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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.
2019
Aug.
2020
Sept.
2020(p)
Oct.
2020(p)
Oct.
2019
Aug.
2020
Sept.
2020(p)
Oct.
2020(p)
Change from:
Sept.2020 - Oct.2020(p)

Total nonfarm

152,570 140,700 141,854 143,459 151,553 141,063 141,735 142,373 638

Total private

129,547 119,717 120,063 121,524 128,908 119,046 119,938 120,844 906

Goods-producing

21,283 20,291 20,259 20,386 21,086 19,978 20,075 20,198 123

Mining and logging

743 626 627 629 735 619 621 622 1

Logging

55.2 52.1 51.9 52.7 54.0 50.6 50.8 50.9 0.1

Mining

687.7 574.2 575.3 575.9 680.8 567.9 569.8 571.3 1.5

Oil and gas extraction

155.9 157.1 157.7 159.9 155.8 156.0 157.5 158.9 1.4

Mining, except oil and gas

191.7 183.1 182.2 180.8 189.5 179.8 179.9 178.4 -1.5

Coal mining

52.2 45.4 44.6 43.5 52.0 45.2 44.3 43.2 -1.1

Metal ore mining

40.8 40.9 40.4 40.5 41.0 40.6 40.7 40.7 0.0

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

98.7 96.8 97.2 96.8 96.5 94.0 94.9 94.5 -0.4

Support activities for mining

340.1 234.0 235.4 235.2 335.5 232.1 232.4 234.0 1.6

Construction

7,720 7,465 7,424 7,528 7,541 7,226 7,261 7,345 84

Construction of buildings

1,696.3 1,650.0 1,641.8 1,669.9 1,670.3 1,611.7 1,625.1 1,644.5 19.4

Residential building

842.6 835.9 836.5 851.1 829.5 821.7 828.9 834.9 6.0

Nonresidential building

853.7 814.1 805.3 818.8 840.8 790.0 796.2 809.6 13.4

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,142.7 1,075.8 1,069.8 1,091.8 1,084.8 1,010.8 1,008.7 1,027.5 18.8

Specialty trade contractors

4,880.8 4,739.2 4,712.8 4,766.3 4,785.8 4,603.8 4,627.3 4,672.6 45.3

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,130.3 2,117.8 2,109.0 2,140.9 2,092.9 2,064.4 2,081.2 2,099.0 17.8

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,750.5 2,621.4 2,603.8 2,625.4 2,692.9 2,539.4 2,546.1 2,573.6 27.5

Manufacturing

12,820 12,200 12,208 12,229 12,810 12,133 12,193 12,231 38

Durable goods

8,012 7,585 7,595 7,607 8,019 7,559 7,603 7,624 21

Wood products

412.2 392.9 393.7 397.3 410.7 389.4 393.5 397.9 4.4

Nonmetallic mineral products

429.0 404.6 406.8 406.8 423.9 397.8 402.8 402.0 -0.8

Primary metals

377.6 338.4 334.6 338.8 379.4 338.8 335.4 341.4 6.0

Fabricated metal products

1,488.1 1,390.5 1,389.0 1,394.7 1,490.5 1,387.5 1,392.5 1,399.7 7.2

Machinery

1,115.6 1,040.4 1,044.8 1,049.1 1,121.2 1,037.9 1,050.5 1,054.4 3.9

Computer and electronic products

1,087.8 1,090.7 1,085.1 1,089.4 1,089.2 1,086.5 1,088.1 1,091.6 3.5

Computer and peripheral equipment

165.6 170.6 168.8 170.6 165.7 170.0 169.1 170.5 1.4

Communications equipment

83.3 82.9 83.0 82.5 83.3 82.7 83.3 82.7 -0.6

Semiconductors and electronic components

376.9 374.6 371.9 373.5 378.3 372.5 373.2 374.4 1.2

Electronic instruments

428.9 426.9 426.2 427.3 429.2 426.1 427.7 428.7 1.0

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

33.1 35.7 35.2 35.5 32.8 35.2 34.8 35.3 0.5

Electrical equipment and appliances

404.6 378.7 380.1 378.7 405.1 377.1 379.8 378.9 -0.9

Transportation equipment(1)

