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

Total nonfarm

141,919 146,158 143,261 144,271 143,448 145,325 145,563 145,798 235

Total private

119,506 123,522 121,098 121,650 121,318 123,026 123,247 123,474 227

Goods-producing

19,244 19,670 19,337 19,446 19,747 19,794 19,848 19,943 95

Mining and logging

698 669 662 670 710 668 671 680 9

Logging

51.1 50.3 48.6 50.2 52.7 51.0 50.3 51.5 1.2

Mining

646.4 618.3 613.1 619.9 656.9 616.8 621.1 628.8 7.7

Oil and gas extraction

183.9 177.7 176.1 177.5 184.6 177.3 176.9 178.7 1.8

Mining, except oil and gas

178.8 179.7 177.1 177.2 185.5 182.0 183.4 183.3 -0.1

Coal mining

53.3 50.2 50.2 50.0 53.5 49.7 50.0 50.3 0.3

Metal ore mining

39.6 39.3 38.9 39.0 39.7 39.1 39.0 39.0 0.0

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

85.9 90.2 88.0 88.2 92.3 93.2 94.4 94.0 -0.4

Support activities for mining

283.7 260.9 259.9 265.2 286.8 257.5 260.8 266.8 6.0

Construction

6,256 6,660 6,414 6,475 6,662 6,783 6,823 6,881 58

Construction of buildings

1,415.3 1,491.9 1,460.2 1,463.7 1,477.5 1,503.2 1,515.1 1,521.0 5.9

Residential building

686.6 751.0 730.9 733.3 720.0 753.6 762.9 766.9 4.0

Nonresidential building

728.7 740.9 729.3 730.4 757.5 749.6 752.2 754.1 1.9

Heavy and civil engineering construction

843.1 885.3 825.5 852.8 947.0 935.0 941.6 956.7 15.1

Specialty trade contractors

3,997.6 4,282.5 4,128.6 4,158.9 4,237.5 4,345.0 4,366.7 4,403.1 36.4

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,736.4 1,882.7 1,814.1 1,825.5 1,850.8 1,912.2 1,925.2 1,940.1 14.9

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,261.2 2,399.8 2,314.5 2,333.4 2,386.7 2,432.8 2,441.5 2,463.0 21.5

Manufacturing

12,290 12,341 12,261 12,301 12,375 12,343 12,354 12,382 28

Durable goods

7,713 7,709 7,674 7,688 7,753 7,708 7,715 7,725 10

Wood products

385.6 396.0 393.1 392.2 391.1 396.2 397.4 398.9 1.5

Nonmetallic mineral products

389.8 407.0 397.9 400.2 406.3 412.3 413.7 416.1 2.4

Primary metals

381.7 377.2 376.9 377.8 382.0 375.8 376.4 378.0 1.6

Fabricated metal products

1,428.8 1,422.1 1,416.7 1,419.9 1,433.3 1,421.6 1,420.2 1,420.7 0.5

Machinery

1,092.2 1,075.7 1,075.9 1,083.0 1,092.7 1,075.6 1,079.1 1,085.9 6.8

Computer and electronic products

1,050.8 1,040.7 1,033.4 1,032.6 1,054.5 1,039.4 1,036.2 1,035.4 -0.8

Computer and peripheral equipment

163.3 162.4 160.5 160.3 164.3 162.4 161.8 161.4 -0.4

Communications equipment

85.9 84.0 84.2 84.5 86.3 84.2 84.4 84.8 0.4

Semiconductors and electronic components

370.1 363.2 359.0 358.4 371.0 362.1 359.2 358.8 -0.4

Electronic instruments

396.1 396.4 395.5 395.6 397.5 396.0 396.5 396.5 0.0

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.4 34.7 34.2 33.8 35.4 34.6 34.3 34.0 -0.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

384.7 382.7 383.0 383.9 384.9 383.2 384.3 385.5 1.2

Transportation equipment(1)

