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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
Dec.
2018
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019(p)
Dec.
2019(p)
Dec.
2018
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019(p)
Dec.
2019(p)
Change from:
Nov.2019 - Dec.2019(p)

Total nonfarm

151,203 153,001 153,620 153,342 150,275 151,982 152,238 152,383 145

Total private

128,363 129,995 130,493 130,344 127,790 129,355 129,598 129,737 139

Goods-producing

20,881 21,292 21,217 21,052 20,961 21,086 21,138 21,137 -1

Mining and logging

753 759 745 731 752 748 740 731 -9

Logging

47.7 52.4 52.5 50.9 47.2 51.1 51.0 50.3 -0.7

Mining

705.4 706.1 692.8 680.2 705.1 697.2 688.6 681.0 -7.6

Oil and gas extraction

148.3 165.9 165.6 167.1 148.3 165.7 165.1 167.6 2.5

Mining, except oil and gas

192.8 194.2 192.9 187.6 194.9 191.6 191.9 190.0 -1.9

Coal mining

52.9 53.2 53.3 52.1 52.7 52.9 53.2 52.0 -1.2

Metal ore mining

40.9 39.6 39.5 39.3 41.0 39.9 39.7 39.4 -0.3

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

99.0 101.4 100.1 96.2 101.1 98.9 99.0 98.5 -0.5

Support activities for mining

364.3 346.0 334.3 325.5 361.9 339.9 331.6 323.4 -8.2

Construction

7,313 7,713 7,603 7,456 7,400 7,529 7,531 7,551 20

Construction of buildings

1,643.4 1,694.0 1,678.7 1,664.9 1,649.7 1,666.3 1,667.1 1,671.1 4.0

Residential building

825.2 858.5 853.0 844.5 824.7 844.9 845.6 844.5 -1.1

Nonresidential building

818.2 835.5 825.7 820.4 825.0 821.4 821.5 826.6 5.1

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,033.2 1,146.7 1,108.1 1,048.1 1,075.4 1,087.2 1,089.5 1,091.3 1.8

Specialty trade contractors

4,636.6 4,872.5 4,816.2 4,742.8 4,674.5 4,775.2 4,774.1 4,788.2 14.1

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,026.9 2,113.0 2,090.4 2,054.6 2,046.7 2,074.8 2,073.0 2,077.3 4.3

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,609.7 2,759.5 2,725.8 2,688.2 2,627.8 2,700.4 2,701.1 2,710.9 9.8

Manufacturing

12,815 12,820 12,869 12,865 12,809 12,809 12,867 12,855 -12

Durable goods

8,045 8,011 8,064 8,067 8,036 8,015 8,063 8,056 -7

Wood products

406.1 413.3 412.7 413.5 406.2 411.9 412.1 413.3 1.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

415.6 424.0 422.2 416.2 417.6 418.1 418.0 416.8 -1.2

Primary metals

384.0 371.5 372.0 371.7 382.0 372.6 372.9 370.6 -2.3

Fabricated metal products

1,483.3 1,478.3 1,481.3 1,475.0 1,481.2 1,479.5 1,479.8 1,472.6 -7.2

Machinery

1,137.1 1,126.0 1,125.8 1,126.6 1,137.0 1,130.9 1,128.9 1,126.8 -2.1

Computer and electronic products

1,068.3 1,090.6 1,094.5 1,099.4 1,067.6 1,092.7 1,096.2 1,097.7 1.5

Computer and peripheral equipment

157.9 163.7 164.9 166.3 158.1 164.0 164.9 165.7 0.8

Communications equipment

86.6 86.0 86.6 86.7 86.4 86.1 86.5 86.5 0.0

Semiconductors and electronic components

372.4 378.0 379.4 380.2 372.3 379.5 380.2 379.7 -0.5

Electronic instruments

416.8 429.0 429.3 431.9 416.5 429.5 430.7 431.8 1.1

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

34.6 33.9 34.3 34.3 34.3 33.6 33.9 34.0 0.1

Electrical equipment and appliances

405.5 402.9 403.9 406.1 404.9 403.2 403.9 404.8 0.9

Transportation equipment(1)

