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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    
 
 
    Jan 2021
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Jan 2021 140,927 143,700 150,055
Total private
Jan 2021 119,532 121,889 127,405
Goods-producing
Jan 2021 19,811 20,157 20,626
Mining and logging
Jan 2021 605 601 678
Logging
Jan 2021 46.2 46.6 47.9
Mining
Jan 2021 558.8 554.7 629.8
Oil and gas extraction
Jan 2021 141.0 141.9 137.2
Mining, except oil and gas
Jan 2021 175.9 177.9 181.8
Coal mining
Jan 2021 43.0 42.4 47.4
Support activities for mining
Jan 2021 241.9 234.9 310.8
Construction
Jan 2021 7,051 7,305 7,243
Construction of buildings
Jan 2021 1,617.8 1,650.3 1,634.4
Residential building
Jan 2021 828.5 845.7 805.9
Nonresidential building
Jan 2021 789.3 804.6 828.5
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Jan 2021 943.9 1,007.0 1,002.1
Specialty trade contractors
Jan 2021 4,489.0 4,647.2 4,606.2
Residential specialty trade contractors
Jan 2021 2,060.1 2,125.8 2,034.4
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Jan 2021 2,428.9 2,521.4 2,571.8
Manufacturing
Jan 2021 12,155 12,251 12,705
Durable goods
Jan 2021 7,556 7,610 7,967
Wood products
Jan 2021 400.5 402.5 406.7
Nonmetallic mineral products
Jan 2021 381.7 398.4 403.8
Primary metals
Jan 2021 348.0 349.0 379.7
Fabricated metal products
Jan 2021 1,377.4 1,388.2 1,461.0
Machinery
Jan 2021 1,054.8 1,055.1 1,115.1
Computer and electronic products
Jan 2021 1,072.0 1,074.3 1,079.3
Computer and peripheral equipment
Jan 2021 161.7 162.5 162.8
Communication equipment
Jan 2021 86.0 85.3 86.7
Semiconductors and electronic components
Jan 2021 369.4 368.2 373.1
Electronic instruments
Jan 2021 420.3 422.8 426.0
Electrical equipment and appliances
Jan 2021 370.6 375.2 399.4
Transportation equipment
Jan 2021 1,593.1 1,603.1 1,720.0
Motor vehicles and parts
Jan 2021 905.1 913.3 976.0
Furniture and related products
Jan 2021 353.4 356.8 384.3
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Jan 2021 604.6 607.3 617.2
Nondurable goods
Jan 2021 4,599 4,641 4,738
Food manufacturing
Jan 2021 1,620.4 1,642.8 1,636.7
Textile mills
Jan 2021 95.0 95.3 105.6
Textile product mills
Jan 2021 105.4 105.8 112.6
Apparel
Jan 2021 89.4 92.6 103.1
Paper and paper products
Jan 2021 354.9 357.1 362.8
Printing and related support activities
Jan 2021 370.1 374.8 417.8
Petroleum and coal products
Jan 2021 103.0 105.1 109.4
Chemicals
Jan 2021 848.1 844.7 849.7
Plastics and rubber products
Jan 2021 722.9 725.0 729.5
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Jan 2021 290.1 297.9 310.9
Private service-providing
Jan 2021 99,721 101,732 106,779
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Jan 2021 27,030 27,942 27,755
Wholesale trade
Jan 2021 5,602.4 5,632.6 5,865.3
Durable goods
Jan 2021 3,069.7 3,080.3 3,205.5
Nondurable goods
Jan 2021 2,053.1 2,070.5 2,146.7
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Jan 2021 479.6 481.8 513.1
Retail trade
Jan 2021 15,175.0 15,755.0 15,508.4
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Jan 2021 1,933.8 1,948.2 2,025.0
Automobile dealers
Jan 2021 1,235.3 1,239.4 1,306.1
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Jan 2021 438.3 455.3 474.6
Electronics and appliance stores
Jan 2021 412.8 454.0 470.4
Building material and garden supply stores
Jan 2021 1,362.8 1,395.3 1,238.4
Food and beverage stores
Jan 2021 3,151.3 3,180.8 3,062.6
Health and personal care stores
Jan 2021 981.6 987.5 1,035.5
Gasoline stations
Jan 2021 931.3 938.6 949.8
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Jan 2021 1,003.2 1,074.8 1,278.8
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Jan 2021 473.3 499.2 557.8
General merchandise stores
Jan 2021 3,135.6 3,405.6 3,010.9
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Jan 2021 760.4 781.7 828.0
Nonstore retailers
Jan 2021 590.6 634.0 576.6
Transportation and warehousing
Jan 2021 5,713.9 6,014.0 5,835.1
Air transportation
Jan 2021 409.3 395.9 510.5
Rail transportation
Jan 2021 144.4 145.4 159.2
Water transportation
Jan 2021 57.1 58.2 65.3
Truck transportation
Jan 2021 1,449.4 1,477.3 1,495.6
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Jan 2021 370.2 379.3 503.0
Pipeline transportation
Jan 2021 49.1 49.6 51.9
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Jan 2021 18.8 20.6 26.1
Support activities for transportation
Jan 2021 689.0 700.6 761.0
Couriers and messengers
