HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
11. Employed persons by detailed occupation, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation 2012
Total
employed
Percent of total employed
Women Black or
African
American
Asian Hispanic
or Latino

Total, 16 years and over

142,469 47.0 11.1 5.4 15.4

Management, professional, and related occupations

54,043 51.5 8.7 6.9 8.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

22,678 43.6 7.8 5.8 8.6

Management occupations

16,042 38.6 6.9 5.1 8.8

Chief executives

1,513 27.4 3.7 4.2 4.7

General and operations managers

1,064 29.1 6.2 4.7 9.3

Legislators

11 - - - -

Advertising and promotions managers

77 49.4 6.7 4.3 10.0

Marketing and sales managers

967 45.2 4.2 6.0 6.1

Public relations and fundraising managers

58 69.3 5.8 3.4 8.0

Administrative services managers

144 44.1 6.4 4.4 9.5

Computer and information systems managers

605 26.8 5.6 14.5 5.8

Financial managers

1,228 53.5 8.6 5.7 10.3

Compensation and benefits managers

15 - - - -

Human resources managers

224 72.7 11.3 2.4 9.5

Training and development managers

36 - - - -

Industrial production managers

261 17.6 3.4 5.1 11.4

Purchasing managers

218 50.9 8.4 4.6 10.4

Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

287 15.6 11.1 3.3 11.3

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

944 24.5 0.8 1.2 4.0

Construction managers

983 6.4 3.7 2.2 9.4

Education administrators

811 64.4 13.8 2.2 7.9

Architectural and engineering managers

120 10.9 2.8 7.7 2.9

Food service managers

1,085 47.2 8.8 9.5 16.5

Funeral service managers

13 - - - -

Gaming managers

26 - - - -

Lodging managers

154 45.0 8.0 13.9 11.5

Medical and health services managers

585 69.7 10.9 5.1 8.1

Natural sciences managers

18 - - - -

Postmasters and mail superintendents

39 - - - -

Property, real estate, and community association managers

644 50.7 8.5 3.4 11.4

Social and community service managers

315 70.5 14.6 3.7 8.5

Emergency management directors

6 - - - -

Managers, all other

3,594 35.0 7.3 5.0 9.3

Business and financial operations occupations

6,636 55.8 9.8 7.4 8.0

Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes

47 - - - -

Buyers and purchasing agents, farm products

13 - - - -

Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products

198 55.2 7.1 7.7 10.9

Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products

261 55.1 6.1 4.4 9.8

Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators

323 63.4 17.5 3.1 10.3

Compliance officers

199 50.6 9.1 3.3 8.2

Cost estimators

114 11.7 1.5 2.0 6.8

Human resources workers

603 71.8 15.4 4.4 11.8

Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

71 81.1 6.9 4.2 11.8

Training and development specialists

126 56.4 15.9 0.8 10.8

Logisticians

94 36.8 12.3 2.2 11.9

Management analysts

773 39.8 6.8 8.8 4.4

Meeting, convention, and event planners

127 73.3 8.1 4.2 10.3

Fundraisers

86 75.3 5.1 4.6 3.4

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

219 54.2 5.4 9.1 4.7

Business operations specialists, all other

251 67.3 14.2 5.6 9.2

Accountants and auditors

1,765 60.9 9.7 12.0 6.8

Appraisers and assessors of real estate

93 40.6 9.8 2.7 1.0

Budget analysts

55 52.5 11.5 8.7 8.2

Credit analysts

30 - - - -

Financial analysts

89 36.8 3.7 9.0 6.3

Personal financial advisors

378 31.2 4.8 6.2 4.5

Insurance underwriters

103 70.4 10.7 0.7 10.2

Financial examiners

14 - - - -

Credit counselors and loan officers

333 59.2 13.2 6.0 9.3

Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

82 62.4 13.9 11.5 13.9

Tax preparers