1,692.9 1,601.7 1,611.3 1,599.8 1,696.5 1,599.1 1,609.0 1,606.6 -2.4

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

952.6 904.9 912.5 906.0 955.4 904.2 911.9 913.3 1.4

Furniture and related products

386.2 353.2 354.0 351.9 386.3 352.8 354.3 353.1 -1.2

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

617.5 593.8 595.5 600.2 616.6 592.1 596.6 598.7 2.1

Nondurable goods

4,808 4,615 4,613 4,622 4,791 4,574 4,590 4,607 17

Food manufacturing

1,667.0 1,636.0 1,631.0 1,630.4 1,653.6 1,612.1 1,613.9 1,620.1 6.2

Textile mills

107.6 94.1 95.7 96.9 107.6 93.8 95.6 97.4 1.8

Textile product mills

112.8 102.4 104.4 103.8 112.7 102.0 104.1 103.1 -1.0

Apparel

109.1 86.1 85.5 86.9 109.0 85.7 85.4 86.6 1.2

Paper and paper products

364.2 354.5 355.4 353.4 365.3 353.5 356.5 355.0 -1.5

Printing and related support activities

423.4 361.9 365.2 368.2 422.3 360.6 364.8 367.2 2.4

Petroleum and coal products

114.7 106.5 106.2 106.8 112.5 103.7 103.5 105.5 2.0

Chemicals

849.0 839.4 834.2 834.1 851.7 838.5 836.5 836.4 -0.1

Plastics and rubber products

735.9 725.6 722.6 726.9 738.9 722.9 724.9 728.4 3.5

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

323.9 308.4 312.4 314.2 317.7 301.0 304.5 307.1 2.6

Private service-providing

108,264 99,426 99,804 101,138 107,822 99,068 99,863 100,646 783

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,793 26,397 26,442 26,810 27,750 26,494 26,579 26,751 172

Wholesale trade

5,931.0 5,625.7 5,621.8 5,639.1 5,923.3 5,605.3 5,624.2 5,630.6 6.4

Durable goods

3,219.3 3,059.1 3,056.8 3,061.8 3,222.1 3,045.8 3,057.3 3,057.7 0.4

Nondurable goods

2,177.3 2,063.7 2,063.1 2,073.7 2,167.8 2,057.6 2,064.2 2,070.8 6.6

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

534.4 502.9 501.9 503.6 533.4 501.9 502.7 502.1 -0.6

Retail trade

15,648.3 15,013.8 14,941.8 15,184.6 15,644.7 15,046.4 15,069.8 15,173.5 103.7

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

2,049.7 1,940.2 1,950.7 1,968.8 2,044.0 1,928.8 1,945.1 1,967.8 22.7

Automobile dealers

1,302.0 1,208.2 1,217.0 1,226.9 1,298.7 1,205.0 1,213.9 1,224.0 10.1

Other motor vehicle dealers

165.0 160.4 157.4 157.0 165.5 154.0 155.8 159.1 3.3

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

582.7 571.6 576.3 584.9 579.8 569.8 575.4 584.7 9.3

Furniture and home furnishings stores

469.4 401.8 408.8 428.9 468.2 408.5 415.7 429.3 13.6

Electronics and appliance stores

481.8 414.0 420.4 465.8 478.8 429.6 430.7 461.9 31.2

Building material and garden supply stores

1,284.9 1,403.6 1,388.6 1,383.6 1,308.3 1,391.2 1,401.3 1,402.9 1.6

Food and beverage stores

3,092.8 3,149.5 3,133.4 3,149.8 3,092.3 3,132.5 3,142.8 3,145.5 2.7

Health and personal care stores

1,058.0 961.6 973.9 982.8 1,058.9 969.1 984.4 982.9 -1.5

Gasoline stations

953.8 931.2 926.6 927.9 952.2 917.7 924.4 927.2 2.8

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,261.5 922.4 925.2 955.3 1,277.6 923.5 954.3 966.9 12.6

