Table B-1. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry sector and selected industry detail

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-1. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry sector and selected industry detail
[In thousands]
Industry Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Apr.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015(p)
Apr.
2015(p)
Apr.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015(p)
Apr.
2015(p)
Change from:
Mar.2015 - Apr.2015(p)

Total nonfarm

138,377 139,519 140,284 141,462 138,385 141,059 141,144 141,367 223

Total private

116,107 117,317 117,996 119,126 116,542 119,153 119,247 119,460 213

Goods-producing

18,923 19,034 19,139 19,388 19,131 19,560 19,539 19,570 31

Mining and logging

877 878 866 851 886 892 880 865 -15

Logging

48.1 52.4 52.2 50.4 51.6 54.2 54.5 54.5 0.0

Mining

828.6 825.5 814.2 800.4 834.7 838.1 825.8 810.9 -14.9

Oil and gas extraction

193.6 196.8 196.7 192.1 194.6 197.6 197.7 194.4 -3.3

Mining, except oil and gas(1)

205.7 196.7 197.6 200.6 207.7 205.0 203.8 202.4 -1.4

Coal mining

74.0 70.7 70.6 70.3 73.9 71.2 70.9 70.8 -0.1

Support activities for mining

429.3 432.0 419.9 407.7 432.4 435.5 424.3 414.1 -10.2

Construction

5,966 5,926 6,014 6,265 6,103 6,347 6,338 6,383 45

Construction of buildings

1,314.5 1,342.8 1,358.8 1,374.6 1,347.2 1,408.2 1,410.0 1,405.0 -5.0

Residential building

635.9 651.7 659.9 675.3 652.4 687.8 690.8 693.6 2.8

Nonresidential building

678.6 691.1 698.9 699.3 694.8 720.4 719.2 711.4 -7.8

Heavy and civil engineering construction

885.3 834.1 854.7 926.3 911.6 939.8 936.3 944.7 8.4

Specialty trade contractors

3,766.6 3,749.2 3,800.2 3,963.9 3,844.5 3,999.0 3,992.0 4,033.0 41.0

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,612.7 1,621.0 1,638.3 1,723.9 1,646.2 1,742.3 1,737.5 1,758.3 20.8

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,153.9 2,128.2 2,161.9 2,240.0 2,198.3 2,256.7 2,254.5 2,274.7 20.2

Manufacturing

12,080 12,230 12,259 12,272 12,142 12,321 12,321 12,322 1

Durable goods

7,616 7,756 7,775 7,781 7,640 7,800 7,801 7,800 -1

Wood products

367.3 373.1 373.3 378.2 369.9 378.8 379.0 379.0 0.0

Nonmetallic mineral products

377.7 382.0 389.1 398.5 381.3 397.6 398.5 397.4 -1.1

Primary metals

396.6 405.0 405.6 404.8 396.7 406.5 405.9 406.1 0.2

Fabricated metal products

1,445.1 1,466.6 1,468.5 1,469.7 1,449.2 1,475.7 1,475.2 1,476.2 1.0

Machinery

1,120.4 1,140.0 1,139.1 1,132.8 1,121.2 1,141.1 1,138.3 1,133.1 -5.2

Computer and electronic products(1)

1,043.7 1,054.6 1,055.4 1,052.9 1,048.1 1,058.3 1,057.3 1,056.3 -1.0

Computer and peripheral equipment

158.7 167.9 168.2 168.2 159.9 168.7 169.4 169.6 0.2

Communications equipment

94.6 90.3 90.1 89.6 94.9 90.6 90.1 89.8 -0.3

Semiconductors and electronic components

366.0 369.8 369.7 368.8 367.2 370.4 370.1 370.1 0.0

Electronic instruments

387.1 389.8 390.3 389.0 388.4 391.2 390.1 389.2 -0.9

Electrical equipment and appliances

374.7 372.6 371.5 370.8 376.0 372.8 372.5 372.2 -0.3

Transportation equipment(1)

