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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
Aug.
2020
June
2021
July
2021(p)
Aug.
2021(p)
Aug.
2020
June
2021
July
2021(p)
Aug.
2021(p)
Change from:
July2021 - Aug.2021(p)

Total nonfarm

140,728 146,578 146,544 146,856 141,149 145,902 146,955 147,190 235

Total private

119,704 124,910 125,769 125,871 119,076 124,104 124,902 125,145 243

Goods-producing

20,188 20,629 20,742 20,782 19,880 20,377 20,441 20,481 40

Mining and logging

595 634 643 647 589 632 638 644 6

Logging

45.9 44.7 45.5 45.7 44.7 44.8 44.7 44.7 0.0

Mining

549.1 589.0 597.3 601.0 544.3 586.7 593.2 599.2 6.0

Oil and gas extraction

135.9 137.6 139.4 140.3 134.8 137.6 138.2 139.0 0.8

Mining, except oil and gas

179.8 183.4 186.3 186.8 176.5 181.8 182.2 183.4 1.2

Coal mining

40.8 41.5 41.4 42.6 40.5 42.1 41.5 42.5 1.0

Metal ore mining

42.1 42.7 43.0 42.7 41.9 42.6 42.7 42.5 -0.2

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

96.9 99.2 101.9 101.5 94.1 97.1 98.0 98.4 0.4

Support activities for mining

233.4 268.0 271.6 273.9 233.0 267.3 272.8 276.8 4.0

Construction

7,460 7,598 7,641 7,643 7,223 7,413 7,419 7,416 -3

Construction of buildings

1,652.7 1,716.1 1,732.7 1,723.3 1,613.9 1,688.0 1,691.0 1,688.3 -2.7

Residential building

834.4 884.4 897.4 894.2 819.7 873.4 880.6 880.7 0.1

Nonresidential building

818.3 831.7 835.3 829.1 794.2 814.6 810.4 807.6 -2.8

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,085.9 1,099.2 1,096.2 1,098.7 1,021.5 1,046.5 1,042.3 1,034.0 -8.3

Specialty trade contractors

4,721.5 4,783.0 4,812.4 4,820.8 4,587.5 4,678.1 4,685.2 4,693.3 8.1

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,132.2 2,209.0 2,215.0 2,221.1 2,086.1 2,160.6 2,161.1 2,178.4 17.3

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,589.3 2,574.0 2,597.4 2,599.7 2,501.4 2,517.5 2,524.1 2,514.9 -9.2

Manufacturing

12,133 12,397 12,458 12,492 12,068 12,332 12,384 12,421 37

Durable goods

7,524 7,710 7,728 7,762 7,500 7,663 7,704 7,735 31

Wood products

392.6 405.5 409.1 412.2 388.8 404.2 406.1 407.9 1.8

Nonmetallic mineral products

396.6 401.6 403.5 404.0 389.6 394.2 396.1 396.5 0.4

Primary metals

345.2 355.6 357.5 354.7 345.5 352.2 354.9 355.1 0.2

Fabricated metal products

1,373.4 1,416.9 1,419.7 1,419.1 1,370.8 1,406.1 1,411.7 1,418.3 6.6

Machinery

1,041.8 1,074.8 1,082.0 1,079.3 1,039.1 1,067.8 1,076.9 1,076.9 0.0

Computer and electronic products

1,072.2 1,089.9 1,091.2 1,092.1 1,068.8 1,086.0 1,086.6 1,088.0 1.4

Computer and peripheral equipment

162.9 165.7 165.8 166.9 162.3 165.3 165.8 165.9 0.1

Communications equipment

85.6 86.6 86.2 85.0 85.3 86.1 86.0 84.9 -1.1

Semiconductors and electronic components

370.2 374.7 374.7 375.2 368.5 372.3 372.0 373.1 1.1

Electronic instruments

419.5 428.4 429.8 430.0 419.3 428.0 428.3 429.6 1.3

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

34.0 34.5 34.7 35.0 33.4 34.3 34.5 34.5 0.0

Electrical equipment and appliances

372.1 382.0 384.9 381.5 370.6 381.5 383.0 379.9 -3.1

Transportation equipment(1)

