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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
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2019
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2019
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2019

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

156,952 159,067 83,052 83,918 73,900 75,149

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

40.1 40.9 36.5 37.0 44.1 45.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.7 17.3 17.5 18.1 15.8 16.4

Professional and related occupations

23.4 23.6 19.0 18.9 28.4 28.8

Service occupations

17.0 17.1 13.5 13.8 21.0 20.7

Sales and office occupations

21.5 21.4 15.8 16.1 27.9 27.3

Sales and related occupations

10.1 10.1 9.8 9.9 10.6 10.4

Office and administrative support occupations

11.3 11.3 6.0 6.3 17.3 17.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.3 9.0 16.7 16.1 1.0 1.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.7 1.1 0.9 0.4 0.5

Construction and extraction occupations

5.5 5.3 10.0 9.5 0.4 0.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.1 3.1 5.6 5.6 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

12.1 11.6 17.5 17.0 6.0 5.6

Production occupations

5.7 5.3 7.7 7.2 3.4 3.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.4 6.3 9.8 9.8 2.6 2.5

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

122,170 123,402 65,815 66,285 56,355 57,117

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

40.7 41.8 36.9 37.6 45.1 46.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.7 18.4 18.6 19.2 16.6 17.4

Professional and related occupations

23.0 23.4 18.3 18.4 28.5 29.1

Service occupations

15.8 15.7 12.6 12.9 19.5 18.9

Sales and office occupations

21.7 21.5 15.8 16.0 28.6 27.8

Sales and related occupations

10.5 10.5 10.1 10.3 10.8 10.6

Office and administrative support occupations

11.2 11.0 5.6 5.7 17.7 17.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.3 10.0 18.1 17.4 1.1 1.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.9 0.8 1.2 1.1 0.5 0.5

Construction and extraction occupations

6.1 5.8 11.0 10.3 0.4 0.6

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.3 3.4 5.9 6.0 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.6 11.0 16.7 16.0 5.6 5.3

Production occupations

5.6 5.2 7.7 7.1 3.2 3.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.0 5.9 9.1 9.0 2.5 2.3

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

19,397 19,695 9,124 9,313 10,273 10,382

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

31.9 31.4 26.5 25.5 36.7 36.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10.6 11.2 10.6 11.3 10.7 11.1

Professional and related occupations

21.2 20.2 15.9 14.3 26.0 25.6

Service occupations

23.3 23.8 18.6 19.3 27.5 27.8

Sales and office occupations

22.7 22.6 17.4 17.3 27.4 27.4

Sales and related occupations

9.6 9.1 9.0 8.1 10.1 10.0

Office and administrative support occupations

13.1 13.5 8.4 9.2 17.3 17.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.7 5.8 11.6 11.4 0.5 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

3.1 3.5 6.3 7.0 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.4 2.1 4.8 4.1 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.4 16.4 25.9 26.5 7.9 7.3

Production occupations

6.4 5.6 9.0 8.1 4.1 3.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.9 10.8 16.9 18.4 3.8 4.0

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

9,899 10,371 5,217 5,424 4,682 4,947

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

55.4 54.4 56.9 55.4 53.9 53.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

19.0 18.4 19.3 19.2 18.5 17.6

Professional and related occupations

36.5 36.0 37.5 36.2 35.3 35.8

Service occupations

16.0 16.0 12.1 11.5 20.3 20.9

Sales and office occupations

16.4 17.7 13.4 15.3 19.7 20.3

Sales and related occupations

7.8 7.9 7.3 8.6 8.3 7.2

Office and administrative support occupations

8.6 9.8 6.1 6.7 11.4 13.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.2 3.1 5.5 5.5 0.6 0.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

1.2 1.4 2.3 2.5 0.0 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.6 1.6 2.7 2.9 0.4 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.0 8.8 12.1 12.2 5.6 5.0

Production occupations

4.4 5.1 5.0 6.4 3.8 3.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

4.6 3.7 7.2 5.8 1.7 1.3

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

27,343 28,419 15,434 15,970 11,910 12,449

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

21.3 24.0 17.3 20.1 26.4 28.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8.9 10.2 8.9 9.7 9.0 11.0

Professional and related occupations

12.4 13.7 8.5 10.5 17.4 18.0

Service occupations

25.3 25.0 19.8 20.6 32.4 30.7

Sales and office occupations

20.6 20.8 14.4 14.7 28.6 28.7

Sales and related occupations

9.6 9.7 7.6 7.9 12.2 12.0

Office and administrative support occupations

11.0 11.2 6.7 6.9 16.5 16.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

17.0 15.3 28.4 25.0 2.2 2.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.2 1.9 2.8 2.3 1.3 1.5

Construction and extraction occupations

11.5 10.0 19.9 17.0 0.6 1.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.3 3.3 5.7 5.7 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.9 14.9 20.1 19.6 10.4 9.0

Production occupations

7.4 6.8 8.6 8.0 5.9 5.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.4 8.1 11.5 11.6 4.5 3.7

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: November 01, 2019