May 10, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employed Asians by occupation, 2008–2010

Percent of employed Asians, by occupational group, averages for the combined years, 2008–2010
Occupation Percent

Total

100.0

 

 

Management, professional, and related

48.0

Management

10.2

Healthcare practitioners and technical

9.1

Computer and mathematical

8.5

Business and financial operations

5.5

Education, training, and library

4.9

Architecture and engineering

3.9

Life, physical, and social science

2.4

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media

1.6

Community and social service

1.0

Legal

0.8

Sales and office

21.3

Sales and related

11.3

Office and administrative support

10.0

Service

17.1

Food preparation and serving related

6.3

Personal care and service

5.6

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance

2.3

Healthcare support

2.0

Protective service

0.9

Production, transportation, and material moving

9.6

Production

6.3

Transportation and material moving

3.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance

4.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair

2.2

Construction and extraction

1.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry

0.2

These data featured in the TED article, Employed Asians by occupation, 2008–2010.