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.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016(p)
Jan.
2017(p)
Jan.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016(p)
Jan.
2017(p)
Change from:
Dec.2016 - Jan.2017(p)

Total nonfarm

141,088 146,393 146,168 143,220 143,211 145,170 145,327 145,554 227

Total private

119,108 123,615 123,531 121,124 121,097 122,876 123,041 123,278 237

Goods-producing

19,266 19,870 19,669 19,340 19,754 19,762 19,777 19,822 45

Mining and logging

721 673 669 665 728 666 668 672 4

Logging

50.5 51.8 50.1 48.3 51.4 50.5 50.6 49.8 -0.8

Mining

670.4 620.8 618.4 616.3 676.9 615.1 616.9 621.8 4.9

Oil and gas extraction

186.6 179.0 177.7 177.1 186.2 178.5 177.3 177.4 0.1

Mining, except oil and gas

180.0 182.2 179.6 178.0 187.4 181.3 182.2 184.0 1.8

Coal mining

55.4 50.1 50.2 50.1 55.5 49.7 49.7 49.9 0.2

Metal ore mining

39.6 39.1 39.3 39.2 39.6 39.2 39.1 39.1 0.0

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

85.0 93.0 90.1 88.7 92.3 92.4 93.4 95.0 1.6

Support activities for mining

303.8 259.6 261.1 261.2 303.3 255.3 257.4 260.4 3.0

Construction

6,252 6,869 6,658 6,417 6,639 6,771 6,773 6,809 36

Construction of buildings

1,415.0 1,514.5 1,491.4 1,461.8 1,468.5 1,501.3 1,502.3 1,515.2 12.9

Residential building

688.5 762.6 751.0 730.5 716.9 752.1 752.8 761.8 9.0

Nonresidential building

726.5 751.9 740.4 731.3 751.6 749.2 749.5 753.4 3.9

Heavy and civil engineering construction

838.2 971.2 885.8 829.6 943.3 943.2 932.6 938.9 6.3

Specialty trade contractors

3,998.6 4,383.3 4,280.8 4,126.0 4,227.0 4,326.7 4,338.5 4,354.5 16.0

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,727.4 1,914.6 1,880.9 1,811.9 1,838.0 1,895.3 1,910.0 1,921.3 11.3

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,271.2 2,468.7 2,399.9 2,314.1 2,389.0 2,431.4 2,428.5 2,433.2 4.7

Manufacturing

12,293 12,328 12,342 12,258 12,387 12,325 12,336 12,341 5

Durable goods

7,721 7,694 7,711 7,677 7,766 7,695 7,707 7,713 6

Wood products

385.3 395.4 395.5 391.4 390.5 393.3 395.4 395.4 0.0

Nonmetallic mineral products

390.5 413.2 407.0 399.4 405.4 409.9 412.6 414.8 2.2

Primary metals

384.8 374.3 377.2 376.5 383.7 374.6 375.2 375.1 -0.1

Fabricated metal products

1,435.9 1,416.0 1,422.0 1,417.3 1,442.9 1,418.0 1,419.7 1,417.5 -2.2

Machinery

1,095.4 1,070.7 1,075.7 1,075.2 1,096.1 1,072.6 1,074.5 1,076.5 2.0

Computer and electronic products

1,050.9 1,040.6 1,041.5 1,034.8 1,054.9 1,041.1 1,040.0 1,037.2 -2.8

Computer and peripheral equipment

162.9 162.5 162.4 160.5 163.8 162.7 162.5 161.9 -0.6

Communications equipment

86.5 84.9 84.1 84.2 86.6 84.8 84.1 84.3 0.2

Semiconductors and electronic components

369.5 362.3 363.9 359.8 370.7 362.2 362.5 359.6 -2.9

Electronic instruments

397.1 395.5 396.4 395.9 398.7 396.1 396.2 396.9 0.7

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

34.9 35.4 34.7 34.4 35.1 35.3 34.7 34.5 -0.2

Electrical equipment and appliances

384.8 382.8 382.7 383.0 385.3 383.0 382.9 383.7 0.8

Transportation equipment(1)