1,623.0 1,623.8 1,617.5 1,614.6 1,624.6 1,619.8 1,622.0 1,616.0 -6.0

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

934.1 946.1 942.1 941.2 934.8 942.4 945.1 941.6 -3.5

Furniture and related products

387.2 391.0 392.4 393.2 391.5 392.8 394.4 395.4 1.0

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

589.3 592.7 587.1 590.6 592.5 591.4 591.5 593.3 1.8

Nondurable goods

4,577 4,632 4,587 4,613 4,622 4,635 4,639 4,657 18

Food manufacturing

1,517.5 1,565.8 1,550.0 1,563.3 1,540.2 1,568.2 1,575.0 1,583.8 8.8

Textile mills

115.1 112.2 111.6 111.5 115.3 112.2 111.9 111.7 -0.2

Textile product mills

115.9 112.8 111.7 111.5 117.1 112.8 113.1 112.9 -0.2

Apparel

133.6 129.8 125.5 126.7 133.1 128.9 127.2 126.8 -0.4

Paper and paper products

371.8 368.7 367.9 369.0 373.3 368.3 368.6 370.1 1.5

Printing and related support activities

447.6 444.1 439.1 438.2 449.8 442.3 441.4 441.3 -0.1

Petroleum and coal products

107.8 110.0 107.1 106.9 112.0 111.0 110.3 110.3 0.0

Chemicals

809.1 812.5 806.7 809.8 810.4 809.8 809.7 812.2 2.5

Plastics and rubber products

695.6 695.8 693.9 699.9 698.2 698.3 700.1 702.6 2.5

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

263.3 280.3 273.0 276.4 272.5 283.6 282.0 285.1 3.1

Private service-providing

100,262 103,852 101,761 102,204 101,571 103,232 103,399 103,531 132

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26,727 28,090 27,235 26,992 27,123 27,374 27,409 27,401 -8

Wholesale trade

5,811.5 5,892.8 5,844.7 5,861.5 5,854.0 5,888.4 5,894.3 5,904.2 9.9

Durable goods

2,914.3 2,933.0 2,916.6 2,923.8 2,928.6 2,932.7 2,935.9 2,941.3 5.4

Nondurable goods

2,010.0 2,054.6 2,031.7 2,036.7 2,031.6 2,052.9 2,055.0 2,056.7 1.7

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

887.2 905.2 896.4 901.0 893.8 902.8 903.4 906.2 2.8

Retail trade

15,480.5 16,375.9 15,832.7 15,606.5 15,766.5 15,881.0 15,920.9 15,894.9 -26.0

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,948.7 1,993.4 1,985.0 1,989.3 1,969.7 2,002.0 2,008.0 2,011.5 3.5

Automobile dealers

1,262.6 1,293.5 1,291.4 1,292.1 1,269.8 1,295.3 1,298.8 1,301.0 2.2

Other motor vehicle dealers

142.5 145.2 142.3 146.6 150.8 152.5 153.8 155.5 1.7

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

543.6 554.7 551.3 550.6 549.0 554.2 555.4 555.0 -0.4

Furniture and home furnishings stores

465.0 494.2 488.4 483.4 471.0 478.0 483.8 485.0 1.2

Electronics and appliance stores

527.0 532.7 528.3 507.9 528.0 509.0 514.3 506.1 -8.2

Building material and garden supply stores

1,210.8 1,242.9 1,219.1 1,236.8 1,258.6 1,283.2 1,284.9 1,285.9 1.0

Food and beverage stores

3,050.1 3,117.5 3,079.0 3,065.4 3,080.9 3,097.0 3,100.0 3,099.3 -0.7

Health and personal care stores

1,033.9 1,080.8 1,070.3 1,066.5 1,039.5 1,065.0 1,067.8 1,071.0 3.2

Gasoline stations

904.7 929.9 922.4 923.2 919.3 934.3 936.0 937.8 1.8

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,314.2 1,489.7 1,365.8 1,301.2 1,364.0 1,340.8 1,360.8 1,355.3 -5.5

