June 13, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Occupational employment by ownership, May 2010

Occupational employment by ownership, selected occupations, May 2010
Occupation Private Government
Local,
state, and
federal
Local State Federal

Accountants and auditors

941,180 131,320 53,950 53,010 24,350

Civil engineers

174,540 74,580 28,560 35,390 10,630

Correctional officers and jailers

23,490 434,050 161,400 256,570 16,090

Elementary school teachers, except special education

129,610 1,355,990 1,346,540 9,450 0

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

1,437,750 28,980 22,260 1,840 4,880

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

1,524,620 533,980 431,400 75,750 26,830

Lawyers

439,500 121,840 51,040 37,640 33,160

Registered nurses

2,183,420 471,610 269,870 135,990 65,750

Retail salespersons

4,143,330 11,860 3,650 6,350 1,860

Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive

1,366,260 474,760 324,510 126,050 24,200

These data are featured in the TED article, Occupational employment by ownership, May 2010.

 

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