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

Total nonfarm

137,214 138,671 139,503 140,326 138,055 140,793 141,057 141,183 126

Total private

114,989 116,899 117,315 118,035 116,229 118,892 119,156 119,285 129

Goods-producing

18,675 19,025 19,035 19,151 19,073 19,540 19,560 19,547 -13

Mining and logging

868 893 878 870 880 906 895 884 -11

Logging

50.0 52.9 52.4 52.1 52.4 53.5 54.2 54.4 0.2

Mining

817.6 840.0 825.6 817.6 827.7 852.2 841.1 830.0 -11.1

Oil and gas extraction

192.7 199.2 196.8 196.8 193.7 199.4 198.0 198.3 0.3

Mining, except oil and gas(1)

201.0 197.9 196.7 197.6 207.4 206.4 205.3 204.0 -1.3

Coal mining

73.6 70.9 70.6 70.5 73.7 71.5 71.1 70.8 -0.3

Support activities for mining

423.9 442.9 432.1 423.2 426.6 446.4 437.8 427.7 -10.1

Construction

5,746 5,920 5,929 6,025 6,062 6,316 6,345 6,344 -1

Construction of buildings

1,283.4 1,348.6 1,343.1 1,362.2 1,336.3 1,405.0 1,410.6 1,414.9 4.3

Residential building

615.2 658.7 651.7 661.3 644.8 688.7 687.8 691.5 3.7

Nonresidential building

668.2 689.9 691.4 700.9 691.5 716.3 722.8 723.4 0.6

Heavy and civil engineering construction

823.9 833.4 833.9 853.7 904.3 938.8 937.6 933.7 -3.9

Specialty trade contractors

3,638.2 3,737.7 3,751.5 3,809.1 3,821.8 3,971.8 3,997.2 3,995.1 -2.1

Residential specialty trade contractors

1,549.4 1,613.6 1,620.5 1,639.3 1,636.7 1,720.6 1,732.8 1,726.3 -6.5

Nonresidential specialty trade contractors

2,088.8 2,124.1 2,131.0 2,169.8 2,185.1 2,251.2 2,264.4 2,268.8 4.4

Manufacturing

12,061 12,212 12,228 12,256 12,131 12,318 12,320 12,319 -1

Durable goods

7,600 7,741 7,755 7,774 7,628 7,794 7,799 7,799 0

Wood products

361.9 373.5 373.1 373.1 367.4 380.0 378.7 378.6 -0.1

Nonmetallic mineral products

369.1 382.4 381.6 388.5 379.2 396.8 397.7 398.5 0.8

Primary metals

396.3 407.5 405.5 406.7 396.8 407.5 406.9 406.8 -0.1

Fabricated metal products

1,438.5 1,465.0 1,467.9 1,469.7 1,445.3 1,474.7 1,475.9 1,475.1 -0.8

Machinery

1,116.1 1,141.0 1,141.6 1,140.2 1,116.3 1,144.0 1,143.1 1,141.0 -2.1

Computer and electronic products(1)

1,048.3 1,052.9 1,054.7 1,055.0 1,050.7 1,056.4 1,058.3 1,057.1 -1.2

Computer and peripheral equipment

158.2 167.7 167.9 167.4 159.5 167.9 168.6 168.7 0.1

Communications equipment

95.3 90.2 90.2 90.1 95.3 90.3 90.5 90.2 -0.3

Semiconductors and electronic components

368.0 369.6 370.5 370.1 368.3 370.8 371.0 370.5 -0.5

Electronic instruments

389.6 387.5 389.3 390.2 390.2 389.4 390.9 390.3 -0.6

Electrical equipment and appliances

375.3 371.3 372.1 370.5 376.6 371.9 372.4 371.5 -0.9

Transportation equipment(1)

1,547.4 1,586.4 1,595.3 1,600.4 1,543.7 1,592.9 1,594.8 1,595.3 0.5

Motor vehicles and parts(2)

