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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
Feb.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015(p)
Feb.
2015(p)
Feb.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015(p)
Feb.
2015(p)
Change from:
Jan.2015 - Feb.2015(p)

Total nonfarm

136,257 141,484 138,663 139,566 137,830 140,592 140,831 141,126 295

Total private

114,147 119,223 116,898 117,365 116,006 118,690 118,927 119,215 288

Goods-producing

18,491 19,389 19,033 19,050 19,031 19,489 19,553 19,582 29

Mining and logging

860 912 893 880 877 913 907 899 -8

Logging

49.9 53.6 52.9 52.5 51.6 53.0 53.5 54.1 0.6

Mining

810.3 858.3 840.5 827.4 825.5 859.6 853.8 844.5 -9.3

Oil and gas extraction

194.5 201.9 199.2 197.1 195.4 201.2 199.4 198.3 -1.1

Mining, except oil and gas(1)

199.7 203.7 197.9 196.5 208.7 207.0 206.6 205.8 -0.8

Coal mining

74.8 72.1 70.9 70.2 74.9 72.0 71.4 70.7 -0.7

Support activities for mining

416.1 452.7 443.4 433.8 421.4 451.4 447.8 440.4 -7.4

Construction

5,612 6,175 5,926 5,935 6,032 6,275 6,324 6,353 29

Construction of buildings

1,267.9 1,381.2 1,348.5 1,343.5 1,333.4 1,388.0 1,405.1 1,410.3 5.2

Residential building

609.0 673.9 658.7 652.6 642.6 677.4 688.4 687.9 -0.5

Nonresidential building

658.9 707.3 689.8 690.9 690.8 710.6 716.7 722.4 5.7

Heavy and civil engineering construction

793.5 897.6 833.6 830.2 899.7 932.7 939.1 935.4 -3.7

Specialty trade contractors

3,550.6 3,896.4 3,743.8 3,761.5 3,798.5 3,954.3 3,979.9 4,007.1 27.2

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,509.9 1,685.8 1,616.8 1,628.9 1,625.4 1,719.2 1,730.7 1,747.9 17.2

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,040.7 2,210.6 2,127.0 2,132.6 2,173.1 2,235.1 2,249.2 2,259.2 10.0

Manufacturing

12,019 12,302 12,214 12,235 12,122 12,301 12,322 12,330 8

Durable goods

7,564 7,786 7,743 7,762 7,614 7,782 7,798 7,809 11

Wood products

360.0 374.6 373.4 373.1 365.9 376.8 380.1 378.9 -1.2

Nonmetallic mineral products

361.8 392.6 382.0 382.1 377.1 396.3 396.8 397.7 0.9

Primary metals

395.1 408.2 407.5 406.8 397.1 407.9 407.8 408.1 0.3

Fabricated metal products

1,436.6 1,474.6 1,464.9 1,469.2 1,446.9 1,473.3 1,475.3 1,478.0 2.7

Machinery

1,111.7 1,143.7 1,142.0 1,145.1 1,113.5 1,144.0 1,146.1 1,147.8 1.7

Computer and electronic products(1)

1,046.4 1,055.6 1,052.7 1,055.0 1,050.5 1,054.8 1,056.6 1,059.0 2.4

Computer and peripheral equipment

158.2 168.3 167.6 168.0 158.9 167.8 167.9 168.5 0.6

Communications equipment

95.2 91.7 90.2 90.2 95.4 91.4 90.2 90.5 0.3

Semiconductors and electronic components

369.0 369.2 369.5 370.4 369.9 369.1 371.0 371.4 0.4

Electronic instruments

386.6 388.0 387.5 389.7 388.5 388.7 389.6 391.5 1.9

Electrical equipment and appliances

376.0 372.6 371.0 371.8 376.5 371.8 371.8 372.5 0.7

Transportation equipment(1)

