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
May
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)
May
2015(p)
May
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015(p)
May
2015(p)
Change from:
Apr.2015 - May2015(p)

Total nonfarm

139,297 140,298 141,450 142,420 138,621 141,178 141,399 141,679 280

Total private

117,080 118,010 119,107 120,102 116,780 119,270 119,476 119,738 262

Goods-producing

19,175 19,145 19,380 19,593 19,156 19,540 19,561 19,567 6

Mining and logging

884 867 852 838 888 878 863 845 -18

Logging

49.7 52.3 50.7 52.4 51.5 54.5 54.6 54.0 -0.6

Mining

834.6 814.3 801.6 785.6 836.0 823.2 808.4 791.2 -17.2

Oil and gas extraction

196.0 196.6 192.0 193.0 196.4 197.7 194.3 193.8 -0.5

Mining, except oil and gas(1)

209.3 197.9 200.5 204.9 207.1 204.0 202.3 202.5 0.2

Coal mining

74.3 70.7 70.0 69.4 74.2 70.7 70.3 69.5 -0.8

Support activities for mining

429.3 419.8 409.1 387.7 432.5 421.5 411.8 394.9 -16.9

Construction

6,151 6,012 6,255 6,441 6,114 6,335 6,370 6,387 17

Construction of buildings

1,340.2 1,359.0 1,374.8 1,408.8 1,347.3 1,411.1 1,406.5 1,410.9 4.4

Residential building

651.9 660.2 675.4 694.9 651.6 691.0 693.9 695.7 1.8

Nonresidential building

688.3 698.8 699.4 713.9 695.7 720.1 712.6 715.2 2.6

Heavy and civil engineering construction

939.5 853.8 926.1 966.8 916.7 933.6 940.5 940.9 0.4

Specialty trade contractors

3,871.1 3,799.4 3,954.3 4,065.2 3,849.6 3,990.6 4,022.8 4,035.1 12.3

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,666.9 1,637.8 1,718.8 1,777.1 1,652.5 1,735.5 1,750.7 1,757.4 6.7

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,204.2 2,161.6 2,235.5 2,288.1 2,197.1 2,255.1 2,272.1 2,277.7 5.6

Manufacturing

12,140 12,266 12,273 12,314 12,154 12,327 12,328 12,335 7

Durable goods

7,661 7,782 7,784 7,806 7,659 7,806 7,806 7,807 1

Wood products

371.7 373.4 375.8 378.6 371.3 378.4 377.0 376.8 -0.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

388.4 389.2 399.1 407.4 383.9 399.8 399.2 402.9 3.7

Primary metals

398.7 405.6 404.7 404.4 397.8 405.8 405.9 404.5 -1.4

Fabricated metal products

1,452.7 1,468.2 1,470.0 1,466.9 1,451.3 1,473.6 1,474.5 1,469.0 -5.5

Machinery

1,125.2 1,138.6 1,131.5 1,129.3 1,125.0 1,138.3 1,133.3 1,130.6 -2.7

Computer and electronic products(1)

1,044.7 1,055.4 1,053.1 1,054.5 1,047.4 1,057.5 1,057.0 1,056.7 -0.3

Computer and peripheral equipment

159.2 168.2 168.2 170.3 160.3 169.7 169.9 171.4 1.5

Communications equipment

92.9 90.0 89.4 89.1 93.4 90.0 89.6 89.3 -0.3

Semiconductors and electronic components

366.8 369.7 369.3 368.3 367.4 370.2 370.5 369.7 -0.8

Electronic instruments

388.2 390.4 388.9 390.3 388.7 390.4 389.4 389.7 0.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

373.9 371.7 370.7 373.2 375.5 372.9 372.5 373.5 1.0

Transportation equipment(1)

