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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
Feb.
2019
Dec.
2019
Jan.
2020(p)
Feb.
2020(p)
Feb.
2019
Dec.
2019
Jan.
2020(p)
Feb.
2020(p)
Change from:
Jan.2020 - Feb.2020(p)

Total nonfarm

148,684 152,929 150,117 150,997 150,135 151,998 152,271 152,544 273

Total private

125,891 129,918 127,524 127,968 127,622 129,319 129,541 129,769 228

Goods-producing

20,554 21,037 20,704 20,763 20,994 21,136 21,163 21,224 61

Mining and logging

730 714 700 701 741 715 713 717 4

Logging

48.1 53.7 53.1 53.6 48.6 53.2 53.9 54.5 0.6

Mining

682.2 659.9 646.9 647.4 692.6 661.3 658.9 662.0 3.1

Oil and gas extraction

142.3 158.0 154.5 155.3 143.6 157.9 155.9 157.0 1.1

Mining, except oil and gas

187.2 187.2 184.4 183.2 193.3 189.3 190.1 189.4 -0.7

Coal mining

51.9 51.2 51.1 50.1 52.1 51.1 51.1 50.6 -0.5

Metal ore mining

41.9 40.6 40.5 40.6 42.1 40.7 41.0 40.9 -0.1

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

93.4 95.4 92.8 92.5 99.1 97.5 98.0 97.9 -0.1

Support activities for mining

352.7 314.7 308.0 308.9 355.7 314.1 312.9 315.6 2.7

Construction

7,062 7,447 7,241 7,270 7,423 7,555 7,604 7,646 42

Construction of buildings

1,602.0 1,666.4 1,630.2 1,635.5 1,653.0 1,675.9 1,679.2 1,692.3 13.1

Residential building

789.1 827.7 806.8 813.2 815.2 829.5 832.0 841.7 9.7

Nonresidential building

812.9 838.7 823.4 822.3 837.8 846.4 847.2 850.6 3.4

Heavy and civil engineering construction

966.6 1,042.4 990.1 992.6 1,066.3 1,087.6 1,096.1 1,099.1 3.0

Specialty trade contractors

4,493.4 4,738.5 4,620.6 4,642.2 4,703.2 4,791.9 4,828.8 4,854.4 25.6

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,976.0 2,066.7 2,023.2 2,035.8 2,070.2 2,095.0 2,114.9 2,127.1 12.2

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,517.4 2,671.8 2,597.4 2,606.4 2,633.0 2,696.9 2,713.9 2,727.3 13.4

Manufacturing

12,762 12,876 12,763 12,792 12,830 12,866 12,846 12,861 15

Durable goods

8,035 8,072 8,018 8,036 8,062 8,064 8,053 8,064 11

Wood products

404.8 411.1 407.0 407.1 408.7 411.0 411.1 410.9 -0.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

407.9 419.8 410.8 414.5 419.6 422.3 423.3 427.0 3.7

Primary metals

389.9 377.6 373.6 373.7 389.3 375.9 373.2 372.6 -0.6

Fabricated metal products

1,487.3 1,485.7 1,477.3 1,480.1 1,492.0 1,485.1 1,485.1 1,486.9 1.8

Machinery

1,132.4 1,117.4 1,114.6 1,113.0 1,132.2 1,117.3 1,115.1 1,112.8 -2.3

Computer and electronic products

1,067.0 1,096.4 1,094.2 1,095.1 1,070.3 1,095.3 1,097.0 1,098.9 1.9

Computer and peripheral equipment

160.4 167.8 169.1 168.9 160.9 167.5 169.0 169.5 0.5

Communications equipment

82.9 84.4 84.4 84.3 83.4 84.2 84.5 84.7 0.2

Semiconductors and electronic components

373.9 378.8 376.8 377.6 375.0 379.1 378.5 378.6 0.1

Electronic instruments

417.6 431.8 431.9 431.9 418.4 431.3 432.4 433.3 0.9

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

32.2 33.6 32.0 32.4 32.7 33.2 32.5 32.8 0.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

402.9 407.1 405.2 404.1 404.7 405.6 405.5 404.7 -0.8

Transportation equipment(1)

