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.
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016(p)
Apr.
2016(p)
Apr.
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016(p)
Apr.
2016(p)
Change from:
Mar.2016 - Apr.2016(p)

Total nonfarm

141,286 141,992 142,887 143,944 141,223 143,547 143,755 143,915 160

Total private

118,883 119,644 120,398 121,449 119,252 121,483 121,667 121,838 171

Goods-producing

19,391 19,169 19,282 19,494 19,569 19,682 19,682 19,679 -3

Mining and logging

834 718 704 695 844 732 720 712 -8

Logging

49.2 49.9 49.1 46.4 52.6 51.5 51.2 49.9 -1.3

Mining

784.5 668.0 654.7 648.1 791.8 680.9 668.7 661.6 -7.1

Oil and gas extraction

191.4 178.8 176.5 173.9 193.9 179.7 178.5 176.9 -1.6

Mining, except oil and gas

199.6 181.1 181.1 185.3 201.2 188.8 187.4 187.1 -0.3

Coal mining

67.3 57.2 56.3 55.9 67.5 57.8 57.0 56.6 -0.4

Metal ore mining

42.4 39.0 38.2 38.6 42.5 39.2 38.5 38.6 0.1

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

89.9 84.9 86.6 90.8 91.3 91.8 91.9 91.9 0.0

Support activities for mining

393.5 308.1 297.1 288.9 396.7 312.4 302.8 297.6 -5.2

Construction

6,296 6,213 6,349 6,558 6,409 6,628 6,669 6,670 1

Construction of buildings

1,378.2 1,392.6 1,414.4 1,441.9 1,411.6 1,457.9 1,466.4 1,474.6 8.2

Residential building

671.3 680.4 688.8 709.3 690.1 716.8 720.5 727.6 7.1

Nonresidential building

706.9 712.2 725.6 732.6 721.5 741.1 745.9 747.0 1.1

Heavy and civil engineering construction

917.3 835.5 870.8 935.9 930.8 940.7 950.9 948.7 -2.2

Specialty trade contractors

4,000.0 3,985.0 4,064.1 4,180.6 4,066.4 4,229.5 4,251.8 4,246.4 -5.4

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,730.3 1,749.5 1,783.0 1,839.9 1,759.0 1,861.7 1,873.2 1,862.3 -10.9

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,269.7 2,235.5 2,281.1 2,340.7 2,307.4 2,367.8 2,378.6 2,384.1 5.5

Manufacturing

12,261 12,238 12,229 12,241 12,316 12,322 12,293 12,297 4

Durable goods

7,745 7,686 7,679 7,688 7,765 7,728 7,704 7,710 6

Wood products

375.4 377.7 376.3 380.2 376.5 382.8 381.7 381.7 0.0

Nonmetallic mineral products

393.6 385.0 391.9 400.0 393.8 400.9 401.3 400.5 -0.8

Primary metals

396.2 379.6 377.3 374.5 397.5 380.0 376.9 375.8 -1.1

Fabricated metal products

1,467.1 1,431.2 1,428.2 1,430.6 1,471.1 1,438.6 1,433.7 1,435.0 1.3

Machinery

1,126.7 1,095.5 1,090.3 1,087.4 1,129.2 1,096.3 1,091.0 1,089.8 -1.2

Computer and electronic products

1,049.7 1,042.1 1,040.8 1,040.2 1,053.4 1,045.5 1,042.5 1,043.0 0.5

Computer and peripheral equipment

158.7 161.9 162.8 162.3 160.2 162.5 163.3 163.3 0.0

Communications equipment

89.0 84.8 85.0 85.0 89.0 85.2 85.2 85.0 -0.2

Semiconductors and electronic components

367.9 364.5 362.4 362.5 369.2 365.1 363.1 363.6 0.5

Electronic instruments

397.6 395.9 395.6 395.4 398.3 397.4 395.8 396.1 0.3

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

36.5 35.0 35.0 35.0 36.7 35.3 35.1 35.0 -0.1

Electrical equipment and appliances

381.2 385.0 384.8 384.8 383.3 385.4 386.1 386.9 0.8

Transportation equipment(1)

