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
May
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016(p)
May
2016(p)
May
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016(p)
May
2016(p)
Change from:
Apr.2016 - May2016(p)

Total nonfarm

142,233 142,895 143,941 144,592 141,496 143,733 143,856 143,894 38

Total private

119,879 120,413 121,440 122,137 119,508 121,650 121,780 121,805 25

Goods-producing

19,611 19,288 19,494 19,644 19,574 19,675 19,661 19,625 -36

Mining and logging

821 703 692 687 824 717 706 695 -11

Logging

50.9 49.1 46.6 47.8 52.2 51.2 49.9 49.3 -0.6

Mining

769.7 653.7 645.1 638.8 771.5 666.0 655.9 645.7 -10.2

Oil and gas extraction

192.5 176.2 172.7 172.7 193.2 177.9 175.6 173.9 -1.7

Mining, except oil and gas

203.5 181.1 183.6 184.6 200.5 186.6 184.5 182.1 -2.4

Coal mining

66.4 56.3 55.3 53.5 66.4 56.6 55.5 53.9 -1.6

Metal ore mining

42.5 38.2 37.7 38.4 42.4 38.6 38.0 38.3 0.3

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

94.6 86.6 90.6 92.7 91.6 91.5 90.9 89.9 -1.0

Support activities for mining

373.7 296.4 288.8 281.5 377.8 301.5 295.8 289.7 -6.1

Construction

6,482 6,355 6,560 6,695 6,426 6,665 6,660 6,645 -15

Construction of buildings

1,410.8 1,415.6 1,440.9 1,460.8 1,413.3 1,465.3 1,470.2 1,463.9 -6.3

Residential building

689.9 689.5 708.9 724.0 690.4 719.6 725.3 724.1 -1.2

Nonresidential building

720.9 726.1 732.0 736.8 722.9 745.7 744.9 739.8 -5.1

Heavy and civil engineering construction

954.1 871.5 935.4 960.7 930.7 950.6 945.9 937.7 -8.2

Specialty trade contractors

4,117.0 4,068.1 4,183.2 4,273.7 4,081.9 4,249.0 4,243.6 4,243.4 -0.2

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,788.6 1,785.8 1,839.0 1,881.1 1,765.5 1,873.6 1,862.7 1,859.5 -3.2

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,328.4 2,282.3 2,344.2 2,392.6 2,316.4 2,375.4 2,380.9 2,383.9 3.0

Manufacturing

12,308 12,230 12,242 12,262 12,324 12,293 12,295 12,285 -10

Durable goods

7,769 7,680 7,689 7,684 7,767 7,703 7,705 7,687 -18

Wood products

378.3 376.9 380.2 383.9 376.6 382.4 382.3 383.0 0.7

Nonmetallic mineral products

400.8 391.9 398.7 404.7 396.4 401.3 399.8 400.4 0.6

Primary metals

394.8 377.5 375.4 375.8 395.0 377.6 377.3 376.7 -0.6

Fabricated metal products

1,465.3 1,428.1 1,429.6 1,427.8 1,466.6 1,433.5 1,432.9 1,430.0 -2.9

Machinery

1,125.6 1,090.5 1,086.1 1,077.6 1,127.3 1,090.3 1,086.6 1,079.3 -7.3

Computer and electronic products

1,051.7 1,040.8 1,040.3 1,040.7 1,053.1 1,042.9 1,043.1 1,042.3 -0.8

Computer and peripheral equipment

160.4 162.8 162.7 162.8 160.8 163.3 163.4 162.8 -0.6

Communications equipment

88.7 84.9 84.8 84.1 88.7 85.0 84.7 84.1 -0.6

Semiconductors and electronic components

368.1 362.5 362.4 365.0 369.1 363.7 364.4 366.3 1.9

Electronic instruments

398.7 395.6 395.4 393.5 398.6 395.7 395.5 393.8 -1.7

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.8 35.0 35.0 35.3 35.8 35.2 35.1 35.3 0.2

Electrical equipment and appliances

383.5 383.6 383.5 381.9 384.1 384.5 384.7 382.7 -2.0

Transportation equipment(1)

