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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    
 
 
    Mar 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Mar 2018 147,332 146,667 145,078
Total private
Mar 2018 124,638 124,035 122,385
Goods-producing
Mar 2018 20,167 20,032 19,624
Mining and logging
Mar 2018 712 702 650
Logging
Mar 2018 48.5 49.7 48.0
Mining
Mar 2018 663.4 652.3 601.7
Oil and gas extraction
Mar 2018 149.1 145.7 143.9
Mining, except oil and gas
Mar 2018 182.8 180.2 179.2
Coal mining
Mar 2018 51.8 51.9 51.0
Support activities for mining
Mar 2018 331.5 326.4 278.6
Construction
Mar 2018 6,880 6,797 6,634
Construction of buildings
Mar 2018 1,545.9 1,530.7 1,487.3
Residential building
Mar 2018 759.1 753.3 723.3
Nonresidential building
Mar 2018 786.8 777.4 764.0
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Mar 2018 933.2 902.8 912.2
Specialty trade contractors
Mar 2018 4,401.1 4,363.2 4,234.5
Residential specialty trade contractors
Mar 2018 1,933.7 1,916.7 1,850.3
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Mar 2018 2,467.4 2,446.5 2,384.2
Manufacturing
Mar 2018 12,575 12,533 12,340
Durable goods
Mar 2018 7,872 7,832 7,687
Wood products
Mar 2018 401.5 398.6 393.5
Nonmetallic mineral products
Mar 2018 413.6 405.4 403.0
Primary metals
Mar 2018 380.4 381.4 368.0
Fabricated metal products
Mar 2018 1,472.5 1,462.9 1,414.5
Machinery
Mar 2018 1,106.1 1,105.4 1,067.5
Computer and electronic products
Mar 2018 1,058.8 1,053.8 1,035.9
Computer and peripheral equipment
Mar 2018 168.8 167.0 156.2
Communication equipment
Mar 2018 86.2 85.9 86.5
Semiconductors and electronic components
Mar 2018 367.5 365.7 360.7
Electronic instruments
Mar 2018 404.1 402.8 398.5
Electrical equipment and appliances
Mar 2018 399.4 396.8 383.8
Transportation equipment
Mar 2018 1,656.2 1,645.2 1,637.2
Motor vehicles and parts
Mar 2018 969.8 960.2 959.8
Furniture and related products
Mar 2018 392.2 391.5 393.2
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Mar 2018 591.3 591.4 590.4
Nondurable goods
Mar 2018 4,703 4,701 4,653
Food manufacturing
Mar 2018 1,605.2 1,606.0 1,567.8
Textile mills
Mar 2018 110.9 111.5 112.8
Textile product mills
Mar 2018 111.5 110.9 115.5
Apparel
Mar 2018 116.5 116.8 122.6
Paper and paper products
Mar 2018 370.7 372.5 368.6
Printing and related support activities
Mar 2018 434.5 434.9 442.1
Petroleum and coal products
Mar 2018 113.0 113.0 111.1
Chemicals
Mar 2018 823.5 823.4 819.1
Plastics and rubber products
Mar 2018 723.3 722.7 713.1
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Mar 2018 294.2 288.9 280.6
Private service-providing
Mar 2018 104,471 104,003 102,761
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Mar 2018 27,410 27,329 27,104
Wholesale trade
Mar 2018 5,941.6 5,915.0 5,854.8
Durable goods
Mar 2018 2,999.3 2,991.3 2,940.4
Nondurable goods
Mar 2018 2,045.4 2,030.3 2,030.6
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Mar 2018 896.9 893.4 883.8
Retail trade
Mar 2018 15,691.4 15,659.3 15,628.7
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Mar 2018 2,018.7 2,007.6 1,992.1
Automobile dealers
Mar 2018 1,303.9 1,301.1 1,289.0
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Mar 2018 479.3 481.0 471.2
Electronics and appliance stores
Mar 2018 495.7 494.5 508.1
Building material and garden supply stores
Mar 2018 1,322.4 1,269.0 1,269.2
Food and beverage stores
Mar 2018 3,063.0 3,070.2 3,065.6
Health and personal care stores
Mar 2018 1,054.0 1,052.7 1,065.2
Gasoline stations
Mar 2018 925.4 923.8 920.1
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Mar 2018 1,318.2 1,325.3 1,339.5
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Mar 2018 570.0 575.5 582.1
General merchandise stores
Mar 2018 3,055.0 3,072.2 3,053.4
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Mar 2018 805.3 805.7 807.1
Nonstore retailers
Mar 2018 584.4 581.8 555.1
Transportation and warehousing
Mar 2018 5,219.4 5,202.8 5,065.6
Air transportation
Mar 2018 499.8 497.2 486.7
Rail transportation
Mar 2018 210.9 210.9 217.5
Water transportation
Mar 2018 62.5 61.6 62.7
Truck transportation
Mar 2018 1,454.2 1,445.5 1,429.4
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Mar 2018 507.9 508.6 502.1
Pipeline transportation
Mar 2018 47.5 47.2 49.5
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Mar 2018 28.9 26.9 27.0
Support activities for transportation
Mar 2018 700.4 702.8 682.2
Couriers and messengers
