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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
Aug.
2019
June
2020
July
2020(p)
Aug.
2020(p)
Aug.
2019
June
2020
July
2020(p)
Aug.
2020(p)
Change from:
July2020 - Aug.2020(p)

Total nonfarm

151,141 138,502 139,063 140,598 151,160 137,809 139,543 140,914 1,371

Total private

129,470 117,311 118,780 119,713 128,523 116,492 117,973 119,000 1,027

Goods-producing

21,433 20,134 20,231 20,295 21,087 19,859 19,920 19,963 43

Mining and logging

744 630 630 625 731 626 619 617 -2

Logging

53.1 51.3 52.3 51.8 51.5 51.3 51.2 50.3 -0.9

Mining

691.0 579.0 577.7 573.0 679.0 575.1 568.0 566.3 -1.7

Oil and gas extraction

154.9 154.5 156.7 155.2 152.3 153.6 154.8 153.7 -1.1

Mining, except oil and gas

193.8 180.2 183.1 183.7 189.8 177.1 179.7 180.0 0.3

Coal mining

52.4 44.0 45.3 45.7 52.2 44.0 45.5 45.6 0.1

Metal ore mining

41.5 40.1 41.0 41.3 41.1 39.8 40.7 40.9 0.2

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

99.9 96.1 96.8 96.7 96.5 93.3 93.5 93.5 0.0

Support activities for mining

342.3 244.3 237.9 234.1 336.9 244.4 233.5 232.6 -0.9

Construction

7,760 7,365 7,426 7,459 7,508 7,171 7,198 7,214 16

Construction of buildings

1,707.9 1,616.5 1,637.8 1,653.3 1,666.4 1,587.9 1,597.5 1,610.9 13.4

Residential building

846.7 814.7 830.6 837.1 825.3 799.3 816.9 820.1 3.2

Nonresidential building

861.2 801.8 807.2 816.2 841.1 788.6 780.6 790.8 10.2

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,138.2 1,070.4 1,073.2 1,075.5 1,074.1 1,016.9 1,015.9 1,010.4 -5.5

Specialty trade contractors

4,914.3 4,677.7 4,714.9 4,730.6 4,767.7 4,566.5 4,584.1 4,592.9 8.8

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,149.9 2,074.7 2,097.8 2,117.3 2,082.5 2,020.4 2,034.7 2,059.2 24.5

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,764.4 2,603.0 2,617.1 2,613.3 2,685.2 2,546.1 2,549.4 2,533.7 -15.7

Manufacturing

12,929 12,139 12,175 12,211 12,848 12,062 12,103 12,132 29

Durable goods

8,097 7,584 7,583 7,591 8,066 7,534 7,560 7,562 2

Wood products

410.8 391.2 390.6 392.6 408.9 388.5 387.4 388.5 1.1

Nonmetallic mineral products

428.5 407.5 408.8 405.1 421.6 400.6 402.7 398.3 -4.4

Primary metals

385.3 341.3 338.8 337.4 384.5 339.1 338.1 337.6 -0.5

Fabricated metal products

1,496.5 1,405.6 1,389.0 1,391.3 1,491.6 1,396.2 1,381.7 1,387.6 5.9

Machinery

1,129.0 1,049.2 1,044.9 1,040.1 1,125.7 1,042.0 1,038.3 1,037.0 -1.3

Computer and electronic products

1,090.2 1,094.3 1,090.0 1,091.1 1,085.5 1,089.6 1,083.8 1,086.1 2.3

Computer and peripheral equipment

165.2 170.3 169.3 170.4 163.8 170.2 169.6 169.9 0.3

Communications equipment

83.9 83.2 82.1 83.0 83.7 82.9 82.3 82.6 0.3

Semiconductors and electronic components

380.3 377.6 375.9 374.6 378.8 374.7 372.1 372.1 0.0

Electronic instruments

427.5 428.6 427.3 427.3 426.3 427.6 424.8 426.2 1.4

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

33.3 34.6 35.4 35.8 33.0 34.2 35.0 35.3 0.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

407.3 384.1 382.2 380.8 405.8 383.9 379.7 379.3 -0.4

Transportation equipment(1)