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

610.2 689.0 622.7 591.8 624.8 614.8 611.3 602.4 -8.9

General merchandise stores

3,085.9 3,392.0 3,193.4 3,078.7 3,153.7 3,180.2 3,174.8 3,155.5 -19.3

Department stores

1,280.8 1,448.4 1,314.4 1,253.3 1,310.6 1,301.6 1,293.1 1,288.4 -4.7

Other general merchandise stores

1,805.1 1,943.6 1,879.0 1,825.4 1,843.1 1,878.7 1,881.7 1,867.1 -14.6

Miscellaneous store retailers

810.3 840.6 808.5 815.9 827.3 830.3 830.0 832.7 2.7

Nonstore retailers

519.7 573.2 549.8 546.4 529.7 546.4 549.2 552.4 3.2

Transportation and warehousing

4,879.7 5,264.8 5,002.7 4,972.4 4,945.6 5,048.0 5,037.8 5,046.6 8.8

Air transportation

466.4 476.8 477.5 477.1 470.3 479.3 480.6 481.0 0.4

Rail transportation

216.8 210.9 208.4 207.4 217.8 210.8 209.5 208.4 -1.1

Water transportation

62.5 63.3 62.7 61.7 64.4 64.4 64.7 64.0 -0.7

Truck transportation

1,423.4 1,465.0 1,432.1 1,441.5 1,454.3 1,464.9 1,459.8 1,470.4 10.6

Transit and ground passenger transportation

490.4 484.6 480.9 482.5 480.6 470.0 471.4 472.8 1.4

Pipeline transportation

50.1 48.5 48.1 47.9 50.2 48.5 48.2 48.1 -0.1

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

24.7 29.3 24.9 25.0 33.2 35.3 35.1 34.6 -0.5

Support activities for transportation

656.5 665.8 654.4 655.4 660.4 664.0 659.9 659.3 -0.6

Couriers and messengers

606.0 855.2 671.5 635.3 622.3 668.0 658.5 659.4 0.9

Warehousing and storage

882.9 965.4 942.2 938.6 892.1 942.8 950.1 948.6 -1.5

Utilities

554.8 556.8 554.5 551.6 556.9 556.7 556.3 555.3 -1.0

Information

2,762 2,775 2,722 2,755 2,773 2,762 2,759 2,759 0

Publishing industries, except Internet

727.1 733.2 726.8 727.3 730.4 729.5 730.1 729.6 -0.5

Motion picture and sound recording industries

409.2 415.0 388.3 418.7 412.3 415.9 417.6 416.7 -0.9

Broadcasting, except Internet

271.9 264.6 264.0 263.2 272.5 264.7 265.0 264.0 -1.0

Telecommunications

802.7 793.3 777.1 780.1 804.4 786.2 777.7 779.6 1.9

Data processing, hosting and related services

296.1 303.9 300.1 298.9 297.8 300.7 301.2 300.5 -0.7

Other information services

255.0 264.9 265.6 266.7 255.7 265.2 266.9 268.3 1.4

Financial activities

8,155 8,373 8,342 8,342 8,213 8,364 8,396 8,403 7

Finance and insurance

6,079.9 6,210.7 6,204.7 6,202.7 6,094.7 6,194.6 6,214.7 6,216.9 2.2

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.4 18.9 18.8 18.9 18.5 18.8 18.8 18.9 0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,582.6 2,644.3 2,645.9 2,640.6 2,589.3 2,637.9 2,647.1 2,646.6 -0.5

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,685.3 1,709.1 1,713.2 1,711.2 1,688.0 1,708.9 1,714.8 1,714.7 -0.1

Commercial banking

1,298.0 1,313.2 1,315.4 1,314.4 1,299.2 1,310.9 1,314.1 1,315.0 0.9

Nondepository credit intermediation

603.8 626.4 625.4 621.3 606.0 621.9 623.6 622.8 -0.8

Activities related to credit intermediation

293.5 308.8 307.3 308.1 295.3 307.0 308.7 309.1 0.4

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

917.2 934.6 930.9 930.2 920.7 933.0 934.1 933.5 -0.6

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,561.7 2,612.9 2,609.1 2,613.0 2,566.2 2,604.9 2,614.7 2,617.9 3.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,075.0 2,161.9 2,137.4 2,139.4 2,118.1 2,169.3 2,181.3 2,186.1 4.8

Real estate

1,515.2 1,586.0 1,571.6 1,576.8 1,539.3 1,586.4 1,597.3 1,604.4 7.1

Rental and leasing services

536.5 552.3 542.9 539.6 555.2 559.5 560.8 558.4 -2.4

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.3 23.6 22.9 23.0 23.6 23.4 23.2 23.3 0.1

Professional and business services

19,609 20,521 20,088 20,207 19,902 20,416 20,462 20,499 37

Professional and technical services

8,819.4 9,036.5 9,037.1 9,119.2 8,760.8 9,013.2 9,039.3 9,059.6 20.3

Legal services

1,112.5 1,130.5 1,119.2 1,119.2 1,119.1 1,126.1 1,126.4 1,125.1 -1.3

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,096.4 997.8 1,072.4 1,122.1 970.2 1,000.0 997.0 996.9 -0.1

