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
Nov.
2015
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016(p)
Nov.
2016(p)
Nov.
2015
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016(p)
Nov.
2016(p)
Change from:
Oct.2016 - Nov.2016(p)

Total nonfarm

144,122 145,052 145,920 146,399 142,875 144,808 144,950 145,128 178

Total private

121,611 122,900 123,332 123,657 120,847 122,592 122,727 122,883 156

Goods-producing

19,747 19,881 19,871 19,778 19,634 19,622 19,629 19,646 17

Mining and logging

776 688 691 692 771 682 680 682 2

Logging

51.7 50.8 51.0 50.4 50.3 49.2 49.3 49.1 -0.2

Mining

723.8 637.3 639.9 641.2 720.4 632.3 631.0 633.1 2.1

Oil and gas extraction

184.8 171.8 171.9 173.7 185.0 172.3 172.3 173.4 1.1

Mining, except oil and gas

193.5 184.4 184.5 185.2 192.4 181.5 181.8 183.1 1.3

Coal mining

62.1 52.8 53.6 54.3 62.0 52.9 53.4 53.7 0.3

Metal ore mining

39.5 38.5 38.5 38.6 39.9 38.7 38.8 38.7 -0.1

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

91.9 93.1 92.4 92.3 90.6 89.9 89.6 90.7 1.1

Support activities for mining

345.5 281.1 283.5 282.3 343.0 278.5 276.9 276.6 -0.3

Construction

6,654 6,886 6,891 6,813 6,549 6,671 6,685 6,704 19

Construction of buildings

1,446.6 1,498.9 1,503.4 1,493.7 1,428.3 1,464.8 1,470.5 1,475.7 5.2

Residential building

712.9 754.4 756.5 754.5 702.2 735.1 738.1 743.0 4.9

Nonresidential building

733.7 744.5 746.9 739.2 726.1 729.7 732.4 732.7 0.3

Heavy and civil engineering construction

968.4 995.6 1,000.1 963.8 939.6 932.7 937.3 935.2 -2.1

Specialty trade contractors

4,239.4 4,391.9 4,387.0 4,355.7 4,180.9 4,273.1 4,277.4 4,292.9 15.5

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,842.7 1,937.6 1,929.9 1,923.1 1,821.1 1,882.9 1,886.0 1,900.7 14.7

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,396.7 2,454.3 2,457.1 2,432.6 2,359.8 2,390.2 2,391.4 2,392.2 0.8

Manufacturing

12,317 12,307 12,289 12,273 12,314 12,269 12,264 12,260 -4

Durable goods

7,732 7,670 7,669 7,661 7,733 7,663 7,662 7,656 -6

Wood products

385.9 384.0 385.5 386.3 383.7 381.7 383.2 383.9 0.7

Nonmetallic mineral products

403.1 409.0 410.0 406.5 400.2 401.9 402.9 402.3 -0.6

Primary metals

385.5 372.6 373.5 373.9 385.9 373.0 373.6 373.6 0.0

Fabricated metal products

1,441.7 1,419.5 1,421.1 1,419.0 1,444.4 1,420.6 1,420.4 1,418.8 -1.6

Machinery

1,105.0 1,076.9 1,074.8 1,071.3 1,106.0 1,078.5 1,075.1 1,071.2 -3.9

Computer and electronic products

1,039.8 1,032.5 1,030.7 1,032.4 1,041.4 1,034.2 1,033.3 1,034.2 0.9

Computer and peripheral equipment

154.8 161.9 161.5 161.6 155.5 162.4 162.7 162.9 0.2

Communications equipment

86.3 83.9 83.8 84.2 86.2 84.2 84.0 84.0 0.0

Semiconductors and electronic components

366.0 357.3 355.8 356.5 366.3 358.1 356.7 356.8 0.1

Electronic instruments

397.7 394.5 394.5 395.1 398.6 394.6 394.8 395.7 0.9

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.0 34.9 35.1 35.0 34.8 35.0 35.0 34.8 -0.2

Electrical equipment and appliances

382.4 382.7 381.5 381.9 382.4 382.5 382.1 382.1 0.0

Transportation equipment(1)

