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Current Population Survey (Household Data):
Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, Not seasonally adjusted

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Sep 2019
Name Sep 2019 Aug 2019 Sep 2018 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
158,478 157,816 156,191 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
64,343 63,679 62,181 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
27,218 26,717 26,068 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
37,124 36,962 36,112 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
27,303 27,416 26,606 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
33,675 33,484 33,510 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
15,733 15,777 15,609 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
577 712 600 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
14,534 14,549 14,855 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
1,149 1,115 1,180 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
8,347 8,415 8,570 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
5,037 5,019 5,105 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
18,624 18,688 19,039 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,502 8,861 8,639 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
10,123 9,827 10,400 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
5,465 6,203 5,766 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,235 1,476 1,299 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
450 506 554 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
786 970 745 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
1,068 1,178 1,207 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,158 1,337 1,257 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
581 625 656 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
17,942 17,707 17,901 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
489 601 582 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
63 50 52 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
314 398 434 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
111 152 95 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
846 955 847 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
379 358 346 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
467 597 501 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.3 3.8 3.6 %
Management, professional, and related occupations
1.9 2.3 2.0 %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
1.6 1.9 2.1 %
Professional and related occupations
2.1 2.6 2.0 %
Service occupations
3.8 4.1 4.3 %
Sales and office occupations
3.3 3.8 3.6 %
Sales and related occupations
3.6 3.8 4.0 %
Office and administrative support occupations
3.1 3.9 3.2 %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
3.3 4.0 3.8 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
5.2 4.3 4.2 %
Construction and extraction occupations
3.6 4.5 4.8 %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
2.2 2.9 1.8 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
4.3 4.9 4.3 %
Production occupations
4.3 3.9 3.9 %
Transportation and material moving occupations
4.4 5.7 4.6 %
   

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