Careers and occupations: looking to the future
Thomson Gale, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 179 pages
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accessed January administrative support occupations African American Asian associate degree Associate's degree average Bachelor's degree Black or African Bureau of Labor Civilian labor force Civilian noninstitutional population Computer Construction and extraction Current Population Survey Department of Labor employed employees Employment and Earnings Employment status enrollment families financial operations occupations First-line supervisors/managers full-time high school diploma High school graduates Hispanic Hispanic or Latino increase industries Internet January 9 labor force Labor Statistics Latino ethnicity less manufacturing material moving occupations million National Compensation Survey non-Hispanic Numbers in thousands Occupational Outlook Quarterly occupations Production occupations Office and administrative Pacific Island part-time workers Percent persons poverty rate Professional and related projected salary workers Sales and office Sales and related sector sole proprietorships sum to totals Survey Table totals because data Transportation and material U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Department unemployment rate union wage and salary weeks yeay old