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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    
 
 
    Sep 2020
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Sep 2020 141,855 140,718 151,556
Total private
Sep 2020 120,059 119,731 128,917
Goods-producing
Sep 2020 20,258 20,293 21,318
Mining and logging
Sep 2020 619 620 738
Logging
Sep 2020 51.6 52.1 52.6
Mining
Sep 2020 567.4 567.7 685.8
Oil and gas extraction
Sep 2020 157.3 157.4 154.4
Mining, except oil and gas
Sep 2020 181.9 183.2 192.5
Coal mining
Sep 2020 44.6 45.4 52.3
Support activities for mining
Sep 2020 228.2 227.1 338.9
Construction
Sep 2020 7,415 7,461 7,700
Construction of buildings
Sep 2020 1,639.7 1,648.5 1,686.0
Residential building
Sep 2020 836.8 835.7 835.1
Nonresidential building
Sep 2020 802.9 812.8 850.9
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Sep 2020 1,066.8 1,074.0 1,140.6
Specialty trade contractors
Sep 2020 4,708.5 4,738.9 4,873.1
Residential specialty trade contractors
Sep 2020 2,107.7 2,117.0 2,125.0
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Sep 2020 2,600.8 2,621.9 2,748.1
Manufacturing
Sep 2020 12,224 12,212 12,880
Durable goods
Sep 2020 7,609 7,596 8,063
Wood products
Sep 2020 393.6 392.5 411.3
Nonmetallic mineral products
Sep 2020 409.7 406.1 425.7
Primary metals
Sep 2020 335.2 339.0 383.5
Fabricated metal products
Sep 2020 1,388.0 1,390.0 1,487.3
Machinery
Sep 2020 1,044.8 1,039.2 1,117.7
Computer and electronic products
Sep 2020 1,083.8 1,090.6 1,088.0
Computer and peripheral equipment
Sep 2020 168.9 170.6 165.3
Communication equipment
Sep 2020 81.6 83.0 83.4
Semiconductors and electronic components
Sep 2020 371.0 374.6 378.9
Electronic instruments
Sep 2020 427.1 426.7 426.8
Electrical equipment and appliances
Sep 2020 378.4 378.9 405.1
Transportation equipment
Sep 2020 1,627.4 1,612.2 1,739.6
Motor vehicles and parts
Sep 2020 919.5 905.3 998.4
Furniture and related products
Sep 2020 352.4 353.3 386.8
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Sep 2020 595.9 594.2 618.1
Nondurable goods
Sep 2020 4,615 4,616 4,817
Food manufacturing
Sep 2020 1,631.3 1,635.5 1,669.6
Textile mills
Sep 2020 96.4 94.3 107.9
Textile product mills
Sep 2020 104.4 102.4 112.2
Apparel
Sep 2020 86.2 86.0 109.4
Paper and paper products
Sep 2020 355.9 355.1 364.0
Printing and related support activities
Sep 2020 365.3 361.6 424.9
Petroleum and coal products
Sep 2020 106.5 106.7 116.3
Chemicals
Sep 2020 834.9 840.4 850.6
Plastics and rubber products
Sep 2020 721.7 726.0 736.3
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Sep 2020 312.7 308.2 325.4
Private service-providing
Sep 2020 99,801 99,438 107,599
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Sep 2020 26,591 26,403 27,575
Wholesale trade
Sep 2020 5,620.0 5,624.2 5,910.9
Durable goods
Sep 2020 3,059.4 3,059.9 3,213.2
Nondurable goods
Sep 2020 2,061.5 2,060.8 2,169.3
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Sep 2020 499.1 503.5 528.4
Retail trade
Sep 2020 15,060.6 15,022.7 15,487.4
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Sep 2020 1,950.3 1,939.6 2,050.5
Automobile dealers
Sep 2020 1,217.7 1,207.7 1,305.1
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Sep 2020 406.5 401.4 463.9
Electronics and appliance stores
Sep 2020 423.0 414.5 464.1
Building material and garden supply stores
Sep 2020 1,385.8 1,403.8 1,283.6
Food and beverage stores
Sep 2020 3,128.9 3,148.7 3,070.4
Health and personal care stores
Sep 2020 975.9 963.1 1,034.5
Gasoline stations
Sep 2020 923.6 931.7 951.3
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Sep 2020 934.7 923.3 1,246.1
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Sep 2020 456.3 445.5 546.8
General merchandise stores
Sep 2020 3,196.0 3,176.3 2,993.4
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Sep 2020 731.4 733.6 830.8
Nonstore retailers
Sep 2020 548.2 541.2 552.0
Transportation and warehousing
Sep 2020 5,370.2 5,215.7 5,631.1
Air transportation
Sep 2020 404.1 409.4 503.2
Rail transportation
Sep 2020 146.0 146.0 170.5
Water transportation
Sep 2020 57.2 57.3 66.6
Truck transportation
Sep 2020 1,470.2 1,467.0 1,543.4
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Sep 2020 380.5 282.4 513.8
Pipeline transportation
Sep 2020 49.5 49.8 51.4
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Sep 2020 25.4 27.3 42.3
Support activities for transportation
Sep 2020 683.2 680.4 755.1
Couriers and messengers
