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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
11. Employed persons by detailed occupation, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation 2015
Total
employed
Percent of total employed
Women Black or
African
American
Asian Hispanic
or Latino

Total, 16 years and over

148,834 46.8 11.7 5.8 16.4

Management, professional, and related occupations

57,960 51.5 9.2 7.7 9.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,108 43.6 8.2 6.3 9.4

Management occupations

16,994 39.2 7.3 5.6 9.7

Chief executives

1,517 27.9 3.6 4.7 5.5

General and operations managers

899 27.6 6.9 4.7 10.8

Legislators

13 - - - -

Advertising and promotions managers

67 53.6 0.0 5.5 6.6

Marketing and sales managers

1,006 43.2 6.2 5.8 9.7

Public relations and fundraising managers

61 59.2 10.6 5.2 5.6

Administrative services managers

195 47.7 9.9 3.0 7.2

Computer and information systems managers

652 27.2 5.6 14.2 4.8

Financial managers

1,197 49.6 7.2 7.9 9.4

Compensation and benefits managers

23 - - - -

Human resources managers

290 73.3 11.9 2.2 10.8

Training and development managers

41 - - - -

Industrial production managers

280 18.3 5.1 4.3 6.7

Purchasing managers

198 44.8 11.4 7.2 12.9

Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

263 21.1 8.2 3.4 19.2

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

1,052 23.9 0.9 0.6 4.3

Construction managers

737 6.7 3.3 3.2 12.9

Education administrators

928 65.7 13.4 3.8 9.3

Architectural and engineering managers

110 7.4 6.3 7.6 9.0

Food service managers

1,192 47.1 11.1 10.6 17.0

Funeral service managers

15 - - - -

Gaming managers

23 - - - -

Lodging managers

159 53.5 7.2 10.9 16.8

Medical and health services managers

636 73.7 13.1 5.2 8.0

Natural sciences managers

25 - - - -

Postmasters and mail superintendents

24 - - - -

Property, real estate, and community association managers

685 50.9 7.6 3.6 11.1

Social and community service managers

378 67.4 12.1 5.3 9.9

Emergency management directors

10 - - - -

Managers, all other

4,315 34.3 7.2 5.4 10.1

Business and financial operations occupations

7,114 54.3 10.3 7.9 8.8

Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes

46 - - - -

Buyers and purchasing agents, farm products

10 - - - -

Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products

190 52.7 6.3 7.5 11.0

Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products

280 49.7 6.7 5.8 11.5

Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators

321 55.3 14.6 3.1 10.4

Compliance officers

246 49.0 11.4 4.2 9.5

Cost estimators

112 17.8 0.4 3.0 8.1

Human resources workers

662 74.0 15.4 4.9 10.7

Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

68 73.0 14.1 6.9 8.4

Training and development specialists

118 62.1 13.7 2.0 7.0

Logisticians

117 40.9 14.4 4.2 20.2

Management analysts

848 39.7 9.3 10.1 5.9

Meeting, convention, and event planners

159 78.6 11.1 5.6 12.3

Fundraisers

77 73.4 7.2 1.1 1.9

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

261 58.8 4.8 6.9 9.7

Business operations specialists, all other

213 56.7 9.2 7.0 9.0

Accountants and auditors

1,732 59.7 9.5 11.3 7.4

Appraisers and assessors of real estate

76 39.3 5.9 0.9 3.9

Budget analysts

44 - - - -

Credit analysts

21 - - - -

Financial analysts

322 43.0 11.1 16.2 6.4

Personal financial advisors

498 37.9 7.6 7.4 9.4

Insurance underwriters

107 58.6 8.9 5.8 5.3

Financial examiners

15 - - - -

Credit counselors and loan officers

332 54.6 14.0 6.0 10.6

Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

58 65.5 17.0 9.4 13.5

