The Top 5 Job Categories in the United States

  Occupation Number of Workers
1 Office and administrative support 20.9 million
2 Sales and related 13.9 million
3 Food preparation and serving related 11.8 million
4 Transport and material moving 8.8 million
5 Production 8.3 million
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Sources:   “ McKinsey Global Institute: Automation Potential and Wages for US Jobs"

List Notes: Data is the top 5 occupational categories in the United States ranked according to number of workers. Data is from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014; O*Net; McKinsey analysis.
Job Categories in the United States

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