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.
2017
June
2018
July
2018(p)
Aug.
2018(p)
Aug.
2017
June
2018
July
2018(p)
Aug.
2018(p)
Change from:
July2018 - Aug.2018(p)

Total nonfarm

146,801 150,040 148,892 149,226 146,949 148,931 149,078 149,279 201

Total private

125,528 127,761 127,813 127,912 124,610 126,582 126,735 126,939 204

Goods-producing

20,481 20,986 21,049 21,083 20,115 20,660 20,696 20,722 26

Mining and logging

698 747 750 760 690 740 740 746 6

Logging

50.6 48.5 49.9 49.7 48.6 48.1 48.6 48.2 -0.4

Mining

647.1 698.2 700.3 710.3 641.5 692.3 691.3 697.3 6.0

Oil and gas extraction

146.2 154.5 154.7 154.3 145.0 152.7 152.6 151.9 -0.7

Mining, except oil and gas

190.1 193.4 193.6 194.7 185.7 189.3 189.5 189.9 0.4

Coal mining

52.7 53.2 52.9 53.2 52.5 53.1 53.1 53.1 0.0

Metal ore mining

39.1 39.5 39.8 39.6 38.8 39.1 39.2 39.1 -0.1

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

98.3 100.7 100.9 101.9 94.4 97.1 97.2 97.7 0.5

Support activities for mining

310.8 350.3 352.0 361.3 310.8 350.3 349.2 355.5 6.3

Construction

7,228 7,442 7,495 7,515 6,962 7,218 7,236 7,259 23

Construction of buildings

1,583.1 1,640.4 1,653.8 1,654.0 1,539.8 1,603.8 1,608.9 1,616.3 7.4

Residential building

768.2 814.4 820.2 819.4 748.9 795.4 797.5 801.7 4.2

Nonresidential building

814.9 826.0 833.6 834.6 790.9 808.4 811.4 814.6 3.2

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,062.4 1,072.7 1,084.6 1,086.8 991.4 1,015.0 1,016.5 1,016.3 -0.2

Specialty trade contractors

4,582.9 4,728.7 4,756.9 4,774.5 4,430.4 4,599.0 4,610.8 4,626.1 15.3

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,018.5 2,086.1 2,090.6 2,101.9 1,948.6 2,019.0 2,023.7 2,032.4 8.7

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,564.4 2,642.6 2,666.3 2,672.6 2,481.8 2,580.0 2,587.1 2,593.7 6.6

Manufacturing

12,555 12,797 12,804 12,808 12,463 12,702 12,720 12,717 -3

Durable goods

7,781 8,000 7,985 7,980 7,750 7,938 7,954 7,950 -4

Wood products

400.8 411.0 410.1 408.1 397.1 405.4 405.4 404.8 -0.6

Nonmetallic mineral products

419.9 427.5 426.6 426.7 411.3 419.2 418.8 418.5 -0.3

Primary metals

374.8 383.2 380.9 381.5 374.6 382.6 381.0 381.7 0.7

Fabricated metal products

1,436.1 1,499.3 1,498.7 1,498.4 1,434.4 1,488.8 1,491.5 1,495.6 4.1

Machinery

1,087.6 1,132.6 1,136.0 1,131.3 1,083.6 1,123.9 1,128.2 1,127.0 -1.2

Computer and electronic products

1,046.3 1,072.4 1,075.1 1,070.9 1,041.4 1,066.2 1,068.4 1,066.6 -1.8

Computer and peripheral equipment

161.2 170.6 170.6 169.7 159.9 169.5 169.2 168.2 -1.0

Communications equipment

87.4 86.5 86.0 84.0 87.0 85.6 85.4 84.1 -1.3

Semiconductors and electronic components

361.9 371.9 373.5 371.4 360.2 369.7 371.0 370.3 -0.7

Electronic instruments

401.6 410.8 412.7 413.1 400.2 409.0 410.6 411.8 1.2

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

34.2 32.6 32.3 32.7 34.1 32.3 32.2 32.3 0.1

Electrical equipment and appliances

391.0 406.7 408.7 408.5 389.9 404.0 405.8 406.8 1.0

Transportation equipment(1)

