Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Employed Unemployed Unemployment
rates
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014

Total, 16 years and over(1)

144,144 147,936 10,773 8,680 7.0 5.5

Management, professional, and related occupations

55,155 56,759 1,930 1,582 3.4 2.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

22,842 23,365 880 643 3.7 2.7

Professional and related occupations

32,314 33,394 1,050 939 3.1 2.7

Service occupations

25,951 26,146 2,217 2,076 7.9 7.4

Sales and office occupations

32,966 33,259 2,535 1,817 7.1 5.2

Sales and related occupations

15,408 15,504 1,214 847 7.3 5.2

Office and administrative support occupations

17,558 17,755 1,321 970 7.0 5.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

12,995 13,867 1,257 967 8.8 6.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,021 1,077 150 122 12.8 10.2

Construction and extraction occupations

7,037 7,813 826 650 10.5 7.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,937 4,977 280 195 5.4 3.8

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,077 17,906 1,619 1,184 8.7 6.2

Production occupations

8,421 8,671 707 554 7.7 6.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

8,656 9,235 912 630 9.5 6.4

Footnotes
(1) Persons with no previous work experience and persons whose last job was in the U.S. Armed Forces are included in the unemployed total.

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

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: November 07, 2014