1,598.7 1,608.4 1,610.6 1,608.7 1,598.5 1,604.4 1,612.5 1,609.3 -3.2

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

910.2 926.0 929.0 929.3 908.9 923.2 929.8 929.3 -0.5

Furniture and related products

378.2 388.0 387.3 384.4 377.7 388.7 387.4 384.0 -3.4

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

592.0 594.4 596.8 598.7 591.7 597.8 598.5 599.1 0.6

Nondurable goods

4,539 4,550 4,553 4,578 4,557 4,590 4,590 4,598 8

Food manufacturing

1,484.0 1,495.2 1,494.9 1,503.3 1,503.2 1,518.6 1,519.3 1,522.5 3.2

Textile mills

118.3 114.3 114.3 113.7 117.6 114.2 113.8 113.1 -0.7

Textile product mills

116.3 116.5 115.9 117.3 116.7 117.5 117.2 117.6 0.4

Apparel

135.8 133.7 133.0 132.4 136.3 133.8 133.7 133.0 -0.7

Paper and paper products

372.2 370.4 371.1 372.2 372.4 372.5 371.9 372.6 0.7

Printing and related support activities

449.3 444.4 443.9 445.6 448.8 445.4 445.3 445.5 0.2

Petroleum and coal products

114.0 112.7 114.2 116.6 113.0 115.7 115.4 115.7 0.3

Chemicals

807.8 817.6 815.3 817.4 809.2 818.2 817.5 818.5 1.0

Plastics and rubber products

687.9 690.1 690.3 695.6 686.1 691.4 690.3 693.7 3.4

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

253.1 255.5 259.7 264.1 254.0 262.9 265.4 265.3 -0.1

Private service-providing

100,268 101,125 101,946 102,493 99,934 101,975 102,119 102,180 61

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26,791 26,965 27,055 27,207 26,861 27,280 27,286 27,286 0

Wholesale trade

5,881.2 5,895.0 5,910.6 5,923.1 5,867.9 5,919.7 5,921.5 5,911.2 -10.3

Durable goods

2,936.1 2,940.3 2,944.3 2,942.8 2,932.2 2,947.3 2,950.0 2,939.1 -10.9

Nondurable goods

2,040.3 2,043.7 2,055.8 2,064.5 2,031.5 2,057.7 2,058.0 2,057.2 -0.8

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

904.8 911.0 910.5 915.8 904.2 914.7 913.5 914.9 1.4

Retail trade

15,543.0 15,688.7 15,753.5 15,862.3 15,604.7 15,921.7 15,916.6 15,928.0 11.4

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,931.8 1,978.9 1,987.2 1,999.0 1,924.1 1,990.1 1,990.7 1,992.3 1.6

Automobile dealers

1,234.8 1,277.6 1,279.9 1,284.5 1,233.9 1,282.3 1,283.3 1,284.1 0.8

Other motor vehicle dealers

150.2 146.3 150.4 155.1 144.5 150.2 149.7 149.7 0.0

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

546.8 555.0 556.9 559.4 545.8 557.6 557.7 558.4 0.7

Furniture and home furnishings stores

463.7 472.2 471.1 475.8 470.6 478.9 479.1 482.1 3.0

Electronics and appliance stores

507.8 522.9 519.1 516.1 523.3 530.9 531.9 531.8 -0.1

Building material and garden supply stores

1,309.0 1,278.0 1,328.4 1,352.8 1,236.4 1,281.8 1,278.2 1,277.2 -1.0

Food and beverage stores

3,060.4 3,061.6 3,069.8 3,090.2 3,065.0 3,095.1 3,093.8 3,094.6 0.8

Health and personal care stores

1,026.7 1,035.7 1,038.6 1,044.7 1,032.0 1,042.3 1,045.5 1,048.5 3.0

Gasoline stations

905.0 908.8 916.4 922.9 900.0 920.9 921.3 919.9 -1.4

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,315.6 1,333.8 1,329.0 1,331.8 1,361.7 1,387.7 1,383.8 1,379.7 -4.1

