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

Total nonfarm

143,602 149,245 150,098 150,170 142,503 148,503 148,752 148,951 199

Total private

121,802 127,039 127,796 127,963 121,047 126,562 126,832 127,043 211

Goods-producing

20,165 20,836 20,820 20,730 20,228 20,670 20,742 20,796 54

Mining and logging

602 652 652 655 597 648 650 656 6

Logging

46.6 43.4 43.2 42.5 45.9 42.7 42.6 42.3 -0.3

Mining

555.4 608.9 608.5 612.2 550.6 605.4 607.5 614.1 6.6

Oil and gas extraction

141.9 143.3 144.4 147.9 139.5 141.6 142.7 145.0 2.3

Mining, except oil and gas

178.0 184.9 184.2 181.9 178.7 183.3 183.5 184.2 0.7

Coal mining

42.5 42.5 42.2 42.5 42.2 42.5 42.4 42.8 0.4

Metal ore mining

41.3 42.8 42.9 43.1 41.5 43.0 43.1 43.3 0.2

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

94.2 99.6 99.1 96.3 95.0 97.8 98.0 98.1 0.1

Support activities for mining

235.5 280.7 279.9 282.4 232.4 280.5 281.3 284.9 3.6

Construction

7,312 7,666 7,604 7,465 7,400 7,503 7,538 7,560 22

Construction of buildings

1,652.3 1,725.9 1,722.0 1,708.1 1,658.2 1,704.4 1,713.1 1,717.5 4.4

Residential building

847.4 895.7 892.6 885.5 847.7 883.2 885.7 886.4 0.7

Nonresidential building

804.9 830.2 829.4 822.6 810.5 821.2 827.4 831.1 3.7

Heavy and civil engineering construction

1,008.6 1,115.0 1,087.1 1,029.2 1,051.0 1,057.7 1,065.1 1,075.5 10.4

Specialty trade contractors

4,651.4 4,824.6 4,794.4 4,727.3 4,690.7 4,740.6 4,759.3 4,767.4 8.1

Residential specialty trade contractors

2,127.2 2,212.4 2,200.9 2,165.8 2,140.3 2,174.5 2,181.1 2,176.3 -4.8

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,524.2 2,612.2 2,593.5 2,561.5 2,550.4 2,566.1 2,578.2 2,591.1 12.9

Manufacturing

12,251 12,518 12,564 12,610 12,231 12,519 12,554 12,580 26

Durable goods

7,609 7,778 7,803 7,834 7,598 7,789 7,806 7,826 20

Wood products

403.0 413.3 414.9 417.0 402.5 412.4 414.2 415.5 1.3

Nonmetallic mineral products

397.9 401.4 403.4 400.2 400.3 398.4 401.0 403.1 2.1

Primary metals

348.9 355.1 358.3 361.7 348.4 358.2 359.9 361.8 1.9

Fabricated metal products

1,388.1 1,424.6 1,432.3 1,435.0 1,385.8 1,429.6 1,437.2 1,436.6 -0.6

Machinery

1,055.9 1,080.1 1,076.0 1,087.1 1,055.9 1,086.6 1,079.6 1,087.3 7.7

Computer and electronic products

1,074.2 1,092.6 1,092.4 1,094.0 1,072.2 1,093.6 1,092.8 1,091.9 -0.9

Computer and peripheral equipment

162.5 167.2 167.7 167.4 162.6 167.2 167.6 167.0 -0.6

Communications equipment

85.3 84.8 84.6 83.7 85.0 85.2 84.6 84.2 -0.4

Semiconductors and electronic components

368.3 374.6 375.2 374.8 368.2 375.4 375.2 374.4 -0.8

Electronic instruments

422.9 431.2 430.0 432.8 422.0 431.3 430.9 431.6 0.7

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

35.2 34.8 34.9 35.3 34.4 34.5 34.5 34.7 0.2

Electrical equipment and appliances

375.1 382.1 384.8 385.3 373.5 382.5 385.1 386.1 1.0

Transportation equipment(1)

