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
Mar.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017(p)
Mar.
2017(p)
Mar.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017(p)
Mar.
2017(p)
Change from:
Feb.2017 - Mar.2017(p)

Total nonfarm

142,814 143,273 144,279 144,949 143,673 145,541 145,760 145,858 98

Total private

120,262 121,104 121,665 122,258 121,507 123,230 123,451 123,540 89

Goods-producing

19,371 19,340 19,453 19,599 19,752 19,845 19,941 19,969 28

Mining and logging

681 662 672 684 692 673 684 695 11

Logging

50.4 48.7 50.3 49.0 52.3 50.4 51.6 50.8 -0.8

Mining

630.1 613.2 622.0 634.5 639.8 622.7 632.7 644.0 11.3

Oil and gas extraction

181.8 176.0 176.9 179.8 183.1 177.1 178.9 180.7 1.8

Mining, except oil and gas

178.5 177.2 177.2 179.4 183.5 183.5 183.5 184.2 0.7

Coal mining

52.1 50.2 50.0 50.2 52.1 50.0 50.2 50.3 0.1

Metal ore mining

38.8 38.9 39.0 39.1 39.1 39.0 39.1 39.3 0.2

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

87.6 88.1 88.2 90.1 92.4 94.5 94.1 94.5 0.4

Support activities for mining

269.8 260.0 267.9 275.3 273.2 262.1 270.3 279.1 8.8

Construction

6,402 6,415 6,479 6,586 6,705 6,817 6,876 6,882 6

Construction of buildings

1,440.4 1,460.2 1,467.2 1,478.9 1,488.1 1,514.9 1,524.0 1,524.9 0.9

Residential building

696.3 730.6 736.1 738.9 724.3 762.0 768.5 767.5 -1.0

Nonresidential building

744.1 729.6 731.1 740.0 763.8 752.9 755.5 757.4 1.9

Heavy and civil engineering construction

879.5 825.9 855.2 886.6 958.8 941.2 958.3 962.4 4.1

Specialty trade contractors

4,081.6 4,128.9 4,156.5 4,220.6 4,258.5 4,360.9 4,393.5 4,394.2 0.7

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,771.1 1,814.4 1,824.0 1,847.9 1,855.7 1,920.1 1,931.7 1,925.1 -6.6

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,310.5 2,314.5 2,332.5 2,372.7 2,402.8 2,440.8 2,461.8 2,469.1 7.3

Manufacturing

12,288 12,263 12,302 12,329 12,355 12,355 12,381 12,392 11

Durable goods

7,710 7,677 7,688 7,714 7,736 7,718 7,726 7,737 11

Wood products

385.6 393.2 391.8 393.9 391.1 397.1 398.2 399.1 0.9

Nonmetallic mineral products

397.1 398.9 401.5 408.0 407.2 414.4 417.0 418.3 1.3

Primary metals

379.8 377.7 378.3 379.3 379.8 376.8 378.1 379.0 0.9

Fabricated metal products

1,425.4 1,417.8 1,422.1 1,427.1 1,429.5 1,423.1 1,425.8 1,431.3 5.5

Machinery

1,086.8 1,075.1 1,082.0 1,080.8 1,088.1 1,076.3 1,082.6 1,080.0 -2.6

Computer and electronic products

1,050.3 1,032.7 1,032.3 1,034.5 1,052.8 1,036.1 1,035.9 1,036.6 0.7

Computer and peripheral equipment

164.3 160.5 160.2 160.5 165.0 161.9 161.5 161.2 -0.3

Communications equipment

86.1 84.1 84.0 84.5 86.3 84.4 84.5 84.6 0.1

Semiconductors and electronic components

368.6 358.2 358.2 359.7 369.7 358.8 359.3 360.6 1.3

Electronic instruments

395.9 395.7 396.1 396.2 396.3 396.6 396.7 396.4 -0.3

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.4 34.2 33.8 33.6 35.5 34.3 33.9 33.8 -0.1

Electrical equipment and appliances

383.3 383.2 383.9 385.4 384.5 384.6 385.6 386.5 0.9

Transportation equipment(1)

