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
May
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017(p)
May
2017(p)
May
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017(p)
May
2017(p)
Change from:
Apr.2017 - May2017(p)

Total nonfarm

144,525 144,940 145,938 146,748 143,869 145,823 145,997 146,135 138

Total private

121,987 122,249 123,221 124,109 121,682 123,511 123,684 123,831 147

Goods-producing

19,727 19,587 19,786 20,016 19,699 19,950 19,969 19,985 16

Mining and logging

667 680 689 700 674 691 700 706 6

Logging

49.9 48.6 48.2 49.1 51.6 50.5 51.0 50.7 -0.3

Mining

617.5 631.4 640.6 650.6 622.6 640.4 648.7 655.3 6.6

Oil and gas extraction

179.2 176.8 177.0 178.9 180.4 178.3 179.2 179.8 0.6

Mining, except oil and gas

181.1 179.8 185.4 184.8 178.9 183.9 185.0 183.1 -1.9

Coal mining

49.5 50.1 50.5 50.6 49.8 50.4 50.6 51.0 0.4

Metal ore mining

38.6 39.1 38.9 38.7 38.7 39.2 39.1 38.8 -0.3

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

93.0 90.6 96.0 95.5 90.3 94.3 95.3 93.3 -2.0

Support activities for mining

257.2 274.8 278.2 286.9 263.3 278.2 284.5 292.4 7.9

Construction

6,748 6,582 6,758 6,940 6,690 6,871 6,870 6,881 11

Construction of buildings

1,486.5 1,478.4 1,497.0 1,530.2 1,487.7 1,523.7 1,525.6 1,531.1 5.5

Residential building

731.0 738.7 749.3 765.9 730.5 765.8 764.8 766.8 2.0

Nonresidential building

755.5 739.7 747.7 764.3 757.2 757.9 760.8 764.3 3.5

Heavy and civil engineering construction

968.5 888.6 943.1 993.8 946.4 964.0 962.3 969.5 7.2

Specialty trade contractors

4,293.3 4,215.0 4,318.1 4,416.0 4,255.7 4,382.8 4,382.0 4,380.8 -1.2

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,869.2 1,842.9 1,895.1 1,952.0 1,846.2 1,923.7 1,925.1 1,930.2 5.1

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,424.1 2,372.1 2,423.0 2,464.0 2,409.5 2,459.1 2,456.9 2,450.6 -6.3

Manufacturing

12,312 12,325 12,339 12,376 12,335 12,388 12,399 12,398 -1

Durable goods

7,709 7,706 7,712 7,733 7,712 7,728 7,734 7,736 2

Wood products

391.9 392.0 393.4 394.1 391.1 396.2 395.6 393.2 -2.4

Nonmetallic mineral products

411.2 407.5 412.6 417.2 406.3 416.3 415.4 412.2 -3.2

Primary metals

377.9 379.0 380.6 383.9 378.7 379.6 381.9 384.8 2.9

Fabricated metal products

1,425.2 1,425.6 1,427.1 1,431.2 1,425.1 1,428.3 1,427.8 1,431.3 3.5

Machinery

1,072.9 1,079.8 1,081.8 1,084.9 1,076.7 1,080.5 1,084.4 1,088.1 3.7

Computer and electronic products

1,051.4 1,034.8 1,032.6 1,034.0 1,051.9 1,037.0 1,036.4 1,034.7 -1.7

Computer and peripheral equipment

164.9 160.5 160.5 161.9 164.8 161.5 161.5 161.9 0.4

Communications equipment

85.8 84.5 84.6 84.7 85.9 84.7 84.8 84.7 -0.1

Semiconductors and electronic components

370.1 359.9 357.9 357.1 370.4 360.5 358.9 357.5 -1.4

Electronic instruments

395.3 396.3 396.2 397.1 395.5 396.7 397.6 397.2 -0.4

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.3 33.6 33.4 33.2 35.3 33.7 33.6 33.3 -0.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

381.2 385.7 385.3 385.2 382.1 386.3 386.3 386.0 -0.3

Transportation equipment(1)

