What are some examples of white-collar jobs?

Some examples of white-collar jobs are a computer programmer, certified public accountant, human resources manager, administrative assistant and newspaper reporter. White-collar workers are usually office workers.

The terms white-collar and blue-collar became popular in the 1920s. White-collar workers are professionals and usually work in office buildings or the clergy. Their jobs do not involve much, if any, manual labor, and they do not wear uniforms.