American Time Use Survey

Table A-4. Percent of employed persons working (1) on their main job on days they worked, by occupation and hour of day, 2005-09
12 AM 1 AM 2 AM 3 AM 4 AM 5 AM 6 AM 7 AM 8 AM 9 AM 10 AM 11 AM

Total

4.5 3.6 3.0 3.1 4.4 6.2 12.6 28.3 50.7 64.0 67.8 69.2

Management, professional, and related occupations

2.9

2.0

1.7

1.5

2.4

3.6

7.3

21.2

49.3

69.1

72.8

73.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

2.0

1.0

0.7

0.7

1.6

3.4

8.2

23.3

51.8

71.7

75.2

76.2

Management occupations

2.2

1.0

1.0

0.9

1.9

4.0

9.4

25.1

51.7

70.4

74.7

74.8

Business and financial operations occupations

1.3

0.9

0.2

0.2

0.7

1.9

4.9

18.5

51.8

75.0

76.5

79.9

Professional and related occupations

3.7

2.7

2.4

2.2

3.1

3.7

6.7

19.6

47.3

67.0

70.9

70.9

Computer and mathematical occupations

4.6

4.1

3.9

3.4

3.7

4.4

5.2

15.3

39.9

68.3

76.7

79.3

Architecture and engineering occupations

1.4

1.1

0.7

0.7

0.8

3.3

9.1

33.1

62.3

76.3

81.5

82.3

Life, physical, and social science occupations

4.4

1.0

1.2

1.2

2.5

4.5

5.5

15.5

46.1

69.2

74.7

73.7

Community and social services occupations

2.1

1.6

1.4

1.6

1.5

1.9

3.7

14.1

47.7

68.4

71.6

70.5

Legal occupations

1.9

0.3

0.0

0.0

0.2

0.3

2.1

10.4

33.9

61.5

76.1

73.2

Education, training, and library occupations

1.6

0.7

0.2

0.3

0.8

0.6

3.0

15.9

50.7

67.4

69.1

65.4

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

4.4

3.6

4.3

2.2

1.8

2.5

5.1

13.1

33.8

55.8

60.1

61.1

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

7.8

6.8

6.0

5.8

9.3

9.5

14.9

29.5

50.1

66.3

66.1

70.2

Service occupations

6.9

5.5

4.0

4.5

6.2

7.7

15.4

27.2

40.7

48.9

54.2

56.4

Healthcare support occupations

8.3

8.5

6.2

8.3

9.8

9.7

18.4

32.2

50.2

58.7

59.3

61.9

Protective service occupations

16.4

13.8

12.2

12.9

17.5

17.0

26.9

37.6

51.4

51.8

56.7

51.8

Food preparation and serving related occupations

5.8

4.1

2.5

2.3

3.5

6.8

15.4

23.2

30.7

34.4

39.5

49.9

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

6.1

3.8

2.6

3.1

5.0

6.6

14.4

31.2

50.1

58.8

65.5

63.9

Personal care and service occupations

3.2

3.2

1.8

2.2

3.2

3.9

8.1

19.4

32.6

50.7

58.0

56.4

Sales and office occupations

3.2

2.5

2.3

2.3

3.3

4.5

8.4

19.7

43.7

61.9

66.3

69.4

Sales and related occupations

2.8

2.0

1.7

2.1

2.6

4.1

8.0

17.7

37.4

54.9

61.6

66.5

Office and administrative support occupations

3.5

2.9

3.0

2.5

3.9

4.8

8.7

21.5

49.7

68.6

70.7

72.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

2.8

2.7

2.2

2.6

3.3

6.1

16.3

48.3

74.7

75.9

76.0

80.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

3.6

5.4

6.4

6.9

5.5

14.6

27.3

58.4

70.6

70.0

77.9

73.1

Construction and extraction occupations

1.9

2.2

1.7

1.9

2.1

3.6

13.7

51.1

78.3

78.0

75.5

82.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4.1

2.7

2.0

2.5

4.8

7.8

17.8

41.3

69.9

74.0

76.3

79.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

10.2

9.2

8.0

8.2

11.7

16.3

30.8

52.6

61.8

61.0

65.1

62.6

Production occupations

10.6

8.9

8.0

6.9

10.6

13.7

29.8

55.5

64.6

60.0

68.1

62.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.8

9.5

8.0

9.7

12.8

19.0

31.8

49.5

58.8

62.1

61.7

62.3

Table A-4. Percent of employed persons working (1) on their main job on days they worked, by occupation and hour of day, 2005-09 -- Continued
12 PM 1 PM 2 PM 3 PM 4 PM 5 PM 6 PM 7 PM 8 PM 9 PM 10 PM 11 PM