1,636.5 1,673.3 1,653.5 1,662.0 1,633.8 1,661.8 1,664.9 1,660.6 -4.3

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

956.3 967.2 942.0 951.4 954.5 960.0 956.5 951.6 -4.9

Furniture and related products

395.4 393.2 394.2 393.9 392.8 390.6 391.2 389.9 -1.3

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

592.1 600.3 601.4 599.1 590.7 595.9 598.5 598.1 -0.4

Nondurable goods

4,774 4,797 4,819 4,828 4,713 4,764 4,766 4,767 1

Food manufacturing

1,651.8 1,651.6 1,671.2 1,680.7 1,609.2 1,638.9 1,641.0 1,639.7 -1.3

Textile mills

111.7 111.7 111.7 112.5 112.0 111.8 111.9 112.5 0.6

Textile product mills

115.3 111.5 111.5 112.2 114.8 110.7 111.0 111.0 0.0

Apparel

118.0 114.9 113.6 114.0 118.1 114.8 114.9 114.5 -0.4

Paper and paper products

369.3 377.2 377.2 378.1 368.5 375.4 375.6 377.4 1.8

Printing and related support activities

442.6 435.4 435.0 434.2 442.2 433.8 433.5 432.7 -0.8

Petroleum and coal products

118.5 119.0 120.5 120.6 115.7 116.5 117.0 117.0 0.0

Chemicals

825.1 835.6 836.3 839.4 822.9 831.6 831.4 836.0 4.6

Plastics and rubber products

721.0 729.9 731.1 725.6 718.0 726.7 726.6 723.0 -3.6

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

300.4 309.8 311.2 310.5 292.0 303.5 303.0 302.8 -0.2

Private service-providing

105,047 106,775 106,764 106,829 104,495 105,922 106,039 106,217 178

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,449 27,803 27,773 27,767 27,490 27,765 27,783 27,820 37

Wholesale trade

5,932.5 6,004.2 6,011.2 6,026.5 5,908.2 5,973.9 5,984.7 6,007.1 22.4

Durable goods

2,980.5 3,032.7 3,034.2 3,044.0 2,966.3 3,017.9 3,021.0 3,034.6 13.6

Nondurable goods

2,052.4 2,061.0 2,061.8 2,064.6 2,045.4 2,048.7 2,052.6 2,058.9 6.3

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

899.6 910.5 915.2 917.9 896.5 907.3 911.1 913.6 2.5

Retail trade

15,843.9 15,936.9 15,947.6 15,900.1 15,851.5 15,915.3 15,919.4 15,913.5 -5.9

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

2,022.7 2,043.8 2,049.6 2,051.7 2,008.9 2,030.8 2,034.3 2,038.7 4.4

Automobile dealers

1,301.4 1,311.4 1,314.1 1,315.3 1,296.7 1,308.3 1,309.4 1,311.5 2.1

Other motor vehicle dealers

163.7 165.2 164.6 163.2 156.3 155.5 155.3 155.7 0.4

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

557.6 567.2 570.9 573.2 555.9 567.0 569.5 571.4 1.9

Furniture and home furnishings stores

470.4 477.8 477.1 476.1 475.1 482.3 481.5 479.5 -2.0

Electronics and appliance stores

494.2 488.8 491.3 491.6 503.3 498.4 498.4 497.0 -1.4

Building material and garden supply stores

1,277.9 1,376.7 1,346.3 1,305.6 1,275.2 1,311.5 1,311.2 1,309.0 -2.2

Food and beverage stores

3,104.1 3,117.5 3,123.7 3,119.9 3,084.2 3,089.3 3,098.8 3,102.3 3.5

Health and personal care stores

1,053.5 1,053.7 1,048.2 1,046.9 1,058.8 1,056.7 1,054.0 1,055.6 1.6

Gasoline stations

946.3 950.1 951.3 950.3 931.0 938.3 939.2 938.6 -0.6

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,363.4 1,355.4 1,377.8 1,367.6 1,368.4 1,372.2 1,379.2 1,358.4 -20.8

