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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    
 
 
    Oct 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Oct 2018 150,753 149,738 148,203
Total private
Oct 2018 127,982 127,368 125,516
Goods-producing
Oct 2018 21,064 21,024 20,391
Mining and logging
Oct 2018 764 759 700
Logging
Oct 2018 47.9 48.7 49.6
Mining
Oct 2018 716.5 710.0 650.5
Oil and gas extraction
Oct 2018 153.4 152.6 146.3
Mining, except oil and gas
Oct 2018 194.3 193.2 187.9
Coal mining
Oct 2018 53.1 52.9 53.0
Support activities for mining
Oct 2018 368.8 364.2 316.3
Construction
Oct 2018 7,500 7,474 7,182
Construction of buildings
Oct 2018 1,644.2 1,639.5 1,576.4
Residential building
Oct 2018 815.9 811.9 769.2
Nonresidential building
Oct 2018 828.3 827.6 807.2
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Oct 2018 1,099.6 1,093.3 1,046.1
Specialty trade contractors
Oct 2018 4,756.6 4,741.4 4,559.4
Residential specialty trade contractors
Oct 2018 2,085.7 2,077.0 1,997.7
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Oct 2018 2,670.9 2,664.4 2,561.7
Manufacturing
Oct 2018 12,800 12,791 12,509
Durable goods
Oct 2018 8,005 7,982 7,770
Wood products
Oct 2018 409.0 407.6 398.4
Nonmetallic mineral products
Oct 2018 428.8 425.6 416.9
Primary metals
Oct 2018 381.7 381.7 374.3
Fabricated metal products
Oct 2018 1,494.8 1,495.2 1,443.7
Machinery
Oct 2018 1,131.7 1,127.6 1,082.5
Computer and electronic products
Oct 2018 1,071.4 1,068.3 1,047.9
Computer and peripheral equipment
Oct 2018 171.1 170.3 163.2
Communication equipment
Oct 2018 85.5 85.1 86.8
Semiconductors and electronic components
Oct 2018 368.7 369.1 363.4
Electronic instruments
Oct 2018 412.4 410.9 400.7
Electrical equipment and appliances
Oct 2018 407.8 408.9 392.3
Transportation equipment
Oct 2018 1,684.6 1,678.5 1,627.9
Motor vehicles and parts
Oct 2018 968.5 963.4 950.1
Furniture and related products
Oct 2018 391.0 390.4 393.4
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Oct 2018 604.4 598.2 592.2
Nondurable goods
Oct 2018 4,795 4,809 4,739
Food manufacturing
Oct 2018 1,658.7 1,669.2 1,623.7
Textile mills
Oct 2018 111.0 111.9 112.5
Textile product mills
Oct 2018 110.9 111.3 113.0
Apparel
Oct 2018 110.9 111.3 117.3
Paper and paper products
Oct 2018 377.4 378.2 368.2
Printing and related support activities
Oct 2018 431.7 432.8 440.1
Petroleum and coal products
Oct 2018 118.9 119.9 118.5
Chemicals
Oct 2018 837.2 836.0 825.8
Plastics and rubber products
Oct 2018 727.0 727.1 718.0
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Oct 2018 311.6 310.8 302.3
Private service-providing
Oct 2018 106,918 106,344 105,125
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Oct 2018 27,910 27,715 27,604
Wholesale trade
Oct 2018 6,028.6 6,011.2 5,933.2
Durable goods
Oct 2018 3,041.5 3,035.8 2,977.4
Nondurable goods
Oct 2018 2,065.0 2,054.8 2,059.7
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Oct 2018 922.1 920.6 896.1
Retail trade
Oct 2018 15,893.7 15,770.8 15,869.5
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Oct 2018 2,046.4 2,043.3 2,019.3
Automobile dealers
Oct 2018 1,316.4 1,315.8 1,304.2
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Oct 2018 488.0 477.7 479.9
Electronics and appliance stores
Oct 2018 490.0 486.8 499.4
Building material and garden supply stores
Oct 2018 1,277.2 1,278.8 1,268.2
Food and beverage stores
Oct 2018 3,103.3 3,088.4 3,084.9
Health and personal care stores
Oct 2018 1,058.6 1,047.0 1,057.3
Gasoline stations
Oct 2018 939.9 944.1 934.0
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Oct 2018 1,337.2 1,325.0 1,348.8
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Oct 2018 557.4 554.9 605.2
General merchandise stores
Oct 2018 3,155.8 3,102.3 3,152.0
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Oct 2018 829.5 826.1 834.9
Nonstore retailers
Oct 2018 610.4 596.4 585.6
Transportation and warehousing
Oct 2018 5,435.6 5,382.8 5,247.4
Air transportation
Oct 2018 505.2 506.2 497.8
Rail transportation
Oct 2018 215.6 215.6 213.2
Water transportation
Oct 2018 65.8 66.2 65.7
Truck transportation
Oct 2018 1,509.0 1,508.1 1,472.8
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Oct 2018 517.1 508.1 515.5
Pipeline transportation
Oct 2018 47.0 46.9 47.6
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Oct 2018 36.5 40.6 37.5
Support activities for transportation
Oct 2018 721.7 713.5 698.2
Couriers and messengers
