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Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Data):
Table B-1. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry sector and selected industry detail, Not seasonally adjusted

   
    Jan 1939    
 
 
    Dec 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Dec 2019 153,342 153,620 151,203
Total private
Dec 2019 130,344 130,493 128,363
Goods-producing
Dec 2019 21,052 21,217 20,881
Mining and logging
Dec 2019 731 745 753
Logging
Dec 2019 50.9 52.5 47.7
Mining
Dec 2019 680.2 692.8 705.4
Oil and gas extraction
Dec 2019 167.1 165.6 148.3
Mining, except oil and gas
Dec 2019 187.6 192.9 192.8
Coal mining
Dec 2019 52.1 53.3 52.9
Support activities for mining
Dec 2019 325.5 334.3 364.3
Construction
Dec 2019 7,456 7,603 7,313
Construction of buildings
Dec 2019 1,664.9 1,678.7 1,643.4
Residential building
Dec 2019 844.5 853.0 825.2
Nonresidential building
Dec 2019 820.4 825.7 818.2
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Dec 2019 1,048.1 1,108.1 1,033.2
Specialty trade contractors
Dec 2019 4,742.8 4,816.2 4,636.6
Residential specialty trade contractors
Dec 2019 2,054.6 2,090.4 2,026.9
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Dec 2019 2,688.2 2,725.8 2,609.7
Manufacturing
Dec 2019 12,865 12,869 12,815
Durable goods
Dec 2019 8,067 8,064 8,045
Wood products
Dec 2019 413.5 412.7 406.1
Nonmetallic mineral products
Dec 2019 416.2 422.2 415.6
Primary metals
Dec 2019 371.7 372.0 384.0
Fabricated metal products
Dec 2019 1,475.0 1,481.3 1,483.3
Machinery
Dec 2019 1,126.6 1,125.8 1,137.1
Computer and electronic products
Dec 2019 1,099.4 1,094.5 1,068.3
Computer and peripheral equipment
Dec 2019 166.3 164.9 157.9
Communication equipment
Dec 2019 86.7 86.6 86.6
Semiconductors and electronic components
Dec 2019 380.2 379.4 372.4
Electronic instruments
Dec 2019 431.9 429.3 416.8
Electrical equipment and appliances
Dec 2019 406.1 403.9 405.5
Transportation equipment
Dec 2019 1,745.5 1,739.3 1,735.3
Motor vehicles and parts
Dec 2019 990.4 988.0 1,008.4
Furniture and related products
Dec 2019 393.0 393.1 395.3
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Dec 2019 620.1 619.1 614.4
Nondurable goods
Dec 2019 4,798 4,805 4,770
Food manufacturing
Dec 2019 1,652.1 1,657.2 1,629.0
Textile mills
Dec 2019 109.7 110.2 113.0
Textile product mills
Dec 2019 113.2 113.8 116.5
Apparel
Dec 2019 101.4 102.4 108.9
Paper and paper products
Dec 2019 370.5 368.7 370.4
Printing and related support activities
Dec 2019 417.1 418.7 427.8
Petroleum and coal products
Dec 2019 114.1 114.0 114.6
Chemicals
Dec 2019 862.6 859.7 850.6
Plastics and rubber products
Dec 2019 744.6 742.5 738.3
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Dec 2019 312.6 317.6 301.0
Private service-providing
Dec 2019 109,292 109,276 107,482
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Dec 2019 28,660 28,486 28,512
Wholesale trade
Dec 2019 5,977.6 5,965.6 5,913.6
Durable goods
Dec 2019 3,238.1 3,229.0 3,195.2
Nondurable goods
Dec 2019 2,179.1 2,177.0 2,165.9
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Dec 2019 560.4 559.6 552.5
Retail trade
Dec 2019 16,324.5 16,248.2 16,309.2
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Dec 2019 2,070.4 2,074.5 2,026.1
Automobile dealers
Dec 2019 1,314.0 1,311.5 1,303.5
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Dec 2019 504.5 496.4 507.3
Electronics and appliance stores
Dec 2019 487.9 485.8 489.7
Building material and garden supply stores
Dec 2019 1,287.2 1,286.3 1,264.2
Food and beverage stores
Dec 2019 3,169.6 3,166.9 3,138.2
Health and personal care stores
Dec 2019 1,075.3 1,069.0 1,090.0
Gasoline stations
Dec 2019 956.5 963.0 939.9
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Dec 2019 1,437.7 1,389.0 1,477.9
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Dec 2019 600.3 591.9 596.5
General merchandise stores
Dec 2019 3,316.1 3,301.6 3,319.0
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Dec 2019 826.2 836.4 857.9
Nonstore retailers
Dec 2019 592.8 587.4 602.5
Transportation and warehousing
Dec 2019 5,804.7 5,721.4 5,733.7
Air transportation
Dec 2019 519.4 517.7 506.5
Rail transportation
Dec 2019 194.2 194.2 215.0
Water transportation
Dec 2019 62.7 63.9 63.9
Truck transportation
Dec 2019 1,509.3 1,523.3 1,511.7
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Dec 2019 511.2 509.2 503.1
Pipeline transportation
Dec 2019 47.7 47.7 47.8
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Dec 2019 29.6 30.6 29.3
