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
May
2018
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019(p)
May
2019(p)
May
2018
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019(p)
May
2019(p)
Change from:
Apr.2019 - May2019(p)

Total nonfarm

149,360 149,864 150,942 151,629 148,745 150,796 151,020 151,095 75

Total private

126,610 126,994 128,013 128,791 126,318 128,286 128,491 128,581 90

Goods-producing

20,697 20,698 20,908 21,111 20,650 21,035 21,070 21,078 8

Mining and logging

725 746 747 751 728 756 756 757 1

Logging

48.6 45.1 43.4 45.1 49.6 46.5 45.7 46.1 0.4

Mining

675.9 700.9 703.6 706.0 678.0 709.8 710.6 710.7 0.1

Oil and gas extraction

143.9 151.9 154.0 154.8 144.6 152.8 155.1 155.4 0.3

Mining, except oil and gas

193.2 191.3 193.8 196.7 191.5 195.8 195.5 195.6 0.1

Coal mining

51.9 52.6 52.4 52.8 52.0 52.9 52.4 52.9 0.5

Metal ore mining

41.4 40.9 41.2 41.2 41.6 41.1 41.5 41.0 -0.5

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

99.9 97.8 100.2 102.7 97.9 101.8 101.7 101.6 -0.1

Support activities for mining

338.8 357.7 355.8 354.5 341.9 361.2 360.0 359.7 -0.3

Construction

7,336 7,174 7,379 7,539 7,267 7,448 7,478 7,482 4

Construction of buildings

1,621.0 1,616.6 1,629.2 1,648.5 1,619.0 1,655.5 1,650.6 1,650.8 0.2

Residential building

801.8 814.3 819.0 830.1 800.4 835.4 829.3 829.2 -0.1

Nonresidential building

819.2 802.3 810.2 818.4 818.6 820.1 821.3 821.6 0.3

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,077.0 1,001.4 1,071.5 1,113.2 1,048.7 1,076.2 1,088.1 1,078.7 -9.4

Specialty trade contractors

4,637.9 4,555.6 4,678.2 4,777.2 4,599.2 4,716.4 4,739.6 4,752.5 12.9

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,044.0 1,990.6 2,036.8 2,086.1 2,021.0 2,061.5 2,066.0 2,071.3 5.3

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,593.9 2,565.0 2,641.4 2,691.1 2,578.2 2,654.9 2,673.6 2,681.2 7.6

Manufacturing

12,636 12,778 12,782 12,821 12,655 12,831 12,836 12,839 3

Durable goods

7,914 8,038 8,038 8,059 7,917 8,054 8,056 8,060 4

Wood products

407.1 405.3 408.5 408.0 406.5 408.6 410.2 408.4 -1.8

Nonmetallic mineral products

417.4 406.9 413.5 418.8 413.6 414.5 414.5 414.1 -0.4

Primary metals

375.8 383.4 381.5 382.0 376.3 383.2 381.7 381.5 -0.2

Fabricated metal products

1,461.7 1,481.4 1,481.3 1,484.3 1,461.8 1,484.4 1,483.6 1,482.8 -0.8

Machinery

1,116.4 1,140.9 1,136.9 1,140.2 1,117.7 1,142.1 1,139.6 1,141.0 1.4

Computer and electronic products

1,050.7 1,073.4 1,072.7 1,074.8 1,052.5 1,074.4 1,075.9 1,077.5 1.6

Computer and peripheral equipment

155.5 159.8 158.9 159.8 155.9 160.0 159.5 160.7 1.2

Communications equipment

85.6 86.1 86.3 85.2 85.6 86.1 86.5 85.9 -0.6

Semiconductors and electronic components

368.1 375.8 374.6 375.0 368.8 375.6 375.4 375.5 0.1

Electronic instruments

407.8 418.7 420.0 421.3 408.3 419.3 421.0 421.9 0.9

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

33.7 33.0 32.9 33.5 33.8 33.4 33.4 33.6 0.2

Electrical equipment and appliances

396.7 401.5 401.5 400.5 398.1 402.7 402.8 401.9 -0.9

Transportation equipment(1)

