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Appendix table 2. Number of workers represented, March 2019
Occupational group(1) Civilian (2) Private industry (2) State and local governments (2)

All workers

139,805,300 120,415,500 19,389,800

Management, professional, and related

43,708,100 32,617,800 11,090,300

Management, business, and financial

13,406,000 11,792,300 -

Professional and related

30,302,100 20,825,600 9,476,600

Teachers

6,641,100 - 5,135,900

Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers

4,617,600 - 3,942,900

Registered nurses

2,837,300 - -

Service

31,842,400 27,840,700 4,001,800

Protective service

3,505,500 1,571,300 1,934,200

Sales and office

32,998,800 30,278,000 2,720,800

Sales and related

12,286,800 12,201,500 -

Office and administrative support

20,712,100 18,076,600 2,635,500

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

11,334,900 10,525,000 809,900

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry

5,808,400 5,367,600 -

Installation, maintenance, and repair

5,526,400 5,157,400 -

Production, transportation, and material moving

19,921,000 19,154,000 767,000

Production

9,606,400 9,486,100 -

Transportation and material moving

10,314,700 9,668,000 -

Footnotes:

Footnotes:
(1) The 2010 Standard Occupational Classification system is used to classify workers.
(2) The numbers of workers represented by the survey are rounded to the nearest 100. Estimates of the number of workers provide a description of the size and composition of the labor force included in the survey. Estimates are not intended, however, for comparison to other statistical series to measure employment trends or levels.

Note: Dashes indicate that no estimates for this characteristic are provided in this publication.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey.