Government (including all levels) is third
Auto industry is a subset on manufacturing, is fourth
From Bureau of Labor Statistics .....
Industry, 2000 Employment (USA):
Services 37.7 million
Retail Trade 23.3 million
Government 19.9 million
Manufacturing 18.4 million
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate 7.4 million
Wholesale Trade 7.0 million
Transportation and Public Utilities 6.8 million
Construction 6.6 million
Mining 0.5 million
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