Tax preparers

109 61.4 14.4 4.7 18.8

Financial specialists, all other

71 54.6 6.7 8.5 7.6

Professional and related occupations

33,852 57.2 9.8 8.7 8.8

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,369 24.7 8.6 19.9 6.8

Computer and information research scientists

24 - - - -

Computer systems analysts

552 34.2 9.6 19.6 6.9

Information security analysts

70 19.7 3.0 3.4 5.2

Computer programmers

480 21.0 7.0 18.9 6.9

Software developers, applications and systems software

1,353 17.9 5.0 33.8 5.4

Web developers

204 34.3 9.1 9.6 6.2

Computer support specialists

475 26.4 12.5 9.6 8.4

Database administrators

93 38.0 6.2 9.6 2.1

Network and computer systems administrators

218 15.9 11.5 10.4 9.4

Computer network architects

114 12.1 8.9 16.5 6.5

Computer occupations, all other

547 24.3 11.8 12.0 9.5

Actuaries

21 - - - -

Mathematicians

6 - - - -

Operations research analysts

123 50.7 15.3 10.2 9.3

Statisticians

86 52.9 12.4 11.4 3.7

Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations

4 - - - -

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,954 15.1 6.0 11.4 8.2

Architects, except naval

203 25.7 5.8 7.6 5.7

Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists

38 - - - -

Aerospace engineers

138 11.3 2.1 18.6 13.1

Agricultural engineers

6 - - - -

Biomedical engineers

16 - - - -

Chemical engineers

84 14.7 2.8 16.3 6.5

Civil engineers

360 12.6 3.6 10.2 9.0

Computer hardware engineers

72 12.8 12.1 23.4 11.0

Electrical and electronics engineers

302 12.5 6.0 14.3 7.2

Environmental engineers

40 - - - -

Industrial engineers, including health and safety

214 20.2 4.2 8.9 7.3

Marine engineers and naval architects

11 - - - -

Materials engineers

40 - - - -

Mechanical engineers

323 8.3 6.2 11.2 5.6

Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

15 - - - -

Nuclear engineers

6 - - - -

Petroleum engineers

44 - - - -

Engineers, all other

440 13.6 7.6 14.7 5.9

Drafters

133 21.2 3.7 1.1 15.0

Engineering technicians, except drafters

403 20.3 10.0 10.7 9.7

Surveying and mapping technicians

65 5.2 3.5 4.1 7.2

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,404 46.6 6.1 14.5 7.0

Agricultural and food scientists

25 - - - -

Biological scientists

86 42.6 6.6 10.8 8.2

Conservation scientists and foresters

25 - - - -

Medical scientists

157 54.9 5.9 35.1 5.4

Life scientists, all other

1 - - - -

Astronomers and physicists

19 - - - -

Atmospheric and space scientists

12 - - - -

Chemists and materials scientists

99 36.1 8.4 13.5 5.9

Environmental scientists and geoscientists

92 27.5 1.3 6.2 7.3

Physical scientists, all other

232 41.4 4.4 23.9 6.2

Economists

34 - - - -

Survey researchers

0 - - - -

Psychologists

193 70.3 4.1 2.5 5.8

Sociologists

1 - - - -

Urban and regional planners

25 - - - -

Miscellaneous social scientists and related workers

45 - - - -

Agricultural and food science technicians

25 - - - -

Biological technicians

18 - - - -

Chemical technicians

82 40.0 11.7 7.5 9.7

Geological and petroleum technicians

21 - - - -

Nuclear technicians

3 - - - -

Social science research assistants

4 - - - -

Miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians

203 53.9 7.7 12.5 6.6

Community and social service occupations

2,596 65.3 17.4 3.6 10.7

Counselors

802 71.4 18.4 2.5 9.5

Social workers

765 83.8 22.0 3.0 12.5

Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists

99 55.4 23.3 4.0 12.1

Social and human service assistants

194 82.6 21.2 2.2 16.0

Miscellaneous community and social service specialists, including
health educators and community health workers

