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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    
 
 
    Nov 2017
Thousands of Persons
Name Nov 2017 Oct 2017 Nov 2016
Total nonfarm
148,507 147,975 146,393
Total private
125,702 125,282 123,615
Goods-producing
20,304 20,352 19,870
Mining and logging
735 731 673
Logging
51.4 50.0 51.8
Mining
683.5 680.7 620.8
Oil and gas extraction
180.3 179.3 179.0
Mining, except oil and gas
187.9 188.8 182.2
Coal mining
51.3 52.1 50.1
Support activities for mining
315.3 312.6 259.6
Construction
7,060 7,126 6,869
Construction of buildings
1,558.7 1,566.3 1,514.5
Residential building
779.8 783.5 762.6
Nonresidential building
778.9 782.8 751.9
Heavy and civil engineering construction
979.2 1,023.2 971.2
Specialty trade contractors
4,521.7 4,536.7 4,383.3
Residential specialty trade contractors
1,986.1 1,988.0 1,914.6
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
2,535.6 2,548.7 2,468.7
Manufacturing
12,509 12,495 12,328
Durable goods
7,820 7,788 7,694
Wood products
395.6 396.3 395.4
Nonmetallic mineral products
421.9 421.8 413.2
Primary metals
385.8 385.5 374.3
Fabricated metal products
1,463.5 1,455.8 1,416.0
Machinery
1,103.3 1,093.9 1,070.7
Computer and electronic products
1,050.8 1,046.4 1,040.6
Computer and peripheral equipment
170.7 167.8 162.5
Communication equipment
84.8 84.9 84.9
Semiconductors and electronic components
363.9 363.0 362.3
Electronic instruments
399.3 397.4 395.5
Electrical equipment and appliances
396.3 393.9 382.8
Transportation equipment
1,617.2 1,610.8 1,620.8
Motor vehicles and parts
941.6 937.0 941.8
Furniture and related products
388.8 391.2 388.0
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
597.0 592.0 592.0
Nondurable goods
4,689 4,707 4,634
Food manufacturing
1,604.4 1,618.0 1,563.4
Textile mills
110.3 110.1 112.7
Textile product mills
109.2 109.2 114.3
Apparel
118.1 118.3 130.4
Paper and paper products
370.8 368.8 367.9
Printing and related support activities
437.0 436.3 444.3
Petroleum and coal products
113.0 115.6 111.7
Chemicals
821.8 824.3 811.1
Plastics and rubber products
710.9 706.3 693.6
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
293.2 300.2 284.9
Private service-providing
105,398 104,930 103,745
Trade, transportation, and utilities
28,018 27,489 27,819
Wholesale trade
5,961.8 5,955.2 5,900.3
Durable goods
2,979.9 2,969.9 2,931.5
Nondurable goods
2,072.7 2,074.2 2,063.8
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
909.2 911.1 905.0
Retail trade
16,280.6 15,829.0 16,243.7
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
2,027.2 2,026.1 1,998.6
Automobile dealers
1,312.5 1,313.0 1,296.6
Furniture and home furnishings stores
504.6 488.2 488.8
Electronics and appliance stores
518.2 499.7 532.2
Building material and garden supply stores
1,281.8 1,284.8 1,250.0
Food and beverage stores
3,102.4 3,076.8 3,113.7
Health and personal care stores
1,066.7 1,045.5 1,073.9
Gasoline stations
945.8 942.0 929.8
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
1,423.5 1,309.0 1,425.5
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
676.4 609.5 670.2
General merchandise stores
3,305.2 3,130.9 3,344.8
Department stores
1,393.2 1,277.4 1,408.9
Miscellaneous store retailers
840.1 838.8 847.8
Nonstore retailers
588.7 577.7 568.4
Transportation and warehousing
5,223.3 5,152.1 5,118.9
Air transportation
490.4 492.9 477.4
Rail transportation
206.0 206.0 212.7
Water transportation
64.6 65.7 63.4
Truck transportation
1,487.9 1,492.2 1,472.7
Transit and ground passenger transportation
493.0 497.9 488.8
Pipeline transportation
46.9 46.8 48.4
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
29.4 37.9 28.9
Support activities for transportation
675.4 675.0 663.8
Couriers and messengers
