Numbers of jobs in National

All Occupations

Year Number
2001 127,980,410
2002 127,523,760
2003 127,567,910
2004 128,127,360
2005 130,307,840
2006 132,604,980
2007 134,354,250
2008 135,185,230
2009 130,647,610
2010 127,097,160
2011 128,278,550
2012 130,287,700
2013 132,588,810
2014 135,128,260
2015 137,896,660
2016 140,400,040
2017 142,549,250
2018 144,733,270

Management Occupations

Year Number
2001 7,212,360
2002 7,092,460
2003 6,653,480
2004 6,200,940
2005 5,960,560
2006 5,892,900
2007 6,003,930
2008 6,152,650
2009 6,116,380
2010 6,022,860
2011 6,183,820
2012 6,390,430
2013 6,542,950
2014 6,741,640
2015 6,936,990
2016 7,090,790
2017 7,280,330
2018 7,616,650

Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Year Number
2001 4,676,680
2002 4,772,120
2003 4,924,210
2004 5,131,840
2005 5,410,410
2006 5,826,140
2007 6,015,500
2008 6,135,520
2009 6,063,670
2010 6,090,910
2011 6,178,070
2012 6,419,370
2013 6,658,090
2014 6,828,940
2015 7,032,560
2016 7,281,190
2017 7,472,750
2018 7,721,300

Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Year Number
2001 2,825,870
2002 2,772,620
2003 2,827,010
2004 2,915,300
2005 2,952,740
2006 3,076,200
2007 3,191,360
2008 3,308,260
2009 3,303,690
2010 3,283,950
2011 3,406,720
2012 3,578,220
2013 3,696,180
2014 3,834,180
2015 4,005,250
2016 4,165,140
2017 4,261,460
2018 4,384,300

Architecture and Engineering Occupations

Year Number
2001 2,489,070
2002 2,411,260
2003 2,376,650
2004 2,372,770
2005 2,382,480
2006 2,430,250
2007 2,486,020
2008 2,521,630
2009 2,412,730
2010 2,305,530
2011 2,310,830
2012 2,356,530
2013 2,380,840
2014 2,418,020
2015 2,475,390
2016 2,499,050
2017 2,516,780
2018 2,556,220

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Year Number
2001 1,067,730
2002 1,078,630
2003 1,113,130
2004 1,131,390
2005 1,185,730
2006 1,231,070
2007 1,255,670
2008 1,296,840
2009 1,308,380
2010 1,064,510
2011 1,082,370
2012 1,104,100
2013 1,135,030
2014 1,144,440
2015 1,146,110
2016 1,152,840
2017 1,148,300
2018 1,171,910

Community and Social Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 1,523,890
2002 1,576,980
2003 1,615,610
2004 1,673,740
2005 1,692,950
2006 1,749,210
2007 1,793,040
2008 1,861,750
2009 1,891,320
2010 1,901,180
2011 1,890,410
2012 1,882,080
2013 1,901,730
2014 1,930,750
2015 1,972,140
2016 2,019,250
2017 2,096,740
2018 2,171,820

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2001 909,370
2002 934,850
2003 951,510
2004 958,520
2005 986,740
2006 976,740
2007 998,590
2008 1,003,270
2009 999,020
2010 992,650
2011 1,002,330
2012 1,023,020
2013 1,041,700
2014 1,052,900
2015 1,062,370
2016 1,075,520
2017 1,095,770
2018 1,127,900

Education, Training, and Library Occupations

Year Number
2001 7,658,480
2002 7,772,470
2003 7,831,630
2004 7,891,810
2005 8,078,500
2006 8,206,440
2007 8,316,360
2008 8,451,250
2009 8,488,740
2010 8,457,870
2011 8,409,060
2012 8,374,910
2013 8,400,640
2014 8,435,780
2015 8,542,670
2016 8,636,430
2017 8,727,710
2018 8,779,780

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Year Number
2001 1,508,790
2002 1,503,680
2003 1,538,150
2004 1,595,710
2005 1,683,310
2006 1,727,380
2007 1,761,270
2008 1,804,940
2009 1,745,670
2010 1,716,640
2011 1,725,670
2012 1,750,130
2013 1,758,310
2014 1,793,700
2015 1,843,600
2016 1,902,970
2017 1,925,140
2018 1,951,170

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2001 6,118,970
2002 6,185,020
2003 6,173,760
2004 6,359,380
2005 6,547,350
2006 6,713,780
2007 6,877,680
2008 7,076,800
2009 7,200,950
2010 7,346,580
2011 7,514,980
2012 7,649,930
2013 7,755,810
2014 7,854,380
2015 8,021,800
2016 8,318,500
2017 8,506,740
2018 8,646,730

