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
Oct.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018(p)
Oct.
2018(p)
Oct.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018(p)
Oct.
2018(p)
Change from:
Sept.2018 - Oct.2018(p)

Total nonfarm

148,203 149,406 149,738 150,753 147,234 149,382 149,500 149,750 250

Total private

125,516 127,986 127,368 127,982 124,903 126,986 127,107 127,353 246

Goods-producing

20,391 21,115 21,024 21,064 20,168 20,750 20,792 20,859 67

Mining and logging

700 763 759 764 691 747 751 756 5

Logging

49.6 49.5 48.7 47.9 48.2 47.9 47.3 47.0 -0.3

Mining

650.5 713.3 710.0 716.5 643.2 698.8 703.5 708.6 5.1

Oil and gas extraction

146.3 155.5 152.6 153.4 145.8 152.8 152.4 153.2 0.8

Mining, except oil and gas

187.9 195.3 193.2 194.3 185.9 190.5 190.3 191.3 1.0

Coal mining

53.0 53.2 52.9 53.1 52.7 53.0 52.8 52.6 -0.2

Metal ore mining

38.5 39.6 39.0 39.0 38.7 39.1 38.9 39.1 0.2

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

96.4 102.5 101.3 102.2 94.5 98.4 98.6 99.6 1.0

Support activities for mining

316.3 362.5 364.2 368.8 311.5 355.5 360.8 364.1 3.3

Construction

7,182 7,529 7,474 7,500 6,988 7,268 7,288 7,318 30

Construction of buildings

1,576.4 1,656.5 1,639.5 1,644.2 1,543.5 1,615.8 1,615.6 1,617.3 1.7

Residential building

769.2 821.3 811.9 815.9 751.2 801.3 799.8 802.6 2.8

Nonresidential building

807.2 835.2 827.6 828.3 792.3 814.5 815.8 814.7 -1.1

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,046.1 1,092.6 1,093.3 1,099.6 984.1 1,023.2 1,029.0 1,036.1 7.1

Specialty trade contractors

4,559.4 4,779.4 4,741.4 4,756.6 4,460.0 4,628.8 4,643.6 4,664.9 21.3

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,997.7 2,103.5 2,077.0 2,085.7 1,961.2 2,033.0 2,039.5 2,053.3 13.8

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,561.7 2,675.9 2,664.4 2,670.9 2,498.8 2,595.8 2,604.1 2,611.6 7.5

Manufacturing

12,509 12,823 12,791 12,800 12,489 12,735 12,753 12,785 32

Durable goods

7,770 8,001 7,982 8,005 7,765 7,970 7,984 8,005 21

Wood products

398.4 409.1 407.6 409.0 398.1 406.3 407.3 407.8 0.5

Nonmetallic mineral products

416.9 426.2 425.6 428.8 410.9 419.1 422.5 424.3 1.8

Primary metals

374.3 382.2 381.7 381.7 374.4 382.1 382.2 381.9 -0.3

Fabricated metal products

1,443.7 1,500.3 1,495.2 1,494.8 1,443.0 1,494.4 1,495.5 1,495.4 -0.1

Machinery

1,082.5 1,132.7 1,127.6 1,131.7 1,083.8 1,129.1 1,130.7 1,135.5 4.8

Computer and electronic products

1,047.9 1,073.2 1,068.3 1,071.4 1,047.9 1,068.5 1,069.7 1,071.9 2.2

Computer and peripheral equipment

163.2 170.7 170.3 171.1 162.5 169.3 170.4 171.0 0.6

Communications equipment

86.8 85.1 85.1 85.5 87.0 85.1 85.2 85.6 0.4

Semiconductors and electronic components

363.4 371.7 369.1 368.7 363.7 370.0 369.7 369.1 -0.6

Electronic instruments

400.7 413.1 410.9 412.4 401.0 411.5 411.7 412.9 1.2

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

33.8 32.6 32.9 33.7 33.6 32.5 32.8 33.3 0.5

Electrical equipment and appliances

392.3 408.3 408.9 407.8 392.8 406.7 408.3 408.1 -0.2

Transportation equipment(1)

