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.
2015
June
2016
July
2016(p)
Aug.
2016(p)
Aug.
2015
June
2016
July
2016(p)
Aug.
2016(p)
Change from:
July2016 - Aug.2016(p)

Total nonfarm

141,973 145,199 144,200 144,424 142,151 144,172 144,447 144,598 151

Total private

121,029 123,174 123,262 123,295 120,102 122,034 122,259 122,385 126

Goods-producing

19,957 19,909 19,978 19,977 19,562 19,613 19,624 19,600 -24

Mining and logging

814 690 693 689 803 689 683 679 -4

Logging

54.8 50.7 51.4 51.7 52.3 50.3 49.5 49.4 -0.1

Mining

758.8 639.0 641.1 637.3 750.8 639.1 633.9 629.6 -4.3

Oil and gas extraction

192.4 173.7 173.9 174.1 190.9 172.9 172.0 172.8 0.8

Mining, except oil and gas

202.4 185.2 183.9 185.0 196.7 181.0 179.8 179.9 0.1

Coal mining

64.9 53.3 52.4 52.4 64.5 53.2 52.5 52.1 -0.4

Metal ore mining

41.3 38.8 38.4 38.5 41.0 38.2 38.0 38.2 0.2

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

96.2 93.1 93.1 94.1 91.3 89.7 89.3 89.6 0.3

Support activities for mining

364.0 280.1 283.3 278.2 363.2 285.2 282.1 276.9 -5.2

Construction

6,734 6,847 6,915 6,917 6,441 6,635 6,646 6,640 -6

Construction of buildings

1,461.8 1,492.4 1,507.6 1,503.6 1,413.0 1,458.5 1,461.7 1,458.6 -3.1

Residential building

714.8 739.2 746.2 748.9 690.6 721.1 721.6 726.3 4.7

Nonresidential building

747.0 753.2 761.4 754.7 722.4 737.4 740.1 732.3 -7.8

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,002.7 982.7 993.7 993.0 935.9 933.6 934.3 927.8 -6.5

Specialty trade contractors

4,269.9 4,371.9 4,413.7 4,419.9 4,092.3 4,242.4 4,250.4 4,253.6 3.2

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,857.7 1,931.1 1,944.9 1,945.9 1,774.1 1,863.3 1,864.4 1,870.5 6.1

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,412.2 2,440.8 2,468.8 2,474.0 2,318.2 2,379.1 2,386.0 2,383.1 -2.9

Manufacturing

12,409 12,372 12,370 12,371 12,318 12,289 12,295 12,281 -14

Durable goods

7,794 7,733 7,716 7,705 7,756 7,681 7,685 7,669 -16

Wood products

384.2 388.4 387.0 387.7 379.4 383.5 382.7 382.6 -0.1

Nonmetallic mineral products

406.6 409.6 410.0 407.5 397.0 399.7 399.7 398.3 -1.4

Primary metals

391.6 375.1 374.2 371.8 391.3 374.6 374.0 371.5 -2.5

Fabricated metal products

1,458.8 1,433.6 1,429.8 1,428.1 1,454.3 1,427.4 1,425.2 1,425.0 -0.2

Machinery

1,119.2 1,086.4 1,084.5 1,081.8 1,117.3 1,080.7 1,080.1 1,080.6 0.5

Computer and electronic products

1,056.9 1,046.0 1,042.3 1,041.7 1,051.2 1,039.6 1,036.3 1,035.6 -0.7

Computer and peripheral equipment

163.5 164.0 165.0 164.0 161.5 162.5 162.5 161.8 -0.7

Communications equipment

87.5 85.1 85.1 85.2 87.3 84.6 84.9 84.9 0.0

Semiconductors and electronic components

369.2 364.5 360.8 361.4 367.3 362.3 359.6 359.5 -0.1

Electronic instruments

401.5 397.5 396.7 396.3 399.9 395.2 394.7 394.6 -0.1

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.2 34.9 34.7 34.8 35.1 34.9 34.7 34.8 0.1

Electrical equipment and appliances

386.7 386.2 386.3 383.6 384.7 383.7 383.9 381.9 -2.0

Transportation equipment(1)

