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
Nov.
2016
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017(p)
Nov.
2017(p)
Nov.
2016
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017(p)
Nov.
2017(p)
Change from:
Oct.2017 - Nov.2017(p)

Total nonfarm

146,393 146,954 147,975 148,507 145,170 146,769 147,013 147,241 228

Total private

123,615 124,684 125,282 125,702 122,876 124,432 124,679 124,900 221

Goods-producing

19,870 20,347 20,352 20,304 19,762 20,103 20,137 20,199 62

Mining and logging

673 727 731 735 666 722 723 730 7

Logging

51.8 50.6 50.0 51.4 50.5 49.3 48.7 49.8 1.1

Mining

620.8 676.8 680.7 683.5 615.1 672.5 674.5 679.7 5.2

Oil and gas extraction

179.0 180.6 179.3 180.3 178.5 180.5 179.2 179.4 0.2

Mining, except oil and gas

182.2 189.5 188.8 187.9 181.3 186.8 186.5 187.4 0.9

Coal mining

50.1 52.0 52.1 51.3 49.7 51.7 51.6 51.2 -0.4

Metal ore mining

39.1 38.9 38.9 38.5 39.2 39.0 38.8 38.4 -0.4

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

93.0 98.6 97.8 98.1 92.4 96.1 96.1 97.8 1.7

Support activities for mining

259.6 306.7 312.6 315.3 255.3 305.2 308.8 312.9 4.1

Construction

6,869 7,122 7,126 7,060 6,771 6,921 6,931 6,955 24

Construction of buildings

1,514.5 1,559.7 1,566.3 1,558.7 1,501.3 1,528.1 1,534.5 1,543.1 8.6

Residential building

762.6 773.1 783.5 779.8 752.1 759.1 766.6 770.7 4.1

Nonresidential building

751.9 786.6 782.8 778.9 749.2 769.0 767.9 772.4 4.5

Heavy and civil engineering construction

971.2 1,034.6 1,023.2 979.2 943.2 969.9 960.9 953.1 -7.8

Specialty trade contractors

4,383.3 4,527.4 4,536.7 4,521.7 4,326.7 4,422.7 4,436.0 4,458.6 22.6

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,914.6 1,991.1 1,988.0 1,986.1 1,895.3 1,945.1 1,951.9 1,962.6 10.7

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,468.7 2,536.3 2,548.7 2,535.6 2,431.4 2,477.6 2,484.1 2,496.0 11.9

Manufacturing

12,328 12,498 12,495 12,509 12,325 12,460 12,483 12,514 31

Durable goods

7,694 7,780 7,788 7,820 7,695 7,778 7,791 7,818 27

Wood products

395.4 392.9 396.3 395.6 393.3 392.4 394.4 393.7 -0.7

Nonmetallic mineral products

413.2 421.5 421.8 421.9 409.9 415.4 416.1 417.5 1.4

Primary metals

374.3 384.6 385.5 385.8 374.6 384.8 385.7 386.1 0.4

Fabricated metal products

1,416.0 1,451.1 1,455.8 1,463.5 1,418.0 1,452.5 1,457.4 1,464.8 7.4

Machinery

1,070.7 1,095.2 1,093.9 1,103.3 1,072.6 1,097.8 1,098.0 1,106.3 8.3

Computer and electronic products

1,040.6 1,043.6 1,046.4 1,050.8 1,041.1 1,044.9 1,048.2 1,052.0 3.8

Computer and peripheral equipment

162.5 166.4 167.8 170.7 162.7 166.6 168.2 170.4 2.2

Communications equipment

84.9 84.7 84.9 84.8 84.8 84.9 85.0 84.7 -0.3

Semiconductors and electronic components

362.3 361.3 363.0 363.9 362.2 362.3 363.7 364.6 0.9

Electronic instruments

395.5 397.6 397.4 399.3 396.1 397.8 398.2 400.2 2.0

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.4 33.6 33.3 32.1 35.3 33.4 33.1 31.9 -1.2

Electrical equipment and appliances

382.8 391.6 393.9 396.3 383.0 392.0 394.8 396.8 2.0

Transportation equipment(1)

