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
Apr.
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018(p)
Apr.
2018(p)
Apr.
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018(p)
Apr.
2018(p)
Change from:
Mar.2018 - Apr.2018(p)

Total nonfarm

146,101 146,674 147,369 148,367 146,144 148,125 148,260 148,424 164

Total private

123,388 124,042 124,675 125,663 123,829 125,803 125,938 126,106 168

Goods-producing

19,825 20,037 20,173 20,396 19,998 20,490 20,510 20,559 49

Mining and logging

660 702 711 719 671 714 722 730 8

Logging

47.6 49.7 48.6 47.4 50.6 50.4 50.2 50.3 0.1

Mining

612.3 652.6 662.3 671.7 620.0 663.4 671.4 679.4 8.0

Oil and gas extraction

143.8 145.8 148.8 149.3 145.7 147.7 149.7 150.9 1.2

Mining, except oil and gas

184.8 180.3 182.0 185.2 185.5 186.5 186.6 186.4 -0.2

Coal mining

51.5 51.9 51.9 52.7 51.8 52.2 52.3 53.0 0.7

Metal ore mining

38.6 38.5 38.5 38.2 39.0 38.6 38.7 38.6 -0.1

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

94.7 89.9 91.6 94.3 94.6 95.6 95.5 94.8 -0.7

Support activities for mining

283.7 326.5 331.5 337.2 288.8 329.2 335.1 342.1 7.0

Construction

6,816 6,799 6,886 7,078 6,917 7,167 7,157 7,174 17

Construction of buildings

1,506.8 1,530.1 1,545.4 1,573.6 1,532.0 1,582.1 1,585.9 1,594.7 8.8

Residential building

734.3 752.5 757.9 775.2 747.0 780.0 781.3 785.0 3.7

Nonresidential building

772.5 777.6 787.5 798.4 785.0 802.1 804.6 809.7 5.1

Heavy and civil engineering construction

973.8 902.9 930.7 985.4 987.4 1,007.0 1,002.3 998.9 -3.4

Specialty trade contractors

4,335.2 4,365.8 4,410.3 4,518.8 4,397.2 4,578.0 4,569.1 4,580.2 11.1

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,900.9 1,920.0 1,939.8 1,989.5 1,928.2 2,021.8 2,011.9 2,015.7 3.8

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,434.3 2,445.8 2,470.5 2,529.3 2,469.0 2,556.2 2,557.2 2,564.5 7.3

Manufacturing

12,349 12,536 12,576 12,599 12,410 12,609 12,631 12,655 24

Durable goods

7,688 7,833 7,869 7,885 7,712 7,864 7,885 7,903 18

Wood products

395.2 398.5 401.6 402.3 397.4 403.1 404.0 403.3 -0.7

Nonmetallic mineral products

408.7 406.4 413.4 419.7 411.5 419.7 421.0 422.0 1.0

Primary metals

368.9 380.6 380.0 380.3 369.4 380.4 379.9 380.2 0.3

Fabricated metal products

1,415.3 1,462.9 1,472.5 1,477.2 1,418.7 1,466.8 1,475.2 1,479.1 3.9

Machinery

1,069.0 1,104.7 1,104.7 1,111.9 1,072.7 1,104.7 1,106.7 1,115.1 8.4

Computer and electronic products

1,035.2 1,053.9 1,059.2 1,058.7 1,038.9 1,057.5 1,061.0 1,061.9 0.9

Computer and peripheral equipment

156.2 167.0 168.9 169.1 157.1 168.0 169.2 169.7 0.5

Communications equipment

86.6 85.9 86.2 85.0 86.8 86.4 86.4 85.2 -1.2

Semiconductors and electronic components

360.0 365.8 367.5 368.5 361.1 367.1 368.3 369.6 1.3

Electronic instruments

398.5 402.8 404.4 404.5 399.7 403.6 404.8 405.7 0.9

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

33.9 32.4 32.2 31.6 34.2 32.5 32.3 31.9 -0.4

Electrical equipment and appliances

383.3 396.7 398.6 400.1 384.7 398.2 399.7 401.5 1.8

Transportation equipment(1)