1,621.9 1,620.2 1,617.0 1,620.7 1,623.6 1,618.1 1,620.3 1,622.7 2.4

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

937.3 946.5 946.6 942.7 938.4 943.2 945.2 943.7 -1.5

Furniture and related products

387.0 391.1 391.6 392.2 387.2 392.3 392.9 392.6 -0.3

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

588.8 590.4 590.4 589.6 589.4 592.9 592.5 590.5 -2.0

Nondurable goods

4,603 4,619 4,627 4,643 4,623 4,660 4,665 4,662 -3

Food manufacturing

1,523.8 1,560.3 1,569.1 1,573.4 1,545.3 1,585.5 1,594.1 1,594.7 0.6

Textile mills

114.7 110.8 109.8 110.2 114.1 110.8 110.1 109.8 -0.3

Textile product mills

116.1 111.7 111.6 111.5 116.3 112.5 112.0 111.7 -0.3

Apparel

131.0 124.0 122.8 122.3 131.7 124.5 123.6 123.1 -0.5

Paper and paper products

371.9 368.7 369.8 370.2 372.2 370.3 370.8 370.3 -0.5

Printing and related support activities

448.5 439.2 437.9 436.3 448.2 439.7 438.1 436.1 -2.0

Petroleum and coal products

112.5 108.3 110.3 113.3 111.5 111.3 111.9 112.0 0.1

Chemicals

810.3 816.6 815.8 817.8 811.1 817.1 817.5 818.3 0.8

Plastics and rubber products

704.2 701.7 700.0 699.3 701.1 700.6 699.1 695.3 -3.8

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

269.6 278.0 279.7 288.4 271.6 287.2 287.3 290.6 3.3

Private service-providing

102,260 102,662 103,435 104,093 101,983 103,561 103,715 103,846 131

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,112 27,029 27,115 27,245 27,187 27,352 27,352 27,346 -6

Wholesale trade

5,866.6 5,876.0 5,897.6 5,915.2 5,857.0 5,902.6 5,908.6 5,906.5 -2.1

Durable goods

2,928.3 2,931.7 2,941.6 2,949.4 2,926.4 2,941.3 2,947.4 2,947.0 -0.4

Nondurable goods

2,040.8 2,044.7 2,056.5 2,067.2 2,034.5 2,059.5 2,060.9 2,061.5 0.6

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

897.5 899.6 899.5 898.6 896.1 901.8 900.3 898.0 -2.3

Retail trade

15,736.3 15,613.4 15,671.3 15,756.3 15,800.3 15,848.1 15,842.3 15,836.2 -6.1

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,983.1 1,999.1 2,011.3 2,020.4 1,975.1 2,009.6 2,012.3 2,013.4 1.1

Automobile dealers

1,277.6 1,297.4 1,300.0 1,304.8 1,277.0 1,301.7 1,302.9 1,304.7 1.8

Other motor vehicle dealers

154.2 149.9 156.6 162.5 148.8 154.2 155.8 156.8 1.0

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

551.3 551.8 554.7 553.1 549.3 553.7 553.6 552.0 -1.6

Furniture and home furnishings stores

467.0 479.5 477.6 477.1 473.4 484.8 484.4 483.4 -1.0

Electronics and appliance stores

513.2 508.6 502.5 497.7 528.3 514.2 513.0 511.2 -1.8

Building material and garden supply stores

1,343.5 1,285.5 1,329.3 1,356.7 1,269.2 1,286.7 1,281.9 1,283.5 1.6

Food and beverage stores

3,082.0 3,061.4 3,058.0 3,072.6 3,085.7 3,092.4 3,087.0 3,081.7 -5.3

Health and personal care stores

1,042.7 1,054.1 1,049.2 1,053.0 1,047.6 1,060.1 1,057.3 1,059.0 1.7

Gasoline stations

925.4 928.2 929.9 941.0 922.7 939.4 937.1 938.4 1.3

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,305.6 1,298.4 1,299.2 1,305.2 1,350.9 1,349.6 1,349.9 1,349.7 -0.2