107 59.6 10.4 7.1 15.9

Financial specialists, all other

82 66.5 10.9 8.4 11.5

Professional and related occupations

31,365 57.2 9.3 7.8 8.2

Computer and mathematical occupations

3,816 25.6 7.4 17.5 6.1

Computer and information research scientists

29 - - - -

Computer systems analysts

499 30.9 8.8 15.8 4.5

Information security analysts

52 15.1 11.8 14.2 4.0

Computer programmers

480 22.5 5.9 17.3 5.3

Software developers, applications and systems software

1,084 19.7 4.0 29.4 5.2

Web developers

190 33.7 4.1 8.0 5.6

Computer support specialists

476 27.1 12.0 7.7 9.7

Database administrators

101 36.6 4.1 10.0 9.8

Network and computer systems administrators

226 25.0 10.0 11.0 10.7

Computer network architects

127 8.1 10.0 14.6 4.6

Computer occupations, all other

341 24.4 11.4 11.7 5.9

Actuaries

26 - - - -

Mathematicians

4 - - - -

Operations research analysts

130 54.9 8.3 9.3 6.5

Statisticians

47 - - - -

Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations

3 - - - -

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,846 13.7 5.6 10.8 7.4

Architects, except naval

195 23.5 1.3 6.2 8.2

Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists

51 27.8 4.3 5.4 8.1

Aerospace engineers

119 9.0 1.8 13.4 4.6

Agricultural engineers

4 - - - -

Biomedical engineers

10 - - - -

Chemical engineers

71 17.7 5.9 9.3 6.7

Civil engineers

358 13.7 5.4 9.0 3.7

Computer hardware engineers

91 15.1 8.5 20.8 6.5

Electrical and electronics engineers

335 9.0 3.5 16.6 6.7

Environmental engineers

43 - - - -

Industrial engineers, including health and safety

197 18.8 6.2 9.6 10.5

Marine engineers and naval architects

8 - - - -

Materials engineers

40 - - - -

Mechanical engineers

288 4.5 6.3 12.3 4.9

Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

9 - - - -

Nuclear engineers

11 - - - -

Petroleum engineers

38 - - - -

Engineers, all other

359 13.2 3.9 15.4 5.9

Drafters

149 16.6 3.0 7.7 9.9

Engineering technicians, except drafters

395 16.3 10.8 5.0 12.3

Surveying and mapping technicians

77 4.3 5.3 2.5 13.5

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,316 45.3 6.5 9.9 6.7

Agricultural and food scientists

42 - - - -

Biological scientists

101 50.1 3.7 11.7 7.2

Conservation scientists and foresters

25 - - - -

Medical scientists

136 52.8 5.3 22.4 5.8

Life scientists, all other

0 - - - -

Astronomers and physicists

25 - - - -

Atmospheric and space scientists

15 - - - -

Chemists and materials scientists

105 44.2 4.0 9.2 9.4

Environmental scientists and geoscientists

105 25.7 7.0 1.3 1.7

Physical scientists, all other

154 35.1 2.7 20.4 3.8

Economists

26 - - - -

Survey researchers

2 - - - -

Psychologists

178 72.7 6.0 3.9 6.3

Sociologists

7 - - - -

Urban and regional planners

28 - - - -

Miscellaneous social scientists and related workers

57 54.3 10.8 5.5 7.0

Agricultural and food science technicians

32 - - - -

Biological technicians

19 - - - -

Chemical technicians

70 29.9 15.4 4.8 7.4

Geological and petroleum technicians

21 - - - -

Nuclear technicians

3 - - - -

Social science research assistants

3 - - - -

Miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians

160 52.8 12.8 14.4 10.4

Community and social service occupations

2,265 63.8 18.8 3.2 11.1

Counselors

661 69.3 19.4 2.9 10.7

Social workers

734 80.6 23.0 3.1 12.6

Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists

88 47.5 20.7 1.3 15.0

Social and human service assistants

151 77.1 24.4 3.8 15.5

Miscellaneous community and social service specialists, including
health educators and community health workers