1,738.4 1,578.7 1,595.2 1,602.7 1,736.3 1,567.6 1,608.4 1,600.0 -8.4

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

997.8 873.0 892.4 905.7 998.2 865.3 910.2 904.9 -5.3

Furniture and related products

390.1 350.7 350.8 354.8 387.1 348.7 348.7 354.4 5.7

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

620.8 581.1 592.7 594.6 619.4 577.5 591.0 593.0 2.0

Nondurable goods

4,832 4,555 4,592 4,620 4,782 4,528 4,543 4,570 27

Food manufacturing

1,671.9 1,594.1 1,622.2 1,637.9 1,640.7 1,585.3 1,593.1 1,605.2 12.1

Textile mills

109.1 93.9 92.0 91.3 108.6 93.7 92.2 91.0 -1.2

Textile product mills

113.9 103.6 102.0 102.3 112.9 103.9 100.8 102.0 1.2

Apparel

111.0 84.8 82.7 86.5 111.5 84.1 83.1 86.3 3.2

Paper and paper products

366.0 354.5 357.0 356.3 365.3 353.2 355.0 355.0 0.0

Printing and related support activities

426.3 363.9 364.7 361.7 424.8 363.1 364.4 360.3 -4.1

Petroleum and coal products

117.0 106.4 107.2 106.7 113.3 103.2 103.3 103.9 0.6

Chemicals

851.4 832.6 837.8 840.1 849.3 829.8 834.3 839.8 5.5

Plastics and rubber products

741.3 726.2 723.8 728.9 739.6 721.0 719.6 726.1 6.5

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

324.0 294.9 302.2 307.8 316.4 290.2 297.1 300.5 3.4

Private service-providing

108,037 97,177 98,549 99,418 107,436 96,633 98,053 99,037 984

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,619 25,868 26,087 26,382 27,688 25,852 26,118 26,459 341

Wholesale trade

5,927.1 5,636.9 5,619.0 5,626.7 5,906.8 5,612.3 5,592.7 5,606.2 13.5

Durable goods

3,223.3 3,055.6 3,060.9 3,061.5 3,210.9 3,045.8 3,047.7 3,048.1 0.4

Nondurable goods

2,176.2 2,079.9 2,058.9 2,060.6 2,170.1 2,065.8 2,046.0 2,054.5 8.5

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

527.6 501.4 499.2 504.6 525.8 500.7 499.0 503.6 4.6

Retail trade

15,596.6 14,547.0 14,783.9 14,998.6 15,613.8 14,531.5 14,767.7 15,016.6 248.9

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

2,050.1 1,885.5 1,914.4 1,937.1 2,037.5 1,874.8 1,903.0 1,925.3 22.3

Automobile dealers

1,304.4 1,170.0 1,188.7 1,206.1 1,299.2 1,168.0 1,186.2 1,203.0 16.8

Other motor vehicle dealers

168.3 156.5 158.4 159.6 162.1 148.0 149.9 152.9 3.0

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

577.4 559.0 567.3 571.4 576.1 558.8 566.9 569.4 2.5

Furniture and home furnishings stores

465.1 366.6 390.7 400.4 470.7 370.8 396.7 407.2 10.5

Electronics and appliance stores

463.0 375.3 399.6 417.8 471.8 381.1 409.5 430.3 20.8

Building material and garden supply stores

1,301.3 1,428.1 1,414.6 1,401.3 1,301.9 1,365.0 1,375.6 1,388.8 13.2

Food and beverage stores

3,086.5 3,162.9 3,145.9 3,142.3 3,072.9 3,142.4 3,122.3 3,126.1 3.8

Health and personal care stores

1,040.3 932.9 951.1 963.4 1,050.2 935.9 955.5 970.8 15.3

Gasoline stations

958.6 915.2 924.5 931.7 947.8 904.6 911.7 918.0 6.3

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,297.6 791.4 904.9 915.7 1,293.8 804.9 905.8 916.9 11.1

