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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    
 
 
    Sep 2019
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Sep 2019 151,949 151,587 149,793
Total private
Sep 2019 129,312 129,930 127,333
Goods-producing
Sep 2019 21,327 21,451 21,060
Mining and logging
Sep 2019 754 760 754
Logging
Sep 2019 49.9 50.3 48.7
Mining
Sep 2019 703.8 710.1 704.8
Oil and gas extraction
Sep 2019 161.4 164.0 146.0
Mining, except oil and gas
Sep 2019 196.2 197.1 196.2
Coal mining
Sep 2019 53.4 53.1 51.8
Support activities for mining
Sep 2019 346.2 349.0 362.6
Construction
Sep 2019 7,689 7,756 7,534
Construction of buildings
Sep 2019 1,687.8 1,707.5 1,663.8
Residential building
Sep 2019 853.6 864.2 822.4
Nonresidential building
Sep 2019 834.2 843.3 841.4
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Sep 2019 1,141.7 1,141.3 1,128.9
Specialty trade contractors
Sep 2019 4,859.7 4,907.3 4,741.6
Residential specialty trade contractors
Sep 2019 2,104.5 2,132.6 2,076.9
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Sep 2019 2,755.2 2,774.7 2,664.7
Manufacturing
Sep 2019 12,884 12,935 12,772
Durable goods
Sep 2019 8,063 8,100 7,987
Wood products
Sep 2019 412.6 411.9 409.7
Nonmetallic mineral products
Sep 2019 420.7 423.5 420.2
Primary metals
Sep 2019 376.9 379.2 377.9
Fabricated metal products
Sep 2019 1,477.3 1,487.5 1,475.7
Machinery
Sep 2019 1,130.2 1,139.6 1,125.1
Computer and electronic products
Sep 2019 1,091.8 1,094.0 1,056.8
Computer and peripheral equipment
Sep 2019 164.1 164.1 156.8
Communication equipment
Sep 2019 86.0 86.6 84.9
Semiconductors and electronic components
Sep 2019 380.0 381.4 369.1
Electronic instruments
Sep 2019 426.8 427.9 411.9
Electrical equipment and appliances
Sep 2019 403.4 405.4 403.0
Transportation equipment
Sep 2019 1,738.3 1,742.0 1,716.5
Motor vehicles and parts
Sep 2019 987.6 992.3 998.8
Furniture and related products
Sep 2019 393.7 395.6 394.0
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Sep 2019 618.0 620.9 607.8
Nondurable goods
Sep 2019 4,821 4,835 4,785
Food manufacturing
Sep 2019 1,666.9 1,668.5 1,649.3
Textile mills
Sep 2019 110.6 112.1 113.1
Textile product mills
Sep 2019 112.8 114.3 116.6
Apparel
Sep 2019 106.3 106.6 110.1
Paper and paper products
Sep 2019 369.1 370.9 368.9
Printing and related support activities
Sep 2019 419.8 421.6 430.3
Petroleum and coal products
Sep 2019 117.9 118.2 119.1
Chemicals
Sep 2019 858.4 859.9 840.8
Plastics and rubber products
Sep 2019 739.3 744.0 729.9
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Sep 2019 319.8 319.1 306.5
Private service-providing
Sep 2019 107,985 108,479 106,273
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Sep 2019 27,680 27,752 27,578
Wholesale trade
Sep 2019 5,940.2 5,960.9 5,871.7
Durable goods
Sep 2019 3,220.4 3,235.8 3,167.4
Nondurable goods
Sep 2019 2,166.6 2,173.6 2,152.6
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Sep 2019 553.2 551.5 551.7
Retail trade
Sep 2019 15,611.3 15,749.5 15,680.6
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Sep 2019 2,071.4 2,070.2 2,032.4
Automobile dealers
Sep 2019 1,314.9 1,314.1 1,305.7
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Sep 2019 476.1 478.5 474.9
Electronics and appliance stores
Sep 2019 457.6 454.4 479.6
Building material and garden supply stores
Sep 2019 1,293.5 1,316.5 1,277.8
Food and beverage stores
Sep 2019 3,114.5 3,133.6 3,074.1
Health and personal care stores
Sep 2019 1,030.9 1,035.0 1,051.0
Gasoline stations
Sep 2019 958.4 965.9 938.2
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Sep 2019 1,269.1 1,321.6 1,326.3
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Sep 2019 550.2 558.6 555.8
General merchandise stores
Sep 2019 3,000.0 3,007.4 3,064.5
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Sep 2019 823.2 835.7 833.2
Nonstore retailers
Sep 2019 566.4 572.1 572.8
Transportation and warehousing
Sep 2019 5,579.7 5,486.8 5,474.2
Air transportation
Sep 2019 517.6 520.1 503.9
Rail transportation
Sep 2019 203.0 203.0 215.8
Water transportation
Sep 2019 65.9 68.0 65.8
Truck transportation
Sep 2019 1,527.5 1,537.5 1,518.9
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Sep 2019 510.8 423.7 501.4
Pipeline transportation
Sep 2019 47.7 47.8 48.6
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Sep 2019 40.3 45.2 39.5
Support activities for transportation
Sep 2019 722.9 721.4 714.1
Couriers and messengers
