Top industries of state and local government workers: Industry shares of government employment, state and local
|Elementary and secondary schools||28.3%||47.4%|
|Justice, public order, and safety activities||11.5%||16.9%|
|Colleges and universities, including junior colleges||23.7%||2.0%|
|Executive offices and legislative bodies||3.1%||8.6%|
|Human resource programs||7.8%||2.2%|
|Hospitals and outpatient care centers||5.4%||2.2%|
|Public finance, econ. programs||4.9%||1.3%|
|Individual and family services||1.5%||2.3%|
|Libraries, museums, and similar institutions||0.6%||2.7%|
|Bus service, urban transit, other transportation srvcs.||1.0%||1.7%|
|Electric, gas, water, air conditioning, and irrigation||0.5%||1.6%|
|Environmental and housing programs administration||1.6%||0.6%|
|Waste mgmt, sewage treatment, and remediation||0.2%||1.3%|
|Home health care and other health care services||1.1%||0.7%|
|Child day care, misc. schools, and educ. support||0.9%||0.7%|
|Other amusement and recreation industries||0.3%||1.0%|
|Nursing and residential care facilities||0.9%||0.5%|
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Note: For detailed industry names and examples, as well as industry shares for selected demographic groups, see Appendix Table 1.
Source: EPI analysis of 2017–2019 Current Population Survey microdata.