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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    
 
 
    Jan 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Jan 2018 147,810 147,610 145,696
Total private
Jan 2018 125,482 125,286 123,383
Goods-producing
Jan 2018 20,358 20,301 19,888
Mining and logging
Jan 2018 704 698 646
Logging
Jan 2018 51.0 49.8 50.0
Mining
Jan 2018 652.5 647.8 595.9
Oil and gas extraction
Jan 2018 145.7 144.4 149.4
Mining, except oil and gas
Jan 2018 185.4 185.5 183.3
Coal mining
Jan 2018 51.8 51.7 50.7
Support activities for mining
Jan 2018 321.4 317.9 263.2
Construction
Jan 2018 7,099 7,063 6,873
Construction of buildings
Jan 2018 1,566.2 1,563.4 1,522.6
Residential building
Jan 2018 772.0 766.9 747.3
Nonresidential building
Jan 2018 794.2 796.5 775.3
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Jan 2018 993.4 987.1 968.5
Specialty trade contractors
Jan 2018 4,538.9 4,512.6 4,381.8
Residential specialty trade contractors
Jan 2018 1,996.4 1,982.5 1,932.7
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Jan 2018 2,542.5 2,530.1 2,449.1
Manufacturing
Jan 2018 12,555 12,540 12,369
Durable goods
Jan 2018 7,828 7,810 7,699
Wood products
Jan 2018 397.3 396.0 397.9
Nonmetallic mineral products
Jan 2018 416.3 414.4 410.7
Primary metals
Jan 2018 376.5 377.4 368.1
Fabricated metal products
Jan 2018 1,456.6 1,453.5 1,412.8
Machinery
Jan 2018 1,102.8 1,097.4 1,066.6
Computer and electronic products
Jan 2018 1,057.7 1,056.4 1,037.0
Computer and peripheral equipment
Jan 2018 167.7 166.1 158.0
Communication equipment
Jan 2018 87.3 87.0 86.2
Semiconductors and electronic components
Jan 2018 366.3 366.7 359.7
Electronic instruments
Jan 2018 403.9 404.4 398.4
Electrical equipment and appliances
Jan 2018 394.3 394.0 382.4
Transportation equipment
Jan 2018 1,644.6 1,638.9 1,637.0
Motor vehicles and parts
Jan 2018 955.1 955.4 956.7
Furniture and related products
Jan 2018 388.7 390.0 395.8
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Jan 2018 592.8 592.1 590.8
Nondurable goods
Jan 2018 4,727 4,730 4,670
Food manufacturing
Jan 2018 1,617.6 1,617.6 1,579.9
Textile mills
Jan 2018 111.3 111.6 113.4
Textile product mills
Jan 2018 114.1 114.1 116.4
Apparel
Jan 2018 115.7 115.4 125.5
Paper and paper products
Jan 2018 368.8 371.0 368.2
Printing and related support activities
Jan 2018 434.2 435.9 443.8
Petroleum and coal products
Jan 2018 114.6 115.1 113.3
Chemicals
Jan 2018 825.7 827.2 814.0
Plastics and rubber products
Jan 2018 725.3 725.0 709.8
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Jan 2018 299.8 297.4 286.1
Private service-providing
Jan 2018 105,124 104,985 103,495
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Jan 2018 27,633 27,599 27,450
Wholesale trade
Jan 2018 5,953.2 5,943.4 5,879.4
Durable goods
Jan 2018 2,998.9 2,994.4 2,943.0
Nondurable goods
Jan 2018 2,056.7 2,057.4 2,044.5
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Jan 2018 897.6 891.6 891.9
Retail trade
Jan 2018 15,876.8 15,861.4 15,912.8
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Jan 2018 2,023.4 2,020.5 2,000.3
Automobile dealers
Jan 2018 1,303.9 1,303.1 1,290.6
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Jan 2018 481.3 480.7 476.5
Electronics and appliance stores
Jan 2018 493.6 494.1 513.8
Building material and garden supply stores
Jan 2018 1,299.9 1,296.5 1,267.3
Food and beverage stores
Jan 2018 3,100.2 3,100.3 3,097.4
Health and personal care stores
Jan 2018 1,063.7 1,066.6 1,074.1
Gasoline stations
Jan 2018 933.3 931.9 928.7
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Jan 2018 1,358.6 1,343.5 1,390.7
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Jan 2018 592.0 598.2 610.1
General merchandise stores
Jan 2018 3,129.0 3,131.3 3,167.4
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Jan 2018 821.4 820.9 828.7
Nonstore retailers
Jan 2018 580.4 576.9 557.8
Transportation and warehousing
Jan 2018 5,250.2 5,239.1 5,101.5
Air transportation
Jan 2018 499.2 499.8 485.7
Rail transportation
Jan 2018 213.8 212.5 217.3
Water transportation
Jan 2018 64.7 65.5 64.9
Truck transportation
Jan 2018 1,460.0 1,457.8 1,446.2
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Jan 2018 493.1 495.6 484.4
Pipeline transportation
Jan 2018 47.3 47.6 49.0
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Jan 2018 34.3 35.5 34.8
Support activities for transportation
Jan 2018 702.8 700.0 679.8
Couriers and messengers