Healthcare Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 3,122,870
2002 3,173,400
2003 3,208,770
2004 3,271,350
2005 3,363,800
2006 3,483,270
2007 3,625,240
2008 3,779,280
2009 3,886,690
2010 3,962,930
2011 3,954,070
2012 3,915,460
2013 3,924,390
2014 3,940,500
2015 3,989,910
2016 4,043,480
2017 4,113,410
2018 4,117,450

Protective Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 2,957,990
2002 2,993,490
2003 2,999,630
2004 3,006,100
2005 3,056,660
2006 3,024,840
2007 3,087,650
2008 3,128,960
2009 3,172,420
2010 3,187,810
2011 3,202,500
2012 3,207,790
2013 3,257,690
2014 3,297,180
2015 3,351,620
2016 3,386,360
2017 3,408,680
2018 3,437,410

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 9,917,660
2002 10,067,080
2003 10,216,620
2004 10,507,390
2005 10,797,700
2006 11,029,280
2007 11,273,850
2008 11,438,550
2009 11,218,260
2010 11,027,340
2011 11,218,710
2012 11,546,880
2013 11,914,590
2014 12,277,720
2015 12,577,080
2016 12,981,720
2017 13,193,090
2018 13,374,620

Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations

Year Number
2001 4,275,340
2002 4,262,880
2003 4,260,380
2004 4,300,440
2005 4,342,550
2006 4,396,250
2007 4,403,900
2008 4,429,870
2009 4,269,480
2010 4,175,550
2011 4,191,750
2012 4,246,260
2013 4,291,410
2014 4,371,450
2015 4,407,050
2016 4,426,090
2017 4,424,440
2018 4,421,980

Personal Care and Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 2,802,050
2002 2,919,280
2003 2,988,590
2004 3,099,550
2005 3,188,850
2006 3,249,760
2007 3,339,510
2008 3,437,520
2009 3,461,910
2010 3,425,220
2011 3,619,250
2012 3,810,750
2013 3,986,740
2014 4,154,360
2015 4,307,500
2016 4,514,960
2017 5,159,100
2018 5,451,330

Sales and Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 13,418,240
2002 13,339,570
2003 13,534,180
2004 13,507,840
2005 13,930,320
2006 14,114,860
2007 14,332,020
2008 14,336,430
2009 13,715,050
2010 13,437,980
2011 13,646,450
2012 13,835,090
2013 14,068,190
2014 14,248,470
2015 14,462,120
2016 14,536,530
2017 14,522,580
2018 14,542,290

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 22,798,590
2002 22,754,570
2003 22,678,010
2004 22,649,080
2005 22,784,330
2006 23,077,190
2007 23,270,810
2008 23,231,750
2009 22,336,450
2010 21,503,800
2011 21,384,330
2012 21,355,350
2013 21,442,800
2014 21,638,470
2015 21,846,420
2016 22,026,080
2017 21,965,480
2018 21,828,990

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations

Year Number
2001 453,050
2002 451,140
2003 461,630
2004 458,850
2005 443,070
2006 450,040
2007 448,000
2008 438,490
2009 419,200
2010 408,040
2011 409,590
2012 427,670
2013 435,250
2014 447,130
2015 454,230
2016 463,640
2017 470,920
2018 480,130

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2001 6,239,430
2002 6,124,600
2003 6,085,510
2004 6,170,410
2005 6,370,400
2006 6,680,710
2007 6,708,200
2008 6,548,760
2009 5,751,630
2010 5,072,530
2011 4,956,770
2012 4,978,290
2013 5,088,030
2014 5,290,270
2015 5,477,820
2016 5,585,420
2017 5,728,460
2018 5,962,640

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

Year Number
2001 5,323,070
2002 5,215,970
2003 5,226,080
2004 5,215,390
2005 5,305,260
2006 5,352,420
2007 5,390,090
2008 5,374,850
2009 5,114,150
2010 4,928,960
2011 4,988,980
2012 5,069,590
2013 5,138,130
2014 5,244,670
2015 5,374,150
2016 5,456,640
2017 5,528,390
2018 5,628,880

Production Occupations

Year Number
2001 11,270,210
2002 10,726,670
2003 10,488,450
2004 10,128,200
2005 10,249,220
2006 10,268,510
2007 10,146,560
2008 9,919,120
2009 8,927,130
2010 8,236,340
2011 8,365,980
2012 8,594,170
2013 8,765,180
2014 8,934,050
2015 9,073,290
2016 9,105,650
2017 9,024,560
2018 9,115,530

Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

Year Number
2001 9,410,660
2002 9,395,000
2003 9,414,920
2004 9,581,320
2005 9,594,920
2006 9,647,730
2007 9,629,030
2008 9,508,750
2009 8,844,700
2010 8,547,980
2011 8,635,940
2012 8,771,690
2013 9,005,120
2014 9,249,310
2015 9,536,610
2016 9,731,790
2017 9,978,390
2018 10,244,260