1,590.4 1,606.9 1,606.8 1,606.4 1,593.5 1,608.2 1,603.3 1,610.0 6.7

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

900.2 922.5 924.3 924.0 903.9 924.2 922.7 928.8 6.1

Furniture and related products

377.2 386.7 388.0 388.3 378.2 391.2 389.7 389.3 -0.4

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

587.4 596.2 594.5 595.9 588.6 599.5 597.8 597.5 -0.3

Nondurable goods

4,516 4,552 4,550 4,553 4,551 4,594 4,589 4,587 -2

Food manufacturing

1,477.6 1,497.0 1,495.1 1,496.9 1,501.8 1,518.9 1,518.6 1,520.3 1.7

Textile mills

117.2 114.4 114.0 113.8 116.9 114.7 114.0 113.6 -0.4

Textile product mills

115.3 116.8 116.5 115.5 116.5 117.9 117.3 116.7 -0.6

Apparel

135.4 134.5 133.4 132.8 136.3 134.3 133.6 133.7 0.1

Paper and paper products

371.8 371.5 370.2 371.0 372.4 373.0 372.2 371.6 -0.6

Printing and related support activities

450.2 443.9 444.6 444.2 450.8 446.0 445.6 445.4 -0.2

Petroleum and coal products

111.4 111.2 112.6 114.3 112.2 115.5 115.6 115.3 -0.3

Chemicals

806.2 816.1 817.9 815.8 808.2 817.0 818.1 817.5 -0.6

Plastics and rubber products

685.3 688.0 690.3 690.3 684.3 690.2 690.7 689.1 -1.6

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

246.0 258.3 255.4 258.0 251.7 266.3 262.8 264.2 1.4

Private service-providing

99,492 100,475 101,116 101,955 99,683 101,801 101,985 102,159 174

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26,570 26,827 26,962 27,047 26,815 27,229 27,282 27,290 8

Wholesale trade

5,847.1 5,872.5 5,898.2 5,913.4 5,861.2 5,916.1 5,925.8 5,928.5 2.7

Durable goods

2,923.3 2,934.5 2,941.3 2,945.8 2,931.7 2,948.7 2,951.4 2,954.2 2.8

Nondurable goods

2,024.2 2,034.1 2,045.6 2,055.0 2,027.9 2,056.8 2,059.8 2,059.4 -0.4

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

899.6 903.9 911.3 912.6 901.6 910.6 914.6 914.9 0.3

Retail trade

15,405.5 15,588.4 15,684.5 15,748.1 15,577.8 15,879.3 15,918.3 15,915.2 -3.1

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,912.0 1,963.8 1,980.3 1,989.2 1,915.0 1,985.3 1,991.7 1,992.5 0.8

Automobile dealers

1,223.7 1,269.8 1,278.2 1,280.0 1,227.4 1,277.2 1,282.9 1,283.6 0.7

Other motor vehicle dealers

145.3 142.8 146.3 151.5 143.9 151.3 150.5 150.6 0.1

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

543.0 551.2 555.8 557.7 543.7 556.8 558.3 558.3 0.0

Furniture and home furnishings stores

460.9 471.9 472.2 469.9 468.7 476.6 478.1 477.0 -1.1

Electronics and appliance stores

508.3 529.0 523.0 519.3 521.5 531.7 531.4 532.7 1.3

Building material and garden supply stores

1,280.0 1,221.9 1,278.2 1,330.7 1,235.5 1,270.3 1,282.9 1,280.5 -2.4

Food and beverage stores

3,035.6 3,061.4 3,061.0 3,070.3 3,063.8 3,091.8 3,094.7 3,096.5 1.8

Health and personal care stores

1,024.9 1,031.3 1,035.4 1,035.7 1,033.0 1,036.4 1,041.4 1,042.9 1.5

Gasoline stations

896.1 904.0 908.2 916.5 902.0 919.9 921.3 922.3 1.0

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,297.1 1,341.0 1,333.5 1,328.4 1,350.2 1,392.4 1,387.4 1,383.4 -4.0

