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.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017(p)
Apr.
2017(p)
Apr.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017(p)
Apr.
2017(p)
Change from:
Mar.2017 - Apr.2017(p)

Total nonfarm

143,894 144,292 144,953 145,979 143,826 145,773 145,852 146,063 211

Total private

121,316 121,669 122,261 123,256 121,665 123,452 123,529 123,723 194

Goods-producing

19,577 19,451 19,589 19,795 19,743 19,933 19,956 19,977 21

Mining and logging

669 672 683 693 683 685 694 704 10

Logging

47.9 50.1 48.6 48.2 51.6 51.3 50.5 51.1 0.6

Mining

621.4 622.2 634.0 644.8 631.0 633.2 643.7 652.5 8.8

Oil and gas extraction

178.2 176.9 179.1 179.4 181.4 178.8 180.2 181.2 1.0

Mining, except oil and gas

180.9 177.2 179.8 185.5 181.6 184.2 185.1 186.2 1.1

Coal mining

51.0 50.0 50.1 50.5 51.2 50.3 50.4 50.6 0.2

Metal ore mining

38.3 39.0 39.1 39.0 38.5 39.1 39.3 39.4 0.1

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

91.6 88.2 90.6 96.0 91.9 94.7 95.3 96.2 0.9

Support activities for mining

262.3 268.1 275.1 279.9 268.0 270.2 278.4 285.1 6.7

Construction

6,609 6,479 6,580 6,769 6,704 6,871 6,872 6,877 5

Construction of buildings

1,466.6 1,466.5 1,478.0 1,495.7 1,493.4 1,523.1 1,524.2 1,525.5 1.3

Residential building

717.0 735.5 738.5 746.4 732.1 766.8 765.5 762.8 -2.7

Nonresidential building

749.6 731.0 739.5 749.3 761.3 756.3 758.7 762.7 4.0

Heavy and civil engineering construction

943.6 856.2 887.8 958.4 955.5 959.8 964.6 968.9 4.3

Specialty trade contractors

4,198.7 4,155.8 4,214.2 4,314.4 4,254.8 4,388.5 4,383.6 4,382.1 -1.5

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,825.6 1,824.1 1,843.6 1,900.9 1,850.3 1,931.5 1,925.3 1,928.9 3.6

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,373.1 2,331.7 2,370.6 2,413.5 2,404.5 2,457.0 2,458.3 2,453.2 -5.1

Manufacturing

12,299 12,300 12,326 12,333 12,356 12,377 12,390 12,396 6

Durable goods

7,717 7,687 7,708 7,707 7,735 7,722 7,730 7,727 -3

Wood products

388.6 390.7 392.3 393.7 390.7 397.0 397.4 397.6 0.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

404.5 401.5 407.7 411.8 404.9 416.6 417.0 416.3 -0.7

Primary metals

377.6 378.1 379.1 380.3 379.5 378.2 379.1 380.6 1.5

Fabricated metal products

1,427.6 1,422.0 1,425.5 1,427.1 1,427.9 1,423.2 1,428.8 1,425.3 -3.5

Machinery

1,083.0 1,082.1 1,081.3 1,082.0 1,085.1 1,083.2 1,081.3 1,083.5 2.2

Computer and electronic products

1,048.9 1,032.3 1,034.5 1,031.0 1,051.9 1,035.9 1,036.7 1,035.0 -1.7

Computer and peripheral equipment

164.3 160.2 160.5 160.4 165.2 161.5 161.3 161.3 0.0

Communications equipment

85.9 84.0 84.5 84.8 86.1 84.6 84.7 84.9 0.2

Semiconductors and electronic components

368.0 358.2 359.7 356.7 369.3 359.0 360.3 358.0 -2.3

Electronic instruments

395.6 396.1 396.2 395.7 396.0 396.8 396.7 397.3 0.6

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.1 33.8 33.6 33.4 35.2 33.9 33.8 33.7 -0.1

Electrical equipment and appliances

383.2 383.9 385.7 384.0 384.8 385.2 386.4 385.3 -1.1

Transportation equipment(1)