1,618.1 1,620.8 1,625.1 1,618.6 1,624.7 1,621.3 1,622.3 1,625.3 3.0

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

929.3 941.8 947.3 943.6 933.6 941.5 944.6 947.9 3.3

Furniture and related products

385.8 388.0 391.1 392.9 389.7 390.8 393.4 395.8 2.4

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

589.8 592.0 593.1 587.9 592.8 590.2 591.2 591.2 0.0

Nondurable goods

4,572 4,634 4,631 4,581 4,621 4,630 4,629 4,628 -1

Food manufacturing

1,516.2 1,563.4 1,563.6 1,545.2 1,540.1 1,562.1 1,563.0 1,566.3 3.3

Textile mills

115.6 112.7 112.2 111.3 116.7 112.5 112.1 111.6 -0.5

Textile product mills

115.4 114.3 112.8 111.8 117.0 113.3 112.8 113.3 0.5

Apparel

133.4 130.4 129.8 125.2 133.6 129.4 128.9 126.9 -2.0

Paper and paper products

372.6 367.9 368.8 368.6 373.5 368.2 368.2 368.7 0.5

Printing and related support activities

450.0 444.3 444.1 438.0 452.0 442.1 441.9 440.3 -1.6

Petroleum and coal products

108.5 111.7 110.0 107.9 112.8 111.1 111.2 111.0 -0.2

Chemicals

806.6 811.1 812.9 807.1 809.1 811.9 809.7 809.8 0.1

Plastics and rubber products

693.6 693.6 696.6 693.0 697.3 696.2 698.1 698.7 0.6

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

260.3 284.9 280.3 272.8 268.8 283.4 283.0 281.6 -1.4

Private service-providing

99,842 103,745 103,862 101,784 101,343 103,114 103,264 103,456 192

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26,907 27,819 28,101 27,246 27,072 27,346 27,400 27,444 44

Wholesale trade

5,810.5 5,900.3 5,895.8 5,843.9 5,855.5 5,886.8 5,888.0 5,891.0 3.0

Durable goods

2,916.4 2,931.5 2,935.0 2,917.5 2,930.4 2,931.9 2,932.8 2,934.8 2.0

Nondurable goods

2,005.3 2,063.8 2,053.8 2,028.9 2,030.6 2,052.0 2,051.6 2,052.4 0.8

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

888.8 905.0 907.0 897.5 894.5 902.9 903.6 903.8 0.2

Retail trade

15,619.5 16,243.7 16,382.0 15,835.7 15,718.1 15,867.7 15,901.2 15,947.1 45.9

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,943.8 1,998.6 1,995.0 1,984.9 1,968.4 1,999.5 2,002.8 2,008.2 5.4

Automobile dealers

1,258.9 1,296.6 1,294.1 1,291.5 1,267.8 1,294.8 1,295.9 1,299.5 3.6

Other motor vehicle dealers

141.2 148.5 145.4 142.6 151.5 152.0 152.2 153.2 1.0

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

543.7 553.5 555.5 550.8 549.1 552.8 554.7 555.5 0.8

Furniture and home furnishings stores

469.5 488.8 494.4 487.9 468.6 476.0 478.6 484.6 6.0

Electronics and appliance stores

546.0 532.2 532.6 527.2 525.3 511.1 512.4 520.0 7.6

Building material and garden supply stores

1,187.6 1,250.0 1,242.6 1,217.9 1,253.1 1,281.1 1,283.2 1,284.7 1.5

Food and beverage stores

3,040.5 3,113.7 3,121.7 3,082.2 3,061.2 3,100.2 3,102.8 3,107.3 4.5

Health and personal care stores

1,039.9 1,073.9 1,080.4 1,067.9 1,037.9 1,060.0 1,063.9 1,065.4 1.5

Gasoline stations

906.8 929.8 929.7 921.1 917.1 929.4 933.7 934.8 1.1

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,361.2 1,425.5 1,490.4 1,365.4 1,356.0 1,325.8 1,342.0 1,360.3 18.3

