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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    
 
 
    May 2022
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
May 2022 151,773 150,964 145,304
Total private
May 2022 129,293 128,463 123,111
Goods-producing
May 2022 21,076 20,865 20,220
Mining and logging
May 2022 614 609 556
Logging
May 2022 41.7 40.8 43.7
Mining
May 2022 572.1 567.9 512.2
Oil and gas extraction
May 2022 136.5 136.2 114.8
Mining, except oil and gas
May 2022 179.9 176.5 175.0
Coal mining
May 2022 37.7 37.4 36.3
Support activities for mining
May 2022 255.7 255.2 222.4
Construction
May 2022 7,715 7,554 7,432
Construction of buildings
May 2022 1,713.2 1,684.4 1,637.1
Residential building
May 2022 903.7 886.2 853.1
Nonresidential building
May 2022 809.5 798.2 784.0
Heavy and civil engineering construction
May 2022 1,110.2 1,067.9 1,070.2
Specialty trade contractors
May 2022 4,891.1 4,802.1 4,725.1
Residential specialty trade contractors
May 2022 2,269.2 2,225.3 2,187.5
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
May 2022 2,621.9 2,576.8 2,537.6
Manufacturing
May 2022 12,747 12,702 12,232
Durable goods
May 2022 7,925 7,902 7,605
Wood products
May 2022 432.4 430.4 402.4
Nonmetallic mineral products
May 2022 415.5 408.5 402.5
Primary metals
May 2022 361.3 359.3 347.3
Fabricated metal products
May 2022 1,435.0 1,427.1 1,373.7
Machinery
May 2022 1,088.6 1,087.6 1,050.2
Computer and electronic products
May 2022 1,077.5 1,072.3 1,054.2
Computer and peripheral equipment
May 2022 160.5 160.1 156.5
Communication equipment
May 2022 83.9 84.5 85.4
Semiconductors and electronic components
May 2022 378.7 376.2 366.1
Electronic instruments
May 2022 423.9 419.9 416.3
Electrical equipment and appliances
May 2022 408.6 408.5 392.0
Transportation equipment
May 2022 1,683.3 1,692.0 1,606.1
Motor vehicles and parts
May 2022 992.3 1,002.1 931.2
Furniture and related products
May 2022 386.0 382.7 368.9
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
May 2022 636.6 633.2 607.6
Nondurable goods
May 2022 4,822 4,800 4,627
Food manufacturing
May 2022 1,678.1 1,668.0 1,610.1
Textile mills
May 2022 100.7 100.5 97.3
Textile product mills
May 2022 105.7 106.0 103.2
Apparel
May 2022 95.7 93.7 91.5
Paper and paper products
May 2022 359.2 358.5 344.5
Printing and related support activities
May 2022 377.1 375.5 365.4
Petroleum and coal products
May 2022 108.7 107.9 106.1
Chemicals
May 2022 893.9 890.8 865.2
Plastics and rubber products
May 2022 748.8 747.9 720.3
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
May 2022 354.1 350.8 323.5
Private service-providing
May 2022 108,217 107,598 102,891
Trade, transportation, and utilities
May 2022 28,420 28,357 27,335
Wholesale trade
May 2022 5,860.6 5,823.6 5,657.1
Durable goods
May 2022 3,227.1 3,206.7 3,108.7
Nondurable goods
May 2022 2,138.5 2,127.2 2,067.6
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
May 2022 495.0 489.7 480.8
Retail trade
May 2022 15,641.9 15,658.6 15,227.4
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
May 2022 1,972.5 1,966.9 1,944.8
Automobile dealers
May 2022 1,235.9 1,236.5 1,222.0
Furniture and home furnishings stores
May 2022 435.2 436.9 439.6
Electronics and appliance stores
May 2022 425.8 427.6 415.3
Building material and garden supply stores
May 2022 1,411.8 1,388.4 1,459.1
Food and beverage stores
May 2022 3,158.6 3,154.9 3,104.9
Health and personal care stores
May 2022 1,049.3 1,058.6 1,024.3
Gasoline stations
May 2022 973.1 960.9 928.6
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
May 2022 1,053.3 1,048.3 997.6
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
May 2022 528.4 523.6 510.6
General merchandise stores
May 2022 3,140.2 3,211.6 2,982.1
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
May 2022 856.8 842.7 803.9
Nonstore retailers
May 2022 636.9 638.2 616.6
Transportation and warehousing
May 2022 6,379.0 6,337.7 5,909.1
Air transportation
May 2022 549.9 541.8 463.3
Rail transportation
May 2022 146.2 146.2 147.0
Water transportation
May 2022 60.5 58.3 57.0
Truck transportation
May 2022 1,572.0 1,549.5 1,497.6
Transit and ground passenger transportation
May 2022 413.7 408.8 389.5
Pipeline transportation
May 2022 50.2 50.3 49.7
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
May 2022 26.8 22.4 22.0
Support activities for transportation
May 2022 768.6 768.5 707.4
Couriers and messengers
May 2022 1,029.7 1,030.7 985.8
