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
Apr.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019(p)
Apr.
2019(p)
Apr.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019(p)
Apr.
2019(p)
Change from:
Mar.2019 - Apr.2019(p)

Total nonfarm

148,383 149,148 149,862 150,988 148,475 150,643 150,832 151,095 263

Total private

125,581 126,370 126,998 128,058 126,054 128,133 128,312 128,548 236

Goods-producing

20,422 20,576 20,700 20,912 20,587 21,022 21,043 21,077 34

Mining and logging

714 744 746 743 723 755 756 753 -3

Logging

47.6 45.7 45.1 42.4 49.9 46.1 46.3 44.6 -1.7

Mining

665.9 698.0 701.2 700.9 672.8 708.5 709.6 708.0 -1.6

Oil and gas extraction

142.1 150.5 152.0 151.1 143.7 151.8 152.5 152.5 0.0

Mining, except oil and gas

188.5 189.2 191.3 194.0 189.8 195.4 195.9 195.7 -0.2

Coal mining

51.8 52.5 52.6 52.5 51.7 52.6 52.8 52.4 -0.4

Metal ore mining

41.0 40.8 40.9 41.0 41.4 41.1 41.2 41.4 0.2

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

95.7 95.9 97.8 100.5 96.7 101.7 101.9 101.9 0.0

Support activities for mining

335.3 358.3 357.9 355.8 339.3 361.3 361.2 359.8 -1.4

Construction

7,129 7,066 7,174 7,385 7,230 7,433 7,453 7,486 33

Construction of buildings

1,596.0 1,602.9 1,616.1 1,633.5 1,616.3 1,653.5 1,656.4 1,654.3 -2.1

Residential building

784.6 806.4 814.4 824.2 795.1 832.1 836.6 834.1 -2.5

Nonresidential building

811.4 796.5 801.7 809.3 821.2 821.4 819.8 820.2 0.4

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,020.3 970.8 1,002.1 1,069.6 1,038.3 1,075.2 1,077.9 1,087.8 9.9

Specialty trade contractors

4,512.8 4,491.9 4,555.7 4,681.5 4,575.3 4,704.1 4,718.2 4,743.4 25.2

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,984.3 1,963.6 1,991.3 2,038.0 2,011.3 2,055.3 2,062.0 2,065.1 3.1

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,528.5 2,528.3 2,564.4 2,643.5 2,564.0 2,648.8 2,656.2 2,678.3 22.1

Manufacturing

12,579 12,766 12,780 12,784 12,634 12,834 12,834 12,838 4

Durable goods

7,886 8,034 8,039 8,038 7,903 8,060 8,055 8,055 0

Wood products

403.5 406.1 405.1 408.6 405.6 411.2 409.8 411.2 1.4

Nonmetallic mineral products

414.3 403.5 407.1 413.3 414.3 415.3 414.1 413.5 -0.6

Primary metals

376.3 383.8 383.6 381.3 376.4 383.2 383.1 381.0 -2.1

Fabricated metal products

1,455.8 1,479.1 1,481.8 1,482.2 1,458.6 1,483.8 1,485.1 1,484.9 -0.2

Machinery

1,109.2 1,141.8 1,140.8 1,137.0 1,111.6 1,141.0 1,141.4 1,138.7 -2.7

Computer and electronic products

1,046.9 1,070.7 1,073.5 1,073.5 1,050.7 1,073.3 1,074.4 1,076.6 2.2

Computer and peripheral equipment

155.5 159.8 160.3 159.1 156.1 160.2 160.1 159.5 -0.6

Communications equipment

85.0 85.3 86.1 86.0 85.3 85.8 86.1 86.2 0.1

Semiconductors and electronic components

367.6 374.9 375.7 374.5 368.7 375.3 375.6 375.3 -0.3

Electronic instruments

405.8 417.8 418.4 421.1 407.1 418.6 419.3 422.2 2.9

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

33.0 32.9 33.0 32.8 33.5 33.3 33.3 33.3 0.0

Electrical equipment and appliances

394.5 401.2 402.0 400.1 395.7 403.0 403.0 401.6 -1.4

Transportation equipment(1)

