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
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2015

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

145,767 148,587 77,086 78,996 68,680 69,591

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.3 39.0 35.1 35.7 42.0 42.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

15.6 16.1 16.6 17.2 14.4 14.9

Professional and related occupations

22.8 22.9 18.5 18.4 27.6 27.9

Service occupations

17.7 17.1 14.3 13.7 21.4 21.0

Sales and office occupations

23.2 23.0 16.8 16.9 30.5 29.9

Sales and related occupations

11.0 10.7 10.6 10.3 11.5 11.1

Office and administrative support occupations

12.2 12.3 6.1 6.6 19.0 18.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.0 9.1 16.4 16.4 0.8 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.6 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.2 5.2 9.6 9.5 0.2 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.2 3.2 5.9 5.9 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.7 11.8 17.4 17.4 5.3 5.4

Production occupations

5.6 5.7 7.6 7.7 3.4 3.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.1 6.1 9.8 9.7 1.9 2.0

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

116,536 117,642 62,720 63,686 53,815 53,956

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.2 40.0 35.9 36.5 43.2 44.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.5 16.8 17.8 18.2 15.0 15.2

Professional and related occupations

22.7 23.1 18.1 18.4 28.1 28.8

Service occupations

16.5 15.9 13.3 12.4 20.1 19.9

Sales and office occupations

23.3 22.9 16.7 16.6 30.9 30.2

Sales and related occupations

11.2 10.8 10.9 10.6 11.6 11.1

Office and administrative support occupations

12.1 12.0 5.8 6.1 19.4 19.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.9 10.1 17.6 17.8 0.9 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.3 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.7 5.8 10.4 10.4 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.5 6.2 6.4 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.2 11.2 16.6 16.6 4.9 4.9

Production occupations

5.5 5.6 7.6 7.8 3.1 3.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.7 5.6 9.0 8.9 1.8 1.8

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

16,682 17,648 7,725 8,322 8,957 9,326

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

29.3 29.9 23.5 24.2 34.3 35.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10.1 12.1 9.1 11.6 10.9 12.5

Professional and related occupations

19.2 17.8 14.3 12.6 23.4 22.5

Service occupations

24.4 24.0 20.8 21.3 27.6 26.4

Sales and office occupations

24.8 24.7 18.2 18.3 30.5 30.3

Sales and related occupations

10.3 9.7 9.5 8.4 11.0 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

14.5 15.0 8.7 10.0 19.5 19.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.7 5.4 11.7 10.8 0.5 0.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.4 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

3.0 3.1 6.2 6.3 0.1 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.3 1.9 4.8 4.0 0.2 0.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.8 16.0 25.9 25.4 7.1 7.6

Production occupations

6.0 6.3 8.3 8.6 4.0 4.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.8 9.6 17.5 16.8 3.1 3.2

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

8,283 8,644 4,390 4,556 3,894 4,088

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

48.8 50.3 50.5 50.7 46.8 49.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

15.6 17.3 16.1 17.7 15.0 16.7

Professional and related occupations

33.2 33.0 34.4 33.0 31.9 33.1

Service occupations

17.6 16.4 13.7 14.0 21.9 19.2

Sales and office occupations

19.5 20.7 15.6 17.7 23.9 24.1

Sales and related occupations

10.1 11.1 9.5 10.9 10.8 11.2

Office and administrative support occupations

9.4 9.7 6.0 6.8 13.2 12.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.9 2.7 6.9 4.8 0.5 0.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

1.6 0.9 3.1 1.7 0.0 0.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.0 1.6 3.5 3.0 0.2 0.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

10.3 9.8 13.3 12.8 6.8 6.6

Production occupations

6.1 5.7 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

4.2 4.1 7.2 6.7 0.8 1.3

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

23,343 24,443 13,483 14,134 9,860 10,309

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

20.8 21.2 16.2 17.6 26.9 26.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8.4 9.2 7.7 8.7 9.4 10.0

Professional and related occupations

12.3 11.9 8.5 8.9 17.5 16.0

Service occupations

25.9 24.2 22.2 19.0 30.9 31.3

Sales and office occupations

21.3 21.8 14.1 14.9 31.2 31.2

Sales and related occupations

10.3 10.1 7.9 8.5 13.6 12.3

Office and administrative support occupations

10.9 11.7 6.1 6.5 17.5 18.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.0 16.9 26.3 27.5 1.9 2.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1.7 1.9 2.0 2.3 1.1 1.4

Construction and extraction occupations

10.9 11.2 18.5 18.8 0.6 0.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.4 3.7 5.8 6.4 0.2 0.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.0 16.0 21.2 21.0 9.0 9.1

Production occupations

7.8 7.7 9.1 8.8 5.9 6.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.3 8.3 12.0 12.2 3.1 2.9

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: May 08, 2015