1,625.9 1,618.8 1,614.2 1,622.5 1,623.2 1,624.6 1,617.0 1,620.0 3.0

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

938.6 943.5 940.2 948.2 935.1 946.7 941.4 944.4 3.0

Furniture and related products

388.7 392.6 391.9 390.4 389.8 393.7 392.8 391.3 -1.5

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

586.8 587.1 589.8 592.2 590.3 591.7 593.3 595.3 2.0

Nondurable goods

4,578 4,586 4,614 4,615 4,619 4,637 4,655 4,655 0

Food manufacturing

1,517.6 1,549.6 1,564.7 1,559.3 1,541.9 1,572.1 1,583.1 1,581.8 -1.3

Textile mills

115.0 111.7 111.5 111.5 114.9 111.9 111.7 111.4 -0.3

Textile product mills

115.4 111.7 111.2 110.8 116.4 112.9 112.5 111.7 -0.8

Apparel

132.6 125.5 126.7 125.0 132.5 127.1 126.5 125.5 -1.0

Paper and paper products

370.6 367.9 368.7 368.4 372.7 368.6 369.8 370.1 0.3

Printing and related support activities

448.5 438.9 437.7 439.0 449.5 441.2 440.8 439.9 -0.9

Petroleum and coal products

109.0 107.0 106.2 107.3 111.8 110.3 109.9 110.4 0.5

Chemicals

809.9 808.0 811.8 815.1 810.7 811.5 814.2 815.4 1.2

Plastics and rubber products

698.4 693.2 698.9 701.1 699.5 699.1 701.1 702.1 1.0

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

260.9 272.9 276.1 277.7 269.5 282.0 285.2 287.0 1.8

Private service-providing

100,891 101,764 102,212 102,659 101,755 103,385 103,510 103,571 61

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26,855 27,241 26,998 27,025 27,167 27,402 27,386 27,359 -27

Wholesale trade

5,828.4 5,847.8 5,862.4 5,874.3 5,855.9 5,894.8 5,902.7 5,902.3 -0.4

Durable goods

2,918.4 2,916.0 2,922.5 2,930.9 2,928.4 2,934.6 2,938.5 2,940.4 1.9

Nondurable goods

2,017.3 2,033.1 2,037.2 2,045.4 2,031.8 2,056.4 2,057.8 2,061.0 3.2

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

892.7 898.7 902.7 898.0 895.7 903.8 906.4 900.9 -5.5

Retail trade

15,570.5 15,835.0 15,607.2 15,618.1 15,797.2 15,916.3 15,885.4 15,855.7 -29.7

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,962.4 1,984.4 1,989.6 1,999.5 1,973.3 2,006.6 2,010.4 2,010.1 -0.3

Automobile dealers

1,269.8 1,290.9 1,292.4 1,297.1 1,274.4 1,298.1 1,300.6 1,301.6 1.0

Other motor vehicle dealers

145.9 142.2 146.5 150.6 149.8 153.1 154.8 154.2 -0.6

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

546.7 551.3 550.7 551.8 549.2 555.3 554.9 554.3 -0.6

Furniture and home furnishings stores

464.7 489.7 484.1 480.0 472.1 484.7 485.3 486.1 0.8

Electronics and appliance stores

520.7 528.9 508.8 509.2 527.5 518.0 512.6 516.5 3.9

Building material and garden supply stores

1,265.8 1,218.5 1,233.8 1,288.4 1,269.2 1,285.4 1,285.9 1,291.2 5.3

Food and beverage stores

3,049.2 3,077.3 3,064.5 3,063.4 3,082.8 3,098.7 3,098.1 3,099.9 1.8

Health and personal care stores

1,038.5 1,069.3 1,059.1 1,053.3 1,045.0 1,065.5 1,063.6 1,059.5 -4.1

Gasoline stations

909.5 922.0 923.8 926.8 921.4 935.7 937.8 938.7 0.9

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,304.5 1,368.4 1,305.3 1,301.8 1,358.2 1,362.5 1,357.6 1,351.8 -5.8

