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
Oct.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017(p)
Oct.
2017(p)
Oct.
2016
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017(p)
Oct.
2017(p)
Change from:
Sept.2017 - Oct.2017(p)

Total nonfarm

145,969 146,587 146,964 148,006 145,006 146,731 146,749 147,010 261

Total private

123,312 125,313 124,669 125,272 122,698 124,382 124,397 124,649 252

Goods-producing

19,970 20,447 20,346 20,355 19,727 20,077 20,095 20,128 33

Mining and logging

671 729 727 726 659 718 719 717 -2

Logging

52.4 51.0 50.7 50.2 50.7 49.1 49.2 48.8 -0.4

Mining

618.4 677.6 676.6 675.4 608.6 668.8 669.7 667.7 -2.0

Oil and gas extraction

177.8 179.6 180.4 180.1 177.5 178.6 180.3 179.9 -0.4

Mining, except oil and gas

182.2 190.8 189.5 189.1 179.0 186.2 186.7 186.7 0.0

Coal mining

49.5 51.8 52.0 52.2 49.3 51.5 51.9 51.9 0.0

Metal ore mining

39.1 39.5 39.0 38.9 39.4 39.2 39.1 39.0 -0.1

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

93.6 99.5 98.5 98.0 90.3 95.5 95.7 95.7 0.0

Support activities for mining

258.4 307.2 306.7 306.2 252.1 304.0 302.7 301.1 -1.6

Construction

6,950 7,174 7,124 7,130 6,743 6,908 6,919 6,930 11

Construction of buildings

1,534.3 1,571.8 1,561.3 1,564.6 1,500.7 1,527.9 1,527.0 1,530.9 3.9

Residential building

767.6 783.3 774.1 784.7 749.4 763.3 759.4 766.6 7.2

Nonresidential building

766.7 788.5 787.2 779.9 751.3 764.6 767.6 764.3 -3.3

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,007.2 1,040.0 1,034.9 1,031.1 946.4 974.1 973.0 970.0 -3.0

Specialty trade contractors

4,408.7 4,561.8 4,527.6 4,533.9 4,295.5 4,405.6 4,418.9 4,429.3 10.4

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,918.5 2,010.5 1,991.1 1,988.0 1,868.6 1,939.4 1,943.8 1,949.9 6.1

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,490.2 2,551.3 2,536.5 2,545.9 2,426.9 2,466.2 2,475.1 2,479.4 4.3

Manufacturing

12,349 12,544 12,495 12,499 12,325 12,451 12,457 12,481 24

Durable goods

7,700 7,802 7,781 7,800 7,692 7,772 7,779 7,798 19

Wood products

394.5 398.8 393.9 397.5 392.5 395.2 394.0 396.8 2.8

Nonmetallic mineral products

416.0 424.5 421.7 422.4 409.5 415.8 415.4 416.1 0.7

Primary metals

376.0 386.2 384.5 385.8 376.2 385.9 384.6 385.9 1.3

Fabricated metal products

1,419.1 1,448.4 1,451.0 1,455.6 1,418.9 1,446.6 1,451.5 1,455.5 4.0

Machinery

1,070.5 1,100.2 1,095.0 1,092.3 1,070.6 1,095.4 1,095.3 1,093.7 -1.6

Computer and electronic products

1,039.9 1,045.5 1,043.4 1,048.9 1,041.4 1,040.8 1,045.1 1,049.8 4.7

Computer and peripheral equipment

162.9 166.0 166.4 168.7 163.6 164.9 166.5 168.5 2.0

Communications equipment

84.7 85.4 84.8 85.9 84.8 85.2 85.2 86.0 0.8

Semiconductors and electronic components

362.1 361.4 361.2 363.5 362.6 359.6 362.4 364.1 1.7

Electronic instruments

394.6 398.9 397.4 397.5 394.7 397.5 397.5 398.1 0.6

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.6 33.8 33.6 33.3 35.6 33.7 33.5 33.2 -0.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

381.5 393.0 391.9 394.2 381.8 391.8 392.3 394.7 2.4

Transportation equipment(1)

