HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-20. Employed persons by occupation, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex
[Percent distribution]
Occupation, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity Total Men Women
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2016

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

147,635 150,738 78,275 79,884 69,360 70,854

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.2 39.9 35.7 36.1 43.0 44.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.2 16.7 17.4 17.6 14.9 15.8

Professional and related occupations

22.9 23.1 18.3 18.5 28.1 28.3

Service occupations

16.9 17.0 13.7 13.8 20.6 20.6

Sales and office occupations

23.0 22.2 16.7 16.3 30.0 28.9

Sales and related occupations

10.8 10.6 10.1 10.2 11.6 11.1

Office and administrative support occupations

12.2 11.6 6.6 6.1 18.5 17.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.1 8.9 16.5 16.2 0.8 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.7 1.0 1.0 0.3 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

5.0 5.0 9.3 9.2 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.4 3.2 6.2 5.9 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.8 12.0 17.4 17.6 5.6 5.6

Production occupations

5.8 5.9 7.8 8.1 3.7 3.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.0 6.1 9.6 9.6 1.9 2.2

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

117,178 119,137 63,284 64,175 53,895 54,962

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.9 40.7 36.4 36.6 44.1 45.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.0 17.7 18.5 18.7 15.3 16.6

Professional and related occupations

23.0 23.0 18.0 17.9 28.8 29.0

Service occupations

15.7 15.9 12.4 13.0 19.4 19.2

Sales and office occupations

23.1 22.2 16.6 16.1 30.6 29.2

Sales and related occupations

11.0 10.7 10.4 10.4 11.7 11.0

Office and administrative support occupations

12.0 11.5 6.2 5.7 19.0 18.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.0 9.8 17.9 17.5 0.8 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.8 1.1 1.2 0.3 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.6 5.5 10.1 10.1 0.3 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.7 3.4 6.6 6.2 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.3 11.5 16.7 16.8 5.1 5.2

Production occupations

5.7 5.8 7.7 8.0 3.3 3.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.6 5.7 8.9 8.8 1.8 2.1

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

17,117 17,670 8,018 8,335 9,099 9,335

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

31.2 30.3 25.4 24.9 36.2 35.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11.8 11.2 11.2 10.4 12.4 11.8

Professional and related occupations

19.3 19.2 14.3 14.5 23.8 23.3

Service occupations

23.9 23.7 21.2 19.0 26.2 27.8

Sales and office occupations

23.5 23.7 17.0 18.6 29.3 28.3

Sales and related occupations

9.5 10.1 8.2 9.4 10.7 10.7

Office and administrative support occupations

14.0 13.6 8.9 9.1 18.6 17.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.4 5.8 10.7 11.1 0.8 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.4 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

2.9 3.2 5.8 6.3 0.4 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.2 2.3 4.5 4.4 0.2 0.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.0 16.5 25.5 26.3 7.5 7.7

Production occupations

6.6 6.3 8.8 9.1 4.7 3.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.3 10.2 16.8 17.2 2.8 3.9

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

8,685 9,112 4,631 4,880 4,053 4,232

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

49.8 53.0 49.8 54.3 49.9 51.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.9 17.8 16.7 18.3 17.2 17.2

Professional and related occupations

32.9 35.2 33.1 35.9 32.7 34.3

Service occupations

16.4 15.4 14.0 11.7 19.1 19.7

Sales and office occupations

20.0 19.0 17.6 15.8 22.6 22.6

Sales and related occupations

10.6 9.8 10.2 9.9 11.1 9.7

Office and administrative support occupations

9.3 9.1 7.4 5.9 11.5 12.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.7 2.8 6.4 4.8 0.6 0.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

1.4 1.1 2.6 2.0 0.0 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.0 1.5 3.5 2.8 0.2 0.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

10.1 9.8 12.2 13.4 7.8 5.7

Production occupations

6.2 6.1 5.8 7.5 6.6 4.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

4.0 3.7 6.4 5.9 1.2 1.2

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

24,177 25,183 13,980 14,487 10,197 10,696

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

22.0 22.3 18.2 18.7 27.1 27.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.3 10.3 9.0 10.0 9.8 10.6

Professional and related occupations

12.6 12.0 9.2 8.7 17.3 16.5

Service occupations

24.2 24.8 19.3 19.6 30.9 31.9

Sales and office occupations

21.4 21.1 14.1 14.8 31.4 29.6

Sales and related occupations

9.8 9.9 7.3 8.1 13.3 12.4

Office and administrative support occupations

11.6 11.2 6.8 6.7 18.1 17.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.3 15.7 27.1 26.0 1.5 1.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1.9 2.0 2.6 2.7 0.9 1.0

Construction and extraction occupations

10.3 10.2 17.6 17.4 0.4 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4.1 3.6 7.0 6.0 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.1 16.1 21.3 20.9 9.1 9.7

Production occupations

8.3 8.3 9.3 9.6 6.8 6.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

7.9 7.9 11.9 11.3 2.3 3.3

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: April 01, 2016