1,607.6 1,615.1 1,610.9 1,612.3 1,606.0 1,605.5 1,616.3 1,609.9 -6.4

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

918.5 933.1 926.6 928.0 916.9 926.0 931.3 925.7 -5.6

Furniture and related products

384.3 390.5 389.9 389.9 380.2 388.1 386.9 386.1 -0.8

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

598.0 601.9 601.0 600.1 595.0 597.8 599.6 597.8 -1.8

Nondurable goods

4,615 4,639 4,654 4,666 4,562 4,608 4,610 4,612 2

Food manufacturing

1,535.7 1,546.2 1,565.3 1,582.5 1,501.6 1,537.6 1,541.7 1,546.2 4.5

Textile mills

115.6 114.0 112.8 112.2 115.5 113.0 112.8 112.2 -0.6

Textile product mills

116.7 117.5 115.5 114.7 116.5 116.3 115.0 114.6 -0.4

Apparel

136.8 132.3 129.4 130.6 136.7 132.2 130.8 130.4 -0.4

Paper and paper products

374.5 373.9 372.6 372.5 373.2 371.5 370.4 371.1 0.7

Printing and related support activities

448.0 444.8 442.3 439.8 446.9 442.6 441.6 439.1 -2.5

Petroleum and coal products

117.9 117.5 118.0 117.8 115.6 115.4 115.2 115.6 0.4

Chemicals

812.4 823.0 824.3 821.2 809.8 818.6 819.1 819.0 -0.1

Plastics and rubber products

690.1 695.5 695.7 694.1 687.0 691.7 691.8 691.3 -0.5

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

267.0 273.9 278.5 280.3 259.6 269.5 271.8 272.7 0.9

Private service-providing

101,072 103,265 103,284 103,318 100,540 102,421 102,635 102,785 150

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26,960 27,364 27,348 27,346 26,978 27,311 27,339 27,373 34

Wholesale trade

5,908.3 5,960.3 5,956.8 5,953.0 5,879.3 5,921.0 5,922.4 5,926.3 3.9

Durable goods

2,952.0 2,965.3 2,964.9 2,967.5 2,935.9 2,948.5 2,949.1 2,952.4 3.3

Nondurable goods

2,050.1 2,080.5 2,079.0 2,073.0 2,039.8 2,061.0 2,063.2 2,063.4 0.2

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

906.2 914.5 912.9 912.5 903.6 911.5 910.1 910.5 0.4

Retail trade

15,669.3 15,957.1 15,975.5 15,954.3 15,674.6 15,941.8 15,952.9 15,968.0 15.1

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,958.5 2,009.0 2,011.9 2,014.0 1,940.4 1,991.9 1,993.8 1,997.9 4.1

Automobile dealers

1,252.0 1,291.7 1,294.1 1,296.2 1,245.2 1,286.3 1,287.9 1,290.0 2.1

Other motor vehicle dealers

153.7 158.4 159.2 156.5 146.3 149.5 149.9 150.1 0.2

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

552.8 558.9 558.6 561.3 548.9 556.2 555.9 557.9 2.0

Furniture and home furnishings stores

467.4 477.6 479.3 482.9 473.4 484.3 485.9 488.7 2.8

Electronics and appliance stores

515.4 515.5 517.1 514.5 527.9 528.4 528.2 527.1 -1.1

Building material and garden supply stores

1,241.2 1,351.3 1,322.2 1,296.5 1,238.1 1,285.7 1,286.1 1,293.7 7.6

Food and beverage stores

3,090.5 3,137.8 3,135.5 3,128.5 3,073.1 3,105.7 3,104.4 3,109.2 4.8

Health and personal care stores

1,029.5 1,047.6 1,045.1 1,043.0 1,031.3 1,047.9 1,047.0 1,045.7 -1.3

Gasoline stations

924.2 932.1 935.3 936.5 907.3 920.2 921.9 920.9 -1.0

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,370.2 1,348.4 1,370.6 1,377.0 1,372.0 1,378.0 1,379.7 1,377.9 -1.8

