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
Aug.
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)
Aug.
2017(p)
Aug.
2016
June
2017
July
2017(p)
Aug.
2017(p)
Change from:
July2017 - Aug.2017(p)

Total nonfarm

144,441 147,421 146,330 146,541 144,633 146,385 146,574 146,730 156

Total private

123,239 125,178 125,286 125,337 122,343 124,065 124,267 124,432 165

Goods-producing

20,075 20,318 20,385 20,481 19,707 20,024 20,047 20,117 70

Mining and logging

670 716 723 728 661 713 713 719 6

Logging

52.8 50.9 51.2 50.6 50.6 50.2 49.5 48.7 -0.8

Mining

617.4 664.9 671.6 677.1 610.8 662.3 663.9 670.4 6.5

Oil and gas extraction

179.7 179.9 180.0 179.7 178.4 178.8 178.2 178.3 0.1

Mining, except oil and gas

182.7 188.9 189.5 189.4 177.9 185.0 185.5 185.1 -0.4

Coal mining

48.8 50.9 50.4 51.0 48.6 50.8 50.7 50.7 0.0

Metal ore mining

39.1 39.3 39.7 39.5 39.0 39.0 39.4 39.3 -0.1

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

94.8 98.7 99.4 98.9 90.4 95.1 95.5 95.2 -0.3

Support activities for mining

255.0 296.1 302.1 308.0 254.5 298.5 300.2 307.0 6.8

Construction

6,975 7,106 7,145 7,181 6,704 6,893 6,890 6,918 28

Construction of buildings

1,534.6 1,558.4 1,568.3 1,574.4 1,489.9 1,523.5 1,524.3 1,529.6 5.3

Residential building

759.5 778.2 787.3 786.4 737.9 761.2 764.1 765.6 1.5

Nonresidential building

775.1 780.2 781.0 788.0 752.0 762.3 760.2 764.0 3.8

Heavy and civil engineering construction

998.1 1,025.4 1,031.3 1,044.9 935.2 975.9 973.9 980.5 6.6

Specialty trade contractors

4,441.9 4,522.4 4,545.2 4,562.1 4,278.8 4,394.0 4,392.2 4,407.6 15.4

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,935.1 1,996.6 2,003.5 2,010.6 1,859.3 1,931.5 1,931.8 1,943.3 11.5

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,506.8 2,525.8 2,541.7 2,551.5 2,419.5 2,462.5 2,460.4 2,464.3 3.9

Manufacturing

12,430 12,496 12,517 12,572 12,342 12,418 12,444 12,480 36

Durable goods

7,736 7,802 7,799 7,837 7,703 7,756 7,775 7,803 28

Wood products

396.5 397.9 398.0 399.9 392.0 394.3 394.8 395.8 1.0

Nonmetallic mineral products

414.0 422.5 423.6 424.6 405.4 413.8 415.1 416.3 1.2

Primary metals

375.3 384.7 385.1 386.6 376.0 384.6 385.3 386.4 1.1

Fabricated metal products

1,422.3 1,446.7 1,450.3 1,452.6 1,420.4 1,439.4 1,445.1 1,450.3 5.2

Machinery

1,078.9 1,097.9 1,098.5 1,097.3 1,076.4 1,090.9 1,092.8 1,094.5 1.7

Computer and electronic products

1,051.1 1,043.3 1,044.3 1,048.8 1,045.6 1,038.1 1,038.5 1,042.4 3.9

Computer and peripheral equipment

165.3 163.0 162.8 166.2 163.8 162.2 161.2 164.2 3.0

Communications equipment

85.9 85.6 85.6 85.1 85.6 85.0 85.0 84.8 -0.2

Semiconductors and electronic components

368.1 362.6 363.3 364.1 365.8 360.6 361.4 361.6 0.2

Electronic instruments

396.5 397.9 398.7 399.3 394.9 396.3 397.0 397.8 0.8

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.3 34.2 33.9 34.1 35.4 34.2 33.9 34.0 0.1

Electrical equipment and appliances

382.4 391.5 393.2 394.0 381.1 389.2 390.8 392.7 1.9

Transportation equipment(1)

