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.
2015
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

148,587 151,075 78,996 80,302 69,591 70,773

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.0 39.5 35.7 35.8 42.8 43.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.1 16.5 17.2 17.2 14.9 15.6

Professional and related occupations

22.9 23.0 18.4 18.6 27.9 28.1

Service occupations

17.1 17.4 13.7 14.2 21.0 21.1

Sales and office occupations

23.0 22.1 16.9 16.2 29.9 28.8

Sales and related occupations

10.7 10.5 10.3 10.0 11.1 11.0

Office and administrative support occupations

12.3 11.6 6.6 6.2 18.8 17.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.1 9.1 16.4 16.3 0.9 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.7 0.9 1.0 0.4 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.2 5.3 9.5 9.6 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.2 3.1 5.9 5.6 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.8 11.9 17.4 17.5 5.4 5.5

Production occupations

5.7 5.9 7.7 8.1 3.4 3.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.1 6.0 9.7 9.4 2.0 2.1

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

117,642 119,337 63,686 64,461 53,956 54,875

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

40.0 40.2 36.5 36.2 44.0 44.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.8 17.3 18.2 18.2 15.2 16.2

Professional and related occupations

23.1 23.0 18.4 18.0 28.8 28.7

Service occupations

15.9 16.3 12.4 13.4 19.9 19.8

Sales and office occupations

22.9 22.1 16.6 15.9 30.2 29.3

Sales and related occupations

10.8 10.6 10.6 10.2 11.1 11.0

Office and administrative support occupations

12.0 11.5 6.1 5.7 19.1 18.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.1 10.0 17.8 17.8 1.0 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.8 1.0 1.2 0.4 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.8 5.8 10.4 10.6 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.4 6.4 6.0 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.2 11.3 16.6 16.7 4.9 5.0

Production occupations

5.6 5.8 7.8 8.0 3.1 3.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.6 5.5 8.9 8.6 1.8 1.9

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

17,648 17,779 8,322 8,391 9,326 9,388

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

29.9 30.6 24.2 25.5 35.0 35.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

12.1 11.5 11.6 10.8 12.5 12.2

Professional and related occupations

17.8 19.1 12.6 14.7 22.5 23.0

Service occupations

24.0 24.7 21.3 19.8 26.4 29.1

Sales and office occupations

24.7 23.1 18.3 18.2 30.3 27.4

Sales and related occupations

9.7 9.8 8.4 8.8 10.9 10.7

Office and administrative support occupations

15.0 13.3 10.0 9.4 19.5 16.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.4 5.5 10.8 10.8 0.7 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

3.1 3.0 6.3 6.2 0.3 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.9 2.0 4.0 4.0 0.1 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.0 16.1 25.4 25.7 7.6 7.6

Production occupations

6.3 6.5 8.6 9.2 4.3 4.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.6 9.6 16.8 16.5 3.2 3.4

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

8,644 9,101 4,556 4,875 4,088 4,226

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

50.3 52.5 50.7 53.5 49.8 51.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.3 17.8 17.7 18.2 16.7 17.3

Professional and related occupations

33.0 34.8 33.0 35.2 33.1 34.2

Service occupations

16.4 15.1 14.0 11.7 19.2 18.9

Sales and office occupations

20.7 19.1 17.7 16.1 24.1 22.7

Sales and related occupations

11.1 9.9 10.9 10.0 11.2 9.8

Office and administrative support occupations

9.7 9.2 6.8 6.1 12.9 12.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

2.7 2.9 4.8 4.9 0.3 0.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.2 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

0.9 1.3 1.7 2.3 0.0 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.6 1.3 3.0 2.3 0.1 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.8 10.3 12.8 13.8 6.6 6.3

Production occupations

5.7 6.5 6.1 7.5 5.3 5.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

4.1 3.8 6.7 6.3 1.3 1.0

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

24,443 25,036 14,134 14,484 10,309 10,552

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

21.2 22.1 17.6 18.2 26.0 27.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.2 9.9 8.7 9.6 10.0 10.4

Professional and related occupations

11.9 12.2 8.9 8.6 16.0 17.1

Service occupations

24.2 25.0 19.0 20.5 31.3 31.2

Sales and office occupations

21.8 20.9 14.9 14.1 31.2 30.1

Sales and related occupations

10.1 9.3 8.5 7.5 12.3 11.9

Office and administrative support occupations

11.7 11.5 6.5 6.7 18.9 18.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.9 16.0 27.5 26.5 2.3 1.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1.9 1.9 2.3 2.5 1.4 1.0

Construction and extraction occupations

11.2 10.6 18.8 18.1 0.8 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.7 3.5 6.4 5.9 0.1 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.0 16.0 21.0 20.6 9.1 9.6

Production occupations

7.7 8.3 8.8 9.7 6.2 6.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.3 7.6 12.2 10.9 2.9 3.1

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 06, 2016