Job characteristics matter for teleworking: 12-month average of share of employed that teleworked, by select demographic, May 2020–April 2021
|In public sector||36.06%|
|Not in public sector||22.37%|
|Management, business, and financial occupations||42.83%|
|Professional and related occupations||41.86%|
|Office and administrative support occupations||26.53%|
|Sales and related occupations||18.77%|
|Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations||4.80%|
|Construction and extraction occupations||3.09%|
|Transportation and material moving occupations||2.58%|
|Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations||1.64%|
Notes: Race/ethnicity categories are mutually exclusive (i.e., white non-Hispanic, Black non-Hispanic, and Hispanic any race). Full time includes workers that worked 35+ hours last week and are usually full-time. Part time includes workers that either worked part-time hours (less than 35 hours) or are usually part-time (i.e. worked full-time hours last week but usually work less than 35 hours per week).
Source: Authors' analysis of EPI Current Population Survey Extracts, Version 1.0.14 (2021), https://microdata.epi.org and the Current Population Survey COVID supplement.