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

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Jan 2018
Name Jan 2018 Dec 2017 Jan 2017 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
152,848 153,602 150,527 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
62,123 62,121 59,921 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
25,480 25,760 25,051 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
36,643 36,361 34,871 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
25,725 25,826 25,772 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
33,454 33,633 33,750 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
15,725 15,985 15,971 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
741 641 888 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
14,212 14,299 13,745 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
1,090 1,107 1,019 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
8,226 8,198 7,591 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,897 4,994 5,134 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
17,334 17,722 17,338 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,495 8,546 8,196 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
8,839 9,177 9,142 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
7,189 6,278 8,149 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,374 1,290 1,425 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
513 514 644 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
861 775 781 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
1,617 1,405 1,741 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,495 1,268 1,770 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
754 627 883 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
17,729 17,649 17,778 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
1,078 961 1,241 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
166 195 181 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
755 600 872 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
157 166 187 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,050 865 1,250 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
401 376 558 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
649 489 693 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
4.5 3.9 5.1 %
Management, professional, and related occupations
2.2 2.0 2.3 %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
2.0 2.0 2.5 %
Professional and related occupations
2.3 2.1 2.2 %
Service occupations
5.9 5.2 6.3 %
Sales and office occupations
4.3 3.6 5.0 %
Sales and related occupations
4.6 3.8 5.2 %
Office and administrative support occupations
4.0 3.5 4.8 %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
7.1 6.3 8.3 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
13.2 15 15.1 %
Construction and extraction occupations
8.4 6.8 10.3 %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
3.1 3.2 3.5 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
5.7 4.7 6.7 %
Production occupations
4.5 4.2 6.4 %
Transportation and material moving occupations
6.8 5.1 7.0 %
   

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