94 75.7 16.9 2.4 18.4

Clergy

408 20.5 11.2 4.2 6.1

Directors, religious activities and education

61 66.3 7.4 2.1 5.9

Religious workers, all other

69 62.4 10.0 2.8 8.9

Legal occupations

1,786 50.4 7.1 3.9 7.4

Lawyers

1,061 31.1 4.4 4.3 4.0

Judicial law clerks

17 - - - -

Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers

67 39.0 12.8 0.7 4.5

Paralegals and legal assistants

418 85.9 10.7 4.6 17.0

Miscellaneous legal support workers

223 79.0 11.9 1.4 7.0

Education, training, and library occupations

8,543 73.6 9.5 4.3 9.7

Postsecondary teachers

1,350 48.2 7.9 11.3 6.2

Preschool and kindergarten teachers

678 98.1 11.8 4.2 12.0

Elementary and middle school teachers

2,838 81.4 9.8 2.1 10.3

Secondary school teachers

1,127 57.3 6.0 3.1 7.6

Special education teachers

366 86.2 6.9 1.1 9.4

Other teachers and instructors

860 65.6 10.7 5.9 9.5

Archivists, curators, and museum technicians

46 - - - -

Librarians

181 86.8 7.9 2.5 2.8

Library technicians

45 - - - -

Teacher assistants

898 91.1 14.5 2.7 15.7

Other education, training, and library workers

153 67.3 11.7 2.5 11.8

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

2,814 48.3 6.0 5.2 8.9

Artists and related workers

212 51.6 4.0 9.3 6.6

Designers

756 55.3 3.9 5.9 8.9

Actors

37 - - - -

Producers and directors

121 40.8 8.2 3.3 4.9

Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers

267 36.5 6.4 1.4 9.0

Dancers and choreographers

21 - - - -

Musicians, singers, and related workers

203 35.5 10.9 2.8 6.7

Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers, all other

41 - - - -

Announcers

50 23.6 12.0 8.3 15.3

News analysts, reporters and correspondents

82 45.7 9.2 6.1 5.9

Public relations specialists

155 58.2 7.3 5.8 8.0

Editors

159 50.7 4.8 3.2 6.5

Technical writers

58 55.5 2.7 6.7 3.7

Writers and authors

208 55.6 5.4 4.2 2.9

Miscellaneous media and communication workers

98 79.2 5.6 15.0 35.0

Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators

108 8.4 4.1 1.6 12.6

Photographers

178 52.2 6.2 4.3 10.7

Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors

57 21.4 4.4 5.6 10.7

Media and communication equipment workers, all other

2 - - - -

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

7,977 75.0 10.6 8.4 7.3

Chiropractors

58 22.3 0.0 3.5 4.0

Dentists

167 24.2 1.7 10.6 2.5

Dietitians and nutritionists

116 93.3 13.7 5.1 7.2

Optometrists

33 - - - -

Pharmacists

286 53.7 6.8 18.5 5.1

Physicians and surgeons

911 34.3 7.2 18.1 5.2

Physician assistants

108 69.4 8.2 9.0 8.8

Podiatrists

9 - - - -

Audiologists

14 - - - -

Occupational therapists

118 94.0 2.5 4.0 5.8

Physical therapists

211 70.7 4.4 9.1 9.4

Radiation therapists

14 - - - -

Recreational therapists

13 - - - -

Respiratory therapists

111 60.4 12.1 5.6 10.6

Speech-language pathologists

146 95.2 3.1 1.7 8.3

Exercise physiologists

2 - - - -

Therapists, all other

148 83.6 10.3 2.9 8.7

Veterinarians

85 54.7 1.9 1.3 6.1

Registered nurses

2,875 90.6 11.5 7.3 6.2

Nurse anesthetists

27 - - - -

Nurse midwives

3 - - - -

Nurse practitioners

103 86.1 4.5 4.6 2.9

Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other

23 - - - -

Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians

319 72.8 13.5 14.0 10.7

Dental hygienists

163 99.3 3.3 5.6 8.1

Diagnostic related technologists and technicians

308 74.5 9.0 4.1 7.8

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

172 31.2 5.0 1.6 8.1

Health practitioner support technologists and technicians

544 83.6 15.8 5.9 12.2

Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

531 94.2 23.3 5.1 9.4

Medical records and health information technicians

90 89.3 17.1 4.3 15.6

Opticians, dispensing

54 59.6 8.2 3.8 4.1

Miscellaneous health technologists and technicians

140 60.2 18.7 11.0 10.0

Other healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

75 50.3 8.8 3.1 5.6

Service occupations

25,459 56.3 15.9 5.6 22.6

Healthcare support occupations

3,496 87.6 26.5 4.5 15.3

Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides

2,119 87.9 34.5 4.6 14.2

Occupational therapy assistants and aides

18 - - - -

Physical therapist assistants and aides

66 66.4 14.7 3.6 5.6

Massage therapists

158 81.5 5.4 7.7 12.0

Dental assistants

274 97.9 9.6 3.6 21.2

Medical assistants

429 93.8 15.0 3.8 22.9

Medical transcriptionists

55 98.2 7.0 0.3 4.0

Pharmacy aides

45 - - - -

Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers

47 - - - -

Phlebotomists

119 80.2 26.5 4.8 15.7

Miscellaneous healthcare support occupations, including medical equipment preparers

