Women in the Labor Force: A Databook (2010 Edition)

Table 12. Employed women by occupation, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2009 annual averages (Percent distribution)
Occupation White Black or African American Asian Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

53,366 8,208 3,084 8,007

Percent

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

41.4 33.7 47.4 24.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

14.4 10.5 15.2 9.1

Professional and related occupations

27.0 23.2 32.2 15.5

Service occupations

20.1 28.5 20.7 32.4

Sales and office occupations

32.7 30.8 25.0 31.6

Sales and related occupations

11.8 11.1 11.1 12.1

Office and administrative support occupations

20.9 19.7 13.9 19.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

0.9 0.8 0.4 1.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.1 0.1 1.0

Construction and extraction occupations

0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

0.3 0.4 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

4.9 6.2 6.4 9.8

Production occupations

3.1 3.6 5.5 6.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

1.9 2.6 1.0 3.3

SOURCE: Current Population Survey, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Last Modified Date: March 16, 2011