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Comparison of All NORA Sectors - Table B


Table B. U.S. Workers by Occupational Category, 2010

Occupational category Census 2010 Occupation Codes Estimated Population Represented by Sample % of U.S. Workforce
Management Occupations 0010-0430 14,409,015 9.4
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 0500-0950 7,028,726 4.6
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1005-1240 4,255,879 2.8
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1300-1560 3,019,587 2.0
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1600-1965 1,690,967 1.1
Community and Social Services Occupations 2000-2060 2,781,727 1.8
Legal Occupations 2100-2160 1,808,624 1.2
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 2200-2550 10,415,215 6.8
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media Occupations 2600-2960 3,250,877 2.1
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 3000-3540 7,285,354 4.8
Healthcare Support Occupations 3600-3655 3,824,192 2.5
Protective Service Occupations 3700-3955 3,022,051 2.0
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 4000-4160 8,801,848 5.8
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 4200-4250 6,023,061 3.9
Personal Care and Service Occupations 4300-4650 5,733,786 3.8
Sales and Related Occupations 4700-4965 16,176,187 10.6
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 5000-5940 20,496,832 13.4
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 6005-6130 1,047,584 0.7
Construction and Extraction Occupations 6200-6940 8,706,681 5.7
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7000-7630 5,281,685 3.5
Production Occupations 7700-8965 9,136,420 6.0
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 9000-9750 8,684,449 5.7
Total   152,880,747 100

*The total number of workers represented by these occupational groups is slightly less than the total number of workers represented by the industry sample due to missing values for occupation.

 

 
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