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

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Sep 2018
Name Sep 2018 Aug 2018 Sep 2017 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
156,191 155,539 154,494 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
62,181 61,593 60,990 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
26,068 25,675 25,309 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
36,112 35,918 35,681 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
26,606 27,032 27,429 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
33,510 33,302 33,697 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
15,609 15,786 15,798 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
600 745 810 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
14,855 14,685 14,110 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
1,180 1,155 1,155 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
8,570 8,508 8,010 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
5,105 5,021 4,945 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
19,039 18,927 18,268 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,639 8,694 8,282 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
10,400 10,234 9,986 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
5,766 6,370 6,556 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,299 1,591 1,463 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
554 534 636 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
745 1,057 827 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
1,207 1,317 1,414 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,257 1,320 1,415 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
656 575 605 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
17,901 17,517 17,899 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
582 579 746 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
52 91 105 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
434 357 470 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
95 131 171 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
847 887 873 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
346 324 405 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
501 562 468 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.6 3.9 4.1 %
Management, professional, and related occupations
2.0 2.5 2.3 %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
2.1 2.0 2.5 %
Professional and related occupations
2.0 2.9 2.3 %
Service occupations
4.3 4.6 4.9 %
Sales and office occupations
3.6 3.8 4.0 %
Sales and related occupations
4.0 3.5 3.7 %
Office and administrative support occupations
3.2 4.1 4.3 %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
3.8 3.8 5.0 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
4.2 7.3 8.3 %
Construction and extraction occupations
4.8 4.0 5.5 %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
1.8 2.5 3.4 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
4.3 4.5 4.6 %
Production occupations
3.9 3.6 4.7 %
Transportation and material moving occupations
4.6 5.2 4.5 %
   

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