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
July
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)
July
2017(p)
July
2016
May
2017
June
2017(p)
July
2017(p)
Change from:
June2017 - July2017(p)

Total nonfarm

144,203 146,784 147,407 146,368 144,457 146,175 146,406 146,615 209

Total private

123,203 124,133 125,145 125,256 122,200 123,858 124,052 124,257 205

Goods-producing

20,082 20,016 20,312 20,382 19,731 19,982 20,014 20,036 22

Mining and logging

672 703 716 723 664 707 712 712 0

Logging

52.8 49.4 50.9 51.1 51.1 50.8 50.3 49.4 -0.9

Mining

619.3 653.1 665.0 671.6 612.6 656.0 661.7 662.9 1.2

Oil and gas extraction

179.6 177.4 179.9 180.0 177.6 178.4 178.7 178.0 -0.7

Mining, except oil and gas

181.5 186.8 188.9 189.4 177.9 184.8 185.2 185.8 0.6

Coal mining

48.4 50.4 50.9 50.3 48.7 50.8 50.8 50.6 -0.2

Metal ore mining

39.0 38.5 39.3 39.5 38.8 38.8 39.0 39.3 0.3

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

94.1 97.9 98.7 99.6 90.4 95.2 95.4 95.9 0.5

Support activities for mining

258.2 288.9 296.2 302.2 257.1 292.8 297.8 299.1 1.3

Construction

6,971 6,938 7,103 7,157 6,708 6,878 6,893 6,899 6

Construction of buildings

1,536.2 1,525.5 1,557.4 1,573.9 1,490.9 1,526.0 1,523.8 1,529.3 5.5

Residential building

755.3 762.0 777.7 789.4 731.2 763.2 762.1 767.2 5.1

Nonresidential building

780.9 763.5 779.7 784.5 759.7 762.8 761.7 762.1 0.4

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,002.5 999.1 1,025.2 1,033.8 945.8 973.1 974.6 973.4 -1.2

Specialty trade contractors

4,432.4 4,413.5 4,520.3 4,548.8 4,271.2 4,379.2 4,394.6 4,395.8 1.2

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,930.7 1,947.2 1,995.6 2,005.9 1,850.1 1,924.4 1,930.3 1,932.4 2.1

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,501.7 2,466.3 2,524.7 2,542.9 2,421.1 2,454.8 2,464.3 2,463.4 -0.9

Manufacturing

12,439 12,375 12,493 12,502 12,359 12,397 12,409 12,425 16

Durable goods

7,751 7,731 7,802 7,793 7,723 7,737 7,753 7,766 13

Wood products

396.4 394.7 397.9 397.9 392.2 394.6 394.0 394.3 0.3

Nonmetallic mineral products

415.9 418.4 422.5 422.9 406.5 413.6 413.6 413.8 0.2

Primary metals

376.6 382.0 384.5 384.8 377.3 382.6 384.4 385.0 0.6

Fabricated metal products

1,426.9 1,434.8 1,446.8 1,449.3 1,422.0 1,435.0 1,439.5 1,444.5 5.0

Machinery

1,081.5 1,085.9 1,098.4 1,099.3 1,076.8 1,088.6 1,091.6 1,093.7 2.1

Computer and electronic products

1,053.2 1,034.8 1,044.4 1,046.4 1,046.9 1,036.3 1,038.7 1,040.0 1.3

Computer and peripheral equipment

166.7 161.8 163.0 162.8 164.4 161.5 161.6 160.6 -1.0

Communications equipment

86.3 84.4 85.6 85.6 86.0 84.6 85.0 85.1 0.1

Semiconductors and electronic components

368.0 359.2 362.6 363.5 366.5 360.0 360.7 361.8 1.1

Electronic instruments

397.1 396.2 399.0 400.7 394.9 396.9 397.2 398.7 1.5

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.1 33.2 34.2 33.8 35.2 33.3 34.1 33.8 -0.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

385.2 384.9 391.5 393.1 382.7 386.1 389.0 390.4 1.4

Transportation equipment(1)

