Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-13. Employed and unemployed persons by occupation, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation Employed Unemployed Unemployment
rates
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016

Total, 16 years and over(1)

148,587 151,075 7,966 7,413 5.1 4.7

Management, professional, and related occupations

57,953 59,690 1,435 1,251 2.4 2.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

23,960 24,868 633 604 2.6 2.4

Professional and related occupations

33,993 34,822 802 647 2.3 1.8

Service occupations

25,419 26,357 1,733 1,517 6.4 5.4

Sales and office occupations

34,129 33,347 1,852 1,753 5.1 5.0

Sales and related occupations

15,875 15,788 920 871 5.5 5.2

Office and administrative support occupations

18,253 17,559 932 882 4.9 4.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,584 13,751 1,097 942 7.5 6.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,036 1,114 127 123 10.9 9.9

Construction and extraction occupations

7,734 7,934 718 586 8.5 6.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,814 4,703 253 233 5.0 4.7

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,503 17,930 1,077 1,207 5.8 6.3

Production occupations

8,505 8,927 494 554 5.5 5.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

8,998 9,003 584 653 6.1 6.8

Footnotes
(1) Persons with no previous work experience and persons whose last job was in the U.S. Armed Forces are included in the unemployed total.

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

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Last Modified Date: May 06, 2016