Warehousing and storage
May 2022 1,761.4 1,761.2 1,589.8
Utilities
May 2022 538.3 537.1 541.1
Information
May 2022 2,959 2,944 2,796
Publishing industries, except Internet
May 2022 816.4 816.9 787.9
Motion picture and sound recording industries
May 2022 428.2 414.7 354.4
Broadcasting, except Internet
May 2022 233.6 232.8 235.7
Telecommunications
May 2022 656.4 662.9 662.5
Data processing, hosting and related services
May 2022 417.8 412.2 379.7
Other information services
May 2022 406.3 404.8 375.3
Financial activities
May 2022 8,920 8,901 8,720
Finance and insurance
May 2022 6,563.7 6,577.3 6,487.1
Monetary authorities - central bank
May 2022 20.7 20.7 20.7
Credit intermediation and related activities
May 2022 2,710.9 2,715.1 2,700.1
Depository credit intermediation
May 2022 1,728.5 1,726.6 1,742.4
Commercial banking
May 2022 1,333.9 1,335.0 1,362.1
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
May 2022 1,014.8 1,012.3 980.9
Insurance carriers and related activities
May 2022 2,817.3 2,829.2 2,785.4
Real estate and rental and leasing
May 2022 2,356.6 2,323.6 2,233.1
Real estate
May 2022 1,799.9 1,784.4 1,728.9
Rental and leasing services
May 2022 535.4 518.1 483.9
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
May 2022 21.3 21.1 20.3
Professional and business services
May 2022 22,154 22,100 20,993
Professional and technical services
May 2022 10,318.3 10,380.6 9,738.6
Legal services
May 2022 1,174.0 1,172.8 1,144.5
Accounting and bookkeeping services
May 2022 1,066.1 1,160.8 1,013.9
Architectural and engineering services
May 2022 1,615.7 1,602.9 1,527.5
Computer systems design and related services
May 2022 2,420.3 2,413.6 2,271.6
Management and technical consulting services
May 2022 1,735.2 1,731.7 1,608.1
Management of companies and enterprises
May 2022 2,365.3 2,358.9 2,324.6
Administrative and waste services
May 2022 9,470.7 9,360.8 8,929.8
Administrative and support services
May 2022 9,000.2 8,894.5 8,478.8
Employment services
May 2022 3,825.4 3,791.4 3,419.9
Temporary help services
May 2022 3,120.7 3,091.5 2,777.3
Business support services
May 2022 784.7 790.6 800.0
Services to buildings and dwellings
May 2022 2,262.9 2,191.1 2,222.5
Waste management and remediation services
May 2022 470.5 466.3 451.0
Education and health services
May 2022 24,290 24,314 23,645
Educational services
May 2022 3,827.0 3,911.7 3,571.4
Health care and social assistance
May 2022 20,463.0 20,402.7 20,073.2
Health care
May 2022 16,245.0 16,211.3 15,990.8
Ambulatory health care services
May 2022 8,120.3 8,107.1 7,847.2
Offices of physicians
May 2022 2,819.2 2,810.1 2,728.6
Outpatient care centers
May 2022 1,013.8 1,013.7 993.6
Home health care services
May 2022 1,557.2 1,553.8 1,513.8
Hospitals
May 2022 5,145.9 5,137.7 5,110.2
Nursing and residential care facilities
May 2022 2,978.8 2,966.5 3,033.4
Nursing care facilities
May 2022 1,338.9 1,334.3 1,374.4
Social assistance
May 2022 4,218.0 4,191.4 4,082.4
Child day care services
May 2022 959.1 949.1 903.0
Leisure and hospitality
May 2022 15,782 15,332 14,006
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
May 2022 2,336.9 2,204.8 1,979.0
Performing arts and spectator sports
May 2022 512.2 491.4 367.8
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
May 2022 159.4 150.9 137.3
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
May 2022 1,665.3 1,562.5 1,473.9
Accommodation and food services
May 2022 13,444.7 13,126.8 12,027.4
Accommodation
May 2022 1,711.8 1,645.7 1,404.0
Food services and drinking places
May 2022 11,732.9 11,481.1 10,623.4
Other services
May 2022 5,692 5,650 5,396
Repair and maintenance
May 2022 1,427.1 1,416.2 1,333.1
Personal and laundry services
May 2022 1,454.1 1,437.7 1,336.8
Membership associations and organizations
May 2022 2,810.3 2,796.5 2,726.1
Government
May 2022 22,480 22,501 22,193
Federal
May 2022 2,879 2,861 2,888
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
May 2022 2,280.8 2,254.0 2,287.9
U.S. Postal Service
May 2022 598.4 606.9 600.3
State government
May 2022 5,254 5,376 5,204
State government education
May 2022 2,626.5 2,747.7 2,517.8
State government, excluding education
May 2022 2,627.9 2,628.4 2,686.2
Local government
May 2022 14,347 14,264 14,101
Local government education
May 2022 7,982.6 7,969.9 7,788.7
Local government, excluding education
May 2022 6,364.4 6,293.6 6,312.6
   

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