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
Sept.
2016
July
2017
Aug.
2017(p)
Sept.
2017(p)
Sept.
2016
July
2017
Aug.
2017(p)
Sept.
2017(p)
Change from:
Aug.2017 - Sept.2017(p)

Total nonfarm

145,084 146,288 146,540 146,880 144,882 146,523 146,692 146,659 -33

Total private

122,847 125,240 125,301 124,604 122,566 124,198 124,362 124,322 -40

Goods-producing

19,983 20,352 20,444 20,335 19,718 20,004 20,070 20,079 9

Mining and logging

668 723 729 729 661 713 719 721 2

Logging

52.2 51.2 50.9 50.6 50.7 49.6 49.0 49.2 0.2

Mining

615.9 671.8 677.6 678.1 610.2 663.7 669.9 672.2 2.3

Oil and gas extraction

177.5 179.9 179.5 181.1 177.7 178.4 178.7 181.0 2.3

Mining, except oil and gas

181.9 189.5 190.2 189.3 178.7 185.6 186.0 186.7 0.7

Coal mining

48.5 50.4 51.8 52.2 48.6 50.8 51.6 52.1 0.5

Metal ore mining

39.1 39.7 39.4 39.1 39.3 39.3 39.2 39.2 0.0

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

94.3 99.4 99.0 98.0 90.8 95.5 95.2 95.4 0.2

Support activities for mining

256.5 302.4 307.9 307.7 253.8 299.7 305.2 304.5 -0.7

Construction

6,943 7,143 7,171 7,116 6,727 6,884 6,903 6,911 8

Construction of buildings

1,528.3 1,567.6 1,571.6 1,562.1 1,494.3 1,522.5 1,526.9 1,527.8 0.9

Residential building

764.5 786.3 783.2 773.9 746.4 761.6 761.0 757.1 -3.9

Nonresidential building

763.8 781.3 788.4 788.2 747.9 760.9 765.9 770.7 4.8

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,002.5 1,032.5 1,039.9 1,033.6 941.1 972.3 974.1 972.5 -1.6

Specialty trade contractors

4,411.7 4,542.7 4,559.1 4,520.5 4,291.6 4,389.1 4,401.7 4,410.6 8.9

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,924.5 2,000.9 2,008.1 1,984.9 1,865.9 1,926.4 1,935.4 1,935.8 0.4

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,487.2 2,541.8 2,551.0 2,535.6 2,425.7 2,462.7 2,466.3 2,474.8 8.5

Manufacturing

12,372 12,486 12,544 12,490 12,330 12,407 12,448 12,447 -1

Durable goods

7,702 7,765 7,805 7,784 7,693 7,738 7,771 7,775 4

Wood products

392.9 397.9 399.5 394.5 391.3 394.0 394.3 392.8 -1.5

Nonmetallic mineral products

415.1 423.5 424.5 421.8 408.0 414.6 415.6 415.0 -0.6

Primary metals

375.2 385.0 385.3 383.3 375.4 384.4 384.2 382.4 -1.8

Fabricated metal products

1,417.2 1,449.6 1,449.0 1,449.3 1,418.6 1,443.4 1,446.3 1,450.1 3.8

Machinery

1,073.3 1,099.1 1,100.0 1,096.5 1,074.6 1,093.7 1,096.9 1,098.6 1.7

Computer and electronic products

1,042.5 1,044.3 1,046.5 1,043.8 1,043.1 1,038.9 1,041.1 1,044.1 3.0

Computer and peripheral equipment

163.5 162.7 166.0 166.5 163.8 161.6 164.7 166.4 1.7

Communications equipment

85.0 85.6 85.5 84.9 85.2 85.1 85.1 85.0 -0.1

Semiconductors and electronic components

363.6 363.2 362.3 361.3 364.1 361.4 360.1 361.8 1.7

Electronic instruments

395.0 398.9 398.9 397.4 394.6 397.0 397.4 397.4 0.0

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.4 33.9 33.8 33.7 35.5 33.9 33.8 33.6 -0.2

Electrical equipment and appliances

382.3 393.1 393.3 392.7 382.1 390.5 391.8 392.5 0.7

Transportation equipment(1)