1,685.9 1,739.3 1,735.2 1,738.1 1,688.4 1,734.8 1,737.0 1,741.0 4.0

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

988.3 1,004.0 997.7 996.9 989.3 998.9 997.0 999.8 2.8

Furniture and related products

394.5 393.9 393.7 394.4 394.6 394.7 394.9 394.3 -0.6

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

607.4 612.1 613.2 618.0 607.8 614.7 615.4 617.2 1.8

Nondurable goods

4,722 4,740 4,744 4,762 4,738 4,777 4,780 4,779 -1

Food manufacturing

1,597.2 1,611.7 1,611.9 1,617.1 1,617.1 1,634.6 1,636.4 1,635.6 -0.8

Textile mills

112.8 112.6 113.4 111.9 112.3 112.6 113.5 112.8 -0.7

Textile product mills

115.7 113.9 114.2 113.1 115.7 114.5 114.4 113.9 -0.5

Apparel

115.0 107.7 108.2 108.0 115.0 107.8 107.9 107.6 -0.3

Paper and paper products

366.6 370.4 369.4 371.0 365.8 370.8 370.1 370.4 0.3

Printing and related support activities

431.0 420.8 419.2 419.7 431.2 422.0 421.1 421.1 0.0

Petroleum and coal products

116.3 113.1 115.1 117.7 115.4 116.7 116.8 117.1 0.3

Chemicals

833.0 855.8 855.3 857.8 834.4 856.0 857.3 857.8 0.5

Plastics and rubber products

732.1 735.4 735.4 738.7 730.1 736.0 735.9 736.3 0.4

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

301.9 298.4 301.5 307.0 301.4 305.7 306.9 306.8 -0.1

Private service-providing

105,913 106,296 107,105 107,680 105,668 107,251 107,421 107,503 82

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,541 27,491 27,562 27,686 27,630 27,810 27,811 27,811 0

Wholesale trade

5,829.0 5,895.7 5,917.7 5,938.2 5,827.2 5,921.7 5,932.5 5,939.6 7.1

Durable goods

3,136.4 3,195.2 3,204.1 3,212.3 3,137.7 3,204.8 3,211.9 3,217.6 5.7

Nondurable goods

2,150.7 2,150.4 2,161.7 2,174.0 2,146.8 2,164.3 2,166.0 2,168.7 2.7

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

541.9 550.1 551.9 551.9 542.7 552.6 554.6 553.3 -1.3

Retail trade

15,797.2 15,576.6 15,625.1 15,693.8 15,856.3 15,801.8 15,788.2 15,780.6 -7.6

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

2,021.3 2,032.3 2,047.4 2,049.5 2,015.1 2,041.8 2,048.5 2,047.4 -1.1

Automobile dealers

1,296.2 1,304.5 1,309.3 1,307.2 1,296.2 1,307.7 1,311.8 1,309.6 -2.2

Other motor vehicle dealers

163.6 153.7 161.8 165.9 157.9 157.9 160.9 160.1 -0.8

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

561.5 574.1 576.3 576.4 560.9 576.3 575.8 577.7 1.9

Furniture and home furnishings stores

474.0 484.9 481.5 481.0 480.0 488.2 487.3 487.2 -0.1

Electronics and appliance stores

488.0 468.5 466.4 463.6 496.0 472.3 471.6 470.3 -1.3

Building material and garden supply stores

1,384.3 1,310.8 1,348.6 1,370.1 1,311.1 1,303.6 1,301.1 1,302.2 1.1

Food and beverage stores

3,079.0 3,087.5 3,091.2 3,102.7 3,084.7 3,115.9 3,116.7 3,115.4 -1.3

Health and personal care stores

1,055.3 1,035.9 1,037.9 1,036.3 1,060.4 1,042.1 1,045.6 1,042.4 -3.2

Gasoline stations

935.0 934.8 936.7 947.3 932.2 944.7 944.6 946.0 1.4

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,335.1 1,303.8 1,297.5 1,286.6 1,372.3 1,347.6 1,343.8 1,331.1 -12.7

