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

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Aug 2018
Name Aug 2018 Jul 2018 Aug 2017 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
155,539 157,004 153,576 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
61,593 61,433 59,559 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
25,675 25,739 25,085 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
35,918 35,694 34,474 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
27,032 27,887 27,582 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
33,302 34,025 33,730 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
15,786 16,023 15,616 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
745 769 730 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
14,685 15,005 14,413 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
1,155 1,285 1,244 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
8,508 8,527 8,256 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
5,021 5,193 4,913 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
18,927 18,654 18,293 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,694 8,466 8,248 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
10,234 10,188 10,045 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
6,370 6,730 7,287 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,591 1,539 1,731 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
534 511 611 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
1,057 1,028 1,120 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
1,317 1,508 1,554 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,320 1,431 1,422 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
575 662 691 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
17,517 18,003 18,114 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
579 589 772 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
91 97 75 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
357 373 520 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
131 119 177 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
887 850 1,064 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
324 366 497 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
562 484 567 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.9 4.1 4.5 %
Management, professional, and related occupations
2.5 2.4 2.8 %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
2.0 1.9 2.4 %
Professional and related occupations
2.9 2.8 3.1 %
Service occupations
4.6 5.1 5.3 %
Sales and office occupations
3.8 4.0 4.0 %
Sales and related occupations
3.5 4.0 4.2 %
Office and administrative support occupations
4.1 4.1 3.9 %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
3.8 3.8 5.1 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
7.3 7.0 5.7 %
Construction and extraction occupations
4.0 4.2 5.9 %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
2.5 2.2 3.5 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
4.5 4.4 5.5 %
Production occupations
3.6 4.1 5.7 %
Transportation and material moving occupations
5.2 4.5 5.3 %
   

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