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.
2016
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2016
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2016
Sept.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

151,977 154,494 7,658 6,556 4.8 4.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

59,599 60,990 1,652 1,463 2.7 2.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,729 25,309 708 636 2.8 2.5

Professional and related occupations

34,870 35,681 944 827 2.6 2.3

Service occupations

27,100 27,429 1,690 1,414 5.9 4.9

Sales and office occupations

33,435 33,697 1,614 1,415 4.6 4.0

Sales and related occupations

15,704 15,798 855 605 5.2 3.7

Office and administrative support occupations

17,731 17,899 760 810 4.1 4.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,106 14,110 772 746 5.2 5.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,159 1,155 116 105 9.1 8.3

Construction and extraction occupations

8,101 8,010 489 470 5.7 5.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,845 4,945 167 171 3.3 3.4

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,738 18,268 1,151 873 6.1 4.6

Production occupations

8,261 8,282 561 405 6.4 4.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,477 9,986 590 468 5.9 4.5

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 06, 2017