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

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Aug 2017
Name Aug 2017 Jul 2017 Aug 2016 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
153,576 154,470 151,804 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
59,559 59,923 58,526 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
25,085 25,226 24,668 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
34,474 34,698 33,858 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
27,582 27,942 27,943 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
33,730 34,014 33,123 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
15,616 15,882 15,646 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
730 754 729 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
14,413 14,383 14,359 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
1,244 1,259 1,246 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
8,256 8,110 8,116 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,913 5,013 4,996 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
18,293 18,208 17,854 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,248 8,607 8,225 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
10,045 9,601 9,629 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
7,287 7,441 7,996 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,731 1,656 1,869 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
611 489 641 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
1,120 1,166 1,227 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
1,554 1,489 1,643 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,422 1,446 1,522 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
691 692 793 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
18,114 18,132 17,477 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
772 789 773 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
75 103 67 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
520 545 513 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
177 141 193 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,064 1,100 1,217 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
497 462 480 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
567 638 737 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
4.5 4.6 5.0 %
Management, professional, and related occupations
2.8 2.7 3.1 %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
2.4 1.9 2.5 %
Professional and related occupations
3.1 3.3 3.5 %
Service occupations
5.3 5.1 5.6 %
Sales and office occupations
4.0 4.1 4.4 %
Sales and related occupations
4.2 4.2 4.8 %
Office and administrative support occupations
3.9 4.0 4.0 %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
5.1 5.2 5.1 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
5.7 7.6 5.1 %
Construction and extraction occupations
5.9 6.3 5.9 %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
3.5 2.7 3.7 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
5.5 5.7 6.4 %
Production occupations
5.7 5.1 5.5 %
Transportation and material moving occupations
5.3 6.2 7.1 %
   

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