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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
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018

Total

154,470 157,004 82,484 83,828 79,457 80,800 71,986 73,176 68,860 69,975

Management, professional, and related occupations

59,923 61,433 29,327 30,161 29,104 29,919 30,596 31,271 30,281 30,996

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,226 25,739 14,190 14,543 14,127 14,497 11,036 11,197 10,974 11,147

Management occupations

17,588 18,281 10,643 11,096 10,600 11,051 6,945 7,185 6,902 7,146

Business and financial operations occupations

7,637 7,458 3,547 3,447 3,527 3,445 4,090 4,011 4,072 4,001

Professional and related occupations

34,698 35,694 15,137 15,619 14,977 15,423 19,560 20,075 19,307 19,849

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,689 5,038 3,458 3,705 3,421 3,690 1,232 1,333 1,220 1,325

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,361 3,289 2,865 2,804 2,860 2,777 496 485 493 482

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,440 1,486 765 835 765 827 675 651 662 639

Community and social service occupations

2,640 2,679 870 890 853 866 1,770 1,789 1,737 1,756

Legal occupations

1,852 1,934 857 953 857 949 995 981 994 978

Education, training, and library occupations

8,320 7,934 2,333 2,114 2,311 2,089 5,986 5,821 5,902 5,745

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,175 3,638 1,688 1,909 1,626 1,823 1,487 1,729 1,413 1,670

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,220 9,695 2,301 2,409 2,285 2,402 6,919 7,287 6,886 7,255

Service occupations

27,942 27,887 12,284 11,934 11,084 10,816 15,658 15,952 14,160 14,331

Healthcare support occupations

3,444 3,621 445 473 422 458 3,000 3,147 2,930 3,068

Protective service occupations

3,363 3,535 2,543 2,749 2,454 2,612 820 786 724 682

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,685 8,721 4,031 3,748 3,353 3,143 4,654 4,973 3,782 3,965

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

6,368 5,935 3,812 3,496 3,532 3,314 2,556 2,438 2,458 2,353

Personal care and service occupations

6,082 6,074 1,453 1,467 1,324 1,290 4,628 4,607 4,265 4,263

Sales and office occupations

34,014 34,025 13,101 13,124 12,374 12,436 20,913 20,901 19,758 19,766

Sales and related occupations

15,882 16,023 8,140 8,071 7,674 7,693 7,741 7,952 6,938 7,129

Office and administrative support occupations

18,132 18,003 4,960 5,053 4,700 4,744 13,172 12,950 12,820 12,637

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,383 15,005 13,668 14,160 13,286 13,738 715 845 670 797

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,259 1,285 950 941 867 830 309 344 276 313

Construction and extraction occupations

8,110 8,527 7,901 8,202 7,694 8,002 209 325 206 312

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,013 5,193 4,817 5,017 4,724 4,906 196 176 188 172

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18,208 18,654 14,104 14,449 13,609 13,890 4,104 4,206 3,991 4,085

Production occupations

8,607 8,466 6,196 5,983 6,076 5,810 2,411 2,483 2,376 2,417

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,601 10,188 7,908 8,465 7,533 8,080 1,693 1,723 1,615 1,667

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: August 03, 2021