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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    
 
 
    Mar 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Mar 2018 148,230 148,127 145,969
Total private
Mar 2018 125,904 125,802 123,655
Goods-producing
Mar 2018 20,504 20,489 19,982
Mining and logging
Mar 2018 722 714 660
Logging
Mar 2018 50.2 50.3 49.7
Mining
Mar 2018 671.9 663.4 610.4
Oil and gas extraction
Mar 2018 150.2 147.8 144.7
Mining, except oil and gas
Mar 2018 187.6 187.0 184.1
Coal mining
Mar 2018 52.1 52.1 51.2
Support activities for mining
Mar 2018 334.1 328.6 281.6
Construction
Mar 2018 7,150 7,165 6,922
Construction of buildings
Mar 2018 1,586.1 1,581.5 1,530.7
Residential building
Mar 2018 782.4 780.0 749.0
Nonresidential building
Mar 2018 803.7 801.5 781.7
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Mar 2018 1,005.7 1,009.3 991.4
Specialty trade contractors
Mar 2018 4,558.3 4,574.5 4,399.6
Residential specialty trade contractors
Mar 2018 2,007.1 2,016.5 1,926.3
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Mar 2018 2,551.2 2,558.0 2,473.3
Manufacturing
Mar 2018 12,632 12,610 12,400
Durable goods
Mar 2018 7,888 7,866 7,708
Wood products
Mar 2018 404.5 403.7 397.7
Nonmetallic mineral products
Mar 2018 421.3 419.6 411.7
Primary metals
Mar 2018 380.1 381.2 368.1
Fabricated metal products
Mar 2018 1,476.9 1,468.1 1,418.2
Machinery
Mar 2018 1,106.2 1,104.2 1,068.4
Computer and electronic products
Mar 2018 1,060.2 1,057.4 1,038.2
Computer and peripheral equipment
Mar 2018 169.2 168.0 157.1
Communication equipment
Mar 2018 86.4 86.5 86.7
Semiconductors and electronic components
Mar 2018 367.8 366.9 361.4
Electronic instruments
Mar 2018 404.4 403.5 398.8
Electrical equipment and appliances
Mar 2018 400.4 398.4 384.7
Transportation equipment
Mar 2018 1,652.2 1,647.4 1,633.7
Motor vehicles and parts
Mar 2018 964.8 961.5 955.8
Furniture and related products
Mar 2018 393.2 392.6 394.1
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Mar 2018 593.4 593.3 593.1
Nondurable goods
Mar 2018 4,744 4,744 4,692
Food manufacturing
Mar 2018 1,629.9 1,626.6 1,592.0
Textile mills
Mar 2018 110.9 111.2 112.7
Textile product mills
Mar 2018 112.2 112.3 116.4
Apparel
Mar 2018 116.6 116.4 122.8
Paper and paper products
Mar 2018 371.0 372.0 369.4
Printing and related support activities
Mar 2018 435.4 437.9 443.0
Petroleum and coal products
Mar 2018 116.3 117.0 114.3
Chemicals
Mar 2018 824.7 826.4 819.2
Plastics and rubber products
Mar 2018 723.2 724.1 712.9
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Mar 2018 303.4 299.9 289.5
Private service-providing
Mar 2018 105,400 105,313 103,673
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Mar 2018 27,722 27,701 27,427
Wholesale trade
Mar 2018 5,967.3 5,955.9 5,881.7
Durable goods
Mar 2018 3,008.9 3,005.8 2,950.0
Nondurable goods
Mar 2018 2,058.2 2,052.4 2,044.5
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Mar 2018 900.2 897.7 887.2
Retail trade
Mar 2018 15,915.9 15,920.3 15,859.4
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Mar 2018 2,028.5 2,026.6 2,001.6
Automobile dealers
Mar 2018 1,307.6 1,307.8 1,292.5
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Mar 2018 484.1 482.1 476.1
Electronics and appliance stores
Mar 2018 498.5 496.8 513.2
Building material and garden supply stores
Mar 2018 1,317.9 1,316.0 1,270.9
Food and beverage stores
Mar 2018 3,093.9 3,097.1 3,097.9
Health and personal care stores
Mar 2018 1,058.9 1,057.2 1,070.0
Gasoline stations
Mar 2018 936.8 936.7 931.4
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Mar 2018 1,364.1 1,371.4 1,389.4
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Mar 2018 592.2 591.2 602.3
General merchandise stores
Mar 2018 3,120.7 3,133.3 3,109.7
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Mar 2018 828.0 823.9 832.0
Nonstore retailers
Mar 2018 592.3 588.0 564.9
Transportation and warehousing
Mar 2018 5,279.3 5,269.5 5,129.6
Air transportation
Mar 2018 502.0 502.0 488.7
Rail transportation
Mar 2018 211.6 212.3 218.3
Water transportation
Mar 2018 64.5 64.4 64.5
Truck transportation
Mar 2018 1,478.8 1,472.1 1,455.9
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Mar 2018 494.7 497.1 488.0
Pipeline transportation
Mar 2018 47.5 47.4 49.6
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Mar 2018 36.9 36.6 34.5
Support activities for transportation
Mar 2018 703.8 706.4 685.9
Couriers and messengers