117 70.8 14.2 5.2 16.5

Clergy

469 20.6 10.2 6.6 7.3

Directors, religious activities and education

78 57.8 7.5 1.1 5.1

Religious workers, all other

73 59.0 2.3 5.2 6.2

Legal occupations

1,803 50.2 6.8 4.5 7.5

Lawyers

1,160 34.5 4.6 4.8 5.1

Judicial law clerks

13 - - - -

Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers

58 39.0 11.8 6.2 6.4

Paralegals and legal assistants

400 85.4 10.3 3.9 13.4

Miscellaneous legal support workers

172 76.4 10.9 4.1 10.8

Education, training, and library occupations

8,908 73.4 10.4 4.5 9.9

Postsecondary teachers

1,341 46.5 5.1 12.6 7.6

Preschool and kindergarten teachers

695 96.8 16.1 3.4 12.2

Elementary and middle school teachers

3,152 80.7 10.8 2.5 8.5

Secondary school teachers

1,144 59.2 8.7 2.5 7.8

Special education teachers

330 87.5 9.5 2.3 7.5

Other teachers and instructors

876 62.3 12.1 6.1 11.2

Archivists, curators, and museum technicians

53 60.1 2.7 0.0 8.5

Librarians

166 83.0 8.5 2.8 4.8

Library technicians

31 - - - -

Teacher assistants

960 91.4 13.8 3.0 18.7

Other education, training, and library workers

161 73.7 12.5 4.1 12.0

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,051 47.6 6.3 5.2 10.8

Artists and related workers

222 56.9 2.7 4.1 9.4

Designers

899 54.9 3.5 6.9 12.3

Actors

49 - - - -

Producers and directors

169 36.9 5.3 5.6 6.8

Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers

296 36.1 11.1 2.7 10.1

Dancers and choreographers

19 - - - -

Musicians, singers, and related workers

202 34.5 10.5 2.6 8.8

Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers, all other

41 - - - -

Announcers

55 16.5 14.8 5.6 19.1

News analysts, reporters and correspondents

68 46.7 6.5 1.7 13.7

Public relations specialists

147 61.3 9.8 4.8 7.7

Editors

160 51.0 2.0 7.7 7.9

Technical writers

68 58.2 9.2 1.2 6.0

Writers and authors

208 59.4 4.9 3.5 5.3

Miscellaneous media and communication workers

84 67.9 5.8 13.4 35.8

Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators

119 9.2 11.3 0.8 14.5

Photographers

180 49.9 3.3 7.8 9.5

Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors

64 14.8 4.5 6.0 15.4

Media and communication equipment workers, all other

2 - - - -

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

8,766 75.1 11.5 9.2 8.1

Chiropractors

75 29.5 3.2 3.2 8.7

Dentists

196 25.9 2.9 16.8 8.6

Dietitians and nutritionists

108 94.6 14.2 9.6 5.3

Optometrists

39 - - - -

Pharmacists

282 57.0 8.7 15.3 5.4

Physicians and surgeons

1,007 37.9 6.4 18.4 6.4

Physician assistants

74 72.6 3.7 7.1 6.5

Podiatrists

15 - - - -

Audiologists

16 - - - -

Occupational therapists

116 88.0 7.2 8.6 6.5

Physical therapists

274 72.1 4.3 12.5 4.9

Radiation therapists

13 - - - -

Recreational therapists

11 - - - -

Respiratory therapists

108 66.8 15.2 6.0 9.2

Speech-language pathologists

158 98.6 4.9 2.9 7.1

Exercise physiologists

5 - - - -

Therapists, all other

189 80.9 7.9 3.8 15.4

Veterinarians

90 60.5 3.4 4.7 2.5

Registered nurses

2,973 89.4 12.2 8.7 6.6

Nurse anesthetists

27 - - - -

Nurse midwives

7 - - - -

Nurse practitioners

149 90.8 8.2 3.5 2.5

Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other

17 - - - -

Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians

327 76.1 17.3 13.5 12.4

Dental hygienists

177 96.4 3.6 6.6 5.4

Diagnostic related technologists and technicians

322 73.7 7.9 5.2 8.7

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

220 32.9 10.6 1.2 8.3

Health practitioner support technologists and technicians

626 81.5 14.2 7.5 13.0

Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

670 90.1 28.5 5.7 13.9

Medical records and health information technicians

200 89.6 12.1 3.6 8.4

Opticians, dispensing

52 60.4 8.4 4.0 13.3

Miscellaneous health technologists and technicians

117 67.5 14.2 7.8 11.4

Other healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

108 52.7 8.8 3.3 9.0

Service occupations

25,896 56.7 16.8 5.4 23.5

Healthcare support occupations

3,514 87.6 27.1 5.7 16.5

Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides

2,032 89.4 37.7 5.6 14.8

Occupational therapy assistants and aides

23 - - - -

Physical therapist assistants and aides

68 67.7 5.6 6.0 10.8

Massage therapists

189 77.9 4.8 9.1 9.1

Dental assistants

286 94.1 9.6 6.6 23.8

Medical assistants

524 90.7 13.0 5.6 27.5

Medical transcriptionists

42 - - - -

Pharmacy aides

36 - - - -

Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers

38 - - - -

Phlebotomists

106 84.1 25.2 3.5 13.8

Miscellaneous healthcare support occupations, including medical equipment preparers