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

610.1 622.0 591.0 581.3 625.7 611.3 602.7 600.8 -1.9

General merchandise stores

3,119.2 3,194.8 3,081.9 3,057.1 3,159.8 3,167.4 3,144.0 3,109.3 -34.7

Department stores

1,280.8 1,316.0 1,254.7 1,239.9 1,311.3 1,291.7 1,285.0 1,272.4 -12.6

Other general merchandise stores

1,838.4 1,878.8 1,827.2 1,817.2 1,848.5 1,875.7 1,859.0 1,836.9 -22.1

Miscellaneous store retailers

804.1 808.6 817.0 811.1 829.9 830.3 833.9 836.1 2.2

Nonstore retailers

521.8 551.1 548.3 546.2 532.3 550.2 553.5 555.7 2.2

Transportation and warehousing

4,901.5 5,004.1 4,976.8 4,980.4 4,958.0 5,035.1 5,043.2 5,046.7 3.5

Air transportation

469.6 477.2 476.7 481.8 471.8 481.0 481.8 483.8 2.0

Rail transportation

215.8 208.4 209.0 209.0 216.6 210.2 210.1 209.9 -0.2

Water transportation

63.9 62.7 61.9 62.4 65.5 64.8 64.3 64.3 0.0

Truck transportation

1,424.0 1,435.0 1,441.9 1,449.1 1,452.1 1,462.7 1,472.1 1,476.8 4.7

Transit and ground passenger transportation

497.4 480.7 483.1 483.4 483.4 470.7 471.8 469.5 -2.3

Pipeline transportation

49.7 48.1 47.9 47.9 49.9 48.2 48.1 48.0 -0.1

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

26.3 25.1 25.2 27.1 33.7 35.2 34.8 35.0 0.2

Support activities for transportation

657.1 654.8 656.9 657.8 660.5 661.0 661.4 662.0 0.6

Couriers and messengers

608.4 671.6 636.3 626.5 626.5 653.9 653.4 652.2 -1.2

Warehousing and storage

889.3 940.5 937.9 935.4 898.0 947.4 945.4 945.2 -0.2

Utilities

554.2 554.0 551.8 552.5 555.6 555.9 555.1 554.4 -0.7

Information

2,776 2,720 2,747 2,739 2,779 2,754 2,750 2,747 -3

Publishing industries, except Internet

726.3 726.7 726.8 726.8 729.5 730.0 729.4 729.6 0.2

Motion picture and sound recording industries

422.3 387.1 414.3 406.1 419.3 413.7 410.7 408.7 -2.0

Broadcasting, except Internet

272.1 265.1 264.5 266.4 272.0 266.3 265.5 266.0 0.5

Telecommunications

803.3 775.7 776.0 772.1 803.8 776.3 776.3 772.9 -3.4

Data processing, hosting and related services

297.1 299.6 298.9 298.8 298.2 300.8 300.3 300.3 0.0

Other information services

255.0 265.6 266.4 268.3 256.4 266.9 268.1 269.5 1.4

Financial activities

8,181 8,339 8,339 8,360 8,231 8,394 8,400 8,409 9

Finance and insurance

6,095.8 6,202.0 6,200.1 6,209.5 6,110.7 6,212.7 6,215.3 6,223.1 7.8

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.4 18.8 18.9 18.8 18.6 18.8 18.8 18.9 0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,592.7 2,644.6 2,639.4 2,647.5 2,599.4 2,647.4 2,647.2 2,653.3 6.1

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,693.2 1,713.2 1,710.9 1,713.9 1,696.1 1,714.7 1,714.4 1,716.0 1.6

Commercial banking

1,307.0 1,315.5 1,314.1 1,315.2 1,308.6 1,314.4 1,314.9 1,316.1 1.2

Nondepository credit intermediation

605.5 625.2 621.6 623.1 607.3 623.7 623.5 624.7 1.2

Activities related to credit intermediation

294.0 306.2 306.9 310.5 296.0 309.0 309.4 312.6 3.2

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

919.1 931.5 931.4 931.5 923.8 934.9 935.0 935.8 0.8

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,565.6 2,607.1 2,610.4 2,611.7 2,568.9 2,611.6 2,614.3 2,615.1 0.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,085.0 2,137.1 2,138.7 2,150.6 2,120.5 2,180.9 2,185.1 2,186.0 0.9

Real estate

1,523.7 1,571.0 1,574.8 1,578.0 1,543.4 1,595.5 1,601.2 1,597.8 -3.4

Rental and leasing services

538.0 543.2 540.9 549.6 553.6 562.2 560.7 564.9 4.2

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.3 22.9 23.0 23.0 23.5 23.2 23.2 23.3 0.1

Professional and business services

19,704 20,098 20,216 20,336 19,928 20,475 20,511 20,567 56

Professional and technical services

8,815.2 9,037.9 9,118.8 9,122.7 8,766.4 9,039.8 9,060.1 9,082.3 22.2

Legal services

1,115.6 1,118.8 1,117.9 1,117.2 1,119.6 1,125.8 1,123.3 1,121.8 -1.5

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,083.2 1,071.1 1,118.9 1,105.4 968.5 994.9 993.6 994.8 1.2