166 69.0 21.9 4.0 9.9

Protective service occupations

3,096 20.9 17.2 2.7 13.7

First-line supervisors of correctional officers

46 - - - -

First-line supervisors of police and detectives

112 15.2 9.2 4.4 10.6

First-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers

64 0.5 10.7 0.0 6.6

First-line supervisors of protective service workers, all other

93 29.9 17.4 0.4 12.5

Firefighters

295 3.4 7.7 1.1 9.9

Fire inspectors

18 - - - -

Bailiffs, correctional officers, and jailers

371 28.0 22.7 1.1 18.3

Detectives and criminal investigators

160 24.8 9.8 3.5 10.4

Fish and game wardens

7 - - - -

Parking enforcement workers

4 - - - -

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

657 12.6 12.8 3.1 13.8

Transit and railroad police

3 - - - -

Animal control workers

11 - - - -

Private detectives and investigators

103 44.0 8.0 2.2 11.1

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

903 18.5 26.6 4.1 15.8

Crossing guards

61 55.3 19.7 1.8 16.1

Transportation security screeners

25 - - - -

Lifeguards and other recreational, and all other protective service workers

162 52.6 7.8 1.2 9.2

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,018 54.5 12.1 6.2 23.8

Chefs and head cooks

403 21.5 11.9 14.2 18.6

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

552 59.3 13.9 4.0 17.2

Cooks

1,970 37.7 16.6 6.0 31.7

Food preparation workers

868 58.0 12.1 5.7 27.5

Bartenders

412 59.9 5.2 3.5 13.2

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

343 64.9 14.1 3.1 18.0

Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop

233 70.8 10.9 4.8 16.6

Waiters and waitresses

2,124 71.2 7.9 7.1 19.6

Food servers, nonrestaurant

217 64.9 22.2 6.4 20.1

Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers

359 43.4 10.0 5.5 31.7

Dishwashers

271 18.7 12.9 5.5 40.5

Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop

260 81.5 10.2 5.4 14.8

Food preparation and serving related workers, all other

6 - - - -

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,591 38.6 15.0 3.3 36.1

First-line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers

277 47.1 16.9 3.3 21.7

First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers

281 7.6 6.6 1.1 19.8

Janitors and building cleaners

2,205 29.7 18.4 3.6 30.9

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

1,457 88.1 17.2 4.8 43.3

Pest control workers

73 4.7 7.7 0.1 20.4

Grounds maintenance workers

1,298 5.1 8.7 1.7 44.4

Personal care and service occupations

5,258 77.7 14.7 9.5 16.4

First-line supervisors of gaming workers

146 43.0 5.2 9.2 10.1

First-line supervisors of personal service workers

246 70.3 10.7 19.8 9.3

Animal trainers

44 - - - -

Nonfarm animal caretakers

179 74.2 4.3 1.8 12.2

Gaming services workers

106 51.0 9.4 24.3 13.5

Motion picture projectionists

2 - - - -

Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers

43 - - - -

Miscellaneous entertainment attendants and related workers

180 45.4 14.0 5.1 17.6

Embalmers and funeral attendants

16 - - - -

Morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors

38 - - - -

Barbers

109 21.9 38.2 2.5 24.1

Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists

785 92.8 13.2 6.5 15.0

Miscellaneous personal appearance workers

300 81.5 5.3 59.6 9.5

Baggage porters, bellhops, and concierges

68 25.0 20.8 13.1 18.0

Tour and travel guides

51 36.9 3.6 7.1 15.1

Childcare workers

1,314 94.1 15.3 3.3 20.3

Personal care aides

1,071 84.7 21.8 7.9 21.2

Recreation and fitness workers