Sep 2019 748.0 734.9 709.6
Warehousing and storage
Sep 2019 1,196.0 1,185.2 1,156.6
Utilities
Sep 2019 549.2 554.7 551.6
Information
Sep 2019 2,837 2,854 2,815
Publishing industries, except Internet
Sep 2019 746.7 747.3 736.0
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Sep 2019 431.2 443.3 427.5
Broadcasting, except Internet
Sep 2019 268.8 266.8 272.0
Telecommunications
Sep 2019 712.6 713.9 740.4
Data processing, hosting and related services
Sep 2019 336.9 339.0 329.3
Other information services
Sep 2019 340.5 343.3 310.1
Financial activities
Sep 2019 8,699 8,762 8,599
Finance and insurance
Sep 2019 6,357.2 6,386.8 6,313.7
Monetary authorities - central bank
Sep 2019 19.4 19.6 19.5
Credit intermediation and related activities
Sep 2019 2,639.4 2,650.7 2,644.6
Depository credit intermediation
Sep 2019 1,709.7 1,720.1 1,708.2
Commercial banking
Sep 2019 1,305.2 1,314.1 1,312.4
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Sep 2019 971.4 984.2 959.4
Insurance carriers and related activities
Sep 2019 2,727.0 2,732.3 2,690.2
Real estate and rental and leasing
Sep 2019 2,342.1 2,375.3 2,285.0
Real estate
Sep 2019 1,716.5 1,741.1 1,675.2
Rental and leasing services
Sep 2019 602.4 610.6 586.5
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Sep 2019 23.2 23.6 23.3
Professional and business services
Sep 2019 21,639 21,673 21,193
Professional and technical services
Sep 2019 9,556.2 9,626.1 9,270.9
Legal services
Sep 2019 1,141.8 1,148.3 1,136.3
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Sep 2019 995.3 1,003.0 956.3
Architectural and engineering services
Sep 2019 1,526.1 1,540.2 1,485.0
Computer systems design and related services
Sep 2019 2,216.0 2,240.4 2,123.5
Management and technical consulting services
Sep 2019 1,544.8 1,547.7 1,494.5
Management of companies and enterprises
Sep 2019 2,430.1 2,438.6 2,382.0
Administrative and waste services
Sep 2019 9,652.3 9,608.2 9,540.1
Administrative and support services
Sep 2019 9,186.3 9,140.0 9,095.3
Employment services
Sep 2019 3,805.9 3,733.5 3,771.2
Temporary help services
Sep 2019 3,109.2 3,040.0 3,091.7
Business support services
Sep 2019 881.6 876.9 899.5
Services to buildings and dwellings
Sep 2019 2,283.5 2,316.4 2,239.8
Waste management and remediation services
Sep 2019 466.0 468.2 444.8
Education and health services
Sep 2019 24,322 24,065 23,696
Educational services
Sep 2019 3,783.5 3,524.2 3,706.4
Health care and social assistance
Sep 2019 20,538.5 20,540.5 19,989.9
Health care
Sep 2019 16,476.9 16,479.4 16,052.7
Ambulatory health care services
Sep 2019 7,808.3 7,800.9 7,522.6
Offices of physicians
Sep 2019 2,692.0 2,693.7 2,622.1
Outpatient care centers
Sep 2019 977.4 974.9 937.2
Home health care services
Sep 2019 1,562.5 1,557.9 1,483.2
Hospitals
Sep 2019 5,268.1 5,262.1 5,165.3
Nursing and residential care facilities
Sep 2019 3,400.5 3,416.4 3,364.8
Nursing care facilities
Sep 2019 1,610.4 1,616.1 1,605.9
Social assistance
Sep 2019 4,061.6 4,061.1 3,937.2
Child day care services
Sep 2019 989.6 966.5 966.2
Leisure and hospitality
Sep 2019 16,872 17,380 16,546
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Sep 2019 2,521.5 2,745.2 2,451.4
Performing arts and spectator sports
Sep 2019 536.6 540.2 522.8
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Sep 2019 177.3 187.7 173.1
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Sep 2019 1,807.6 2,017.3 1,755.5
Accommodation and food services
Sep 2019 14,350.7 14,635.1 14,094.9
Accommodation
Sep 2019 2,093.3 2,196.5 2,077.0
Food services and drinking places
Sep 2019 12,257.4 12,438.6 12,017.9
Other services
Sep 2019 5,936 5,993 5,846
Repair and maintenance
Sep 2019 1,366.8 1,370.4 1,333.2
Personal and laundry services
Sep 2019 1,535.5 1,539.8 1,517.0
Membership associations and organizations
Sep 2019 3,033.4 3,082.7 2,995.9
Government
Sep 2019 22,637 21,657 22,460
Federal
Sep 2019 2,846 2,859 2,801
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Sep 2019 2,243.1 2,253.8 2,196.7
U.S. Postal Service
Sep 2019 603.3 604.7 604.6
State government
Sep 2019 5,271 4,923 5,250
State government education
Sep 2019 2,557.2 2,198.8 2,553.1
State government, excluding education
Sep 2019 2,713.7 2,724.0 2,696.5
Local government
Sep 2019 14,520 13,875 14,409
Local government education
Sep 2019 7,960.0 7,130.0 7,899.9
Local government, excluding education
Sep 2019 6,559.7 6,745.0 6,509.5
   

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