1,620.8 1,619.7 1,610.8 1,617.2 1,621.3 1,615.9 1,613.1 1,615.7 2.6

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

941.8 941.8 937.0 941.6 941.5 939.2 938.4 940.1 1.7

Furniture and related products

388.0 389.7 391.2 388.8 390.8 390.7 390.9 390.0 -0.9

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

592.0 590.5 592.0 597.0 590.2 591.8 592.2 594.6 2.4

Nondurable goods

4,634 4,718 4,707 4,689 4,630 4,682 4,692 4,696 4

Food manufacturing

1,563.4 1,634.0 1,618.0 1,604.4 1,562.1 1,607.5 1,607.5 1,609.3 1.8

Textile mills

112.7 110.3 110.1 110.3 112.5 110.4 110.1 109.7 -0.4

Textile product mills

114.3 110.4 109.2 109.2 113.3 109.6 108.8 108.5 -0.3

Apparel

130.4 118.0 118.3 118.1 129.4 117.1 117.4 116.5 -0.9

Paper and paper products

367.9 369.3 368.8 370.8 368.2 369.8 370.1 371.9 1.8

Printing and related support activities

444.3 435.5 436.3 437.0 442.1 436.0 435.9 435.3 -0.6

Petroleum and coal products

111.7 114.9 115.6 113.0 111.1 112.9 113.0 112.7 -0.3

Chemicals

811.1 819.9 824.3 821.8 811.9 821.3 826.9 826.2 -0.7

Plastics and rubber products

693.6 708.0 706.3 710.9 696.2 708.3 710.3 714.2 3.9

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

284.9 297.5 300.2 293.2 283.4 289.3 292.0 291.6 -0.4

Private service-providing

103,745 104,337 104,930 105,398 103,114 104,329 104,542 104,701 159

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,819 27,295 27,489 28,018 27,346 27,424 27,438 27,470 32

Wholesale trade

5,900.3 5,936.6 5,955.2 5,961.8 5,886.8 5,936.7 5,944.7 5,948.1 3.4

Durable goods

2,931.5 2,967.4 2,969.9 2,979.9 2,931.9 2,967.6 2,971.4 2,978.7 7.3

Nondurable goods

2,063.8 2,061.2 2,074.2 2,072.7 2,052.0 2,060.4 2,064.4 2,064.4 0.0

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

905.0 908.0 911.1 909.2 902.9 908.7 908.9 905.0 -3.9

Retail trade

16,243.7 15,685.6 15,829.0 16,280.6 15,867.7 15,828.5 15,826.3 15,845.0 18.7

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,998.6 2,020.2 2,026.1 2,027.2 1,999.5 2,016.5 2,024.1 2,026.9 2.8

Automobile dealers

1,296.6 1,306.9 1,313.0 1,312.5 1,294.8 1,305.5 1,309.8 1,310.8 1.0

Other motor vehicle dealers

148.5 155.6 154.1 151.8 152.0 154.0 155.5 156.1 0.6

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

553.5 557.7 559.0 562.9 552.8 557.1 558.8 560.0 1.2

Furniture and home furnishings stores

488.8 478.1 488.2 504.6 476.0 484.9 485.9 487.4 1.5

Electronics and appliance stores

532.2 495.7 499.7 518.2 511.1 500.8 496.8 492.3 -4.5

Building material and garden supply stores

1,250.0 1,278.2 1,284.8 1,281.8 1,281.1 1,300.3 1,306.4 1,309.6 3.2

Food and beverage stores

3,113.7 3,068.3 3,076.8 3,102.4 3,100.2 3,075.6 3,076.3 3,081.9 5.6

Health and personal care stores

1,073.9 1,038.7 1,045.5 1,066.7 1,060.0 1,048.5 1,048.6 1,052.2 3.6

Gasoline stations

929.8 945.6 942.0 945.8 929.4 940.1 940.6 943.6 3.0

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,425.5 1,285.4 1,309.0 1,423.5 1,325.8 1,322.4 1,317.9 1,312.3 -5.6