1,586.4 1,592.5 1,587.3 1,626.7 1,585.4 1,584.9 1,598.9 1,624.4 25.5

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

889.3 888.7 886.2 925.8 890.6 888.7 899.2 923.3 24.1

Furniture and related products

350.2 361.0 362.4 361.4 349.9 361.3 361.2 361.0 -0.2

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

593.1 630.0 630.8 630.8 591.0 624.8 629.0 627.2 -1.8

Nondurable goods

4,609 4,687 4,730 4,730 4,568 4,669 4,680 4,686 6

Food manufacturing

1,638.0 1,635.1 1,662.7 1,659.3 1,616.0 1,633.5 1,637.1 1,638.7 1.6

Textile mills

93.2 98.0 98.2 97.9 93.0 97.5 97.6 97.3 -0.3

Textile product mills

102.7 106.5 107.3 107.1 102.4 106.9 106.4 106.7 0.3

Apparel

88.5 94.0 93.1 93.0 88.1 92.9 92.8 92.3 -0.5

Paper and paper products

354.2 352.9 353.3 354.2 352.9 352.3 351.9 352.7 0.8

Printing and related support activities

365.1 374.5 373.4 374.9 362.6 373.9 372.9 372.4 -0.5

Petroleum and coal products

105.9 102.3 103.1 103.0 103.5 100.2 100.1 100.4 0.3

Chemicals

842.8 859.3 863.1 860.6 842.4 856.0 859.0 860.4 1.4

Plastics and rubber products

710.0 729.3 732.4 736.7 707.4 726.3 728.6 731.7 3.1

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

308.4 335.0 343.2 343.0 300.0 329.4 333.2 333.1 -0.1

Private service-providing

99,516 104,281 105,027 105,089 99,196 103,727 104,461 104,664 203

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26,452 27,318 27,339 27,314 26,553 27,344 27,405 27,429 24

Wholesale trade

5,565.2 5,729.3 5,745.4 5,741.7 5,544.5 5,707.1 5,720.7 5,722.1 1.4

Durable goods

3,045.6 3,142.5 3,151.2 3,155.4 3,031.7 3,132.3 3,139.4 3,142.4 3.0

Nondurable goods

2,042.0 2,111.7 2,114.2 2,105.7 2,036.2 2,099.2 2,103.6 2,101.6 -2.0

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

477.6 475.1 480.0 480.6 476.6 475.6 477.7 478.1 0.4

Retail trade

14,965.5 15,339.3 15,350.5 15,286.1 14,995.8 15,361.4 15,353.4 15,324.9 -28.5

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,914.7 1,991.2 1,992.0 1,990.4 1,904.3 1,981.1 1,976.9 1,980.3 3.4