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

607.2 616.7 610.4 615.0 625.8 633.9 630.1 633.3 3.2

General merchandise stores

3,085.5 3,147.9 3,137.5 3,154.8 3,127.9 3,192.1 3,191.3 3,199.5 8.2

Department stores

1,295.3 1,289.2 1,286.0 1,286.2 1,329.6 1,322.5 1,322.0 1,319.9 -2.1

Other general merchandise stores

1,790.2 1,858.7 1,851.5 1,868.6 1,798.3 1,869.6 1,869.3 1,879.6 10.3

Miscellaneous store retailers

830.5 811.5 825.5 841.7 825.5 836.7 838.6 837.4 -1.2

Nonstore retailers

499.8 520.7 520.5 517.5 512.4 531.3 532.3 531.7 -0.6

Transportation and warehousing

4,809.3 4,818.0 4,829.1 4,858.3 4,831.1 4,874.0 4,884.1 4,883.6 -0.5

Air transportation

454.9 462.5 466.2 469.4 454.1 464.8 467.2 468.4 1.2

Rail transportation

246.9 218.8 218.0 217.3 246.3 219.8 217.6 216.9 -0.7

Water transportation

65.8 60.2 61.5 63.2 65.5 61.9 62.4 62.7 0.3

Truck transportation

1,452.7 1,434.2 1,444.2 1,457.1 1,455.8 1,462.4 1,462.8 1,460.4 -2.4

Transit and ground passenger transportation

492.8 490.6 491.9 495.4 477.2 477.2 478.5 479.1 0.6

Pipeline transportation

49.6 48.6 48.9 48.6 49.6 48.8 48.9 48.8 -0.1

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

34.4 22.4 26.2 31.2 32.0 28.9 29.5 28.8 -0.7

Support activities for transportation

648.2 649.4 649.8 646.5 648.3 652.5 650.1 647.4 -2.7

Couriers and messengers

569.7 593.9 579.9 584.7 598.2 611.1 613.8 614.8 1.0

Warehousing and storage

794.3 837.4 842.5 844.9 804.1 846.6 853.3 856.3 3.0

Utilities

557.7 562.9 562.0 563.0 557.1 564.4 564.2 562.9 -1.3

Information

2,748 2,778 2,788 2,754 2,747 2,782 2,785 2,751 -34

Publishing industries, except Internet

721.3 722.7 723.4 724.0 725.4 725.5 725.8 727.6 1.8

Motion picture and sound recording industries

403.3 421.3 428.2 431.3 394.4 419.3 421.3 421.3 0.0

Broadcasting, except Internet

278.7 280.8 279.6 277.6 279.7 280.6 279.5 278.6 -0.9

Telecommunications

812.1 800.3 802.2 765.5 814.3 801.2 803.7 766.5 -37.2

Data processing, hosting and related services

296.7 297.3 300.5 299.4 295.5 298.2 298.3 298.4 0.1

Other information services

236.3 255.7 254.5 256.3 238.0 256.7 256.4 258.1 1.7

Financial activities

8,084 8,185 8,209 8,243 8,098 8,229 8,247 8,255 8

Finance and insurance

6,005.5 6,105.8 6,109.8 6,120.2 6,021.1 6,117.3 6,131.5 6,134.4 2.9

Monetary authorities - central bank

17.6 17.8 17.8 17.8 17.7 17.9 18.0 17.9 -0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,563.7 2,584.2 2,588.0 2,591.1 2,570.5 2,590.1 2,597.7 2,595.4 -2.3

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,681.7 1,682.6 1,682.4 1,683.1 1,684.1 1,684.3 1,685.3 1,684.5 -0.8

Commercial banking

1,276.4 1,267.5 1,266.6 1,265.4 1,278.0 1,267.5 1,267.5 1,265.4 -2.1

Nondepository credit intermediation

588.9 601.8 602.6 603.2 591.9 604.4 608.4 605.7 -2.7

Activities related to credit intermediation

293.1 299.8 303.0 304.8 294.4 301.4 304.0 305.1 1.1

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

897.7 918.3 920.6 923.0 901.0 921.5 924.7 926.7 2.0

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,526.5 2,585.5 2,583.4 2,588.3 2,531.9 2,587.8 2,591.1 2,594.4 3.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,078.6 2,078.7 2,098.7 2,122.9 2,076.4 2,111.3 2,115.1 2,120.6 5.5

Real estate

1,509.4 1,527.9 1,535.7 1,548.4 1,509.7 1,545.9 1,544.7 1,548.8 4.1

Rental and leasing services

545.4 527.6 539.8 551.1 543.0 541.9 546.9 548.5 1.6

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.8 23.2 23.2 23.4 23.7 23.5 23.5 23.3 -0.2