1,624.1 1,584.5 1,621.5 1,621.9 1,621.3 1,595.3 1,619.0 1,617.8 -1.2

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

940.9 905.2 944.2 942.3 937.6 918.9 942.8 939.6 -3.2

Furniture and related products

388.3 393.9 393.4 391.3 387.8 391.7 390.8 391.6 0.8

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

590.8 593.9 592.1 589.3 591.2 591.2 590.5 590.0 -0.5

Nondurable goods

4,670 4,721 4,739 4,706 4,637 4,669 4,677 4,672 -5

Food manufacturing

1,585.5 1,625.0 1,644.3 1,631.4 1,564.1 1,596.5 1,603.1 1,607.3 4.2

Textile mills

112.3 109.0 109.4 110.6 112.9 109.4 109.8 110.8 1.0

Textile product mills

115.6 111.5 111.3 110.2 114.5 110.8 111.0 109.5 -1.5

Apparel

132.3 119.6 119.1 117.9 130.7 120.9 118.6 116.7 -1.9

Paper and paper products

368.8 370.2 370.0 367.2 368.8 368.2 368.2 367.6 -0.6

Printing and related support activities

444.2 439.3 439.2 434.8 444.1 438.1 438.7 435.1 -3.6

Petroleum and coal products

113.3 115.5 115.6 114.5 111.9 112.5 112.9 112.8 -0.1

Chemicals

810.8 825.7 822.7 816.2 811.5 819.6 819.3 817.3 -2.0

Plastics and rubber products

699.2 706.9 709.5 706.5 699.6 703.0 705.9 706.6 0.7

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

288.0 298.5 298.0 297.0 279.2 290.2 289.4 288.6 -0.8

Private service-providing

102,864 104,888 104,857 104,269 102,848 104,194 104,292 104,243 -49

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,186 27,372 27,346 27,277 27,322 27,377 27,379 27,405 26

Wholesale trade

5,878.3 5,956.1 5,950.5 5,933.1 5,877.5 5,924.3 5,926.1 5,932.8 6.7

Durable goods

2,930.6 2,973.8 2,971.6 2,964.6 2,930.7 2,957.3 2,957.8 2,965.8 8.0

Nondurable goods

2,052.0 2,069.1 2,067.3 2,061.7 2,051.1 2,057.5 2,059.1 2,059.2 0.1

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

895.7 913.2 911.6 906.8 895.7 909.5 909.2 907.8 -1.4

Retail trade

15,734.9 15,842.7 15,805.9 15,665.5 15,887.4 15,819.2 15,811.9 15,809.0 -2.9

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,995.7 2,031.8 2,031.2 2,019.4 1,988.6 2,014.3 2,014.6 2,012.9 -1.7

Automobile dealers

1,291.0 1,310.6 1,310.6 1,306.4 1,288.2 1,304.8 1,303.8 1,303.3 -0.5

Other motor vehicle dealers

153.5 166.2 164.0 155.1 150.7 155.7 155.9 152.7 -3.2

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

551.2 555.0 556.6 557.9 549.8 553.8 554.9 556.8 1.9

Furniture and home furnishings stores

472.3 477.3 478.4 477.5 477.1 482.7 483.4 484.0 0.6

Electronics and appliance stores

516.6 494.7 494.9 494.1 530.2 503.8 503.9 502.1 -1.8

Building material and garden supply stores

1,256.1 1,326.3 1,294.5 1,275.1 1,279.1 1,290.1 1,291.3 1,296.6 5.3

Food and beverage stores

3,093.2 3,105.0 3,093.8 3,060.8 3,096.2 3,075.8 3,074.3 3,067.4 -6.9

Health and personal care stores

1,045.4 1,046.3 1,042.6 1,039.1 1,051.8 1,050.2 1,047.8 1,048.0 0.2

Gasoline stations

938.1 950.9 953.7 947.0 932.4 938.9 939.0 940.5 1.5

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,317.6 1,321.3 1,321.3 1,283.2 1,351.8 1,328.5 1,323.6 1,321.1 -2.5

