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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 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Nov 2018 151,232 150,757 148,783
Total private
Nov 2018 128,360 128,000 125,970
Goods-producing
Nov 2018 20,952 21,056 20,342
Mining and logging
Nov 2018 755 764 703
Logging
Nov 2018 47.2 48.1 50.6
Mining
Nov 2018 707.8 716.1 652.0
Oil and gas extraction
Nov 2018 154.0 153.2 146.9
Mining, except oil and gas
Nov 2018 191.8 194.2 187.5
Coal mining
Nov 2018 53.2 53.1 52.3
Support activities for mining
Nov 2018 362.0 368.7 317.6
Construction
Nov 2018 7,394 7,500 7,117
Construction of buildings
Nov 2018 1,638.2 1,647.4 1,567.6
Residential building
Nov 2018 819.2 817.9 765.0
Nonresidential building
Nov 2018 819.0 829.5 802.6
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Nov 2018 1,049.5 1,093.3 1,005.9
Specialty trade contractors
Nov 2018 4,705.9 4,759.5 4,543.3
Residential specialty trade contractors
Nov 2018 2,065.5 2,086.3 1,993.3
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Nov 2018 2,640.4 2,673.2 2,550.0
Manufacturing
Nov 2018 12,803 12,792 12,522
Durable goods
Nov 2018 8,017 8,000 7,796
Wood products
Nov 2018 408.5 409.1 396.8
Nonmetallic mineral products
Nov 2018 425.7 425.9 416.4
Primary metals
Nov 2018 384.3 381.8 374.6
Fabricated metal products
Nov 2018 1,494.0 1,495.0 1,451.8
Machinery
Nov 2018 1,133.2 1,130.9 1,089.9
Computer and electronic products
Nov 2018 1,073.1 1,069.2 1,050.8
Computer and peripheral equipment
Nov 2018 172.3 170.7 165.1
Communication equipment
Nov 2018 85.8 85.5 86.4
Semiconductors and electronic components
Nov 2018 370.4 368.3 364.7
Electronic instruments
Nov 2018 411.6 411.6 401.6
Electrical equipment and appliances
Nov 2018 409.6 407.9 394.0
Transportation equipment
Nov 2018 1,692.8 1,684.4 1,635.4
Motor vehicles and parts
Nov 2018 970.0 968.8 955.0
Furniture and related products
Nov 2018 390.8 391.3 391.1
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Nov 2018 604.6 604.1 594.8
Nondurable goods
Nov 2018 4,786 4,792 4,726
Food manufacturing
Nov 2018 1,647.4 1,655.2 1,614.8
Textile mills
Nov 2018 112.0 111.1 111.8
Textile product mills
Nov 2018 110.9 111.0 113.2
Apparel
Nov 2018 111.2 111.9 117.3
Paper and paper products
Nov 2018 378.5 377.0 369.9
Printing and related support activities
Nov 2018 432.2 432.5 439.8
Petroleum and coal products
Nov 2018 114.6 119.0 115.9
Chemicals
Nov 2018 842.2 837.1 824.2
Plastics and rubber products
Nov 2018 732.2 726.7 722.5
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Nov 2018 304.5 310.5 296.7
Private service-providing
Nov 2018 107,408 106,944 105,628
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Nov 2018 28,485 27,894 28,171
Wholesale trade
Nov 2018 6,040.5 6,026.6 5,943.6
Durable goods
Nov 2018 3,048.7 3,038.6 2,988.5
Nondurable goods
Nov 2018 2,067.3 2,065.0 2,060.0
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Nov 2018 924.5 923.0 895.1
Retail trade
Nov 2018 16,354.5 15,890.9 16,344.1
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Nov 2018 2,039.9 2,045.8 2,019.4
Automobile dealers
Nov 2018 1,311.4 1,314.3 1,303.7
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Nov 2018 502.3 488.7 497.0
Electronics and appliance stores
Nov 2018 493.0 489.7 512.2
Building material and garden supply stores
Nov 2018 1,270.0 1,276.7 1,266.7
Food and beverage stores
Nov 2018 3,130.5 3,105.9 3,118.7
Health and personal care stores
Nov 2018 1,078.9 1,056.1 1,081.2
Gasoline stations
Nov 2018 944.6 939.5 938.4
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Nov 2018 1,452.9 1,342.2 1,478.8
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Nov 2018 591.9 557.5 671.4
General merchandise stores
Nov 2018 3,380.8 3,150.0 3,325.0
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Nov 2018 846.2 831.7 833.4
Nonstore retailers
Nov 2018 623.5 607.1 601.9
Transportation and warehousing
Nov 2018 5,537.6 5,424.6 5,329.9
Air transportation
Nov 2018 502.8 505.7 497.6
Rail transportation
Nov 2018 215.6 215.6 212.6
Water transportation
Nov 2018 64.4 66.0 64.7
Truck transportation
Nov 2018 1,503.1 1,504.3 1,467.3
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Nov 2018 510.3 512.0 511.3
Pipeline transportation
Nov 2018 46.2 47.0 47.9
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Nov 2018 30.5 34.6 30.8
Support activities for transportation
Nov 2018 724.1 720.5 698.2
Couriers and messengers