865.6 903.3 907.1 912.1 860.5 906.3 907.3 907.9 0.6

Furniture and related products

366.0 379.3 380.0 383.6 368.0 384.2 385.2 386.2 1.0

Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing

581.0 581.9 583.0 586.2 584.3 585.4 586.3 589.1 2.8

Nondurable goods

4,461 4,471 4,473 4,482 4,503 4,524 4,521 4,520 -1

Food manufacturing

1,460.8 1,464.9 1,468.0 1,471.8 1,487.3 1,493.3 1,494.3 1,494.8 0.5

Textile mills

117.2 117.6 118.5 118.4 117.3 119.3 118.9 118.5 -0.4

Textile product mills

113.2 112.8 113.0 113.1 114.0 114.4 114.4 113.9 -0.5

Apparel

142.6 139.0 138.4 137.3 142.5 139.0 137.8 137.6 -0.2

Paper and paper products

372.1 365.7 364.8 365.3 373.9 366.9 366.7 366.9 0.2

Printing and related support activities

452.7 444.8 445.7 447.0 454.0 447.3 448.0 448.1 0.1

Petroleum and coal products

107.5 107.6 102.5 101.9 110.1 111.6 106.0 104.5 -1.5

Chemicals

797.9 806.1 808.6 809.7 798.3 808.6 810.4 810.1 -0.3

Plastics and rubber products

668.6 679.9 681.6 684.2 670.1 684.2 685.0 685.2 0.2

Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing

228.3 232.7 232.0 233.5 235.2 239.7 239.6 240.3 0.7

Private service-providing

96,314 97,874 98,280 98,884 97,156 99,352 99,596 99,738 142

Trade, transportation, and utilities

25,852 26,546 26,349 26,451 26,190 26,704 26,756 26,797 41

Wholesale trade

5,758.3 5,837.2 5,850.8 5,869.1 5,793.0 5,887.8 5,897.4 5,903.2 5.8

Durable goods

2,883.8 2,922.6 2,928.9 2,933.9 2,895.8 2,938.7 2,944.1 2,944.8 0.7

Nondurable goods

1,989.0 2,009.9 2,017.4 2,027.3 2,007.2 2,036.1 2,041.5 2,045.2 3.7

Electronic markets and agents and brokers

885.5 904.7 904.5 907.9 890.0 913.0 911.8 913.2 1.4

Retail trade

15,009.5 15,434.1 15,264.1 15,330.7 15,264.8 15,532.7 15,565.0 15,590.9 25.9

Motor vehicle and parts dealers(1)

1,826.3 1,874.0 1,884.6 1,895.7 1,840.8 1,901.5 1,907.9 1,909.0 1.1

Automobile dealers

1,163.7 1,200.8 1,205.0 1,209.9 1,170.0 1,211.6 1,213.6 1,216.0 2.4

Furniture and home furnishings stores

444.0 462.6 459.9 456.1 450.2 459.6 464.5 462.7 -1.8

Electronics and appliance stores

483.2 515.0 494.3 494.5 491.0 496.8 498.0 501.4 3.4

Building material and garden supply stores

1,210.5 1,185.9 1,205.5 1,244.3 1,223.8 1,250.8 1,255.4 1,257.4 2.0

Food and beverage stores

2,943.8 3,011.3 2,995.4 2,991.1 2,977.6 3,025.0 3,027.0 3,027.4 0.4

Health and personal care stores

1,010.3 1,031.0 1,024.9 1,021.8 1,018.1 1,028.4 1,028.9 1,029.7 0.8

Gasoline stations

863.4 881.3 879.7 883.9 877.2 893.2 895.7 897.4 1.7

Clothing and clothing accessories stores

1,320.5 1,378.9 1,327.4 1,327.0 1,375.1 1,372.2 1,378.7 1,380.2 1.5

Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

591.9 614.2 594.9 592.8 611.3 614.5 613.6 613.8 0.2

General merchandise stores(1)

