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
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

154,494 156,191 6,556 5,766 4.1 3.6

Management, professional, and related occupations

60,990 62,181 1,463 1,299 2.3 2.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,309 26,068 636 554 2.5 2.1

Professional and related occupations

35,681 36,112 827 745 2.3 2.0

Service occupations

27,429 26,606 1,414 1,207 4.9 4.3

Sales and office occupations

33,697 33,510 1,415 1,257 4.0 3.6

Sales and related occupations

15,798 15,609 605 656 3.7 4.0

Office and administrative support occupations

17,899 17,901 810 600 4.3 3.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,110 14,855 746 582 5.0 3.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,155 1,180 105 52 8.3 4.2

Construction and extraction occupations

8,010 8,570 470 434 5.5 4.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,945 5,105 171 95 3.4 1.8

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

18,268 19,039 873 847 4.6 4.3

Production occupations

8,282 8,639 405 346 4.7 3.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,986 10,400 468 501 4.5 4.6

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: October 05, 2018