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

605.6 588.0 591.3 590.4 618.7 603.6 601.8 601.2 -0.6

General merchandise stores

3,126.9 3,099.1 3,103.0 3,079.9 3,188.6 3,131.9 3,133.2 3,130.7 -2.5

Department stores

1,272.3 1,256.7 1,256.1 1,239.5 1,314.8 1,279.0 1,277.3 1,275.1 -2.2

Other general merchandise stores

1,854.6 1,842.4 1,846.9 1,840.4 1,873.9 1,852.9 1,855.8 1,855.6 -0.2

Miscellaneous store retailers

832.0 841.1 840.2 834.3 833.2 832.0 830.9 834.4 3.5

Nonstore retailers

535.4 560.9 561.0 564.7 539.7 567.4 568.1 570.1 2.0

Transportation and warehousing

5,018.1 5,015.1 5,033.9 5,126.4 5,001.0 5,080.7 5,088.7 5,110.5 21.8

Air transportation

479.0 491.1 493.3 494.4 478.6 487.7 490.4 493.7 3.3

Rail transportation

214.1 207.2 207.2 207.2 213.2 207.0 206.7 206.3 -0.4

Water transportation

66.3 67.6 67.4 66.6 66.0 64.8 65.2 65.9 0.7

Truck transportation

1,469.3 1,491.0 1,490.7 1,485.8 1,454.4 1,473.0 1,471.3 1,471.2 -0.1

Transit and ground passenger transportation

483.0 415.5 413.9 495.0 472.6 475.6 473.1 482.5 9.4

Pipeline transportation

48.9 47.1 47.0 46.5 49.0 46.9 47.0 46.6 -0.4

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

42.2 48.5 47.3 42.7 35.1 36.3 35.9 35.9 0.0

Support activities for transportation

662.3 669.4 671.3 671.8 660.9 667.8 669.3 670.2 0.9

Couriers and messengers

624.8 630.3 642.0 654.3 645.2 669.6 673.6 677.2 3.6

Warehousing and storage

928.2 947.4 953.8 962.1 926.0 952.0 956.2 961.0 4.8

Utilities

555.1 558.2 555.4 551.8 555.9 553.0 552.7 552.7 0.0

Information

2,773 2,735 2,729 2,695 2,786 2,720 2,716 2,707 -9

Publishing industries, except Internet

731.4 723.8 721.6 717.0 730.7 720.4 718.8 716.8 -2.0

Motion picture and sound recording industries

415.5 410.1 408.0 385.2 425.0 401.7 399.2 394.6 -4.6

Broadcasting, except Internet

268.6 258.0 257.7 260.1 268.9 259.1 258.7 259.8 1.1

Telecommunications

794.0 761.5 759.6 755.1 797.4 761.0 759.9 758.0 -1.9

Data processing, hosting and related services

300.8 306.0 304.3 304.2 301.4 304.7 303.9 304.2 0.3

Other information services

262.5 275.8 277.7 273.2 262.4 273.4 275.6 273.2 -2.4

Financial activities

8,328 8,538 8,533 8,478 8,324 8,455 8,463 8,473 10

Finance and insurance

6,157.6 6,289.6 6,286.1 6,257.3 6,167.0 6,259.6 6,262.7 6,267.2 4.5

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.4 19.0 18.8 18.7 18.4 18.8 18.8 18.7 -0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,618.3 2,676.2 2,678.1 2,652.6 2,622.1 2,661.3 2,664.1 2,657.5 -6.6

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,698.6 1,729.2 1,725.9 1,711.5 1,702.9 1,719.7 1,718.4 1,716.9 -1.5

Commercial banking

1,306.0 1,324.3 1,322.3 1,310.3 1,308.7 1,317.5 1,316.6 1,313.5 -3.1

Nondepository credit intermediation

614.9 631.2 630.9 627.8 614.8 629.3 628.9 628.1 -0.8

Activities related to credit intermediation

304.8 315.8 321.3 313.3 304.4 312.3 316.8 312.5 -4.3

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

933.0 959.0 957.8 948.8 932.8 949.8 948.4 948.7 0.3

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,587.9 2,635.4 2,631.4 2,637.2 2,593.7 2,629.7 2,631.4 2,642.3 10.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,170.5 2,248.3 2,246.7 2,220.3 2,156.5 2,195.2 2,200.4 2,206.0 5.6

Real estate

1,576.8 1,627.9 1,628.6 1,609.8 1,572.3 1,600.4 1,604.1 1,606.2 2.1

Rental and leasing services

570.4 596.6 594.4 587.4 560.8 571.5 572.9 576.6 3.7

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.3 23.8 23.7 23.1 23.4 23.3 23.4 23.2 -0.2