1,552.6 1,608.6 1,602.3 1,609.9 1,554.0 1,603.7 1,607.1 1,611.9 4.8

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

866.9 919.9 915.1 924.2 868.3 915.5 919.6 926.2 6.6

Furniture and related products

370.3 384.6 386.3 387.2 369.5 386.3 387.2 386.3 -0.9

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

582.4 586.7 590.6 594.1 583.3 589.9 591.8 594.8 3.0

Nondurable goods

4,479 4,484 4,489 4,508 4,495 4,521 4,522 4,528 6

Food manufacturing

1,461.6 1,469.9 1,465.4 1,466.8 1,478.8 1,492.3 1,487.1 1,486.6 -0.5

Textile mills

117.0 118.7 118.8 119.8 117.0 118.8 118.8 119.4 0.6

Textile product mills

113.1 113.3 113.7 114.5 113.6 114.3 114.9 115.0 0.1

Apparel

139.6 137.9 135.8 136.8 139.8 137.5 136.2 136.8 0.6

Paper and paper products

373.2 365.4 366.3 366.5 373.5 367.1 367.0 366.9 -0.1

Printing and related support activities

453.6 446.7 447.2 447.8 453.9 447.7 448.0 447.2 -0.8

Petroleum and coal products

111.3 102.4 108.1 109.5 110.3 105.0 108.7 108.9 0.2

Chemicals

801.0 809.0 808.9 810.5 801.1 810.0 811.0 811.9 0.9

Plastics and rubber products

673.7 684.8 686.9 691.1 672.0 686.1 686.6 689.6 3.0

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

234.8 235.5 238.2 244.9 235.2 242.5 243.7 245.3 1.6

Private service-providing

97,905 98,865 99,727 100,509 97,624 99,730 99,915 100,171 256

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26,228 26,454 26,570 26,791 26,297 26,787 26,810 26,860 50

Wholesale trade

5,826.9 5,873.4 5,889.0 5,915.3 5,814.4 5,903.6 5,901.3 5,905.4 4.1

Durable goods

2,908.4 2,935.0 2,938.6 2,951.2 2,907.1 2,945.3 2,947.4 2,948.6 1.2

Nondurable goods

2,021.5 2,030.7 2,043.2 2,053.9 2,011.5 2,046.4 2,044.5 2,046.2 1.7

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

897.0 907.7 907.2 910.2 895.8 911.9 909.4 910.6 1.2

Retail trade

15,236.3 15,328.8 15,429.2 15,571.2 15,318.1 15,587.4 15,600.7 15,632.1 31.4

Motor vehicle and parts dealers(1)

1,858.6 1,897.6 1,909.2 1,927.5 1,850.4 1,911.4 1,911.4 1,921.0 9.6

Automobile dealers

1,180.6 1,210.4 1,214.2 1,225.2 1,178.5 1,217.4 1,218.0 1,225.7 7.7

Furniture and home furnishings stores

444.1 457.0 457.9 460.7 451.3 464.0 465.4 467.5 2.1

Electronics and appliance stores

468.7 491.6 489.2 488.4 482.9 499.7 501.3 503.3 2.0

Building material and garden supply stores

1,301.1 1,244.0 1,303.1 1,333.4 1,228.3 1,257.8 1,260.2 1,263.8 3.6

Food and beverage stores

2,981.3 2,991.0 3,003.5 3,029.6 2,986.0 3,026.7 3,031.7 3,031.3 -0.4

Health and personal care stores

1,015.2 1,022.4 1,019.9 1,025.3 1,020.5 1,029.7 1,028.2 1,029.7 1.5

Gasoline stations

881.2 884.8 895.2 904.5 881.0 898.3 901.7 899.7 -2.0

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,336.4 1,325.8 1,322.8 1,339.9 1,381.4 1,380.3 1,376.9 1,385.4 8.5

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

595.0 590.6 590.2 588.5 611.3 611.1 610.0 608.5 -1.5

General merchandise stores(1)