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

550.6 409.1 429.1 439.0 555.9 419.5 439.1 444.9 5.8

General merchandise stores

2,985.3 3,060.9 3,056.6 3,176.4 3,018.9 3,116.4 3,101.9 3,218.3 116.4

Department stores

1,044.6 936.7 985.9 1,021.5 1,068.7 970.9 1,018.8 1,051.1 32.3

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

1,940.7 2,124.2 2,070.7 2,154.9 1,950.2 2,145.5 2,083.1 2,167.2 84.1

Miscellaneous store retailers

839.5 689.8 717.5 731.6 830.8 682.8 706.7 723.9 17.2

Nonstore retailers

558.7 529.3 535.0 541.9 561.6 533.3 539.9 546.1 6.2

Transportation and warehousing

5,544.9 5,143.6 5,142.5 5,215.9 5,618.1 5,170.5 5,219.3 5,297.4 78.1

Air transportation

505.8 381.9 399.1 406.5 503.1 378.6 395.6 403.1 7.5

Rail transportation

173.5 144.6 145.5 145.5 172.6 145.5 145.3 145.4 0.1

Water transportation

68.3 57.2 57.7 57.6 65.7 55.2 55.3 55.2 -0.1

Truck transportation

1,552.6 1,450.3 1,458.0 1,466.8 1,531.5 1,437.4 1,439.5 1,449.5 10.0

Transit and ground passenger transportation

429.9 308.4 275.2 284.2 493.1 314.5 336.7 348.1 11.4

Pipeline transportation

51.4 50.2 50.0 49.8 51.3 50.1 50.0 49.8 -0.2

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

47.2 26.6 27.3 27.2 36.2 21.0 20.7 20.8 0.1

Support activities for transportation

753.2 668.1 675.5 681.9 752.6 668.0 673.4 680.6 7.2

Couriers and messengers

781.2 873.7 877.1 883.6 821.5 906.8 915.6 923.3 7.7

Warehousing and storage

1,181.8 1,182.6 1,177.1 1,212.8 1,190.5 1,193.4 1,187.2 1,221.6 34.4

Utilities

550.8 540.1 541.4 540.9 548.9 537.8 538.4 539.0 0.6

Information

2,887 2,584 2,585 2,594 2,861 2,576 2,567 2,582 15

Publishing industries, except Internet

767.7 740.1 734.7 737.3 762.9 738.0 730.4 733.7 3.3

Motion picture and sound recording industries

455.7 223.0 226.0 237.8 441.4 216.1 214.1 228.0 13.9

Broadcasting, except Internet

264.3 238.3 238.3 242.3 265.3 238.9 239.2 243.5 4.3

Telecommunications

709.7 681.6 684.5 680.8 708.4 683.5 685.0 682.3 -2.7

Data processing, hosting and related services

343.2 343.8 342.4 336.7 341.0 343.8 341.8 338.6 -3.2

Other information services

346.4 357.0 358.9 358.6 342.1 355.8 356.2 356.2 0.0

Financial activities

8,835 8,648 8,682 8,713 8,768 8,605 8,618 8,654 36

Finance and insurance

6,465.3 6,458.1 6,475.9 6,484.4 6,439.5 6,446.9 6,451.8 6,464.7 12.9

Monetary authorities - central bank

19.9 19.9 20.2 20.0 19.7 19.8 19.8 19.8 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,663.7 2,656.6 2,662.2 2,666.5 2,650.6 2,649.5 2,650.6 2,659.5 8.9

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,783.9 1,778.1 1,773.7 1,769.1 1,776.7 1,770.0 1,764.8 1,763.0 -1.8

Commercial banking

1,396.5 1,388.8 1,384.8 1,380.1 1,391.3 1,382.6 1,377.9 1,376.5 -1.4

Nondepository credit intermediation

580.2 572.1 578.5 587.9 574.7 571.5 575.3 585.3 10.0

Activities related to credit intermediation

299.6 306.4 310.0 309.5 299.2 308.0 310.5 311.2 0.7

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

975.2 968.5 976.1 980.2 966.6 967.4 968.6 969.5 0.9

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,806.5 2,813.1 2,817.4 2,817.7 2,802.6 2,810.2 2,812.8 2,815.9 3.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,370.1 2,189.4 2,206.1 2,228.6 2,328.3 2,158.0 2,166.0 2,189.1 23.1

Real estate

1,749.2 1,684.0 1,694.7 1,711.9 1,726.4 1,668.6 1,673.7 1,688.6 14.9

Rental and leasing services

597.2 482.0 487.9 493.2 578.7 466.5 469.3 477.4 8.1

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.7 23.4 23.5 23.5 23.2 22.9 23.0 23.1 0.1