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

592.5 579.7 550.8 558.1 604.1 594.2 563.9 573.1 9.2

General merchandise stores

3,113.7 3,067.3 3,097.9 3,098.5 3,142.8 3,117.3 3,129.9 3,126.8 -3.1

Department stores

1,157.5 1,136.4 1,149.2 1,138.7 1,179.7 1,170.4 1,169.2 1,160.0 -9.2

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

1,956.2 1,930.9 1,948.7 1,959.8 1,963.0 1,946.9 1,960.7 1,966.8 6.1

Miscellaneous store retailers

837.9 836.4 840.6 838.5 826.1 828.3 830.1 832.8 2.7

Nonstore retailers

567.3 589.7 593.0 595.3 573.6 596.0 598.9 601.7 2.8

Transportation and warehousing

5,116.4 5,305.5 5,258.8 5,287.3 5,176.3 5,322.2 5,328.8 5,349.0 20.2

Air transportation

498.6 508.1 509.2 509.2 494.3 503.8 504.8 505.6 0.8

Rail transportation

214.6 214.4 214.4 214.4 213.8 213.2 213.6 213.3 -0.3

Water transportation

67.4 68.3 69.1 68.8 65.0 65.9 66.1 66.1 0.0

Truck transportation

1,470.5 1,489.3 1,493.5 1,506.5 1,452.5 1,476.0 1,477.4 1,483.1 5.7

Transit and ground passenger transportation

425.5 492.0 430.9 434.3 488.5 498.3 491.6 496.6 5.0

Pipeline transportation

48.0 47.4 47.3 46.9 48.0 47.3 47.2 46.9 -0.3

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

46.7 44.1 46.1 45.8 35.5 35.1 35.0 35.5 0.5

Support activities for transportation

695.2 711.5 711.9 715.1 692.7 710.4 711.1 713.7 2.6

Couriers and messengers

658.9 709.5 708.5 715.3 691.2 740.7 748.1 751.9 3.8

Warehousing and storage

991.0 1,020.9 1,027.9 1,031.0 994.8 1,031.5 1,033.9 1,036.3 2.4

Utilities

556.3 556.3 555.2 552.6 553.8 553.3 550.2 550.5 0.3

Information

2,805 2,785 2,785 2,782 2,792 2,769 2,768 2,762 -6

Publishing industries, except Internet

722.9 715.0 716.3 716.9 720.6 715.5 713.1 713.0 -0.1

Motion picture and sound recording industries

434.0 418.8 422.9 421.3 425.0 410.2 413.1 409.3 -3.8

Broadcasting, except Internet

262.0 263.3 260.9 262.5 263.5 263.2 262.5 262.9 0.4

Telecommunications

779.5 763.0 758.7 752.5 779.2 760.5 757.3 753.3 -4.0

Data processing, hosting and related services

318.8 330.7 328.7 330.0 318.4 328.3 327.7 328.4 0.7

Other information services

287.3 293.9 297.1 298.3 285.1 291.1 294.1 294.9 0.8

Financial activities

8,542 8,638 8,660 8,654 8,477 8,575 8,577 8,588 11

Finance and insurance

6,306.7 6,353.3 6,359.9 6,353.4 6,287.3 6,331.3 6,328.1 6,333.5 5.4

Monetary authorities - central bank

19.1 19.3 19.5 19.4 19.0 19.2 19.2 19.3 0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,672.2 2,681.7 2,683.2 2,679.6 2,662.9 2,670.1 2,667.7 2,669.0 1.3

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,723.4 1,731.1 1,731.3 1,726.6 1,716.3 1,722.9 1,720.2 1,719.1 -1.1

Commercial banking

1,330.4 1,331.2 1,330.2 1,325.8 1,325.8 1,326.7 1,322.6 1,320.4 -2.2

Nondepository credit intermediation

629.2 634.6 635.8 638.6 627.3 633.3 634.0 636.3 2.3

Activities related to credit intermediation

319.6 316.0 316.1 314.4 319.3 313.9 313.6 313.6 0.0

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

954.4 967.3 974.8 977.3 945.4 964.2 966.5 970.5 4.0

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,661.0 2,685.0 2,682.4 2,677.1 2,660.0 2,677.8 2,674.7 2,674.7 0.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,235.0 2,284.4 2,300.5 2,300.3 2,189.7 2,243.7 2,249.2 2,254.1 4.9

