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Table 2. Flexible schedules: Full-time wage and salary workers by sex, occupation, and industry, May 2004


     Table 2.  Flexible schedules:  Full-time wage and salary workers by sex, occupation, and industry, May 2004
     
     (Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                          
                                                                  Both sexes                     Men                       Women          
                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                          
                                                                     With flexible              With flexible              With flexible  
                   Occupation and industry                             schedules                  schedules                  schedules    
                                                            Total                      Total                      Total                   
                                                             (1)                        (1)                        (1)                    
                                                                    Number    Percent          Number    Percent          Number    Percent
                                                                             of total                   of total                   of total
                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                          
                          OCCUPATION                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                          
     Total, 16 years and over............................  99,778   27,411     27.5   56,412   15,853     28.1   43,366   11,558     26.7 
                                                                                                                                          
     Management, professional, and related occupations...  36,200   13,325     36.8   17,911    7,832     43.7   18,289    5,492     30.0 
       Management, business, and financial operations                                                                                     
        occupations......................................  14,496    6,483     44.7    7,969    3,741     46.9    6,527    2,742     42.0 
         Management occupations..........................  10,036    4,598     45.8    6,000    2,862     47.7    4,035    1,736     43.0 
         Business and financial operations occupations...   4,461    1,885     42.3    1,969      879     44.7    2,492    1,006     40.4 
       Professional and related occupations..............  21,704    6,842     31.5    9,942    4,091     41.1   11,762    2,751     23.4 
         Computer and mathematical occupations...........   2,683    1,405     52.4    2,023    1,085     53.6      660      320     48.5 
         Architecture and engineering occupations........   2,478    1,080     43.6    2,147      917     42.7      330      163     49.3 
         Life, physical, and social science                                                                                               
          occupations....................................   1,016      483     47.5      640      285     44.6      376      198     52.6 
         Community and social services occupations.......   1,866      860     46.1      786      430     54.7    1,080      430     39.8 
         Legal occupations...............................   1,118      497     44.5      536      312     58.2      582      185     31.8 
         Education, training, and library occupations....   6,414      843     13.1    1,779      374     21.0    4,635      469     10.1 
         Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media                                                                                   
          occupations....................................   1,502      613     40.8      915      396     43.3      587      217     37.0 
         Healthcare practitioner and technical                                                                                            
          occupations....................................   4,626    1,060     22.9    1,115      291     26.1    3,511      769     21.9 
                                                                                                                                          
     Service occupations.................................  13,423    2,849     21.2    6,858    1,339     19.5    6,566    1,510     23.0 
       Healthcare support occupations....................   1,908      315     16.5      199       37     18.7    1,708      278     16.3 
       Protective service occupations....................   2,224      419     18.8    1,807      312     17.2      417      107     25.7 
       Food preparation and serving related                                                                                               
        occupations......................................   3,881      972     25.0    2,086      524     25.1    1,795      448     25.0 
       Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance                                                                                      
        occupations......................................   3,481      531     15.2    2,260      318     14.1    1,221      213     17.4 
       Personal care and service occupations.............   1,929      612     31.7      505      148     29.2    1,424      465     32.6 
                                                                                                                                          
     Sales and office occupations........................  24,359    7,196     29.5    9,561    3,069     32.1   14,798    4,127     27.9 
       Sales and related occupations.....................   9,634    3,669     38.1    5,683    2,305     40.6    3,952    1,364     34.5 
       Office and administrative support occupations.....  14,724    3,527     24.0    3,878      764     19.7   10,847    2,763     25.5 
                                                                                                                                          
     Natural resources, construction, and maintenance                                                                                     
        occupations......................................  10,848    1,908     17.6   10,403    1,820     17.5      445       88     19.8 
       Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations........     744      172     23.1      591      132     22.4      152       39     25.7 
       Construction and extraction occupations...........   5,825      942     16.2    5,750      925     16.1       74       17     (2)  
       Installation, maintenance, and repair                                                                                              
        occupations......................................   4,280      795     18.6    4,061      762     18.8      218       32     14.7 
                                                                                                                                          
     Production, transportation, and material moving                                                                                      
        occupations......................................  14,948    2,133     14.3   11,679    1,793     15.3    3,268      340     10.4 
       Production occupations............................   8,281    1,030     12.4    5,928      806     13.6    2,353      224      9.5 
       Transportation and material moving occupations....   6,666    1,102     16.5    5,751      986     17.1      915      116     12.7 

                           INDUSTRY
                                                                                                                                          
     Private sector......................................  82,870   23,978     28.9   48,724   14,119     29.0   34,145    9,859     28.9 
                                                                                                                                          
       Agriculture and related industries................     888      233     26.3      702      180     25.6      186       53     28.7 
                                                                                                                                          
       Nonagricultural industries........................  81,982   23,745     29.0   48,023   13,939     29.0   33,959    9,806     28.9 
                                                                                                                                          