1,627.9 1,674.6 1,678.5 1,684.6 1,630.0 1,673.0 1,676.3 1,686.5 10.2

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

950.1 961.3 963.4 968.5 950.5 961.7 962.7 969.5 6.8

Furniture and related products

393.4 393.2 390.4 391.0 393.3 389.9 391.0 390.7 -0.3

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

592.2 601.0 598.2 604.4 590.9 600.5 600.5 603.3 2.8

Nondurable goods

4,739 4,822 4,809 4,795 4,724 4,765 4,769 4,780 11

Food manufacturing

1,623.7 1,675.1 1,669.2 1,658.7 1,613.4 1,637.4 1,642.1 1,648.9 6.8

Textile mills

112.5 112.6 111.9 111.0 112.5 112.3 111.6 111.0 -0.6

Textile product mills

113.0 112.0 111.3 110.9 112.4 110.9 110.8 110.4 -0.4

Apparel

117.3 112.9 111.3 110.9 116.3 113.2 110.9 110.8 -0.1

Paper and paper products

368.2 377.9 378.2 377.4 369.2 377.1 378.9 378.2 -0.7

Printing and related support activities

440.1 434.2 432.8 431.7 439.5 432.6 432.2 430.9 -1.3

Petroleum and coal products

118.5 120.8 119.9 118.9 116.0 116.9 116.6 116.2 -0.4

Chemicals

825.8 837.8 836.0 837.2 828.0 834.9 836.9 838.6 1.7

Plastics and rubber products

718.0 727.7 727.1 727.0 721.7 726.9 728.0 730.6 2.6

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

302.3 311.2 310.8 311.6 294.5 303.1 301.4 304.0 2.6

Private service-providing

105,125 106,871 106,344 106,918 104,735 106,236 106,315 106,494 179

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,604 27,797 27,715 27,910 27,553 27,836 27,828 27,865 37

Wholesale trade

5,933.2 6,028.7 6,011.2 6,028.6 5,923.3 6,004.8 6,008.1 6,017.2 9.1

Durable goods

2,977.4 3,045.9 3,035.8 3,041.5 2,978.5 3,033.5 3,035.9 3,042.6 6.7

Nondurable goods

2,059.7 2,062.3 2,054.8 2,065.0 2,049.3 2,055.3 2,052.5 2,053.9 1.4

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

896.1 920.5 920.6 922.1 895.5 916.0 919.7 920.7 1.0

Retail trade

15,869.5 15,927.6 15,770.8 15,893.7 15,859.8 15,926.4 15,894.0 15,896.4 2.4

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

2,019.3 2,047.9 2,043.3 2,046.4 2,017.3 2,036.6 2,037.0 2,042.5 5.5

Automobile dealers

1,304.2 1,315.0 1,315.8 1,316.4 1,301.7 1,311.1 1,312.2 1,313.1 0.9

Other motor vehicle dealers

154.3 163.1 158.6 157.1 155.6 156.3 157.2 158.3 1.1

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

560.8 569.8 568.9 572.9 559.9 569.2 567.6 571.1 3.5

Furniture and home furnishings stores

479.9 477.7 477.7 488.0 476.6 482.4 484.3 485.9 1.6

Electronics and appliance stores

499.4 490.7 486.8 490.0 500.4 494.8 491.8 490.9 -0.9

Building material and garden supply stores

1,268.2 1,305.3 1,278.8 1,277.2 1,288.9 1,306.3 1,303.8 1,304.1 0.3

Food and beverage stores

3,084.9 3,118.5 3,088.4 3,103.3 3,079.6 3,100.3 3,097.4 3,100.7 3.3

Health and personal care stores

1,057.3 1,048.7 1,047.0 1,058.6 1,058.1 1,057.3 1,057.9 1,060.0 2.1

Gasoline stations

934.0 950.5 944.1 939.9 932.0 938.5 940.6 938.4 -2.2

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,348.8 1,367.5 1,325.0 1,337.2 1,361.3 1,358.7 1,352.9 1,352.6 -0.3

