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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
Jan.
2020
Nov.
2020
Dec.
2020(p)
Jan.
2021(p)
Jan.
2020
Nov.
2020
Dec.
2020(p)
Jan.
2021(p)
Change from:
Dec.2020 - Jan.2021(p)

Total nonfarm

150,055 144,121 143,700 140,927 152,234 142,809 142,582 142,631 49

Total private

127,405 122,128 121,889 119,532 129,445 121,321 121,117 121,123 6

Goods-producing

20,626 20,203 20,157 19,811 21,096 20,146 20,222 20,218 -4

Mining and logging

678 599 601 605 689 597 600 609 9

Logging

47.9 45.7 46.6 46.2 48.6 44.9 45.8 46.3 0.5

Mining

629.8 553.1 554.7 558.8 640.6 552.5 553.8 562.6 8.8

Oil and gas extraction

137.2 139.8 141.9 141.0 138.8 139.4 141.1 141.9 0.8

Mining, except oil and gas

181.8 176.7 177.9 175.9 187.5 176.2 178.9 179.4 0.5

Coal mining

47.4 39.3 42.4 43.0 47.4 39.3 42.1 42.4 0.3

Metal ore mining

41.5 41.6 41.3 41.5 42.0 41.9 41.5 41.8 0.3

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

92.9 95.8 94.2 91.4 98.1 95.0 95.3 95.2 -0.1

Support activities for mining

310.8 236.6 234.9 241.9 314.3 236.9 233.8 241.3 7.5

Construction

7,243 7,413 7,305 7,051 7,615 7,353 7,395 7,392 -3

Construction of buildings

1,634.4 1,657.6 1,650.3 1,617.8 1,682.1 1,651.2 1,655.3 1,658.3 3.0

Residential building

805.9 844.3 845.7 828.5 829.8 836.7 844.3 847.9 3.6

Nonresidential building

828.5 813.3 804.6 789.3 852.3 814.5 811.0 810.4 -0.6

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,002.1 1,058.8 1,007.0 943.9 1,112.2 1,036.2 1,049.5 1,051.5 2.0

Specialty trade contractors

4,606.2 4,696.4 4,647.2 4,489.0 4,820.2 4,665.6 4,690.0 4,682.5 -7.5

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,034.4 2,141.6 2,125.8 2,060.1 2,127.0 2,132.2 2,140.7 2,136.5 -4.2

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,571.8 2,554.8 2,521.4 2,428.9 2,693.2 2,533.4 2,549.3 2,546.0 -3.3

Manufacturing

12,705 12,191 12,251 12,155 12,792 12,196 12,227 12,217 -10

Durable goods

7,967 7,570 7,610 7,556 8,002 7,580 7,598 7,581 -17

Wood products

406.7 398.7 402.5 400.5 411.3 398.8 402.3 403.6 1.3

Nonmetallic mineral products

403.8 399.3 398.4 381.7 416.7 396.7 400.9 394.5 -6.4

Primary metals

379.7 348.5 349.0 348.0 379.4 350.0 348.2 347.4 -0.8

Fabricated metal products

1,461.0 1,376.5 1,388.2 1,377.4 1,469.0 1,383.1 1,385.2 1,381.1 -4.1

Machinery

1,115.1 1,051.5 1,055.1 1,054.8 1,115.1 1,055.6 1,055.3 1,054.6 -0.7

Computer and electronic products

1,079.3 1,071.2 1,074.3 1,072.0 1,081.9 1,071.0 1,072.1 1,073.4 1.3

Computer and peripheral equipment

162.8 162.2 162.5 161.7 162.5 162.2 162.2 161.8 -0.4

Communications equipment

86.7 85.1 85.3 86.0 86.9 85.0 85.1 85.9 0.8

Semiconductors and electronic components

373.1 367.1 368.2 369.4 374.7 367.4 368.3 370.1 1.8

Electronic instruments

426.0 422.4 422.8 420.3 426.6 422.2 421.7 420.5 -1.2

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

30.7 34.4 35.5 34.6 31.2 34.2 34.8 35.1 0.3

Electrical equipment and appliances

399.4 371.8 375.2 370.6 399.2 372.1 373.6 370.4 -3.2

Transportation equipment(1)

