Estimated number of H-2A, H-2B, and J-1 workers employed in low-wage occupations in the United States, 2016
|Number of workers|
|Estimated number of H-2A workers employed in the United States, 2016||134,344|
|Estimated number of H-2B workers employed in the United States, 2016||135,886|
|Estimated number of J-1 workers employed in the United States in low wage occupations, 2016*||167,960|
|Total H-2A, H-2B, and J-1 guestworkers in low-wage occupations||438,190|
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Note: *Number of J-1 workers is estimated for 2016 and based on actual total for 2015.
Source: See sources for Tables 1 and 2.