1,601.4 1,633.6 1,634.5 1,642.1 1,596.5 1,632.0 1,632.0 1,635.9 3.9

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

913.3 936.3 934.0 942.7 910.8 935.8 929.9 934.1 4.2

Furniture and related products

356.9 362.8 364.5 367.7 356.2 363.7 364.2 365.8 1.6

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

608.0 632.0 641.4 643.7 607.0 631.5 639.9 641.9 2.0

Nondurable goods

4,642 4,740 4,761 4,776 4,633 4,730 4,748 4,754 6

Food manufacturing

1,643.1 1,660.9 1,668.5 1,674.8 1,634.1 1,650.7 1,657.9 1,657.7 -0.2

Textile mills

96.1 99.2 99.9 100.3 96.1 99.1 99.8 100.5 0.7

Textile product mills

105.7 108.7 109.0 110.0 105.2 108.6 108.6 109.5 0.9

Apparel

92.7 93.5 94.6 95.5 92.8 93.1 94.2 94.8 0.6

Paper and paper products

356.7 353.9 358.3 358.5 356.0 355.4 358.2 356.7 -1.5

Printing and related support activities

374.9 380.4 383.1 385.3 373.1 381.0 381.3 382.3 1.0

Petroleum and coal products

105.0 103.7 102.7 101.5 106.9 101.6 101.8 101.7 -0.1

Chemicals

844.9 858.7 860.1 868.3 842.7 863.4 863.8 866.1 2.3

Plastics and rubber products

725.4 736.6 742.8 747.0 724.7 740.4 742.8 744.8 2.0

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

297.9 343.9 342.2 334.8 301.0 336.5 339.5 339.6 0.1

Private service-providing

101,637 106,203 106,976 107,233 100,819 105,892 106,090 106,247 157

Trade, transportation, and utilities

27,799 27,765 28,377 28,651 26,984 27,725 27,765 27,795 30

Wholesale trade

5,632.3 5,745.1 5,767.0 5,786.8 5,617.2 5,741.1 5,752.3 5,766.0 13.7

Durable goods

3,080.5 3,155.6 3,162.5 3,176.4 3,073.8 3,155.3 3,162.1 3,170.9 8.8

Nondurable goods

2,069.7 2,110.5 2,122.9 2,126.4 2,062.9 2,107.1 2,110.7 2,113.9 3.2

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

482.1 479.0 481.6 484.0 480.5 478.7 479.5 481.2 1.7

Retail trade

15,628.2 15,504.3 15,860.0 15,963.7 15,159.8 15,467.2 15,453.9 15,451.8 -2.1

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,947.8 1,986.6 1,986.2 1,978.7 1,953.3 1,987.0 1,986.8 1,984.2 -2.6

Automobile dealers

1,239.4 1,250.5 1,253.3 1,249.9 1,239.6 1,252.5 1,252.9 1,250.8 -2.1

Other motor vehicle dealers

148.7 166.6 161.4 158.7 155.4 166.9 165.8 165.9 0.1

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

559.7 569.5 571.5 570.1 558.3 567.5 568.0 567.5 -0.5

Furniture and home furnishings stores

455.3 448.2 460.1 461.5 435.2 446.9 447.3 445.3 -2.0

Electronics and appliance stores

453.9 438.2 451.5 453.7 431.2 429.3 428.9 427.5 -1.4

Building material and garden supply stores

1,395.0 1,343.1 1,336.3 1,333.1 1,426.6 1,364.9 1,367.7 1,365.7 -2.0

Food and beverage stores

3,177.0 3,104.4 3,144.0 3,146.9 3,145.1 3,108.2 3,119.6 3,117.8 -1.8

Health and personal care stores

987.5 1,033.0 1,056.4 1,067.0 960.8 1,027.8 1,032.2 1,036.8 4.6

Gasoline stations

938.6 960.5 960.6 959.3 939.3 957.9 958.8 960.3 1.5

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,075.7 1,060.0 1,116.1 1,154.8 979.0 1,064.0 1,047.6 1,039.6 -8.0

