occupation groupings

occupation groupings

pl n
(Sociology) a system of classifying people according to occupation, based originally on information obtained by government census and subsequently developed by market research. The classifications are used by the advertising industry to identify potential markets. The groups are A, B, C1, C2, D, and E. See A, B, C1, C2, D, E
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Within these major occupation groupings, critical vacancies exist in occupations that primarily employ middle-skill workers.
We begin with the nine major occupation groupings at the ASCO 1-digit level.
Permanent return rates by occupation groupings varied from 18 per cent for professionals to 28 per cent for non-working children.
The 16 occupation dummies included in the model were formed by selecting the 15 three-digit occupation groupings that employ the largest number of minimum wage workers.
It is not too surprising to see the trend toward more earnings inequality occur also in industry and occupation groupings.
In the case of the CPS, the Census Bureau publishes earnings distributions for roughly 75 detailed occupations within the six broad occupation groupings shown in table 7 and 8.
The educational level of the respondent retains its strong explanatory power even after controlling for income and occupation groupings.
a hierarchy of occupation groupings, was produced (Berven & Hubert, 1977).
However, about half of the displaced workers (while often changing specific industry or occupation) return to their old major industry and occupation groupings in order to minimize earnings losses.