Professional and business services

19,607 19,829 20,091 20,128 19,585 20,045 20,100 20,110 10

Professional and technical services

8,528.8 8,867.0 8,915.1 8,814.5 8,583.9 8,818.6 8,843.9 8,869.7 25.8

Legal services

1,116.5 1,120.1 1,118.9 1,120.3 1,119.7 1,124.0 1,123.4 1,123.5 0.1

Accounting and bookkeeping services

922.2 1,126.0 1,109.4 969.9 970.1 1,011.4 1,013.3 1,018.7 5.4

Architectural and engineering services

1,408.9 1,414.4 1,422.6 1,434.7 1,407.3 1,433.4 1,431.9 1,434.0 2.1

Specialized design services

133.6 137.4 139.9 142.3 132.8 139.0 140.3 141.6 1.3

Computer systems design and related services

1,897.2 1,952.8 1,977.6 1,983.8 1,899.0 1,969.7 1,978.3 1,985.7 7.4

Management and technical consulting services

1,264.8 1,299.3 1,315.3 1,327.0 1,268.0 1,312.0 1,322.1 1,329.3 7.2

Scientific research and development services

654.3 660.9 664.2 669.4 652.7 663.7 665.4 667.8 2.4

Advertising and related services

479.2 488.7 492.9 495.0 480.9 491.7 494.9 496.4 1.5

Other professional and technical services

652.1 667.4 674.3 672.1 653.4 673.8 674.2 672.7 -1.5

Management of companies and enterprises

2,205.0 2,252.2 2,253.3 2,257.8 2,206.3 2,258.9 2,263.3 2,260.0 -3.3

Administrative and waste services

8,873.3 8,710.2 8,922.3 9,055.3 8,795.2 8,967.5 8,992.4 8,980.6 -11.8

Administrative and support services

8,475.6 8,313.5 8,519.1 8,648.7 8,398.3 8,562.8 8,585.3 8,575.0 -10.3

Office administrative services

470.1 483.9 486.1 489.5 469.5 485.9 486.6 488.7 2.1

Facilities support services

141.9 146.6 145.4 144.7 141.0 146.0 144.7 144.0 -0.7

Employment services(1)

3,525.6 3,461.5 3,519.6 3,557.3 3,518.0 3,571.9 3,575.0 3,556.0 -19.0

Temporary help services

2,871.8 2,802.6 2,849.9 2,882.7 2,863.2 2,896.3 2,901.3 2,880.3 -21.0

Business support services

886.4 903.0 904.1 901.4 895.0 904.6 907.5 908.8 1.3

Travel arrangement and reservation services

203.2 202.0 204.0 205.5 201.7 203.3 203.9 204.0 0.1

Investigation and security services

865.3 881.2 886.3 893.4 868.2 887.8 893.7 895.4 1.7

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,077.1 1,917.5 2,051.0 2,138.7 2,000.6 2,045.5 2,052.4 2,061.1 8.7

Other support services

306.0 317.8 322.6 318.2 304.4 317.9 321.5 316.9 -4.6

Waste management and remediation services

397.7 396.7 403.2 406.6 396.9 404.7 407.1 405.6 -1.5

Education and health services

22,038 22,673 22,751 22,719 21,962 22,527 22,573 22,640 67

Educational services

3,494.2 3,676.0 3,708.6 3,590.5 3,450.3 3,514.4 3,528.7 3,540.4 11.7

Health care and social assistance

18,544.1 18,997.0 19,042.8 19,128.6 18,512.0 19,012.8 19,044.6 19,100.0 55.4

Health care(3)

15,004.5 15,384.1 15,426.5 15,489.7 15,015.0 15,420.4 15,456.3 15,502.0 45.7

Ambulatory health care services

6,841.9 7,041.1 7,066.5 7,101.3 6,842.2 7,061.0 7,075.9 7,099.4 23.5

Offices of physicians

2,520.1 2,585.7 2,585.8 2,597.6 2,522.8 2,589.4 2,590.6 2,599.6 9.0

Offices of dentists

904.6 924.5 930.4 935.2 905.8 930.4 933.4 935.9 2.5

Offices of other health practitioners

811.9 839.6 847.3 856.0 810.8 842.5 847.3 852.7 5.4

Outpatient care centers

745.2 765.7 771.1 773.7 744.6 767.2 770.8 772.8 2.0

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

257.7 259.0 258.8 258.3 257.6 258.8 258.8 258.6 -0.2

Home health care services

1,314.5 1,374.1 1,381.2 1,389.8 1,313.2 1,379.6 1,382.5 1,388.1 5.6

Other ambulatory health care services

287.9 292.5 291.9 290.7 287.5 292.9 292.5 291.7 -0.8

Hospitals

4,877.5 5,036.0 5,051.1 5,067.3 4,885.6 5,041.8 5,061.2 5,077.7 16.5

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,285.1 3,307.0 3,308.9 3,321.1 3,287.2 3,317.6 3,319.2 3,324.9 5.7

