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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    
 
 
    Jul 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Jul 2018 149,128 148,971 146,728
Total private
Jul 2018 126,794 126,624 124,402
Goods-producing
Jul 2018 20,728 20,676 20,040
Mining and logging
Jul 2018 735 739 682
Logging
Jul 2018 48.8 48.2 49.0
Mining
Jul 2018 686.5 690.3 632.5
Oil and gas extraction
Jul 2018 152.3 152.6 144.8
Mining, except oil and gas
Jul 2018 189.5 189.4 185.4
Coal mining
Jul 2018 53.1 53.1 52.0
Support activities for mining
Jul 2018 344.7 348.3 302.3
Construction
Jul 2018 7,242 7,223 6,934
Construction of buildings
Jul 2018 1,608.3 1,603.9 1,533.5
Residential building
Jul 2018 796.7 796.1 748.4
Nonresidential building
Jul 2018 811.6 807.8 785.1
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Jul 2018 1,016.1 1,015.3 989.0
Specialty trade contractors
Jul 2018 4,617.7 4,603.5 4,411.9
Residential specialty trade contractors
Jul 2018 2,027.2 2,021.6 1,936.2
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Jul 2018 2,590.5 2,581.9 2,475.7
Manufacturing
Jul 2018 12,751 12,714 12,424
Durable goods
Jul 2018 7,981 7,949 7,719
Wood products
Jul 2018 407.0 406.2 396.6
Nonmetallic mineral products
Jul 2018 418.5 419.2 410.4
Primary metals
Jul 2018 382.2 382.9 373.8
Fabricated metal products
Jul 2018 1,494.6 1,489.5 1,431.4
Machinery
Jul 2018 1,131.4 1,125.6 1,081.2
Computer and electronic products
Jul 2018 1,070.2 1,067.3 1,040.3
Computer and peripheral equipment
Jul 2018 169.8 169.8 157.2
Communication equipment
Jul 2018 85.8 85.9 87.0
Semiconductors and electronic components
Jul 2018 371.4 370.0 362.0
Electronic instruments
Jul 2018 411.4 409.4 399.8
Electrical equipment and appliances
Jul 2018 405.7 404.0 388.5
Transportation equipment
Jul 2018 1,679.9 1,666.8 1,612.4
Motor vehicles and parts
Jul 2018 972.2 966.3 931.4
Furniture and related products
Jul 2018 390.8 390.9 393.4
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Jul 2018 600.4 596.8 591.4
Nondurable goods
Jul 2018 4,770 4,765 4,705
Food manufacturing
Jul 2018 1,641.9 1,639.8 1,603.0
Textile mills
Jul 2018 111.8 111.7 111.3
Textile product mills
Jul 2018 110.9 110.7 114.6
Apparel
Jul 2018 115.7 114.8 120.0
Paper and paper products
Jul 2018 375.1 374.5 367.6
Printing and related support activities
Jul 2018 433.1 433.9 442.0
Petroleum and coal products
Jul 2018 117.3 116.5 115.4
Chemicals
Jul 2018 831.5 831.1 823.2
Plastics and rubber products
Jul 2018 729.1 728.1 714.6
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Jul 2018 303.4 304.0 293.2
Private service-providing
Jul 2018 106,066 105,948 104,362
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Jul 2018 27,801 27,786 27,470
Wholesale trade
Jul 2018 5,981.5 5,969.2 5,904.6
Durable goods
Jul 2018 3,020.6 3,015.8 2,966.0
Nondurable goods
Jul 2018 2,052.4 2,047.0 2,044.5
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Jul 2018 908.5 906.4 894.1
Retail trade
Jul 2018 15,944.0 15,936.9 15,847.6
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Jul 2018 2,033.7 2,029.8 2,008.8
Automobile dealers
Jul 2018 1,309.1 1,307.8 1,297.4
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Jul 2018 483.7 483.8 474.3
Electronics and appliance stores
Jul 2018 500.9 499.4 503.3
Building material and garden supply stores
Jul 2018 1,313.1 1,312.8 1,274.3
Food and beverage stores
Jul 2018 3,099.0 3,090.8 3,081.7
Health and personal care stores
Jul 2018 1,054.0 1,056.6 1,061.4
Gasoline stations
Jul 2018 938.3 938.2 930.4
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Jul 2018 1,390.7 1,380.7 1,372.0
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Jul 2018 568.7 600.5 604.3
General merchandise stores
Jul 2018 3,134.2 3,120.0 3,135.8
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Jul 2018 828.4 827.9 828.1
Nonstore retailers
Jul 2018 599.3 596.4 573.2
Transportation and warehousing
Jul 2018 5,324.8 5,326.1 5,163.9
Air transportation
Jul 2018 504.4 503.9 491.8
Rail transportation
Jul 2018 213.7 213.3 214.4
Water transportation
Jul 2018 66.4 66.0 64.8
Truck transportation
Jul 2018 1,480.9 1,476.5 1,453.8
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Jul 2018 483.7 498.5 489.5
Pipeline transportation
Jul 2018 47.1 47.3 47.8
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Jul 2018 34.8 34.8 36.2
Support activities for transportation
Jul 2018 707.3 710.5 690.7
Couriers and messengers
