Appendix table 2. Number of workers represented, private industry, 2018
Occupational group(1) Estimated number of workers(2)

All workers

118,998,000

Management, professional, and related

32,454,400

Management, business, and financial

11,543,600

Professional and related

20,910,700

Service

28,250,500

Protective service

1,288,500

Sales and office

30,109,900

Sales and related

12,767,300

Office and administrative support

17,342,600

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

9,778,600

Construction, extraction, farming, fishing, and forestry

4,991,400

Installation, maintenance, and repair

4,787,200

Production, transportation, and material moving

18,404,600

Production

9,664,000

Transportation and material moving

8,740,700

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: April 18, 2019