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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    
 
 
    May 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
May 2019 151,629 150,942 149,360
Total private
May 2019 128,791 128,013 126,610
Goods-producing
May 2019 21,111 20,908 20,697
Mining and logging
May 2019 751 747 725
Logging
May 2019 45.1 43.4 48.6
Mining
May 2019 706.0 703.6 675.9
Oil and gas extraction
May 2019 154.8 154.0 143.9
Mining, except oil and gas
May 2019 196.7 193.8 193.2
Coal mining
May 2019 52.8 52.4 51.9
Support activities for mining
May 2019 354.5 355.8 338.8
Construction
May 2019 7,539 7,379 7,336
Construction of buildings
May 2019 1,648.5 1,629.2 1,621.0
Residential building
May 2019 830.1 819.0 801.8
Nonresidential building
May 2019 818.4 810.2 819.2
Heavy and civil engineering construction
May 2019 1,113.2 1,071.5 1,077.0
Specialty trade contractors
May 2019 4,777.2 4,678.2 4,637.9
Residential specialty trade contractors
May 2019 2,086.1 2,036.8 2,044.0
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
May 2019 2,691.1 2,641.4 2,593.9
Manufacturing
May 2019 12,821 12,782 12,636
Durable goods
May 2019 8,059 8,038 7,914
Wood products
May 2019 408.0 408.5 407.1
Nonmetallic mineral products
May 2019 418.8 413.5 417.4
Primary metals
May 2019 382.0 381.5 375.8
Fabricated metal products
May 2019 1,484.3 1,481.3 1,461.7
Machinery
May 2019 1,140.2 1,136.9 1,116.4
Computer and electronic products
May 2019 1,074.8 1,072.7 1,050.7
Computer and peripheral equipment
May 2019 159.8 158.9 155.5
Communication equipment
May 2019 85.2 86.3 85.6
Semiconductors and electronic components
May 2019 375.0 374.6 368.1
Electronic instruments
May 2019 421.3 420.0 407.8
Electrical equipment and appliances
May 2019 400.5 401.5 396.7
Transportation equipment
May 2019 1,738.1 1,735.2 1,685.9
Motor vehicles and parts
May 2019 996.9 997.7 988.3
Furniture and related products
May 2019 394.4 393.7 394.5
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
May 2019 618.0 613.2 607.4
Nondurable goods
May 2019 4,762 4,744 4,722
Food manufacturing
May 2019 1,617.1 1,611.9 1,597.2
Textile mills
May 2019 111.9 113.4 112.8
Textile product mills
May 2019 113.1 114.2 115.7
Apparel
May 2019 108.0 108.2 115.0
Paper and paper products
May 2019 371.0 369.4 366.6
Printing and related support activities
May 2019 419.7 419.2 431.0
Petroleum and coal products
May 2019 117.7 115.1 116.3
Chemicals
May 2019 857.8 855.3 833.0
Plastics and rubber products
May 2019 738.7 735.4 732.1
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
May 2019 307.0 301.5 301.9
Private service-providing
May 2019 107,680 107,105 105,913
Trade, transportation, and utilities
May 2019 27,686 27,562 27,541
Wholesale trade
May 2019 5,938.2 5,917.7 5,829.0
Durable goods
May 2019 3,212.3 3,204.1 3,136.4
Nondurable goods
May 2019 2,174.0 2,161.7 2,150.7
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
May 2019 551.9 551.9 541.9
Retail trade
May 2019 15,693.8 15,625.1 15,797.2
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
May 2019 2,049.5 2,047.4 2,021.3
Automobile dealers
May 2019 1,307.2 1,309.3 1,296.2
Furniture and home furnishings stores
May 2019 481.0 481.5 474.0
Electronics and appliance stores
May 2019 463.6 466.4 488.0
Building material and garden supply stores
May 2019 1,370.1 1,348.6 1,384.3
Food and beverage stores
May 2019 3,102.7 3,091.2 3,079.0
Health and personal care stores
May 2019 1,036.3 1,037.9 1,055.3
Gasoline stations
May 2019 947.3 936.7 935.0
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
May 2019 1,286.6 1,297.5 1,335.1
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
May 2019 546.1 542.2 582.8
General merchandise stores
May 2019 2,996.6 2,980.9 3,043.1
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
May 2019 840.4 821.7 837.7
Nonstore retailers
May 2019 573.6 573.1 561.6
Transportation and warehousing
May 2019 5,502.0 5,468.2 5,359.7
Air transportation
May 2019 515.2 513.5 501.2
Rail transportation
May 2019 210.1 210.1 214.2
Water transportation
May 2019 66.0 63.6 65.5
Truck transportation
May 2019 1,517.8 1,503.4 1,483.2
Transit and ground passenger transportation
May 2019 506.3 506.4 501.8
Pipeline transportation
May 2019 48.1 47.1 48.6
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
May 2019 34.1 30.2 37.5
Support activities for transportation
May 2019 717.2 717.1 706.3
Couriers and messengers
