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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
9. 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
2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019

Total

155,761 157,538 82,698 83,460 80,211 80,917 73,063 74,078 70,424 71,470

Management, professional, and related occupations

62,436 64,218 30,287 30,950 30,089 30,775 32,149 33,267 31,911 33,015

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,850 26,981 14,464 15,072 14,414 15,030 11,387 11,909 11,344 11,870

Management occupations

18,263 18,985 10,959 11,394 10,921 11,364 7,304 7,591 7,273 7,559

Business and financial operations occupations

7,587 7,996 3,504 3,678 3,493 3,666 4,083 4,318 4,071 4,311

Professional and related occupations

36,586 37,237 15,823 15,879 15,674 15,745 20,763 21,358 20,567 21,146

Computer and mathematical occupations

5,126 5,352 3,814 3,973 3,798 3,956 1,313 1,379 1,303 1,370

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,263 3,305 2,745 2,785 2,732 2,774 518 520 515 518

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,529 1,485 815 752 811 747 714 733 708 729

Community and social service occupations

2,680 2,717 898 884 887 877 1,783 1,833 1,770 1,819

Legal occupations

1,891 1,955 915 925 914 922 976 1,030 974 1,028

Education, training, and library occupations

9,313 9,455 2,495 2,500 2,458 2,466 6,819 6,955 6,734 6,863

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,362 3,285 1,790 1,676 1,732 1,627 1,572 1,609 1,519 1,557

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,420 9,684 2,352 2,384 2,343 2,375 7,068 7,300 7,044 7,261

Service occupations

26,854 26,978 11,416 11,445 10,525 10,481 15,439 15,534 14,237 14,371

Healthcare support occupations

3,629 3,758 469 491 457 476 3,161 3,267 3,077 3,178

Protective service occupations

3,203 3,128 2,483 2,437 2,432 2,381 720 692 675 651

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,220 8,378 3,655 3,808 3,057 3,164 4,565 4,569 3,799 3,835

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,854 5,746 3,434 3,332 3,307 3,184 2,421 2,413 2,359 2,357

Personal care and service occupations

5,947 5,968 1,375 1,376 1,273 1,275 4,572 4,592 4,327 4,350

Sales and office occupations

33,461 33,370 13,008 13,148 12,348 12,479 20,453 20,222 19,400 19,175

Sales and related occupations

15,806 15,582 7,999 7,979 7,615 7,590 7,807 7,602 7,049 6,892

Office and administrative support occupations

17,655 17,789 5,010 5,169 4,733 4,889 12,646 12,620 12,351 12,283

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,471 14,343 13,726 13,569 13,407 13,258 745 774 708 749

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,121 1,156 848 865 782 807 273 291 250 274

Construction and extraction occupations

8,338 8,325 8,053 8,033 7,886 7,867 285 292 277 287

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,012 4,862 4,825 4,671 4,739 4,584 187 191 181 188

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18,539 18,628 14,261 14,348 13,843 13,925 4,278 4,281 4,167 4,160

Production occupations

8,621 8,565 6,140 6,115 6,015 5,992 2,480 2,450 2,438 2,403

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,918 10,063 8,121 8,233 7,828 7,933 1,797 1,831 1,729 1,757

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

 

Last Modified Date: January 22, 2020