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Economic Development — Employment Characteristics by Occupation, Chester County

Last Updated: Data accessed December 2020

Source: US Census Bureau (see below).

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Chester County 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total 252,993 249,182 258,256 261,777 266,680 270,111 267,484 274,328 277,332 277,247
MBSA - Management, business, and financial occupations 21.6% 20.4% 21.8% 21.9% 22.5% 24.1% 24.2% 21.9% 23.0% 25.0%
MBSA - Computer, engineering, and science occupations 8.5% 8.8% 8.2% 8.4% 8.6% 8.7% 9.9% 9.7% 10.6% 10.5%
MBSA - Education, legal, community service, arts, and media occupations 11.6% 12.3% 11.9% 12.0% 11.6% 12.4% 10.7% 11.7% 11.5% 12.7%
MBSA - Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations 6.4% 5.2% 6.4% 5.4% 5.6% 6.2% 5.5% 5.8% 6.1% 6.5%
SO - Healthcare support occupations 1.5% 1.8% 1.7% 1.5% 1.5% 1.7% 1.3% 1.1% 2.1% 1.9%
SO - Protective service occupations1.2% 1.1% 1.2% 1.4% 1.0% 1.3% 1.0% 1.1% 1.4% 1.3%
SO - Food preparation and serving related occupations 4.5% 3.1% 5.2% 4.8% 4.8% 5.7% 4.7% 4.7% 4.4% 4.2%
SO - Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations 2.7% 3.5% 2.7% 3.2% 2.9% 2.7% 3.1% 3.4% 2.9% 2.7%
SO - Personal care and service occupations 3.4% 3.0% 2.9% 3.0% 2.8% 3.3% 3.8% 3.6% 2.7% 3.0%
SSO - Sales and related occupations 12.4% 12.0% 11.0% 12.1% 11.9% 9.1% 9.7% 11.0% 10.9% 10.0%
SSO - Office and administrative support occupations 11.5% 12.8% 11.8% 11.0% 11.6% 10.5% 10.9% 11.2% 9.3% 9.3%
NRCM - Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 1.7% 1.4% 1.5% 1.6% 1.8% 1.6% 0.9% 1.2% 1.4% 0.9%
NRCM - Construction and extraction occupations 2.9% 4.1% 3.4% 2.9% 3.6% 3.6% 4.2% 3.8% 4.1% 2.6%
NRCM - Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations 2.4% 2.5% 2.9% 2.3% 2.2% 2.1% 2.6% 2.1% 2.1% 2.8%
PTMM- Production occupations 4.0% 4.0% 3.8% 4.7% 3.4% 3.1% 2.9% 3.4% 3.3% 3.2%
PTMM - Transportation occupations 2.5% 2.5% 2.3% 2.4% 2.2% 2.2% 2.6% 2.7% 2.3% 1.9%
PTMM - Material moving occupations 1.3% 1.5% 1.3% 1.5% 2.0% 1.5% 2.1% 1.3% 2.0% 1.7%

Source: B24060, OCCUPATION BY CLASS OF WORKER FOR THE CIVILIAN EMPLOYED POPULATION 16 YEARS AND OVER, Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over, 2010 to 2019 1-Year American Community Survey

Note: MBSA - Management, business, science, and arts occupations; NRCM - Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations; PTMM - Production, transportation, and material moving occupations; SO - Service occupations; and SSO - Sales and office occupations.