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.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

143,526 146,552 75,652 77,477 67,874 69,075

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.4 39.1 34.9 35.6 42.3 43.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

15.7 16.0 16.8 17.2 14.4 14.7

Professional and related occupations

22.7 23.1 18.1 18.5 27.9 28.4

Service occupations

17.6 17.3 14.5 14.1 21.1 20.9

Sales and office occupations

23.2 22.6 16.7 16.5 30.3 29.5

Sales and related occupations

10.8 10.5 10.3 10.1 11.3 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

12.4 12.1 6.4 6.3 19.0 18.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.0 8.9 16.2 16.0 1.0 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.6 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

4.9 4.9 9.1 9.1 0.3 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.4 3.3 6.2 6.0 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.8 12.1 17.7 17.7 5.3 5.8

Production occupations

5.8 5.8 8.1 7.7 3.3 3.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.0 6.2 9.7 10.0 1.9 2.0

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

114,915 116,637 61,669 62,738 53,246 53,899

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.2 39.8 35.5 36.2 43.5 44.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.6 16.8 18.0 18.2 15.0 15.2

Professional and related occupations

22.6 23.0 17.5 18.0 28.6 28.9

Service occupations

16.3 16.0 13.2 12.7 19.8 19.7

Sales and office occupations

23.2 22.7 16.7 16.6 30.8 29.9

Sales and related occupations

10.9 10.8 10.6 10.5 11.2 11.1

Office and administrative support occupations

12.3 11.9 6.1 6.0 19.5 18.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.8 9.7 17.3 17.3 1.0 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.7 1.0 1.0 0.3 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.5 5.5 9.8 9.9 0.4 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 3.5 6.5 6.3 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.5 11.8 17.2 17.3 4.9 5.5

Production occupations

5.7 5.8 8.1 7.8 3.0 3.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.8 6.0 9.1 9.5 1.9 1.9

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

16,161 16,877 7,433 7,860 8,728 9,017

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

28.5 30.9 22.9 24.8 33.4 36.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.6 11.1 8.5 10.7 10.5 11.5

Professional and related occupations

19.0 19.8 14.3 14.1 22.9 24.7

Service occupations

26.1 25.0 23.0 23.7 28.6 26.2

Sales and office occupations

25.0 23.3 18.8 16.3 30.2 29.4

Sales and related occupations

10.9 8.9 9.7 7.8 11.9 9.9

Office and administrative support occupations

14.1 14.4 9.1 8.5 18.2 19.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.7 5.7 11.5 11.1 0.7 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

2.5 2.7 5.1 5.4 0.2 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.9 2.5 5.8 5.1 0.4 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14.8 15.1 23.8 24.2 7.1 7.2

Production occupations

6.3 6.1 8.4 8.3 4.5 4.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.5 9.0 15.4 15.9 2.6 3.0

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

8,271 8,530 4,365 4,516 3,906 4,014

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

50.6 51.8 50.3 53.1 50.9 50.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.9 16.7 16.7 17.2 17.1 16.3

Professional and related occupations

33.7 35.1 33.6 35.9 33.8 34.1

Service occupations

17.2 17.2 14.4 14.6 20.3 20.1

Sales and office occupations

18.8 18.8 15.3 15.5 22.6 22.5

Sales and related occupations

9.7 9.5 9.2 9.1 10.3 10.0

Office and administrative support occupations

9.0 9.2 6.1 6.3 12.3 12.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.8 3.0 6.8 5.1 0.3 0.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

1.4 1.0 2.6 1.9 0.0 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.3 1.6 4.2 2.9 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.7 9.2 13.2 11.7 5.8 6.5

Production occupations

5.8 5.9 6.6 6.2 5.0 5.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

3.9 3.3 6.6 5.4 0.8 0.9

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

22,647 23,998 13,071 13,928 9,576 10,071

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

20.9 20.7 17.4 17.2 25.6 25.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.0 8.4 9.0 8.1 8.9 8.9

Professional and related occupations

11.9 12.3 8.4 9.2 16.7 16.7

Service occupations

25.4 25.6 21.0 20.6 31.4 32.6

Sales and office occupations

22.3 20.8 15.1 13.8 32.1 30.5

Sales and related occupations

10.0 9.1 7.7 6.7 13.0 12.4

Office and administrative support occupations

12.3 11.7 7.3 7.1 19.1 18.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

15.0 15.6 24.6 25.7 1.8 1.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1.7 1.8 2.2 2.4 1.0 1.1

Construction and extraction occupations

9.6 9.9 16.3 16.8 0.4 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.7 3.8 6.1 6.4 0.4 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.6 17.2 22.0 22.7 9.1 9.6

Production occupations

8.2 8.4 9.8 9.9 5.9 6.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.4 8.8 12.2 12.8 3.2 3.3

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: February 06, 2015