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
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2015

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

144,134 147,118 75,687 77,824 68,446 69,294

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.5 39.1 35.2 35.8 42.2 42.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

15.7 16.1 16.9 17.3 14.4 14.7

Professional and related occupations

22.8 23.1 18.3 18.5 27.8 28.3

Service occupations

17.4 16.9 14.1 13.5 20.9 20.6

Sales and office occupations

23.4 23.1 16.8 17.0 30.7 30.0

Sales and related occupations

11.0 10.8 10.5 10.4 11.5 11.2

Office and administrative support occupations

12.4 12.4 6.3 6.7 19.1 18.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.1 9.0 16.6 16.3 0.9 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.6 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

5.1 5.0 9.5 9.2 0.4 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.4 3.4 6.2 6.1 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.7 11.8 17.4 17.4 5.4 5.6

Production occupations

5.7 5.8 7.8 7.6 3.4 3.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.0 6.1 9.6 9.7 1.9 1.9

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

115,312 116,944 61,694 62,990 53,618 53,954

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.0 40.0 35.6 36.5 42.9 44.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.5 16.8 17.9 18.3 14.8 15.1

Professional and related occupations

22.6 23.1 17.7 18.2 28.1 28.9

Service occupations

16.1 15.5 12.9 12.2 19.7 19.4

Sales and office occupations

23.5 23.2 16.6 16.9 31.5 30.5

Sales and related occupations

11.1 11.0 10.7 10.7 11.6 11.4

Office and administrative support occupations

12.4 12.2 5.9 6.2 19.9 19.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.9 9.9 17.7 17.6 1.0 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.7 1.0 1.0 0.3 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

5.7 5.6 10.2 10.1 0.4 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.6 6.4 6.4 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.5 11.5 17.1 16.9 4.9 5.3

Production occupations

5.6 5.7 7.9 7.6 3.0 3.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.8 5.8 9.2 9.2 1.9 1.9

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

16,351 16,975 7,417 7,900 8,934 9,075

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.7 30.9 24.3 24.5 36.0 36.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10.7 11.4 9.8 10.5 11.5 12.2

Professional and related occupations

19.9 19.5 14.5 14.0 24.4 24.3

Service occupations

25.4 24.7 23.0 22.3 27.3 26.7

Sales and office occupations

24.7 23.8 19.5 17.4 29.0 29.3

Sales and related occupations

10.7 9.3 10.0 8.2 11.2 10.2

Office and administrative support occupations

14.0 14.5 9.4 9.2 17.7 19.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.6 5.9 11.5 11.7 0.7 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.0 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

2.8 3.0 5.7 6.1 0.4 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.5 2.6 5.2 5.1 0.3 0.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

13.7 14.7 21.8 24.1 7.0 6.6

Production occupations

5.6 6.0 6.9 8.3 4.5 4.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.1 8.7 14.8 15.8 2.5 2.6

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

8,270 8,672 4,371 4,611 3,899 4,061

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

51.1 49.5 52.3 50.7 49.8 48.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.1 16.5 17.8 17.1 16.3 15.7

Professional and related occupations

34.0 33.0 34.4 33.6 33.5 32.4

Service occupations

16.4 16.5 13.0 13.7 20.1 19.8

Sales and office occupations

18.8 20.3 14.9 17.3 23.0 23.8

Sales and related occupations

9.7 10.1 8.9 9.8 10.5 10.3

Office and administrative support occupations

9.1 10.3 6.0 7.4 12.5 13.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

4.0 3.7 7.1 6.4 0.4 0.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.1 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

1.5 1.2 2.9 2.2 0.0 0.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.3 2.2 4.0 3.9 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.8 10.0 12.7 12.0 6.6 7.8

Production occupations

6.1 6.2 6.8 6.1 5.4 6.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

3.7 3.8 5.9 5.9 1.2 1.4

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

22,836 23,975 13,175 13,888 9,661 10,087

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

21.2 21.4 16.9 18.2 27.0 25.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8.9 9.0 8.7 9.1 9.0 8.8

Professional and related occupations

12.3 12.4 8.2 9.1 18.0 16.9

Service occupations

25.4 24.3 21.3 19.1 31.0 31.3

Sales and office occupations

21.4 21.6 14.1 14.4 31.3 31.5

Sales and related occupations

9.7 9.7 7.7 7.3 12.5 13.0

Office and administrative support occupations

11.6 11.9 6.3 7.1 18.8 18.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

15.8 16.1 26.1 26.7 1.8 1.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1.5 1.8 2.0 2.4 0.9 0.9

Construction and extraction occupations

10.7 10.4 18.0 17.6 0.7 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 4.0 6.0 6.7 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.3 16.6 21.6 21.5 8.9 9.9

Production occupations

7.7 8.3 9.1 9.4 5.8 6.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.6 8.4 12.6 12.1 3.2 3.2

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: March 06, 2015