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11. Employed persons by detailed occupation, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation 2016
Total
employed
Percent of total employed
Women Black or
African
American
Asian Hispanic
or Latino

Total, 16 years and over

151,436 46.8 11.9 6.1 16.7

Management, professional, and related occupations

59,438 51.5 9.1 8.1 9.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,941 43.8 8.2 6.6 9.8

Management occupations

17,418 39.1 7.5 6.1 9.9

Chief executives

1,649 27.3 3.4 6.0 5.6

General and operations managers

949 29.8 7.1 5.6 11.3

Legislators

20 - - - -

Advertising and promotions managers

67 56.5 7.1 1.3 4.8

Marketing and sales managers

1,066 45.3 5.3 6.0 9.9

Public relations and fundraising managers

62 70.9 10.3 5.4 3.3

Administrative services managers

181 42.6 13.2 3.4 10.0

Computer and information systems managers

597 25.5 6.2 15.2 6.7

Financial managers

1,197 52.5 6.9 8.3 10.3

Compensation and benefits managers

20 - - - -

Human resources managers

287 74.2 13.5 4.9 11.2

Training and development managers

58 58.5 8.3 2.1 8.5

Industrial production managers

275 23.2 4.9 9.2 7.4

Purchasing managers

203 47.4 9.1 2.9 10.6

Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

299 17.1 11.4 4.8 18.4

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

1,042 24.8 1.0 1.0 4.7

Construction managers

812 7.4 3.8 2.0 11.0

Education administrators

954 65.1 14.3 2.2 8.8

Architectural and engineering managers

136 5.3 4.2 10.6 3.8

Food service managers

1,157 45.9 10.2 12.0 17.7

Funeral service managers

15 - - - -

Gaming managers

16 - - - -

Lodging managers

166 52.2 9.7 15.8 9.0

Medical and health services managers

593 72.3 13.2 5.4 10.2

Natural sciences managers

14 - - - -

Postmasters and mail superintendents

25 - - - -

Property, real estate, and community association managers

709 46.5 9.0 3.6 11.3

Social and community service managers

421 70.5 15.4 4.8 11.0

Emergency management directors

10 - - - -

Managers, all other

4,420 34.4 7.2 6.3 10.2

Business and financial operations occupations

7,523 54.7 9.7 7.8 9.8

Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes

38 - - - -

Buyers and purchasing agents, farm products

11 - - - -

Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products

207 53.1 6.4 4.4 11.8

Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products

272 48.0 9.9 6.2 11.6

Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators

349 62.2 15.1 1.6 12.7

Compliance officers

270 57.1 12.4 7.9 10.0

Cost estimators

113 12.0 2.9 3.2 8.3

Human resources workers

693 74.6 12.8 5.2 11.3

Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

77 72.1 17.8 7.2 8.5

Training and development specialists

156 60.7 12.0 3.0 10.3

Logisticians

115 32.3 17.0 6.9 12.0

Management analysts

902 41.7 9.0 10.7 7.9

Meeting, convention, and event planners

162 77.6 8.6 4.5 11.1

Fundraisers

86 66.5 4.3 1.9 4.8

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

302 55.0 5.0 8.8 8.3

Business operations specialists, all other

290 60.9 13.7 4.7 13.5

Accountants and auditors

1,777 61.3 8.5 10.9 9.0

Appraisers and assessors of real estate

73 35.6 5.5 2.2 9.5

Budget analysts

53 51.3 16.8 8.6 5.6

Credit analysts

27 - - - -

Financial analysts

307 36.9 6.5 12.8 10.9

Personal financial advisors

513 31.6 6.0 7.7 7.1

Insurance underwriters

104 62.5 9.6 6.3 4.9

Financial examiners

14 - - - -

Credit counselors and loan officers

367 57.7 11.5 5.6 10.9

Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

68 63.8 15.8 8.1 13.3

Tax preparers

108 63.2 8.5 5.3 14.9

Financial specialists, all other

68 55.7 16.8 5.4 13.6

Professional and related occupations

34,498 57.0 9.8 9.2 9.0

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,601 25.5 7.9 21.3 6.8

Computer and information research scientists

20 - - - -

Computer systems analysts