Support activities for transportation
Dec 2019 732.6 728.5 726.4
Couriers and messengers
Dec 2019 962.0 865.4 925.5
Warehousing and storage
Dec 2019 1,236.0 1,240.9 1,204.5
Utilities
Dec 2019 553.4 550.9 555.4
Information
Dec 2019 2,857 2,864 2,839
Publishing industries, except Internet
Dec 2019 745.2 747.2 735.5
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Dec 2019 441.1 448.1 440.6
Broadcasting, except Internet
Dec 2019 268.3 270.0 271.9
Telecommunications
Dec 2019 712.4 711.6 740.5
Data processing, hosting and related services
Dec 2019 343.0 341.0 329.1
Other information services
Dec 2019 346.7 346.1 321.6
Financial activities
Dec 2019 8,744 8,729 8,622
Finance and insurance
Dec 2019 6,399.0 6,388.5 6,339.6
Monetary authorities - central bank
Dec 2019 19.4 19.3 19.6
Credit intermediation and related activities
Dec 2019 2,661.3 2,651.9 2,641.2
Depository credit intermediation
Dec 2019 1,721.5 1,714.9 1,712.1
Commercial banking
Dec 2019 1,312.7 1,308.5 1,313.4
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Dec 2019 979.3 976.9 970.1
Insurance carriers and related activities
Dec 2019 2,739.0 2,740.4 2,708.7
Real estate and rental and leasing
Dec 2019 2,344.9 2,340.8 2,282.8
Real estate
Dec 2019 1,738.3 1,729.7 1,687.3
Rental and leasing services
Dec 2019 583.1 587.8 572.1
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Dec 2019 23.5 23.3 23.4
Professional and business services
Dec 2019 21,745 21,877 21,345
Professional and technical services
Dec 2019 9,739.2 9,724.9 9,463.6
Legal services
Dec 2019 1,157.0 1,154.6 1,146.6
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Dec 2019 1,069.7 1,040.1 1,030.8
Architectural and engineering services
Dec 2019 1,531.6 1,531.9 1,494.5
Computer systems design and related services
Dec 2019 2,244.2 2,258.6 2,164.1
Management and technical consulting services
Dec 2019 1,570.4 1,572.5 1,519.0
Management of companies and enterprises
Dec 2019 2,443.9 2,437.4 2,398.4
Administrative and waste services
Dec 2019 9,561.6 9,714.6 9,483.3
Administrative and support services
Dec 2019 9,093.9 9,246.4 9,038.2
Employment services
Dec 2019 3,874.0 3,905.9 3,860.8
Temporary help services
Dec 2019 3,169.9 3,194.9 3,178.7
Business support services
Dec 2019 903.2 907.5 921.2
Services to buildings and dwellings
Dec 2019 2,101.2 2,211.2 2,087.6
Waste management and remediation services
Dec 2019 467.7 468.2 445.1
Education and health services
Dec 2019 24,737 24,785 24,092
Educational services
Dec 2019 3,942.5 4,033.6 3,852.5
Health care and social assistance
Dec 2019 20,794.9 20,751.7 20,239.8
Health care
Dec 2019 16,646.3 16,599.3 16,248.1
Ambulatory health care services
Dec 2019 7,917.4 7,885.8 7,649.2
Offices of physicians
Dec 2019 2,741.7 2,728.2 2,664.8
Outpatient care centers
Dec 2019 993.6 983.4 956.9
Home health care services
Dec 2019 1,583.4 1,581.8 1,506.7
Hospitals
Dec 2019 5,311.4 5,300.7 5,207.4
Nursing and residential care facilities
Dec 2019 3,417.5 3,412.8 3,391.5
Nursing care facilities
Dec 2019 1,604.2 1,608.6 1,617.5
Social assistance
Dec 2019 4,148.6 4,152.4 3,991.7
Child day care services
Dec 2019 1,014.4 1,015.9 979.3
Leisure and hospitality
Dec 2019 16,614 16,592 16,213
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Dec 2019 2,347.7 2,330.3 2,264.2
Performing arts and spectator sports
Dec 2019 495.6 503.8 494.7
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Dec 2019 174.5 174.2 166.1
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Dec 2019 1,677.6 1,652.3 1,603.4
Accommodation and food services
Dec 2019 14,266.2 14,261.3 13,949.0
Accommodation
Dec 2019 2,008.3 2,004.4 1,967.8
Food services and drinking places
Dec 2019 12,257.9 12,256.9 11,981.2
Other services
Dec 2019 5,935 5,943 5,859
Repair and maintenance
Dec 2019 1,364.3 1,369.8 1,331.0
Personal and laundry services
Dec 2019 1,535.3 1,534.8 1,524.6
Membership associations and organizations
Dec 2019 3,035.3 3,038.3 3,003.6
Government
Dec 2019 22,998 23,127 22,840
Federal
Dec 2019 2,836 2,836 2,815
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Dec 2019 2,215.2 2,221.2 2,186.9
U.S. Postal Service
Dec 2019 620.8 614.6 628.2
State government
Dec 2019 5,299 5,380 5,295
State government education
Dec 2019 2,602.9 2,671.8 2,611.8
State government, excluding education
Dec 2019 2,695.8 2,708.2 2,683.4
Local government
Dec 2019 14,863 14,911 14,730
Local government education
Dec 2019 8,350.9 8,376.9 8,284.3
Local government, excluding education
Dec 2019 6,511.9 6,533.7 6,446.1
   

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