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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 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Sep 2018 149,741 149,391 147,177
Total private
Sep 2018 127,363 127,981 124,904
Goods-producing
Sep 2018 21,023 21,107 20,382
Mining and logging
Sep 2018 759 763 696
Logging
Sep 2018 48.7 49.5 50.0
Mining
Sep 2018 710.7 713.1 646.3
Oil and gas extraction
Sep 2018 152.6 155.7 147.1
Mining, except oil and gas
Sep 2018 193.2 195.3 188.8
Coal mining
Sep 2018 52.8 53.2 52.9
Support activities for mining
Sep 2018 364.9 362.1 310.4
Construction
Sep 2018 7,477 7,525 7,177
Construction of buildings
Sep 2018 1,639.9 1,655.7 1,571.1
Residential building
Sep 2018 811.3 821.1 758.6
Nonresidential building
Sep 2018 828.6 834.6 812.5
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Sep 2018 1,094.7 1,090.6 1,057.1
Specialty trade contractors
Sep 2018 4,742.3 4,778.2 4,548.5
Residential specialty trade contractors
Sep 2018 2,078.5 2,102.7 1,999.4
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Sep 2018 2,663.8 2,675.5 2,549.1
Manufacturing
Sep 2018 12,787 12,819 12,509
Durable goods
Sep 2018 7,980 7,994 7,760
Wood products
Sep 2018 405.6 407.6 394.7
Nonmetallic mineral products
Sep 2018 425.2 426.2 416.8
Primary metals
Sep 2018 381.8 382.3 373.3
Fabricated metal products
Sep 2018 1,496.8 1,499.0 1,439.2
Machinery
Sep 2018 1,128.1 1,132.3 1,082.7
Computer and electronic products
Sep 2018 1,069.3 1,073.1 1,044.7
Computer and peripheral equipment
Sep 2018 171.2 170.7 161.8
Communication equipment
Sep 2018 84.9 85.1 86.7
Semiconductors and electronic components
Sep 2018 369.7 371.7 362.0
Electronic instruments
Sep 2018 410.6 413.0 400.2
Electrical equipment and appliances
Sep 2018 408.6 408.4 389.6
Transportation equipment
Sep 2018 1,674.4 1,671.3 1,636.7
Motor vehicles and parts
Sep 2018 962.3 961.4 954.9
Furniture and related products
Sep 2018 391.1 393.0 391.7
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Sep 2018 599.1 601.1 590.2
Nondurable goods
Sep 2018 4,807 4,825 4,749
Food manufacturing
Sep 2018 1,667.9 1,675.9 1,638.8
Textile mills
Sep 2018 111.7 112.6 112.7
Textile product mills
Sep 2018 111.2 112.0 114.2
Apparel
Sep 2018 112.2 113.4 116.8
Paper and paper products
Sep 2018 375.8 377.9 368.6
Printing and related support activities
Sep 2018 432.3 434.0 438.9
Petroleum and coal products
Sep 2018 120.1 120.8 117.7
Chemicals
Sep 2018 837.2 838.1 822.0
Plastics and rubber products
Sep 2018 727.4 727.9 719.4
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Sep 2018 311.6 312.3 299.9
Private service-providing
Sep 2018 106,340 106,874 104,522
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Sep 2018 27,729 27,797 27,402
Wholesale trade
Sep 2018 6,010.7 6,029.5 5,916.7
Durable goods
Sep 2018 3,039.9 3,046.9 2,976.1
Nondurable goods
Sep 2018 2,054.3 2,062.2 2,048.4
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Sep 2018 916.5 920.4 892.2
Retail trade
Sep 2018 15,782.8 15,928.6 15,720.2
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Sep 2018 2,043.2 2,047.8 2,013.5
Automobile dealers
Sep 2018 1,314.7 1,314.6 1,298.6
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Sep 2018 477.1 477.7 470.0
Electronics and appliance stores
Sep 2018 487.3 490.8 495.0
Building material and garden supply stores
Sep 2018 1,276.0 1,305.6 1,261.7
Food and beverage stores
Sep 2018 3,092.1 3,118.9 3,072.3
Health and personal care stores
Sep 2018 1,044.7 1,048.4 1,050.5
Gasoline stations
Sep 2018 944.7 950.2 937.4
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Sep 2018 1,326.4 1,367.8 1,325.9
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Sep 2018 554.7 557.3 592.4
General merchandise stores
Sep 2018 3,113.2 3,131.1 3,099.3
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Sep 2018 828.1 838.5 830.0
Nonstore retailers
Sep 2018 595.3 594.5 572.2
Transportation and warehousing
Sep 2018 5,385.7 5,285.7 5,211.4
Air transportation
Sep 2018 505.8 508.4 496.3
Rail transportation
Sep 2018 215.6 215.6 213.7
Water transportation
Sep 2018 65.6 68.1 66.8
Truck transportation
Sep 2018 1,505.4 1,504.8 1,469.2
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Sep 2018 513.5 430.9 512.3
Pipeline transportation
Sep 2018 46.9 46.9 47.5
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Sep 2018 40.9 45.6 42.0
Support activities for transportation
Sep 2018 714.8 716.4 696.7
Couriers and messengers
