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
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013
Oct.
2014

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

144,144 147,936 76,403 78,696 67,741 69,240

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.3 38.4 35.0 34.6 41.9 42.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

15.8 15.8 16.9 16.5 14.7 15.0

Professional and related occupations

22.4 22.6 18.1 18.2 27.3 27.6

Service occupations

18.0 17.7 14.6 14.6 21.8 21.2

Sales and office occupations

22.9 22.5 16.6 16.2 29.9 29.6

Sales and related occupations

10.7 10.5 10.5 10.1 10.9 11.0

Office and administrative support occupations

12.2 12.0 6.2 6.2 18.9 18.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.0 9.4 16.1 16.8 1.0 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.7 1.0 1.1 0.4 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

4.9 5.3 9.0 9.7 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.4 3.4 6.1 6.1 0.4 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.8 12.1 17.6 17.7 5.4 5.7

Production occupations

5.8 5.9 8.0 7.9 3.4 3.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.0 6.2 9.6 9.8 2.0 2.2

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

115,530 117,901 62,298 63,772 53,232 54,129

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.9 39.1 35.6 35.3 42.7 43.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.6 16.7 18.0 17.7 14.9 15.5

Professional and related occupations

22.3 22.5 17.6 17.7 27.8 28.2

Service occupations

16.6 16.4 13.3 13.4 20.4 19.9

Sales and office occupations

23.2 22.6 16.7 16.2 30.9 30.1

Sales and related occupations

11.0 10.6 10.8 10.3 11.1 11.0

Office and administrative support occupations

12.3 11.9 5.9 5.9 19.8 19.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.8 10.2 17.3 18.1 1.1 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.8 1.2 1.2 0.4 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.4 5.8 9.7 10.5 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.7 3.6 6.5 6.4 0.4 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.5 11.6 17.0 16.9 5.0 5.4

Production occupations

5.7 5.7 7.9 7.8 3.2 3.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.8 5.9 9.1 9.2 1.9 2.1

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

16,229 17,086 7,583 8,055 8,646 9,031

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

28.7 28.7 22.9 22.6 33.8 34.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10.7 10.4 9.2 8.7 11.9 11.9

Professional and related occupations

18.1 18.3 13.6 13.8 21.9 22.3

Service occupations

27.3 25.7 24.8 22.1 29.5 29.0

Sales and office occupations

23.2 23.4 17.6 17.2 28.2 29.0

Sales and related occupations

9.4 10.0 8.3 8.7 10.4 11.1

Office and administrative support occupations

13.8 13.5 9.3 8.4 17.8 17.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.5 6.1 10.7 12.3 0.9 0.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.1 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

2.6 3.0 5.4 6.2 0.2 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.7 2.8 5.3 5.7 0.5 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.3 16.0 24.1 25.9 7.6 7.2

Production occupations

6.4 6.5 8.8 9.0 4.3 4.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.9 9.5 15.4 16.8 3.3 3.0

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

8,055 8,295 4,253 4,389 3,802 3,906

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

51.1 51.7 51.8 52.7 50.3 50.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.5 17.2 17.7 17.1 17.2 17.4

Professional and related occupations

33.6 34.5 34.1 35.6 33.1 33.2

Service occupations

17.3 16.8 13.2 13.7 21.9 20.3

Sales and office occupations

18.0 18.4 15.1 15.1 21.3 22.1

Sales and related occupations

9.7 9.7 10.1 9.8 9.2 9.6

Office and administrative support occupations

8.3 8.6 5.0 5.2 12.1 12.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.6 3.1 5.9 5.7 0.9 0.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.0

Construction and extraction occupations

1.3 1.1 2.1 2.2 0.4 0.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.9 1.7 3.4 3.2 0.3 0.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

10.0 10.1 14.0 12.8 5.6 6.9

Production occupations

6.7 6.5 8.4 7.1 4.9 5.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

3.3 3.5 5.6 5.7 0.7 1.1

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

22,643 24,051 13,165 14,044 9,478 10,006

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

19.6 20.8 16.4 17.5 24.0 25.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8.1 8.5 8.0 8.0 8.2 9.2

Professional and related occupations

11.5 12.4 8.4 9.5 15.8 16.4

Service occupations

27.0 25.8 22.4 21.2 33.3 32.3

Sales and office occupations

22.0 21.1 15.2 13.9 31.4 31.2

Sales and related occupations

10.2 9.7 8.4 7.6 12.6 12.8

Office and administrative support occupations

11.8 11.3 6.8 6.3 18.8 18.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

15.2 16.1 24.4 26.2 2.5 1.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.1 2.0 2.4 2.6 1.6 1.2

Construction and extraction occupations

9.5 10.8 16.0 18.1 0.4 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.7 3.3 6.0 5.4 0.5 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.3 16.2 21.6 21.3 8.9 9.0

Production occupations

8.2 7.8 10.3 9.7 5.3 5.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.1 8.3 11.3 11.6 3.6 3.8

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: November 07, 2014