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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
Sept.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019(p)
Sept.
2019(p)
Sept.
2018
July
2019
Aug.
2019(p)
Sept.
2019(p)
Change from:
Aug.2019 - Sept.2019(p)

Total nonfarm

149,793 151,169 151,587 151,949 149,575 151,418 151,586 151,722 136

Total private

127,333 129,883 129,930 129,312 127,081 128,845 128,967 129,081 114

Goods-producing

21,060 21,438 21,451 21,327 20,832 21,100 21,101 21,106 5

Mining and logging

754 762 760 754 745 751 746 746 0

Logging

48.7 48.7 50.3 49.9 47.4 47.4 48.6 48.4 -0.2

Mining

704.8 713.3 710.1 703.8 697.7 703.7 697.4 697.3 -0.1

Oil and gas extraction

146.0 161.6 164.0 161.4 145.8 159.3 161.0 161.3 0.3

Mining, except oil and gas

196.2 197.2 197.1 196.2 193.6 193.4 193.0 193.8 0.8

Coal mining

51.8 51.9 53.1 53.4 51.8 52.1 53.1 53.3 0.2

Metal ore mining

41.6 42.1 41.4 40.9 41.6 41.3 40.9 40.8 -0.1

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

102.8 103.2 102.6 101.9 100.3 100.0 99.0 99.7 0.7

Support activities for mining

362.6 354.5 349.0 346.2 358.3 351.0 343.4 342.2 -1.2

Construction

7,534 7,751 7,756 7,689 7,354 7,499 7,503 7,510 7

Construction of buildings

1,663.8 1,699.6 1,707.5 1,687.8 1,640.9 1,658.8 1,667.2 1,666.1 -1.1

Residential building

822.4 856.3 864.2 853.6 810.8 836.8 843.9 844.4 0.5

Nonresidential building

841.4 843.3 843.3 834.2 830.1 822.0 823.3 821.7 -1.6

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,128.9 1,135.6 1,141.3 1,141.7 1,067.0 1,074.9 1,075.9 1,078.3 2.4

Specialty trade contractors

4,741.6 4,915.7 4,907.3 4,859.7 4,645.7 4,765.3 4,759.9 4,765.8 5.9

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,076.9 2,142.8 2,132.6 2,104.5 2,041.6 2,072.4 2,065.4 2,068.3 2.9

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,664.7 2,772.9 2,774.7 2,755.2 2,604.1 2,692.9 2,694.5 2,697.5 3.0

Manufacturing

12,772 12,925 12,935 12,884 12,733 12,850 12,852 12,850 -2

Durable goods

7,987 8,095 8,100 8,063 7,987 8,069 8,069 8,065 -4

Wood products

409.7 413.3 411.9 412.6 408.4 409.8 409.9 411.1 1.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

420.2 422.5 423.5 420.7 416.4 416.0 416.3 416.3 0.0

Primary metals

377.9 379.4 379.2 376.9 378.7 379.6 379.1 377.9 -1.2

Fabricated metal products

1,475.7 1,491.8 1,487.5 1,477.3 1,476.7 1,483.3 1,481.4 1,478.4 -3.0

Machinery

1,125.1 1,144.4 1,139.6 1,130.2 1,127.2 1,137.6 1,136.0 1,133.3 -2.7

Computer and electronic products

1,056.8 1,092.9 1,094.0 1,091.8 1,058.4 1,086.1 1,089.4 1,093.2 3.8

Computer and peripheral equipment

156.8 162.4 164.1 164.1 156.6 161.7 162.7 163.8 1.1

Communications equipment

84.9 86.2 86.6 86.0 85.0 85.8 86.5 86.2 -0.3

Semiconductors and electronic components

369.1 382.9 381.4 380.0 369.9 379.8 380.0 380.9 0.9

Electronic instruments

411.9 427.9 427.9 426.8 413.1 425.3 426.4 427.9 1.5

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

34.1 33.5 34.0 34.9 33.8 33.6 33.8 34.4 0.6

Electrical equipment and appliances

403.0 407.1 405.4 403.4 402.4 403.8 403.6 402.6 -1.0

Transportation equipment(1)

