Spotlight on Statistics

November 2012

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Hurricane Sandy: A Pre-storm Look at Affected Areas

Chart Data

Occupational employment

Largest occupations in metropolitan areas or divisions affected by Hurricane Sandy
Area or Divison/Occupation SOC code Employment
New York-White Plains-Wayne NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

Retail salespersons

41-2031 162,110

Office clerks, general

43-9061 129,040

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

37-2011 114,600

Cashiers

41-2011 106,250

Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive

43-6014 101,900

Registered nurses

29-1111 96,210

Home health aides

31-1011 94,550

Personal care aides

39-9021 82,090

Customer service representatives

43-4051 79,930

Waiters and waitresses

35-3031 75,580
Nassau-Suffolk NY Metropolitan Division

Retail salespersons

41-2031 47,340

Cashiers

41-2011 31,910

Office clerks, general

43-9061 31,570

Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive

43-6014 29,850

Registered nurses

29-1111 27,010

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

37-2011 24,230

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

35-3021 23,320

Waiters and waitresses

35-3031 22,090

Stock clerks and order fillers

43-5081 21,810

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

43-3031 20,920
Newark-Union, N.J.-PA Metropolitan Division

Retail salespersons

41-2031 26,500

Cashiers

41-2011 23,130

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

37-2011 22,750

Registered nurses

29-1111 20,180

Office clerks, general

43-9061 20,140

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

53-7062 16,780

Stock clerks and order fillers

43-5081 15,940

Business operations specialists, all other

13-1199 15,070

Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive

43-6014 14,580

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

35-3021 14,270
Edison-New Brunswick, N.J. Metropolitan Division

Retail salespersons

41-2031 30,690

Cashiers

41-2011 27,850

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

53-7062 21,560

Office clerks, general

43-9061 20,700

Registered nurses

29-1111 18,460

Stock clerks and order fillers

43-5081 18,180

Waiters and waitresses

35-3031 15,430

Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive

43-6014 15,230

Customer service representatives

43-4051 15,210

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

37-2011 14,550
Atlantic City-Hammonton, N.J. MSA

Gaming dealers

39-3011 6,400

Waiters and waitresses

35-3031 6,320

Retail salespersons

41-2031 4,690

Cashiers

41-2011 4,610

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

37-2012 2,910

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

37-2011 2,890

Registered nurses

29-1111 2,840

Security guards

33-9032 2,400

Cooks, restaurant

35-2014 2,190

Office clerks, general

43-9061 1,970
Ocean City, N.J. MSA

Retail salespersons

41-2031 1,680

Waiters and waitresses

35-3031 1,560

Cashiers

41-2011 1,540

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

35-3021 1,290

Office clerks, general

43-9061 900

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

37-2012 750

Personal care aides

39-9021 660

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

37-2011 630

Maintenance and repair workers, general

49-9071 630

Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants

31-1012 600

Source: Occupational Employment Statistics | Chart


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