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

609.1 616.2 616.2 609.9 627.7 630.8 632.4 628.4 -4.0

General merchandise stores

3,073.4 3,112.2 3,146.6 3,135.4 3,125.2 3,181.0 3,189.4 3,188.6 -0.8

Department stores

1,298.4 1,288.5 1,289.2 1,285.5 1,335.8 1,320.7 1,322.9 1,322.4 -0.5

Other general merchandise stores

1,775.0 1,823.7 1,857.4 1,849.9 1,789.4 1,860.3 1,866.6 1,866.2 -0.4

Miscellaneous store retailers

811.3 817.0 810.2 823.8 825.2 833.9 836.0 837.8 1.8

Nonstore retailers

496.8 518.7 519.7 519.0 510.0 529.2 531.6 532.6 1.0

Transportation and warehousing

4,763.9 4,803.1 4,816.3 4,823.3 4,819.9 4,868.3 4,873.2 4,881.8 8.6

Air transportation

452.8 459.9 462.3 466.2 454.3 463.7 464.7 467.1 2.4

Rail transportation

248.6 219.5 218.8 216.4 247.3 220.8 219.3 215.6 -3.7

Water transportation

65.6 59.1 60.2 61.3 66.5 61.0 61.8 62.1 0.3

Truck transportation

1,429.2 1,432.8 1,433.8 1,443.5 1,449.3 1,465.0 1,462.5 1,463.2 0.7

Transit and ground passenger transportation

488.2 484.1 490.3 491.5 475.2 473.8 477.0 478.1 1.1

Pipeline transportation

48.8 49.1 48.6 48.8 48.7 49.2 48.9 48.9 0.0

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

28.4 21.1 22.4 25.8 31.9 28.7 28.9 29.3 0.4

Support activities for transportation

648.0 649.5 649.2 649.9 648.8 653.3 652.7 651.1 -1.6

Couriers and messengers

564.5 592.7 594.0 579.7 598.1 608.0 610.9 613.4 2.5

Warehousing and storage

789.8 835.3 836.7 840.2 799.8 844.8 846.5 853.0 6.5

Utilities

553.6 562.8 562.9 562.4 556.0 565.3 564.7 564.8 0.1

Information

2,743 2,764 2,777 2,782 2,745 2,774 2,780 2,780 0

Publishing industries, except Internet

723.0 723.7 723.0 723.2 725.3 726.6 725.2 725.1 -0.1

Motion picture and sound recording industries

398.7 408.3 419.4 430.1 394.6 412.2 418.2 422.4 4.2

Broadcasting, except Internet

280.0 279.9 281.2 280.2 280.3 280.6 281.1 280.4 -0.7

Telecommunications

810.6 800.0 800.4 794.2 814.0 801.0 800.3 797.8 -2.5

Data processing, hosting and related services

294.7 296.3 297.8 299.7 292.7 297.8 298.5 297.9 -0.6

Other information services

236.3 255.6 255.6 254.4 237.9 255.8 256.5 256.1 -0.4

Financial activities

8,049 8,158 8,182 8,209 8,089 8,215 8,229 8,249 20

Finance and insurance

5,990.2 6,088.9 6,104.3 6,109.2 6,014.0 6,103.3 6,118.4 6,132.8 14.4

Monetary authorities - central bank

17.6 17.8 17.8 17.8 17.8 17.9 18.0 18.0 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,553.1 2,574.8 2,582.2 2,586.2 2,566.3 2,582.8 2,590.5 2,598.4 7.9

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,677.7 1,675.6 1,681.4 1,680.9 1,681.6 1,678.2 1,684.1 1,684.4 0.3

Commercial banking

1,273.6 1,261.8 1,266.2 1,265.2 1,276.3 1,263.1 1,267.0 1,267.5 0.5

Nondepository credit intermediation

583.8 600.4 601.0 602.1 591.3 604.3 604.9 609.6 4.7

Activities related to credit intermediation

291.6 298.8 299.8 303.2 293.5 300.4 301.5 304.3 2.8

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

896.6 916.4 918.8 918.3 899.9 918.7 921.2 922.2 1.0

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,522.9 2,579.9 2,585.5 2,586.9 2,530.0 2,583.9 2,588.7 2,594.2 5.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,058.8 2,068.9 2,077.4 2,099.4 2,075.0 2,111.2 2,110.5 2,115.7 5.2

Real estate

1,501.8 1,518.9 1,526.5 1,537.0 1,509.8 1,543.0 1,545.1 1,545.7 0.6

Rental and leasing services

533.7 526.8 527.7 539.3 541.6 544.6 541.9 546.5 4.6

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.3 23.2 23.2 23.1 23.6 23.6 23.5 23.5 0.0

Professional and business services

19,491 19,724 19,829 20,090 19,505 20,014 20,051 20,116 65

Professional and technical services

8,629.5 8,867.1 8,864.4 8,919.7 8,554.0 8,806.2 8,814.0 8,845.1 31.1

Legal services

1,114.7 1,116.6 1,120.5 1,117.8 1,119.2 1,123.1 1,124.0 1,122.5 -1.5

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,068.5 1,135.6 1,126.0 1,108.2 969.2 1,008.7 1,010.2 1,011.1 0.9

