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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    
 
 
    Jul 2018
Thousands of Persons
Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total nonfarm
Jul 2018 148,901 150,057 146,486
Total private
Jul 2018 127,857 127,777 125,439
Goods-producing
Jul 2018 21,073 20,985 20,387
Mining and logging
Jul 2018 748 747 692
Logging
Jul 2018 50.1 48.4 50.7
Mining
Jul 2018 698.1 698.4 641.3
Oil and gas extraction
Jul 2018 154.2 154.3 146.5
Mining, except oil and gas
Jul 2018 193.7 193.6 189.1
Coal mining
Jul 2018 52.9 53.2 51.7
Support activities for mining
Jul 2018 350.2 350.5 305.7
Construction
Jul 2018 7,500 7,443 7,197
Construction of buildings
Jul 2018 1,653.4 1,639.7 1,578.6
Residential building
Jul 2018 819.5 814.7 771.1
Nonresidential building
Jul 2018 833.9 825.0 807.5
Heavy and civil engineering construction
Jul 2018 1,083.1 1,072.8 1,054.2
Specialty trade contractors
Jul 2018 4,763.6 4,730.5 4,563.7
Residential specialty trade contractors
Jul 2018 2,095.3 2,088.2 2,008.6
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors
Jul 2018 2,668.3 2,642.3 2,555.1
Manufacturing
Jul 2018 12,825 12,795 12,498
Durable goods
Jul 2018 8,005 7,999 7,743
Wood products
Jul 2018 411.0 411.0 399.8
Nonmetallic mineral products
Jul 2018 426.2 427.6 418.8
Primary metals
Jul 2018 382.7 383.4 373.9
Fabricated metal products
Jul 2018 1,501.7 1,498.7 1,438.0
Machinery
Jul 2018 1,137.4 1,132.6 1,086.5
Computer and electronic products
Jul 2018 1,075.8 1,072.6 1,045.6
Computer and peripheral equipment
Jul 2018 170.6 170.6 158.1
Communication equipment
Jul 2018 86.3 86.6 87.5
Semiconductors and electronic components
Jul 2018 373.4 371.8 364.0
Electronic instruments
Jul 2018 413.6 411.0 401.6
Electrical equipment and appliances
Jul 2018 408.6 406.6 391.2
Transportation equipment
Jul 2018 1,666.1 1,672.9 1,600.0
Motor vehicles and parts
Jul 2018 957.0 969.7 916.9
Furniture and related products
Jul 2018 393.2 393.6 395.6
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing
Jul 2018 602.2 600.4 593.5
Nondurable goods
Jul 2018 4,820 4,796 4,755
Food manufacturing
Jul 2018 1,669.5 1,650.8 1,630.8
Textile mills
Jul 2018 111.7 111.7 111.1
Textile product mills
Jul 2018 111.4 111.5 115.4
Apparel
Jul 2018 114.4 114.9 118.4
Paper and paper products
Jul 2018 377.0 376.7 369.7
Printing and related support activities
Jul 2018 434.6 435.5 443.2
Petroleum and coal products
Jul 2018 120.7 118.9 118.4
Chemicals
Jul 2018 836.8 835.7 828.3
Plastics and rubber products
Jul 2018 731.9 730.0 718.2
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing
Jul 2018 311.6 309.8 301.2
Private service-providing
Jul 2018 106,784 106,792 105,052
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Jul 2018 27,786 27,812 27,460
Wholesale trade
Jul 2018 6,012.8 6,003.8 5,936.5
Durable goods
Jul 2018 3,036.7 3,033.1 2,983.4
Nondurable goods
Jul 2018 2,063.6 2,060.5 2,056.0
Electronic markets and agents and brokers
Jul 2018 912.5 910.2 897.1
Retail trade
Jul 2018 15,963.8 15,942.9 15,866.7
Motor vehicles and parts dealers
Jul 2018 2,049.9 2,043.1 2,025.2
Automobile dealers
Jul 2018 1,313.9 1,310.9 1,302.5
Furniture and home furnishings stores
Jul 2018 477.9 478.0 469.1
Electronics and appliance stores
Jul 2018 493.5 488.8 493.9
Building material and garden supply stores
Jul 2018 1,346.4 1,376.2 1,309.1
Food and beverage stores
Jul 2018 3,125.0 3,119.7 3,109.8
Health and personal care stores
Jul 2018 1,048.3 1,053.9 1,057.8
Gasoline stations
Jul 2018 949.9 949.9 942.6
Clothing and clothing accessories stores
Jul 2018 1,386.1 1,357.5 1,364.4
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores
Jul 2018 554.3 581.0 587.1
General merchandise stores
Jul 2018 3,099.2 3,067.6 3,102.4
Department stores
. . . .