1,605.9 1,606.8 1,603.2 1,603.2 1,606.3 1,605.9 1,605.1 1,603.8 -1.3

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

919.0 928.0 927.5 929.3 918.0 927.7 928.9 930.1 1.2

Furniture and related products

383.7 387.5 388.2 386.0 385.5 386.5 387.6 387.5 -0.1

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

599.3 598.2 600.2 600.6 597.4 598.2 599.1 598.3 -0.8

Nondurable goods

4,585 4,637 4,620 4,612 4,581 4,606 4,602 4,604 2

Food manufacturing

1,513.2 1,558.4 1,552.2 1,543.6 1,511.3 1,535.5 1,538.4 1,540.0 1.6

Textile mills

115.3 111.6 111.8 112.1 115.3 112.2 112.2 112.0 -0.2

Textile product mills

118.0 116.6 115.0 115.8 116.9 116.8 114.5 114.6 0.1

Apparel

136.7 133.1 131.6 131.8 136.2 131.9 130.8 131.2 0.4

Paper and paper products

373.1 369.1 367.2 368.1 373.3 369.1 368.2 368.2 0.0

Printing and related support activities

451.3 439.6 439.1 438.3 449.4 440.0 438.2 436.1 -2.1

Petroleum and coal products

117.4 117.1 117.3 115.6 116.8 115.5 114.8 114.9 0.1

Chemicals

811.1 818.3 818.1 821.4 812.3 820.6 821.4 822.4 1.0

Plastics and rubber products

686.4 690.7 685.6 684.5 687.8 689.7 687.9 685.7 -2.2

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

262.2 282.4 281.7 280.3 261.5 275.1 275.6 279.2 3.6

Private service-providing

101,864 103,019 103,461 103,879 101,213 102,970 103,098 103,237 139

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,596 27,281 27,465 27,919 27,087 27,409 27,421 27,424 3

Wholesale trade

5,907.8 5,941.4 5,953.7 5,961.6 5,897.3 5,938.8 5,946.7 5,949.5 2.8

Durable goods

2,942.1 2,952.0 2,950.7 2,952.7 2,942.9 2,951.8 2,951.0 2,952.3 1.3

Nondurable goods

2,058.6 2,076.5 2,088.5 2,088.3 2,049.6 2,073.6 2,081.3 2,078.8 -2.5

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

907.1 912.9 914.5 920.6 904.8 913.4 914.4 918.4 4.0

Retail trade

16,168.7 15,846.7 15,997.0 16,368.5 15,754.2 15,994.0 15,985.1 15,976.8 -8.3

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,964.2 2,011.6 2,013.0 2,016.6 1,965.7 2,005.6 2,011.4 2,017.3 5.9

Automobile dealers

1,265.4 1,298.4 1,302.6 1,304.8 1,263.9 1,295.8 1,300.6 1,303.7 3.1

Other motor vehicle dealers

145.2 153.9 150.8 147.5 149.4 151.1 151.2 151.2 0.0

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

553.6 559.3 559.6 564.3 552.4 558.6 559.6 562.4 2.8

Furniture and home furnishings stores

485.1 479.3 487.4 498.6 469.5 485.3 482.5 483.6 1.1

Electronics and appliance stores

555.8 518.5 517.6 534.6 527.2 525.5 513.7 509.5 -4.2

Building material and garden supply stores

1,221.9 1,267.6 1,266.4 1,260.4 1,248.5 1,289.2 1,291.2 1,291.7 0.5

Food and beverage stores

3,087.2 3,105.8 3,113.7 3,126.6 3,065.4 3,108.9 3,110.9 3,113.1 2.2

Health and personal care stores

1,045.2 1,042.7 1,051.6 1,073.7 1,033.2 1,050.2 1,052.9 1,058.9 6.0

Gasoline stations

912.6 937.3 934.4 924.7 911.3 930.4 930.6 924.7 -5.9

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,492.2 1,344.3 1,359.4 1,453.4 1,376.8 1,383.4 1,364.8 1,347.2 -17.6

