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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.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)
Jan.
2016(p)
Jan.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)
Jan.
2016(p)
Change from:
Dec.2015 - Jan.2016(p)

Total nonfarm

138,511 144,122 144,112 141,123 140,623 142,875 143,137 143,288 151

Total private

116,688 121,611 121,705 119,230 118,669 120,847 121,098 121,256 158

Goods-producing

19,033 19,747 19,593 19,215 19,552 19,634 19,688 19,728 40

Mining and logging

877 776 765 743 890 771 764 757 -7

Logging

51.6 51.7 51.1 49.2 52.4 50.3 50.6 50.1 -0.5

Mining

825.6 723.8 714.1 694.1 837.4 720.4 713.4 706.8 -6.6

Oil and gas extraction

198.6 184.8 184.8 182.8 198.7 185.0 183.8 183.0 -0.8

Mining, except oil and gas

197.2 193.5 188.6 182.1 206.1 192.4 191.5 190.7 -0.8

Coal mining

68.6 62.1 60.7 58.8 69.2 62.0 60.8 59.6 -1.2

Metal ore mining

43.6 39.5 39.8 39.7 43.8 39.9 39.9 39.7 -0.2

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

85.0 91.9 88.1 83.6 93.1 90.6 90.8 91.3 0.5

Support activities for mining

429.8 345.5 340.7 329.2 432.6 343.0 338.1 333.1 -5.0

Construction

5,953 6,654 6,508 6,218 6,351 6,549 6,597 6,615 18

Construction of buildings

1,351.8 1,446.6 1,434.1 1,395.1 1,411.0 1,428.3 1,439.2 1,452.0 12.8

Residential building

655.8 712.9 706.1 685.0 687.1 702.2 708.5 716.0 7.5

Nonresidential building

696.0 733.7 728.0 710.1 723.9 726.1 730.7 736.0 5.3

Heavy and civil engineering construction

826.8 968.4 908.8 833.8 931.5 939.6 943.8 938.6 -5.2

Specialty trade contractors

3,774.3 4,239.4 4,164.7 3,988.9 4,008.0 4,180.9 4,214.2 4,224.4 10.2

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,621.1 1,842.7 1,813.0 1,739.8 1,734.8 1,821.1 1,842.8 1,855.4 12.6

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,153.2 2,396.7 2,351.7 2,249.1 2,273.2 2,359.8 2,371.4 2,369.0 -2.4

Manufacturing

12,203 12,317 12,320 12,254 12,311 12,314 12,327 12,356 29

Durable goods

7,710 7,732 7,732 7,698 7,764 7,733 7,734 7,751 17

Wood products

373.1 385.9 385.2 378.8 379.1 383.7 385.5 384.0 -1.5

Nonmetallic mineral products

377.7 403.1 397.3 389.1 391.7 400.2 401.3 403.3 2.0

Primary metals

402.6 385.5 384.4 384.0 402.6 385.9 384.5 384.0 -0.5

Fabricated metal products

1,462.5 1,441.7 1,442.4 1,441.6 1,472.5 1,444.4 1,444.0 1,450.5 6.5

Machinery

1,137.2 1,105.0 1,103.3 1,097.6 1,139.5 1,106.0 1,101.9 1,099.6 -2.3

Computer and electronic products

1,048.7 1,039.8 1,041.0 1,038.9 1,052.9 1,041.4 1,041.4 1,043.2 1.8

Computer and peripheral equipment

159.5 154.8 156.2 156.7 159.7 155.5 156.5 157.4 0.9

Communications equipment

89.3 86.3 85.9 85.2 89.4 86.2 85.7 85.3 -0.4

Semiconductors and electronic components

368.4 366.0 365.3 365.4 370.1 366.3 365.4 366.9 1.5

Electronic instruments

394.3 397.7 398.3 396.7 396.5 398.6 398.9 398.8 -0.1

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

37.2 35.0 35.3 34.9 37.3 34.8 34.9 34.9 0.0

Electrical equipment and appliances

380.1 382.4 384.8 385.4 380.7 382.4 384.4 386.1 1.7

Transportation equipment(1)

