Working at home and occupation
October 04, 2005
Nearly two-thirds of persons who usually work at home at least once per week in 2004 were employed in management, professional, and related occupations.
The next most common occupational group was sales and office. This group accounted for about one-fifth of those who performed job-related work at home.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Working at home and occupation on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2005/oct/wk1/art02.htm (visited August 04, 2020).
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