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

684.1 611.9 619.3 673.8 627.3 623.1 622.1 621.7 -0.4

General merchandise stores

3,320.1 3,155.5 3,223.4 3,374.5 3,169.4 3,214.0 3,221.3 3,222.1 0.8

Department stores

1,414.3 1,280.7 1,315.5 1,412.0 1,321.0 1,320.3 1,321.5 1,316.4 -5.1

Other general merchandise stores

1,905.8 1,874.8 1,907.9 1,962.5 1,848.3 1,893.7 1,899.8 1,905.7 5.9

Miscellaneous store retailers

851.3 838.3 859.7 849.7 837.2 838.3 841.4 836.6 -4.8

Nonstore retailers

549.0 533.9 551.1 581.9 522.7 540.1 542.3 550.4 8.1

Transportation and warehousing

4,956.8 4,928.2 4,950.2 5,024.4 4,872.3 4,911.8 4,924.0 4,932.9 8.9

Air transportation

460.1 471.8 470.6 468.1 461.2 470.7 470.6 469.6 -1.0

Rail transportation

233.8 217.0 216.2 215.9 233.9 216.0 215.9 215.4 -0.5

Water transportation

61.1 62.6 61.7 60.1 61.9 62.0 61.6 61.3 -0.3

Truck transportation

1,469.6 1,478.3 1,485.9 1,479.9 1,460.3 1,462.1 1,468.9 1,470.0 1.1

Transit and ground passenger transportation

489.5 476.3 481.9 480.1 472.4 465.5 465.4 465.5 0.1

Pipeline transportation

49.8 47.7 47.6 47.7 49.8 47.9 47.7 47.6 -0.1

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

25.8 36.3 30.4 25.3 30.5 30.1 29.7 29.9 0.2

Support activities for transportation

659.3 654.5 657.4 657.0 656.1 654.0 653.1 653.7 0.6

Couriers and messengers

656.0 609.9 610.6 690.1 613.8 632.1 634.4 640.1 5.7

Warehousing and storage

851.8 873.8 887.9 900.2 832.4 871.4 876.7 879.8 3.1

Utilities

562.5 564.4 564.5 564.7 562.8 564.8 565.5 565.2 -0.3

Information

2,767 2,772 2,776 2,773 2,753 2,781 2,778 2,768 -10

Publishing industries, except Internet

726.1 726.9 725.9 726.2 724.2 726.5 724.6 724.1 -0.5

Motion picture and sound recording industries

399.9 414.8 425.4 424.3 395.0 424.1 429.6 425.5 -4.1

Broadcasting, except Internet

280.0 276.8 277.6 277.5 278.8 277.0 277.0 276.4 -0.6

Telecommunications

810.4 790.9 782.3 783.8 806.6 791.2 783.3 781.3 -2.0

Data processing, hosting and related services

301.3 299.8 300.7 298.4 300.6 299.7 300.1 298.0 -2.1

Other information services

248.9 263.0 264.4 263.2 248.1 262.8 263.7 262.9 -0.8

Financial activities

8,183 8,329 8,336 8,337 8,182 8,320 8,329 8,335 6

Finance and insurance

6,090.1 6,166.0 6,181.3 6,193.7 6,078.8 6,172.4 6,179.9 6,183.0 3.1

Monetary authorities - central bank

17.9 17.8 17.9 17.9 17.8 17.8 17.8 17.9 0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,573.2 2,608.7 2,611.5 2,619.7 2,572.2 2,612.1 2,614.3 2,618.5 4.2

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,676.2 1,687.3 1,685.8 1,690.2 1,677.3 1,691.2 1,690.7 1,691.9 1.2

Commercial banking

1,264.3 1,265.6 1,263.4 1,265.9 1,264.7 1,268.2 1,267.2 1,267.2 0.0

Nondepository credit intermediation

600.9 610.8 613.9 616.1 599.1 610.2 612.2 613.7 1.5

Activities related to credit intermediation

296.1 310.6 311.8 313.4 295.8 310.7 311.3 312.9 1.6

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

919.5 930.9 931.3 929.7 918.9 930.5 928.7 928.8 0.1

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,579.5 2,608.6 2,620.6 2,626.4 2,569.9 2,612.0 2,619.1 2,617.8 -1.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,092.8 2,162.6 2,154.8 2,143.6 2,103.2 2,147.1 2,148.8 2,152.4 3.6

Real estate

1,529.6 1,580.2 1,583.8 1,581.2 1,534.4 1,574.7 1,578.8 1,583.7 4.9

Rental and leasing services

539.3 559.2 547.5 538.9 545.0 549.1 546.7 545.4 -1.3

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.9 23.2 23.5 23.5 23.8 23.3 23.3 23.3 0.0