Architectural and engineering services

1,385.2 1,424.8 1,413.7 1,416.9 1,405.4 1,427.3 1,433.3 1,437.8 4.5

Specialized design services

134.5 143.1 140.5 140.6 136.7 141.2 142.5 142.3 -0.2

Computer systems design and related services

1,949.3 2,028.1 2,036.1 2,043.4 1,956.7 2,031.5 2,042.8 2,048.3 5.5

Management and technical consulting services

1,326.6 1,422.3 1,387.2 1,399.7 1,337.2 1,407.4 1,407.3 1,413.6 6.3

Scientific research and development services

665.1 694.6 692.2 694.2 671.3 695.0 697.8 698.9 1.1

Advertising and related services

484.6 491.4 483.8 488.2 487.4 488.3 489.2 490.6 1.4

Other professional and technical services

665.2 703.9 692.0 694.9 676.9 696.4 703.0 706.1 3.1

Management of companies and enterprises

2,217.9 2,265.6 2,254.5 2,256.9 2,229.3 2,258.9 2,263.2 2,268.3 5.1

Administrative and waste services

8,571.6 9,218.9 8,796.1 8,830.5 8,911.4 9,143.6 9,159.4 9,171.5 12.1

Administrative and support services

8,181.4 8,807.5 8,389.6 8,422.9 8,512.4 8,730.6 8,745.3 8,755.6 10.3

Office administrative services

483.8 510.5 507.5 513.0 486.5 510.4 510.2 513.3 3.1

Facilities support services

141.3 140.7 138.4 138.0 141.3 140.6 139.6 139.0 -0.6

Employment services(1)

3,386.6 3,759.5 3,473.3 3,484.3 3,534.1 3,618.0 3,628.7 3,633.8 5.1

Temporary help services

2,752.9 3,093.1 2,835.0 2,841.3 2,880.2 2,961.6 2,968.1 2,971.2 3.1

Business support services

900.3 941.8 918.4 919.5 898.4 920.0 919.6 918.4 -1.2

Travel arrangement and reservation services

210.4 213.8 211.6 214.1 214.6 215.0 216.8 217.5 0.7

Investigation and security services

882.3 918.4 899.5 902.9 890.8 910.3 909.9 912.5 2.6

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,870.7 2,014.8 1,926.4 1,934.5 2,037.9 2,101.4 2,101.7 2,100.9 -0.8

Other support services

306.0 308.0 314.5 316.6 308.8 314.8 318.8 320.2 1.4

Waste management and remediation services

390.2 411.4 406.5 407.6 399.0 413.0 414.1 415.9 1.8

Education and health services

22,505 23,023 22,707 23,064 22,408 22,871 22,892 22,954 62

Educational services

3,665.3 3,699.1 3,471.0 3,774.4 3,523.7 3,603.6 3,599.1 3,628.4 29.3

Health care and social assistance

18,839.7 19,324.3 19,235.8 19,289.5 18,884.3 19,266.9 19,293.0 19,325.5 32.5

Health care(3)

15,227.0 15,641.9 15,552.9 15,589.9 15,276.8 15,594.5 15,606.6 15,633.4 26.8

Ambulatory health care services

6,963.4 7,224.2 7,171.5 7,198.1 6,989.3 7,194.7 7,201.8 7,220.1 18.3

Offices of physicians

2,496.4 2,575.6 2,552.6 2,561.3 2,502.2 2,558.9 2,559.4 2,566.3 6.9

Offices of dentists

914.5 937.7 935.0 938.7 918.4 937.1 938.1 940.2 2.1

Offices of other health practitioners

833.7 886.0 880.4 880.5 836.6 884.2 885.9 884.9 -1.0

Outpatient care centers

835.0 884.3 883.7 889.7 837.6 880.5 885.5 890.7 5.2

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

260.5 263.1 259.5 257.7 260.8 262.0 260.6 259.2 -1.4

Home health care services

1,337.3 1,384.8 1,373.5 1,378.1 1,345.5 1,380.0 1,381.6 1,385.8 4.2

Other ambulatory health care services

286.0 292.7 286.8 292.1 288.3 291.9 290.7 293.0 2.3

Hospitals

4,973.9 5,087.3 5,068.7 5,077.7 4,981.0 5,077.0 5,078.7 5,085.0 6.3

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,289.7 3,330.4 3,312.7 3,314.1 3,306.5 3,322.8 3,326.1 3,328.3 2.2

