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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
Mar.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016(p)
Mar.
2016(p)
Mar.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016(p)
Mar.
2016(p)
Change from:
Feb.2016 - Mar.2016(p)

Total nonfarm

140,099 141,150 141,987 142,877 140,972 143,314 143,559 143,774 215

Total private

117,751 119,229 119,645 120,411 119,011 121,261 121,497 121,692 195

Goods-producing

19,153 19,197 19,167 19,280 19,548 19,702 19,687 19,683 -4

Mining and logging

848 740 716 703 859 749 732 720 -12

Logging

50.7 49.4 49.9 49.4 53.0 50.4 51.5 51.5 0.0

Mining

797.1 690.1 666.3 653.7 806.1 698.5 680.4 668.0 -12.4

Oil and gas extraction

195.9 181.9 178.7 176.4 197.9 181.7 179.8 178.7 -1.1

Mining, except oil and gas

197.1 182.2 181.0 181.2 203.1 190.3 188.8 187.4 -1.4

Coal mining

68.0 58.9 57.2 56.0 67.9 59.4 57.8 56.7 -1.1

Metal ore mining

42.7 39.1 39.0 38.3 43.0 39.2 39.1 38.5 -0.6

Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying

86.4 84.2 84.8 86.9 92.2 91.8 92.0 92.2 0.2

Support activities for mining

404.1 326.0 306.6 296.1 405.1 326.5 311.8 301.9 -9.9

Construction

6,051 6,212 6,215 6,349 6,371 6,615 6,635 6,672 37

Construction of buildings

1,362.6 1,394.4 1,392.9 1,416.1 1,414.8 1,451.9 1,458.4 1,466.4 8.0

Residential building

656.5 682.8 680.7 687.8 686.9 713.4 715.9 717.7 1.8

Nonresidential building

706.1 711.6 712.2 728.3 727.9 738.5 742.5 748.7 6.2

Heavy and civil engineering construction

845.6 831.2 836.3 872.6 925.7 939.6 942.0 953.2 11.2

Specialty trade contractors

3,842.5 3,986.8 3,986.0 4,060.6 4,030.9 4,223.4 4,234.5 4,252.6 18.1

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,647.8 1,738.7 1,750.3 1,780.3 1,745.2 1,855.0 1,868.8 1,880.4 11.6

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,194.7 2,248.1 2,235.7 2,280.3 2,285.7 2,368.4 2,365.7 2,372.2 6.5

Manufacturing

12,254 12,245 12,236 12,228 12,318 12,338 12,320 12,291 -29

Durable goods

7,744 7,696 7,684 7,677 7,769 7,742 7,725 7,701 -24

Wood products

372.9 378.0 377.3 376.4 378.0 383.4 382.4 381.6 -0.8

Nonmetallic mineral products

383.5 386.2 385.0 392.3 393.3 400.9 401.6 402.6 1.0

Primary metals

399.7 382.8 379.6 377.9 399.7 382.1 380.4 377.8 -2.6

Fabricated metal products

1,465.0 1,438.1 1,431.2 1,429.1 1,470.7 1,446.5 1,438.8 1,434.6 -4.2

Machinery

1,134.0 1,098.5 1,095.2 1,088.6 1,134.8 1,099.1 1,095.2 1,088.7 -6.5

Computer and electronic products

1,050.4 1,042.9 1,041.8 1,040.3 1,052.8 1,045.6 1,045.1 1,041.7 -3.4

Computer and peripheral equipment

158.4 161.6 161.9 162.9 159.7 161.4 162.5 163.5 1.0

Communications equipment

88.9 85.5 84.7 84.7 89.0 85.6 85.1 84.9 -0.2

Semiconductors and electronic components

368.3 364.4 364.4 361.8 368.9 365.2 364.8 362.1 -2.7

Electronic instruments

398.5 396.8 395.8 395.9 398.7 398.5 397.4 396.1 -1.3

Miscellaneous computer and electronic products

36.3 34.6 35.0 35.0 36.5 34.8 35.2 35.1 -0.1

Electrical equipment and appliances

382.1 384.9 385.1 384.8 383.6 385.8 385.5 386.2 0.7

Transportation equipment(1)