1,537.0 1,595.7 1,587.6 1,596.0 1,539.7 1,591.0 1,594.6 1,596.8 2.2

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

858.4 907.6 903.2 906.7 858.8 902.5 906.3 907.1 0.8

Furniture and related products

361.1 382.0 379.1 380.2 365.8 382.6 384.2 385.4 1.2

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

578.6 586.1 582.4 582.2 581.0 583.9 584.7 584.7 0.0

Nondurable goods

4,455 4,516 4,471 4,473 4,508 4,519 4,524 4,521 -3

Food manufacturing

1,463.0 1,483.6 1,465.0 1,468.2 1,492.9 1,484.6 1,493.5 1,494.5 1.0

Textile mills

116.7 118.3 117.7 118.5 117.4 118.3 119.4 119.1 -0.3

Textile product mills

111.9 116.9 112.9 113.3 113.3 115.9 114.6 114.8 0.2

Apparel

143.1 138.4 138.7 138.0 142.5 137.8 138.3 137.0 -1.3

Paper and paper products

372.8 368.2 365.2 363.8 374.7 367.6 366.1 365.4 -0.7

Printing and related support activities

451.4 452.2 444.6 445.6 453.7 450.2 447.2 447.8 0.6

Petroleum and coal products

106.5 109.6 108.4 102.8 110.3 111.7 112.2 106.5 -5.7

Chemicals

795.0 811.6 806.3 809.5 797.0 811.6 808.6 811.3 2.7

Plastics and rubber products

668.2 681.6 679.9 681.2 672.3 682.6 684.1 684.7 0.6

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

226.7 235.9 232.6 231.9 234.1 238.9 239.6 239.4 -0.2

Private service-providing

95,656 99,834 97,865 98,315 96,975 99,201 99,374 99,633 259

Trade, transportation, and utilities

25,743 27,402 26,540 26,384 26,141 26,669 26,713 26,775 62

Wholesale trade

5,738.9 5,882.1 5,837.6 5,853.7 5,787.8 5,875.5 5,889.5 5,901.2 11.7

Durable goods

2,872.9 2,936.4 2,922.5 2,930.1 2,889.7 2,935.4 2,940.2 2,947.3 7.1

Nondurable goods

1,984.1 2,031.3 2,010.3 2,017.7 2,009.2 2,031.1 2,036.3 2,041.3 5.0

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

881.9 914.4 904.8 905.9 888.9 909.0 913.0 912.6 -0.4

Retail trade

14,946.1 16,058.6 15,428.5 15,260.2 15,238.2 15,497.3 15,525.1 15,557.1 32.0

Motor vehicle and parts dealers(1)

1,811.9 1,882.3 1,874.6 1,884.4 1,838.0 1,894.0 1,902.5 1,907.7 5.2

Automobile dealers

1,159.9 1,203.7 1,200.8 1,204.8 1,170.1 1,208.1 1,211.6 1,213.4 1.8

Furniture and home furnishings stores

445.4 482.4 462.3 458.9 450.1 457.4 460.0 464.1 4.1

Electronics and appliance stores

489.4 523.3 514.0 489.6 492.8 491.9 493.6 492.7 -0.9

Building material and garden supply stores

1,175.7 1,208.6 1,184.5 1,205.5 1,226.5 1,246.6 1,250.5 1,256.2 5.7

Food and beverage stores

2,940.8 3,049.2 3,011.2 2,996.0 2,972.1 3,020.5 3,026.1 3,029.0 2.9

Health and personal care stores

1,004.8 1,045.5 1,031.2 1,022.4 1,008.9 1,025.9 1,028.1 1,027.2 -0.9

Gasoline stations

858.4 886.1 881.7 881.0 875.3 889.1 893.6 896.5 2.9

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,328.0 1,536.2 1,375.9 1,326.5 1,380.4 1,370.7 1,369.4 1,377.0 7.6

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

588.8 688.3 613.5 601.9 603.9 626.2 616.0 620.2 4.2

General merchandise stores(1)