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

670.2 593.4 609.5 676.4 617.0 607.7 612.3 616.3 4.0

General merchandise stores

3,344.8 3,084.7 3,130.9 3,305.2 3,191.2 3,134.1 3,125.4 3,132.2 6.8

Department stores

1,408.9 1,245.1 1,277.4 1,393.2 1,309.7 1,281.5 1,281.5 1,284.6 3.1

Other general merchandise stores

1,935.9 1,839.6 1,853.5 1,912.0 1,881.4 1,852.6 1,843.9 1,847.7 3.8

Miscellaneous store retailers

847.8 832.1 838.8 840.1 833.2 829.9 825.3 826.2 0.9

Nonstore retailers

568.4 565.2 577.7 588.7 543.2 567.7 566.7 564.1 -2.6

Transportation and warehousing

5,118.9 5,119.7 5,152.1 5,223.3 5,034.6 5,105.7 5,113.3 5,123.8 10.5

Air transportation

477.4 491.0 492.9 490.4 479.0 490.4 492.7 492.4 -0.3

Rail transportation

212.7 206.0 206.0 206.0 212.3 205.5 205.8 205.6 -0.2

Water transportation

63.4 66.7 65.7 64.6 64.6 66.0 65.5 65.7 0.2

Truck transportation

1,472.7 1,488.8 1,492.2 1,487.9 1,462.2 1,474.8 1,475.7 1,477.5 1.8

Transit and ground passenger transportation

488.8 494.4 497.9 493.0 473.3 481.8 480.0 477.4 -2.6

Pipeline transportation

48.4 46.6 46.8 46.9 48.5 46.8 46.8 47.0 0.2

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

28.9 42.6 37.9 29.4 34.6 35.9 36.2 35.2 -1.0

Support activities for transportation

663.8 673.5 675.0 675.4 660.4 671.4 670.1 672.2 2.1

Couriers and messengers

704.2 652.6 662.8 732.8 660.1 673.3 674.2 676.4 2.2

Warehousing and storage

958.6 957.5 974.9 996.9 939.6 959.8 966.3 974.4 8.1

Utilities

556.1 552.7 552.7 552.0 556.5 553.4 553.5 553.3 -0.2

Information

2,780 2,708 2,708 2,718 2,768 2,715 2,707 2,703 -4

Publishing industries, except Internet

731.1 717.6 717.2 718.7 729.1 717.5 716.5 716.6 0.1

Motion picture and sound recording industries

431.3 391.1 399.3 406.7 425.7 398.3 399.9 396.3 -3.6

Broadcasting, except Internet

266.9 260.1 261.5 260.4 266.3 259.8 260.1 258.9 -1.2

Telecommunications

788.3 761.6 751.3 750.2 785.1 761.3 752.0 748.7 -3.3

Data processing, hosting and related services

299.1 304.1 306.5 308.1 298.9 304.8 305.9 307.9 2.0

Other information services

263.5 273.1 272.4 273.9 263.3 273.2 272.6 274.4 1.8

Financial activities

8,337 8,481 8,488 8,484 8,342 8,477 8,484 8,492 8

Finance and insurance

6,181.3 6,262.5 6,266.9 6,267.5 6,175.9 6,269.8 6,267.3 6,266.9 -0.4

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.5 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.5 18.7 18.7 18.7 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,628.5 2,656.5 2,659.2 2,660.0 2,629.7 2,660.8 2,663.4 2,662.6 -0.8

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,701.5 1,711.4 1,712.9 1,716.3 1,704.0 1,716.8 1,719.6 1,720.3 0.7

Commercial banking

1,306.7 1,309.9 1,310.7 1,312.3 1,308.9 1,313.9 1,315.4 1,315.7 0.3

Nondepository credit intermediation

620.6 628.8 631.7 630.9 619.2 629.1 629.8 629.2 -0.6

Activities related to credit intermediation

306.4 316.3 314.6 312.8 306.5 314.9 314.0 313.2 -0.8

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

931.2 950.9 952.8 954.2 931.5 950.6 951.2 953.9 2.7

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,603.1 2,636.4 2,636.2 2,634.6 2,596.2 2,639.7 2,634.0 2,631.7 -2.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,155.9 2,218.9 2,220.6 2,216.2 2,165.8 2,207.5 2,216.6 2,224.9 8.3

Real estate

1,581.4 1,609.6 1,615.7 1,614.2 1,584.2 1,607.5 1,611.7 1,616.4 4.7

Rental and leasing services

550.9 586.2 581.7 578.7 558.3 576.8 581.8 585.4 3.6

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.6 23.1 23.2 23.3 23.3 23.2 23.1 23.1 0.0

