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Data Retrieval: American Time Use Survey (ATUS)
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Table 5. Employed persons working on main job and time spent working on days worked by class of worker, occupation, earnings, and day of week, annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]

Characteristic Total employed Employed persons who worked on an average day Employed persons who worked on an average weekday Employed persons who worked on an average Saturday, Sunday, and holiday
Number Percent of employed Average hours of work Number(1) Percent of employed Average hours of work Number(2) Percent of employed Average hours of work
Class of worker (main job only)

Wage and salary workers

Self-employed workers(3)

Occupation (main job only)(4)

Management, business, and financial operations

Professional and related

Service

Sales and related

Office and administrative support

Farming, fishing, and forestry

Construction and extraction

Installation, maintenance, and repair

Production

Transportation and material moving

Earnings of full-time wage and salary workers
(single jobholders only)(5)

Earnings <= 25th percentile

Earnings from 25th to 50th percentiles

Earnings from 50th to 75th percentiles

Earnings > 75th percentile

Footnotes:
(1) Number was derived by multiplying the "Total employed" by the percent of employed persons who worked on an average weekday.
(2) Number was derived by multiplying the "Total employed" by the percent of employed persons who worked on an average Saturday, Sunday, and holiday.
(3) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are unincorporated. Self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated are classified as wage and salary workers.
(4) Effective with January 2011 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2010 Census occupational classification system into the American Time Use Survey. This classification is derived from the 2010 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2011 and later are not strictly comparable with earlier years.
(5) These values are based on usual weekly earnings. The earnings data are limited to wage and salary workers (both incorporated and unincorporated self-employed workers are excluded).

NOTE: Includes work at main job only and excludes travel related to work. Data refer to persons 15 years and over.

 

Last Modified Date: May 18, 2015