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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    
 
 
    Aug 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Aug 2019 151,517 151,169 149,453
Total private
Aug 2019 129,894 129,890 127,949
Goods-producing
Aug 2019 21,460 21,435 21,145
Mining and logging
Aug 2019 762 763 757
Logging
Aug 2019 50.3 48.7 49.5
Mining
Aug 2019 711.4 714.0 707.3
Oil and gas extraction
Aug 2019 161.8 161.6 148.7
Mining, except oil and gas
Aug 2019 197.4 197.4 198.5
Coal mining
Aug 2019 53.5 52.1 52.1
Support activities for mining
Aug 2019 352.2 355.0 360.1
Construction
Aug 2019 7,764 7,750 7,587
Construction of buildings
Aug 2019 1,706.2 1,699.9 1,678.8
Residential building
Aug 2019 863.2 856.6 831.4
Nonresidential building
Aug 2019 843.0 843.3 847.4
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Aug 2019 1,144.1 1,135.1 1,128.4
Specialty trade contractors
Aug 2019 4,913.5 4,914.8 4,780.1
Residential specialty trade contractors
Aug 2019 2,135.2 2,141.9 2,103.4
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Aug 2019 2,778.3 2,772.9 2,676.7
Manufacturing
Aug 2019 12,934 12,922 12,801
Durable goods
Aug 2019 8,096 8,092 8,002
Wood products
Aug 2019 411.8 413.3 410.2
Nonmetallic mineral products
Aug 2019 423.7 421.9 420.9
Primary metals
Aug 2019 378.6 379.3 378.4
Fabricated metal products
Aug 2019 1,486.4 1,491.2 1,480.3
Machinery
Aug 2019 1,139.0 1,144.2 1,129.3
Computer and electronic products
Aug 2019 1,093.1 1,093.2 1,061.8
Computer and peripheral equipment
Aug 2019 164.5 162.4 157.1
Communication equipment
Aug 2019 86.3 86.2 84.9
Semiconductors and electronic components
Aug 2019 381.2 382.9 371.7
Electronic instruments
Aug 2019 427.4 427.9 414.2
Electrical equipment and appliances
Aug 2019 404.9 406.4 402.3
Transportation equipment
Aug 2019 1,743.3 1,727.4 1,711.5
Motor vehicles and parts
Aug 2019 993.3 976.1 995.9
Furniture and related products
Aug 2019 395.6 395.4 396.5
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Aug 2019 619.3 620.1 610.7
Nondurable goods
Aug 2019 4,838 4,830 4,799
Food manufacturing
Aug 2019 1,671.0 1,663.0 1,655.2
Textile mills
Aug 2019 112.3 111.9 113.8
Textile product mills
Aug 2019 114.3 114.5 117.1
Apparel
Aug 2019 106.8 107.1 111.3
Paper and paper products
Aug 2019 371.2 371.7 368.8
Printing and related support activities
Aug 2019 421.2 421.4 431.3
Petroleum and coal products
Aug 2019 117.8 119.0 120.0
Chemicals
Aug 2019 859.0 862.9 843.1
Plastics and rubber products
Aug 2019 744.5 741.4 731.3
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Aug 2019 320.2 317.4 307.3
Private service-providing
Aug 2019 108,434 108,455 106,804
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Aug 2019 27,748 27,801 27,661
Wholesale trade
Aug 2019 5,967.3 5,971.1 5,893.7
Durable goods
Aug 2019 3,232.9 3,231.7 3,177.6
Nondurable goods
Aug 2019 2,178.0 2,183.7 2,160.0
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Aug 2019 556.4 555.7 556.1
Retail trade
Aug 2019 15,736.9 15,784.1 15,834.9
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Aug 2019 2,063.1 2,065.2 2,036.3
Automobile dealers
Aug 2019 1,315.1 1,314.6 1,305.8
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Aug 2019 478.3 479.0 474.7
Electronics and appliance stores
Aug 2019 455.6 458.1 485.0
Building material and garden supply stores
Aug 2019 1,316.3 1,342.0 1,304.2
Food and beverage stores
Aug 2019 3,136.0 3,144.7 3,103.4
Health and personal care stores
Aug 2019 1,036.2 1,036.3 1,051.8
Gasoline stations
Aug 2019 965.8 966.4 944.8
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Aug 2019 1,317.0 1,318.1 1,366.9
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Aug 2019 553.6 545.8 559.0
General merchandise stores
Aug 2019 3,008.4 3,011.7 3,092.3
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Aug 2019 836.2 844.3 844.4
Nonstore retailers
Aug 2019 570.4 572.5 572.1
Transportation and warehousing
Aug 2019 5,489.8 5,486.9 5,377.3
Air transportation
Aug 2019 524.1 523.9 505.7
Rail transportation
Aug 2019 205.1 205.1 215.8
Water transportation
Aug 2019 68.0 67.3 67.7
Truck transportation
Aug 2019 1,537.5 1,538.9 1,517.5
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Aug 2019 422.5 422.8 426.3
Pipeline transportation
Aug 2019 47.8 48.4 48.6
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Aug 2019 45.1 45.5 44.1
Support activities for transportation
Aug 2019 721.3 723.2 715.8
Couriers and messengers
