HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
12. Employed persons by sex, occupation, class of worker, full- or part-time status, and race
[In thousands]
Category Total White Black or African
American
Asian
2013 2014 2013 2014 2013 2014 2013 2014

Total, 16 years and over

143,929 146,305 115,379 116,788 16,151 16,732 8,136 8,325

Men

76,353 77,692 62,322 63,108 7,497 7,818 4,294 4,403

Women

67,577 68,613 53,057 53,680 8,654 8,915 3,842 3,922

OCCUPATION

Management, professional, and related occupations

54,712 56,050 44,744 45,588 4,641 4,939 4,039 4,218

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

22,794 23,171 19,218 19,518 1,683 1,745 1,383 1,404

Management occupations

16,037 16,199 13,775 13,894 1,047 1,086 860 874

Business and financial operations occupations

6,757 6,972 5,443 5,624 636 659 523 530

Professional and related occupations

31,917 32,879 25,526 26,071 2,959 3,194 2,656 2,815

Computer and mathematical occupations

3,980 4,303 2,821 3,013 329 355 735 828

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,806 2,798 2,280 2,261 153 146 317 328

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,307 1,355 1,040 1,066 74 86 154 167

Community and social service occupations

2,332 2,495 1,758 1,885 433 436 69 84

Legal occupations

1,809 1,814 1,571 1,558 111 136 89 82

Education, training, and library occupations

8,623 8,686 7,221 7,214 810 897 390 379

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

2,879 2,935 2,451 2,510 186 186 143 147

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

8,182 8,493 6,385 6,564 863 953 760 801

Service occupations

25,929 25,854 19,365 19,256 4,133 4,179 1,392 1,389

Healthcare support occupations

3,537 3,461 2,300 2,276 935 888 168 178

Protective service occupations

3,130 3,140 2,338 2,333 584 619 76 73

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,209 8,112 6,370 6,237 1,002 1,026 470 490

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,661 5,803 4,435 4,530 827 845 194 198

Personal care and service occupations

5,392 5,337 3,921 3,880 786 801 484 449

Sales and office occupations

33,246 33,416 26,719 26,747 3,932 4,003 1,623 1,611

Sales and related occupations

15,444 15,646 12,542 12,682 1,599 1,670 862 836

Office and administrative support occupations

17,802 17,771 14,177 14,065 2,333 2,333 761 775

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,058 13,537 11,420 11,792 917 992 289 278

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

964 1,022 854 912 54 61 18 17

Construction and extraction occupations

7,130 7,637 6,307 6,707 439 523 111 101

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,964 4,879 4,259 4,174 424 408 161 161

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16,984 17,448 13,132 13,405 2,528 2,619 792 828

Production occupations

8,275 8,438 6,474 6,579 1,016 1,059 523 522

Transportation and material moving occupations

8,709 9,010 6,658 6,826 1,512 1,561 269 306

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,310 1,459 1,194 1,342 53 58 20 17

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

789 756 752 731 5 4 10 4

Unpaid family workers

31 22 30 20 0 0 0 1

Nonagricultural industries

Wage and salary workers(1)

133,111 135,402 106,079 107,360 15,463 16,046 7,633 7,853

Government

20,247 20,135 15,674 15,502 2,991 3,029 885 884

Private industries

112,864 115,267 90,406 91,857 12,472 13,017 6,748 6,968

Private households

723 820 610 677 62 73 25 42

Other industries

112,141 114,446 89,796 91,181 12,410 12,944 6,722 6,927

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,619 8,602 7,271 7,287 629 624 465 438

Unpaid family workers

70 64 53 49 2 0 7 12

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS(2)

Full-time workers

116,314 118,718 92,892 94,521 13,199 13,741 6,846 6,969

Part-time workers

27,615 27,587 22,487 22,266 2,952 2,991 1,290 1,355

Footnotes
(1) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.
(2) Employed persons are classified as full- or part-time workers based on their usual weekly hours at all jobs regardless of the number of hours they are at work during the reference week. Persons absent from work also are classified according to their usual status. Full time is 35 hours or more per week; part time is less than 35 hours.

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups will not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: February 12, 2015