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

605.2 557.5 554.9 557.4 606.0 571.0 566.5 560.4 -6.1

General merchandise stores

3,152.0 3,131.0 3,102.3 3,155.8 3,143.7 3,151.4 3,138.8 3,140.5 1.7

Department stores

1,183.2 1,161.9 1,144.1 1,169.8 1,185.2 1,178.8 1,170.0 1,168.5 -1.5

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

1,968.8 1,969.1 1,958.2 1,986.0 1,958.5 1,972.6 1,968.8 1,972.0 3.2

Miscellaneous store retailers

834.9 837.7 826.1 829.5 820.2 829.1 821.7 818.1 -3.6

Nonstore retailers

585.6 594.6 596.4 610.4 575.7 600.0 601.3 602.3 1.0

Transportation and warehousing

5,247.4 5,287.5 5,382.8 5,435.6 5,215.4 5,353.5 5,374.3 5,399.1 24.8

Air transportation

497.8 508.4 506.2 505.2 498.5 504.8 505.5 505.6 0.1

Rail transportation

213.2 215.6 215.6 215.6 212.7 214.4 215.3 215.0 -0.3

Water transportation

65.7 68.3 66.2 65.8 65.4 65.6 65.1 65.4 0.3

Truck transportation

1,472.8 1,505.9 1,508.1 1,509.0 1,455.6 1,484.0 1,489.8 1,492.2 2.4

Transit and ground passenger transportation

515.5 431.8 508.1 517.1 497.9 495.1 496.7 498.2 1.5

Pipeline transportation

47.6 46.9 46.9 47.0 47.7 46.9 46.8 47.0 0.2

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

37.5 45.6 40.6 36.5 36.5 35.3 34.7 35.3 0.6

Support activities for transportation

698.2 716.0 713.5 721.7 693.1 713.9 712.8 717.6 4.8

Couriers and messengers

684.5 715.2 729.3 746.8 704.2 751.8 757.0 764.6 7.6

Warehousing and storage

1,014.6 1,033.8 1,048.3 1,070.9 1,003.8 1,041.7 1,050.6 1,058.2 7.6

Utilities

553.4 553.2 549.7 551.6 554.2 551.2 551.3 552.5 1.2

Information

2,784 2,787 2,753 2,776 2,784 2,766 2,762 2,769 7

Publishing industries, except Internet

720.5 718.3 717.2 715.2 719.1 714.4 714.6 713.7 -0.9

Motion picture and sound recording industries

422.7 426.6 403.1 422.8 424.5 413.6 412.5 416.8 4.3

Broadcasting, except Internet

266.5 262.5 264.7 265.2 264.7 263.2 263.2 263.1 -0.1

Telecommunications

771.3 754.5 747.0 746.2 772.7 754.0 748.5 748.6 0.1

Data processing, hosting and related services

320.7 326.5 325.8 328.4 319.7 325.8 326.9 328.0 1.1

Other information services

282.6 298.6 294.8 298.5 283.3 295.4 296.0 298.6 2.6

Financial activities

8,499 8,654 8,606 8,616 8,494 8,587 8,602 8,609 7

Finance and insurance

6,287.0 6,353.7 6,326.1 6,331.9 6,287.6 6,331.0 6,334.0 6,332.4 -1.6

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.9 19.4 19.1 19.2 19.0 19.3 19.2 19.2 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,651.5 2,675.3 2,661.8 2,659.2 2,656.7 2,664.4 2,665.1 2,664.0 -1.1

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,710.3 1,725.1 1,712.3 1,711.9 1,717.4 1,718.3 1,718.6 1,718.3 -0.3

Commercial banking

1,318.6 1,323.9 1,313.3 1,311.2 1,323.8 1,319.0 1,318.7 1,316.3 -2.4

Nondepository credit intermediation

628.4 636.9 634.4 631.0 627.2 633.1 631.2 629.5 -1.7

Activities related to credit intermediation

312.8 313.3 315.1 316.3 312.1 312.9 315.3 316.1 0.8

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

948.8 978.0 969.5 968.9 945.6 968.9 970.0 967.3 -2.7

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,667.8 2,681.0 2,675.7 2,684.6 2,666.3 2,678.4 2,679.7 2,681.9 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,212.2 2,299.9 2,280.0 2,283.9 2,206.2 2,256.3 2,268.0 2,276.5 8.5