1,628.2 1,614.5 1,620.3 1,616.0 1,631.9 1,616.5 1,617.1 1,617.2 0.1

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

941.6 939.5 946.5 945.6 943.9 941.2 943.5 946.3 2.8

Furniture and related products

387.8 392.1 391.3 391.3 389.1 393.4 392.4 392.8 0.4

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

587.5 589.8 590.7 590.2 589.4 592.4 593.5 593.3 -0.2

Nondurable goods

4,582 4,613 4,618 4,626 4,621 4,655 4,660 4,669 9

Food manufacturing

1,517.5 1,564.5 1,560.3 1,568.2 1,545.2 1,584.3 1,586.4 1,595.5 9.1

Textile mills

114.6 111.5 110.8 109.8 114.4 111.5 110.7 110.0 -0.7

Textile product mills

114.8 111.2 110.8 111.7 116.0 112.6 111.9 112.1 0.2

Apparel

131.8 125.9 124.1 122.8 132.2 125.8 124.5 123.7 -0.8

Paper and paper products

371.1 368.9 368.6 369.3 372.0 370.1 370.4 370.8 0.4

Printing and related support activities

448.2 437.7 439.2 437.7 449.0 440.7 439.9 438.4 -1.5

Petroleum and coal products

110.8 105.9 108.3 110.3 111.7 109.8 111.3 111.8 0.5

Chemicals

808.3 812.2 816.7 817.3 810.2 815.0 817.2 818.8 1.6

Plastics and rubber products

699.4 698.8 700.8 699.0 698.8 700.4 700.7 700.4 -0.3

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

265.0 276.2 278.1 280.3 271.9 285.1 286.9 287.3 0.4

Private service-providing

101,739 102,218 102,672 103,461 101,922 103,519 103,573 103,746 173

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26,956 27,002 27,037 27,142 27,177 27,391 27,371 27,390 19

Wholesale trade

5,846.7 5,864.6 5,878.8 5,900.3 5,861.0 5,905.6 5,906.7 5,914.9 8.2

Durable goods

2,923.5 2,924.6 2,933.8 2,943.1 2,931.9 2,941.1 2,944.3 2,951.1 6.8

Nondurable goods

2,029.7 2,036.5 2,045.8 2,057.0 2,033.3 2,057.3 2,060.5 2,062.2 1.7

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

893.5 903.5 899.2 900.2 895.8 907.2 901.9 901.6 -0.3

Retail trade

15,641.1 15,607.2 15,618.5 15,693.0 15,791.5 15,887.6 15,860.2 15,866.5 6.3

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,971.5 1,990.9 2,000.4 2,013.0 1,973.2 2,011.5 2,010.9 2,013.6 2.7

Automobile dealers

1,272.5 1,293.6 1,298.4 1,300.8 1,275.3 1,301.5 1,302.3 1,302.8 0.5

Other motor vehicle dealers

150.2 146.5 150.1 156.1 149.0 155.0 154.2 155.3 1.1

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

548.8 550.8 551.9 556.1 549.0 555.0 554.4 555.5 1.1

Furniture and home furnishings stores

463.5 483.7 479.7 478.8 471.7 484.9 485.6 486.2 0.6

Electronics and appliance stores

517.0 509.0 508.3 500.4 528.5 511.0 513.8 511.6 -2.2

Building material and garden supply stores

1,316.7 1,233.7 1,288.2 1,331.6 1,267.3 1,282.8 1,287.9 1,282.8 -5.1

Food and beverage stores

3,058.8 3,064.4 3,061.6 3,065.9 3,083.8 3,096.6 3,097.1 3,096.4 -0.7

Health and personal care stores

1,042.0 1,057.5 1,054.3 1,051.9 1,048.1 1,062.4 1,060.5 1,059.8 -0.7

Gasoline stations

917.7 923.8 928.1 933.9 922.2 938.1 939.6 940.7 1.1

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,301.0 1,304.6 1,299.8 1,299.8 1,353.9 1,357.3 1,350.4 1,349.8 -0.6

