Census 2002 Occupation Codes: 2003-2010

Users should note that the 2003-2010 ATUS follows the Census Bureau's 2002 Occupational Classification System; the 2011-2019 ATUS follows the 2010 Census Occupational Classification System; and the 2020 forward ATUS follows the 2018 Census Occupational Classification System. OCC codes are also available for 2011-2019 and 2020 forward.

Code Occupation Title
0010 Chief executives
0020 General and operations managers
0030 Legislators
0040 Advertising and promotions managers
0050 Marketing and sales managers
0060 Public relations managers (includes Fundraising Managers in 2011 forward)
0100 Administrative services managers
0110 Computer and information systems managers
0120 Financial managers
0130 Compensation and Benefits Managers (2011 forward)
0135 Human Resources Managers (2011 forward)
0136 Training and Development Managers (2011 forward)
0137 Human resources managers
0140 Industrial production managers
0150 Purchasing managers
0160 Transportation, storage, and distribution managers
0200 Farm, ranch, and other agricultural managers
0205 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers (2011 forward)
0210 Farmers and ranchers
0220 Construction managers
0230 Education administrators
0300 Engineering managers (includes Architectural Managers in 2011 forward)
0310 Food service managers
0320 Funeral directors
0330 Gaming managers
0340 Lodging managers
0350 Medical and health services managers
0360 Natural sciences managers
0400 Postmasters and mail superintendents
0410 Property, real estate, and community association managers
0420 Social and community service managers
0425 Emergency Management Directors (2011 forward)
0430 Miscellaneous managers including postmasters and mail superintendents (includes Funeral Service Managers in 2011 forward)
0500 Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes
0510 Purchasing agents and buyers, farm products
0520 Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products
0530 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products
0540 Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators
0550 Not used
0560 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation
0565 Compliance officers (2011 forward)
0600 Cost estimators
0610 Not used
0620 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists
0630 Human resource workers (2011 forward)
0640 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists (2011 forward)
0650 Training and development specialists (2011 forward)
0700 Logisticians
0710 Management analysts
0720 Meeting and convention planners
0725 Meeting, convention, and event planners (2011 forward)
0726 Fundraisers (2011 forward)
0730 Other business operations specialists
0735 Market research analysts and marketing specialists (2011 forward)
0740 Business operations specialists, all other (2011 forward)
0800 Accountants and auditors
0810 Appraisers and assessors of real estate
0820 Budget analysts
0830 Credit analysts
0840 Financial analysts
0850 Personal financial advisors
0860 Insurance underwriters
0900 Financial examiners
0910 Loan counselors and officers
0920 Not used
0930 Tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents
0940 Tax preparers
0950 Financial specialists, all other
1000 Computer scientists and systems analysts
1005 Computer and information research scientists (2011 forward)
1006 Computer systems analysts (2011 forward)
1007 Information security analysts (2011 forward)
1010 Computer programmers
1020 Computer software engineers (includes software developers, applications and system software in 20110 forward)
1030 Web developers (in 2011 forward)
1040 Computer support specialists
1050 Computer support specialists (in 2011 forward)
1060 Database administrators
1100 Network and computer systems administrators
1105 Network and computer systems administrators (in 2011 forward)
1106 Computer network architects (in 2011 forward)
1107 Computer occupations, all other (in 2011 forward)
1110 Network systems and data communication analysts
1200 Actuaries
1210 Mathematicians
1220 Operations research analysts
1230 Statisticians
1240 Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations, including mathematicians and statisticians
1300 Architects, except naval
1310 Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists
1320 Aerospace engineers
1330 Agricultural engineers
1340 Biomedical engineers
1350 Chemical engineers
1360 Civil engineers
1400 Computer hardware engineers
1410 Electrical and electronics engineers
1420 Environmental engineers
1430 Industrial engineers, including health and safety
1440 Marine engineers
1450 Materials engineers
1460 Mechanical engineers
1500 Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers
1510 Nuclear engineers
1520 Petroleum, mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers
1530 Miscellaneous engineers, including agricultural and biomedical
1540 Drafters
1550 Engineering technicians, except drafters
1560 Surveying and mapping technicians
1600 Agricultural and food scientists
1610 Biological scientists
1640 Conservation scientists and foresters
1650 Medical scientists (includes life scientists in 2011 forward)
1700 Astronomers and physicists
1710 Atmospheric and space scientists
1720 Chemists and materials scientists
1730 Not used
1740 Environmental scientists and geoscientists
1750 Not used