1,619.5 1,619.7 1,619.1 1,617.1 1,620.3 1,618.5 1,617.4 1,620.5 3.1

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

939.5 943.2 941.5 942.4 940.1 942.3 939.8 943.2 3.4

Furniture and related products

389.7 393.6 390.3 392.8 388.9 391.2 391.7 392.7 1.0

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

593.0 592.3 590.5 593.2 592.1 591.2 591.4 591.9 0.5

Nondurable goods

4,649 4,742 4,714 4,699 4,633 4,679 4,678 4,683 5

Food manufacturing

1,574.9 1,647.1 1,634.0 1,618.7 1,564.7 1,603.9 1,607.7 1,608.0 0.3

Textile mills

112.5 109.4 110.4 111.1 112.9 109.8 110.7 111.1 0.4

Textile product mills

114.3 111.4 110.4 109.3 113.5 111.0 109.6 108.8 -0.8

Apparel

130.6 119.2 118.0 118.9 129.3 119.3 117.3 117.9 0.6

Paper and paper products

367.5 369.8 369.4 365.6 368.1 368.0 368.9 366.6 -2.3

Printing and related support activities

443.7 439.1 435.6 436.5 442.9 438.8 436.0 436.0 0.0

Petroleum and coal products

113.1 115.6 114.4 115.2 110.6 112.8 112.6 112.7 0.1

Chemicals

808.6 822.5 816.3 818.3 811.6 819.8 817.9 821.5 3.6

Plastics and rubber products

695.1 709.7 707.8 705.4 698.6 706.1 707.2 708.3 1.1

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

288.3 298.1 297.8 300.1 280.6 289.9 289.6 292.3 2.7

Private service-providing

103,342 104,866 104,323 104,917 102,971 104,305 104,302 104,521 219

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,370 27,351 27,307 27,487 27,331 27,386 27,428 27,434 6

Wholesale trade

5,889.9 5,952.4 5,939.6 5,955.4 5,881.2 5,929.4 5,938.5 5,944.2 5.7

Durable goods

2,929.4 2,971.3 2,967.5 2,969.6 2,927.9 2,957.0 2,966.9 2,969.0 2.1

Nondurable goods

2,062.5 2,065.5 2,063.7 2,077.0 2,057.0 2,059.9 2,062.5 2,067.0 4.5

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

898.0 915.6 908.4 908.8 896.3 912.5 909.1 908.2 -0.9

Retail trade

15,884.3 15,812.1 15,691.0 15,827.7 15,880.6 15,816.8 15,823.5 15,815.2 -8.3

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,996.3 2,029.1 2,019.3 2,025.9 1,993.4 2,015.4 2,015.9 2,024.1 8.2

Automobile dealers

1,294.7 1,309.5 1,306.3 1,312.7 1,291.9 1,304.6 1,305.2 1,310.0 4.8

Other motor vehicle dealers

150.4 163.3 155.8 154.3 150.7 156.1 154.1 155.6 1.5

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

551.2 556.3 557.2 558.9 550.8 554.8 556.6 558.5 1.9

Furniture and home furnishings stores

479.6 478.8 478.3 487.0 474.0 483.4 484.2 484.0 -0.2

Electronics and appliance stores

515.3 494.8 495.5 501.0 510.5 503.6 502.3 499.1 -3.2

Building material and garden supply stores

1,255.0 1,294.6 1,278.8 1,284.4 1,281.0 1,292.1 1,300.4 1,305.9 5.5

Food and beverage stores

3,100.1 3,099.5 3,069.7 3,072.4 3,097.4 3,079.2 3,073.7 3,071.4 -2.3

Health and personal care stores

1,054.0 1,041.8 1,038.9 1,046.5 1,053.1 1,047.3 1,047.8 1,047.4 -0.4

Gasoline stations

935.4 954.6 948.2 946.6 933.0 940.1 942.1 943.6 1.5

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,333.1 1,320.9 1,285.2 1,306.0 1,339.9 1,323.0 1,321.2 1,315.4 -5.8