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

603.9 593.6 583.3 584.5 619.5 605.3 603.7 604.7 1.0

General merchandise stores

3,109.0 3,082.2 3,058.2 3,066.7 3,158.0 3,151.5 3,119.9 3,127.4 7.5

Department stores

1,277.5 1,254.7 1,240.5 1,241.2 1,309.4 1,288.0 1,277.6 1,277.0 -0.6

Other general merchandise stores

1,831.5 1,827.5 1,817.7 1,825.5 1,848.5 1,863.5 1,842.4 1,850.4 8.0

Miscellaneous store retailers

818.8 814.9 809.8 819.4 832.2 832.4 834.7 835.5 0.8

Nonstore retailers

521.2 548.9 546.8 547.1 533.1 553.8 556.1 558.0 1.9

Transportation and warehousing

4,914.7 4,977.9 4,986.5 4,994.2 4,969.3 5,042.7 5,049.3 5,052.8 3.5

Air transportation

472.9 477.3 481.9 483.9 473.7 481.9 483.6 484.1 0.5

Rail transportation

215.0 209.0 209.7 209.7 214.9 210.3 210.6 210.1 -0.5

Water transportation

65.2 61.8 62.6 63.8 66.0 64.3 64.4 64.4 0.0

Truck transportation

1,434.0 1,442.4 1,448.9 1,460.7 1,451.5 1,471.3 1,476.1 1,476.0 -0.1

Transit and ground passenger transportation

499.0 483.0 484.4 477.6 484.2 470.6 468.9 464.5 -4.4

Pipeline transportation

50.2 47.9 47.9 47.2 49.9 48.0 48.0 47.6 -0.4

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

30.6 25.4 27.5 31.8 34.3 35.1 35.5 36.0 0.5

Support activities for transportation

657.6 657.4 660.2 665.7 659.5 662.1 663.9 666.1 2.2

Couriers and messengers

595.3 636.1 627.2 616.1 630.0 653.2 652.1 655.3 3.2

Warehousing and storage

894.9 937.6 936.2 937.7 905.3 945.9 946.2 948.7 2.5

Utilities

553.3 551.9 553.3 554.0 555.5 555.5 555.2 555.9 0.7

Information

2,784 2,745 2,734 2,729 2,781 2,748 2,742 2,735 -7

Publishing industries, except Internet

726.6 726.8 725.2 723.6 729.3 728.8 727.8 726.6 -1.2

Motion picture and sound recording industries

428.9 412.5 405.5 410.4 421.0 409.7 408.1 409.7 1.6

Broadcasting, except Internet

270.8 264.6 266.7 262.6 271.0 265.2 266.1 262.7 -3.4

Telecommunications

803.2 775.9 769.4 763.7 805.1 775.6 770.4 765.1 -5.3

Data processing, hosting and related services

300.3 299.0 299.0 301.0 298.5 300.5 300.6 301.2 0.6

Other information services

254.2 266.2 267.7 267.4 255.9 267.7 268.7 269.5 0.8

Financial activities

8,208 8,338 8,356 8,383 8,249 8,399 8,403 8,422 19

Finance and insurance

6,102.4 6,200.4 6,206.2 6,215.2 6,123.9 6,215.1 6,217.8 6,233.3 15.5

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.5 18.9 18.8 18.7 18.6 18.8 18.8 18.8 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,596.5 2,639.5 2,644.2 2,643.9 2,606.4 2,645.3 2,647.7 2,648.6 0.9

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,693.2 1,711.0 1,714.2 1,712.3 1,696.4 1,714.0 1,714.8 1,714.7 -0.1

Commercial banking

1,306.2 1,314.2 1,315.2 1,314.1 1,307.8 1,314.6 1,315.2 1,314.9 -0.3

Nondepository credit intermediation

606.2 621.6 621.3 621.1 611.2 622.6 622.6 623.0 0.4

Activities related to credit intermediation

297.1 306.9 308.7 310.5 298.8 308.7 310.3 310.8 0.5

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

921.8 931.2 931.7 931.0 926.0 935.1 936.0 936.6 0.6

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,565.6 2,610.8 2,611.5 2,621.6 2,572.9 2,615.9 2,615.3 2,629.3 14.0

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,105.4 2,138.0 2,150.0 2,167.3 2,124.6 2,183.9 2,185.3 2,188.6 3.3

Real estate

1,532.9 1,574.4 1,578.1 1,589.5 1,542.9 1,600.7 1,598.3 1,601.8 3.5

Rental and leasing services

549.3 540.6 548.9 554.8 558.2 559.9 563.7 563.4 -0.3

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.2 23.0 23.0 23.0 23.5 23.3 23.3 23.4 0.1

Professional and business services

19,970 20,216 20,339 20,556 19,994 20,510 20,567 20,606 39

Professional and technical services

8,861.4 9,119.7 9,119.7 9,156.0 8,793.7 9,058.5 9,078.9 9,102.0 23.1

Legal services

1,114.5 1,118.0 1,118.4 1,120.2 1,119.3 1,123.7 1,123.0 1,124.1 1.1

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,065.6 1,118.7 1,106.1 1,096.3 970.1 995.3 997.6 1,002.8 5.2