1,735.3 1,695.3 1,739.3 1,745.5 1,731.6 1,698.4 1,739.7 1,741.6 1.9

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

1,008.4 946.6 988.0 990.4 1,005.1 948.4 987.7 986.9 -0.8

Furniture and related products

395.3 391.9 393.1 393.0 395.2 392.0 393.9 392.6 -1.3

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

614.4 616.7 619.1 620.1 613.1 616.0 617.4 618.9 1.5

Nondurable goods

4,770 4,809 4,805 4,798 4,773 4,794 4,804 4,799 -5

Food manufacturing

1,629.0 1,662.4 1,657.2 1,652.1 1,631.7 1,649.0 1,656.0 1,652.3 -3.7

Textile mills

113.0 110.6 110.2 109.7 112.6 110.4 110.1 109.6 -0.5

Textile product mills

116.5 113.3 113.8 113.2 116.1 113.1 113.3 113.0 -0.3

Apparel

108.9 104.6 102.4 101.4 108.4 104.3 102.2 101.7 -0.5

Paper and paper products

370.4 368.9 368.7 370.5 370.7 370.2 370.0 370.2 0.2

Printing and related support activities

427.8 419.0 418.7 417.1 425.5 417.7 416.7 415.1 -1.6

Petroleum and coal products

114.6 116.0 114.0 114.1 116.7 114.0 114.9 116.0 1.1

Chemicals

850.6 857.0 859.7 862.6 849.4 859.9 861.8 861.6 -0.2

Plastics and rubber products

738.3 737.8 742.5 744.6 737.7 741.0 742.3 743.2 0.9

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

301.0 319.7 317.6 312.6 304.5 313.9 316.8 316.5 -0.3

Private service-providing

107,482 108,703 109,276 109,292 106,829 108,269 108,460 108,600 140

Trade, transportation, and utilities

28,512 27,918 28,486 28,660 27,788 27,877 27,873 27,913 40

Wholesale trade

5,913.6 5,964.0 5,965.6 5,977.6 5,901.3 5,957.4 5,954.9 5,963.2 8.3

Durable goods

3,195.2 3,231.4 3,229.0 3,238.1 3,189.8 3,233.4 3,229.1 3,231.8 2.7

Nondurable goods

2,165.9 2,174.6 2,177.0 2,179.1 2,160.5 2,167.0 2,168.5 2,173.5 5.0

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

552.5 558.0 559.6 560.4 551.0 557.0 557.3 557.9 0.6

Retail trade

16,309.2 15,800.0 16,248.2 16,324.5 15,821.0 15,802.4 15,788.3 15,829.5 41.2

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

2,026.1 2,069.2 2,074.5 2,070.4 2,033.8 2,065.1 2,073.8 2,076.7 2.9

Automobile dealers

1,303.5 1,311.3 1,311.5 1,314.0 1,304.9 1,308.7 1,311.5 1,314.9 3.4

Other motor vehicle dealers

152.4 161.2 158.9 155.8 159.7 161.8 162.9 162.9 0.0

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

570.2 596.7 604.1 600.6 569.2 594.6 599.5 598.9 -0.6

Furniture and home furnishings stores

507.3 482.7 496.4 504.5 484.5 481.6 481.0 482.7 1.7

Electronics and appliance stores

489.7 473.1 485.8 487.9 474.2 470.5 468.1 470.7 2.6

Building material and garden supply stores

1,264.2 1,299.7 1,286.3 1,287.2 1,301.0 1,323.0 1,317.5 1,324.6 7.1

Food and beverage stores

3,138.2 3,139.0 3,166.9 3,169.6 3,107.9 3,137.6 3,140.0 3,137.9 -2.1

Health and personal care stores

1,090.0 1,052.5 1,069.0 1,075.3 1,062.3 1,052.6 1,047.1 1,046.6 -0.5

Gasoline stations

939.9 961.6 963.0 956.5 942.7 959.8 959.2 959.2 0.0

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,477.9 1,283.5 1,389.0 1,437.7 1,348.2 1,302.3 1,280.0 1,313.2 33.2