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

613.2 593.4 593.5 604.0 619.0 604.5 604.6 605.6 1.0

General merchandise stores

3,194.7 3,103.0 3,085.0 3,134.6 3,198.6 3,132.0 3,131.9 3,123.8 -8.1

Department stores

1,307.0 1,256.0 1,245.3 1,276.0 1,318.1 1,278.5 1,279.7 1,277.4 -2.3

Other general merchandise stores

1,887.7 1,847.0 1,839.7 1,858.6 1,880.6 1,853.5 1,852.1 1,846.3 -5.8

Miscellaneous store retailers

853.9 839.9 832.7 839.8 839.2 828.6 830.1 825.3 -4.8

Nonstore retailers

553.7 561.7 565.9 579.5 541.5 567.6 569.3 569.6 0.3

Transportation and warehousing

5,040.0 5,031.2 5,123.7 5,151.4 5,012.8 5,087.4 5,112.5 5,120.9 8.4

Air transportation

477.7 493.3 492.7 496.0 478.3 490.4 492.9 496.4 3.5

Rail transportation

213.3 206.9 206.0 206.0 213.2 206.5 205.5 205.8 0.3

Water transportation

65.4 67.2 66.5 63.8 65.5 64.5 65.5 63.7 -1.8

Truck transportation

1,477.2 1,490.1 1,488.2 1,490.3 1,460.4 1,471.6 1,473.6 1,473.5 -0.1

Transit and ground passenger transportation

488.5 411.5 497.0 498.8 472.6 471.1 484.5 481.7 -2.8

Pipeline transportation

48.9 47.1 46.6 46.8 48.9 47.1 46.8 46.7 -0.1

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

35.4 47.3 42.7 38.3 34.7 36.4 36.4 37.1 0.7

Support activities for transportation

665.8 671.9 673.6 677.0 660.3 669.7 671.4 671.3 -0.1

Couriers and messengers

625.5 642.0 652.7 663.6 647.2 674.7 678.6 684.3 5.7

Warehousing and storage

942.3 953.9 957.7 970.8 931.7 955.4 957.3 960.4 3.1

Utilities

555.5 555.4 552.4 552.3 556.2 552.8 553.2 553.2 0.0

Information

2,777 2,733 2,708 2,719 2,780 2,720 2,717 2,716 -1

Publishing industries, except Internet

730.6 721.2 717.4 717.3 728.8 718.7 717.1 715.9 -1.2

Motion picture and sound recording industries

426.9 412.1 390.9 401.8 431.3 402.7 399.2 402.3 3.1

Broadcasting, except Internet

269.5 257.7 260.1 262.3 268.8 258.7 260.1 260.7 0.6

Telecommunications

785.4 759.6 761.8 757.5 786.0 760.2 762.6 757.6 -5.0

Data processing, hosting and related services

301.9 304.6 304.2 306.5 301.9 304.3 304.4 305.5 1.1

Other information services

263.0 277.3 273.3 273.4 262.8 275.2 273.4 273.6 0.2

Financial activities

8,337 8,534 8,482 8,486 8,330 8,465 8,478 8,483 5

Finance and insurance

6,173.2 6,287.2 6,262.6 6,262.2 6,172.6 6,262.7 6,270.1 6,264.3 -5.8

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.5 18.8 18.7 18.7 18.4 18.7 18.7 18.7 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,622.1 2,679.6 2,656.6 2,656.7 2,626.0 2,666.2 2,661.3 2,662.4 1.1

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,698.4 1,726.2 1,711.5 1,711.9 1,703.8 1,718.8 1,716.8 1,718.8 2.0

Commercial banking

1,305.2 1,322.4 1,310.0 1,310.2 1,308.2 1,317.3 1,313.8 1,314.8 1.0

Nondepository credit intermediation

618.1 631.9 628.9 630.3 617.1 629.8 629.1 629.2 0.1

Activities related to credit intermediation

305.6 321.5 316.2 314.5 305.1 317.7 315.4 314.4 -1.0

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

933.4 958.6 950.6 952.2 930.0 949.1 949.8 949.7 -0.1

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,599.2 2,630.2 2,636.7 2,634.6 2,598.2 2,628.7 2,640.3 2,633.5 -6.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,163.9 2,247.0 2,218.9 2,223.7 2,157.7 2,202.0 2,207.4 2,218.3 10.9

Real estate

1,581.8 1,627.9 1,608.9 1,617.4 1,575.9 1,604.5 1,606.8 1,612.4 5.6

Rental and leasing services

558.6 595.4 586.9 583.1 558.3 574.1 577.3 582.7 5.4

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.5 23.7 23.1 23.2 23.5 23.4 23.3 23.2 -0.1

