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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    
 
 
    Apr 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Apr 2018 148,367 147,369 146,101
Total private
Apr 2018 125,663 124,675 123,388
Goods-producing
Apr 2018 20,396 20,173 19,825
Mining and logging
Apr 2018 719 711 660
Logging
Apr 2018 47.4 48.6 47.6
Mining
Apr 2018 671.7 662.3 612.3
Oil and gas extraction
Apr 2018 149.3 148.8 143.8
Mining, except oil and gas
Apr 2018 185.2 182.0 184.8
Coal mining
Apr 2018 52.7 51.9 51.5
Support activities for mining
Apr 2018 337.2 331.5 283.7
Construction
Apr 2018 7,078 6,886 6,816
Construction of buildings
Apr 2018 1,573.6 1,545.4 1,506.8
Residential building
Apr 2018 775.2 757.9 734.3
Nonresidential building
Apr 2018 798.4 787.5 772.5
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Apr 2018 985.4 930.7 973.8
Specialty trade contractors
Apr 2018 4,518.8 4,410.3 4,335.2
Residential specialty trade contractors
Apr 2018 1,989.5 1,939.8 1,900.9
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Apr 2018 2,529.3 2,470.5 2,434.3
Manufacturing
Apr 2018 12,599 12,576 12,349
Durable goods
Apr 2018 7,885 7,869 7,688
Wood products
Apr 2018 402.3 401.6 395.2
Nonmetallic mineral products
Apr 2018 419.7 413.4 408.7
Primary metals
Apr 2018 380.3 380.0 368.9
Fabricated metal products
Apr 2018 1,477.2 1,472.5 1,415.3
Machinery
Apr 2018 1,111.9 1,104.7 1,069.0
Computer and electronic products
Apr 2018 1,058.7 1,059.2 1,035.2
Computer and peripheral equipment
Apr 2018 169.1 168.9 156.2
Communication equipment
Apr 2018 85.0 86.2 86.6
Semiconductors and electronic components
Apr 2018 368.5 367.5 360.0
Electronic instruments
Apr 2018 404.5 404.4 398.5
Electrical equipment and appliances
Apr 2018 400.1 398.6 383.3
Transportation equipment
Apr 2018 1,649.6 1,654.1 1,628.4
Motor vehicles and parts
Apr 2018 960.4 966.9 955.0
Furniture and related products
Apr 2018 389.8 391.5 393.9
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Apr 2018 595.6 593.5 590.1
Nondurable goods
Apr 2018 4,714 4,707 4,661
Food manufacturing
Apr 2018 1,605.5 1,606.8 1,575.3
Textile mills
Apr 2018 111.3 111.2 111.8
Textile product mills
Apr 2018 110.4 111.5 115.4
Apparel
Apr 2018 117.9 116.9 121.0
Paper and paper products
Apr 2018 373.1 373.1 369.3
Printing and related support activities
Apr 2018 433.1 434.9 440.4
Petroleum and coal products
Apr 2018 113.9 111.4 113.3
Chemicals
Apr 2018 825.8 823.2 819.0
Plastics and rubber products
Apr 2018 725.7 724.5 712.6
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Apr 2018 297.6 293.4 282.9
Private service-providing
Apr 2018 105,267 104,502 103,563
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Apr 2018 27,484 27,420 27,192
Wholesale trade
Apr 2018 5,939.0 5,941.3 5,874.8
Durable goods
Apr 2018 3,002.6 3,000.3 2,949.4
Nondurable goods
Apr 2018 2,042.6 2,043.1 2,041.6
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Apr 2018 893.8 897.9 883.8
Retail trade
Apr 2018 15,763.7 15,699.1 15,688.0
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Apr 2018 2,021.8 2,016.7 2,002.3
Automobile dealers
Apr 2018 1,302.3 1,302.8 1,290.7
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Apr 2018 474.9 477.7 469.6
Electronics and appliance stores
Apr 2018 492.7 494.9 502.8
Building material and garden supply stores
Apr 2018 1,360.2 1,323.0 1,312.5
Food and beverage stores
Apr 2018 3,068.5 3,062.8 3,061.8
Health and personal care stores
Apr 2018 1,050.2 1,055.3 1,060.5
Gasoline stations
Apr 2018 929.0 927.6 921.7
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Apr 2018 1,316.6 1,321.6 1,339.8
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Apr 2018 573.0 569.9 581.1
General merchandise stores
Apr 2018 3,072.6 3,058.2 3,063.7
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Apr 2018 819.0 806.5 816.3
Nonstore retailers
Apr 2018 585.2 584.9 555.9
Transportation and warehousing
Apr 2018 5,227.8 5,226.8 5,074.9
Air transportation
Apr 2018 501.1 499.1 488.7
Rail transportation
Apr 2018 211.3 211.3 217.2
Water transportation
Apr 2018 64.2 62.3 64.2
Truck transportation
Apr 2018 1,458.6 1,453.7 1,441.9
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Apr 2018 508.7 509.4 498.2
Pipeline transportation
Apr 2018 48.2 47.5 48.8
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Apr 2018 31.1 29.2 30.9
Support activities for transportation
Apr 2018 702.6 705.7 686.4
Couriers and messengers