526 35.7 10.8 17.6 6.7

Information security analysts

89 21.8 9.2 7.7 8.9

Computer programmers

466 22.6 7.6 19.8 6.7

Software developers, applications and systems software

1,483 20.0 4.1 35.7 4.8

Web developers

205 33.6 8.4 9.3 5.8

Computer support specialists

570 25.5 9.8 12.6 7.8

Database administrators

90 46.2 4.4 16.2 2.9

Network and computer systems administrators

218 17.1 9.6 10.8 9.4

Computer network architects

115 9.7 13.0 11.8 9.3

Computer occupations, all other

596 23.4 11.0 12.7 10.6

Actuaries

14 - - - -

Mathematicians

4 - - - -

Operations research analysts

129 55.4 11.2 12.9 10.4

Statisticians

74 52.5 8.4 19.8 3.9

Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations

2 - - - -

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,106 14.2 5.6 11.6 8.8

Architects, except naval

246 26.0 3.0 11.1 8.0

Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists

34 - - - -

Aerospace engineers

130 7.8 2.6 9.3 7.3

Agricultural engineers

2 - - - -

Biomedical engineers

13 - - - -

Chemical engineers

79 20.1 4.1 10.3 6.6

Civil engineers

425 10.8 3.6 7.7 10.4

Computer hardware engineers

69 24.7 5.3 29.2 12.0

Electrical and electronics engineers

293 10.8 7.5 15.1 9.3

Environmental engineers

33 - - - -

Industrial engineers, including health and safety

220 20.3 2.7 6.6 11.2

Marine engineers and naval architects

13 - - - -

Materials engineers

31 - - - -

Mechanical engineers

350 6.4 4.2 10.5 5.5

Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

9 - - - -

Nuclear engineers

7 - - - -

Petroleum engineers

36 - - - -

Engineers, all other

539 12.2 7.2 18.2 6.1

Drafters

109 15.0 4.9 4.9 22.7

Engineering technicians, except drafters

385 19.8 11.2 8.8 10.6

Surveying and mapping technicians

83 7.9 3.7 3.2 7.4

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,367 44.0 6.4 16.0 8.2

Agricultural and food scientists

35 - - - -

Biological scientists

96 43.4 6.5 17.2 7.0

Conservation scientists and foresters

31 - - - -

Medical scientists

154 46.9 3.7 37.3 4.6

Life scientists, all other

3 - - - -

Astronomers and physicists

19 - - - -

Atmospheric and space scientists

6 - - - -

Chemists and materials scientists

95 34.6 10.6 18.4 2.7

Environmental scientists and geoscientists

89 30.0 3.4 8.0 5.6

Physical scientists, all other

261 45.0 4.9 26.9 9.7

Economists

26 - - - -

Survey researchers

3 - - - -

Psychologists

161 67.5 5.8 4.2 6.9

Sociologists

3 - - - -

Urban and regional planners

38 - - - -

Miscellaneous social scientists and related workers

39 - - - -

Agricultural and food science technicians

35 - - - -

Biological technicians

17 - - - -

Chemical technicians

76 34.6 14.9 8.2 12.9

Geological and petroleum technicians

18 - - - -

Nuclear technicians

5 - - - -

Social science research assistants

2 - - - -

Miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians

155 51.0 8.0 13.0 11.6

Community and social service occupations

2,612 65.5 18.6 3.4 12.1

Counselors

869 73.0 19.6 2.7 11.6

Social workers

781 81.5 22.7 3.0 13.8

Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists

102 57.4 21.0 1.3 14.3

Social and human service assistants

184 80.5 21.6 2.6 14.1

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

89 74.9 20.4 2.5 16.1

Clergy

436 17.6 11.8 5.9 9.1

Directors, religious activities and education

78 55.0 3.1 4.2 9.9

Religious workers, all other

73 64.4 7.4 7.9 8.0

Legal occupations

1,808 51.8 6.3 4.1 8.4

Lawyers

1,133 35.7 4.4 4.7 5.6

Judicial law clerks

15 - - - -

Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers

59 34.2 11.0 1.2 3.5

Paralegals and legal assistants

433 86.7 10.2 3.5 16.2

Miscellaneous legal support workers

168 77.0 8.4 1.9 8.7

Education, training, and library occupations

8,948 73.1 10.0 4.7 10.0

Postsecondary teachers

1,420 48.3 7.0 12.3 6.9

Preschool and kindergarten teachers

692 97.5 12.5 3.4 13.3

Elementary and middle school teachers

