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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
Nov.
2018
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019(p)
Nov.
2019(p)
Nov.
2018
Sept.
2019
Oct.
2019(p)
Nov.
2019(p)
Change from:
Oct.2019 - Nov.2019(p)

Total nonfarm

151,375 152,016 153,002 153,624 150,048 151,830 151,986 152,252 266

Total private

128,415 129,394 129,996 130,500 127,566 129,191 129,354 129,608 254

Goods-producing

20,991 21,335 21,294 21,211 20,921 21,115 21,090 21,138 48

Mining and logging

751 754 760 747 748 746 750 743 -7

Logging

47.4 49.9 52.6 52.8 46.5 48.7 51.4 51.3 -0.1

Mining

703.4 704.2 706.9 694.1 701.0 697.7 698.8 691.9 -6.9

Oil and gas extraction

148.6 164.3 165.9 165.6 147.9 163.9 165.6 164.8 -0.8

Mining, except oil and gas

194.7 194.9 194.5 192.3 194.1 192.6 192.2 191.8 -0.4

Coal mining

52.3 53.2 53.1 53.4 52.3 53.2 53.1 53.4 0.3

Metal ore mining

40.7 39.7 39.6 38.5 41.0 39.8 39.8 38.8 -1.0

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

101.7 102.0 101.8 100.4 100.8 99.6 99.3 99.5 0.2

Support activities for mining

360.1 345.0 346.5 336.2 359.0 341.2 341.0 335.3 -5.7

Construction

7,457 7,697 7,715 7,602 7,384 7,515 7,529 7,530 1

Construction of buildings

1,658.3 1,685.4 1,693.4 1,674.7 1,648.1 1,663.0 1,664.9 1,664.1 -0.8

Residential building

827.1 852.3 857.9 852.6 822.0 842.8 845.3 847.1 1.8

Nonresidential building

831.2 833.1 835.5 822.1 826.1 820.2 819.6 817.0 -2.6

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,089.3 1,143.9 1,147.7 1,109.8 1,071.7 1,082.0 1,087.4 1,089.5 2.1

Specialty trade contractors

4,709.1 4,867.2 4,873.7 4,817.8 4,663.8 4,770.1 4,776.2 4,776.0 -0.2

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,067.1 2,109.1 2,114.3 2,089.3 2,050.3 2,072.0 2,074.9 2,072.6 -2.3

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,642.0 2,758.1 2,759.4 2,728.5 2,613.5 2,698.1 2,701.3 2,703.4 2.1

Manufacturing

12,783 12,884 12,819 12,862 12,789 12,854 12,811 12,865 54

Durable goods

8,018 8,064 8,010 8,056 8,022 8,066 8,016 8,060 44

Wood products

409.4 412.4 413.3 412.8 408.9 410.8 411.6 411.8 0.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

419.0 420.8 424.1 421.4 418.0 417.1 418.7 418.6 -0.1

Primary metals

380.2 377.4 371.4 372.0 381.1 378.2 372.8 373.5 0.7

Fabricated metal products

1,475.3 1,478.3 1,477.4 1,479.1 1,476.2 1,480.3 1,480.3 1,480.6 0.3

Machinery

1,132.0 1,128.0 1,125.6 1,122.4 1,134.6 1,131.6 1,129.9 1,125.6 -4.3

Computer and electronic products

1,061.4 1,091.2 1,090.6 1,092.8 1,063.4 1,092.4 1,092.0 1,094.7 2.7

Computer and peripheral equipment

157.7 163.8 163.7 163.2 157.9 163.4 163.4 163.1 -0.3

Communications equipment

85.8 86.1 86.0 86.4 85.8 86.3 86.2 86.4 0.2

Semiconductors and electronic components

370.3 380.0 377.8 379.5 371.3 380.7 379.4 380.7 1.3

Electronic instruments

413.6 426.9 429.3 429.4 414.8 428.1 429.6 430.6 1.0

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

34.0 34.4 33.8 34.3 33.7 33.9 33.5 34.0 0.5

Electrical equipment and appliances

404.2 403.2 402.8 403.4 404.6 402.8 403.1 403.3 0.2

Transportation equipment(1)

