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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.
2018
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2019

Total

156,481 158,504 82,440 83,467 80,036 80,940 74,041 75,036 71,422 72,534

Management, professional, and related occupations

63,642 65,682 30,682 31,514 30,521 31,324 32,960 34,169 32,716 33,894

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

26,450 27,748 14,745 15,196 14,705 15,136 11,706 12,551 11,664 12,496

Management occupations

18,958 19,577 11,197 11,528 11,167 11,488 7,761 8,049 7,721 8,014

Business and financial operations occupations

7,492 8,171 3,548 3,668 3,538 3,647 3,945 4,503 3,943 4,482

Professional and related occupations

37,192 37,935 15,938 16,318 15,816 16,189 21,254 21,617 21,052 21,399

Computer and mathematical occupations

5,184 5,262 3,902 3,981 3,882 3,959 1,282 1,282 1,281 1,271

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,399 3,262 2,882 2,796 2,878 2,782 518 466 514 466

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,466 1,467 748 744 743 734 718 723 714 720

Community and social service occupations

2,724 2,796 864 892 854 891 1,861 1,904 1,844 1,888

Legal occupations

1,854 2,028 854 908 854 901 1,000 1,120 1,000 1,118

Education, training, and library occupations

9,722 9,428 2,509 2,438 2,477 2,417 7,212 6,990 7,116 6,892

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,254 3,499 1,698 1,907 1,655 1,864 1,555 1,591 1,491 1,533

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,588 10,192 2,480 2,652 2,473 2,641 7,108 7,540 7,093 7,511

Service occupations

26,271 26,487 10,794 11,146 9,940 10,312 15,477 15,341 14,417 14,296

Healthcare support occupations

3,678 3,769 445 510 422 493 3,233 3,259 3,153 3,160

Protective service occupations

2,898 2,980 2,222 2,318 2,185 2,295 676 662 657 629

Food preparation and serving related occupations

7,950 8,259 3,641 3,816 3,053 3,215 4,309 4,442 3,637 3,764

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,655 5,455 3,190 3,106 3,065 2,988 2,466 2,349 2,414 2,304

Personal care and service occupations

6,089 6,024 1,296 1,395 1,215 1,321 4,793 4,629 4,557 4,438

Sales and office occupations

33,718 33,441 13,123 13,056 12,429 12,306 20,595 20,385 19,463 19,324

Sales and related occupations

16,217 15,672 8,243 7,844 7,829 7,429 7,974 7,829 7,223 7,069

Office and administrative support occupations

17,500 17,769 4,880 5,212 4,600 4,876 12,620 12,556 12,240 12,254

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,439 14,329 13,722 13,488 13,477 13,195 717 842 703 833

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,148 1,171 897 875 847 827 250 296 242 294

Construction and extraction occupations

8,390 8,143 8,122 7,826 7,997 7,697 268 316 267 312

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,901 5,016 4,702 4,786 4,634 4,672 198 230 194 228

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18,412 18,564 14,118 14,263 13,669 13,803 4,294 4,301 4,123 4,186

Production occupations

8,689 8,229 6,179 5,874 6,044 5,746 2,510 2,355 2,447 2,301

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,722 10,335 7,939 8,390 7,625 8,057 1,783 1,946 1,677 1,885

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 10, 2020