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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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Table 1. Distribution of employment from the 1990 to the 2002 Census Occupational Classification by major occupational group
(Percent distribution)
2002 Occupational Group 1990 Occupational Group
Executive, administrative,
and managerial
Professional specialty Technicians and related support Sales occupations Administrative support,
including clerical
Service occupations Precision production, craft, and repair Operators, fabricators, and laborers Farming, forestry, and fishing

Total for occupation (in thousands)

20,345

21,685

4,498

16,308

18,604

18,796

14,969

18,133

3,432

Percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

73.1

3.6

1.5

7.7

5.0

0.9

3.3

0.7

30.8

Professional and related occupations

4.1

91.8

79.2

1.1

7.1

3.6

3.0

0.8

0.9

Service occupations

4.0

2.0

8.5

1.6

1.8

91.3

1.9

1.6

37.6

Sales and related occupations

4.4

0.5

0.4

83.6

2.5

0.9

1.4

1.2

0.6

Office and administrative support occupations

11.1

1.3

2.1

4.2

81.6

1.1

1.3

6.3

0.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.1

(1)

0.1

0.1

(1)

0.1

0.1

0.6

26.2

Construction and extraction occupations

1.1

0.1

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.3

38.9

8.8

0.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

0.4

0.2

2.1

0.3

0.2

0.4

27.1

1.5

0.3

Production occupations

1.1

0.5

2.1

0.7

0.9

0.8

21.7

36.5

0.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

0.6

0.1

3.6

0.7

0.7

0.7

1.3

41.9

1.4

Footnotes:
(1) Value less than 0.05
NOTE: Estimates are based on three-year average employment (2000-2002).
SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey.

 

Last Modified Date: January 27, 2005