1,630.3 1,625.4 1,617.5 1,644.1 1,626.9 1,620.3 1,628.9 1,641.2 12.3

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

945.3 947.9 937.9 968.0 942.8 946.0 951.3 965.0 13.7

Furniture and related products

392.7 396.0 394.7 396.1 388.8 393.7 392.7 392.7 0.0

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

592.1 595.9 593.9 592.7 590.7 591.7 591.4 591.0 -0.4

Nondurable goods

4,694 4,694 4,718 4,735 4,639 4,662 4,669 4,677 8

Food manufacturing

1,602.8 1,603.5 1,621.4 1,640.8 1,565.1 1,591.8 1,594.2 1,600.8 6.6

Textile mills

113.1 109.9 109.0 109.0 113.3 109.4 109.1 109.1 0.0

Textile product mills

114.4 111.8 111.5 111.9 114.2 111.1 111.4 111.8 0.4

Apparel

130.1 121.2 119.6 118.9 129.9 121.3 121.1 118.9 -2.2

Paper and paper products

372.0 369.5 370.5 371.6 370.4 367.2 368.8 369.9 1.1

Printing and related support activities

445.1 440.3 439.3 438.9 445.2 438.6 438.7 438.9 0.2

Petroleum and coal products

114.2 114.5 115.6 115.7 111.7 112.3 112.6 112.9 0.3

Chemicals

814.8 823.8 825.6 822.2 812.3 819.1 820.0 819.6 -0.4

Plastics and rubber products

702.1 704.4 706.5 708.4 699.4 701.4 702.9 705.5 2.6

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

285.4 294.8 298.5 297.4 277.0 289.4 290.4 289.3 -1.1

Private service-providing

103,164 104,860 104,901 104,856 102,636 104,041 104,220 104,315 95

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,259 27,413 27,376 27,360 27,282 27,377 27,382 27,390 8

Wholesale trade

5,888.4 5,955.4 5,957.6 5,956.6 5,864.2 5,920.0 5,926.1 5,932.4 6.3

Durable goods

2,942.6 2,970.6 2,973.5 2,973.2 2,927.7 2,952.9 2,956.1 2,958.5 2.4

Nondurable goods

2,048.0 2,073.5 2,070.4 2,070.5 2,041.1 2,058.5 2,059.6 2,062.9 3.3

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

897.8 911.3 913.7 912.9 895.4 908.6 910.4 911.0 0.6

Retail trade

15,851.7 15,837.7 15,845.3 15,823.2 15,860.1 15,830.0 15,828.1 15,828.9 0.8

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,998.6 2,026.6 2,031.8 2,031.5 1,983.3 2,011.6 2,015.4 2,016.5 1.1

Automobile dealers

1,290.5 1,306.0 1,310.5 1,309.7 1,284.5 1,302.1 1,305.2 1,304.0 -1.2

Other motor vehicle dealers

156.9 166.4 166.3 165.6 150.2 157.1 156.9 158.4 1.5

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

551.2 554.2 555.0 556.2 548.5 552.4 553.4 554.2 0.8

Furniture and home furnishings stores

475.2 476.9 478.2 480.1 478.8 483.0 483.6 484.8 1.2

Electronics and appliance stores

512.8 494.8 495.3 495.7 527.3 507.0 505.3 505.8 0.5

Building material and garden supply stores

1,286.2 1,348.8 1,326.4 1,305.1 1,279.4 1,286.0 1,291.1 1,295.6 4.5

Food and beverage stores

3,115.1 3,112.5 3,105.6 3,093.6 3,094.7 3,080.7 3,078.1 3,076.9 -1.2

Health and personal care stores

1,048.0 1,049.1 1,046.3 1,042.6 1,050.6 1,051.7 1,050.3 1,048.0 -2.3

Gasoline stations

939.4 951.3 950.5 954.1 924.6 939.5 938.6 939.2 0.6

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,343.8 1,315.6 1,322.0 1,325.3 1,344.4 1,341.3 1,330.2 1,327.8 -2.4

