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
Aug.
2018
June
2019
July
2019(p)
Aug.
2019(p)
Aug.
2018
June
2019
July
2019(p)
Aug.
2019(p)
Change from:
July2019 - Aug.2019(p)

Total nonfarm

149,453 152,243 151,169 151,517 149,467 151,252 151,411 151,541 130

Total private

127,949 129,800 129,890 129,894 126,973 128,723 128,854 128,950 96

Goods-producing

21,145 21,387 21,435 21,460 20,794 21,104 21,102 21,114 12

Mining and logging

757 762 763 762 742 756 752 747 -5

Logging

49.5 47.7 48.7 50.3 48.0 47.1 47.4 48.5 1.1

Mining

707.3 713.9 714.0 711.4 694.0 708.8 704.2 698.6 -5.6

Oil and gas extraction

148.7 160.5 161.6 161.8 146.2 158.9 159.2 159.3 0.1

Mining, except oil and gas

198.5 199.1 197.4 197.4 194.0 194.8 193.5 193.2 -0.3

Coal mining

52.1 53.0 52.1 53.5 52.1 53.0 52.3 53.5 1.2

Metal ore mining

42.2 41.8 42.1 41.3 41.7 41.3 41.3 40.7 -0.6

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

104.2 104.3 103.2 102.6 100.2 100.5 99.9 99.1 -0.8

Support activities for mining

360.1 354.3 355.0 352.2 353.8 355.1 351.5 346.1 -5.4

Construction

7,587 7,699 7,750 7,764 7,337 7,502 7,500 7,514 14

Construction of buildings

1,678.8 1,685.4 1,699.9 1,706.2 1,642.6 1,656.7 1,659.9 1,668.7 8.8

Residential building

831.4 850.0 856.6 863.2 812.5 833.9 837.2 844.2 7.0

Nonresidential building

847.4 835.4 843.3 843.0 830.1 822.8 822.7 824.5 1.8

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,128.4 1,134.0 1,135.1 1,144.1 1,062.6 1,081.7 1,075.3 1,079.7 4.4

Specialty trade contractors

4,780.1 4,879.9 4,914.8 4,913.5 4,631.6 4,763.4 4,764.9 4,765.6 0.7

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,103.4 2,127.1 2,141.9 2,135.2 2,035.4 2,069.8 2,071.4 2,066.7 -4.7

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,676.7 2,752.8 2,772.9 2,778.3 2,596.2 2,693.6 2,693.5 2,698.9 5.4

Manufacturing

12,801 12,926 12,922 12,934 12,715 12,846 12,850 12,853 3

Durable goods

8,002 8,116 8,092 8,096 7,973 8,067 8,069 8,069 0

Wood products

410.2 412.0 413.3 411.8 408.0 409.3 409.5 409.5 0.0

Nonmetallic mineral products

420.9 422.3 421.9 423.7 414.6 416.0 416.5 417.7 1.2

Primary metals

378.4 382.3 379.3 378.6 378.4 380.8 379.8 379.0 -0.8

Fabricated metal products

1,480.3 1,493.3 1,491.2 1,486.4 1,475.3 1,483.1 1,483.3 1,481.6 -1.7

Machinery

1,129.3 1,147.5 1,144.2 1,139.0 1,125.7 1,141.5 1,137.6 1,135.9 -1.7

Computer and electronic products

1,061.8 1,087.3 1,093.2 1,093.1 1,057.1 1,083.0 1,086.0 1,088.3 2.3

Computer and peripheral equipment

157.1 161.4 162.4 164.5 155.6 161.4 161.5 162.6 1.1

Communications equipment

84.9 86.0 86.2 86.3 84.8 85.5 85.8 86.2 0.4

Semiconductors and electronic components

371.7 380.3 382.9 381.2 370.1 378.3 379.8 379.8 0.0

Electronic instruments

414.2 425.5 427.9 427.4 413.0 423.9 425.2 426.2 1.0

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

33.9 34.1 33.8 33.7 33.6 33.8 33.7 33.4 -0.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

402.3 403.4 406.4 404.9 400.8 402.6 403.4 403.6 0.2

Transportation equipment(1)