1760 Physical scientists, all other
1800 Economists
1810 Market and survey researchers
1820 Psychologists
1830 Sociologists
1840 Urban and regional planners
1850 Not used
1860 Miscellaneous social scientists, including sociologists (includes survey researchers in 2011 forward)
1900 Agricultural and food science technicians
1910 Biological technicians
1920 Chemical technicians
1930 Geological and petroleum technicians (includes nuclear technicians in 2011 forward)
1940 Nuclear technicians
1950 Not used
1960 Miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians, including social science research assistants and nuclear technicians
1965 Miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians, including social science research assistants and nuclear technicians (excludes nuclear technicians in 2011 forward; see 1930)
2000 Counselors
2010 Social workers
2015 Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists (in 2011 forward)
2016 Social and human service assistants (in 2011 forward)
2020 Miscellaneous community and social service specialists
2025 Miscellaneous community and social service specialists, including health educators and community health workers (in 2011 forward)
2030 Not used
2040 Clergy
2050 Directors, religious activities and education
2060 Religious workers, all other
2100 Lawyers (includes judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers in 2011 forward)
2105 Judicial law clerks (in 2011 forward)
2110 Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers
2140 Paralegals and legal assistants
2150 Miscellaneous legal support workers
2200 Postsecondary teachers
2300 Preschool and kindergarten teachers
2310 Elementary and middle school teachers
2320 Secondary school teachers
2330 Special education teachers
2340 Other teachers and instructors
2400 Archivists, curators, and museum technicians
2430 Librarians
2440 Library technicians
2540 Teacher assistants
2550 Other education, training, and library workers
2600 Artists and related workers
2630 Designers
2700 Actors
2710 Producers and directors
2720 Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers
2730 Not used
2740 Dancers and choreographers
2750 Musicians, singers, and related workers
2760 Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers, all other
2800 Announcers
2810 News analysts, reporters, and correspondents
2820 Public relations specialists
2830 Editors
2840 Technical writers
2850 Writers and authors
2860 Miscellaneous media and communications workers
2900 Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators and other media and communication equipment workers (includes media and communication equipment workers, all other in 2011 forward)
2910 Photographers
2920 Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors
2960 Media and communications workers, all other
3000 Chiropractors
3010 Dentists
3020 Not used
3030 Dietitians and nutritionists
3040 Optometrists
3050 Pharmacists
3060 Physicians and surgeons
3110 Physician assistants
3120 Podiatrists
3130 Registered nurses
3140 Audiologists
3150 Occupational therapists
3160 Physical therapists
3200 Radiation therapists
3210 Recreational therapists
3220 Respiratory therapists
3230 Speech-language pathologists
3240 Therapists, all other
3245 Other therapists, including exercise physiologists (in 2011 forward)
3250 Veterinarians
3255 Registered nurses (in 2011 forward)
3256 Nurse anesthetists (in 2011 forward)
3258 Nurse practitioners and nurse midwives (in 2011 forward)
3260 Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other
3300 Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians
3310 Dental hygienists
3320 Diagnostic related technologists and technicians
3400 Emergency medical technicians and paramedics
3410 Health diagnosing and treating practitioner support technicians
3420 Health practitioner support technologists and technicians (in 2011 forward)
3500 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses
3510 Medical records and health information technicians
3520 Opticians, dispensing
3530 Miscellaneous health technologists and technicians
3540 Other healthcare practitioners and technical occupations
3600 Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides
3610 Occupational therapist assistants and aides
3620 Physical therapist assistants and aides
3630 Massage therapists
3640 Dental assistants
3645 Medical assistants (in 2011 forward)
3646 Medical transcriptionists (in 2011 forward)
3647 Pharmacy aides (in 2011 forward)
3648 Veterinary assistants and labratory animal caretakers (in 2011 forward)
3649 Phlebotmists (in 2011 forward)
3650 Medical assistants and other healthcare support occupations
3655 Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers (in 2011 forward)
3700 First-line supervisors/managers of correctional officers
3710 First-line supervisors/managers of police and detectives
3720 First-line supervisors/managers of fire fighting and preventions workers
3730 Supervisors, protective service workers, all other
3740 Fire fighters
3750 Fire inspectors
3800 Bailiffs, correctional officers, and jailers
3810 Not used
3820 Detectives and criminal investigators
3830 Fish and game wardens
3840 Miscellaneous law enforcement workers
3850 Police officers
3860 Transit and railroad police
3900 Animal control workers
3910 Private detectives and investigators
3920 Security guards and gaming surveillance officers