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

609.3 583.8 587.4 591.3 620.9 603.5 602.8 601.2 -1.6

General merchandise stores

3,143.8 3,077.9 3,098.9 3,104.5 3,180.2 3,127.4 3,134.2 3,137.1 2.9

Department stores

1,286.0 1,240.3 1,256.4 1,257.2 1,311.6 1,277.2 1,280.2 1,279.6 -0.6

Other general merchandise stores

1,857.8 1,837.6 1,842.5 1,847.3 1,868.6 1,850.1 1,854.0 1,857.4 3.4

Miscellaneous store retailers

846.0 840.3 841.3 837.4 836.1 831.9 830.6 827.4 -3.2

Nonstore retailers

533.5 560.1 561.6 562.0 539.8 566.4 567.9 568.6 0.7

Transportation and warehousing

4,960.9 5,063.2 5,014.8 5,025.2 5,002.7 5,073.0 5,074.6 5,076.5 1.9

Air transportation

483.2 490.5 492.0 492.3 479.5 486.4 487.5 488.7 1.2

Rail transportation

214.4 208.7 207.2 207.2 214.0 208.1 207.0 206.7 -0.3

Water transportation

68.9 67.2 67.6 67.0 66.5 64.7 64.5 64.5 0.0

Truck transportation

1,471.5 1,486.3 1,490.5 1,490.5 1,451.3 1,471.3 1,472.6 1,471.0 -1.6

Transit and ground passenger transportation

427.1 469.3 415.9 412.0 484.3 475.4 473.0 469.8 -3.2

Pipeline transportation

49.2 47.3 47.1 46.2 49.3 47.2 46.8 46.3 -0.5

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

47.5 46.0 48.5 47.0 35.3 36.4 36.2 35.6 -0.6

Support activities for transportation

662.1 666.7 669.3 672.1 660.1 665.7 667.9 670.0 2.1

Couriers and messengers

615.7 637.6 630.0 641.8 641.7 665.9 669.0 672.9 3.9

Warehousing and storage

921.3 943.6 946.7 949.1 920.7 951.9 950.1 951.0 0.9

Utilities

558.4 556.6 558.4 555.2 555.4 553.7 553.1 552.6 -0.5

Information

2,790 2,738 2,734 2,721 2,778 2,723 2,719 2,711 -8

Publishing industries, except Internet

736.4 721.0 723.8 721.9 733.1 721.6 720.5 719.1 -1.4

Motion picture and sound recording industries

429.4 410.4 410.1 403.7 421.8 400.7 402.0 397.1 -4.9

Broadcasting, except Internet

268.5 260.3 258.1 257.6 269.3 260.0 258.8 258.3 -0.5

Telecommunications

791.5 766.2 761.1 756.5 791.9 765.0 759.9 757.2 -2.7

Data processing, hosting and related services

300.9 304.9 305.4 303.8 301.0 303.4 304.1 303.5 -0.6

Other information services

262.9 275.2 275.8 277.2 261.2 272.7 273.8 275.5 1.7

Financial activities

8,381 8,505 8,536 8,532 8,315 8,444 8,454 8,464 10

Finance and insurance

6,181.9 6,265.8 6,287.6 6,282.8 6,161.5 6,246.6 6,259.0 6,261.9 2.9

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.6 18.9 19.0 18.8 18.5 18.8 18.8 18.8 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,629.3 2,668.0 2,676.4 2,679.8 2,618.8 2,659.6 2,664.4 2,668.9 4.5

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,708.6 1,724.6 1,729.0 1,726.5 1,701.0 1,718.5 1,720.0 1,719.5 -0.5

Commercial banking

1,312.8 1,321.2 1,324.4 1,323.2 1,308.2 1,318.5 1,318.7 1,318.8 0.1

Nondepository credit intermediation

613.2 628.3 630.6 631.5 611.8 627.2 629.6 630.4 0.8

Activities related to credit intermediation

307.5 315.1 316.8 321.8 306.0 313.9 314.9 319.0 4.1

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

941.6 950.1 959.0 957.3 933.6 945.5 949.9 948.6 -1.3

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,592.4 2,628.8 2,633.2 2,626.9 2,590.6 2,622.7 2,625.9 2,625.6 -0.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,199.0 2,239.0 2,248.0 2,248.8 2,153.0 2,197.0 2,194.9 2,201.7 6.8

Real estate

1,591.7 1,622.9 1,627.9 1,629.6 1,567.2 1,603.9 1,600.2 1,605.0 4.8

Rental and leasing services

583.7 592.4 596.3 595.5 562.4 569.7 571.3 573.3 2.0

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.6 23.7 23.8 23.7 23.4 23.4 23.4 23.4 0.0