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

582.8 546.5 542.2 546.1 598.7 563.0 558.1 557.4 -0.7

General merchandise stores

3,043.1 2,981.8 2,980.9 2,996.6 3,102.3 3,063.1 3,052.5 3,058.7 6.2

Department stores

1,109.5 1,084.5 1,080.3 1,078.2 1,150.4 1,127.0 1,122.5 1,121.0 -1.5

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

1,933.6 1,897.3 1,900.6 1,918.4 1,951.9 1,936.1 1,930.0 1,937.6 7.6

Miscellaneous store retailers

837.7 814.5 821.7 840.4 832.5 837.5 836.1 839.2 3.1

Nonstore retailers

561.6 575.3 573.1 573.6 571.0 582.0 582.3 583.3 1.0

Transportation and warehousing

5,359.7 5,465.6 5,468.2 5,502.0 5,390.5 5,531.6 5,538.3 5,538.1 -0.2

Air transportation

501.2 513.2 513.5 515.2 499.5 514.4 513.9 513.9 0.0

Rail transportation

214.2 211.2 210.1 210.1 213.9 212.1 210.6 209.5 -1.1

Water transportation

65.5 62.4 63.6 66.0 64.8 64.7 64.4 65.0 0.6

Truck transportation

1,483.2 1,493.7 1,503.4 1,517.8 1,484.8 1,516.0 1,516.1 1,516.4 0.3

Transit and ground passenger transportation

501.8 502.0 506.4 506.3 485.1 488.7 492.3 489.6 -2.7

Pipeline transportation

48.6 47.0 47.1 48.1 48.7 47.1 47.4 47.9 0.5

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

37.5 26.9 30.2 34.1 34.2 33.7 34.3 32.4 -1.9

Support activities for transportation

706.3 717.3 717.1 717.2 708.6 719.2 718.6 719.3 0.7

Couriers and messengers

680.1 719.3 702.9 710.0 718.2 750.8 751.7 753.9 2.2

Warehousing and storage

1,121.3 1,172.6 1,173.9 1,177.2 1,132.7 1,184.9 1,189.0 1,190.2 1.2

Utilities

555.0 553.5 550.5 551.8 555.8 554.7 552.0 552.4 0.4

Information

2,826 2,803 2,795 2,782 2,831 2,812 2,802 2,797 -5

Publishing industries, except Internet

727.3 731.1 732.0 731.9 731.8 733.9 735.6 736.5 0.9

Motion picture and sound recording industries

445.6 417.1 420.4 418.3 440.0 422.4 417.6 415.8 -1.8

Broadcasting, except Internet

269.3 270.3 267.7 266.3 270.3 269.4 267.9 268.8 0.9

Telecommunications

751.9 730.0 714.5 712.9 754.9 729.2 719.5 717.8 -1.7

Data processing, hosting and related services

331.5 332.4 331.8 331.3 330.6 332.7 332.2 332.3 0.1

Other information services

300.3 322.5 328.1 321.2 303.0 324.2 328.7 326.1 -2.6

Financial activities

8,541 8,590 8,605 8,632 8,556 8,637 8,650 8,652 2

Finance and insurance

6,299.0 6,313.1 6,310.7 6,310.9 6,311.4 6,327.7 6,331.4 6,328.9 -2.5

Monetary authorities - central bank

19.4 19.6 19.6 19.6 19.5 19.7 19.7 19.7 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,646.2 2,622.6 2,620.2 2,623.3 2,649.2 2,631.6 2,630.9 2,630.6 -0.3

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,717.1 1,709.2 1,705.6 1,707.0 1,716.1 1,710.8 1,709.5 1,708.7 -0.8

Commercial banking

1,324.1 1,310.9 1,305.2 1,305.8 1,322.8 1,310.7 1,307.4 1,306.5 -0.9

Nondepository credit intermediation

621.5 607.7 608.9 612.6 624.8 614.2 615.0 616.2 1.2

Activities related to credit intermediation

307.6 305.7 305.7 303.7 308.2 306.6 306.4 305.8 -0.6

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

948.4 964.9 966.8 962.4 953.8 968.1 970.2 966.6 -3.6

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,685.0 2,706.0 2,704.1 2,705.6 2,688.9 2,708.3 2,710.6 2,712.0 1.4

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,241.9 2,277.2 2,294.6 2,321.1 2,244.3 2,309.6 2,318.1 2,323.4 5.3

Real estate

1,650.0 1,677.2 1,689.0 1,699.9 1,654.7 1,694.0 1,701.2 1,705.7 4.5

Rental and leasing services

568.3 577.3 582.7 598.2 566.1 592.5 593.8 594.7 0.9

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.6 22.7 22.9 23.0 23.5 23.1 23.1 23.0 -0.1