Professional and business services

21,521 19,838 20,002 20,220 21,377 19,725 19,878 20,075 197

Professional and technical services

9,585.7 9,249.9 9,308.5 9,335.7 9,587.0 9,282.0 9,294.4 9,336.1 41.7

Legal services

1,153.0 1,115.0 1,115.7 1,109.8 1,152.6 1,105.2 1,107.5 1,107.5 0.0

Accounting and bookkeeping services

977.1 945.2 948.3 949.8 1,030.6 1,012.1 1,012.1 1,010.5 -1.6

Architectural and engineering services

1,536.4 1,488.7 1,495.3 1,501.7 1,516.8 1,470.9 1,469.6 1,484.0 14.4

Specialized design services

143.2 132.3 131.9 132.6 143.7 131.7 132.0 132.6 0.6

Computer systems design and related services

2,235.2 2,154.4 2,177.4 2,187.1 2,222.1 2,158.7 2,153.6 2,166.4 12.8

Management and technical consulting services

1,546.3 1,491.6 1,499.8 1,507.0 1,538.7 1,491.1 1,493.5 1,498.8 5.3

Scientific research and development services

738.2 743.0 749.2 755.2 732.3 736.4 739.8 749.4 9.6

Advertising and related services

493.4 454.4 448.4 445.7 491.8 452.2 445.3 443.4 -1.9

Other professional and technical services

762.9 725.3 742.5 746.8 758.3 723.7 741.0 743.5 2.5

Management of companies and enterprises

2,445.4 2,360.9 2,351.9 2,350.7 2,434.5 2,344.3 2,333.7 2,337.8 4.1

Administrative and waste services

9,489.5 8,227.0 8,341.3 8,533.6 9,355.0 8,098.5 8,249.7 8,400.9 151.2

Administrative and support services

9,025.5 7,769.6 7,881.3 8,074.9 8,897.2 7,646.8 7,798.4 7,949.2 150.8

Office administrative services

529.8 497.6 506.7 508.5 528.3 494.0 505.5 506.3 0.8

Facilities support services

167.1 154.9 158.4 155.5 165.7 155.4 158.5 156.0 -2.5

Employment services(1)

3,647.0 2,845.3 2,935.7 3,109.4 3,633.8 2,845.4 2,972.6 3,098.9 126.3

Temporary help services

2,949.6 2,235.5 2,315.6 2,475.3 2,941.7 2,239.4 2,361.2 2,467.9 106.7

Business support services

866.0 746.9 751.5 767.1 875.7 759.1 760.9 774.2 13.3

Travel arrangement and reservation services

222.8 165.1 161.9 158.0 220.1 162.2 159.3 156.4 -2.9

Investigation and security services

963.4 903.4 900.2 910.4 958.2 903.4 901.8 907.2 5.4

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,288.8 2,153.7 2,172.7 2,166.1 2,176.5 2,030.4 2,044.4 2,049.5 5.1

Other support services

340.6 302.7 294.2 299.9 339.0 296.9 295.4 300.7 5.3

Waste management and remediation services

464.0 457.4 460.0 458.7 457.8 451.7 451.3 451.7 0.4

Education and health services

23,980 22,556 22,649 22,815 24,262 22,760 22,982 23,129 147

Educational services

3,491.1 3,237.0 3,165.8 3,221.1 3,779.5 3,446.7 3,473.1 3,530.0 56.9

Health care and social assistance

20,488.7 19,318.7 19,483.0 19,593.7 20,482.4 19,313.3 19,509.0 19,599.1 90.1

Health care(3)

16,345.3 15,596.4 15,739.6 15,811.1 16,317.6 15,582.5 15,716.5 15,791.8 75.3

Ambulatory health care services

7,732.9 7,283.0 7,414.1 7,487.4 7,724.8 7,277.4 7,407.1 7,482.1 75.0

Offices of physicians

2,678.0 2,562.0 2,593.1 2,619.0 2,678.0 2,563.2 2,592.9 2,619.4 26.5

Offices of dentists

976.3 871.9 918.9 942.9 971.9 869.8 917.7 939.3 21.6

Offices of other health practitioners

975.7 867.7 885.3 895.2 973.6 865.5 882.6 893.2 10.6

Outpatient care centers

965.0 930.3 942.8 944.9 965.4 931.3 943.3 945.7 2.4

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

283.7 265.1 275.0 274.8 284.3 264.7 274.2 274.5 0.3

Home health care services

1,539.8 1,485.4 1,496.9 1,506.8 1,537.4 1,483.4 1,494.6 1,506.2 11.6

Other ambulatory health care services

314.4 300.6 302.1 303.8 314.4 299.5 301.8 303.8 2.0

Hospitals

5,211.2 5,107.7 5,136.2 5,148.1 5,207.9 5,106.0 5,133.6 5,147.6 14.0

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,401.2 3,205.7 3,189.3 3,175.6 3,384.9 3,199.1 3,175.8 3,162.1 -13.7

