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
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

149,228 151,804 79,898 81,365 69,329 70,439

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.4 38.6 34.9 35.2 42.4 42.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.3 16.3 17.1 17.1 15.4 15.3

Professional and related occupations

22.1 22.3 17.8 18.1 27.0 27.1

Service occupations

18.0 18.4 14.7 15.0 21.8 22.3

Sales and office occupations

22.2 21.8 16.1 15.8 29.2 28.7

Sales and related occupations

10.5 10.3 10.0 9.8 11.0 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

11.8 11.5 6.2 6.0 18.2 17.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.4 9.5 16.7 16.8 1.0 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.8 1.1 1.2 0.4 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.2 5.3 9.5 9.7 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.4 3.3 6.2 5.9 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

12.0 11.8 17.5 17.1 5.6 5.6

Production occupations

5.8 5.4 7.7 7.2 3.5 3.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.2 6.3 9.8 9.9 2.0 2.2

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

118,168 119,477 64,461 65,186 53,707 54,291

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.1 39.3 35.5 35.7 43.4 43.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.2 17.1 18.1 18.1 16.0 15.9

Professional and related occupations

21.9 22.2 17.3 17.6 27.5 27.7

Service occupations

16.7 17.1 13.6 14.0 20.5 20.7

Sales and office occupations

22.3 21.9 16.0 15.6 29.8 29.4

Sales and related occupations

10.7 10.5 10.4 10.1 11.0 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

11.6 11.5 5.6 5.5 18.7 18.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.3 10.4 18.0 18.2 1.0 1.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.9 1.0 1.2 1.4 0.5 0.5

Construction and extraction occupations

5.8 6.1 10.4 10.8 0.3 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 3.4 6.5 6.0 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.6 11.3 16.9 16.5 5.3 5.2

Production occupations

5.7 5.3 7.7 7.2 3.3 3.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.9 6.0 9.2 9.2 2.0 2.1

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

17,529 18,167 8,204 8,564 9,325 9,603

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.0 29.6 24.0 24.6 35.4 34.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11.3 10.9 10.7 11.0 11.9 10.8

Professional and related occupations

18.7 18.7 13.3 13.6 23.5 23.2

Service occupations

25.9 26.1 22.3 21.6 29.1 30.2

Sales and office occupations

22.9 23.2 16.8 17.6 28.3 28.1

Sales and related occupations

9.2 9.9 7.6 8.2 10.7 11.3

Office and administrative support occupations

13.7 13.3 9.2 9.4 17.6 16.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

6.3 6.1 12.6 12.3 0.6 0.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

3.1 2.9 6.3 6.0 0.2 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.8 3.0 5.7 5.9 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14.9 15.0 24.3 24.0 6.5 7.0

Production occupations

5.9 5.8 8.4 7.9 3.7 3.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.0 9.3 15.9 16.1 2.9 3.1

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

8,794 9,298 4,710 5,010 4,085 4,289

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

49.7 52.3 50.0 53.0 49.2 51.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.6 18.3 16.0 17.7 17.4 18.9

Professional and related occupations

33.0 34.0 34.1 35.4 31.8 32.4

Service occupations

16.2 16.7 12.3 12.2 20.8 21.9

Sales and office occupations

20.2 17.0 18.1 14.8 22.6 19.6

Sales and related occupations

10.3 8.9 10.5 9.2 10.2 8.6

Office and administrative support occupations

9.9 8.1 7.7 5.6 12.5 11.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.0 4.0 5.3 6.9 0.3 0.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

1.1 1.5 2.0 2.6 0.0 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.8 2.2 3.3 4.0 0.2 0.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

10.9 10.0 14.2 13.0 7.1 6.4

Production occupations

6.8 5.6 7.2 6.1 6.3 5.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

4.2 4.4 7.1 6.9 0.8 1.3

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

24,344 25,483 14,155 14,804 10,189 10,679

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

20.8 21.8 16.9 17.6 26.1 27.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.2 9.5 9.1 9.2 9.4 9.9

Professional and related occupations

11.5 12.3 7.8 8.4 16.8 17.7

Service occupations

25.4 25.9 20.5 21.1 32.2 32.6

Sales and office occupations

21.2 20.0 14.3 13.9 30.7 28.4

Sales and related occupations

10.1 9.9 8.4 8.1 12.5 12.3

Office and administrative support occupations

11.1 10.2 5.9 5.8 18.2 16.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.3 16.8 26.3 27.0 2.4 2.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.2 2.2 2.6 2.8 1.5 1.4

Construction and extraction occupations

10.2 10.7 17.2 17.7 0.6 0.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.9 3.8 6.5 6.5 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.4 15.5 22.0 20.4 8.6 8.7

Production occupations

7.8 6.8 9.7 8.3 5.3 4.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.5 8.7 12.3 12.1 3.3 3.9

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: September 02, 2016