Employment by Industries


2018 Value


1 Year growth

± 1.21%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in the United States grew at a rate of 1.21%, from 148M employees to 150M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in the United States, are Restaurants & Food Services (9,677,996 people), Elementary & secondary schools (9,168,620 people), and Construction (9,066,278 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of the United States, though some of these residents may live in the United States and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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