Sep 2018 729.1 715.2 671.8
Warehousing and storage
Sep 2018 1,048.1 1,033.8 995.1
Utilities
Sep 2018 549.8 553.1 553.3
Information
Sep 2018 2,763 2,788 2,778
Publishing industries, except Internet
Sep 2018 717.4 718.3 719.0
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Sep 2018 406.0 427.3 411.5
Broadcasting, except Internet
Sep 2018 266.2 262.5 264.6
Telecommunications
Sep 2018 751.8 754.4 781.6
Data processing, hosting and related services
Sep 2018 326.6 326.5 318.3
Other information services
Sep 2018 294.9 298.7 283.0
Financial activities
Sep 2018 8,608 8,656 8,490
Finance and insurance
Sep 2018 6,324.6 6,355.0 6,282.0
Monetary authorities - central bank
Sep 2018 19.1 19.4 18.9
Credit intermediation and related activities
Sep 2018 2,662.0 2,676.4 2,649.1
Depository credit intermediation
Sep 2018 1,713.4 1,726.3 1,708.4
Commercial banking
Sep 2018 1,314.5 1,325.1 1,317.7
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Sep 2018 967.0 977.7 946.9
Insurance carriers and related activities
Sep 2018 2,676.5 2,681.5 2,667.1
Real estate and rental and leasing
Sep 2018 2,283.2 2,300.7 2,207.8
Real estate
Sep 2018 1,646.6 1,658.7 1,602.2
Rental and leasing services
Sep 2018 611.5 616.3 581.6
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Sep 2018 25.1 25.7 24.0
Professional and business services
Sep 2018 21,201 21,223 20,629
Professional and technical services
Sep 2018 9,216.7 9,274.4 8,958.9
Legal services
Sep 2018 1,132.2 1,137.7 1,132.3
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Sep 2018 953.2 960.1 929.9
Architectural and engineering services
Sep 2018 1,489.3 1,507.0 1,444.3
Computer systems design and related services
Sep 2018 2,109.9 2,127.5 2,043.4
Management and technical consulting services
Sep 2018 1,465.6 1,467.2 1,408.5
Management of companies and enterprises
Sep 2018 2,333.8 2,347.0 2,298.4
Administrative and waste services
Sep 2018 9,650.0 9,601.2 9,371.9
Administrative and support services
Sep 2018 9,213.7 9,163.2 8,956.3
Employment services
Sep 2018 3,827.4 3,763.0 3,706.8
Temporary help services
Sep 2018 3,128.2 3,065.9 3,033.8
Business support services
Sep 2018 906.3 899.7 902.5
Services to buildings and dwellings
Sep 2018 2,274.7 2,306.0 2,204.5
Waste management and remediation services
Sep 2018 436.3 438.0 415.6
Education and health services
Sep 2018 23,668 23,422 23,221
Educational services
Sep 2018 3,704.0 3,452.4 3,668.4
Health care and social assistance
Sep 2018 19,964.1 19,969.3 19,552.9
Health care
Sep 2018 16,081.0 16,094.0 15,782.9
Ambulatory health care services
Sep 2018 7,512.9 7,524.9 7,334.1
Offices of physicians
Sep 2018 2,640.3 2,642.0 2,602.5
Outpatient care centers
Sep 2018 935.0 937.5 905.7
Home health care services
Sep 2018 1,467.6 1,467.0 1,424.5
Hospitals
Sep 2018 5,205.0 5,194.4 5,104.5
Nursing and residential care facilities
Sep 2018 3,363.1 3,374.7 3,344.3
Nursing care facilities
Sep 2018 1,613.1 1,617.2 1,621.6
Social assistance
Sep 2018 3,883.1 3,875.3 3,770.0
Child day care services
Sep 2018 929.7 907.6 930.5
Leisure and hospitality
Sep 2018 16,509 17,076 16,227
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Sep 2018 2,393.7 2,649.7 2,377.5
Performing arts and spectator sports
Sep 2018 504.0 513.2 516.1
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Sep 2018 176.9 186.5 170.1
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Sep 2018 1,712.8 1,950.0 1,691.3
Accommodation and food services
Sep 2018 14,115.4 14,426.5 13,849.8
Accommodation
Sep 2018 2,078.9 2,183.5 2,045.4
Food services and drinking places
Sep 2018 12,036.5 12,243.0 11,804.4
Other services
Sep 2018 5,862 5,912 5,775
Repair and maintenance
Sep 2018 1,326.4 1,324.5 1,307.3
Personal and laundry services
Sep 2018 1,533.4 1,536.7 1,487.3
Membership associations and organizations
Sep 2018 3,001.7 3,051.2 2,980.4
Government
Sep 2018 22,378 21,410 22,273
Federal
Sep 2018 2,799 2,804 2,809
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Sep 2018 2,194.2 2,200.5 2,196.7
U.S. Postal Service
Sep 2018 604.4 603.6 612.0
State government
Sep 2018 5,211 4,865 5,174
State government education
Sep 2018 2,543.7 2,183.1 2,502.2
State government, excluding education
Sep 2018 2,667.1 2,682.1 2,671.9
Local government
Sep 2018 14,368 13,741 14,290
Local government education
Sep 2018 7,898.2 7,069.5 7,837.2
Local government, excluding education
Sep 2018 6,469.9 6,671.5 6,452.8
   

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