Professional and business services

20,351 20,873 20,933 20,879 20,279 20,751 20,794 20,807 13

Professional and technical services

8,864.6 9,162.2 9,157.7 9,098.3 8,956.5 9,156.8 9,174.6 9,186.5 11.9

Legal services

1,117.7 1,137.2 1,130.2 1,125.0 1,121.3 1,127.0 1,127.7 1,128.6 0.9

Accounting and bookkeeping services

923.1 942.4 947.1 939.6 997.5 1,005.8 1,009.3 1,010.1 0.8

Architectural and engineering services

1,416.6 1,482.3 1,480.4 1,465.1 1,415.2 1,459.3 1,462.7 1,463.9 1.2

Specialized design services

140.4 143.3 139.0 138.4 142.2 142.2 139.2 140.0 0.8

Computer systems design and related services

2,004.8 2,068.4 2,071.1 2,058.9 2,012.6 2,057.8 2,062.7 2,066.9 4.2

Management and technical consulting services

1,396.0 1,456.5 1,457.5 1,451.4 1,398.4 1,448.4 1,451.1 1,453.0 1.9

Scientific research and development services

682.1 716.9 714.2 706.7 686.5 707.4 709.7 711.9 2.2

Advertising and related services

491.0 491.2 491.4 486.9 491.9 488.7 488.7 487.5 -1.2

Other professional and technical services

692.9 724.0 726.8 726.3 691.0 720.3 723.4 724.7 1.3

Management of companies and enterprises

2,248.7 2,299.6 2,294.5 2,278.0 2,246.5 2,280.8 2,282.0 2,277.8 -4.2

Administrative and waste services

9,238.0 9,411.0 9,481.1 9,502.3 9,076.1 9,313.3 9,337.4 9,342.6 5.2

Administrative and support services

8,828.2 8,989.8 9,059.5 9,083.7 8,669.7 8,901.1 8,922.8 8,926.9 4.1

Office administrative services

499.2 526.1 526.9 527.3 499.4 524.7 525.8 527.6 1.8

Facilities support services

142.1 144.4 145.5 146.0 141.9 144.6 145.3 145.3 0.0

Employment services(1)

3,674.3 3,676.2 3,742.4 3,804.9 3,587.3 3,706.5 3,714.3 3,718.7 4.4

Temporary help services

3,013.1 3,004.5 3,066.3 3,126.6 2,940.9 3,040.3 3,047.8 3,053.7 5.9

Business support services

917.2 899.9 906.1 911.4 922.5 914.4 915.9 916.3 0.4

Travel arrangement and reservation services

217.8 219.6 219.2 214.1 217.6 215.8 216.5 214.1 -2.4

Investigation and security services

907.9 914.4 922.1 924.8 900.9 916.8 918.7 918.6 -0.1

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,150.1 2,279.7 2,265.6 2,223.8 2,082.2 2,151.1 2,155.5 2,157.3 1.8

Other support services

319.6 329.5 331.7 331.4 318.0 327.3 330.9 329.2 -1.7

Waste management and remediation services

409.8 421.2 421.6 418.6 406.4 412.2 414.6 415.7 1.1

Education and health services

22,665 22,802 22,857 23,142 22,745 23,145 23,190 23,217 27

Educational services

3,542.7 3,317.6 3,334.2 3,632.3 3,587.1 3,632.1 3,656.0 3,669.9 13.9

Health care and social assistance

19,122.7 19,484.5 19,522.3 19,509.9 19,157.9 19,513.3 19,534.2 19,547.3 13.1

Health care(3)

15,490.9 15,796.0 15,816.7 15,809.6 15,499.8 15,773.4 15,795.0 15,817.5 22.5

Ambulatory health care services

7,122.0 7,325.0 7,339.8 7,348.8 7,134.8 7,323.0 7,334.0 7,358.7 24.7

Offices of physicians

2,538.7 2,599.6 2,600.8 2,606.9 2,542.7 2,597.2 2,600.5 2,609.3 8.8

Offices of dentists

926.8 943.9 945.4 941.7 930.6 942.9 942.8 945.8 3.0

Offices of other health practitioners

866.3 906.0 910.7 907.7 870.0 906.0 908.5 911.7 3.2

Outpatient care centers

866.1 911.2 913.9 914.7 867.4 910.3 913.6 916.4 2.8

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

262.4 258.4 260.6 260.6 264.2 258.0 260.3 261.0 0.7

Home health care services

1,371.9 1,410.7 1,413.6 1,419.0 1,371.1 1,413.4 1,414.6 1,417.6 3.0

Other ambulatory health care services

289.8 295.2 294.8 298.2 288.8 295.1 293.8 296.8 3.0

Hospitals

5,052.6 5,123.8 5,125.3 5,131.8 5,047.5 5,116.6 5,122.7 5,127.2 4.5

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,316.3 3,347.2 3,351.6 3,329.0 3,317.5 3,333.8 3,338.3 3,331.6 -6.7

