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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    
 
 
    Feb 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Feb 2019 149,133 148,306 146,665
Total private
Feb 2019 126,363 125,945 123,968
Goods-producing
Feb 2019 20,570 20,559 20,056
Mining and logging
Feb 2019 743 746 695
Logging
Feb 2019 45.2 46.5 49.8
Mining
Feb 2019 697.8 699.9 645.6
Oil and gas extraction
Feb 2019 148.9 148.7 139.6
Mining, except oil and gas
Feb 2019 189.4 188.9 182.8
Coal mining
Feb 2019 52.7 52.8 50.7
Support activities for mining
Feb 2019 359.5 362.3 323.2
Construction
Feb 2019 7,062 7,072 6,840
Construction of buildings
Feb 2019 1,599.9 1,603.8 1,546.9
Residential building
Feb 2019 804.0 805.2 759.4
Nonresidential building
Feb 2019 795.9 798.6 787.5
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Feb 2019 970.9 971.2 930.0
Specialty trade contractors
Feb 2019 4,490.8 4,496.5 4,363.2
Residential specialty trade contractors
Feb 2019 1,963.5 1,970.6 1,918.1
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Feb 2019 2,527.3 2,525.9 2,445.1
Manufacturing
Feb 2019 12,765 12,741 12,521
Durable goods
Feb 2019 8,037 8,023 7,834
Wood products
Feb 2019 406.9 404.0 399.1
Nonmetallic mineral products
Feb 2019 405.8 408.7 401.7
Primary metals
Feb 2019 383.1 382.8 377.1
Fabricated metal products
Feb 2019 1,478.1 1,480.8 1,444.7
Machinery
Feb 2019 1,142.8 1,137.7 1,102.2
Computer and electronic products
Feb 2019 1,070.8 1,068.4 1,043.4
Computer and peripheral equipment
Feb 2019 160.7 159.5 154.6
Communication equipment
Feb 2019 85.1 85.0 85.9
Semiconductors and electronic components
Feb 2019 375.2 373.3 365.8
Electronic instruments
Feb 2019 416.9 417.5 403.5
Electrical equipment and appliances
Feb 2019 402.7 403.8 391.4
Transportation equipment
Feb 2019 1,739.3 1,733.3 1,679.6
Motor vehicles and parts
Feb 2019 1,006.4 1,003.1 992.6
Furniture and related products
Feb 2019 395.4 393.3 393.9
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Feb 2019 612.1 610.6 600.7
Nondurable goods
Feb 2019 4,728 4,718 4,687
Food manufacturing
Feb 2019 1,612.9 1,608.7 1,592.9
Textile mills
Feb 2019 112.0 111.8 112.5
Textile product mills
Feb 2019 113.4 114.1 115.4
Apparel
Feb 2019 107.0 108.6 115.1
Paper and paper products
Feb 2019 369.9 368.3 364.7
Printing and related support activities
Feb 2019 420.8 422.4 432.7
Petroleum and coal products
Feb 2019 112.3 112.0 112.2
Chemicals
Feb 2019 852.9 845.7 828.4
Plastics and rubber products
Feb 2019 735.4 731.8 725.6
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Feb 2019 290.9 294.5 287.1
Private service-providing
Feb 2019 105,793 105,386 103,912
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Feb 2019 27,475 27,705 27,198
Wholesale trade
Feb 2019 5,888.1 5,867.6 5,791.3
Durable goods
Feb 2019 3,192.5 3,178.8 3,119.4
Nondurable goods
Feb 2019 2,142.4 2,137.2 2,131.6
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Feb 2019 553.2 551.6 540.3
Retail trade
Feb 2019 15,571.7 15,750.5 15,577.0
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Feb 2019 2,020.7 2,012.6 1,997.3
Automobile dealers
Feb 2019 1,300.5 1,296.4 1,292.5
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Feb 2019 484.7 495.6 476.8
Electronics and appliance stores
Feb 2019 471.0 479.3 491.1
Building material and garden supply stores
Feb 2019 1,261.1 1,237.2 1,268.8
Food and beverage stores
Feb 2019 3,089.5 3,094.2 3,056.9
Health and personal care stores
Feb 2019 1,040.5 1,068.0 1,054.6
Gasoline stations
Feb 2019 932.7 935.3 918.6
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Feb 2019 1,305.1 1,358.1 1,324.7
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Feb 2019 549.3 568.1 579.1
General merchandise stores
Feb 2019 3,027.3 3,112.6 3,037.8
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Feb 2019 817.8 815.9 809.6
Nonstore retailers
Feb 2019 572.0 573.6 561.7
Transportation and warehousing
Feb 2019 5,462.4 5,533.1 5,276.6
Air transportation
Feb 2019 508.2 506.5 494.5
Rail transportation
Feb 2019 213.2 213.2 211.0
Water transportation
Feb 2019 62.5 63.1 61.1
Truck transportation
Feb 2019 1,492.4 1,489.6 1,453.2
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Feb 2019 497.9 493.6 501.1
Pipeline transportation
Feb 2019 46.9 47.6 48.7
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Feb 2019 23.6 24.4 25.8
Support activities for transportation
Feb 2019 716.9 714.9 702.2
Couriers and messengers