Total

50.9

61.2

65.9

62.1

51.8

32.9

20.3

15.1

12.4

10.5

8.5

6.5

Management, professional, and related occupations

52.5

61.4

69.7

67.5

57.8

36.0

19.0

12.5

10.3

8.9

6.9

5.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

54.6

62.1

72.4

72.0

64.2

40.9

21.4

12.5

9.9

8.7

5.7

3.9

Management occupations

53.0

62.5

71.8

71.5

65.3

43.0

23.6

13.6

11.1

9.7

6.0

3.8

Business and financial operations occupations

59.0

61.2

74.0

73.3

61.1

35.2

15.6

9.7

6.5

5.8

4.9

4.0

Professional and related occupations

50.9

60.8

67.6

64.1

52.9

32.2

17.1

12.5

10.7

9.2

7.8

6.1

Computer and mathematical occupations

50.9

63.7

77.2

74.1

66.9

43.2

17.5

8.6

8.5

7.1

9.5

7.3

Architecture and engineering occupations

45.7

73.4

77.1

71.0

63.6

36.1

13.5

6.4

5.0

4.4

4.3

2.0

Life, physical, and social science occupations

51.6

64.0

70.4

67.5

60.1

33.6

12.5

11.8

7.8

8.4

10.0

6.5

Community and social services occupations

49.9

57.2

65.9

60.7

55.2

32.2

24.0

18.9

17.0

10.2

7.6

4.3

Legal occupations

54.4

52.6

68.8

73.1

62.6

40.8

22.0

10.4

7.0

9.8

5.3

1.9

Education, training, and library occupations

51.4

62.2

65.2

55.0

36.1

19.1

11.0

10.7

9.9

8.7

5.0

4.1

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

45.3

50.9

56.8

60.2

54.2

40.3

17.7

11.9

11.6

7.8

8.6

7.9

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

54.3

58.0

64.1

65.9

54.9

34.9

23.9

19.3

15.1

13.7

12.1

11.2

Service occupations

48.6

53.8

51.7

46.4

40.5

33.1

27.8

24.3

20.9

16.9

13.9

10.5

Healthcare support occupations

50.1

56.7

61.3

54.3

43.2

25.7

16.3

14.5

11.8

10.9

12.1

11.0

Protective service occupations

44.9

48.3

51.8

48.8

42.0

31.5

24.7

22.1

23.9

21.2

18.4

20.1

Food preparation and serving related occupations

51.2

50.8

40.8

33.4

36.4

42.1

42.8

40.4

36.0

28.9

20.2

11.4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

44.8

59.2

56.4

50.6

35.3

18.3

16.0

13.4

12.5

10.1

10.4

8.7

Personal care and service occupations

50.1

53.0

56.2

54.3

50.3

42.9

28.9

20.7

12.8

8.5

7.7

5.8

Sales and office occupations

54.7

59.6

67.1

64.9

57.0

35.2

21.8

15.5

12.8

9.9

7.4

4.6

Sales and related occupations

54.2

56.7

64.8

64.8

58.1

44.6

29.7

21.7

18.2

13.9

9.3

4.4

Office and administrative support occupations

55.2

62.4

69.2

65.0

55.9

26.3

14.4

9.7

7.7

6.1

5.7

4.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

44.2

75.5

76.7

68.7

48.5

24.6

12.3

8.6

6.2

5.3

4.8

4.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

32.2

65.9

66.8

55.3

51.1

27.6

17.1

12.8

9.3

8.1

6.9

9.4

Construction and extraction occupations

43.5

78.6

78.6

68.6

45.1

22.1

9.9

6.4

3.5

3.3

2.9

3.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

48.1

72.9

76.1

72.1

53.1

27.7

14.8

11.0

9.9

7.8

7.3

4.7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

46.8

61.7

60.6

54.0

39.8

25.4

18.8

15.9

12.7

12.6

11.7

11.7

Production occupations

46.1

65.0

61.7

52.3

35.1

22.0

16.9

14.5

12.6

13.1

12.7

13.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

47.5

58.0

59.5

55.9

45.0

29.1

20.9

17.4

12.8

12.2

10.7

9.7

Footnotes:
(1) Estimates refer to work done for one's main job only and exclude travel related to work. Other activities done simultaneously are not included.
NOTE: These estimates are a snapshot showing the percent of individuals working at the one-minute interval that starts at the time indicated. Data refer to persons 15 years and over. For technical information about the American Time Use Survey, see the ATUS User's Guide. (PDF)
Source: American Time Use Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Last Modified Date: September 1, 2010

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