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

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Dec 2020
Name Dec 2020 Nov 2020 Dec 2019 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
149,613 150,203 158,504 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
64,007 63,387 65,682 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
27,141 27,272 27,748 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
36,866 36,116 37,935 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
22,490 23,822 26,487 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
30,712 30,632 33,441 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
14,809 14,711 15,672 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
15,904 15,921 17,769 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
13,191 13,677 14,329 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
1,019 1,006 1,171 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
7,580 8,024 8,143 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,593 4,648 5,016 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
19,212 18,685 18,564 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,039 7,848 8,229 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
11,174 10,837 10,335 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
10,404 10,264 5,503 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
2,235 2,415 1,171 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
1,016 1,107 533 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
1,219 1,309 638 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
2,824 2,583 1,198 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,859 1,978 1,062 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
825 991 528 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
1,035 987 533 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
1,449 1,085 782 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
178 117 130 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
1,000 694 547 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
272 274 105 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,630 1,672 826 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
547 563 372 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
1,084 1,108 454 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
6.5 6.4 3.4 %
Management, professional, and related occupations
3.4 3.7 1.8 %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
3.6 3.9 1.9 %
Professional and related occupations
3.2 3.5 1.7 %
Service occupations
11.2 9.8 4.3 %
Sales and office occupations
5.7 6.1 3.1 %
Sales and related occupations
5.3 6.3 3.3 %
Office and administrative support occupations
6.1 5.8 2.9 %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
9.9 7.4 5.2 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
14.8 10.4 10.0 %
Construction and extraction occupations
11.7 8.0 6.3 %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
5.6 5.6 2.0 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
7.8 8.2 4.3 %
Production occupations
6.4 6.7 4.3 %
Transportation and material moving occupations
8.8 9.3 4.2 %
   

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