1,740.5 1,747.2 1,731.4 1,744.6 1,740.3 1,743.7 1,734.6 1,742.4 7.8

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

1,015.0 1,001.7 987.8 1,000.7 1,012.2 997.9 989.7 996.5 6.8

Furniture and related products

390.1 387.8 386.3 384.1 389.6 386.8 387.0 385.4 -1.6

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

612.6 621.9 617.3 619.8 614.9 620.7 621.1 622.4 1.3

Nondurable goods

4,727 4,804 4,745 4,756 4,768 4,802 4,793 4,797 4

Food manufacturing

1,614.8 1,662.8 1,631.3 1,633.9 1,633.5 1,661.1 1,655.3 1,655.7 0.4

Textile mills

109.2 106.7 106.3 106.7 109.3 106.7 106.8 106.5 -0.3

Textile product mills

113.2 112.7 112.3 110.4 114.4 112.0 112.9 111.7 -1.2

Apparel

110.3 106.2 103.7 103.9 109.9 106.3 104.7 104.2 -0.5

Paper and paper products

366.1 365.6 363.6 363.0 365.9 365.0 364.9 364.2 -0.7

Printing and related support activities

424.5 421.2 416.7 416.1 427.6 419.3 419.1 418.7 -0.4

Petroleum and coal products

111.4 111.9 110.1 110.2 115.8 113.9 114.6 114.8 0.2

Chemicals

847.9 855.3 845.2 849.7 851.1 853.3 848.9 850.9 2.0

Plastics and rubber products

733.0 743.8 744.0 746.3 734.2 743.0 745.3 747.0 1.7

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

296.7 317.5 311.8 315.9 306.4 320.9 320.7 323.7 3.0

Private service-providing

105,337 108,881 106,820 107,205 106,628 108,183 108,378 108,545 167

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,351 28,582 27,725 27,452 27,688 27,809 27,838 27,825 -13

Wholesale trade

5,853.6 5,947.8 5,906.3 5,902.4 5,884.7 5,933.2 5,938.8 5,936.2 -2.6

Durable goods

3,177.6 3,224.5 3,209.3 3,207.3 3,187.8 3,218.2 3,220.2 3,218.3 -1.9

Nondurable goods

2,143.7 2,185.3 2,165.0 2,163.7 2,163.0 2,179.5 2,184.7 2,184.1 -0.6

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

532.3 538.0 532.0 531.4 533.9 535.5 533.9 533.8 -0.1

Retail trade

15,429.4 16,159.7 15,562.1 15,399.8 15,667.2 15,672.2 15,666.4 15,659.4 -7.0

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

2,003.1 2,049.0 2,045.9 2,047.5 2,020.7 2,057.1 2,064.5 2,064.0 -0.5

Automobile dealers

1,292.2 1,304.0 1,305.4 1,308.6 1,298.1 1,306.5 1,311.5 1,313.0 1.5

Other motor vehicle dealers

154.8 159.2 156.2 158.5 162.3 166.3 165.7 166.1 0.4

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

556.1 585.8 584.3 580.4 560.3 584.3 587.3 585.0 -2.3

Furniture and home furnishings stores

471.3 491.8 471.6 469.4 473.1 470.2 469.7 471.6 1.9

Electronics and appliance stores

479.2 495.9 477.6 471.9 479.3 479.8 473.3 475.9 2.6

Building material and garden supply stores

1,250.7 1,269.9 1,247.6 1,261.4 1,291.7 1,305.8 1,308.5 1,303.0 -5.5

Food and beverage stores

3,048.7 3,119.7 3,076.8 3,068.4 3,071.9 3,088.3 3,091.0 3,091.4 0.4

Health and personal care stores

1,047.6 1,082.8 1,059.2 1,058.8 1,053.8 1,055.8 1,052.4 1,063.3 10.9

Gasoline stations

928.5 949.1 943.1 934.5 940.7 951.5 951.5 948.9 -2.6

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,291.4 1,410.5 1,293.7 1,241.3 1,330.1 1,286.9 1,288.4 1,276.2 -12.2

