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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-19. Employed persons by occupation, sex, and age
[In thousands]
Occupation Total Men Women
16 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022
July
2021
July
2022

Total

153,596 159,067 81,918 84,953 78,698 81,610 71,678 74,114 68,494 70,900

Management, professional, and related occupations

64,179 67,874 30,805 33,180 30,608 32,917 33,374 34,694 33,130 34,386

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

28,000 29,786 14,993 16,416 14,923 16,334 13,006 13,371 12,944 13,289

Management occupations

18,985 20,695 10,971 12,180 10,910 12,119 8,014 8,515 7,960 8,454

Business and financial operations occupations

9,015 9,092 4,023 4,236 4,013 4,215 4,992 4,856 4,985 4,834

Professional and related occupations

36,180 38,088 15,812 16,765 15,685 16,582 20,367 21,323 20,186 21,097

Computer and mathematical occupations

5,774 6,266 4,254 4,621 4,241 4,588 1,521 1,646 1,516 1,628

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,157 3,548 2,557 2,941 2,547 2,928 601 608 601 593

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,650 1,887 908 972 903 959 742 915 737 903

Community and social service occupations

2,850 3,105 984 989 983 968 1,866 2,116 1,832 2,100

Legal occupations

1,779 1,798 831 910 831 910 948 889 948 889

Education, training, and library occupations

8,306 8,356 2,290 2,212 2,269 2,170 6,015 6,144 5,947 6,083

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,082 3,474 1,546 1,697 1,497 1,652 1,536 1,777 1,507 1,702

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,581 9,654 2,443 2,424 2,413 2,407 7,138 7,230 7,098 7,201

Service occupations

25,695 25,812 11,020 11,117 9,714 9,922 14,675 14,695 13,131 13,087

Healthcare support occupations

4,821 4,717 731 733 714 717 4,090 3,984 3,977 3,915

Protective service occupations

3,162 3,193 2,367 2,347 2,220 2,233 795 846 718 729

Food preparation and serving related occupations

7,823 8,061 3,542 3,741 2,760 3,039 4,281 4,320 3,257 3,249

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,811 5,727 3,437 3,330 3,188 3,105 2,375 2,397 2,265 2,309

Personal care and service occupations

4,078 4,114 943 967 833 828 3,135 3,147 2,915 2,885

Sales and office occupations

29,527 30,466 11,353 11,808 10,696 11,083 18,174 18,658 17,035 17,687

Sales and related occupations

14,378 14,213 7,228 7,331 6,749 6,834 7,150 6,882 6,423 6,281

Office and administrative support occupations

15,149 16,253 4,125 4,477 3,947 4,249 11,024 11,776 10,612 11,407

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,549 14,430 13,748 13,525 13,379 13,062 800 905 769 848

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,129 1,178 872 836 822 728 258 342 238 303

Construction and extraction occupations

8,312 8,388 8,009 8,040 7,752 7,791 302 348 302 344

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,107 4,864 4,867 4,649 4,804 4,543 240 215 229 200

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

19,646 20,484 14,991 15,323 14,301 14,626 4,655 5,161 4,429 4,892

Production occupations

8,254 8,464 5,978 5,895 5,813 5,709 2,276 2,568 2,217 2,478

Transportation and material moving occupations

11,392 12,021 9,013 9,428 8,488 8,917 2,379 2,593 2,212 2,414

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: August 05, 2022