Professional and business services

20,321 20,861 20,874 20,928 20,196 20,708 20,758 20,798 40

Professional and technical services

8,898.1 9,126.3 9,162.7 9,163.2 8,920.0 9,141.8 9,159.6 9,182.0 22.4

Legal services

1,124.4 1,140.3 1,136.4 1,128.9 1,121.8 1,130.7 1,126.2 1,126.3 0.1

Accounting and bookkeeping services

924.8 942.8 942.4 944.1 988.6 1,002.1 1,004.9 1,006.6 1.7

Architectural and engineering services

1,429.1 1,476.5 1,482.7 1,481.7 1,412.8 1,457.9 1,460.3 1,464.7 4.4

Specialized design services

143.1 141.7 143.3 139.0 142.7 140.8 142.0 139.1 -2.9

Computer systems design and related services

2,013.2 2,049.7 2,068.2 2,075.9 2,004.0 2,053.4 2,058.7 2,066.7 8.0

Management and technical consulting services

1,386.9 1,446.8 1,456.8 1,456.5 1,382.9 1,443.0 1,449.0 1,452.1 3.1

Scientific research and development services

691.9 714.5 716.9 715.4 687.2 705.8 707.5 710.5 3.0

Advertising and related services

493.4 491.9 491.5 492.8 491.3 490.0 489.4 490.2 0.8

Other professional and technical services

691.3 722.1 724.5 728.9 688.8 718.1 721.5 725.9 4.4

Management of companies and enterprises

2,255.1 2,293.3 2,299.9 2,295.1 2,243.8 2,280.6 2,284.1 2,284.2 0.1

Administrative and waste services

9,167.7 9,441.3 9,411.4 9,469.6 9,032.2 9,285.4 9,313.9 9,331.8 17.9

Administrative and support services

8,753.9 9,021.0 8,990.3 9,048.3 8,626.2 8,872.1 8,901.7 8,917.5 15.8

Office administrative services

499.3 526.1 526.1 527.1 497.9 523.3 524.5 525.8 1.3

Facilities support services

140.7 144.3 144.6 144.9 141.1 143.4 144.7 144.7 0.0

Employment services(1)

3,580.6 3,719.7 3,678.1 3,739.2 3,557.6 3,695.7 3,707.8 3,714.8 7.0

Temporary help services

2,929.2 3,046.0 3,005.8 3,055.7 2,911.4 3,027.4 3,037.5 3,037.6 0.1

Business support services

907.8 895.9 899.6 901.1 918.2 907.9 913.1 911.5 -1.6

Travel arrangement and reservation services

220.6 219.0 219.6 219.3 218.2 215.0 216.2 216.8 0.6

Investigation and security services

906.3 914.3 914.5 921.2 902.8 916.2 916.8 918.2 1.4

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,184.6 2,271.6 2,278.3 2,267.5 2,076.0 2,146.0 2,151.7 2,158.2 6.5

Other support services

314.0 330.1 329.5 328.0 314.4 324.6 326.8 327.6 0.8

Waste management and remediation services

413.8 420.3 421.1 421.3 406.0 413.3 412.2 414.3 2.1

Education and health services

22,354 22,894 22,807 22,831 22,697 23,094 23,148 23,173 25

Educational services

3,240.2 3,404.7 3,320.3 3,313.8 3,563.0 3,619.2 3,629.6 3,638.2 8.6

Health care and social assistance

19,113.5 19,489.5 19,486.2 19,517.4 19,134.3 19,475.1 19,518.6 19,535.2 16.6

Health care(3)

15,491.2 15,750.4 15,800.2 15,821.4 15,470.3 15,737.6 15,778.5 15,798.7 20.2

Ambulatory health care services

7,120.1 7,296.2 7,326.8 7,343.4 7,113.3 7,294.0 7,324.4 7,335.4 11.0

Offices of physicians

2,535.4 2,586.9 2,600.4 2,608.8 2,534.3 2,590.2 2,598.5 2,606.0 7.5

Offices of dentists

932.4 946.2 944.8 948.1 928.7 942.6 943.7 944.8 1.1

Offices of other health practitioners

871.2 903.5 906.4 909.7 868.3 902.2 906.3 907.6 1.3

Outpatient care centers

862.8 904.2 911.4 912.8 862.7 903.5 910.4 912.7 2.3

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

263.4 259.0 258.1 258.8 263.8 259.9 257.7 258.7 1.0

Home health care services

1,364.8 1,402.3 1,410.6 1,411.6 1,366.8 1,401.0 1,413.3 1,413.1 -0.2

Other ambulatory health care services

290.1 294.1 295.1 293.6 288.7 294.6 294.6 292.6 -2.0

Hospitals

5,043.1 5,109.8 5,126.1 5,127.8 5,040.8 5,111.6 5,119.0 5,125.4 6.4

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,328.0 3,344.4 3,347.3 3,350.2 3,316.2 3,332.0 3,335.1 3,337.9 2.8