1,543.9 1,598.9 1,602.2 1,598.2 1,547.1 1,598.1 1,598.6 1,602.2 3.6

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

859.0 910.1 913.5 911.3 861.0 909.7 909.0 915.0 6.0

Furniture and related products

366.4 380.3 384.0 385.9 367.7 385.4 386.6 388.0 1.4

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

580.0 583.0 585.9 588.8 582.5 586.1 588.6 589.4 0.8

Nondurable goods

4,464 4,474 4,484 4,491 4,502 4,521 4,520 4,522 2

Food manufacturing

1,459.6 1,467.3 1,470.2 1,468.2 1,485.5 1,492.8 1,492.8 1,490.4 -2.4

Textile mills

117.6 118.5 118.6 118.7 117.6 119.0 118.7 118.7 0.0

Textile product mills

113.0 113.1 113.3 113.6 113.8 114.6 114.2 114.7 0.5

Apparel

141.6 138.1 137.7 135.1 141.6 137.3 137.0 135.6 -1.4

Paper and paper products

372.1 364.7 365.5 366.7 373.9 366.7 367.1 367.3 0.2

Printing and related support activities

453.9 445.6 446.6 446.8 454.6 448.0 447.8 447.8 0.0

Petroleum and coal products

108.7 102.5 102.3 107.0 109.8 106.0 104.7 107.8 3.1

Chemicals

797.0 808.8 809.8 809.1 798.9 810.6 810.4 810.9 0.5

Plastics and rubber products

670.4 682.3 685.4 687.1 671.7 685.5 686.0 685.6 -0.4

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

230.0 232.7 234.5 238.4 234.8 240.6 241.6 243.3 1.7

Private service-providing

97,184 98,283 98,857 99,738 97,411 99,593 99,708 99,890 182

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26,026 26,347 26,458 26,585 26,260 26,748 26,791 26,815 24

Wholesale trade

5,793.0 5,853.0 5,879.1 5,890.1 5,807.9 5,898.2 5,908.1 5,903.6 -4.5

Durable goods

2,892.0 2,928.8 2,936.3 2,939.8 2,901.2 2,944.4 2,946.5 2,948.9 2.4

Nondurable goods

2,008.9 2,017.7 2,031.1 2,039.0 2,012.8 2,040.8 2,046.6 2,041.5 -5.1

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

892.1 906.5 911.7 911.3 893.9 913.0 915.0 913.2 -1.8

Retail trade

15,132.5 15,259.7 15,328.5 15,429.7 15,307.5 15,555.8 15,580.3 15,592.4 12.1

Motor vehicle and parts dealers(1)

1,846.2 1,884.4 1,897.4 1,909.7 1,847.0 1,907.6 1,909.9 1,910.3 0.4

Automobile dealers

1,169.8 1,205.3 1,210.5 1,215.2 1,171.4 1,214.0 1,216.4 1,217.6 1.2

Furniture and home furnishings stores

444.5 459.4 456.5 458.0 450.9 464.3 463.4 464.9 1.5

Electronics and appliance stores

472.3 494.4 491.6 489.0 484.4 497.5 499.2 500.3 1.1

Building material and garden supply stores

1,273.1 1,205.4 1,244.1 1,304.1 1,229.8 1,255.0 1,256.4 1,259.2 2.8

Food and beverage stores

2,962.2 2,995.6 2,990.7 3,000.5 2,990.5 3,026.7 3,026.6 3,030.2 3.6

Health and personal care stores

1,008.0 1,024.8 1,022.5 1,023.3 1,015.6 1,028.8 1,030.1 1,030.1 0.0

Gasoline stations

869.4 879.7 884.8 893.4 877.6 896.4 898.4 900.9 2.5

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,333.6 1,325.4 1,325.8 1,324.0 1,382.7 1,376.3 1,377.0 1,373.7 -3.3

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

592.0 593.7 591.1 590.2 612.7 612.1 612.0 610.9 -1.1

General merchandise stores(1)

