Full list of Sacramento professions ranked by average hours on the job

Published: Sunday, Apr. 7, 2013 - 3:25 pm
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 8, 2014 - 1:42 pm

Sacramento workers in full-time, year-round jobs spend, on average, about 43 hours a week at work, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This chart breaks down the average amount of time spent on the job for occupations with more than 500 workers in the Sacramento region.

Occupation Workers Avg. Hours
Firefighters 1874 59.0
Farmers 555 55.6
Physicians and Surgeons 4206 55.1
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 768 54.6
Chief Executives 5177 51.2
Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 1186 50.0
Photographers 735 49.9
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers 703 49.7
General and Operations Managers 5207 49.3
Food Service Managers 4769 49.2
Personal Care Aides 5217 49.1
Lodging Managers 632 48.8
Childcare Workers 3737 48.2
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 12831 48.1
Industrial Production Managers 797 47.9
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics 1545 47.9
Clergy 1417 47.7
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 621 47.6
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents 4981 47.3
Sales Reps, Wholesale and Manufacturing 7523 47.3
Postsecondary Teachers 5071 47.1
Constructions Managers 5673 47.1
Chefs and Head Cooks 1568 46.9
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 16108 46.8
News Reporters and Editors 358 46.7
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales 7407 46.6
First-Line Supervisors of Landscapers 1171 46.6
Public Relations Specialists 750 46.5
Supervisors of Transportation Workers 991 46.5
First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers 578 46.3
Marketing and Sales Managers 4633 46.2
Tax Preparers 666 46.2
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Workers 546 46.2
Lawyers and judges 5569 46.2
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 620 46.1
Public Relations Specialists 614 46.1
Miscellaneous Managers 22726 46.1
Medical and Health Services Managers 3342 46.0
Personal Financial Advisors 1543 45.9
Property Managers 3484 45.8
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 584 45.8
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 818 45.8
Cost Estimators 732 45.7
Computer and Information Systems Managers 3366 45.6
HR Managers 1660 45.5
Education Administrators 4844 45.4
Financial Managers 6940 45.4
Architectural and Engineering Managers 685 45.3
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping Workers 1111 45.2
Miscellaneous agricultural workers 2122 45.1
Transportation and Distribution Managers 1028 45.0
Aerospace Engineers 771 44.9
Mechanical Engineers 808 44.9
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 504 44.8
Social and Community Service Managers 1784 44.8
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 619 44.8
Securities and Financial Services Sales Agents 1653 44.8
Advertising Sales Agents 900 44.7
Writers and Authors 713 44.6
Postal Service Mail Carriers 2011 44.6
Computer Hardware Engineers 710 44.5
Elementary and Middle School Teachers 10029 44.5
Management Analysts 3752 44.4
First-Line Supervisors of ProductionWorkers 2714 44.3
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 931 44.2
Logisticians 584 44.2
Private Detectives and Investigators 863 44.1
Designers 2904 44.1
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers 1688 44.1
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Workers 5124 44.0
Sales Representatives, Services 3291 44.0
Software Developers, Applications and Systems 5871 44.0
Insurance Sales Agents 2783 44.0
Secondary School Teachers 2636 43.9
Pharmacists 1279 43.9
Other Teachers and Instructors 2051 43.9
Heavy Vehicle Mechanics 1634 43.9
Miscellaneous engineeers 3172 43.8
Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installers and Finishers 907 43.7
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 2488 43.7
Retail Salespersons 9735 43.7
Couriers and Messengers 1530 43.6
Bailiffs, Correctional Officers, and Jailers 2715 43.6
Computer Systems Analysts 1539 43.5
Human Resource Workers 2030 43.5
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 4657 43.5
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers 784 43.4
Physical Scientists 1059 43.4
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers 1478 43.4
Inspectors, Testers, and Weighers 3513 43.4
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers 1651 43.3
Compliance Officers 851 43.2
Fundraisers 883 43.2
Bill and Account Collectors 1456 43.2
Painting Workers 714 43.2
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 1084 43.1
Social Workers 4427 43.1
Special Education Teachers 814 43.1
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 1209 43.0