170 69.6 25.1 4.1 8.5

Protective service occupations

3,109 21.3 19.2 2.4 13.9

First-line supervisors of correctional officers

52 31.4 24.7 2.7 6.3

First-line supervisors of police and detectives

110 12.8 14.0 1.3 6.6

First-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers

49 - - - -

First-line supervisors of protective service workers, all other

81 23.2 14.7 2.0 10.5

Firefighters

293 5.9 8.4 1.1 7.8

Fire inspectors

19 - - - -

Bailiffs, correctional officers, and jailers

443 23.8 26.0 1.2 11.8

Detectives and criminal investigators

144 27.2 8.5 0.8 11.9

Fish and game wardens

6 - - - -

Parking enforcement workers

10 - - - -

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

688 13.6 13.5 2.0 15.5

Transit and railroad police

1 - - - -

Animal control workers

5 - - - -

Private detectives and investigators

100 38.4 12.7 5.0 14.6

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

869 22.0 28.8 4.0 18.6

Crossing guards

57 59.8 33.2 3.1 17.3

Transportation security screeners

38 - - - -

Lifeguards and other recreational, and all other protective service workers

144 43.7 9.1 1.5 12.6

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,142 54.5 13.8 6.1 25.3

Chefs and head cooks

415 19.6 15.2 16.8 19.3

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

527 57.4 14.9 3.8 16.5

Cooks

2,091 39.9 18.5 5.3 35.7

Food preparation workers

858 59.1 15.1 5.6 27.4

Bartenders

451 59.8 4.4 3.3 13.2

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

420 63.4 21.6 3.7 17.3

Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop

233 66.7 10.7 6.2 18.2

Waiters and waitresses

2,057 70.1 8.2 6.9 21.1

Food servers, nonrestaurant

190 70.9 20.6 8.7 19.4

Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers

321 44.2 13.9 6.1 29.1

Dishwashers

281 21.3 14.7 5.1 39.7

Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop

293 82.1 11.2 3.6 19.2

Food preparation and serving related workers, all other

5 - - - -

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,716 41.1 14.5 2.9 38.0

First-line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers

293 40.6 19.7 2.4 20.5

First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers

215 6.6 4.0 2.0 23.6

Janitors and building cleaners

2,263 34.3 17.6 3.4 31.4

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

1,510 89.3 16.1 4.4 48.9

Pest control workers

85 4.7 13.0 1.3 14.0

Grounds maintenance workers

1,349 6.4 7.9 0.9 44.5

Personal care and service occupations

5,415 76.8 15.6 8.5 15.5

First-line supervisors of gaming workers

168 46.6 4.8 5.1 8.7

First-line supervisors of personal service workers

185 71.0 11.9 16.2 8.9

Animal trainers

54 50.9 1.2 0.0 11.5

Nonfarm animal caretakers

252 67.9 5.4 1.8 13.0

Gaming services workers

89 52.2 8.0 22.0 8.2

Motion picture projectionists

6 - - - -

Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers

44 - - - -

Miscellaneous entertainment attendants and related workers

221 39.2 12.8 2.1 15.7

Embalmers and funeral attendants

9 - - - -

Morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors

35 - - - -

Barbers

116 22.1 40.7 6.4 20.7

Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists

707 94.2 12.3 3.9 15.3

Miscellaneous personal appearance workers

324 85.3 7.0 56.5 8.5

Baggage porters, bellhops, and concierges

76 16.1 21.0 10.5 32.9

Tour and travel guides

54 54.3 3.4 10.1 5.3

Childcare workers

1,206 94.9 15.3 3.3 19.1

Personal care aides

1,251 85.1 24.2 8.1 17.9

Recreation and fitness workers

