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
Feb.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019(p)
Feb.
2019(p)
Feb.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019(p)
Feb.
2019(p)
Change from:
Jan.2019 - Feb.2019(p)

Total nonfarm

146,665 151,203 148,306 149,133 148,097 150,275 150,586 150,606 20

Total private

123,968 128,363 125,945 126,363 125,697 127,790 128,098 128,123 25

Goods-producing

20,056 20,881 20,559 20,570 20,497 20,961 21,042 21,010 -32

Mining and logging

695 753 746 743 706 752 759 754 -5

Logging

49.8 47.7 46.5 45.2 50.3 47.2 47.7 45.8 -1.9

Mining

645.6 705.4 699.9 697.8 655.3 705.1 711.1 708.3 -2.8

Oil and gas extraction

139.6 148.3 148.7 148.9 141.2 148.3 149.8 150.6 0.8

Mining, except oil and gas

182.8 192.8 188.9 189.4 188.9 194.9 195.5 195.7 0.2

Coal mining

50.7 52.9 52.8 52.7 50.9 52.7 52.7 52.8 0.1

Metal ore mining

40.9 40.9 40.7 40.9 41.0 41.0 41.0 41.1 0.1

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

91.2 99.0 95.4 95.8 97.0 101.1 101.8 101.8 0.0

Support activities for mining

323.2 364.3 362.3 359.5 325.2 361.9 365.8 362.0 -3.8

Construction

6,840 7,313 7,072 7,062 7,199 7,400 7,453 7,422 -31

Construction of buildings

1,546.9 1,643.4 1,603.8 1,599.9 1,598.1 1,649.7 1,656.5 1,651.9 -4.6

Residential building

759.4 825.2 805.2 804.0 786.9 824.7 832.4 830.8 -1.6

Nonresidential building

787.5 818.2 798.6 795.9 811.2 825.0 824.1 821.1 -3.0

Heavy and civil engineering construction

930.0 1,033.2 971.2 970.9 1,032.2 1,075.4 1,086.0 1,072.8 -13.2

Specialty trade contractors

4,363.2 4,636.6 4,496.5 4,490.8 4,568.4 4,674.5 4,710.9 4,697.4 -13.5

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,918.1 2,026.9 1,970.6 1,963.5 2,005.4 2,046.7 2,061.5 2,052.2 -9.3

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,445.1 2,609.7 2,525.9 2,527.3 2,563.0 2,627.8 2,649.4 2,645.2 -4.2

Manufacturing

12,521 12,815 12,741 12,765 12,592 12,809 12,830 12,834 4

Durable goods

7,834 8,045 8,023 8,037 7,865 8,036 8,059 8,064 5

Wood products

399.1 406.1 404.0 406.9 404.8 406.2 409.5 411.7 2.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

401.7 415.6 408.7 405.8 413.4 417.6 420.7 417.4 -3.3

Primary metals

377.1 384.0 382.8 383.1 377.6 382.0 382.6 383.2 0.6

Fabricated metal products

1,444.7 1,483.3 1,480.8 1,478.1 1,449.4 1,481.2 1,484.9 1,482.0 -2.9

Machinery

1,102.2 1,137.1 1,137.7 1,142.8 1,102.5 1,137.0 1,139.8 1,143.0 3.2

Computer and electronic products

1,043.4 1,068.3 1,068.4 1,070.8 1,046.8 1,067.6 1,071.4 1,073.9 2.5

Computer and peripheral equipment

154.6 157.9 159.5 160.7 155.6 158.1 159.8 161.1 1.3

Communications equipment

85.9 86.6 85.0 85.1 86.3 86.4 85.4 85.6 0.2

Semiconductors and electronic components

365.8 372.4 373.3 375.2 366.7 372.3 375.0 376.0 1.0

Electronic instruments

403.5 416.8 417.5 416.9 404.3 416.5 417.9 417.8 -0.1

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

33.6 34.6 33.1 32.9 33.9 34.3 33.4 33.3 -0.1

Electrical equipment and appliances

391.4 405.5 403.8 402.7 392.9 404.9 405.0 404.6 -0.4

Transportation equipment(1)

