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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
Oct.
2021
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022(p)
Oct.
2022(p)
Oct.
2021
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022(p)
Oct.
2022(p)
Change from:
Sept.2022 - Oct.2022(p)

Total nonfarm

149,310 152,674 153,197 154,369 148,005 152,732 153,047 153,308 261

Total private

126,847 131,180 130,793 131,656 125,911 130,406 130,725 130,958 233

Goods-producing

20,705 21,481 21,409 21,451 20,499 21,196 21,244 21,277 33

Mining and logging

584 638 637 639 578 631 634 634 0

Logging

45.5 47.0 46.4 45.5 44.9 45.4 45.7 44.7 -1.0

Mining

538.9 590.9 591.0 593.3 533.5 585.8 588.2 588.8 0.6

Oil and gas extraction

121.7 135.0 134.9 135.2 121.3 134.5 135.2 135.6 0.4

Mining, except oil and gas

177.6 183.5 182.4 183.0 176.0 180.2 180.4 181.1 0.7

Coal mining

36.5 37.8 37.9 37.9 36.5 38.0 38.1 37.9 -0.2

Metal ore mining

41.8 43.9 43.6 43.6 41.9 43.6 43.8 43.7 -0.1

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

99.3 101.8 100.9 101.5 97.7 98.6 98.5 99.5 1.0

Support activities for mining

239.6 272.4 273.7 275.1 236.2 271.1 272.6 272.1 -0.5

Construction

7,636 7,911 7,877 7,888 7,455 7,698 7,720 7,721 1

Construction of buildings

1,684.0 1,745.4 1,731.3 1,742.1 1,654.0 1,709.7 1,711.3 1,716.9 5.6

Residential building

883.1 918.8 907.9 915.3 869.0 900.8 901.3 903.7 2.4

Nonresidential building

800.9 826.6 823.4 826.8 785.0 808.9 810.0 813.2 3.2

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,099.9 1,125.0 1,124.9 1,127.1 1,043.5 1,074.7 1,074.3 1,073.9 -0.4

Specialty trade contractors

4,852.3 5,040.1 5,020.3 5,019.2 4,757.0 4,914.0 4,934.0 4,930.0 -4.0

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,236.6 2,315.7 2,306.3 2,305.1 2,203.1 2,266.2 2,275.2 2,273.7 -1.5

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,615.7 2,724.4 2,714.0 2,714.1 2,553.9 2,647.8 2,658.8 2,656.3 -2.5

Manufacturing

12,485 12,932 12,895 12,924 12,466 12,867 12,890 12,922 32

Durable goods

7,764 8,030 8,008 8,031 7,766 8,003 8,016 8,039 23

Wood products

415.8 431.8 429.4 430.0 413.5 430.8 430.8 429.9 -0.9

Nonmetallic mineral products

407.1 423.3 420.9 425.0 402.1 416.6 416.4 419.6 3.2

Primary metals

352.1 363.5 364.6 364.6 353.6 363.6 366.3 366.1 -0.2

Fabricated metal products

1,397.5 1,445.4 1,446.9 1,452.5 1,398.1 1,443.6 1,449.1 1,454.3 5.2

Machinery

1,060.9 1,102.1 1,097.2 1,098.8 1,063.6 1,099.3 1,099.6 1,102.6 3.0

Computer and electronic products

1,064.4 1,096.5 1,088.9 1,096.3 1,066.0 1,091.7 1,091.2 1,096.6 5.4

Computer and peripheral equipment

159.1 164.7 164.5 166.7 159.2 164.0 164.4 166.4 2.0

Communications equipment

84.8 84.1 82.4 84.4 85.4 84.2 83.2 84.7 1.5

Semiconductors and electronic components

370.1 390.6 387.5 390.3 371.5 388.6 388.6 391.0 2.4

Electronic instruments

419.6 424.5 422.4 423.0 419.5 422.9 423.1 422.8 -0.3

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

30.8 32.6 32.1 31.9 30.4 31.9 31.9 31.6 -0.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

397.5 411.1 410.9 410.9 398.0 410.8 412.1 412.4 0.3

Transportation equipment(1)