1,630.5 1,613.4 1,625.2 1,611.9 1,638.4 1,616.6 1,617.1 1,620.9 3.8

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

941.1 941.5 947.9 933.5 951.6 943.1 942.9 944.5 1.6

Furniture and related products

391.6 392.3 396.0 394.3 388.5 392.6 393.3 391.7 -1.6

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

593.6 589.9 595.2 593.3 591.4 591.3 591.5 591.3 -0.2

Nondurable goods

4,688 4,644 4,691 4,709 4,636 4,660 4,656 4,659 3

Food manufacturing

1,592.3 1,572.6 1,602.5 1,615.8 1,561.7 1,590.0 1,587.5 1,586.5 -1.0

Textile mills

113.8 110.4 109.9 109.0 113.6 109.8 109.3 109.0 -0.3

Textile product mills

114.5 111.5 111.8 111.5 114.1 111.7 111.1 111.1 0.0

Apparel

129.0 121.7 121.2 119.4 130.6 122.5 121.7 121.1 -0.6

Paper and paper products

372.7 369.5 369.4 368.7 370.5 369.1 366.6 366.7 0.1

Printing and related support activities

447.1 437.1 439.7 439.9 446.3 437.4 438.2 439.1 0.9

Petroleum and coal products

114.2 112.4 114.5 115.7 111.3 111.6 112.2 112.6 0.4

Chemicals

816.2 817.2 823.1 824.9 811.5 818.0 818.9 819.9 1.0

Plastics and rubber products

704.5 702.3 704.4 705.9 700.5 699.8 701.1 702.0 0.9

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

283.2 288.8 294.7 298.4 275.9 290.4 289.7 290.9 1.2

Private service-providing

103,121 104,117 104,833 104,874 102,469 103,876 104,038 104,221 183

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,249 27,261 27,418 27,378 27,245 27,362 27,381 27,388 7

Wholesale trade

5,893.5 5,915.0 5,954.7 5,956.3 5,861.2 5,908.1 5,918.4 5,924.5 6.1

Durable goods

2,943.6 2,948.6 2,968.7 2,971.9 2,927.3 2,947.2 2,951.5 2,955.2 3.7

Nondurable goods

2,053.5 2,063.0 2,074.6 2,071.0 2,040.5 2,057.7 2,058.0 2,058.6 0.6

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

896.4 903.4 911.4 913.4 893.4 903.2 908.9 910.7 1.8

Retail trade

15,862.7 15,749.9 15,842.8 15,850.9 15,843.4 15,833.7 15,835.5 15,836.4 0.9

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,996.3 2,018.5 2,025.9 2,031.6 1,979.3 2,011.4 2,011.4 2,015.2 3.8

Automobile dealers

1,287.2 1,304.3 1,305.8 1,308.4 1,281.7 1,303.5 1,302.2 1,303.5 1.3

Other motor vehicle dealers

158.8 162.0 166.7 167.7 149.7 156.4 157.3 157.9 0.6

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

550.3 552.2 553.4 555.5 547.9 551.5 552.0 553.8 1.8

Furniture and home furnishings stores

472.1 477.6 477.0 475.7 476.3 483.2 482.1 480.8 -1.3

Electronics and appliance stores

515.4 498.7 495.1 497.6 527.5 510.9 507.5 506.7 -0.8

Building material and garden supply stores

1,309.9 1,353.6 1,348.1 1,326.0 1,273.9 1,282.8 1,284.8 1,289.8 5.0

Food and beverage stores

3,122.0 3,076.1 3,113.7 3,106.8 3,090.5 3,083.1 3,082.4 3,080.3 -2.1

Health and personal care stores

1,048.2 1,053.6 1,049.2 1,051.7 1,050.7 1,058.5 1,053.0 1,055.9 2.9

Gasoline stations

938.2 941.8 950.9 949.7 926.2 938.8 939.2 938.0 -1.2

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,341.6 1,302.0 1,315.3 1,323.0 1,349.2 1,344.7 1,341.4 1,331.4 -10.0