Professional and business services

20,941 21,067 21,343 21,422 20,929 21,332 21,394 21,427 33

Professional and technical services

9,205.5 9,539.3 9,579.8 9,500.2 9,261.0 9,509.3 9,529.3 9,550.6 21.3

Legal services

1,137.6 1,137.8 1,135.7 1,139.1 1,140.0 1,142.8 1,141.0 1,143.0 2.0

Accounting and bookkeeping services

965.7 1,145.7 1,133.0 1,004.2 1,012.2 1,042.2 1,043.7 1,045.5 1.8

Architectural and engineering services

1,467.3 1,490.5 1,500.7 1,514.5 1,468.4 1,509.2 1,512.6 1,516.2 3.6

Specialized design services

144.0 148.2 150.7 150.5 143.6 149.5 150.3 149.4 -0.9

Computer systems design and related services

2,107.6 2,161.6 2,191.1 2,205.1 2,110.6 2,182.2 2,197.8 2,206.2 8.4

Management and technical consulting services

1,472.4 1,503.8 1,514.0 1,518.3 1,474.0 1,520.4 1,521.8 1,521.6 -0.2

Scientific research and development services

685.2 715.8 718.3 722.8 685.5 719.3 721.8 722.7 0.9

Advertising and related services

491.8 488.2 486.2 490.5 491.3 490.0 486.8 489.1 2.3

Other professional and technical services

733.9 747.7 750.1 755.2 735.3 753.6 753.4 757.0 3.6

Management of companies and enterprises

2,367.7 2,395.9 2,399.3 2,400.4 2,369.4 2,405.5 2,408.9 2,405.6 -3.3

Administrative and waste services

9,367.3 9,132.2 9,363.9 9,521.8 9,298.8 9,416.9 9,455.8 9,470.6 14.8

Administrative and support services

8,928.9 8,686.6 8,912.9 9,067.8 8,862.3 8,965.0 9,001.9 9,017.2 15.3

Office administrative services

513.9 521.9 528.1 532.4 513.7 525.3 528.9 530.8 1.9

Facilities support services

152.7 155.5 154.3 155.8 152.8 155.8 154.7 156.1 1.4

Employment services(1)

3,658.5 3,579.4 3,641.0 3,699.6 3,665.8 3,706.1 3,716.2 3,724.1 7.9

Temporary help services

2,993.4 2,921.7 2,973.3 3,021.4 3,000.5 3,030.0 3,039.9 3,045.0 5.1

Business support services

885.0 887.2 885.4 881.9 897.0 891.1 894.6 896.9 2.3

Travel arrangement and reservation services

222.1 214.2 215.6 218.1 220.0 215.5 215.2 215.8 0.6

Investigation and security services

943.8 945.9 953.4 958.6 944.6 953.7 957.2 959.3 2.1

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,225.3 2,049.6 2,197.3 2,278.9 2,142.8 2,183.5 2,198.3 2,197.5 -0.8

Other support services

327.6 332.9 337.8 342.5 325.5 333.9 336.9 336.7 -0.2

Waste management and remediation services

438.4 445.6 451.0 454.0 436.5 451.9 453.9 453.4 -0.5

Education and health services

23,646 24,208 24,316 24,234 23,581 24,071 24,144 24,171 27

Educational services

3,753.4 3,919.7 3,953.5 3,819.3 3,707.7 3,760.1 3,776.8 3,780.4 3.6

Health care and social assistance

19,892.2 20,287.8 20,362.2 20,414.2 19,873.6 20,310.9 20,366.8 20,390.8 24.0

Health care(3)

15,943.9 16,276.9 16,310.1 16,339.8 15,962.6 16,309.8 16,337.4 16,353.1 15.7

Ambulatory health care services

7,477.7 7,686.6 7,710.7 7,734.9 7,478.0 7,702.8 7,718.5 7,730.7 12.2

Offices of physicians

2,612.9 2,661.4 2,665.3 2,676.9 2,616.9 2,667.2 2,671.1 2,679.0 7.9

Offices of dentists

949.7 980.8 982.0 982.6 950.7 983.4 984.2 985.0 0.8

Offices of other health practitioners

927.1 957.4 963.9 971.6 924.6 961.7 964.3 967.0 2.7

Outpatient care centers

930.1 967.6 967.1 968.9 930.2 966.3 967.5 967.7 0.2

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

275.1 287.7 288.8 288.7 276.4 287.8 288.7 289.8 1.1

Home health care services

1,472.0 1,521.6 1,532.1 1,535.2 1,468.9 1,526.3 1,531.6 1,531.6 0.0

Other ambulatory health care services

310.8 310.1 311.5 311.0 310.2 310.2 311.0 310.5 -0.5

Hospitals

5,112.8 5,217.3 5,219.7 5,216.1 5,128.5 5,220.0 5,228.6 5,231.6 3.0

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,353.4 3,373.0 3,379.7 3,388.8 3,356.1 3,387.0 3,390.3 3,390.8 0.5

