HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
10. Employed persons by occupation, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex

[Percent distribution]
Occupation, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity Total Men Women
2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

151,436 153,337 80,568 81,402 70,868 71,936

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.2 39.7 35.8 36.2 43.2 43.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.5 16.6 17.4 17.5 15.4 15.5

Professional and related occupations

22.8 23.2 18.4 18.8 27.8 28.1

Service occupations

17.7 17.4 14.4 14.3 21.4 21.0

Sales and office occupations

22.1 21.9 16.2 15.9 28.9 28.6

Sales and related occupations

10.5 10.3 10.0 9.9 11.0 10.8

Office and administrative support occupations

11.7 11.6 6.1 6.1 18.0 17.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.2 9.3 16.4 16.6 0.9 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.8 1.1 1.1 0.3 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.2 5.2 9.5 9.6 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.2 3.2 5.8 5.9 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.7 11.7 17.2 17.0 5.5 5.7

Production occupations

5.6 5.5 7.5 7.4 3.4 3.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.1 6.2 9.6 9.6 2.2 2.3

White

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

119,313 120,176 64,612 65,000 54,701 55,176

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

40.0 40.6 36.3 36.7 44.4 45.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.3 17.5 18.4 18.5 16.0 16.3

Professional and related occupations

22.7 23.0 17.9 18.2 28.4 28.8

Service occupations

16.5 16.2 13.5 13.2 20.0 19.7

Sales and office occupations

22.1 21.9 15.9 15.9 29.5 29.0

Sales and related occupations

10.6 10.5 10.3 10.2 11.0 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

11.5 11.4 5.6 5.7 18.5 18.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.1 10.3 17.9 18.1 1.0 1.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.9 1.2 1.2 0.4 0.5

Construction and extraction occupations

5.9 5.9 10.5 10.5 0.4 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.5 6.2 6.3 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.3 11.1 16.4 16.1 5.1 5.1

Production occupations

5.5 5.4 7.5 7.4 3.1 3.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.7 5.7 8.9 8.7 2.0 2.0

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

17,982 18,587 8,471 8,742 9,511 9,845

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.1 30.8 24.9 25.4 34.8 35.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11.3 11.2 11.0 10.8 11.6 11.4

Professional and related occupations

18.8 19.6 13.9 14.5 23.2 24.1

Service occupations

25.1 24.2 20.9 21.1 28.8 27.0

Sales and office occupations

23.5 23.4 18.2 17.1 28.3 29.0

Sales and related occupations

9.7 9.4 8.5 8.2 10.8 10.5

Office and administrative support occupations

13.8 13.9 9.7 8.9 17.5 18.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.7 5.6 11.2 11.3 0.7 0.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

3.0 3.0 6.1 6.1 0.2 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.4 2.3 4.7 4.6 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.6 16.0 24.8 25.2 7.4 7.9

Production occupations

6.1 6.1 8.4 8.2 4.0 4.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.5 9.9 16.4 16.9 3.4 3.7

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

9,213 9,448 4,915 4,989 4,298 4,458

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

52.3 52.0 53.4 54.1 51.0 49.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.9 17.2 18.0 18.0 17.8 16.3

Professional and related occupations

34.4 34.8 35.4 36.1 33.2 33.5

Service occupations

16.1 16.8 12.4 12.9 20.3 21.1

Sales and office occupations

18.9 17.9 16.1 14.6 22.1 21.5

Sales and related occupations

9.8 9.3 10.0 9.1 9.6 9.6

Office and administrative support occupations

9.1 8.5 6.1 5.5 12.5 11.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.4 3.3 5.7 5.6 0.7 0.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

1.5 1.4 2.5 2.4 0.2 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.7 1.7 3.0 3.0 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.3 10.0 12.3 12.8 5.9 6.9

Production occupations

5.4 5.5 6.2 5.8 4.6 5.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

3.9 4.5 6.2 7.0 1.2 1.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

25,249 25,938 14,563 14,874 10,686 11,064

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

22.0 22.5 18.3 18.6 27.0 27.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.7 9.8 9.5 9.2 10.0 10.5

Professional and related occupations

12.3 12.7 8.8 9.4 17.0 17.1

Service occupations

25.4 24.8 20.3 19.5 32.2 31.9

Sales and office occupations

20.8 20.6 14.3 14.3 29.6 29.1

Sales and related occupations

9.8 9.7 8.2 8.1 12.1 11.9

Office and administrative support occupations

10.9 10.9 6.1 6.2 17.5 17.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.3 16.8 26.8 27.6 2.1 2.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.0 2.0 2.6 2.5 1.1 1.4

Construction and extraction occupations

10.7 11.1 18.0 19.0 0.7 0.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.7 3.6 6.2 6.1 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.6 15.4 20.3 20.0 9.1 9.2

Production occupations

7.5 7.5 8.7 8.7 5.7 5.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.1 7.9 11.6 11.3 3.4 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: January 19, 2018