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
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2019
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2019
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2019

Total, 16 years and over(1)

152,848 154,964 7,189 7,140 4.5 4.4

Management, professional, and related occupations

62,123 63,818 1,374 1,607 2.2 2.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,480 26,733 513 676 2.0 2.5

Professional and related occupations

36,643 37,085 861 931 2.3 2.4

Service occupations

25,725 25,770 1,617 1,504 5.9 5.5

Sales and office occupations

33,454 33,159 1,495 1,514 4.3 4.4

Sales and related occupations

15,725 15,438 754 731 4.6 4.5

Office and administrative support occupations

17,729 17,721 741 783 4.0 4.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,212 14,277 1,078 1,081 7.1 7.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,090 1,119 166 257 13.2 18.6

Construction and extraction occupations

8,226 8,453 755 689 8.4 7.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,897 4,705 157 136 3.1 2.8

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,334 17,940 1,050 870 5.7 4.6

Production occupations

8,495 8,417 401 372 4.5 4.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

8,839 9,522 649 498 6.8 5.0

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: February 01, 2019