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
2014 2015 2014 2015 2014 2015 2014 2015

Total, 16 years and over

146,305 148,834 116,788 117,944 16,732 17,472 8,325 8,706

Men

77,692 79,131 63,108 63,892 7,818 8,164 4,403 4,620

Women

68,613 69,703 53,680 54,052 8,915 9,308 3,922 4,086

OCCUPATION

Management, professional, and related occupations

56,050 57,960 45,588 46,757 4,939 5,308 4,218 4,464

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

23,171 24,108 19,518 20,039 1,745 1,975 1,404 1,509

Management occupations

16,199 16,994 13,894 14,394 1,086 1,239 874 949

Business and financial operations occupations

6,972 7,114 5,624 5,645 659 736 530 560

Professional and related occupations

32,879 33,852 26,071 26,718 3,194 3,333 2,815 2,955

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,303 4,369 3,013 2,989 355 374 828 871

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,798 2,954 2,261 2,377 146 176 328 337

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,355 1,404 1,066 1,081 86 85 167 204

Community and social service occupations

2,495 2,596 1,885 1,965 436 452 84 93

Legal occupations

1,814 1,803 1,558 1,566 136 122 82 82

Education, training, and library occupations

8,686 8,908 7,214 7,383 897 925 379 403

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

2,935 3,051 2,510 2,615 186 193 147 158

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

8,493 8,766 6,564 6,742 953 1,006 801 807

Service occupations

25,854 25,896 19,256 19,059 4,179 4,338 1,389 1,405

Healthcare support occupations

3,461 3,514 2,276 2,206 888 951 178 202

Protective service occupations

3,140 3,109 2,333 2,320 619 596 73 76

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,112 8,142 6,237 6,174 1,026 1,121 490 499

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,803 5,716 4,530 4,475 845 826 198 167

Personal care and service occupations

5,337 5,415 3,880 3,884 801 843 449 461

Sales and office occupations

33,416 33,598 26,747 26,647 4,003 4,138 1,611 1,734

Sales and related occupations

15,646 15,700 12,682 12,694 1,670 1,657 836 890

Office and administrative support occupations

17,771 17,897 14,065 13,953 2,333 2,480 775 844

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,537 13,733 11,792 11,988 992 996 278 267

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,022 1,073 912 958 61 55 17 14

Construction and extraction occupations

7,637 7,652 6,707 6,752 523 527 101 100

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,879 5,008 4,174 4,278 408 413 161 153

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17,448 17,647 13,405 13,493 2,619 2,692 828 836

Production occupations

8,438 8,522 6,579 6,630 1,059 1,067 522 526

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,010 9,125 6,826 6,863 1,561 1,625 306 311

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,459 1,547 1,342 1,414 58 61 17 13

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

756 844 731 818 4 5 4 5

Unpaid family workers

22 32 20 31 0 0 1 0

Nonagricultural industries

Wage and salary workers(1)

135,402 137,678 107,360 108,308 16,046 16,777 7,853 8,194

Government

20,135 20,601 15,502 15,785 3,029 3,155 884 915

Private industries

115,267 117,078 91,857 92,523 13,017 13,622 6,968 7,278

Private households

820 798 677 656 73 75 42 35

Other industries

114,446 116,279 91,181 91,866 12,944 13,547 6,927 7,243

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,602 8,665 7,287 7,320 624 627 438 485

Unpaid family workers

64 68 49 54 0 1 12 9

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS(2)

Full-time workers

118,718 121,492 94,521 96,000 13,741 14,398 6,969 7,361

Part-time workers

27,587 27,341 22,266 21,944 2,991 3,074 1,355 1,346

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 10, 2016