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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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Table 2. Distribution of employment from the 2002 to the 1990 Census Occupational Classification by major occupational group
(Percent distribution)
1990 Occupational Group 2002 Occupational Group
Management, business, and financial operations occupations Professional and related occupations Service occupations Sales and related occupations Office and adminis-
trative support occupations
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations Construction and extraction occupations Installation, mainte-
nance, and repair occupations
Production occupations Trans-
portation and material moving occupations

Total for occupation
(in thousands)

19,748

27,094

21,242

15,746

20,042

1,087

7,813

4,719

10,757

8,523

Percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Executive, adminis-
trative, and managerial

75.4

3.1

3.8

5.7

11.2

2.4

2.9

1.6

2.1

1.4

Professional specialty

3.9

73.4

2.0

0.7

1.4

0.8

0.4

1.0

0.9

0.3

Technicians and related support

0.3

13.2

1.8

0.1

0.5

0.4

0.2

2.0

0.9

1.9

Sales occupations

6.3

0.7

1.2

86.6

3.4

0.9

0.4

1.2

1.0

1.2

Adminis-
trative support, including clerical

4.7

4.9

1.6

3.0

75.7

0.8

0.4

0.8

1.5

1.5

Service occupations

0.9

2.5

80.8

1.0

1.0

0.9

0.7

1.8

1.4

1.5

Precision production, craft, and repair

2.5

1.7

1.3

1.3

1.0

1.5

74.5

85.9

30.3

2.4

Operators, fabricators, and laborers

0.7

0.6

1.4

1.4

5.7

9.6

20.3

5.6

61.6

89.2

Farming, forestry, and fishing

5.4

0.1

6.1

0.1

0.1

82.7

0.3

0.2

0.3

0.6

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