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Current Population Survey (Household Data)

Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, Not seasonally adjusted

   

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    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Jan 2024
Name Jan 2024 Dec 2023 Jan 2023 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
159,650 Thousands of Persons 160,754 Thousands of Persons 158,692 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
70,650 Thousands of Persons 70,572 Thousands of Persons 69,249 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
30,130 Thousands of Persons 30,327 Thousands of Persons 29,934 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
40,520 Thousands of Persons 40,245 Thousands of Persons 39,315 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
25,341 Thousands of Persons 25,689 Thousands of Persons 25,244 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
29,905 Thousands of Persons 30,043 Thousands of Persons 30,358 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
14,195 Thousands of Persons 14,332 Thousands of Persons 14,185 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
15,709 Thousands of Persons 15,710 Thousands of Persons 16,173 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
14,136 Thousands of Persons 14,411 Thousands of Persons 14,023 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
898 Thousands of Persons 978 Thousands of Persons 915 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
8,286 Thousands of Persons 8,631 Thousands of Persons 8,399 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,952 Thousands of Persons 4,802 Thousands of Persons 4,709 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
19,618 Thousands of Persons 20,039 Thousands of Persons 19,817 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,020 Thousands of Persons 8,372 Thousands of Persons 8,292 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
11,598 Thousands of Persons 11,667 Thousands of Persons 11,526 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
6,778 Thousands of Persons 5,907 Thousands of Persons 6,378 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,527 Thousands of Persons 1,314 Thousands of Persons 1,460 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
662 Thousands of Persons 607 Thousands of Persons 604 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
866 Thousands of Persons 706 Thousands of Persons 856 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
1,400 Thousands of Persons 1,177 Thousands of Persons 1,401 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,269 Thousands of Persons 1,152 Thousands of Persons 1,184 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
676 Thousands of Persons 654 Thousands of Persons 645 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
593 Thousands of Persons 497 Thousands of Persons 538 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
973 Thousands of Persons 732 Thousands of Persons 894 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
125 Thousands of Persons 102 Thousands of Persons 65 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
695 Thousands of Persons 502 Thousands of Persons 709 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
153 Thousands of Persons 128 Thousands of Persons 120 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,126 Thousands of Persons 998 Thousands of Persons 968 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
402 Thousands of Persons 333 Thousands of Persons 260 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
724 Thousands of Persons 665 Thousands of Persons 708 Thousands of Persons Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
4.1 Percent 3.5 Percent 3.9 Percent %
Management, professional, and related occupations
2.1 Percent 1.8 Percent 2.1 Percent %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
2.1 Percent 2.0 Percent 2.0 Percent %
Professional and related occupations
2.1 Percent 1.7 Percent 2.1 Percent %
Service occupations
5.2 Percent 4.4 Percent 5.3 Percent %
Sales and office occupations
4.1 Percent 3.7 Percent 3.8 Percent %
Sales and related occupations
4.5 Percent 4.4 Percent 4.4 Percent %
Office and administrative support occupations
3.6 Percent 3.1 Percent 3.2 Percent %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
6.4 Percent 4.8 Percent 6.0 Percent %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
12.2 Percent 9.5 Percent 6.7 Percent %
Construction and extraction occupations
7.7 Percent 5.5 Percent 7.8 Percent %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
3.0 Percent 2.6 Percent 2.5 Percent %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
5.4 Percent 4.7 Percent 4.7 Percent %
Production occupations
4.8 Percent 3.8 Percent 3.0 Percent %
Transportation and material moving occupations
5.9 Percent 5.4 Percent 5.8 Percent %
   

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