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
Jan.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014(p)
Jan.
2015(p)
Jan.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014(p)
Jan.
2015(p)
Change from:
Dec.2014 - Jan.2015(p)

Total nonfarm

135,516 141,478 141,483 138,728 137,642 140,263 140,592 140,849 257

Total private

113,837 119,097 119,217 116,976 115,831 118,371 118,691 118,958 267

Goods-producing

18,456 19,545 19,394 19,030 18,984 19,425 19,498 19,556 58

Mining and logging

860 916 913 895 876 912 915 912 -3

Logging

51.5 55.0 53.6 53.0 52.0 53.4 53.0 53.3 0.3

Mining

808.1 861.4 859.1 842.3 823.9 858.9 862.2 858.7 -3.5

Oil and gas extraction

193.8 201.0 202.0 198.9 194.0 201.0 201.4 199.5 -1.9

Mining, except oil and gas(1)

198.7 208.0 203.8 197.6 208.6 206.8 207.4 207.2 -0.2

Coal mining

75.6 72.7 72.0 70.7 76.1 72.7 72.0 71.3 -0.7

Support activities for mining

415.6 452.4 453.3 445.8 421.3 451.1 453.4 452.0 -1.4

Construction

5,609 6,339 6,177 5,916 6,006 6,231 6,275 6,314 39

Construction of buildings

1,272.3 1,398.4 1,381.9 1,350.8 1,328.8 1,377.0 1,389.4 1,408.9 19.5

Residential building

607.0 688.7 674.7 659.9 636.4 677.3 679.3 691.8 12.5

Nonresidential building

665.3 709.7 707.2 690.9 692.4 699.7 710.1 717.1 7.0

Heavy and civil engineering construction

786.7 954.2 898.3 833.4 894.3 925.2 934.4 940.3 5.9

Specialty trade contractors

3,549.8 3,986.8 3,896.6 3,731.3 3,782.6 3,928.4 3,951.2 3,964.5 13.3

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,513.2 1,729.9 1,685.4 1,613.2 1,618.2 1,705.6 1,717.6 1,725.2 7.6

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,036.6 2,256.9 2,211.2 2,118.1 2,164.4 2,222.8 2,233.6 2,239.3 5.7

Manufacturing

11,987 12,290 12,304 12,219 12,102 12,282 12,308 12,330 22

Durable goods

7,538 7,769 7,788 7,748 7,597 7,768 7,789 7,807 18

Wood products

357.5 377.9 374.6 373.8 364.7 377.6 377.9 382.0 4.1

Nonmetallic mineral products

363.7 397.0 392.7 380.9 377.8 393.2 396.1 394.7 -1.4

Primary metals

394.9 405.2 408.2 407.5 395.7 405.8 407.9 407.9 0.0

Fabricated metal products

1,433.9 1,469.0 1,475.5 1,463.6 1,445.2 1,467.0 1,473.7 1,473.0 -0.7

Machinery

1,108.0 1,139.6 1,143.0 1,142.5 1,111.8 1,143.6 1,144.2 1,147.4 3.2

Computer and electronic products(1)

1,048.3 1,053.7 1,055.3 1,053.9 1,052.3 1,053.9 1,054.7 1,057.0 2.3

Computer and peripheral equipment

157.6 167.1 167.9 167.7 158.1 166.8 167.5 167.7 0.2

Communications equipment

96.3 92.3 91.7 90.4 96.1 92.2 91.4 90.4 -1.0

Semiconductors and electronic components

369.5 368.1 369.2 369.8 371.2 368.4 369.4 371.5 2.1

Electronic instruments

387.8 387.9 388.1 388.1 389.5 388.4 388.3 389.3 1.0

Electrical equipment and appliances

375.6 373.0 372.7 372.4 375.8 372.7 371.9 372.7 0.8

Transportation equipment(1)