Architectural and engineering services

1,383.3 1,414.8 1,417.7 1,428.8 1,402.0 1,435.2 1,440.4 1,447.7 7.3

Specialized design services

134.5 141.0 141.0 141.1 136.3 142.9 142.8 143.2 0.4

Computer systems design and related services

1,943.3 2,034.7 2,043.0 2,031.0 1,960.3 2,040.8 2,046.3 2,050.8 4.5

Management and technical consulting services

1,329.5 1,387.5 1,402.6 1,413.1 1,341.2 1,408.8 1,417.9 1,426.2 8.3

Scientific research and development services

670.3 693.7 695.0 698.2 673.2 699.2 699.5 701.5 2.0

Advertising and related services

483.0 483.7 487.0 486.4 486.0 488.7 489.3 489.8 0.5

Other professional and technical services

672.5 692.6 695.7 701.5 679.2 703.5 706.9 706.5 -0.4

Management of companies and enterprises

2,221.4 2,256.7 2,258.2 2,261.4 2,229.5 2,264.1 2,268.3 2,268.9 0.6

Administrative and waste services

8,666.9 8,803.7 8,838.9 8,951.6 8,931.7 9,171.3 9,182.8 9,216.2 33.4

Administrative and support services

8,273.5 8,397.3 8,431.9 8,543.6 8,530.4 8,757.7 8,767.9 8,800.6 32.7

Office administrative services

485.7 506.6 511.6 514.4 487.8 509.5 512.6 515.7 3.1

Facilities support services

144.0 139.1 138.8 140.3 143.3 140.2 139.7 139.8 0.1

Employment services(1)

3,419.3 3,481.1 3,497.4 3,537.4 3,533.0 3,635.5 3,643.8 3,651.1 7.3

Temporary help services

2,787.5 2,843.0 2,856.5 2,896.6 2,885.9 2,976.7 2,985.6 2,996.1 10.5

Business support services

899.0 918.8 917.3 913.3 901.5 919.3 916.5 917.4 0.9

Travel arrangement and reservation services

214.6 211.7 214.2 215.2 216.0 216.7 217.2 216.5 -0.7

Investigation and security services

883.7 898.8 899.2 908.1 890.8 909.6 910.7 915.0 4.3

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,919.4 1,926.6 1,935.8 1,993.6 2,049.3 2,107.8 2,106.3 2,123.1 16.8

Other support services

307.8 314.6 317.6 321.3 308.6 319.0 321.0 321.8 0.8

Waste management and remediation services

393.4 406.4 407.0 408.0 401.3 413.6 414.9 415.6 0.7

Education and health services

22,590 22,707 23,072 23,111 22,443 22,888 22,954 22,970 16

Educational services

3,697.1 3,468.3 3,771.0 3,787.8 3,534.1 3,595.7 3,625.2 3,623.8 -1.4

Health care and social assistance

18,892.8 19,238.6 19,300.5 19,323.3 18,908.8 19,292.2 19,329.1 19,345.8 16.7

Health care(3)

15,263.5 15,559.1 15,602.9 15,612.7 15,299.7 15,610.0 15,641.4 15,654.9 13.5

Ambulatory health care services

6,988.7 7,176.9 7,207.4 7,211.9 7,008.4 7,205.1 7,226.6 7,233.4 6.8

Offices of physicians

2,502.5 2,554.6 2,563.4 2,559.9 2,507.1 2,560.4 2,566.6 2,565.1 -1.5

Offices of dentists

912.2 935.2 939.0 937.3 917.2 938.3 940.5 942.3 1.8

Offices of other health practitioners

837.2 880.4 884.5 887.1 840.6 886.3 888.5 890.7 2.2

Outpatient care centers

840.6 883.4 889.3 897.1 842.2 886.2 891.8 897.7 5.9

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

263.3 259.9 259.2 258.0 263.0 260.5 259.9 258.3 -1.6

Home health care services

1,345.2 1,376.5 1,380.0 1,382.5 1,350.1 1,383.1 1,386.6 1,388.1 1.5

Other ambulatory health care services

287.7 286.9 292.0 290.0 288.2 290.5 292.6 291.1 -1.5

Hospitals

4,979.9 5,069.0 5,078.4 5,090.3 4,983.7 5,079.9 5,087.1 5,095.8 8.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,294.9 3,313.2 3,317.1 3,310.5 3,307.6 3,325.0 3,327.7 3,325.7 -2.0