1,720.0 1,595.2 1,603.1 1,593.1 1,722.7 1,594.7 1,598.1 1,594.9 -3.2

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

976.0 905.0 913.3 905.1 975.9 906.9 910.5 905.2 -5.3

Furniture and related products

384.3 354.2 356.8 353.4 385.2 355.0 356.1 354.0 -2.1

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

617.2 603.1 607.3 604.6 621.5 602.7 606.2 607.5 1.3

Nondurable goods

4,738 4,621 4,641 4,599 4,790 4,616 4,629 4,636 7

Food manufacturing

1,636.7 1,634.1 1,642.8 1,620.4 1,661.0 1,629.1 1,634.1 1,636.3 2.2

Textile mills

105.6 95.6 95.3 95.0 106.1 95.6 95.2 95.1 -0.1

Textile product mills

112.6 104.5 105.8 105.4 113.6 103.9 105.2 105.6 0.4

Apparel

103.1 89.4 92.6 89.4 104.3 89.2 92.7 90.2 -2.5

Paper and paper products

362.8 354.5 357.1 354.9 364.2 355.6 356.2 355.8 -0.4

Printing and related support activities

417.8 373.1 374.8 370.1 420.2 370.7 372.9 371.7 -1.2

Petroleum and coal products

109.4 103.5 105.1 103.0 113.7 103.9 107.2 106.9 -0.3

Chemicals

849.7 838.5 844.7 848.1 854.7 839.6 841.1 851.6 10.5

Plastics and rubber products

729.5 716.1 725.0 722.9 731.1 717.8 723.8 723.7 -0.1

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

310.9 311.7 297.9 290.1 321.5 310.4 300.9 299.1 -1.8

Private service-providing

106,779 101,925 101,732 99,721 108,349 101,175 100,895 100,905 10

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,755 27,520 27,942 27,030 27,852 26,983 27,108 27,058 -50

Wholesale trade

5,865.3 5,615.0 5,632.6 5,602.4 5,901.1 5,602.4 5,617.9 5,632.2 14.3

Durable goods

3,205.5 3,064.8 3,080.3 3,069.7 3,218.6 3,064.4 3,073.6 3,081.5 7.9

Nondurable goods

2,146.7 2,069.0 2,070.5 2,053.1 2,167.2 2,058.2 2,063.6 2,070.0 6.4

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

513.1 481.2 481.8 479.6 515.3 479.8 480.7 480.7 0.0

Retail trade

15,508.4 15,487.9 15,755.0 15,175.0 15,605.2 15,129.7 15,264.6 15,226.8 -37.8

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

2,025.0 1,940.2 1,948.2 1,933.8 2,044.1 1,941.0 1,953.8 1,947.3 -6.5

Automobile dealers

1,306.1 1,229.9 1,239.4 1,235.3 1,312.8 1,229.7 1,239.6 1,236.8 -2.8

Other motor vehicle dealers

152.4 150.0 148.9 144.5 162.0 154.0 155.7 153.9 -1.8

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

566.5 560.3 559.9 554.0 569.3 557.3 558.5 556.6 -1.9

Furniture and home furnishings stores

474.6 443.4 455.3 438.3 472.0 432.8 435.2 436.0 0.8

Electronics and appliance stores

470.4 455.3 454.0 412.8 467.0 435.3 434.5 405.2 -29.3

Building material and garden supply stores

1,238.4 1,363.3 1,395.3 1,362.8 1,299.0 1,402.8 1,428.8 1,429.6 0.8

Food and beverage stores

3,062.6 3,161.3 3,180.8 3,151.3 3,077.4 3,139.2 3,148.1 3,163.3 15.2

Health and personal care stores

1,035.5 969.5 987.5 981.6 1,029.1 950.1 960.8 975.2 14.4

Gasoline stations

949.8 938.5 938.6 931.3 958.4 937.4 939.5 938.2 -1.3

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,278.8 1,029.5 1,074.8 1,003.2 1,272.7 966.8 978.4 993.2 14.8

