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
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2018

Total, 16 years and over(1)

154,180 157,015 6,286 5,650 3.9 3.5

Management, professional, and related occupations

61,818 63,084 1,266 1,330 2.0 2.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,731 26,248 511 557 1.9 2.1

Professional and related occupations

36,087 36,836 755 773 2.0 2.1

Service occupations

26,376 26,724 1,368 1,154 4.9 4.1

Sales and office occupations

33,390 33,753 1,345 1,224 3.9 3.5

Sales and related occupations

15,748 15,995 670 620 4.1 3.7

Office and administrative support occupations

17,642 17,758 675 604 3.7 3.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,667 14,819 789 677 5.1 4.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,213 1,185 96 129 7.4 9.8

Construction and extraction occupations

8,498 8,636 508 400 5.6 4.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,955 4,998 184 148 3.6 2.9

Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations

17,930 18,635 860 723 4.6 3.7

Production occupations

8,685 8,797 295 307 3.3 3.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,245 9,837 564 415 5.8 4.0

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: December 07, 2018