1,679.6 1,735.3 1,733.3 1,739.3 1,679.9 1,731.6 1,735.0 1,738.5 3.5

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

992.6 1,008.4 1,003.1 1,006.4 991.9 1,005.1 1,004.7 1,006.0 1.3

Furniture and related products

393.9 395.3 393.3 395.4 394.7 395.2 395.5 395.8 0.3

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

600.7 614.4 610.6 612.1 603.1 613.1 614.2 614.2 0.0

Nondurable goods

4,687 4,770 4,718 4,728 4,727 4,773 4,771 4,770 -1

Food manufacturing

1,592.9 1,629.0 1,608.7 1,612.9 1,610.9 1,631.7 1,632.9 1,632.8 -0.1

Textile mills

112.5 113.0 111.8 112.0 112.5 112.6 112.1 112.1 0.0

Textile product mills

115.4 116.5 114.1 113.4 116.3 116.1 114.7 114.3 -0.4

Apparel

115.1 108.9 108.6 107.0 114.8 108.4 109.5 106.9 -2.6

Paper and paper products

364.7 370.4 368.3 369.9 364.4 370.7 369.6 369.5 -0.1

Printing and related support activities

432.7 427.8 422.4 420.8 435.5 425.5 424.8 423.6 -1.2

Petroleum and coal products

112.2 114.6 112.0 112.3 117.1 116.7 116.5 117.1 0.6

Chemicals

828.4 850.6 845.7 852.9 831.4 849.4 849.8 855.7 5.9

Plastics and rubber products

725.6 738.3 731.8 735.4 727.5 737.7 736.6 737.0 0.4

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

287.1 301.0 294.5 290.9 296.4 304.5 304.2 300.9 -3.3

Private service-providing

103,912 107,482 105,386 105,793 105,200 106,829 107,056 107,113 57

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,198 28,512 27,705 27,475 27,560 27,788 27,842 27,844 2

Wholesale trade

5,791.3 5,913.6 5,867.6 5,888.1 5,827.3 5,901.3 5,911.3 5,922.2 10.9

Durable goods

3,119.4 3,195.2 3,178.8 3,192.5 3,131.8 3,189.8 3,197.2 3,204.9 7.7

Nondurable goods

2,131.6 2,165.9 2,137.2 2,142.4 2,151.7 2,160.5 2,160.1 2,161.6 1.5

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

540.3 552.5 551.6 553.2 543.8 551.0 554.0 555.7 1.7

Retail trade

15,577.0 16,309.2 15,750.5 15,571.7 15,833.1 15,821.0 15,834.7 15,828.6 -6.1

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,997.3 2,026.1 2,012.6 2,020.7 2,014.1 2,033.8 2,034.3 2,037.4 3.1

Automobile dealers

1,292.5 1,303.5 1,296.4 1,300.5 1,298.2 1,304.9 1,304.0 1,306.0 2.0

Other motor vehicle dealers

150.9 152.4 150.2 151.4 158.2 159.7 160.4 159.0 -1.4

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

553.9 570.2 566.0 568.8 557.8 569.2 570.0 572.3 2.3

Furniture and home furnishings stores

476.8 507.3 495.6 484.7 478.4 484.5 487.9 485.8 -2.1

Electronics and appliance stores

491.1 489.7 479.3 471.0 493.5 474.2 471.8 474.2 2.4

Building material and garden supply stores

1,268.8 1,264.2 1,237.2 1,261.1 1,313.2 1,301.0 1,301.9 1,305.1 3.2

Food and beverage stores

3,056.9 3,138.2 3,094.2 3,089.5 3,084.1 3,107.9 3,109.6 3,113.6 4.0

Health and personal care stores

1,054.6 1,090.0 1,068.0 1,040.5 1,058.8 1,062.3 1,059.7 1,048.0 -11.7

Gasoline stations

918.6 939.9 935.3 932.7 931.7 942.7 947.6 945.6 -2.0

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,324.7 1,477.9 1,358.1 1,305.1 1,369.9 1,348.2 1,352.1 1,352.1 0.0