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

627.6 670.2 693.0 622.8 624.4 617.0 619.9 616.2 -3.7

General merchandise stores

3,155.2 3,344.8 3,389.0 3,200.5 3,144.4 3,191.2 3,187.1 3,188.5 1.4

Department stores

1,334.3 1,408.9 1,448.4 1,320.5 1,310.5 1,309.7 1,303.2 1,297.4 -5.8

Other general merchandise stores

1,820.9 1,935.9 1,940.6 1,880.0 1,833.8 1,881.4 1,883.9 1,891.1 7.2

Miscellaneous store retailers

815.1 847.8 839.6 810.5 833.5 833.2 829.7 830.5 0.8

Nonstore retailers

526.3 568.4 573.6 547.4 528.2 543.2 545.1 546.6 1.5

Transportation and warehousing

4,921.9 5,118.9 5,266.3 5,012.4 4,942.4 5,034.6 5,053.9 5,049.9 -4.0

Air transportation

466.4 477.4 477.1 477.2 469.4 479.0 479.6 480.6 1.0

Rail transportation

220.4 212.7 210.9 209.4 221.1 212.3 211.0 210.4 -0.6

Water transportation

62.7 63.4 63.3 62.3 64.8 64.6 64.5 64.6 0.1

Truck transportation

1,428.3 1,472.7 1,465.3 1,437.3 1,455.4 1,462.2 1,463.9 1,462.5 -1.4

Transit and ground passenger transportation

489.4 488.8 485.4 481.6 478.8 473.3 470.6 471.6 1.0

Pipeline transportation

51.2 48.4 48.5 48.1 51.2 48.5 48.5 48.2 -0.3

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

24.3 28.9 29.3 24.7 33.4 34.6 35.4 35.2 -0.2

Support activities for transportation

654.8 663.8 666.9 655.3 658.1 660.4 664.8 659.2 -5.6

Couriers and messengers

645.5 704.2 854.8 670.5 624.0 660.1 668.2 660.8 -7.4

Warehousing and storage

878.9 958.6 964.8 946.0 886.2 939.6 947.4 956.8 9.4

Utilities

554.7 556.1 556.9 554.0 556.2 556.5 556.9 556.3 -0.6

Information

2,724 2,780 2,773 2,730 2,763 2,768 2,764 2,767 3

Publishing industries, except Internet

727.0 731.1 732.9 726.1 729.4 729.1 729.2 729.5 0.3

Motion picture and sound recording industries

375.8 431.3 415.1 391.2 406.9 425.7 417.6 421.0 3.4

Broadcasting, except Internet

271.1 266.9 265.0 264.5 272.3 266.3 265.1 265.8 0.7

Telecommunications

803.9 788.3 791.5 781.4 806.1 785.1 785.0 781.2 -3.8

Data processing, hosting and related services

294.9 299.1 303.9 300.8 296.9 298.9 301.5 302.7 1.2

Other information services

251.7 263.5 265.0 265.8 251.4 263.3 265.2 267.1 1.9

Financial activities

8,152 8,337 8,370 8,339 8,207 8,342 8,365 8,397 32

Finance and insurance

6,077.8 6,181.3 6,208.8 6,202.2 6,089.4 6,175.9 6,196.1 6,215.9 19.8

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.3 18.5 18.9 18.8 18.4 18.5 18.8 18.8 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,586.1 2,628.5 2,644.0 2,645.0 2,588.5 2,629.7 2,639.6 2,648.5 8.9

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,687.4 1,701.5 1,709.2 1,713.5 1,687.1 1,704.0 1,709.7 1,715.6 5.9

Commercial banking

1,297.7 1,306.7 1,313.2 1,315.8 1,296.8 1,308.9 1,311.2 1,315.2 4.0

Nondepository credit intermediation

604.1 620.6 625.5 623.7 605.0 619.2 622.3 623.5 1.2

Activities related to credit intermediation

294.6 306.4 309.3 307.8 296.4 306.5 307.6 309.4 1.8

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

917.4 931.2 934.3 931.0 921.1 931.5 933.7 935.6 1.9

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,556.0 2,603.1 2,611.6 2,607.4 2,561.4 2,596.2 2,604.0 2,613.0 9.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,073.9 2,155.9 2,160.8 2,136.3 2,117.7 2,165.8 2,169.0 2,180.8 11.8

Real estate

1,514.0 1,581.4 1,585.6 1,570.6 1,537.8 1,584.2 1,585.8 1,596.0 10.2

Rental and leasing services

536.8 550.9 551.6 542.8 556.3 558.3 559.9 561.6 1.7

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.1 23.6 23.6 22.9 23.6 23.3 23.3 23.2 -0.1

Professional and business services

19,539 20,564 20,516 20,069 19,877 20,380 20,412 20,451 39

Professional and technical services

8,754.8 8,992.7 9,035.0 9,027.6 8,747.0 8,988.2 9,010.5 9,033.2 22.7

Legal services

1,111.0 1,124.7 1,130.4 1,117.4 1,119.4 1,122.5 1,125.8 1,124.9 -0.9

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,052.2 965.6 996.3 1,063.7 974.7 1,000.3 997.9 990.8 -7.1