Architectural and engineering services

1,393.3 1,413.8 1,413.1 1,419.7 1,401.3 1,433.4 1,431.5 1,428.5 -3.0

Specialized design services

132.1 137.2 137.2 140.0 132.2 139.1 138.7 140.2 1.5

Computer systems design and related services

1,888.2 1,958.0 1,951.5 1,975.0 1,887.8 1,963.7 1,968.0 1,975.3 7.3

Management and technical consulting services

1,255.4 1,298.9 1,299.4 1,329.3 1,262.3 1,311.2 1,313.5 1,334.1 20.6

Scientific research and development services

652.4 656.5 661.1 662.9 652.9 661.8 663.0 663.5 0.5

Advertising and related services

477.0 489.9 488.7 493.7 478.9 492.9 491.7 495.3 3.6

Other professional and technical services

647.9 660.6 666.9 673.1 650.2 672.3 673.4 674.5 1.1

Management of companies and enterprises

2,188.2 2,246.1 2,251.9 2,249.8 2,200.1 2,257.2 2,259.2 2,262.0 2.8

Administrative and waste services

8,673.1 8,611.0 8,713.0 8,920.7 8,751.1 8,950.2 8,978.0 9,008.8 30.8

Administrative and support services

8,282.2 8,217.8 8,315.8 8,517.1 8,355.6 8,547.4 8,572.3 8,601.3 29.0

Office administrative services

467.6 482.1 483.5 484.6 468.0 484.3 485.1 484.9 -0.2

Facilities support services

139.5 143.7 146.7 144.9 138.8 143.7 146.0 144.3 -1.7

Employment services(1)

3,438.7 3,425.2 3,461.6 3,523.2 3,500.4 3,576.2 3,581.8 3,597.3 15.5

Temporary help services

2,798.3 2,766.7 2,803.5 2,852.8 2,851.5 2,898.1 2,907.4 2,916.7 9.3

Business support services

891.2 903.9 904.9 905.2 895.4 902.0 905.7 908.4 2.7

Travel arrangement and reservation services

200.3 198.8 202.2 203.6 200.2 202.7 203.3 203.7 0.4

Investigation and security services

858.2 880.0 881.5 887.0 866.7 888.1 888.2 894.5 6.3

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,984.8 1,869.0 1,917.8 2,050.8 1,984.1 2,032.8 2,044.4 2,050.0 5.6

Other support services

301.9 315.1 317.6 317.8 302.0 317.5 317.8 318.1 0.3

Waste management and remediation services

390.9 393.2 397.2 403.6 395.5 402.8 405.7 407.5 1.8

Education and health services

22,091 22,581 22,671 22,767 21,905 22,481 22,524 22,578 54

Educational services

3,630.0 3,646.0 3,676.2 3,712.5 3,454.3 3,505.3 3,513.7 3,529.6 15.9

Health care and social assistance

18,461.0 18,935.3 18,994.4 19,054.7 18,450.5 18,976.1 19,010.1 19,048.3 38.2

Health care(3)

14,940.0 15,337.6 15,383.0 15,441.8 14,962.4 15,387.3 15,420.2 15,464.4 44.2

Ambulatory health care services

6,800.2 7,011.4 7,039.4 7,073.9 6,807.6 7,036.1 7,059.1 7,078.4 19.3

Offices of physicians

2,511.5 2,577.0 2,585.2 2,585.9 2,515.9 2,581.9 2,588.0 2,590.0 2.0

Offices of dentists

901.3 925.8 923.6 929.1 904.4 928.5 929.4 931.2 1.8

Offices of other health practitioners

805.1 835.8 840.0 848.7 804.1 838.4 842.2 846.2 4.0

Outpatient care centers

738.2 762.0 765.2 773.8 738.2 764.8 767.1 773.5 6.4

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

255.8 256.5 258.9 260.6 255.6 257.2 259.1 260.3 1.2

Home health care services

1,302.6 1,363.8 1,374.1 1,382.8 1,303.4 1,372.4 1,379.8 1,383.3 3.5

Other ambulatory health care services

285.7 290.5 292.4 293.0 286.2 293.1 293.5 293.9 0.4

Hospitals

4,863.9 5,025.4 5,036.6 5,057.0 4,871.0 5,033.3 5,042.5 5,065.4 22.9

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,275.9 3,300.8 3,307.0 3,310.9 3,283.8 3,317.9 3,318.6 3,320.6 2.0