3,186 78.5 10.3 2.4 9.8

Secondary school teachers

1,078 60.5 8.0 2.0 7.9

Special education teachers

353 85.2 8.6 2.2 6.5

Other teachers and instructors

868 65.3 10.3 7.2 10.6

Archivists, curators, and museum technicians

43 - - - -

Librarians

190 83.8 7.5 5.8 7.1

Library technicians

37 - - - -

Teacher assistants

950 89.3 14.8 3.4 17.3

Other education, training, and library workers

132 71.4 12.2 6.3 9.7

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,097 48.5 6.6 5.5 10.6

Artists and related workers

232 56.6 3.6 3.6 9.9

Designers

878 54.8 5.1 8.4 10.6

Actors

47 - - - -

Producers and directors

173 38.5 3.6 4.6 6.3

Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers

312 34.2 8.4 2.2 11.7

Dancers and choreographers

17 - - - -

Musicians, singers, and related workers

192 40.4 14.6 3.7 9.3

Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers, all other

49 - - - -

Announcers

59 20.9 16.6 4.0 20.7

News analysts, reporters and correspondents

73 48.8 3.6 9.6 10.5

Public relations specialists

121 58.9 8.2 1.7 7.3

Editors

167 52.4 1.9 6.6 6.0

Technical writers

61 55.7 7.8 4.1 7.8

Writers and authors

229 62.8 3.4 2.5 5.6

Miscellaneous media and communication workers

116 68.7 11.3 13.0 37.8

Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators

111 15.2 13.1 2.4 12.1

Photographers

205 47.7 5.7 5.7 8.4

Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors

54 21.4 3.1 3.8 11.4

Media and communication equipment workers, all other

1 - - - -

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

8,960 75.6 11.8 9.6 7.8

Chiropractors

51 27.4 1.7 4.6 9.8

Dentists

163 34.4 3.2 20.2 9.5

Dietitians and nutritionists

120 89.4 15.9 6.1 4.9

Optometrists

36 - - - -

Pharmacists

306 59.9 10.1 18.1 4.6

Physicians and surgeons

1,061 38.2 7.5 19.3 5.9

Physician assistants

92 70.0 3.2 11.5 6.0

Podiatrists

12 - - - -

Audiologists

15 - - - -

Occupational therapists

118 89.2 7.5 8.2 6.3

Physical therapists

290 69.3 5.2 9.5 5.3

Radiation therapists

13 - - - -

Recreational therapists

11 - - - -

Respiratory therapists

84 73.5 8.5 5.2 8.7

Speech-language pathologists

162 97.5 2.9 3.2 9.0

Exercise physiologists

2 - - - -

Therapists, all other

205 82.6 9.2 6.1 15.7

Veterinarians

101 63.2 2.1 3.7 0.3

Registered nurses

3,102 90.0 11.9 9.0 6.6

Nurse anesthetists

23 - - - -

Nurse midwives

6 - - - -

Nurse practitioners

176 94.0 8.5 6.2 3.5

Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other

32 - - - -

Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians

361 68.5 16.5 10.6 13.0

Dental hygienists

169 97.1 5.2 2.7 9.2

Diagnostic related technologists and technicians

311 73.0 9.8 5.4 8.8

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

194 35.7 12.4 2.3 12.1

Health practitioner support technologists and technicians

610 79.5 12.7 8.8 12.2

Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

653 90.0 30.3 4.2 10.1

Medical records and health information technicians

184 92.1 10.7 5.3 6.4

Opticians, dispensing

55 69.7 7.3 2.2 11.6

Miscellaneous health technologists and technicians

130 65.6 24.3 11.9 9.7

Other healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

114 51.7 13.5 3.4 11.9

Service occupations

26,811 56.6 16.8 5.5 23.9

Healthcare support occupations

3,554 87.7 27.3 5.5 16.9

Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides

2,058 88.1 37.5 5.8 14.6

Occupational therapy assistants and aides

20 - - - -

Physical therapist assistants and aides

70 69.4 6.4 6.3 10.4

Massage therapists

170 80.7 6.8 7.7 9.6

Dental assistants

294 93.3 11.4 6.5 24.1

Medical assistants

570 92.9 14.3 4.1 28.6

Medical transcriptionists

39 - - - -

Pharmacy aides

36 - - - -

Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers

39 - - - -

Phlebotomists

101 86.5 22.0 3.6 16.2

Miscellaneous healthcare support occupations, including medical equipment preparers

