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, 2016 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, 2016 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

150,806 101,800 67.5 7.64 124,636 82.6 7.97 45,697 30.3 5.41

Self-employed workers(3)

10,822 6,757 62.4 6.32 7,904 73.0 6.66 4,095 37.8 4.80

Occupation (main job only)

Management, business, and financial operations

27,799 19,797 71.2 7.79 24,613 88.5 8.40 9,037 32.5 4.05

Professional and related

39,787 27,954 70.3 7.43 34,574 86.9 7.90 11,986 30.1 4.18

Service

29,115 18,158 62.4 7.28 20,318 69.8 7.41 11,694 40.2 6.63

Sales and related

15,673 11,358 72.5 7.37 12,884 82.2 7.60 7,451 47.5 6.35

Office and administrative support

19,100 11,611 60.8 7.17 15,221 79.7 7.38 3,729 19.5 5.36

Farming, fishing, and forestry

1,050 (4)- (4)- 8.25 (4)- (4)- 8.26 (4)- (4)- (4)-

Construction and extraction

7,236 4,826 66.7 8.09 6,174 85.3 8.44 1,695 23.4 5.18

Installation, maintenance, and repair

3,926 2,511 63.9 8.01 3,482 88.7 8.17 408 10.4 4.93

Production

8,603 5,474 63.6 8.57 7,025 81.7 8.69 1,825 21.2 7.54

Transportation and material moving

9,478 6,294 66.4 7.73 7,723 81.5 7.90 2,525 26.6 6.34

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

$0 - $580

25,670 17,240 67.2 8.09 21,251 82.8 8.29 8,251 32.1 6.98

$581 - $920

25,710 17,723 68.9 8.15 22,433 87.3 8.34 6,241 24.3 6.54

$921 - $1,440

25,379 18,251 71.9 8.26 22,816 89.9 8.64 6,498 25.6 4.82

$1,441 and higher

26,115 19,473 74.6 8.09 23,889 91.5 8.76 8,937 34.2 3.76

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.

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Last Modified Date: June 27, 2017