Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Employed Unemployed Unemployment
rates
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

153,262 155,348 6,555 5,932 4.1 3.7

Management, professional, and related occupations

61,317 62,561 1,254 1,134 2.0 1.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,455 25,742 581 460 2.2 1.8

Professional and related occupations

35,862 36,819 673 675 1.8 1.8

Service occupations

26,370 27,105 1,426 1,238 5.1 4.4

Sales and office occupations

33,529 33,170 1,337 1,242 3.8 3.6

Sales and related occupations

15,838 15,573 688 659 4.2 4.1

Office and administrative support occupations

17,692 17,597 650 583 3.5 3.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,174 14,036 925 926 6.1 6.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,225 969 120 127 8.9 11.6

Construction and extraction occupations

7,930 8,014 657 662 7.6 7.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,019 5,052 149 138 2.9 2.7

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,871 18,476 994 841 5.3 4.4

Production occupations

8,491 8,434 432 384 4.8 4.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,380 10,042 562 457 5.7 4.4

Footnotes
(1) Persons with no previous work experience and persons whose last job was in the U.S. Armed Forces are included in the unemployed total.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: May 04, 2018