Professional and business services

20,081 20,451 20,601 20,669 19,921 20,381 20,429 20,492 63

Professional and technical services

8,737.7 8,900.0 8,990.5 9,041.0 8,742.2 8,991.6 9,016.5 9,040.2 23.7

Legal services

1,126.4 1,121.1 1,127.3 1,127.3 1,123.8 1,124.9 1,125.1 1,124.6 -0.5

Accounting and bookkeeping services

961.7 958.9 973.1 1,017.2 1,009.9 1,036.3 1,041.0 1,058.7 17.7

Architectural and engineering services

1,424.5 1,448.2 1,460.0 1,454.2 1,420.1 1,446.5 1,451.2 1,450.2 -1.0

Specialized design services

140.0 143.1 146.0 144.6 138.8 144.3 144.1 143.3 -0.8

Computer systems design and related services

1,960.3 2,010.2 2,034.0 2,042.4 1,948.4 2,016.5 2,024.9 2,030.3 5.4

Management and technical consulting services

1,303.5 1,361.5 1,381.7 1,385.4 1,291.4 1,364.4 1,370.4 1,373.9 3.5

Scientific research and development services

660.7 671.9 676.2 681.7 661.7 676.3 678.8 682.1 3.3

Advertising and related services

493.0 496.9 498.9 495.0 491.0 497.0 495.8 493.1 -2.7

Other professional and technical services

667.6 688.2 693.3 693.2 657.2 685.5 685.2 684.0 -1.2

Management of companies and enterprises

2,245.3 2,278.9 2,277.9 2,283.0 2,244.6 2,277.2 2,280.1 2,282.1 2.0

Administrative and waste services

9,098.3 9,272.5 9,332.2 9,345.0 8,933.9 9,112.0 9,132.3 9,170.0 37.7

Administrative and support services

8,696.5 8,859.2 8,918.6 8,930.2 8,531.9 8,701.8 8,719.8 8,755.7 35.9

Office administrative services

478.2 497.3 500.9 504.2 478.2 497.8 500.2 502.7 2.5

Facilities support services

143.9 144.4 144.4 144.0 143.8 144.2 143.9 144.0 0.1

Employment services(1)

3,713.9 3,715.8 3,762.6 3,796.6 3,587.7 3,630.7 3,639.4 3,660.7 21.3

Temporary help services

3,033.4 3,027.0 3,072.6 3,098.5 2,919.2 2,953.7 2,961.0 2,975.3 14.3

Business support services

921.7 920.2 937.7 946.7 900.5 925.6 924.5 924.9 0.4

Travel arrangement and reservation services

201.4 205.1 204.1 202.0 201.2 204.5 204.2 202.6 -1.6

Investigation and security services

884.0 904.2 906.9 910.3 872.8 896.7 898.2 899.8 1.6

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,038.4 2,142.0 2,129.5 2,096.6 2,029.9 2,074.8 2,081.2 2,089.3 8.1

Other support services

315.0 330.2 332.5 329.8 317.9 327.6 328.2 331.6 3.4

Waste management and remediation services

401.8 413.3 413.6 414.8 402.0 410.2 412.5 414.3 1.8

Education and health services

22,569 22,738 23,050 23,145 22,315 22,808 22,852 22,896 44

Educational services

3,674.9 3,519.9 3,725.6 3,761.3 3,485.6 3,559.0 3,565.5 3,574.7 9.2

Health care and social assistance

18,893.7 19,217.8 19,324.2 19,383.2 18,829.3 19,249.3 19,286.7 19,321.4 34.7

Health care(3)

15,310.9 15,610.7 15,676.9 15,717.1 15,267.0 15,618.5 15,645.6 15,674.0 28.4

Ambulatory health care services

6,995.2 7,170.9 7,223.9 7,249.9 6,967.5 7,182.5 7,199.3 7,221.5 22.2

Offices of physicians

2,573.3 2,622.5 2,638.6 2,648.1 2,564.2 2,626.6 2,630.3 2,637.7 7.4

Offices of dentists

919.7 940.5 947.4 948.1 917.3 943.1 944.7 944.8 0.1

Offices of other health practitioners

825.1 866.6 877.8 881.7 823.7 870.3 874.6 879.8 5.2

Outpatient care centers

759.0 788.5 793.5 801.6 757.4 789.9 793.9 799.2 5.3

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

260.9 257.8 260.7 259.5 261.1 259.2 260.6 260.0 -0.6

Home health care services

1,361.2 1,400.6 1,410.4 1,413.1 1,349.6 1,399.4 1,402.6 1,404.8 2.2

Other ambulatory health care services

296.0 294.4 295.5 297.8 294.2 294.0 292.6 295.2 2.6

Hospitals

4,998.2 5,111.5 5,121.9 5,131.1 4,987.6 5,104.6 5,115.1 5,120.6 5.5

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,317.5 3,328.3 3,331.1 3,336.1 3,311.9 3,331.4 3,331.2 3,331.9 0.7