1,672.7 1,729.5 1,730.7 1,730.2 1,676.6 1,723.0 1,727.7 1,732.4 4.7

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

992.1 1,022.3 1,024.2 1,018.3 998.4 1,011.1 1,018.5 1,023.3 4.8

Furniture and related products

379.6 382.1 379.2 379.7 379.4 381.7 381.4 381.2 -0.2

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

616.5 644.6 639.7 642.9 615.3 641.6 641.7 643.5 1.8

Nondurable goods

4,721 4,902 4,887 4,893 4,700 4,864 4,874 4,883 9

Food manufacturing

1,656.4 1,723.9 1,720.4 1,719.3 1,642.6 1,701.3 1,709.1 1,710.1 1.0

Textile mills

99.7 100.1 100.2 99.3 99.4 99.7 100.0 99.3 -0.7

Textile product mills

104.6 103.4 102.9 102.5 104.3 104.1 103.4 102.8 -0.6

Apparel

92.5 95.1 94.1 94.8 91.5 94.8 94.2 94.6 0.4

Paper and paper products

348.0 357.7 358.4 358.8 348.7 358.4 359.6 360.5 0.9

Printing and related support activities

372.5 378.3 373.4 376.2 369.9 377.5 373.7 374.7 1.0

Petroleum and coal products

107.8 107.9 107.4 107.9 105.6 105.6 105.9 105.8 -0.1

Chemicals

871.3 908.4 904.9 906.7 874.1 906.2 908.9 910.5 1.6

Plastics and rubber products

726.8 756.7 754.1 757.8 729.2 757.5 758.1 761.1 3.0

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

341.3 370.3 371.0 369.5 334.7 359.3 361.3 363.4 2.1

Private service-providing

106,142 109,699 109,384 110,205 105,412 109,210 109,481 109,681 200

Trade, transportation, and utilities

28,100 28,643 28,586 28,845 28,013 28,799 28,792 28,823 31

Wholesale trade

5,725.0 5,913.1 5,903.3 5,931.5 5,716.3 5,896.9 5,908.5 5,923.1 14.6

Durable goods

3,148.3 3,255.6 3,249.0 3,260.0 3,149.9 3,247.2 3,253.9 3,262.6 8.7

Nondurable goods

2,092.7 2,154.1 2,149.0 2,164.2 2,083.4 2,147.1 2,149.4 2,155.4 6.0

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

484.0 503.4 505.3 507.3 483.0 502.6 505.2 505.1 -0.1

Retail trade

15,577.9 15,778.2 15,659.5 15,822.3 15,537.0 15,829.5 15,821.9 15,829.1 7.2

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,951.0 1,988.7 1,980.2 1,980.5 1,946.8 1,974.7 1,975.3 1,977.1 1.8

Automobile dealers

1,223.7 1,240.8 1,235.6 1,235.5 1,222.5 1,235.5 1,234.6 1,235.7 1.1

Other motor vehicle dealers

172.2 177.5 174.0 174.1 172.3 170.7 172.4 173.3 0.9

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

555.1 570.4 570.6 570.9 552.0 568.5 568.4 568.1 -0.3

Furniture and home furnishings stores

445.8 426.2 423.5 429.9 444.8 433.1 431.4 430.2 -1.2

Electronics and appliance stores

440.2 423.8 422.2 423.8 423.5 427.9 424.7 419.0 -5.7

Building material and garden supply stores

1,364.6 1,405.1 1,378.6 1,373.6 1,379.4 1,397.2 1,393.2 1,394.6 1.4

Food and beverage stores

3,118.4 3,209.8 3,181.9 3,195.6 3,118.8 3,200.9 3,201.6 3,198.9 -2.7

Health and personal care stores

1,054.7 1,058.7 1,062.7 1,080.0 1,050.9 1,069.1 1,073.4 1,075.6 2.2

Gasoline stations

949.5 990.6 981.4 984.4 943.5 974.6 975.4 980.0 4.6

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,064.8 1,087.5 1,071.5 1,085.1 1,072.0 1,085.5 1,086.8 1,091.5 4.7

