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
Dec.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)
Dec.
2016(p)
Dec.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016(p)
Dec.
2016(p)
Change from:
Nov.2016 - Dec.2016(p)

Total nonfarm

144,116 145,894 146,418 146,148 143,146 144,943 145,147 145,303 156

Total private

121,710 123,325 123,720 123,583 121,106 122,738 122,936 123,080 144

Goods-producing

19,595 19,865 19,771 19,567 19,678 19,630 19,643 19,655 12

Mining and logging

765 691 693 686 761 680 683 681 -2

Logging

51.1 51.0 50.5 48.6 50.8 49.3 49.2 49.3 0.1

Mining

714.0 639.6 642.0 637.8 710.3 630.8 633.9 631.6 -2.3

Oil and gas extraction

184.3 172.2 174.3 173.3 182.9 172.3 173.7 172.4 -1.3

Mining, except oil and gas

188.6 184.4 184.9 180.6 191.3 181.7 183.1 182.7 -0.4

Coal mining

60.7 53.5 54.5 54.5 60.6 53.4 54.0 53.8 -0.2

Metal ore mining

39.8 38.5 38.6 38.9 39.8 38.8 38.7 38.7 0.0

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

88.1 92.4 91.8 87.2 91.0 89.5 90.4 90.3 -0.1

Support activities for mining

341.1 283.0 282.8 283.9 336.1 276.8 277.1 276.5 -0.6

Construction

6,507 6,891 6,815 6,604 6,597 6,685 6,702 6,699 -3

Construction of buildings

1,433.8 1,503.9 1,492.7 1,467.8 1,438.8 1,469.4 1,472.8 1,469.6 -3.2

Residential building

706.0 756.6 753.7 741.1 707.6 736.9 740.4 738.5 -1.9

Nonresidential building

727.8 747.3 739.0 726.7 731.2 732.5 732.4 731.1 -1.3

Heavy and civil engineering construction

908.4 999.7 962.8 881.0 943.7 936.2 932.1 923.2 -8.9

Specialty trade contractors

4,164.4 4,387.3 4,359.6 4,255.3 4,214.0 4,279.0 4,297.3 4,305.8 8.5

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,812.7 1,930.7 1,925.7 1,887.0 1,843.0 1,887.5 1,902.9 1,914.6 11.7

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,351.7 2,456.6 2,433.9 2,368.3 2,371.0 2,391.5 2,394.4 2,391.2 -3.2

Manufacturing

12,323 12,283 12,263 12,277 12,320 12,265 12,258 12,275 17

Durable goods

7,735 7,668 7,663 7,676 7,731 7,667 7,663 7,678 15

Wood products

385.2 385.4 386.8 385.6 385.6 383.5 384.6 386.7 2.1

Nonmetallic mineral products

397.4 410.0 407.7 402.4 400.7 404.0 404.4 406.8 2.4

Primary metals

384.8 373.6 372.1 375.9 383.9 373.9 372.6 374.8 2.2

Fabricated metal products

1,442.7 1,421.8 1,417.0 1,422.7 1,440.0 1,422.2 1,418.8 1,424.6 5.8

Machinery

1,103.5 1,074.0 1,070.8 1,073.8 1,102.3 1,075.3 1,072.2 1,072.5 0.3

Computer and electronic products

1,041.4 1,030.6 1,031.6 1,032.5 1,042.3 1,032.9 1,033.3 1,032.4 -0.9

Computer and peripheral equipment

156.2 161.3 161.3 161.0 157.2 162.5 162.5 162.5 0.0

Communications equipment

86.1 83.7 83.9 82.9 85.8 83.8 83.7 83.0 -0.7

Semiconductors and electronic components

365.5 356.0 356.2 357.8 365.5 356.9 356.7 357.0 0.3

Electronic instruments

398.3 394.5 395.3 396.9 398.8 394.9 395.8 396.1 0.3

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.3 35.1 34.9 33.9 35.0 34.8 34.6 33.7 -0.9

Electrical equipment and appliances

384.9 381.9 383.6 383.8 384.3 382.7 383.4 383.4 0.0

Transportation equipment(1)