Jan 2018 718.5 713.6 662.3
Warehousing and storage
Jan 2018 1,016.5 1,011.2 977.1
Utilities
Jan 2018 553.2 554.6 556.7
Information
Jan 2018 2,773 2,779 2,810
Publishing industries, except Internet
Jan 2018 716.2 717.4 730.8
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Jan 2018 417.0 419.3 430.1
Broadcasting, except Internet
Jan 2018 262.1 262.9 269.5
Telecommunications
Jan 2018 771.5 774.6 792.2
Data processing, hosting and related services
Jan 2018 320.4 319.3 312.2
Other information services
Jan 2018 285.3 285.8 274.8
Financial activities
Jan 2018 8,518 8,509 8,397
Finance and insurance
Jan 2018 6,291.8 6,289.7 6,228.3
Monetary authorities - central bank
Jan 2018 18.9 18.9 18.9
Credit intermediation and related activities
Jan 2018 2,656.7 2,656.4 2,641.0
Depository credit intermediation
Jan 2018 1,715.6 1,715.8 1,712.0
Commercial banking
Jan 2018 1,319.5 1,322.4 1,321.0
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Jan 2018 954.1 950.6 932.2
Insurance carriers and related activities
Jan 2018 2,662.1 2,663.8 2,636.2
Real estate and rental and leasing
Jan 2018 2,225.7 2,219.2 2,169.1
Real estate
Jan 2018 1,615.0 1,612.4 1,586.8
Rental and leasing services
Jan 2018 586.1 582.6 558.2
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Jan 2018 24.6 24.2 24.1
Professional and business services
Jan 2018 20,694 20,671 20,246
Professional and technical services
Jan 2018 9,085.1 9,077.6 8,912.6
Legal services
Jan 2018 1,135.5 1,136.6 1,132.5
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Jan 2018 971.6 981.7 980.6
Architectural and engineering services
Jan 2018 1,458.9 1,455.0 1,417.0
Computer systems design and related services
Jan 2018 2,068.8 2,064.3 2,022.5
Management and technical consulting services
Jan 2018 1,427.1 1,422.5 1,373.2
Management of companies and enterprises
Jan 2018 2,308.2 2,308.0 2,276.6
Administrative and waste services
Jan 2018 9,300.2 9,285.6 9,056.5
Administrative and support services
Jan 2018 8,880.8 8,867.2 8,645.5
Employment services
Jan 2018 3,680.6 3,674.9 3,558.6
Temporary help services
Jan 2018 2,999.4 2,997.6 2,901.8
Business support services
Jan 2018 914.0 908.1 911.6
Services to buildings and dwellings
Jan 2018 2,139.5 2,136.8 2,085.7
Waste management and remediation services
Jan 2018 419.4 418.4 411.0
Education and health services
Jan 2018 23,427 23,389 22,957
Educational services
Jan 2018 3,711.9 3,700.2 3,624.8
Health care and social assistance
Jan 2018 19,714.9 19,689.1 19,331.8
Health care
Jan 2018 15,888.4 15,867.8 15,593.5
Ambulatory health care services
Jan 2018 7,394.9 7,387.2 7,201.8
Offices of physicians
Jan 2018 2,608.7 2,609.8 2,558.5
Outpatient care centers
Jan 2018 919.5 914.4 877.2
Home health care services
Jan 2018 1,433.3 1,432.6 1,392.9
Hospitals
Jan 2018 5,138.8 5,126.1 5,052.5
Nursing and residential care facilities
Jan 2018 3,354.7 3,354.5 3,339.2
Nursing care facilities
Jan 2018 1,616.2 1,618.3 1,636.7
Social assistance
Jan 2018 3,826.5 3,821.3 3,738.3
Child day care services
Jan 2018 940.1 940.0 923.2
Leisure and hospitality
Jan 2018 16,248 16,213 15,906
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Jan 2018 2,354.8 2,352.5 2,300.5
Performing arts and spectator sports
Jan 2018 492.6 496.8 478.9
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Jan 2018 171.5 171.5 162.0
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Jan 2018 1,690.7 1,684.2 1,659.6
Accommodation and food services
Jan 2018 13,893.1 13,860.6 13,605.7
Accommodation
Jan 2018 2,015.5 2,014.1 1,983.5
Food services and drinking places
Jan 2018 11,877.6 11,846.5 11,622.2
Other services
Jan 2018 5,831 5,825 5,729
Repair and maintenance
Jan 2018 1,315.7 1,317.6 1,299.3
Personal and laundry services
Jan 2018 1,515.8 1,510.0 1,462.6
Membership associations and organizations
Jan 2018 2,999.4 2,997.7 2,967.4
Government
Jan 2018 22,328 22,324 22,313
Federal
Jan 2018 2,802 2,797 2,814
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Jan 2018 2,185.2 2,182.4 2,198.1
U.S. Postal Service
Jan 2018 617.1 614.5 616.0
State government
Jan 2018 5,114 5,125 5,153
State government education
Jan 2018 2,459.7 2,459.9 2,467.9
State government, excluding education
Jan 2018 2,654.7 2,664.6 2,684.9
Local government
Jan 2018 14,412 14,402 14,346
Local government education
Jan 2018 7,933.1 7,933.4 7,910.0
Local government, excluding education
Jan 2018 6,478.4 6,468.6 6,436.4
   

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