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
2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012

Total, 16 years and over

139,869 142,469 114,690 114,769 15,051 15,856 6,867 7,705

Men

74,290 75,555 61,920 61,990 6,953 7,302 3,703 4,085

Women

65,579 66,914 52,770 52,779 8,098 8,553 3,165 3,620

OCCUPATION

Management, professional, and related occupations

52,547 54,043 43,923 44,375 4,398 4,678 3,223 3,735

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

21,589 22,678 18,495 19,095 1,579 1,766 1,111 1,305

Management occupations

15,250 16,042 13,308 13,741 959 1,114 696 814

Business and financial operations occupations

6,339 6,636 5,187 5,353 620 651 416 491

Professional and related occupations

30,957 31,365 25,428 25,280 2,819 2,912 2,112 2,431

Computer and mathematical occupations

3,608 3,816 2,695 2,773 250 284 599 666

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,785 2,846 2,353 2,339 145 159 245 308

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,303 1,316 1,059 1,077 96 85 128 130

Community and social service occupations

2,352 2,265 1,794 1,711 427 425 65 71

Legal occupations

1,770 1,786 1,540 1,552 129 127 68 70

Education, training, and library occupations

8,619 8,543 7,319 7,161 834 814 304 368

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

2,779 2,814 2,442 2,395 166 170 101 145

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

7,740 7,977 6,227 6,273 773 847 600 671

Service occupations

24,787 25,459 19,027 19,001 3,816 4,039 1,216 1,415

Healthcare support occupations

3,359 3,496 2,290 2,294 826 925 146 156

Protective service occupations

3,210 3,096 2,478 2,350 560 532 69 83

Food preparation and serving related occupations

7,747 8,018 6,086 6,209 973 968 455 495

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,492 5,591 4,423 4,365 755 839 168 184

Personal care and service occupations

4,979 5,258 3,750 3,783 702 774 378 497

Sales and office occupations

33,066 33,152 27,079 26,733 3,742 3,907 1,466 1,564

Sales and related occupations

15,330 15,457 12,751 12,563 1,503 1,627 745 815

Office and administrative support occupations

17,736 17,695 14,328 14,169 2,239 2,280 721 749

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,009 12,821 11,571 11,272 847 892 261 274

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,001 994 919 889 43 53 14 18

Construction and extraction occupations

7,125 7,005 6,419 6,253 417 434 106 110

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,883 4,821 4,233 4,130 387 405 140 146

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16,461 16,994 13,090 13,389 2,248 2,341 702 716

Production occupations

8,142 8,455 6,580 6,702 892 985 477 488

Transportation and material moving occupations

8,318 8,540 6,510 6,686 1,356 1,356 225 229

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,380 1,377 1,295 1,264 43 54 14 20

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

846 780 812 742 10 7 8 12

Unpaid family workers

28 29 28 28 0 0 0 0

Nonagricultural industries

Wage and salary workers(1)

128,934 131,452 105,042 105,236 14,434 15,178 6,433 7,208

Government

20,536 20,360 16,264 15,826 2,901 2,978 770 856

Private industries

108,398 111,093 88,778 89,411 11,533 12,200 5,663 6,352

Private households

722 738 614 618 61 62 27 33

Other industries

107,676 110,355 88,163 88,793 11,472 12,138 5,636 6,319

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,603 8,749 7,458 7,436 561 614 398 452

Unpaid family workers

78 81 56 63 4 3 15 13

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS(2)

Full-time workers

112,556 114,809 91,880 92,219 12,342 12,935 5,784 6,436

Part-time workers

27,313 27,661 22,811 22,550 2,708 2,921 1,084 1,269

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: February 5, 2013