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

540.8 529.1 520.0 533.1 544.0 533.0 530.4 531.8 1.4

General merchandise stores

3,160.8 3,147.5 3,136.2 3,209.6 3,138.2 3,225.4 3,219.0 3,216.8 -2.2

Department stores

956.0 939.3 929.8 957.6 950.7 966.7 962.1 956.9 -5.2

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

2,204.8 2,208.2 2,206.4 2,252.0 2,187.4 2,258.7 2,256.9 2,259.9 3.0

Miscellaneous store retailers

825.7 868.3 856.1 867.5 826.1 859.5 862.6 865.8 3.2

Nonstore retailers

661.6 642.9 645.2 659.2 649.0 648.6 648.1 647.8 -0.3

Transportation and warehousing

6,258.3 6,407.6 6,481.4 6,547.2 6,220.2 6,529.5 6,518.2 6,526.4 8.2

Air transportation

505.0 567.9 567.3 571.1 505.5 564.3 567.0 571.2 4.2

Rail transportation

145.8 146.8 147.3 147.3 145.7 146.8 147.2 147.1 -0.1

Water transportation

55.7 63.3 62.9 61.7 55.0 61.4 61.7 61.8 0.1

Truck transportation

1,546.5 1,612.2 1,594.4 1,614.2 1,528.9 1,597.4 1,587.9 1,601.1 13.2

Transit and ground passenger transportation

404.7 354.5 423.9 432.1 384.1 414.0 409.1 411.5 2.4

Pipeline transportation

50.4 47.8 47.0 47.2 50.3 47.8 47.3 47.2 -0.1

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

26.4 35.3 34.1 32.3 26.1 29.1 30.4 31.0 0.6

Support activities for transportation

746.1 786.9 790.2 797.2 741.0 785.6 790.6 792.0 1.4

Couriers and messengers

1,044.8 1,044.7 1,057.0 1,077.1 1,077.6 1,114.5 1,114.9 1,121.4 6.5

Warehousing and storage

1,732.9 1,748.2 1,757.3 1,767.0 1,706.0 1,768.6 1,762.1 1,742.1 -20.0

Utilities

538.9 543.9 541.7 544.1 539.5 542.6 543.2 544.3 1.1

Information

2,897 3,056 3,042 3,052 2,886 3,032 3,039 3,043 4

Publishing industries, except Internet

793.2 844.9 846.0 837.0 793.8 839.8 845.4 840.5 -4.9

Motion picture and sound recording industries

423.4 448.9 431.8 446.1 412.0 435.4 432.8 436.5 3.7

Broadcasting, except Internet

234.4 234.0 234.6 234.4 232.4 234.8 233.9 232.9 -1.0

Telecommunications

660.5 664.2 663.8 661.0 661.8 664.6 662.6 661.3 -1.3

Data processing, hosting and related services

402.0 427.6 432.1 434.4 401.4 427.7 431.4 432.4 1.0

Other information services

383.1 436.5 433.2 439.4 384.8 429.8 433.0 439.8 6.8

Financial activities

8,846 9,022 8,969 8,995 8,817 8,967 8,968 8,971 3

Finance and insurance

6,534.9 6,622.3 6,585.8 6,617.9 6,527.9 6,605.3 6,599.6 6,612.0 12.4

Monetary authorities - central bank

20.8 21.1 21.0 21.2 20.8 21.0 21.0 21.1 0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,703.2 2,708.5 2,691.6 2,692.2 2,705.4 2,700.4 2,699.0 2,696.5 -2.5

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,727.6 1,748.6 1,740.4 1,742.2 1,733.4 1,741.5 1,745.6 1,747.5 1.9

Commercial banking

1,342.0 1,347.5 1,339.0 1,344.4 1,347.9 1,342.5 1,344.7 1,348.1 3.4

Nondepository credit intermediation

641.9 627.5 620.5 622.6 639.5 626.9 621.7 621.5 -0.2

Activities related to credit intermediation

333.7 332.4 330.7 327.4 332.5 331.9 331.7 327.5 -4.2

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

1,004.8 1,050.3 1,043.6 1,056.0 1,001.6 1,041.1 1,045.6 1,051.0 5.4

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,806.1 2,842.4 2,829.6 2,848.5 2,800.1 2,842.8 2,834.0 2,843.4 9.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,310.9 2,399.3 2,383.6 2,377.5 2,289.2 2,361.9 2,367.9 2,359.2 -8.7

Real estate

1,785.8 1,823.8 1,820.8 1,830.1 1,769.6 1,805.1 1,815.4 1,814.5 -0.9

Rental and leasing services

504.6 554.7 542.2 526.7 499.1 536.3 531.9 524.1 -7.8

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

20.5 20.8 20.6 20.7 20.5 20.5 20.6 20.6 0.0

Professional and business services

21,875 22,474 22,466 22,707 21,619 22,402 22,454 22,493 39

Professional and technical services

10,090.9 10,516.5 10,449.6 10,601.3 10,073.2 10,515.3 10,538.6 10,581.3 42.7

Legal services

1,173.3 1,179.2 1,170.9 1,186.6 1,168.6 1,180.8 1,178.7 1,182.1 3.4

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,024.6 1,064.3 1,062.8 1,082.2 1,076.3 1,112.7 1,118.6 1,123.5 4.9

