HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
9. Employed persons by occupation, sex, and age
[In thousands]
Occupation Total Men Women
16 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012

Total

139,869 142,469 74,290 75,555 72,182 73,403 65,579 66,914 63,360 64,640

Management, professional, and related occupations

52,547 54,043 25,552 26,208 25,415 26,071 26,995 27,834 26,841 27,633

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

21,589 22,678 12,275 12,779 12,244 12,749 9,314 9,899 9,289 9,862

Management occupations

15,250 16,042 9,439 9,849 9,415 9,823 5,812 6,194 5,794 6,167

Business and financial operations occupations

6,339 6,636 2,837 2,931 2,829 2,926 3,503 3,705 3,495 3,695

Professional and related occupations

30,957 31,365 13,277 13,429 13,171 13,321 17,681 17,936 17,552 17,771

Computer and mathematical occupations

3,608 3,816 2,705 2,841 2,694 2,834 903 976 901 972

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,785 2,846 2,406 2,457 2,401 2,449 379 390 376 387

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,303 1,316 687 720 684 719 616 596 615 590

Community and social service occupations

2,352 2,265 835 819 828 812 1,518 1,446 1,509 1,438

Legal occupations

1,770 1,786 889 885 887 884 881 901 879 898

Education, training, and library occupations

8,619 8,543 2,274 2,253 2,236 2,219 6,345 6,290 6,291 6,210

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

2,779 2,814 1,499 1,456 1,468 1,419 1,281 1,358 1,244 1,317

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

7,740 7,977 1,982 1,998 1,973 1,987 5,758 5,979 5,739 5,959

Service occupations

24,787 25,459 10,929 11,135 10,115 10,295 13,858 14,324 12,842 13,353

Healthcare support occupations

3,359 3,496 413 434 397 420 2,945 3,062 2,881 3,006

Protective service occupations

3,210 3,096 2,546 2,449 2,501 2,397 664 647 618 606

Food preparation and serving related occupations

7,747 8,018 3,534 3,648 2,987 3,111 4,213 4,370 3,571 3,765

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,492 5,591 3,359 3,430 3,232 3,286 2,133 2,160 2,086 2,109

Personal care and service occupations

4,979 5,258 1,077 1,173 998 1,080 3,902 4,085 3,686 3,866

Sales and office occupations

33,066 33,152 12,450 12,653 11,902 12,088 20,616 20,500 19,682 19,530

Sales and related occupations

15,330 15,457 7,733 7,922 7,401 7,565 7,597 7,535 6,936 6,841

Office and administrative support occupations

17,736 17,695 4,717 4,730 4,501 4,523 13,019 12,965 12,747 12,689

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,009 12,821 12,457 12,266 12,201 12,001 552 554 529 525

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,001 994 785 768 702 702 216 226 199 204

Construction and extraction occupations

7,125 7,005 6,962 6,832 6,846 6,707 163 173 160 166

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,883 4,821 4,710 4,666 4,654 4,592 173 156 170 155

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16,461 16,994 12,902 13,294 12,548 12,949 3,558 3,701 3,465 3,599

Production occupations

8,142 8,455 5,826 6,109 5,725 6,005 2,316 2,346 2,276 2,303

Transportation and material moving occupations

8,318 8,540 7,076 7,185 6,823 6,944 1,242 1,355 1,190 1,296

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

Last Modified Date: February 5, 2013