3,050.5 3,108.7 3,110.4 3,125.2 3,106.9 3,156.8 3,159.0 3,163.8 4.8

Department stores

1,310.9 1,304.4 1,297.4 1,296.1 1,352.6 1,339.3 1,332.6 1,328.1 -4.5

Miscellaneous store retailers

818.9 797.5 809.7 826.8 818.7 821.6 822.2 821.6 -0.6

Nonstore retailers

485.3 517.8 518.1 521.4 499.4 530.0 532.7 536.5 3.8

Transportation and warehousing

4,613.2 4,693.3 4,694.2 4,742.7 4,614.1 4,736.7 4,747.5 4,760.6 13.1

Air transportation

443.0 442.3 445.6 447.3 441.1 443.5 445.3 445.9 0.6

Rail transportation

234.7 244.4 246.0 246.6 234.2 245.1 246.3 246.4 0.1

Water transportation

67.7 64.8 65.2 65.4 67.5 66.1 66.1 65.3 -0.8

Truck transportation

1,413.0 1,413.5 1,423.7 1,448.2 1,411.5 1,439.6 1,441.3 1,449.9 8.6

Transit and ground passenger transportation

476.8 485.0 483.8 488.4 460.9 471.8 470.6 472.6 2.0

Pipeline transportation

46.8 48.2 48.8 49.3 46.8 48.3 48.6 49.3 0.7

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

33.8 25.0 28.3 33.9 31.1 30.8 31.1 31.4 0.3

Support activities for transportation

626.1 639.6 644.7 645.0 625.7 642.6 646.2 645.1 -1.1

Couriers and messengers

542.6 579.6 557.3 562.1 559.3 590.8 590.7 589.9 -0.8

Warehousing and storage

728.7 750.9 750.8 756.5 736.0 758.1 761.3 764.8 3.5

Utilities

551.4 558.0 558.0 562.2 550.7 559.7 560.5 561.6 1.1

Information

2,725 2,774 2,786 2,787 2,723 2,778 2,786 2,783 -3

Publishing industries, except Internet

721.0 716.7 716.3 714.2 724.9 719.1 718.5 717.8 -0.7

Motion picture and sound recording industries

382.9 381.1 388.4 388.6 371.7 379.8 382.5 378.2 -4.3

Broadcasting, except Internet

283.1 289.1 289.5 288.7 284.7 289.7 290.1 289.8 -0.3

Telecommunications

849.4 863.2 864.7 865.6 852.4 864.1 868.2 868.1 -0.1

Data processing, hosting and related services

276.0 292.1 294.7 296.6 275.3 292.6 292.9 295.6 2.7

Other information services

212.1 231.7 232.6 233.3 213.9 233.0 233.8 233.9 0.1

Financial activities

7,940 8,046 8,060 8,101 7,951 8,090 8,098 8,111 13

Finance and insurance

5,896.7 5,999.8 5,998.4 6,019.8 5,913.8 6,011.7 6,020.7 6,033.5 12.8

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.3 18.4 18.2 18.2 18.5 18.5 18.4 18.3 -0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities(1)

2,554.8 2,564.8 2,560.9 2,572.0 2,562.6 2,572.1 2,574.2 2,579.9 5.7

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,705.5 1,695.6 1,694.0 1,697.0 1,708.7 1,698.9 1,698.5 1,700.7 2.2

Commercial banking

1,292.1 1,279.6 1,275.7 1,277.5 1,295.1 1,281.0 1,278.7 1,280.7 2.0

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

875.4 890.8 891.9 893.3 878.3 892.5 894.3 895.5 1.2

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,448.2 2,525.8 2,527.4 2,536.3 2,454.4 2,528.6 2,533.8 2,539.8 6.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,043.4 2,046.5 2,061.4 2,081.4 2,036.7 2,078.0 2,077.5 2,077.7 0.2

Real estate

1,481.8 1,491.9 1,503.7 1,511.9 1,480.3 1,510.4 1,512.0 1,511.2 -0.8

Rental and leasing services

538.0 531.6 534.7 545.9 532.5 544.4 542.3 543.1 0.8

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.6 23.0 23.0 23.6 23.9 23.2 23.2 23.4 0.2

Professional and business services

19,002 19,343 19,602 19,688 19,005 19,547 19,613 19,676 63

Professional and technical services(1)

8,254.2 8,620.4 8,665.0 8,547.8 8,310.4 8,562.7 8,585.1 8,603.9 18.8

Legal services

1,115.4 1,115.8 1,117.3 1,119.0 1,118.8 1,119.8 1,121.9 1,122.2 0.3

Accounting and bookkeeping services

906.2 1,116.3 1,099.5 944.0 952.3 997.7 996.0 990.2 -5.8

Architectural and engineering services

1,371.0 1,396.2 1,409.7 1,421.8 1,372.6 1,415.6 1,417.9 1,422.4 4.5

Computer systems design and related services

1,772.8 1,821.9 1,846.2 1,855.7 1,774.0 1,835.1 1,845.8 1,856.1 10.3

Management and technical consulting services

1,229.3 1,283.2 1,294.9 1,304.0 1,232.0 1,295.8 1,302.9 1,309.9 7.0

Management of companies and enterprises

2,165.5 2,192.6 2,190.5 2,204.1 2,167.4 2,199.6 2,200.0 2,204.4 4.4

Administrative and waste services

8,582.6 8,529.9 8,746.2 8,936.3 8,527.2 8,785.0 8,827.5 8,867.4 39.9

Administrative and support services(1)

8,197.4 8,146.2 8,356.7 8,540.5 8,142.6 8,393.0 8,433.4 8,472.0 38.6

Employment services(1)

3,376.8 3,427.3 3,489.5 3,582.0 3,390.2 3,539.5 3,553.4 3,579.5 26.1

Temporary help services

2,730.4 2,770.2 2,825.9 2,905.4 2,742.8 2,866.9 2,883.0 2,903.1 20.1

Business support services

863.5 908.4 912.0 903.1 876.8 910.3 916.4 915.7 -0.7

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,013.1 1,831.0 1,970.5 2,053.5 1,934.6 1,954.6 1,971.3 1,977.9 6.6

