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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, 2018 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, 2018 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

153,209 101,145 66.0 7.68 126,051 82.3 8.03 42,871 28.0 5.28

Self-employed workers(3)

11,985 7,902 65.9 5.98 8,932 74.5 6.30 4,925 41.1 4.36

Occupation (main job only)

Management, business, and financial operations

29,928 22,046 73.7 7.61 27,771 92.8 8.11 8,313 27.8 3.63

Professional and related

45,908 31,173 67.9 7.35 38,069 82.9 7.87 13,416 29.2 3.49

Service

26,566 16,227 61.1 7.12 18,454 69.5 7.24 10,506 39.5 6.61

Sales and related

12,982 8,273 63.7 7.24 9,817 75.6 7.54 5,245 40.4 6.15

Office and administrative support

18,931 11,725 61.9 7.63 15,495 81.9 7.78 3,851 20.3 6.32

Farming, fishing, and forestry

1,315 (4)- (4)- 8.38 (4)- (4)- 8.77 (4)- (4)- (4)-

Construction and extraction

7,149 4,860 68.0 8.32 6,013 84.1 8.60 (4)- (4)- 5.63

Installation, maintenance, and repair

4,970 3,629 73.0 8.40 (4)- (4)- 8.59 (4)- (4)- 5.51

Production

9,054 5,187 57.3 8.17 7,220 79.7 8.25 1,510 16.7 7.49

Transportation and material moving

8,466 5,023 59.3 8.23 6,502 76.8 8.34 1,906 22.5 7.50

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

$0 - $630

27,323 17,733 64.9 7.94 22,296 81.6 8.15 7,613 27.9 6.62

$631 - $960

26,284 18,772 71.4 8.09 23,805 90.6 8.28 6,258 23.8 6.30

$961 - $1,530

28,388 19,147 67.4 8.32 24,779 87.3 8.64 5,864 20.7 5.22

$1,531 and higher

27,362 20,723 75.7 8.16 25,702 93.9 8.80 8,515 31.1 3.39

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 19, 2019