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

557.8 484.1 499.2 473.3 558.2 456.4 457.6 459.0 1.4

General merchandise stores

3,010.9 3,300.2 3,405.6 3,135.6 2,997.0 3,091.3 3,152.3 3,114.0 -38.3

Department stores

1,039.7 1,092.5 1,130.5 1,002.3 1,015.2 982.4 981.1 973.3 -7.8

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

1,971.2 2,207.7 2,275.1 2,133.3 1,981.8 2,108.9 2,171.2 2,140.7 -30.5

Miscellaneous store retailers

828.0 779.9 781.7 760.4 846.8 773.2 767.4 772.4 5.0

Nonstore retailers

576.6 622.7 634.0 590.6 583.5 603.4 608.2 593.4 -14.8

Transportation and warehousing

5,835.1 5,876.7 6,014.0 5,713.9 5,798.1 5,711.3 5,687.2 5,659.4 -27.8

Air transportation

510.5 392.9 395.9 409.3 514.1 394.3 397.4 412.2 14.8

Rail transportation

159.2 143.0 145.4 144.4 160.5 143.3 144.8 144.8 0.0

Water transportation

65.3 58.4 58.2 57.1 67.3 59.8 59.2 58.9 -0.3

Truck transportation

1,495.6 1,480.5 1,477.3 1,449.4 1,522.8 1,472.8 1,478.3 1,475.4 -2.9

Transit and ground passenger transportation

503.0 389.5 379.3 370.2 493.8 372.7 363.1 360.3 -2.8

Pipeline transportation

51.9 50.3 49.6 49.1 51.7 50.2 49.5 49.0 -0.5

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

26.1 21.2 20.6 18.8 35.0 25.1 24.6 24.9 0.3

Support activities for transportation

761.0 699.2 700.6 689.0 763.2 694.5 694.8 689.5 -5.3

Couriers and messengers

958.3 1,173.4 1,306.0 1,101.9 879.2 1,063.9 1,033.0 1,019.3 -13.7

Warehousing and storage

1,304.2 1,468.3 1,481.1 1,424.7 1,310.5 1,434.7 1,442.5 1,425.1 -17.4

Utilities

546.2 540.0 540.1 538.8 547.6 539.5 538.5 539.1 0.6

Information

2,868 2,659 2,665 2,647 2,910 2,650 2,656 2,672 16

Publishing industries, except Internet

777.5 758.2 759.1 759.0 781.2 755.2 759.1 763.2 4.1

Motion picture and sound recording industries

408.1 260.6 261.3 243.5 441.9 258.4 257.6 262.6 5.0

Broadcasting, except Internet

261.7 248.2 248.0 246.3 263.0 247.9 246.7 246.9 0.2

Telecommunications

710.1 681.2 683.7 685.4 711.5 679.0 679.4 685.4 6.0

Data processing, hosting and related services

360.4 354.2 354.7 352.1 362.0 352.7 355.1 353.5 -1.6

Other information services

350.4 357.0 358.3 360.8 350.0 357.0 357.6 360.1 2.5

Financial activities

8,783 8,763 8,788 8,729 8,849 8,756 8,774 8,782 8

Finance and insurance

6,476.3 6,542.2 6,554.3 6,525.0 6,498.5 6,532.8 6,539.2 6,540.2 1.0

Monetary authorities - central bank

19.8 20.2 20.3 20.2 19.7 20.3 20.3 20.2 -0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,663.5 2,669.2 2,672.6 2,669.2 2,667.7 2,668.9 2,669.6 2,671.0 1.4

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,783.1 1,751.3 1,750.0 1,746.6 1,785.5 1,754.7 1,750.9 1,747.7 -3.2

Commercial banking

1,395.6 1,365.3 1,363.2 1,359.5 1,396.6 1,368.3 1,364.6 1,360.6 -4.0

Nondepository credit intermediation

578.5 601.2 607.0 606.9 580.8 599.9 605.3 608.4 3.1

Activities related to credit intermediation

301.9 316.7 315.6 315.7 301.4 314.3 313.4 314.9 1.5

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

956.6 971.5 975.2 977.2 964.1 971.6 972.7 981.7 9.0

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,836.4 2,881.3 2,886.2 2,858.4 2,847.0 2,872.0 2,876.6 2,867.3 -9.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,306.8 2,220.9 2,233.6 2,203.9 2,350.6 2,223.6 2,234.6 2,241.7 7.1

Real estate

1,720.6 1,714.3 1,726.7 1,702.5 1,744.0 1,712.5 1,720.5 1,724.4 3.9

Rental and leasing services

563.8 484.0 484.3 479.4 583.4 488.6 491.7 494.8 3.1

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

22.4 22.6 22.6 22.0 23.2 22.5 22.4 22.5 0.1

Professional and business services

21,036 20,580 20,632 20,290 21,437 20,391 20,547 20,644 97

Professional and technical services

9,639.4 9,475.6 9,551.8 9,558.5 9,673.8 9,466.2 9,526.9 9,567.0 40.1

Legal services

1,154.4 1,125.3 1,127.4 1,118.6 1,162.9 1,122.8 1,121.3 1,126.1 4.8

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,069.2 966.3 999.0 1,065.6 1,022.7 997.6 1,000.4 1,004.2 3.8