Nursing care facilities

1,663.4 1,660.7 1,659.0 1,661.8 1,659.2 1,659.9 1,657.4 1,657.2 -0.2

Residential mental health facilities

610.2 612.8 613.2 614.6 609.3 613.1 613.9 614.0 0.1

Community care facilities for the elderly

882.2 891.0 893.8 894.2 882.0 894.1 894.9 895.5 0.6

Other residential care facilities

161.7 163.8 165.1 165.5 161.4 164.3 165.0 165.2 0.2

Social assistance

3,582.8 3,607.1 3,647.3 3,666.1 3,562.3 3,630.8 3,641.1 3,647.4 6.3

Individual and family services

2,190.4 2,222.7 2,241.8 2,256.9 2,186.4 2,237.5 2,245.6 2,252.2 6.6

Emergency and other relief services

154.7 158.4 159.1 158.9 155.0 159.0 159.5 159.3 -0.2

Vocational rehabilitation services

334.1 332.1 333.6 332.2 334.6 333.5 334.5 333.2 -1.3

Child day care services

903.6 893.9 912.8 918.1 886.2 900.8 901.5 902.7 1.2

Leisure and hospitality

15,034 15,748 15,518 15,327 15,307 15,556 15,571 15,600 29

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,045.7 2,293.9 2,185.4 2,086.2 2,196.0 2,225.6 2,232.4 2,242.6 10.2

Performing arts and spectator sports

448.7 492.2 469.0 450.0 460.9 465.8 465.0 466.6 1.6

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

147.4 159.7 159.3 151.8 152.2 158.1 158.2 157.3 -0.9

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,449.6 1,642.0 1,557.1 1,484.4 1,582.9 1,601.7 1,609.2 1,618.7 9.5

Accommodation and food services

12,988.4 13,454.1 13,332.1 13,241.1 13,110.9 13,329.9 13,339.0 13,357.8 18.8

Accommodation

1,866.0 1,970.5 1,913.1 1,866.0 1,926.4 1,930.0 1,926.3 1,926.2 -0.1

Food services and drinking places

11,122.4 11,483.6 11,419.0 11,375.1 11,184.5 11,399.9 11,412.7 11,431.6 18.9

Other services

5,634 5,700 5,715 5,709 5,648 5,715 5,718 5,722 4

Repair and maintenance

1,281.7 1,284.1 1,288.1 1,282.4 1,285.3 1,284.2 1,287.1 1,286.5 -0.6

Personal and laundry services

1,412.2 1,446.4 1,447.7 1,450.6 1,413.6 1,446.4 1,448.1 1,451.9 3.8

Membership associations and organizations

2,940.5 2,969.8 2,979.0 2,976.4 2,948.6 2,984.1 2,982.9 2,984.0 1.1

Government

22,511 22,152 22,588 22,742 22,028 22,216 22,223 22,245 22

Federal

2,755.0 2,805.0 2,802.0 2,806.0 2,758.0 2,800.0 2,808.0 2,811.0 3.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,156.3 2,194.3 2,191.9 2,193.8 2,159.8 2,186.9 2,194.8 2,197.9 3.1

U.S. Postal Service

598.9 611.1 609.7 611.8 598.6 613.4 613.5 613.4 -0.1

State government

5,294.0 5,165.0 5,270.0 5,299.0 5,110.0 5,120.0 5,112.0 5,117.0 5.0

State government education

2,628.0 2,492.3 2,604.8 2,632.5 2,435.6 2,447.2 2,440.1 2,441.7 1.6

State government, excluding education

2,666.1 2,673.0 2,664.7 2,666.9 2,674.8 2,673.1 2,672.3 2,674.9 2.6

Local government

14,462.0 14,182.0 14,516.0 14,637.0 14,160.0 14,296.0 14,303.0 14,317.0 14.0

Local government education

8,165.7 7,766.7 8,124.6 8,218.4 7,814.8 7,875.2 7,871.7 7,870.3 -1.4

Local government, excluding education

6,296.6 6,415.1 6,391.6 6,418.3 6,345.4 6,420.5 6,431.4 6,446.8 15.4

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: December 02, 2016