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Table 5. Employed persons working on main job and time spent working on days worked by class of worker, occupation, earnings, and day of week, 2008 annual averages

       Table 5.  Employed persons working on main job and time spent working on days worked by class of worker, occupation, earnings, and day of
       week, 2008 annual averages
       
       (Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                     
                                                             Employed persons who worked   Employed persons who worked   Employed persons who worked 
                                                                  on an average day           on an average weekday        on an average Saturday,   
                                                                                                                            Sunday, and holiday (1)  
                     Characteristic                 Total                                                                                            
                                                   employed                                                                                          
                                                                       Percent   Average             Percent   Average             Percent   Average 
                                                              Number      of     hours of Number(3)     of     hours of Number(4)     of     hours of
                                                                       employed  work(2)             employed  work(2)             employed  work(2) 
                                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                     
            Class of worker (main job only)                                                                                                          
       Wage and salary workers...................  143,898    96,088     66.8       7.58   117,859     81.9       7.89    44,639     31.0       5.64 
       Self-employed workers.....................   11,170     7,773     69.6       6.43     9,062     81.1       6.81     4,706     42.1       4.70 
                                                                                                                                                     
               Occupation (main job only)                                                                                                            
       Management, business, and financial                                                                                                           
          operations.............................   24,405    18,295     75.0       7.85    22,449     92.0       8.43     7,978     32.7       3.80 
       Professional and related..................   33,260    22,179     66.7       7.16    27,922     84.0       7.60     9,328     28.0       4.25 
       Services..................................   26,974    16,622     61.6       6.84    18,734     69.4       6.89    11,075     41.1       6.62 
       Sales and related.........................   16,961    11,991     70.7       7.59    13,408     79.1       7.99     8,388     49.5       5.96 
       Office and administrative support.........   19,613    11,751     59.9       7.18    15,902     81.1       7.32     3,748     19.1       6.03 
       Farming, fishing, and forestry............    (6)       (6)       (6)        (6)      (6)       (6)        (6)      (6)       (6)        (6)  
       Construction and extraction...............    9,097     6,246     68.7       8.05     7,659     84.2       8.25     1,967     21.6       (6)  
       Installation, maintenance, and repair.....    4,610     3,274     71.0       8.38     4,099     88.9       8.59     1,267     27.5       (6)  
       Production................................    9,805     6,455     65.8       7.94     8,207     83.7       8.08     2,198     22.4       (6)  
       Transportation and material moving........    9,346     6,338     67.8       8.19     7,724     82.7       8.45     3,401     36.4       6.95 
                                                                                                                                                     
         Earnings of full-time wage and salary                                                                                                       
          workers (single jobholders only)(5)                                                                                                        
       0 - $500..................................   25,926    17,273     66.6       8.06    21,274     82.1       8.24     8,232     31.8       7.03 
       $501 - $780...............................   23,205    15,793     68.1       8.07    20,598     88.8       8.25     5,014     21.6       6.40 
       $781 - $1,210.............................   24,531    17,091     69.7       7.91    21,246     86.6       8.36     7,544     30.8       5.00 
       $1,211 and higher.........................   24,584    17,979     73.1       8.17    22,427     91.2       8.77     7,704     31.3       4.13 
       
          1 Holidays are New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. In 2008, data were
       not collected about Christmas Day.
          2 Includes work at main job only and excludes travel related to work.
          3 Number was derived by multiplying the "Total employed" by the percent of employed persons who worked on an average weekday.
          4 Number was derived by multiplying the "Total employed" by the percent of employed persons who worked on an average Saturday, Sunday, and
       holiday.
          5 These values are based on usual weekly earnings.  Each earnings range represents approximately 25 percent of full-time wage and salary
       workers who held only one job.
          6 Data not shown where base is less than 1.2 million.
          NOTE:  Data refer to persons 15 years and over.
       
       
       
       
       
       

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Last Modified Date: August 03, 2021