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Table 5. Employed persons working (1) on main job and time spent working on days worked by class of worker, occupation, earnings, and day of week, 2012 annual averages

  Table 5. Employed persons working (1) on main job and time spent working on days worked by class of worker, occupation, earnings, and day of
  week, 2012 annual averages
     
  (Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                
                                                        Employed persons who worked   Employed persons who worked   Employed persons who worked 
                                                             on an average day           on an average weekday        on an average Saturday,   
                                                                                                                        Sunday, and holiday     
                Characteristic                 Total                                                                                            
                                              employed                                                                                          
                                                                  Percent   Average             Percent   Average             Percent   Average 
                                                         Number      of     hours of  Number(2)    of     hours of  Number(3)    of     hours of
                                                                  employed    work              employed    work              employed    work  
                                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                
       Class of worker (main job only)                                                                                                          
  Wage and salary workers...................  139,487    93,584     67.1       7.65   114,995     82.4       7.94    42,631     30.6       5.74 
  Self-employed workers (4).................   11,135     7,611     68.4       6.87     8,686     78.0       7.11     4,694     42.2       5.66 
                                                                                                                                                
        Occupation (main job only) (5)                                                                                                           
  Management, business, and financial                                                                                                           
     operations.............................   23,190    16,964     73.2       7.86    20,835     89.8       8.38     7,751     33.4       4.53 
  Professional and related..................   36,444    24,962     68.5       7.31    30,225     82.9       7.68    11,265     30.9       4.72 
  Service...................................   25,770    15,576     60.4       7.45    18,265     70.9       7.57     9,627     37.4       6.93 
  Sales and related.........................   15,798    10,493     66.4       7.29    11,744     74.3       7.58     7,210     45.6       6.04 
  Office and administrative support.........   18,628    12,087     64.9       7.49    15,815     84.9       7.68     3,340     17.9       5.36 
  Farming, fishing, and forestry............    (7)       (7)       (7)        6.92     (7)       (7)        6.94     (7)       (7)        6.86 
  Construction and extraction...............    6,802     4,653     68.4       7.74     5,940     87.3       8.00     1,680     24.7       5.60 
  Installation, maintenance, and repair.....    5,395     3,627     67.2       8.35     4,815     89.2       8.59     1,277     23.7       6.58 
  Production................................    8,159     5,593     68.6       7.97     7,208     88.3       8.14     1,954     23.9       6.57 
  Transportation and material moving........    8,825     6,036     68.4       8.27     7,563     85.7       8.42     2,487     28.2       7.22 
                                                                                                                                                
    Earnings of full-time wage and salary                                                                                                       
     workers (single jobholders only) (6)                                                                                                        
  $0 - $530.................................   23,959    17,024     71.1       8.10    20,962     87.5       8.23     7,646     31.9       7.26 
  $531 - $830...............................   23,397    15,694     67.1       8.20    20,606     88.1       8.37     5,989     25.6       7.02 
  $831 - $1,290.............................   23,405    15,959     68.2       8.39    20,504     87.6       8.73     5,660     24.2       5.52 
  $1,291 and higher.........................   23,554    17,968     76.3       8.31    21,688     92.1       8.96     7,959     33.8       3.60 
   
  1 Includes work at main job only and excludes travel related to work.
  2 Number was derived by multiplying the "Total employed" by the percent of employed persons who worked on an average weekday.
  3 Number was derived by multiplying the "Total employed" by the percent of employed persons who worked on an average Saturday, Sunday, and
  holiday.
  4 Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are unincorporated.  Self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated are
classified as wage and salary workers.
  5 These values were generated using the 2010 Census occupational classification system which was introduced with the 2011 estimates. 
Estimates are not strictly comparable to those from earlier years.
  6 These values are based on usual weekly earnings.  The earnings data are limited to wage and salary workers (both incorporated and
unincorporated self-employed workers are excluded). Each earnings range represents approximately 25 percent of full-time wage and salary
workers who held only one job.
  7 Estimate is suppressed because it does not meet the American Time Use Survey publication standards.
  NOTE:  Data refer to persons 15 years and over.



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Last Modified Date: June 20, 2013
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