429 61.6 10.7 2.1 10.4

Residential advisors

38 - - - -

Personal care and service workers, all other

149 49.8 15.6 4.9 20.8

Sales and office occupations

33,598 61.5 12.3 5.2 15.3

Sales and related occupations

15,700 49.3 10.6 5.7 15.0

First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

3,245 44.0 9.5 6.1 13.0

First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

1,242 28.7 6.2 5.9 12.8

Cashiers

3,246 72.5 17.4 6.8 20.6

Counter and rental clerks

109 50.9 12.2 2.9 18.8

Parts salespersons

124 12.4 5.0 1.5 18.1

Retail salespersons

3,346 49.4 12.8 6.3 17.3

Advertising sales agents

200 49.7 9.4 4.8 11.3

Insurance sales agents

615 51.2 7.3 3.5 12.7

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents

258 26.2 4.8 5.8 7.0

Travel agents

89 75.9 3.3 17.7 8.7

Sales representatives, services, all other

479 34.8 5.7 2.8 13.3

Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing

1,281 27.9 4.0 3.3 10.0

Models, demonstrators, and product promoters

68 70.7 5.6 6.5 15.1

Real estate brokers and sales agents

906 55.5 5.7 4.9 9.4

Sales engineers

42 - - - -

Telemarketers

60 64.3 25.9 2.2 27.3

Door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers

156 67.0 10.5 2.5 21.7

Sales and related workers, all other

236 46.8 6.5 3.9 10.6

Office and administrative support occupations

17,897 72.2 13.9 4.7 15.6

First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

1,474 68.3 11.7 4.7 13.1

Switchboard operators, including answering service

16 - - - -

Telephone operators

34 - - - -

Communications equipment operators, all other

5 - - - -

Bill and account collectors

168 68.3 20.6 3.9 18.4

Billing and posting clerks

473 90.1 13.0 3.3 13.5

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

1,182 89.8 7.5 4.9 10.6

Gaming cage workers

14 - - - -

Payroll and timekeeping clerks

138 89.3 7.3 4.8 15.5

Procurement clerks

40 - - - -

Tellers

357 87.3 8.4 6.4 20.7

Financial clerks, all other

69 63.3 24.6 7.6 7.0

Brokerage clerks

3 - - - -

Correspondence clerks

3 - - - -

Court, municipal, and license clerks

71 87.0 11.9 3.3 16.6

Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks

52 72.9 10.4 2.5 15.8

Customer service representatives

2,271 65.1 16.6 4.7 18.0

Eligibility interviewers, government programs

74 77.3 25.1 2.3 33.3

File clerks

203 82.2 12.9 4.2 13.4

Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks

156 59.5 18.0 10.7 18.7

Interviewers, except eligibility and loan

151 83.2 16.1 3.7 18.3

Library assistants, clerical

98 77.3 8.0 7.5 10.6

Loan interviewers and clerks

139 83.5 12.8 4.1 16.5

New accounts clerks

26 - - - -

Order clerks

84 65.6 14.5 4.4 16.6

Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping

59 82.9 18.9 3.5 7.1

Receptionists and information clerks

1,232 90.6 13.4 3.7 17.7

Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks

111 61.3 16.4 6.4 18.6

Information and record clerks, all other

127 76.9 17.7 7.5 13.4

Cargo and freight agents

21 - - - -

Couriers and messengers

235 14.3 20.4 4.0 18.6

Dispatchers

277 56.3 13.4 2.3 12.8

Meter readers, utilities

41 - - - -

Postal service clerks

130 46.0 33.5 8.7 6.3

Postal service mail carriers

320 41.2 20.3 6.8 13.1

Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

64 50.0 29.9 8.1 9.4

Production, planning, and expediting clerks

286 55.0 10.3 4.6 12.0

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks

575 29.5 14.7 3.5 27.0

Stock clerks and order fillers

1,529 35.8 18.2 4.5 20.2

Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping

72 57.8 13.1 6.6 23.7

Secretaries and administrative assistants

2,870 94.5 10.4 3.5 11.9

Computer operators

69 46.8 13.5 5.3 13.7

Data entry keyers

281 74.3 13.8 7.7 15.1

Word processors and typists

103 92.1 15.0 5.0 9.9

Desktop publishers

1 - - - -

Insurance claims and policy processing clerks

287 77.1 17.7 5.0 7.7

Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service

81 59.4 25.1 10.9 18.4

Office clerks, general

1,288 82.3 13.4 6.7 18.6

Office machine operators, except computer

37 - - - -

Proofreaders and copy markers

8 - - - -

Statistical assistants

17 - - - -

Office and administrative support workers, all other

477 77.4 12.9 3.9 13.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,733 4.7 7.3 1.9 29.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,073 24.2 5.1 1.3 45.7

First-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers

54 21.2 1.4 0.0 41.6

Agricultural inspectors

18 - - - -

Animal breeders

8 - - - -

Graders and sorters, agricultural products

97 61.7 18.6 3.8 54.3

Miscellaneous agricultural workers

789 21.9 3.5 1.1 50.7

Fishers and related fishing workers

39 - - - -

Hunters and trappers

0 - - - -

Forest and conservation workers

18 - - - -

Logging workers

51 2.8 10.4 0.0 11.0

Construction and extraction occupations

7,652 2.7 6.9 1.3 33.3

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

712 3.3 6.2 1.2 16.7

Boilermakers

20 - - - -

Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons

172 0.7 5.3 0.0 43.3

Carpenters

1,281 1.8 5.4 1.2 32.8

Carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers

156 1.7 6.2 2.1 47.1

Cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers

54 0.2 12.1 0.0 49.2

Construction laborers

1,649 2.9 8.1 1.9 45.5

Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators

12 - - - -

Pile-driver operators

2 - - - -

Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

357 1.9 7.5 0.1 21.1

Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers

151 1.6 5.5 0.2 61.8

Electricians

773 2.3 8.8 1.9 19.3

Glaziers

47 - - - -

Insulation workers

49 - - - -

Painters, construction and maintenance

572 5.7 5.6 1.8 49.3

Paperhangers

1 - - - -

Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

573 0.7 6.8 1.1 25.0

Plasterers and stucco masons

28 - - - -

Reinforcing iron and rebar workers

10 - - - -

Roofers

221 2.3 6.0 1.4 51.2

Sheet metal workers

122 4.5 2.4 0.7 15.7

Structural iron and steel workers

58 2.2 6.4 2.8 19.8

Solar photovoltaic installers

11 - - - -

Helpers, construction trades

52 1.3 7.0 2.8 44.7

Construction and building inspectors

90 9.9 9.5 1.0 8.2

Elevator installers and repairers

30 - - - -

Fence erectors

34 - - - -

Hazardous materials removal workers

42 - - - -

Highway maintenance workers

103 2.0 13.4 0.9 16.5

Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators

11 - - - -

Septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners

12 - - - -

Miscellaneous construction and related workers

32 - - - -

Derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining

34 - - - -

Earth drillers, except oil and gas

29 - - - -

Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters

9 - - - -

Mining machine operators

67 2.5 4.1 0.0 16.3

Roof bolters, mining

2 - - - -

Roustabouts, oil and gas

9 - - - -

Helpers--extraction workers

4 - - - -

Other extraction workers

64 3.8 3.1 0.5 26.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,008 3.5 8.3 3.1 18.9