Architectural and engineering services

1,582.3 1,671.9 1,659.3 1,674.7 1,570.9 1,651.3 1,656.4 1,663.2 6.8

Specialized design services

146.5 153.9 153.7 156.4 144.3 153.7 154.4 154.7 0.3

Computer systems design and related services

2,355.3 2,446.0 2,423.6 2,456.3 2,339.9 2,434.7 2,438.2 2,447.0 8.8

Management and technical consulting services

1,700.8 1,774.4 1,769.7 1,807.9 1,675.5 1,772.5 1,777.5 1,784.9 7.4

Scientific research and development services

840.8 896.9 888.2 897.8 842.0 888.4 892.9 898.2 5.3

Advertising and related services

455.4 491.6 487.7 493.9 452.0 489.6 489.7 491.8 2.1

Other professional and technical services

811.9 838.3 833.7 845.5 803.7 831.6 832.2 835.9 3.7

Management of companies and enterprises

2,342.7 2,400.0 2,389.0 2,395.9 2,342.9 2,390.4 2,392.8 2,397.0 4.2

Administrative and waste services

9,441.4 9,557.2 9,627.5 9,709.8 9,202.4 9,496.6 9,523.0 9,514.9 -8.1

Administrative and support services

8,972.7 9,073.4 9,144.7 9,223.1 8,738.2 9,017.9 9,043.2 9,034.2 -9.0

Office administrative services

561.6 605.8 604.6 608.9 560.2 601.6 604.0 606.8 2.8

Facilities support services

157.3 157.1 157.5 158.8 156.3 156.2 157.1 157.1 0.0

Employment services(1)

3,843.8 3,817.6 3,912.9 3,985.9 3,699.7 3,872.2 3,882.9 3,884.4 1.5

Temporary help services

3,146.5 3,090.2 3,174.6 3,241.1 3,025.1 3,155.0 3,167.6 3,179.4 11.8

Business support services

813.0 766.4 763.0 768.6 801.6 775.7 767.3 761.5 -5.8

Travel arrangement and reservation services

145.6 156.7 157.0 157.4 143.7 153.6 155.2 155.7 0.5

Investigation and security services

909.3 934.5 941.5 943.7 904.9 932.4 939.4 938.0 -1.4

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,229.2 2,306.0 2,279.0 2,270.4 2,164.1 2,201.0 2,213.6 2,207.2 -6.4

Other support services

312.9 329.3 329.2 329.4 307.7 325.2 323.7 323.6 -0.1

Waste management and remediation services

468.7 483.8 482.8 486.7 464.2 478.7 479.8 480.7 0.9

Education and health services

24,048 24,298 24,624 24,954 23,805 24,562 24,653 24,732 79

Educational services

3,827.8 3,585.7 3,851.7 4,006.7 3,651.8 3,840.7 3,850.8 3,859.1 8.3

Health care and social assistance

20,220.2 20,712.6 20,772.1 20,947.7 20,153.6 20,721.0 20,801.7 20,872.8 71.1

Health care(3)