1,517.8 1,587.6 1,597.7 1,592.7 1,526.9 1,589.3 1,595.9 1,603.2 7.3

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

840.3 900.5 908.8 907.4 846.3 900.3 906.5 913.2 6.7

Furniture and related products

361.3 380.1 382.1 378.4 366.6 381.2 382.7 383.8 1.1

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

577.2 586.2 585.8 582.1 580.2 583.4 584.0 585.1 1.1

Nondurable goods

4,449 4,521 4,516 4,471 4,505 4,514 4,519 4,523 4

Food manufacturing

1,460.7 1,484.7 1,483.3 1,461.8 1,492.3 1,480.7 1,483.9 1,489.9 6.0

Textile mills

115.7 118.5 118.1 117.5 117.9 118.3 118.4 119.4 1.0

Textile product mills

111.7 116.6 116.9 112.8 113.1 115.2 115.8 114.4 -1.4

Apparel

143.2 138.8 138.5 141.1 143.3 139.1 138.4 140.6 2.2

Paper and paper products

374.8 367.8 368.2 365.6 375.8 368.1 367.7 366.5 -1.2

Printing and related support activities

450.7 452.0 452.3 446.1 453.0 450.4 450.2 448.0 -2.2

Petroleum and coal products

106.4 110.5 109.6 108.4 111.0 110.4 111.9 112.4 0.5

Chemicals

794.6 808.8 811.6 806.1 796.3 808.5 811.4 808.0 -3.4

Plastics and rubber products

664.8 683.7 681.6 678.5 669.8 683.7 682.5 683.2 0.7

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

226.1 240.0 235.9 233.5 232.9 239.1 239.2 240.4 1.2

Private service-providing

95,381 99,552 99,823 97,946 96,847 98,946 99,193 99,402 209

Trade, transportation, and utilities

25,990 27,106 27,396 26,574 26,155 26,615 26,669 26,720 51

Wholesale trade

5,729.4 5,873.4 5,879.8 5,836.6 5,779.3 5,861.2 5,872.5 5,885.2 12.7

Durable goods

2,864.8 2,925.5 2,935.1 2,917.8 2,880.8 2,925.1 2,932.6 2,933.9 1.3

Nondurable goods

1,981.8 2,038.4 2,030.9 2,011.5 2,006.1 2,028.8 2,030.1 2,035.0 4.9

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

882.8 909.5 913.8 907.3 892.4 907.3 909.8 916.3 6.5

Retail trade

15,164.9 15,903.6 16,058.5 15,465.9 15,257.3 15,497.5 15,504.7 15,550.6 45.9

Motor vehicle and parts dealers(1)

1,803.8 1,885.9 1,881.6 1,872.4 1,834.3 1,887.6 1,893.2 1,900.9 7.7

Automobile dealers

1,154.5 1,205.0 1,203.0 1,198.8 1,167.5 1,204.8 1,207.7 1,210.6 2.9

Furniture and home furnishings stores

452.7 476.7 482.1 461.8 448.4 459.0 456.4 457.8 1.4

Electronics and appliance stores

520.1 522.1 522.9 512.0 502.7 490.8 491.1 492.0 0.9

Building material and garden supply stores

1,162.6 1,217.5 1,208.7 1,185.0 1,226.0 1,242.2 1,245.7 1,249.4 3.7

Food and beverage stores

2,950.5 3,037.8 3,051.2 3,010.1 2,965.3 3,016.1 3,022.2 3,026.3 4.1

Health and personal care stores

1,023.9 1,043.4 1,045.2 1,030.2 1,021.9 1,029.5 1,026.1 1,027.8 1.7

Gasoline stations

864.5 890.4 886.4 881.3 876.5 888.7 889.1 892.5 3.4

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,391.9 1,489.8 1,534.8 1,384.3 1,385.0 1,381.0 1,370.7 1,374.5 3.8

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

613.1 673.9 688.6 650.4 608.7 630.6 632.9 641.4 8.5

General merchandise stores(1)

