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.
2014
June
2015
July
2015(p)
Aug.
2015(p)
Aug.
2014
June
2015
July
2015(p)
Aug.
2015(p)
Change from:
July2015 - Aug.2015(p)

Total nonfarm

139,232 142,836 141,868 142,126 139,369 141,870 142,115 142,288 173

Total private

118,464 120,971 121,170 121,241 117,504 119,929 120,153 120,293 140

Goods-producing

19,681 19,831 19,912 19,927 19,277 19,551 19,564 19,540 -24

Mining and logging

921 843 844 830 903 839 833 823 -10

Logging

55.1 53.9 55.2 56.3 52.5 53.9 54.0 54.1 0.1

Mining

865.7 788.6 788.7 774.1 850.6 784.8 778.5 769.2 -9.3

Oil and gas extraction

200.6 194.1 195.0 193.4 198.4 193.2 193.7 192.6 -1.1

Mining, except oil and gas(1)

213.6 204.5 204.9 203.0 207.0 199.2 198.7 197.7 -1.0

Coal mining

74.4 69.1 68.3 67.6 74.1 68.5 68.1 67.3 -0.8

Support activities for mining

451.5 390.0 388.8 377.7 445.2 392.4 386.1 378.9 -7.2

Construction

6,460 6,573 6,653 6,681 6,169 6,378 6,385 6,388 3

Construction of buildings

1,413.4 1,436.4 1,456.8 1,459.8 1,368.2 1,407.5 1,412.1 1,410.7 -1.4

Residential building

693.0 706.9 716.5 718.0 667.4 688.2 694.2 694.4 0.2

Nonresidential building

720.4 729.5 740.3 741.8 700.8 719.3 717.9 716.3 -1.6

Heavy and civil engineering construction

983.5 992.2 1,002.8 1,014.0 916.0 944.6 947.3 948.8 1.5

Specialty trade contractors

4,062.8 4,144.3 4,192.9 4,207.1 3,884.6 4,026.1 4,025.5 4,028.6 3.1

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,761.3 1,819.3 1,840.8 1,841.7 1,677.1 1,755.3 1,758.9 1,761.1 2.2

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,301.5 2,325.0 2,352.1 2,365.4 2,207.5 2,270.8 2,266.6 2,267.5 0.9

Manufacturing

12,300 12,415 12,415 12,416 12,205 12,334 12,346 12,329 -17

Durable goods

7,748 7,853 7,825 7,824 7,709 7,801 7,794 7,789 -5

Wood products

379.6 379.9 381.2 384.1 375.2 376.6 376.7 377.7 1.0

Nonmetallic mineral products

398.0 409.5 410.6 412.0 388.3 401.2 401.7 403.0 1.3

Primary metals

401.6 402.4 399.9 397.8 401.1 401.3 399.2 397.1 -2.1

Fabricated metal products

1,462.2 1,475.3 1,469.8 1,460.8 1,455.4 1,466.0 1,463.9 1,457.0 -6.9

Machinery

1,137.5 1,135.6 1,130.0 1,125.5 1,135.2 1,130.9 1,128.4 1,124.1 -4.3

Computer and electronic products(1)

1,054.2 1,060.3 1,060.2 1,056.5 1,048.8 1,055.7 1,053.5 1,051.7 -1.8

Computer and peripheral equipment

167.3 170.7 170.6 171.4 165.0 169.8 169.1 169.6 0.5

Communications equipment

92.8 89.9 89.3 88.2 92.6 89.4 89.0 88.2 -0.8

Semiconductors and electronic components

367.9 370.6 369.4 368.6 366.5 369.4 368.5 366.7 -1.8

Electronic instruments

388.0 392.9 395.2 392.3 386.9 391.1 391.6 391.2 -0.4

Electrical equipment and appliances

375.7 375.8 376.5 375.5 374.7 375.0 373.9 373.7 -0.2

Transportation equipment(1)

