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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 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Sep 2018 149,500 149,366 146,963
Total private
Sep 2018 127,094 126,973 124,626
Goods-producing
Sep 2018 20,784 20,738 20,130
Mining and logging
Sep 2018 751 746 690
Logging
Sep 2018 47.4 48.0 48.7
Mining
Sep 2018 703.3 698.2 641.0
Oil and gas extraction
Sep 2018 152.3 152.8 146.9
Mining, except oil and gas
Sep 2018 189.6 190.0 186.1
Coal mining
Sep 2018 52.6 52.9 52.8
Support activities for mining
Sep 2018 361.4 355.4 308.0
Construction
Sep 2018 7,286 7,263 6,971
Construction of buildings
Sep 2018 1,617.0 1,616.6 1,535.1
Residential building
Sep 2018 799.2 801.0 741.5
Nonresidential building
Sep 2018 817.8 815.6 793.6
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Sep 2018 1,028.6 1,021.5 990.4
Specialty trade contractors
Sep 2018 4,640.8 4,625.3 4,445.0
Residential specialty trade contractors
Sep 2018 2,036.2 2,030.0 1,954.3
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Sep 2018 2,604.6 2,595.3 2,490.7
Manufacturing
Sep 2018 12,747 12,729 12,469
Durable goods
Sep 2018 7,981 7,964 7,755
Wood products
Sep 2018 406.9 405.6 395.6
Nonmetallic mineral products
Sep 2018 421.5 418.8 410.8
Primary metals
Sep 2018 382.3 382.1 373.5
Fabricated metal products
Sep 2018 1,499.6 1,495.9 1,439.6
Machinery
Sep 2018 1,129.8 1,128.1 1,083.7
Computer and electronic products
Sep 2018 1,070.6 1,068.5 1,045.2
Computer and peripheral equipment
Sep 2018 171.0 169.4 161.3
Communication equipment
Sep 2018 85.0 85.1 86.9
Semiconductors and electronic components
Sep 2018 370.5 370.3 362.9
Electronic instruments
Sep 2018 411.5 411.4 400.2
Electrical equipment and appliances
Sep 2018 408.4 407.0 389.8
Transportation equipment
Sep 2018 1,669.8 1,668.6 1,632.9
Motor vehicles and parts
Sep 2018 960.2 960.6 952.1
Furniture and related products
Sep 2018 391.6 389.7 392.8
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Sep 2018 600.0 599.8 590.7
Nondurable goods
Sep 2018 4,766 4,765 4,714
Food manufacturing
Sep 2018 1,639.3 1,636.7 1,613.0
Textile mills
Sep 2018 111.6 112.4 113.0
Textile product mills
Sep 2018 110.7 110.8 113.7
Apparel
Sep 2018 111.7 113.5 116.0
Paper and paper products
Sep 2018 376.9 376.6 368.9
Printing and related support activities
Sep 2018 432.4 432.7 439.4
Petroleum and coal products
Sep 2018 117.2 117.2 115.7
Chemicals
Sep 2018 837.7 835.3 823.4
Plastics and rubber products
Sep 2018 726.7 726.3 719.6
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Sep 2018 302.2 303.5 291.7
Private service-providing
Sep 2018 106,310 106,235 104,496
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Sep 2018 27,845 27,837 27,525
Wholesale trade
Sep 2018 6,009.9 6,005.5 5,915.8
Durable goods
Sep 2018 3,041.5 3,035.2 2,976.0
Nondurable goods
Sep 2018 2,051.6 2,055.0 2,046.3
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Sep 2018 916.8 915.3 893.5
Retail trade
Sep 2018 15,908.8 15,928.8 15,853.3
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Sep 2018 2,036.2 2,035.4 2,009.4
Automobile dealers
Sep 2018 1,311.4 1,310.7 1,298.2
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Sep 2018 483.8 482.3 476.0
Electronics and appliance stores
Sep 2018 491.4 494.5 502.5
Building material and garden supply stores
Sep 2018 1,301.4 1,305.9 1,282.8
Food and beverage stores
Sep 2018 3,098.2 3,100.3 3,077.6
Health and personal care stores
Sep 2018 1,055.2 1,055.9 1,059.0
Gasoline stations
Sep 2018 941.9 939.1 931.4
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Sep 2018 1,355.3 1,359.2 1,361.8
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Sep 2018 569.5 572.1 604.1
General merchandise stores
Sep 2018 3,149.2 3,153.2 3,146.5
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Sep 2018 825.3 830.7 826.7
Nonstore retailers
Sep 2018 601.4 600.2 575.5
Transportation and warehousing
Sep 2018 5,375.5 5,351.7 5,201.7
Air transportation
Sep 2018 505.3 504.8 496.1
Rail transportation
Sep 2018 215.5 214.6 212.8
Water transportation
Sep 2018 64.4 65.1 66.0
Truck transportation
Sep 2018 1,487.9 1,483.0 1,454.8
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Sep 2018 500.7 495.3 501.0
Pipeline transportation
Sep 2018 46.8 46.8 47.7
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Sep 2018 34.7 35.3 35.3
Support activities for transportation
Sep 2018 713.8 713.9 694.2
Couriers and messengers