1,628.4 1,645.9 1,654.1 1,649.6 1,630.8 1,647.2 1,649.6 1,651.4 1.8

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

955.0 960.8 966.9 960.4 955.6 961.0 961.5 960.6 -0.9

Furniture and related products

393.9 391.2 391.5 389.8 394.8 391.9 391.8 390.7 -1.1

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

590.1 592.4 593.5 595.6 592.8 594.9 596.1 597.5 1.4

Nondurable goods

4,661 4,703 4,707 4,714 4,698 4,745 4,746 4,752 6

Food manufacturing

1,575.3 1,608.5 1,606.8 1,605.5 1,599.9 1,626.7 1,630.2 1,630.7 0.5

Textile mills

111.8 111.5 111.2 111.3 112.0 111.3 111.3 111.5 0.2

Textile product mills

115.4 110.9 111.5 110.4 116.0 112.1 111.9 110.9 -1.0

Apparel

121.0 116.6 116.9 117.9 121.7 116.6 117.2 118.3 1.1

Paper and paper products

369.3 372.9 373.1 373.1 370.0 372.6 373.1 372.8 -0.3

Printing and related support activities

440.4 434.8 434.9 433.1 441.2 437.7 435.6 434.1 -1.5

Petroleum and coal products

113.3 112.8 111.4 113.9 114.8 116.7 114.7 115.4 0.7

Chemicals

819.0 823.8 823.2 825.8 820.2 826.9 824.5 827.3 2.8

Plastics and rubber products

712.6 722.7 724.5 725.7 712.9 724.9 725.2 726.7 1.5

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

282.9 288.9 293.4 297.6 289.6 299.7 302.5 304.5 2.0

Private service-providing

103,563 104,005 104,502 105,267 103,831 105,313 105,428 105,547 119

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,192 27,330 27,420 27,484 27,431 27,695 27,727 27,720 -7

Wholesale trade

5,874.8 5,915.7 5,941.3 5,939.0 5,887.3 5,952.2 5,962.5 5,952.7 -9.8

Durable goods

2,949.4 2,991.5 3,000.3 3,002.6 2,955.7 3,004.7 3,007.4 3,008.2 0.8

Nondurable goods

2,041.6 2,030.5 2,043.1 2,042.6 2,045.0 2,050.2 2,054.5 2,047.3 -7.2

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

883.8 893.7 897.9 893.8 886.6 897.3 900.6 897.2 -3.4

Retail trade

15,688.0 15,659.0 15,699.1 15,763.7 15,855.2 15,919.0 15,925.2 15,927.0 1.8

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

2,002.3 2,008.1 2,016.7 2,021.8 2,003.7 2,025.5 2,025.0 2,024.0 -1.0

Automobile dealers

1,290.7 1,301.1 1,302.8 1,302.3 1,293.7 1,307.1 1,305.8 1,305.3 -0.5

Other motor vehicle dealers

156.2 149.0 153.1 157.1 155.2 157.1 156.9 156.5 -0.4

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

555.4 558.0 560.8 562.4 554.7 561.2 562.4 562.2 -0.2

Furniture and home furnishings stores

469.6 479.8 477.7 474.9 476.0 480.3 482.2 481.3 -0.9

Electronics and appliance stores

502.8 494.6 494.9 492.7 512.0 497.0 498.3 499.1 0.8

Building material and garden supply stores

1,312.5 1,269.9 1,323.0 1,360.2 1,266.3 1,314.9 1,316.6 1,311.8 -4.8

Food and beverage stores

3,061.8 3,070.2 3,062.8 3,068.5 3,091.3 3,097.7 3,095.2 3,097.5 2.3

Health and personal care stores

1,060.5 1,051.5 1,055.3 1,050.2 1,067.4 1,056.0 1,059.4 1,057.7 -1.7

Gasoline stations

921.7 923.8 927.6 929.0 929.1 936.5 937.6 936.7 -0.9

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,339.8 1,325.0 1,321.6 1,316.6 1,389.1 1,372.1 1,368.0 1,362.7 -5.3