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

610.7 607.7 610.2 617.8 618.4 629.8 629.7 630.1 0.4

General merchandise stores

3,112.4 3,155.4 3,166.9 3,162.1 3,147.6 3,192.8 3,195.4 3,197.2 1.8

Department stores

1,300.0 1,281.1 1,291.1 1,283.9 1,326.1 1,312.3 1,311.6 1,308.8 -2.8

Other general merchandise stores

1,812.4 1,874.3 1,875.8 1,878.2 1,821.5 1,880.6 1,883.8 1,888.5 4.7

Miscellaneous store retailers

838.4 848.0 851.5 848.6 826.7 841.0 841.9 839.2 -2.7

Nonstore retailers

510.9 526.7 529.9 532.9 518.4 536.1 538.9 540.4 1.5

Transportation and warehousing

4,817.8 4,878.8 4,844.8 4,871.4 4,862.7 4,883.9 4,899.0 4,913.9 14.9

Air transportation

461.8 474.1 474.8 476.4 458.7 470.4 470.7 472.7 2.0

Rail transportation

241.2 217.0 217.4 217.4 241.0 216.2 216.7 216.8 0.1

Water transportation

65.8 65.0 65.2 64.4 63.8 62.8 62.4 62.3 -0.1

Truck transportation

1,483.7 1,472.5 1,475.1 1,482.5 1,460.4 1,454.4 1,456.3 1,459.7 3.4

Transit and ground passenger transportation

416.6 463.5 417.6 420.8 478.0 472.9 478.0 480.2 2.2

Pipeline transportation

50.0 48.2 48.3 48.1 49.9 48.1 48.0 48.1 0.1

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

42.4 37.0 40.4 41.4 33.2 29.9 30.9 30.9 0.0

Support activities for transportation

656.9 651.8 652.2 650.7 654.3 648.5 650.2 649.1 -1.1

Couriers and messengers

578.9 598.2 591.9 601.6 604.2 620.4 622.8 626.8 4.0

Warehousing and storage

820.5 851.5 861.9 868.1 819.2 860.3 863.0 867.3 4.3

Utilities

564.3 567.6 570.6 567.2 560.9 564.6 565.1 564.3 -0.8

Information

2,768 2,797 2,790 2,796 2,753 2,782 2,778 2,782 4

Publishing industries, except Internet

727.4 725.5 730.1 732.4 725.1 725.4 727.4 730.2 2.8

Motion picture and sound recording industries

411.2 433.3 426.6 428.9 400.2 421.0 418.3 418.1 -0.2

Broadcasting, except Internet

277.9 277.6 274.8 276.3 278.6 277.2 275.2 277.3 2.1

Telecommunications

808.5 797.1 796.5 795.2 808.1 797.9 797.0 794.4 -2.6

Data processing, hosting and related services

297.9 301.3 299.7 300.0 298.2 300.4 299.2 300.1 0.9

Other information services

245.1 262.2 262.4 263.1 243.1 260.1 260.5 261.6 1.1

Financial activities

8,208 8,338 8,378 8,379 8,150 8,283 8,302 8,317 15

Finance and insurance

6,070.9 6,163.3 6,184.3 6,191.2 6,056.6 6,148.3 6,160.0 6,174.4 14.4

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.0 18.0 18.2 18.0 17.8 17.9 17.9 17.8 -0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,581.9 2,608.3 2,617.4 2,620.5 2,573.0 2,600.7 2,605.8 2,609.9 4.1

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,685.5 1,693.7 1,697.2 1,697.2 1,679.1 1,688.7 1,689.3 1,690.6 1.3

Commercial banking

1,273.5 1,270.1 1,273.2 1,271.5 1,269.8 1,267.7 1,267.9 1,267.5 -0.4

Nondepository credit intermediation

599.7 604.7 608.0 610.8 596.9 603.3 606.6 607.5 0.9

Activities related to credit intermediation

296.7 309.9 312.2 312.5 296.9 308.7 309.9 311.8 1.9

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

916.6 928.9 935.1 940.0 913.0 927.8 929.5 935.3 5.8

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,554.4 2,608.1 2,613.6 2,612.7 2,552.8 2,601.9 2,606.8 2,611.4 4.6

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,137.5 2,174.5 2,193.6 2,188.1 2,093.3 2,134.7 2,141.5 2,142.1 0.6