         Mining..........................................     446      102     22.9      416       84     20.2       30       18     (2)  
                                                                                                                                          
         Construction....................................   6,617    1,341     20.3    6,059    1,153     19.0      558      188     33.7 
                                                                                                                                          
         Manufacturing...................................  15,125    3,631     24.0   10,659    2,638     24.7    4,466      993     22.2 
           Durable goods.................................   9,249    2,351     25.4    6,881    1,794     26.1    2,368      558     23.6 
           Nondurable goods..............................   5,875    1,280     21.8    3,777      844     22.3    2,098      436     20.8 
                                                                                                                                          
         Wholesale and retail trade......................  14,008    4,100     29.3    8,717    2,544     29.2    5,291    1,557     29.4 
           Wholesale trade...............................   3,771    1,209     32.1    2,698      910     33.7    1,072      300     27.9 
           Retail trade..................................  10,237    2,891     28.2    6,019    1,634     27.1    4,219    1,257     29.8 
                                                                                                                                          
         Transportation and utilities....................   4,226    1,086     25.7    3,454      906     26.2      771      179     23.2 
           Transportation and warehousing................   3,482      912     26.2    2,858      767     26.8      624      145     23.3 
           Utilities.....................................     744      173     23.3      596      139     23.4      147       34     23.0 
                                                                                                                                          
         Information (3).................................   2,716      948     34.9    1,674      600     35.8    1,041      348     33.4 
           Publishing, except Internet...................     648      274     42.3      364      165     45.4      284      109     38.4 
           Motion picture and sound recording                                                                                             
            industries...................................     211       74     35.3      162       62     38.5       49       12     (2)  
           Broadcasting, except Internet.................     512      116     22.7      319       79     24.7      193       37     19.4 
           Telecommunications............................   1,180      419     35.5      732      254     34.7      448      164     36.7 
                                                                                                                                          
         Financial activities............................   7,341    2,767     37.7    3,117    1,323     42.4    4,224    1,444     34.2 
           Finance and insurance.........................   5,537    2,056     37.1    2,100      943     44.9    3,437    1,113     32.4 
             Finance.....................................   3,633    1,218     33.5    1,443      584     40.5    2,190      633     28.9 
             Insurance...................................   1,904      838     44.0      657      359     54.6    1,247      480     38.5 
           Real estate and rental and leasing............   1,805      711     39.4    1,017      380     37.3      787      332     42.1 
                                                                                                                                          
         Professional and business services..............   8,997    3,381     37.6    5,342    2,072     38.8    3,655    1,309     35.8 
           Professional and technical services...........   5,476    2,570     46.9    3,113    1,596     51.3    2,364      974     41.2 
           Management, administrative, and waste                                                                                          
            services.....................................   3,521      811     23.0    2,229      477     21.4    1,292      335     25.9 
                                                                                                                                          
         Education and health services...................  12,485    3,202     25.6    2,969      862     29.0    9,517    2,339     24.6 
           Educational services..........................   2,260      541     23.9      812      246     30.3    1,448      295     20.4 
           Health care and social assistance.............  10,226    2,661     26.0    2,157      616     28.6    8,069    2,045     25.3 
                                                                                                                                          
         Leisure and hospitality.........................   6,111    1,686     27.6    3,458      956     27.6    2,653      730     27.5 
           Arts, entertainment, and recreation...........   1,134      312     27.5      630      165     26.2      504      147     29.2 
           Accommodation and food services...............   4,977    1,374     27.6    2,828      791     28.0    2,149      583     27.1 
             Accomodation................................   1,123      252     22.4      546      147     26.9      577      105     18.2 
             Food services and drinking places...........   3,854    1,122     29.1    2,282      644     28.2    1,572      478     30.4 
                                                                                                                                          
         Other services..................................   3,911    1,502     38.4    2,158      801     37.1    1,753      701     40.0 
           Other services, except private households.....   3,584    1,370     38.2    2,140      792     37.0    1,444      577     40.0 
           Other services, private households............     327      132     40.4       18        9     (2)       309      123     39.9 
                                                                                                                                          
     Public sector.......................................  16,909    3,433     20.3    7,688    1,734     22.6    9,221    1,699     18.4 
       Federal government................................   2,786      803     28.8    1,617      453     28.0    1,169      351     30.0 
       State government..................................   4,724    1,340     28.4    2,089      640     30.7    2,635      700     26.6 
       Local government..................................   9,399    1,289     13.7    3,982      641     16.1    5,417      648     12.0 

       1 Includes persons who did not provide information on flexible schedules.
       2 Percent not shown where base is less than 75,000.
       3 Includes other industries not shown separately.
       NOTE:  Data relate to the sole or principal job of full-time wage and salary workers and exclude all self-employed persons,
     regardless of whether or not their businesses were incorporated.




   

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