Table 7. Employed persons working on main job at home, workplace, and time spent working at each location by class of worker, occupation, and earnings, 2016 annual averages

Table 7. Employed persons working on main job at home, workplace, and time spent working at each location by class of worker, occupation, and earnings, 2016 annual averages [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Total Employed Employed persons who worked on an average day Employed persons who worked at their workplace on an average day(1) Employed persons who worked at home on an average day(1)(2)
Number Percent of employed Average hours of work Number Percent of those who worked Average hours of work at workplace Number Percent of those who worked Average hours of work at home

Class of worker (main job only)

Wage and salary workers

150,806 101,800 67.5 7.64 87,151 85.6 7.89 19,574 19.2 2.88

Self-employed workers(3)

10,822 6,757 62.4 6.32 3,373 49.9 6.77 3,633 53.8 4.30

Occupation (main job only)

Management, business, and financial operations

27,799 19,797 71.2 7.79 14,946 75.5 8.27 6,748 34.1 3.60

Professional and related

39,787 27,954 70.3 7.43 21,483 76.9 7.96 9,315 33.3 2.89

Service

29,115 18,158 62.4 7.28 16,165 89.0 7.54 1,726 9.5 2.59

Sales and related

15,673 11,358 72.5 7.37 9,719 85.6 7.38 2,550 22.5 3.32

Office and administrative support

19,100 11,611 60.8 7.17 10,420 89.7 7.52 1,317 11.3 2.34

Farming, fishing, and forestry

1,050 (4)- (4)- 8.25 (4)- (4)- 7.85 (4)- (4)- (4)-

Construction and extraction

7,236 4,826 66.7 8.09 4,348 90.1 8.35 445 9.2 3.69

Installation, maintenance, and repair

3,926 2,511 63.9 8.01 2,340 93.2 7.99 160 6.4 (4)-

Production

8,603 5,474 63.6 8.57 4,991 91.2 8.56 421 7.7 (4)-

Transportation and material moving

9,478 6,294 66.4 7.73 5,585 88.7 7.55 341 5.4 (4)-

Usual weekly earnings of full-time
wage and salary workers
(single jobholders only)(5)

$0 - $580

25,670 17,240 67.2 8.09 16,189 93.9 8.14 1,475 8.6 2.78

$581 - $920

25,710 17,723 68.9 8.15 16,055 90.6 8.26 2,269 12.8 2.49

$921 - $1,440

25,379 18,251 71.9 8.26 15,586 85.4 8.49 3,390 18.6 2.95

$1,441 and higher

26,115 19,473 74.6 8.09 15,191 78.0 8.52 6,501 33.4 2.89

Footnotes
(1) Individuals may have worked at more than one location.
(2) Working at home includes any time persons did work at home and is not restricted to persons whose usual workplace is their home.
(3) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are unincorporated. Self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated are classified as wage and salary workers.
(4) Estimate is suppressed because it does not meet the American Time Use Survey publication standards.
(5) The earnings data are limited to wage and salary workers (both incorporated and unincorporated self-employed workers are excluded). Each earnings range represents approximately 25 percent of full-time wage and salary workers who held only one job.

NOTE: Includes work at main job only and at locations other than home or workplace. Excludes travel related to work. Data refer to persons 15 years and over.

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Last Modified Date: June 27, 2017