Nursing care facilities

1,608.0 1,495.6 1,480.2 1,474.1 1,599.8 1,494.4 1,476.5 1,468.8 -7.7

Residential mental health facilities

651.2 616.9 620.9 622.6 649.5 614.4 616.8 620.0 3.2

Community care facilities for the elderly

975.5 932.7 927.2 919.8 970.6 931.1 923.1 915.2 -7.9

Other residential care facilities

166.5 160.5 161.0 159.1 165.0 159.2 159.4 158.1 -1.3

Social assistance

4,143.4 3,722.3 3,743.4 3,782.6 4,164.8 3,730.8 3,792.5 3,807.3 14.8

Individual and family services

2,638.9 2,500.4 2,512.6 2,519.8 2,634.8 2,496.9 2,507.2 2,518.5 11.3

Emergency and other relief services

184.3 179.4 184.5 181.1 184.3 178.7 184.3 182.3 -2.0

Vocational rehabilitation services

324.1 275.3 280.4 284.5 320.8 272.8 275.4 281.5 6.1

Child day care services

996.1 767.2 765.9 797.2 1,024.8 782.4 825.6 825.0 -0.6

Leisure and hospitality

17,244 12,437 13,139 13,249 16,570 11,933 12,554 12,728 174

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,711.5 1,664.2 1,815.0 1,790.0 2,421.0 1,486.1 1,577.6 1,602.7 25.1

Performing arts and spectator sports

538.1 285.4 272.9 289.5 513.6 268.3 257.1 276.2 19.1

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

184.3 136.0 138.6 136.6 172.3 124.9 124.8 127.1 2.3

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,989.1 1,242.8 1,403.5 1,363.9 1,735.1 1,092.9 1,195.7 1,199.4 3.7

Accommodation and food services

14,532.8 10,772.9 11,324.0 11,459.4 14,148.5 10,446.7 10,976.6 11,125.6 149.0

Accommodation

2,218.3 1,398.4 1,447.4 1,452.1 2,079.0 1,290.5 1,295.1 1,310.5 15.4

Food services and drinking places

12,314.5 9,374.5 9,876.6 10,007.3 12,069.5 9,156.2 9,681.5 9,815.1 133.6

Other services

5,951 5,246 5,405 5,445 5,910 5,182 5,336 5,410 74

Repair and maintenance

1,363.3 1,282.4 1,290.5 1,315.4 1,360.0 1,274.3 1,283.4 1,312.1 28.7

Personal and laundry services

1,533.1 1,122.4 1,244.2 1,252.7 1,525.8 1,110.2 1,235.3 1,249.2 13.9

Membership associations and organizations

3,054.9 2,841.4 2,870.4 2,877.0 3,024.1 2,797.0 2,817.7 2,848.5 30.8

Government

21,671 21,191 20,283 20,885 22,637 21,317 21,570 21,914 344

Federal

2,867.0 2,898 2,928 3,176 2,857.0 2,883 2,912 3,163 251

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,262.9 2,294.2 2,334.5 2,576.3 2,250.2 2,280.1 2,314.3 2,561.0 246.7

U.S. Postal Service

604.5 603.5 593.6 599.8 607.2 602.9 597.5 601.7 4.2

State government

4,917.0 4,705 4,652 4,706 5,184.0 4,973 4,983 4,981 -2

State government education

2,204.8 1,998.8 1,943.2 1,996.0 2,489.3 2,282.2 2,288.4 2,284.5 -3.9

State government, excluding education

2,711.7 2,705.8 2,709.2 2,710.0 2,694.3 2,690.6 2,694.7 2,696.7 2.0

Local government

13,887.0 13,588 12,703 13,003 14,596.0 13,461 13,675 13,770 95

Local government education

7,128.9 7,307.5 6,346.8 6,641.2 8,020.5 7,365.4 7,548.2 7,579.9 31.7

Local government, excluding education

6,758.4 6,280.4 6,356.5 6,362.1 6,575.8 6,095.6 6,126.3 6,189.6 63.3

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: September 04, 2020