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

499.5 495.0 523.3 519.5 460.4 494.0 488.6 476.1 -12.5

General merchandise stores

3,278.6 3,153.0 3,323.4 3,384.9 3,048.1 3,118.6 3,103.3 3,119.1 15.8

Department stores

1,110.1 1,015.2 1,111.8 1,147.0 976.8 1,007.9 1,002.4 1,003.1 0.7

General merchandise stores, including warehouse clubs and supercenters

2,168.5 2,137.8 2,211.6 2,237.9 2,071.3 2,110.7 2,100.9 2,115.9 15.0

Miscellaneous store retailers

782.2 834.4 833.7 840.9 770.0 830.6 830.4 836.2 5.8

Nonstore retailers

637.1 647.9 668.4 663.4 610.8 638.0 642.7 643.2 0.5

Transportation and warehousing

5,998.4 5,979.8 6,213.0 6,363.2 5,668.1 5,980.4 6,022.6 6,041.3 18.7

Air transportation

396.8 465.2 468.4 474.0 398.3 467.3 471.0 476.8 5.8

Rail transportation

145.4 142.3 142.5 142.5 144.5 142.1 142.4 142.3 -0.1

Water transportation

58.2 59.0 57.6 58.4 59.2 58.8 59.3 60.0 0.7

Truck transportation

1,477.6 1,530.9 1,533.2 1,523.2 1,478.9 1,515.3 1,523.0 1,523.3 0.3

Transit and ground passenger transportation

379.2 418.9 420.0 422.1 363.0 404.4 404.4 404.3 -0.1

Pipeline transportation

49.6 49.8 50.0 50.5 49.4 49.7 50.0 50.5 0.5

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

20.6 35.9 32.2 30.3 24.6 35.0 37.1 36.4 -0.7

Support activities for transportation

700.4 741.9 752.2 762.5 694.7 741.6 747.5 754.9 7.4

Couriers and messengers

1,305.0 1,014.0 1,205.8 1,344.8 1,034.3 1,067.2 1,084.4 1,084.3 -0.1

Warehousing and storage

1,465.6 1,521.9 1,551.1 1,554.9 1,421.2 1,499.0 1,503.5 1,508.5 5.0

Utilities

540.2 535.8 536.7 536.8 538.5 536.5 536.4 536.2 -0.2

Information

2,668 2,790 2,802 2,812 2,659 2,794 2,795 2,795 0

Publishing industries, except Internet

761.7 772.5 777.8 786.5 761.6 775.0 777.3 781.3 4.0

Motion picture and sound recording industries

262.4 347.8 350.3 344.2 258.7 348.4 346.9 340.7 -6.2

Broadcasting, except Internet

247.4 238.5 238.1 238.1 246.3 237.6 237.6 237.7 0.1

Telecommunications

683.3 671.0 669.1 674.3 679.5 672.3 667.9 666.1 -1.8

Data processing, hosting and related services

354.9 381.5 381.2 382.7 355.8 380.4 380.3 381.9 1.6

Other information services

358.0 379.0 385.5 386.2 357.2 380.6 385.1 387.0 1.9

Financial activities

8,788 8,907 8,920 8,942 8,774 8,894 8,911 8,919 8

Finance and insurance

6,554.8 6,564.9 6,581.9 6,597.0 6,539.4 6,562.3 6,572.7 6,576.3 3.6

Monetary authorities - central bank

20.3 20.1 20.1 20.1 20.3 20.1 20.2 20.3 0.1

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,673.4 2,660.3 2,662.6 2,666.2 2,670.4 2,664.8 2,663.6 2,662.7 -0.9

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,749.6 1,716.1 1,717.5 1,720.3 1,749.9 1,722.3 1,720.4 1,718.5 -1.9

Commercial banking

1,362.9 1,324.4 1,324.0 1,325.8 1,364.1 1,329.9 1,327.5 1,325.7 -1.8

Nondepository credit intermediation

607.4 620.9 620.5 620.8 605.7 620.4 620.7 622.0 1.3

Activities related to credit intermediation

316.4 323.3 324.6 325.1 314.8 322.1 322.5 322.2 -0.3

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

975.6 1,010.4 1,018.2 1,021.7 973.0 1,008.4 1,017.1 1,018.4 1.3

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,885.5 2,874.1 2,881.0 2,889.0 2,875.7 2,869.0 2,871.8 2,874.9 3.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,233.6 2,342.3 2,337.9 2,344.6 2,234.7 2,331.6 2,337.8 2,343.1 5.3

Real estate

1,726.5 1,792.2 1,791.3 1,795.1 1,720.4 1,780.8 1,785.5 1,789.1 3.6

Rental and leasing services

484.5 527.9 524.3 527.0 491.9 528.6 530.2 531.8 1.6

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

22.6 22.2 22.3 22.5 22.4 22.2 22.1 22.2 0.1

Professional and business services

20,638 21,598 21,714 21,650 20,550 21,319 21,391 21,434 43

Professional and technical services

9,554.8 10,034.6 10,111.6 10,150.0 9,526.0 10,033.4 10,084.2 10,120.9 36.7

Legal services

1,128.0 1,157.0 1,161.0 1,163.2 1,121.9 1,153.6 1,156.6 1,156.3 -0.3

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,001.2 1,023.8 1,050.0 1,075.1 996.5 1,074.9 1,079.7 1,083.1 3.4