1,711.5 1,750.4 1,727.4 1,743.3 1,710.0 1,741.0 1,742.1 1,742.8 0.7

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

995.9 1,002.3 976.1 993.3 995.9 996.4 994.9 995.0 0.1

Furniture and related products

396.5 395.7 395.4 395.6 393.1 391.8 392.8 392.3 -0.5

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

610.7 621.9 620.1 619.3 609.6 617.7 617.7 618.4 0.7

Nondurable goods

4,799 4,810 4,830 4,838 4,742 4,779 4,781 4,784 3

Food manufacturing

1,655.2 1,644.7 1,663.0 1,671.0 1,616.2 1,633.4 1,634.5 1,634.1 -0.4

Textile mills

113.8 112.3 111.9 112.3 113.6 112.1 111.9 112.1 0.2

Textile product mills

117.1 113.5 114.5 114.3 116.0 113.8 114.0 113.4 -0.6

Apparel

111.3 108.7 107.1 106.8 112.2 108.1 107.9 107.5 -0.4

Paper and paper products

368.8 371.1 371.7 371.2 368.2 369.5 370.5 370.4 -0.1

Printing and related support activities

431.3 422.3 421.4 421.2 430.2 421.3 419.9 419.8 -0.1

Petroleum and coal products

120.0 119.1 119.0 117.8 116.0 115.9 115.5 114.5 -1.0

Chemicals

843.1 860.5 862.9 859.0 840.1 856.8 858.2 857.0 -1.2

Plastics and rubber products

731.3 743.9 741.4 744.5 729.3 739.3 739.2 742.6 3.4

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

307.3 313.6 317.4 320.2 300.0 308.8 309.8 312.6 2.8

Private service-providing

106,804 108,413 108,455 108,434 106,179 107,619 107,752 107,836 84

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,661 27,831 27,801 27,748 27,693 27,815 27,817 27,806 -11

Wholesale trade

5,893.7 5,963.1 5,971.1 5,967.3 5,868.8 5,934.1 5,941.4 5,944.3 2.9

Durable goods

3,177.6 3,226.0 3,231.7 3,232.9 3,163.1 3,214.2 3,217.0 3,219.4 2.4

Nondurable goods

2,160.0 2,184.9 2,183.7 2,178.0 2,153.3 2,170.0 2,171.9 2,172.7 0.8

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

556.1 552.2 555.7 556.4 552.4 549.9 552.5 552.2 -0.3

Retail trade

15,834.9 15,775.5 15,784.1 15,736.9 15,830.3 15,762.8 15,757.7 15,746.6 -11.1

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

2,036.3 2,062.2 2,065.2 2,063.1 2,024.3 2,048.8 2,049.7 2,050.8 1.1

Automobile dealers

1,305.8 1,311.1 1,314.6 1,315.1 1,300.8 1,308.2 1,309.7 1,310.0 0.3

Other motor vehicle dealers

165.1 168.3 167.0 164.1 158.4 159.1 158.2 157.7 -0.5

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

565.4 582.8 583.6 583.9 565.1 581.4 581.8 583.0 1.2

Furniture and home furnishings stores

474.7 481.4 479.0 478.3 479.4 486.2 485.5 484.8 -0.7

Electronics and appliance stores

485.0 462.7 458.1 455.6 490.0 468.4 463.0 460.1 -2.9

Building material and garden supply stores

1,304.2 1,364.8 1,342.0 1,316.3 1,305.3 1,306.2 1,307.5 1,316.6 9.1

Food and beverage stores

3,103.4 3,138.4 3,144.7 3,136.0 3,084.9 3,116.0 3,120.8 3,120.2 -0.6

Health and personal care stores

1,051.8 1,039.4 1,036.3 1,036.2 1,059.7 1,042.2 1,043.5 1,044.6 1.1

Gasoline stations

944.8 963.4 966.4 965.8 933.0 952.0 954.4 954.8 0.4

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,366.9 1,301.4 1,318.1 1,317.0 1,365.1 1,324.5 1,323.5 1,320.6 -2.9