Nursing care facilities

1,646.2 1,645.9 1,648.2 1,655.9 1,648.1 1,652.1 1,653.4 1,658.1 4.7

Residential mental health facilities

605.0 612.5 611.6 613.4 606.0 613.9 613.8 614.5 0.7

Community care facilities for the elderly

872.0 886.7 886.9 889.3 870.8 888.7 889.3 889.4 0.1

Other residential care facilities

161.9 161.9 162.2 162.5 162.3 162.9 162.7 162.9 0.2

Social assistance

3,539.6 3,612.9 3,616.3 3,638.9 3,497.0 3,592.4 3,588.3 3,598.0 9.7

Individual and family services

2,149.2 2,204.1 2,204.4 2,220.4 2,130.1 2,200.1 2,196.2 2,203.9 7.7

Emergency and other relief services

154.4 158.1 156.3 157.3 154.2 158.3 156.6 157.2 0.6

Vocational rehabilitation services

337.3 333.0 336.0 337.0 337.9 336.7 338.2 336.8 -1.4

Child day care services

898.7 917.7 919.6 924.2 874.8 897.2 897.3 900.1 2.8

Leisure and hospitality

15,348 15,041 15,367 15,728 15,059 15,431 15,442 15,453 11

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,262.6 2,066.7 2,179.0 2,308.0 2,166.7 2,222.9 2,227.7 2,217.3 -10.4

Performing arts and spectator sports

485.4 454.4 490.6 493.5 457.5 471.7 477.4 467.2 -10.2

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

156.9 145.8 152.9 164.0 152.2 154.0 155.1 158.5 3.4

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,620.3 1,466.5 1,535.5 1,650.5 1,557.0 1,597.2 1,595.2 1,591.6 -3.6

Accommodation and food services

13,085.4 12,973.8 13,187.6 13,420.0 12,892.5 13,207.7 13,214.6 13,235.3 20.7

Accommodation

1,922.6 1,861.5 1,877.3 1,921.8 1,917.1 1,923.5 1,921.2 1,919.7 -1.5

Food services and drinking places

11,162.8 11,112.3 11,310.3 11,498.2 10,975.4 11,284.2 11,293.4 11,315.6 22.2

Other services

5,652 5,654 5,685 5,714 5,622 5,681 5,686 5,685 -1

Repair and maintenance

1,283.9 1,289.7 1,295.7 1,302.0 1,272.6 1,291.6 1,291.8 1,291.6 -0.2

Personal and laundry services

1,415.6 1,415.1 1,431.4 1,441.8 1,401.5 1,424.3 1,428.3 1,427.7 -0.6

Membership associations and organizations

2,952.2 2,948.8 2,957.7 2,970.2 2,947.9 2,964.8 2,966.0 2,965.5 -0.5

Government

22,354 22,482 22,501 22,455 21,988 22,083 22,076 22,089 13

Federal

2,750.0 2,758.0 2,768.0 2,781.0 2,752.0 2,771.0 2,767.0 2,779.0 12.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,157.4 2,153.9 2,165.9 2,173.9 2,156.9 2,166.7 2,169.6 2,172.5 2.9

U.S. Postal Service

592.2 604.5 602.0 607.1 595.0 604.3 597.2 606.9 9.7

State government

5,121.0 5,269.0 5,275.0 5,124.0 5,096.0 5,111.0 5,110.0 5,103.0 -7.0

State government education

2,438.7 2,601.4 2,602.8 2,448.7 2,421.0 2,437.3 2,436.4 2,435.1 -1.3

State government, excluding education

2,682.6 2,667.9 2,672.3 2,674.8 2,674.9 2,673.6 2,673.5 2,667.9 -5.6

Local government

14,483.0 14,455.0 14,458.0 14,550.0 14,140.0 14,201.0 14,199.0 14,207.0 8.0

Local government education

8,170.8 8,173.3 8,146.3 8,159.3 7,825.8 7,818.5 7,810.4 7,815.1 4.7

Local government, excluding education

6,312.2 6,281.5 6,311.5 6,390.8 6,313.7 6,382.7 6,389.0 6,391.6 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 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: June 03, 2016