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

596.5 557.5 591.9 600.3 542.8 557.1 551.3 548.4 -2.9

General merchandise stores

3,319.0 3,072.7 3,301.6 3,316.1 3,105.1 3,061.6 3,084.1 3,086.9 2.8

Department stores

1,280.9 1,124.7 1,250.6 1,282.3 1,142.6 1,123.3 1,134.6 1,138.9 4.3

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

2,038.1 1,948.0 2,051.0 2,033.8 1,962.5 1,938.3 1,949.5 1,947.9 -1.6

Miscellaneous store retailers

857.9 832.3 836.4 826.2 842.3 821.2 819.0 813.5 -5.5

Nonstore retailers

602.5 576.2 587.4 592.8 576.2 570.0 567.2 569.1 1.9

Transportation and warehousing

5,733.7 5,604.7 5,721.4 5,804.7 5,511.0 5,566.6 5,578.5 5,568.1 -10.4

Air transportation

506.5 520.5 517.7 519.4 508.3 521.4 520.5 521.3 0.8

Rail transportation

215.0 196.2 194.2 194.2 215.4 196.2 194.1 194.8 0.7

Water transportation

63.9 65.7 63.9 62.7 64.9 65.1 64.5 63.7 -0.8

Truck transportation

1,511.7 1,528.7 1,523.3 1,509.3 1,511.6 1,513.3 1,512.9 1,509.4 -3.5

Transit and ground passenger transportation

503.1 509.0 509.2 511.2 487.4 490.8 492.9 495.6 2.7

Pipeline transportation

47.8 47.7 47.7 47.7 47.7 47.6 47.8 47.7 -0.1

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

29.3 34.5 30.6 29.6 34.6 34.1 35.0 35.0 0.0

Support activities for transportation

726.4 726.8 728.5 732.6 721.3 723.5 725.7 727.1 1.4

Couriers and messengers

925.5 765.6 865.4 962.0 749.8 777.9 782.4 773.0 -9.4

Warehousing and storage

1,204.5 1,210.0 1,240.9 1,236.0 1,170.0 1,196.7 1,202.7 1,200.5 -2.2

Utilities

555.4 549.3 550.9 553.4 554.6 550.2 551.4 552.2 0.8

Information

2,839 2,836 2,864 2,857 2,827 2,828 2,836 2,839 3

Publishing industries, except Internet

735.5 744.8 747.2 745.2 732.8 743.1 743.5 742.8 -0.7

Motion picture and sound recording industries

440.6 429.3 448.1 441.1 439.1 424.3 430.2 433.8 3.6

Broadcasting, except Internet

271.9 269.6 270.0 268.3 270.4 267.7 267.6 266.7 -0.9

Telecommunications

740.5 710.5 711.6 712.4 735.5 711.3 708.5 707.3 -1.2

Data processing, hosting and related services

329.1 339.8 341.0 343.0 329.5 339.0 340.7 342.8 2.1

Other information services

321.6 342.2 346.1 346.7 319.7 342.6 345.1 345.5 0.4

Financial activities

8,622 8,732 8,729 8,744 8,615 8,717 8,731 8,737 6

Finance and insurance

6,339.6 6,380.4 6,388.5 6,399.0 6,328.1 6,375.0 6,381.9 6,386.7 4.8

Monetary authorities - central bank

19.6 19.4 19.3 19.4 19.6 19.4 19.4 19.4 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,641.2 2,646.0 2,651.9 2,661.3 2,638.5 2,646.9 2,652.1 2,657.4 5.3

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,712.1 1,709.3 1,714.9 1,721.5 1,714.5 1,715.4 1,718.6 1,722.6 4.0

Commercial banking

1,313.4 1,304.0 1,308.5 1,312.7 1,315.5 1,309.2 1,311.6 1,313.8 2.2

Nondepository credit intermediation

620.6 625.4 624.4 627.4 616.6 621.2 622.2 624.0 1.8

Activities related to credit intermediation

308.5 311.3 312.6 312.4 307.3 310.3 311.3 310.8 -0.5

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

970.1 979.0 976.9 979.3 966.9 977.3 976.7 977.4 0.7

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,708.7 2,736.0 2,740.4 2,739.0 2,703.1 2,731.4 2,733.7 2,732.5 -1.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,282.8 2,351.4 2,340.8 2,344.9 2,286.9 2,341.7 2,348.6 2,349.9 1.3

Real estate

1,687.3 1,733.4 1,729.7 1,738.3 1,682.8 1,725.7 1,731.1 1,734.1 3.0

Rental and leasing services

572.1 594.8 587.8 583.1 580.8 592.9 594.3 592.5 -1.8

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.4 23.2 23.3 23.5 23.3 23.1 23.2 23.3 0.1

Professional and business services

21,345 21,815 21,877 21,745 21,254 21,588 21,641 21,651 10

Professional and technical services

9,463.6 9,661.5 9,724.9 9,739.2 9,434.9 9,667.5 9,701.1 9,710.3 9.2

Legal services

1,146.6 1,152.5 1,154.6 1,157.0 1,139.9 1,148.8 1,152.0 1,150.4 -1.6

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,030.8 1,011.3 1,040.1 1,069.7 1,034.3 1,064.0 1,066.8 1,071.4 4.6