1,596.8 1,603.4 1,606.3 1,606.0 1,591.1 1,609.9 1,605.7 1,601.4 -4.3

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

904.5 918.7 922.1 923.5 899.5 921.2 921.5 920.0 -1.5

Furniture and related products

375.4 385.1 386.7 387.5 377.4 389.5 391.4 389.6 -1.8

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

584.1 596.0 595.6 593.9 587.2 599.0 598.9 597.1 -1.8

Nondurable goods

4,510 4,549 4,552 4,551 4,549 4,596 4,595 4,590 -5

Food manufacturing

1,482.0 1,497.4 1,497.0 1,494.3 1,505.7 1,521.3 1,518.2 1,516.9 -1.3

Textile mills

117.1 115.0 114.4 114.5 117.2 116.2 114.8 114.4 -0.4

Textile product mills

114.7 116.3 116.9 117.0 115.8 117.9 118.2 117.9 -0.3

Apparel

137.3 134.3 134.7 133.4 137.0 134.1 134.4 133.6 -0.8

Paper and paper products

371.4 372.4 371.1 371.1 373.3 373.3 373.0 373.0 0.0

Printing and related support activities

449.9 446.6 443.9 444.8 450.5 448.2 446.0 445.8 -0.2

Petroleum and coal products

105.4 111.6 111.2 112.7 108.2 115.9 115.6 115.7 0.1

Chemicals

805.8 813.1 815.7 817.3 807.0 815.3 817.0 817.9 0.9

Plastics and rubber products

683.3 686.6 687.9 689.1 684.5 690.4 690.3 690.2 -0.1

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

242.7 255.7 258.9 257.2 250.1 263.7 267.0 264.6 -2.4

Private service-providing

98,598 100,032 100,478 101,131 99,463 101,559 101,810 102,009 199

Trade, transportation, and utilities

26,449 26,997 26,830 26,953 26,788 27,173 27,236 27,287 51

Wholesale trade

5,832.1 5,865.8 5,871.6 5,891.0 5,862.7 5,913.7 5,914.7 5,920.2 5.5

Durable goods

2,920.5 2,934.6 2,933.7 2,937.1 2,930.6 2,947.9 2,946.5 2,946.6 0.1

Nondurable goods

2,011.2 2,027.1 2,033.1 2,045.0 2,027.7 2,054.4 2,057.4 2,060.9 3.5

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

900.4 904.1 904.8 908.9 904.4 911.4 910.8 912.7 1.9

Retail trade

15,305.3 15,717.5 15,594.7 15,692.2 15,564.4 15,827.3 15,894.4 15,942.1 47.7

Motor vehicle and parts dealers

1,900.1 1,957.5 1,964.2 1,979.5 1,913.3 1,982.7 1,986.4 1,992.1 5.7

Automobile dealers

1,219.8 1,265.4 1,269.4 1,276.5 1,225.7 1,274.5 1,277.3 1,282.3 5.0

Other motor vehicle dealers

139.6 141.5 143.2 146.7 143.6 151.9 151.7 150.9 -0.8

Auto parts, accessories, and tire stores

540.7 550.6 551.6 556.3 544.0 556.3 557.4 559.0 1.6

Furniture and home furnishings stores

460.9 475.7 471.7 473.1 468.2 474.0 477.3 479.8 2.5

Electronics and appliance stores

510.5 547.8 528.9 520.9 518.8 528.2 530.6 529.1 -1.5

Building material and garden supply stores

1,222.7 1,197.7 1,221.8 1,272.9 1,234.7 1,264.4 1,271.5 1,281.0 9.5

Food and beverage stores

3,023.1 3,050.9 3,060.8 3,064.3 3,060.1 3,072.4 3,093.3 3,100.0 6.7

Health and personal care stores

1,027.0 1,037.5 1,030.4 1,040.6 1,034.1 1,036.0 1,036.1 1,046.3 10.2

Gasoline stations

885.9 906.2 903.8 909.3 899.5 917.9 920.2 922.3 2.1

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,299.4 1,385.5 1,340.7 1,331.2 1,355.0 1,380.2 1,391.8 1,387.4 -4.4