1,576.7 1,605.9 1,607.3 1,600.2 1,584.4 1,606.3 1,605.1 1,609.2 4.1

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

890.5 919.0 919.0 914.8 895.0 918.0 917.7 921.2 3.5

Furniture and related products

371.8 383.7 386.2 385.4 376.6 385.5 387.2 390.4 3.2

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

579.9 599.3 600.1 596.5 583.9 597.4 599.0 600.8 1.8

Nondurable goods

4,493 4,585 4,588 4,556 4,547 4,581 4,593 4,605 12

Food manufacturing

1,475.1 1,513.2 1,511.6 1,501.3 1,502.8 1,511.3 1,514.2 1,525.1 10.9

Textile mills

116.3 115.3 115.1 115.0 118.0 115.3 115.5 116.5 1.0

Textile product mills

113.9 118.0 117.3 116.6 115.8 116.9 116.8 118.3 1.5

Apparel

138.6 136.7 136.9 135.3 138.1 136.2 136.0 134.9 -1.1

Paper and paper products

370.8 373.1 374.0 372.0 371.8 373.3 373.4 373.2 -0.2

Printing and related support activities

447.5 451.3 451.5 447.9 449.8 449.4 449.3 450.0 0.7

Petroleum and coal products

110.1 117.4 115.2 112.2 114.4 116.8 117.1 116.5 -0.6

Chemicals

803.6 811.1 815.2 815.5 806.1 812.3 815.0 817.1 2.1

Plastics and rubber products

678.7 686.4 689.2 686.9 683.3 687.8 690.7 691.5 0.8

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

238.7 262.2 262.4 253.4 246.6 261.5 265.0 261.4 -3.6

Private service-providing

97,655 101,864 102,112 100,015 99,117 101,213 101,410 101,528 118

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26,544 27,596 27,864 26,986 26,698 27,087 27,109 27,154 45

Wholesale trade

5,803.3 5,907.8 5,907.3 5,862.4 5,853.1 5,897.3 5,902.4 5,911.2 8.8

Durable goods

2,910.6 2,942.1 2,948.2 2,931.6 2,926.4 2,942.9 2,945.1 2,946.3 1.2

Nondurable goods

1,994.0 2,058.6 2,049.3 2,029.5 2,020.2 2,049.6 2,051.4 2,056.0 4.6

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

898.7 907.1 909.8 901.3 906.5 904.8 905.9 908.9 3.0

Retail trade

15,414.9 16,168.7 16,301.3 15,717.3 15,510.0 15,754.2 15,753.4 15,811.1 57.7

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,876.1 1,964.2 1,963.6 1,956.2 1,903.3 1,965.7 1,974.6 1,982.4 7.8

Automobile dealers

1,208.6 1,265.4 1,268.6 1,263.6 1,218.6 1,263.9 1,271.6 1,273.4 1.8

Other motor vehicle dealers

131.3 145.2 143.0 141.5 142.2 149.4 151.0 152.5 1.5

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

536.2 553.6 552.0 551.1 542.5 552.4 552.0 556.5 4.5

Furniture and home furnishings stores

465.8 485.1 490.2 477.2 463.4 469.5 467.7 475.0 7.3

Electronics and appliance stores

530.8 555.8 553.8 553.2 512.4 527.2 524.5 533.1 8.6

Building material and garden supply stores

1,168.2 1,221.9 1,221.7 1,194.2 1,231.5 1,248.5 1,257.4 1,256.7 -0.7

Food and beverage stores

3,038.1 3,087.2 3,088.1 3,047.5 3,050.5 3,065.4 3,061.6 3,062.4 0.8

Health and personal care stores

1,034.9 1,045.2 1,057.5 1,041.6 1,032.5 1,033.2 1,036.9 1,038.1 1.2

Gasoline stations

882.3 912.6 911.5 903.6 894.2 911.3 914.4 915.5 1.1

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,357.0 1,492.2 1,516.2 1,376.6 1,351.6 1,376.8 1,358.9 1,372.2 13.3

