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.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013
Aug.
2014

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

144,509 146,647 76,962 78,576 67,547 68,071

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

37.7 37.9 34.3 34.6 41.6 41.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

15.8 16.3 16.8 17.1 14.6 15.3

Professional and related occupations

21.9 21.7 17.5 17.5 27.0 26.5

Service occupations

18.2 17.9 14.7 14.6 22.1 21.6

Sales and office occupations

22.9 22.5 16.6 16.1 30.0 30.0

Sales and related occupations

10.9 10.3 10.6 9.8 11.2 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

12.0 12.2 6.0 6.2 18.8 19.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.3 9.6 16.7 17.1 0.9 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.8 1.2 1.2 0.3 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.2 5.4 9.4 9.8 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.4 3.4 6.1 6.1 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.9 12.1 17.6 17.7 5.4 5.6

Production occupations

5.8 5.9 7.9 7.9 3.4 3.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.1 6.2 9.7 9.7 2.0 2.2

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

115,884 117,095 62,880 63,788 53,003 53,307

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.4 38.7 34.9 35.2 42.7 42.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.6 17.2 17.8 18.3 15.1 15.9

Professional and related occupations

21.9 21.5 17.1 17.0 27.6 26.9

Service occupations

16.9 16.7 13.7 13.7 20.8 20.4

Sales and office occupations

23.1 22.7 16.6 16.0 30.8 30.7

Sales and related occupations

11.1 10.5 10.9 10.1 11.4 11.0

Office and administrative support occupations

12.0 12.2 5.7 5.9 19.4 19.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.1 10.4 17.9 18.3 0.9 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.9 0.9 1.3 1.3 0.3 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.7 5.8 10.2 10.4 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 3.6 6.4 6.5 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.4 11.5 16.9 16.8 4.8 5.2

Production occupations

5.7 5.6 7.9 7.7 3.0 3.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.7 5.9 9.0 9.2 1.8 2.1

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

16,071 16,653 7,456 7,921 8,615 8,732

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

28.6 28.8 23.0 22.9 33.5 34.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10.8 10.7 9.9 9.7 11.5 11.7

Professional and related occupations

17.9 18.0 13.1 13.1 22.0 22.5

Service occupations

26.0 25.6 22.9 21.7 28.6 29.1

Sales and office occupations

23.0 22.7 16.4 16.6 28.7 28.3

Sales and related occupations

9.5 9.0 8.3 7.7 10.6 10.2

Office and administrative support occupations

13.5 13.8 8.0 8.9 18.2 18.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.8 6.4 11.5 12.8 0.9 0.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

3.1 3.6 6.4 7.5 0.2 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.5 2.4 4.7 4.7 0.5 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.6 16.5 26.3 26.0 8.2 7.8

Production occupations

6.7 7.0 8.9 10.1 4.9 4.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.9 9.4 17.4 15.9 3.4 3.6

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

8,133 8,354 4,276 4,400 3,857 3,953

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

49.7 50.9 51.2 53.6 48.1 48.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.8 17.9 17.5 17.9 16.0 17.8

Professional and related occupations

33.0 33.1 33.8 35.7 32.1 30.2

Service occupations

16.6 16.3 11.9 11.4 21.8 21.7

Sales and office occupations

20.1 18.9 17.4 15.6 23.0 22.5

Sales and related occupations

11.2 10.1 12.0 10.7 10.3 9.5

Office and administrative support occupations

8.9 8.7 5.5 4.9 12.7 13.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.4 3.1 5.8 5.7 0.7 0.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.4 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

1.0 1.1 1.8 2.1 0.1 0.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.1 1.8 3.6 3.4 0.3 0.0

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

10.2 10.9 13.6 13.7 6.5 7.7

Production occupations

6.7 7.0 7.6 7.5 5.6 6.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

3.6 3.8 6.0 6.3 0.9 1.1

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

22,656 23,567 13,325 13,786 9,331 9,780

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

19.6 20.7 15.7 16.7 25.2 26.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

8.2 9.0 8.2 8.4 8.3 9.8

Professional and related occupations

11.4 11.7 7.6 8.4 16.8 16.4

Service occupations

26.0 25.6 21.6 20.9 32.3 32.3

Sales and office occupations

21.5 21.2 14.5 14.4 31.6 30.8

Sales and related occupations

10.2 9.5 8.2 7.4 13.1 12.3

Office and administrative support occupations

11.3 11.8 6.3 7.0 18.6 18.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.4 16.1 26.7 26.4 1.6 1.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.2 2.3 2.9 3.1 1.1 1.1

Construction and extraction occupations

10.2 10.4 17.2 17.6 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4.0 3.4 6.7 5.7 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.5 16.3 21.5 21.5 9.3 9.1

Production occupations

8.4 8.0 9.9 9.7 6.1 5.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.1 8.4 11.5 11.9 3.2 3.5

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 05, 2014