R child census occupation code (1980)
Variable: kdocc80
Module:
Family Mobility
Subject:
Children
,
Occupation
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

Respondent's Child's Occupation, Prestige, and Industry
A. What kind of work (is/was) (CHILD'S NAME) doing? That is, what (is/was) (his/her) job called?
B. IF NOT ALREADY ANSWERED, ASK: What (does/did) (he/she) actually do in that job? Tell me what (are/were) some of (his/her) main duties?
C. What kind of place (does/did) (s/he) work for?
D. IF NOT ALREADY ANSWERED, ASK: What (do/did) they (make/do)?
E. IF ALREADY ANSWERED, CODE WITHOUT ASKING: (Is/was) (s/he) self-employed or (does/did) (s/he) work for someone else?

Year Availability
Available in 1 of 31 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
5 Administrators and officials, public administration
9 Purchasing managers
13 Managers, marketing, advertising, and public relations
14 Administrators, education and related fields
16 Managers, properties and real estate
18 Funeral directors
19 Managers and administrators, n.e.c.
23 Accountants and auditors
25 Other financial officers
26 Management analysts
27 Personnel, training, and labor relations specialists
29 Buyers, wholesale and retail trade except farm products
33 Purchasing agents and buyers
35 Construction inspectors
53 Civil engineers
57 Mechanical engineers
59 Engineers, n.e.c.
64 Computer systems analysts and scientists
75 Geologists and geodesists
78 Biological and life scientists
84 Physicians
86 Veterinarians
95 Registered nurses
98 Inhalation therapists
106 Physicians' assistants
114 Biological science teachers
143 English teachers
144 Foreign language teachers
154 Postsecondary teachers, subject not specified
155 Teachers, prekindergarten and kindergarten
156 Teachers, elementary school
157 Teachers, secondary school
158 Teachers, special education
159 Teachers, n.e.c.
164 Librarians
167 Psychologists
174 Social workers
176 Clergy
177 Religious workers, n.e.c.
178 Lawyers
184 Technical writers
185 Designers
186 Musicians and composers
187 Actors and directors
188 Painters, sculptors, craft-artists, and printmakers
189 Photographers
194 Artists, performers, and related workers, n.e.c.
195 Editors and reporters
197 Public relations specialists
198 Announcers
203 Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians
204 Dental hygienists
205 Health record technologists and technicians
206 Radiologic technicians
207 Licensed practical nurses
208 Health technologists and technicians, n.e.c.
217 Drafting occupations
226 Airplane pilots and navigators
229 Computer programmers
234 Legal assistants
235 Technicians, n.e.c.
243 Supervisors and proprietors, sales occupations
253 Insurance sales occupations
254 Real estate sales occupations
255 Securities and financial services sales occupations
256 Advertising and related sales occupations
259 Sales rep., mining, manufacturing, and wholesale
264 Sales workers, apparel
265 Sales workers, shoes
267 Sales workers, radio, tv, hi-fi, and appliances
274 Sales workers, other commodities
276 Cashiers
277 Street and door-to-door sales workers
278 News vendors
303 Supervisors, general office
307 Supervisors, distribution, scheduling, and adjusting clerks
308 Computer operators
313 Secretaries
315 Typists
316 Interviewers
317 Hotel clerks
318 Transportation ticket and reservation agents
319 Receptionists
327 Order clerks
329 Library clerks
335 File clerks
336 Records clerks
337 Bookkeepers, accounting and auditing clerks
338 Payroll and timekeeping clerks
344 Billing, posting, and calculating machine operators
348 Telephone operators
353 Communications equipment operators, n.e.c.
354 Postal clerks, excluding mail carriers
355 Mail carriers, postal service
356 Mail clerks, excluding postal service
357 Messengers
359 Dispatchers
364 Traffic, shipping and receiving clerks
365 Stock and inventory clerks
374 Material recording, scheduling and distributing clerks, n.e.c.
375 Insurance adjusters, examiners, and investigators
