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
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2016

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

146,552 149,037 77,477 78,792 69,075 70,246

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.1 39.6 35.6 36.2 43.1 43.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.0 16.7 17.2 17.5 14.7 15.7

Professional and related occupations

23.1 22.9 18.5 18.7 28.4 27.7

Service occupations

17.3 17.3 14.1 14.0 20.9 21.0

Sales and office occupations

22.6 22.5 16.5 16.4 29.5 29.5

Sales and related occupations

10.5 10.4 10.1 10.0 10.9 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

12.1 12.1 6.3 6.3 18.6 18.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

8.9 8.9 16.0 16.1 0.9 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.6 0.9 0.9 0.4 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

4.9 5.0 9.1 9.2 0.2 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.3 3.3 6.0 6.0 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

12.1 11.7 17.7 17.4 5.8 5.2

Production occupations

5.8 5.6 7.7 7.7 3.8 3.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.2 6.1 10.0 9.7 2.0 2.0

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

116,637 117,800 62,738 63,402 53,899 54,397

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.8 40.4 36.2 36.7 44.0 44.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.8 17.5 18.2 18.5 15.2 16.3

Professional and related occupations

23.0 22.9 18.0 18.2 28.9 28.4

Service occupations

16.0 16.0 12.7 12.9 19.7 19.5

Sales and office occupations

22.7 22.5 16.6 16.2 29.9 29.8

Sales and related occupations

10.8 10.6 10.5 10.3 11.1 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

11.9 11.9 6.0 5.9 18.8 18.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.7 9.8 17.3 17.4 0.8 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.7 1.0 1.0 0.4 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

5.5 5.6 9.9 10.1 0.2 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.6 6.3 6.4 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.8 11.3 17.3 16.7 5.5 5.0

Production occupations

5.8 5.6 7.8 7.6 3.6 3.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.0 5.8 9.5 9.1 1.9 1.8

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

16,877 17,602 7,860 8,185 9,017 9,416

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.9 30.2 24.8 24.8 36.2 34.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11.1 11.4 10.7 11.1 11.5 11.6

Professional and related occupations

19.8 18.8 14.1 13.7 24.7 23.3

Service occupations

25.0 24.2 23.7 20.0 26.2 27.8

Sales and office occupations

23.3 24.8 16.3 19.4 29.4 29.4

Sales and related occupations

8.9 9.9 7.8 9.1 9.9 10.5

Office and administrative support occupations

14.4 14.9 8.5 10.3 19.5 18.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.7 5.3 11.1 10.7 1.0 0.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.4 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

2.7 2.8 5.4 5.6 0.4 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.5 2.2 5.1 4.6 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.1 15.6 24.2 25.1 7.2 7.2

Production occupations

6.1 5.8 8.3 8.1 4.2 3.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.0 9.7 15.9 17.0 3.0 3.4

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

8,530 8,846 4,516 4,701 4,014 4,145

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

51.8 52.8 53.1 54.8 50.3 50.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.7 18.3 17.2 18.0 16.3 18.7

Professional and related occupations

35.1 34.5 35.9 36.8 34.1 31.9

Service occupations

17.2 17.8 14.6 14.2 20.1 21.9

Sales and office occupations

18.8 18.3 15.5 14.3 22.5 22.8

Sales and related occupations

9.5 9.2 9.1 9.0 10.0 9.4

Office and administrative support occupations

9.2 9.1 6.3 5.3 12.5 13.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.0 3.5 5.1 5.7 0.6 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

1.0 1.5 1.9 2.5 0.1 0.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.6 1.9 2.9 3.2 0.2 0.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.2 7.6 11.7 11.0 6.5 3.7

Production occupations

5.9 4.7 6.2 6.1 5.6 3.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

3.3 2.9 5.4 4.9 0.9 0.5

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

23,998 24,605 13,928 14,133 10,071 10,473

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

20.7 22.0 17.2 18.9 25.6 26.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8.4 9.8 8.1 9.5 8.9 10.2

Professional and related occupations

12.3 12.3 9.2 9.4 16.7 16.0

Service occupations

25.6 25.0 20.6 19.5 32.6 32.5

Sales and office occupations

20.8 21.4 13.8 15.0 30.5 30.2

Sales and related occupations

9.1 9.9 6.7 8.1 12.4 12.2

Office and administrative support occupations

11.7 11.6 7.1 6.8 18.2 17.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

15.6 15.5 25.7 25.4 1.7 2.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1.8 1.8 2.4 2.5 1.1 0.9

Construction and extraction occupations

9.9 10.0 16.8 16.8 0.4 0.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.8 3.7 6.4 6.1 0.2 0.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17.2 16.0 22.7 21.2 9.6 9.0

Production occupations

8.4 7.9 9.9 9.2 6.3 6.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.8 8.2 12.8 12.0 3.3 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: February 05, 2016