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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 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Apr 2019 150,988 149,862 148,383
Total private
Apr 2019 128,058 126,998 125,581
Goods-producing
Apr 2019 20,912 20,700 20,422
Mining and logging
Apr 2019 743 746 714
Logging
Apr 2019 42.4 45.1 47.6
Mining
Apr 2019 700.9 701.2 665.9
Oil and gas extraction
Apr 2019 151.1 152.0 142.1
Mining, except oil and gas
Apr 2019 194.0 191.3 188.5
Coal mining
Apr 2019 52.5 52.6 51.8
Support activities for mining
Apr 2019 355.8 357.9 335.3
Construction
Apr 2019 7,385 7,174 7,129
Construction of buildings
Apr 2019 1,633.5 1,616.1 1,596.0
Residential building
Apr 2019 824.2 814.4 784.6
Nonresidential building
Apr 2019 809.3 801.7 811.4
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Apr 2019 1,069.6 1,002.1 1,020.3
Specialty trade contractors
Apr 2019 4,681.5 4,555.7 4,512.8
Residential specialty trade contractors
Apr 2019 2,038.0 1,991.3 1,984.3
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Apr 2019 2,643.5 2,564.4 2,528.5
Manufacturing
Apr 2019 12,784 12,780 12,579
Durable goods
Apr 2019 8,038 8,039 7,886
Wood products
Apr 2019 408.6 405.1 403.5
Nonmetallic mineral products
Apr 2019 413.3 407.1 414.3
Primary metals
Apr 2019 381.3 383.6 376.3
Fabricated metal products
Apr 2019 1,482.2 1,481.8 1,455.8
Machinery
Apr 2019 1,137.0 1,140.8 1,109.2
Computer and electronic products
Apr 2019 1,073.5 1,073.5 1,046.9
Computer and peripheral equipment
Apr 2019 159.1 160.3 155.5
Communication equipment
Apr 2019 86.0 86.1 85.0
Semiconductors and electronic components
Apr 2019 374.5 375.7 367.6
Electronic instruments
Apr 2019 421.1 418.4 405.8
Electrical equipment and appliances
Apr 2019 400.1 402.0 394.5
Transportation equipment
Apr 2019 1,734.6 1,739.2 1,688.7
Motor vehicles and parts
Apr 2019 998.1 1,004.0 997.1
Furniture and related products
Apr 2019 393.3 394.1 392.4
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Apr 2019 614.2 612.1 604.5
Nondurable goods
Apr 2019 4,746 4,741 4,693
Food manufacturing
Apr 2019 1,612.5 1,611.7 1,587.8
Textile mills
Apr 2019 113.6 112.7 112.2
Textile product mills
Apr 2019 114.4 114.5 115.6
Apparel
Apr 2019 108.3 107.7 116.0
Paper and paper products
Apr 2019 368.8 370.5 364.8
Printing and related support activities
Apr 2019 417.9 420.7 430.2
Petroleum and coal products
Apr 2019 114.8 113.1 113.1
Chemicals
Apr 2019 857.8 855.9 830.3
Plastics and rubber products
Apr 2019 735.6 735.5 729.0
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Apr 2019 301.8 298.4 293.9
Private service-providing
Apr 2019 107,146 106,298 105,159
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Apr 2019 27,567 27,495 27,354
Wholesale trade
Apr 2019 5,915.3 5,895.6 5,805.0
Durable goods
Apr 2019 3,204.0 3,195.7 3,127.2
Nondurable goods
Apr 2019 2,160.1 2,150.2 2,139.1
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Apr 2019 551.2 549.7 538.7
Retail trade
Apr 2019 15,625.6 15,577.1 15,681.4
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Apr 2019 2,049.2 2,032.7 2,012.0
Automobile dealers
Apr 2019 1,311.0 1,304.8 1,293.2
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Apr 2019 480.8 484.8 473.7
Electronics and appliance stores
Apr 2019 467.3 468.4 489.0
Building material and garden supply stores
Apr 2019 1,347.5 1,310.3 1,358.2
Food and beverage stores
Apr 2019 3,092.8 3,087.4 3,055.2
Health and personal care stores
Apr 2019 1,035.9 1,035.8 1,053.6
Gasoline stations
Apr 2019 940.6 935.5 924.2
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Apr 2019 1,292.9 1,303.6 1,317.7
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Apr 2019 543.4 547.8 577.6
General merchandise stores
Apr 2019 2,981.4 2,981.2 3,035.9
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Apr 2019 822.3 814.2 821.1
Nonstore retailers
Apr 2019 571.5 575.4 563.2
Transportation and warehousing
Apr 2019 5,475.5 5,468.5 5,311.3
Air transportation
Apr 2019 514.9 513.3 498.6
Rail transportation
Apr 2019 211.2 211.2 212.7
Water transportation
Apr 2019 63.8 62.4 63.8
Truck transportation
Apr 2019 1,502.9 1,494.4 1,468.7
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Apr 2019 508.3 502.1 500.0
Pipeline transportation
Apr 2019 47.1 47.0 48.4
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Apr 2019 29.9 26.9 30.1
Support activities for transportation
Apr 2019 718.3 717.3 705.6
Couriers and messengers