406 66.5 10.0 4.5 9.7

Residential advisors

58 61.4 29.1 1.4 5.4

Personal care and service workers, all other

95 45.7 5.5 3.3 17.5

Sales and office occupations

33,152 61.8 11.8 4.7 14.0

Sales and related occupations

15,457 48.7 10.5 5.3 13.5

First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

3,237 43.4 8.6 5.9 11.3

First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

1,151 24.7 7.2 5.0 10.4

Cashiers

3,275 71.8 17.2 7.3 19.9

Counter and rental clerks

139 53.4 8.9 5.2 19.6

Parts salespersons

106 13.3 8.3 4.1 12.3

Retail salespersons

3,341 50.2 12.5 4.4 15.3

Advertising sales agents

230 47.4 9.9 2.3 7.6

Insurance sales agents

540 44.1 8.1 1.8 10.3

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents

280 27.9 3.4 8.3 8.9

Travel agents

73 79.0 2.5 9.3 4.8

Sales representatives, services, all other

457 31.0 7.9 3.7 10.1

Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing

1,277 27.0 3.7 3.7 9.4

Models, demonstrators, and product promoters

65 83.4 19.4 4.0 10.6

Real estate brokers and sales agents

761 57.1 4.0 4.7 8.7

Sales engineers

27 - - - -

Telemarketers

97 50.3 23.0 1.1 14.7

Door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers

198 62.2 10.2 3.8 13.5

Sales and related workers, all other

204 47.9 7.7 4.7 10.3

Office and administrative support occupations

17,695 73.3 12.9 4.2 14.5

First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

1,416 68.5 11.3 3.5 11.9

Switchboard operators, including answering service

35 - - - -

Telephone operators

42 - - - -

Communications equipment operators, all other

9 - - - -

Bill and account collectors

206 69.1 15.3 3.6 17.6

Billing and posting clerks

475 90.1 11.8 4.0 16.2

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

1,268 89.1 7.6 5.0 9.0

Gaming cage workers

8 - - - -

Payroll and timekeeping clerks

155 92.6 9.5 4.6 15.1

Procurement clerks

27 - - - -

Tellers

380 87.3 11.6 5.7 18.6

Financial clerks, all other

52 68.4 17.1 4.1 16.6

Brokerage clerks

5 - - - -

Correspondence clerks

6 - - - -

Court, municipal, and license clerks

85 77.2 23.0 1.2 13.4

Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks

43 - - - -

Customer service representatives

1,956 67.8 16.2 4.2 18.0

Eligibility interviewers, government programs

92 81.4 19.8 2.1 23.1

File clerks

292 81.3 14.1 4.6 16.4

Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks

110 64.6 18.4 6.3 18.6

Interviewers, except eligibility and loan

135 83.7 20.0 6.0 12.1

Library assistants, clerical

97 84.0 7.0 3.2 5.8

Loan interviewers and clerks

144 81.2 10.9 4.0 10.4

New accounts clerks

26 - - - -

Order clerks

104 58.2 5.8 4.1 21.3

Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping

132 82.7 18.3 1.9 7.9

Receptionists and information clerks

1,237 91.5 12.1 4.3 17.9

Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks

117 58.6 21.8 10.9 21.5

Information and record clerks, all other

104 80.2 17.0 2.5 13.4

Cargo and freight agents

25 - - - -

Couriers and messengers

213 15.5 13.0 2.4 16.9

Dispatchers

277 61.5 13.5 2.3 16.7

Meter readers, utilities

29 - - - -

Postal service clerks

148 50.0 21.3 9.5 12.0

Postal service mail carriers

318 37.7 16.5 6.7 8.8

Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

66 47.6 28.6 12.7 9.8

Production, planning, and expediting clerks

272 55.0 11.0 3.2 12.5

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks

527 27.8 15.6 3.6 23.7

Stock clerks and order fillers

1,453 35.5 16.7 4.5 18.1

Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping

74 49.1 19.9 2.8 21.9

Secretaries and administrative assistants

2,904 95.3 8.6 3.2 10.3

Computer operators

102 50.7 12.2 6.5 10.7

Data entry keyers

337 77.0 14.0 5.1 13.8

Word processors and typists

119 88.7 12.4 2.8 12.9

Desktop publishers

3 - - - -

Insurance claims and policy processing clerks

230 81.9 12.7 3.6 13.7

Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service

81 41.2 18.1 10.6 10.1

Office clerks, general

1,103 83.4 12.4 5.0 16.9

Office machine operators, except computer

46 - - - -

Proofreaders and copy markers

10 - - - -

Statistical assistants

32 - - - -

Office and administrative support workers, all other

570 77.3 14.1 3.9 11.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

12,821 4.3 7.0 2.1 25.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

994 22.7 5.3 1.8 44.2

First-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers

50 14.1 7.8 4.2 23.9

Agricultural inspectors

16 - - - -

Animal breeders

6 - - - -

Graders and sorters, agricultural products

118 59.8 16.6 2.1 58.0

Miscellaneous agricultural workers

711 18.9 3.2 1.5 48.9

Fishers and related fishing workers

33 - - - -

Hunters and trappers

2 - - - -

Forest and conservation workers

9 - - - -

Logging workers

49 - - - -

Construction and extraction occupations

7,005 2.5 6.2 1.6 28.9

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

634 2.8 4.5 1.3 14.0

Boilermakers

23 - - - -

Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons

122 0.1 5.8 0.3 43.2

Carpenters

1,223 1.6 4.2 1.9 29.0

Carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers

150 2.2 8.8 0.4 37.8

Cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers

68 2.7 5.8 3.1 53.3

Construction laborers

1,387 2.9 8.4 2.0 41.2

Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators

23 - - - -

Pile-driver operators

4 - - - -

Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

348 1.3 6.0 0.2 17.1

Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers

129 0.3 2.7 0.0 62.0

Electricians

692 1.8 6.0 2.3 14.8

Glaziers

46 - - - -

Insulation workers

44 - - - -

Painters, construction and maintenance

485 5.5 5.5 2.0 42.6

Paperhangers

7 - - - -

Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

534 1.3 6.6 1.5 20.9

Plasterers and stucco masons

18 - - - -

Reinforcing iron and rebar workers

8 - - - -

Roofers

196 1.5 7.0 0.5 45.1

Sheet metal workers

123 4.6 3.2 1.7 12.1

Structural iron and steel workers

65 2.8 6.5 0.0 15.8

Solar photovoltaic installers

7 - - - -

Helpers, construction trades

53 4.5 12.1 1.3 38.4

Construction and building inspectors

118 7.8 5.5 2.1 7.7

Elevator installers and repairers

29 - - - -

Fence erectors

33 - - - -

Hazardous materials removal workers

38 - - - -

Highway maintenance workers

108 1.5 11.0 0.1 12.4

Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators

10 - - - -

Septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners

8 - - - -

Miscellaneous construction and related workers

32 - - - -

Derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining

37 - - - -

Earth drillers, except oil and gas

35 - - - -

Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters

8 - - - -

Mining machine operators

65 0.3 3.8 0.0 17.2

Roof bolters, mining

3 - - - -

Roustabouts, oil and gas

14 - - - -

Helpers--extraction workers

5 - - - -

Other extraction workers

75 4.5 5.6 1.0 26.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,821 3.2 8.4 3.0 16.6