Architectural and engineering services

1,494.5 1,529.5 1,531.9 1,531.6 1,495.3 1,522.6 1,529.7 1,532.8 3.1

Specialized design services

148.6 153.6 153.6 153.1 146.3 152.3 151.3 150.8 -0.5

Computer systems design and related services

2,164.1 2,244.3 2,258.6 2,244.2 2,162.2 2,233.0 2,242.5 2,243.2 0.7

Management and technical consulting services

1,519.0 1,572.1 1,572.5 1,570.4 1,505.7 1,554.8 1,555.6 1,557.3 1.7

Scientific research and development services

710.5 736.2 741.8 744.8 710.3 738.0 741.9 744.7 2.8

Advertising and related services

493.1 494.1 495.5 493.6 491.6 492.0 493.5 491.9 -1.6

Other professional and technical services

756.4 767.9 776.3 774.8 749.5 761.9 767.6 768.0 0.4

Management of companies and enterprises

2,398.4 2,433.7 2,437.4 2,443.9 2,395.3 2,435.0 2,437.7 2,441.3 3.6

Administrative and waste services

9,483.3 9,719.9 9,714.6 9,561.6 9,423.3 9,485.8 9,502.5 9,499.8 -2.7

Administrative and support services

9,038.2 9,252.5 9,246.4 9,093.9 8,976.1 9,019.9 9,033.6 9,030.3 -3.3

Office administrative services

519.3 533.2 533.6 533.8 518.6 532.3 532.5 534.3 1.8

Facilities support services

155.0 160.1 158.7 158.1 155.3 158.5 158.3 158.2 -0.1

Employment services(1)

3,860.8 3,874.3 3,905.9 3,874.0 3,731.2 3,728.7 3,733.4 3,736.8 3.4

Temporary help services

3,178.7 3,162.8 3,194.9 3,169.9 3,059.8 3,032.9 3,036.9 3,043.3 6.4

Business support services

921.2 891.9 907.5 903.2 897.5 878.2 883.3 880.0 -3.3

Travel arrangement and reservation services

213.9 216.3 218.8 218.6 216.5 216.4 220.0 221.1 1.1

Investigation and security services

954.4 964.3 965.6 964.1 948.1 957.4 958.3 959.2 0.9

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,087.6 2,265.2 2,211.2 2,101.2 2,177.2 2,205.5 2,200.2 2,194.5 -5.7

Other support services

326.0 347.2 345.1 340.9 331.6 342.9 347.6 346.1 -1.5

Waste management and remediation services

445.1 467.4 468.2 467.7 447.2 465.9 468.9 469.5 0.6

Education and health services

24,092 24,654 24,785 24,737 23,912 24,451 24,523 24,559 36

Educational services

3,852.5 3,989.7 4,033.6 3,942.5 3,745.5 3,825.7 3,834.6 3,835.9 1.3

Health care and social assistance

20,239.8 20,664.2 20,751.7 20,794.9 20,166.1 20,625.0 20,688.8 20,722.7 33.9

Health care(3)

16,248.1 16,536.1 16,599.3 16,646.3 16,184.7 16,509.3 16,555.4 16,583.5 28.1

Ambulatory health care services

7,649.2 7,844.8 7,885.8 7,917.4 7,614.6 7,828.4 7,860.9 7,884.0 23.1

Offices of physicians

2,664.8 2,710.6 2,728.2 2,741.7 2,647.8 2,703.3 2,718.1 2,723.5 5.4

Offices of dentists

975.5 984.1 991.3 992.0 971.5 983.9 989.2 989.1 -0.1

Offices of other health practitioners

957.5 982.7 983.9 988.3 954.0 980.8 979.7 984.6 4.9

Outpatient care centers

956.9 980.8 983.4 993.6 953.9 981.7 982.8 990.1 7.3

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

283.6 297.3 299.2 300.4 282.4 296.7 299.0 299.2 0.2

Home health care services

1,506.7 1,571.8 1,581.8 1,583.4 1,500.3 1,566.0 1,574.4 1,578.3 3.9

Other ambulatory health care services

304.2 317.5 318.0 318.0 304.7 316.1 317.8 319.2 1.4

Hospitals

5,207.4 5,282.7 5,300.7 5,311.4 5,195.1 5,276.4 5,288.3 5,297.1 8.8

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,391.5 3,408.6 3,412.8 3,417.5 3,375.0 3,404.5 3,406.2 3,402.4 -3.8