1,688.7 1,741.0 1,739.2 1,734.6 1,689.8 1,739.8 1,734.4 1,736.3 1.9

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

997.1 1,007.9 1,004.0 998.1 995.0 1,005.5 999.2 997.7 -1.5

Furniture and related products

392.4 395.6 394.1 393.3 393.8 395.5 394.9 394.9 0.0

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

604.5 611.5 612.1 614.2 606.6 613.8 614.7 616.1 1.4

Nondurable goods

4,693 4,732 4,741 4,746 4,731 4,774 4,779 4,783 4

Food manufacturing

1,587.8 1,612.1 1,611.7 1,612.5 1,613.4 1,632.6 1,635.6 1,638.3 2.7

Textile mills

112.2 111.9 112.7 113.6 112.5 112.0 112.9 113.7 0.8

Textile product mills

115.6 113.8 114.5 114.4 115.9 114.7 115.0 114.9 -0.1

Apparel

116.0 106.8 107.7 108.3 116.1 106.8 107.7 107.9 0.2

Paper and paper products

364.8 370.4 370.5 368.8 365.1 369.8 370.6 369.0 -1.6

Printing and related support activities

430.2 420.6 420.7 417.9 431.5 423.2 421.5 419.6 -1.9

Petroleum and coal products

113.1 112.6 113.1 114.8 114.8 117.0 116.7 116.5 -0.2

Chemicals

830.3 855.5 855.9 857.8 832.5 858.2 856.7 859.7 3.0

Plastics and rubber products

729.0 734.9 735.5 735.6 729.2 736.2 735.9 735.9 0.0

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

293.9 293.3 298.4 301.8 300.1 303.4 305.9 307.4 1.5

Private service-providing

105,159 105,794 106,298 107,146 105,467 107,111 107,269 107,471 202

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,354 27,474 27,495 27,567 27,589 27,827 27,815 27,820 5

Wholesale trade

5,805.0 5,888.8 5,895.6 5,915.3 5,821.4 5,921.6 5,921.5 5,931.4 9.9

Durable goods

3,127.2 3,190.9 3,195.7 3,204.0 3,135.2 3,202.0 3,205.1 3,212.2 7.1

Nondurable goods

2,139.1 2,144.4 2,150.2 2,160.1 2,144.3 2,163.6 2,163.9 2,164.6 0.7

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

538.7 553.5 549.7 551.2 541.9 556.0 552.5 554.6 2.1

Retail trade

15,681.4 15,567.4 15,577.1 15,625.6 15,838.0 15,816.6 15,800.9 15,788.9 -12.0

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

2,012.0 2,020.7 2,032.7 2,049.2 2,014.1 2,038.9 2,043.0 2,050.5 7.5

Automobile dealers

1,293.2 1,300.7 1,304.8 1,311.0 1,296.7 1,307.2 1,308.9 1,314.0 5.1

Other motor vehicle dealers

159.2 151.2 153.8 161.1 158.4 159.0 157.9 160.2 2.3

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

559.6 568.8 574.1 577.1 559.0 572.7 576.2 576.3 0.1

Furniture and home furnishings stores

473.7 483.7 484.8 480.8 479.8 485.7 488.1 486.9 -1.2

Electronics and appliance stores

489.0 471.9 468.4 467.3 495.7 474.2 472.5 472.4 -0.1

Building material and garden supply stores

1,358.2 1,263.4 1,310.3 1,347.5 1,309.8 1,304.8 1,302.9 1,299.9 -3.0

Food and beverage stores

3,055.2 3,090.3 3,087.4 3,092.8 3,083.3 3,114.8 3,117.0 3,119.2 2.2

Health and personal care stores

1,053.6 1,042.4 1,035.8 1,035.9 1,060.5 1,049.3 1,042.4 1,045.0 2.6

Gasoline stations

924.2 935.4 935.5 940.6 931.9 947.3 945.6 948.2 2.6

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,317.7 1,312.6 1,303.6 1,292.9 1,365.4 1,354.3 1,348.7 1,342.1 -6.6