Mar 2018 700.2 696.2 636.3
Warehousing and storage
Mar 2018 1,007.1 1,005.9 972.2
Utilities
Mar 2018 557.9 551.4 554.5
Information
Mar 2018 2,751 2,752 2,803
Publishing industries, except Internet
Mar 2018 711.5 712.3 726.5
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Mar 2018 395.3 397.9 425.9
Broadcasting, except Internet
Mar 2018 262.2 261.5 270.8
Telecommunications
Mar 2018 769.0 771.6 789.8
Data processing, hosting and related services
Mar 2018 328.0 324.6 312.6
Other information services
Mar 2018 285.0 284.3 277.0
Financial activities
Mar 2018 8,499 8,489 8,363
Finance and insurance
Mar 2018 6,298.5 6,300.8 6,225.6
Monetary authorities - central bank
Mar 2018 18.9 18.9 19.1
Credit intermediation and related activities
Mar 2018 2,652.2 2,658.9 2,636.2
Depository credit intermediation
Mar 2018 1,714.8 1,714.5 1,711.3
Commercial banking
Mar 2018 1,320.9 1,321.9 1,323.2
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Mar 2018 957.2 956.6 927.8
Insurance carriers and related activities
Mar 2018 2,670.2 2,666.4 2,642.5
Real estate and rental and leasing
Mar 2018 2,200.1 2,188.3 2,136.9
Real estate
Mar 2018 1,602.6 1,596.2 1,568.8
Rental and leasing services
Mar 2018 573.3 567.9 544.2
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Mar 2018 24.2 24.2 23.9
Professional and business services
Mar 2018 20,568 20,469 20,070
Professional and technical services
Mar 2018 9,175.1 9,171.9 8,972.8
Legal services
Mar 2018 1,131.1 1,128.8 1,126.8
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Mar 2018 1,089.0 1,087.5 1,089.0
Architectural and engineering services
Mar 2018 1,444.1 1,443.7 1,406.3
Computer systems design and related services
Mar 2018 2,064.9 2,078.7 2,012.0
Management and technical consulting services
Mar 2018 1,420.2 1,422.4 1,367.0
Management of companies and enterprises
Mar 2018 2,307.5 2,303.4 2,276.1
Administrative and waste services
Mar 2018 9,085.1 8,994.1 8,820.9
Administrative and support services
Mar 2018 8,668.7 8,580.2 8,415.7
Employment services
Mar 2018 3,588.0 3,556.6 3,452.4
Temporary help services
Mar 2018 2,918.2 2,890.8 2,811.0
Business support services
Mar 2018 908.4 913.8 904.3
Services to buildings and dwellings
Mar 2018 2,026.1 1,973.2 1,969.0
Waste management and remediation services
Mar 2018 416.4 413.9 405.2
Education and health services
Mar 2018 23,622 23,590 23,185
Educational services
Mar 2018 3,863.9 3,867.1 3,819.2
Health care and social assistance
Mar 2018 19,757.6 19,722.7 19,365.9
Health care
Mar 2018 15,894.1 15,879.3 15,593.1
Ambulatory health care services
Mar 2018 7,405.3 7,394.9 7,206.6
Offices of physicians
Mar 2018 2,615.6 2,613.4 2,558.5
Outpatient care centers
Mar 2018 923.5 919.1 886.4
Home health care services
Mar 2018 1,436.0 1,434.3 1,393.0
Hospitals
Mar 2018 5,150.5 5,136.5 5,059.0
Nursing and residential care facilities
Mar 2018 3,338.3 3,347.9 3,327.5
Nursing care facilities
Mar 2018 1,605.4 1,613.5 1,625.8
Social assistance
Mar 2018 3,863.5 3,843.4 3,772.8
Child day care services
Mar 2018 948.8 943.4 947.5
Leisure and hospitality
Mar 2018 15,824 15,594 15,524
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Mar 2018 2,166.7 2,107.8 2,120.3
Performing arts and spectator sports
Mar 2018 471.9 452.7 452.0
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Mar 2018 161.9 156.6 152.6
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Mar 2018 1,532.9 1,498.5 1,515.7
Accommodation and food services
Mar 2018 13,657.2 13,485.8 13,403.5
Accommodation
Mar 2018 1,954.1 1,926.7 1,926.1
Food services and drinking places
Mar 2018 11,703.1 11,559.1 11,477.4
Other services
Mar 2018 5,797 5,780 5,712
Repair and maintenance
Mar 2018 1,313.2 1,306.5 1,305.0
Personal and laundry services
Mar 2018 1,497.6 1,494.0 1,455.0
Membership associations and organizations
Mar 2018 2,986.0 2,979.8 2,952.2
Government
Mar 2018 22,694 22,632 22,693
Federal
Mar 2018 2,773 2,777 2,793
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Mar 2018 2,167.8 2,170.7 2,177.9
U.S. Postal Service
Mar 2018 604.9 606.0 615.4
State government
Mar 2018 5,265 5,247 5,318
State government education
Mar 2018 2,608.1 2,592.8 2,633.7
State government, excluding education
Mar 2018 2,656.5 2,654.5 2,683.9
Local government
Mar 2018 14,656 14,608 14,582
Local government education
Mar 2018 8,279.4 8,249.0 8,252.7
Local government, excluding education
Mar 2018 6,376.2 6,358.6 6,328.8
   

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