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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
9. Employed persons by occupation, sex, and age
[In thousands]
OccupationTotalMenWomen
16 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
2020202120202021202020212020202120202021

Total

147,795152,58178,56080,82976,22778,21669,23471,75266,87369,099

Management, professional, and related occupations

63,64464,74430,73431,10930,57730,94832,91033,63632,68433,376

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

27,14327,86415,02815,23114,97515,18812,11412,63312,07912,576

Management occupations

18,56418,98611,07211,21811,03211,1837,4937,7687,4737,729

Business and financial operations occupations

8,5788,8783,9574,0133,9434,0054,6224,8654,6064,847

Professional and related occupations

36,50236,88015,70615,87815,60215,76020,79621,00320,60520,800

Computer and mathematical occupations

5,6035,6884,1934,1984,1784,1771,4101,4901,4011,483

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,1693,2352,6482,6712,6352,664522564520562

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,6271,640824863823857803777798773

Community and social service occupations

2,7172,7778479028409001,8711,8761,8621,863

Legal occupations

1,8821,805905840905838977965975961

Education, training, and library occupations

8,9028,9462,3552,3512,3302,3216,5476,5956,4616,505

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,0423,1511,4821,5771,4571,5401,5601,5741,5201,528

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,5599,6392,4522,4772,4332,4627,1077,1627,0687,125

Service occupations

22,85324,4039,82010,3289,0179,36013,03314,07512,02312,884

Healthcare support occupations

4,7904,8877037286837024,0874,1583,9834,060

Protective service occupations

3,0242,9872,3102,2762,2732,211714711671676

Food preparation and serving related occupations

6,5567,3702,9893,3432,4252,6623,5664,0272,9003,204

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,0845,4823,0363,1982,9083,0572,0482,2851,9982,211

Personal care and service occupations

3,3993,6767817837287282,6182,8932,4702,734

Sales and office occupations

29,72630,16611,50611,60411,00811,07418,22118,56317,29217,597

Sales and related occupations

14,16814,3697,2617,2196,9256,8746,9077,1506,2456,485

Office and administrative support occupations

15,55815,7974,2444,3844,0834,20011,31411,41311,04711,112

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,35713,95912,60713,18112,28612,837750778729755

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,0451,061793804726759252257240242

Construction and extraction occupations

7,7108,0577,4027,7467,2337,542308311302309

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,6024,8404,4114,6304,3274,536190210187204

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18,21519,30913,89414,60813,33913,9974,3214,7004,1454,487

Production occupations

7,5907,9505,4435,7035,3315,5642,1472,2472,1022,180

Transportation and material moving occupations

10,62511,3598,4518,9068,0088,4332,1742,4532,0422,307

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Effective with January 2020 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2018 Census occupational classification system, derived from the 2018 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2020 are not strictly comparable with earlier years.

 

Last Modified Date: January 20, 2022