156 73.9 26.0 4.0 7.9

Protective service occupations

3,117 22.3 19.0 2.8 14.1

First-line supervisors of correctional officers

61 34.0 23.3 2.6 17.3

First-line supervisors of police and detectives

114 18.3 12.3 0.2 10.6

First-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers

44 - - - -

First-line supervisors of protective service workers, all other

88 23.5 16.9 3.0 11.7

Firefighters

252 3.5 6.8 1.4 7.7

Fire inspectors

27 - - - -

Bailiffs, correctional officers, and jailers

383 28.2 25.5 1.9 12.9

Detectives and criminal investigators

130 23.6 6.9 4.0 7.6

Fish and game wardens

9 - - - -

Parking enforcement workers

8 - - - -

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

708 14.1 12.0 2.7 16.0

Transit and railroad police

2 - - - -

Animal control workers

9 - - - -

Private detectives and investigators

94 44.0 11.5 4.5 6.7

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers

923 22.0 30.4 4.0 17.6

Crossing guards

72 60.4 26.4 1.5 15.5

Transportation security screeners

44 - - - -

Lifeguards and other recreational, and all other protective service workers

149 44.2 8.7 1.2 11.4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,542 53.5 13.8 5.8 25.8

Chefs and head cooks

460 21.4 14.7 11.6 23.0

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

543 57.7 15.5 5.3 17.6

Cooks

2,179 38.7 17.3 4.8 35.0

Food preparation workers

1,000 58.2 14.9 6.7 29.3

Bartenders

454 56.1 7.4 2.5 17.0

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

420 63.5 18.0 3.3 20.2

Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop

214 67.2 11.4 5.7 18.0

Waiters and waitresses

2,085 70.0 9.4 6.6 20.9

Food servers, nonrestaurant

213 71.3 16.3 5.7 22.5

Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers

331 42.9 15.3 6.4 27.8

Dishwashers

319 18.0 16.3 5.9 35.4

Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop

319 80.8 8.8 3.8 16.3

Food preparation and serving related workers, all other

3 - - - -

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,804 40.1 14.6 2.9 38.2

First-line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers

323 39.9 16.0 1.2 28.4

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

231 4.6 5.1 1.0 24.6

Janitors and building cleaners

2,276 34.2 17.9 3.4 32.8

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

1,485 89.6 17.3 4.2 47.3

Pest control workers

79 2.6 6.2 0.2 14.6

Grounds maintenance workers

1,411 5.4 8.1 1.4 43.1

Personal care and service occupations

5,795 77.3 15.9 9.3 16.3

First-line supervisors of gaming workers

206 46.4 4.8 4.1 11.6

First-line supervisors of personal service workers

191 70.5 9.2 15.5 10.6

Animal trainers

61 47.3 1.2 1.3 11.7

Nonfarm animal caretakers

233 76.9 4.7 2.4 11.7

Gaming services workers

92 47.9 8.0 28.2 9.8

Motion picture projectionists

6 - - - -

Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers

40 - - - -

Miscellaneous entertainment attendants and related workers

199 41.0 15.7 6.4 9.8

Embalmers and funeral attendants

12 - - - -

Morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors

40 - - - -

Barbers

126 11.7 39.9 3.3 19.6

Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists

806 92.4 12.4 5.2 16.5

Miscellaneous personal appearance workers

364 86.1 9.5 57.8 9.2

Baggage porters, bellhops, and concierges

66 17.5 18.4 8.1 31.8

Tour and travel guides

53 40.2 13.0 5.7 11.4

Childcare workers

1,280 94.4 17.1 2.8 20.9

Personal care aides

1,396 84.9 24.4 10.2 20.6

Recreation and fitness workers

440 62.2 10.0 1.0 7.8

Residential advisors

42 - - - -