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

577.6 547.0 547.8 543.4 596.4 559.5 564.0 558.7 -5.3

General merchandise stores

3,035.9 3,005.8 2,981.2 2,981.4 3,094.3 3,069.8 3,059.0 3,050.5 -8.5

Department stores

1,106.2 1,099.8 1,084.5 1,079.5 1,144.0 1,130.2 1,125.5 1,120.8 -4.7

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

1,929.7 1,906.0 1,896.7 1,901.9 1,950.3 1,939.6 1,933.5 1,929.7 -3.8

Miscellaneous store retailers

821.1 817.2 814.2 822.3 834.1 836.5 836.3 835.2 -1.1

Nonstore retailers

563.2 577.0 575.4 571.5 572.7 581.5 581.4 580.3 -1.1

Transportation and warehousing

5,311.3 5,467.5 5,468.5 5,475.5 5,372.2 5,534.9 5,537.3 5,548.4 11.1

Air transportation

498.6 511.0 513.3 514.9 499.3 514.7 514.9 515.4 0.5

Rail transportation

212.7 212.4 211.2 211.2 212.8 213.9 212.3 211.6 -0.7

Water transportation

63.8 62.3 62.4 63.8 64.4 65.1 64.6 64.6 0.0

Truck transportation

1,468.7 1,492.9 1,494.4 1,502.9 1,481.4 1,516.5 1,516.8 1,516.3 -0.5

Transit and ground passenger transportation

500.0 500.0 502.1 508.3 486.6 489.0 489.0 494.1 5.1

Pipeline transportation

48.4 46.8 47.0 47.1 48.5 47.2 47.1 47.2 0.1

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

30.1 24.7 26.9 29.9 34.5 33.9 34.0 34.1 0.1

Support activities for transportation

705.6 714.6 717.3 718.3 706.7 718.7 719.6 719.7 0.1

Couriers and messengers

673.7 726.5 720.3 703.1 714.4 751.3 752.4 753.4 1.0

Warehousing and storage

1,109.7 1,176.3 1,173.6 1,176.0 1,123.6 1,184.6 1,186.6 1,192.0 5.4

Utilities

556.2 550.7 553.6 550.1 557.2 553.6 554.9 551.7 -3.2

Information

2,823 2,798 2,804 2,807 2,829 2,808 2,815 2,814 -1

Publishing industries, except Internet

726.5 731.2 731.2 730.9 730.4 733.5 733.8 734.7 0.9

Motion picture and sound recording industries

442.6 410.2 417.1 423.2 438.7 416.8 424.1 420.6 -3.5

Broadcasting, except Internet

270.6 270.6 269.8 268.4 270.4 271.1 269.0 268.5 -0.5

Telecommunications

752.9 732.5 730.3 722.6 756.6 730.9 730.1 727.0 -3.1

Data processing, hosting and related services

329.8 330.9 332.5 333.0 330.1 331.7 332.9 333.4 0.5

Other information services

300.8 322.7 322.6 328.7 302.6 324.3 324.8 330.0 5.2

Financial activities

8,496 8,571 8,592 8,605 8,541 8,626 8,639 8,651 12

Finance and insurance

6,281.3 6,310.3 6,314.1 6,310.9 6,303.3 6,323.8 6,329.5 6,332.9 3.4

Monetary authorities - central bank

19.3 19.6 19.6 19.6 19.4 19.7 19.7 19.7 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,636.7 2,630.0 2,623.1 2,619.3 2,645.9 2,635.4 2,631.3 2,629.9 -1.4

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,711.6 1,712.9 1,709.3 1,705.2 1,714.9 1,714.9 1,710.6 1,708.9 -1.7

Commercial banking

1,321.0 1,313.4 1,311.0 1,304.8 1,322.3 1,313.2 1,310.3 1,306.2 -4.1

Nondepository credit intermediation

617.1 608.5 608.1 607.9 622.3 612.0 613.7 613.6 -0.1

Activities related to credit intermediation

308.0 308.6 305.7 306.2 308.8 308.5 306.9 307.3 0.4

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

948.6 963.8 965.1 965.5 953.2 967.4 969.4 970.3 0.9

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,676.7 2,696.9 2,706.3 2,706.5 2,684.8 2,701.3 2,709.1 2,713.0 3.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,214.8 2,260.2 2,277.4 2,293.7 2,237.8 2,302.6 2,309.8 2,317.6 7.8

Real estate

1,637.9 1,670.3 1,677.1 1,686.4 1,650.0 1,691.3 1,693.6 1,699.0 5.4

Rental and leasing services

554.4 567.3 577.6 584.5 565.0 588.2 593.1 595.5 2.4

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

22.5 22.6 22.7 22.8 22.8 23.1 23.1 23.1 0.0

Professional and business services

20,828 20,987 21,073 21,362 20,878 21,313 21,337 21,413 76

Professional and technical services

9,281.0 9,525.0 9,541.0 9,573.3 9,230.2 9,479.6 9,508.6 9,522.5 13.9

Legal services

1,135.1 1,134.0 1,138.3 1,137.5 1,140.0 1,141.7 1,143.1 1,142.4 -0.7

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,093.0 1,144.3 1,145.5 1,132.5 1,005.6 1,037.8 1,041.6 1,042.9 1.3