Automobile dealers

1,209.7 1,255.1 1,254.0 1,254.9 1,207.3 1,254.7 1,250.6 1,253.0 2.4

Other motor vehicle dealers

155.6 172.7 172.4 171.5 149.1 163.3 163.7 164.7 1.0

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

549.4 563.4 565.6 564.0 547.9 563.1 562.6 562.6 0.0

Furniture and home furnishings stores

405.1 444.3 442.5 442.5 410.8 448.6 448.1 448.2 0.1

Electronics and appliance stores

406.3 407.5 410.0 414.9 421.2 421.4 425.0 428.5 3.5

Building material and garden supply stores

1,391.6 1,463.5 1,407.2 1,371.1 1,378.2 1,399.7 1,369.6 1,356.6 -13.0

Food and beverage stores

3,131.2 3,119.4 3,121.2 3,091.4 3,114.4 3,102.4 3,099.7 3,076.5 -23.2

Health and personal care stores

935.3 1,000.4 1,000.2 997.6 943.0 1,003.5 1,003.7 1,003.9 0.2

Gasoline stations

938.5 959.0 968.0 968.1 924.9 947.1 956.0 952.6 -3.4

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

926.8 1,021.2 1,047.3 1,044.9 930.9 1,048.4 1,051.0 1,047.0 -4.0

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

446.2 479.8 485.7 488.3 457.4 492.0 495.9 500.2 4.3

General merchandise stores

3,125.1 3,011.6 3,014.0 3,011.8 3,168.1 3,079.5 3,077.5 3,072.5 -5.0

Department stores

951.4 962.0 965.6 968.4 981.1 1,003.0 1,004.1 1,001.8 -2.3

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

2,173.7 2,049.6 2,048.4 2,043.4 2,187.0 2,076.5 2,073.4 2,070.7 -2.7

Miscellaneous store retailers

761.1 830.9 842.5 840.8 754.4 818.4 825.4 830.7 5.3

Nonstore retailers

583.6 610.5 619.9 624.3 588.2 619.3 624.6 627.9 3.3

Transportation and warehousing

5,380.1 5,708.0 5,700.5 5,747.7 5,472.4 5,736.8 5,791.8 5,845.0 53.2

Air transportation

414.4 436.6 441.6 451.9 410.8 432.7 436.6 448.0 11.4

Rail transportation

145.4 143.8 143.8 143.8 145.1 144.5 143.8 143.3 -0.5

Water transportation

60.0 61.2 62.7 60.7 57.8 59.4 59.5 58.8 -0.7

Truck transportation

1,463.4 1,501.9 1,512.5 1,517.4 1,445.8 1,488.3 1,493.1 1,498.5 5.4

Transit and ground passenger transportation

273.2 381.0 337.2 328.6 337.6 385.8 401.2 393.4 -7.8

Pipeline transportation

50.6 49.2 49.3 49.2 50.6 49.1 49.2 49.1 -0.1

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

27.1 38.0 40.3 40.6 20.5 30.2 30.6 30.7 0.1

Support activities for transportation

681.5 711.1 718.2 723.4 680.3 711.0 717.0 722.2 5.2

Couriers and messengers

920.3 976.5 973.4 983.4 968.9 1,001.2 1,011.3 1,031.3 20.0

Warehousing and storage

1,344.2 1,408.7 1,421.5 1,448.7 1,355.0 1,434.6 1,449.5 1,469.7 20.2

Utilities

541.4 540.9 542.4 538.5 539.9 538.6 538.6 537.3 -1.3

Information

2,622 2,730 2,763 2,771 2,617 2,726 2,747 2,764 17

Publishing industries, except Internet

753.3 775.9 777.8 779.9 749.9 772.1 771.7 776.2 4.5

Motion picture and sound recording industries

238.2 299.9 320.4 315.6 233.2 294.4 312.6 309.0 -3.6

Broadcasting, except Internet

241.6 236.0 236.2 237.8 242.9 238.4 238.5 239.4 0.9

Telecommunications

683.0 673.0 677.5 674.9 685.3 676.6 677.1 677.3 0.2

Data processing, hosting and related services

350.0 370.3 369.8 377.7 351.9 370.7 368.3 380.2 11.9

Other information services

355.9 375.1 381.5 385.5 353.5 374.1 378.7 382.2 3.5

Financial activities

8,730 8,842 8,890 8,899 8,674 8,806 8,830 8,846 16

Finance and insurance

6,509.2 6,538.1 6,559.2 6,560.2 6,493.3 6,534.3 6,543.5 6,547.3 3.8

Monetary authorities - central bank

20.4 20.3 20.6 20.3 20.2 20.2 20.2 20.2 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,655.3 2,663.3 2,674.3 2,676.6 2,649.2 2,661.3 2,669.4 2,673.1 3.7

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,769.2 1,734.2 1,733.8 1,730.1 1,763.6 1,727.4 1,726.4 1,725.0 -1.4

Commercial banking

1,384.6 1,345.8 1,344.4 1,341.4 1,380.0 1,341.4 1,338.7 1,337.3 -1.4

Nondepository credit intermediation

582.2 611.0 616.1 621.0 579.8 613.0 617.8 620.8 3.0

Activities related to credit intermediation

303.9 318.1 324.4 325.5 305.9 320.9 325.2 327.3 2.1

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

974.8 992.3 1,004.9 1,006.3 965.8 991.0 995.3 996.2 0.9

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,858.7 2,862.2 2,859.4 2,857.0 2,858.1 2,861.8 2,858.6 2,857.8 -0.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,221.1 2,304.3 2,330.5 2,338.6 2,181.0 2,271.8 2,286.5 2,298.9 12.4