732.8 662.8 704.2
Warehousing and storage
996.9 974.9 958.6
Utilities
552.0 552.7 556.1
Information
2,718 2,708 2,780
Publishing industries, except Internet
718.7 717.2 731.1
Motion picture and sound recording industries
406.7 399.3 431.3
Broadcasting, except Internet
260.4 261.5 266.9
Telecommunications
750.2 751.3 788.3
Data processing, hosting and related services
308.1 306.5 299.1
Other information services
273.9 272.4 263.5
Financial activities
8,484 8,488 8,337
Finance and insurance
6,267.5 6,266.9 6,181.3
Monetary authorities - central bank
18.7 18.7 18.5
Credit intermediation and related activities
2,660.0 2,659.2 2,628.5
Depository credit intermediation
1,716.3 1,712.9 1,701.5
Commercial banking
1,312.3 1,310.7 1,306.7
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
954.2 952.8 931.2
Insurance carriers and related activities
2,634.6 2,636.2 2,603.1
Real estate and rental and leasing
2,216.2 2,220.6 2,155.9
Real estate
1,614.2 1,615.7 1,581.4
Rental and leasing services
578.7 581.7 550.9
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
23.3 23.2 23.6
Professional and business services
21,115 21,070 20,564
Professional and technical services
9,235.9 9,184.4 8,992.7
Legal services
1,131.6 1,130.5 1,124.7
Accounting and bookkeeping services
976.6 946.1 965.6
Architectural and engineering services
1,473.4 1,478.0 1,424.3
Computer systems design and related services
2,089.5 2,083.1 2,034.4
Management and technical consulting services
1,478.7 1,470.0 1,418.4
Management of companies and enterprises
2,283.3 2,282.2 2,253.2
Administrative and waste services
9,595.9 9,603.1 9,318.1
Administrative and support services
9,179.2 9,183.9 8,907.4
Employment services
3,917.2 3,881.0 3,768.3
Temporary help services
3,228.5 3,194.1 3,103.2
Business support services
940.7 929.6 941.7
Services to buildings and dwellings
2,167.2 2,212.3 2,102.3
Waste management and remediation services
416.7 419.2 410.7
Education and health services
23,535 23,432 23,074
Educational services
3,865.3 3,821.5 3,782.7
Health care and social assistance
19,669.3 19,610.4 19,291.5
Health care
15,903.5 15,863.4 15,604.0
Ambulatory health care services
7,415.5 7,390.4 7,200.8
Offices of physicians
2,624.6 2,618.2 2,562.9
Outpatient care centers
926.1 921.6 875.6
Home health care services
1,432.9 1,427.8 1,384.8
Hospitals
5,149.1 5,140.9 5,080.3
Nursing and residential care facilities
3,338.9 3,332.1 3,322.9
Nursing care facilities
1,634.1 1,631.3 1,647.4
Social assistance
3,765.8 3,747.0 3,687.5
Child day care services
931.0 927.0 925.2
Leisure and hospitality
15,738 15,955 15,466
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
2,113.2 2,239.2 2,101.8
Performing arts and spectator sports
448.5 472.3 434.5
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
163.5 169.4 154.3
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
1,501.2 1,597.5 1,513.0
Accommodation and food services
13,625.2 13,715.3 13,364.3
Accommodation
1,907.4 1,947.1 1,889.8
Food services and drinking places
11,717.8 11,768.2 11,474.5
Other services
5,790 5,788 5,705
Repair and maintenance
1,297.0 1,300.1 1,286.2
Personal and laundry services
1,511.3 1,506.1 1,459.1
Membership associations and organizations
2,981.9 2,981.5 2,959.9
Government
22,805 22,693 22,778
Federal
2,797 2,807 2,797
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
2,183.4 2,192.2 2,185.5
U.S. Postal Service
613.4 614.7 611.9
State government
5,237 5,211 5,270
State government education
2,589.2 2,562.0 2,599.7
State government, excluding education
2,647.7 2,648.6 2,670.4
Local government
14,771 14,675 14,711
Local government education
8,342.9 8,244.2 8,279.8
Local government, excluding education
6,428.5 6,431.1 6,431.3
   

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