehicles and parts
940.1 938.4 941.5
Furniture and related products
390.0 390.9 390.8
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
594.6 592.2 590.2
Nondurable goods
4,696 4,692 4,630
Food manufacturing
1,609.3 1,607.5 1,562.1
Textile mills
109.7 110.1 112.5
Textile product mills
108.5 108.8 113.3
Apparel
116.5 117.4 129.4
Paper and paper products
371.9 370.1 368.2
Printing and related support activities
435.3 435.9 442.1
Petroleum and coal products
112.7 113.0 111.1
Chemicals
826.2 826.9 811.9
Plastics and rubber products
714.2 710.3 696.2
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
291.6 292.0 283.4
Private service-providing
104,701 104,542 103,114
Trade, transportation, and utilities
27,470 27,438 27,346
Wholesale trade
5,948.1 5,944.7 5,886.8
Durable goods
2,978.7 2,971.4 2,931.9
Nondurable goods
2,064.4 2,064.4 2,052.0
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
905.0 908.9 902.9
Retail trade
15,845.0 15,826.3 15,867.7
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
2,026.9 2,024.1 1,999.5
Automobile dealers
1,310.8 1,309.8 1,294.8
Furniture and home furnishings stores
487.4 485.9 476.0
Electronics and appliance stores
492.3 496.8 511.1
Building material and garden supply stores
1,309.6 1,306.4 1,281.1
Food and beverage stores
3,081.9 3,076.3 3,100.2
Health and personal care stores
1,052.2 1,048.6 1,060.0
Gasoline stations
943.6 940.6 929.4
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
1,312.3 1,317.9 1,325.8
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
616.3 612.3 617.0
General merchandise stores
3,132.2 3,125.4 3,191.2
Department stores
1,284.6 1,281.5 1,309.7
Miscellaneous store retailers
826.2 825.3 833.2
Nonstore retailers
564.1 566.7 543.2
Transportation and warehousing
5,123.8 5,113.3 5,034.6
Air transportation
492.4 492.7 479.0
Rail transportation
205.6 205.8 212.3
Water transportation
65.7 65.5 64.6
Truck transportation
1,477.5 1,475.7 1,462.2
Transit and ground passenger transportation
477.4 480.0 473.3
Pipeline transportation
47.0 46.8 48.5
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
35.2 36.2 34.6
Support activities for transportation
672.2 670.1 660.4
Couriers and messengers
676.4 674.2 660.1
Warehousing and storage
974.4 966.3 939.6
Utilities
553.3 553.5 556.5
Information
2,703 2,707 2,768
Publishing industries, except Internet
716.6 716.5 729.1
Motion picture and sound recording industries
396.3 399.9 425.7
Broadcasting, except Internet
258.9 260.1 266.3
Telecommunications
748.7 752.0 785.1
Data processing, hosting and related services
307.9 305.9 298.9
Other information services
274.4 272.6 263.3
Financial activities
8,492 8,484 8,342
Finance and insurance
6,266.9 6,267.3 6,175.9
Monetary authorities - central bank
18.7 18.7 18.5
Credit intermediation and related activities
2,662.6 2,663.4 2,629.7
Depository credit intermediation
1,720.3 1,719.6 1,704.0
Commercial banking
1,315.7 1,315.4 1,308.9
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
953.9 951.2 931.5
Insurance carriers and related activities
2,631.7 2,634.0 2,596.2
Real estate and rental and leasing
2,224.9 2,216.6 2,165.8
Real estate
1,616.4 1,611.7 1,584.2
Rental and leasing services
585.4 581.8 558.3
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
23.1 23.1 23.3
Professional and business services
20,928 20,882 20,380
Professional and technical services
9,230.8 9,207.3 8,988.2
Legal services
1,128.7 1,128.1 1,122.5
Accounting and bookkeeping services
1,012.5 1,008.5 1,000.3
Architectural and engineering services
1,472.4 1,469.8 1,422.0
Computer systems design and related services
2,076.0 2,072.2 2,024.5
Management and technical consulting services
1,465.9 1,458.7 1,404.2
Management of companies and enterprises
2,284.0 2,284.8 2,252.6
Administrative and waste services
9,412.8 9,389.7 9,139.6
Administrative and support services
8,995.8 8,971.4 8,729.0
Employment services
3,768.8 3,750.5 3,630.8
Temporary help services
3,095.3 3,077.0 2,979.0
Business support services
918.9 915.8 919.9
Services to buildings and dwellings
2,163.6 2,161.7 2,092.6
Waste management and remediation services
417.0 418.3 410.6
Education and health services
23,292 23,238 22,821
Educational services
3,675.6 3,662.5 3,593.0
Health care and social assistance
19,616.0 19,575.5 19,227.7
Health care
15,862.0 15,832.5 15,558.4
Ambulatory health care services
7,390.2 7,364.9 7,172.3
Offices of physicians
2,616.1 2,609.3 2,552.6
Outpatient care centers
925.6 921.4 874.0
Home health care services
1,428.0 1,421.1 1,377.2
Hospitals
5,136.9 5,134.7 5,067.3
Nursing and residential care facilities
3,334.9 3,332.9 3,318.8
Nursing care facilities
1,631.4 1,631.0 1,643.0
Social assistance
3,754.0 3,743.0 3,669.3
Child day care services
919.3 917.5 908.6
Leisure and hospitality
16,018 16,004 15,739
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
2,272.4 2,279.4 2,256.3
Performing arts and spectator sports
462.6 464.9 450.0
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
169.7 168.6 160.2
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
1,640.1 1,645.9 1,646.1
Accommodation and food services
13,746.0 13,724.8 13,482.2
Accommodation
1,962.6 1,960.3 1,948.0
Food services and drinking places
11,783.4 11,764.5 11,534.2
Other services
5,798 5,789 5,718
Repair and maintenance
1,302.7 1,300.1 1,290.9
Personal and laundry services
1,507.9 1,504.4 1,460.7
Membership associations and organizations
2,986.9 2,984.4 2,966.6
Government
22,341 22,334 22,294
Federal
2,808 2,811 2,811
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
2,191.9 2,193.5 2,193.2
U.S. Postal Service
616.0 617.8 617.7
State government
5,063 5,062 5,088
State government education
2,407.3 2,406.1 2,410.0
State government, excluding education
2,656.1 2,656.3 2,677.7
Local government
14,470 14,461 14,395
Local government education
7,998.7 7,992.6 7,933.6
Local government, excluding education
6,471.6 6,467.9 6,460.9
   

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