Nursing care facilities

1,648.1 1,642.2 1,640.6 1,642.2 1,643.6 1,636.9 1,635.7 1,637.6 1.9

Residential mental health facilities

615.7 622.5 625.1 623.7 613.7 621.0 622.4 622.0 -0.4

Community care facilities for the elderly

899.4 909.7 911.2 913.0 895.5 906.3 908.7 909.0 0.3

Other residential care facilities

164.8 170.0 170.4 171.3 163.4 167.8 168.2 169.2 1.0

Social assistance

3,622.3 3,739.1 3,686.0 3,696.0 3,664.0 3,737.5 3,740.1 3,736.5 -3.6

Individual and family services

2,243.6 2,317.2 2,312.4 2,304.8 2,245.8 2,306.0 2,311.2 2,307.3 -3.9

Emergency and other relief services

164.0 168.7 168.9 167.5 164.1 167.9 168.6 168.1 -0.5

Vocational rehabilitation services

340.4 343.1 343.6 342.0 337.6 338.6 337.8 338.5 0.7

Child day care services

874.3 910.1 861.1 881.7 916.5 925.0 922.5 922.6 0.1

Leisure and hospitality

16,330 16,618 16,740 16,663 15,673 15,934 15,992 15,996 4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,535.6 2,580.6 2,640.0 2,569.9 2,245.6 2,275.1 2,281.4 2,278.0 -3.4

Performing arts and spectator sports

492.0 496.0 495.0 485.0 462.3 464.3 465.0 456.0 -9.0

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

174.9 186.6 187.6 183.1 162.0 169.3 169.4 169.0 -0.4

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,868.7 1,898.0 1,957.4 1,901.8 1,621.3 1,641.5 1,647.0 1,653.0 6.0

Accommodation and food services

13,794.6 14,037.5 14,099.7 14,093.0 13,426.9 13,659.0 13,710.9 13,718.4 7.5

Accommodation

2,090.0 2,063.6 2,115.0 2,098.8 1,948.7 1,959.8 1,958.7 1,957.0 -1.7

Food services and drinking places

11,704.6 11,973.9 11,984.7 11,994.2 11,478.2 11,699.2 11,752.2 11,761.4 9.2

Other services

5,729 5,831 5,834 5,821 5,695 5,761 5,767 5,783 16

Repair and maintenance

1,290.1 1,307.5 1,302.9 1,300.4 1,286.9 1,294.4 1,296.5 1,297.1 0.6

Personal and laundry services

1,456.1 1,502.3 1,501.1 1,498.8 1,451.7 1,486.6 1,490.3 1,493.3 3.0

Membership associations and organizations

2,982.9 3,021.4 3,029.7 3,021.4 2,956.6 2,980.3 2,979.8 2,992.1 12.3

Government

21,202 22,243 21,044 21,204 22,290 22,320 22,307 22,298 -9

Federal

2,814.0 2,824.0 2,823.0 2,814.0 2,805.0 2,810.0 2,809.0 2,808.0 -1.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,204.5 2,208.3 2,205.5 2,203.9 2,191.6 2,192.2 2,190.5 2,190.9 0.4

U.S. Postal Service

609.1 616.0 617.1 609.8 612.9 617.3 618.5 616.6 -1.9

State government

4,797.0 4,846.0 4,760.0 4,785.0 5,094.0 5,090.0 5,088.0 5,083.0 -5.0

State government education

2,105.4 2,161.6 2,079.7 2,112.0 2,412.7 2,425.4 2,424.1 2,421.5 -2.6

State government, excluding education

2,691.6 2,684.4 2,680.4 2,672.8 2,680.9 2,664.9 2,663.5 2,661.8 -1.7

Local government

13,591.0 14,573.0 13,461.0 13,605.0 14,391.0 14,420.0 14,410.0 14,407.0 -3.0

Local government education

6,976.1 7,908.1 6,739.2 6,947.8 7,961.4 7,952.2 7,936.6 7,936.9 0.3

Local government, excluding education

6,615.0 6,664.6 6,721.4 6,657.1 6,429.7 6,467.9 6,473.0 6,470.5 -2.5

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: September 01, 2017