HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
12. Employed persons by sex, occupation, class of worker, full- or part-time status, and race

[In thousands]
Category Total White Black or African
American
Asian
2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017

Total, 16 years and over

151,436 153,337 119,313 120,176 17,982 18,587 9,213 9,448

Men

80,568 81,402 64,612 65,000 8,471 8,742 4,915 4,989

Women

70,868 71,936 54,701 55,176 9,511 9,845 4,298 4,458

OCCUPATION

Management, professional, and related occupations

59,438 60,901 47,729 48,748 5,421 5,719 4,820 4,915

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,941 25,379 20,664 21,065 2,036 2,075 1,650 1,623

Management occupations

17,418 17,804 14,645 14,953 1,303 1,361 1,067 1,058

Business and financial operations occupations

7,523 7,574 6,019 6,112 733 714 583 565

Professional and related occupations

34,498 35,522 27,066 27,683 3,385 3,644 3,169 3,292

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,601 4,804 3,122 3,258 362 416 978 998

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,106 3,224 2,499 2,556 175 182 359 409

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,367 1,431 1,032 1,093 88 81 219 226

Community and social service occupations

2,612 2,635 1,944 1,925 486 524 90 101

Legal occupations

1,808 1,827 1,590 1,582 114 126 73 78

Education, training, and library occupations

8,948 9,215 7,405 7,553 896 987 425 449

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,097 3,246 2,632 2,722 204 237 170 173

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

8,960 9,141 6,842 6,994 1,060 1,091 856 857

Service occupations

26,811 26,751 19,643 19,428 4,510 4,502 1,485 1,585

Healthcare support occupations

3,554 3,506 2,252 2,301 971 879 196 183

Protective service occupations

3,117 3,113 2,296 2,261 594 638 88 90

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,542 8,305 6,470 6,179 1,175 1,155 495 511

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,804 5,888 4,542 4,560 847 875 167 193

Personal care and service occupations

5,795 5,939 4,084 4,127 923 955 539 607

Sales and office occupations

33,539 33,566 26,411 26,357 4,230 4,348 1,740 1,688

Sales and related occupations

15,848 15,815 12,675 12,640 1,742 1,756 901 883

Office and administrative support occupations

17,691 17,751 13,736 13,717 2,488 2,593 839 805

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,904 14,193 12,097 12,340 1,018 1,042 310 313

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,096 1,184 990 1,058 53 58 19 20

Construction and extraction occupations

7,929 8,031 6,989 7,050 535 554 134 130

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,879 4,977 4,118 4,232 429 430 156 162

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17,743 17,927 13,433 13,304 2,803 2,976 858 947

Production occupations

8,459 8,482 6,577 6,514 1,092 1,132 501 523

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,284 9,445 6,855 6,790 1,711 1,844 357 424

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,583 1,640 1,463 1,487 59 67 19 26

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

853 790 824 758 6 7 9 9

Unpaid family workers

23 24 23 22 1 1 0 0

Nonagricultural industries

Wage and salary workers(1)

140,161 142,096 109,572 110,580 17,268 17,784 8,697 8,942

Government

20,630 20,835 15,851 15,946 3,089 3,200 947 968

Private industries

119,530 121,260 93,720 94,635 14,179 14,583 7,751 7,974

Private households

724 657 609 545 55 67 30 23

Other industries

118,807 120,603 93,111 94,090 14,124 14,516 7,721 7,951

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,751 8,736 7,375 7,282 646 727 483 468

Unpaid family workers

65 52 57 47 2 2 4 2

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS(2)

Full-time workers

123,761 125,967 97,211 98,441 14,870 15,434 7,787 8,034

Part-time workers

27,675 27,370 22,102 21,735 3,112 3,153 1,426 1,414

Footnotes
(1) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.
(2) Employed persons are classified as full- or part-time workers based on their usual weekly hours at all jobs regardless of the number of hours they are at work during the reference week. Persons absent from work also are classified according to their usual status. Full time is 35 hours or more per week; part time is less than 35 hours.

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups will not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 19, 2018