Architectural and engineering services

1,389.1 1,424.3 1,426.5 1,413.8 1,403.9 1,422.0 1,428.5 1,434.4 5.9

Specialized design services

134.6 142.1 143.0 139.8 138.0 141.0 141.2 142.1 0.9

Computer systems design and related services

1,944.1 2,034.4 2,027.3 2,035.8 1,950.7 2,024.5 2,030.7 2,043.2 12.5

Management and technical consulting services

1,314.5 1,418.4 1,421.9 1,386.8 1,329.7 1,404.2 1,406.4 1,406.2 -0.2

Scientific research and development services

665.8 692.8 695.1 692.2 672.4 693.3 695.6 698.5 2.9

Advertising and related services

485.0 490.5 490.6 484.2 488.4 488.3 487.5 488.2 0.7

Other professional and technical services

658.5 699.9 703.9 693.9 669.9 692.2 696.9 705.0 8.1

Management of companies and enterprises

2,218.0 2,253.2 2,266.8 2,254.2 2,225.0 2,252.6 2,258.9 2,262.3 3.4

Administrative and waste services

8,565.9 9,318.1 9,213.7 8,787.3 8,905.0 9,139.6 9,142.7 9,155.0 12.3

Administrative and support services

8,174.5 8,907.4 8,802.9 8,381.6 8,506.2 8,729.0 8,730.4 8,742.3 11.9

Office administrative services

481.7 509.0 509.9 507.1 484.6 507.5 509.6 509.0 -0.6

Facilities support services

138.9 141.5 140.7 140.3 140.3 141.5 141.1 141.5 0.4

Employment services(1)

3,392.2 3,768.3 3,756.6 3,477.6 3,537.6 3,630.8 3,620.2 3,635.2 15.0

Temporary help services

2,762.3 3,103.2 3,090.0 2,846.9 2,886.9 2,979.0 2,966.2 2,981.0 14.8

Business support services

902.0 941.7 942.4 920.3 899.2 919.9 921.4 922.0 0.6

Travel arrangement and reservation services

206.8 216.2 214.0 211.5 212.1 216.6 215.0 216.5 1.5

Investigation and security services

880.0 915.4 918.4 902.1 887.5 905.5 910.3 911.8 1.5

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,866.1 2,102.3 2,015.0 1,918.5 2,035.2 2,092.6 2,100.9 2,096.3 -4.6

Other support services

306.8 313.0 305.9 304.2 309.6 314.6 311.7 310.1 -1.6

Waste management and remediation services

391.4 410.7 410.8 405.7 398.8 410.6 412.3 412.7 0.4

Education and health services

22,193 23,074 23,027 22,709 22,334 22,821 22,866 22,890 24

Educational services

3,402.8 3,782.7 3,699.4 3,460.3 3,501.2 3,593.0 3,594.4 3,585.6 -8.8

Health care and social assistance

18,789.8 19,291.5 19,327.1 19,248.7 18,832.3 19,227.7 19,271.8 19,303.9 32.1

Health care(3)

15,200.0 15,604.0 15,645.5 15,567.6 15,242.9 15,558.4 15,598.9 15,617.2 18.3

Ambulatory health care services

6,942.2 7,200.8 7,226.7 7,182.1 6,966.2 7,172.3 7,198.4 7,209.4 11.0

Offices of physicians

2,492.7 2,562.9 2,575.9 2,552.6 2,497.1 2,552.6 2,558.5 2,559.3 0.8

Offices of dentists

912.5 938.6 937.7 936.9 915.2 935.3 937.5 939.4 1.9

Offices of other health practitioners

827.3 882.4 886.5 881.5 831.9 879.8 885.3 887.5 2.2

Outpatient care centers

830.2 875.6 884.6 884.1 832.1 874.0 880.5 885.3 4.8

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

259.9 263.9 263.1 260.4 260.8 263.5 262.5 261.3 -1.2

Home health care services

1,333.9 1,384.8 1,386.2 1,380.7 1,340.6 1,377.2 1,382.5 1,387.0 4.5

Other ambulatory health care services

285.7 292.6 292.7 285.9 288.5 289.8 291.7 289.7 -2.0

Hospitals

4,966.8 5,080.3 5,086.4 5,071.0 4,972.1 5,067.3 5,076.5 5,080.7 4.2

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,291.0 3,322.9 3,332.4 3,314.5 3,304.6 3,318.8 3,324.0 3,327.1 3.1