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

539.5 589.4 551.2 538.2 550.6 543.1 552.5 554.2 1.7

General merchandise stores

2,984.6 3,291.9 3,050.0 2,966.7 3,046.3 3,060.7 3,042.6 3,040.1 -2.5

Department stores

1,061.5 1,231.3 1,092.4 1,041.2 1,089.0 1,090.6 1,074.7 1,074.4 -0.3

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

1,923.1 2,060.6 1,957.6 1,925.5 1,957.4 1,970.1 1,967.9 1,965.7 -2.2

Miscellaneous store retailers

820.0 834.3 802.8 802.9 839.1 821.5 822.1 822.6 0.5

Nonstore retailers

564.8 575.4 542.6 538.8 569.9 551.5 549.9 548.2 -1.7

Transportation and warehousing

5,521.1 5,925.3 5,711.0 5,604.5 5,585.9 5,655.9 5,685.7 5,681.7 -4.0

Air transportation

498.1 506.3 505.5 507.7 501.8 508.2 509.1 510.8 1.7

Rail transportation

181.3 163.7 159.7 157.7 182.5 163.8 160.8 158.8 -2.0

Water transportation

63.3 64.3 63.1 62.7 66.0 65.2 65.1 65.1 0.0

Truck transportation

1,505.6 1,525.2 1,501.4 1,503.3 1,529.6 1,526.4 1,527.7 1,529.4 1.7

Transit and ground passenger transportation

509.7 522.0 517.4 520.8 498.1 506.1 507.7 508.7 1.0

Pipeline transportation

50.2 51.4 51.2 50.3 50.5 51.2 51.0 50.4 -0.6

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

25.7 30.0 27.3 27.7 35.3 35.9 36.3 36.6 0.3

Support activities for transportation

745.3 765.9 761.3 760.9 749.2 760.7 763.1 763.9 0.8

Couriers and messengers

768.0 1,073.1 929.1 815.2 791.2 846.4 866.0 853.8 -12.2

Warehousing and storage

1,173.9 1,223.4 1,195.0 1,198.2 1,181.7 1,192.0 1,198.9 1,204.2 5.3

Utilities

547.1 549.3 545.5 545.1 550.1 547.9 546.9 547.4 0.5

Information

2,830 2,895 2,854 2,878 2,841 2,883 2,894 2,898 4

Publishing industries, except Internet

748.7 765.9 763.7 766.9 751.6 764.4 766.1 769.1 3.0

Motion picture and sound recording industries

424.9 459.5 422.4 440.7 431.7 454.4 456.1 456.2 0.1

Broadcasting, except Internet

268.7 265.6 261.3 261.6 268.9 264.0 262.3 261.7 -0.6

Telecommunications

728.1 708.1 705.7 706.0 725.8 704.3 707.5 706.5 -1.0

Data processing, hosting and related services

334.5 345.2 348.5 349.6 335.2 346.4 350.4 350.4 0.0

Other information services

325.4 351.0 352.4 353.6 327.3 349.5 351.6 354.4 2.8

Financial activities

8,633 8,819 8,761 8,793 8,690 8,814 8,824 8,850 26

Finance and insurance

6,377.5 6,475.4 6,453.7 6,471.6 6,393.5 6,464.4 6,475.3 6,488.9 13.6

Monetary authorities - central bank

19.8 19.1 19.5 19.1 19.8 19.2 19.5 19.2 -0.3

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,641.6 2,672.7 2,670.2 2,674.1 2,649.4 2,669.1 2,674.5 2,680.6 6.1

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,773.2 1,782.0 1,783.1 1,787.2 1,775.8 1,783.4 1,785.4 1,789.9 4.5

Commercial banking

1,392.0 1,390.9 1,391.8 1,395.7 1,393.2 1,392.8 1,393.5 1,396.9 3.4

Nondepository credit intermediation

566.0 582.9 580.9 581.8 571.5 580.2 583.9 586.0 2.1

Activities related to credit intermediation

302.4 307.8 306.2 305.1 302.0 305.5 305.2 304.6 -0.6

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

954.0 971.0 961.2 965.3 958.1 968.6 968.5 970.8 2.3

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,762.1 2,812.6 2,802.8 2,813.1 2,766.2 2,807.5 2,812.8 2,818.3 5.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,255.3 2,344.0 2,306.8 2,321.8 2,296.8 2,349.1 2,348.6 2,361.5 12.9

Real estate

1,675.6 1,747.9 1,721.1 1,731.4 1,696.7 1,743.5 1,744.3 1,752.2 7.9

Rental and leasing services

557.0 572.4 562.7 567.1 576.9 582.0 580.6 585.5 4.9

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

22.7 23.7 23.0 23.3 23.2 23.6 23.7 23.8 0.1

Professional and business services

20,841 21,600 21,135 21,248 21,164 21,503 21,528 21,569 41

Professional and technical services

9,470.4 9,693.5 9,659.6 9,760.2 9,431.9 9,667.4 9,685.0 9,717.3 32.3

Legal services

1,137.5 1,162.3 1,152.4 1,155.6 1,145.2 1,156.3 1,161.0 1,162.6 1.6

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,115.7 1,039.4 1,082.2 1,145.8 1,012.6 1,037.1 1,032.8 1,035.6 2.8