Architectural and engineering services

1,517.3 1,523.7 1,525.4 1,513.6 1,535.2 1,521.6 1,526.7 1,530.7 4.0

Specialized design services

140.9 135.1 135.2 132.9 143.2 134.0 133.6 134.5 0.9

Computer systems design and related services

2,223.1 2,203.5 2,205.3 2,217.0 2,232.2 2,190.0 2,209.6 2,220.9 11.3

Management and technical consulting services

1,551.7 1,550.5 1,568.1 1,549.8 1,571.6 1,535.5 1,553.9 1,570.0 16.1

Scientific research and development services

749.0 779.3 784.7 787.0 756.5 779.9 784.0 794.0 10.0

Advertising and related services

483.8 437.5 443.8 432.7 488.3 436.2 441.2 435.5 -5.7

Other professional and technical services

750.0 754.4 762.9 741.3 761.4 748.6 756.2 751.1 -5.1

Management of companies and enterprises

2,422.2 2,339.1 2,351.6 2,339.1 2,430.0 2,339.9 2,347.5 2,346.4 -1.1

Administrative and waste services

8,974.3 8,765.7 8,728.2 8,392.3 9,333.2 8,584.8 8,672.1 8,730.5 58.4

Administrative and support services

8,524.8 8,315.7 8,279.9 7,950.4 8,875.3 8,134.8 8,222.2 8,280.7 58.5

Office administrative services

539.7 525.3 528.3 529.8 543.5 523.4 528.7 533.2 4.5

Facilities support services

164.1 153.6 153.4 151.8 166.4 153.3 152.9 153.4 0.5

Employment services(1)

3,455.1 3,323.0 3,388.5 3,185.7 3,598.7 3,176.2 3,255.7 3,318.1 62.4

Temporary help services

2,826.0 2,713.3 2,763.5 2,580.0 2,949.7 2,558.5 2,622.8 2,703.7 80.9

Business support services

869.4 819.8 824.9 806.0 867.3 800.3 803.7 802.7 -1.0

Travel arrangement and reservation services

216.3 148.8 145.5 144.5 221.7 149.1 147.0 148.1 1.1

Investigation and security services

939.6 909.9 899.3 892.6 953.7 903.2 895.2 904.6 9.4

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,014.5 2,138.3 2,039.6 1,945.4 2,192.6 2,130.8 2,135.0 2,121.5 -13.5

Other support services

326.1 297.0 300.4 294.6 331.5 298.5 304.0 299.1 -4.9

Waste management and remediation services

449.5 450.0 448.3 441.9 457.9 450.0 449.9 449.8 -0.1

Education and health services

24,364 23,510 23,401 23,118 24,513 23,278 23,247 23,240 -7

Educational services

3,697.3 3,555.5 3,401.6 3,276.8 3,786.5 3,388.2 3,318.7 3,352.6 33.9

Health care and social assistance

20,667.1 19,954.6 19,999.8 19,840.8 20,726.9 19,889.4 19,928.5 19,887.7 -40.8

Health care(3)

16,412.5 15,979.5 16,040.1 15,910.9 16,460.2 15,935.4 15,979.7 15,950.1 -29.6

Ambulatory health care services

7,821.5 7,708.0 7,737.9 7,683.0 7,850.5 7,680.4 7,703.4 7,706.9 3.5

Offices of physicians

2,710.2 2,672.1 2,682.0 2,662.5 2,716.9 2,660.1 2,664.8 2,668.2 3.4

Offices of dentists

985.7 983.8 987.8 984.2 987.9 981.2 983.5 986.3 2.8

Offices of other health practitioners

993.8 944.2 949.7 948.4 998.2 941.3 946.7 952.6 5.9

Outpatient care centers

996.0 998.8 1,006.8 998.6 996.8 998.4 1,001.9 999.0 -2.9

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

288.8 286.2 289.1 290.9 289.9 286.3 288.1 290.6 2.5

Home health care services

1,529.7 1,516.7 1,514.2 1,487.1 1,540.2 1,508.8 1,509.0 1,495.9 -13.1

Other ambulatory health care services

317.3 306.2 308.3 311.3 320.6 304.3 309.4 314.3 4.9

Hospitals

5,224.4 5,148.2 5,183.3 5,164.4 5,231.0 5,136.3 5,171.9 5,169.8 -2.1

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,366.6 3,123.3 3,118.9 3,063.5 3,378.7 3,118.7 3,104.4 3,073.4 -31.0

