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Table 5. Employed persons working on main job and time spent working on days worked by class of worker, occupation, earnings, and day of week, 2021 annual averages

Table 5. Employed persons working on main job and time spent working on days worked by class of worker, occupation, earnings, and day of week, 2021 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Total Employed Employed persons who worked on an average day Employed persons who worked on an average weekday Employed persons who worked on an average Saturday, Sunday, and holiday
Number Percent of employed Average hours of work Number(1) Percent of employed Average hours of work Number(2) Percent of employed Average hours of work

Class of worker (main job only)

Wage and salary workers

151,864 102,490 67.5 7.74 126,397 83.2 8.08 45,755 30.1 5.55

Self-employed workers(3)

10,283 6,491 63.1 6.41 7,274 70.7 6.72 (4)- (4)- 5.32

Occupation (main job only)

Management, business, and financial operations

30,512 22,320 73.2 7.82 27,687 90.7 8.36 9,128 29.9 3.76

Professional and related

43,432 29,144 67.1 7.54 36,372 83.7 8.02 11,840 27.3 4.04

Service

24,463 15,295 62.5 7.14 17,329 70.8 7.07 9,597 39.2 7.49

Sales and related

12,620 8,527 67.6 7.37 10,290 81.5 7.71 5,389 42.7 6.22

Office and administrative support

16,369 10,157 62.1 7.67 13,089 80.0 7.91 3,304 20.2 5.40

Farming, fishing, and forestry

2,481 (4)- (4)- 8.12 (4)- (4)- 8.26 (4)- (4)- 7.68

Construction and extraction

8,077 5,068 62.7 7.89 (4)- (4)- 8.11 (4)- (4)- 6.69

Installation, maintenance, and repair

4,272 2,910 68.1 8.26 (4)- (4)- 8.53 (4)- (4)- 6.26

Production

9,357 6,140 65.6 8.56 8,117 86.7 8.91 2,316 24.7 6.19

Transportation and material moving

10,747 7,942 73.9 7.89 9,058 84.3 8.08 4,488 41.8 6.67

Usual weekly earnings of full-time wage
and salary workers
(single jobholders only)(5)

$0 - $690

27,220 19,165 70.4 7.92 23,354 85.8 8.08 9,182 33.7 6.96

$691 - $1,080

28,040 18,628 66.4 8.08 24,368 86.9 8.32 7,158 25.5 6.42

$1,081 - $1,730

27,268 19,164 70.3 8.22 24,011 88.1 8.62 6,550 24.0 4.36

$1,731 and higher

27,376 20,483 74.8 8.49 25,178 92.0 8.96 8,477 31.0 4.93

Footnotes
(1) Number was derived by multiplying the "Total employed" by the percent of employed persons who worked on an average weekday.
(2) Number was derived by multiplying the "Total employed" by the percent of employed persons who worked on an average Saturday, Sunday, and holiday.
(3) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are unincorporated. Self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated are classified as wage and salary
workers.
(4) Estimate is suppressed because it does not meet the American Time Use Survey publication standards.
(5) The earnings data are limited to wage and salary workers (both incorporated and unincorporated self-employed workers
are excluded). Each earnings range represents approximately 25 percent of full-time wage and salary workers who held only one job.

NOTE: Includes work at main job only and excludes travel related to work. Data refer to persons 15 years and over.

Last Modified Date: June 23, 2022