1,608.1 1,601.8 1,604.8 1,608.0 1,605.4 1,604.8 1,605.5 1,605.6 0.1

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

919.6 926.2 929.8 934.2 918.1 928.8 931.1 934.0 2.9

Furniture and related products

386.3 388.6 386.9 389.6 387.2 388.5 389.1 391.4 2.3

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

600.3 600.2 602.1 601.5 598.8 599.4 599.5 599.5 0.0

Nondurable goods

4,588 4,615 4,600 4,601 4,589 4,598 4,595 4,597 2

Food manufacturing

1,511.8 1,549.1 1,538.4 1,538.6 1,512.2 1,535.3 1,535.7 1,535.8 0.1

Textile mills

115.2 111.7 111.9 110.6 115.2 112.1 111.6 110.9 -0.7

Textile product mills

117.3 115.2 115.2 114.3 116.9 114.4 114.0 113.5 -0.5

Apparel

136.9 131.4 131.5 130.6 136.1 130.6 130.8 130.5 -0.3

Paper and paper products

373.6 367.6 367.7 368.1 373.1 368.4 367.9 367.0 -0.9

Printing and related support activities

451.4 439.1 439.1 439.9 448.5 438.8 437.2 438.3 1.1

Petroleum and coal products

114.8 116.9 114.3 114.1 116.7 114.5 114.1 115.2 1.1

Chemicals

815.1 815.8 818.4 822.1 814.5 819.1 819.5 818.6 -0.9

Plastics and rubber products

689.3 686.4 684.7 688.5 690.5 689.7 687.1 689.3 2.2

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

262.5 281.7 278.5 274.3 265.6 275.4 277.5 278.2 0.7

Private service-providing

102,115 103,460 103,949 104,016 101,428 103,108 103,293 103,425 132

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,867 27,462 27,967 28,185 27,114 27,428 27,463 27,487 24

Wholesale trade

5,907.7 5,952.8 5,963.8 5,958.9 5,901.1 5,945.8 5,950.6 5,952.6 2.0

Durable goods

2,948.3 2,949.8 2,953.0 2,957.5 2,945.6 2,951.1 2,953.4 2,955.0 1.6

Nondurable goods

2,049.8 2,087.7 2,088.4 2,078.5 2,050.3 2,079.9 2,077.6 2,077.1 -0.5

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

909.6 915.3 922.4 922.9 905.2 914.8 919.6 920.5 0.9

Retail trade

16,303.2 15,995.6 16,411.3 16,519.4 15,760.8 15,991.7 16,011.2 16,017.5 6.3

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,963.8 2,011.9 2,015.4 2,011.5 1,973.9 2,010.1 2,015.1 2,017.8 2.7

Automobile dealers

1,268.7 1,302.0 1,304.4 1,302.6 1,271.2 1,299.6 1,302.3 1,303.6 1.3

Other motor vehicle dealers

143.1 150.8 148.6 144.9 150.7 151.2 151.7 151.4 -0.3

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

552.0 559.1 562.4 564.0 552.0 559.2 561.1 562.8 1.7

Furniture and home furnishings stores

490.1 486.9 495.3 501.0 467.4 481.9 480.4 481.6 1.2

Electronics and appliance stores

553.7 516.9 533.7 539.6 524.5 513.2 508.1 510.9 2.8

Building material and garden supply stores

1,221.0 1,266.3 1,260.6 1,253.4 1,258.4 1,291.2 1,291.9 1,293.4 1.5

Food and beverage stores

3,089.8 3,112.8 3,124.5 3,132.2 3,067.5 3,109.7 3,111.1 3,113.3 2.2

Health and personal care stores

1,051.5 1,051.6 1,069.7 1,071.8 1,033.2 1,051.7 1,055.3 1,056.3 1.0

Gasoline stations

912.6 934.6 928.9 927.4 915.4 931.4 928.7 931.4 2.7

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,517.5 1,360.2 1,450.2 1,509.0 1,359.1 1,365.3 1,344.7 1,355.0 10.3