376 Investigators and adjusters, except insurance
379 General office clerks
383 Bank tellers
385 Data-entry keyers
389 Administrative support occupations, n.e.c.
406 Child care workers, private household
407 Private household cleaners and servants
418 Police and detectives, public service
423 Sheriffs, bailiffs, and other law enforcement officers
424 Correctional institution officers
426 Guards and police, excluding public service
431 Current member of the armed forces
433 Supervisors, food preparation and service occupations
435 Waiters and waitresses
436 Cooks, except short order
439 Kitchen workers, food preparation
443 Waiters'/waitresses' assistants
444 Miscellaneous food preparation occupations
445 Dental assistants
446 Health aids, except nursing
447 Nursing aides, orderlies and attendants
449 Maids and housemen
453 Janitors and cleaners
456 Supervisors, personal service occupations
458 Hairdressers and cosmetologists
459 Attendants, amusement and recreation facilities
465 Public transportation attendants
467 Welfare service aides
468 Child care workers, except private household
469 Personal service occupations, n.e.c.
473 Farmers, except horticultural
479 Farm workers
485 Supervisors, related agricultural occupations
486 Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm
503 Supervisors, mechanics and repairers
505 Automobile mechanics, except apprentices
515 Aircraft mechanics, excluding engine
516 Heavy equipment mechanics
518 Industrial machinery repairers
523 Electronic repairers, communications and industrial equipment
525 Data processing equipment repairers
526 Household appliance and power tool repairers
529 Telephone installers and repairers
549 Not specified mechanics and repairers
558 Supervisors, n.e.c.
567 Carpenters, except apprentices
573 Drywall installers
575 Electricians, except apprentices
576 Electrician apprentices
579 Painters, construction and maintenance
585 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters, except apprentices
594 Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators
595 Roofers
614 Drillers, oil well
633 Supervisors, production occupations
637 Machinists, except apprentices
657 Cabinet makers and bench carpenters
658 Furniture and wood finishers
666 Dressmakers
668 Upholsterers
686 Butchers and meat cutters
687 Bakers
706 Punching and stamping press machine operators
734 Printing machine operators
744 Textile sewing machine operators
748 Laundering and dry cleaning machine operators
766 Furnace, kiln, and oven operators, except food
777 Miscellaneous and not specified machine operators, n.e.c.
779 Machine operators, not specified
783 Welders and cutters
785 Assemblers
789 Hand painting,coating, and decorating occupations
796 Production inspectors, checkers, and examiners
803 Supervisors, motor vehicle operators
804 Truck drivers, heavy
806 Driver-sales workers
808 Bus drivers
809 Taxicab drivers and chauffeurs
844 Operating engineers
863 Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers, n.e.c.
869 Construction laborers
876 Stevedores
877 Stock handlers and baggers
883 Freight, stock, and material handlers, n.e.c.
887 Vehicle washers and equipment cleaners
888 Hand packers and packagers
889 Laborers, except construction
998 Don't know
999 No answer
0 Not applicable
1994
1
1
2
2
1
1
21
10
1
1
3
2
2
1
2
2
1
6
1
2
1
1
11
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
10
8
2
2
1
1
8
2
1
4
2
6
2
1
2
1
1
1
1
2
4
2
1
1
1
4
2
1
11
2
1
12
2
5
2
1
6
1
1
1
9
17
2
1
6
1
4
23
2
1
1
3
3
1
1
1
1
5
1
1
1
1
1
3
3
1
1
1
3
1
3
1
9
5
4
7
1
2
5
3
3
1
7
2
15
15
2
1
5
1
1
9
4
3
1
5
1
1
1
6
1
2
5
1
4
1
5
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
3
1
1
3
1
2
1
2
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
3
1
5
2
1
2
1
5
3
1
1
1
9
6
2
2
1
1
4
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10
3
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5
8
12
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2391
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 562
Missing cases 61904