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, 2011-12 annual averages
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, 15 years and over

4.9 4.0 3.1 3.0 4.4 6.3 13.8 28.3 51.3 65.7 69.6 71.1

Management, professional, and related occupations

3.2

2.4

1.8

1.7

2.8

3.4

8.1

23.2

51.8

71.5

75.9

76.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

3.0

2.3

1.4

0.9

2.1

2.8

8.2

25.0

54.4

73.7

78.2

79.0

Management occupations

3.4

2.7

1.6

1.0

2.8

3.5

9.3

25.9

52.4

71.6

75.4

76.2

Business and financial operations occupations

2.1

1.3

0.9

0.5

0.6

1.4

5.8

23.1

58.7

78.2

84.4

85.1

Professional and related occupations

3.4

2.4

2.1

2.2

3.2

3.8

8.0

21.9

49.9

69.9

74.3

74.6

Computer and mathematical occupations

2.0

1.1

1.4

0.7

0.6

~0

3.8

20.9

52.1

72.8

82.4

87.0

Architecture and engineering occupations

1.0

1.0

~0

0.3

2.2

4.5

10.9

37.4

64.2

83.6

88.1

83.8

Life, physical, and social science occupations

0.9

1.0

~0

~0

~0

2.7

10.0

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

Community and social services occupations

3.1

2.6

3.2

2.3

2.7

3.9

8.2

10.6

40.0

64.7

70.4

73.4

Legal occupations

0.5

~0

~0

1.8

0.5

0.5

1.6

3.5

(2)

79.9

81.5

90.5

Education, training, and library occupations

1.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.5

0.9

3.5

15.6

49.8

69.1

71.4

67.3

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

6.6

5.3

0.8

0.8

3.8

3.3

5.0

14.4

34.6

56.0

61.1

64.7

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

8.4

6.5

7.5

8.3

10.5

11.3

18.1

36.7

54.7

67.7

71.7

70.9

Service occupations

8.9

7.1

6.1

5.7

7.5

9.1

17.0

28.0

40.2

51.2

54.6

59.2

Healthcare support occupations

9.5

8.9

7.7

8.6

12.1

13.1

22.8

27.5

41.5

58.9

61.9

67.1

Protective service occupations

24.8

19.5

15.5

19.8

24.8

26.8

33.9

39.1

50.2

52.5

51.1

51.7

Food preparation and serving related occupations

6.5

5.3

4.1

2.3

2.4

5.3

14.6

21.3

30.3

40.1

44.6

56.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5.7

3.8

3.2

2.5

2.7

4.1

11.8

37.2

53.3

59.7

65.2

67.

Personal care and service occupations

6.5

5.1

5.4

3.9

6.6

7.1

12.6

20.9

32.2

51.1

53.4

53.4

Sales and office occupations

3.3

2.9

1.9

1.6

2.5

3.5

9.0

18.8

45.5

64.2

67.5

70.9

Sales and related occupations

2.7

1.7

1.4

1.5

2.0

2.9

6.6

15.7

34.1

53.0

59.2

64.3

Office and administrative support occupations

3.9

4.0

2.4

1.7

3.0

4.1

11.0

21.6

55.5

74.0

74.8

76.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.6

2.6

2.4

3.2

3.5

8.5

22.9

50.1

69.8

73.3

79.4

78.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

Construction and extraction occupations

2.8

2.1

1.4

2.5

2.0

6.6

20.5

52.1

72.8

78.7

84.1

81.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5.0

3.5

3.2

3.4

4.6

10.7

23.6

47.6

68.6

70.0

77.1

77.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.2

8.7

7.2

6.8

10.8

16.6

32.9

49.2

62.0

61.6

64.2

62.4

Production occupations

10.2

9.3

7.9

6.0

9.1

16.2

33.3

51.3

62.0

60.9

66.0

62.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.4

8.1

6.6

7.5

12.5

17.1

32.6

47.2

61.9

62.2

62.5

62.1

Table A-4. Percent of employed persons working (1) on their main job on days they worked, by occupation and hour of day, 2011-12 annual averages -- 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, 15 years and over