3,025.8 3,368.5 3,157.3 3,076.2 3,092.2 3,138.6 3,142.9 3,143.7 0.8

Department stores

1,318.7 1,501.6 1,365.9 1,307.3 1,349.8 1,342.8 1,342.2 1,339.3 -2.9

Miscellaneous store retailers

797.0 836.1 802.9 802.3 809.6 821.7 821.7 818.1 -3.6

Nonstore retailers

480.1 552.1 519.4 515.5 488.4 514.7 520.7 524.7 4.0

Transportation and warehousing

4,511.6 4,903.7 4,716.5 4,713.6 4,565.8 4,738.5 4,739.5 4,758.0 18.5

Air transportation

437.0 442.0 442.0 441.4 440.2 443.3 444.3 444.6 0.3

Rail transportation

229.6 241.4 239.4 239.8 231.3 241.3 240.4 241.2 0.8

Water transportation

65.2 66.8 65.0 64.8 66.9 67.4 66.9 66.5 -0.4

Truck transportation

1,361.2 1,437.6 1,413.8 1,413.6 1,395.3 1,441.1 1,443.6 1,446.2 2.6

Transit and ground passenger transportation

473.0 488.6 485.1 482.0 460.0 471.1 472.2 469.6 -2.6

Pipeline transportation

46.4 47.6 47.3 47.9 46.3 47.6 47.4 47.8 0.4

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

23.1 25.9 23.7 24.6 30.0 30.6 31.0 31.3 0.3

Support activities for transportation

611.6 636.8 630.0 630.3 614.0 632.3 631.8 632.7 0.9

Couriers and messengers

545.6 752.1 628.2 625.5 553.2 616.6 612.8 625.1 12.3

Warehousing and storage

718.9 764.9 742.0 743.7 728.6 747.2 749.1 753.0 3.9

Utilities

546.8 557.2 557.1 556.4 549.1 557.9 558.4 558.8 0.4

Information

2,707 2,775 2,737 2,770 2,720 2,767 2,772 2,779 7

Publishing industries, except Internet

723.8 724.8 718.4 717.3 727.3 721.4 721.2 720.5 -0.7

Motion picture and sound recording industries

371.5 377.5 351.1 386.3 378.3 381.4 380.6 388.5 7.9

Broadcasting, except Internet

281.0 288.9 284.9 285.3 282.2 287.5 286.3 286.5 0.2

Telecommunications

849.0 865.6 861.0 861.0 847.8 861.5 860.8 860.7 -0.1

Data processing, hosting and related services

273.3 288.2 288.9 290.2 274.8 286.5 290.2 291.7 1.5

Other information services

208.2 229.9 233.0 230.0 209.5 228.5 232.5 231.3 -1.2

Financial activities

7,879 8,059 8,018 8,029 7,931 8,049 8,071 8,081 10

Finance and insurance

5,896.7 5,994.8 5,988.9 5,994.6 5,907.9 5,978.9 5,997.8 6,004.7 6.9

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.3 18.5 18.4 18.4 18.5 18.5 18.6 18.6 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities(1)

2,571.0 2,573.6 2,567.4 2,563.3 2,575.3 2,565.9 2,568.6 2,567.0 -1.6

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,715.2 1,702.2 1,701.5 1,696.6 1,717.3 1,700.2 1,699.9 1,698.3 -1.6

Commercial banking

1,301.8 1,285.7 1,285.8 1,281.6 1,302.4 1,284.5 1,283.8 1,281.7 -2.1

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

872.3 888.6 889.9 892.5 873.9 888.0 893.1 894.3 1.2

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,435.1 2,514.1 2,513.2 2,520.4 2,440.2 2,506.5 2,517.5 2,524.8 7.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

1,982.4 2,064.2 2,028.8 2,034.8 2,023.2 2,070.5 2,072.9 2,076.5 3.6

Real estate

1,451.6 1,503.5 1,479.3 1,482.7 1,474.9 1,501.2 1,504.0 1,506.1 2.1

Rental and leasing services

507.5 536.9 526.7 529.2 524.7 545.9 545.6 547.2 1.6

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.3 23.8 22.8 22.9 23.6 23.4 23.3 23.2 -0.1

Professional and business services

18,562 19,519 19,112 19,228 18,840 19,439 19,449 19,500 51

Professional and technical services(1)

8,303.8 8,526.7 8,510.3 8,601.8 8,241.6 8,489.5 8,506.2 8,538.0 31.8

Legal services

1,114.6 1,124.2 1,109.8 1,114.7 1,121.8 1,120.0 1,118.2 1,121.3 3.1

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,069.1 981.3 1,059.5 1,117.0 941.7 980.9 982.1 988.2 6.1

Architectural and engineering services

1,339.5 1,403.3 1,391.3 1,392.6 1,359.5 1,403.9 1,408.7 1,413.6 4.9

Computer systems design and related services

1,743.3 1,818.9 1,817.3 1,821.6 1,748.8 1,814.4 1,821.8 1,827.0 5.2

Management and technical consulting services

1,203.8 1,295.4 1,266.6 1,279.0 1,214.8 1,280.1 1,283.8 1,290.9 7.1

Management of companies and enterprises

2,138.1 2,195.0 2,180.6 2,179.3 2,150.2 2,190.5 2,187.1 2,191.0 3.9

Administrative and waste services

8,119.6 8,797.1 8,421.5 8,446.8 8,448.4 8,759.4 8,755.2 8,771.1 15.9

Administrative and support services(1)

7,747.0 8,412.0 8,039.7 8,064.9 8,066.7 8,370.4 8,366.6 8,380.5 13.9

Employment services(1)

3,198.0 3,638.5 3,377.6 3,384.7 3,334.7 3,537.7 3,521.9 3,520.5 -1.4

Temporary help services

2,580.0 2,957.9 2,731.1 2,726.6 2,700.6 2,863.3 2,849.5 2,841.7 -7.8

Business support services

875.2 926.6 906.8 908.2 873.7 900.3 903.4 905.9 2.5

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,765.8 1,871.2 1,797.8 1,801.7 1,929.2 1,952.0 1,961.6 1,964.3 2.7

