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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    
 
 
    Apr 2020
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Apr 2020 131,071 150,583 150,430
Total private
Apr 2020 108,956 127,531 127,482
Goods-producing
Apr 2020 18,622 20,785 20,884
Mining and logging
Apr 2020 646 697 732
Logging
Apr 2020 46.6 53.0 45.9
Mining
Apr 2020 599.6 644.2 686.0
Oil and gas extraction
Apr 2020 149.3 155.2 144.8
Mining, except oil and gas
Apr 2020 179.2 185.0 191.4
Coal mining
Apr 2020 43.7 49.5 51.4
Support activities for mining
Apr 2020 271.1 304.0 349.8
Construction
Apr 2020 6,544 7,328 7,377
Construction of buildings
Apr 2020 1,453.2 1,640.7 1,629.2
Residential building
Apr 2020 711.4 818.1 801.3
Nonresidential building
Apr 2020 741.8 822.6 827.9
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Apr 2020 1,002.6 1,019.7 1,064.7
Specialty trade contractors
Apr 2020 4,087.8 4,667.9 4,682.9
Residential specialty trade contractors
Apr 2020 1,791.0 2,041.9 2,052.3
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Apr 2020 2,296.8 2,626.0 2,630.6
Manufacturing
Apr 2020 11,432 12,760 12,775
Durable goods
Apr 2020 7,107 8,020 8,038
Wood products
Apr 2020 380.8 406.0 407.4
Nonmetallic mineral products
Apr 2020 363.1 417.0 418.5
Primary metals
Apr 2020 336.1 372.3 387.9
Fabricated metal products
Apr 2020 1,367.3 1,474.8 1,490.6
Machinery
Apr 2020 1,023.7 1,104.5 1,126.1
Computer and electronic products
Apr 2020 1,083.8 1,096.0 1,069.1
Computer and peripheral equipment
Apr 2020 169.5 169.4 159.7
Communication equipment
Apr 2020 83.5 84.7 83.7
Semiconductors and electronic components
Apr 2020 373.1 377.1 374.2
Electronic instruments
Apr 2020 425.0 431.7 419.2
Electrical equipment and appliances
Apr 2020 381.4 401.9 403.5
Transportation equipment
Apr 2020 1,316.5 1,743.8 1,732.5
Motor vehicles and parts
Apr 2020 615.7 1,002.1 1,004.6
Furniture and related products
Apr 2020 326.1 385.6 387.8
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Apr 2020 528.6 618.0 614.6
Nondurable goods
Apr 2020 4,325 4,740 4,737
Food manufacturing
Apr 2020 1,539.3 1,629.6 1,614.2
Textile mills
Apr 2020 85.6 105.0 110.4
Textile product mills
Apr 2020 88.2 108.7 113.9
Apparel
Apr 2020 62.4 104.4 111.9
Paper and paper products
Apr 2020 355.4 362.9 365.0
Printing and related support activities
Apr 2020 332.6 411.7 423.3
Petroleum and coal products
Apr 2020 103.8 110.2 113.8
Chemicals
Apr 2020 817.2 849.5 846.7
Plastics and rubber products
Apr 2020 680.4 745.2 732.7
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Apr 2020 260.2 312.8 305.0
Private service-providing
Apr 2020 90,334 106,746 106,598
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Apr 2020 24,508 27,459 27,425
Wholesale trade
Apr 2020 5,552.6 5,906.3 5,878.5
Durable goods
Apr 2020 3,032.2 3,215.7 3,188.4
Nondurable goods
Apr 2020 2,019.4 2,158.2 2,161.5
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Apr 2020 501.0 532.4 528.6
Retail trade
Apr 2020 13,408.4 15,408.8 15,474.7
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Apr 2020 1,711.3 2,048.6 2,027.8
Automobile dealers
Apr 2020 1,034.5 1,298.7 1,299.7
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Apr 2020 247.3 459.4 468.5
Electronics and appliance stores
Apr 2020 441.8 469.3 474.9
Building material and garden supply stores
Apr 2020 1,320.0 1,331.1 1,334.0
Food and beverage stores
Apr 2020 3,022.8 3,057.1 3,046.0
Health and personal care stores
Apr 2020 950.7 1,050.9 1,043.8
Gasoline stations
Apr 2020 894.0 932.0 928.9
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Apr 2020 513.0 1,229.5 1,273.0
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Apr 2020 339.5 518.8 534.5
General merchandise stores
Apr 2020 2,916.7 2,978.5 2,958.0
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Apr 2020 540.8 790.0 825.1
Nonstore retailers
Apr 2020 510.5 543.6 560.2
Transportation and warehousing
Apr 2020 5,006.8 5,598.1 5,525.7
Air transportation
Apr 2020 371.8 511.3 499.5
Rail transportation
Apr 2020 157.2 159.2 179.5
Water transportation
Apr 2020 57.3 62.0 64.7
Truck transportation
Apr 2020 1,419.8 1,500.7 1,517.2
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Apr 2020 332.4 516.6 516.6
Pipeline transportation
Apr 2020 50.4 51.3 50.8
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Apr 2020 12.6 27.8 31.5
Support activities for transportation
Apr 2020 687.8 753.9 749.1
Couriers and messengers