Waste management and remediation services

385.2 383.7 389.5 395.8 384.6 392.0 394.1 395.4 1.3

Education and health services

21,468 22,007 22,099 22,088 21,409 21,863 21,927 22,001 74

Educational services

3,440.1 3,617.9 3,634.8 3,536.3 3,407.8 3,460.8 3,464.9 3,481.6 16.7

Health care and social assistance

18,028.0 18,388.9 18,464.6 18,551.2 18,000.8 18,402.5 18,462.1 18,519.8 57.7

Health care(3)

14,640.7 14,927.9 14,985.7 15,048.9 14,646.4 14,959.4 15,007.4 15,054.2 46.8

Ambulatory health care services(1)

6,609.4 6,808.7 6,844.7 6,882.6 6,611.3 6,827.2 6,850.8 6,878.4 27.6

Offices of physicians

2,455.7 2,524.8 2,534.4 2,542.3 2,462.2 2,529.0 2,537.6 2,543.5 5.9

Outpatient care centers

710.0 732.3 735.9 740.8 708.5 733.0 736.0 740.5 4.5

Home health care services

1,256.0 1,294.3 1,304.3 1,316.4 1,254.3 1,301.0 1,304.5 1,312.9 8.4

Hospitals

4,772.3 4,845.2 4,855.9 4,870.8 4,777.5 4,848.7 4,863.6 4,879.3 15.7

Nursing and residential care facilities(1)

3,259.0 3,274.0 3,285.1 3,295.5 3,257.6 3,283.5 3,293.0 3,296.5 3.5

Nursing care facilities

1,653.2 1,645.0 1,649.5 1,652.9 1,652.0 1,649.6 1,653.3 1,653.9 0.6

Social assistance(1)

3,387.3 3,461.0 3,478.9 3,502.3 3,354.4 3,443.1 3,454.7 3,465.6 10.9

Child day care services

877.4 886.0 891.2 897.4 850.8 866.7 869.6 872.6 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

14,942 14,644 14,983 15,393 14,667 15,039 15,049 15,106 57

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,187.5 1,983.7 2,090.4 2,256.4 2,100.8 2,143.2 2,141.9 2,170.9 29.0

Performing arts and spectator sports

470.2 443.5 473.5 506.1 445.8 463.1 463.9 476.8 12.9

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

152.2 137.8 143.4 151.7 146.3 145.1 145.1 146.8 1.7

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,565.1 1,402.4 1,473.5 1,598.6 1,508.7 1,535.0 1,532.9 1,547.3 14.4

Accommodation and food services

12,754.8 12,660.3 12,892.3 13,136.3 12,566.1 12,895.5 12,906.6 12,935.1 28.5

Accommodation

1,899.7 1,834.9 1,851.0 1,911.2 1,892.9 1,901.7 1,895.0 1,906.5 11.5

Food services and drinking places

10,855.1 10,825.4 11,041.3 11,225.1 10,673.2 10,993.8 11,011.6 11,028.6 17.0

Other services

5,600 5,597 5,627 5,661 5,572 5,626 5,632 5,634 2

Repair and maintenance

1,252.0 1,261.9 1,268.0 1,277.3 1,242.0 1,264.0 1,263.7 1,266.5 2.8

Personal and laundry services

1,381.2 1,373.2 1,387.6 1,399.8 1,366.4 1,381.9 1,385.4 1,386.5 1.1

Membership associations and organizations

2,966.3 2,962.2 2,971.7 2,983.6 2,963.7 2,980.0 2,982.5 2,981.2 -1.3

Government

22,217 22,288 22,343 22,318 21,841 21,908 21,923 21,941 18

Federal

2,726.0 2,719.0 2,742.0 2,735.0 2,726.0 2,733.0 2,735.0 2,738.0 3.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,136.5 2,125.8 2,135.3 2,142.0 2,133.4 2,137.7 2,139.3 2,142.9 3.6

U.S. Postal Service

589.0 592.8 606.4 592.9 592.5 594.9 595.9 595.5 -0.4

State government

5,081.0 5,239.0 5,249.0 5,111.0 5,054.0 5,082.0 5,083.0 5,083.0 0.0

State government education

2,419.3 2,600.7 2,606.5 2,461.2 2,401.0 2,437.6 2,439.9 2,440.4 0.5

State government, excluding education

2,661.4 2,638.2 2,642.2 2,649.8 2,652.9 2,644.6 2,643.3 2,642.6 -0.7

Local government

14,410.0 14,330.0 14,352.0 14,472.0 14,061.0 14,093.0 14,105.0 14,120.0 15.0

Local government education

8,124.1 8,133.7 8,128.2 8,158.7 7,774.2 7,790.2 7,798.6 7,808.5 9.9

Local government, excluding education

6,285.8 6,196.4 6,223.7 6,313.3 6,286.4 6,302.4 6,305.9 6,311.1 5.2

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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