Waste management and remediation services

372.6 385.1 381.8 381.9 381.7 389.0 388.6 390.6 2.0

Education and health services

21,374 21,893 21,634 21,916 21,279 21,718 21,764 21,818 54

Educational services

3,529.8 3,545.3 3,342.9 3,595.1 3,389.5 3,439.9 3,433.8 3,455.1 21.3

Health care and social assistance

17,844.6 18,347.4 18,291.1 18,321.3 17,889.3 18,277.7 18,330.2 18,363.0 32.8

Health care(3)

14,522.3 14,914.6 14,865.4 14,881.6 14,572.0 14,863.7 14,903.8 14,927.6 23.8

Ambulatory health care services(1)

6,532.8 6,794.5 6,771.0 6,787.8 6,556.9 6,766.9 6,788.5 6,808.4 19.9

Offices of physicians

2,441.8 2,516.6 2,513.8 2,518.4 2,448.9 2,501.8 2,515.2 2,522.5 7.3

Outpatient care centers

696.9 728.6 728.1 728.3 697.8 726.5 729.0 728.8 -0.2

Home health care services

1,233.6 1,297.5 1,284.9 1,285.6 1,241.2 1,289.6 1,291.5 1,294.7 3.2

Hospitals

4,758.1 4,825.9 4,820.0 4,828.9 4,766.5 4,815.6 4,827.4 4,836.1 8.7

Nursing and residential care facilities(1)

3,231.4 3,294.2 3,274.4 3,264.9 3,248.6 3,281.2 3,287.9 3,283.1 -4.8

Nursing care facilities

1,641.0 1,657.2 1,649.6 1,643.2 1,651.2 1,653.4 1,656.8 1,653.6 -3.2

Social assistance(1)

3,322.3 3,432.8 3,425.7 3,439.7 3,317.3 3,414.0 3,426.4 3,435.4 9.0

Child day care services

859.1 874.0 872.0 875.9 845.1 860.4 862.3 861.9 -0.4

Leisure and hospitality

13,908 14,597 14,274 14,415 14,526 14,948 14,987 15,053 66

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,873.8 1,967.2 1,892.9 1,923.5 2,080.0 2,133.2 2,129.1 2,135.3 6.2

Performing arts and spectator sports

405.1 440.6 406.6 423.2 436.3 459.3 454.5 456.9 2.4

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

134.0 138.5 133.7 133.0 144.9 145.2 145.4 144.3 -1.1

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,334.7 1,388.1 1,352.6 1,367.3 1,498.8 1,528.7 1,529.2 1,534.1 4.9

Accommodation and food services

12,034.0 12,629.3 12,380.8 12,491.9 12,446.2 12,814.7 12,857.6 12,917.8 60.2

Accommodation

1,791.8 1,829.1 1,802.7 1,816.2 1,881.8 1,896.9 1,902.4 1,903.9 1.5

Food services and drinking places

10,242.2 10,800.2 10,578.1 10,675.7 10,564.4 10,917.8 10,955.2 11,013.9 58.7

Other services

5,483 5,589 5,550 5,573 5,538 5,611 5,618 5,627 9

Repair and maintenance

1,217.7 1,243.0 1,244.1 1,256.3 1,230.0 1,253.3 1,259.6 1,267.2 7.6

Personal and laundry services

1,337.5 1,380.9 1,365.6 1,363.1 1,354.3 1,380.7 1,383.4 1,380.6 -2.8

Membership associations and organizations

2,927.5 2,965.3 2,940.0 2,953.8 2,953.3 2,976.5 2,975.0 2,978.8 3.8

Government

22,110 22,261 21,765 22,201 21,824 21,902 21,904 21,911 7

Federal

2,712.0 2,744.0 2,717.0 2,716.0 2,730.0 2,732.0 2,730.0 2,730.0 0.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,124.6 2,133.0 2,124.8 2,122.9 2,139.7 2,134.6 2,138.3 2,135.2 -3.1

U.S. Postal Service

587.6 611.3 592.6 593.1 590.5 597.6 591.4 595.0 3.6

State government

5,182.0 5,194.0 4,984.0 5,211.0 5,061.0 5,079.0 5,080.0 5,083.0 3.0

State government education

2,539.7 2,555.0 2,350.5 2,578.4 2,408.0 2,430.5 2,434.3 2,438.7 4.4

State government, excluding education

2,642.5 2,639.1 2,633.8 2,632.6 2,652.6 2,648.9 2,646.0 2,644.1 -1.9

Local government

14,216.0 14,323.0 14,064.0 14,274.0 14,033.0 14,091.0 14,094.0 14,098.0 4.0

Local government education

8,069.7 8,109.7 7,901.8 8,101.2 7,765.4 7,796.7 7,799.0 7,800.2 1.2

Local government, excluding education

6,145.9 6,213.5 6,161.9 6,172.7 6,267.7 6,294.1 6,294.9 6,297.5 2.6

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 2014 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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