Nov 2018 846.0 748.8 758.3
Warehousing and storage
Nov 2018 1,094.6 1,070.1 1,041.2
Utilities
Nov 2018 552.2 552.0 553.3
Information
Nov 2018 2,778 2,773 2,799
Publishing industries, except Internet
Nov 2018 714.2 714.3 721.1
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Nov 2018 420.2 421.2 433.2
Broadcasting, except Internet
Nov 2018 264.2 263.6 265.1
Telecommunications
Nov 2018 748.8 746.5 775.7
Data processing, hosting and related services
Nov 2018 328.3 328.3 320.5
Other information services
Nov 2018 302.3 298.9 283.8
Financial activities
Nov 2018 8,615 8,626 8,499
Finance and insurance
Nov 2018 6,342.3 6,339.5 6,289.4
Monetary authorities - central bank
Nov 2018 19.2 19.2 18.9
Credit intermediation and related activities
Nov 2018 2,655.4 2,662.8 2,654.0
Depository credit intermediation
Nov 2018 1,715.0 1,713.8 1,712.6
Commercial banking
Nov 2018 1,313.9 1,313.3 1,319.9
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Nov 2018 976.0 970.9 949.2
Insurance carriers and related activities
Nov 2018 2,691.7 2,686.6 2,667.3
Real estate and rental and leasing
Nov 2018 2,272.8 2,286.2 2,209.4
Real estate
Nov 2018 1,645.2 1,653.4 1,611.5
Rental and leasing services
Nov 2018 602.6 607.5 573.5
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Nov 2018 25.0 25.3 24.4
Professional and business services
Nov 2018 21,422 21,385 20,864
Professional and technical services
Nov 2018 9,358.9 9,315.7 9,090.7
Legal services
Nov 2018 1,137.7 1,141.4 1,138.5
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Nov 2018 993.3 968.7 966.4
Architectural and engineering services
Nov 2018 1,500.6 1,501.9 1,452.0
Computer systems design and related services
Nov 2018 2,151.6 2,140.2 2,073.4
Management and technical consulting services
Nov 2018 1,489.7 1,484.5 1,436.0
Management of companies and enterprises
Nov 2018 2,341.8 2,338.6 2,305.4
Administrative and waste services
Nov 2018 9,721.1 9,730.4 9,468.0
Administrative and support services
Nov 2018 9,285.5 9,293.1 9,052.5
Employment services
Nov 2018 3,938.0 3,904.3 3,829.7
Temporary help services
Nov 2018 3,233.2 3,199.1 3,144.8
Business support services
Nov 2018 932.6 924.3 930.6
Services to buildings and dwellings
Nov 2018 2,216.4 2,258.7 2,144.2
Waste management and remediation services
Nov 2018 435.6 437.3 415.5
Education and health services
Nov 2018 24,077 23,996 23,609
Educational services
Nov 2018 3,921.4 3,900.8 3,894.7
Health care and social assistance
Nov 2018 20,155.9 20,094.7 19,713.8
Health care
Nov 2018 16,211.4 16,163.3 15,881.5
Ambulatory health care services
Nov 2018 7,593.5 7,568.9 7,404.5
Offices of physicians
Nov 2018 2,667.4 2,661.7 2,619.6
Outpatient care centers
Nov 2018 951.9 944.1 914.3
Home health care services
Nov 2018 1,484.7 1,478.6 1,440.0
Hospitals
Nov 2018 5,238.7 5,220.2 5,118.9
Nursing and residential care facilities
Nov 2018 3,379.2 3,374.2 3,358.1
Nursing care facilities
Nov 2018 1,620.5 1,615.9 1,626.0
Social assistance
Nov 2018 3,944.5 3,931.4 3,832.3
Child day care services
Nov 2018 950.7 950.8 948.7
Leisure and hospitality
Nov 2018 16,157 16,384 15,877
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Nov 2018 2,230.5 2,355.6 2,172.2
Performing arts and spectator sports
Nov 2018 499.0 530.4 477.4
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Nov 2018 172.0 176.4 163.7
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Nov 2018 1,559.5 1,648.8 1,531.1
Accommodation and food services
Nov 2018 13,926.5 14,028.2 13,704.9
Accommodation
Nov 2018 1,968.6 2,024.9 1,955.2
Food services and drinking places
Nov 2018 11,957.9 12,003.3 11,749.7
Other services
Nov 2018 5,874 5,886 5,809
Repair and maintenance
Nov 2018 1,319.3 1,327.8 1,312.2
Personal and laundry services
Nov 2018 1,541.5 1,543.0 1,507.6
Membership associations and organizations
Nov 2018 3,012.8 3,015.2 2,989.1
Government
Nov 2018 22,872 22,757 22,813
Federal
Nov 2018 2,802 2,799 2,796
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Nov 2018 2,187.4 2,195.2 2,182.2
U.S. Postal Service
Nov 2018 614.6 603.7 613.3
State government
Nov 2018 5,302 5,289 5,316
State government education
Nov 2018 2,651.2 2,629.3 2,655.4
State government, excluding education
Nov 2018 2,651.0 2,659.8 2,660.9
Local government
Nov 2018 14,768 14,669 14,701
Local government education
Nov 2018 8,301.0 8,214.2 8,283.7
Local government, excluding education
Nov 2018 6,466.7 6,454.4 6,416.9
   

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