Architectural and engineering services

1,524.4 1,606.0 1,606.2 1,610.5 1,525.7 1,596.0 1,601.1 1,609.7 8.6

Specialized design services

135.4 145.4 147.8 150.2 133.6 144.3 146.7 149.0 2.3

Computer systems design and related services

2,204.6 2,313.0 2,333.7 2,323.3 2,211.7 2,301.4 2,314.3 2,324.5 10.2

Management and technical consulting services

1,568.7 1,694.5 1,705.7 1,715.6 1,554.2 1,671.5 1,685.3 1,692.8 7.5

Scientific research and development services

784.8 836.3 839.7 848.6 784.1 840.0 842.1 848.5 6.4

Advertising and related services

443.3 454.8 458.1 460.4 440.6 454.2 456.2 457.2 1.0

Other professional and technical services

764.4 803.8 809.4 803.1 757.7 797.7 802.2 799.8 -2.4

Management of companies and enterprises

2,354.6 2,343.1 2,350.0 2,357.2 2,351.7 2,345.1 2,350.2 2,351.4 1.2

Administrative and waste services

8,728.3 9,220.7 9,252.1 9,142.5 8,671.8 8,940.4 8,956.8 8,961.2 4.4

Administrative and support services

8,279.9 8,756.8 8,790.2 8,681.0 8,222.4 8,480.5 8,497.0 8,500.6 3.6

Office administrative services

527.8 570.7 572.6 571.7 528.4 567.8 569.6 570.5 0.9

Facilities support services

153.3 153.5 151.7 150.6 152.8 152.1 151.3 150.3 -1.0

Employment services(1)

3,389.3 3,645.1 3,684.7 3,684.2 3,256.5 3,443.8 3,443.9 3,449.2 5.3

Temporary help services

2,762.4 2,964.2 2,998.3 2,987.5 2,620.6 2,788.8 2,789.3 2,787.7 -1.6

Business support services

825.4 788.3 806.2 796.2 804.1 780.3 783.6 777.2 -6.4

Travel arrangement and reservation services

145.5 165.1 162.7 161.7 147.0 166.2 164.2 162.9 -1.3

Investigation and security services

899.8 899.3 906.1 908.5 895.9 898.1 898.6 897.2 -1.4

Services to buildings and dwellings

2,038.3 2,210.9 2,182.5 2,090.9 2,133.6 2,152.9 2,163.5 2,171.3 7.8

Other support services

300.5 323.9 323.7 317.2 304.1 319.3 322.3 322.0 -0.3

Waste management and remediation services

448.4 463.9 461.9 461.5 449.4 459.9 459.8 460.6 0.8

Education and health services

23,400 23,922 24,017 23,954 23,249 23,780 23,794 23,804 10

Educational services

3,404.1 3,769.5 3,816.2 3,749.8 3,321.0 3,632.7 3,638.8 3,642.2 3.4

Health care and social assistance

19,996.1 20,152.5 20,200.5 20,203.7 19,928.3 20,147.5 20,155.5 20,161.6 6.1

Health care(3)

16,036.3 16,049.4 16,078.9 16,085.9 15,979.3 16,042.1 16,045.7 16,042.6 -3.1

Ambulatory health care services

7,733.8 7,939.1 7,960.8 7,968.8 7,700.2 7,924.7 7,933.9 7,942.0 8.1

Offices of physicians

2,680.1 2,735.8 2,738.3 2,750.1 2,662.9 2,730.2 2,728.3 2,732.3 4.0

Offices of dentists

987.9 1,030.9 1,038.7 1,034.2 983.5 1,028.7 1,032.8 1,033.2 0.4

Offices of other health practitioners

951.3 1,014.0 1,021.7 1,021.4 948.4 1,012.9 1,018.2 1,017.7 -0.5

Outpatient care centers

1,002.9 1,012.8 1,017.8 1,018.8 998.4 1,012.3 1,015.3 1,015.9 0.6

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

288.9 300.3 300.3 302.3 288.0 299.9 300.6 301.5 0.9

Home health care services

1,514.0 1,529.8 1,526.9 1,523.8 1,508.7 1,525.2 1,522.6 1,523.8 1.2

Other ambulatory health care services

308.7 315.5 317.1 318.2 310.3 315.3 316.1 317.6 1.5

Hospitals

5,183.9 5,148.5 5,158.0 5,152.5 5,174.8 5,145.1 5,147.0 5,141.9 -5.1

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,118.6 2,961.8 2,960.1 2,964.6 3,104.3 2,972.3 2,964.8 2,958.7 -6.1

