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
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017
July
2016
July
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

152,437 154,470 8,267 7,441 5.1 4.6

Management, professional, and related occupations

58,434 59,923 1,782 1,656 3.0 2.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,755 25,226 609 489 2.4 1.9

Professional and related occupations

33,678 34,698 1,174 1,166 3.4 3.3

Service occupations

28,293 27,942 1,626 1,489 5.4 5.1

Sales and office occupations

33,766 34,014 1,691 1,446 4.8 4.1

Sales and related occupations

16,031 15,882 828 692 4.9 4.2

Office and administrative support occupations

17,734 18,132 863 754 4.6 4.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,467 14,383 769 789 5.0 5.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,221 1,259 99 103 7.5 7.6

Construction and extraction occupations

8,354 8,110 463 545 5.3 6.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,892 5,013 207 141 4.1 2.7

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,477 18,208 1,265 1,100 6.8 5.7

Production occupations

8,235 8,607 517 462 5.9 5.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,242 9,601 749 638 7.5 6.2

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: August 04, 2017