Apr 2020 786.7 808.5 746.9
Warehousing and storage
Apr 2020 1,130.8 1,206.8 1,169.9
Utilities
Apr 2020 539.7 545.7 546.5
Information
Apr 2020 2,629 2,876 2,832
Publishing industries, except Internet
Apr 2020 749.9 768.4 750.7
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Apr 2020 240.4 442.6 437.4
Broadcasting, except Internet
Apr 2020 250.3 262.8 266.8
Telecommunications
Apr 2020 689.4 698.5 711.0
Data processing, hosting and related services
Apr 2020 344.0 348.2 334.7
Other information services
Apr 2020 355.4 355.2 331.1
Financial activities
Apr 2020 8,536 8,794 8,678
Finance and insurance
Apr 2020 6,425.8 6,477.8 6,387.5
Monetary authorities - central bank
Apr 2020 19.6 19.6 19.8
Credit intermediation and related activities
Apr 2020 2,642.8 2,676.7 2,635.0
Depository credit intermediation
Apr 2020 1,772.5 1,783.7 1,770.8
Commercial banking
Apr 2020 1,385.0 1,391.5 1,388.7
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Apr 2020 960.1 965.7 957.7
Insurance carriers and related activities
Apr 2020 2,803.3 2,815.8 2,775.0
Real estate and rental and leasing
Apr 2020 2,109.7 2,316.6 2,290.4
Real estate
Apr 2020 1,634.7 1,728.2 1,696.0
Rental and leasing services
Apr 2020 452.3 565.1 571.4
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Apr 2020 22.7 23.3 23.0
Professional and business services
Apr 2020 19,264 21,186 21,169
Professional and technical services
Apr 2020 9,209.9 9,730.6 9,522.1
Legal services
Apr 2020 1,092.1 1,156.5 1,140.6
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Apr 2020 1,058.6 1,142.8 1,102.3
Architectural and engineering services
Apr 2020 1,443.4 1,521.5 1,495.1
Computer systems design and related services
Apr 2020 2,155.5 2,228.1 2,179.3
Management and technical consulting services
Apr 2020 1,474.7 1,544.3 1,510.0
Management of companies and enterprises
Apr 2020 2,351.5 2,434.7 2,406.1
Administrative and waste services
Apr 2020 7,702.5 9,021.1 9,241.2
Administrative and support services
Apr 2020 7,251.3 8,560.9 8,794.2
Employment services
Apr 2020 2,581.1 3,465.0 3,558.2
Temporary help services
Apr 2020 1,985.1 2,773.9 2,886.0
Business support services
Apr 2020 769.0 862.6 873.4
Services to buildings and dwellings
Apr 2020 1,918.9 2,036.9 2,167.8
Waste management and remediation services
Apr 2020 451.2 460.2 447.0
Education and health services
Apr 2020 22,111 24,600 24,206
Educational services
Apr 2020 3,506.1 3,933.3 3,907.5
Health care and social assistance
Apr 2020 18,604.5 20,666.3 20,298.7
Health care
Apr 2020 15,005.8 16,433.7 16,172.5
Ambulatory health care services
Apr 2020 6,618.9 7,799.3 7,640.7
Offices of physicians
Apr 2020 2,458.9 2,702.4 2,650.0
Outpatient care centers
Apr 2020 895.9 984.0 957.5
Home health care services
Apr 2020 1,482.2 1,570.8 1,513.6
Hospitals
Apr 2020 5,123.4 5,261.5 5,168.9
Nursing and residential care facilities
Apr 2020 3,263.5 3,372.9 3,362.9
Nursing care facilities
Apr 2020 1,536.4 1,582.0 1,593.0
Social assistance
Apr 2020 3,598.7 4,232.6 4,126.2
Child day care services
Apr 2020 703.3 1,033.7 1,028.5
Leisure and hospitality
Apr 2020 8,655 15,965 16,406
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Apr 2020 1,100.0 2,270.4 2,369.9
Performing arts and spectator sports
Apr 2020 284.8 470.4 537.1
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Apr 2020 127.5 162.8 169.2
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Apr 2020 687.7 1,637.2 1,663.6
Accommodation and food services
Apr 2020 7,555.1 13,694.5 14,036.0
Accommodation
Apr 2020 1,157.4 1,976.3 2,020.2
Food services and drinking places
Apr 2020 6,397.7 11,718.2 12,015.8
Other services
Apr 2020 4,631 5,866 5,882
Repair and maintenance
Apr 2020 1,154.7 1,368.7 1,351.8
Personal and laundry services
Apr 2020 717.0 1,498.2 1,529.9
Membership associations and organizations
Apr 2020 2,758.8 2,999.1 3,000.7
Government
Apr 2020 22,115 23,052 22,948
Federal
Apr 2020 2,874 2,866 2,815
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Apr 2020 2,278.7 2,270.6 2,210.0
U.S. Postal Service
Apr 2020 595.2 595.0 604.6
State government
Apr 2020 5,119 5,299 5,339
State government education
Apr 2020 2,425.5 2,599.4 2,657.7
State government, excluding education
Apr 2020 2,693.2 2,699.7 2,680.8
Local government
Apr 2020 14,122 14,887 14,794
Local government education
Apr 2020 7,891.4 8,353.0 8,311.0
Local government, excluding education
Apr 2020 6,230.3 6,534.3 6,482.9
   

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