First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

262 6.1 8.5 3.3 11.4

Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers

241 13.2 18.4 8.2 9.8

Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers

158 8.5 11.7 8.2 11.8

Avionics technicians

5 - - - -

Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers

23 - - - -

Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment

1 - - - -

Electrical and electronics repairers, industrial and utility

20 - - - -

Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles

18 - - - -

Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers

38 - - - -

Security and fire alarm systems installers

74 3.8 6.0 1.0 23.1

Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

140 5.2 8.3 3.1 13.6

Automotive body and related repairers

154 0.6 5.4 0.6 22.9

Automotive glass installers and repairers

22 - - - -

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

924 1.5 8.2 4.0 25.7

Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

345 0.1 7.5 2.6 15.8

Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics

233 0.0 4.8 1.5 14.3

Small engine mechanics

54 3.1 0.0 1.3 10.4

Miscellaneous vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

81 1.9 4.5 1.0 24.4

Control and valve installers and repairers

29 - - - -

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

408 1.7 7.6 2.2 21.6

Home appliance repairers

53 3.8 3.7 6.0 26.8

Industrial and refractory machinery mechanics

425 3.6 6.6 1.5 13.6

Maintenance and repair workers, general

527 3.2 11.2 2.4 21.9

Maintenance workers, machinery

29 - - - -

Millwrights

57 3.3 5.6 0.5 8.4

Electrical power-line installers and repairers

119 1.2 5.2 1.7 11.1

Telecommunications line installers and repairers

177 6.0 12.9 3.1 19.7

Precision instrument and equipment repairers

66 4.8 6.3 3.3 10.5

Wind turbine service technicians

4 - - - -

Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers

48 - - - -

Commercial divers

1 - - - -

Locksmiths and safe repairers

21 - - - -

Manufactured building and mobile home installers

5 - - - -

Riggers

10 - - - -

Signal and track switch repairers

8 - - - -

Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers

28 - - - -

Other installation, maintenance, and repair workers

200 5.8 5.1 2.1 25.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17,647 21.8 15.3 4.7 22.3

Production occupations

8,522 28.8 12.5 6.2 22.3

First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

817 18.6 8.0 4.6 16.3

Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers

14 - - - -

Electrical, electronics, and electromechanical assemblers

133 51.4 16.9 22.0 22.5

Engine and other machine assemblers

11 - - - -

Structural metal fabricators and fitters

32 - - - -

Miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators

1,026 38.6 16.1 6.9 22.2

Bakers

231 60.8 15.4 9.6 23.5

Butchers and other meat, poultry, and fish processing workers

302 25.7 22.4 8.0 35.4

Food and tobacco roasting, baking, and drying machine operators and tenders

14 - - - -

Food batchmakers

101 72.3 14.1 7.0 29.6

Food cooking machine operators and tenders

13 - - - -

Food processing workers, all other

135 34.2 16.6 7.6 35.1

Computer control programmers and operators

88 3.9 8.4 3.7 9.8

Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

9 - - - -

Forging machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

8 - - - -

Rolling machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

15 - - - -

Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

82 21.6 20.1 1.4 14.5

Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

5 - - - -

Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators,
and tenders, metal and plastic