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

581.1 576.0 569.9 573.0 602.8 592.3 593.7 595.4 1.7

General merchandise stores

3,063.7 3,072.4 3,058.2 3,072.6 3,118.9 3,134.5 3,126.8 3,134.6 7.8

Department stores

1,138.9 1,146.9 1,130.8 1,131.0 1,173.7 1,176.4 1,168.9 1,167.8 -1.1

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

1,924.8 1,925.5 1,927.4 1,941.6 1,945.2 1,958.2 1,957.9 1,966.8 8.9

Miscellaneous store retailers

816.3 805.7 806.5 819.0 831.3 824.5 829.7 831.7 2.0

Nonstore retailers

555.9 582.0 584.9 585.2 567.3 587.7 592.7 594.5 1.8

Transportation and warehousing

5,074.9 5,204.1 5,226.8 5,227.8 5,132.6 5,269.3 5,285.0 5,285.4 0.4

Air transportation

488.7 497.9 499.1 501.1 489.2 502.6 501.4 502.0 0.6

Rail transportation

217.2 210.9 211.3 211.3 217.1 212.3 211.8 211.0 -0.8

Water transportation

64.2 61.6 62.3 64.2 64.8 64.4 64.3 64.8 0.5

Truck transportation

1,441.9 1,444.3 1,453.7 1,458.6 1,453.9 1,469.1 1,476.3 1,470.8 -5.5

Transit and ground passenger transportation

498.2 508.9 509.4 508.7 483.7 497.2 495.7 494.9 -0.8

Pipeline transportation

48.8 47.2 47.5 48.2 49.0 47.5 47.7 48.2 0.5

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

30.9 26.9 29.2 31.1 34.9 36.4 36.9 35.3 -1.6

Support activities for transportation

686.4 702.7 705.7 702.6 687.8 705.9 707.7 702.9 -4.8

Couriers and messengers

625.9 696.1 700.2 687.7 668.6 717.3 723.7 730.0 6.3

Warehousing and storage

972.7 1,007.6 1,008.4 1,014.3 983.6 1,016.6 1,019.5 1,025.5 6.0

Utilities

553.8 551.4 552.6 553.9 555.4 554.6 554.3 555.3 1.0

Information

2,793 2,753 2,755 2,768 2,798 2,759 2,765 2,772 7

Publishing industries, except Internet

722.4 712.7 712.7 710.7 725.1 714.7 714.6 713.4 -1.2

Motion picture and sound recording industries

432.1 397.8 400.8 417.8 428.8 399.8 406.7 413.4 6.7

Broadcasting, except Internet

266.2 261.8 263.7 265.0 266.4 262.8 263.2 264.9 1.7

Telecommunications

780.9 771.4 766.4 762.0 783.4 770.4 766.9 765.0 -1.9

Data processing, hosting and related services

313.7 324.4 326.6 326.7 314.7 325.5 327.6 327.6 0.0

Other information services

277.8 284.6 285.0 285.8 279.4 286.1 286.2 287.5 1.3

Financial activities

8,382 8,487 8,502 8,507 8,423 8,543 8,547 8,549 2

Finance and insurance

6,230.2 6,300.7 6,297.8 6,291.3 6,249.8 6,312.5 6,310.3 6,310.2 -0.1

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.9 18.9 18.9 18.9 19.0 18.9 19.0 19.0 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,635.9 2,658.4 2,655.0 2,655.3 2,642.7 2,663.8 2,660.6 2,661.9 1.3

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,709.4 1,714.2 1,716.6 1,718.0 1,711.8 1,717.3 1,718.1 1,720.3 2.2

Commercial banking

1,322.0 1,321.5 1,322.5 1,323.9 1,322.9 1,322.0 1,322.9 1,325.3 2.4

Nondepository credit intermediation

618.3 627.0 623.2 624.9 622.0 628.8 626.7 628.5 1.8

Activities related to credit intermediation

308.2 317.2 315.2 312.4 308.9 317.7 315.7 313.1 -2.6

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

929.9 956.8 957.4 959.5 935.3 960.2 961.9 964.3 2.4

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,645.5 2,666.6 2,666.5 2,657.6 2,652.8 2,669.6 2,668.8 2,665.0 -3.8

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,152.0 2,186.2 2,203.8 2,215.4 2,173.5 2,230.4 2,236.6 2,238.6 2.0

Real estate

1,579.4 1,594.9 1,605.7 1,611.8 1,590.2 1,618.4 1,623.0 1,623.6 0.6

Rental and leasing services

548.7 567.1 573.0 578.7 559.1 587.4 588.4 590.0 1.6

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.9 24.2 25.1 24.9 24.2 24.6 25.2 25.0 -0.2

Professional and business services

20,300 20,466 20,571 20,819 20,351 20,776 20,815 20,869 54

Professional and technical services

9,021.3 9,171.5 9,169.9 9,223.4 8,963.7 9,121.2 9,138.8 9,164.6 25.8

Legal services

1,129.9 1,128.7 1,130.4 1,132.2 1,133.8 1,135.5 1,135.5 1,136.3 0.8

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,081.5 1,087.3 1,087.8 1,080.6 988.7 975.5 985.7 988.8 3.1

