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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
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2019

Total

156,191 158,478 82,814 83,862 80,458 81,348 73,378 74,616 70,858 72,204

Management, professional, and related occupations

62,181 64,343 29,820 30,978 29,642 30,828 32,361 33,365 32,146 33,171

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

26,068 27,218 14,401 15,278 14,335 15,243 11,667 11,940 11,649 11,910

Management occupations

18,371 19,496 10,976 11,742 10,928 11,712 7,395 7,754 7,382 7,732

Business and financial operations occupations

7,697 7,722 3,425 3,537 3,407 3,531 4,272 4,186 4,268 4,178

Professional and related occupations

36,112 37,124 15,419 15,700 15,307 15,585 20,693 21,425 20,497 21,261

Computer and mathematical occupations

5,028 5,421 3,665 3,991 3,654 3,969 1,363 1,430 1,362 1,425

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,248 3,222 2,744 2,660 2,737 2,652 505 561 502 561

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,499 1,510 789 829 789 829 710 681 709 676

Community and social service occupations

2,721 2,630 961 834 958 825 1,760 1,796 1,751 1,788

Legal occupations

1,935 1,981 894 907 894 904 1,041 1,074 1,038 1,070

Education, training, and library occupations

8,937 9,422 2,284 2,422 2,259 2,414 6,652 6,999 6,537 6,937

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,157 3,250 1,658 1,665 1,604 1,614 1,499 1,585 1,453 1,539

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,587 9,690 2,424 2,390 2,412 2,378 7,163 7,300 7,145 7,264

Service occupations

26,606 27,303 11,247 11,554 10,394 10,660 15,359 15,749 14,174 14,640

Healthcare support occupations

3,408 3,822 385 484 380 474 3,023 3,338 2,934 3,262

Protective service occupations

3,248 3,136 2,534 2,393 2,502 2,337 714 744 672 720

Food preparation and serving related occupations

7,958 8,630 3,354 3,872 2,748 3,284 4,604 4,758 3,823 3,982

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

6,111 5,781 3,598 3,378 3,478 3,259 2,513 2,403 2,470 2,381

Personal care and service occupations

5,882 5,934 1,376 1,428 1,286 1,307 4,506 4,506 4,274 4,295

Sales and office occupations

33,510 33,675 13,054 13,397 12,426 12,724 20,456 20,278 19,454 19,271

Sales and related occupations

15,609 15,733 7,995 8,036 7,651 7,671 7,615 7,697 6,883 6,971

Office and administrative support occupations

17,901 17,942 5,059 5,361 4,776 5,053 12,842 12,581 12,571 12,299

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,855 14,534 14,039 13,686 13,730 13,307 817 848 781 833

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,180 1,149 851 833 805 758 330 316 309 306

Construction and extraction occupations

8,570 8,347 8,272 8,012 8,085 7,801 298 336 294 333

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,105 5,037 4,916 4,841 4,840 4,748 189 196 178 194

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

19,039 18,624 14,654 14,247 14,266 13,828 4,385 4,377 4,304 4,289

Production occupations

8,639 8,502 6,161 6,029 6,027 5,921 2,477 2,473 2,439 2,441

Transportation and material moving occupations

10,400 10,123 8,493 8,218 8,239 7,907 1,908 1,904 1,865 1,848

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: October 04, 2019