3,045.2 3,076.6 3,108.5 3,109.8 3,100.8 3,146.1 3,155.9 3,157.6 1.7

Department stores

1,310.2 1,307.5 1,304.4 1,297.2 1,350.6 1,339.0 1,339.6 1,333.2 -6.4

Miscellaneous store retailers

800.3 804.5 797.7 809.7 815.6 820.1 822.2 823.0 0.8

Nonstore retailers

485.7 515.8 517.8 518.0 499.9 524.9 529.2 531.3 2.1

Transportation and warehousing

4,550.9 4,678.3 4,692.1 4,706.3 4,593.9 4,734.8 4,742.9 4,758.1 15.2

Air transportation

439.1 441.3 442.3 445.4 439.5 444.6 443.6 445.3 1.7

Rail transportation

232.2 243.3 244.4 245.6 231.7 244.5 244.9 245.6 0.7

Water transportation

66.3 64.7 64.7 65.3 67.1 66.4 66.6 66.5 -0.1

Truck transportation

1,392.2 1,413.4 1,413.2 1,423.0 1,408.3 1,445.0 1,438.3 1,440.2 1.9

Transit and ground passenger transportation

475.0 481.6 483.9 484.2 461.2 469.1 471.3 470.9 -0.4

Pipeline transportation

46.8 47.9 48.2 48.8 47.1 47.9 48.3 48.5 0.2

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

27.0 24.4 24.9 28.1 30.0 31.0 30.6 30.8 0.2

Support activities for transportation

619.7 630.7 639.7 646.6 620.8 634.8 643.4 648.2 4.8

Couriers and messengers

529.7 582.5 579.9 569.0 555.8 594.9 598.3 601.8 3.5

Warehousing and storage

722.9 748.5 750.9 750.3 732.4 756.6 757.6 760.3 2.7

Utilities

549.2 555.9 558.3 559.0 550.5 558.9 559.9 561.2 1.3

Information

2,720 2,769 2,776 2,780 2,728 2,780 2,780 2,783 3

Publishing industries, except Internet

723.7 717.1 716.9 716.5 726.0 720.3 719.3 718.7 -0.6

Motion picture and sound recording industries

378.5 381.5 383.2 390.7 380.2 385.6 382.3 385.5 3.2

Broadcasting, except Internet

282.8 287.2 289.0 289.7 283.1 288.6 289.7 290.5 0.8

Telecommunications

847.4 862.1 863.2 856.3 849.7 861.6 863.2 861.5 -1.7

Data processing, hosting and related services

276.5 290.6 292.2 294.6 276.1 291.5 292.6 292.7 0.1

Other information services

210.6 230.9 231.4 232.0 212.6 231.9 232.9 233.6 0.7

Financial activities

7,908 8,025 8,041 8,057 7,942 8,077 8,084 8,093 9

Finance and insurance

5,888.2 5,991.0 5,998.2 5,999.6 5,906.5 6,002.4 6,009.0 6,018.5 9.5

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.3 18.4 18.4 18.2 18.4 18.6 18.6 18.5 -0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities(1)

2,555.6 2,563.2 2,563.8 2,559.8 2,563.6 2,568.3 2,569.9 2,570.6 0.7

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,707.7 1,697.0 1,695.6 1,692.9 1,710.7 1,698.8 1,698.0 1,696.3 -1.7

Commercial banking

1,296.0 1,281.8 1,279.6 1,275.7 1,297.8 1,281.7 1,280.2 1,277.8 -2.4

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

874.4 892.6 890.7 894.3 876.4 894.3 892.6 896.4 3.8

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,439.9 2,516.8 2,525.3 2,527.3 2,448.1 2,521.2 2,527.9 2,533.0 5.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,019.7 2,033.5 2,043.0 2,057.0 2,035.2 2,074.2 2,075.2 2,074.0 -1.2

Real estate

1,472.3 1,481.7 1,488.4 1,499.9 1,481.0 1,505.5 1,508.1 1,509.7 1.6

Rental and leasing services

523.9 528.9 531.6 534.0 530.5 545.4 543.9 541.1 -2.8

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.5 22.9 23.0 23.1 23.7 23.3 23.2 23.2 0.0

Professional and business services

18,917 19,236 19,342 19,604 18,951 19,508 19,543 19,605 62

Professional and technical services(1)

8,351.5 8,603.7 8,620.5 8,661.9 8,283.9 8,539.2 8,562.7 8,583.4 20.7

Legal services

1,116.0 1,114.7 1,116.0 1,117.7 1,120.1 1,121.2 1,119.8 1,122.1 2.3

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,046.2 1,119.3 1,116.7 1,097.7 947.8 991.1 999.0 997.5 -1.5

Architectural and engineering services

1,356.8 1,388.9 1,396.0 1,411.6 1,367.8 1,410.5 1,415.6 1,419.3 3.7

Computer systems design and related services

1,761.0 1,825.9 1,821.7 1,844.7 1,764.7 1,829.9 1,834.2 1,843.3 9.1

Management and technical consulting services

1,218.2 1,280.7 1,284.1 1,294.6 1,224.2 1,292.0 1,296.2 1,302.2 6.0

Management of companies and enterprises

2,158.1 2,182.3 2,191.9 2,189.8 2,167.0 2,193.8 2,198.8 2,198.4 -0.4

Administrative and waste services

8,407.6 8,450.4 8,529.4 8,752.7 8,499.9 8,775.2 8,781.9 8,823.2 41.3

Administrative and support services(1)

8,027.8 8,066.9 8,145.8 8,363.5 8,115.9 8,383.2 8,389.9 8,429.3 39.4

Employment services(1)

3,301.9 3,379.9 3,425.7 3,491.4 3,371.5 3,519.6 3,534.4 3,546.6 12.2

Temporary help services

2,667.7 2,729.2 2,768.8 2,827.1 2,729.4 2,851.1 2,864.3 2,880.4 16.1

Business support services

869.5 912.6 908.4 913.9 877.9 910.6 912.1 919.3 7.2

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,924.0 1,801.7 1,831.2 1,970.1 1,928.0 1,962.2 1,954.3 1,970.0 15.7

Waste management and remediation services

379.8 383.5 383.6 389.2 384.0 392.0 392.0 393.9 1.9

Education and health services

21,524 21,917 22,005 22,103 21,353 21,821 21,856 21,917 61

Educational services

3,574.7 3,593.4 3,618.3 3,640.1 3,406.5 3,454.3 3,459.6 3,464.8 5.2

Health care and social assistance

17,948.8 18,323.3 18,387.0 18,462.7 17,946.6 18,366.2 18,396.8 18,452.4 55.6

Health care(3)