3,043.7 3,157.3 3,077.5 3,109.7 3,093.4 3,146.7 3,150.2 3,161.1 10.9

Department stores

1,312.8 1,365.7 1,307.9 1,304.9 1,350.8 1,343.7 1,342.6 1,344.2 1.6

Miscellaneous store retailers

791.3 802.9 804.2 797.4 813.9 822.9 819.8 822.0 2.2

Nonstore retailers

480.6 519.7 515.8 516.4 492.4 521.1 525.3 528.8 3.5

Transportation and warehousing

4,534.5 4,718.2 4,678.8 4,694.5 4,581.0 4,725.4 4,735.1 4,744.6 9.5

Air transportation

440.2 441.2 441.2 444.8 440.8 444.2 444.9 445.6 0.7

Rail transportation

230.3 242.3 243.3 244.7 231.1 243.0 244.5 245.1 0.6

Water transportation

64.9 65.0 64.7 64.8 66.6 66.9 66.5 66.6 0.1

Truck transportation

1,374.3 1,413.0 1,414.6 1,414.3 1,399.5 1,441.6 1,445.6 1,438.8 -6.8

Transit and ground passenger transportation

476.9 485.4 482.1 485.6 463.9 472.6 469.4 472.9 3.5

Pipeline transportation

46.5 47.3 47.9 48.1 46.6 47.4 47.9 48.2 0.3

Scenic and sightseeing transportation

24.5 23.9 24.4 24.8 30.1 31.0 31.0 30.5 -0.5

Support activities for transportation

613.7 629.4 631.1 640.1 617.1 632.5 635.2 643.6 8.4

Couriers and messengers

539.2 628.4 582.4 579.4 553.7 596.8 595.1 598.5 3.4

Warehousing and storage

724.0 742.3 747.1 747.9 731.6 749.4 755.0 754.8 -0.2

Utilities

549.7 556.9 555.7 556.3 551.3 558.0 558.1 558.0 -0.1

Information

2,719 2,739 2,770 2,777 2,723 2,773 2,780 2,782 2

Publishing industries, except Internet

723.7 718.1 717.4 717.7 726.2 721.1 720.5 720.0 -0.5

Motion picture and sound recording industries

380.1 351.5 382.0 382.0 379.4 379.9 385.4 381.1 -4.3

Broadcasting, except Internet

281.5 286.7 287.3 289.9 282.3 288.1 288.7 290.4 1.7

Telecommunications

849.4 860.6 862.1 862.8 849.4 861.2 862.0 863.4 1.4

Data processing, hosting and related services

274.4 289.5 290.5 292.5 274.9 290.4 291.8 293.3 1.5

Other information services

209.6 232.9 230.7 231.6 211.2 232.5 231.9 233.3 1.4

Financial activities

7,889 8,016 8,024 8,040 7,933 8,068 8,075 8,083 8

Finance and insurance

5,894.9 5,987.1 5,989.2 5,996.2 5,905.9 5,995.7 5,999.3 6,005.8 6.5

Monetary authorities - central bank

18.2 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.5 18.5 18.5 0.0

Credit intermediation and related
activities(1)

2,562.8 2,567.0 2,563.2 2,562.0 2,569.0 2,568.5 2,567.3 2,567.6 0.3

Depository credit intermediation(1)

1,712.6 1,701.7 1,696.8 1,695.0 1,715.5 1,700.1 1,698.5 1,697.4 -1.1

Commercial banking

1,301.2 1,285.8 1,281.6 1,278.5 1,302.6 1,283.5 1,281.4 1,279.4 -2.0

Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts

874.2 889.0 891.5 892.2 875.2 891.9 892.9 893.2 0.3

Insurance carriers and related activities

2,439.7 2,512.7 2,516.1 2,523.6 2,443.3 2,516.8 2,520.6 2,526.5 5.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

1,994.2 2,028.6 2,034.5 2,043.5 2,027.4 2,072.4 2,076.0 2,077.4 1.4

Real estate

1,459.4 1,479.5 1,482.9 1,488.8 1,479.6 1,504.4 1,506.5 1,508.9 2.4

Rental and leasing services

511.3 526.2 528.7 531.7 524.1 544.7 546.2 545.3 -0.9

Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets

23.5 22.9 22.9 23.0 23.7 23.3 23.3 23.2 -0.1

Professional and business services

18,685 19,124 19,230 19,344 18,879 19,459 19,501 19,541 40

Professional and technical services(1)

8,310.3 8,512.9 8,601.9 8,618.4 8,254.2 8,508.2 8,538.0 8,561.7 23.7

Legal services

1,118.0 1,109.9 1,114.4 1,116.1 1,121.7 1,118.0 1,120.6 1,119.4 -1.2

Accounting and bookkeeping services

1,058.0 1,060.1 1,118.3 1,113.6 943.5 983.8 990.9 997.4 6.5

Architectural and engineering services

1,344.1 1,391.2 1,389.4 1,395.0 1,362.9 1,407.8 1,410.5 1,414.7 4.2

Computer systems design and related services

1,742.1 1,818.8 1,826.2 1,821.6 1,753.2 1,822.7 1,829.5 1,833.4 3.9

Management and technical consulting services

1,208.2 1,266.7 1,280.5 1,283.6 1,219.5 1,283.7 1,291.6 1,295.4 3.8

Management of companies and enterprises

2,146.5 2,183.8 2,183.5 2,195.6 2,154.4 2,191.1 2,196.1 2,202.7 6.6

Administrative and waste services

8,228.0 8,427.1 8,445.0 8,529.5 8,470.6 8,760.1 8,766.8 8,776.1 9.3

Administrative and support services(1)

7,852.1 8,044.5 8,061.6 8,145.6 8,086.7 8,371.0 8,375.0 8,384.6 9.6

Employment services(1)

3,251.7 3,378.0 3,378.6 3,427.4 3,353.1 3,524.7 3,517.5 3,533.4 15.9

Temporary help services

2,626.0 2,731.5 2,728.5 2,768.7 2,715.6 2,855.5 2,848.0 2,859.4 11.4

Business support services

873.8 907.0 912.6 909.4 876.0 904.4 909.2 910.7 1.5

Services to buildings and dwellings

1,803.9 1,798.7 1,802.2 1,829.0 1,925.9 1,960.2 1,960.7 1,951.5 -9.2

Waste management and remediation services

375.9 382.6 383.4 383.9 383.9 389.1 391.8 391.5 -0.3

Education and health services

21,465 21,629 21,917 22,011 21,314 21,760 21,817 21,855 38

Educational services

3,555.4 3,340.2 3,595.0 3,624.0 3,397.1 3,432.4 3,455.7 3,463.3 7.6

Health care and social assistance

17,909.8 18,288.7 18,321.8 18,386.6 17,916.9 18,327.5 18,361.5 18,391.5 30.0

Health care(3)