Real estate

1,620.4 1,646.5 1,658.2 1,657.5 1,596.6 1,627.7 1,631.3 1,632.2 0.9

Rental and leasing services

590.0 611.9 616.3 617.1 568.8 590.6 592.6 596.6 4.0

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

24.6 26.0 26.0 25.7 24.3 25.4 25.3 25.3 0.0

Professional and business services

20,679 21,129 21,139 21,215 20,543 20,972 21,009 21,062 53

Professional and technical services

9,020.8 9,220.6 9,264.6 9,272.1 9,034.4 9,229.7 9,247.8 9,275.4 27.6

Legal services

1,137.6 1,150.0 1,147.6 1,136.8 1,135.5 1,139.5 1,136.8 1,135.3 -1.5

Accounting and bookkeeping services

938.3 953.0 955.7 959.8 999.0 1,007.8 1,010.8 1,014.4 3.6

Architectural and engineering services

1,457.6 1,496.6 1,504.4 1,507.0 1,441.2 1,477.7 1,481.9 1,487.9 6.0

Specialized design services

136.6 139.3 137.5 139.3 136.7 138.4 136.7 138.9 2.2

Computer systems design and related services

2,058.9 2,101.4 2,125.8 2,126.5 2,049.1 2,103.3 2,110.9 2,114.8 3.9

Management and technical consulting services

1,414.9 1,451.4 1,458.1 1,462.5 1,407.9 1,448.2 1,450.8 1,457.2 6.4

Scientific research and development services

667.7 688.2 693.5 690.7 662.3 680.1 682.9 684.6 1.7

Advertising and related services

494.1 498.8 499.4 503.2 491.0 497.1 497.4 501.1 3.7

Other professional and technical services

715.1 741.9 742.6 746.3 711.8 737.6 739.5 741.3 1.8

Management of companies and enterprises

2,309.8 2,346.4 2,347.5 2,346.6 2,298.8 2,331.8 2,331.8 2,336.5 4.7

Administrative and waste services

9,348.4 9,561.9 9,526.7 9,596.5 9,210.0 9,410.5 9,429.1 9,450.0 20.9

Administrative and support services

8,929.4 9,125.8 9,087.9 9,159.7 8,797.8 8,981.6 8,999.3 9,019.5 20.2

Office administrative services

513.0 526.3 526.7 528.3 512.3 524.7 526.1 528.3 2.2

Facilities support services

153.8 156.0 156.1 157.5 153.8 155.6 156.3 156.5 0.2

Employment services(1)

3,651.1 3,733.3 3,693.5 3,758.6 3,625.8 3,711.7 3,723.5 3,728.3 4.8

Temporary help services

2,981.2 3,038.5 3,000.2 3,065.0 2,961.7 3,026.2 3,037.1 3,047.1 10.0

Business support services

897.5 894.3 894.9 902.1 906.9 908.9 910.4 913.6 3.2

Travel arrangement and reservation services

221.3 221.3 219.4 220.0 218.7 217.2 216.2 217.2 1.0

Investigation and security services

922.2 939.9 944.8 950.6 919.6 941.1 945.3 946.5 1.2

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,243.2 2,311.8 2,312.6 2,304.8 2,133.7 2,185.0 2,184.3 2,193.4 9.1

Other support services

327.3 342.9 339.9 337.8 326.9 337.3 337.3 335.6 -1.7

Waste management and remediation services

419.0 436.1 438.8 436.8 412.2 428.9 429.8 430.5 0.7

Education and health services

22,938 23,425 23,322 23,411 23,283 23,638 23,679 23,732 53

Educational services

3,364.9 3,519.1 3,423.0 3,443.0 3,703.5 3,747.6 3,753.1 3,765.0 11.9

Health care and social assistance

19,572.9 19,905.7 19,899.0 19,968.3 19,579.8 19,890.4 19,925.8 19,966.5 40.7

Health care(3)

15,793.2 16,031.0 16,058.3 16,100.1 15,770.2 16,016.6 16,038.1 16,071.3 33.2

Ambulatory health care services

7,330.7 7,491.7 7,502.6 7,531.7 7,323.8 7,488.2 7,501.5 7,522.6 21.1

Offices of physicians

2,597.0 2,634.9 2,641.6 2,644.3 2,595.5 2,636.9 2,638.8 2,643.7 4.9

Offices of dentists

934.6 950.3 947.5 955.0 932.0 946.7 947.1 950.2 3.1

Offices of other health practitioners

897.1 930.4 928.6 934.9 893.6 927.1 929.0 931.7 2.7

Outpatient care centers

903.1 930.1 935.2 935.6 902.8 930.5 933.9 935.5 1.6

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

270.1 281.5 282.9 283.8 270.1 281.4 282.4 283.4 1.0

Home health care services

1,422.9 1,456.2 1,459.3 1,472.6 1,424.5 1,456.9 1,462.4 1,470.3 7.9

Other ambulatory health care services

305.9 308.3 307.5 305.5 305.3 308.7 308.0 307.7 -0.3

Hospitals

5,096.9 5,174.0 5,187.6 5,194.9 5,094.7 5,175.0 5,181.1 5,189.3 8.2

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,365.6 3,365.3 3,368.1 3,373.5 3,351.7 3,353.4 3,355.5 3,359.4 3.9

