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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.
2020
Sept.
2021
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021
Sept.
2020
Sept.
2021

Total

147,796 154,026 78,817 81,731 76,468 79,230 68,979 72,295 66,547 69,699

Management, professional, and related occupations

62,759 65,163 30,222 31,113 30,078 30,964 32,537 34,050 32,316 33,786

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

26,747 27,952 15,141 15,093 15,111 15,064 11,606 12,859 11,577 12,800

Management occupations

18,491 19,014 11,266 11,114 11,235 11,089 7,226 7,900 7,205 7,865

Business and financial operations occupations

8,256 8,938 3,876 3,978 3,876 3,975 4,381 4,959 4,372 4,935

Professional and related occupations

36,011 37,211 15,080 16,020 14,967 15,899 20,931 21,191 20,740 20,986

Computer and mathematical occupations

5,209 5,580 3,912 4,177 3,890 4,157 1,297 1,403 1,288 1,398

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,113 3,276 2,517 2,660 2,506 2,658 596 616 596 616

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,544 1,810 827 961 827 957 716 849 713 846

Community and social service occupations

2,663 2,886 734 883 727 879 1,929 2,003 1,913 1,991

Legal occupations

1,914 1,902 947 887 947 881 967 1,015 965 1,015

Education, training, and library occupations

8,880 8,963 2,411 2,324 2,389 2,306 6,469 6,639 6,398 6,545

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,020 3,004 1,423 1,549 1,391 1,507 1,597 1,455 1,551 1,400

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,669 9,790 2,309 2,581 2,289 2,554 7,359 7,209 7,314 7,175

Service occupations

23,428 25,674 10,209 10,906 9,412 9,977 13,219 14,768 12,162 13,550

Healthcare support occupations

4,937 5,015 715 760 697 735 4,222 4,255 4,131 4,141

Protective service occupations

3,128 2,902 2,347 2,292 2,305 2,228 781 610 736 600

Food preparation and serving related occupations

6,835 7,925 3,151 3,514 2,576 2,905 3,684 4,411 2,971 3,564

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,183 5,925 3,236 3,546 3,130 3,374 1,948 2,379 1,903 2,274

Personal care and service occupations

3,344 3,907 759 794 704 735 2,585 3,113 2,421 2,970

Sales and office occupations

29,696 29,593 11,719 11,436 11,226 10,870 17,977 18,156 17,043 17,262

Sales and related occupations

14,157 14,225 7,429 7,045 7,091 6,673 6,728 7,179 6,095 6,484

Office and administrative support occupations

15,539 15,368 4,289 4,391 4,135 4,197 11,249 10,977 10,948 10,778

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,683 14,295 12,957 13,516 12,640 13,246 727 779 704 747

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

966 1,024 748 786 683 759 219 238 210 223

Construction and extraction occupations

8,038 8,332 7,751 7,988 7,568 7,822 287 344 277 339

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,679 4,939 4,458 4,742 4,390 4,665 221 197 216 184

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18,231 19,301 13,711 14,760 13,112 14,174 4,520 4,541 4,322 4,354

Production occupations

7,696 7,967 5,442 5,768 5,337 5,620 2,254 2,199 2,207 2,153

Transportation and material moving occupations

10,534 11,335 8,269 8,992 7,775 8,554 2,266 2,343 2,114 2,201

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 08, 2021