First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

292 5.9 11.3 1.0 10.4

Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers

296 10.7 10.8 7.2 9.9

Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers

158 5.8 11.2 3.2 13.8

Avionics technicians

14 - - - -

Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers

37 - - - -

Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment

5 - - - -

Electrical and electronics repairers, industrial and utility

12 - - - -

Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles

18 - - - -

Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers

50 0.5 11.6 4.3 13.2

Security and fire alarm systems installers

41 - - - -

Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

153 1.6 7.5 5.4 14.3

Automotive body and related repairers

140 1.8 5.7 2.3 25.3

Automotive glass installers and repairers

22 - - - -

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

867 1.2 9.6 4.7 21.3

Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

316 0.5 8.6 1.3 13.4

Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics

194 1.0 5.4 2.0 17.3

Small engine mechanics

56 1.4 4.9 0.2 12.2

Miscellaneous vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

87 1.8 8.0 0.0 31.4

Control and valve installers and repairers

27 - - - -

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

340 1.6 7.1 3.2 16.2

Home appliance repairers

47 - - - -

Industrial and refractory machinery mechanics

454 1.9 4.5 2.9 13.3

Maintenance and repair workers, general

442 2.2 8.4 3.2 19.4

Maintenance workers, machinery

28 - - - -

Millwrights

53 6.4 2.1 1.4 6.7

Electrical power-line installers and repairers

110 2.4 7.8 0.3 7.9

Telecommunications line installers and repairers

177 4.8 11.2 1.9 15.7

Precision instrument and equipment repairers

60 16.0 9.1 1.1 13.3

Wind turbine service technicians

3 - - - -

Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers

33 - - - -

Commercial divers

3 - - - -

Locksmiths and safe repairers

31 - - - -

Manufactured building and mobile home installers

5 - - - -

Riggers

13 - - - -

Signal and track switch repairers

5 - - - -

Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers

30 - - - -

Other installation, maintenance, and repair workers

205 3.6 5.9 1.4 21.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16,994 21.8 13.8 4.2 21.7

Production occupations

8,455 27.7 11.6 5.8 21.7

First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

808 19.5 9.4 5.8 13.9

Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers

23 - - - -

Electrical, electronics, and electromechanical assemblers

166 52.8 13.4 16.3 24.0

Engine and other machine assemblers

32 - - - -

Structural metal fabricators and fitters

25 - - - -

Miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators

919 38.4 15.8 6.9 19.3

Bakers

199 53.9 15.6 5.1 28.4

Butchers and other meat, poultry, and fish processing workers

311 23.0 13.5 7.9 41.6

Food and tobacco roasting, baking, and drying machine operators and tenders

11 - - - -

Food batchmakers

84 59.6 12.2 5.7 33.5

Food cooking machine operators and tenders

14 - - - -

Food processing workers, all other

117 29.5 15.9 5.9 34.6

Computer control programmers and operators

67 8.4 6.4 3.3 17.1

Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

10 - - - -

Forging machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

10 - - - -

Rolling machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

8 - - - -

Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

87 18.9 8.4 3.3 22.9

Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

3 - - - -

Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators,
and tenders, metal and plastic