Nursing care facilities

1,635.2 1,614.4 1,613.1 1,614.5 1,629.7 1,609.5 1,608.7 1,608.8 0.1

Residential mental health facilities

630.3 636.1 636.2 638.5 628.6 634.7 634.1 637.0 2.9

Community care facilities for the elderly

928.3 942.2 945.1 946.5 923.8 938.7 941.3 941.6 0.3

Other residential care facilities

171.8 172.6 173.7 174.0 169.7 170.5 171.5 172.1 0.6

Social assistance

3,779.7 3,874.7 3,840.7 3,868.2 3,809.6 3,873.8 3,887.7 3,895.2 7.5

Individual and family services

2,355.6 2,434.6 2,442.8 2,436.8 2,355.8 2,422.1 2,435.1 2,437.5 2.4

Emergency and other relief services

166.8 173.5 172.4 175.1 167.6 173.0 172.6 174.6 2.0

Vocational rehabilitation services

348.6 349.2 353.6 350.5 344.6 345.2 346.8 346.1 -0.7

Child day care services

908.7 917.4 871.9 905.8 941.6 933.5 933.1 936.9 3.8

Leisure and hospitality

16,809 17,040 17,149 17,082 16,121 16,325 16,357 16,374 17

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,635.9 2,658.5 2,717.6 2,652.1 2,339.3 2,344.8 2,346.2 2,343.2 -3.0

Performing arts and spectator sports

526.5 520.6 517.8 510.7 495.7 486.9 485.3 480.1 -5.2

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

180.9 191.5 193.0 187.8 167.2 173.4 173.9 174.2 0.3

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,928.5 1,946.4 2,006.8 1,953.6 1,676.4 1,684.5 1,687.0 1,688.9 1.9

Accommodation and food services

14,173.2 14,381.5 14,431.8 14,429.4 13,781.3 13,979.9 14,010.7 14,030.7 20.0

Accommodation

2,145.0 2,139.0 2,199.7 2,182.1 2,006.0 2,034.1 2,039.8 2,042.3 2.5

Food services and drinking places

12,028.2 12,242.5 12,232.1 12,247.3 11,775.3 11,945.8 11,970.9 11,988.4 17.5

Other services

5,825 5,955 5,936 5,918 5,789 5,878 5,866 5,879 13

Repair and maintenance

1,311.8 1,334.2 1,325.5 1,325.1 1,308.8 1,321.0 1,320.0 1,323.8 3.8

Personal and laundry services

1,495.2 1,549.1 1,533.5 1,540.3 1,490.0 1,530.9 1,523.2 1,531.9 8.7

Membership associations and organizations

3,018.1 3,072.1 3,077.0 3,052.9 2,990.3 3,026.2 3,022.7 3,023.3 0.6

Government

21,273 22,279 21,079 21,314 22,339 22,349 22,343 22,340 -3

Federal

2,811.0 2,811.0 2,811.0 2,806.0 2,803.0 2,795.0 2,796.0 2,796.0 0.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,201.6 2,207.0 2,205.8 2,202.2 2,189.1 2,189.3 2,189.9 2,190.0 0.1

U.S. Postal Service

609.4 603.8 605.0 603.5 613.7 605.4 606.3 606.4 0.1

State government

4,861.0 4,877.0 4,797.0 4,840.0 5,149.0 5,119.0 5,118.0 5,117.0 -1.0

State government education

2,171.2 2,189.5 2,113.5 2,159.8 2,471.7 2,453.0 2,452.9 2,455.3 2.4

State government, excluding education

2,689.6 2,687.8 2,683.7 2,680.4 2,677.0 2,666.0 2,665.4 2,662.1 -3.3

Local government

13,601.0 14,591.0 13,471.0 13,668.0 14,387.0 14,435.0 14,429.0 14,427.0 -2.0

Local government education

6,960.7 7,906.7 6,742.5 7,002.2 7,935.1 7,948.8 7,943.6 7,941.6 -2.0

Local government, excluding education

6,640.7 6,683.9 6,728.7 6,665.5 6,451.7 6,485.8 6,485.1 6,485.5 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 2017 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: September 07, 2018