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
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

150,060 151,594 8,219 7,887 5.2 4.9

Management, professional, and related occupations

59,583 61,064 1,456 1,313 2.4 2.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,769 25,242 672 626 2.6 2.4

Professional and related occupations

34,815 35,822 784 687 2.2 1.9

Service occupations

25,678 25,894 1,792 1,857 6.5 6.7

Sales and office occupations

33,766 33,484 1,769 1,615 5.0 4.6

Sales and related occupations

16,146 15,970 751 712 4.4 4.3

Office and administrative support occupations

17,619 17,515 1,018 903 5.5 4.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,351 13,495 1,227 1,134 8.4 7.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

978 1,073 146 105 13.0 8.9

Construction and extraction occupations

7,595 7,531 834 813 9.9 9.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,778 4,891 247 216 4.9 4.2

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,683 17,657 1,193 1,261 6.3 6.7

Production occupations

8,472 8,398 546 536 6.1 6.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,211 9,259 647 725 6.6 7.3

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: March 10, 2017