Oct 2018 746.8 729.3 684.5
Warehousing and storage
Oct 2018 1,070.9 1,048.3 1,014.6
Utilities
Oct 2018 551.6 549.7 553.4
Information
Oct 2018 2,776 2,753 2,784
Publishing industries, except Internet
Oct 2018 715.2 717.2 720.5
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Oct 2018 422.8 403.1 422.7
Broadcasting, except Internet
Oct 2018 265.2 264.7 266.5
Telecommunications
Oct 2018 746.2 747.0 771.3
Data processing, hosting and related services
Oct 2018 328.4 325.8 320.7
Other information services
Oct 2018 298.5 294.8 282.6
Financial activities
Oct 2018 8,616 8,606 8,499
Finance and insurance
Oct 2018 6,331.9 6,326.1 6,287.0
Monetary authorities - central bank
Oct 2018 19.2 19.1 18.9
Credit intermediation and related activities
Oct 2018 2,659.2 2,661.8 2,651.5
Depository credit intermediation
Oct 2018 1,711.9 1,712.3 1,710.3
Commercial banking
Oct 2018 1,311.2 1,313.3 1,318.6
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Oct 2018 968.9 969.5 948.8
Insurance carriers and related activities
Oct 2018 2,684.6 2,675.7 2,667.8
Real estate and rental and leasing
Oct 2018 2,283.9 2,280.0 2,212.2
Real estate
Oct 2018 1,651.4 1,644.1 1,610.5
Rental and leasing services
Oct 2018 607.2 610.9 577.6
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Oct 2018 25.3 25.0 24.1
Professional and business services
Oct 2018 21,352 21,185 20,815
Professional and technical services
Oct 2018 9,301.3 9,206.2 9,045.0
Legal services
Oct 2018 1,140.7 1,131.3 1,139.1
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Oct 2018 963.3 950.3 938.9
Architectural and engineering services
Oct 2018 1,500.5 1,488.6 1,455.1
Computer systems design and related services
Oct 2018 2,138.1 2,109.5 2,068.3
Management and technical consulting services
Oct 2018 1,484.0 1,463.6 1,427.9
Management of companies and enterprises
Oct 2018 2,336.4 2,331.9 2,299.4
Administrative and waste services
Oct 2018 9,714.6 9,646.4 9,470.8
Administrative and support services
Oct 2018 9,276.8 9,209.4 9,054.3
Employment services
Oct 2018 3,882.0 3,825.4 3,788.6
Temporary help services
Oct 2018 3,178.0 3,123.6 3,106.3
Business support services
Oct 2018 924.9 910.6 921.4
Services to buildings and dwellings
Oct 2018 2,261.6 2,270.4 2,190.6
Waste management and remediation services
Oct 2018 437.8 437.0 416.5
Education and health services
Oct 2018 24,018 23,691 23,515
Educational services
Oct 2018 3,917.7 3,711.5 3,852.9
Health care and social assistance
Oct 2018 20,099.9 19,979.9 19,662.3
Health care
Oct 2018 16,171.0 16,089.4 15,845.5
Ambulatory health care services
Oct 2018 7,571.2 7,522.3 7,383.8
Offices of physicians
Oct 2018 2,661.2 2,643.5 2,613.1
Outpatient care centers
Oct 2018 942.5 935.8 910.3
Home health care services
Oct 2018 1,478.7 1,469.8 1,438.9
Hospitals
Oct 2018 5,221.9 5,203.3 5,114.2
Nursing and residential care facilities
Oct 2018 3,377.9 3,363.8 3,347.5
Nursing care facilities
Oct 2018 1,617.4 1,611.3 1,622.9
Social assistance
Oct 2018 3,928.9 3,890.5 3,816.8
Child day care services
Oct 2018 948.3 936.0 945.1
Leisure and hospitality
Oct 2018 16,360 16,530 16,100
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Oct 2018 2,334.1 2,412.1 2,299.4
Performing arts and spectator sports
Oct 2018 511.1 511.1 504.8
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Oct 2018 176.2 176.8 168.7
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Oct 2018 1,646.8 1,724.2 1,625.9
Accommodation and food services
Oct 2018 14,026.1 14,117.4 13,800.5
Accommodation
Oct 2018 2,023.0 2,079.1 1,997.9
Food services and drinking places
Oct 2018 12,003.1 12,038.3 11,802.6
Other services
Oct 2018 5,886 5,864 5,808
Repair and maintenance
Oct 2018 1,328.7 1,324.5 1,312.2
Personal and laundry services
Oct 2018 1,543.1 1,533.6 1,502.2
Membership associations and organizations
Oct 2018 3,014.5 3,005.7 2,993.8
Government
Oct 2018 22,771 22,370 22,687
Federal
Oct 2018 2,799 2,801 2,802
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Oct 2018 2,194.8 2,196.4 2,187.7
U.S. Postal Service
Oct 2018 603.7 604.3 614.5
State government
Oct 2018 5,297 5,194 5,279
State government education
Oct 2018 2,641.1 2,527.6 2,616.1
State government, excluding education
Oct 2018 2,656.0 2,666.5 2,662.7
Local government
Oct 2018 14,675 14,375 14,606
Local government education
Oct 2018 8,226.5 7,895.2 8,190.6
Local government, excluding education
Oct 2018 6,448.7 6,479.6 6,415.6
   

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