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Table 8. Employed workers with alternative and traditional work arrangements by occupation and industry, February 2005


     
     Table 8.  Employed workers with alternative and traditional work arrangements by occupation and industry, February 2005
     
     (Percent distribution)
                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                             
                                                                    Workers with alternative arrangements                    
                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                 Workers with
                         Characteristic                                                  Temporary     Workers    traditional
                                                              Independent    On-call    help agency  provided by arrangements
                                                              contractors    workers      workers     contract               
                                                                                                        firms                
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
                           OCCUPATION                                                                                        
                                                                                                                             
         Total, 16 years and over (thousands)...............     10,342        2,454        1,217          813      123,843  
         Percent............................................      100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0  
                                                                                                                             
      Management, professional, and related occupations.....       39.9         35.6         20.3         39.6         35.0  
        Management, business, and financial operations                                                                       
          occupations.......................................       21.5          5.7          7.6         10.2         14.1  
        Professional and related occupations................       18.4         30.0         12.7         29.4         20.9  
                                                                                                                             
      Service occupations...................................       13.7         22.1         15.6         26.2         15.5  
                                                                                                                             
      Sales and office occupations..........................       20.5         12.6         26.9          7.2         26.6  
        Sales and related occupations.......................       17.1          4.4          2.1          2.5         11.7  
        Office and administrative support occupations.......        3.4          8.2         24.8          4.7         14.9  
                                                                                                                             
      Natural resources, construction, and maintenance                                                                       
        occupations.........................................       19.7         16.9          7.1         21.8          9.4  
        Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations..........         .7           .5           .9           .2           .5  
        Construction and extraction occupations.............       15.3         12.5          3.5         19.8          5.0  
        Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations...        3.7          3.9          2.6          1.7          3.8  
                                                                                                                             
      Production, transportation, and material moving                                                                        
        occupations.........................................        6.1         12.7         30.1          5.2         13.5  
        Production occupations..............................        2.2          2.7         17.1          2.1          7.1  
        Transportation and material moving occupations......        3.9         10.0         13.1          3.1          6.3  
                                                                                                                             
                            INDUSTRY                                                                                         
                                                                                                                             
         Total, 16 years and over (thousands)...............     10,342        2,454        1,217          813      123,843  
         Percent............................................      100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0  
                                                                                                                             
     Agriculture and related industries.....................        2.6           .6         -              .2          1.2  
     Mining.................................................         .1          1.0           .5           .2           .4  
     Construction...........................................       22.0         12.2          3.4         16.5          6.0  
     Manufacturing..........................................        3.2          4.8         28.4         14.1         12.6  
     Wholesale trade........................................        2.1          2.1          5.4          3.4          3.3  
     Retail trade...........................................        8.9          5.6          2.1          3.1         12.8  
     Transportation and utilities...........................        3.9          8.4          3.1          4.0          5.3  
     Information ...........................................        2.0          1.8          1.8          4.0          2.4  
     Financial activities...................................       10.4          3.4          4.1          6.8          7.5  
     Professional and business services.....................       21.3          7.7         31.9         10.4          8.6  
     Education and health services..........................        8.7         33.8         11.1         15.7         22.0  
     Leisure and hospitality................................        4.5         10.4          1.8          4.5          8.4  
     Other services.........................................        9.9          3.8          2.9           .3          4.4  
     Public administration..................................         .3          4.4          2.8         16.6          5.3  

       NOTE:  Workers with traditional arrangements are those who do not fall into any of the "alternative arrangements"
     categories.  Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding.  For temporary help agency workers and workers provided by
     contract firms, the industry classification is that of the place to which they were assigned.  Dash represents zero.





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