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

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Oct 2017
Name Oct 2017 Sep 2017 Oct 2016 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
154,223 154,494 152,335 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
61,062 60,990 59,766 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
25,620 25,309 24,922 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
35,442 35,681 34,844 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
27,075 27,429 27,013 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
33,633 33,697 33,538 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
15,795 15,798 15,757 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
707 810 744 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
14,324 14,110 13,993 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
1,222 1,155 1,037 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
8,183 8,010 7,933 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,920 4,945 5,023 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
18,129 18,268 18,025 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,575 8,282 8,410 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
9,554 9,986 9,614 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
6,242 6,556 7,447 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,285 1,463 1,506 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
498 636 646 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
787 827 860 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
1,444 1,414 1,749 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,363 1,415 1,474 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
656 605 730 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
17,838 17,899 17,781 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
724 746 873 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
67 105 78 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
495 470 594 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
163 171 202 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
833 873 1,078 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
311 405 488 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
522 468 590 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.9 4.1 4.7 %
Management, professional, and related occupations
2.1 2.3 2.5 %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
1.9 2.5 2.5 %
Professional and related occupations
2.2 2.3 2.4 %
Service occupations
5.1 4.9 6.1 %
Sales and office occupations
3.9 4.0 4.2 %
Sales and related occupations
4.0 3.7 4.4 %
Office and administrative support occupations
3.8 4.3 4.0 %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
4.8 5.0 5.9 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
5.2 8.3 7.0 %
Construction and extraction occupations
5.7 5.5 7.0 %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
3.2 3.4 3.9 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
4.4 4.6 5.6 %
Production occupations
3.5 4.7 5.5 %
Transportation and material moving occupations
5.2 4.5 5.8 %
   

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