1,728.6 1,742.2 1,696.0 1,741.1 1,728.7 1,740.9 1,699.3 1,741.4 42.1

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

1,004.0 992.2 947.2 990.6 1,003.9 992.0 949.2 990.5 41.3

Furniture and related products

394.1 392.7 391.7 393.4 395.1 393.5 392.1 394.3 2.2

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

613.9 617.4 617.2 617.8 611.5 618.1 616.4 615.9 -0.5

Nondurable goods

4,765 4,820 4,809 4,806 4,767 4,788 4,795 4,805 10

Food manufacturing

1,628.8 1,665.4 1,661.6 1,657.5 1,630.1 1,641.8 1,649.8 1,656.0 6.2

Textile mills

112.9 111.0 110.6 109.9 112.6 110.9 110.4 109.8 -0.6

Textile product mills

116.0 112.6 113.4 114.1 115.7 112.3 113.4 113.8 0.4

Apparel

109.7 105.2 104.5 102.4 109.1 105.2 104.2 102.2 -2.0

Paper and paper products

368.4 369.0 368.9 368.2 369.2 369.3 370.0 369.3 -0.7

Printing and related support activities

429.4 420.5 419.4 418.6 427.4 419.4 418.1 416.8 -1.3

Petroleum and coal products

114.6 117.6 116.0 114.0 115.1 114.7 113.9 114.4 0.5

Chemicals

847.2 858.4 857.3 859.7 849.5 860.2 860.4 862.2 1.8

Plastics and rubber products

735.9 738.8 737.2 742.7 736.2 740.1 740.7 742.6 1.9

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

301.8 321.1 319.6 319.3 302.1 314.0 313.9 318.3 4.4

Private service-providing

107,424 108,059 108,702 109,289 106,645 108,076 108,264 108,470 206

Trade, transportation, and utilities

28,387 27,703 27,914 28,500 27,783 27,834 27,870 27,884 14

Wholesale trade

5,903.1 5,945.9 5,964.5 5,965.0 5,888.8 5,946.7 5,956.7 5,952.4 -4.3

Durable goods

3,181.6 3,226.6 3,231.5 3,228.2 3,180.6 3,226.6 3,233.0 3,227.4 -5.6

Nondurable goods

2,168.5 2,167.2 2,175.0 2,177.6 2,157.2 2,167.8 2,166.6 2,168.2 1.6

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

553.0 552.1 558.0 559.2 551.0 552.3 557.1 556.8 -0.3

Retail trade

16,291.3 15,637.9 15,794.0 16,260.4 15,826.9 15,771.5 15,793.5 15,795.5 2.0

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

2,028.1 2,070.1 2,068.6 2,073.8 2,027.7 2,062.9 2,064.3 2,072.2 7.9

Automobile dealers

1,302.4 1,314.6 1,311.5 1,311.5 1,300.7 1,310.5 1,308.4 1,310.2 1.8

Other motor vehicle dealers

154.2 163.1 161.0 158.7 159.0 161.2 161.7 162.9 1.2

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

571.5 592.4 596.1 603.6 568.0 591.1 594.2 599.1 4.9

Furniture and home furnishings stores

500.2 477.1 482.8 497.0 483.4 483.9 481.5 481.3 -0.2

Electronics and appliance stores

484.7 455.9 469.3 483.6 468.8 463.2 467.6 466.5 -1.1

Building material and garden supply stores

1,270.5 1,298.0 1,292.9 1,286.2 1,300.0 1,318.7 1,317.2 1,316.5 -0.7

Food and beverage stores

3,122.9 3,116.4 3,138.7 3,167.0 3,099.4 3,131.5 3,138.5 3,141.4 2.9

Health and personal care stores

1,082.9 1,028.7 1,052.3 1,070.7 1,064.8 1,040.8 1,052.8 1,048.8 -4.0

Gasoline stations

942.6 959.1 961.2 962.6 939.4 956.5 959.3 959.2 -0.1

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,479.4 1,268.0 1,285.9 1,393.5 1,351.7 1,302.5 1,298.1 1,280.3 -17.8