Nursing care facilities

1,632.0 1,651.1 1,639.6 1,637.5 1,642.2 1,645.8 1,644.3 1,645.2 0.9

Residential mental health facilities

610.6 616.2 614.8 616.7 613.4 615.8 617.4 618.5 1.1

Community care facilities for the elderly

885.5 899.1 895.3 895.7 887.4 897.3 899.8 899.7 -0.1

Other residential care facilities

161.6 164.0 163.0 164.2 163.5 163.9 164.6 164.9 0.3

Social assistance

3,612.7 3,682.4 3,682.9 3,699.6 3,607.5 3,672.4 3,686.4 3,692.1 5.7

Individual and family services

2,201.6 2,261.8 2,269.7 2,277.1 2,205.1 2,262.0 2,276.0 2,280.9 4.9

Emergency and other relief services

160.4 166.6 168.1 168.5 161.4 166.0 168.3 168.1 -0.2

Vocational rehabilitation services

335.9 336.2 330.8 330.4 339.7 335.5 334.4 333.5 -0.9

Child day care services

914.8 917.8 914.3 923.6 901.4 908.9 907.9 909.6 1.7

Leisure and hospitality

14,889 15,394 15,027 15,175 15,488 15,744 15,768 15,794 26

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,988.4 2,059.8 1,983.4 2,016.0 2,211.1 2,245.9 2,251.6 2,257.3 5.7

Performing arts and spectator sports

419.0 424.9 397.5 411.0 454.7 449.8 452.1 450.6 -1.5

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

141.4 153.4 147.5 148.7 154.7 161.4 162.3 163.4 1.1

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,428.0 1,481.5 1,438.4 1,456.3 1,601.7 1,634.7 1,637.2 1,643.3 6.1

Accommodation and food services

12,900.5 13,334.5 13,043.1 13,159.0 13,276.9 13,498.4 13,515.9 13,536.2 20.3

Accommodation

1,861.7 1,882.8 1,846.2 1,864.2 1,946.2 1,949.5 1,946.7 1,950.3 3.6

Food services and drinking places

11,038.8 11,451.7 11,196.9 11,294.8 11,330.7 11,548.9 11,569.2 11,585.9 16.7

Other services

5,615 5,676 5,640 5,669 5,664 5,701 5,713 5,721 8

Repair and maintenance

1,288.9 1,275.9 1,274.4 1,286.7 1,295.8 1,287.7 1,291.1 1,294.4 3.3

Personal and laundry services

1,410.5 1,461.9 1,445.1 1,451.5 1,429.2 1,462.6 1,465.7 1,471.9 6.2

Membership associations and organizations

2,915.6 2,938.2 2,920.2 2,930.5 2,938.9 2,950.4 2,955.8 2,954.5 -1.3

Government

22,413 22,636 22,163 22,621 22,130 22,299 22,316 22,324 8

Federal

2,761.0 2,837.0 2,804.0 2,803.0 2,777.0 2,819.0 2,823.0 2,825.0 2.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,158.4 2,199.8 2,192.7 2,188.2 2,173.5 2,199.7 2,204.1 2,206.4 2.3

U.S. Postal Service

602.1 637.4 611.3 614.6 603.7 619.1 618.4 618.3 -0.1

State government

5,210.0 5,190.0 4,993.0 5,225.0 5,084.0 5,085.0 5,089.0 5,086.0 -3.0

State government education

2,547.0 2,524.2 2,330.1 2,560.9 2,407.7 2,414.1 2,415.3 2,412.1 -3.2

State government, excluding education

2,663.0 2,665.9 2,662.7 2,663.8 2,676.0 2,671.1 2,673.2 2,673.9 0.7

Local government

14,442.0 14,609.0 14,366.0 14,593.0 14,269.0 14,395.0 14,404.0 14,413.0 9.0

Local government education

8,178.4 8,246.2 8,052.4 8,266.0 7,886.7 7,944.6 7,951.5 7,956.4 4.9

Local government, excluding education

6,263.8 6,363.2 6,313.8 6,327.1 6,382.3 6,450.0 6,452.2 6,456.7 4.5

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: March 10, 2017