14,563.0 14,863.9 14,885.7 14,928.3 14,589.5 14,902.7 14,930.0 14,952.3 22.3

Ambulatory health care services(1)

6,556.1 6,766.8 6,783.7 6,810.6 6,572.6 6,785.5 6,806.1 6,825.3 19.2

Offices of physicians

2,448.7 2,513.5 2,518.9 2,527.7 2,453.1 2,515.6 2,523.7 2,529.8 6.1

Outpatient care centers

698.5 727.4 728.2 731.8 699.0 728.6 729.0 732.3 3.3

Home health care services

1,240.0 1,284.5 1,287.0 1,296.7 1,244.8 1,291.8 1,296.4 1,302.4 6.0

Hospitals

4,767.3 4,820.5 4,831.5 4,846.3 4,769.0 4,828.5 4,838.3 4,846.2 7.9

Nursing and residential care facilities(1)

3,239.6 3,276.6 3,270.5 3,271.4 3,247.9 3,288.7 3,285.6 3,280.8 -4.8

Nursing care facilities

1,644.3 1,650.3 1,645.8 1,643.7 1,648.7 1,656.9 1,654.3 1,648.3 -6.0

Social assistance(1)

3,346.8 3,424.8 3,436.1 3,458.3 3,327.4 3,424.8 3,431.5 3,439.2 7.7

Child day care services

866.4 870.8 876.6 885.9 846.2 862.6 863.1 865.2 2.1

Leisure and hospitality

14,181 14,271 14,417 14,664 14,565 14,972 15,042 15,055 13

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,927.5 1,891.1 1,916.8 1,981.2 2,076.5 2,126.8 2,130.4 2,136.2 5.8

Performing arts and spectator sports

421.0 405.6 419.0 443.3 437.3 454.1 454.8 461.0 6.2

Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions

138.0 133.5 133.2 137.4 145.0 145.4 144.4 144.6 0.2

Amusements, gambling, and recreation

1,368.5 1,352.0 1,364.6 1,400.5 1,494.2 1,527.3 1,531.2 1,530.6 -0.6

Accommodation and food services

12,253.4 12,380.0 12,500.1 12,682.9 12,488.0 12,845.4 12,911.4 12,918.3 6.9

Accommodation

1,819.2 1,803.4 1,816.0 1,835.5 1,885.9 1,902.5 1,902.9 1,901.1 -1.8

Food services and drinking places

10,434.2 10,576.6 10,684.1 10,847.4 10,602.1 10,942.9 11,008.5 11,017.2 8.7

Other services

5,523 5,549 5,573 5,597 5,552 5,616 5,625 5,625 0

Repair and maintenance

1,232.3 1,243.9 1,255.5 1,264.6 1,236.0 1,258.7 1,265.4 1,266.9 1.5

Personal and laundry services

1,351.9 1,364.7 1,361.8 1,372.2 1,359.6 1,382.5 1,379.5 1,380.6 1.1

Membership associations and organizations

2,938.6 2,940.1 2,955.7 2,960.0 2,956.4 2,974.6 2,979.7 2,977.5 -2.2

Government

22,225 21,772 22,188 22,291 21,826 21,901 21,901 21,898 -3

Federal

2,716.0 2,716.0 2,714.0 2,718.0 2,727.0 2,728.0 2,729.0 2,727.0 -2.0

Federal, except U.S. Postal Service

2,127.5 2,123.1 2,121.1 2,125.2 2,136.3 2,136.7 2,133.8 2,132.4 -1.4

U.S. Postal Service

588.2 592.6 593.2 592.8 590.2 591.4 595.2 594.7 -0.5

State government

5,211.0 4,991.0 5,205.0 5,230.0 5,057.0 5,081.0 5,079.0 5,075.0 -4.0

State government education

2,565.4 2,356.8 2,571.3 2,593.7 2,405.6 2,434.5 2,434.1 2,432.4 -1.7

State government, excluding education

2,645.1 2,634.4 2,633.7 2,635.8 2,651.2 2,646.4 2,644.4 2,642.8 -1.6

Local government

14,298.0 14,065.0 14,269.0 14,343.0 14,042.0 14,092.0 14,093.0 14,096.0 3.0

Local government education

8,129.0 7,902.6 8,099.5 8,149.5 7,769.0 7,797.2 7,797.0 7,796.7 -0.3

Local government, excluding education

6,169.3 6,162.1 6,169.5 6,193.0 6,272.5 6,294.3 6,295.8 6,298.8 3.0

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 2014 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

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Last Modified Date: April 03, 2015
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