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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 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Jan 2019 148,201 151,182 145,428
Total private
Jan 2019 125,851 128,332 123,203
Goods-producing
Jan 2019 20,542 20,879 19,883
Mining and logging
Jan 2019 746 752 686
Logging
Jan 2019 46.4 47.6 49.2
Mining
Jan 2019 700.0 704.7 637.2
Oil and gas extraction
Jan 2019 148.7 148.3 140.0
Mining, except oil and gas
Jan 2019 189.2 193.0 181.4
Coal mining
Jan 2019 52.7 53.0 50.8
Support activities for mining
Jan 2019 362.1 363.4 315.8
Construction
Jan 2019 7,069 7,314 6,729
Construction of buildings
Jan 2019 1,605.3 1,644.5 1,526.4
Residential building
Jan 2019 806.8 825.4 749.6
Nonresidential building
Jan 2019 798.5 819.1 776.8
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Jan 2019 972.7 1,033.5 897.8
Specialty trade contractors
Jan 2019 4,491.4 4,635.6 4,305.2
Residential specialty trade contractors
Jan 2019 1,967.6 2,025.4 1,891.6
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Jan 2019 2,523.8 2,610.2 2,413.6
Manufacturing
Jan 2019 12,727 12,813 12,468
Durable goods
Jan 2019 8,019 8,045 7,798
Wood products
Jan 2019 403.9 406.1 396.3
Nonmetallic mineral products
Jan 2019 407.1 415.5 398.3
Primary metals
Jan 2019 383.3 384.3 375.2
Fabricated metal products
Jan 2019 1,478.2 1,482.3 1,439.4
Machinery
Jan 2019 1,138.0 1,137.7 1,097.2
Computer and electronic products
Jan 2019 1,066.4 1,068.4 1,043.4
Computer and peripheral equipment
Jan 2019 159.6 157.9 155.1
Communication equipment
Jan 2019 84.4 86.6 86.0
Semiconductors and electronic components
Jan 2019 373.9 372.4 364.4
Electronic instruments
Jan 2019 416.0 416.9 404.2
Electrical equipment and appliances
Jan 2019 405.3 406.4 390.4
Transportation equipment
Jan 2019 1,734.2 1,735.6 1,669.5
Motor vehicles and parts
Jan 2019 1,005.1 1,008.7 983.3
Furniture and related products
Jan 2019 393.0 394.6 391.4
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Jan 2019 609.2 614.1 596.9
Nondurable goods
Jan 2019 4,708 4,768 4,670
Food manufacturing
Jan 2019 1,602.4 1,628.4 1,586.2
Textile mills
Jan 2019 111.6 113.0 112.2
Textile product mills
Jan 2019 114.0 116.3 115.7
Apparel
Jan 2019 108.9 108.7 114.1
Paper and paper products
Jan 2019 367.4 370.6 362.4
Printing and related support activities
Jan 2019 421.0 427.5 431.5
Petroleum and coal products
Jan 2019 112.3 114.6 110.3
Chemicals
Jan 2019 844.0 850.2 829.3
Plastics and rubber products
Jan 2019 730.6 738.4 722.7
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Jan 2019 296.0 300.5 286.0
Private service-providing
Jan 2019 105,309 107,453 103,320
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Jan 2019 27,657 28,506 27,339
Wholesale trade
Jan 2019 5,860.0 5,913.9 5,778.6
Durable goods
Jan 2019 3,177.2 3,194.9 3,109.1
Nondurable goods
Jan 2019 2,134.7 2,166.5 2,124.9
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Jan 2019 548.1 552.5 544.6
Retail trade
Jan 2019 15,743.0 16,300.9 15,718.6
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Jan 2019 2,012.8 2,025.8 1,990.9
Automobile dealers
Jan 2019 1,296.8 1,303.5 1,288.8
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Jan 2019 494.8 507.1 484.8
Electronics and appliance stores
Jan 2019 479.3 482.7 503.7
Building material and garden supply stores
Jan 2019 1,236.4 1,264.4 1,238.8
Food and beverage stores
Jan 2019 3,094.9 3,137.5 3,066.2
Health and personal care stores
Jan 2019 1,066.6 1,090.1 1,069.9
Gasoline stations
Jan 2019 935.6 939.2 918.0
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Jan 2019 1,354.7 1,479.9 1,365.7
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Jan 2019 567.1 596.2 599.9
General merchandise stores
Jan 2019 3,101.3 3,316.2 3,112.6
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Jan 2019 825.6 858.9 804.7
Nonstore retailers
Jan 2019 573.9 602.9 563.4
Transportation and warehousing
Jan 2019 5,502.6 5,735.7 5,289.6
Air transportation
Jan 2019 505.5 504.8 492.5
Rail transportation
Jan 2019 215.2 217.0 210.3
Water transportation
Jan 2019 63.1 63.7 62.9
Truck transportation
Jan 2019 1,486.9 1,511.3 1,444.2
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Jan 2019 496.1 503.5 496.5
Pipeline transportation
Jan 2019 47.7 47.8 47.8
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Jan 2019 24.8 29.3 24.7
Support activities for transportation
Jan 2019 716.2 727.1 696.4
Couriers and messengers