Architectural and engineering services

1,452.6 1,483.2 1,490.5 1,493.9 1,464.1 1,503.1 1,508.3 1,506.6 -1.7

Specialized design services

142.8 147.5 148.2 149.5 142.8 149.1 149.5 149.4 -0.1

Computer systems design and related services

2,096.0 2,166.9 2,162.3 2,191.0 2,102.4 2,169.4 2,182.7 2,196.8 14.1

Management and technical consulting services

1,461.2 1,505.6 1,504.3 1,513.2 1,469.0 1,518.6 1,520.8 1,521.7 0.9

Scientific research and development services

680.4 713.5 715.9 719.2 683.8 717.3 719.9 723.1 3.2

Advertising and related services

490.0 487.5 488.4 485.3 490.4 490.5 489.6 485.8 -3.8

Other professional and technical services

729.9 742.5 747.6 751.2 732.0 752.1 753.2 753.8 0.6

Management of companies and enterprises

2,348.8 2,392.6 2,396.4 2,404.3 2,359.8 2,405.2 2,408.2 2,415.0 6.8

Administrative and waste services

9,198.2 9,069.2 9,135.7 9,384.1 9,288.4 9,428.0 9,420.6 9,475.4 54.8

Administrative and support services

8,767.6 8,625.7 8,690.0 8,933.4 8,854.2 8,977.1 8,968.3 9,021.4 53.1

Office administrative services

511.3 520.5 522.8 531.2 512.6 523.9 526.1 531.9 5.8

Facilities support services

151.7 155.2 155.6 154.4 151.8 155.8 155.6 154.8 -0.8

Employment services(1)

3,595.7 3,569.5 3,582.8 3,649.4 3,667.2 3,715.0 3,707.9 3,723.1 15.2

Temporary help services

2,937.5 2,908.5 2,924.8 2,985.6 2,999.1 3,040.5 3,034.7 3,052.6 17.9

Business support services

888.8 894.4 887.5 883.9 897.1 893.3 891.1 893.0 1.9

Travel arrangement and reservation services

220.5 212.8 214.3 216.0 219.7 215.8 215.5 215.4 -0.1

Investigation and security services

937.5 937.8 945.5 948.8 941.6 949.2 952.5 953.3 0.8

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,137.4 2,005.2 2,050.5 2,206.3 2,139.8 2,189.1 2,187.1 2,207.7 20.6

Other support services

324.7 330.3 331.0 343.4 324.5 335.0 332.5 342.3 9.8

Waste management and remediation services

430.6 443.5 445.7 450.7 434.2 450.9 452.3 454.0 1.7

Education and health services

23,705 24,130 24,204 24,296 23,542 23,999 24,068 24,130 62

Educational services

3,878.3 3,914.5 3,921.1 3,942.5 3,705.4 3,755.0 3,759.3 3,769.0 9.7

Health care and social assistance

19,827.0 20,215.7 20,283.2 20,353.1 19,836.9 20,243.6 20,308.2 20,360.8 52.6

Health care(3)

15,898.2 16,224.9 16,272.2 16,303.9 15,930.9 16,259.9 16,307.4 16,334.4 27.0

Ambulatory health care services

7,442.3 7,651.1 7,682.5 7,707.9 7,455.1 7,669.6 7,699.9 7,717.1 17.2

Offices of physicians

2,606.8 2,653.9 2,661.1 2,666.9 2,612.4 2,659.1 2,666.6 2,671.6 5.0

Offices of dentists

945.6 974.1 978.5 979.9 949.3 976.5 981.3 983.4 2.1

Offices of other health practitioners

921.3 956.4 956.7 962.8 921.6 959.4 961.1 963.4 2.3

Outpatient care centers

925.5 964.7 967.8 966.2 926.5 964.8 966.6 966.8 0.2

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

274.1 286.5 288.1 288.7 274.2 286.9 288.1 288.7 0.6

Home health care services

1,459.8 1,509.6 1,520.7 1,532.0 1,461.8 1,515.8 1,526.0 1,531.9 5.9

Other ambulatory health care services

309.2 305.9 309.6 311.4 309.3 307.2 310.2 311.2 1.0

Hospitals

5,114.2 5,206.0 5,217.3 5,218.9 5,123.5 5,211.6 5,220.9 5,229.2 8.3

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,341.7 3,367.8 3,372.4 3,377.1 3,352.3 3,378.7 3,386.6 3,388.1 1.5

