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Table 7. Workers by shift usually worked and selected characteristics, averages for the period 2017-2018

Table 7. Workers by shift usually worked and selected characteristics, averages for the period 2017-2018
Characteristic Total
workers (in
thousands)
Percent
working
regular
daytime
schedule
Percent working a non-daytime schedule, by shift
Total Evening Night Rotating Irregular Split shift Other

Age

Total, 15 years and over

144,295 83.6 16.4 5.9 3.6 2.4 2.6 0.7 1.2

15 to 24 years

21,296 68.1 31.9 15.9 5.6 4.5 4.6 0.3 1.0

25 to 34 years

33,682 84.7 15.3 5.4 3.8 2.0 2.8 0.8 0.6

35 to 44 years

30,159 87.7 12.3 3.7 3.1 1.7 1.8 0.6 1.3

45 to 54 years

29,484 87.4 12.6 3.0 3.3 1.9 1.8 0.7 1.9

55 to 64 years

22,514 85.7 14.3 4.1 2.4 2.6 2.7 1.1 1.4

65 years and over

7,160 84.7 15.3 5.8 3.3 1.7 2.8 0.6 1.1

Sex

Men

74,830 82.4 17.6 6.6 3.3 2.6 2.7 0.9 1.5

Women

69,465 84.8 15.2 5.3 3.9 2.1 2.5 0.5 1.0

Race(1)

White

115,129 84.8 15.2 5.3 3.2 2.3 2.5 0.7 1.1

Black or African American

17,924 75.9 24.1 9.0 5.4 3.1 4.2 0.7 1.7

Asian

7,849 85.7 14.3 6.8 2.5 1.8 1.5 0.2 1.5

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity(2)

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

24,375 82.0 18.0 6.0 4.3 3.5 2.2 0.6 1.4

Non-Hispanic or Latino

119,920 83.9 16.1 5.9 3.4 2.1 2.7 0.7 1.2

Educational attainment (25 years and over)

Less than a high school diploma

6,743 80.1 19.9 6.7 3.7 3.9 1.4 1.9 2.4

High school graduates, no college

31,425 81.2 18.8 5.9 4.7 2.7 2.6 1.4 1.5

Some college or associate degree

29,407 83.6 16.4 5.5 4.4 2.2 2.3 0.8 1.3

Bachelor's degree and higher

55,424 91.3 8.7 2.2 1.7 1.3 2.2 0.3 1.0

Parent of a household child

Parent of a household child under 18 years

47,693 87.5 12.5 3.6 2.9 1.9 2.1 0.8 1.2

Parent of a child 13 to 17 years (none younger)

10,003 89.4 10.6 2.2 1.5 1.8 2.5 1.7 0.9

Parent of a child under 13 years

37,690 87.0 13.0 4.0 3.3 1.9 2.0 0.6 1.3

Not a parent of a household child under 18 years

96,602 81.6 18.4 7.1 3.9 2.6 2.9 0.6 1.3

Occupation

Management, business, and financial operations

22,754 93.8 6.2 1.2 1.6 0.8 1.5 0.4 0.8

Professional and related

40,284 89.8 10.2 2.8 2.7 1.4 1.9 0.3 1.1

Services

23,548 66.6 33.4 16.2 6.0 3.4 5.1 1.1 1.5

Sales and related

11,290 74.9 25.1 10.6 2.2 5.8 4.3 0.5 1.8

Office and administrative support

18,967 89.5 10.5 4.0 2.2 1.9 1.3 0.5 0.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry

s s s s s s s s s

Construction and extraction

5,853 95.3 4.7 0.6 1.5 1.4 0.3 z 0.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair

4,053 87.1 12.9 4.5 4.9 0.9 0.9 0.7 1.0

Production

8,560 74.6 25.4 8.8 9.1 3.9 1.1 1.8 0.6

Transportation and material moving

7,859 70.8 29.2 4.7 5.3 4.9 7.4 2.6 4.2

Industry

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

1,634 88.8 11.2 2.9 2.9 0.5 2.6 0.8 1.4

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

s s s s s s s s s

Construction

6,860 96.8 3.2 0.1 1.3 0.8 0.6 z 0.4

Manufacturing

16,185 83.9 16.1 6.1 5.7 1.8 0.8 1.2 0.5

Wholesale and retail trade

18,030 74.6 25.4 9.7 5.1 5.2 2.3 0.7 2.3

Transportation and utilities

7,357 74.0 26.0 4.0 6.3 4.3 6.1 2.5 2.8

Information

2,685 91.2 8.8 4.1 0.3 0.1 3.5 0.2 0.6

Financial activities

10,370 94.9 5.1 0.9 1.3 1.1 1.1 0.4 0.2

Professional and business services

16,778 93.4 6.6 1.9 1.1 0.8 1.8 0.1 1.0

Education and health services

37,294 85.8 14.2 4.9 4.3 1.4 2.3 0.4 0.9

Leisure and hospitality

13,450 63.2 36.8 19.3 2.6 4.8 7.1 1.4 1.7

Other services

5,475 85.8 14.2 5.1 2.0 3.0 2.2 0.7 1.1

Public administration

7,552 83.9 16.1 3.4 4.2 2.6 3.7 0.2 1.9

Class of worker

Private sector

118,872 82.6 17.4 6.4 3.8 2.6 2.7 0.7 1.3

Private, for profit

107,072 82.5 17.5 6.5 3.7 2.7 2.7 0.7 1.3

Private, not for profit

11,800 83.1 16.9 5.5 4.5 1.7 2.9 0.8 1.6

Public sector

25,423 88.3 11.7 3.8 2.6 1.4 2.3 0.6 1.0

Federal government

4,595 89.2 10.8 1.9 3.4 1.5 1.0 2.1 0.8

State government

8,807 88.3 11.7 5.4 2.0 0.8 2.9 0.1 0.5

Local government

12,022 88.0 12.0 3.4 2.7 1.8 2.3 0.3 1.4

Full- and part-time status (single jobholders only)(3)

Full-time workers

106,369 86.4 13.6 4.0 3.6 2.2 2.0 0.6 1.2

Part-time workers

25,882 72.7 27.3 13.6 4.1 2.9 4.6 0.7 1.3

Usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers (single jobholders only)

Earnings less than or equal to the 25th percentile

25,200 78.8 21.2 8.2 4.9 3.5 2.2 0.6 1.9

Earnings from 25th to 50th percentiles

26,521 86.9 13.1 3.5 4.1 1.6 1.8 1.0 1.1

Earnings from 50th to 75th percentiles

27,193 87.5 12.5 3.3 3.6 2.0 2.1 0.4 1.0

Earnings greater than the 75th percentile

27,454 91.7 8.3 1.3 1.8 1.8 2.0 0.4 1.0

Work schedule flexibility(4)

Had flexible schedule

81,533 85.7 14.3 5.4 2.2 2.4 2.9 0.6 0.9

Did not have flexible schedule

62,762 80.9 19.1 6.7 5.4 2.4 2.3 0.7 1.6

Workplace flexibility(5)

Could work at home

41,571 94.7 5.3 1.0 0.4 0.6 2.3 0.5 0.7

Could not work at home

102,338 79.0 21.0 8.0 4.9 3.1 2.8 0.8 1.5

(1) Estimates for race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to the total because data are not presented for all races.
(2) Persons of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity may be of any race.
(3) Full-time workers usually work 35 hours or more per week. Part-time workers usually work less than 35 hours per week.
(4) Workers with flexible schedules were able to vary or change the times they began and stopped working.
(5) The subcategories do not sum to the total because a small number of workers did not provide this information.
s - Estimate is suppressed because it does not meet the American Time Use Survey publication standards.
z - Estimate is approximately zero.

Note: Data refer to wage and salary workers at their main jobs. All self-employed workers (including workers with incorporated businesses and those with unincorporated businesses) are excluded. Unless otherwise specified, data refer to workers 15 years and over.

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Last Modified Date: September 24, 2019