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

692.0 619.4 674.7 702.3 628.4 624.6 626.1 631.3 5.2

General merchandise stores

3,387.1 3,223.6 3,430.1 3,442.4 3,164.4 3,228.9 3,264.0 3,240.1 -23.9

Department stores

1,466.9 1,315.5 1,436.6 1,475.7 1,313.1 1,327.4 1,335.7 1,329.5 -6.2

Other general merchandise stores

1,920.2 1,908.1 1,993.5 1,966.7 1,851.3 1,901.5 1,928.4 1,910.7 -17.7

Miscellaneous store retailers

863.6 859.7 850.9 843.8 844.3 841.7 836.7 833.5 -3.2

Nonstore retailers

560.5 551.7 577.3 585.0 524.3 542.0 549.1 552.9 3.8

Transportation and warehousing

5,093.4 4,949.6 5,026.7 5,141.9 4,888.8 4,924.8 4,936.2 4,950.9 14.7

Air transportation

460.9 470.6 469.6 469.5 462.0 471.1 471.2 471.4 0.2

Rail transportation

228.9 216.2 215.9 214.9 229.1 215.9 215.5 215.3 -0.2

Water transportation

60.8 61.7 59.7 59.8 61.5 61.5 60.9 60.9 0.0

Truck transportation

1,462.5 1,486.4 1,483.1 1,472.3 1,463.8 1,469.7 1,472.8 1,474.2 1.4

Transit and ground passenger transportation

490.9 481.7 480.1 474.9 473.8 464.9 464.6 459.9 -4.7

Pipeline transportation

50.3 47.6 47.7 47.8 50.2 47.7 47.7 47.7 0.0

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

24.4 30.3 24.6 24.7 29.5 29.7 29.6 30.5 0.9

Support activities for transportation

658.1 657.5 656.5 659.0 654.5 653.6 654.1 657.9 3.8

Couriers and messengers

792.3 610.6 688.2 821.2 623.7 635.8 642.3 654.0 11.7

Warehousing and storage

864.3 887.0 901.3 897.8 840.7 874.9 877.5 879.1 1.6

Utilities

563.1 564.4 564.8 565.0 563.7 565.5 565.3 565.5 0.2

Information

2,768 2,776 2,778 2,768 2,763 2,779 2,767 2,761 -6

Publishing industries, except Internet

727.0 726.0 727.0 727.9 724.0 724.6 724.9 724.4 -0.5

Motion picture and sound recording industries

401.5 425.3 429.0 415.5 406.2 430.4 424.8 417.7 -7.1

Broadcasting, except Internet

281.3 277.6 274.8 273.4 279.7 276.9 273.9 273.5 -0.4

Telecommunications

807.5 782.5 785.0 783.8 804.0 783.4 782.0 779.9 -2.1

Data processing, hosting and related services

300.0 300.7 297.9 301.8 298.9 300.1 297.6 299.2 1.6

Other information services

250.2 263.5 263.9 266.0 249.7 263.5 263.7 266.1 2.4

Financial activities

8,201 8,335 8,336 8,359 8,190 8,328 8,336 8,349 13

Finance and insurance

6,101.2 6,180.1 6,191.2 6,211.6 6,084.7 6,179.8 6,182.6 6,195.4 12.8

Monetary authorities - central bank

17.9 17.9 17.9 18.2 17.9 17.9 18.0 18.3 0.3

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,579.1 2,611.2 2,618.4 2,632.1 2,572.7 2,614.7 2,618.6 2,625.5 6.9

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,677.8 1,685.8 1,689.6 1,697.2 1,676.2 1,691.2 1,691.9 1,695.5 3.6

Commercial banking

1,265.0 1,263.3 1,265.8 1,272.0 1,264.0 1,267.7 1,267.8 1,269.4 1.6

Nondepository credit intermediation

602.0 613.9 616.0 620.3 599.1 612.6 614.5 617.4 2.9

Activities related to credit intermediation

299.3 311.5 312.8 314.6 297.4 310.9 312.1 312.7 0.6

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

922.9 930.9 930.1 932.6 920.7 928.8 929.7 931.2 1.5

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,581.3 2,620.1 2,624.8 2,628.7 2,573.4 2,618.4 2,616.3 2,620.4 4.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,099.5 2,154.5 2,144.6 2,147.4 2,104.8 2,148.4 2,152.9 2,153.3 0.4

Real estate

1,540.9 1,583.5 1,580.5 1,583.5 1,537.7 1,577.7 1,582.6 1,582.5 -0.1

Rental and leasing services

534.7 547.5 540.6 540.5 543.5 547.4 547.0 547.6 0.6

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.9 23.5 23.5 23.4 23.6 23.3 23.3 23.2 -0.1

Professional and business services

20,079 20,604 20,673 20,624 19,981 20,423 20,488 20,503 15

Professional and technical services

8,787.6 8,990.7 9,034.4 9,070.2 8,756.5 9,013.0 9,030.8 9,037.4 6.6

Legal services

1,130.0 1,128.2 1,127.7 1,131.9 1,124.2 1,126.1 1,125.6 1,127.6 2.0

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,000.8 972.9 1,015.8 1,038.2 1,004.1 1,037.0 1,053.7 1,040.5 -13.2