Nursing care facilities

1,439.5 1,353.5 1,348.9 1,347.9 1,433.4 1,359.1 1,350.9 1,345.7 -5.2

Residential mental health facilities

612.2 590.9 593.1 595.6 611.0 592.0 592.8 594.5 1.7

Community care facilities for the elderly

912.5 867.8 867.8 872.3 906.0 871.5 870.9 868.7 -2.2

Other residential care facilities

154.4 149.6 150.3 148.8 153.9 149.8 150.1 149.7 -0.4

Social assistance

3,959.8 4,103.1 4,121.6 4,117.8 3,949.0 4,105.4 4,109.8 4,119.0 9.2

Individual and family services

2,616.3 2,690.5 2,696.3 2,694.8 2,614.4 2,692.8 2,697.1 2,709.9 12.8

Emergency and other relief services

186.5 184.6 188.1 188.5 184.0 185.5 187.0 186.4 -0.6

Vocational rehabilitation services

276.6 285.9 285.3 286.8 277.1 286.5 287.0 287.6 0.6

Child day care services

880.4 942.1 951.9 947.7 873.5 940.6 938.8 935.1 -3.7

Leisure and hospitality

12,896 15,448 15,362 15,429 13,134 15,599 15,640 15,693 53

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,605.6 2,164.0 2,105.4 2,095.4 1,715.9 2,225.8 2,236.0 2,236.7 0.7

Performing arts and spectator sports

311.1 484.7 483.3 478.6 321.9 480.8 490.6 497.6 7.0

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

128.2 147.2 145.3 146.5 133.0 148.7 149.1 149.4 0.3

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,166.3 1,532.1 1,476.8 1,470.3 1,261.0 1,596.3 1,596.3 1,589.7 -6.6

Accommodation and food services

11,289.9 13,284.4 13,256.5 13,333.7 11,418.1 13,372.9 13,403.9 13,456.5 52.6

Accommodation

1,376.4 1,777.1 1,728.7 1,747.9 1,421.2 1,793.6 1,791.0 1,801.0 10.0

Food services and drinking places

9,913.5 11,507.3 11,527.8 11,585.8 9,996.9 11,579.3 11,612.9 11,655.5 42.6

Other services

5,448 5,773 5,784 5,795 5,469 5,781 5,794 5,807 13

Repair and maintenance

1,304.8 1,392.1 1,402.1 1,396.4 1,312.2 1,386.7 1,396.1 1,400.9 4.8

Personal and laundry services

1,298.5 1,446.4 1,443.1 1,458.3 1,298.3 1,452.8 1,450.3 1,453.9 3.6

Membership associations and organizations

2,845.0 2,934.7 2,939.0 2,939.8 2,858.5 2,941.6 2,947.2 2,952.0 4.8

Government

21,800 22,206 22,302 22,207 21,456 21,941 21,920 21,908 -12

Federal

2,905 2,875 2,892 2,898 2,892 2,878 2,882 2,880 -2

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,279.8 2,277.6 2,274.2 2,273.2 2,285.3 2,273.7 2,273.6 2,272.4 -1.2

U.S. Postal Service

624.7 597.6 617.9 625.2 606.7 604.0 608.6 608.0 -0.6

State government

5,039 5,186 5,193 5,135 4,930 5,042 5,032 5,032 0

State government education

2,361.1 2,551.7 2,569.3 2,516.5 2,243.7 2,403.5 2,400.1 2,405.1 5.0

State government, excluding education

2,677.6 2,633.9 2,623.7 2,618.5 2,686.4 2,638.5 2,632.3 2,627.2 -5.1

Local government

13,856 14,145 14,217 14,174 13,634 14,021 14,006 13,996 -10

Local government education

7,634.1 7,853.5 7,931.0 7,923.9 7,326.4 7,666.9 7,655.1 7,653.3 -1.8

Local government, excluding education

6,222.1 6,291.3 6,286.2 6,250.5 6,307.3 6,354.0 6,350.5 6,342.7 -7.8

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 2020 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: January 07, 2022