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

609.3 633.0 625.7 624.5 629.3 632.3 639.6 640.8 1.2

General merchandise stores

3,071.8 3,179.1 3,112.3 3,149.1 3,120.4 3,173.0 3,185.8 3,197.8 12.0

Department stores

1,305.4 1,341.3 1,288.5 1,291.4 1,340.3 1,320.3 1,321.8 1,325.7 3.9

Other general merchandise stores

1,766.4 1,837.8 1,823.8 1,857.7 1,780.1 1,852.6 1,864.0 1,872.2 8.2

Miscellaneous store retailers

799.0 821.2 816.5 809.8 823.2 839.3 833.3 835.5 2.2

Nonstore retailers

495.6 525.4 517.9 517.0 507.8 526.9 528.5 530.0 1.5

Transportation and warehousing

4,758.6 4,852.1 4,800.8 4,805.9 4,806.1 4,867.9 4,861.4 4,858.9 -2.5

Air transportation

449.2 460.4 459.9 460.7 450.6 462.8 462.7 462.3 -0.4

Rail transportation

247.0 222.9 219.5 217.5 247.4 223.9 220.8 218.0 -2.8

Water transportation

65.1 59.6 59.1 59.2 66.6 61.5 60.9 60.9 0.0

Truck transportation

1,417.9 1,436.8 1,432.3 1,434.0 1,446.1 1,465.6 1,464.7 1,462.3 -2.4

Transit and ground passenger transportation

488.1 483.8 484.3 490.8 475.3 472.5 473.9 477.3 3.4

Pipeline transportation

48.2 50.3 49.5 48.9 48.4 50.3 49.6 49.2 -0.4

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

25.1 21.0 21.1 22.3 31.0 28.9 28.7 28.8 0.1

Support activities for transportation

641.3 648.2 647.2 645.5 645.3 652.4 651.8 649.7 -2.1

Couriers and messengers

587.3 633.4 592.5 590.9 600.0 608.3 604.9 605.9 1.0

Warehousing and storage

789.4 835.7 835.4 836.1 795.4 841.7 843.4 844.5 1.1

Utilities

553.3 562.0 562.9 563.9 555.2 563.8 565.6 565.6 0.0

Information

2,730 2,726 2,764 2,770 2,735 2,763 2,773 2,774 1

Publishing industries, except Internet

723.5 724.0 723.9 723.6 726.2 726.1 726.7 725.7 -1.0

Motion picture and sound recording industries

391.1 375.0 408.5 414.4 391.5 405.2 410.3 413.3 3.0

Broadcasting, except Internet

279.5 278.3 279.8 279.7 279.9 279.5 280.3 279.9 -0.4

Telecommunications

807.7 801.4 799.9 800.6 807.7 803.0 801.4 801.0 -0.4

Data processing, hosting and related services

292.3 295.1 296.3 297.1 292.8 297.2 297.8 298.0 0.2

Other information services

235.5 252.3 255.8 254.6 237.2 251.7 256.2 256.1 -0.1

Financial activities

8,037 8,155 8,158 8,181 8,082 8,207 8,212 8,227 15

Finance and insurance

5,992.2 6,085.9 6,088.5 6,104.7 6,004.2 6,096.3 6,101.8 6,116.9 15.1

Monetary authorities - central bank

17.7 17.8 17.8 17.8 17.9 17.9 17.9 17.9 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities

2,556.8 2,578.8 2,574.5 2,584.2 2,563.7 2,581.8 2,581.7 2,591.0 9.3

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,679.3 1,678.5 1,675.4 1,682.0 1,682.4 1,678.1 1,678.2 1,684.7 6.5

Commercial banking

1,277.3 1,264.8 1,261.7 1,267.3 1,278.5 1,264.4 1,263.5 1,268.4 4.9

Nondepository credit intermediation

586.5 600.9 600.3 602.5 589.2 602.7 603.6 605.4 1.8

Activities related to credit intermediation

291.0 299.4 298.8 299.7 292.1 301.0 299.9 300.9 1.0

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

895.7 916.8 916.7 919.9 897.7 919.8 919.0 922.1 3.1

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,522.0 2,572.5 2,579.5 2,582.8 2,524.9 2,576.8 2,583.2 2,585.9 2.7

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,044.6 2,068.8 2,069.6 2,076.5 2,078.1 2,110.6 2,110.6 2,110.0 -0.6

Real estate

1,490.7 1,517.5 1,519.5 1,524.5 1,510.3 1,541.5 1,543.3 1,544.3 1.0

Rental and leasing services

530.6 528.3 526.9 528.8 544.3 545.5 543.7 542.1 -1.6

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.3 23.0 23.2 23.2 23.5 23.6 23.6 23.6 0.0