Architectural and engineering services

1,418.0 1,444.0 1,443.4 1,456.7 1,428.0 1,465.3 1,461.6 1,466.8 5.2

Specialized design services

139.2 135.3 135.7 137.0 139.1 137.1 137.1 137.0 -0.1

Computer systems design and related services

2,025.8 2,079.1 2,066.9 2,086.6 2,032.4 2,078.3 2,084.6 2,091.3 6.7

Management and technical consulting services

1,383.2 1,421.9 1,418.8 1,429.9 1,391.1 1,436.1 1,435.1 1,438.0 2.9

Scientific research and development services

652.6 665.3 667.2 670.5 655.1 669.4 670.8 673.4 2.6

Advertising and related services

492.5 490.6 495.1 498.2 494.7 494.5 497.5 499.6 2.1

Other professional and technical services

698.6 719.3 724.6 731.7 700.8 729.5 730.8 733.4 2.6

Management of companies and enterprises

2,275.5 2,301.6 2,308.0 2,305.5 2,285.6 2,311.6 2,315.2 2,315.6 0.4

Administrative and waste services

9,003.5 8,992.9 9,093.5 9,290.1 9,101.3 9,343.3 9,361.4 9,389.0 27.6

Administrative and support services

8,596.2 8,579.4 8,676.5 8,868.0 8,689.9 8,922.0 8,938.1 8,963.7 25.6

Office administrative services

503.7 518.1 518.2 523.2 504.3 520.3 520.4 524.0 3.6

Facilities support services

149.6 154.4 156.0 155.3 149.5 155.5 155.6 155.4 -0.2

Employment services(1)

3,491.3 3,555.6 3,584.0 3,630.3 3,568.8 3,700.7 3,700.8 3,713.1 12.3

Temporary help services

2,844.6 2,889.9 2,913.8 2,953.8 2,912.9 3,018.6 3,016.5 3,026.8 10.3

Business support services

897.9 912.5 908.5 900.7 905.7 910.6 911.2 908.7 -2.5

Travel arrangement and reservation services

217.3 214.2 215.5 216.8 217.0 217.0 216.5 216.4 -0.1

Investigation and security services

909.7 924.2 927.8 933.1 913.7 933.5 934.3 936.5 2.2

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,106.7 1,972.8 2,030.8 2,169.5 2,110.9 2,151.8 2,162.2 2,170.8 8.6

Other support services

320.0 327.6 335.7 339.1 320.0 332.6 337.0 338.8 1.8

Waste management and remediation services

407.3 413.5 417.0 422.1 411.4 421.3 423.3 425.3 2.0

Education and health services

23,260 23,598 23,629 23,684 23,086 23,462 23,486 23,517 31

Educational services

3,831.5 3,869.2 3,867.7 3,875.8 3,649.3 3,703.3 3,695.8 3,696.9 1.1

Health care and social assistance

19,428.4 19,728.7 19,761.7 19,808.5 19,436.8 19,758.3 19,790.3 19,819.6 29.3

Health care(3)

15,628.0 15,885.1 15,898.3 15,930.8 15,659.1 15,919.0 15,940.1 15,964.5 24.4

Ambulatory health care services

7,239.6 7,401.2 7,412.0 7,441.5 7,251.6 7,420.5 7,436.6 7,453.5 16.9

Offices of physicians

2,566.9 2,615.9 2,620.4 2,628.6 2,573.1 2,621.6 2,627.2 2,634.3 7.1

Offices of dentists

928.3 934.3 935.8 938.2 930.4 936.2 940.0 940.8 0.8

Offices of other health practitioners

880.6 911.2 912.8 922.6 881.8 915.3 917.1 923.0 5.9

Outpatient care centers

887.7 919.3 923.2 923.9 888.3 920.1 923.1 924.7 1.6

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

267.8 276.0 276.9 276.0 267.8 276.2 276.9 276.2 -0.7

Home health care services

1,404.5 1,435.6 1,436.4 1,444.6 1,406.2 1,442.0 1,443.3 1,446.2 2.9

Other ambulatory health care services

303.8 308.9 306.5 307.6 304.0 309.2 308.9 308.3 -0.6

Hospitals

5,053.8 5,139.1 5,149.0 5,148.6 5,065.3 5,144.6 5,151.8 5,159.8 8.0

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,334.6 3,344.8 3,337.3 3,340.7 3,342.2 3,353.9 3,351.7 3,351.2 -0.5