Professional and business services

20,564 20,881 21,070 21,115 20,380 20,828 20,882 20,928 46

Professional and technical services

8,992.7 9,095.8 9,184.4 9,235.9 8,988.2 9,189.3 9,207.3 9,230.8 23.5

Legal services

1,124.7 1,123.8 1,130.5 1,131.6 1,122.5 1,127.7 1,128.1 1,128.7 0.6

Accounting and bookkeeping services

965.6 937.0 946.1 976.6 1,000.3 1,008.4 1,008.5 1,012.5 4.0

Architectural and engineering services

1,424.3 1,467.0 1,478.0 1,473.4 1,422.0 1,466.2 1,469.8 1,472.4 2.6

Specialized design services

142.1 139.4 142.0 143.8 141.0 141.2 140.9 142.3 1.4

Computer systems design and related services

2,034.4 2,057.2 2,083.1 2,089.5 2,024.5 2,067.0 2,072.2 2,076.0 3.8

Management and technical consulting services

1,418.4 1,451.1 1,470.0 1,478.7 1,404.2 1,453.8 1,458.7 1,465.9 7.2

Scientific research and development services

692.8 707.8 709.5 711.5 693.3 712.1 712.2 712.8 0.6

Advertising and related services

490.5 485.2 489.8 489.7 488.3 486.3 487.0 486.5 -0.5

Other professional and technical services

699.9 727.3 735.4 741.1 692.2 726.6 729.9 733.7 3.8

Management of companies and enterprises

2,253.2 2,282.6 2,282.2 2,283.3 2,252.6 2,282.0 2,284.8 2,284.0 -0.8

Administrative and waste services

9,318.1 9,502.7 9,603.1 9,595.9 9,139.6 9,356.4 9,389.7 9,412.8 23.1

Administrative and support services

8,907.4 9,084.8 9,183.9 9,179.2 8,729.0 8,941.1 8,971.4 8,995.8 24.4

Office administrative services

509.0 528.4 532.7 535.6 507.5 529.2 532.1 533.1 1.0

Facilities support services

141.5 146.4 147.2 147.0 141.5 145.7 146.1 146.6 0.5

Employment services(1)

3,768.3 3,798.9 3,881.0 3,917.2 3,630.8 3,728.5 3,750.5 3,768.8 18.3

Temporary help services

3,103.2 3,119.9 3,194.1 3,228.5 2,979.0 3,059.1 3,077.0 3,095.3 18.3

Business support services

941.7 911.1 929.6 940.7 919.9 915.8 915.8 918.9 3.1

Travel arrangement and reservation services

216.2 214.6 214.7 212.4 216.6 214.5 214.5 213.6 -0.9

Investigation and security services

915.4 925.8 929.2 929.9 905.5 918.7 919.6 919.3 -0.3

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,102.3 2,227.9 2,212.3 2,167.2 2,092.6 2,159.0 2,161.7 2,163.6 1.9

Other support services

313.0 331.7 337.2 329.2 314.6 329.8 331.0 331.9 0.9

Waste management and remediation services

410.7 417.9 419.2 416.7 410.6 415.3 418.3 417.0 -1.3

Education and health services

23,074 23,138 23,432 23,535 22,821 23,214 23,238 23,292 54

Educational services

3,782.7 3,637.1 3,821.5 3,865.3 3,593.0 3,673.2 3,662.5 3,675.6 13.1

Health care and social assistance

19,291.5 19,501.0 19,610.4 19,669.3 19,227.7 19,540.9 19,575.5 19,616.0 40.5

Health care(3)

15,604.0 15,801.5 15,863.4 15,903.5 15,558.4 15,810.7 15,832.5 15,862.0 29.5

Ambulatory health care services

7,200.8 7,339.3 7,390.4 7,415.5 7,172.3 7,352.7 7,364.9 7,390.2 25.3

Offices of physicians

2,562.9 2,605.1 2,618.2 2,624.6 2,552.6 2,608.1 2,609.3 2,616.1 6.8

Offices of dentists

938.6 941.3 947.7 949.4 935.3 945.3 945.5 946.8 1.3

Offices of other health practitioners

882.4 905.9 910.3 918.7 879.8 909.6 907.9 913.1 5.2

Outpatient care centers

875.6 915.7 921.6 926.1 874.0 917.5 921.4 925.6 4.2

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

263.9 260.7 262.8 263.9 263.5 261.4 261.9 262.8 0.9

Home health care services

1,384.8 1,414.3 1,427.8 1,432.9 1,377.2 1,414.6 1,421.1 1,428.0 6.9

Other ambulatory health care services

292.6 296.3 302.0 299.9 289.8 296.2 297.9 297.9 0.0

Hospitals

5,080.3 5,134.8 5,140.9 5,149.1 5,067.3 5,128.7 5,134.7 5,136.9 2.2

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,322.9 3,327.4 3,332.1 3,338.9 3,318.8 3,329.3 3,332.9 3,334.9 2.0