Jul 2018 749.3 741.7 685.0
Warehousing and storage
Jul 2018 1,037.2 1,033.6 989.9
Utilities
Jul 2018 550.6 553.4 554.0
Information
Jul 2018 2,772 2,772 2,793
Publishing industries, except Internet
Jul 2018 713.6 715.5 722.3
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Jul 2018 407.6 409.9 424.6
Broadcasting, except Internet
Jul 2018 264.5 263.6 263.7
Telecommunications
Jul 2018 763.5 762.9 780.4
Data processing, hosting and related services
Jul 2018 329.6 329.3 318.8
Other information services
Jul 2018 293.6 291.2 283.2
Financial activities
Jul 2018 8,568 8,573 8,462
Finance and insurance
Jul 2018 6,319.6 6,329.0 6,278.0
Monetary authorities - central bank
Jul 2018 19.2 19.2 19.0
Credit intermediation and related activities
Jul 2018 2,665.8 2,668.9 2,654.5
Depository credit intermediation
Jul 2018 1,720.6 1,722.7 1,716.9
Commercial banking
Jul 2018 1,323.2 1,326.1 1,326.2
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Jul 2018 964.4 964.0 945.5
Insurance carriers and related activities
Jul 2018 2,670.2 2,676.9 2,659.0
Real estate and rental and leasing
Jul 2018 2,247.9 2,244.4 2,184.4
Real estate
Jul 2018 1,630.4 1,628.4 1,594.0
Rental and leasing services
Jul 2018 591.7 590.2 566.2
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Jul 2018 25.8 25.8 24.2
Professional and business services
Jul 2018 21,019 20,968 20,501
Professional and technical services
Jul 2018 9,242.6 9,226.7 9,016.2
Legal services
Jul 2018 1,137.4 1,139.5 1,135.4
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Jul 2018 1,008.2 1,005.7 996.9
Architectural and engineering services
Jul 2018 1,482.3 1,477.5 1,436.5
Computer systems design and related services
Jul 2018 2,114.6 2,106.3 2,044.0
Management and technical consulting services
Jul 2018 1,449.1 1,447.5 1,404.3
Management of companies and enterprises
Jul 2018 2,332.8 2,332.2 2,297.5
Administrative and waste services
Jul 2018 9,443.7 9,408.8 9,187.4
Administrative and support services
Jul 2018 9,013.7 8,979.8 8,777.2
Employment services
Jul 2018 3,743.9 3,712.5 3,616.9
Temporary help services
Jul 2018 3,053.1 3,025.2 2,956.4
Business support services
Jul 2018 911.0 909.1 905.9
Services to buildings and dwellings
Jul 2018 2,183.1 2,183.3 2,129.5
Waste management and remediation services
Jul 2018 430.0 429.0 410.2
Education and health services
Jul 2018 23,662 23,640 23,235
Educational services
Jul 2018 3,730.5 3,741.3 3,671.0
Health care and social assistance
Jul 2018 19,931.7 19,898.2 19,564.0
Health care
Jul 2018 16,037.9 16,021.2 15,752.4
Ambulatory health care services
Jul 2018 7,502.8 7,492.9 7,315.1
Offices of physicians
Jul 2018 2,641.4 2,639.9 2,592.7
Outpatient care centers
Jul 2018 935.6 931.3 900.1
Home health care services
Jul 2018 1,461.9 1,456.3 1,424.2
Hospitals
Jul 2018 5,181.9 5,175.1 5,087.1
Nursing and residential care facilities
Jul 2018 3,353.2 3,353.2 3,350.2
Nursing care facilities
Jul 2018 1,606.7 1,609.2 1,627.7
Social assistance
Jul 2018 3,893.8 3,877.0 3,811.6
Child day care services
Jul 2018 937.3 937.8 939.0
Leisure and hospitality
Jul 2018 16,371 16,331 16,117
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Jul 2018 2,356.0 2,349.9 2,338.1
Performing arts and spectator sports
Jul 2018 492.5 491.0 498.0
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Jul 2018 173.7 173.3 168.3
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Jul 2018 1,689.8 1,685.6 1,671.8
Accommodation and food services
Jul 2018 14,014.9 13,981.1 13,778.7
Accommodation
Jul 2018 2,043.1 2,035.5 2,009.7
Food services and drinking places
Jul 2018 11,971.8 11,945.6 11,769.0
Other services
Jul 2018 5,873 5,878 5,784
Repair and maintenance
Jul 2018 1,319.1 1,321.1 1,308.3
Personal and laundry services
Jul 2018 1,528.5 1,531.3 1,486.4
Membership associations and organizations
Jul 2018 3,024.9 3,026.0 2,988.8
Government
Jul 2018 22,334 22,347 22,326
Federal
Jul 2018 2,796 2,794 2,807
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Jul 2018 2,190.6 2,189.3 2,189.0
U.S. Postal Service
Jul 2018 605.8 605.0 618.3
State government
Jul 2018 5,126 5,121 5,148
State government education
Jul 2018 2,457.1 2,452.9 2,471.3
State government, excluding education
Jul 2018 2,669.0 2,667.8 2,676.4
Local government
Jul 2018 14,412 14,432 14,371
Local government education
Jul 2018 7,934.2 7,948.1 7,912.0
Local government, excluding education
Jul 2018 6,477.9 6,484.0 6,459.2
   

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