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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
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2020

Total

158,504 149,613 83,467 78,955 80,940 76,572 75,036 70,658 72,534 68,248

Management, professional, and related occupations

65,682 64,007 31,514 30,615 31,324 30,469 34,169 33,392 33,894 33,144

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

27,748 27,141 15,196 14,976 15,136 14,930 12,551 12,165 12,496 12,125

Management occupations

19,577 18,529 11,528 10,958 11,488 10,929 8,049 7,571 8,014 7,538

Business and financial operations occupations

8,171 8,612 3,668 4,018 3,647 4,001 4,503 4,594 4,482 4,587

Professional and related occupations

37,935 36,866 16,318 15,640 16,189 15,539 21,617 21,226 21,399 21,019

Computer and mathematical occupations

5,262 5,614 3,981 4,211 3,959 4,205 1,282 1,403 1,271 1,392

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,262 3,176 2,796 2,637 2,782 2,616 466 539 466 539

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,467 1,644 744 843 734 838 723 801 720 795

Community and social service occupations

2,796 2,675 892 847 891 843 1,904 1,828 1,888 1,823

Legal occupations

2,028 1,858 908 893 901 891 1,120 965 1,118 961

Education, training, and library occupations

9,428 9,189 2,438 2,347 2,417 2,313 6,990 6,842 6,892 6,745

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,499 2,958 1,907 1,364 1,864 1,347 1,591 1,594 1,533 1,558

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

10,192 9,752 2,652 2,499 2,641 2,486 7,540 7,254 7,511 7,207

Service occupations

26,487 22,490 11,146 9,734 10,312 8,975 15,341 12,755 14,296 11,902

Healthcare support occupations

3,769 4,984 510 810 493 784 3,259 4,174 3,160 4,062

Protective service occupations

2,980 2,854 2,318 2,214 2,295 2,189 662 640 629 608

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,259 6,289 3,816 2,997 3,215 2,431 4,442 3,292 3,764 2,714

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,455 5,130 3,106 3,025 2,988 2,910 2,349 2,105 2,304 2,061

Personal care and service occupations

6,024 3,232 1,395 687 1,321 660 4,629 2,545 4,438 2,456

Sales and office occupations

33,441 30,712 13,056 11,658 12,306 11,133 20,385 19,054 19,324 18,002

Sales and related occupations

15,672 14,809 7,844 7,343 7,429 6,984 7,829 7,465 7,069 6,662

Office and administrative support occupations

17,769 15,904 5,212 4,315 4,876 4,149 12,556 11,589 12,254 11,340

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,329 13,191 13,488 12,494 13,195 12,149 842 697 833 682

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,171 1,019 875 780 827 701 296 239 294 228

Construction and extraction occupations

8,143 7,580 7,826 7,293 7,697 7,105 316 287 312 283

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,016 4,593 4,786 4,422 4,672 4,343 230 171 228 171

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18,564 19,212 14,263 14,453 13,803 13,846 4,301 4,759 4,186 4,518

Production occupations

8,229 8,039 5,874 5,646 5,746 5,555 2,355 2,393 2,301 2,307

Transportation and material moving occupations

10,335 11,174 8,390 8,807 8,057 8,291 1,946 2,366 1,885 2,212

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: January 08, 2021