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

603.8 583.2 583.6 586.8 622.1 603.5 604.2 605.3 1.1

General merchandise stores

3,113.7 3,058.3 3,063.1 3,057.2 3,160.0 3,116.4 3,120.6 3,114.4 -6.2

Department stores

1,266.0 1,240.5 1,239.1 1,232.9 1,303.0 1,277.9 1,276.8 1,273.1 -3.7

Other general merchandise stores

1,847.7 1,817.8 1,824.0 1,824.3 1,857.0 1,838.5 1,843.8 1,841.3 -2.5

Miscellaneous store retailers

835.3 809.8 819.4 837.2 831.4 834.2 834.8 833.5 -1.3

Nonstore retailers

521.0 547.3 548.2 551.4 533.9 557.2 559.8 562.7 2.9

Transportation and warehousing

4,955.0 4,985.8 4,992.9 5,020.5 4,975.7 5,046.6 5,046.4 5,050.0 3.6

Air transportation

478.4 481.6 483.4 488.4 476.8 483.9 484.5 486.5 2.0

Rail transportation

214.4 209.7 209.4 209.4 214.5 210.5 209.9 209.6 -0.3

Water transportation

66.7 62.6 64.2 64.8 66.2 64.4 64.6 64.4 -0.2

Truck transportation

1,448.5 1,448.8 1,460.3 1,471.1 1,450.4 1,475.6 1,473.9 1,473.8 -0.1

Transit and ground passenger transportation

501.7 484.5 479.8 490.4 483.7 470.4 466.9 471.4 4.5

Pipeline transportation

49.8 48.6 47.9 47.1 49.8 48.7 48.0 47.1 -0.9

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

36.8 27.5 31.4 38.8 34.3 35.5 35.9 36.0 0.1

Support activities for transportation

655.3 659.2 664.3 659.6 657.3 662.1 663.6 661.1 -2.5

Couriers and messengers

602.8 627.0 616.1 616.1 632.3 650.4 652.9 653.7 0.8

Warehousing and storage

900.6 936.3 936.1 934.8 910.4 945.1 946.2 946.4 0.2

Utilities

553.8 553.5 552.9 552.8 553.5 555.0 554.5 553.2 -1.3

Information

2,738 2,733 2,718 2,719 2,739 2,740 2,725 2,723 -2

Publishing industries, except Internet

725.4 725.2 721.4 721.8 729.7 727.8 725.0 726.0 1.0

Motion picture and sound recording industries

418.4 405.0 410.4 409.7 412.1 407.3 408.8 406.3 -2.5

Broadcasting, except Internet

269.4 266.5 262.4 259.1 270.3 265.8 262.1 260.1 -2.0

Telecommunications

770.9 769.3 755.2 754.9 771.6 769.5 757.3 756.2 -1.1

Data processing, hosting and related services

298.4 299.0 300.5 302.7 297.9 300.7 301.1 302.1 1.0

Other information services

255.9 267.5 268.3 270.8 257.5 268.9 270.5 272.3 1.8

Financial activities

8,248 8,356 8,377 8,414 8,263 8,403 8,417 8,428 11

Finance and insurance

6,114.3 6,206.8 6,212.6 6,223.5 6,129.3 6,219.0 6,230.5 6,237.2 6.7

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.4 18.8 18.7 18.7 18.6 18.8 18.8 18.8 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,601.3 2,644.0 2,644.7 2,651.2 2,605.7 2,648.5 2,650.6 2,655.3 4.7

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,696.9 1,714.2 1,712.1 1,719.3 1,697.5 1,715.2 1,715.4 1,719.1 3.7

Commercial banking

1,307.3 1,315.2 1,313.9 1,319.3 1,309.3 1,316.4 1,316.6 1,320.2 3.6

Nondepository credit intermediation

605.7 621.1 621.3 620.6 608.4 622.8 623.6 623.9 0.3

Activities related to credit intermediation

298.7 308.7 311.3 311.3 299.8 310.6 311.7 312.3 0.6

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

923.9 932.1 934.1 934.6 928.9 936.8 938.5 938.7 0.2

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,570.7 2,611.9 2,615.1 2,619.0 2,576.1 2,614.9 2,622.6 2,624.4 1.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,134.0 2,149.2 2,164.6 2,190.2 2,133.2 2,184.3 2,186.0 2,190.4 4.4

Real estate

1,548.1 1,577.3 1,588.5 1,597.1 1,549.6 1,596.8 1,599.3 1,600.3 1.0

Rental and leasing services

562.5 548.9 553.1 569.9 560.2 564.2 563.4 566.9 3.5

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.4 23.0 23.0 23.2 23.4 23.3 23.3 23.2 -0.1