May 2019 710.0 702.9 680.1
Warehousing and storage
May 2019 1,177.2 1,173.9 1,121.3
Utilities
May 2019 551.8 550.5 555.0
Information
May 2019 2,782 2,795 2,826
Publishing industries, except Internet
May 2019 731.9 732.0 727.3
Motion picture and sound recording industries
May 2019 418.3 420.4 445.6
Broadcasting, except Internet
May 2019 266.3 267.7 269.3
Telecommunications
May 2019 712.9 714.5 751.9
Data processing, hosting and related services
May 2019 331.3 331.8 331.5
Other information services
May 2019 321.2 328.1 300.3
Financial activities
May 2019 8,632 8,605 8,541
Finance and insurance
May 2019 6,310.9 6,310.7 6,299.0
Monetary authorities - central bank
May 2019 19.6 19.6 19.4
Credit intermediation and related activities
May 2019 2,623.3 2,620.2 2,646.2
Depository credit intermediation
May 2019 1,707.0 1,705.6 1,717.1
Commercial banking
May 2019 1,305.8 1,305.2 1,324.1
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
May 2019 962.4 966.8 948.4
Insurance carriers and related activities
May 2019 2,705.6 2,704.1 2,685.0
Real estate and rental and leasing
May 2019 2,321.1 2,294.6 2,241.9
Real estate
May 2019 1,699.9 1,689.0 1,650.0
Rental and leasing services
May 2019 598.2 582.7 568.3
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
May 2019 23.0 22.9 23.6
Professional and business services
May 2019 21,422 21,343 20,941
Professional and technical services
May 2019 9,500.2 9,579.8 9,205.5
Legal services
May 2019 1,139.1 1,135.7 1,137.6
Accounting and bookkeeping services
May 2019 1,004.2 1,133.0 965.7
Architectural and engineering services
May 2019 1,514.5 1,500.7 1,467.3
Computer systems design and related services
May 2019 2,205.1 2,191.1 2,107.6
Management and technical consulting services
May 2019 1,518.3 1,514.0 1,472.4
Management of companies and enterprises
May 2019 2,400.4 2,399.3 2,367.7
Administrative and waste services
May 2019 9,521.8 9,363.9 9,367.3
Administrative and support services
May 2019 9,067.8 8,912.9 8,928.9
Employment services
May 2019 3,699.6 3,641.0 3,658.5
Temporary help services
May 2019 3,021.4 2,973.3 2,993.4
Business support services
May 2019 881.9 885.4 885.0
Services to buildings and dwellings
May 2019 2,278.9 2,197.3 2,225.3
Waste management and remediation services
May 2019 454.0 451.0 438.4
Education and health services
May 2019 24,234 24,316 23,646
Educational services
May 2019 3,819.3 3,953.5 3,753.4
Health care and social assistance
May 2019 20,414.2 20,362.2 19,892.2
Health care
May 2019 16,339.8 16,310.1 15,943.9
Ambulatory health care services
May 2019 7,734.9 7,710.7 7,477.7
Offices of physicians
May 2019 2,676.9 2,665.3 2,612.9
Outpatient care centers
May 2019 968.9 967.1 930.1
Home health care services
May 2019 1,535.2 1,532.1 1,472.0
Hospitals
May 2019 5,216.1 5,219.7 5,112.8
Nursing and residential care facilities
May 2019 3,388.8 3,379.7 3,353.4
Nursing care facilities
May 2019 1,605.2 1,600.5 1,606.0
Social assistance
May 2019 4,074.4 4,052.1 3,948.3
Child day care services
May 2019 1,007.8 1,000.0 987.9
Leisure and hospitality
May 2019 16,969 16,561 16,552
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
May 2019 2,546.6 2,399.8 2,460.1
Performing arts and spectator sports
May 2019 558.4 533.7 535.4
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
May 2019 182.0 172.5 173.8
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
May 2019 1,806.2 1,693.6 1,750.9
Accommodation and food services
May 2019 14,422.4 14,161.5 14,091.9
Accommodation
May 2019 2,055.8 1,998.3 2,028.2
Food services and drinking places
May 2019 12,366.6 12,163.2 12,063.7
Other services
May 2019 5,955 5,923 5,866
Repair and maintenance
May 2019 1,360.9 1,358.5 1,339.5
Personal and laundry services
May 2019 1,553.2 1,538.8 1,518.5
Membership associations and organizations
May 2019 3,041.1 3,025.7 3,008.2
Government
May 2019 22,838 22,929 22,750
Federal
May 2019 2,812 2,802 2,788
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
May 2019 2,203.3 2,197.2 2,183.6
U.S. Postal Service
May 2019 608.2 604.8 604.2
State government
May 2019 5,175 5,347 5,178
State government education
May 2019 2,476.3 2,654.1 2,481.9
State government, excluding education
May 2019 2,699.0 2,693.0 2,696.3
Local government
May 2019 14,851 14,780 14,784
Local government education
May 2019 8,303.4 8,312.0 8,273.4
Local government, excluding education
May 2019 6,547.6 6,468.0 6,510.8
   

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