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

603.9 582.0 584.2 587.6 621.7 602.7 604.3 603.7 -0.6

General merchandise stores

3,138.4 3,056.4 3,083.8 3,099.9 3,172.0 3,121.6 3,130.8 3,135.4 4.6

Department stores

1,282.8 1,232.4 1,245.7 1,259.7 1,307.8 1,278.5 1,282.0 1,284.4 2.4

Other general merchandise stores

1,855.6 1,824.0 1,838.1 1,840.2 1,864.2 1,843.1 1,848.8 1,850.9 2.1

Miscellaneous store retailers

845.3 836.3 840.3 841.5 836.7 832.5 832.8 832.0 -0.8

Nonstore retailers

531.4 553.3 559.3 559.8 539.4 563.5 565.8 567.2 1.4

Transportation and warehousing

4,931.1 5,043.4 5,063.7 5,012.4 4,984.2 5,067.4 5,073.5 5,074.4 0.9

Air transportation

482.1 487.5 490.6 491.4 477.6 485.4 486.3 486.8 0.5

Rail transportation

214.4 209.3 208.7 208.7 214.0 209.4 208.4 208.3 -0.1

Water transportation

69.3 65.9 67.2 67.5 66.3 65.4 64.7 64.5 -0.2

Truck transportation

1,466.6 1,470.7 1,484.9 1,487.6 1,448.5 1,472.2 1,470.2 1,470.6 0.4

Transit and ground passenger transportation

420.9 493.8 470.7 417.6 479.9 474.7 477.2 475.6 -1.6

Pipeline transportation

49.5 47.2 47.3 47.0 49.2 47.1 47.2 46.9 -0.3

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

46.6 40.0 46.0 47.4 35.2 36.4 36.5 36.0 -0.5

Support activities for transportation

660.6 662.9 666.6 668.4 659.1 665.1 665.3 667.0 1.7

Couriers and messengers

606.3 626.3 638.0 630.8 638.4 662.1 666.0 669.2 3.2

Warehousing and storage

914.8 939.8 943.7 946.0 916.0 949.6 951.7 949.5 -2.2

Utilities

561.5 552.5 556.6 557.9 556.0 552.9 553.7 552.8 -0.9

Information

2,792 2,720 2,738 2,745 2,778 2,724 2,726 2,730 4

Publishing industries, except Internet

734.0 719.3 721.1 724.5 730.3 723.5 721.8 721.2 -0.6

Motion picture and sound recording industries

428.8 409.5 410.5 411.4 421.8 404.7 402.0 404.1 2.1

Broadcasting, except Internet

266.8 259.9 260.1 258.2 267.3 260.8 260.0 259.0 -1.0

Telecommunications

799.5 759.3 766.3 767.0 799.0 761.3 765.4 765.3 -0.1

Data processing, hosting and related services

300.7 302.6 304.9 306.2 300.0 302.7 303.8 305.0 1.2

Other information services

261.9 269.2 275.2 277.6 259.7 271.3 273.0 275.3 2.3

Financial activities

8,380 8,414 8,503 8,528 8,300 8,429 8,442 8,448 6

Finance and insurance

6,175.8 6,224.5 6,264.4 6,280.3 6,149.5 6,239.0 6,245.4 6,254.0 8.6

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.8 18.7 18.9 19.0 18.6 18.8 18.8 18.8 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,626.5 2,649.9 2,667.0 2,672.0 2,614.1 2,654.1 2,657.6 2,660.2 2.6

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,708.3 1,717.3 1,724.4 1,728.3 1,699.7 1,717.2 1,718.7 1,720.0 1.3

Commercial banking

1,313.7 1,317.0 1,321.0 1,323.5 1,308.4 1,317.3 1,318.3 1,317.9 -0.4

Nondepository credit intermediation

611.4 621.2 627.7 629.2 610.5 625.1 627.0 628.9 1.9

Activities related to credit intermediation

306.8 311.4 314.9 314.5 303.9 311.7 312.0 311.3 -0.7

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

937.1 936.3 949.4 955.8 930.4 941.8 945.6 948.1 2.5

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,593.4 2,619.6 2,629.1 2,633.5 2,586.4 2,624.3 2,623.4 2,626.9 3.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,203.8 2,189.9 2,238.7 2,247.2 2,150.3 2,189.6 2,196.1 2,193.8 -2.3