Real estate

1,610.5 1,658.0 1,644.1 1,651.4 1,605.2 1,634.4 1,641.2 1,645.5 4.3

Rental and leasing services

577.6 616.2 610.9 607.2 576.9 596.7 601.7 605.7 4.0

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

24.1 25.7 25.0 25.3 24.1 25.2 25.1 25.3 0.2

Professional and business services

20,815 21,217 21,185 21,352 20,630 21,065 21,111 21,146 35

Professional and technical services

9,045.0 9,272.1 9,206.2 9,301.3 9,061.1 9,273.3 9,287.9 9,307.6 19.7

Legal services

1,139.1 1,137.5 1,131.3 1,140.7 1,137.0 1,136.5 1,137.5 1,138.1 0.6

Accounting and bookkeeping services

938.9 960.0 950.3 963.3 998.0 1,013.1 1,011.9 1,014.1 2.2

Architectural and engineering services

1,455.1 1,507.2 1,488.6 1,500.5 1,447.7 1,486.7 1,485.4 1,492.3 6.9

Specialized design services

139.0 139.2 140.0 139.7 137.4 138.8 140.0 138.4 -1.6

Computer systems design and related services

2,068.3 2,126.1 2,109.5 2,138.1 2,058.4 2,116.2 2,120.9 2,126.6 5.7

Management and technical consulting services

1,427.9 1,467.4 1,463.6 1,484.0 1,413.5 1,460.7 1,465.9 1,469.8 3.9

Scientific research and development services

661.3 689.0 681.6 685.4 663.8 682.9 684.6 687.1 2.5

Advertising and related services

492.6 500.2 495.8 497.6 489.8 497.3 496.8 495.6 -1.2

Other professional and technical services

722.8 745.5 745.5 752.0 715.4 741.0 744.9 745.5 0.6

Management of companies and enterprises

2,299.4 2,344.0 2,331.9 2,336.4 2,302.6 2,333.8 2,336.9 2,339.1 2.2

Administrative and waste services

9,470.8 9,600.7 9,646.4 9,714.6 9,266.3 9,457.4 9,486.5 9,498.9 12.4

Administrative and support services

9,054.3 9,162.6 9,209.4 9,276.8 8,850.8 9,025.2 9,051.9 9,062.5 10.6

Office administrative services

517.7 528.0 526.8 527.4 517.5 527.3 527.1 527.0 -0.1

Facilities support services

156.0 158.4 159.0 159.4 154.9 157.5 157.6 158.1 0.5

Employment services(1)

3,788.6 3,764.6 3,825.4 3,882.0 3,663.2 3,735.7 3,749.9 3,749.4 -0.5

Temporary help services

3,106.3 3,066.1 3,123.6 3,178.0 2,992.0 3,047.3 3,054.9 3,058.2 3.3

Business support services

921.4 899.8 910.6 924.9 906.4 911.4 911.7 910.5 -1.2

Travel arrangement and reservation services

216.8 219.1 218.3 216.9 216.9 216.5 217.1 216.8 -0.3

Investigation and security services

930.5 948.2 955.6 957.7 922.6 945.2 947.5 950.2 2.7

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,190.6 2,304.6 2,270.4 2,261.6 2,141.4 2,193.9 2,199.5 2,208.6 9.1

Other support services

332.7 339.9 343.3 346.9 327.9 337.7 341.6 341.9 0.3

Waste management and remediation services

416.5 438.1 437.0 437.8 415.5 432.2 434.6 436.4 1.8

Education and health services

23,515 23,430 23,691 24,018 23,312 23,741 23,767 23,811 44

Educational services

3,852.9 3,453.8 3,711.5 3,917.7 3,686.6 3,764.9 3,755.8 3,753.3 -2.5

Health care and social assistance

19,662.3 19,976.3 19,979.9 20,099.9 19,625.7 19,975.9 20,010.8 20,057.5 46.7

Health care(3)

15,845.5 16,100.5 16,089.4 16,171.0 15,814.7 16,074.3 16,101.6 16,137.2 35.6

Ambulatory health care services

7,383.8 7,529.6 7,522.3 7,571.2 7,357.5 7,518.9 7,531.2 7,545.4 14.2

Offices of physicians

2,613.1 2,643.8 2,643.5 2,661.2 2,603.1 2,643.4 2,648.1 2,651.8 3.7

Offices of dentists

937.4 954.3 949.4 955.3 935.0 949.8 949.0 952.5 3.5

Offices of other health practitioners

897.5 936.8 931.3 945.1 895.7 933.9 936.8 942.9 6.1

Outpatient care centers

910.3 938.1 935.8 942.5 909.9 937.1 938.4 942.0 3.6

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

272.9 282.4 284.8 284.0 271.9 282.4 283.9 283.4 -0.5

Home health care services

1,438.9 1,468.2 1,469.8 1,478.7 1,432.1 1,465.9 1,468.6 1,470.5 1.9

Other ambulatory health care services

313.7 306.0 307.7 304.4 309.8 306.3 306.5 302.3 -4.2

Hospitals

5,114.2 5,194.7 5,203.3 5,221.9 5,109.2 5,191.7 5,203.1 5,216.1 13.0

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,347.5 3,376.2 3,363.8 3,377.9 3,348.0 3,363.7 3,367.3 3,375.7 8.4