Nursing care facilities

1,647.4 1,629.3 1,631.3 1,634.1 1,643.0 1,629.1 1,631.0 1,631.4 0.4

Residential mental health facilities

614.8 620.7 620.8 622.6 614.5 621.2 621.7 622.6 0.9

Community care facilities for the elderly

895.1 911.2 913.1 913.9 896.1 912.4 913.2 913.1 -0.1

Other residential care facilities

165.6 166.2 166.9 168.3 165.2 166.6 167.0 167.9 0.9

Social assistance

3,687.5 3,699.5 3,747.0 3,765.8 3,669.3 3,730.2 3,743.0 3,754.0 11.0

Individual and family services

2,261.6 2,283.3 2,315.5 2,327.4 2,258.3 2,304.0 2,319.4 2,327.2 7.8

Emergency and other relief services

163.8 167.9 168.8 170.1 164.8 169.0 169.5 170.3 0.8

Vocational rehabilitation services

336.9 335.7 335.7 337.3 337.5 336.9 336.5 337.2 0.7

Child day care services

925.2 912.6 927.0 931.0 908.6 920.3 917.5 919.3 1.8

Leisure and hospitality

15,466 16,079 15,955 15,738 15,739 15,900 16,004 16,018 14

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,101.8 2,320.1 2,239.2 2,113.2 2,256.3 2,262.8 2,279.4 2,272.4 -7.0

Performing arts and spectator sports

434.5 482.0 472.3 448.5 450.0 463.0 464.9 462.6 -2.3

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

154.3 170.9 169.4 163.5 160.2 169.0 168.6 169.7 1.1

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,513.0 1,667.2 1,597.5 1,501.2 1,646.1 1,630.8 1,645.9 1,640.1 -5.8

Accommodation and food services

13,364.3 13,758.6 13,715.3 13,625.2 13,482.2 13,637.3 13,724.8 13,746.0 21.2

Accommodation

1,889.8 1,996.7 1,947.1 1,907.4 1,948.0 1,959.0 1,960.3 1,962.6 2.3

Food services and drinking places

11,474.5 11,761.9 11,768.2 11,717.8 11,534.2 11,678.3 11,764.5 11,783.4 18.9

Other services

5,705 5,755 5,788 5,790 5,718 5,771 5,789 5,798 9

Repair and maintenance

1,286.2 1,295.0 1,300.1 1,297.0 1,290.9 1,296.9 1,300.1 1,302.7 2.6

Personal and laundry services

1,459.1 1,490.2 1,506.1 1,511.3 1,460.7 1,492.7 1,504.4 1,507.9 3.5

Membership associations and organizations

2,959.9 2,969.9 2,981.5 2,981.9 2,966.6 2,981.5 2,984.4 2,986.9 2.5

Government

22,778 22,270 22,693 22,805 22,294 22,337 22,334 22,341 7

Federal

2,797.0 2,811.0 2,807.0 2,797.0 2,811.0 2,808.0 2,811.0 2,808.0 -3.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,185.5 2,198.6 2,192.2 2,183.4 2,193.2 2,191.2 2,193.5 2,191.9 -1.6

U.S. Postal Service

611.9 612.2 614.7 613.4 617.7 616.3 617.8 616.0 -1.8

State government

5,270.0 5,107.0 5,211.0 5,237.0 5,088.0 5,070.0 5,062.0 5,063.0 1.0

State government education

2,599.7 2,447.6 2,562.0 2,589.2 2,410.0 2,409.9 2,406.1 2,407.3 1.2

State government, excluding education

2,670.4 2,659.6 2,648.6 2,647.7 2,677.7 2,659.6 2,656.3 2,656.1 -0.2

Local government

14,711.0 14,352.0 14,675.0 14,771.0 14,395.0 14,459.0 14,461.0 14,470.0 9.0

Local government education

8,279.8 7,883.8 8,244.2 8,342.9 7,933.6 7,989.6 7,992.6 7,998.7 6.1

Local government, excluding education

6,431.3 6,468.6 6,431.1 6,428.5 6,460.9 6,469.5 6,467.9 6,471.6 3.7

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: December 08, 2017