1,576.0 1,619.7 1,603.1 1,616.5 1,574.0 1,607.7 1,610.7 1,615.8 5.1

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

886.3 931.1 915.2 931.8 885.4 924.2 925.8 931.5 5.7

Furniture and related products

380.4 393.0 394.7 393.1 374.8 388.1 388.1 387.9 -0.2

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

582.7 601.5 598.7 602.2 581.5 598.5 597.6 601.3 3.7

Nondurable goods

4,552 4,562 4,590 4,592 4,496 4,533 4,552 4,540 -12

Food manufacturing

1,511.8 1,503.9 1,522.9 1,529.5 1,475.0 1,496.4 1,501.3 1,494.8 -6.5

Textile mills

117.7 119.6 118.2 118.0 117.3 118.5 118.4 117.7 -0.7

Textile product mills

117.1 115.1 116.5 115.4 115.6 114.6 115.2 114.7 -0.5

Apparel

138.2 137.2 135.4 137.4 139.4 137.2 137.4 137.2 -0.2

Paper and paper products

371.1 367.2 370.0 369.4 370.0 364.6 367.1 367.8 0.7

Printing and related support activities

452.9 445.1 444.6 444.3 451.9 443.8 444.9 444.2 -0.7

Petroleum and coal products

114.0 113.2 115.4 114.8 111.3 110.6 112.3 112.2 -0.1

Chemicals

809.0 816.4 818.0 814.6 806.1 812.4 813.1 812.3 -0.8

Plastics and rubber products

677.5 692.2 694.2 691.3 672.9 687.6 691.6 688.8 -2.8

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

243.1 251.9 255.0 257.4 236.4 247.7 250.2 250.6 0.4

Private service-providing

98,783 101,140 101,258 101,314 98,227 100,378 100,589 100,753 164

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26,413 26,956 26,966 26,974 26,427 26,916 26,971 26,999 28

Wholesale trade

5,860.9 5,951.6 5,956.3 5,953.0 5,839.1 5,912.4 5,918.8 5,926.6 7.8

Durable goods

2,929.9 2,962.5 2,966.4 2,969.1 2,917.1 2,946.8 2,949.6 2,955.1 5.5

Nondurable goods

2,028.6 2,073.2 2,073.7 2,065.9 2,022.5 2,054.2 2,055.3 2,056.9 1.6

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

902.4 915.9 916.2 918.0 899.5 911.4 913.9 914.6 0.7

Retail trade

15,383.1 15,667.1 15,701.9 15,709.2 15,378.5 15,667.4 15,699.8 15,711.0 11.2

Motor vehicle and parts dealers(1)

1,887.9 1,941.5 1,953.1 1,957.3 1,869.0 1,925.6 1,936.6 1,938.6 2.0

Automobile dealers

1,198.9 1,232.3 1,238.1 1,242.9 1,190.1 1,226.1 1,232.7 1,234.3 1.6

Furniture and home furnishings stores

453.5 462.3 462.8 463.9 458.8 469.4 470.2 471.2 1.0

Electronics and appliance stores

480.3 491.1 493.0 491.4 491.7 504.5 505.1 503.3 -1.8

Building material and garden supply stores

1,246.3 1,316.5 1,293.2 1,267.4 1,235.9 1,256.0 1,260.1 1,264.6 4.5

Food and beverage stores

3,000.6 3,063.7 3,065.6 3,069.8 2,984.7 3,042.3 3,047.2 3,051.8 4.6

Health and personal care stores

1,018.4 1,029.9 1,028.9 1,027.3 1,021.6 1,030.5 1,029.6 1,028.9 -0.7

Gasoline stations

896.7 917.0 918.6 923.3 883.2 904.4 903.7 906.2 2.5

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,383.6 1,360.6 1,383.4 1,400.7 1,372.2 1,392.9 1,397.0 1,402.3 5.3

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

600.0 585.6 588.9 590.6 603.7 603.5 605.2 599.6 -5.6

General merchandise stores(1)

