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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    
 
 
    Sep 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Sep 2019 151,722 151,586 149,575
Total private
Sep 2019 129,081 128,967 127,081
Goods-producing
Sep 2019 21,106 21,101 20,832
Mining and logging
Sep 2019 746 746 745
Logging
Sep 2019 48.4 48.6 47.4
Mining
Sep 2019 697.3 697.4 697.7
Oil and gas extraction
Sep 2019 161.3 161.0 145.8
Mining, except oil and gas
Sep 2019 193.8 193.0 193.6
Coal mining
Sep 2019 53.3 53.1 51.8
Support activities for mining
Sep 2019 342.2 343.4 358.3
Construction
Sep 2019 7,510 7,503 7,354
Construction of buildings
Sep 2019 1,666.1 1,667.2 1,640.9
Residential building
Sep 2019 844.4 843.9 810.8
Nonresidential building
Sep 2019 821.7 823.3 830.1
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Sep 2019 1,078.3 1,075.9 1,067.0
Specialty trade contractors
Sep 2019 4,765.8 4,759.9 4,645.7
Residential specialty trade contractors
Sep 2019 2,068.3 2,065.4 2,041.6
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Sep 2019 2,697.5 2,694.5 2,604.1
Manufacturing
Sep 2019 12,850 12,852 12,733
Durable goods
Sep 2019 8,065 8,069 7,987
Wood products
Sep 2019 411.1 409.9 408.4
Nonmetallic mineral products
Sep 2019 416.3 416.3 416.4
Primary metals
Sep 2019 377.9 379.1 378.7
Fabricated metal products
Sep 2019 1,478.4 1,481.4 1,476.7
Machinery
Sep 2019 1,133.3 1,136.0 1,127.2
Computer and electronic products
Sep 2019 1,093.2 1,089.4 1,058.4
Computer and peripheral equipment
Sep 2019 163.8 162.7 156.6
Communication equipment
Sep 2019 86.2 86.5 85.0
Semiconductors and electronic components
Sep 2019 380.9 380.0 369.9
Electronic instruments
Sep 2019 427.9 426.4 413.1
Electrical equipment and appliances
Sep 2019 402.6 403.6 402.4
Transportation equipment
Sep 2019 1,738.5 1,740.2 1,715.3
Motor vehicles and parts
Sep 2019 988.6 992.7 998.7
Furniture and related products
Sep 2019 394.2 393.3 394.7
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Sep 2019 619.7 619.5 609.2
Nondurable goods
Sep 2019 4,785 4,783 4,746
Food manufacturing
Sep 2019 1,639.3 1,635.1 1,622.0
Textile mills
Sep 2019 110.7 111.6 113.0
Textile product mills
Sep 2019 112.5 113.3 116.1
Apparel
Sep 2019 106.2 107.1 109.8
Paper and paper products
Sep 2019 369.3 369.9 369.1
Printing and related support activities
Sep 2019 419.2 420.1 429.9
Petroleum and coal products
Sep 2019 114.9 114.9 115.9
Chemicals
Sep 2019 860.0 858.0 841.6
Plastics and rubber products
Sep 2019 740.1 741.2 730.6
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Sep 2019 312.3 311.7 298.4
Private service-providing
Sep 2019 107,975 107,866 106,249
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Sep 2019 27,811 27,806 27,692
Wholesale trade
Sep 2019 5,941.7 5,939.3 5,870.8
Durable goods
Sep 2019 3,221.6 3,220.8 3,167.3
Nondurable goods
Sep 2019 2,167.8 2,169.0 2,152.2
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Sep 2019 552.3 549.5 551.3
Retail trade
Sep 2019 15,743.4 15,754.8 15,804.3
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Sep 2019 2,062.9 2,058.0 2,026.0
Automobile dealers
Sep 2019 1,311.2 1,309.6 1,302.3
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Sep 2019 484.0 484.6 481.6
Electronics and appliance stores
Sep 2019 462.1 461.1 486.4
Building material and garden supply stores
Sep 2019 1,316.2 1,315.9 1,301.6
Food and beverage stores
Sep 2019 3,128.1 3,119.1 3,084.4
Health and personal care stores
Sep 2019 1,041.2 1,043.1 1,061.0
Gasoline stations
Sep 2019 955.7 954.7 934.5
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Sep 2019 1,306.1 1,319.9 1,360.2
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Sep 2019 558.2 562.4 565.8
General merchandise stores
Sep 2019 3,033.8 3,034.2 3,098.0
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Sep 2019 823.7 827.4 828.5
Nonstore retailers
Sep 2019 571.4 574.4 576.3
Transportation and warehousing
Sep 2019 5,574.5 5,558.8 5,464.2
Air transportation
Sep 2019 517.6 517.3 503.2
Rail transportation
Sep 2019 202.9 202.9 215.4
Water transportation
Sep 2019 64.8 65.1 64.7
Truck transportation
Sep 2019 1,511.3 1,515.5 1,500.9
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Sep 2019 495.9 485.4 488.2
Pipeline transportation
Sep 2019 47.6 47.7 48.5
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Sep 2019 34.3 34.6 33.3
Support activities for transportation
Sep 2019 723.3 720.5 713.9
Couriers and messengers