Sep 2018 756.6 751.5 696.4
Warehousing and storage
Sep 2018 1,049.8 1,041.4 997.4
Utilities
Sep 2018 551.0 550.9 554.2
Information
Sep 2018 2,767 2,767 2,784
Publishing industries, except Internet
Sep 2018 715.1 714.7 719.3
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Sep 2018 412.9 413.2 420.8
Broadcasting, except Internet
Sep 2018 264.3 263.5 264.3
Telecommunications
Sep 2018 751.5 754.5 778.1
Data processing, hosting and related services
Sep 2018 327.5 325.9 318.6
Other information services
Sep 2018 295.4 295.0 283.3
Financial activities
Sep 2018 8,603 8,590 8,485
Finance and insurance
Sep 2018 6,333.4 6,333.0 6,289.8
Monetary authorities - central bank
Sep 2018 19.3 19.3 19.0
Credit intermediation and related activities
Sep 2018 2,666.1 2,665.8 2,653.9
Depository credit intermediation
Sep 2018 1,719.4 1,719.2 1,714.3
Commercial banking
Sep 2018 1,320.0 1,320.2 1,321.6
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Sep 2018 968.2 969.4 945.9
Insurance carriers and related activities
Sep 2018 2,679.8 2,678.5 2,671.0
Real estate and rental and leasing
Sep 2018 2,269.6 2,256.7 2,195.6
Real estate
Sep 2018 1,642.5 1,634.8 1,599.5
Rental and leasing services
Sep 2018 602.0 596.7 571.9
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Sep 2018 25.1 25.2 24.2
Professional and business services
Sep 2018 21,130 21,076 20,570
Professional and technical services
Sep 2018 9,297.4 9,278.5 9,045.8
Legal services
Sep 2018 1,138.1 1,136.7 1,136.4
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Sep 2018 1,013.1 1,013.3 998.8
Architectural and engineering services
Sep 2018 1,484.8 1,486.2 1,443.8
Computer systems design and related services
Sep 2018 2,122.3 2,117.5 2,053.0
Management and technical consulting services
Sep 2018 1,468.3 1,461.7 1,409.5
Management of companies and enterprises
Sep 2018 2,339.0 2,336.1 2,298.6
Administrative and waste services
Sep 2018 9,493.1 9,461.2 9,225.1
Administrative and support services
Sep 2018 9,059.4 9,029.4 8,811.9
Employment services
Sep 2018 3,756.9 3,739.2 3,634.1
Temporary help services
Sep 2018 3,059.5 3,048.9 2,972.2
Business support services
Sep 2018 908.9 911.1 906.2
Services to buildings and dwellings
Sep 2018 2,201.0 2,194.3 2,137.1
Waste management and remediation services
Sep 2018 433.7 431.8 413.2
Education and health services
Sep 2018 23,750 23,732 23,297
Educational services
Sep 2018 3,754.4 3,766.4 3,706.8
Health care and social assistance
Sep 2018 19,995.6 19,965.8 19,590.0
Health care
Sep 2018 16,092.8 16,067.1 15,791.3
Ambulatory health care services
Sep 2018 7,524.7 7,514.4 7,345.7
Offices of physicians
Sep 2018 2,646.0 2,641.9 2,604.4
Outpatient care centers
Sep 2018 937.4 936.4 906.8
Home health care services
Sep 2018 1,467.2 1,465.0 1,424.7
Hospitals
Sep 2018 5,202.9 5,190.9 5,100.2
Nursing and residential care facilities
Sep 2018 3,365.2 3,361.8 3,345.4
Nursing care facilities
Sep 2018 1,611.8 1,611.6 1,620.3
Social assistance
Sep 2018 3,902.8 3,898.7 3,798.7
Child day care services
Sep 2018 933.3 936.8 937.6
Leisure and hospitality
Sep 2018 16,342 16,359 16,046
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Sep 2018 2,351.1 2,344.8 2,321.7
Performing arts and spectator sports
Sep 2018 491.3 483.8 492.8
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Sep 2018 174.3 173.5 168.1
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Sep 2018 1,685.5 1,687.5 1,660.8
Accommodation and food services
Sep 2018 13,990.9 14,013.8 13,723.8
Accommodation
Sep 2018 2,036.5 2,041.2 2,007.3
Food services and drinking places
Sep 2018 11,954.4 11,972.6 11,716.5
Other services
Sep 2018 5,873 5,874 5,789
Repair and maintenance
Sep 2018 1,325.4 1,323.8 1,308.4
Personal and laundry services
Sep 2018 1,533.8 1,529.6 1,488.7
Membership associations and organizations
Sep 2018 3,013.5 3,020.4 2,992.0
Government
Sep 2018 22,406 22,393 22,337
Federal
Sep 2018 2,794 2,795 2,803
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Sep 2018 2,188.2 2,188.5 2,188.7
U.S. Postal Service
Sep 2018 606.0 606.6 614.6
State government
Sep 2018 5,164 5,142 5,140
State government education
Sep 2018 2,498.1 2,476.9 2,465.5
State government, excluding education
Sep 2018 2,666.3 2,664.9 2,674.4
Local government
Sep 2018 14,448 14,456 14,394
Local government education
Sep 2018 7,969.0 7,970.0 7,939.5
Local government, excluding education
Sep 2018 6,479.4 6,485.7 6,454.1
   

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