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Appendix table 2. Number of workers represented, private industry, 2017
Occupational group(1) Estimated number of workers(2)

All workers

116,512,100

   Management, professional, and related

32,193,200

      Management, business, and financial

12,064,600

      Professional and related

20,128,600

   Service

25,275,400

      Protective service

1,690,500

   Sales and office

30,324,000

      Sales and related

11,702,400

      Office and administrative support

18,621,700

   Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

10,265,700

      Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry

5,033,700

      Installation, maintenance, and repair

5,232,000

   Production, transportation, and material moving

18,453,700

      Production

8,849,900

      Transportation and material moving

9,603,800

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.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey.

 

Last Modified Date: May 15, 2018