Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Economic News Release
PRINT:Print
CPS CPS Program Links
CES CES Program Links

Table B-6. Employment of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-6. Employment of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)
[In thousands]
Industry Dec.
2018
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019(p)
Dec.
2019(p)

Total private

105,244 106,392 106,563 106,655

Goods-producing

15,063 15,081 15,108 15,105

Mining and logging

559 543 533 526

Construction

5,517 5,610 5,600 5,613

Manufacturing

8,987 8,928 8,975 8,966

Durable goods

5,540 5,497 5,535 5,532

Nondurable goods

3,447 3,431 3,440 3,434

Private service-providing

90,181 91,311 91,455 91,550

Trade, transportation, and utilities

23,488 23,557 23,542 23,573

Wholesale trade

4,743.6 4,769.9 4,764.5 4,774.8

Retail trade

13,497.2 13,479.9 13,457.6 13,484.7

Transportation and warehousing

4,803.2 4,866.6 4,878.1 4,871.5

Utilities

443.7 440.3 441.8 442.4

Information

2,285 2,270 2,279 2,280

Financial activities

6,672 6,745 6,754 6,751

Professional and business services

17,340 17,542 17,585 17,581

Education and health services

20,984 21,474 21,536 21,569

Leisure and hospitality

14,541 14,806 14,837 14,875

Other services

4,871 4,917 4,922 4,921

Footnotes
(1) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2018 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: January 10, 2020