14,587.2 14,887.6 14,927.5 14,986.5 14,611.0 14,934.2 14,955.8 15,001.0 45.2

Ambulatory health care services(1)

6,577.1 6,784.3 6,809.8 6,849.1 6,586.1 6,807.6 6,826.4 6,851.7 25.3

Offices of physicians

2,451.6 2,518.3 2,525.0 2,536.1 2,458.2 2,523.7 2,529.0 2,538.3 9.3

Outpatient care centers

703.8 728.7 732.2 736.4 703.9 729.6 732.6 736.0 3.4

Home health care services

1,245.9 1,286.7 1,294.6 1,303.7 1,246.8 1,295.4 1,300.2 1,302.9 2.7

Hospitals

4,761.4 4,831.3 4,844.6 4,854.6 4,772.2 4,839.2 4,846.8 4,858.6 11.8

Nursing and residential care facilities(1)

3,248.7 3,272.0 3,273.1 3,282.8 3,252.7 3,287.4 3,282.6 3,290.7 8.1

Nursing care facilities

1,649.1 1,646.7 1,644.7 1,648.5 1,651.0 1,655.3 1,649.3 1,652.3 3.0

Social assistance(1)

3,361.6 3,435.7 3,459.5 3,476.2 3,335.6 3,432.0 3,441.0 3,451.4 10.4

Child day care services

869.8 876.0 886.0 890.3 847.9 863.1 865.5 867.5 2.0

Leisure and hospitality

14,527 14,415 14,636 14,980 14,610 15,033 15,027 15,044 17

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,036.6 1,917.4 1,983.0 2,087.8 2,088.2 2,128.8 2,133.3 2,131.1 -2.2

Performing arts and spectator sports

456.5 419.3 442.8 471.2 442.5 454.6 460.1 459.0 -1.1

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

143.3 133.2 137.3 143.8 145.2 144.4 144.6 145.0 0.4

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,436.8 1,364.9 1,402.9 1,472.8 1,500.5 1,529.8 1,528.6 1,527.1 -1.5

Accommodation and food services

12,490.7 12,497.2 12,652.9 12,892.6 12,521.5 12,903.7 12,893.7 12,912.6 18.9

Accommodation

1,841.9 1,816.6 1,835.2 1,849.2 1,887.5 1,901.0 1,898.4 1,891.3 -7.1

Food services and drinking places

10,648.8 10,680.6 10,817.7 11,043.4 10,634.0 11,002.7 10,995.3 11,021.3 26.0

Other services

5,562 5,574 5,599 5,629 5,567 5,626 5,627 5,633 6

Repair and maintenance

1,244.4 1,255.6 1,264.0 1,270.6 1,240.6 1,265.8 1,265.5 1,265.3 -0.2

Personal and laundry services

1,365.8 1,361.5 1,372.9 1,388.6 1,363.7 1,379.0 1,381.8 1,386.1 4.3

Membership associations and organizations

2,951.3 2,956.4 2,962.5 2,969.9 2,962.9 2,980.9 2,980.1 2,981.3 1.2

Government

22,270 22,202 22,288 22,336 21,843 21,906 21,897 21,907 10

Federal

2,728.0 2,715.0 2,719.0 2,742.0 2,726.0 2,731.0 2,730.0 2,732.0 2.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,128.2 2,122.0 2,125.9 2,135.2 2,134.0 2,136.0 2,135.3 2,136.0 0.7

U.S. Postal Service

599.7 593.2 592.8 606.4 591.6 595.4 595.0 596.0 1.0

State government

5,224.0 5,216.0 5,239.0 5,247.0 5,060.0 5,086.0 5,082.0 5,083.0 1.0

State government education

2,573.6 2,582.3 2,600.3 2,607.3 2,408.7 2,441.6 2,438.2 2,441.5 3.3

State government, excluding education

2,649.9 2,633.9 2,638.3 2,639.3 2,651.1 2,644.6 2,644.2 2,641.4 -2.8

Local government

14,318.0 14,271.0 14,330.0 14,347.0 14,057.0 14,089.0 14,085.0 14,092.0 7.0

Local government education

8,125.8 8,101.5 8,133.6 8,122.1 7,781.9 7,791.4 7,782.6 7,786.0 3.4

Local government, excluding education

6,191.8 6,169.9 6,196.3 6,225.3 6,274.9 6,297.3 6,302.1 6,305.9 3.8

Footnotes
(1) Includes other industries, not shown separately.
(2) Includes motor vehicles, motor vehicle bodies and trailers, and motor vehicle parts.
(3) Includes ambulatory health care services, hospitals, and nursing and residential care facilities.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2014 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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