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

591.5 554.5 561.0 598.6 547.0 561.0 560.0 555.3 -4.7

General merchandise stores

3,333.6 3,018.3 3,072.8 3,300.5 3,128.3 3,055.4 3,060.6 3,082.5 21.9

Department stores

1,270.7 1,086.1 1,124.8 1,250.6 1,157.5 1,115.8 1,122.1 1,134.1 12.0

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

2,062.9 1,932.2 1,948.0 2,049.9 1,970.8 1,939.6 1,938.5 1,948.3 9.8

Miscellaneous store retailers

854.6 826.7 832.4 835.3 839.7 824.7 823.0 821.0 -2.0

Nonstore retailers

600.3 565.1 576.1 591.6 576.7 570.4 570.6 570.5 -0.1

Transportation and warehousing

5,638.3 5,569.4 5,605.7 5,725.1 5,512.1 5,563.8 5,569.9 5,585.4 15.5

Air transportation

502.5 517.5 520.4 518.9 504.6 517.6 521.4 521.4 0.0

Rail transportation

217.0 199.5 196.2 196.2 216.5 199.2 196.1 195.8 -0.3

Water transportation

64.0 65.6 65.8 63.9 64.8 64.6 65.3 64.6 -0.7

Truck transportation

1,518.1 1,528.8 1,528.7 1,521.8 1,508.3 1,512.6 1,513.3 1,512.3 -1.0

Transit and ground passenger transportation

504.0 503.6 509.2 508.4 487.6 489.7 490.7 492.0 1.3

Pipeline transportation

47.8 47.7 47.7 47.7 48.0 47.6 47.6 47.8 0.2

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

30.3 40.4 35.0 31.5 34.9 34.5 34.7 35.8 1.1

Support activities for transportation

725.1 723.3 727.3 728.4 722.5 722.9 723.7 725.5 1.8

Couriers and messengers

822.1 747.9 764.9 864.5 750.7 776.6 779.1 784.2 5.1

Warehousing and storage

1,207.4 1,195.1 1,210.5 1,243.8 1,174.2 1,198.5 1,198.0 1,206.0 8.0

Utilities

554.2 549.8 549.3 549.9 554.8 551.6 550.0 550.5 0.5

Information

2,854 2,822 2,828 2,865 2,829 2,828 2,822 2,835 13

Publishing industries, except Internet

737.2 748.3 744.7 744.8 734.2 744.6 742.8 742.0 -0.8

Motion picture and sound recording industries

449.1 423.4 426.2 448.1 433.2 429.0 421.6 428.7 7.1

Broadcasting, except Internet

274.1 268.4 269.5 270.1 271.9 267.3 267.8 267.9 0.1

Telecommunications

743.3 704.6 705.8 709.6 740.1 707.5 707.4 706.1 -1.3

Data processing, hosting and related services

331.1 336.9 340.1 342.3 331.6 337.7 339.3 341.4 2.1

Other information services

318.7 340.1 342.0 350.5 318.3 341.8 343.1 349.3 6.2

Financial activities

8,609 8,705 8,732 8,728 8,614 8,701 8,717 8,730 13

Finance and insurance

6,336.9 6,360.0 6,381.2 6,391.9 6,332.8 6,367.1 6,376.2 6,384.3 8.1

Monetary authorities - central bank

19.6 19.4 19.4 19.3 19.6 19.4 19.4 19.4 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,641.8 2,637.9 2,646.4 2,656.2 2,643.2 2,641.1 2,647.9 2,655.0 7.1

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,710.4 1,709.1 1,709.4 1,714.4 1,714.2 1,715.0 1,714.9 1,717.4 2.5

Commercial banking

1,313.1 1,304.9 1,304.0 1,308.2 1,316.3 1,309.9 1,309.1 1,310.8 1.7

Nondepository credit intermediation

621.7 624.2 625.5 629.2 619.6 620.7 622.6 626.6 4.0

Activities related to credit intermediation

309.7 304.6 311.5 312.6 309.4 305.4 310.3 311.1 0.8

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

968.1 974.7 979.1 975.6 967.4 975.8 976.5 974.6 -1.9

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,707.4 2,728.0 2,736.3 2,740.8 2,702.6 2,730.8 2,732.4 2,735.3 2.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,272.5 2,345.2 2,351.0 2,335.6 2,280.7 2,333.6 2,341.2 2,345.4 4.2

Real estate

1,675.6 1,720.0 1,733.2 1,726.2 1,677.5 1,717.5 1,725.0 1,728.7 3.7

Rental and leasing services

573.5 602.2 594.6 586.1 580.0 593.0 593.1 593.5 0.4

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.4 23.0 23.2 23.3 23.2 23.1 23.1 23.2 0.1

Professional and business services

21,444 21,625 21,825 21,869 21,217 21,553 21,596 21,634 38

Professional and technical services

9,442.7 9,559.0 9,660.5 9,724.8 9,417.6 9,646.3 9,665.4 9,696.0 30.6

Legal services

1,143.1 1,142.5 1,151.9 1,154.1 1,140.9 1,148.2 1,149.0 1,151.9 2.9

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,009.0 995.2 1,011.6 1,041.9 1,028.5 1,059.6 1,061.6 1,062.1 0.5