Nursing care facilities

1,639.3 1,647.4 1,652.1 1,641.9 1,645.7 1,643.0 1,646.6 1,645.4 -1.2

Residential mental health facilities

608.6 614.8 616.2 613.5 611.3 614.5 615.3 616.2 0.9

Community care facilities for the elderly

882.5 895.1 900.1 895.6 884.8 896.1 898.2 900.6 2.4

Other residential care facilities

160.6 165.6 164.0 163.5 162.7 165.2 163.9 164.9 1.0

Social assistance

3,589.8 3,687.5 3,681.6 3,681.1 3,589.4 3,669.3 3,672.9 3,686.7 13.8

Individual and family services

2,189.3 2,261.6 2,260.4 2,263.0 2,193.3 2,258.3 2,261.0 2,272.1 11.1

Emergency and other relief services

160.2 163.8 166.7 167.8 160.6 164.8 166.1 167.9 1.8

Vocational rehabilitation services

333.9 336.9 336.8 334.9 337.4 337.5 336.8 338.3 1.5

Child day care services

906.4 925.2 917.7 915.4 898.1 908.6 909.0 908.5 -0.5

Leisure and hospitality

14,747 15,466 15,397 15,044 15,443 15,739 15,756 15,790 34

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,951.2 2,101.8 2,059.9 1,989.5 2,199.5 2,256.3 2,247.7 2,256.8 9.1

Performing arts and spectator sports

399.6 434.5 424.2 398.9 450.7 450.0 450.4 454.3 3.9

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

142.1 154.3 153.5 147.3 155.5 160.2 161.2 161.9 0.7

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,409.5 1,513.0 1,482.2 1,443.3 1,593.3 1,646.1 1,636.1 1,640.6 4.5

Accommodation and food services

12,795.5 13,364.3 13,337.5 13,054.4 13,243.2 13,482.2 13,507.9 13,533.6 25.7

Accommodation

1,841.8 1,889.8 1,885.4 1,847.3 1,940.6 1,948.0 1,949.2 1,945.0 -4.2

Food services and drinking places

10,953.7 11,474.5 11,452.1 11,207.1 11,302.6 11,534.2 11,558.7 11,588.6 29.9

Other services

5,580 5,705 5,678 5,647 5,647 5,718 5,701 5,717 16

Repair and maintenance

1,272.8 1,286.2 1,276.5 1,278.5 1,287.1 1,290.9 1,288.3 1,293.7 5.4

Personal and laundry services

1,403.5 1,459.1 1,463.7 1,445.8 1,421.8 1,460.7 1,463.1 1,465.4 2.3

Membership associations and organizations

2,903.4 2,959.9 2,937.3 2,922.4 2,937.7 2,966.6 2,949.8 2,958.1 8.3

Government

21,980 22,778 22,637 22,096 22,114 22,294 22,286 22,276 -10

Federal

2,755.0 2,797.0 2,830.0 2,797.0 2,771.0 2,811.0 2,816.0 2,820.0 4.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,159.9 2,185.5 2,192.6 2,185.2 2,172.2 2,193.2 2,194.9 2,198.3 3.4

U.S. Postal Service

595.5 611.9 637.4 611.3 599.1 617.7 621.1 621.5 0.4

State government

4,999.0 5,270.0 5,193.0 4,963.0 5,088.0 5,088.0 5,081.0 5,072.0 -9.0

State government education

2,337.2 2,599.7 2,527.1 2,304.6 2,412.2 2,410.0 2,410.1 2,402.7 -7.4

State government, excluding education

2,662.0 2,670.4 2,665.9 2,658.6 2,675.5 2,677.7 2,670.5 2,669.7 -0.8

Local government

14,226.0 14,711.0 14,614.0 14,336.0 14,255.0 14,395.0 14,389.0 14,384.0 -5.0

Local government education

7,985.9 8,279.8 8,249.0 8,027.0 7,882.9 7,933.6 7,938.2 7,935.5 -2.7

Local government, excluding education

6,239.6 6,431.3 6,365.2 6,309.1 6,372.0 6,460.9 6,450.3 6,448.7 -1.6

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: February 03, 2017