Professional and business services

20,516 20,932 20,876 21,056 20,334 20,798 20,820 20,870 50

Professional and technical services

8,959.2 9,158.8 9,094.9 9,176.5 8,987.9 9,174.8 9,184.1 9,198.3 14.2

Legal services

1,125.1 1,129.3 1,123.9 1,128.5 1,122.7 1,126.7 1,127.3 1,126.2 -1.1

Accounting and bookkeeping services

936.9 945.3 937.1 946.8 1,002.6 1,007.7 1,007.9 1,008.1 0.2

Architectural and engineering services

1,427.9 1,480.6 1,466.4 1,477.6 1,420.4 1,463.6 1,466.0 1,469.8 3.8

Specialized design services

143.6 139.6 139.6 142.3 142.3 139.8 141.0 140.6 -0.4

Computer systems design and related services

2,028.5 2,073.4 2,057.4 2,078.5 2,019.9 2,063.9 2,065.5 2,069.2 3.7

Management and technical consulting services

1,417.7 1,457.9 1,450.7 1,468.5 1,407.4 1,451.2 1,452.3 1,456.0 3.7

Scientific research and development services

686.7 714.8 707.1 709.5 688.8 709.8 711.7 712.4 0.7

Advertising and related services

493.4 491.4 485.6 491.1 491.1 488.7 486.9 488.3 1.4

Other professional and technical services

699.4 726.5 727.1 733.7 692.8 723.5 725.5 727.6 2.1

Management of companies and enterprises

2,247.6 2,294.0 2,283.3 2,283.7 2,249.2 2,283.0 2,283.3 2,286.8 3.5

Administrative and waste services

9,308.8 9,479.3 9,497.8 9,596.1 9,097.0 9,340.2 9,353.0 9,385.1 32.1

Administrative and support services

8,899.1 9,058.1 9,079.9 9,177.4 8,688.7 8,925.6 8,937.5 8,967.3 29.8

Office administrative services

502.9 527.2 528.4 532.5 502.0 526.5 529.3 532.1 2.8

Facilities support services

141.9 145.4 146.4 147.2 141.3 145.3 145.6 146.0 0.4

Employment services(1)

3,730.9 3,742.8 3,794.1 3,878.8 3,600.2 3,718.3 3,724.4 3,748.2 23.8

Temporary help services

3,068.3 3,066.4 3,115.8 3,192.7 2,953.5 3,049.0 3,056.8 3,075.1 18.3

Business support services

934.9 905.6 912.0 928.8 921.9 915.2 915.6 914.6 -1.0

Travel arrangement and reservation services

216.7 219.2 214.6 213.8 217.1 216.4 214.4 214.0 -0.4

Investigation and security services

910.5 921.5 926.1 930.0 900.8 918.4 919.4 920.6 1.2

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,139.5 2,266.3 2,226.5 2,209.8 2,088.9 2,156.0 2,158.9 2,161.2 2.3

Other support services

321.8 330.1 331.8 336.5 316.6 329.6 329.8 330.6 0.8

Waste management and remediation services

409.7 421.2 417.9 418.7 408.3 414.6 415.5 417.8 2.3

Education and health services

22,987 22,857 23,138 23,456 22,790 23,191 23,213 23,254 41

Educational services

3,750.9 3,336.5 3,634.9 3,846.1 3,590.6 3,658.1 3,672.4 3,680.0 7.6

Health care and social assistance

19,236.1 19,520.9 19,502.7 19,609.7 19,199.5 19,532.6 19,540.4 19,573.9 33.5

Health care(3)

15,560.9 15,813.1 15,801.4 15,862.2 15,530.1 15,790.0 15,809.2 15,830.7 21.5

Ambulatory health care services

7,178.8 7,337.0 7,339.6 7,397.5 7,152.0 7,331.5 7,352.5 7,368.6 16.1

Offices of physicians

2,556.1 2,600.5 2,605.6 2,623.4 2,546.2 2,600.2 2,608.6 2,613.1 4.5

Offices of dentists

935.6 945.3 941.4 948.5 932.7 942.6 945.3 946.1 0.8

Offices of other health practitioners

877.0 909.9 906.1 909.4 873.5 906.9 909.2 906.9 -2.3

Outpatient care centers

871.8 913.2 915.0 922.7 870.6 913.5 917.2 922.0 4.8

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

265.3 260.6 260.6 262.2 265.3 260.3 261.1 261.2 0.1

Home health care services

1,381.9 1,412.7 1,414.6 1,429.3 1,375.8 1,414.0 1,414.7 1,421.4 6.7

Other ambulatory health care services

291.1 294.8 296.3 302.0 287.9 294.0 296.2 297.9 1.7

Hospitals

5,062.0 5,127.2 5,134.8 5,134.5 5,058.3 5,123.2 5,127.9 5,130.7 2.8

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,320.1 3,348.9 3,327.0 3,330.2 3,319.8 3,335.3 3,328.8 3,331.4 2.6