Nursing care facilities

1,622.9 1,617.2 1,611.3 1,617.4 1,621.7 1,612.1 1,611.7 1,615.2 3.5

Residential mental health facilities

628.9 639.2 636.8 636.7 629.8 637.1 637.9 637.7 -0.2

Community care facilities for the elderly

926.8 946.1 942.5 949.3 927.8 942.2 944.2 948.5 4.3

Other residential care facilities

168.9 173.7 173.2 174.5 168.7 172.4 173.5 174.3 0.8

Social assistance

3,816.8 3,875.8 3,890.5 3,928.9 3,811.0 3,901.6 3,909.2 3,920.3 11.1

Individual and family services

2,360.4 2,441.7 2,433.6 2,456.5 2,363.1 2,441.2 2,449.1 2,457.9 8.8

Emergency and other relief services

168.2 175.5 174.9 175.1 169.0 174.9 175.3 175.9 0.6

Vocational rehabilitation services

343.1 351.8 346.0 349.0 343.6 347.3 347.3 349.5 2.2

Child day care services

945.1 906.8 936.0 948.3 935.3 938.2 937.5 937.0 -0.5

Leisure and hospitality

16,100 17,076 16,530 16,360 16,156 16,368 16,368 16,410 42

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,299.4 2,650.9 2,412.1 2,334.1 2,347.7 2,349.1 2,363.3 2,372.3 9.0

Performing arts and spectator sports

504.8 514.1 511.1 511.1 499.0 485.2 498.6 501.9 3.3

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

168.7 186.6 176.8 176.2 168.0 173.8 174.5 175.5 1.0

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,625.9 1,950.2 1,724.2 1,646.8 1,680.7 1,690.1 1,690.2 1,694.9 4.7

Accommodation and food services

13,800.5 14,425.3 14,117.4 14,026.1 13,808.4 14,018.7 14,005.1 14,038.1 33.0

Accommodation

1,997.9 2,182.8 2,079.1 2,023.0 2,010.4 2,040.3 2,036.7 2,036.2 -0.5

Food services and drinking places

11,802.6 12,242.5 12,038.3 12,003.1 11,798.0 11,978.4 11,968.4 12,001.9 33.5

Other services

5,808 5,910 5,864 5,886 5,806 5,873 5,877 5,884 7

Repair and maintenance

1,312.2 1,323.3 1,324.5 1,328.7 1,311.3 1,323.3 1,324.6 1,327.5 2.9

Personal and laundry services

1,502.2 1,536.3 1,533.6 1,543.1 1,499.7 1,530.1 1,534.7 1,539.5 4.8

Membership associations and organizations

2,993.8 3,050.0 3,005.7 3,014.5 2,995.3 3,019.8 3,017.4 3,017.1 -0.3

Government

22,687 21,420 22,370 22,771 22,331 22,396 22,393 22,397 4

Federal

2,802.0 2,806.0 2,801.0 2,799.0 2,807.0 2,797.0 2,798.0 2,799.0 1.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,187.7 2,202.3 2,196.4 2,194.8 2,190.3 2,191.0 2,191.9 2,194.5 2.6

U.S. Postal Service

614.5 603.6 604.3 603.7 616.9 606.3 605.7 604.9 -0.8

State government

5,279.0 4,863.0 5,194.0 5,297.0 5,135.0 5,137.0 5,138.0 5,139.0 1.0

State government education

2,616.1 2,180.8 2,527.6 2,641.1 2,462.7 2,472.3 2,473.6 2,474.9 1.3

State government, excluding education

2,662.7 2,682.5 2,666.5 2,656.0 2,671.8 2,664.4 2,664.8 2,663.7 -1.1

Local government

14,606.0 13,751.0 14,375.0 14,675.0 14,389.0 14,462.0 14,457.0 14,459.0 2.0

Local government education

8,190.6 7,079.3 7,895.2 8,226.5 7,936.7 7,974.0 7,968.9 7,968.7 -0.2

Local government, excluding education

6,415.6 6,671.3 6,479.6 6,448.7 6,452.0 6,488.3 6,488.3 6,490.1 1.8

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 2017 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: November 02, 2018