Table 7. Employed persons working on main job at home, workplace, and time spent working at each location by class of worker, occupation, and earnings, 2017 annual averages

Table 7. Employed persons working on main job at home, workplace, and time spent working at each location by class of worker, occupation, and earnings, 2017 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Total Employed Employed persons who worked on an average day Employed persons who worked at their workplace on an average day(1) Employed persons who worked at home on an average day(1)(2)
Number Percent of employed Average hours of work Number Percent of those who worked Average hours of work at workplace Number Percent of those who worked Average hours of work at home

Class of worker (main job only)

Wage and salary workers

150,107 99,911 66.6 7.67 84,502 84.6 7.97 20,165 20.2 3.03

Self-employed workers(3)

11,223 7,054 62.8 6.78 3,846 54.5 7.72 3,894 55.2 3.86

Occupation (main job only)

Management, business, and financial operations

27,089 18,914 69.8 7.86 14,236 75.3 8.35 7,095 37.5 3.50

Professional and related

40,366 26,988 66.9 7.39 20,068 74.4 8.12 9,740 36.1 2.66

Service

26,449 15,772 59.6 7.24 13,937 88.4 7.46 1,640 10.4 3.62

Sales and related

14,365 9,836 68.5 7.21 7,592 77.2 7.27 2,592 26.3 4.67

Office and administrative support

20,398 13,429 65.8 7.47 12,364 92.1 7.63 1,262 9.4 3.53

Farming, fishing, and forestry

1,600 (4)- (4)- 8.53 (4)- (4)- 8.69 (4)- (4)- (4)-

Construction and extraction

8,520 5,513 64.7 8.32 5,172 93.8 8.33 479 8.7 (4)-

Installation, maintenance, and repair

4,422 3,169 71.7 8.25 2,863 90.3 8.46 286 9.0 (4)-

Production

9,220 6,435 69.8 8.06 6,335 98.5 8.04 258 4.0 (4)-

Transportation and material moving

9,221 6,023 65.3 8.06 5,053 83.9 8.53 643 10.7 (4)-

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

$0 - $590

24,633 16,769 68.1 7.87 15,207 90.7 8.18 1,870 11.2 2.65

$591 - $920

26,379 18,295 69.4 8.19 16,733 91.5 8.35 2,385 13.0 2.52

$921 - $1,440

26,575 19,144 72.0 8.28 16,303 85.2 8.53 3,663 19.1 3.35

$1,441 and higher

25,946 19,021 73.3 8.12 14,583 76.7 8.57 6,891 36.2 3.23

Footnotes
(1) Individuals may have worked at more than one location.
(2) Working at home includes any time persons did work at home and is not restricted to persons whose usual workplace is their home.
(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 at locations other than home or workplace. Excludes travel related to work. Data refer to persons 15 years and over.

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Last Modified Date: June 28, 2018