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

579.1 596.5 568.1 549.3 594.3 542.8 558.9 559.2 0.3

General merchandise stores

3,037.8 3,319.0 3,112.6 3,027.3 3,099.0 3,105.1 3,095.0 3,091.9 -3.1

Department stores

1,123.5 1,280.9 1,167.1 1,103.8 1,151.9 1,142.6 1,142.2 1,133.2 -9.0

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

1,914.3 2,038.1 1,945.5 1,923.5 1,947.2 1,962.5 1,952.7 1,958.7 6.0

Miscellaneous store retailers

809.6 857.9 815.9 817.8 828.4 842.3 838.7 837.4 -1.3

Nonstore retailers

561.7 602.5 573.6 572.0 567.7 576.2 577.2 578.3 1.1

Transportation and warehousing

5,276.6 5,733.7 5,533.1 5,462.4 5,343.1 5,511.0 5,540.6 5,537.6 -3.0

Air transportation

494.5 506.5 506.5 508.2 499.2 508.3 510.3 512.4 2.1

Rail transportation

211.0 215.0 213.2 213.2 212.7 215.4 215.4 215.0 -0.4

Water transportation

61.1 63.9 63.1 62.5 64.1 64.9 65.2 65.4 0.2

Truck transportation

1,453.2 1,511.7 1,489.6 1,492.4 1,478.4 1,511.6 1,516.7 1,517.6 0.9

Transit and ground passenger transportation

501.1 503.1 493.6 497.9 489.6 487.4 484.4 486.8 2.4

Pipeline transportation

48.7 47.8 47.6 46.9 49.0 47.7 47.7 47.2 -0.5

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

25.8 29.3 24.4 23.6 35.1 34.6 34.2 32.4 -1.8

Support activities for transportation

702.2 726.4 714.9 716.9 706.1 721.3 721.0 720.9 -0.1

Couriers and messengers

679.8 925.5 804.5 724.6 701.5 749.8 764.3 754.6 -9.7

Warehousing and storage

1,099.2 1,204.5 1,175.7 1,176.2 1,107.4 1,170.0 1,181.4 1,185.3 3.9

Utilities

553.1 555.4 554.0 552.5 556.0 554.6 555.7 555.4 -0.3

Information

2,807 2,839 2,769 2,805 2,812 2,827 2,815 2,815 0

Publishing industries, except Internet

728.8 735.5 730.7 732.4 731.0 732.8 733.7 734.7 1.0

Motion picture and sound recording industries

418.8 440.6 393.8 418.7 418.9 439.1 427.3 424.9 -2.4

Broadcasting, except Internet

268.5 271.9 270.1 270.5 269.5 270.4 271.1 271.2 0.1

Telecommunications

766.0 740.5 730.0 732.3 764.2 735.5 732.7 730.4 -2.3

Data processing, hosting and related services

327.6 329.1 326.3 331.3 328.7 329.5 329.7 332.1 2.4

Other information services

297.6 321.6 318.2 319.9 299.2 319.7 320.1 321.7 1.6

Financial activities

8,476 8,622 8,567 8,576 8,528 8,615 8,624 8,630 6

Finance and insurance

6,287.6 6,339.6 6,310.8 6,321.9 6,298.0 6,328.1 6,328.4 6,332.7 4.3

Monetary authorities - central bank

19.3 19.6 19.6 19.6 19.4 19.6 19.6 19.7 0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,643.0 2,641.2 2,631.5 2,631.8 2,647.2 2,638.5 2,637.7 2,636.5 -1.2

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,711.3 1,712.1 1,712.4 1,714.1 1,714.1 1,714.5 1,715.7 1,716.8 1.1

Commercial banking

1,321.5 1,313.4 1,313.9 1,314.6 1,322.0 1,315.5 1,316.0 1,315.2 -0.8

Nondepository credit intermediation

620.5 620.6 611.5 609.6 621.6 616.6 613.8 611.6 -2.2

Activities related to credit intermediation

311.2 308.5 307.6 308.1 311.5 307.3 308.2 308.1 -0.1

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

947.4 970.1 959.6 962.4 950.6 966.9 965.2 965.9 0.7

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,677.9 2,708.7 2,700.1 2,708.1 2,680.8 2,703.1 2,705.9 2,710.6 4.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,188.6 2,282.8 2,256.4 2,254.1 2,229.6 2,286.9 2,295.5 2,296.8 1.3

Real estate

1,620.2 1,687.3 1,666.9 1,668.2 1,641.0 1,682.8 1,687.4 1,689.7 2.3

Rental and leasing services

545.8 572.1 566.9 563.3 565.6 580.8 584.9 584.0 -0.9

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

22.6 23.4 22.6 22.6 23.0 23.3 23.2 23.1 -0.1

Professional and business services

20,462 21,345 20,853 20,989 20,774 21,254 21,269 21,311 42

Professional and technical services

9,232.8 9,463.6 9,431.1 9,519.5 9,186.0 9,434.9 9,451.9 9,473.9 22.0

Legal services

1,132.1 1,146.6 1,134.1 1,135.3 1,139.4 1,139.9 1,142.1 1,142.7 0.6

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,100.3 1,030.8 1,088.2 1,143.4 992.5 1,034.3 1,032.4 1,036.5 4.1

