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
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2017

Total, 16 years and over(1)

151,075 153,262 7,413 6,555 4.7 4.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

59,690 61,317 1,251 1,254 2.1 2.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,868 25,455 604 581 2.4 2.2

Professional and related occupations

34,822 35,862 647 673 1.8 1.8

Service occupations

26,357 26,370 1,517 1,426 5.4 5.1

Sales and office occupations

33,347 33,529 1,753 1,337 5.0 3.8

Sales and related occupations

15,788 15,838 871 688 5.2 4.2

Office and administrative support occupations

17,559 17,692 882 650 4.8 3.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,751 14,174 942 925 6.4 6.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,114 1,225 123 120 9.9 8.9

Construction and extraction occupations

7,934 7,930 586 657 6.9 7.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,703 5,019 233 149 4.7 2.9

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,930 17,871 1,207 994 6.3 5.3

Production occupations

8,927 8,491 554 432 5.8 4.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,003 9,380 653 562 6.8 5.7

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: May 05, 2017