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

559.0 544.0 545.8 553.6 569.4 557.3 558.0 561.3 3.3

General merchandise stores

3,092.3 2,998.2 3,011.7 3,008.4 3,108.3 3,048.0 3,043.1 3,028.3 -14.8

Department stores

1,135.8 1,080.0 1,088.2 1,086.2 1,151.7 1,115.7 1,110.6 1,102.1 -8.5

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

1,956.5 1,918.2 1,923.5 1,922.2 1,956.6 1,932.3 1,932.5 1,926.2 -6.3

Miscellaneous store retailers

844.4 843.5 844.3 836.2 834.8 834.5 831.8 829.3 -2.5

Nonstore retailers

572.1 576.1 572.5 570.4 576.1 578.7 576.9 575.2 -1.7

Transportation and warehousing

5,377.3 5,534.0 5,486.9 5,489.8 5,441.0 5,563.6 5,563.3 5,562.8 -0.5

Air transportation

505.7 522.0 523.9 524.1 502.2 518.3 519.7 521.0 1.3

Rail transportation

215.8 206.0 205.1 205.1 215.1 206.2 205.3 204.7 -0.6

Water transportation

67.7 66.3 67.3 68.0 64.9 64.2 64.6 65.1 0.5

Truck transportation

1,517.5 1,534.5 1,538.9 1,537.5 1,495.3 1,520.9 1,521.2 1,516.7 -4.5

Transit and ground passenger transportation

426.3 487.4 422.8 422.5 487.2 492.8 484.3 484.3 0.0

Pipeline transportation

48.6 48.1 48.4 47.8 48.5 48.1 48.1 47.7 -0.4

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

44.1 44.2 45.5 45.1 33.8 35.0 34.5 34.6 0.1

Support activities for transportation

715.8 723.9 723.2 721.3 713.8 724.3 722.0 720.2 -1.8

Couriers and messengers

696.6 722.0 727.8 733.9 732.0 762.8 769.5 773.4 3.9

Warehousing and storage

1,139.2 1,179.6 1,184.0 1,184.5 1,148.2 1,191.0 1,194.1 1,195.1 1.0

Utilities

554.9 558.2 558.9 553.8 553.0 554.6 554.1 552.7 -1.4

Information

2,851 2,837 2,848 2,856 2,826 2,828 2,828 2,828 0

Publishing industries, except Internet

737.4 743.5 745.8 748.3 733.1 742.7 741.9 743.4 1.5

Motion picture and sound recording industries

451.2 440.8 446.5 449.9 436.4 433.8 434.1 432.8 -1.3

Broadcasting, except Internet

269.8 268.2 266.3 268.9 270.4 268.8 268.4 269.4 1.0

Telecommunications

748.7 717.2 712.0 708.2 746.7 716.8 710.9 707.3 -3.6

Data processing, hosting and related services

330.1 331.6 338.2 336.2 328.8 331.8 335.9 335.0 -0.9

Other information services

314.0 335.2 339.0 344.0 310.9 333.8 336.5 339.9 3.4

Financial activities

8,646 8,712 8,760 8,760 8,583 8,659 8,679 8,694 15

Finance and insurance

6,341.3 6,353.0 6,386.9 6,385.3 6,318.8 6,337.1 6,353.0 6,360.5 7.5

Monetary authorities - central bank

19.8 19.4 19.7 19.6 19.7 19.4 19.4 19.5 0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,658.6 2,640.5 2,648.3 2,648.2 2,648.0 2,631.5 2,631.8 2,635.5 3.7

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,721.4 1,718.9 1,721.0 1,720.0 1,715.3 1,710.3 1,710.5 1,712.8 2.3

Commercial banking

1,323.3 1,313.8 1,315.9 1,313.8 1,319.3 1,308.3 1,308.0 1,309.2 1.2

Nondepository credit intermediation

630.3 617.8 621.7 623.3 626.0 617.0 617.2 617.5 0.3

Activities related to credit intermediation

306.9 303.8 305.6 304.9 306.6 304.1 304.2 305.2 1.0

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

968.2 976.4 988.5 983.3 958.9 973.9 978.0 974.6 -3.4

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,694.7 2,716.7 2,730.4 2,734.2 2,692.2 2,712.3 2,723.8 2,730.9 7.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,304.3 2,359.0 2,373.4 2,375.0 2,263.7 2,321.5 2,325.8 2,333.5 7.7

Real estate

1,688.6 1,724.5 1,736.8 1,741.1 1,667.7 1,707.7 1,712.2 1,719.0 6.8

Rental and leasing services

591.8 610.8 613.2 610.3 572.4 590.8 590.8 591.4 0.6

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.9 23.7 23.4 23.6 23.6 23.0 22.8 23.1 0.3