Apr 2019 703.1 720.3 673.7
Warehousing and storage
Apr 2019 1,176.0 1,173.6 1,109.7
Utilities
Apr 2019 550.1 553.6 556.2
Information
Apr 2019 2,807 2,804 2,823
Publishing industries, except Internet
Apr 2019 730.9 731.2 726.5
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Apr 2019 423.2 417.1 442.6
Broadcasting, except Internet
Apr 2019 268.4 269.8 270.6
Telecommunications
Apr 2019 722.6 730.3 752.9
Data processing, hosting and related services
Apr 2019 333.0 332.5 329.8
Other information services
Apr 2019 328.7 322.6 300.8
Financial activities
Apr 2019 8,605 8,592 8,496
Finance and insurance
Apr 2019 6,310.9 6,314.1 6,281.3
Monetary authorities - central bank
Apr 2019 19.6 19.6 19.3
Credit intermediation and related activities
Apr 2019 2,619.3 2,623.1 2,636.7
Depository credit intermediation
Apr 2019 1,705.2 1,709.3 1,711.6
Commercial banking
Apr 2019 1,304.8 1,311.0 1,321.0
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Apr 2019 965.5 965.1 948.6
Insurance carriers and related activities
Apr 2019 2,706.5 2,706.3 2,676.7
Real estate and rental and leasing
Apr 2019 2,293.7 2,277.4 2,214.8
Real estate
Apr 2019 1,686.4 1,677.1 1,637.9
Rental and leasing services
Apr 2019 584.5 577.6 554.4
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Apr 2019 22.8 22.7 22.5
Professional and business services
Apr 2019 21,362 21,073 20,828
Professional and technical services
Apr 2019 9,573.3 9,541.0 9,281.0
Legal services
Apr 2019 1,137.5 1,138.3 1,135.1
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Apr 2019 1,132.5 1,145.5 1,093.0
Architectural and engineering services
Apr 2019 1,493.9 1,490.5 1,452.6
Computer systems design and related services
Apr 2019 2,191.0 2,162.3 2,096.0
Management and technical consulting services
Apr 2019 1,513.2 1,504.3 1,461.2
Management of companies and enterprises
Apr 2019 2,404.3 2,396.4 2,348.8
Administrative and waste services
Apr 2019 9,384.1 9,135.7 9,198.2
Administrative and support services
Apr 2019 8,933.4 8,690.0 8,767.6
Employment services
Apr 2019 3,649.4 3,582.8 3,595.7
Temporary help services
Apr 2019 2,985.6 2,924.8 2,937.5
Business support services
Apr 2019 883.9 887.5 888.8
Services to buildings and dwellings
Apr 2019 2,206.3 2,050.5 2,137.4
Waste management and remediation services
Apr 2019 450.7 445.7 430.6
Education and health services
Apr 2019 24,296 24,204 23,705
Educational services
Apr 2019 3,942.5 3,921.1 3,878.3
Health care and social assistance
Apr 2019 20,353.1 20,283.2 19,827.0
Health care
Apr 2019 16,303.9 16,272.2 15,898.2
Ambulatory health care services
Apr 2019 7,707.9 7,682.5 7,442.3
Offices of physicians
Apr 2019 2,666.9 2,661.1 2,606.8
Outpatient care centers
Apr 2019 966.2 967.8 925.5
Home health care services
Apr 2019 1,532.0 1,520.7 1,459.8
Hospitals
Apr 2019 5,218.9 5,217.3 5,114.2
Nursing and residential care facilities
Apr 2019 3,377.1 3,372.4 3,341.7
Nursing care facilities
Apr 2019 1,599.1 1,600.7 1,602.7
Social assistance
Apr 2019 4,049.2 4,011.0 3,928.8
Child day care services
Apr 2019 998.3 992.8 982.6
Leisure and hospitality
Apr 2019 16,586 16,253 16,132
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Apr 2019 2,424.5 2,299.9 2,310.3
Performing arts and spectator sports
Apr 2019 538.4 492.1 522.5
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Apr 2019 172.7 164.3 165.4
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Apr 2019 1,713.4 1,643.5 1,622.4
Accommodation and food services
Apr 2019 14,161.2 13,953.1 13,821.9
Accommodation
Apr 2019 1,999.6 1,979.5 1,976.9
Food services and drinking places
Apr 2019 12,161.6 11,973.6 11,845.0
Other services
Apr 2019 5,923 5,877 5,821
Repair and maintenance
Apr 2019 1,358.2 1,347.4 1,329.0
Personal and laundry services
Apr 2019 1,538.9 1,517.5 1,502.1
Membership associations and organizations
Apr 2019 3,025.7 3,011.8 2,989.5
Government
Apr 2019 22,930 22,864 22,802
Federal
Apr 2019 2,803 2,779 2,786
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Apr 2019 2,197.8 2,173.8 2,177.6
U.S. Postal Service
Apr 2019 604.8 605.6 608.6
State government
Apr 2019 5,338 5,339 5,335
State government education
Apr 2019 2,650.7 2,647.1 2,644.1
State government, excluding education
Apr 2019 2,687.4 2,692.1 2,691.1
Local government
Apr 2019 14,789 14,746 14,681
Local government education
Apr 2019 8,311.9 8,310.5 8,258.8
Local government, excluding education
Apr 2019 6,476.9 6,435.0 6,422.4
   

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