Jan 2019 765.3 925.3 723.3
Warehousing and storage
Jan 2019 1,181.8 1,205.9 1,091.0
Utilities
Jan 2019 551.7 555.5 552.0
Information
Jan 2019 2,779 2,834 2,772
Publishing industries, except Internet
Jan 2019 729.2 735.7 727.8
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Jan 2019 403.1 436.1 400.3
Broadcasting, except Internet
Jan 2019 266.6 271.8 267.6
Telecommunications
Jan 2019 729.6 738.8 758.7
Data processing, hosting and related services
Jan 2019 332.0 330.0 322.5
Other information services
Jan 2019 318.7 322.0 295.3
Financial activities
Jan 2019 8,574 8,623 8,448
Finance and insurance
Jan 2019 6,317.0 6,339.1 6,266.4
Monetary authorities - central bank
Jan 2019 19.6 19.6 19.2
Credit intermediation and related activities
Jan 2019 2,634.8 2,642.0 2,638.5
Depository credit intermediation
Jan 2019 1,713.2 1,712.2 1,710.8
Commercial banking
Jan 2019 1,313.9 1,313.5 1,319.7
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Jan 2019 963.4 969.5 941.3
Insurance carriers and related activities
Jan 2019 2,699.2 2,708.0 2,667.4
Real estate and rental and leasing
Jan 2019 2,256.8 2,283.4 2,181.2
Real estate
Jan 2019 1,669.6 1,688.2 1,614.9
Rental and leasing services
Jan 2019 564.6 571.7 544.5
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Jan 2019 22.6 23.5 21.8
Professional and business services
Jan 2019 20,866 21,341 20,328
Professional and technical services
Jan 2019 9,433.7 9,467.8 9,149.1
Legal services
Jan 2019 1,132.2 1,147.1 1,131.2
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Jan 2019 1,087.5 1,029.7 1,051.6
Architectural and engineering services
Jan 2019 1,471.9 1,495.8 1,436.3
Computer systems design and related services
Jan 2019 2,166.4 2,164.4 2,079.5
Management and technical consulting services
Jan 2019 1,488.7 1,519.3 1,444.6
Management of companies and enterprises
Jan 2019 2,388.7 2,397.9 2,330.2
Administrative and waste services
Jan 2019 9,043.8 9,475.0 8,848.7
Administrative and support services
Jan 2019 8,601.9 9,030.0 8,429.4
Employment services
Jan 2019 3,562.8 3,854.7 3,471.0
Temporary help services
Jan 2019 2,909.1 3,173.0 2,830.4
Business support services
Jan 2019 906.5 920.6 904.2
Services to buildings and dwellings
Jan 2019 1,986.3 2,086.0 1,939.0
Waste management and remediation services
Jan 2019 441.9 445.0 419.3
Education and health services
Jan 2019 23,784 24,091 23,262
Educational services
Jan 2019 3,628.5 3,851.2 3,588.3
Health care and social assistance
Jan 2019 20,155.3 20,239.7 19,674.1
Health care
Jan 2019 16,175.4 16,247.2 15,805.6
Ambulatory health care services
Jan 2019 7,604.6 7,648.8 7,367.8
Offices of physicians
Jan 2019 2,639.2 2,663.8 2,587.6
Outpatient care centers
Jan 2019 953.6 956.9 917.6
Home health care services
Jan 2019 1,496.4 1,507.1 1,435.3
Hospitals
Jan 2019 5,206.3 5,207.4 5,093.2
Nursing and residential care facilities
Jan 2019 3,364.5 3,391.0 3,344.6
Nursing care facilities
Jan 2019 1,601.0 1,617.8 1,611.5
Social assistance
Jan 2019 3,979.9 3,992.5 3,868.5
Child day care services
Jan 2019 977.5 979.3 962.8
Leisure and hospitality
Jan 2019 15,845 16,201 15,437
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Jan 2019 2,190.9 2,260.6 2,096.2
Performing arts and spectator sports
Jan 2019 446.8 492.9 435.4
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Jan 2019 158.2 166.2 153.3
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Jan 2019 1,585.9 1,601.5 1,507.5
Accommodation and food services
Jan 2019 13,653.8 13,940.5 13,340.7
Accommodation
Jan 2019 1,937.2 1,966.1 1,911.4
Food services and drinking places
Jan 2019 11,716.6 11,974.4 11,429.3
Other services
Jan 2019 5,804 5,857 5,734
Repair and maintenance
Jan 2019 1,320.6 1,331.4 1,306.7
Personal and laundry services
Jan 2019 1,497.1 1,524.9 1,473.5
Membership associations and organizations
Jan 2019 2,986.3 3,001.1 2,954.2
Government
Jan 2019 22,350 22,850 22,225
Federal
Jan 2019 2,789 2,815 2,786
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Jan 2019 2,182.8 2,186.7 2,173.4
U.S. Postal Service
Jan 2019 606.0 628.2 612.7
State government
Jan 2019 5,088 5,301 5,054
State government education
Jan 2019 2,404.3 2,616.5 2,394.9
State government, excluding education
Jan 2019 2,684.0 2,684.0 2,659.0
Local government
Jan 2019 14,473 14,734 14,385
Local government education
Jan 2019 8,064.5 8,284.8 8,021.9
Local government, excluding education
Jan 2019 6,408.9 6,449.3 6,363.4
   

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