Real estate

1,703.9 1,762.6 1,776.6 1,785.6 1,680.1 1,747.0 1,752.8 1,763.4 10.6

Rental and leasing services

494.3 519.1 531.4 530.5 478.4 502.6 511.6 513.4 1.8

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

22.9 22.6 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.2 22.1 22.1 0.0

Professional and business services

20,060 20,918 21,062 21,175 19,915 20,848 20,927 21,001 74

Professional and technical services

9,341.9 9,772.7 9,880.5 9,915.2 9,341.8 9,791.0 9,837.8 9,896.3 58.5

Legal services

1,113.6 1,143.4 1,145.2 1,142.6 1,111.6 1,134.0 1,136.9 1,141.2 4.3

Accounting and bookkeeping services

935.8 1,002.4 1,011.9 1,013.3 993.6 1,055.0 1,063.5 1,067.9 4.4

Architectural and engineering services

1,517.2 1,575.1 1,593.2 1,599.1 1,499.4 1,556.5 1,560.8 1,579.5 18.7

Specialized design services

130.5 140.0 142.4 141.8 130.9 139.2 141.1 141.3 0.2

Computer systems design and related services

2,180.7 2,247.5 2,286.7 2,296.1 2,162.5 2,251.7 2,259.1 2,268.9 9.8

Management and technical consulting services

1,517.1 1,616.6 1,632.1 1,642.3 1,507.7 1,615.9 1,623.6 1,630.6 7.0

Scientific research and development services

768.3 822.7 833.5 837.0 762.6 817.2 824.9 832.3 7.4

Advertising and related services

435.8 445.9 448.1 449.8 433.4 444.6 445.6 447.3 1.7

Other professional and technical services

742.9 779.1 787.4 793.2 740.2 776.9 782.3 787.3 5.0

Management of companies and enterprises

2,327.0 2,344.6 2,346.1 2,343.6 2,315.1 2,329.9 2,328.6 2,332.2 3.6

Administrative and waste services

8,390.6 8,800.9 8,835.1 8,916.2 8,258.3 8,726.6 8,760.2 8,772.8 12.6

Administrative and support services

7,944.5 8,348.9 8,380.7 8,462.2 7,819.0 8,280.0 8,313.5 8,325.5 12.0

Office administrative services

522.9 554.2 557.9 566.9 520.7 551.5 557.0 563.3 6.3

Facilities support services

154.8 149.7 150.4 151.6 155.1 150.5 151.0 152.0 1.0

Employment services(1)

2,965.2 3,271.8 3,277.1 3,339.9 2,955.0 3,314.5 3,324.5 3,323.0 -1.5

Temporary help services

2,387.6 2,636.0 2,636.4 2,692.6 2,380.0 2,678.3 2,688.4 2,682.6 -5.8

Business support services

781.3 768.8 768.4 774.4 788.2 780.4 779.0 781.3 2.3

Travel arrangement and reservation services

153.8 155.5 160.1 161.1 152.0 152.8 158.0 159.2 1.2

Investigation and security services

891.9 900.0 896.7 901.8 889.0 899.9 898.3 898.8 0.5

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,184.2 2,241.9 2,259.9 2,251.7 2,067.4 2,128.1 2,131.6 2,132.2 0.6

Other support services

290.4 307.0 310.2 314.8 291.6 302.3 314.1 315.7 1.6

Waste management and remediation services

446.1 452.0 454.4 454.0 439.3 446.6 446.7 447.3 0.6

Education and health services

22,782 23,347 23,313 23,341 23,084 23,537 23,625 23,660 35

Educational services

3,171.1 3,333.1 3,289.9 3,309.8 3,460.9 3,535.8 3,579.9 3,620.1 40.2

Health care and social assistance

19,611.1 20,014.3 20,023.5 20,031.0 19,623.1 20,001.2 20,044.7 20,040.1 -4.6

Health care(3)

15,774.2 15,970.9 16,004.5 15,997.6 15,758.3 15,954.5 15,983.6 15,978.7 -4.9

Ambulatory health care services

7,513.7 7,810.2 7,838.2 7,836.9 7,509.7 7,802.0 7,831.0 7,829.8 -1.2

Offices of physicians

2,616.3 2,695.2 2,706.5 2,706.8 2,618.2 2,696.8 2,706.2 2,708.6 2.4

Offices of dentists

957.5 1,016.7 1,019.8 1,024.1 954.1 1,012.5 1,016.1 1,018.1 2.0

Offices of other health practitioners

911.9 976.4 989.7 993.1 909.3 974.1 987.4 989.9 2.5

Outpatient care centers

969.0 1,004.8 1,006.6 1,008.2 970.1 1,005.0 1,006.4 1,008.7 2.3

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

277.6 294.2 294.6 297.3 277.4 294.0 295.4 297.0 1.6

Home health care services

1,478.9 1,505.8 1,502.8 1,490.8 1,478.6 1,503.1 1,502.5 1,490.9 -11.6

Other ambulatory health care services

302.5 317.1 318.2 316.6 301.9 316.5 317.0 316.6 -0.4

Hospitals

5,112.8 5,139.6 5,150.1 5,151.8 5,113.9 5,138.1 5,149.5 5,152.7 3.2

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,147.7 3,021.1 3,016.2 3,008.9 3,134.7 3,014.4 3,003.1 2,996.2 -6.9