3,089.5 3,138.8 3,146.9 3,148.2 3,126.9 3,175.3 3,179.5 3,178.9 -0.6

Department stores

1,327.8 1,296.6 1,300.7 1,299.5 1,354.7 1,330.0 1,328.5 1,321.7 -6.8

Miscellaneous store retailers

826.1 831.1 837.5 835.9 822.8 825.1 825.6 823.6 -2.0

Nonstore retailers

500.2 529.0 530.0 533.4 508.0 537.9 540.0 542.0 2.0

Transportation and warehousing

4,611.3 4,771.3 4,738.7 4,741.8 4,654.1 4,774.1 4,787.7 4,795.0 7.3

Air transportation

443.8 451.0 453.9 454.7 442.0 447.5 449.7 451.3 1.6

Rail transportation

237.4 243.4 241.6 242.2 236.1 242.7 240.5 242.7 2.2

Water transportation

70.3 66.8 66.6 65.3 67.7 65.2 64.5 63.5 -1.0

Truck transportation

1,445.4 1,472.6 1,478.9 1,478.5 1,419.5 1,455.4 1,458.1 1,458.8 0.7

Transit and ground passenger transportation

408.9 464.4 412.0 410.5 473.5 472.3 473.5 474.5 1.0

Pipeline transportation

47.2 49.6 49.6 49.9 47.1 49.4 49.5 49.7 0.2

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

39.4 39.3 41.3 42.4 31.4 32.2 32.5 33.5 1.0

Support activities for transportation

625.4 647.9 651.6 651.5 625.7 646.6 649.2 650.2 1.0

Couriers and messengers

550.8 571.1 566.8 571.2 569.8 594.3 596.5 598.1 1.6

Warehousing and storage

742.7 765.2 776.4 775.6 741.3 768.5 773.7 772.7 -1.0

Utilities

557.5 565.6 568.8 569.5 555.1 562.0 564.6 566.1 1.5

Information

2,774 2,796 2,807 2,802 2,753 2,790 2,792 2,785 -7

Publishing industries, except Internet

728.4 719.5 721.0 719.8 724.5 719.9 718.3 717.3 -1.0

Motion picture and sound recording industries

388.7 393.2 395.2 394.6 376.1 387.3 384.5 381.4 -3.1

Broadcasting, except Internet

290.7 288.6 288.6 286.6 290.3 287.9 288.3 287.0 -1.3

Telecommunications

860.6 860.0 864.6 861.7 859.5 860.9 864.9 861.4 -3.5

Data processing, hosting and related services

281.9 297.1 297.4 298.6 281.3 297.1 297.9 299.5 1.6

Other information services

223.2 237.7 240.5 240.5 220.8 237.1 237.8 238.7 0.9

Financial activities

8,057 8,178 8,217 8,224 7,997 8,127 8,148 8,167 19

Finance and insurance

5,960.1 6,055.5 6,079.3 6,084.2 5,944.3 6,044.6 6,057.7 6,069.7 12.0

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.6 18.5 18.7 18.2 18.4 18.3 18.3 18.0 -0.3

Credit intermediation and related
activities(1)

2,572.6 2,582.3 2,591.0 2,593.5 2,563.7 2,579.4 2,580.5 2,586.0 5.5

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,712.2 1,702.7 1,705.6 1,705.8 1,705.3 1,699.3 1,698.8 1,699.9 1.1

Commercial banking

1,294.9 1,277.1 1,279.2 1,279.2 1,290.6 1,276.5 1,275.0 1,275.7 0.7

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

889.6 904.2 910.3 913.7 885.5 901.6 904.3 908.8 4.5

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,479.3 2,550.5 2,559.3 2,558.8 2,476.7 2,545.3 2,554.6 2,556.9 2.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,096.5 2,122.5 2,137.3 2,139.3 2,052.4 2,082.1 2,089.8 2,097.6 7.8

Real estate

1,516.0 1,534.3 1,545.0 1,550.7 1,488.5 1,512.5 1,519.6 1,527.6 8.0

Rental and leasing services

556.7 564.3 568.2 564.8 540.4 545.9 546.4 546.5 0.1

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.8 23.9 24.1 23.8 23.5 23.7 23.8 23.5 -0.3

Professional and business services

19,315 19,885 19,917 19,967 19,180 19,749 19,788 19,821 33

Professional and technical services(1)

8,357.3 8,620.7 8,675.5 8,664.3 8,383.7 8,642.8 8,672.2 8,686.7 14.5

Legal services

1,124.7 1,131.3 1,131.2 1,121.8 1,122.4 1,120.6 1,119.6 1,117.6 -2.0

Accounting and bookkeeping services

902.4 938.9 941.0 943.4 968.5 1,000.1 1,004.1 1,007.2 3.1

Architectural and engineering services

1,404.4 1,441.9 1,454.4 1,447.0 1,386.0 1,425.6 1,432.4 1,428.0 -4.4

Computer systems design and related services

1,790.5 1,864.9 1,889.6 1,890.1 1,784.8 1,865.2 1,876.3 1,883.3 7.0

Management and technical consulting services

1,256.9 1,315.0 1,324.8 1,326.7 1,252.3 1,312.2 1,316.1 1,322.2 6.1

Management of companies and enterprises

2,186.7 2,230.4 2,241.6 2,242.7 2,178.2 2,215.9 2,229.2 2,231.9 2.7

Administrative and waste services

8,771.1 9,034.2 8,999.8 9,059.5 8,617.7 8,890.6 8,886.7 8,902.5 15.8

Administrative and support services(1)

8,375.4 8,629.4 8,592.1 8,656.3 8,230.4 8,494.0 8,491.2 8,506.6 15.4

Employment services(1)

3,486.7 3,610.7 3,575.6 3,634.7 3,444.5 3,590.1 3,579.5 3,586.9 7.4

Temporary help services

2,819.9 2,921.8 2,883.3 2,945.0 2,787.8 2,906.2 2,897.0 2,907.7 10.7

Business support services

873.5 897.8 896.3 896.1 884.7 909.8 908.1 907.3 -0.8

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,055.8 2,103.8 2,115.5 2,109.1 1,952.8 1,987.9 1,998.0 2,003.7 5.7

