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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 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Jan 2018 145,473 148,558 143,393
Total private
Jan 2018 123,292 125,885 121,222
Goods-producing
Jan 2018 19,844 20,216 19,373
Mining and logging
Jan 2018 693 700 637
Logging
Jan 2018 49.4 50.0 48.2
Mining
Jan 2018 643.5 649.8 588.5
Oil and gas extraction
Jan 2018 144.9 145.3 148.6
Mining, except oil and gas
Jan 2018 178.4 183.9 176.7
Coal mining
Jan 2018 51.8 52.0 51.0
Support activities for mining
Jan 2018 320.2 320.6 263.2
Construction
Jan 2018 6,692 6,971 6,459
Construction of buildings
Jan 2018 1,512.3 1,556.8 1,467.7
Residential building
Jan 2018 744.6 765.6 717.8
Nonresidential building
Jan 2018 767.7 791.2 749.9
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Jan 2018 867.9 940.0 846.0
Specialty trade contractors
Jan 2018 4,311.3 4,474.2 4,145.6
Residential specialty trade contractors
Jan 2018 1,895.4 1,965.5 1,821.1
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Jan 2018 2,415.9 2,508.7 2,324.5
Manufacturing
Jan 2018 12,459 12,545 12,277
Durable goods
Jan 2018 7,792 7,820 7,662
Wood products
Jan 2018 393.7 396.7 394.4
Nonmetallic mineral products
Jan 2018 401.1 411.4 395.2
Primary metals
Jan 2018 377.2 378.6 368.6
Fabricated metal products
Jan 2018 1,453.3 1,457.2 1,408.6
Machinery
Jan 2018 1,100.8 1,097.7 1,064.9
Computer and electronic products
Jan 2018 1,054.7 1,058.2 1,033.6
Computer and peripheral equipment
Jan 2018 167.5 166.4 156.9
Communication equipment
Jan 2018 86.9 87.1 85.8
Semiconductors and electronic components
Jan 2018 364.9 367.8 358.8
Electronic instruments
Jan 2018 403.0 404.5 397.6
Electrical equipment and appliances
Jan 2018 393.5 394.5 381.7
Transportation equipment
Jan 2018 1,641.3 1,642.0 1,633.1
Motor vehicles and parts
Jan 2018 953.9 959.0 954.8
Furniture and related products
Jan 2018 386.9 390.4 394.3
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Jan 2018 589.3 593.6 587.1
Nondurable goods
Jan 2018 4,667 4,725 4,615
Food manufacturing
Jan 2018 1,590.8 1,611.4 1,555.9
Textile mills
Jan 2018 111.1 111.8 113.4
Textile product mills
Jan 2018 113.0 114.5 114.9
Apparel
Jan 2018 114.9 116.0 124.4
Paper and paper products
Jan 2018 368.2 371.9 367.9
Printing and related support activities
Jan 2018 431.6 439.1 441.4
Petroleum and coal products
Jan 2018 110.2 113.8 109.3
Chemicals
Jan 2018 820.8 828.1 810.0
Plastics and rubber products
Jan 2018 718.3 724.7 702.7
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Jan 2018 288.4 294.1 275.0
Private service-providing
Jan 2018 103,448 105,669 101,849
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Jan 2018 27,497 28,359 27,305
Wholesale trade
Jan 2018 5,905.5 5,952.3 5,830.6
Durable goods
Jan 2018 2,978.7 2,998.4 2,923.4
Nondurable goods
Jan 2018 2,034.2 2,058.3 2,021.6
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Jan 2018 892.6 895.6 885.6
Retail trade
Jan 2018 15,809.7 16,384.1 15,848.1
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Jan 2018 2,001.7 2,011.1 1,978.7
Automobile dealers
Jan 2018 1,297.0 1,300.9 1,284.0
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Jan 2018 488.1 503.8 482.8
Electronics and appliance stores
Jan 2018 507.6 513.5 528.5
Building material and garden supply stores
Jan 2018 1,237.5 1,260.7 1,205.1
Food and beverage stores
Jan 2018 3,085.2 3,125.5 3,080.8
Health and personal care stores
Jan 2018 1,068.2 1,089.5 1,078.6
Gasoline stations
Jan 2018 920.1 929.0 915.2
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Jan 2018 1,372.1 1,481.2 1,402.7
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Jan 2018 598.2 674.1 621.1
General merchandise stores
Jan 2018 3,151.2 3,352.3 3,190.8
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Jan 2018 800.0 835.8 806.3
Nonstore retailers
Jan 2018 579.8 607.6 557.5
Transportation and warehousing
Jan 2018 5,230.6 5,466.8 5,071.0
Air transportation
Jan 2018 494.6 498.4 481.5
Rail transportation
Jan 2018 211.8 211.8 214.9
Water transportation
Jan 2018 62.5 64.5 62.8
Truck transportation
Jan 2018 1,432.8 1,458.5 1,418.8
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Jan 2018 502.9 511.2 495.5
Pipeline transportation
Jan 2018 47.2 47.8 48.9
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Jan 2018 24.0 30.0 24.7
Support activities for transportation
Jan 2018 697.6 703.9 674.0
Couriers and messengers
