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

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Aug 2019
Name Aug 2019 Jul 2019 Aug 2018 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
157,816 158,385 155,539 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
63,679 63,394 61,593 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
26,717 26,877 25,675 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
36,962 36,517 35,918 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
27,416 27,975 27,032 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
33,484 33,686 33,302 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
15,777 15,998 15,786 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
712 751 745 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
14,549 14,705 14,685 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
1,115 1,211 1,155 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
8,415 8,545 8,508 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
5,019 4,948 5,021 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
18,688 18,625 18,927 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,861 8,415 8,694 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
9,827 10,209 10,234 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
6,203 6,556 6,370 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,476 1,591 1,591 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
506 492 534 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
970 1,099 1,057 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
1,178 1,319 1,317 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,337 1,274 1,320 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
625 523 575 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
17,707 17,688 17,517 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
601 640 579 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
50 61 91 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
398 406 357 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
152 174 131 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
955 903 887 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
358 362 324 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
597 541 562 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.8 4.0 3.9 %
Management, professional, and related occupations
2.3 2.4 2.5 %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
1.9 1.8 2.0 %
Professional and related occupations
2.6 2.9 2.9 %
Service occupations
4.1 4.5 4.6 %
Sales and office occupations
3.8 3.6 3.8 %
Sales and related occupations
3.8 3.2 3.5 %
Office and administrative support occupations
3.9 4.1 4.1 %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
4.0 4.2 3.8 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
4.3 4.8 7.3 %
Construction and extraction occupations
4.5 4.5 4.0 %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
2.9 3.4 2.5 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
4.9 4.6 4.5 %
Production occupations
3.9 4.1 3.6 %
Transportation and material moving occupations
5.7 5.0 5.2 %
   

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