Feb 2019 724.6 804.5 679.8
Warehousing and storage
Feb 2019 1,176.2 1,175.7 1,099.2
Utilities
Feb 2019 552.5 554.0 553.1
Information
Feb 2019 2,805 2,769 2,807
Publishing industries, except Internet
Feb 2019 732.4 730.7 728.8
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Feb 2019 418.7 393.8 418.8
Broadcasting, except Internet
Feb 2019 270.5 270.1 268.5
Telecommunications
Feb 2019 732.3 730.0 766.0
Data processing, hosting and related services
Feb 2019 331.3 326.3 327.6
Other information services
Feb 2019 319.9 318.2 297.6
Financial activities
Feb 2019 8,576 8,567 8,476
Finance and insurance
Feb 2019 6,321.9 6,310.8 6,287.6
Monetary authorities - central bank
Feb 2019 19.6 19.6 19.3
Credit intermediation and related activities
Feb 2019 2,631.8 2,631.5 2,643.0
Depository credit intermediation
Feb 2019 1,714.1 1,712.4 1,711.3
Commercial banking
Feb 2019 1,314.6 1,313.9 1,321.5
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Feb 2019 962.4 959.6 947.4
Insurance carriers and related activities
Feb 2019 2,708.1 2,700.1 2,677.9
Real estate and rental and leasing
Feb 2019 2,254.1 2,256.4 2,188.6
Real estate
Feb 2019 1,668.2 1,666.9 1,620.2
Rental and leasing services
Feb 2019 563.3 566.9 545.8
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Feb 2019 22.6 22.6 22.6
Professional and business services
Feb 2019 20,989 20,853 20,462
Professional and technical services
Feb 2019 9,519.5 9,431.1 9,232.8
Legal services
Feb 2019 1,135.3 1,134.1 1,132.1
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Feb 2019 1,143.4 1,088.2 1,100.3
Architectural and engineering services
Feb 2019 1,484.4 1,476.9 1,442.3
Computer systems design and related services
Feb 2019 2,168.2 2,160.3 2,088.8
Management and technical consulting services
Feb 2019 1,500.6 1,491.5 1,450.4
Management of companies and enterprises
Feb 2019 2,389.0 2,389.4 2,330.9
Administrative and waste services
Feb 2019 9,080.5 9,032.4 8,898.4
Administrative and support services
Feb 2019 8,637.4 8,590.0 8,478.0
Employment services
Feb 2019 3,585.1 3,555.1 3,505.9
Temporary help services
Feb 2019 2,924.6 2,897.8 2,861.7
Business support services
Feb 2019 896.3 901.1 900.8
Services to buildings and dwellings
Feb 2019 2,002.6 1,987.1 1,948.3
Waste management and remediation services
Feb 2019 443.1 442.4 420.4
Education and health services
Feb 2019 24,112 23,801 23,620
Educational services
Feb 2019 3,911.5 3,653.7 3,866.7
Health care and social assistance
Feb 2019 20,200.4 20,147.2 19,753.1
Health care
Feb 2019 16,212.1 16,175.5 15,851.7
Ambulatory health care services
Feb 2019 7,640.1 7,611.4 7,401.8
Offices of physicians
Feb 2019 2,651.2 2,645.1 2,598.4
Outpatient care centers
Feb 2019 962.2 955.7 919.8
Home health care services
Feb 2019 1,505.5 1,497.0 1,448.7
Hospitals
Feb 2019 5,206.5 5,200.8 5,104.7
Nursing and residential care facilities
Feb 2019 3,365.5 3,363.3 3,345.2
Nursing care facilities
Feb 2019 1,602.3 1,602.3 1,609.2
Social assistance
Feb 2019 3,988.3 3,971.7 3,901.4
Child day care services
Feb 2019 988.5 979.5 969.7
Leisure and hospitality
Feb 2019 15,999 15,880 15,588
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Feb 2019 2,226.2 2,195.8 2,131.4
Performing arts and spectator sports
Feb 2019 474.7 449.7 457.4
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Feb 2019 157.8 159.0 153.6
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Feb 2019 1,593.7 1,587.1 1,520.4
Accommodation and food services
Feb 2019 13,773.1 13,684.3 13,456.5
Accommodation
Feb 2019 1,955.1 1,941.0 1,925.2
Food services and drinking places
Feb 2019 11,818.0 11,743.3 11,531.3
Other services
Feb 2019 5,837 5,811 5,761
Repair and maintenance
Feb 2019 1,331.2 1,324.8 1,313.2
Personal and laundry services
Feb 2019 1,509.4 1,498.2 1,477.7
Membership associations and organizations
Feb 2019 2,996.7 2,987.8 2,970.3
Government
Feb 2019 22,770 22,361 22,697
Federal
Feb 2019 2,785 2,786 2,776
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Feb 2019 2,180.5 2,182.4 2,169.7
U.S. Postal Service
Feb 2019 604.6 603.3 606.3
State government
Feb 2019 5,298 5,080 5,284
State government education
Feb 2019 2,610.3 2,396.8 2,619.6
State government, excluding education
Feb 2019 2,687.6 2,682.8 2,663.9
Local government
Feb 2019 14,687 14,495 14,637
Local government education
Feb 2019 8,274.9 8,092.9 8,256.1
Local government, excluding education
Feb 2019 6,412.3 6,401.7 6,380.9
   

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