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

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Dec 2017
Name Dec 2017 Nov 2017 Dec 2016 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
153,602 154,180 151,798 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
62,121 61,818 60,069 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
25,760 25,731 25,216 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
36,361 36,087 34,853 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
25,826 26,376 26,459 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
33,633 33,390 33,976 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
15,985 15,748 16,019 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
641 675 714 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
14,299 14,667 13,653 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
1,107 1,213 926 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
8,198 8,498 7,790 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,994 4,955 4,938 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
17,722 17,930 17,641 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,546 8,685 8,315 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
9,177 9,245 9,326 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
6,278 6,286 7,170 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,290 1,266 1,361 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
514 511 609 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
775 755 752 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
1,405 1,368 1,493 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,268 1,345 1,482 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
627 670 768 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
17,649 17,642 17,958 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
961 789 1,064 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
195 96 170 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
600 508 724 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
166 184 170 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
865 860 1,097 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
376 295 487 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
489 564 610 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.9 3.9 4.5 %
Management, professional, and related occupations
2.0 2.0 2.2 %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
2.0 1.9 2.4 %
Professional and related occupations
2.1 2.0 2.1 %
Service occupations
5.2 4.9 5.3 %
Sales and office occupations
3.6 3.9 4.2 %
Sales and related occupations
3.8 4.1 4.6 %
Office and administrative support occupations
3.5 3.7 3.8 %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
6.3 5.1 7.2 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
15 7.4 15.5 %
Construction and extraction occupations
6.8 5.6 8.5 %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
3.2 3.6 3.3 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
4.7 4.6 5.9 %
Production occupations
4.2 3.3 5.5 %
Transportation and material moving occupations
5.1 5.8 6.1 %
   

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