Aug 2019 733.9 727.8 696.6
Warehousing and storage
Aug 2019 1,184.5 1,184.0 1,139.2
Utilities
Aug 2019 553.8 558.9 554.9
Information
Aug 2019 2,856 2,848 2,851
Publishing industries, except Internet
Aug 2019 748.3 745.8 737.4
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Aug 2019 449.9 446.5 451.2
Broadcasting, except Internet
Aug 2019 268.9 266.3 269.8
Telecommunications
Aug 2019 708.2 712.0 748.7
Data processing, hosting and related services
Aug 2019 336.2 338.2 330.1
Other information services
Aug 2019 344.0 339.0 314.0
Financial activities
Aug 2019 8,760 8,760 8,646
Finance and insurance
Aug 2019 6,385.3 6,386.9 6,341.3
Monetary authorities - central bank
Aug 2019 19.6 19.7 19.8
Credit intermediation and related activities
Aug 2019 2,648.2 2,648.3 2,658.6
Depository credit intermediation
Aug 2019 1,720.0 1,721.0 1,721.4
Commercial banking
Aug 2019 1,313.8 1,315.9 1,323.3
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Aug 2019 983.3 988.5 968.2
Insurance carriers and related activities
Aug 2019 2,734.2 2,730.4 2,694.7
Real estate and rental and leasing
Aug 2019 2,375.0 2,373.4 2,304.3
Real estate
Aug 2019 1,741.1 1,736.8 1,688.6
Rental and leasing services
Aug 2019 610.3 613.2 591.8
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Aug 2019 23.6 23.4 23.9
Professional and business services
Aug 2019 21,668 21,604 21,216
Professional and technical services
Aug 2019 9,626.5 9,633.5 9,333.1
Legal services
Aug 2019 1,147.9 1,154.1 1,141.4
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Aug 2019 1,003.5 1,006.0 964.0
Architectural and engineering services
Aug 2019 1,541.2 1,544.4 1,503.2
Computer systems design and related services
Aug 2019 2,243.5 2,236.3 2,140.0
Management and technical consulting services
Aug 2019 1,547.2 1,541.4 1,498.1
Management of companies and enterprises
Aug 2019 2,441.9 2,440.6 2,391.9
Administrative and waste services
Aug 2019 9,599.2 9,529.6 9,490.6
Administrative and support services
Aug 2019 9,131.8 9,063.5 9,044.7
Employment services
Aug 2019 3,733.8 3,653.5 3,703.9
Temporary help services
Aug 2019 3,046.6 2,969.8 3,027.6
Business support services
Aug 2019 877.0 880.1 888.7
Services to buildings and dwellings
Aug 2019 2,313.9 2,327.8 2,275.2
Waste management and remediation services
Aug 2019 467.4 466.1 445.9
Education and health services
Aug 2019 24,021 23,944 23,444
Educational services
Aug 2019 3,498.4 3,489.5 3,454.1
Health care and social assistance
Aug 2019 20,523.0 20,454.2 19,990.0
Health care
Aug 2019 16,462.1 16,431.2 16,069.7
Ambulatory health care services
Aug 2019 7,787.1 7,770.1 7,532.5
Offices of physicians
Aug 2019 2,687.1 2,687.8 2,624.7
Outpatient care centers
Aug 2019 972.6 973.1 938.9
Home health care services
Aug 2019 1,558.7 1,546.7 1,482.5
Hospitals
Aug 2019 5,256.0 5,248.2 5,158.5
Nursing and residential care facilities
Aug 2019 3,419.0 3,412.9 3,378.7
Nursing care facilities
Aug 2019 1,616.8 1,613.6 1,613.0
Social assistance
Aug 2019 4,060.9 4,023.0 3,920.3
Child day care services
Aug 2019 963.4 939.7 935.1
Leisure and hospitality
Aug 2019 17,398 17,478 17,096
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Aug 2019 2,743.7 2,818.4 2,697.6
Performing arts and spectator sports
Aug 2019 533.7 538.2 526.4
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Aug 2019 187.4 193.5 182.6
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Aug 2019 2,022.6 2,086.7 1,988.6
Accommodation and food services
Aug 2019 14,654.0 14,659.5 14,398.1
Accommodation
Aug 2019 2,202.6 2,220.1 2,180.5
Food services and drinking places
Aug 2019 12,451.4 12,439.4 12,217.6
Other services
Aug 2019 5,983 6,020 5,890
Repair and maintenance
Aug 2019 1,367.6 1,372.0 1,332.4
Personal and laundry services
Aug 2019 1,540.4 1,543.2 1,519.9
Membership associations and organizations
Aug 2019 3,074.8 3,104.5 3,037.8
Government
Aug 2019 21,623 21,279 21,504
Federal
Aug 2019 2,855 2,834 2,805
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Aug 2019 2,250.7 2,227.1 2,201.2
U.S. Postal Service
Aug 2019 604.7 607.3 603.9
State government
Aug 2019 4,916 4,843 4,915
State government education
Aug 2019 2,197.8 2,123.9 2,202.9
State government, excluding education
Aug 2019 2,718.4 2,719.5 2,712.1
Local government
Aug 2019 13,852 13,602 13,784
Local government education
Aug 2019 7,102.0 6,786.8 7,084.6
Local government, excluding education
Aug 2019 6,749.8 6,815.4 6,699.6
   

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