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
2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013

Total, 16 years and over

142,469 143,929 114,769 115,379 15,856 16,151 7,705 8,136

Men

75,555 76,353 61,990 62,322 7,302 7,497 4,085 4,294

Women

66,914 67,577 52,779 53,057 8,553 8,654 3,620 3,842

OCCUPATION

Management, professional, and related occupations

54,043 54,712 44,375 44,744 4,678 4,641 3,735 4,039

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

22,678 22,794 19,095 19,218 1,766 1,683 1,305 1,383

Management occupations

16,042 16,037 13,741 13,775 1,114 1,047 814 860

Business and financial operations occupations

6,636 6,757 5,353 5,443 651 636 491 523

Professional and related occupations

31,365 31,917 25,280 25,526 2,912 2,959 2,431 2,656

Computer and mathematical occupations

3,816 3,980 2,773 2,821 284 329 666 735

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,846 2,806 2,339 2,280 159 153 308 317

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,316 1,307 1,077 1,040 85 74 130 154

Community and social service occupations

2,265 2,332 1,711 1,758 425 433 71 69

Legal occupations

1,786 1,809 1,552 1,571 127 111 70 89

Education, training, and library occupations

8,543 8,623 7,161 7,221 814 810 368 390

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

2,814 2,879 2,395 2,451 170 186 145 143

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

7,977 8,182 6,273 6,385 847 863 671 760

Service occupations

25,459 25,929 19,001 19,365 4,039 4,133 1,415 1,392

Healthcare support occupations

3,496 3,537 2,294 2,300 925 935 156 168

Protective service occupations

3,096 3,130 2,350 2,338 532 584 83 76

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,018 8,209 6,209 6,370 968 1,002 495 470

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,591 5,661 4,365 4,435 839 827 184 194

Personal care and service occupations

5,258 5,392 3,783 3,921 774 786 497 484

Sales and office occupations

33,152 33,246 26,733 26,719 3,907 3,932 1,564 1,623

Sales and related occupations

15,457 15,444 12,563 12,542 1,627 1,599 815 862

Office and administrative support occupations

17,695 17,802 14,169 14,177 2,280 2,333 749 761

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

12,821 13,058 11,272 11,420 892 917 274 289

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

994 964 889 854 53 54 18 18

Construction and extraction occupations

7,005 7,130 6,253 6,307 434 439 110 111

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,821 4,964 4,130 4,259 405 424 146 161

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16,994 16,984 13,389 13,132 2,341 2,528 716 792

Production occupations

8,455 8,275 6,702 6,474 985 1,016 488 523

Transportation and material moving occupations

8,540 8,709 6,686 6,658 1,356 1,512 229 269

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,377 1,310 1,264 1,194 54 53 20 20

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

780 789 742 752 7 5 12 10

Unpaid family workers

29 31 28 30 0 0 0 0

Nonagricultural industries

Wage and salary workers(1)

131,452 133,111 105,236 106,079 15,178 15,463 7,208 7,633

Government

20,360 20,247 15,826 15,674 2,978 2,991 856 885

Private industries

111,093 112,864 89,411 90,406 12,200 12,472 6,352 6,748

Private households

738 723 618 610 62 62 33 25

Other industries

110,355 112,141 88,793 89,796 12,138 12,410 6,319 6,722

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,749 8,619 7,436 7,271 614 629 452 465

Unpaid family workers

81 70 63 53 3 2 13 7

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS(2)

Full-time workers

114,809 116,314 92,219 92,892 12,935 13,199 6,436 6,846

Part-time workers

27,661 27,615 22,550 22,487 2,921 2,952 1,269 1,290

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 26, 2014