Nursing care facilities

1,606.0 1,601.2 1,600.5 1,605.2 1,608.8 1,608.7 1,606.4 1,606.4 0.0

Residential mental health facilities

642.2 649.9 650.1 651.9 642.0 651.4 651.0 650.9 -0.1

Community care facilities for the elderly

939.4 952.2 959.8 961.3 938.8 956.1 963.1 963.1 0.0

Other residential care facilities

165.8 169.7 169.3 170.4 166.5 170.7 169.9 170.4 0.5

Social assistance

3,948.3 4,010.9 4,052.1 4,074.4 3,911.0 4,001.1 4,029.4 4,037.7 8.3

Individual and family services

2,458.1 2,512.4 2,549.2 2,562.4 2,446.3 2,516.5 2,544.8 2,551.8 7.0

Emergency and other relief services

172.5 176.8 176.4 176.2 172.9 176.1 176.5 176.6 0.1

Vocational rehabilitation services

329.8 328.4 326.5 328.0 329.6 331.2 328.3 327.8 -0.5

Child day care services

987.9 993.3 1,000.0 1,007.8 962.2 977.2 979.7 981.5 1.8

Leisure and hospitality

16,552 16,260 16,561 16,969 16,300 16,678 16,695 16,721 26

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,460.1 2,300.0 2,399.8 2,546.6 2,379.4 2,472.9 2,469.4 2,473.3 3.9

Performing arts and spectator sports

535.4 492.3 533.7 558.4 504.5 518.2 517.4 524.4 7.0

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

173.8 164.4 172.5 182.0 168.0 174.7 175.8 175.4 -0.4

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,750.9 1,643.3 1,693.6 1,806.2 1,706.9 1,780.0 1,776.2 1,773.5 -2.7

Accommodation and food services

14,091.9 13,959.8 14,161.5 14,422.4 13,920.5 14,205.3 14,225.2 14,247.3 22.1

Accommodation

2,028.2 1,979.0 1,998.3 2,055.8 2,025.1 2,046.7 2,045.8 2,051.0 5.2

Food services and drinking places

12,063.7 11,980.8 12,163.2 12,366.6 11,895.4 12,158.6 12,179.4 12,196.3 16.9

Other services

5,866 5,877 5,923 5,955 5,841 5,911 5,925 5,924 -1

Repair and maintenance

1,339.5 1,347.4 1,358.5 1,360.9 1,330.4 1,347.8 1,353.3 1,350.4 -2.9

Personal and laundry services

1,518.5 1,517.9 1,538.8 1,553.2 1,505.1 1,532.3 1,536.0 1,536.9 0.9

Membership associations and organizations

3,008.2 3,011.7 3,025.7 3,041.1 3,005.0 3,030.7 3,035.9 3,036.6 0.7

Government

22,750 22,870 22,929 22,838 22,427 22,510 22,529 22,514 -15

Federal

2,788.0 2,782.0 2,802.0 2,812.0 2,793.0 2,803.0 2,811.0 2,815.0 4.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,183.6 2,176.2 2,197.2 2,203.3 2,187.0 2,196.2 2,204.6 2,206.0 1.4

U.S. Postal Service

604.2 605.6 604.8 608.2 606.1 607.2 606.3 608.5 2.2

State government

5,178.0 5,342.0 5,347.0 5,175.0 5,168.0 5,184.0 5,178.0 5,168.0 -10.0

State government education

2,481.9 2,650.1 2,654.1 2,476.3 2,475.5 2,486.2 2,485.2 2,476.9 -8.3

State government, excluding education

2,696.3 2,691.8 2,693.0 2,699.0 2,692.7 2,697.5 2,692.7 2,691.3 -1.4

Local government

14,784.0 14,746.0 14,780.0 14,851.0 14,466.0 14,523.0 14,540.0 14,531.0 -9.0

Local government education

8,273.4 8,311.1 8,312.0 8,303.4 7,956.5 7,983.8 7,992.4 7,986.3 -6.1

Local government, excluding education

6,510.8 6,434.6 6,468.0 6,547.6 6,509.9 6,539.2 6,548.0 6,544.9 -3.1

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 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: June 07, 2019