Nursing care facilities

1,645.3 1,643.0 1,629.0 1,632.0 1,643.5 1,637.4 1,628.8 1,631.3 2.5

Residential mental health facilities

614.3 622.1 620.3 620.2 614.9 620.5 620.8 621.2 0.4

Community care facilities for the elderly

894.8 913.8 911.4 911.7 896.0 909.6 912.6 912.6 0.0

Other residential care facilities

165.7 170.0 166.3 166.3 165.5 167.8 166.5 166.3 -0.2

Social assistance

3,675.2 3,707.8 3,701.3 3,747.5 3,669.4 3,742.6 3,731.2 3,743.2 12.0

Individual and family services

2,254.8 2,307.3 2,286.5 2,319.5 2,258.5 2,310.4 2,307.1 2,323.2 16.1

Emergency and other relief services

163.4 167.1 167.9 168.3 164.0 167.7 168.9 169.1 0.2

Vocational rehabilitation services

337.8 341.9 335.7 334.9 338.8 337.6 336.4 335.2 -1.2

Child day care services

919.2 891.5 911.2 924.8 908.1 926.9 918.9 915.7 -3.2

Leisure and hospitality

15,647 16,654 16,053 15,927 15,695 15,975 15,873 15,979 106

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,195.8 2,570.6 2,322.9 2,241.0 2,240.2 2,278.1 2,269.6 2,285.2 15.6

Performing arts and spectator sports

457.5 489.1 484.9 470.6 452.5 460.7 464.7 464.6 -0.1

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

162.5 181.6 171.0 170.1 162.0 168.1 169.1 169.0 -0.1

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,575.8 1,899.9 1,667.0 1,600.3 1,625.7 1,649.3 1,635.8 1,651.6 15.8

Accommodation and food services

13,451.6 14,083.1 13,730.5 13,685.5 13,454.3 13,696.5 13,603.8 13,694.1 90.3

Accommodation

1,931.1 2,093.3 1,997.1 1,948.2 1,943.8 1,954.5 1,959.8 1,961.6 1.8

Food services and drinking places

11,520.5 11,989.8 11,733.4 11,737.3 11,510.5 11,742.0 11,644.0 11,732.5 88.5

Other services

5,708 5,805 5,759 5,786 5,711 5,770 5,773 5,785 12

Repair and maintenance

1,290.1 1,299.6 1,294.8 1,299.6 1,289.3 1,296.6 1,296.1 1,298.9 2.8

Personal and laundry services

1,459.4 1,497.9 1,491.9 1,503.7 1,458.9 1,493.4 1,493.4 1,502.0 8.6

Membership associations and organizations

2,958.0 3,007.5 2,972.4 2,982.7 2,962.7 2,979.5 2,983.3 2,984.4 1.1

Government

22,657 21,274 22,295 22,734 22,308 22,349 22,352 22,361 9

Federal

2,802.0 2,813.0 2,811.0 2,808.0 2,817.0 2,808.0 2,809.0 2,814.0 5.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,192.5 2,203.6 2,198.7 2,192.9 2,201.7 2,192.1 2,192.2 2,195.3 3.1

U.S. Postal Service

609.9 609.6 612.2 614.7 615.6 616.3 617.0 618.9 1.9

State government

5,251.0 4,800.0 5,134.0 5,249.0 5,092.0 5,094.0 5,089.0 5,091.0 2.0

State government education

2,579.7 2,123.1 2,471.5 2,590.1 2,414.4 2,428.5 2,426.6 2,426.1 -0.5

State government, excluding education

2,670.8 2,677.3 2,662.1 2,658.9 2,677.9 2,665.4 2,662.8 2,664.5 1.7

Local government

14,604.0 13,661.0 14,350.0 14,677.0 14,399.0 14,447.0 14,454.0 14,456.0 2.0

Local government education

8,197.7 7,003.4 7,880.5 8,248.1 7,952.9 7,979.5 7,986.0 7,991.2 5.2

Local government, excluding education

6,405.9 6,657.5 6,469.4 6,428.4 6,446.4 6,467.4 6,467.6 6,465.0 -2.6

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 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: November 03, 2017