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

549.1 440.4 448.6 459.5 550.4 453.0 460.5 462.6 2.1

General merchandise stores

3,047.5 3,174.9 3,084.1 3,146.9 3,029.1 3,221.9 3,124.6 3,134.6 10.0

Department stores

1,080.5 1,019.7 1,010.8 1,053.0 1,075.0 1,054.3 1,042.0 1,043.8 1.8

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

1,967.0 2,155.2 2,073.3 2,093.9 1,954.1 2,167.6 2,082.6 2,090.8 8.2

Miscellaneous store retailers

836.7 732.3 735.9 748.7 827.7 724.5 733.8 731.2 -2.6

Nonstore retailers

563.1 541.9 545.6 566.6 557.2 546.1 552.2 560.7 8.5

Transportation and warehousing

5,667.9 5,218.0 5,339.6 5,447.8 5,635.4 5,304.0 5,344.2 5,407.4 63.2

Air transportation

506.3 409.4 404.1 387.0 507.3 405.9 404.4 386.7 -17.7

Rail transportation

167.6 146.0 146.3 146.3 167.4 145.9 146.1 145.8 -0.3

Water transportation

66.7 57.2 57.0 56.3 66.2 54.8 56.0 56.2 0.2

Truck transportation

1,543.8 1,466.7 1,470.0 1,478.1 1,529.7 1,449.5 1,454.1 1,463.7 9.6

Transit and ground passenger transportation

519.3 282.4 366.3 396.7 500.9 346.1 353.4 378.6 25.2

Pipeline transportation

51.3 49.8 49.4 49.3 51.2 49.7 49.4 49.3 -0.1

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

36.1 27.4 25.6 24.1 35.7 21.0 21.8 23.6 1.8

Support activities for transportation

759.3 680.7 680.0 689.7 756.0 679.4 680.7 688.8 8.1

Couriers and messengers

810.8 882.9 904.1 939.8 829.4 927.5 938.3 946.6 8.3

Warehousing and storage

1,206.7 1,215.5 1,236.8 1,280.5 1,191.6 1,224.2 1,240.0 1,268.1 28.1

Utilities

545.3 539.8 539.0 538.4 546.2 538.7 540.9 539.4 -1.5

Information

2,875 2,600 2,625 2,637 2,865 2,588 2,635 2,632 -3

Publishing industries, except Internet

765.2 737.6 738.7 737.9 763.9 734.1 734.7 737.2 2.5

Motion picture and sound recording industries

446.2 249.1 276.8 288.2 439.2 239.4 284.5 282.1 -2.4

Broadcasting, except Internet

267.4 240.9 244.7 246.7 265.7 242.1 243.7 246.4 2.7

Telecommunications

706.4 677.6 675.5 673.9 707.5 679.6 678.4 672.6 -5.8

Data processing, hosting and related services

344.1 336.3 335.6 338.3 343.0 338.1 338.1 338.9 0.8

Other information services

345.4 358.1 353.2 352.3 345.9 354.8 355.1 355.0 -0.1

Financial activities

8,804 8,704 8,682 8,722 8,792 8,648 8,685 8,716 31

Finance and insurance

6,455.6 6,483.8 6,472.3 6,496.9 6,452.6 6,467.2 6,483.3 6,500.1 16.8

Monetary authorities - central bank

19.6 20.0 19.9 19.9 19.7 19.8 19.9 19.9 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,656.9 2,664.2 2,654.2 2,663.4 2,657.9 2,657.9 2,662.0 2,670.7 8.7

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,771.4 1,769.1 1,752.9 1,748.0 1,776.5 1,763.1 1,760.6 1,757.3 -3.3

Commercial banking

1,384.1 1,380.0 1,365.1 1,361.1 1,388.4 1,375.3 1,372.5 1,370.8 -1.7

Nondepository credit intermediation

580.4 585.8 589.2 597.1 576.5 583.2 587.3 594.8 7.5

Activities related to credit intermediation

305.1 309.3 312.1 318.3 304.9 311.6 314.1 318.6 4.5

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

969.2 979.6 973.0 978.2 968.7 970.2 974.0 975.4 1.4

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,809.9 2,820.0 2,825.2 2,835.4 2,806.3 2,819.3 2,827.4 2,834.1 6.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,348.5 2,220.4 2,209.8 2,225.1 2,339.3 2,180.9 2,201.2 2,215.7 14.5

Real estate

1,743.4 1,704.5 1,697.1 1,714.5 1,735.6 1,681.1 1,695.5 1,705.9 10.4

Rental and leasing services

581.8 492.4 489.8 487.3 580.5 476.7 482.6 486.7 4.1

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.3 23.5 22.9 23.3 23.2 23.1 23.1 23.1 0.0