Nursing care facilities

1,617.5 1,606.5 1,608.6 1,604.2 1,609.2 1,604.6 1,603.7 1,597.0 -6.7

Residential mental health facilities

649.2 655.9 656.2 658.3 647.2 656.2 656.5 656.4 -0.1

Community care facilities for the elderly

955.8 974.5 975.6 981.9 949.7 972.2 973.8 976.4 2.6

Other residential care facilities

169.0 171.7 172.4 173.1 168.9 171.5 172.2 172.6 0.4

Social assistance

3,991.7 4,128.1 4,152.4 4,148.6 3,981.4 4,115.7 4,133.4 4,139.2 5.8

Individual and family services

2,503.5 2,608.1 2,626.4 2,621.8 2,502.2 2,606.0 2,620.4 2,622.1 1.7

Emergency and other relief services

179.2 178.9 179.8 182.1 177.2 179.2 179.5 180.0 0.5

Vocational rehabilitation services

329.7 330.7 330.3 330.3 330.1 330.7 329.9 330.5 0.6

Child day care services

979.3 1,010.4 1,015.9 1,014.4 971.9 999.8 1,003.5 1,006.6 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

16,213 16,804 16,592 16,614 16,554 16,864 16,902 16,942 40

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,264.2 2,442.3 2,330.3 2,347.7 2,444.6 2,488.3 2,506.0 2,520.7 14.7

Performing arts and spectator sports

494.7 520.2 503.8 495.6 516.0 511.5 518.4 516.2 -2.2

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

166.1 177.6 174.2 174.5 174.0 177.9 179.7 182.2 2.5

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,603.4 1,744.5 1,652.3 1,677.6 1,754.6 1,798.9 1,807.9 1,822.3 14.4

Accommodation and food services

13,949.0 14,361.9 14,261.3 14,266.2 14,109.5 14,375.5 14,396.3 14,421.2 24.9

Accommodation

1,967.8 2,054.7 2,004.4 2,008.3 2,036.0 2,068.0 2,067.4 2,076.4 9.0

Food services and drinking places

11,981.2 12,307.2 12,256.9 12,257.9 12,073.5 12,307.5 12,328.9 12,344.8 15.9

Other services

5,859 5,944 5,943 5,935 5,879 5,944 5,954 5,959 5

Repair and maintenance

1,331.0 1,373.5 1,369.8 1,364.3 1,337.0 1,370.5 1,373.1 1,371.6 -1.5

Personal and laundry services

1,524.6 1,533.3 1,534.8 1,535.3 1,524.2 1,530.6 1,532.4 1,535.4 3.0

Membership associations and organizations

3,003.6 3,037.2 3,038.3 3,035.3 3,018.2 3,042.4 3,048.4 3,051.6 3.2

Government

22,840 23,006 23,127 22,998 22,485 22,627 22,640 22,646 6

Federal

2,815.0 2,832.0 2,836.0 2,836.0 2,798.0 2,828.0 2,826.0 2,826.0 0.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,186.9 2,225.4 2,221.2 2,215.2 2,191.9 2,221.3 2,220.3 2,222.1 1.8

U.S. Postal Service

628.2 606.5 614.6 620.8 606.3 606.6 606.1 603.5 -2.6

State government

5,295.0 5,355.0 5,380.0 5,299.0 5,183.0 5,191.0 5,193.0 5,185.0 -8.0

State government education

2,611.8 2,645.3 2,671.8 2,602.9 2,486.7 2,477.8 2,480.8 2,477.8 -3.0

State government, excluding education

2,683.4 2,709.4 2,708.2 2,695.8 2,695.8 2,713.6 2,711.7 2,707.6 -4.1

Local government

14,730.0 14,819.0 14,911.0 14,863.0 14,504.0 14,608.0 14,621.0 14,635.0 14.0

Local government education

8,284.3 8,288.3 8,376.9 8,350.9 7,973.7 8,030.6 8,035.6 8,038.4 2.8

Local government, excluding education

6,446.1 6,530.5 6,533.7 6,511.9 6,529.9 6,577.2 6,585.1 6,596.1 11.0

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: January 10, 2020