Jan 2021 1,101.9 1,306.0 958.3
Warehousing and storage
Jan 2021 1,424.7 1,481.1 1,304.2
Utilities
Jan 2021 538.8 540.1 546.2
Information
Jan 2021 2,647 2,665 2,868
Publishing industries, except Internet
Jan 2021 759.0 759.1 777.5
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Jan 2021 243.5 261.3 408.1
Broadcasting, except Internet
Jan 2021 246.3 248.0 261.7
Telecommunications
Jan 2021 685.4 683.7 710.1
Data processing, hosting and related services
Jan 2021 352.1 354.7 360.4
Other information services
Jan 2021 360.8 358.3 350.4
Financial activities
Jan 2021 8,729 8,788 8,783
Finance and insurance
Jan 2021 6,525.0 6,554.3 6,476.3
Monetary authorities - central bank
Jan 2021 20.2 20.3 19.8
Credit intermediation and related activities
Jan 2021 2,669.2 2,672.6 2,663.5
Depository credit intermediation
Jan 2021 1,746.6 1,750.0 1,783.1
Commercial banking
Jan 2021 1,359.5 1,363.2 1,395.6
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Jan 2021 977.2 975.2 956.6
Insurance carriers and related activities
Jan 2021 2,858.4 2,886.2 2,836.4
Real estate and rental and leasing
Jan 2021 2,203.9 2,233.6 2,306.8
Real estate
Jan 2021 1,702.5 1,726.7 1,720.6
Rental and leasing services
Jan 2021 479.4 484.3 563.8
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Jan 2021 22.0 22.6 22.4
Professional and business services
Jan 2021 20,290 20,632 21,036
Professional and technical services
Jan 2021 9,558.5 9,551.8 9,639.4
Legal services
Jan 2021 1,118.6 1,127.4 1,154.4
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Jan 2021 1,065.6 999.0 1,069.2
Architectural and engineering services
Jan 2021 1,513.6 1,525.4 1,517.3
Computer systems design and related services
Jan 2021 2,217.0 2,205.3 2,223.1
Management and technical consulting services
Jan 2021 1,549.8 1,568.1 1,551.7
Management of companies and enterprises
Jan 2021 2,339.1 2,351.6 2,422.2
Administrative and waste services
Jan 2021 8,392.3 8,728.2 8,974.3
Administrative and support services
Jan 2021 7,950.4 8,279.9 8,524.8
Employment services
Jan 2021 3,185.7 3,388.5 3,455.1
Temporary help services
Jan 2021 2,580.0 2,763.5 2,826.0
Business support services
Jan 2021 806.0 824.9 869.4
Services to buildings and dwellings
Jan 2021 1,945.4 2,039.6 2,014.5
Waste management and remediation services
Jan 2021 441.9 448.3 449.5
Education and health services
Jan 2021 23,118 23,401 24,364
Educational services
Jan 2021 3,276.8 3,401.6 3,697.3
Health care and social assistance
Jan 2021 19,840.8 19,999.8 20,667.1
Health care
Jan 2021 15,910.9 16,040.1 16,412.5
Ambulatory health care services
Jan 2021 7,683.0 7,737.9 7,821.5
Offices of physicians
Jan 2021 2,662.5 2,682.0 2,710.2
Outpatient care centers
Jan 2021 998.6 1,006.8 996.0
Home health care services
Jan 2021 1,487.1 1,514.2 1,529.7
Hospitals
Jan 2021 5,164.4 5,183.3 5,224.4
Nursing and residential care facilities
Jan 2021 3,063.5 3,118.9 3,366.6
Nursing care facilities
Jan 2021 1,410.3 1,439.7 1,581.4
Social assistance
Jan 2021 3,929.9 3,959.7 4,254.6
Child day care services
Jan 2021 877.1 881.5 1,046.9
Leisure and hospitality
Jan 2021 12,497 12,858 16,117
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Jan 2021 1,528.8 1,603.4 2,245.9
Performing arts and spectator sports
Jan 2021 289.1 309.5 463.1
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Jan 2021 121.5 128.2 161.3
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Jan 2021 1,118.2 1,165.7 1,621.5
Accommodation and food services
Jan 2021 10,967.8 11,254.1 13,871.5
Accommodation
Jan 2021 1,336.2 1,377.2 2,007.6
Food services and drinking places
Jan 2021 9,631.6 9,876.9 11,863.9
Other services
Jan 2021 5,410 5,446 5,856
Repair and maintenance
Jan 2021 1,299.3 1,305.2 1,341.8
Personal and laundry services
Jan 2021 1,285.7 1,298.4 1,541.9
Membership associations and organizations
Jan 2021 2,825.0 2,842.7 2,972.0
Government
Jan 2021 21,395 21,811 22,650
Federal
Jan 2021 2,851 2,904 2,835
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Jan 2021 2,248.6 2,279.6 2,233.4
U.S. Postal Service
Jan 2021 602.1 624.7 601.5
State government
Jan 2021 4,875 5,049 5,185
State government education
Jan 2021 2,209.7 2,373.0 2,494.2
State government, excluding education
Jan 2021 2,665.1 2,676.1 2,690.3
Local government
Jan 2021 13,669 13,858 14,630
Local government education
Jan 2021 7,503.8 7,635.8 8,138.3
Local government, excluding education
Jan 2021 6,164.7 6,222.6 6,491.8
   

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