Architectural and engineering services

1,423.3 1,459.5 1,453.1 1,454.1 1,425.3 1,451.2 1,450.1 1,453.8 3.7

Specialized design services

141.9 146.0 144.1 145.6 139.6 144.0 142.8 143.4 0.6

Computer systems design and related services

1,953.8 2,033.3 2,038.4 2,031.7 1,950.8 2,022.9 2,026.0 2,030.1 4.1

Management and technical consulting services

1,314.4 1,382.3 1,384.2 1,390.9 1,299.7 1,371.0 1,372.5 1,378.0 5.5

Scientific research and development services

662.2 676.2 682.0 684.0 662.1 678.9 682.3 684.0 1.7

Advertising and related services

493.5 499.1 495.5 493.8 490.9 495.6 493.3 490.7 -2.6

Other professional and technical services

667.7 693.2 693.6 700.0 659.7 686.2 684.7 689.2 4.5

Management of companies and enterprises

2,251.1 2,277.6 2,282.1 2,295.4 2,246.8 2,280.3 2,282.6 2,288.3 5.7

Administrative and waste services

9,039.9 9,336.0 9,356.6 9,258.5 8,977.6 9,129.6 9,174.9 9,177.1 2.2

Administrative and support services

8,639.6 8,923.0 8,942.4 8,844.3 8,573.8 8,717.2 8,760.7 8,761.1 0.4

Office administrative services

482.0 500.9 503.7 503.9 482.3 500.1 502.3 504.0 1.7

Facilities support services

143.5 144.4 144.0 142.7 143.9 143.7 143.8 143.1 -0.7

Employment services(1)

3,744.3 3,766.9 3,813.8 3,809.5 3,619.5 3,637.9 3,670.3 3,659.2 -11.1

Temporary help services

3,057.3 3,077.3 3,113.8 3,106.2 2,944.1 2,958.9 2,982.7 2,967.2 -15.5

Business support services

921.9 937.6 947.5 947.3 897.3 924.5 925.5 926.1 0.6

Travel arrangement and reservation services

201.0 204.1 203.3 201.2 202.4 204.3 203.4 201.8 -1.6

Investigation and security services

887.6 906.8 910.3 907.3 882.6 898.0 899.6 900.9 1.3

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,948.9 2,130.2 2,094.7 2,010.6 2,029.7 2,081.9 2,088.2 2,098.8 10.6

Other support services

310.4 332.1 325.1 321.8 316.0 326.8 327.6 327.2 -0.4

Waste management and remediation services

400.3 413.0 414.2 414.2 403.8 412.4 414.2 416.0 1.8

Education and health services

22,559 23,051 23,144 23,105 22,378 22,858 22,901 22,971 70

Educational services

3,614.2 3,727.1 3,760.0 3,683.5 3,501.8 3,566.2 3,574.1 3,580.4 6.3

Health care and social assistance

18,945.0 19,324.0 19,383.9 19,421.3 18,876.0 19,292.2 19,326.8 19,390.1 63.3

Health care(3)

15,354.5 15,676.8 15,720.8 15,761.1 15,302.5 15,650.1 15,681.0 15,724.2 43.2

Ambulatory health care services

7,020.4 7,224.4 7,247.5 7,277.4 6,991.9 7,201.4 7,222.3 7,252.0 29.7

Offices of physicians

2,582.9 2,639.5 2,646.2 2,660.5 2,568.7 2,631.0 2,637.1 2,645.3 8.2

Offices of dentists

927.6 947.4 951.2 950.5 926.4 945.4 947.3 949.8 2.5

Offices of other health practitioners

829.7 876.9 880.9 884.8 827.3 874.3 879.7 884.1 4.4

Outpatient care centers

763.0 793.7 799.8 810.0 760.8 794.4 798.3 805.3 7.0

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

260.8 260.7 259.9 261.0 259.7 260.6 260.3 260.5 0.2

Home health care services

1,363.2 1,410.5 1,412.3 1,413.1 1,355.5 1,402.7 1,404.4 1,410.2 5.8

Other ambulatory health care services

293.2 295.7 297.2 297.5 293.5 292.9 295.2 296.9 1.7

Hospitals

5,009.3 5,121.2 5,137.7 5,143.1 4,998.5 5,117.5 5,127.3 5,138.0 10.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,324.8 3,331.2 3,335.6 3,340.6 3,312.1 3,331.2 3,331.4 3,334.2 2.8

