November 10, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment of veterans, 2010

Employed veterans aged 18 years and over, by class of worker and industry, 2010 annual averages
Industry and class of worker Percent distribution

Self-employed (unincorporated), all industries

8.2

Private wage and salary workers, nonagricultural industries

69.1

Mining , quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

0.7

Information

2.2

Wholesale trade

3.0

Other services

3.3

Leisure and hospitality

3.6

Financial activities

4.4

Construction

5.5

Transportation and utilities

7.3

Retail trade

8.0

Education and health services

8.3

Professional and business services

10.0

Manufacturing

12.9

Government wage and salary workers, nonagricultural industries

21.9

Agricultural wage and salary workers (private and government)

0.7

Note:
Data may not sum to totals due to rounding.

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment of veterans, 2010.

 

Employed persons 18 years and over, by veteran status, sex, class of worker, and industry, 2010 annual averages (percent distribution)
Characteristic Private wage and salary workers, nonagricultural industries Government workers, nonagricultural industries Self-employed (unincorporated), all industries Agricultural wage and salary workers (private and government)

Veterans          

Men

69.4 21.1 8.7 0.8

Women

66.1 29.6 3.8 0.4

Nonveterans    

Men

79.0 11.3 8.3 1.5

Women

75.7 18.2 5.5 0.5

Note:
Data may not sum to totals due to rounding.

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment of veterans, 2010.

 

 

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