Distribution of full-time wage and salary employment in the United States in 2017, by gender and major occupation group

U.S. wage and salary employment: distribution by gender and occupation 2017 This statistic shows the distribution of full-time wage and salary employment in the United States in 2017, by gender and major occupation group. In 2017, a total of 8.7 percent of the female wage workers were employed in sales or sales-related jobs. See the United States unemployment rate for further information.
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WomenMen
Management, business and financial operations17.9%16.5%
Professional and related30.6%19.7%
Service16%12.7%
Sales and related8.7%8.9%
Office and administrative support19.6%6.2%
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance1%17.5%
Production, transportation, and material moving6.2%18.6%
WomenMen
Management, business and financial operations17.9%16.5%
Professional and related30.6%19.7%
Service16%12.7%
Sales and related8.7%8.9%
Office and administrative support19.6%6.2%
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance1%17.5%
Production, transportation, and material moving6.2%18.6%
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This statistic shows the distribution of full-time wage and salary employment in the United States in 2017, by gender and major occupation group. In 2017, a total of 8.7 percent of the female wage workers were employed in sales or sales-related jobs. See the United States unemployment rate for further information.
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August 2018
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United States
Survey time period
2017
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