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

629.8 684.1 692.7 632.8 629.0 627.3 626.2 629.8 3.6

General merchandise stores

3,126.5 3,320.1 3,382.0 3,187.0 3,113.9 3,169.4 3,161.8 3,177.2 15.4

Department stores

1,366.5 1,414.3 1,465.1 1,352.2 1,342.7 1,321.0 1,316.1 1,329.3 13.2

Other general merchandise stores

1,760.0 1,905.8 1,916.9 1,834.8 1,771.2 1,848.3 1,845.7 1,847.9 2.2

Miscellaneous store retailers

804.2 851.3 863.3 820.0 824.4 837.2 844.8 839.5 -5.3

Nonstore retailers

501.2 549.0 560.7 527.4 503.3 522.7 524.6 529.2 4.6

Transportation and warehousing

4,773.1 4,956.8 5,092.3 4,844.9 4,780.6 4,872.3 4,889.3 4,869.0 -20.3

Air transportation

447.0 460.1 460.9 459.2 449.5 461.2 461.9 461.9 0.0

Rail transportation

244.5 233.8 228.5 228.1 245.3 233.9 229.3 228.8 -0.5

Water transportation

65.3 61.1 60.7 59.4 67.1 61.9 61.5 61.3 -0.2

Truck transportation

1,416.7 1,469.6 1,462.6 1,435.2 1,448.0 1,460.3 1,464.2 1,465.7 1.5

Transit and ground passenger transportation

488.1 489.5 490.2 482.2 475.4 472.4 473.0 470.7 -2.3

Pipeline transportation

47.3 49.8 50.3 50.3 47.5 49.8 50.4 50.5 0.1

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

24.0 25.8 24.2 20.7 31.3 30.5 29.4 28.8 -0.6

Support activities for transportation

631.0 659.3 657.9 645.6 633.9 656.1 653.8 650.3 -3.5

Couriers and messengers

634.8 656.0 792.2 632.1 601.2 613.8 624.4 610.0 -14.4

Warehousing and storage

774.4 851.8 864.8 832.1 781.4 832.4 841.4 841.0 -0.4

Utilities

553.0 562.5 563.1 561.4 554.6 562.8 563.4 563.1 -0.3

Information

2,703 2,767 2,769 2,727 2,734 2,753 2,761 2,762 1

Publishing industries, except Internet

723.8 726.1 727.8 724.0 726.2 724.2 724.5 726.5 2.0

Motion picture and sound recording industries

359.8 399.9 402.5 373.5 387.2 395.0 405.1 402.4 -2.7

Broadcasting, except Internet

278.7 280.0 280.9 277.7 279.8 278.8 279.4 278.8 -0.6

Telecommunications

814.4 810.4 807.4 803.1 814.9 806.6 804.3 804.3 0.0

Data processing, hosting and related services

289.7 301.3 300.1 296.9 290.7 300.6 299.0 298.9 -0.1

Other information services

236.1 248.9 250.4 252.1 235.4 248.1 249.1 251.1 2.0

Financial activities

8,008 8,183 8,201 8,157 8,061 8,182 8,192 8,210 18

Finance and insurance

5,981.1 6,090.1 6,101.5 6,087.4 5,989.3 6,078.8 6,085.5 6,096.9 11.4

Monetary authorities - central bank

17.8 17.9 17.9 17.8 18.0 17.8 17.9 17.9 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,560.5 2,573.2 2,579.6 2,578.8 2,562.5 2,572.2 2,574.0 2,581.0 7.0

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,688.2 1,676.2 1,678.0 1,677.8 1,686.9 1,677.3 1,676.4 1,676.3 -0.1

Commercial banking

1,283.9 1,264.3 1,265.3 1,263.9 1,282.4 1,264.7 1,264.2 1,262.0 -2.2

Nondepository credit intermediation

584.1 600.9 602.3 600.6 586.0 599.1 599.7 603.1 3.4

Activities related to credit intermediation

288.2 296.1 299.3 300.4 289.6 295.8 297.9 301.6 3.7

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

893.2 919.5 922.6 917.9 895.9 918.9 920.6 920.9 0.3

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,509.6 2,579.5 2,581.4 2,572.9 2,512.9 2,569.9 2,573.0 2,577.1 4.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,027.1 2,092.8 2,099.9 2,070.0 2,071.6 2,103.2 2,106.5 2,113.3 6.8

Real estate

1,478.5 1,529.6 1,541.3 1,519.1 1,503.8 1,534.4 1,539.1 1,543.6 4.5

Rental and leasing services

525.4 539.3 534.7 527.9 544.2 545.0 543.8 546.1 2.3

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.2 23.9 23.9 23.0 23.6 23.8 23.6 23.6 0.0

Professional and business services

19,033 20,081 20,082 19,656 19,370 19,921 19,981 19,990 9

Professional and technical services

8,480.9 8,737.7 8,787.2 8,782.2 8,478.5 8,742.2 8,755.6 8,780.9 25.3

Legal services

1,107.5 1,126.4 1,130.0 1,114.5 1,115.2 1,123.8 1,124.2 1,122.8 -1.4

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,033.7 961.7 1,000.6 1,084.4 958.2 1,009.9 1,004.5 1,010.3 5.8