Real estate

1,588.2 1,596.2 1,623.2 1,628.7 1,559.9 1,599.0 1,604.1 1,601.1 -3.0

Rental and leasing services

591.6 570.5 591.8 594.7 566.9 567.4 568.7 569.4 0.7

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

24.0 23.2 23.7 23.8 23.5 23.2 23.3 23.3 0.0

Professional and business services

20,271 20,675 20,841 20,857 20,165 20,664 20,696 20,745 49

Professional and technical services

8,897.5 9,062.5 9,127.5 9,165.9 8,896.5 9,121.9 9,143.2 9,161.1 17.9

Legal services

1,131.5 1,125.7 1,140.4 1,136.9 1,121.4 1,128.1 1,130.7 1,126.4 -4.3

Accounting and bookkeeping services

925.0 952.4 943.8 942.7 989.1 1,001.9 1,003.0 1,005.4 2.4

Architectural and engineering services

1,432.4 1,452.6 1,475.9 1,483.4 1,410.7 1,452.9 1,457.8 1,461.4 3.6

Specialized design services

142.1 142.3 141.9 143.3 141.4 142.1 141.5 142.4 0.9

Computer systems design and related services

2,008.6 2,045.5 2,050.4 2,070.4 1,996.4 2,049.3 2,053.1 2,058.0 4.9

Management and technical consulting services

1,381.9 1,438.4 1,446.9 1,457.9 1,376.3 1,440.6 1,444.4 1,451.4 7.0

Scientific research and development services

692.6 704.8 714.5 716.7 683.1 703.3 705.6 707.0 1.4

Advertising and related services

495.6 487.5 491.6 490.9 493.5 488.7 489.6 488.7 -0.9

Other professional and technical services

687.8 713.3 722.1 723.7 684.7 714.9 717.5 720.3 2.8

Management of companies and enterprises

2,260.3 2,271.4 2,292.6 2,294.9 2,246.5 2,274.3 2,280.3 2,281.7 1.4

Administrative and waste services

9,113.1 9,340.8 9,421.1 9,395.8 9,022.2 9,267.9 9,272.2 9,302.2 30.0

Administrative and support services

8,699.1 8,925.2 9,001.0 8,973.8 8,618.3 8,853.4 8,859.1 8,889.3 30.2

Office administrative services

496.5 522.1 525.6 525.4 495.2 521.2 523.0 524.1 1.1

Facilities support services

140.2 141.7 144.3 144.6 140.8 141.6 143.5 144.6 1.1

Employment services(1)

3,523.8 3,678.6 3,702.3 3,668.4 3,557.9 3,681.3 3,685.4 3,700.9 15.5

Temporary help services

2,871.3 3,011.6 3,030.1 2,996.1 2,910.4 3,016.3 3,019.2 3,033.9 14.7

Business support services

902.2 902.4 894.9 895.1 916.2 913.4 907.1 910.0 2.9

Travel arrangement and reservation services

221.2 217.6 219.1 219.1 217.6 215.9 214.9 215.7 0.8

Investigation and security services

902.2 911.0 913.0 916.8 904.4 914.1 915.8 918.7 2.9

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,199.7 2,224.9 2,271.5 2,276.5 2,074.6 2,141.1 2,145.5 2,150.1 4.6

Other support services

313.3 326.9 330.3 327.9 311.5 324.7 324.0 325.3 1.3

Waste management and remediation services

414.0 415.6 420.1 422.0 403.9 414.5 413.1 412.9 -0.2

Education and health services

22,299 23,123 22,892 22,806 22,644 23,054 23,097 23,151 54

Educational services

3,245.8 3,681.5 3,402.7 3,317.6 3,549.1 3,629.1 3,616.8 3,626.6 9.8

Health care and social assistance

19,053.4 19,441.7 19,489.2 19,488.8 19,094.6 19,424.5 19,479.7 19,524.7 45.0

Health care(3)

15,469.1 15,682.3 15,749.5 15,798.0 15,450.6 15,701.3 15,737.9 15,777.3 39.4

Ambulatory health care services

7,093.4 7,268.5 7,296.2 7,327.3 7,094.4 7,270.9 7,295.4 7,325.4 30.0

Offices of physicians

2,534.1 2,574.8 2,588.0 2,600.0 2,533.5 2,579.6 2,590.4 2,597.2 6.8

Offices of dentists

928.5 942.1 946.1 945.1 927.0 942.2 942.7 944.1 1.4

Offices of other health practitioners

860.3 900.2 902.5 908.2 860.6 898.4 902.5 908.1 5.6

Outpatient care centers

858.8 899.6 904.3 912.0 858.2 900.0 903.9 911.2 7.3

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

264.4 257.1 258.8 259.4 263.7 258.1 259.8 258.6 -1.2

Home health care services

1,359.2 1,401.5 1,402.3 1,409.6 1,363.4 1,399.3 1,401.4 1,412.7 11.3

Other ambulatory health care services

288.1 293.2 294.2 293.0 288.1 293.2 294.9 293.4 -1.5

Hospitals

5,039.3 5,085.2 5,110.2 5,126.1 5,032.1 5,099.4 5,112.1 5,119.4 7.3

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,336.4 3,328.6 3,343.1 3,344.6 3,324.1 3,331.0 3,330.4 3,332.5 2.1

