Table 4. Employed contingent and noncontingent workers by occupation and industry, May 2017

Table 4. Employed contingent and noncontingent workers by occupation and industry, May 2017
(Percent distribution)
Characteristic Contingent workers Noncontingent
workers
Estimate 1 Estimate 2 Estimate 3

OCCUPATION

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

1,958 2,511 5,858 147,473

Percent

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

31.0 33.3 39.1 40.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

5.6 7.4 7.9 17.2

Professional and related occupations

25.4 25.9 31.2 23.5

Service occupations

18.2 18.8 17.1 17.2

Sales and office occupations

20.7 18.0 16.2 21.5

Sales and related occupations

5.1 5.2 4.9 10.1

Office and administrative support occupations

15.5 12.8 11.3 11.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

15.1 15.8 15.3 9.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3.5 2.7 2.7 0.7

Construction and extraction occupations

11.0 11.5 10.6 5.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

0.6 1.6 2.0 3.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14.9 14.1 12.2 11.6

Production occupations

4.9 4.6 4.6 5.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

10.0 9.5 7.7 5.8

INDUSTRY

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

1,958 2,511 5,858 147,473

Percent

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Agriculture and related industries

4.5 4.0 3.2 1.6

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

0.4 0.3 0.2 0.5

Construction

9.6 10.9 10.8 6.7

Manufacturing

6.5 5.8 6.3 10.6

Wholesale trade

1.5 1.1 1.0 2.3

Retail trade

8.5 8.1 6.2 10.7

Transportation and utilities

3.8 5.5 4.1 5.1

Information

1.6 1.5 1.6 1.9

Financial activities

1.9 2.3 2.6 7.1

Professional and business services

12.7 16.3 14.9 12.0

Education and health services

29.1 25.3 31.3 22.7

Leisure and hospitality

12.1 10.1 9.3 9.3

Other services

5.2 6.7 5.3 4.9

Public administration

2.7 2.1 3.3 4.7

NOTE: Noncontingent workers are those who do not fall into any estimate of "contingent" workers. Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding.

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Last Modified Date: June 07, 2018