HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-20. Employed persons by occupation, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex
[Percent distribution]
Occupation, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity Total Men Women
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

149,349 151,594 79,474 80,673 69,875 70,921

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.9 39.3 35.6 35.5 42.8 43.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.0 16.4 17.1 17.2 14.8 15.6

Professional and related occupations

22.9 22.9 18.5 18.4 28.0 28.0

Service occupations

17.6 17.8 14.3 14.7 21.4 21.3

Sales and office occupations

22.7 21.9 16.6 16.0 29.6 28.7

Sales and related occupations

10.7 10.4 10.2 9.9 11.2 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

12.0 11.6 6.4 6.1 18.3 17.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.2 9.2 16.5 16.5 0.9 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.8 1.1 1.2 0.3 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.2 5.3 9.6 9.6 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.2 3.1 5.9 5.7 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.6 11.8 17.0 17.3 5.4 5.5

Production occupations

5.7 5.8 7.7 7.8 3.4 3.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.9 6.0 9.4 9.5 2.0 2.1

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

118,457 119,686 64,200 64,793 54,257 54,893

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.8 40.0 36.1 35.9 44.1 44.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.8 17.2 18.0 18.2 15.3 16.1

Professional and related occupations

22.9 22.7 18.0 17.7 28.7 28.7

Service occupations

16.3 16.6 13.1 13.7 20.1 20.1

Sales and office occupations

22.6 22.0 16.4 15.9 29.9 29.2

Sales and related occupations

10.8 10.6 10.5 10.3 11.2 10.8

Office and administrative support occupations

11.7 11.5 5.9 5.6 18.7 18.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.2 10.2 18.0 18.0 1.0 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.9 1.2 1.3 0.4 0.5

Construction and extraction occupations

5.9 5.9 10.6 10.6 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.4 6.3 6.0 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.2 11.2 16.4 16.5 5.0 5.0

Production occupations

5.6 5.6 7.7 7.7 3.1 3.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.6 5.6 8.7 8.7 1.9 2.0

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

17,489 17,865 8,236 8,487 9,254 9,378

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.2 30.4 25.8 25.6 34.1 34.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11.5 11.4 11.5 10.7 11.5 12.1

Professional and related occupations

18.7 19.0 14.3 14.9 22.6 22.7

Service occupations

25.2 25.3 21.9 21.4 28.0 28.8

Sales and office occupations

24.2 22.8 17.6 16.6 30.2 28.5

Sales and related occupations

9.8 9.6 8.0 7.4 11.3 11.5

Office and administrative support occupations

14.5 13.2 9.5 9.2 18.9 17.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.4 5.1 11.0 10.4 0.5 0.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

3.0 2.8 6.0 5.9 0.3 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.2 2.0 4.6 4.1 0.0 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.0 16.4 23.7 26.1 7.3 7.6

Production occupations

6.0 6.7 8.1 9.2 4.1 4.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.0 9.7 15.5 16.9 3.2 3.1

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

8,804 9,055 4,629 4,783 4,175 4,272

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

50.3 53.1 51.0 53.2 49.5 53.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.1 17.8 16.1 17.8 16.1 17.8

Professional and related occupations

34.2 35.3 34.9 35.5 33.4 35.2

Service occupations

16.6 15.2 13.0 12.2 20.6 18.5

Sales and office occupations

20.2 18.7 17.5 16.5 23.3 21.3

Sales and related occupations

10.6 9.8 10.8 10.0 10.4 9.5

Office and administrative support occupations

9.6 8.9 6.7 6.5 12.9 11.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.0 3.3 5.3 5.4 0.4 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

1.0 1.1 1.9 2.0 0.0 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.8 1.9 3.1 3.2 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.9 9.7 13.3 12.6 6.2 6.5

Production occupations

6.2 6.3 7.0 7.0 5.4 5.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

3.7 3.5 6.3 5.7 0.9 1.0

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

24,521 25,163 14,136 14,547 10,385 10,616

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

21.7 22.3 17.6 18.1 27.5 28.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.4 10.0 8.7 9.3 10.4 11.0

Professional and related occupations

12.4 12.3 8.9 8.8 17.1 17.2

Service occupations

25.2 25.8 20.4 21.6 31.7 31.6

Sales and office occupations

21.5 20.7 15.0 14.2 30.2 29.6

Sales and related occupations

9.8 9.5 8.1 7.9 12.2 11.7

Office and administrative support occupations

11.6 11.2 7.0 6.3 17.9 17.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.2 16.2 26.7 26.7 1.9 1.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.0 2.2 2.6 2.9 1.1 1.2

Construction and extraction occupations

10.8 10.7 18.3 18.2 0.6 0.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.4 3.4 5.8 5.7 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.4 14.9 20.3 19.3 8.7 8.8

Production occupations

7.3 7.6 8.5 9.1 5.8 5.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.1 7.3 11.8 10.3 3.0 3.1

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.

 

Last Modified Date: June 03, 2016