3,107.4 3,286.1 3,368.7 3,156.7 3,095.9 3,132.8 3,139.9 3,144.3 4.4

Department stores

1,377.1 1,442.6 1,501.6 1,364.7 1,354.4 1,341.9 1,343.2 1,342.2 -1.0

Miscellaneous store retailers

788.8 833.3 836.6 801.7 807.4 821.6 823.2 823.2 0.0

Nonstore retailers

485.6 546.7 551.7 520.0 485.2 517.6 514.2 520.5 6.3

Transportation and warehousing

4,547.4 4,773.8 4,900.7 4,714.2 4,569.5 4,700.1 4,733.9 4,725.3 -8.6

Air transportation

438.4 443.8 442.0 441.8 440.9 445.5 443.6 444.6 1.0

Rail transportation

229.8 240.0 241.4 240.5 230.8 240.1 241.4 241.7 0.3

Water transportation

64.6 66.5 66.8 65.2 66.5 67.4 67.5 67.2 -0.3

Truck transportation

1,363.5 1,441.1 1,437.6 1,413.8 1,394.7 1,428.7 1,440.6 1,443.0 2.4

Transit and ground passenger transportation

470.9 489.4 487.5 484.7 457.9 471.8 470.5 472.3 1.8

Pipeline transportation

46.2 47.6 47.6 47.2 46.1 47.4 47.5 47.3 -0.2

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

22.8 26.2 25.9 23.8 30.2 30.8 30.5 31.0 0.5

Support activities for transportation

612.4 635.9 637.2 630.5 613.7 634.6 632.7 632.2 -0.5

Couriers and messengers

581.2 621.0 749.9 626.3 565.1 589.8 613.4 599.3 -14.1

Warehousing and storage

717.6 762.3 764.8 740.4 723.6 744.0 746.2 746.7 0.5

Utilities

547.8 555.2 557.2 557.2 549.3 556.1 558.0 558.5 0.5

Information

2,689 2,778 2,773 2,739 2,724 2,761 2,765 2,771 6

Publishing industries, except Internet

725.6 725.2 724.8 716.8 728.7 722.6 721.1 719.9 -1.2

Motion picture and sound recording industries

355.0 384.0 377.0 356.5 383.7 377.0 380.3 382.5 2.2

Broadcasting, except Internet

280.8 288.2 288.9 284.9 281.9 286.5 287.5 286.2 -1.3

Telecommunications

847.3 866.3 866.0 861.1 846.8 862.3 862.2 861.8 -0.4

Data processing, hosting and related services

273.1 286.5 286.1 285.9 274.9 285.6 284.3 287.6 3.3

Other information services

207.6 227.3 230.1 233.3 208.1 227.1 229.8 233.4 3.6

Financial activities

7,863 8,041 8,060 8,022 7,918 8,042 8,051 8,077 26

Finance and insurance

5,885.4 5,984.2 5,995.3 5,990.6 5,897.6 5,974.7 5,980.2 6,002.6 22.4

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.2 18.4 18.5 18.9 18.4 18.3 18.6 19.0 0.4

Credit intermediation and related
activities(1)

2,575.9 2,567.6 2,573.3 2,565.5 2,579.6 2,564.4 2,566.1 2,569.2 3.1

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,718.3 1,700.3 1,701.9 1,700.1 1,718.3 1,701.0 1,700.2 1,699.8 -0.4

Commercial banking

1,305.0 1,285.6 1,285.0 1,284.2 1,303.7 1,286.2 1,283.8 1,282.6 -1.2

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

869.3 889.9 889.1 890.1 872.5 890.7 888.5 893.5 5.0

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,422.0 2,508.3 2,514.4 2,516.1 2,427.1 2,501.3 2,507.0 2,520.9 13.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

1,977.8 2,056.4 2,064.4 2,031.5 2,020.4 2,067.1 2,070.9 2,074.8 3.9

Real estate

1,449.7 1,494.9 1,503.8 1,482.1 1,474.6 1,500.4 1,502.0 1,506.4 4.4

Rental and leasing services

505.0 537.8 536.8 526.6 522.3 543.1 545.5 545.0 -0.5

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.1 23.7 23.8 22.8 23.5 23.6 23.4 23.4 0.0

Professional and business services

18,438 19,507 19,522 19,159 18,771 19,367 19,447 19,486 39

Professional and technical services(1)

8,218.8 8,452.7 8,527.7 8,536.8 8,209.7 8,464.1 8,492.7 8,525.2 32.5

Legal services

1,115.5 1,121.2 1,124.7 1,111.1 1,122.7 1,119.2 1,119.6 1,118.2 -1.4

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,003.6 928.4 980.9 1,067.7 924.6 982.9 981.7 987.8 6.1

Architectural and engineering services

1,341.5 1,404.5 1,402.7 1,395.0 1,358.3 1,399.3 1,404.3 1,412.1 7.8

Computer systems design and related services

1,737.9 1,815.5 1,818.0 1,816.8 1,743.7 1,805.6 1,814.5 1,822.5 8.0

Management and technical consulting services

1,193.5 1,287.5 1,297.6 1,269.7 1,208.1 1,274.3 1,281.4 1,285.0 3.6

Management of companies and enterprises

2,137.0 2,184.0 2,193.5 2,179.8 2,143.2 2,184.6 2,188.7 2,186.2 -2.5

Administrative and waste services

8,082.4 8,870.7 8,800.8 8,442.0 8,418.2 8,718.1 8,765.2 8,774.2 9.0

Administrative and support services(1)

7,709.9 8,483.2 8,415.2 8,059.5 8,039.5 8,330.1 8,376.2 8,385.6 9.4

Employment services(1)

3,180.4 3,632.2 3,638.4 3,393.8 3,326.9 3,514.9 3,541.5 3,539.2 -2.3

Temporary help services

2,556.2 2,949.4 2,957.9 2,740.0 2,683.7 2,842.3 2,867.3 2,863.2 -4.1

Business support services

874.5 915.2 927.9 908.6 871.4 895.8 901.2 904.5 3.3

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,751.8 1,953.7 1,872.3 1,793.7 1,916.1 1,945.4 1,952.2 1,957.9 5.7