1,716.5 1,728.0 1,742.0 1,738.3 1,715.3 1,741.6 1,740.2 1,738.5 -1.7

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

998.8 976.3 992.3 987.6 998.7 994.0 992.7 988.6 -4.1

Furniture and related products

394.0 395.5 395.6 393.7 394.7 393.3 393.3 394.2 0.9

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

607.8 620.2 620.9 618.0 609.2 617.8 619.5 619.7 0.2

Nondurable goods

4,785 4,830 4,835 4,821 4,746 4,781 4,783 4,785 2

Food manufacturing

1,649.3 1,662.3 1,668.5 1,666.9 1,622.0 1,634.9 1,635.1 1,639.3 4.2

Textile mills

113.1 111.8 112.1 110.6 113.0 111.7 111.6 110.7 -0.9

Textile product mills

116.6 114.5 114.3 112.8 116.1 113.9 113.3 112.5 -0.8

Apparel

110.1 106.7 106.6 106.3 109.8 107.4 107.1 106.2 -0.9

Paper and paper products

368.9 371.7 370.9 369.1 369.1 370.3 369.9 369.3 -0.6

Printing and related support activities

430.3 422.0 421.6 419.8 429.9 420.4 420.1 419.2 -0.9

Petroleum and coal products

119.1 119.0 118.2 117.9 115.9 115.6 114.9 114.9 0.0

Chemicals

840.8 862.9 859.9 858.4 841.6 858.4 858.0 860.0 2.0

Plastics and rubber products

729.9 741.2 744.0 739.3 730.6 738.8 741.2 740.1 -1.1

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

306.5 317.7 319.1 319.8 298.4 309.8 311.7 312.3 0.6

Private service-providing

106,273 108,445 108,479 107,985 106,249 107,745 107,866 107,975 109

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,578 27,801 27,752 27,680 27,692 27,817 27,806 27,811 5

Wholesale trade

5,871.7 5,969.5 5,960.9 5,940.2 5,870.8 5,939.3 5,939.3 5,941.7 2.4

Durable goods

3,167.4 3,232.6 3,235.8 3,220.4 3,167.3 3,217.7 3,220.8 3,221.6 0.8

Nondurable goods

2,152.6 2,183.4 2,173.6 2,166.6 2,152.2 2,170.8 2,169.0 2,167.8 -1.2

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

551.7 553.5 551.5 553.2 551.3 550.8 549.5 552.3 2.8

Retail trade

15,680.6 15,785.9 15,749.5 15,611.3 15,804.3 15,760.8 15,754.8 15,743.4 -11.4

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

2,032.4 2,065.9 2,070.2 2,071.4 2,026.0 2,051.2 2,058.0 2,062.9 4.9

Automobile dealers

1,305.7 1,314.5 1,314.1 1,314.9 1,302.3 1,309.9 1,309.6 1,311.2 1.6

Other motor vehicle dealers

160.7 167.0 164.4 163.5 159.1 158.6 158.3 161.3 3.0

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

566.0 584.4 591.7 593.0 564.6 582.8 590.0 590.4 0.4

Furniture and home furnishings stores

474.9 479.1 478.5 476.1 481.6 485.4 484.6 484.0 -0.6

Electronics and appliance stores

479.6 458.3 454.4 457.6 486.4 463.8 461.1 462.1 1.0

Building material and garden supply stores

1,277.8 1,342.5 1,316.5 1,293.5 1,301.6 1,307.6 1,315.9 1,316.2 0.3

Food and beverage stores

3,074.1 3,145.1 3,133.6 3,114.5 3,084.4 3,121.9 3,119.1 3,128.1 9.0

Health and personal care stores

1,051.0 1,037.0 1,035.0 1,030.9 1,061.0 1,043.3 1,043.1 1,041.2 -1.9

Gasoline stations

938.2 965.9 965.9 958.4 934.5 954.0 954.7 955.7 1.0

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,326.3 1,318.0 1,321.6 1,269.1 1,360.2 1,321.0 1,319.9 1,306.1 -13.8

