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

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Nov 2017
Name Nov 2017 Oct 2017 Nov 2016 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
154,180 154,223 152,385 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
61,818 61,062 59,707 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
25,731 25,620 25,051 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
36,087 35,442 34,656 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
26,376 27,075 26,964 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
33,390 33,633 33,869 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
15,748 15,795 15,792 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
675 707 732 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
14,667 14,324 14,144 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
1,213 1,222 1,041 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
8,498 8,183 8,091 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,955 4,920 5,012 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
17,930 18,129 17,701 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,685 8,575 8,258 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
9,245 9,554 9,443 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
6,286 6,242 7,066 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,266 1,285 1,382 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
511 498 592 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
755 787 790 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
1,368 1,444 1,600 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,345 1,363 1,501 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
670 656 770 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
17,642 17,838 18,077 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
789 724 866 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
96 67 146 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
508 495 562 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
184 163 158 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
860 833 1,018 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
295 311 449 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
564 522 568 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.9 3.9 4.4 %
Management, professional, and related occupations
2.0 2.1 2.3 %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
1.9 1.9 2.3 %
Professional and related occupations
2.0 2.2 2.2 %
Service occupations
4.9 5.1 5.6 %
Sales and office occupations
3.9 3.9 4.2 %
Sales and related occupations
4.1 4.0 4.6 %
Office and administrative support occupations
3.7 3.8 3.9 %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
5.1 4.8 5.8 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
7.4 5.2 12.3 %
Construction and extraction occupations
5.6 5.7 6.5 %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
3.6 3.2 3.1 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
4.6 4.4 5.4 %
Production occupations
3.3 3.5 5.2 %
Transportation and material moving occupations
5.8 5.2 5.7 %
   

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