Nursing care facilities

1,627.2 1,613.7 1,607.2 1,607.3 1,631.4 1,617.3 1,615.4 1,612.7 -2.7

Residential mental health facilities

627.5 633.1 630.2 632.2 627.7 634.5 631.3 632.8 1.5

Community care facilities for the elderly

912.9 927.8 928.8 929.5 915.3 930.9 932.4 933.5 1.1

Other residential care facilities

167.0 170.2 171.1 171.7 167.7 171.2 172.5 172.2 -0.3

Social assistance

3,800.4 3,843.6 3,863.4 3,877.7 3,777.7 3,839.3 3,850.2 3,855.1 4.9

Individual and family services

2,336.9 2,384.5 2,399.2 2,410.3 2,334.2 2,388.3 2,399.3 2,405.2 5.9

Emergency and other relief services

168.2 172.5 172.3 171.0 167.4 171.3 171.3 170.6 -0.7

Vocational rehabilitation services

343.0 343.2 343.6 343.6 344.7 346.6 346.4 345.1 -1.3

Child day care services

952.3 943.4 948.3 952.8 931.4 933.2 933.1 934.2 1.1

Leisure and hospitality

15,888 15,591 15,825 16,158 15,993 16,246 16,254 16,272 18

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,264.6 2,105.3 2,164.9 2,285.6 2,318.9 2,346.2 2,344.7 2,344.5 -0.2

Performing arts and spectator sports

503.0 450.0 466.6 508.2 486.8 494.3 491.2 493.1 1.9

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

160.7 156.7 161.8 169.2 164.4 172.2 172.2 173.1 0.9

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,600.9 1,498.6 1,536.5 1,608.2 1,667.7 1,679.7 1,681.3 1,678.3 -3.0

Accommodation and food services

13,622.9 13,485.9 13,659.8 13,872.8 13,673.6 13,900.2 13,909.0 13,927.9 18.9

Accommodation

1,955.5 1,926.9 1,955.3 1,982.6 2,001.5 2,018.2 2,023.3 2,027.4 4.1

Food services and drinking places

11,667.4 11,559.0 11,704.5 11,890.2 11,672.1 11,882.0 11,885.7 11,900.5 14.8

Other services

5,748 5,780 5,800 5,847 5,749 5,832 5,834 5,848 14

Repair and maintenance

1,309.0 1,306.4 1,313.5 1,321.4 1,303.8 1,312.5 1,314.3 1,316.5 2.2

Personal and laundry services

1,476.5 1,493.8 1,497.1 1,524.7 1,473.0 1,514.6 1,511.6 1,521.0 9.4

Membership associations and organizations

2,962.3 2,979.9 2,989.8 3,000.4 2,972.1 3,005.3 3,008.5 3,010.1 1.6

Government

22,713 22,632 22,694 22,704 22,315 22,322 22,322 22,318 -4

Federal

2,794.0 2,777.0 2,774.0 2,787.0 2,801.0 2,792.0 2,793.0 2,794.0 1.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,179.7 2,170.7 2,169.2 2,178.1 2,188.6 2,184.8 2,185.2 2,187.0 1.8

U.S. Postal Service

613.9 606.0 604.9 608.4 612.6 607.6 607.3 606.8 -0.5

State government

5,329.0 5,248.0 5,270.0 5,268.0 5,157.0 5,112.0 5,111.0 5,104.0 -7.0

State government education

2,645.1 2,593.8 2,609.6 2,607.1 2,473.8 2,448.2 2,448.3 2,443.6 -4.7

State government, excluding education

2,683.6 2,654.6 2,660.1 2,660.5 2,682.9 2,663.6 2,663.0 2,660.3 -2.7

Local government

14,590.0 14,607.0 14,650.0 14,649.0 14,357.0 14,418.0 14,418.0 14,420.0 2.0

Local government education

8,227.5 8,249.3 8,272.3 8,248.2 7,912.8 7,938.0 7,935.0 7,937.5 2.5

Local government, excluding education

6,362.7 6,358.1 6,377.5 6,400.7 6,443.8 6,479.8 6,483.0 6,482.4 -0.6

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 2017 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: May 04, 2018