Architectural and engineering services

1,496.0 1,524.3 1,528.9 1,532.9 1,493.3 1,522.6 1,522.2 1,530.6 8.4

Specialized design services

148.1 150.2 153.8 153.9 146.1 150.5 152.6 151.7 -0.9

Computer systems design and related services

2,171.5 2,216.2 2,244.4 2,254.4 2,158.0 2,228.2 2,232.4 2,238.2 5.8

Management and technical consulting services

1,519.4 1,546.2 1,571.1 1,573.9 1,503.7 1,547.2 1,554.5 1,557.8 3.3

Scientific research and development services

706.6 732.5 736.5 742.5 706.6 736.1 738.4 742.6 4.2

Advertising and related services

492.7 488.0 493.5 494.8 491.5 489.8 491.7 493.0 1.3

Other professional and technical services

756.3 763.9 768.8 776.4 749.1 764.1 763.1 768.2 5.1

Management of companies and enterprises

2,392.4 2,426.6 2,433.8 2,433.2 2,391.9 2,430.4 2,434.2 2,433.8 -0.4

Administrative and waste services

9,609.1 9,639.1 9,730.9 9,711.4 9,407.7 9,476.1 9,496.0 9,504.3 8.3

Administrative and support services

9,164.9 9,173.5 9,264.0 9,243.6 8,962.4 9,012.8 9,030.4 9,035.8 5.4

Office administrative services

521.1 529.9 533.9 535.0 519.2 530.6 532.8 533.4 0.6

Facilities support services

154.7 157.6 160.2 159.2 154.6 156.4 158.6 158.8 0.2

Employment services(1)

3,878.8 3,804.3 3,883.9 3,913.6 3,715.1 3,730.0 3,736.7 3,741.0 4.3

Temporary help services

3,199.7 3,101.5 3,173.8 3,206.4 3,046.3 3,038.3 3,042.1 3,046.9 4.8

Business support services

923.5 882.4 893.5 905.6 900.3 883.5 879.7 881.9 2.2

Travel arrangement and reservation services

216.1 216.3 216.9 217.9 218.1 215.3 216.9 219.1 2.2

Investigation and security services

956.2 958.8 964.7 964.6 947.9 951.2 957.7 957.9 0.2

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,188.0 2,279.2 2,265.5 2,204.8 2,177.5 2,203.3 2,206.8 2,198.3 -8.5

Other support services

326.5 345.0 345.4 342.9 329.8 342.4 341.4 345.4 4.0

Waste management and remediation services

444.2 465.6 466.9 467.8 445.3 463.3 465.6 468.5 2.9

Education and health services

24,089 24,349 24,652 24,784 23,845 24,420 24,450 24,524 74

Educational services

3,921.6 3,801.1 3,992.0 4,042.3 3,731.6 3,833.1 3,829.9 3,843.5 13.6

Health care and social assistance

20,167.8 20,548.1 20,659.5 20,741.6 20,113.2 20,587.2 20,620.3 20,680.5 60.2

Health care(3)

16,177.2 16,475.7 16,531.4 16,593.3 16,135.2 16,492.3 16,504.2 16,549.4 45.2

Ambulatory health care services

7,603.1 7,802.6 7,843.7 7,885.8 7,577.3 7,818.7 7,826.3 7,860.2 33.9

Offices of physicians

2,650.4 2,694.2 2,710.1 2,729.2 2,640.3 2,700.9 2,702.6 2,718.7 16.1

Offices of dentists

966.4 983.5 984.0 992.5 964.3 986.9 984.3 990.7 6.4

Offices of other health practitioners

951.9 976.4 982.7 982.2 947.0 981.1 980.2 977.8 -2.4

Outpatient care centers

950.9 975.0 980.4 983.4 949.1 978.3 980.5 982.2 1.7

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

280.7 294.8 297.4 299.0 281.0 294.7 296.9 299.0 2.1

Home health care services

1,497.1 1,561.2 1,571.7 1,581.7 1,490.4 1,561.2 1,566.0 1,574.5 8.5

Other ambulatory health care services

305.7 317.5 317.4 317.8 305.2 315.6 315.8 317.4 1.6

Hospitals

5,198.6 5,270.5 5,279.7 5,295.5 5,188.9 5,269.3 5,273.3 5,283.2 9.9

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,375.5 3,402.6 3,408.0 3,412.0 3,369.0 3,404.3 3,404.6 3,406.0 1.4