16,096.0 16,468.2 16,522.8 16,629.8 16,056.7 16,460.0 16,524.6 16,577.2 52.6

Ambulatory health care services

7,990.9 8,211.2 8,234.5 8,311.2 7,965.3 8,218.1 8,250.2 8,280.9 30.7

Offices of physicians

2,775.6 2,838.7 2,850.7 2,877.0 2,766.2 2,843.9 2,855.3 2,864.9 9.6

Offices of dentists

1,010.1 1,047.3 1,041.4 1,054.2 1,006.8 1,042.9 1,045.9 1,050.9 5.0

Offices of other health practitioners

1,040.9 1,095.7 1,096.3 1,109.9 1,036.3 1,094.1 1,100.1 1,106.4 6.3

Outpatient care centers

1,004.4 1,030.9 1,031.6 1,033.5 1,005.2 1,031.6 1,032.0 1,033.4 1.4

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

310.4 313.7 311.8 310.6 309.7 314.9 313.5 310.2 -3.3

Home health care services

1,538.2 1,566.7 1,579.8 1,598.3 1,529.2 1,571.1 1,581.0 1,587.1 6.1

Other ambulatory health care services

311.3 318.2 322.9 327.7 312.0 319.7 322.4 327.9 5.5

Hospitals

5,128.5 5,216.2 5,244.3 5,254.5 5,122.3 5,211.9 5,237.0 5,247.8 10.8

Nursing and residential care facilities

2,976.6 3,040.8 3,044.0 3,064.1 2,969.1 3,030.0 3,037.4 3,048.5 11.1

Nursing care facilities

1,356.3 1,364.4 1,367.4 1,378.8 1,349.2 1,360.6 1,362.9 1,367.0 4.1

Residential mental health facilities

596.6 614.6 616.1 618.0 597.0 613.0 615.8 617.4 1.6

Community care facilities for the elderly

870.3 903.5 903.6 909.1 869.6 899.0 901.4 906.1 4.7

Other residential care facilities

153.4 158.3 156.9 158.2 153.3 157.4 157.4 158.0 0.6

Social assistance

4,124.2 4,244.4 4,249.3 4,317.9 4,096.9 4,261.0 4,277.1 4,295.6 18.5

Individual and family services

2,739.2 2,825.5 2,821.0 2,860.1 2,734.5 2,822.4 2,838.7 2,848.3 9.6

Emergency and other relief services

192.9 202.6 200.4 205.9 193.3 204.3 202.6 206.9 4.3

Vocational rehabilitation services

276.4 278.2 274.7 276.7 274.4 274.7 275.0 274.5 -0.5

Child day care services

915.7 938.1 953.2 975.2 894.6 959.7 960.9 965.8 4.9

Leisure and hospitality

14,805 16,441 15,979 15,902 14,728 15,744 15,851 15,886 35

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,108.8 2,568.5 2,378.7 2,309.3 2,123.5 2,304.2 2,324.2 2,333.8 9.6

Performing arts and spectator sports

450.8 511.3 524.7 513.1 430.3 490.8 497.4 498.8 1.4

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

146.4 172.1 163.5 163.1 143.4 161.1 161.5 161.7 0.2

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,511.6 1,885.1 1,690.5 1,633.1 1,549.8 1,652.3 1,665.3 1,673.3 8.0

Accommodation and food services

12,695.7 13,872.8 13,600.3 13,592.4 12,604.1 13,440.1 13,526.7 13,552.6 25.9

Accommodation

1,579.6 1,853.6 1,762.8 1,748.2 1,566.3 1,719.1 1,736.7 1,756.6 19.9

Food services and drinking places

11,116.1 12,019.2 11,837.5 11,844.2 11,037.8 11,721.0 11,790.0 11,796.0 6.0

Other services

5,571 5,765 5,718 5,750 5,544 5,704 5,724 5,733 9

Repair and maintenance

1,386.8 1,437.8 1,436.1 1,443.6 1,379.6 1,427.9 1,435.9 1,438.3 2.4

Personal and laundry services

1,414.5 1,472.1 1,468.1 1,481.2 1,401.7 1,460.4 1,468.3 1,469.6 1.3

Membership associations and organizations

2,769.4 2,855.4 2,813.9 2,825.4 2,762.6 2,815.2 2,819.7 2,824.9 5.2

Government

22,463 21,494 22,404 22,713 22,094 22,326 22,322 22,350 28

Federal

2,882 2,868 2,875 2,879 2,880 2,864 2,867 2,873 6

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,283.6 2,274.7 2,280.1 2,280.8 2,279.7 2,263.9 2,268.0 2,272.0 4.0

U.S. Postal Service

597.9 592.8 594.8 598.1 600.6 599.9 599.1 601.1 2.0

State government

5,388 5,000 5,345 5,419 5,224 5,261 5,261 5,254 -7

State government education

2,737.1 2,343.1 2,700.5 2,787.8 2,567.3 2,618.5 2,622.6 2,620.8 -1.8

State government, excluding education

2,650.7 2,656.9 2,644.6 2,630.9 2,657.0 2,642.4 2,638.1 2,633.1 -5.0

Local government

14,193 13,626 14,184 14,415 13,990 14,201 14,194 14,223 29

Local government education

7,876.7 7,024.2 7,751.1 7,991.8 7,633.0 7,776.2 7,755.0 7,768.5 13.5

Local government, excluding education

6,316.5 6,601.7 6,432.4 6,423.1 6,357.3 6,424.6 6,439.0 6,454.5 15.5

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 2021 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: November 04, 2022