3930 Not used
3940 Crossing guards
3945 Transportation security screeners (in 2011 forward)
3950 Lifeguards and other protective service workers
3955 Lifeguards and other recreational, and all other protective service workers (in 2011 forward)
4000 Chefs and head cooks
4010 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers
4020 Cooks
4030 Food preparation workers
4040 Bartenders
4050 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food
4060 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop
4110 Waiters and waitresses
4120 Food servers, nonrestaurant
4130 Dining room and cafeteria attendants, bartender helpers, and miscellaneous food preparation and serving related workers
4140 Dishwashers
4150 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop
4160 Food preparation and serving related workers, all other
4200 First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers
4210 First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers
4220 Janitors and building cleaners
4230 Maids and housekeeping cleaners
4240 Pest control workers
4250 Grounds maintenance workers
4300 First-line supervisors/managers of gaming workers
4310 Not used
4320 First-line supervisors/managers of personal service workers
4330 Not used
4340 Animal trainers
4350 Nonfarm animal caretakers
4400 Gaming services workers
4410 Motion picture projectionists
4420 Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers
4430 Miscellaneous entertainment attendants and related workers
4460 Funeral service workers (includes embalmers and funeral attendants in 2011 forward)
4465 Morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors (in 2011 forward)
4500 Barbers
4510 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists
4520 Miscellaneous personal appearance workers
4530 Baggage porters, bellhops, and concierges
4540 Tour and travel guides
4550 Transportation attendants
4600 Child care workers
4610 Personal and home care aides
4620 Recreation and fitness workers
4630 Not used
4640 Residential advisors
4650 Personal care and service workers, all other
4700 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers
4710 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers
4720 Cashiers
4730 Not used
4740 Counter and rental clerks
4750 Parts salespersons
4760 Retail salespersons
4800 Advertising sales agents
4810 Insurance sales agents
4820 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents
4830 Travel agents
4840 Sales representatives, services, all other
4850 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing
4900 Models, demonstrators, and product promoters
4910 Not used
4920 Real estate brokers and sales agents
4930 Sales engineers
4940 Telemarketers
4950 Door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers
4960 Sales and related workers, all other
4965 Sales and related workers, all other (in 2011 forward)
5000 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers
5010 Switchboard operators, including answering service
5020 Telephone operators
5030 Communications equipment operators, all other
5100 Bill and account collectors
5110 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators
5120 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks
5130 Gaming cage workers
5140 Payroll and timekeeping clerks
5150 Procurement clerks
5160 Tellers
5165 Financial clerks, all other (in 2011 forward)
5200 Brokerage clerks
5210 Correspondence clerks
5220 Court, municipal, and license clerks
5230 Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks
5240 Customer service representatives
5250 Eligibility interviewers, government programs
5260 File clerks
5300 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks
5310 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan
5320 Library assistants, clerical
5330 Loan interviewers and clerks
5340 New accounts clerks
5350 Correspondence clerks and order clerks
5360 Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping
5400 Receptionists and information clerks
5410 Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks
5420 Information and record clerks, all other
5500 Cargo and freight agents
5510 Couriers and messengers
5520 Dispatchers
5530 Meter readers, utilities
5540 Postal service clerks
5550 Postal service mail carriers
5560 Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators
5600 Production, planning and expediting clerks
5610 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks
5620 Stock clerks and order fillers
5630 Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, record keeping
5700 Secretaries and administrative assistants
5800 Computer operators
5810 Data entry keyers
5820 Word processors and typists
5830 Desktop publishers
5840 Insurance claims and policy processing clerks
5850 Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service
5860 Office clerks, general
5900 Office machine operators, except computer
5910 Proofreaders and copy markers
5920 Statistical assistants
5930 Office and administrative support workers, all other
5940 Miscellaneous office and administrative support workers including desktop publishers
6000 First-line supervisors/managers/contractors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers
6005 First-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers (in 2011 forward)
6010 Agricultural inspectors
6020 Animal breeders