Mar 2018 722.9 717.1 663.0
Warehousing and storage
Mar 2018 1,016.6 1,014.1 981.2
Utilities
Mar 2018 559.0 555.0 556.0
Information
Mar 2018 2,760 2,758 2,809
Publishing industries, except Internet
Mar 2018 713.7 714.3 728.7
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Mar 2018 400.5 397.9 426.5
Broadcasting, except Internet
Mar 2018 261.4 262.0 270.0
Telecommunications
Mar 2018 769.4 771.4 790.9
Data processing, hosting and related services
Mar 2018 329.0 326.1 314.5
Other information services
Mar 2018 286.1 285.8 277.9
Financial activities
Mar 2018 8,546 8,544 8,410
Finance and insurance
Mar 2018 6,310.4 6,312.0 6,238.7
Monetary authorities - central bank
Mar 2018 19.0 18.9 19.1
Credit intermediation and related activities
Mar 2018 2,656.9 2,663.0 2,640.9
Depository credit intermediation
Mar 2018 1,715.4 1,716.3 1,712.0
Commercial banking
Mar 2018 1,319.8 1,321.1 1,323.0
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Mar 2018 961.1 959.5 932.9
Insurance carriers and related activities
Mar 2018 2,673.4 2,670.6 2,645.8
Real estate and rental and leasing
Mar 2018 2,235.4 2,231.9 2,171.1
Real estate
Mar 2018 1,622.0 1,619.2 1,587.6
Rental and leasing services
Mar 2018 589.0 588.2 559.3
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Mar 2018 24.4 24.5 24.2
Professional and business services
Mar 2018 20,803 20,770 20,301
Professional and technical services
Mar 2018 9,137.9 9,119.0 8,935.0
Legal services
Mar 2018 1,136.0 1,135.6 1,131.4
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Mar 2018 984.6 975.0 982.8
Architectural and engineering services
Mar 2018 1,461.9 1,464.7 1,424.0
Computer systems design and related services
Mar 2018 2,081.0 2,076.0 2,029.1
Management and technical consulting services
Mar 2018 1,436.0 1,436.4 1,382.3
Management of companies and enterprises
Mar 2018 2,315.2 2,313.1 2,284.1
Administrative and waste services
Mar 2018 9,349.5 9,337.8 9,081.5
Administrative and support services
Mar 2018 8,926.8 8,916.9 8,669.4
Employment services
Mar 2018 3,700.5 3,699.5 3,562.4
Temporary help services
Mar 2018 3,016.8 3,017.4 2,907.4
Business support services
Mar 2018 911.7 911.9 907.4
Services to buildings and dwellings
Mar 2018 2,157.0 2,149.5 2,099.4
Waste management and remediation services
Mar 2018 422.7 420.9 412.1
Education and health services
Mar 2018 23,483 23,458 23,040
Educational services
Mar 2018 3,693.8 3,702.8 3,646.7
Health care and social assistance
Mar 2018 19,789.0 19,755.2 19,392.8
Health care
Mar 2018 15,937.4 15,915.0 15,633.6
Ambulatory health care services
Mar 2018 7,430.9 7,414.7 7,230.1
Offices of physicians
Mar 2018 2,622.2 2,618.5 2,564.3
Outpatient care centers
Mar 2018 924.1 920.6 887.0
Home health care services
Mar 2018 1,443.0 1,440.5 1,399.5
Hospitals
Mar 2018 5,153.7 5,143.8 5,062.4
Nursing and residential care facilities
Mar 2018 3,352.8 3,356.5 3,341.1
Nursing care facilities
Mar 2018 1,614.2 1,617.1 1,633.7
Social assistance
Mar 2018 3,851.6 3,840.2 3,759.2
Child day care services
Mar 2018 933.7 933.5 929.4
Leisure and hospitality
Mar 2018 16,256 16,251 15,944
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Mar 2018 2,350.6 2,350.8 2,297.8
Performing arts and spectator sports
Mar 2018 496.0 497.4 473.5
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Mar 2018 172.2 172.1 162.0
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Mar 2018 1,682.4 1,681.3 1,662.3
Accommodation and food services
Mar 2018 13,904.9 13,900.6 13,646.1
Accommodation
Mar 2018 2,021.3 2,017.0 1,993.3
Food services and drinking places
Mar 2018 11,883.6 11,883.6 11,652.8
Other services
Mar 2018 5,830 5,831 5,742
Repair and maintenance
Mar 2018 1,313.8 1,312.4 1,304.8
Personal and laundry services
Mar 2018 1,511.2 1,514.0 1,465.9
Membership associations and organizations
Mar 2018 3,005.4 3,004.6 2,971.2
Government
Mar 2018 22,326 22,325 22,314
Federal
Mar 2018 2,789 2,790 2,808
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Mar 2018 2,182.2 2,183.1 2,191.8
U.S. Postal Service
Mar 2018 606.8 607.3 615.7
State government
Mar 2018 5,113 5,114 5,159
State government education
Mar 2018 2,452.1 2,451.4 2,471.6
State government, excluding education
Mar 2018 2,660.6 2,663.0 2,687.7
Local government
Mar 2018 14,424 14,421 14,347
Local government education
Mar 2018 7,940.1 7,939.7 7,911.7
Local government, excluding education
Mar 2018 6,483.6 6,481.0 6,435.2
   

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