Apr 2018 687.7 700.2 625.9
Warehousing and storage
Apr 2018 1,014.3 1,008.4 972.7
Utilities
Apr 2018 553.9 552.6 553.8
Information
Apr 2018 2,768 2,755 2,793
Publishing industries, except Internet
Apr 2018 710.7 712.7 722.4
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Apr 2018 417.8 400.8 432.1
Broadcasting, except Internet
Apr 2018 265.0 263.7 266.2
Telecommunications
Apr 2018 762.0 766.4 780.9
Data processing, hosting and related services
Apr 2018 326.7 326.6 313.7
Other information services
Apr 2018 285.8 285.0 277.8
Financial activities
Apr 2018 8,507 8,502 8,382
Finance and insurance
Apr 2018 6,291.3 6,297.8 6,230.2
Monetary authorities - central bank
Apr 2018 18.9 18.9 18.9
Credit intermediation and related activities
Apr 2018 2,655.3 2,655.0 2,635.9
Depository credit intermediation
Apr 2018 1,718.0 1,716.6 1,709.4
Commercial banking
Apr 2018 1,323.9 1,322.5 1,322.0
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Apr 2018 959.5 957.4 929.9
Insurance carriers and related activities
Apr 2018 2,657.6 2,666.5 2,645.5
Real estate and rental and leasing
Apr 2018 2,215.4 2,203.8 2,152.0
Real estate
Apr 2018 1,611.8 1,605.7 1,579.4
Rental and leasing services
Apr 2018 578.7 573.0 548.7
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Apr 2018 24.9 25.1 23.9
Professional and business services
Apr 2018 20,819 20,571 20,300
Professional and technical services
Apr 2018 9,223.4 9,169.9 9,021.3
Legal services
Apr 2018 1,132.2 1,130.4 1,129.9
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Apr 2018 1,080.6 1,087.8 1,081.5
Architectural and engineering services
Apr 2018 1,456.7 1,443.4 1,418.0
Computer systems design and related services
Apr 2018 2,086.6 2,066.9 2,025.8
Management and technical consulting services
Apr 2018 1,429.9 1,418.8 1,383.2
Management of companies and enterprises
Apr 2018 2,305.5 2,308.0 2,275.5
Administrative and waste services
Apr 2018 9,290.1 9,093.5 9,003.5
Administrative and support services
Apr 2018 8,868.0 8,676.5 8,596.2
Employment services
Apr 2018 3,630.3 3,584.0 3,491.3
Temporary help services
Apr 2018 2,953.8 2,913.8 2,844.6
Business support services
Apr 2018 900.7 908.5 897.9
Services to buildings and dwellings
Apr 2018 2,169.5 2,030.8 2,106.7
Waste management and remediation services
Apr 2018 422.1 417.0 407.3
Education and health services
Apr 2018 23,684 23,629 23,260
Educational services
Apr 2018 3,875.8 3,867.7 3,831.5
Health care and social assistance
Apr 2018 19,808.5 19,761.7 19,428.4
Health care
Apr 2018 15,930.8 15,898.3 15,628.0
Ambulatory health care services
Apr 2018 7,441.5 7,412.0 7,239.6
Offices of physicians
Apr 2018 2,628.6 2,620.4 2,566.9
Outpatient care centers
Apr 2018 923.9 923.2 887.7
Home health care services
Apr 2018 1,444.6 1,436.4 1,404.5
Hospitals
Apr 2018 5,148.6 5,149.0 5,053.8
Nursing and residential care facilities
Apr 2018 3,340.7 3,337.3 3,334.6
Nursing care facilities
Apr 2018 1,607.3 1,607.2 1,627.2
Social assistance
Apr 2018 3,877.7 3,863.4 3,800.4
Child day care services
Apr 2018 952.8 948.3 952.3
Leisure and hospitality
Apr 2018 16,158 15,825 15,888
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Apr 2018 2,285.6 2,164.9 2,264.6
Performing arts and spectator sports
Apr 2018 508.2 466.6 503.0
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Apr 2018 169.2 161.8 160.7
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Apr 2018 1,608.2 1,536.5 1,600.9
Accommodation and food services
Apr 2018 13,872.8 13,659.8 13,622.9
Accommodation
Apr 2018 1,982.6 1,955.3 1,955.5
Food services and drinking places
Apr 2018 11,890.2 11,704.5 11,667.4
Other services
Apr 2018 5,847 5,800 5,748
Repair and maintenance
Apr 2018 1,321.4 1,313.5 1,309.0
Personal and laundry services
Apr 2018 1,524.7 1,497.1 1,476.5
Membership associations and organizations
Apr 2018 3,000.4 2,989.8 2,962.3
Government
Apr 2018 22,704 22,694 22,713
Federal
Apr 2018 2,787 2,774 2,794
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Apr 2018 2,178.1 2,169.2 2,179.7
U.S. Postal Service
Apr 2018 608.4 604.9 613.9
State government
Apr 2018 5,268 5,270 5,329
State government education
Apr 2018 2,607.1 2,609.6 2,645.1
State government, excluding education
Apr 2018 2,660.5 2,660.1 2,683.6
Local government
Apr 2018 14,649 14,650 14,590
Local government education
Apr 2018 8,248.2 8,272.3 8,227.5
Local government, excluding education
Apr 2018 6,400.7 6,377.5 6,362.7
   

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