Nursing care facilities

1,632.4 1,639.5 1,638.3 1,632.3 1,640.9 1,643.3 1,644.1 1,642.3 -1.8

Residential mental health facilities

613.2 614.7 616.6 618.0 614.3 617.3 618.4 618.8 0.4

Community care facilities for the elderly

886.9 896.0 898.0 897.1 888.7 899.8 900.4 900.1 -0.3

Other residential care facilities

162.4 163.0 164.2 163.1 163.6 164.5 164.8 164.4 -0.4

Social assistance

3,629.3 3,679.5 3,697.6 3,710.6 3,609.1 3,682.2 3,687.7 3,690.9 3.2

Individual and family services

2,208.0 2,267.1 2,275.6 2,279.9 2,204.6 2,272.0 2,276.6 2,276.8 0.2

Emergency and other relief services

162.4 168.2 168.2 168.7 162.7 168.2 167.8 168.5 0.7

Vocational rehabilitation services

336.5 330.1 329.5 331.8 339.4 334.2 333.4 334.8 1.4

Child day care services

922.4 914.1 924.3 930.2 902.4 907.7 909.9 910.9 1.0

Leisure and hospitality

15,143 15,018 15,167 15,390 15,537 15,759 15,786 15,795 9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,067.8 1,984.4 2,020.3 2,069.6 2,228.2 2,245.4 2,250.4 2,238.0 -12.4

Performing arts and spectator sports

438.9 396.9 412.3 425.3 456.9 450.5 449.7 444.9 -4.8

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

148.6 147.3 148.9 152.8 157.2 161.7 162.7 162.0 -0.7

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,480.3 1,440.2 1,459.1 1,491.5 1,614.1 1,633.2 1,638.0 1,631.1 -6.9

Accommodation and food services

13,075.4 13,033.8 13,146.9 13,320.8 13,308.3 13,513.5 13,535.2 13,557.3 22.1

Accommodation

1,878.6 1,846.7 1,862.4 1,884.0 1,944.9 1,946.6 1,949.6 1,950.0 0.4

Food services and drinking places

11,196.8 11,187.1 11,284.5 11,436.8 11,363.4 11,566.9 11,585.6 11,607.3 21.7

Other services

5,642 5,641 5,673 5,698 5,670 5,713 5,723 5,724 1

Repair and maintenance

1,291.8 1,273.9 1,286.3 1,294.0 1,292.9 1,290.2 1,293.0 1,294.3 1.3

Personal and laundry services

1,424.2 1,443.9 1,451.6 1,463.0 1,434.1 1,464.6 1,471.5 1,472.4 0.9

Membership associations and organizations

2,925.8 2,922.7 2,935.3 2,940.8 2,942.5 2,958.2 2,958.7 2,957.6 -1.1

Government

22,552 22,169 22,614 22,691 22,166 22,311 22,309 22,318 9

Federal

2,767.0 2,802.0 2,801.0 2,798.0 2,781.0 2,817.0 2,817.0 2,816.0 -1.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,162.7 2,190.3 2,186.0 2,181.9 2,175.1 2,199.6 2,200.1 2,197.5 -2.6

U.S. Postal Service

604.6 611.3 614.6 615.6 605.6 617.5 617.2 618.2 1.0

State government

5,247.0 5,002.0 5,221.0 5,240.0 5,091.0 5,095.0 5,085.0 5,086.0 1.0

State government education

2,573.0 2,338.4 2,554.1 2,568.0 2,410.8 2,419.9 2,408.4 2,408.4 0.0

State government, excluding education

2,673.6 2,664.0 2,667.0 2,671.6 2,679.7 2,674.9 2,676.7 2,677.2 0.5

Local government

14,538.0 14,365.0 14,592.0 14,653.0 14,294.0 14,399.0 14,407.0 14,416.0 9.0

Local government education

8,243.6 8,053.2 8,264.7 8,308.6 7,900.6 7,953.2 7,958.0 7,967.7 9.7

Local government, excluding education

6,294.6 6,311.7 6,327.6 6,344.8 6,393.3 6,446.0 6,449.2 6,448.0 -1.2

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: April 07, 2017