Nursing care facilities

1,464.6 1,372.8 1,375.0 1,369.2 1,459.2 1,371.1 1,371.1 1,364.0 -7.1

Residential mental health facilities

611.9 602.8 598.3 597.2 609.7 600.3 594.3 595.0 0.7

Community care facilities for the elderly

914.4 895.0 893.3 891.6 909.9 893.7 889.8 887.2 -2.6

Other residential care facilities

156.8 150.5 149.6 150.9 155.9 149.3 147.9 150.0 2.1

Social assistance

3,836.9 4,043.4 4,019.0 4,033.4 3,864.8 4,046.7 4,061.1 4,061.4 0.3

Individual and family services

2,560.2 2,658.8 2,674.9 2,676.5 2,559.3 2,650.5 2,669.1 2,675.1 6.0

Emergency and other relief services

181.2 184.3 183.2 182.6 182.4 183.9 183.8 184.2 0.4

Vocational rehabilitation services

280.4 286.5 287.0 284.7 277.5 282.3 282.5 282.3 -0.2

Child day care services

815.1 913.8 873.9 889.6 845.6 930.0 925.7 919.8 -5.9

Leisure and hospitality

13,445 15,397 15,872 15,798 12,963 14,801 15,216 15,216 0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,837.9 2,278.0 2,388.4 2,365.5 1,647.1 2,037.6 2,090.3 2,125.8 35.5

Performing arts and spectator sports

304.8 423.6 426.1 431.5 290.2 397.7 405.2 410.4 5.2

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

134.9 150.9 156.8 152.7 125.7 138.6 141.9 142.2 0.3

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,398.2 1,703.5 1,805.5 1,781.3 1,231.2 1,501.3 1,543.2 1,573.2 30.0

Accommodation and food services

11,606.8 13,118.6 13,483.1 13,432.8 11,315.7 12,762.9 13,125.5 13,090.6 -34.9

Accommodation

1,461.1 1,763.1 1,866.4 1,867.8 1,367.9 1,669.2 1,742.2 1,748.8 6.6

Food services and drinking places

10,145.7 11,355.5 11,616.7 11,565.0 9,947.8 11,093.7 11,383.3 11,341.8 -41.5

Other services

5,425 5,729 5,788 5,791 5,390 5,665 5,711 5,748 37

Repair and maintenance

1,289.8 1,357.2 1,371.6 1,377.5 1,287.2 1,351.3 1,360.6 1,369.3 8.7

Personal and laundry services

1,283.2 1,402.4 1,419.7 1,430.0 1,279.0 1,387.3 1,405.9 1,425.1 19.2

Membership associations and organizations

2,852.2 2,969.7 2,997.0 2,983.1 2,824.1 2,926.7 2,944.8 2,953.4 8.6

Government

21,024 21,668 20,775 20,985 22,073 21,798 22,053 22,045 -8

Federal

3,161 2,886 2,897 2,891 3,153 2,876 2,885 2,888 3

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,560.9 2,288.2 2,294.9 2,292.1 2,549.0 2,278.3 2,278.1 2,281.1 3.0

U.S. Postal Service

599.7 597.8 601.9 599.2 603.6 597.4 606.4 606.6 0.2

State government

4,784 4,808 4,747 4,782 5,060 5,074 5,085 5,060 -25

State government education

2,081.1 2,130.0 2,078.3 2,122.8 2,369.0 2,411.4 2,430.8 2,410.1 -20.7

State government, excluding education

2,703.1 2,678.1 2,668.5 2,658.7 2,691.0 2,663.0 2,654.4 2,649.5 -4.9

Local government

13,079 13,974 13,131 13,312 13,860 13,848 14,083 14,097 14

Local government education

6,717.0 7,525.6 6,625.3 6,848.3 7,672.0 7,590.8 7,815.7 7,810.0 -5.7

Local government, excluding education

6,361.8 6,448.1 6,505.9 6,463.4 6,187.9 6,256.8 6,267.6 6,287.2 19.6

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 2020 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: September 03, 2021