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

   
    Jan 1948    
 
 
    Oct 2018
Name Oct 2018 Sep 2018 Oct 2017 Units
Monthly, Employed
Total, 16 years and over
156,952 156,191 154,223 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
62,929 62,181 61,062 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
26,165 26,068 25,620 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
36,764 36,112 35,442 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
26,689 26,606 27,075 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
33,730 33,510 33,633 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
15,927 15,609 15,795 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
634 600 707 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
14,588 14,855 14,324 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
1,181 1,180 1,222 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
8,558 8,570 8,183 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,849 5,105 4,920 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
19,015 19,039 18,129 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
8,904 8,639 8,575 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
10,112 10,400 9,554 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployed
Total, 16 years and over
5,771 5,766 6,242 Thous. of Persons
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,246 1,299 1,285 Thous. of Persons
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
535 554 498 Thous. of Persons
Professional and related occupations
711 745 787 Thous. of Persons
Service occupations
1,247 1,207 1,444 Thous. of Persons
Sales and office occupations
1,233 1,257 1,363 Thous. of Persons
Sales and related occupations
599 656 656 Thous. of Persons
Office and administrative support occupations
17,803 17,901 17,838 Thous. of Persons
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
546 582 724 Thous. of Persons
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
63 52 67 Thous. of Persons
Construction and extraction occupations
400 434 495 Thous. of Persons
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
83 95 163 Thous. of Persons
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
920 847 833 Thous. of Persons
Production occupations
414 346 311 Thous. of Persons
Transportation and material moving occupations
506 501 522 Thous. of Persons
Monthly, Unemployment Rates
Total, 16 years and over
3.5 3.6 3.9 %
Management, professional, and related occupations
1.9 2.0 2.1 %
Management, business, and financial operations occupations
2.0 2.1 1.9 %
Professional and related occupations
1.9 2.0 2.2 %
Service occupations
4.5 4.3 5.1 %
Sales and office occupations
3.5 3.6 3.9 %
Sales and related occupations
3.6 4.0 4.0 %
Office and administrative support occupations
3.4 3.2 3.8 %
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
3.6 3.8 4.8 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
5.0 4.2 5.2 %
Construction and extraction occupations
4.5 4.8 5.7 %
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
1.7 1.8 3.2 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
4.6 4.3 4.4 %
Production occupations
4.4 3.9 3.5 %
Transportation and material moving occupations
4.8 4.6 5.2 %
   

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