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

555.8 546.2 558.6 550.2 565.8 558.4 562.4 558.2 -4.2

General merchandise stores

3,064.5 3,010.8 3,007.4 3,000.0 3,098.0 3,047.0 3,034.2 3,033.8 -0.4

Department stores

1,118.6 1,087.9 1,085.8 1,069.4 1,145.5 1,110.7 1,102.5 1,096.3 -6.2

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

1,945.9 1,922.9 1,921.6 1,930.6 1,952.5 1,936.3 1,931.7 1,937.5 5.8

Miscellaneous store retailers

833.2 844.7 835.7 823.2 828.5 831.2 827.4 823.7 -3.7

Nonstore retailers

572.8 572.4 572.1 566.4 576.3 576.0 574.4 571.4 -3.0

Transportation and warehousing

5,474.2 5,487.0 5,486.8 5,579.7 5,464.2 5,562.9 5,558.8 5,574.5 15.7

Air transportation

503.9 523.9 520.1 517.6 503.2 519.5 517.3 517.6 0.3

Rail transportation

215.8 205.1 203.0 203.0 215.4 205.1 202.9 202.9 0.0

Water transportation

65.8 67.5 68.0 65.9 64.7 64.6 65.1 64.8 -0.3

Truck transportation

1,518.9 1,538.8 1,537.5 1,527.5 1,500.9 1,520.6 1,515.5 1,511.3 -4.2

Transit and ground passenger transportation

501.4 421.7 423.7 510.8 488.2 483.4 485.4 495.9 10.5

Pipeline transportation

48.6 48.4 47.8 47.7 48.5 48.0 47.7 47.6 -0.1

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

39.5 45.9 45.2 40.3 33.3 34.6 34.6 34.3 -0.3

Support activities for transportation

714.1 724.1 721.4 722.9 713.9 723.3 720.5 723.3 2.8

Couriers and messengers

709.6 727.7 734.9 748.0 735.8 769.6 773.9 777.5 3.6

Warehousing and storage

1,156.6 1,183.9 1,185.2 1,196.0 1,160.3 1,194.2 1,195.9 1,199.3 3.4

Utilities

551.6 558.6 554.7 549.2 553.1 553.8 552.9 551.1 -1.8

Information

2,815 2,845 2,854 2,837 2,822 2,826 2,828 2,837 9

Publishing industries, except Internet

736.0 746.8 747.3 746.7 733.3 742.6 742.8 743.8 1.0

Motion picture and sound recording industries

427.5 442.0 443.3 431.2 437.0 431.3 429.1 435.4 6.3

Broadcasting, except Internet

272.0 266.7 266.8 268.8 270.2 268.4 267.7 267.5 -0.2

Telecommunications

740.4 712.1 713.9 712.6 739.6 711.6 712.5 711.4 -1.1

Data processing, hosting and related services

329.3 338.1 339.0 336.9 330.3 336.0 336.8 337.3 0.5

Other information services

310.1 339.0 343.3 340.5 311.5 336.4 339.5 341.7 2.2

Financial activities

8,599 8,761 8,762 8,699 8,597 8,678 8,693 8,696 3

Finance and insurance

6,313.7 6,388.2 6,386.8 6,357.2 6,323.2 6,353.7 6,361.2 6,365.0 3.8

Monetary authorities - central bank

19.5 19.7 19.6 19.4 19.7 19.4 19.5 19.5 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,644.6 2,649.3 2,650.7 2,639.4 2,649.1 2,633.5 2,638.5 2,641.6 3.1

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,708.2 1,721.2 1,720.1 1,709.7 1,715.2 1,711.0 1,713.9 1,716.2 2.3

Commercial banking

1,312.4 1,315.9 1,314.1 1,305.2 1,318.3 1,308.4 1,310.2 1,310.8 0.6

Nondepository credit intermediation

627.8 621.9 624.8 625.5 624.8 618.0 619.3 620.8 1.5

Activities related to credit intermediation

308.6 306.2 305.8 304.2 309.1 304.5 305.3 304.6 -0.7

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

959.4 988.7 984.2 971.4 960.3 977.7 974.7 973.5 -1.2

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,690.2 2,730.5 2,732.3 2,727.0 2,694.1 2,723.1 2,728.5 2,730.4 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,285.0 2,373.0 2,375.3 2,342.1 2,273.8 2,324.4 2,331.8 2,330.9 -0.9

Real estate

1,675.2 1,736.3 1,741.1 1,716.5 1,672.9 1,710.5 1,716.8 1,714.1 -2.7

Rental and leasing services

586.5 613.3 610.6 602.4 577.5 591.0 591.9 593.6 1.7

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.3 23.4 23.6 23.2 23.4 22.9 23.1 23.2 0.1