Architectural and engineering services

1,390.6 1,417.8 1,428.2 1,435.2 1,399.7 1,439.0 1,445.9 1,448.0 2.1

Specialized design services

137.2 141.0 141.3 142.4 137.7 142.7 143.2 143.2 0.0

Computer systems design and related services

1,968.0 2,043.5 2,029.2 2,042.3 1,970.4 2,044.5 2,047.1 2,049.7 2.6

Management and technical consulting services

1,345.6 1,402.2 1,410.2 1,424.1 1,352.6 1,416.9 1,424.0 1,431.7 7.7

Scientific research and development services

673.6 695.2 697.0 697.8 675.0 698.8 699.8 700.0 0.2

Advertising and related services

486.5 487.0 487.4 487.8 488.3 489.5 490.5 491.0 0.5

Other professional and technical services

679.8 696.3 701.9 709.9 680.5 707.8 707.9 711.7 3.8

Management of companies and enterprises

2,222.7 2,257.2 2,260.6 2,259.3 2,233.7 2,267.2 2,267.6 2,268.8 1.2

Administrative and waste services

8,885.7 8,839.1 8,958.2 9,140.8 8,966.9 9,184.2 9,220.9 9,235.4 14.5

Administrative and support services

8,485.5 8,432.2 8,550.7 8,730.9 8,562.8 8,769.8 8,806.2 8,821.3 15.1

Office administrative services

487.7 511.6 515.7 518.8 488.5 513.0 517.0 518.8 1.8

Facilities support services

143.2 138.0 139.6 139.7 142.1 139.0 139.3 139.6 0.3

Employment services(1)

3,478.9 3,500.1 3,547.7 3,590.0 3,542.4 3,648.3 3,660.3 3,665.9 5.6

Temporary help services

2,835.2 2,856.1 2,901.1 2,939.4 2,892.9 2,986.5 2,999.5 3,005.3 5.8

Business support services

900.9 916.9 911.8 903.9 904.7 915.2 915.0 912.5 -2.5

Travel arrangement and reservation services

216.8 213.9 215.2 214.2 216.6 216.9 216.1 213.9 -2.2

Investigation and security services

889.3 899.3 905.6 906.6 897.5 909.9 912.5 912.0 -0.5

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,056.4 1,935.1 1,994.6 2,133.4 2,059.3 2,106.4 2,124.3 2,134.2 9.9

Other support services

312.3 317.3 320.5 324.3 311.6 321.1 321.7 324.3 2.6

Waste management and remediation services

400.2 406.9 407.5 409.9 404.1 414.4 414.7 414.1 -0.6

Education and health services

22,679 23,077 23,113 23,176 22,495 22,956 22,966 23,007 41

Educational services

3,731.8 3,776.1 3,786.4 3,800.1 3,549.0 3,627.7 3,622.0 3,625.9 3.9

Health care and social assistance

18,947.1 19,300.6 19,326.1 19,375.4 18,945.7 19,328.0 19,344.4 19,381.2 36.8

Health care(3)

15,309.2 15,603.3 15,615.8 15,642.2 15,335.4 15,638.5 15,652.8 15,672.3 19.5

Ambulatory health care services

7,016.0 7,207.8 7,212.8 7,235.6 7,026.6 7,225.4 7,233.1 7,247.3 14.2

Offices of physicians

2,502.6 2,563.0 2,562.2 2,568.3 2,507.9 2,567.0 2,567.2 2,574.1 6.9

Offices of dentists

918.2 938.8 937.0 937.6 920.9 939.8 941.2 940.3 -0.9

Offices of other health practitioners

845.2 884.6 887.7 891.8 846.2 888.3 891.0 892.5 1.5

Outpatient care centers

845.6 890.4 897.1 897.5 846.5 891.6 897.3 897.7 0.4

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

263.3 259.0 257.9 258.0 263.1 259.6 258.4 258.1 -0.3

Home health care services

1,354.0 1,381.4 1,383.3 1,392.1 1,354.3 1,387.8 1,389.2 1,393.9 4.7

Other ambulatory health care services

287.1 290.6 287.6 290.3 287.8 291.3 288.8 290.7 1.9

Hospitals

4,996.3 5,078.7 5,089.7 5,086.2 5,002.1 5,085.5 5,092.7 5,096.9 4.2

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,296.9 3,316.8 3,313.3 3,320.4 3,306.7 3,327.6 3,327.0 3,328.1 1.1