Professional and business services

20,027 20,337 20,556 20,648 20,022 20,568 20,606 20,644 38

Professional and technical services

8,776.9 9,120.0 9,159.2 9,054.7 8,833.8 9,078.0 9,101.1 9,112.0 10.9

Legal services

1,116.9 1,118.7 1,121.6 1,124.8 1,120.1 1,123.3 1,125.7 1,127.7 2.0

Accounting and bookkeeping services

932.9 1,105.3 1,096.3 952.8 980.9 996.9 1,002.4 1,002.0 -0.4

Architectural and engineering services

1,403.1 1,429.0 1,435.8 1,446.9 1,403.2 1,446.3 1,446.4 1,446.8 0.4

Specialized design services

139.4 141.3 142.4 142.0 138.9 142.9 142.7 141.8 -0.9

Computer systems design and related services

1,978.7 2,027.6 2,040.2 2,043.4 1,980.9 2,044.7 2,045.9 2,045.7 -0.2

Management and technical consulting services

1,358.8 1,410.9 1,424.7 1,435.8 1,361.6 1,424.6 1,432.5 1,438.9 6.4

Scientific research and development services

680.1 697.0 697.4 702.5 678.5 699.8 699.6 701.4 1.8

Advertising and related services

489.5 487.0 489.8 488.5 490.5 490.0 492.2 489.3 -2.9

Other professional and technical services

677.5 703.2 711.0 718.0 679.2 709.5 713.6 718.4 4.8

Management of companies and enterprises

2,228.2 2,260.8 2,260.3 2,268.3 2,230.4 2,267.9 2,269.6 2,271.3 1.7

Administrative and waste services

9,022.3 8,956.5 9,136.3 9,325.3 8,958.2 9,221.6 9,235.6 9,260.8 25.2

Administrative and support services

8,619.7 8,548.8 8,726.0 8,909.6 8,556.1 8,806.6 8,820.9 8,845.3 24.4

Office administrative services

490.6 515.7 518.1 522.9 490.5 517.3 518.9 522.1 3.2

Facilities support services

141.4 139.5 141.3 141.8 140.7 139.2 140.9 141.3 0.4

Employment services(1)

3,518.9 3,547.7 3,586.2 3,672.3 3,525.5 3,661.6 3,666.2 3,680.4 14.2

Temporary help services

2,869.3 2,900.3 2,933.1 3,006.7 2,875.8 2,999.3 3,003.4 3,016.3 12.9

Business support services

896.7 912.4 906.3 899.0 907.7 915.2 913.3 911.6 -1.7

Travel arrangement and reservation services

218.3 215.2 214.9 215.8 216.6 216.2 214.6 214.3 -0.3

Investigation and security services

896.3 905.7 906.2 911.1 898.8 912.7 912.0 913.9 1.9

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,144.9 1,992.7 2,131.3 2,222.9 2,065.1 2,123.6 2,133.3 2,139.7 6.4

Other support services

312.6 319.9 321.7 323.8 311.2 320.8 321.9 322.0 0.1

Waste management and remediation services

402.6 407.7 410.3 415.7 402.1 415.0 414.7 415.5 0.8

Education and health services

22,617 23,115 23,187 23,145 22,544 22,972 23,022 23,069 47

Educational services

3,604.8 3,788.2 3,800.2 3,697.3 3,557.1 3,624.9 3,630.1 3,644.8 14.7

Health care and social assistance

19,012.4 19,326.6 19,386.4 19,447.7 18,987.2 19,346.7 19,391.6 19,423.9 32.3

Health care(3)

15,361.1 15,615.8 15,648.5 15,687.6 15,373.4 15,653.6 15,678.2 15,702.5 24.3

Ambulatory health care services

7,054.7 7,212.9 7,243.5 7,266.7 7,053.3 7,233.5 7,253.2 7,265.8 12.6

Offices of physicians

2,513.9 2,562.4 2,570.3 2,574.6 2,517.3 2,567.1 2,575.3 2,578.5 3.2

Offices of dentists

924.3 937.5 938.4 943.5 924.2 942.0 941.2 943.6 2.4

Offices of other health practitioners

855.2 888.1 893.0 900.3 852.9 891.8 894.4 897.9 3.5

Outpatient care centers

849.8 897.0 897.7 898.3 849.7 896.9 897.2 897.9 0.7

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

262.6 257.9 258.1 257.3 262.8 258.4 258.0 258.1 0.1

Home health care services

1,362.7 1,382.6 1,393.6 1,400.4 1,359.4 1,388.5 1,394.8 1,397.3 2.5

Other ambulatory health care services

286.2 287.4 292.4 292.3 287.0 288.9 292.3 292.6 0.3

Hospitals

4,998.2 5,090.3 5,085.2 5,092.0 5,008.9 5,093.3 5,097.0 5,104.4 7.4

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,308.2 3,312.6 3,319.8 3,328.9 3,311.2 3,326.8 3,328.0 3,332.3 4.3

