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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-19. Employed persons by occupation, sex, and age
[In thousands]
Occupation Total Men Women
16 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2022

Total

151,160 157,991 79,965 83,922 77,447 81,324 71,195 74,069 68,605 71,348

Management, professional, and related occupations

64,264 67,319 31,014 32,555 30,851 32,359 33,251 34,764 32,948 34,485

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

27,626 29,018 15,207 16,061 15,179 15,993 12,419 12,957 12,348 12,887

Management occupations

18,962 20,088 11,353 11,998 11,330 11,949 7,609 8,090 7,556 8,040

Business and financial operations occupations

8,664 8,930 3,854 4,063 3,849 4,044 4,810 4,866 4,792 4,847

Professional and related occupations

36,638 38,301 15,807 16,493 15,672 16,367 20,831 21,807 20,600 21,598

Computer and mathematical occupations

5,686 5,865 4,210 4,350 4,181 4,330 1,477 1,516 1,463 1,513

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,955 3,282 2,478 2,779 2,462 2,754 477 502 472 502

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,554 1,803 806 954 802 948 748 849 748 845

Community and social service occupations

2,882 2,909 962 949 961 941 1,920 1,960 1,907 1,955

Legal occupations

1,767 1,803 831 835 830 835 936 968 931 968

Education, training, and library occupations

9,151 9,433 2,516 2,550 2,486 2,525 6,635 6,883 6,526 6,780

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,150 3,391 1,594 1,754 1,557 1,717 1,556 1,636 1,507 1,591

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,491 9,816 2,408 2,322 2,393 2,317 7,083 7,494 7,045 7,443

Service occupations

24,203 25,440 10,134 11,014 9,233 9,974 14,069 14,425 12,898 13,276

Healthcare support occupations

5,036 5,025 660 806 647 799 4,376 4,219 4,278 4,102

Protective service occupations

3,032 2,976 2,314 2,299 2,269 2,251 719 677 696 634

Food preparation and serving related occupations

7,252 8,086 3,334 3,954 2,610 3,127 3,918 4,133 3,117 3,333

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,323 5,500 3,060 3,120 2,975 3,036 2,264 2,380 2,187 2,342

Personal care and service occupations

3,560 3,852 767 836 732 761 2,792 3,016 2,620 2,865

Sales and office occupations

29,993 30,664 11,439 11,620 10,930 11,111 18,554 19,043 17,632 17,955

Sales and related occupations

14,056 14,306 6,980 7,106 6,665 6,800 7,077 7,200 6,463 6,501

Office and administrative support occupations

15,936 16,358 4,459 4,514 4,265 4,312 11,477 11,843 11,169 11,454

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,969 14,230 13,198 13,429 12,822 13,152 771 801 751 766

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,090 894 805 665 762 620 285 229 271 207

Construction and extraction occupations

7,933 8,395 7,663 8,025 7,432 7,874 270 371 270 366

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,946 4,941 4,730 4,739 4,628 4,658 216 202 211 193

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18,731 20,339 14,181 15,304 13,611 14,727 4,550 5,035 4,376 4,866

Production occupations

7,691 8,418 5,548 5,856 5,416 5,702 2,142 2,562 2,072 2,476

Transportation and material moving occupations

11,040 11,921 8,633 9,448 8,195 9,025 2,407 2,473 2,304 2,390

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Effective with January 2020 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2018 Census occupational classification system, derived from the 2018 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2020 are not strictly comparable with earlier years.

 

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2022