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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-19. Employed persons by occupation, sex, and age
[In thousands]
Occupation Total Men Women
16 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2020

Total

158,478 147,796 83,862 78,817 81,348 76,468 74,616 68,979 72,204 66,547

Management, professional, and related occupations

64,343 62,759 30,978 30,222 30,828 30,078 33,365 32,537 33,171 32,316

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

27,218 26,747 15,278 15,141 15,243 15,111 11,940 11,606 11,910 11,577

Management occupations

19,496 18,491 11,742 11,266 11,712 11,235 7,754 7,226 7,732 7,205

Business and financial operations occupations

7,722 8,256 3,537 3,876 3,531 3,876 4,186 4,381 4,178 4,372

Professional and related occupations

37,124 36,011 15,700 15,080 15,585 14,967 21,425 20,931 21,261 20,740

Computer and mathematical occupations

5,421 5,209 3,991 3,912 3,969 3,890 1,430 1,297 1,425 1,288

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,222 3,113 2,660 2,517 2,652 2,506 561 596 561 596

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,510 1,544 829 827 829 827 681 716 676 713

Community and social service occupations

2,630 2,663 834 734 825 727 1,796 1,929 1,788 1,913

Legal occupations

1,981 1,914 907 947 904 947 1,074 967 1,070 965

Education, training, and library occupations

9,422 8,880 2,422 2,411 2,414 2,389 6,999 6,469 6,937 6,398

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,250 3,020 1,665 1,423 1,614 1,391 1,585 1,597 1,539 1,551

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,690 9,669 2,390 2,309 2,378 2,289 7,300 7,359 7,264 7,314

Service occupations

27,303 23,428 11,554 10,209 10,660 9,412 15,749 13,219 14,640 12,162

Healthcare support occupations

3,822 4,937 484 715 474 697 3,338 4,222 3,262 4,131

Protective service occupations

3,136 3,128 2,393 2,347 2,337 2,305 744 781 720 736

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,630 6,835 3,872 3,151 3,284 2,576 4,758 3,684 3,982 2,971

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,781 5,183 3,378 3,236 3,259 3,130 2,403 1,948 2,381 1,903

Personal care and service occupations

5,934 3,344 1,428 759 1,307 704 4,506 2,585 4,295 2,421

Sales and office occupations

33,675 29,696 13,397 11,719 12,724 11,226 20,278 17,977 19,271 17,043

Sales and related occupations

15,733 14,157 8,036 7,429 7,671 7,091 7,697 6,728 6,971 6,095

Office and administrative support occupations

17,942 15,539 5,361 4,289 5,053 4,135 12,581 11,249 12,299 10,948

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,534 13,683 13,686 12,957 13,307 12,640 848 727 833 704

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,149 966 833 748 758 683 316 219 306 210

Construction and extraction occupations

8,347 8,038 8,012 7,751 7,801 7,568 336 287 333 277

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,037 4,679 4,841 4,458 4,748 4,390 196 221 194 216

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18,624 18,231 14,247 13,711 13,828 13,112 4,377 4,520 4,289 4,322

Production occupations

8,502 7,696 6,029 5,442 5,921 5,337 2,473 2,254 2,441 2,207

Transportation and material moving occupations

10,123 10,534 8,218 8,269 7,907 7,775 1,904 2,266 1,848 2,114

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Effective with January 2020 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2018 Census occupational classification system, derived from the 2018 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2020 are not strictly comparable with earlier years.

 

Last Modified Date: October 05, 2020