Nursing care facilities

1,611.5 1,610.9 1,606.6 1,607.2 1,607.0 1,610.2 1,605.2 1,603.5 -1.7

Residential mental health facilities

644.6 652.7 656.0 657.8 644.8 654.4 656.5 657.7 1.2

Community care facilities for the elderly

951.9 967.7 973.9 975.0 949.8 968.7 971.6 973.0 1.4

Other residential care facilities

167.5 171.3 171.5 172.0 167.4 171.1 171.3 171.8 0.5

Social assistance

3,990.6 4,072.4 4,128.1 4,148.3 3,978.0 4,094.9 4,116.1 4,131.1 15.0

Individual and family services

2,500.3 2,570.7 2,609.6 2,622.6 2,500.0 2,590.5 2,607.8 2,618.9 11.1

Emergency and other relief services

178.4 178.8 178.8 179.7 178.3 179.2 179.1 179.4 0.3

Vocational rehabilitation services

330.3 326.1 330.4 331.0 330.4 327.5 330.4 330.6 0.2

Child day care services

981.6 996.8 1,009.3 1,015.0 969.2 997.7 998.9 1,002.3 3.4

Leisure and hospitality

16,182 16,922 16,806 16,601 16,489 16,794 16,864 16,909 45

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,261.2 2,518.4 2,443.5 2,329.9 2,433.3 2,480.3 2,487.8 2,503.5 15.7

Performing arts and spectator sports

500.5 536.6 522.2 503.1 516.0 523.0 513.3 518.6 5.3

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

168.7 177.5 177.6 174.2 174.1 176.0 177.5 179.2 1.7

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,592.0 1,804.3 1,743.7 1,652.6 1,743.2 1,781.3 1,797.0 1,805.7 8.7

Accommodation and food services

13,920.6 14,403.1 14,362.8 14,271.5 14,055.6 14,313.8 14,376.6 14,405.4 28.8

Accommodation

1,969.2 2,093.0 2,055.1 2,009.9 2,029.5 2,053.7 2,067.1 2,070.6 3.5

Food services and drinking places

11,951.4 12,310.1 12,307.7 12,261.6 12,026.1 12,260.1 12,309.5 12,334.8 25.3

Other services

5,859 5,933 5,945 5,942 5,868 5,946 5,945 5,954 9

Repair and maintenance

1,330.6 1,368.0 1,373.0 1,369.9 1,335.1 1,368.1 1,371.2 1,374.2 3.0

Personal and laundry services

1,525.5 1,535.2 1,534.4 1,536.2 1,521.1 1,535.1 1,531.6 1,533.6 2.0

Membership associations and organizations

3,003.2 3,029.8 3,037.2 3,036.1 3,011.5 3,043.2 3,042.6 3,046.1 3.5

Government

22,960 22,622 23,006 23,124 22,482 22,639 22,632 22,644 12

Federal

2,807.0 2,846.0 2,832.0 2,834.0 2,804.0 2,846.0 2,830.0 2,829.0 -1.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,191.2 2,243.0 2,225.4 2,218.9 2,193.0 2,238.5 2,222.1 2,220.2 -1.9

U.S. Postal Service

615.9 603.3 606.5 614.6 611.0 607.0 607.9 608.6 0.7

State government

5,361.0 5,246.0 5,359.0 5,379.0 5,180.0 5,190.0 5,195.0 5,195.0 0.0

State government education

2,671.7 2,534.1 2,649.5 2,673.7 2,483.8 2,480.7 2,480.8 2,484.1 3.3

State government, excluding education

2,689.7 2,711.4 2,709.3 2,705.3 2,695.9 2,708.9 2,714.0 2,710.5 -3.5

Local government

14,792.0 14,530.0 14,815.0 14,911.0 14,498.0 14,603.0 14,607.0 14,620.0 13.0

Local government education

8,303.7 7,968.1 8,284.4 8,377.9 7,970.4 8,031.5 8,030.8 8,037.9 7.1

Local government, excluding education

6,488.1 6,561.4 6,530.9 6,533.0 6,527.7 6,571.3 6,575.8 6,582.2 6.4

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: December 06, 2019