Architectural and engineering services

1,377.5 1,424.5 1,422.5 1,408.8 1,394.3 1,420.1 1,423.3 1,426.1 2.8

Specialized design services

126.3 140.0 141.8 137.2 129.7 138.8 140.0 140.8 0.8

Computer systems design and related services

1,853.1 1,960.3 1,954.9 1,949.2 1,858.0 1,948.4 1,951.5 1,954.9 3.4

Management and technical consulting services

1,234.1 1,303.5 1,314.3 1,285.2 1,250.7 1,291.4 1,299.8 1,302.0 2.2

Scientific research and development services

641.9 660.7 661.9 655.9 648.5 661.7 662.1 662.5 0.4

Advertising and related services

471.2 493.0 493.4 491.3 476.2 491.0 491.1 495.2 4.1

Other professional and technical services

635.6 667.6 667.8 655.7 647.7 657.2 659.1 666.3 7.2

Management of companies and enterprises

2,181.3 2,245.3 2,249.9 2,243.0 2,188.0 2,244.6 2,245.5 2,249.8 4.3

Administrative and waste services

8,370.8 9,098.3 9,044.9 8,630.7 8,703.4 8,933.9 8,980.1 8,959.0 -21.1

Administrative and support services

7,986.9 8,696.5 8,644.7 8,237.7 8,312.3 8,531.9 8,576.5 8,558.2 -18.3

Office administrative services

461.6 478.2 481.9 483.3 465.6 478.2 482.1 486.0 3.9

Facilities support services

134.4 143.9 143.4 141.8 135.4 143.8 143.8 143.2 -0.6

Employment services(1)

3,340.4 3,713.9 3,748.1 3,453.7 3,485.9 3,587.7 3,621.5 3,592.7 -28.8

Temporary help services

2,712.9 3,033.4 3,058.2 2,800.8 2,837.0 2,919.2 2,944.3 2,919.1 -25.2

Business support services

890.1 921.7 921.6 902.8 887.3 900.5 897.9 900.5 2.6

Travel arrangement and reservation services

193.8 201.4 200.9 196.8 198.0 201.2 202.3 201.1 -1.2

Investigation and security services

857.0 884.0 886.9 880.9 864.5 872.8 881.6 887.3 5.7

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,808.0 2,038.4 1,949.2 1,865.5 1,970.7 2,029.9 2,030.3 2,031.1 0.8

Other support services

301.6 315.0 312.7 312.9 305.0 317.9 317.0 316.2 -0.8

Waste management and remediation services

383.9 401.8 400.2 393.0 391.1 402.0 403.6 400.8 -2.8

Education and health services

21,601 22,569 22,557 22,230 21,731 22,315 22,369 22,375 6

Educational services

3,338.1 3,674.9 3,611.6 3,355.6 3,427.1 3,485.6 3,495.1 3,456.6 -38.5

Health care and social assistance

18,263.1 18,893.7 18,945.4 18,873.9 18,304.1 18,829.3 18,874.1 18,918.1 44.0

Health care(3)

14,827.6 15,310.9 15,354.4 15,294.5 14,869.4 15,267.0 15,302.3 15,339.1 36.8

Ambulatory health care services

6,731.3 6,995.2 7,019.1 6,978.2 6,752.2 6,967.5 6,989.2 6,999.9 10.7

Offices of physicians

2,494.6 2,573.3 2,582.4 2,572.3 2,497.0 2,564.2 2,568.0 2,574.0 6.0

Offices of dentists

895.4 919.7 927.3 921.1 898.6 917.3 925.9 924.4 -1.5

Offices of other health practitioners

794.2 825.1 829.8 827.6 798.3 823.7 827.0 831.1 4.1

Outpatient care centers

728.9 759.0 763.2 758.9 730.6 757.4 760.9 760.5 -0.4

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

253.8 260.9 260.7 255.0 254.3 261.1 259.7 256.0 -3.7

Home health care services

1,284.8 1,361.2 1,362.5 1,353.2 1,291.5 1,349.6 1,354.1 1,360.4 6.3

Other ambulatory health care services

279.6 296.0 293.2 290.1 282.0 294.2 293.7 293.5 -0.2

Hospitals

4,827.4 4,998.2 5,009.2 5,015.9 4,834.9 4,987.6 5,000.0 5,023.7 23.7

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,268.9 3,317.5 3,326.1 3,300.4 3,282.3 3,311.9 3,313.1 3,315.5 2.4