Jan 2018 746.0 900.8 679.4
Warehousing and storage
Jan 2018 1,011.2 1,039.9 970.5
Utilities
Jan 2018 550.9 555.3 554.8
Information
Jan 2018 2,738 2,784 2,778
Publishing industries, except Internet
Jan 2018 713.4 720.7 727.7
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Jan 2018 388.8 414.0 404.5
Broadcasting, except Internet
Jan 2018 261.3 264.6 268.7
Telecommunications
Jan 2018 771.8 777.8 792.7
Data processing, hosting and related services
Jan 2018 318.7 320.0 310.9
Other information services
Jan 2018 283.8 286.5 273.5
Financial activities
Jan 2018 8,464 8,518 8,345
Finance and insurance
Jan 2018 6,280.2 6,303.2 6,218.0
Monetary authorities - central bank
Jan 2018 18.9 19.0 19.1
Credit intermediation and related activities
Jan 2018 2,653.9 2,661.3 2,638.2
Depository credit intermediation
Jan 2018 1,714.5 1,714.4 1,710.8
Commercial banking
Jan 2018 1,320.1 1,321.0 1,322.2
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Jan 2018 949.9 952.7 928.1
Insurance carriers and related activities
Jan 2018 2,657.5 2,670.2 2,632.6
Real estate and rental and leasing
Jan 2018 2,184.2 2,214.5 2,127.4
Real estate
Jan 2018 1,593.1 1,617.2 1,564.2
Rental and leasing services
Jan 2018 566.8 572.9 539.5
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Jan 2018 24.3 24.4 23.7
Professional and business services
Jan 2018 20,313 20,770 19,875
Professional and technical services
Jan 2018 9,080.9 9,107.5 8,915.3
Legal services
Jan 2018 1,127.7 1,143.3 1,125.5
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Jan 2018 1,039.2 980.4 1,057.5
Architectural and engineering services
Jan 2018 1,437.6 1,453.2 1,395.8
Computer systems design and related services
Jan 2018 2,069.1 2,065.5 2,021.6
Management and technical consulting services
Jan 2018 1,404.9 1,438.6 1,351.1
Management of companies and enterprises
Jan 2018 2,301.0 2,312.7 2,269.4
Administrative and waste services
Jan 2018 8,930.6 9,350.2 8,690.3
Administrative and support services
Jan 2018 8,517.1 8,933.4 8,285.9
Employment services
Jan 2018 3,522.7 3,803.7 3,401.7
Temporary help services
Jan 2018 2,864.0 3,116.1 2,768.6
Business support services
Jan 2018 915.8 931.3 912.2
Services to buildings and dwellings
Jan 2018 1,958.8 2,051.7 1,907.0
Waste management and remediation services
Jan 2018 413.5 416.8 404.4
Education and health services
Jan 2018 23,227 23,570 22,766
Educational services
Jan 2018 3,577.7 3,816.3 3,494.3
Health care and social assistance
Jan 2018 19,649.6 19,753.3 19,271.6
Health care
Jan 2018 15,834.0 15,921.3 15,540.4
Ambulatory health care services
Jan 2018 7,362.0 7,417.7 7,171.9
Offices of physicians
Jan 2018 2,599.8 2,626.0 2,551.4
Outpatient care centers
Jan 2018 917.4 916.5 874.6
Home health care services
Jan 2018 1,423.9 1,439.2 1,385.2
Hospitals
Jan 2018 5,130.7 5,136.5 5,042.9
Nursing and residential care facilities
Jan 2018 3,341.3 3,367.1 3,325.6
Nursing care facilities
Jan 2018 1,611.7 1,625.1 1,632.8
Social assistance
Jan 2018 3,815.6 3,832.0 3,731.2
Child day care services
Jan 2018 942.7 948.3 927.8
Leisure and hospitality
Jan 2018 15,454 15,864 15,124
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Jan 2018 2,077.5 2,174.5 2,029.0
Performing arts and spectator sports
Jan 2018 429.2 476.0 420.0
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Jan 2018 155.2 163.1 146.9
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Jan 2018 1,493.1 1,535.4 1,462.1
Accommodation and food services
Jan 2018 13,376.9 13,689.5 13,094.7
Accommodation
Jan 2018 1,913.8 1,948.8 1,882.6
Food services and drinking places
Jan 2018 11,463.1 11,740.7 11,212.1
Other services
Jan 2018 5,755 5,804 5,656
Repair and maintenance
Jan 2018 1,299.4 1,310.4 1,283.7
Personal and laundry services
Jan 2018 1,493.1 1,510.0 1,440.9
Membership associations and organizations
Jan 2018 2,962.1 2,983.8 2,931.1
Government
Jan 2018 22,181 22,673 22,171
Federal
Jan 2018 2,792 2,810 2,800
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Jan 2018 2,177.7 2,180.1 2,188.6
U.S. Postal Service
Jan 2018 614.0 630.2 611.1
State government
Jan 2018 5,013 5,238 5,059
State government education
Jan 2018 2,372.1 2,581.3 2,384.7
State government, excluding education
Jan 2018 2,641.3 2,656.2 2,674.0
Local government
Jan 2018 14,376 14,625 14,312
Local government education
Jan 2018 8,032.5 8,239.8 8,013.3
Local government, excluding education
Jan 2018 6,343.8 6,385.3 6,298.9
   

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