Sheet Metal Workers 607 43.0
First-Line Supervisors of Office Workers 9705 43.0
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation Workers 2740 43.0
Electricians 1977 42.9
Purchasing Managers 1469 42.9
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers 2560 42.9
Industrial and Refractory Machinery Mechanics 1247 42.9
Electrical and Electronics Engineers 1392 42.9
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers 928 42.9
Credit Counselors and Loan Officers 2962 42.9
Construction Laborers 6038 42.9
Civil Engineers 3668 42.9
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 1197 42.8
Accountants and Auditors 11670 42.7
Recreation and Fitness Workers 912 42.7
Carpenters 4347 42.6
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 596 42.6
Dentists 765 42.6
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1384 42.6
Network Systems Analysts 1268 42.6
Machinists 809 42.6
Architects, Except Naval 1123 42.5
Psychologists 1173 42.5
Pipelayers, Plumbers, and Steamfitters 2149 42.5
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 784 42.4
Computer Programmers 3725 42.4
Physical Therapists 1091 42.4
Database Administrators 694 42.4
Bartenders 920 42.4
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 898 42.4
Purchasing Agents 1328 42.3
Customer Service Representatives 11035 42.3
Biological Scientists 895 42.2
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists 845 42.2
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 4100 42.1
Dispatchers 2145 42.1
Grounds Maintenance Workers 5966 42.1
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 5906 42.1
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 1376 42.1
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers 1786 42.1
Construction equipment operators 873 42.1
Administrative Services Managers 899 42.0
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 2328 42.0
Drafters 755 42.0
Computer Scientists 3688 42.0
Electricians 706 41.9
Insurance Underwriters 677 41.9
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 506 41.9
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 915 41.9
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 2419 41.8
Packers and Packagers, Hand 1025 41.8
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 2357 41.8
Mail Clerks, Except Postal Service 731 41.8
Construction and Building Inspectors 735 41.8
Janitors and Building Cleaners 8788 41.7
Computer Support Specialists 2436 41.7
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 1177 41.7
Computer Repairers 1760 41.7
Cooks 6457 41.7
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 1605 41.6
Bus Drivers 1736 41.6
Budget Analysts 918 41.6
HVAC Mechanics 1147 41.6
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers 1621 41.6
Stock and Material Movers 6027 41.5
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 3106 41.5
Word Processors and Typists 2086 41.4
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 2078 41.4
Bakers 783 41.4
Roofers 501 41.4
Claims Adjusters and Appraisers 3320 41.3
Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 758 41.3
Cashiers 7470 41.3
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 700 41.3
Teacher Assistants 886 41.3
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 1308 41.2
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 1419 41.2
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 892 41.2
Health Diagnostic Technicians 1346 41.2
Billing and Posting Clerks 2570 41.1
Counselors 3078 41.1
Waiters and Waitresses 3143 41.1
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 2079 41.1
Order Clerks 919 41.1
Registered Nurses 11022 41.1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 6364 41.0
Receptionists and Information Clerks 5020 40.9
Postal Service Clerks 754 40.9
Butchers 726 40.9
Bus and Truck Mechanics 1237 40.9
Gaming Services Workers 759 40.9
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 2045 40.8
File Clerks 1915 40.8
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5199 40.8
Printing Machine Operators 704 40.7
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 13759 40.7
Office Clerks, General 7415 40.7
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 534 40.7
Operations Research Analysts 3999 40.7
Parts Salespersons 590 40.6
Data Entry Keyers 2244 40.6
Dental Assistants 1629 40.6
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 1024 40.6
Health Practitioner Technicians 904 40.6
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 922 40.6
Food Preparation Workers 1807 40.5
Computer Operators 1043 40.4
Respiratory Therapists 549 40.3
Medical Assistants 1050 40.0
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 583 39.8
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 793 39.7
Dishwashers 591 39.6
Tellers 761 39.6

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