Nursing care facilities

1,644.3 1,644.4 1,645.6 1,649.6 1,647.9 1,654.1 1,652.0 1,653.8 1.8

Residential mental health facilities

604.2 610.0 612.5 609.5 606.3 612.8 613.9 612.3 -1.6

Community care facilities for the elderly

864.7 885.3 886.7 889.0 866.3 888.0 889.4 891.4 2.0

Other residential care facilities

162.7 161.1 162.2 162.8 163.3 163.1 163.3 163.2 -0.1

Social assistance

3,521.0 3,597.7 3,611.4 3,612.9 3,488.1 3,588.8 3,589.9 3,583.9 -6.0

Individual and family services

2,136.7 2,198.0 2,202.3 2,201.2 2,122.8 2,198.2 2,197.6 2,192.1 -5.5

Emergency and other relief services

154.6 156.5 158.2 156.6 154.7 157.5 158.3 156.7 -1.6

Vocational rehabilitation services

334.6 332.7 333.0 336.3 338.2 337.5 337.4 339.1 1.7

Child day care services

895.1 910.5 917.9 918.8 872.4 895.5 896.7 896.0 -0.7

Leisure and hospitality

14,938 14,795 15,040 15,376 15,010 15,413 15,437 15,459 22

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,089.8 1,987.3 2,063.4 2,170.1 2,143.7 2,208.4 2,222.2 2,226.0 3.8

Performing arts and spectator sports

456.7 433.2 453.0 486.4 447.3 469.6 472.2 475.7 3.5

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

149.0 138.9 145.6 153.0 150.8 151.0 153.3 154.5 1.2

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,484.1 1,415.2 1,464.8 1,530.7 1,545.6 1,587.8 1,596.7 1,595.8 -0.9

Accommodation and food services

12,848.4 12,807.3 12,976.3 13,205.6 12,866.0 13,204.3 13,214.5 13,232.8 18.3

Accommodation

1,866.1 1,846.1 1,860.5 1,878.2 1,909.2 1,929.1 1,924.4 1,924.5 0.1

Food services and drinking places

10,982.3 10,961.2 11,115.8 11,327.4 10,956.8 11,275.2 11,290.1 11,308.3 18.2

Other services

5,610 5,626 5,655 5,684 5,614 5,675 5,682 5,687 5

Repair and maintenance

1,273.7 1,286.8 1,289.5 1,294.0 1,269.3 1,293.6 1,291.4 1,290.6 -0.8

Personal and laundry services

1,399.3 1,402.1 1,415.8 1,431.2 1,397.3 1,420.6 1,425.1 1,428.8 3.7

Membership associations and organizations

2,937.3 2,936.7 2,949.7 2,959.0 2,947.6 2,960.4 2,965.7 2,967.2 1.5

Government

22,403 22,348 22,489 22,495 21,971 22,064 22,088 22,077 -11

Federal

2,757.0 2,752.0 2,757.0 2,760.0 2,750.0 2,765.0 2,766.0 2,757.0 -9.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,151.1 2,150.4 2,152.2 2,158.2 2,153.8 2,163.3 2,162.1 2,161.2 -0.9

U.S. Postal Service

606.2 602.0 604.5 602.0 595.9 601.3 603.8 595.9 -7.9

State government

5,260.0 5,234.0 5,268.0 5,272.0 5,096.0 5,108.0 5,112.0 5,110.0 -2.0

State government education

2,588.0 2,576.0 2,599.2 2,603.1 2,421.6 2,436.6 2,437.4 2,438.0 0.6

State government, excluding education

2,671.8 2,657.8 2,668.4 2,668.7 2,674.1 2,671.0 2,674.6 2,671.7 -2.9

Local government

14,386.0 14,362.0 14,464.0 14,463.0 14,125.0 14,191.0 14,210.0 14,210.0 0.0

Local government education

8,159.0 8,110.1 8,174.7 8,143.9 7,816.7 7,812.0 7,819.0 7,810.5 -8.5

Local government, excluding education

6,226.9 6,251.7 6,289.1 6,319.0 6,308.4 6,378.8 6,391.2 6,399.3 8.1

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 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: May 06, 2016