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
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

150,527 152,848 8,149 7,189 5.1 4.5

Management, professional, and related occupations

59,921 62,123 1,425 1,374 2.3 2.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,051 25,480 644 513 2.5 2.0

Professional and related occupations

34,871 36,643 781 861 2.2 2.3

Service occupations

25,772 25,725 1,741 1,617 6.3 5.9

Sales and office occupations

33,750 33,454 1,770 1,495 5.0 4.3

Sales and related occupations

15,971 15,725 883 754 5.2 4.6

Office and administrative support occupations

17,778 17,729 888 741 4.8 4.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,745 14,212 1,241 1,078 8.3 7.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,019 1,090 181 166 15.1 13.2

Construction and extraction occupations

7,591 8,226 872 755 10.3 8.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,134 4,897 187 157 3.5 3.1

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,338 17,334 1,250 1,050 6.7 5.7

Production occupations

8,196 8,495 558 401 6.4 4.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,142 8,839 693 649 7.0 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: February 02, 2018