Nursing care facilities

1,664.8 1,658.9 1,661.5 1,664.4 1,659.7 1,657.8 1,657.5 1,659.7 2.2

Residential mental health facilities

609.8 613.0 614.5 615.2 608.8 613.7 613.9 614.1 0.2

Community care facilities for the elderly

887.1 894.2 894.4 897.2 880.9 895.0 895.4 896.9 1.5

Other residential care facilities

163.1 165.1 165.2 163.8 162.7 164.7 164.7 163.5 -1.2

Social assistance

3,590.5 3,647.2 3,663.1 3,660.2 3,573.5 3,642.1 3,645.8 3,665.9 20.1

Individual and family services

2,198.6 2,241.9 2,252.8 2,254.5 2,193.2 2,247.4 2,250.6 2,271.7 21.1

Emergency and other relief services

157.0 159.1 159.3 162.8 155.7 159.6 160.0 161.0 1.0

Vocational rehabilitation services

334.7 333.7 332.7 333.1 335.7 334.5 333.3 332.3 -1.0

Child day care services

900.2 912.5 918.3 909.8 888.9 900.7 902.0 900.8 -1.2

Leisure and hospitality

15,000 15,520 15,338 15,279 15,342 15,576 15,613 15,637 24

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,029.7 2,188.5 2,091.5 2,048.2 2,195.5 2,233.5 2,245.1 2,235.2 -9.9

Performing arts and spectator sports

446.7 470.9 445.6 436.3 464.3 465.6 462.6 462.8 0.2

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

145.6 159.4 151.6 151.5 152.5 158.4 157.1 158.5 1.4

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,437.4 1,558.2 1,494.3 1,460.4 1,578.7 1,609.5 1,625.4 1,613.9 -11.5

Accommodation and food services

12,969.8 13,331.7 13,246.7 13,231.0 13,146.4 13,342.4 13,367.5 13,402.0 34.5

Accommodation

1,859.2 1,912.2 1,869.8 1,866.9 1,926.4 1,926.2 1,930.5 1,935.4 4.9

Food services and drinking places

11,110.6 11,419.5 11,376.9 11,364.1 11,220.0 11,416.2 11,437.0 11,466.6 29.6

Other services

5,641 5,712 5,713 5,696 5,660 5,716 5,725 5,717 -8

Repair and maintenance

1,283.3 1,285.0 1,281.6 1,271.3 1,290.9 1,284.4 1,284.9 1,281.1 -3.8

Personal and laundry services

1,417.4 1,446.7 1,445.7 1,452.5 1,417.2 1,446.6 1,447.9 1,451.6 3.7

Membership associations and organizations

2,940.6 2,980.0 2,985.3 2,972.0 2,952.3 2,984.7 2,991.9 2,984.2 -7.7

Government

22,406 22,569 22,698 22,565 22,040 22,205 22,211 22,223 12

Federal

2,785.0 2,793.0 2,794.0 2,824.0 2,768.0 2,801.0 2,799.0 2,804.0 5.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,163.2 2,183.6 2,182.0 2,186.4 2,164.3 2,186.0 2,185.4 2,185.0 -0.4

U.S. Postal Service

621.6 609.7 611.8 637.3 603.6 614.5 613.4 619.4 6.0

State government

5,231.0 5,273.0 5,293.0 5,223.0 5,108.0 5,113.0 5,114.0 5,110.0 -4.0

State government education

2,568.6 2,607.5 2,627.8 2,566.7 2,435.2 2,442.2 2,441.6 2,448.2 6.6

State government, excluding education

2,662.6 2,665.0 2,664.7 2,655.9 2,672.5 2,670.5 2,672.1 2,662.2 -9.9

Local government

14,390.0 14,503.0 14,611.0 14,518.0 14,164.0 14,291.0 14,298.0 14,309.0 11.0

Local government education

8,123.6 8,111.0 8,193.0 8,166.8 7,813.5 7,861.9 7,855.4 7,862.3 6.9

Local government, excluding education

6,265.9 6,392.3 6,417.7 6,351.6 6,350.3 6,429.0 6,442.8 6,447.1 4.3

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 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: January 06, 2017