Real estate

1,548.0 1,576.2 1,590.1 1,593.4 1,523.5 1,557.9 1,561.7 1,567.1 5.4

Rental and leasing services

565.4 574.6 579.6 571.0 546.0 553.4 556.3 551.6 -4.7

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

24.1 23.7 23.9 23.7 23.8 23.4 23.5 23.4 -0.1

Professional and business services

19,883 20,344 20,376 20,428 19,742 20,182 20,262 20,284 22

Professional and technical services

8,647.3 8,886.1 8,937.9 8,936.5 8,668.4 8,897.7 8,934.8 8,954.9 20.1

Legal services

1,121.5 1,133.3 1,134.7 1,128.4 1,118.6 1,124.0 1,125.0 1,125.0 0.0

Accounting and bookkeeping services

925.7 961.0 960.2 960.8 989.0 1,018.9 1,023.7 1,024.4 0.7

Architectural and engineering services

1,429.0 1,455.5 1,466.0 1,463.8 1,411.6 1,438.0 1,443.7 1,446.0 2.3

Specialized design services

135.6 143.7 144.7 145.0 135.4 142.9 144.1 144.9 0.8

Computer systems design and related services

1,937.9 1,994.8 2,014.7 2,019.3 1,928.5 1,992.9 2,002.0 2,008.1 6.1

Management and technical consulting services

1,286.6 1,339.7 1,349.4 1,355.4 1,280.9 1,336.2 1,342.4 1,349.7 7.3

Scientific research and development services

662.6 679.8 682.4 681.5 659.3 671.9 673.9 677.1 3.2

Advertising and related services

491.3 497.3 501.7 496.4 490.0 495.6 499.2 495.7 -3.5

Other professional and technical services

657.1 681.0 684.1 685.9 655.0 677.4 680.8 683.9 3.1

Management of companies and enterprises

2,236.9 2,279.7 2,290.2 2,288.4 2,225.6 2,268.7 2,276.0 2,277.4 1.4

Administrative and waste services

8,998.5 9,177.7 9,147.5 9,203.4 8,848.3 9,015.4 9,051.6 9,051.9 0.3

Administrative and support services

8,593.1 8,763.9 8,730.2 8,785.7 8,450.1 8,609.6 8,644.4 8,641.9 -2.5

Office administrative services

471.7 492.4 494.3 497.4 469.9 489.9 492.9 495.6 2.7

Facilities support services

142.0 143.9 142.6 142.5 142.3 143.1 143.0 142.9 -0.1

Employment services(1)

3,582.6 3,606.6 3,567.0 3,619.5 3,542.0 3,578.4 3,593.3 3,581.4 -11.9

Temporary help services

2,913.8 2,925.3 2,887.7 2,946.5 2,883.2 2,907.1 2,919.6 2,916.5 -3.1

Business support services

882.8 904.7 904.7 911.5 893.9 914.1 919.1 921.6 2.5

Travel arrangement and reservation services

203.8 209.2 208.5 207.4 202.1 205.0 205.1 205.3 0.2

Investigation and security services

872.9 895.6 898.3 903.4 869.9 897.0 901.0 900.9 -0.1

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,128.0 2,185.8 2,191.5 2,177.1 2,020.5 2,062.5 2,067.9 2,069.0 1.1

Other support services

309.3 325.7 323.3 326.9 309.5 319.7 322.1 325.2 3.1

Waste management and remediation services

405.4 413.8 417.3 417.7 398.2 405.8 407.2 410.0 2.8

Education and health services

21,791 22,483 22,369 22,399 22,137 22,672 22,716 22,755 39

Educational services

3,145.1 3,331.4 3,222.2 3,200.2 3,463.2 3,535.0 3,523.1 3,525.4 2.3

Health care and social assistance

18,645.5 19,151.8 19,147.2 19,199.2 18,673.4 19,137.1 19,193.3 19,229.4 36.1

Health care(3)

15,163.2 15,545.3 15,586.1 15,604.0 15,142.7 15,525.9 15,571.2 15,585.6 14.4

Ambulatory health care services

6,911.2 7,127.1 7,140.1 7,162.7 6,904.8 7,119.9 7,142.6 7,155.5 12.9

Offices of physicians

2,544.1 2,605.1 2,617.9 2,618.6 2,543.0 2,606.5 2,617.0 2,617.2 0.2

Offices of dentists

914.8 939.6 939.0 943.4 910.5 935.8 938.1 939.6 1.5

Offices of other health practitioners

818.3 862.1 860.2 869.4 816.7 858.6 861.7 866.4 4.7

Outpatient care centers

749.8 778.7 782.3 784.8 749.4 777.1 781.2 784.3 3.1

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

260.3 257.7 260.2 258.8 260.6 258.5 259.3 259.1 -0.2

Home health care services

1,332.5 1,392.5 1,387.9 1,391.3 1,334.3 1,390.5 1,392.2 1,394.1 1.9

Other ambulatory health care services

291.4 291.4 292.6 296.4 290.3 292.9 293.2 294.9 1.7

Hospitals

4,938.6 5,076.1 5,096.9 5,104.2 4,935.3 5,078.2 5,091.4 5,102.1 10.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,313.4 3,342.1 3,349.1 3,337.1 3,302.6 3,327.8 3,337.2 3,328.0 -9.2