Nursing care facilities

1,602.7 1,601.6 1,600.7 1,599.1 1,608.4 1,605.9 1,608.2 1,605.1 -3.1

Residential mental health facilities

640.0 645.8 650.0 648.7 640.8 647.4 651.3 649.9 -1.4

Community care facilities for the elderly

933.9 950.4 951.4 959.5 937.5 954.7 955.9 962.9 7.0

Other residential care facilities

165.1 170.0 170.3 169.8 165.6 170.7 171.2 170.3 -0.9

Social assistance

3,928.8 3,990.8 4,011.0 4,049.2 3,906.0 3,983.7 4,000.8 4,026.4 25.6

Individual and family services

2,447.2 2,498.6 2,513.2 2,548.3 2,443.8 2,502.7 2,517.5 2,543.8 26.3

Emergency and other relief services

171.4 177.1 176.6 176.0 171.3 175.9 175.9 176.2 0.3

Vocational rehabilitation services

327.6 326.1 328.4 326.6 329.1 329.4 331.1 328.3 -2.8

Child day care services

982.6 989.0 992.8 998.3 961.9 975.8 976.3 978.1 1.8

Leisure and hospitality

16,132 15,997 16,253 16,586 16,262 16,646 16,683 16,717 34

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,310.3 2,225.7 2,299.9 2,424.5 2,375.8 2,472.3 2,480.9 2,490.3 9.4

Performing arts and spectator sports

522.5 471.1 492.1 538.4 504.0 517.0 517.5 519.5 2.0

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

165.4 158.6 164.3 172.7 168.9 174.2 174.8 176.1 1.3

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,622.4 1,596.0 1,643.5 1,713.4 1,702.9 1,781.1 1,788.6 1,794.7 6.1

Accommodation and food services

13,821.9 13,771.4 13,953.1 14,161.2 13,886.1 14,173.5 14,202.4 14,226.8 24.4

Accommodation

1,976.9 1,955.9 1,979.5 1,999.6 2,023.0 2,045.5 2,046.6 2,046.0 -0.6

Food services and drinking places

11,845.0 11,815.5 11,973.6 12,161.6 11,863.1 12,128.0 12,155.8 12,180.8 25.0

Other services

5,821 5,837 5,877 5,923 5,826 5,892 5,912 5,926 14

Repair and maintenance

1,329.0 1,332.5 1,347.4 1,358.2 1,324.9 1,340.3 1,348.8 1,353.4 4.6

Personal and laundry services

1,502.1 1,507.6 1,517.5 1,538.9 1,499.8 1,528.7 1,532.5 1,536.9 4.4

Membership associations and organizations

2,989.5 2,997.1 3,011.8 3,025.7 3,001.0 3,023.3 3,030.8 3,035.7 4.9

Government

22,802 22,778 22,864 22,930 22,421 22,510 22,520 22,547 27

Federal

2,786.0 2,785.0 2,779.0 2,803.0 2,793.0 2,804.0 2,800.0 2,811.0 11.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,177.6 2,180.3 2,173.8 2,197.8 2,186.3 2,197.7 2,193.9 2,206.4 12.5

U.S. Postal Service

608.6 604.6 605.6 604.8 607.0 606.0 606.2 604.7 -1.5

State government

5,335.0 5,313.0 5,339.0 5,338.0 5,169.0 5,186.0 5,186.0 5,175.0 -11.0

State government education

2,644.1 2,625.6 2,647.1 2,650.7 2,478.5 2,485.7 2,488.1 2,487.6 -0.5

State government, excluding education

2,691.1 2,687.4 2,692.1 2,687.4 2,690.3 2,699.9 2,697.6 2,687.4 -10.2

Local government

14,681.0 14,680.0 14,746.0 14,789.0 14,459.0 14,520.0 14,534.0 14,561.0 27.0

Local government education

8,258.8 8,268.3 8,310.5 8,311.9 7,953.4 7,983.6 7,990.4 8,003.3 12.9

Local government, excluding education

6,422.4 6,412.1 6,435.0 6,476.9 6,505.4 6,536.7 6,543.7 6,557.3 13.6

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 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: May 03, 2019