Architectural and engineering services

1,479.0 1,528.5 1,513.3 1,522.1 1,500.7 1,530.2 1,530.0 1,540.3 10.3

Specialized design services

142.1 146.7 143.6 143.5 143.6 144.4 146.0 145.3 -0.7

Computer systems design and related services

2,156.3 2,233.6 2,243.4 2,246.7 2,160.6 2,238.9 2,249.9 2,257.7 7.8

Management and technical consulting services

1,500.6 1,570.2 1,545.4 1,553.6 1,512.9 1,557.2 1,562.8 1,565.3 2.5

Scientific research and development services

712.3 745.7 735.9 742.3 716.1 744.8 743.5 748.7 5.2

Advertising and related services

489.5 497.1 490.8 493.0 492.8 495.1 495.1 495.2 0.1

Other professional and technical services

737.4 770.0 752.6 757.6 747.4 763.4 763.8 766.6 2.8

Management of companies and enterprises

2,398.9 2,451.5 2,441.2 2,433.4 2,411.2 2,447.7 2,449.6 2,447.8 -1.8

Administrative and waste services

8,971.9 9,455.0 9,034.5 9,054.2 9,321.1 9,387.4 9,393.8 9,404.1 10.3

Administrative and support services

8,532.1 8,991.2 8,576.9 8,595.4 8,873.9 8,922.2 8,928.3 8,937.0 8.7

Office administrative services

517.2 529.6 526.2 525.9 520.1 530.1 530.2 530.9 0.7

Facilities support services

162.0 167.0 164.0 163.3 162.7 166.7 166.0 164.4 -1.6

Employment services(1)

3,504.2 3,797.9 3,504.3 3,502.5 3,642.3 3,653.4 3,651.3 3,652.4 1.1

Temporary help services

2,838.8 3,086.3 2,822.9 2,810.4 2,962.2 2,950.0 2,947.4 2,944.1 -3.3

Business support services

883.9 892.4 872.6 869.6 883.8 869.5 870.2 869.8 -0.4

Travel arrangement and reservation services

215.4 220.1 217.6 217.5 218.6 222.5 222.7 221.7 -1.0

Investigation and security services

939.5 966.4 955.4 966.4 951.1 962.9 967.9 972.8 4.9

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,980.2 2,075.4 2,001.3 2,006.7 2,161.7 2,170.0 2,178.6 2,179.7 1.1

Other support services

329.7 342.4 335.5 343.5 333.6 347.1 341.4 345.3 3.9

Waste management and remediation services

439.8 463.8 457.6 458.8 447.2 465.2 465.5 467.1 1.6

Education and health services

24,044 24,633 24,390 24,692 23,918 24,465 24,537 24,591 54

Educational services

3,877.2 3,909.2 3,749.6 3,987.5 3,723.5 3,810.3 3,839.9 3,838.1 -1.8

Health care and social assistance

20,166.3 20,724.0 20,640.2 20,704.5 20,194.6 20,654.2 20,696.8 20,753.3 56.5

Health care(3)

16,101.7 16,497.8 16,424.9 16,454.4 16,135.4 16,438.6 16,471.3 16,502.9 31.6

Ambulatory health care services

7,587.6 7,842.8 7,802.4 7,831.4 7,605.4 7,811.1 7,831.7 7,855.3 23.6

Offices of physicians

2,639.6 2,726.5 2,706.7 2,717.3 2,645.3 2,709.2 2,713.6 2,723.1 9.5

Offices of dentists

960.4 977.8 972.3 972.8 962.9 974.0 975.4 977.1 1.7

Offices of other health practitioners

953.9 985.4 979.9 984.7 956.6 982.0 984.0 987.3 3.3

Outpatient care centers

955.9 980.9 980.8 979.4 955.5 977.4 981.3 980.1 -1.2

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

278.5 289.0 288.8 288.5 278.8 288.2 290.2 289.4 -0.8

Home health care services

1,492.9 1,564.2 1,554.2 1,566.9 1,499.1 1,560.1 1,564.4 1,574.1 9.7

Other ambulatory health care services

306.4 319.0 319.7 321.8 307.2 320.3 322.9 324.1 1.2

Hospitals

5,160.9 5,255.3 5,245.0 5,250.5 5,165.7 5,242.1 5,250.1 5,257.9 7.8

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,353.2 3,399.7 3,377.5 3,372.5 3,364.3 3,385.4 3,389.5 3,389.7 0.2