Professional and business services

21,193 21,604 21,673 21,639 21,128 21,488 21,531 21,565 34

Professional and technical services

9,270.9 9,634.9 9,626.1 9,556.2 9,355.6 9,614.8 9,629.7 9,642.5 12.8

Legal services

1,136.3 1,154.8 1,148.3 1,141.8 1,142.3 1,144.5 1,148.1 1,147.2 -0.9

Accounting and bookkeeping services

956.3 1,006.4 1,003.0 995.3 1,019.9 1,060.3 1,057.5 1,059.4 1.9

Architectural and engineering services

1,485.0 1,544.1 1,540.2 1,526.1 1,483.0 1,520.2 1,521.2 1,524.2 3.0

Specialized design services

145.7 148.9 148.7 150.4 145.7 149.3 149.2 150.3 1.1

Computer systems design and related services

2,123.5 2,236.4 2,240.4 2,216.0 2,134.6 2,220.7 2,228.7 2,228.6 -0.1

Management and technical consulting services

1,494.5 1,541.4 1,547.7 1,544.8 1,496.1 1,534.7 1,540.1 1,545.7 5.6

Scientific research and development services

695.8 741.4 739.4 732.3 699.3 730.3 733.1 736.0 2.9

Advertising and related services

489.4 492.9 491.2 488.0 490.3 490.2 489.1 489.3 0.2

Other professional and technical services

744.4 768.6 767.2 761.5 744.4 764.6 762.7 761.8 -0.9

Management of companies and enterprises

2,382.0 2,440.1 2,438.6 2,430.1 2,387.5 2,421.0 2,428.7 2,434.3 5.6

Administrative and waste services

9,540.1 9,528.9 9,608.2 9,652.3 9,384.8 9,452.0 9,472.8 9,488.3 15.5

Administrative and support services

9,095.3 9,063.0 9,140.0 9,186.3 8,942.5 8,994.3 9,011.1 9,025.2 14.1

Office administrative services

516.9 533.7 533.3 531.1 517.8 531.4 531.6 531.7 0.1

Facilities support services

155.5 156.8 159.0 158.3 154.1 157.0 157.5 156.9 -0.6

Employment services(1)

3,771.2 3,652.3 3,733.5 3,805.9 3,701.2 3,704.5 3,718.9 3,730.7 11.8

Temporary help services

3,091.7 2,965.9 3,040.0 3,109.2 3,030.7 3,018.9 3,033.4 3,043.6 10.2

Business support services

899.5 879.3 876.9 881.6 900.3 893.1 887.5 883.1 -4.4

Travel arrangement and reservation services

220.8 218.4 219.9 216.8 219.9 215.3 217.0 215.5 -1.5

Investigation and security services

958.2 954.7 960.6 962.4 949.0 953.9 954.7 953.8 -0.9

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,239.8 2,328.7 2,316.4 2,283.5 2,168.5 2,201.0 2,204.7 2,210.3 5.6

Other support services

333.4 339.1 340.4 346.7 331.8 338.1 339.3 343.1 3.8

Waste management and remediation services

444.8 465.9 468.2 466.0 442.3 457.7 461.7 463.1 1.4

Education and health services

23,696 23,950 24,065 24,322 23,779 24,300 24,356 24,396 40

Educational services

3,706.4 3,495.3 3,524.2 3,783.5 3,749.1 3,817.0 3,821.3 3,820.0 -1.3

Health care and social assistance

19,989.9 20,455.1 20,540.5 20,538.5 20,029.9 20,483.4 20,534.8 20,576.2 41.4

Health care(3)

16,052.7 16,432.2 16,479.4 16,476.9 16,069.7 16,416.3 16,453.5 16,492.3 38.8

Ambulatory health care services

7,522.6 7,771.1 7,800.9 7,808.3 7,536.7 7,773.5 7,794.7 7,823.4 28.7

Offices of physicians

2,622.1 2,690.0 2,693.7 2,692.0 2,627.2 2,688.2 2,693.2 2,698.4 5.2

Offices of dentists

957.9 984.4 991.2 985.2 959.5 985.2 987.9 988.8 0.9

Offices of other health practitioners

931.7 972.2 976.1 978.3 937.0 973.1 973.8 983.3 9.5

Outpatient care centers

937.2 973.3 974.9 977.4 939.7 973.5 975.9 980.7 4.8

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

282.0 292.4 293.5 295.1 281.5 291.9 293.8 294.5 0.7

Home health care services

1,483.2 1,545.9 1,557.9 1,562.5 1,482.7 1,548.7 1,555.7 1,561.4 5.7

Other ambulatory health care services

308.5 312.9 313.6 317.8 309.1 312.9 314.4 316.3 1.9

Hospitals

5,165.3 5,248.7 5,262.1 5,268.1 5,165.5 5,244.9 5,258.9 5,267.0 8.1

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,364.8 3,412.4 3,416.4 3,400.5 3,367.5 3,397.9 3,399.9 3,401.9 2.0