53.9

62.6

67.7

64.4

55.1

34.7

20.6

16.0

13.3

11.9

9.7

7.2

Management, professional, and related occupations

55.8

64.3

73.5

70.2

60.0

37.5

18.6

12.8

11.2

10.0

7.9

5.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

56.6

65.0

74.9

73.0

67.1

40.6

21.3

13.2

11.3

10.4

7.5

5.0

Management occupations

55.9

63.4

72.7

70.4

64.2

41.4

22.5

15.8

13.4

12.5

8.9

6.0

Business and financial operations occupations

58.3

68.5

79.6

78.6

73.3

38.8

18.9

7.6

6.6

5.8

4.5

2.8

Professional and related occupations

55.1

63.9

72.4

68.2

54.9

35.3

16.7

12.5

11.1

9.7

8.2

5.4

Computer and mathematical occupations

49.8

65.8

80.0

74.5

66.8

43.3

14.3

9.4

5.5

8.0

6.4

4.6

Architecture and engineering occupations

51.4

80.6

79.9

83.6

61.4

33.7

11.3

3.6

5.0

3.4

2.6

1.5

Life, physical, and social science occupations

(2)

(2)

89.4

(2)

78.6

(2)

13.3

12.2

9.3

7.8

5.5

3.9

Community and social services occupations

50.9

(2)

65.6

62.2

52.9

(2)

20.4

17.5

12.6

10.2

11.8

4.9

Legal occupations

61.9

(2)

77.7

79.3

66.2

39.7

21.3

5.6

7.3

4.9

6.3

2.5

Education, training, and library occupations

56.0

67.1

72.3

63.0

42.1

25.3

10.6

8.6

10.9

9.7

5.2

3.1

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

54.5

56.4

61.5

57.3

50.4

41.6

19.0

20.0

19.9

15.1

16.5

6.5

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

57.9

59.4

66.6

66.0

55.3

40.0

25.6

20.7

14.3

13.0

11.8

11.5

Service occupations

51.3

54.3

51.6

50.3

43.5

35.3

28.5

26.6

23.8

21.0

17.9

13.1

Healthcare support occupations

59.9

51.0

53.1

48.7

45.2

35.9

18.8

18.9

14.1

13.2

14.3

13.5

Protective service occupations

48.3

44.4

48.8

49.0

45.2

40.3

30.0

28.4

28.2

28.1

30.1

29.3

Food preparation and serving related occupations

59.6

56.3

47.7

44.1

41.9

42.8

41.6

39.4

36.6

32.6

23.0

11.2

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

43.8

66.1

58.7

60.3

43.9

28.0

19.3

17.3

16.8

12.0

11.6

7.8

Personal care and service occupations

44.9

46.4

49.4

49.0

43.2

30.5

26.7

23.6

18.0

16.5

13.3

12.2

Sales and office occupations

57.3

62.5

67.9

67.4

61.8

35.7

21.7

16.0

11.8

10.4

8.0

5.4

Sales and related occupations

57.3

62.8

64.7

66.9

63.9

45.6

31.2

24.1

17.1

15.4

9.6

6.4

Office and administrative support occupations

57.3

62.2

70.7

67.8

59.9

27.1

13.4

8.9

7.2

5.9

6.5

4.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

47.4

69.8

73.3

63.5

48.2

22.9

12.1

10.9

7.9

6.9

5.3

4.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

(2)

Construction and extraction occupations

43.2

76.1

76.0

64.8

43.8

20.7

9.5

8.7

5.7

5.2

3.9

2.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

56.2

67.0

75.2

65.8

51.5

24.9

14.0

13.6

11.4

9.1

6.5

6.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

49.6

62.1

64.9

57.9

46.1

31.2

21.2

16.6

13.9

13.2

11.6

11.5

Production occupations

48.6

64.7

66.6

57.7

41.5

30.1

19.5

15.0

13.3

13.4

12.9

12.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

50.6

59.7

63.2

58.2

50.5

32.3

22.7

18.1

14.4

12.9

10.5

10.3

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.
(2) Estimate is suppressed because it does not meet the American Time Use Survey standard for quality and reliability.
~0 Estimate is approximately zero.
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 24, 2013

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