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
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

149,703 151,798 7,542 7,170 4.8 4.5

Management, professional, and related occupations

59,030 60,069 1,208 1,361 2.0 2.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,544 25,216 474 609 1.9 2.4

Professional and related occupations

34,486 34,853 734 752 2.1 2.1

Service occupations

25,729 26,459 1,858 1,493 6.7 5.3

Sales and office occupations

33,776 33,976 1,500 1,482 4.3 4.2

Sales and related occupations

15,671 16,019 787 768 4.8 4.6

Office and administrative support occupations

18,105 17,958 713 714 3.8 3.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,610 13,653 1,163 1,064 7.9 7.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,000 926 172 170 14.7 15.5

Construction and extraction occupations

7,602 7,790 807 724 9.6 8.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,008 4,938 183 170 3.5 3.3

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,557 17,641 1,071 1,097 5.8 5.9

Production occupations

8,243 8,315 458 487 5.3 5.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,314 9,326 614 610 6.2 6.1

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: January 06, 2017