6030 Not used
6040 Graders and sorters, agricultural products
6050 Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders
6100 Fishing and hunting workers
6110 Hunters and trappers
6120 Forest and conservation workers
6130 Logging workers
6200 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers
6210 Boilermakers
6220 Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons
6230 Carpenters
6240 Carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers
6250 Cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers
6260 Construction laborers
6300 Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators
6310 Pile-driver operators
6320 Miscellaneous construction equipment operators
6330 Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers
6340 Not used
6350 Electricians
6360 Glaziers
6400 Insulation workers
6410 Not used
6420 Painters, construction and maintenance
6430 Paperhangers
6440 Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters
6450 Not used
6460 Plasterers and stucco masons
6500 Reinforcing iron and rebar workers
6510 Roofers
6520 Sheet metal workers
6530 Iron and steel workers
6600 Helpers, construction trades
6660 Construction and building inspectors
6700 Elevator installers and repairers
6710 Fence erectors
6720 Hazardous materials removal workers
6730 Highway maintenance workers
6740 Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators
6750 Septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners
6760 Miscellaneous construction and related workers
6765 Miscellaneous construction workers including sola photovaltaic installers, septic tank servicers, and sewer pipe cleaners (in 2011 forward)
6800 Derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, and roustabouts, oil, gas, and mining
6810 Not used
6820 Earth drillers, except oil and gas
6830 Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters
6840 Mining machine operators
6910 Roof bolters, mining
6920 Roustabouts, oil and gas
6930 Helpers -- extraction workers
6940 Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters and helpers
7000 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers
7010 Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers
7020 Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers
7030 Avionics technicians
7040 Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers
7050 Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment
7100 Electrical and electronics repairers, industrial, utility, and transportation equipment
7110 Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles
7120 Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers
7130 Security and fire alarm systems installers
7140 Aircraft mechanics and service technicians
7150 Automotive body and related repairers
7160 Automotive glass installers and repairers
7200 Automotive service technicians and mechanics
7210 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists
7220 Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics
7230 Not used
7240 Small engine mechanics
7250 Not used
7260 Miscellaneous vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers
7300 Control and valve installers and repairers
7310 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers
7320 Home appliance repairers
7330 Industrial and refractory machinery mechanics
7340 Maintenance and repair workers, general
7350 Maintenance workers, machinery
7360 Millwrights
7410 Electrical power-line installers and repairers
7420 Telecommunications line installers and repairers
7430 Precision instrument and equipment repairers
7510 Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers
7520 Commercial divers
7530 Not used
7540 Locksmiths and safe repairers
7550 Manufactured building and mobile home installers
7560 Riggers
7600 Signal and track switch repairers
7610 Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers
7620 Other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including commercial drivers and signal and track switch repairers
7630 Other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including wind turbine service technicians, commercial divers, and signal and track switch repairers (in 2011 forward)
7700 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers
7710 Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers
7720 Electrical, electronics, and electromechanical assemblers
7730 Engine and other machine assemblers
7740 Structural metal fabricators and fitters
7750 Miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators
7800 Bakers
7810 Butchers and other meat, poultry, and fish processing workers
7820 Not used
7830 Food and tobacco roasting, baking, and drying machine operators and tenders
7840 Food batchmakers
7850 Food cooking machine operators and tenders
7855 Food processing workers, all other (in 2011 forward)
7900 Computer control programmers and operators
7910 Not used
7920 Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic
7930 Forging machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic
7940 Rolling machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic
7950 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic
7960 Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic
8000 Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic
8010 Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic
8020 Milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic
