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
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2017

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

151,798 153,602 80,368 81,300 71,430 72,301

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.6 40.4 36.7 37.0 42.8 44.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.6 16.8 18.0 17.7 15.0 15.7

Professional and related occupations

23.0 23.7 18.7 19.3 27.8 28.6

Service occupations

17.4 16.8 14.1 13.7 21.2 20.3

Sales and office occupations

22.4 21.9 16.2 16.0 29.4 28.6

Sales and related occupations

10.6 10.4 10.0 10.0 11.1 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

11.8 11.5 6.1 6.0 18.2 17.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.0 9.3 16.1 16.6 1.0 1.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.6 0.7 0.9 1.1 0.2 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

5.1 5.3 9.3 9.7 0.4 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.3 3.3 5.9 5.8 0.3 0.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.6 11.5 16.9 16.8 5.6 5.7

Production occupations

5.5 5.6 7.3 7.4 3.4 3.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.1 6.0 9.6 9.4 2.2 2.2

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

118,992 120,148 64,122 64,797 54,870 55,352

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

40.4 41.2 37.1 37.4 44.2 45.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.5 17.7 19.1 18.8 15.6 16.5

Professional and related occupations

22.8 23.5 18.0 18.7 28.5 29.1

Service occupations

16.3 15.6 13.1 12.7 19.9 19.0

Sales and office occupations

22.2 22.0 15.8 15.9 29.6 29.1

Sales and related occupations

10.7 10.7 10.3 10.2 11.3 11.2

Office and administrative support occupations

11.4 11.3 5.5 5.6 18.3 17.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.0 10.3 17.6 18.1 1.0 1.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.9 1.0 1.3 0.3 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.7 5.9 10.2 10.6 0.5 0.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 3.5 6.4 6.3 0.3 0.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.3 11.0 16.4 15.9 5.2 5.2

Production occupations

5.5 5.6 7.5 7.6 3.2 3.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.7 5.4 8.9 8.4 2.0 1.9

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

18,307 18,791 8,567 8,774 9,740 10,017

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.6 31.7 26.3 25.5 34.4 37.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11.8 11.1 11.8 10.8 11.8 11.4

Professional and related occupations

18.8 20.6 14.5 14.7 22.5 25.8

Service occupations

24.1 23.2 20.9 20.6 27.0 25.5

Sales and office occupations

24.6 23.7 18.3 17.6 30.1 29.0

Sales and related occupations

9.6 9.3 8.4 8.2 10.6 10.3

Office and administrative support occupations

15.0 14.4 9.9 9.5 19.4 18.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.6 5.3 11.0 10.9 0.8 0.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

3.1 3.0 6.1 6.4 0.4 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.2 2.2 4.4 4.4 0.4 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.1 16.1 23.5 25.4 7.8 7.9

Production occupations

5.9 5.8 7.9 7.9 4.1 4.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.2 10.2 15.6 17.5 3.7 3.9

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

9,428 9,546 5,058 5,103 4,370 4,444

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

52.1 54.1 53.8 56.0 50.2 51.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.1 18.5 17.4 19.1 16.6 17.8

Professional and related occupations

35.1 35.7 36.3 37.0 33.6 34.1

Service occupations

15.8 16.2 12.1 11.7 20.1 21.3

Sales and office occupations

20.3 16.7 17.6 14.2 23.4 19.6

Sales and related occupations

10.4 8.8 10.7 9.3 10.0 8.3

Office and administrative support occupations

9.9 7.8 6.9 4.8 13.4 11.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.5 3.7 6.0 6.1 0.7 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.1 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.3 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

1.7 1.9 3.0 3.2 0.2 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.7 1.5 2.9 2.4 0.2 0.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

8.3 9.3 10.5 11.9 5.6 6.2

Production occupations

4.1 4.7 4.2 4.8 4.0 4.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

4.1 4.6 6.4 7.1 1.6 1.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

25,450 26,077 14,556 14,969 10,895 11,108

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

22.0 22.9 18.7 18.7 26.4 28.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.5 10.1 9.5 9.2 9.5 11.2

Professional and related occupations

12.5 12.9 9.2 9.5 17.0 17.4

Service occupations

25.0 23.7 19.2 18.9 32.6 30.2

Sales and office occupations

20.7 21.5 14.0 15.1 29.6 30.0

Sales and related occupations

9.8 10.3 8.4 9.1 11.8 11.9

Office and administrative support occupations

10.9 11.2 5.7 6.0 17.8 18.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.4 17.0 27.1 28.0 2.1 2.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1.6 1.7 2.2 2.3 0.9 0.9

Construction and extraction occupations

11.1 11.4 18.8 19.4 0.9 0.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 3.9 6.1 6.4 0.3 0.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.0 14.9 20.9 19.3 9.3 9.0

Production occupations

7.5 7.2 8.7 8.2 6.0 5.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.4 7.7 12.3 11.0 3.2 3.2

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 05, 2018