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

Table 13. Employed persons by industry and sex, 2008 and 2009 annual averages (Numbers in thousands)
Industry and sex Year
2008 2009
Number Percent Number Percent
Total, both sexes

Total, 16 years and over

145,362 100.0 139,877 100.0

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

2,168 1.5 2,103 1.5

Mining

819 0.6 707 0.5

Construction

10,974 7.5 9,702 6.9

Manufacturing

15,904 10.9 14,202 10.2

Durable goods

10,273 7.1 8,927 6.4

Nondurable goods

5,631 3.9 5,275 3.8

Wholesale and retail trade

20,585 14.2 19,684 14.1

Wholesale trade

4,052 2.8 3,808 2.7

Retail trade

16,533 11.4 15,877 11.4

Transportation and utilities

7,727 5.3 7,245 5.2

Transportation and warehousing

6,501 4.5 6,012 4.3

Utilities

1,225 0.8 1,233 0.9

Information

3,481 2.4 3,239 2.3

Financial activities

10,228 7.0 9,622 6.9

Finance and insurance

7,279 5.0 6,826 4.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

2,949 2.0 2,796 2.0

Professional and business services

15,540 10.7 15,008 10.7

Professional and technical services

9,362 6.4 9,159 6.5

Management, administrative, and waste services

6,178 4.3 5,849 4.2

Education and health services

31,402 21.6 31,819 22.7

Educational services

13,169 9.1 13,188 9.4

Health care and social assistance

18,233 12.5 18,632 13.3

Hospitals

6,241 4.3 6,265 4.5

Health services, except hospitals

8,865 6.1 9,213 6.6

Social assistance

3,127 2.2 3,154 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

12,767 8.8 12,736 9.1

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2,972 2.0 3,018 2.2

Accommodation and food services

9,795 6.7 9,717 6.9

Other services

7,005 4.8 6,935 5.0

Other services, except private households

6,200 4.3 6,152 4.4

Private households

805 0.6 783 0.6

Public administration

6,763 4.7 6,875 4.9
Women

Total, 16 years and over

67,876 100.0 66,208 100.0

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

518 .08 496 .07

Mining

105 .02 94 .01

Construction

1,069 1.6 919 1.4

Manufacturing

4,655 6.9 4,069 6.1

Durable goods

2,624 3.9 2,204 3.3

Nondurable goods

2,030 3.0 1,865 2.8

Wholesale and retail trade

9,257 13.6 8,918 13.5

Wholesale trade

1,196 1.8 1,109 1.7

Retail trade

8,062 11.9 7,809 11.8

Transportation and utilities

1,786 2.6 1,662 2.5

Transportation and warehousing

1,547 2.3 1,424 2.2

Utilities

239 .04 238 .04

Information

1,449 2.1 1,360 2.1

Financial activities

5,605 8.3 5,196 7.8

Finance and insurance

4,223 6.2 3,924 5.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

1,382 2.0 1,272 1.9

Professional and business services

6,584 9.7 6,264 9.5

Professional and technical services

4,130 6.1 4,009 6.1

Management, administrative, and waste services

2,453 3.6 2,256 3.4

Education and health services

23,603 34.8 23,925 36.1

Educational services

9,174 13.5 9,147 13.8

Health care and social assistance

14,429 21.3 14,778 22.3

Hospitals

4,790 7.1 4,827 7.3

Health services, except hospitals

6,965 10.3 7,268 11.0

Social assistance

2,674 3.9 2,682 4.1

Leisure and hospitality

6,575 9.7 6,562 9.9

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,372 2.0 1,398 2.1

Accommodation and food services

5,203 7.7 5,165 7.8

Other services

3,615 5.3 3,613 5.5

Other services, except private households

2,881 4.2 2,904 4.4

Private households

735 1.1 709 1.1

Public administration

3,056 4.5 3,129 4.7
Men

Total, 16 years and over

77,486 100.0 73,670 100.0

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

1,650 2.1 1,607 2.2

Mining

714 0.9 613 0.8

Construction

9,905 12.8 8,782 11.9

Manufacturing

11,249 14.5 10,133 13.8

Durable goods

7,649 9.9 6,724 9.1

Nondurable goods

3,601 4.6 3,409 4.6

Wholesale and retail trade

11,327 14.6 10,766 14.6

Wholesale trade

2,856 3.7 2,698 3.7

Retail trade

8,471 10.9 8,068 11.0

Transportation and utilities

5,940 7.7 5,583 7.6

Transportation and warehousing

4,954 6.4 4,588 6.2

Utilities

987 1.3 995 1.4

Information

2,032 2.6 1,879 2.6

Financial activities

4,623 6.0 4,426 6.0

Finance and insurance

3,056 3.9 2,902 3.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

1,567 2.0 1,524 2.1

Professional and business services

8,957 11.6 8,744 11.9

Professional and technical services

5,232 6.8 5,151 7.0

Management, administrative, and waste services

3,725 4.8 3,593 4.9

Education and health services

7,799 10.1 7,895 10.7

Educational services

3,994 5.2 4,041 5.5

Health care and social assistance

3,805 4.9 3,854 5.2

Hospitals

1,451 1.9 1,438 2.0

Health services, except hospitals

1,900 2.5 1,944 2.6

Social assistance

453 0.6 472 0.6

Leisure and hospitality

6,192 8.0 6,173 8.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,600 2.1 1,620 2.2

Accommodation and food services

4,592 5.9 4,553 6.2

Other services

3,390 4.4 3,322 4.5

Other services, except private households

3,319 4.3 3,248 4.4

Private households

70 0.1 74 0.1

Public administration

3,707 4.8 3,746 5.1

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

 

Last Modified Date: March 16, 2011