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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, 2019 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, 2019 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

155,419 103,942 66.9 7.61 128,023 82.4 7.96 47,890 30.8 5.37

Self-employed workers(3)

10,785 7,022 65.1 6.57 8,161 75.7 6.89 4,147 38.5 4.98

Occupation (main job only)

Management, business, and financial operations

28,036 20,329 72.5 7.80 25,974 92.6 8.35 7,734 27.6 3.69

Professional and related

43,322 29,382 67.8 7.14 36,418 84.1 7.63 12,601 29.1 3.75

Service

27,886 17,143 61.5 7.48 19,825 71.1 7.65 10,866 39.0 6.74

Sales and related

13,725 9,244 67.4 7.14 10,758 78.4 7.44 5,904 43.0 5.93

Office and administrative support

18,566 12,209 65.8 7.25 15,584 83.9 7.46 4,207 22.7 5.45

Farming, fishing, and forestry

1,485 (4)- (4)- 7.90 (4)- (4)- 8.64 (4)- (4)- 6.54

Construction and extraction

9,234 6,139 66.5 7.89 7,755 84.0 8.17 2,499 27.1 5.91

Installation, maintenance, and repair

5,229 (4)- (4)- 8.57 (4)- (4)- 8.66 (4)- (4)- 7.92

Production

8,790 5,845 66.5 8.33 7,266 82.7 8.62 2,390 27.2 6.18

Transportation and material moving

10,029 6,560 65.4 8.15 7,999 79.8 8.35 3,246 32.4 7.00

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

$0 - $650

26,965 18,168 67.4 7.85 21,995 81.6 8.04 9,739 36.1 6.93

$651 - $1,000

26,993 18,656 69.1 8.25 23,710 87.8 8.53 7,392 27.4 6.29

$1,001 - $1,620

26,595 17,768 66.8 8.09 23,080 86.8 8.56 6,512 24.5 4.56

$1,621 and higher

26,498 19,545 73.8 8.11 23,883 90.1 8.75 8,234 31.1 3.26

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 25, 2020