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Codes

JTOCC is a 4-digit numeric variable.

1983-1991
1992-2002
2003-2010
2011+

Description

JTOCC reports the occupation code of the job the respondent was working one year ago.

This variable is part of the Job Tenure Supplement.

Comparability

The occupation coding scheme for the CPS changed over time, and JTOCC gives the responses in the coding scheme currently used for the sample year. For an occupation variable that is comparable over time, see JTOCC1990

After 1996, the universe includes employed individuals aged 15 and older; prior to 1996, employed individuals aged 14 and older are included.

Universe

  • Jan 1983 and Jan 1987: Civilians age 14 or older who were employed in the reference week and one year ago who were doing a different kind of work one year ago.
  • 1996+: Persons age 15 or older who were employed in the reference week at the same job they had last year.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1983 X - - - - - - - - - - -
1987 X - - - - - - - - - - -
1996 - X - - - - - - - - - -
2000 - X - - - - - - - - - -
2002 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2004 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2006 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2008 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2010 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2012 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2014 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2016 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2018 X - - - - - - - - - - -

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