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

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    May 2018
Name May 2018 Apr 2018 May 2017 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
156,009 155,348 153,407 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
62,360 62,561 61,174 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
25,784 25,742 25,319 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
36,576 36,819 35,855 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
27,710 27,105 27,001 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
33,165 33,170 33,015 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
15,769 15,573 15,510 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
602 583 660 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
14,299 14,036 14,402 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
1,056 969 1,245 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
8,218 8,014 8,235 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
5,025 5,052 4,921 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
18,475 18,476 17,815 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,633 8,434 8,670 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
9,842 10,042 9,144 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
5,756 5,932 6,572 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,083 1,134 1,208 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
448 460 463 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
635 675 745 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
1,241 1,238 1,529 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,297 1,242 1,394 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
695 659 733 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
17,396 17,597 17,506 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
685 926 854 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
92 127 81 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
471 662 562 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
122 138 211 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
898 841 944 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
396 384 416 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
502 457 527 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.6 3.7 4.1 %
Management, professional, and related occupations
1.7 1.8 1.9 %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
1.7 1.8 1.8 %
Professional and related occupations
1.7 1.8 2.0 %
Service occupations
4.3 4.4 5.4 %
Sales and office occupations
3.8 3.6 4.1 %
Sales and related occupations
4.2 4.1 4.5 %
Office and administrative support occupations
3.3 3.2 3.6 %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
4.6 6.2 5.6 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
8.0 11.6 6.1 %
Construction and extraction occupations
5.4 7.6 6.4 %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
2.4 2.7 4.1 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
4.6 4.4 5.0 %
Production occupations
4.4 4.4 4.6 %
Transportation and material moving occupations
4.9 4.4 5.5 %
   

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