Nursing care facilities

1,605.9 1,613.4 1,616.1 1,610.4 1,605.4 1,608.8 1,608.6 1,609.7 1.1

Residential mental health facilities

644.9 657.2 656.2 652.6 646.4 654.2 654.1 654.0 -0.1

Community care facilities for the elderly

947.2 970.5 972.6 966.0 948.8 965.5 967.2 966.9 -0.3

Other residential care facilities

166.8 171.3 171.5 171.5 166.9 169.4 170.0 171.3 1.3

Social assistance

3,937.2 4,022.9 4,061.1 4,061.6 3,960.2 4,067.1 4,081.3 4,083.9 2.6

Individual and family services

2,466.2 2,572.7 2,586.8 2,566.8 2,485.1 2,566.9 2,583.7 2,584.7 1.0

Emergency and other relief services

175.2 178.6 178.0 178.1 176.0 178.5 178.1 178.6 0.5

Vocational rehabilitation services

329.6 332.2 329.8 327.1 330.6 326.5 326.1 327.9 1.8

Child day care services

966.2 939.4 966.5 989.6 968.4 995.2 993.4 992.6 -0.8

Leisure and hospitality

16,546 17,463 17,380 16,872 16,371 16,690 16,699 16,720 21

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,451.4 2,821.5 2,745.2 2,521.5 2,405.9 2,452.6 2,454.2 2,474.3 20.1

Performing arts and spectator sports

522.8 542.2 540.2 536.6 512.6 515.2 516.9 523.4 6.5

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

173.1 193.3 187.7 177.3 170.8 174.7 175.1 175.3 0.2

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,755.5 2,086.0 2,017.3 1,807.6 1,722.5 1,762.7 1,762.2 1,775.6 13.4

Accommodation and food services

14,094.9 14,641.7 14,635.1 14,350.7 13,964.6 14,237.5 14,244.5 14,245.5 1.0

Accommodation

2,077.0 2,212.1 2,196.5 2,093.3 2,034.6 2,051.7 2,052.9 2,052.4 -0.5

Food services and drinking places

12,017.9 12,429.6 12,438.6 12,257.4 11,930.0 12,185.8 12,191.6 12,193.1 1.5

Other services

5,846 6,021 5,993 5,936 5,860 5,946 5,953 5,950 -3

Repair and maintenance

1,333.2 1,372.2 1,370.4 1,366.8 1,334.1 1,364.8 1,367.1 1,366.6 -0.5

Personal and laundry services

1,517.0 1,542.8 1,539.8 1,535.5 1,518.2 1,533.0 1,534.1 1,536.5 2.4

Membership associations and organizations

2,995.9 3,106.1 3,082.7 3,033.4 3,007.2 3,048.6 3,051.6 3,046.8 -4.8

Government

22,460 21,286 21,657 22,637 22,494 22,573 22,619 22,641 22

Federal

2,801.0 2,836.0 2,859.0 2,846.0 2,797.0 2,817.0 2,845.0 2,843.0 -2.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,196.7 2,228.2 2,253.8 2,243.1 2,190.9 2,209.8 2,238.0 2,236.2 -1.8

U.S. Postal Service

604.6 607.3 604.7 603.3 605.6 607.5 607.2 606.3 -0.9

State government

5,250.0 4,843.0 4,923.0 5,271.0 5,204.0 5,182.0 5,193.0 5,203.0 10.0

State government education

2,553.1 2,123.8 2,198.8 2,557.2 2,508.4 2,479.5 2,486.7 2,491.7 5.0

State government, excluding education

2,696.5 2,718.9 2,724.0 2,713.7 2,695.2 2,702.1 2,706.1 2,710.8 4.7

Local government

14,409.0 13,607.0 13,875.0 14,520.0 14,493.0 14,574.0 14,581.0 14,595.0 14.0

Local government education

7,899.9 6,792.6 7,130.0 7,960.0 7,976.4 8,007.5 8,018.8 8,025.2 6.4

Local government, excluding education

6,509.5 6,814.7 6,745.0 6,559.7 6,517.0 6,566.7 6,561.9 6,569.5 7.6

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 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: October 04, 2019