Nursing care facilities

1,659.2 1,667.0 1,670.7 1,660.8 1,655.1 1,659.9 1,663.9 1,656.9 -7.0

Residential mental health facilities

609.1 614.6 614.0 614.8 606.7 612.5 612.0 613.0 1.0

Community care facilities for the elderly

881.3 894.4 898.0 897.3 878.7 891.5 896.9 895.1 -1.8

Other residential care facilities

163.8 166.1 166.4 164.2 162.2 163.9 164.5 163.0 -1.5

Social assistance

3,482.3 3,606.5 3,561.1 3,595.2 3,530.7 3,611.2 3,622.1 3,643.8 21.7

Individual and family services

2,154.6 2,223.6 2,220.5 2,236.3 2,159.0 2,212.2 2,223.6 2,240.2 16.6

Emergency and other relief services

155.5 157.0 157.8 159.5 155.9 156.0 157.2 159.7 2.5

Vocational rehabilitation services

341.0 337.3 340.9 340.3 337.0 334.5 335.1 336.6 1.5

Child day care services

831.2 888.6 841.9 859.1 878.9 908.4 906.1 907.2 1.1

Leisure and hospitality

15,802 16,179 16,265 16,235 15,158 15,502 15,547 15,576 29

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,442.4 2,534.6 2,604.5 2,547.1 2,171.3 2,242.4 2,261.6 2,262.3 0.7

Performing arts and spectator sports

486.1 510.2 519.3 519.5 459.4 484.3 494.2 489.8 -4.4

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

164.5 173.3 175.6 172.1 153.5 159.2 160.8 160.3 -0.5

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,791.8 1,851.1 1,909.6 1,855.5 1,558.4 1,598.9 1,606.6 1,612.2 5.6

Accommodation and food services

13,359.7 13,644.1 13,660.1 13,687.9 12,987.1 13,259.2 13,285.1 13,313.8 28.7

Accommodation

2,054.5 2,027.8 2,086.9 2,068.2 1,915.3 1,928.2 1,935.2 1,929.9 -5.3

Food services and drinking places

11,305.2 11,616.3 11,573.2 11,619.7 11,071.8 11,331.0 11,349.9 11,383.9 34.0

Other services

5,660 5,760 5,758 5,735 5,622 5,689 5,691 5,698 7

Repair and maintenance

1,282.4 1,299.7 1,291.5 1,287.3 1,276.2 1,285.7 1,286.0 1,282.8 -3.2

Personal and laundry services

1,407.0 1,448.1 1,444.1 1,442.6 1,402.4 1,432.3 1,434.1 1,437.7 3.6

Membership associations and organizations

2,970.6 3,012.1 3,022.1 3,005.5 2,943.2 2,971.0 2,971.1 2,977.8 6.7

Government

20,944 22,025 20,938 21,129 22,049 22,138 22,188 22,213 25

Federal

2,766.0 2,805.0 2,804.0 2,804.0 2,753.0 2,787.0 2,789.0 2,790.0 1.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,173.6 2,195.9 2,198.6 2,194.7 2,157.5 2,178.2 2,179.2 2,177.9 -1.3

U.S. Postal Service

592.5 609.0 605.8 608.9 595.7 608.7 609.5 612.3 2.8

State government

4,809.0 4,868.0 4,793.0 4,823.0 5,106.0 5,115.0 5,120.0 5,120.0 0.0

State government education

2,123.1 2,176.2 2,104.1 2,142.2 2,430.1 2,444.5 2,450.0 2,450.3 0.3

State government, excluding education

2,685.6 2,691.5 2,688.4 2,680.3 2,675.8 2,670.5 2,670.0 2,669.9 -0.1

Local government

13,369.0 14,352.0 13,341.0 13,502.0 14,190.0 14,236.0 14,279.0 14,303.0 24.0

Local government education

6,859.3 7,763.7 6,695.7 6,895.5 7,864.3 7,837.6 7,872.9 7,884.6 11.7

Local government, excluding education

6,509.4 6,588.2 6,644.8 6,606.3 6,325.3 6,398.1 6,406.4 6,418.1 11.7

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: September 02, 2016