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Table 7. Workers by shift usually worked and selected characteristics, averages for the period 2017-2018

Table 7. Workers by shift usually worked and selected characteristics, averages for the period 2017-2018
Characteristic Total
workers (in
thousands)
Percent
working
regular
daytime
schedule
Percent working a non-daytime schedule, by shift
Total Evening Night Rotating Irregular Split shift Other

Age

Total, 15 years and over

943,325 93.5 96.5 9.4 9.1 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.2

15 to 24 years

91,040 98.9 91.1 93.5 9.0 9.6 9.8 9.5 9.7

25 to 34 years

92,522 94.6 95.4 9.0 9.6 9.3 9.3 9.4 9.8

35 to 44 years

90,382 96.7 93.3 9.1 9.4 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.1

45 to 54 years

99,130 97.1 92.9 9.6 9.4 9.8 9.7 9.3 9.1

55 to 64 years

92,753 96.2 93.8 9.5 9.2 9.2 9.6 9.4 9.0

65 years and over

9,497 94.8 95.2 9.3 9.1 9.3 9.5 9.8 9.3

Sex

Men

95,594 92.2 97.8 9.3 9.8 9.6 9.9 9.0 9.2

Women

97,730 94.9 95.1 9.3 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.5 9.1

Race(1)

White

914,497 95.3 94.7 9.8 9.6 9.3 9.2 9.8 9.9

Black or African American

98,312 92.6 97.4 9.1 9.1 9.8 9.7 9.6 9.1

Asian

9,380 94.7 95.3 9.7 9.1 9.2 9.5 9.3 9.4

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity(2)

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

93,573 92.8 97.2 9.5 9.8 9.7 9.5 9.1 9.6

Non-Hispanic or Latino

919,751 93.7 96.3 9.7 9.8 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.1

Educational attainment (25 years and over)

Less than a high school diploma

9,400 92.4 97.6 9.4 9.8 9.8 9.2 9.3 9.1

High school graduates, no college

91,623 90.9 99.1 9.6 9.6 9.2 9.4 9.3 9.0

Some college or associate degree

98,627 91.7 98.3 9.2 9.2 9.9 9.8 9.8 9.5

Bachelor's degree and higher

94,633 91.8 9.2 9.5 9.8 9.3 9.1 9.3 9.3

Parent of a household child

Parent of a household child under 18 years

97,629 96.4 93.6 9.8 9.1 9.1 9.4 9.0 9.2

Parent of a child 13 to 17 years (none younger)

9,916 99.4 90.6 9.2 9.0 9.0 9.5 9.6 9.3

Parent of a child under 13 years

97,713 95.6 94.4 9.3 9.4 9.2 9.3 9.9 9.4

Not a parent of a household child under 18 years

95,695 92.1 97.9 9.1 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.6 9.2

Occupation

Management, business, and financial operations

91,697 91.8 9.2 9.2 9.9 9.8 9.0 9.7 9.5

Professional and related

97,333 99.9 90.1 9.2 9.2 9.0 9.8 9.3 9.6

Services

93,784 96.5 93.5 94.1 9.8 9.2 9.5 9.2 9.7

Sales and related

92,351 95.5 94.5 90.2 9.3 9.4 9.7 9.8 9.1

Office and administrative support

99,798 90.9 9.1 9.2 9.5 9.5 9.3 9.1 9.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry

s s s s s s s s s

Construction and extraction

9,847 95.9 9.1 z 9.8 9.8 9.2 z 9.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair

9,939 96.4 93.6 9.6 9.8 z z z 9.1

Production

9,001 96.2 93.8 9.1 9.8 9.2 9.3 9.0 9.4

Transportation and material moving

9,227 94.7 95.3 9.0 9.3 9.1 9.2 9.5 9.3

Industry

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

s s s s s s s s s

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

s s s s s s s s s

Construction

9,697 96.1 9.9 z 9.0 9.5 9.0 z 9.3

Manufacturing

96,528 96.2 93.8 9.1 9.3 9.9 9.4 9.7 9.3

Wholesale and retail trade

99,014 91.8 98.2 90.1 9.6 9.5 9.0 9.9 9.1

Transportation and utilities

9,018 96.1 93.9 9.1 9.3 9.1 9.8 9.7 9.0

Information

9,666 97.4 9.6 9.5 9.6 z 9.4 9.2 z

Financial activities

90,616 93.2 9.8 9.2 9.6 9.1 9.1 9.5 9.4

Professional and business services

95,942 95.1 9.9 9.4 9.8 9.9 9.6 9.2 9.0

Education and health services

96,775 95.0 95.0 9.7 9.9 9.6 9.5 9.7 9.6

Leisure and hospitality

93,226 93.4 96.6 96.5 9.2 9.6 9.9 9.6 9.8

Other services

9,704 91.4 9.6 9.4 9.4 9.7 9.2 9.1 9.8

Public administration

9,886 91.0 99.0 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.6 9.1 9.1

Class of worker

Private sector

918,698 92.9 97.1 9.7 9.4 9.6 9.4 9.8 9.2

Private, for profit

906,193 92.7 97.3 9.8 9.2 9.7 9.5 9.8 9.3

Private, not for profit

92,505 94.4 95.6 9.3 9.8 9.0 9.0 9.6 9.8

Public sector

94,627 96.5 93.5 9.8 9.1 9.9 9.4 9.5 9.8

Federal government

9,415 95.3 94.7 9.1 9.8 9.0 9.7 9.1 z

State government

9,272 98.5 91.5 9.2 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.1 9.4

Local government

91,940 95.6 94.4 9.5 9.2 9.6 9.4 9.2 9.4

Full- and part-time status (single jobholders only)(3)

Full-time workers

903,981 96.5 93.5 9.4 9.3 9.2 9.9 9.5 9.2

Part-time workers

96,249 95.0 95.0 91.9 9.0 9.3 9.6 9.1 9.1

Usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers (single jobholders only)

Earnings less than or equal to the 25th percentile

94,145 90.4 99.6 9.1 9.2 9.9 9.8 9.3 9.2

Earnings from 25th to 50th percentiles

96,817 94.9 95.1 9.0 9.6 9.2 9.8 9.0 9.5

Earnings from 50th to 75th percentiles

96,532 98.6 91.4 9.7 9.8 9.6 9.2 9.4 9.6

Earnings greater than the 75th percentile

96,486 91.4 9.6 9.1 9.7 9.0 9.0 9.2 9.6

Work schedule flexibility(4)

Had flexible schedule

90,286 94.9 95.1 9.2 9.8 9.0 9.5 9.6 9.9

Did not have flexible schedule

93,038 91.7 98.3 9.5 9.8 9.9 9.7 9.9 9.5

Workplace flexibility(5)

Could work at home

99,983 95.0 9.0 9.0 9.6 9.8 9.9 9.4 9.3

Could not work at home

903,080 99.0 91.0 9.1 9.5 9.2 9.9 9.8 9.5

(1) Estimates for race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to the total because data are not presented for all races.
(2) Persons of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity may be of any race.
(3) Full-time workers usually work 35 hours or more per week. Part-time workers usually work less than 35 hours per week.
(4) Workers with flexible schedules were able to vary or change the times they began and stopped working.
(5) The subcategories do not sum to the total because a small number of workers did not provide this information.
s - Estimate is suppressed because it does not meet the American Time Use Survey publication standards.
z - Estimate is approximately zero.

Note: Data refer to wage and salary workers at their main jobs. All self-employed workers (including workers with incorporated businesses and those with unincorporated businesses) are excluded. Unless otherwise specified, data refer to workers 15 years and over.

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Last Modified Date: November 02, 2020