Architectural and engineering services

1,442.3 1,494.5 1,476.9 1,484.4 1,462.1 1,495.3 1,498.7 1,504.5 5.8

Specialized design services

140.1 148.6 145.6 147.7 142.0 146.3 147.8 149.4 1.6

Computer systems design and related services

2,088.8 2,164.1 2,160.3 2,168.2 2,088.2 2,162.2 2,164.4 2,167.7 3.3

Management and technical consulting services

1,450.4 1,519.0 1,491.5 1,500.6 1,464.9 1,505.7 1,510.1 1,515.3 5.2

Scientific research and development services

675.9 710.5 708.5 711.3 680.0 710.3 712.8 715.7 2.9

Advertising and related services

483.8 493.1 483.7 488.5 487.6 491.6 491.0 491.9 0.9

Other professional and technical services

719.1 756.4 742.3 740.1 729.3 749.5 752.5 750.3 -2.2

Management of companies and enterprises

2,330.9 2,398.4 2,389.4 2,389.0 2,343.2 2,395.3 2,398.3 2,402.1 3.8

Administrative and waste services

8,898.4 9,483.3 9,032.4 9,080.5 9,245.2 9,423.3 9,418.8 9,434.9 16.1

Administrative and support services

8,478.0 9,038.2 8,590.0 8,637.4 8,817.0 8,976.1 8,969.8 8,984.4 14.6

Office administrative services

509.1 519.3 520.2 518.7 511.0 518.6 522.1 521.1 -1.0

Facilities support services

151.5 155.0 154.8 155.9 152.3 155.3 156.1 156.7 0.6

Employment services(1)

3,505.9 3,860.8 3,555.1 3,585.1 3,647.5 3,731.2 3,723.6 3,729.0 5.4

Temporary help services

2,861.7 3,178.7 2,897.8 2,924.6 2,987.1 3,059.8 3,048.3 3,054.1 5.8

Business support services

900.8 921.2 901.1 896.3 899.2 897.5 897.8 895.3 -2.5

Travel arrangement and reservation services

216.3 213.9 213.8 213.5 219.0 216.5 218.5 216.6 -1.9

Investigation and security services

930.3 954.4 931.4 935.9 939.6 948.1 943.9 947.0 3.1

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,948.3 2,087.6 1,987.1 2,002.6 2,127.5 2,177.2 2,175.3 2,184.7 9.4

Other support services

315.8 326.0 326.5 329.4 321.0 331.6 332.5 333.7 1.2

Waste management and remediation services

420.4 445.1 442.4 443.1 428.2 447.2 449.0 450.5 1.5

Education and health services

23,620 24,092 23,801 24,112 23,481 23,912 23,976 23,980 4

Educational services

3,866.7 3,852.5 3,653.7 3,911.5 3,706.4 3,745.5 3,772.5 3,753.8 -18.7

Health care and social assistance

19,753.1 20,239.8 20,147.2 20,200.4 19,774.7 20,166.1 20,203.4 20,225.9 22.5

Health care(3)

15,851.7 16,248.1 16,175.5 16,212.1 15,883.6 16,184.7 16,223.9 16,244.7 20.8

Ambulatory health care services

7,401.8 7,649.2 7,611.4 7,640.1 7,419.8 7,614.6 7,641.0 7,656.5 15.5

Offices of physicians

2,598.4 2,664.8 2,645.1 2,651.2 2,603.4 2,647.8 2,652.9 2,656.0 3.1

Offices of dentists

941.7 975.5 972.8 975.6 943.4 971.5 974.4 977.0 2.6

Offices of other health practitioners

910.7 957.5 950.7 954.7 914.2 954.0 955.6 958.3 2.7

Outpatient care centers

919.8 956.9 955.7 962.2 920.9 953.9 957.9 962.8 4.9

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

273.3 283.6 286.3 286.4 274.0 282.4 287.1 286.7 -0.4

Home health care services

1,448.7 1,506.7 1,497.0 1,505.5 1,454.4 1,500.3 1,505.7 1,510.4 4.7

Other ambulatory health care services

309.2 304.2 303.8 304.5 309.5 304.7 307.5 305.4 -2.1

Hospitals

5,104.7 5,207.4 5,200.8 5,206.5 5,109.5 5,195.1 5,208.5 5,212.7 4.2

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,345.2 3,391.5 3,363.3 3,365.5 3,354.3 3,375.0 3,374.4 3,375.5 1.1