Professional and business services

19,233 19,643 19,723 19,828 19,436 19,979 20,009 20,042 33

Professional and technical services

8,581.7 8,797.6 8,868.5 8,873.1 8,527.2 8,789.3 8,806.6 8,820.1 13.5

Legal services

1,112.9 1,114.7 1,116.7 1,120.8 1,116.6 1,123.5 1,123.6 1,124.8 1.2

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,084.6 1,087.9 1,135.1 1,123.5 968.6 1,008.7 1,008.5 1,009.0 0.5

Architectural and engineering services

1,379.8 1,415.0 1,413.4 1,414.8 1,398.8 1,431.0 1,433.8 1,434.1 0.3

Specialized design services

130.3 137.0 137.2 137.5 131.4 140.1 138.9 138.9 0.0

Computer systems design and related services

1,863.1 1,952.0 1,957.9 1,952.1 1,876.5 1,957.4 1,963.2 1,967.3 4.1

Management and technical consulting services

1,244.0 1,289.2 1,300.0 1,307.5 1,255.2 1,305.4 1,311.2 1,318.0 6.8

Scientific research and development services

649.9 657.9 657.6 663.1 651.7 664.3 663.1 664.9 1.8

Advertising and related services

475.2 489.7 489.8 487.9 477.9 493.3 491.9 491.0 -0.9

Other professional and technical services

641.9 654.2 660.8 665.9 650.3 665.6 672.3 672.2 -0.1

Management of companies and enterprises

2,189.6 2,243.6 2,244.1 2,251.1 2,197.4 2,250.5 2,256.1 2,259.1 3.0

Administrative and waste services

8,462.0 8,601.8 8,610.5 8,703.8 8,711.2 8,939.2 8,945.9 8,962.4 16.5

Administrative and support services

8,076.8 8,207.7 8,217.1 8,306.3 8,317.7 8,537.2 8,543.3 8,557.4 14.1

Office administrative services

464.0 480.2 482.2 484.7 466.4 483.3 484.8 486.4 1.6

Facilities support services

138.8 141.1 143.4 145.7 138.1 142.7 143.6 145.1 1.5

Employment services(1)

3,382.3 3,427.4 3,417.0 3,443.7 3,487.0 3,572.0 3,565.4 3,559.2 -6.2

Temporary help services

2,747.9 2,774.9 2,760.1 2,791.6 2,836.9 2,900.3 2,887.9 2,891.9 4.0

Business support services

887.9 905.3 904.7 903.4 888.7 902.5 902.0 904.2 2.2

Travel arrangement and reservation services

199.0 196.3 199.4 204.1 199.9 201.3 203.5 205.2 1.7

Investigation and security services

860.6 877.8 879.4 880.8 867.4 884.5 886.6 887.0 0.4

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,842.1 1,864.5 1,870.6 1,920.5 1,968.0 2,032.3 2,035.1 2,047.6 12.5

Other support services

302.1 315.1 320.4 323.4 302.1 318.7 322.2 322.8 0.6

Waste management and remediation services

385.2 394.1 393.4 397.5 393.5 402.0 402.6 405.0 2.4

Education and health services

21,973 22,261 22,590 22,687 21,828 22,404 22,488 22,539 51

Educational services

3,615.3 3,385.0 3,656.2 3,684.5 3,452.7 3,484.4 3,509.8 3,517.2 7.4

Health care and social assistance

18,358.1 18,876.3 18,934.2 19,002.4 18,374.9 18,919.4 18,977.8 19,021.8 44.0

Health care(3)