Nursing care facilities

1,647.1 1,640.7 1,643.4 1,628.4 1,644.8 1,634.5 1,637.5 1,628.1 -9.4

Residential mental health facilities

614.0 624.9 623.5 621.7 614.1 622.2 621.8 622.2 0.4

Community care facilities for the elderly

891.0 911.1 913.1 910.0 894.2 908.9 909.4 912.5 3.1

Other residential care facilities

164.2 170.5 171.6 168.9 164.5 168.2 169.5 168.9 -0.6

Social assistance

3,631.8 3,688.5 3,705.6 3,700.3 3,658.1 3,739.9 3,739.2 3,729.8 -9.4

Individual and family services

2,232.8 2,313.2 2,306.2 2,287.3 2,249.6 2,310.8 2,306.6 2,305.1 -1.5

Emergency and other relief services

162.8 169.0 167.7 167.9 163.6 168.8 168.3 169.0 0.7

Vocational rehabilitation services

336.0 343.5 342.2 336.5 337.5 337.6 338.3 337.6 -0.7

Child day care services

900.2 862.8 889.5 908.6 907.3 922.7 926.0 918.1 -7.9

Leisure and hospitality

15,866 16,735 16,653 16,049 15,684 15,984 15,984 15,873 -111

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,297.1 2,636.5 2,565.2 2,318.3 2,235.2 2,274.7 2,269.5 2,263.6 -5.9

Performing arts and spectator sports

473.7 492.7 484.8 478.1 457.5 463.5 457.0 459.7 2.7

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

162.6 187.8 181.6 170.2 161.5 169.3 168.0 168.6 0.6

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,660.8 1,956.0 1,898.8 1,670.0 1,616.2 1,641.9 1,644.5 1,635.3 -9.2

Accommodation and food services

13,569.3 14,098.2 14,088.2 13,730.6 13,449.2 13,709.0 13,714.5 13,609.1 -105.4

Accommodation

1,990.2 2,114.6 2,095.6 1,992.6 1,950.2 1,957.8 1,954.7 1,954.0 -0.7

Food services and drinking places

11,579.1 11,983.6 11,992.6 11,738.0 11,499.0 11,751.2 11,759.8 11,655.1 -104.7

Other services

5,695 5,833 5,806 5,749 5,708 5,762 5,766 5,761 -5

Repair and maintenance

1,288.0 1,302.6 1,299.1 1,291.5 1,288.0 1,295.7 1,295.2 1,292.4 -2.8

Personal and laundry services

1,459.4 1,500.3 1,497.2 1,492.1 1,458.5 1,489.0 1,491.3 1,491.7 0.4

Membership associations and organizations

2,947.7 3,029.7 3,009.2 2,964.9 2,961.5 2,977.3 2,979.8 2,976.5 -3.3

Government

22,237 21,048 21,239 22,276 22,316 22,325 22,330 22,337 7

Federal

2,815.0 2,822.0 2,813.0 2,811.0 2,811.0 2,808.0 2,806.0 2,806.0 0.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,203.2 2,205.1 2,203.6 2,198.5 2,196.1 2,189.9 2,190.0 2,189.2 -0.8

U.S. Postal Service

611.3 617.1 609.6 612.2 614.5 617.9 615.9 616.3 0.4

State government

5,150.0 4,767.0 4,803.0 5,156.0 5,101.0 5,096.0 5,098.0 5,100.0 2.0

State government education

2,471.6 2,086.2 2,124.3 2,489.1 2,422.8 2,431.2 2,431.6 2,434.4 2.8

State government, excluding education

2,678.6 2,680.4 2,678.4 2,666.5 2,678.5 2,664.8 2,666.2 2,665.4 -0.8

Local government

14,272.0 13,459.0 13,623.0 14,309.0 14,404.0 14,421.0 14,426.0 14,431.0 5.0

Local government education

7,843.3 6,737.9 6,968.9 7,842.9 7,967.6 7,946.6 7,955.1 7,957.0 1.9

Local government, excluding education

6,429.0 6,721.1 6,654.3 6,466.2 6,436.0 6,473.9 6,471.0 6,474.2 3.2

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 2016 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: October 06, 2017