Miscellaneous store retailers
Jul 2018 839.3 836.8 838.7
Nonstore retailers
Jul 2018 594.0 590.4 566.6
Transportation and warehousing
Jul 2018 5,254.1 5,309.0 5,097.5
Air transportation
Jul 2018 508.7 508.5 496.3
Rail transportation
Jul 2018 214.4 214.4 214.9
Water transportation
Jul 2018 69.5 68.5 67.7
Truck transportation
Jul 2018 1,498.5 1,489.5 1,471.3
Transit and ground passenger transportation
Jul 2018 422.7 492.0 429.8
Pipeline transportation
Jul 2018 47.3 47.4 48.0
Scenic and sightseeing transportation
Jul 2018 45.8 43.7 47.8
Support activities for transportation
Jul 2018 708.4 712.8 692.5
Couriers and messengers
Jul 2018 708.1 709.5 645.0
Warehousing and storage
Jul 2018 1,030.7 1,022.7 984.2
Utilities
Jul 2018 555.5 556.4 559.2
Information
Jul 2018 2,788 2,786 2,807
Publishing industries, except Internet
Jul 2018 716.8 715.1 725.5
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Jul 2018 414.6 419.2 432.0
Broadcasting, except Internet
Jul 2018 263.6 263.3 262.4
Telecommunications
Jul 2018 765.1 762.8 781.4
Data processing, hosting and related services
Jul 2018 331.1 331.6 320.3
Other information services
Jul 2018 296.7 293.9 285.8
Financial activities
Jul 2018 8,652 8,639 8,545
Finance and insurance
Jul 2018 6,352.9 6,353.0 6,309.1
Monetary authorities - central bank
Jul 2018 19.5 19.3 19.2
Credit intermediation and related activities
Jul 2018 2,681.0 2,680.9 2,668.6
Depository credit intermediation
Jul 2018 1,730.8 1,730.4 1,726.4
Commercial banking
Jul 2018 1,330.6 1,330.6 1,332.4
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts
Jul 2018 975.0 969.0 955.0
Insurance carriers and related activities
Jul 2018 2,677.4 2,683.8 2,666.3
Real estate and rental and leasing
Jul 2018 2,298.7 2,286.2 2,235.5
Real estate
Jul 2018 1,656.4 1,647.7 1,620.4
Rental and leasing services
Jul 2018 615.7 612.0 590.3
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets
Jul 2018 26.6 26.5 24.8
Professional and business services
Jul 2018 21,147 21,124 20,619
Professional and technical services
Jul 2018 9,257.6 9,216.9 9,022.5
Legal services
Jul 2018 1,148.0 1,149.8 1,145.5
Accounting and bookkeeping services
Jul 2018 954.1 951.7 935.7
Architectural and engineering services
Jul 2018 1,505.2 1,496.3 1,459.0
Computer systems design and related services
Jul 2018 2,125.5 2,100.8 2,054.0
Management and technical consulting services
Jul 2018 1,457.2 1,451.4 1,412.8
Management of companies and enterprises
Jul 2018 2,351.5 2,346.6 2,315.4
Administrative and waste services
Jul 2018 9,538.3 9,560.0 9,281.5
Administrative and support services
Jul 2018 9,099.5 9,124.0 8,862.7
Employment services
Jul 2018 3,709.9 3,730.6 3,585.0
Temporary help services
Jul 2018 3,015.4 3,036.3 2,920.2
Business support services
Jul 2018 896.3 895.1 891.8
Services to buildings and dwellings
Jul 2018 2,313.5 2,311.3 2,256.5
Waste management and remediation services
Jul 2018 438.8 436.0 418.8
Education and health services
Jul 2018 23,304 23,435 22,881
Educational services
Jul 2018 3,398.3 3,518.0 3,345.9
Health care and social assistance
Jul 2018 19,905.5 19,916.7 19,535.5
Health care
Jul 2018 16,059.4 16,038.2 15,775.2
Ambulatory health care services
Jul 2018 7,505.4 7,498.2 7,318.2
Offices of physicians
Jul 2018 2,644.5 2,638.6 2,596.1
Outpatient care centers
Jul 2018 936.6 930.6 901.0
Home health care services
Jul 2018 1,460.6 1,456.5 1,420.9
Hospitals
Jul 2018 5,188.7 5,173.9 5,093.3
Nursing and residential care facilities
Jul 2018 3,365.3 3,366.1 3,363.7
Nursing care facilities
Jul 2018 1,610.8 1,614.7 1,632.8
Social assistance
Jul 2018 3,846.1 3,878.5 3,760.3
Child day care services
Jul 2018 878.4 924.4 879.3
Leisure and hospitality
Jul 2018 17,163 17,040 16,888
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
Jul 2018 2,728.8 2,660.1 2,701.8
Performing arts and spectator sports
Jul 2018 524.5 522.8 529.9
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions
Jul 2018 192.6 191.4 187.0
Amusements, gambling, and recreation
Jul 2018 2,011.7 1,945.9 1,984.9
Accommodation and food services
Jul 2018 14,434.4 14,380.0 14,186.0
Accommodation
Jul 2018 2,201.8 2,138.9 2,166.4
Food services and drinking places
Jul 2018 12,232.6 12,241.1 12,019.6
Other services
Jul 2018 5,944 5,956 5,852
Repair and maintenance
Jul 2018 1,325.3 1,334.9 1,314.8
Personal and laundry services
Jul 2018 1,539.4 1,549.4 1,497.2
Membership associations and organizations
Jul 2018 3,079.4 3,071.5 3,040.4
Government
Jul 2018 21,044 22,280 21,047
Federal
Jul 2018 2,812 2,810 2,820
Federal, except U.S. Postal Service
Jul 2018 2,206.6 2,206.4 2,203.1
U.S. Postal Service
Jul 2018 605.0 603.8 616.9
State government
Jul 2018 4,811 4,876 4,825
State government education
Jul 2018 2,124.5 2,187.7 2,132.4
State government, excluding education
Jul 2018 2,686.7 2,687.9 2,692.6
Local government
Jul 2018 13,421 14,594 13,402
Local government education
Jul 2018 6,702.2 7,910.2 6,697.5
Local government, excluding education
Jul 2018 6,719.0 6,683.3 6,704.1
   

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