Nursing care facilities

1,645.9 1,663.4 1,664.8 1,651.9 1,652.8 1,659.2 1,660.1 1,659.2 -0.9

Residential mental health facilities

603.3 610.2 609.8 608.1 605.9 609.3 608.7 610.6 1.9

Community care facilities for the elderly

859.9 882.2 888.4 879.8 862.0 882.0 881.7 883.3 1.6

Other residential care facilities

159.8 161.7 163.1 160.6 161.7 161.4 162.6 162.4 -0.2

Social assistance

3,435.5 3,582.8 3,591.0 3,579.4 3,434.7 3,562.3 3,571.8 3,579.0 7.2

Individual and family services

2,078.0 2,190.4 2,198.3 2,189.6 2,080.0 2,186.4 2,192.2 2,193.3 1.1

Emergency and other relief services

152.1 154.7 157.1 157.3 153.0 155.0 155.8 158.0 2.2

Vocational rehabilitation services

332.5 334.1 335.1 331.7 336.5 334.6 335.4 335.4 0.0

Child day care services

872.9 903.6 900.5 900.8 865.2 886.2 888.4 892.3 3.9

Leisure and hospitality

14,234 15,034 14,996 14,670 14,924 15,307 15,338 15,382 44

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,889.9 2,045.7 2,027.6 1,939.2 2,124.3 2,196.0 2,191.3 2,186.2 -5.1

Performing arts and spectator sports

393.5 448.7 445.9 407.5 440.1 460.9 463.1 459.5 -3.6

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

137.7 147.4 145.6 139.6 149.7 152.2 152.5 151.9 -0.6

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,358.7 1,449.6 1,436.1 1,392.1 1,534.5 1,582.9 1,575.7 1,574.8 -0.9

Accommodation and food services

12,343.9 12,988.4 12,968.8 12,731.1 12,799.9 13,110.9 13,147.0 13,195.8 48.8

Accommodation

1,817.3 1,866.0 1,858.7 1,831.1 1,915.6 1,926.4 1,925.9 1,928.0 2.1

Food services and drinking places

10,526.6 11,122.4 11,110.1 10,900.0 10,884.3 11,184.5 11,221.1 11,267.8 46.7

Other services

5,532 5,634 5,643 5,589 5,599 5,648 5,660 5,655 -5

Repair and maintenance

1,248.7 1,281.7 1,283.1 1,268.3 1,262.4 1,285.3 1,289.9 1,283.2 -6.7

Personal and laundry services

1,371.6 1,412.2 1,417.6 1,396.3 1,389.9 1,413.6 1,417.0 1,414.0 -3.0

Membership associations and organizations

2,911.8 2,940.5 2,942.0 2,924.3 2,947.1 2,948.6 2,953.3 2,957.8 4.5

Government

21,823 22,511 22,407 21,893 21,954 22,028 22,039 22,032 -7

Federal

2,729.0 2,755.0 2,785.0 2,741.0 2,743.0 2,758.0 2,766.0 2,758.0 -8.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,136.4 2,156.3 2,163.4 2,146.0 2,151.9 2,159.8 2,163.1 2,160.4 -2.7

U.S. Postal Service

592.5 598.9 621.6 595.4 590.7 598.6 603.2 597.2 -6.0

State government

5,001.0 5,294.0 5,230.0 5,004.0 5,092.0 5,110.0 5,109.0 5,099.0 -10.0

State government education

2,341.3 2,628.0 2,567.3 2,350.5 2,420.1 2,435.6 2,437.0 2,432.2 -4.8

State government, excluding education

2,659.2 2,666.1 2,662.5 2,653.7 2,671.5 2,674.8 2,672.2 2,667.0 -5.2

Local government

14,093.0 14,462.0 14,392.0 14,148.0 14,119.0 14,160.0 14,164.0 14,175.0 11.0

Local government education

7,928.1 8,165.7 8,124.7 7,912.9 7,822.7 7,814.8 7,812.4 7,810.5 -1.9

Local government, excluding education

6,164.6 6,296.6 6,267.1 6,235.2 6,296.1 6,345.4 6,351.6 6,364.6 13.0

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 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: February 05, 2016
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