Nursing care facilities

1,640.9 1,633.8 1,635.7 1,635.8 1,643.9 1,642.4 1,640.6 1,639.7 -0.9

Residential mental health facilities

614.2 618.1 619.8 623.8 614.6 619.4 620.7 623.6 2.9

Community care facilities for the elderly

889.6 897.6 899.2 904.6 888.9 900.4 901.2 903.8 2.6

Other residential care facilities

163.5 163.1 165.1 164.7 163.9 164.6 165.4 165.2 -0.2

Social assistance

3,651.3 3,710.8 3,737.9 3,760.1 3,613.8 3,693.1 3,713.4 3,721.4 8.0

Individual and family services

2,223.5 2,278.9 2,297.8 2,310.1 2,210.7 2,276.7 2,293.2 2,298.0 4.8

Emergency and other relief services

160.5 169.0 168.7 169.5 160.7 168.7 167.9 169.6 1.7

Vocational rehabilitation services

338.8 331.8 336.3 335.0 338.3 334.9 337.2 334.6 -2.6

Child day care services

928.5 931.1 935.1 945.5 904.0 912.7 915.1 919.1 4.0

Leisure and hospitality

15,824 15,398 15,750 16,150 15,561 15,803 15,861 15,892 31

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,302.7 2,067.0 2,204.7 2,346.3 2,213.8 2,236.6 2,260.9 2,258.7 -2.2

Performing arts and spectator sports

472.6 424.3 468.2 483.5 446.9 444.1 454.8 456.2 1.4

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

165.9 153.2 160.9 172.5 160.0 162.6 164.5 165.9 1.4

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,664.2 1,489.5 1,575.6 1,690.3 1,606.9 1,629.9 1,641.6 1,636.6 -5.0

Accommodation and food services

13,521.1 13,330.7 13,545.7 13,804.1 13,346.7 13,566.8 13,599.9 13,632.9 33.0

Accommodation

1,943.1 1,883.1 1,909.3 1,961.0 1,941.8 1,951.4 1,958.2 1,960.9 2.7

Food services and drinking places

11,578.0 11,447.6 11,636.4 11,843.1 11,404.9 11,615.4 11,641.7 11,672.0 30.3

Other services

5,694 5,694 5,732 5,772 5,667 5,723 5,732 5,744 12

Repair and maintenance

1,295.9 1,293.3 1,298.2 1,302.7 1,286.5 1,293.1 1,292.8 1,293.6 0.8

Personal and laundry services

1,452.3 1,458.7 1,480.2 1,494.5 1,439.3 1,469.6 1,476.8 1,480.8 4.0

Membership associations and organizations

2,945.9 2,942.3 2,953.1 2,974.4 2,941.5 2,960.2 2,962.3 2,969.7 7.4

Government

22,538 22,691 22,717 22,639 22,187 22,312 22,313 22,304 -9

Federal

2,790.0 2,796.0 2,799.0 2,812.0 2,791.0 2,813.0 2,807.0 2,815.0 8.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,182.8 2,179.9 2,184.7 2,195.6 2,182.0 2,196.0 2,195.6 2,196.8 1.2

U.S. Postal Service

607.3 615.6 614.1 616.7 608.8 616.9 611.4 618.4 7.0

State government

5,096.0 5,250.0 5,262.0 5,100.0 5,079.0 5,094.0 5,093.0 5,085.0 -8.0

State government education

2,414.6 2,578.2 2,588.8 2,429.9 2,403.8 2,417.9 2,420.2 2,418.8 -1.4

State government, excluding education

2,681.4 2,671.9 2,672.8 2,670.1 2,674.9 2,676.1 2,672.8 2,665.7 -7.1

Local government

14,652.0 14,645.0 14,656.0 14,727.0 14,317.0 14,405.0 14,413.0 14,404.0 -9.0

Local government education

8,248.9 8,300.7 8,277.1 8,280.7 7,913.9 7,956.8 7,960.1 7,954.3 -5.8

Local government, excluding education

6,403.5 6,344.1 6,378.7 6,446.4 6,403.4 6,447.8 6,453.0 6,449.7 -3.3

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 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: June 02, 2017