Sep 2020 903.7 883.2 792.4
Warehousing and storage
Sep 2020 1,250.4 1,212.9 1,192.4
Utilities
Sep 2020 539.9 539.9 545.8
Information
Sep 2020 2,607 2,601 2,860
Publishing industries, except Internet
Sep 2020 737.7 737.8 769.0
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Sep 2020 256.6 250.8 439.9
Broadcasting, except Internet
Sep 2020 247.5 240.8 266.0
Telecommunications
Sep 2020 675.0 677.7 700.5
Data processing, hosting and related services
Sep 2020 335.3 336.1 341.3
Other information services
Sep 2020 355.0 357.9 343.2
Financial activities
Sep 2020 8,682 8,703 8,775
Finance and insurance
Sep 2020 6,472.6 6,483.2 6,435.2
Monetary authorities - central bank
Sep 2020 19.9 20.0 19.6
Credit intermediation and related activities
Sep 2020 2,654.5 2,663.1 2,649.1
Depository credit intermediation
Sep 2020 1,752.8 1,768.6 1,771.3
Commercial banking
Sep 2020 1,365.5 1,379.4 1,385.6
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Sep 2020 973.7 980.0 964.8
Insurance carriers and related activities
Sep 2020 2,824.5 2,820.1 2,801.7
Real estate and rental and leasing
Sep 2020 2,209.0 2,220.0 2,339.5
Real estate
Sep 2020 1,694.1 1,703.9 1,727.7
Rental and leasing services
Sep 2020 492.1 492.6 588.6
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Sep 2020 22.8 23.5 23.2
Professional and business services
Sep 2020 20,239 20,220 21,479
Professional and technical services
Sep 2020 9,295.7 9,338.9 9,516.9
Legal services
Sep 2020 1,108.0 1,112.4 1,146.9
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Sep 2020 946.7 950.8 969.9
Architectural and engineering services
Sep 2020 1,501.6 1,505.6 1,520.4
Computer systems design and related services
Sep 2020 2,167.0 2,188.1 2,210.9
Management and technical consulting services
Sep 2020 1,498.1 1,504.0 1,541.9
Management of companies and enterprises
Sep 2020 2,348.0 2,353.0 2,434.1
Administrative and waste services
Sep 2020 8,594.8 8,527.9 9,527.6
Administrative and support services
Sep 2020 8,137.3 8,068.7 9,066.1
Employment services
Sep 2020 3,176.5 3,108.7 3,722.8
Temporary help services
Sep 2020 2,542.8 2,473.9 3,016.9
Business support services
Sep 2020 780.9 766.5 871.3
Services to buildings and dwellings
Sep 2020 2,147.2 2,165.1 2,252.6
Waste management and remediation services
Sep 2020 457.5 459.2 461.5
Education and health services
Sep 2020 23,125 22,835 24,257
Educational services
Sep 2020 3,445.7 3,233.5 3,763.5
Health care and social assistance
Sep 2020 19,678.9 19,601.3 20,493.4
Health care
Sep 2020 15,824.0 15,806.0 16,342.4
Ambulatory health care services
Sep 2020 7,529.3 7,492.6 7,735.4
Offices of physicians
Sep 2020 2,629.1 2,617.7 2,678.6
Outpatient care centers
Sep 2020 952.3 951.6 965.3
Home health care services
Sep 2020 1,524.6 1,509.0 1,542.8
Hospitals
Sep 2020 5,136.0 5,142.1 5,219.9
Nursing and residential care facilities
Sep 2020 3,158.7 3,171.3 3,387.1
Nursing care facilities
Sep 2020 1,463.8 1,472.5 1,602.5
Social assistance
Sep 2020 3,854.9 3,795.3 4,151.0
Child day care services
Sep 2020 852.9 807.5 1,025.9
Leisure and hospitality
Sep 2020 13,124 13,231 16,759
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Sep 2020 1,702.6 1,798.1 2,483.7
Performing arts and spectator sports
Sep 2020 279.0 287.4 537.7
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Sep 2020 130.0 135.7 174.3
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Sep 2020 1,293.6 1,375.0 1,771.7
Accommodation and food services
Sep 2020 11,421.2 11,432.8 14,275.4
Accommodation
Sep 2020 1,404.3 1,456.4 2,115.1
Food services and drinking places
Sep 2020 10,016.9 9,976.4 12,160.3
Other services
Sep 2020 5,433 5,445 5,894
Repair and maintenance
Sep 2020 1,310.7 1,308.9 1,360.6
Personal and laundry services
Sep 2020 1,255.2 1,258.4 1,528.0
Membership associations and organizations
Sep 2020 2,866.6 2,877.6 3,005.0
Government
Sep 2020 21,796 20,987 22,639
Federal
Sep 2020 3,133 3,172 2,859
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Sep 2020 2,531.6 2,571.8 2,256.1
U.S. Postal Service
Sep 2020 601.3 599.8 603.1
State government
Sep 2020 4,993 4,707 5,238
State government education
Sep 2020 2,297.6 2,000.4 2,538.5
State government, excluding education
Sep 2020 2,695.8 2,706.6 2,699.4
Local government
Sep 2020 13,670 13,108 14,542
Local government education
Sep 2020 7,400.0 6,749.0 7,967.5
Local government, excluding education
Sep 2020 6,270.2 6,358.7 6,574.9
   

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