54 6.6 13.7 0.7 21.8

Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

17 - - - -

Milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

3 - - - -

Machinists

397 3.8 4.5 4.9 11.7

Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, and casters

17 - - - -

Model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic

11 - - - -

Molders and molding machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

37 - - - -

Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

5 - - - -

Tool and die makers

56 0.8 3.1 5.6 4.3

Welding, soldering, and brazing workers

593 4.8 8.7 2.6 23.0

Heat treating equipment setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

4 - - - -

Layout workers, metal and plastic

4 - - - -

Plating and coating machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

18 - - - -

Tool grinders, filers, and sharpeners

3 - - - -

Metal workers and plastic workers, all other

375 19.5 14.4 6.6 26.0

Prepress technicians and workers

33 - - - -

Printing press operators

201 17.2 10.1 3.4 15.6

Print binding and finishing workers

22 - - - -

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers

185 53.3 20.8 10.3 37.1

Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials

54 70.6 17.0 3.5 47.9

Sewing machine operators

166 74.2 5.6 11.4 43.8

Shoe and leather workers and repairers

11 - - - -

Shoe machine operators and tenders

11 - - - -

Tailors, dressmakers, and sewers

86 77.1 5.9 19.5 24.9

Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders

5 - - - -

Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders

12 - - - -

Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders

7 - - - -

Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders

14 - - - -

Extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers

1 - - - -

Fabric and apparel patternmakers

3 - - - -

Upholsterers

34 - - - -

Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other

14 - - - -

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters

45 - - - -

Furniture finishers

7 - - - -

Model makers and patternmakers, wood

0 - - - -

Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood

30 - - - -

Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing

21 - - - -

Woodworkers, all other

21 - - - -

Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers

44 - - - -

Stationary engineers and boiler operators

121 5.5 10.4 4.3 13.8

Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

72 4.5 8.4 1.7 19.6

Miscellaneous plant and system operators

39 - - - -

Chemical processing machine setters, operators, and tenders

68 16.2 4.5 0.8 10.7

Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, and blending workers

100 15.0 14.5 6.8 18.4

Cutting workers

67 19.2 14.1 3.5 15.8

Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders

45 - - - -

Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, and kettle operators and tenders

16 - - - -

Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

689 33.4 11.5 6.7 13.6

Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers

46 - - - -

Medical, dental, and ophthalmic laboratory technicians

95 50.7 1.6 8.9 15.9

Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders

261 52.3 14.1 8.8 38.0

Painting workers

150 15.1 5.7 4.3 34.9

Photographic process workers and processing machine operators

55 45.6 13.3 4.9 18.7

Semiconductor processors

4 - - - -

Adhesive bonding machine operators and tenders

9 - - - -

Cleaning, washing, and metal pickling equipment operators and tenders

7 - - - -

Cooling and freezing equipment operators and tenders

2 - - - -

Etchers and engravers

6 - - - -

Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic

41 - - - -

Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders

35 - - - -

Tire builders

19 - - - -

Helpers--production workers

59 34.8 19.8 2.9 30.6

Production workers, all other

933 26.3 13.7 4.0 21.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

8,540 15.9 15.9 2.7 21.7

Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers

200 23.0 13.5 4.4 18.4

Aircraft pilots and flight engineers

129 4.1 2.7 2.5 5.0

Air traffic controllers and airfield operations specialists

44 - - - -

Flight attendants

88 77.6 11.8 5.9 10.5

Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians

20 - - - -

Bus drivers

558 45.5 25.3 2.3 12.9

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

3,201 5.4 14.0 1.6 19.3

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

336 13.2 24.8 13.8 16.0

Motor vehicle operators, all other

63 13.3 14.4 1.4 10.5

Locomotive engineers and operators

41 - - - -

Railroad brake, signal, and switch operators

10 - - - -

Railroad conductors and yardmasters

52 5.6 16.2 0.7 12.5

Subway, streetcar, and other rail transportation workers

11 - - - -

Sailors and marine oilers

16 - - - -

Ship and boat captains and operators

37 - - - -

Ship engineers

7 - - - -

Bridge and lock tenders

7 - - - -

Parking lot attendants

81 11.6 23.5 5.3 35.5

Automotive and watercraft service attendants

94 9.2 12.9 5.2 12.5

Transportation inspectors

36 - - - -

Transportation attendants, except flight attendants

38 - - - -

Other transportation workers

17 - - - -

Conveyor operators and tenders

4 - - - -

Crane and tower operators

62 4.0 12.3 0.9 12.2

Dredge, excavating, and loading machine operators

42 - - - -

Hoist and winch operators

5 - - - -

Industrial truck and tractor operators

537 7.4 18.4 1.6 31.3

Cleaners of vehicles and equipment

315 15.2 16.8 2.7 35.9

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

1,849 18.7 15.9 2.5 23.0

Machine feeders and offbearers

27 - - - -

Packers and packagers, hand

431 53.1 14.0 3.5 42.0

Pumping station operators

25 - - - -

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

106 6.6 24.9 1.4 29.4

Mine shuttle car operators

1 - - - -

Tank car, truck, and ship loaders

4 - - - -

Material moving workers, all other

45 - - - -

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 50,000).

Last Modified Date: February 5, 2013