1. Careers

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://usmilitary.about.com/library/milinfo/bljobnumbers.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Military personnel by broad occupational category and branch of military service
as of October 2001

 

Occupational Group - Enlisted Army Air Force Coast Guard USMC Navy Total
Administrative occupations 19,862 23,124 2,211 11,560 16,760 73,517
Combat specialty occupations 102,844 1,092 33,127 4,242 141,305
Construction occupations 15,815 6,130 881 5,503 5,897 34,226
Electronic and electrical repair occupations 29,628 47,485 1,725 15,828 62,269 156,935
Engineering, science, and technical occupations 43,368 42,018 2,153 25,098 44,979 157,616
Health care occupations 26,443 19,140 664 24,559 70,806
Human resource development occupations 13,287 12,514 654 5,097 4,557 36,109
Machine operator and precision work occupations 2,881 9,729 4,410 2,275 6,870 26,165
Media and public affairs occupations 7,740 6,683 114 1,974 3,578 20,089
Protective service occupations 21,731 31,123 1,913 5,801 14,780 75,348
Support services occupations 12,651 7,029 1,173 3,062 9,254 33,169
Transportation and material handling occupations 54,555 36,534 10,355 25,911 65,825 193,180
Vehicle machinery mechanic occupations 45,921 37,477 1,626 17,536 48,174 150,734

 

Occupational Group - Officer Army Air Force Coast Guard USMC Navy Total
Combat specialty occupations 18,714 5,260 38 4,741 4,068 32,821
Engineering, science, and technical occupations 16,095 17,257 1,315 3,027 10,431 48,125
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations 10,619 8,613 578 2,220 7,163 29,193
Health care occupations 10,829 10,383 16 --- 8,327 29,555
Human resource development occupations 1,828 2,471 275 659 3,658 8,891
Media and public affairs occupations 601 468 20 152 370 1,611
Protective service occupations 2,063 1,207 981 350 917 5,518
Support services occupations 1,578 1,214 --- 44 1,164 4,000
Transportation occupations 12,749 20,846 3,645 6,916 16,774 60,930
Total, by service 75,076 67,719 6,868 18,109 52,872 220,644

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Manpower Data Center East

Subscribe to the Newsletter
Name
Email

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

See More About

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.