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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
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2021

Total

133,326 151,160 71,810 79,965 70,041 77,447 61,516 71,195 60,124 68,605

Management, professional, and related occupations

61,221 64,264 29,951 31,014 29,806 30,851 31,270 33,251 31,081 32,948

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

26,455 27,626 14,601 15,207 14,522 15,179 11,853 12,419 11,830 12,348

Management occupations

17,925 18,962 10,716 11,353 10,652 11,330 7,208 7,609 7,195 7,556

Business and financial operations occupations

8,530 8,664 3,885 3,854 3,869 3,849 4,645 4,810 4,635 4,792

Professional and related occupations

34,766 36,638 15,349 15,807 15,285 15,672 19,417 20,831 19,251 20,600

Computer and mathematical occupations

5,735 5,686 4,330 4,210 4,311 4,181 1,406 1,477 1,401 1,463

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,050 2,955 2,620 2,478 2,617 2,462 431 477 431 472

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,590 1,554 764 806 764 802 826 748 820 748

Community and social service occupations

2,647 2,882 849 962 849 961 1,798 1,920 1,788 1,907

Legal occupations

1,726 1,767 865 831 865 830 861 936 861 931

Education, training, and library occupations

8,266 9,151 2,241 2,516 2,226 2,486 6,025 6,635 5,962 6,526

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

2,726 3,150 1,289 1,594 1,275 1,557 1,437 1,556 1,402 1,507

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,025 9,491 2,393 2,408 2,379 2,393 6,632 7,083 6,586 7,045

Service occupations

18,034 24,203 8,008 10,134 7,480 9,233 10,027 14,069 9,497 12,898

Healthcare support occupations

4,325 5,036 623 660 598 647 3,702 4,376 3,637 4,278

Protective service occupations

2,759 3,032 2,152 2,314 2,146 2,269 608 719 597 696

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4,327 7,252 1,911 3,334 1,536 2,610 2,415 3,918 2,062 3,117

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4,311 5,323 2,725 3,060 2,639 2,975 1,585 2,264 1,562 2,187

Personal care and service occupations

2,313 3,560 597 767 560 732 1,717 2,792 1,639 2,620

Sales and office occupations

26,511 29,993 10,322 11,439 9,884 10,930 16,188 18,554 15,665 17,632

Sales and related occupations

12,223 14,056 6,348 6,980 6,101 6,665 5,875 7,077 5,523 6,463

Office and administrative support occupations

14,288 15,936 3,975 4,459 3,783 4,265 10,313 11,477 10,142 11,169

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

11,828 13,969 11,265 13,198 11,069 12,822 563 771 540 751

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,080 1,090 881 805 835 762 200 285 192 271

Construction and extraction occupations

6,549 7,933 6,292 7,663 6,167 7,432 257 270 242 270

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,199 4,946 4,093 4,730 4,068 4,628 107 216 106 211

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15,732 18,731 12,264 14,181 11,801 13,611 3,468 4,550 3,341 4,376

Production occupations

6,358 7,691 4,673 5,548 4,580 5,416 1,685 2,142 1,657 2,072

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,375 11,040 7,592 8,633 7,222 8,195 1,783 2,407 1,684 2,304

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: May 07, 2021