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

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Dec 2018
Name Dec 2018 Nov 2018 Dec 2017 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
156,481 157,015 153,602 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
63,642 63,084 62,121 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
26,450 26,248 25,760 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
37,192 36,836 36,361 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
26,271 26,724 25,826 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
33,718 33,753 33,633 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
16,217 15,995 15,985 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
642 604 641 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
14,439 14,819 14,299 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
1,148 1,185 1,107 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
8,390 8,636 8,198 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,901 4,998 4,994 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
18,412 18,635 17,722 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,689 8,797 8,546 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
9,722 9,837 9,177 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
6,029 5,650 6,278 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,368 1,330 1,290 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
582 557 514 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
786 773 775 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
1,301 1,154 1,405 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,244 1,224 1,268 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
602 620 627 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
17,500 17,758 17,649 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
858 677 961 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
143 129 195 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
539 400 600 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
175 148 166 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
746 723 865 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
298 307 376 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
448 415 489 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.7 3.5 3.9 %
Management, professional, and related occupations
2.1 2.1 2.0 %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
2.2 2.1 2.0 %
Professional and related occupations
2.1 2.1 2.1 %
Service occupations
4.7 4.1 5.2 %
Sales and office occupations
3.6 3.5 3.6 %
Sales and related occupations
3.6 3.7 3.8 %
Office and administrative support occupations
3.5 3.3 3.5 %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
5.6 4.4 6.3 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
11.1 9.8 15 %
Construction and extraction occupations
6.0 4.4 6.8 %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
3.4 2.9 3.2 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
3.9 3.7 4.7 %
Production occupations
3.3 3.4 4.2 %
Transportation and material moving occupations
4.4 4.0 5.1 %
   

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