Professional and business services

21,676 20,215 20,266 20,627 21,444 20,071 20,193 20,401 208

Professional and technical services

9,624.0 9,336.8 9,296.6 9,435.8 9,624.0 9,338.0 9,390.0 9,445.8 55.8

Legal services

1,157.3 1,112.9 1,107.1 1,119.6 1,153.7 1,110.9 1,112.6 1,117.4 4.8

Accounting and bookkeeping services

985.9 949.6 944.2 962.9 1,033.4 1,010.2 1,011.9 1,013.3 1.4

Architectural and engineering services

1,526.1 1,504.3 1,500.9 1,512.3 1,518.6 1,486.6 1,500.1 1,504.1 4.0

Specialized design services

148.1 133.2 134.8 138.9 146.8 133.3 135.3 138.6 3.3

Computer systems design and related services

2,239.2 2,186.4 2,165.4 2,204.5 2,228.0 2,165.8 2,177.7 2,193.5 15.8

Management and technical consulting services

1,570.2 1,504.3 1,501.4 1,532.8 1,553.0 1,496.3 1,502.2 1,516.7 14.5

Scientific research and development services

736.2 753.4 750.5 759.3 737.8 747.5 755.1 762.2 7.1

Advertising and related services

496.8 443.9 444.1 448.1 494.7 441.4 445.9 446.0 0.1

Other professional and technical services

764.2 748.8 748.2 757.4 758.1 746.0 749.2 754.0 4.8

Management of companies and enterprises

2,440.9 2,351.6 2,350.5 2,355.2 2,442.8 2,338.7 2,353.8 2,357.5 3.7

Administrative and waste services

9,611.3 8,526.9 8,619.0 8,836.4 9,377.5 8,394.0 8,449.4 8,598.1 148.7

Administrative and support services

9,148.0 8,067.4 8,159.9 8,377.3 8,916.1 7,941.4 7,992.7 8,140.0 147.3

Office administrative services

530.3 507.8 508.1 511.5 529.6 505.7 508.7 508.9 0.2

Facilities support services

168.2 156.2 154.5 155.1 166.5 156.3 154.0 153.9 -0.1

Employment services(1)

3,793.3 3,109.0 3,199.4 3,392.2 3,645.4 3,098.5 3,121.4 3,241.6 120.2

Temporary help services

3,077.6 2,473.9 2,556.6 2,731.4 2,942.9 2,466.6 2,488.4 2,597.1 108.7

Business support services

880.8 766.2 779.9 789.2 867.5 773.2 780.7 778.1 -2.6

Travel arrangement and reservation services

219.8 157.3 154.9 153.9 219.3 155.7 154.2 153.9 -0.3

Investigation and security services

967.8 907.8 915.0 921.4 961.9 904.6 905.4 917.7 12.3

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,240.3 2,165.4 2,146.7 2,151.2 2,183.6 2,048.9 2,070.5 2,089.5 19.0

Other support services

347.5 297.7 301.4 302.8 342.2 298.5 297.8 296.4 -1.4

Waste management and remediation services

463.3 459.5 459.1 459.1 461.4 452.6 456.7 458.1 1.4

Education and health services

24,561 22,839 23,138 23,472 24,363 23,154 23,203 23,260 57

Educational services

3,950.7 3,234.7 3,446.3 3,617.9 3,791.1 3,543.5 3,474.4 3,452.9 -21.5

Health care and social assistance

20,610.4 19,604.7 19,692.1 19,853.9 20,572.2 19,610.5 19,728.5 19,807.5 79.0

Health care(3)

16,403.9 15,806.1 15,843.0 15,947.5 16,377.2 15,787.0 15,859.1 15,917.4 58.3

Ambulatory health care services

7,778.4 7,493.6 7,542.9 7,626.3 7,760.7 7,488.5 7,558.8 7,609.5 50.7

Offices of physicians

2,696.0 2,617.7 2,629.7 2,655.4 2,687.9 2,618.1 2,636.9 2,651.2 14.3

Offices of dentists

970.3 939.5 937.6 950.6 969.9 935.9 940.3 951.1 10.8

Offices of other health practitioners

981.2 899.3 911.5 926.1 980.5 897.1 915.3 923.6 8.3

Outpatient care centers

971.2 951.7 957.5 969.7 971.4 952.4 960.9 970.6 9.7

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

288.0 275.0 277.7 282.5 287.2 275.0 277.7 283.5 5.8

Home health care services

1,553.3 1,507.5 1,523.4 1,535.9 1,546.8 1,507.0 1,523.4 1,527.1 3.7

Other ambulatory health care services

318.4 302.9 305.5 306.1 317.1 303.0 304.3 302.4 -1.9

Hospitals

5,232.5 5,143.0 5,139.1 5,164.2 5,225.6 5,142.4 5,138.5 5,154.7 16.2

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,393.0 3,169.5 3,161.0 3,157.0 3,390.9 3,156.1 3,161.8 3,153.2 -8.6