14,883.9 15,300.2 15,335.7 15,384.8 14,917.1 15,342.9 15,383.6 15,420.4 36.8

Ambulatory health care services

6,765.9 6,985.7 7,015.9 7,050.2 6,786.1 7,011.6 7,040.3 7,067.7 27.4

Offices of physicians

2,502.1 2,570.8 2,577.1 2,584.9 2,506.9 2,575.2 2,582.2 2,588.2 6.0

Offices of dentists

894.3 922.7 926.2 926.0 899.2 925.9 929.3 931.4 2.1

Offices of other health practitioners

801.9 829.3 835.7 841.4 804.8 833.3 837.9 842.7 4.8

Outpatient care centers

734.1 759.0 761.9 765.5 735.1 760.7 764.0 766.6 2.6

Medical and diagnostic laboratories

256.6 256.3 256.5 258.9 256.1 257.3 257.1 258.9 1.8

Home health care services

1,294.7 1,358.0 1,367.4 1,380.8 1,301.3 1,366.3 1,376.2 1,385.8 9.6

Other ambulatory health care services

282.2 289.6 291.1 292.7 282.8 293.0 293.6 294.0 0.4

Hospitals

4,853.3 5,013.5 5,022.8 5,034.4 4,856.3 5,018.0 5,029.5 5,039.7 10.2

Nursing and residential care facilities

3,264.7 3,301.0 3,297.0 3,300.2 3,274.7 3,313.3 3,313.8 3,313.0 -0.8

Nursing care facilities

1,639.7 1,650.5 1,642.0 1,640.9 1,644.6 1,655.3 1,650.8 1,647.6 -3.2

Residential mental health facilities

603.2 608.0 609.8 612.1 605.1 610.9 612.9 613.9 1.0

Community care facilities for the elderly

860.5 882.3 884.0 885.2 862.5 884.8 887.0 888.4 1.4

Other residential care facilities

161.3 160.2 161.2 162.0 162.5 162.2 163.1 163.1 0.0

Social assistance

3,474.2 3,576.1 3,598.5 3,617.6 3,457.8 3,576.5 3,594.2 3,601.4 7.2

Individual and family services

2,099.6 2,186.0 2,198.2 2,206.2 2,098.5 2,189.9 2,202.1 2,207.3 5.2

Emergency and other relief services

153.7 156.6 156.7 157.8 154.0 157.3 157.8 158.0 0.2

Vocational rehabilitation services

332.4 331.0 332.7 332.6 336.4 335.1 337.0 336.0 -1.0

Child day care services

888.5 902.5 910.9 921.0 868.9 894.3 897.4 900.1 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

14,599 14,661 14,792 15,060 14,989 15,376 15,421 15,461 40

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,982.2 1,950.1 1,985.5 2,059.3 2,139.7 2,199.7 2,208.0 2,221.3 13.3

Performing arts and spectator sports

428.9 412.5 431.0 450.5 446.6 464.5 467.2 469.5 2.3

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

142.9 139.7 138.9 145.0 150.3 152.0 150.8 152.5 1.7

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,410.4 1,397.9 1,415.6 1,463.8 1,542.8 1,583.2 1,590.0 1,599.3 9.3

Accommodation and food services

12,617.0 12,710.6 12,806.0 13,000.3 12,849.5 13,176.4 13,212.9 13,239.2 26.3

Accommodation

1,851.6 1,827.4 1,846.4 1,868.6 1,915.9 1,926.5 1,930.1 1,931.6 1.5

Food services and drinking places

10,765.4 10,883.2 10,959.6 11,131.7 10,933.6 11,249.9 11,282.8 11,307.6 24.8

Other services

5,577 5,589 5,621 5,652 5,605 5,657 5,671 5,679 8

Repair and maintenance

1,267.4 1,271.0 1,284.0 1,287.7 1,269.4 1,285.5 1,291.8 1,290.3 -1.5

Personal and laundry services

1,381.3 1,395.8 1,401.8 1,416.0 1,389.8 1,414.5 1,420.3 1,424.9 4.6

Membership associations and organizations

2,928.0 2,922.3 2,935.4 2,948.5 2,945.6 2,957.2 2,959.0 2,964.2 5.2

Government

22,348 21,921 22,342 22,466 21,961 22,053 22,062 22,082 20

Federal

2,734.0 2,748.0 2,754.0 2,759.0 2,747.0 2,763.0 2,768.0 2,770.0 2.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,141.7 2,152.6 2,151.8 2,154.5 2,152.2 2,165.1 2,165.1 2,164.7 -0.4

U.S. Postal Service

592.7 595.4 602.0 604.2 595.1 598.0 603.2 604.9 1.7

State government

5,250.0 5,022.0 5,225.0 5,253.0 5,094.0 5,107.0 5,101.0 5,100.0 -1.0

State government education

2,582.1 2,365.2 2,568.4 2,592.0 2,419.0 2,436.6 2,431.8 2,431.8 0.0

State government, excluding education

2,667.9 2,657.2 2,656.9 2,660.7 2,674.5 2,670.1 2,669.2 2,667.8 -1.4

Local government

14,364.0 14,151.0 14,363.0 14,454.0 14,120.0 14,183.0 14,193.0 14,212.0 19.0

Local government education

8,164.3 7,922.1 8,111.4 8,165.7 7,816.0 7,817.4 7,813.5 7,819.5 6.0

Local government, excluding education

6,199.3 6,228.6 6,251.4 6,288.7 6,304.1 6,365.9 6,379.4 6,392.2 12.8

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 2015 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: April 01, 2016
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