Nursing care facilities

1,657.0 1,635.4 1,641.0 1,640.2 1,650.1 1,638.4 1,635.5 1,634.5 -1.0

Residential mental health facilities

614.8 621.9 622.4 624.4 612.7 621.9 621.1 622.2 1.1

Community care facilities for the elderly

897.8 905.9 909.5 909.3 896.4 904.5 906.1 907.5 1.4

Other residential care facilities

166.8 165.4 170.2 170.7 164.9 166.1 167.8 168.2 0.4

Social assistance

3,584.3 3,759.4 3,739.7 3,690.8 3,644.0 3,723.2 3,741.8 3,747.4 5.6

Individual and family services

2,231.8 2,311.6 2,317.8 2,312.8 2,234.2 2,299.4 2,308.5 2,314.4 5.9

Emergency and other relief services

162.0 168.2 168.7 169.1 161.5 168.5 168.1 169.1 1.0

Vocational rehabilitation services

344.8 336.0 343.1 344.3 338.9 336.0 338.6 337.9 -0.7

Child day care services

845.7 943.6 910.1 864.6 909.4 919.2 926.7 926.0 -0.7

Leisure and hospitality

16,379 16,151 16,609 16,729 15,652 15,896 15,936 15,998 62

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,604.1 2,345.8 2,571.6 2,634.2 2,253.9 2,260.7 2,268.9 2,277.2 8.3

Performing arts and spectator sports

497.7 484.5 495.4 495.1 471.6 458.5 464.1 466.1 2.0

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

178.9 172.9 186.8 188.7 162.2 166.8 169.6 170.0 0.4

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,927.5 1,688.4 1,889.4 1,950.4 1,620.1 1,635.4 1,635.2 1,641.1 5.9

Accommodation and food services

13,774.4 13,804.9 14,036.9 14,094.8 13,398.5 13,635.7 13,667.1 13,720.5 53.4

Accommodation

2,109.6 1,960.1 2,063.9 2,117.0 1,952.6 1,957.0 1,961.3 1,961.6 0.3

Food services and drinking places

11,664.8 11,844.8 11,973.0 11,977.8 11,445.9 11,678.7 11,705.8 11,758.9 53.1

Other services

5,751 5,773 5,832 5,831 5,685 5,747 5,760 5,761 1

Repair and maintenance

1,295.3 1,304.3 1,308.1 1,303.3 1,289.9 1,295.1 1,295.1 1,297.4 2.3

Personal and laundry services

1,456.5 1,495.0 1,502.8 1,498.5 1,446.6 1,481.8 1,486.4 1,488.1 1.7

Membership associations and organizations

2,999.3 2,973.5 3,020.8 3,029.3 2,948.6 2,970.3 2,978.9 2,975.9 -3.0

Government

21,000 22,651 22,262 21,112 22,257 22,317 22,354 22,358 4

Federal

2,814.0 2,808.0 2,825.0 2,823.0 2,802.0 2,811.0 2,810.0 2,810.0 0.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,207.8 2,191.2 2,208.5 2,205.4 2,190.8 2,191.9 2,191.1 2,188.9 -2.2

U.S. Postal Service

605.9 616.7 616.0 617.1 610.8 618.6 618.9 621.4 2.5

State government

4,763.0 5,109.0 4,856.0 4,769.0 5,093.0 5,091.0 5,098.0 5,095.0 -3.0

State government education

2,069.5 2,442.5 2,171.6 2,089.2 2,416.9 2,428.5 2,433.1 2,432.2 -0.9

State government, excluding education

2,693.7 2,666.8 2,684.7 2,680.0 2,676.2 2,662.8 2,665.0 2,663.2 -1.8

Local government

13,423.0 14,734.0 14,581.0 13,520.0 14,362.0 14,415.0 14,446.0 14,453.0 7.0

Local government education

6,764.7 8,287.9 7,916.6 6,798.0 7,942.2 7,961.4 7,972.9 7,973.4 0.5

Local government, excluding education

6,657.8 6,445.6 6,664.0 6,721.5 6,419.8 6,453.4 6,472.8 6,479.5 6.7

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: August 04, 2017