8030 Machinists
8040 Metal furnace and kiln operators and tenders
8050 Not used
8060 Model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic
8100 Molders and molding machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic
8110 Not used
8120 Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic
8130 Tool and die makers
8140 Welding, soldering, and brazing workers
8150 Heat treating equipment setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic
8160 Lay-out workers, metal and plastic
8200 Plating and coating machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic
8210 Tool grinders, filers, and sharpeners
8220 Other metal workers and plastic workers, including milling, planing, and machine tool operators
8230 Bookbinders and bindery workers
8240 Job printers
8250 Prepress technicians and workers
8255 Printing machine operators (in 2011 forward)
8256 Print binding and finishing workers (in 2011 forward)
8260 Printing machine operators
8300 Laundry and dry-cleaning workers
8310 Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials
8320 Sewing machine operators
8330 Shoe and leather workers and repairers
8340 Shoe machine operators and tenders
8350 Tailors, dressmakers, and sewers
8360 Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders
8400 Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders
8410 Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders
8420 Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders
8430 Extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers
8440 Fabric and apparel patternmakers
8450 Upholsterers
8460 Miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, except upholsterers
8500 Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters
8510 Furniture finishers
8520 Model makers and patternmakers, wood
8530 Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood
8540 Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing
8550 Miscellaneous woodworkers, including model makers and patternmakers
8600 Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers
8610 Stationary engineers and boiler operators
8620 Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators
8630 Miscellaneous plant and system operators
8640 Chemical processing machine setters, operators, and tenders
8650 Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, and blending workers
8710 Cutting workers
8720 Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders
8730 Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, and kettle operators and tenders
8740 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers
8750 Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers
8760 Medical, dental, and ophthalmic laboratory technicians
8800 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders
8810 Painting workers
8820 Not used
8830 Photographic process workers and processing machine operators
8840 Semiconductor processors
8850 Cementing and gluing machine operators and tenders
8860 Cleaning, washing, and metal pickling equipment operators and tenders
8900 Cooling and freezing equipment operators and tenders
8910 Etchers and engravers
8920 Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic
8930 Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders
8940 Tire builders
8950 Helpers--production workers
8960 Production workers, all other
8965 Other production workers, including semiconductor processors and cooling and freezing equipment operators
9000 Supervisors, transportation and material moving workers
9030 Aircraft pilots and flight engineers
9040 Air traffic controllers and airfield operations specialists
9050 Flight attendants (in 2011 forward)
9110 Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians
9120 Bus drivers
9130 Driver/sales workers and truck drivers
9140 Taxi drivers and chauffeurs
9150 Miscellaneous motor vehicle operators, including ambulance drivers and attendants
9200 Locomotive engineers and operators
9230 Railroad brake, signal, and switch operators
9240 Railroad conductors and yardmasters
9250 Not used
9260 Subway, streetcar, and other rail transportation workers
9300 Sailors and marine oilers
9310 Ship and boat captains and operators
9320 Not used
9330 Ship engineers
9340 Bridge and lock tenders
9350 Parking lot attendants
9360 Service station attendants (includes automotive and watercraft in 2011 forward)
9410 Transportation inspectors
9415 Transportation attendants, except flight attendants (in 2011 forward)
9420 Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge and lock tenders and traffic technicians
9500 Conveyor operators and tenders
9510 Crane and tower operators
9520 Dredge, excavating, and loading machine operators
9560 Hoist and winch operators
9600 Industrial truck and tractor operators
9610 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment
9620 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand
9630 Machine feeders and offbearers
9640 Packers and packagers, hand
9650 Pumping station operators
9720 Refuse and recyclable material collectors
9730 Shuttle car operators
9740 Tank car, truck, and ship loaders
9750 Miscellaneous material moving workers; including conveyor operators and tenders; shuttle car operators; and tank car, truck, and ship loaders
9840 Armed forces
99999 N/A (not applicable)

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