Nursing care facilities

1,634.5 1,638.9 1,634.1 1,635.3 1,640.1 1,644.3 1,642.7 1,640.9 -1.8

Residential mental health facilities

612.4 616.6 618.2 620.5 614.3 618.6 619.2 620.6 1.4

Community care facilities for the elderly

887.4 897.2 897.9 899.0 889.1 899.7 900.3 900.7 0.4

Other residential care facilities

162.6 164.1 163.1 165.6 163.2 165.0 164.7 165.9 1.2

Social assistance

3,637.9 3,697.3 3,710.3 3,733.2 3,610.3 3,689.5 3,691.6 3,708.9 17.3

Individual and family services

2,213.1 2,275.1 2,278.5 2,297.0 2,206.4 2,278.0 2,276.6 2,293.7 17.1

Emergency and other relief services

160.5 168.4 168.8 168.2 160.9 167.7 168.4 167.4 -1.0

Vocational rehabilitation services

339.5 329.6 331.8 332.5 340.9 333.5 334.8 334.7 -0.1

Child day care services

924.8 924.2 931.2 935.5 902.2 910.3 911.9 913.1 1.2

Leisure and hospitality

15,470 15,167 15,397 15,745 15,552 15,792 15,801 15,856 55

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,176.2 2,020.3 2,065.2 2,194.7 2,227.5 2,253.4 2,235.3 2,256.7 21.4

Performing arts and spectator sports

470.0 412.2 423.5 462.2 458.1 450.2 443.0 449.4 6.4

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

155.8 148.9 152.9 160.4 158.0 162.9 162.1 163.6 1.5

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,550.4 1,459.2 1,488.8 1,572.1 1,611.4 1,640.3 1,630.2 1,643.7 13.5

Accommodation and food services

13,293.7 13,147.1 13,331.3 13,550.0 13,324.4 13,538.9 13,565.7 13,599.4 33.7

Accommodation

1,895.3 1,861.7 1,883.3 1,911.1 1,944.1 1,951.4 1,951.8 1,959.3 7.5

Food services and drinking places

11,398.4 11,285.4 11,448.0 11,638.9 11,380.3 11,587.5 11,613.9 11,640.1 26.2

Other services

5,672 5,673 5,696 5,730 5,674 5,723 5,723 5,730 7

Repair and maintenance

1,294.8 1,287.1 1,293.7 1,296.9 1,290.6 1,292.4 1,293.1 1,291.8 -1.3

Personal and laundry services

1,441.4 1,450.7 1,460.4 1,482.9 1,438.6 1,471.6 1,471.4 1,479.1 7.7

Membership associations and organizations

2,935.9 2,935.3 2,942.0 2,950.6 2,944.6 2,959.1 2,958.9 2,959.2 0.3

Government

22,578 22,623 22,692 22,723 22,161 22,321 22,323 22,340 17

Federal

2,777.0 2,800.0 2,797.0 2,800.0 2,769.0 2,815.0 2,812.0 2,806.0 -6.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,174.7 2,185.1 2,180.9 2,185.7 2,178.6 2,199.0 2,196.0 2,195.0 -1.0

U.S. Postal Service

602.2 614.6 615.6 614.1 590.1 615.6 616.3 610.5 -5.8

State government

5,252.0 5,233.0 5,249.0 5,260.0 5,089.0 5,093.0 5,094.0 5,094.0 0.0

State government education

2,574.6 2,566.8 2,577.4 2,590.3 2,409.8 2,417.4 2,417.2 2,420.1 2.9

State government, excluding education

2,677.7 2,666.2 2,672.0 2,670.1 2,679.3 2,675.5 2,676.3 2,673.6 -2.7

Local government

14,549.0 14,590.0 14,646.0 14,663.0 14,303.0 14,413.0 14,417.0 14,440.0 23.0

Local government education

8,230.4 8,262.5 8,301.2 8,284.2 7,904.4 7,955.8 7,964.1 7,972.3 8.2

Local government, excluding education

6,318.9 6,327.3 6,344.4 6,378.6 6,399.0 6,457.3 6,453.0 6,467.8 14.8

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: May 05, 2017