Nursing care facilities

1,581.4 1,443.3 1,439.7 1,410.3 1,586.5 1,439.0 1,433.6 1,414.2 -19.4

Residential mental health facilities

647.7 614.0 612.5 606.0 650.2 613.3 611.2 608.2 -3.0

Community care facilities for the elderly

972.1 911.1 912.3 896.6 975.0 911.5 905.7 899.0 -6.7

Other residential care facilities

165.4 154.9 154.4 150.6 167.0 154.9 153.9 152.0 -1.9

Social assistance

4,254.6 3,975.1 3,959.7 3,929.9 4,266.7 3,954.0 3,948.8 3,937.6 -11.2

Individual and family services

2,703.7 2,624.8 2,615.6 2,597.3 2,714.4 2,618.7 2,613.6 2,605.1 -8.5

Emergency and other relief services

185.8 185.4 186.5 182.7 186.4 185.1 183.9 183.4 -0.5

Vocational rehabilitation services

318.2 278.7 276.1 272.8 322.9 280.1 276.6 275.6 -1.0

Child day care services

1,046.9 886.2 881.5 877.1 1,043.0 870.1 874.7 873.5 -1.2

Leisure and hospitality

16,117 13,418 12,858 12,497 16,858 13,632 13,096 13,035 -61

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,245.9 1,698.8 1,603.4 1,528.8 2,502.5 1,816.5 1,713.6 1,690.4 -23.2

Performing arts and spectator sports

463.1 320.4 309.5 289.1 525.8 329.3 320.2 325.4 5.2

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

161.3 129.8 128.2 121.5 175.3 133.5 133.0 131.5 -1.5

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,621.5 1,248.6 1,165.7 1,118.2 1,801.4 1,353.7 1,260.4 1,233.5 -26.9

Accommodation and food services

13,871.5 11,719.2 11,254.1 10,967.8 14,355.0 11,815.6 11,381.9 11,344.2 -37.7

Accommodation

2,007.6 1,411.3 1,377.2 1,336.2 2,108.3 1,453.6 1,422.1 1,403.8 -18.3

Food services and drinking places

11,863.9 10,307.9 9,876.9 9,631.6 12,246.7 10,362.0 9,959.8 9,940.4 -19.4

Other services

5,856 5,475 5,446 5,410 5,930 5,485 5,467 5,474 7

Repair and maintenance

1,341.8 1,309.9 1,305.2 1,299.3 1,359.5 1,311.9 1,312.4 1,313.6 1.2

Personal and laundry services

1,541.9 1,311.1 1,298.4 1,285.7 1,561.9 1,311.6 1,298.0 1,302.8 4.8

Membership associations and organizations

2,972.0 2,853.6 2,842.7 2,825.0 3,009.0 2,861.6 2,856.1 2,857.9 1.8

Government

22,650 21,993 21,811 21,395 22,789 21,488 21,465 21,508 43

Federal

2,835 2,895 2,904 2,851 2,852 2,888 2,889 2,865 -24

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,233.4 2,281.0 2,279.6 2,248.6 2,247.9 2,283.7 2,285.1 2,261.0 -24.1

U.S. Postal Service

601.5 613.8 624.7 602.1 604.2 604.2 604.3 604.1 -0.2

State government

5,185 5,112 5,049 4,875 5,284 4,931 4,940 4,971 31

State government education

2,494.2 2,432.3 2,373.0 2,209.7 2,578.5 2,245.3 2,255.5 2,291.6 36.1

State government, excluding education

2,690.3 2,679.5 2,676.1 2,665.1 2,705.0 2,685.8 2,684.9 2,679.2 -5.7

Local government

14,630 13,986 13,858 13,669 14,653 13,669 13,636 13,672 36

Local government education

8,138.3 7,677.4 7,635.8 7,503.8 8,024.5 7,334.8 7,328.1 7,377.5 49.4

Local government, excluding education

6,491.8 6,308.4 6,222.6 6,164.7 6,628.8 6,333.8 6,307.8 6,294.5 -13.3

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 2020 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: February 05, 2021