HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
9. Employed persons by occupation, sex, and age
[In thousands]
Occupation Total Men Women
16 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
2014 2015 2014 2015 2014 2015 2014 2015 2014 2015

Total

146,305 148,834 77,692 79,131 75,471 76,776 68,613 69,703 66,287 67,323

Management, professional, and related occupations

56,050 57,960 27,119 28,090 26,976 27,918 28,931 29,871 28,751 29,658

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

23,171 24,108 13,041 13,589 13,008 13,548 10,129 10,519 10,098 10,476

Management occupations

16,199 16,994 9,953 10,340 9,931 10,309 6,246 6,654 6,223 6,624

Business and financial operations occupations

6,972 7,114 3,088 3,249 3,077 3,238 3,884 3,866 3,875 3,851

Professional and related occupations

32,879 33,852 14,078 14,501 13,967 14,371 18,801 19,351 18,653 19,183

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,303 4,369 3,204 3,291 3,185 3,277 1,100 1,078 1,093 1,072

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,798 2,954 2,369 2,508 2,358 2,495 430 446 428 444

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,355 1,404 737 750 734 743 618 654 617 650

Community and social service occupations

2,495 2,596 890 900 880 895 1,605 1,696 1,595 1,685

Legal occupations

1,814 1,803 893 897 892 896 921 905 916 902

Education, training, and library occupations

8,686 8,908 2,252 2,368 2,218 2,331 6,434 6,540 6,371 6,457

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

2,935 3,051 1,544 1,599 1,513 1,558 1,391 1,452 1,356 1,413

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

8,493 8,766 2,189 2,186 2,186 2,176 6,304 6,580 6,278 6,558

Service occupations

25,854 25,896 11,203 11,209 10,360 10,295 14,651 14,686 13,613 13,637

Healthcare support occupations

3,461 3,514 430 436 416 425 3,031 3,079 2,962 2,995

Protective service occupations

3,140 3,109 2,456 2,447 2,406 2,387 684 662 643 621

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,112 8,142 3,641 3,702 3,074 3,083 4,471 4,440 3,798 3,778

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,803 5,716 3,469 3,368 3,327 3,233 2,335 2,348 2,278 2,291

Personal care and service occupations

5,337 5,415 1,207 1,257 1,138 1,166 4,130 4,157 3,933 3,951

Sales and office occupations

33,416 33,598 12,761 12,939 12,181 12,314 20,655 20,659 19,664 19,667

Sales and related occupations

15,646 15,700 7,948 7,960 7,580 7,565 7,697 7,741 7,010 7,023

Office and administrative support occupations

17,771 17,897 4,813 4,980 4,600 4,749 12,958 12,918 12,654 12,645

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,537 13,733 12,939 13,091 12,674 12,822 598 642 581 618

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,022 1,073 792 813 728 752 229 260 216 243

Construction and extraction occupations

7,637 7,652 7,440 7,445 7,304 7,307 197 207 194 203

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,879 5,008 4,707 4,833 4,641 4,763 172 175 172 173

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17,448 17,647 13,670 13,801 13,281 13,427 3,778 3,846 3,677 3,742

Production occupations

8,438 8,522 6,074 6,070 5,963 5,965 2,364 2,452 2,323 2,402

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,010 9,125 7,596 7,731 7,318 7,463 1,414 1,394 1,354 1,341

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: February 10, 2016