Professional and business services

21,216 21,584 21,604 21,668 21,075 21,451 21,487 21,524 37

Professional and technical services

9,333.1 9,569.5 9,633.5 9,626.5 9,339.4 9,582.3 9,615.1 9,629.9 14.8

Legal services

1,141.4 1,154.8 1,154.1 1,147.9 1,142.4 1,144.1 1,144.0 1,148.1 4.1

Accounting and bookkeeping services

964.0 1,000.1 1,006.0 1,003.5 1,018.7 1,054.7 1,059.1 1,056.4 -2.7

Architectural and engineering services

1,503.2 1,536.2 1,544.4 1,541.2 1,483.2 1,517.5 1,520.2 1,521.2 1.0

Specialized design services

144.8 149.9 148.8 148.4 144.6 148.9 148.9 148.5 -0.4

Computer systems design and related services

2,140.0 2,208.9 2,236.3 2,243.5 2,130.7 2,211.5 2,223.3 2,233.5 10.2

Management and technical consulting services

1,498.1 1,530.1 1,541.4 1,547.2 1,490.9 1,527.4 1,534.5 1,539.3 4.8

Scientific research and development services

702.9 734.0 741.7 738.5 697.3 727.0 730.5 732.6 2.1

Advertising and related services

493.6 493.1 492.3 492.6 491.0 490.6 490.0 490.2 0.2

Other professional and technical services

745.1 762.4 768.5 763.7 740.7 760.7 764.5 760.1 -4.4

Management of companies and enterprises

2,391.9 2,435.2 2,440.6 2,441.9 2,382.9 2,419.4 2,421.0 2,431.3 10.3

Administrative and waste services

9,490.6 9,579.7 9,529.6 9,599.2 9,352.6 9,448.8 9,450.5 9,462.6 12.1

Administrative and support services

9,044.7 9,117.6 9,063.5 9,131.8 8,912.4 8,992.6 8,992.6 9,001.5 8.9

Office administrative services

518.5 534.0 534.1 533.8 517.6 530.4 532.0 532.5 0.5

Facilities support services

154.9 155.9 157.1 160.5 153.8 156.9 157.6 158.9 1.3

Employment services(1)

3,703.9 3,709.6 3,653.5 3,733.8 3,683.9 3,706.3 3,704.4 3,715.5 11.1

Temporary help services

3,027.6 3,025.7 2,969.8 3,046.6 3,017.0 3,029.4 3,021.5 3,036.9 15.4

Business support services

888.7 878.8 880.1 877.0 899.3 894.6 894.2 888.1 -6.1

Travel arrangement and reservation services

221.7 219.0 218.1 216.1 219.6 215.2 214.6 214.2 -0.4

Investigation and security services

953.4 954.3 953.6 956.4 948.4 953.7 953.1 952.3 -0.8

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,275.2 2,322.5 2,327.8 2,313.9 2,163.6 2,198.1 2,199.5 2,202.1 2.6

Other support services

328.4 343.5 339.2 340.3 326.2 337.5 337.4 338.0 0.6

Waste management and remediation services

445.9 462.1 466.1 467.4 440.2 456.2 457.9 461.1 3.2

Education and health services

23,444 24,032 23,944 24,021 23,754 24,224 24,295 24,327 32

Educational services

3,454.1 3,581.8 3,489.5 3,498.4 3,761.7 3,787.9 3,811.7 3,806.3 -5.4

Health care and social assistance

19,990.0 20,450.0 20,454.2 20,523.0 19,992.2 20,436.5 20,483.5 20,520.3 36.8

Health care(3)

16,069.7 16,401.1 16,431.2 16,462.1 16,044.6 16,383.4 16,412.8 16,436.7 23.9

Ambulatory health care services

7,532.5 7,756.3 7,770.1 7,787.1 7,525.5 7,746.4 7,769.6 7,781.7 12.1

Offices of physicians

2,624.7 2,684.0 2,687.8 2,687.1 2,623.6 2,684.4 2,685.6 2,687.5 1.9

Offices of dentists

962.4 984.0 984.6 989.0 958.8 981.6 985.1 986.7 1.6

Offices of other health practitioners

937.4 970.0 972.4 973.7 934.1 966.5 972.5 971.3 -1.2

Outpatient care centers

938.9 969.9 973.1 972.6 938.3 970.1 972.7 973.4 0.7

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

279.6 291.3 292.4 292.2 280.3 290.6 291.7 292.6 0.9

Home health care services

1,482.5 1,544.3 1,546.7 1,558.7 1,481.8 1,541.6 1,549.3 1,556.1 6.8

Other ambulatory health care services

307.0 312.8 313.1 313.8 308.7 311.6 312.7 313.9 1.2

Hospitals

5,158.5 5,243.1 5,248.2 5,256.0 5,155.8 5,242.8 5,244.4 5,253.2 8.8

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,378.7 3,401.7 3,412.9 3,419.0 3,363.3 3,394.2 3,398.8 3,401.8 3.0