Waste management and remediation services

372.5 387.5 385.6 382.5 378.7 388.0 389.0 388.6 -0.4

Education and health services

21,120 21,912 21,888 21,627 21,249 21,664 21,712 21,758 46

Educational services

3,296.8 3,616.9 3,542.4 3,340.2 3,379.0 3,433.9 3,434.2 3,430.4 -3.8

Health care and social assistance

17,822.8 18,295.4 18,346.0 18,286.7 17,870.2 18,230.2 18,277.4 18,327.1 49.7

Health care(3)

14,514.3 14,866.9 14,915.0 14,865.2 14,560.2 14,826.7 14,864.0 14,902.3 38.3

Ambulatory health care services(1)

6,525.8 6,772.6 6,794.4 6,772.3 6,546.8 6,745.2 6,766.7 6,788.4 21.7

Offices of physicians

2,438.0 2,505.1 2,515.5 2,512.7 2,442.0 2,497.1 2,500.4 2,513.8 13.4

Outpatient care centers

695.0 725.0 728.8 727.2 696.5 723.4 726.9 728.5 1.6

Home health care services

1,237.9 1,295.6 1,298.4 1,289.1 1,244.4 1,286.2 1,291.1 1,295.2 4.1

Hospitals

4,758.1 4,816.2 4,825.9 4,816.6 4,767.8 4,806.9 4,814.4 4,824.0 9.6

Nursing and residential care facilities(1)

3,230.4 3,278.1 3,294.7 3,276.3 3,245.6 3,274.6 3,282.9 3,289.9 7.0

Nursing care facilities

1,641.2 1,656.1 1,657.1 1,650.4 1,649.1 1,653.1 1,654.0 1,657.5 3.5

Social assistance(1)

3,308.5 3,428.5 3,431.0 3,421.5 3,310.0 3,403.5 3,413.4 3,424.8 11.4

Child day care services

852.5 877.5 873.6 870.4 844.5 859.8 860.4 861.9 1.5

Leisure and hospitality

13,815 14,616 14,595 14,281 14,494 14,892 14,939 14,976 37

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,848.8 1,978.3 1,967.4 1,901.3 2,076.3 2,134.7 2,135.1 2,135.4 0.3

Performing arts and spectator sports

389.4 445.7 440.8 408.1 433.1 460.4 459.6 455.4 -4.2

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

132.3 141.7 138.4 133.2 144.2 145.7 145.3 145.3 0.0

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,327.1 1,390.9 1,388.2 1,360.0 1,499.0 1,528.6 1,530.2 1,534.7 4.5

Accommodation and food services

11,966.1 12,638.0 12,627.3 12,379.6 12,417.6 12,757.2 12,803.9 12,841.0 37.1

Accommodation

1,778.3 1,832.5 1,827.6 1,796.2 1,881.2 1,893.9 1,895.0 1,897.5 2.5

Food services and drinking places

10,187.8 10,805.5 10,799.7 10,583.4 10,536.4 10,863.3 10,908.9 10,943.5 34.6

Other services

5,466 5,592 5,589 5,544 5,536 5,605 5,610 5,614 4

Repair and maintenance

1,212.6 1,244.4 1,242.3 1,240.8 1,227.5 1,248.2 1,251.4 1,255.6 4.2

Personal and laundry services

1,336.7 1,379.1 1,380.9 1,363.4 1,357.1 1,382.0 1,381.5 1,384.1 2.6

Membership associations and organizations

2,916.8 2,968.9 2,966.2 2,939.9 2,951.4 2,975.1 2,976.8 2,974.5 -2.3

Government

21,679 22,381 22,266 21,752 21,811 21,892 21,901 21,891 -10

Federal

2,719.0 2,725.0 2,743.0 2,712.0 2,731.0 2,729.0 2,731.0 2,725.0 -6.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,127.7 2,130.2 2,131.9 2,119.2 2,144.7 2,133.8 2,133.2 2,133.5 0.3

U.S. Postal Service

591.1 594.8 611.3 592.6 586.3 595.0 597.4 591.3 -6.1

State government

4,955.0 5,252.0 5,196.0 4,982.0 5,053.0 5,072.0 5,080.0 5,077.0 -3.0

State government education

2,315.3 2,612.9 2,556.9 2,351.4 2,401.8 2,423.8 2,430.4 2,433.0 2.6

State government, excluding education

2,639.8 2,638.6 2,639.1 2,630.7 2,651.6 2,647.9 2,649.1 2,644.3 -4.8

Local government

14,005.0 14,404.0 14,327.0 14,058.0 14,027.0 14,091.0 14,090.0 14,089.0 -1.0

Local government education

7,869.8 8,146.5 8,112.5 7,896.5 7,765.0 7,797.4 7,796.4 7,795.1 -1.3

Local government, excluding education

6,134.8 6,257.0 6,214.1 6,161.4 6,262.3 6,293.8 6,294.0 6,294.1 0.1

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 2014 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: February 06, 2015