Nursing care facilities

1,609.2 1,617.5 1,602.3 1,602.3 1,613.5 1,609.2 1,605.6 1,606.2 0.6

Residential mental health facilities

640.7 649.2 643.1 644.1 641.8 647.2 645.5 645.7 0.2

Community care facilities for the elderly

931.2 955.8 949.7 949.3 933.9 949.7 953.5 953.0 -0.5

Other residential care facilities

164.1 169.0 168.2 169.8 165.0 168.9 169.8 170.5 0.7

Social assistance

3,901.4 3,991.7 3,971.7 3,988.3 3,891.1 3,981.4 3,979.5 3,981.2 1.7

Individual and family services

2,430.1 2,503.5 2,491.9 2,497.2 2,429.7 2,502.2 2,500.0 2,499.6 -0.4

Emergency and other relief services

173.3 179.2 176.0 177.2 171.9 177.2 175.7 176.2 0.5

Vocational rehabilitation services

328.3 329.7 324.3 325.4 331.5 330.1 329.2 328.7 -0.5

Child day care services

969.7 979.3 979.5 988.5 958.0 971.9 974.5 976.7 2.2

Leisure and hospitality

15,588 16,213 15,880 15,999 16,233 16,554 16,643 16,643 0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,131.4 2,264.2 2,195.8 2,226.2 2,371.8 2,444.6 2,474.3 2,470.8 -3.5

Performing arts and spectator sports

457.4 494.7 449.7 474.7 501.1 516.0 517.1 520.4 3.3

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

153.6 166.1 159.0 157.8 168.3 174.0 174.4 173.2 -1.2

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,520.4 1,603.4 1,587.1 1,593.7 1,702.4 1,754.6 1,782.8 1,777.2 -5.6

Accommodation and food services

13,456.5 13,949.0 13,684.3 13,773.1 13,861.6 14,109.5 14,168.4 14,172.1 3.7

Accommodation

1,925.2 1,967.8 1,941.0 1,955.1 2,016.0 2,036.0 2,043.6 2,045.7 2.1

Food services and drinking places

11,531.3 11,981.2 11,743.3 11,818.0 11,845.6 12,073.5 12,124.8 12,126.4 1.6

Other services

5,761 5,859 5,811 5,837 5,812 5,879 5,887 5,890 3

Repair and maintenance

1,313.2 1,331.0 1,324.8 1,331.2 1,318.5 1,337.0 1,339.3 1,337.9 -1.4

Personal and laundry services

1,477.7 1,524.6 1,498.2 1,509.4 1,497.2 1,524.2 1,522.4 1,529.5 7.1

Membership associations and organizations

2,970.3 3,003.6 2,987.8 2,996.7 2,996.1 3,018.2 3,025.4 3,022.7 -2.7

Government

22,697 22,840 22,361 22,770 22,400 22,485 22,488 22,483 -5

Federal

2,776.0 2,815.0 2,786.0 2,785.0 2,792.0 2,798.0 2,799.0 2,799.0 0.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,169.7 2,186.9 2,182.4 2,180.5 2,183.9 2,191.9 2,193.6 2,195.3 1.7

U.S. Postal Service

606.3 628.2 603.3 604.6 608.1 606.3 605.0 604.0 -1.0

State government

5,284.0 5,295.0 5,080.0 5,298.0 5,155.0 5,183.0 5,177.0 5,176.0 -1.0

State government education

2,619.6 2,611.8 2,396.8 2,610.3 2,475.6 2,486.7 2,480.0 2,473.8 -6.2

State government, excluding education

2,663.9 2,683.4 2,682.8 2,687.6 2,679.1 2,695.8 2,697.4 2,702.5 5.1

Local government

14,637.0 14,730.0 14,495.0 14,687.0 14,453.0 14,504.0 14,512.0 14,508.0 -4.0

Local government education

8,256.1 8,284.3 8,092.9 8,274.9 7,949.6 7,973.7 7,978.7 7,974.3 -4.4

Local government, excluding education

6,380.9 6,446.1 6,401.7 6,412.3 6,503.1 6,529.9 6,533.5 6,533.9 0.4

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: March 08, 2019