Sep 2019 777.5 773.9 735.8
Warehousing and storage
Sep 2019 1,199.3 1,195.9 1,160.3
Utilities
Sep 2019 551.1 552.9 553.1
Information
Sep 2019 2,837 2,828 2,822
Publishing industries, except Internet
Sep 2019 743.8 742.8 733.3
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Sep 2019 435.4 429.1 437.0
Broadcasting, except Internet
Sep 2019 267.5 267.7 270.2
Telecommunications
Sep 2019 711.4 712.5 739.6
Data processing, hosting and related services
Sep 2019 337.3 336.8 330.3
Other information services
Sep 2019 341.7 339.5 311.5
Financial activities
Sep 2019 8,696 8,693 8,597
Finance and insurance
Sep 2019 6,365.0 6,361.2 6,323.2
Monetary authorities - central bank
Sep 2019 19.5 19.5 19.7
Credit intermediation and related activities
Sep 2019 2,641.6 2,638.5 2,649.1
Depository credit intermediation
Sep 2019 1,716.2 1,713.9 1,715.2
Commercial banking
Sep 2019 1,310.8 1,310.2 1,318.3
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Sep 2019 973.5 974.7 960.3
Insurance carriers and related activities
Sep 2019 2,730.4 2,728.5 2,694.1
Real estate and rental and leasing
Sep 2019 2,330.9 2,331.8 2,273.8
Real estate
Sep 2019 1,714.1 1,716.8 1,672.9
Rental and leasing services
Sep 2019 593.6 591.9 577.5
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Sep 2019 23.2 23.1 23.4
Professional and business services
Sep 2019 21,565 21,531 21,128
Professional and technical services
Sep 2019 9,642.5 9,629.7 9,355.6
Legal services
Sep 2019 1,147.2 1,148.1 1,142.3
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Sep 2019 1,059.4 1,057.5 1,019.9
Architectural and engineering services
Sep 2019 1,524.2 1,521.2 1,483.0
Computer systems design and related services
Sep 2019 2,228.6 2,228.7 2,134.6
Management and technical consulting services
Sep 2019 1,545.7 1,540.1 1,496.1
Management of companies and enterprises
Sep 2019 2,434.3 2,428.7 2,387.5
Administrative and waste services
Sep 2019 9,488.3 9,472.8 9,384.8
Administrative and support services
Sep 2019 9,025.2 9,011.1 8,942.5
Employment services
Sep 2019 3,730.7 3,718.9 3,701.2
Temporary help services
Sep 2019 3,043.6 3,033.4 3,030.7
Business support services
Sep 2019 883.1 887.5 900.3
Services to buildings and dwellings
Sep 2019 2,210.3 2,204.7 2,168.5
Waste management and remediation services
Sep 2019 463.1 461.7 442.3
Education and health services
Sep 2019 24,396 24,356 23,779
Educational services
Sep 2019 3,820.0 3,821.3 3,749.1
Health care and social assistance
Sep 2019 20,576.2 20,534.8 20,029.9
Health care
Sep 2019 16,492.3 16,453.5 16,069.7
Ambulatory health care services
Sep 2019 7,823.4 7,794.7 7,536.7
Offices of physicians
Sep 2019 2,698.4 2,693.2 2,627.2
Outpatient care centers
Sep 2019 980.7 975.9 939.7
Home health care services
Sep 2019 1,561.4 1,555.7 1,482.7
Hospitals
Sep 2019 5,267.0 5,258.9 5,165.5
Nursing and residential care facilities
Sep 2019 3,401.9 3,399.9 3,367.5
Nursing care facilities
Sep 2019 1,609.7 1,608.6 1,605.4
Social assistance
Sep 2019 4,083.9 4,081.3 3,960.2
Child day care services
Sep 2019 992.6 993.4 968.4
Leisure and hospitality
Sep 2019 16,720 16,699 16,371
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Sep 2019 2,474.3 2,454.2 2,405.9
Performing arts and spectator sports
Sep 2019 523.4 516.9 512.6
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Sep 2019 175.3 175.1 170.8
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Sep 2019 1,775.6 1,762.2 1,722.5
Accommodation and food services
Sep 2019 14,245.5 14,244.5 13,964.6
Accommodation
Sep 2019 2,052.4 2,052.9 2,034.6
Food services and drinking places
Sep 2019 12,193.1 12,191.6 11,930.0
Other services
Sep 2019 5,950 5,953 5,860
Repair and maintenance
Sep 2019 1,366.6 1,367.1 1,334.1
Personal and laundry services
Sep 2019 1,536.5 1,534.1 1,518.2
Membership associations and organizations
Sep 2019 3,046.8 3,051.6 3,007.2
Government
Sep 2019 22,641 22,619 22,494
Federal
Sep 2019 2,843 2,845 2,797
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Sep 2019 2,236.2 2,238.0 2,190.9
U.S. Postal Service
Sep 2019 606.3 607.2 605.6
State government
Sep 2019 5,203 5,193 5,204
State government education
Sep 2019 2,491.7 2,486.7 2,508.4
State government, excluding education
Sep 2019 2,710.8 2,706.1 2,695.2
Local government
Sep 2019 14,595 14,581 14,493
Local government education
Sep 2019 8,025.2 8,018.8 7,976.4
Local government, excluding education
Sep 2019 6,569.5 6,561.9 6,517.0
   

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