Nursing care facilities

1,597.5 1,471.2 1,465.3 1,461.1 1,596.6 1,465.9 1,464.0 1,459.1 -4.9

Residential mental health facilities

651.1 619.6 620.8 621.7 651.6 617.0 622.0 621.7 -0.3

Community care facilities for the elderly

978.0 919.6 916.6 915.6 976.6 915.2 917.6 913.8 -3.8

Other residential care facilities

166.4 159.1 158.3 158.6 166.2 158.0 158.2 158.6 0.4

Social assistance

4,206.5 3,798.6 3,849.1 3,906.4 4,195.0 3,823.5 3,869.4 3,890.1 20.7

Individual and family services

2,656.1 2,528.4 2,534.9 2,568.6 2,655.0 2,527.0 2,553.0 2,565.0 12.0

Emergency and other relief services

185.1 179.6 179.8 179.8 185.4 181.0 180.6 180.3 -0.3

Vocational rehabilitation services

325.4 283.1 281.8 283.6 325.3 280.2 283.1 284.1 1.0

Child day care services

1,039.9 807.5 852.6 874.4 1,029.3 835.3 852.7 860.7 8.0

Leisure and hospitality

16,648 13,226 13,207 13,365 16,701 12,704 13,110 13,381 271

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,410.8 1,799.0 1,722.9 1,721.4 2,451.3 1,610.5 1,696.4 1,740.4 44.0

Performing arts and spectator sports

523.2 286.8 285.8 306.6 516.4 273.3 275.7 299.6 23.9

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

174.4 135.8 132.1 135.0 173.9 126.4 131.0 134.4 3.4

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,713.2 1,376.4 1,305.0 1,279.8 1,761.0 1,210.8 1,289.7 1,306.4 16.7

Accommodation and food services

14,237.0 11,426.6 11,484.2 11,643.9 14,249.9 11,093.4 11,413.7 11,640.1 226.4

Accommodation

2,076.6 1,455.0 1,439.7 1,421.5 2,088.5 1,313.3 1,401.1 1,435.3 34.2

Food services and drinking places

12,160.4 9,971.6 10,044.5 10,222.4 12,161.4 9,780.1 10,012.6 10,204.8 192.2

Other services

5,907 5,445 5,444 5,505 5,907 5,409 5,458 5,505 47

Repair and maintenance

1,366.6 1,308.9 1,312.4 1,332.7 1,364.0 1,305.7 1,312.1 1,330.0 17.9

Personal and laundry services

1,527.4 1,260.2 1,261.0 1,290.1 1,524.8 1,256.8 1,261.4 1,288.5 27.1

Membership associations and organizations

3,013.0 2,875.4 2,870.8 2,881.9 3,018.3 2,846.8 2,884.5 2,886.6 2.1

Government

23,023 20,983 21,791 21,935 22,645 22,017 21,797 21,529 -268

Federal

2,845.0 3,172 3,136 2,996 2,844.0 3,164 3,131 2,993 -138

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,238.5 2,571.7 2,534.5 2,393.8 2,236.4 2,560.6 2,528.5 2,389.7 -138.8

U.S. Postal Service

606.3 599.8 601.3 602.0 607.1 603.1 602.9 602.8 -0.1

State government

5,347.0 4,712 4,968 5,024 5,184.0 4,988 4,909 4,844 -65

State government education

2,649.6 2,004.7 2,269.0 2,330.1 2,481.3 2,293.2 2,211.0 2,149.6 -61.4

State government, excluding education

2,697.3 2,707.3 2,699.3 2,693.5 2,702.5 2,694.6 2,697.8 2,694.1 -3.7

Local government

14,831.0 13,099 13,687 13,915 14,617.0 13,865 13,757 13,692 -65

Local government education

8,287.4 6,741.3 7,416.8 7,640.3 8,027.9 7,680.0 7,473.6 7,375.8 -97.8

Local government, excluding education

6,543.9 6,357.6 6,270.3 6,275.0 6,589.4 6,185.2 6,283.1 6,316.4 33.3

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 2019 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: November 06, 2020