Waste management and remediation services

395.7 404.8 407.7 403.2 387.3 396.6 395.5 395.9 0.4

Education and health services

21,216 21,839 21,752 21,812 21,539 22,035 22,088 22,150 62

Educational services

3,119.9 3,262.9 3,174.3 3,155.2 3,424.3 3,457.6 3,465.1 3,470.5 5.4

Health care and social assistance

18,095.8 18,575.8 18,577.3 18,657.1 18,115.1 18,577.4 18,622.8 18,679.2 56.4

Health care(3)

14,745.5 15,113.9 15,162.2 15,204.7 14,720.9 15,099.9 15,137.4 15,177.9 40.5

Ambulatory health care services(1)

6,677.2 6,921.0 6,933.0 6,956.5 6,670.5 6,914.3 6,926.0 6,947.1 21.1

Offices of physicians

2,481.3 2,550.3 2,559.7 2,569.9 2,480.0 2,552.7 2,558.8 2,565.7 6.9

Outpatient care centers

715.7 746.1 747.9 749.6 715.3 745.2 747.5 749.1 1.6

Home health care services

1,263.8 1,322.0 1,323.1 1,328.7 1,265.1 1,319.9 1,324.5 1,330.3 5.8

Hospitals

4,790.8 4,884.7 4,912.6 4,927.6 4,786.7 4,885.3 4,905.2 4,921.1 15.9

Nursing and residential care facilities(1)

3,277.5 3,308.2 3,316.6 3,320.6 3,263.7 3,300.3 3,306.2 3,309.7 3.5

Nursing care facilities

1,659.5 1,657.8 1,660.9 1,663.7 1,652.4 1,653.9 1,656.7 1,658.7 2.0

Social assistance(1)

3,350.3 3,461.9 3,415.1 3,452.4 3,394.2 3,477.5 3,485.4 3,501.3 15.9

Child day care services

812.3 854.3 812.0 830.6 856.2 873.7 877.4 875.8 -1.6

Leisure and hospitality

15,383 15,780 15,876 15,848 14,746 15,122 15,152 15,185 33

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,367.4 2,435.8 2,490.3 2,439.0 2,102.6 2,155.0 2,151.9 2,159.5 7.6

Performing arts and spectator sports

474.1 496.5 498.8 505.4 449.1 471.3 469.2 474.3 5.1

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

155.1 158.8 161.7 158.3 145.3 146.8 147.3 147.3 0.0

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,738.2 1,780.5 1,829.8 1,775.3 1,508.2 1,536.9 1,535.4 1,537.9 2.5

Accommodation and food services

13,015.5 13,343.9 13,385.2 13,409.4 12,643.3 12,967.2 13,000.1 13,025.6 25.5

Accommodation

2,030.9 1,995.7 2,049.8 2,043.1 1,890.5 1,897.2 1,901.3 1,900.7 -0.6

Food services and drinking places

10,984.6 11,348.2 11,335.4 11,366.3 10,752.8 11,070.0 11,098.8 11,124.9 26.1

Other services

5,625 5,706 5,723 5,687 5,585 5,639 5,650 5,646 -4

Repair and maintenance

1,250.7 1,280.3 1,279.8 1,278.1 1,246.0 1,270.9 1,271.8 1,271.6 -0.2

Personal and laundry services

1,380.6 1,408.6 1,405.2 1,397.4 1,373.3 1,391.8 1,393.1 1,391.0 -2.1

Membership associations and organizations

2,993.8 3,017.4 3,037.8 3,011.2 2,965.5 2,975.9 2,985.1 2,983.5 -1.6

Government

20,768 21,865 20,698 20,885 21,865 21,941 21,962 21,995 33

Federal

2,739.0 2,748.0 2,754.0 2,748.0 2,727.0 2,736.0 2,736.0 2,738.0 2.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,147.7 2,155.3 2,160.9 2,155.7 2,135.0 2,140.1 2,140.8 2,141.5 0.7

U.S. Postal Service

591.7 592.5 593.4 592.5 591.6 595.8 595.3 596.5 1.2

State government

4,757.0 4,839.0 4,756.0 4,794.0 5,042.0 5,085.0 5,083.0 5,092.0 9.0

State government education

2,092.5 2,174.7 2,094.8 2,137.2 2,391.8 2,440.8 2,437.6 2,446.3 8.7

State government, excluding education

2,664.4 2,664.7 2,660.9 2,656.7 2,649.8 2,643.9 2,645.4 2,645.2 -0.2

Local government

13,272.0 14,278.0 13,188.0 13,343.0 14,096.0 14,120.0 14,143.0 14,165.0 22.0

Local government education

6,800.9 7,785.6 6,634.3 6,837.1 7,804.5 7,810.6 7,829.6 7,852.5 22.9

Local government, excluding education

6,471.1 6,492.8 6,553.4 6,505.5 6,291.9 6,309.4 6,313.7 6,312.2 -1.5

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 2014 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: September 04, 2015