Nursing care facilities

1,613.0 1,609.4 1,613.6 1,616.8 1,605.2 1,607.7 1,608.7 1,608.6 -0.1

Residential mental health facilities

647.8 655.7 657.3 655.8 646.2 653.2 654.3 654.2 -0.1

Community care facilities for the elderly

950.7 967.1 970.7 975.0 946.6 964.6 966.6 969.4 2.8

Other residential care facilities

167.2 169.5 171.3 171.4 165.3 168.6 169.2 169.5 0.3

Social assistance

3,920.3 4,048.9 4,023.0 4,060.9 3,947.6 4,053.1 4,070.7 4,083.6 12.9

Individual and family services

2,473.5 2,565.0 2,572.7 2,589.6 2,474.4 2,557.4 2,569.9 2,587.0 17.1

Emergency and other relief services

176.5 178.8 178.6 178.7 176.6 178.8 178.6 178.3 -0.3

Vocational rehabilitation services

335.2 330.7 332.0 329.2 330.8 327.2 325.9 325.0 -0.9

Child day care services

935.1 974.4 939.7 963.4 965.9 989.7 996.3 993.3 -3.0

Leisure and hospitality

17,096 17,403 17,478 17,398 16,395 16,703 16,700 16,712 12

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,697.6 2,753.5 2,818.4 2,743.7 2,391.6 2,447.4 2,445.0 2,444.3 -0.7

Performing arts and spectator sports

526.4 553.2 538.2 533.7 499.1 517.3 510.3 509.5 -0.8

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

182.6 190.8 193.5 187.4 170.1 174.9 174.8 175.0 0.2

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,988.6 2,009.5 2,086.7 2,022.6 1,722.4 1,755.2 1,759.9 1,759.8 -0.1

Accommodation and food services

14,398.1 14,649.0 14,659.5 14,654.0 14,003.0 14,255.5 14,255.1 14,267.3 12.2

Accommodation

2,180.5 2,172.8 2,220.1 2,202.6 2,036.9 2,066.2 2,058.8 2,059.1 0.3

Food services and drinking places

12,217.6 12,476.2 12,439.4 12,451.4 11,966.1 12,189.3 12,196.3 12,208.2 11.9

Other services

5,890 6,014 6,020 5,983 5,853 5,939 5,946 5,945 -1

Repair and maintenance

1,332.4 1,368.4 1,372.0 1,367.6 1,331.4 1,358.9 1,364.9 1,365.5 0.6

Personal and laundry services

1,519.9 1,549.4 1,543.2 1,540.4 1,513.6 1,532.8 1,533.4 1,534.6 1.2

Membership associations and organizations

3,037.8 3,096.0 3,104.5 3,074.8 3,008.1 3,047.3 3,047.6 3,045.1 -2.5

Government

21,504 22,443 21,279 21,623 22,494 22,529 22,557 22,591 34

Federal

2,805.0 2,832.0 2,834.0 2,855.0 2,796.0 2,817.0 2,819.0 2,847.0 28.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,201.2 2,225.3 2,227.1 2,250.7 2,190.1 2,208.3 2,210.9 2,238.2 27.3

U.S. Postal Service

603.9 606.4 607.3 604.7 605.8 608.9 608.5 608.3 -0.2

State government

4,915.0 4,906.0 4,843.0 4,916.0 5,190.0 5,165.0 5,177.0 5,183.0 6.0

State government education

2,202.9 2,188.9 2,123.9 2,197.8 2,495.2 2,466.9 2,475.9 2,482.4 6.5

State government, excluding education

2,712.1 2,717.0 2,719.5 2,718.4 2,694.5 2,698.0 2,700.7 2,700.2 -0.5

Local government

13,784.0 14,705.0 13,602.0 13,852.0 14,508.0 14,547.0 14,561.0 14,561.0 0.0

Local government education

7,084.6 7,941.7 6,786.8 7,102.0 7,993.4 7,978.2 7,993.4 7,994.7 1.3

Local government, excluding education

6,699.6 6,763.3 6,815.4 6,749.8 6,515.0 6,568.8 6,567.2 6,565.9 -1.3

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 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: September 06, 2019