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, 2017 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, 2017 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

150,107 99,911 66.6 7.67 123,379 82.2 8.01 45,161 30.1 5.48

Self-employed workers(3)

11,223 7,054 62.8 6.78 8,201 73.1 7.17 4,434 39.5 5.12

Occupation (main job only)

Management, business, and financial operations

27,089 18,914 69.8 7.86 23,545 86.9 8.51 8,619 31.8 3.92

Professional and related

40,366 26,988 66.9 7.39 34,027 84.3 7.81 10,711 26.5 4.36

Service

26,449 15,772 59.6 7.24 18,061 68.3 7.35 10,314 39.0 6.80

Sales and related

14,365 9,836 68.5 7.21 11,445 79.7 7.63 6,339 44.1 5.59

Office and administrative support

20,398 13,429 65.8 7.47 16,855 82.6 7.57 4,110 20.1 6.32

Farming, fishing, and forestry

1,600 (4)- (4)- 8.53 (4)- (4)- 9.03 (4)- (4)- (4)-

Construction and extraction

8,520 5,513 64.7 8.32 6,999 82.1 8.56 2,047 24.0 6.42

Installation, maintenance, and repair

4,422 3,169 71.7 8.25 (4)- (4)- 8.45 (4)- (4)- 7.39

Production

9,220 6,435 69.8 8.06 8,239 89.4 8.37 2,309 25.0 5.49

Transportation and material moving

9,221 6,023 65.3 8.06 7,355 79.8 8.38 2,799 30.4 6.00

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

$0 - $590

24,633 16,769 68.1 7.87 20,628 83.7 8.04 8,229 33.4 6.93

$591 - $920

26,379 18,295 69.4 8.19 23,475 89.0 8.51 6,976 26.4 5.87

$921 - $1,440

26,575 19,144 72.0 8.28 23,764 89.4 8.58 7,389 27.8 5.83

$1,441 and higher

25,946 19,021 73.3 8.12 23,862 92.0 8.68 7,254 28.0 3.66

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 28, 2018