51 10.3 11.5 0.2 29.0

Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

11 - - - -

Milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

0 - - - -

Machinists

363 6.7 3.1 6.1 13.8

Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, and casters

30 - - - -

Model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic

5 - - - -

Molders and molding machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

46 - - - -

Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

1 - - - -

Tool and die makers

47 - - - -

Welding, soldering, and brazing workers

615 4.2 7.1 3.3 23.1

Heat treating equipment setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

5 - - - -

Layout workers, metal and plastic

5 - - - -

Plating and coating machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic

23 - - - -

Tool grinders, filers, and sharpeners

6 - - - -

Metal workers and plastic workers, all other

376 22.5 17.6 6.3 22.6

Prepress technicians and workers

22 - - - -

Printing press operators

180 20.0 9.0 3.6 22.7

Print binding and finishing workers

20 - - - -

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers

192 60.8 17.7 10.8 31.8

Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials

34 - - - -

Sewing machine operators

196 74.8 9.7 12.4 41.8

Shoe and leather workers and repairers

7 - - - -

Shoe machine operators and tenders

2 - - - -

Tailors, dressmakers, and sewers

83 82.2 5.3 17.1 22.2

Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders

3 - - - -

Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders

9 - - - -

Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders

9 - - - -

Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders

9 - - - -

Extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers

0 - - - -

Fabric and apparel patternmakers

4 - - - -

Upholsterers

40 - - - -

Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other

16 - - - -

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters

60 7.9 4.3 1.2 20.5

Furniture finishers

15 - - - -

Model makers and patternmakers, wood

1 - - - -

Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood

29 - - - -

Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing

24 - - - -

Woodworkers, all other

31 - - - -

Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers

33 - - - -

Stationary engineers and boiler operators

81 3.4 9.4 5.2 10.2

Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

89 4.4 7.1 1.5 6.5

Miscellaneous plant and system operators

36 - - - -

Chemical processing machine setters, operators, and tenders

63 13.0 4.3 0.4 10.6

Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, and blending workers

86 11.0 10.5 3.1 37.2

Cutting workers

64 16.7 13.4 2.6 24.2

Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders

28 - - - -

Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, and kettle operators and tenders

7 - - - -

Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

752 37.3 12.5 6.9 17.7

Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers

44 - - - -

Medical, dental, and ophthalmic laboratory technicians

110 48.6 7.8 13.4 19.1

Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders

250 49.9 20.4 7.5 36.7

Painting workers

151 12.9 14.2 5.2 23.0

Photographic process workers and processing machine operators

33 - - - -

Semiconductor processors

1 - - - -

Adhesive bonding machine operators and tenders

11 - - - -

Cleaning, washing, and metal pickling equipment operators and tenders

4 - - - -

Cooling and freezing equipment operators and tenders

4 - - - -

Etchers and engravers

19 - - - -

Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic

27 - - - -

Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders

30 - - - -

Tire builders

10 - - - -

Helpers--production workers

40 - - - -

Production workers, all other

944 25.5 14.4 4.9 24.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,125 15.3 17.8 3.4 22.4

Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers

205 18.1 15.0 1.6 20.6

Aircraft pilots and flight engineers

140 9.4 2.6 0.7 5.7

Air traffic controllers and airfield operations specialists

30 - - - -

Flight attendants

86 74.9 12.0 4.5 9.8

Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians

19 - - - -

Bus drivers

550 47.1 28.0 2.7 14.3

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

3,469 5.1 15.1 2.7 21.5

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

446 14.6 27.0 15.1 17.0

Motor vehicle operators, all other

51 9.4 14.2 5.5 21.5

Locomotive engineers and operators

50 3.5 21.3 1.4 8.2

Railroad brake, signal, and switch operators

6 - - - -

Railroad conductors and yardmasters

52 7.7 18.6 1.7 2.1

Subway, streetcar, and other rail transportation workers

15 - - - -

Sailors and marine oilers

11 - - - -

Ship and boat captains and operators

35 - - - -

Ship engineers

6 - - - -

Bridge and lock tenders

5 - - - -

Parking lot attendants

91 10.0 32.1 5.3 26.5

Automotive and watercraft service attendants

99 11.0 8.2 3.8 12.7

Transportation inspectors

29 - - - -

Transportation attendants, except flight attendants

22 - - - -

Other transportation workers

43 - - - -

Conveyor operators and tenders

7 - - - -

Crane and tower operators

76 3.4 9.1 0.2 10.3

Dredge, excavating, and loading machine operators

35 - - - -

Hoist and winch operators

6 - - - -

Industrial truck and tractor operators

589 7.1 21.6 2.3 25.9

Cleaners of vehicles and equipment

338 11.1 12.3 1.4 39.4

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

1,908 17.6 19.0 2.9 24.1

Machine feeders and offbearers

33 - - - -

Packers and packagers, hand

505 51.9 19.0 5.6 37.5

Pumping station operators

23 - - - -

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

97 10.4 19.1 2.1 30.8

Mine shuttle car operators

1 - - - -

Tank car, truck, and ship loaders

5 - - - -

Material moving workers, all other

43 - - - -

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. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 50,000).

 

Last Modified Date: February 10, 2016