Nursing care facilities

1,595.2 1,594.8 1,586.2 1,583.1 1,599.9 1,588.2 1,591.4 1,590.7 -0.7

Residential mental health facilities

641.0 652.2 650.1 650.3 643.0 650.7 652.4 652.9 0.5

Community care facilities for the elderly

951.9 985.6 974.4 972.4 955.8 979.7 977.4 978.0 0.6

Other residential care facilities

165.1 167.1 166.8 166.7 165.6 166.8 168.3 168.1 -0.2

Social assistance

4,064.6 4,226.2 4,215.3 4,250.1 4,059.2 4,215.6 4,225.5 4,250.4 24.9

Individual and family services

2,546.2 2,672.0 2,672.9 2,693.5 2,550.7 2,670.2 2,680.4 2,697.9 17.5

Emergency and other relief services

182.6 188.4 184.6 186.3 181.7 186.2 185.4 187.0 1.6

Vocational rehabilitation services

321.2 325.2 318.8 322.6 324.3 325.2 323.4 325.8 2.4

Child day care services

1,014.6 1,040.6 1,039.0 1,047.7 1,002.5 1,034.0 1,036.3 1,039.7 3.4

Leisure and hospitality

15,841 16,450 16,095 16,259 16,473 16,784 16,822 16,873 51

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,192.7 2,311.7 2,238.3 2,268.5 2,424.5 2,481.5 2,492.7 2,493.9 1.2

Performing arts and spectator sports

472.5 493.7 456.5 473.6 516.9 514.3 518.8 516.4 -2.4

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

156.0 171.1 162.3 161.2 170.8 178.5 176.6 176.7 0.1

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,564.2 1,646.9 1,619.5 1,633.7 1,736.8 1,788.7 1,797.3 1,800.8 3.5

Accommodation and food services

13,648.6 14,138.5 13,856.2 13,990.0 14,048.7 14,302.9 14,329.5 14,379.3 49.8

Accommodation

1,974.4 2,032.6 1,994.6 2,003.1 2,065.2 2,099.6 2,094.6 2,091.8 -2.8

Food services and drinking places

11,674.2 12,105.9 11,861.6 11,986.9 11,983.5 12,203.3 12,234.9 12,287.5 52.6

Other services

5,797 5,902 5,860 5,883 5,854 5,925 5,935 5,939 4

Repair and maintenance

1,324.6 1,357.8 1,355.3 1,370.3 1,332.8 1,365.4 1,371.6 1,376.9 5.3

Personal and laundry services

1,498.6 1,533.7 1,514.9 1,514.6 1,519.3 1,533.0 1,535.2 1,536.1 0.9

Membership associations and organizations

2,973.8 3,010.5 2,989.5 2,998.2 3,001.4 3,026.3 3,027.7 3,026.3 -1.4

Government

22,793 23,011 22,593 23,029 22,513 22,679 22,730 22,775 45

Federal

2,796.0 2,859.0 2,843.0 2,842.0 2,814.0 2,847.0 2,857.0 2,865.0 8.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,192.0 2,237.8 2,241.7 2,246.8 2,207.3 2,243.7 2,253.1 2,262.7 9.6

U.S. Postal Service

604.4 620.7 601.6 595.1 607.1 603.1 604.1 602.4 -1.7

State government

5,306.0 5,291.0 5,102.0 5,344.0 5,175.0 5,184.0 5,199.0 5,217.0 18.0

State government education

2,629.4 2,600.1 2,408.3 2,644.7 2,484.9 2,481.3 2,490.6 2,506.1 15.5

State government, excluding education

2,676.4 2,690.6 2,693.7 2,698.9 2,689.8 2,702.4 2,708.5 2,711.2 2.7

Local government

14,691.0 14,861.0 14,648.0 14,843.0 14,524.0 14,648.0 14,674.0 14,693.0 19.0

Local government education

8,267.3 8,340.4 8,160.3 8,333.6 7,975.5 8,039.2 8,050.2 8,056.4 6.2

Local government, excluding education

6,424.1 6,520.2 6,488.1 6,509.0 6,548.3 6,609.2 6,623.9 6,636.1 12.2

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 2019 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: March 06, 2020