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
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2015

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

145,090 147,635 76,718 78,275 68,373 69,360

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.6 39.2 35.3 35.7 42.4 43.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

15.9 16.2 16.9 17.4 14.7 14.9

Professional and related occupations

22.8 22.9 18.3 18.3 27.7 28.1

Service occupations

17.4 16.9 14.3 13.7 21.0 20.6

Sales and office occupations

23.3 23.0 16.8 16.7 30.6 30.0

Sales and related occupations

11.0 10.8 10.5 10.1 11.5 11.6

Office and administrative support occupations

12.3 12.2 6.3 6.6 19.1 18.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.0 9.1 16.3 16.5 0.8 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.6 0.7 0.9 1.0 0.3 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

5.1 5.0 9.4 9.3 0.2 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.3 3.4 5.9 6.2 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.7 11.8 17.5 17.4 5.3 5.6

Production occupations

5.6 5.8 7.7 7.8 3.3 3.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.1 6.0 9.8 9.6 2.0 1.9

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

115,851 117,178 62,359 63,284 53,492 53,895

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.3 39.9 35.8 36.4 43.3 44.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.6 17.0 17.9 18.5 15.1 15.3

Professional and related occupations

22.6 23.0 17.9 18.0 28.2 28.8

Service occupations

16.3 15.7 13.2 12.4 19.8 19.4

Sales and office occupations

23.4 23.1 16.7 16.6 31.2 30.6

Sales and related occupations

11.1 11.0 10.7 10.4 11.6 11.7

Office and administrative support occupations

12.3 12.0 6.0 6.2 19.6 19.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.8 10.0 17.4 17.9 0.8 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.7 1.0 1.1 0.3 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

5.6 5.6 10.1 10.1 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.7 6.3 6.6 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.3 11.3 16.9 16.7 4.8 5.1

Production occupations

5.5 5.7 7.7 7.7 3.0 3.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.8 5.6 9.2 8.9 1.9 1.8

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

16,501 17,117 7,649 8,018 8,851 9,099

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.4 31.2 24.2 25.4 35.7 36.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10.8 11.8 10.2 11.2 11.4 12.4

Professional and related occupations

19.6 19.3 14.0 14.3 24.4 23.8

Service occupations

24.5 23.9 21.5 21.2 27.1 26.2

Sales and office occupations

24.3 23.5 18.2 17.0 29.5 29.3

Sales and related occupations

10.2 9.5 9.4 8.2 10.9 10.7

Office and administrative support occupations

14.0 14.0 8.8 8.9 18.5 18.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.4 5.4 11.1 10.7 0.5 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.4 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

3.0 2.9 6.2 5.8 0.2 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.0 2.2 4.1 4.5 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.5 16.0 25.1 25.5 7.1 7.5

Production occupations

6.3 6.6 8.7 8.8 4.2 4.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.1 9.3 16.3 16.8 2.9 2.8

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

8,409 8,685 4,437 4,631 3,971 4,053

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

50.0 49.8 51.5 49.8 48.2 49.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.4 16.9 16.9 16.7 15.8 17.2

Professional and related occupations

33.6 32.9 34.6 33.1 32.5 32.7

Service occupations

17.0 16.4 14.1 14.0 20.2 19.1

Sales and office occupations

19.9 20.0 15.9 17.6 24.4 22.6

Sales and related occupations

10.6 10.6 9.9 10.2 11.4 11.1

Office and administrative support occupations

9.3 9.3 6.1 7.4 13.0 11.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.5 3.7 6.3 6.4 0.3 0.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

1.2 1.4 2.3 2.6 0.0 0.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.0 2.0 3.7 3.5 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.6 10.1 12.2 12.2 6.8 7.8

Production occupations

5.6 6.2 5.7 5.8 5.5 6.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

4.0 4.0 6.4 6.4 1.3 1.2

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

23,126 24,177 13,409 13,980 9,717 10,197

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

21.3 22.0 17.2 18.2 27.0 27.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8.8 9.3 8.6 9.0 9.0 9.8

Professional and related occupations

12.5 12.6 8.6 9.2 18.0 17.3

Service occupations

25.9 24.2 22.1 19.3 31.1 30.9

Sales and office occupations

21.5 21.4 14.2 14.1 31.5 31.4

Sales and related occupations

10.2 9.8 7.9 7.3 13.4 13.3

Office and administrative support occupations

11.3 11.6 6.3 6.8 18.1 18.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

15.5 16.3 25.6 27.1 1.6 1.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1.4 1.9 1.7 2.6 0.9 0.9

Construction and extraction occupations

10.6 10.3 18.0 17.6 0.5 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 4.1 5.8 7.0 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.9 16.1 21.0 21.3 8.8 9.1

Production occupations

7.6 8.3 8.9 9.3 5.7 6.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.3 7.9 12.1 11.9 3.1 2.3

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: April 03, 2015