Personal care and service workers, all other

142 56.5 14.4 4.4 12.6

Sales and office occupations

33,539 61.2 12.6 5.2 15.6

Sales and related occupations

15,848 49.0 11.0 5.7 15.7

First-line supervisors of retail sales workers

3,282 44.1 8.9 6.1 14.7

First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

1,180 26.8 6.8 6.7 13.6

Cashiers

3,260 73.2 17.8 7.2 20.7

Counter and rental clerks

105 46.6 14.0 3.2 22.6

Parts salespersons

117 13.8 7.5 3.1 17.9

Retail salespersons

3,312 48.4 12.3 5.3 18.2

Advertising sales agents

222 45.5 12.0 4.0 11.7

Insurance sales agents

630 46.5 11.0 4.6 11.7

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents

263 30.4 7.1 7.2 8.9

Travel agents

83 84.7 2.6 10.3 11.3

Sales representatives, services, all other

512 31.8 8.5 3.9 11.3

Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing

1,308 29.1 4.8 4.3 10.7

Models, demonstrators, and product promoters

59 67.4 9.6 3.0 9.3

Real estate brokers and sales agents

977 55.5 6.9 4.6 10.2

Sales engineers

43 - - - -

Telemarketers

61 64.0 34.9 4.8 19.7

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

160 62.5 9.1 3.4 22.3

Sales and related workers, all other

274 47.2 9.7 3.2 12.1

Office and administrative support occupations

17,691 72.1 14.1 4.7 15.6

First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

1,352 68.5 11.1 4.6 13.6

Switchboard operators, including answering service

25 - - - -

Telephone operators

41 - - - -

Communications equipment operators, all other

5 - - - -

Bill and account collectors

152 67.4 25.1 2.0 19.3

Billing and posting clerks

452 89.0 14.0 4.6 15.8

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

1,137 88.5 7.7 4.9 11.9

Gaming cage workers

12 - - - -

Payroll and timekeeping clerks

129 90.7 10.4 8.1 13.2

Procurement clerks

27 - - - -

Tellers

342 81.7 12.5 5.3 17.5

Financial clerks, all other

69 63.9 14.6 9.1 14.2

Brokerage clerks

3 - - - -

Correspondence clerks

7 - - - -

Court, municipal, and license clerks

80 71.1 18.9 2.4 19.6

Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks

44 - - - -

Customer service representatives

2,388 65.0 16.9 4.5 18.3

Eligibility interviewers, government programs

77 75.2 27.6 6.6 19.4

File clerks

183 82.7 21.2 5.7 11.6

Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks

138 66.1 17.2 9.7 21.5

Interviewers, except eligibility and loan

152 88.1 20.7 5.2 11.6

Library assistants, clerical

87 86.2 12.5 1.4 10.5

Loan interviewers and clerks

132 79.0 10.8 5.4 13.8

New accounts clerks

24 - - - -

Order clerks

105 57.3 8.1 4.1 21.5

Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping

42 - - - -

Receptionists and information clerks

1,331 90.1 13.0 3.7 18.4

Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks

144 55.1 24.8 8.2 20.0

Information and record clerks, all other

118 71.9 19.8 3.6 7.9

Cargo and freight agents

27 - - - -

Couriers and messengers

227 18.4 22.1 6.0 19.3

Dispatchers

292 55.7 12.8 3.1 16.6

Meter readers, utilities

31 - - - -

Postal service clerks

121 53.7 23.9 12.1 8.7

Postal service mail carriers

320 38.9 18.6 8.3 12.3

Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators

60 42.4 34.3 7.5 9.7

Production, planning, and expediting clerks

245 51.5 8.6 4.2 9.1

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks

546 33.9 16.1 2.2 21.7

Stock clerks and order fillers

1,530 37.0 18.8 4.8 19.5

Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping

51 52.0 17.8 1.7 19.2

Secretaries and administrative assistants

2,744 94.6 8.6 3.2 11.8

Computer operators

91 50.8 13.8 4.1 14.3

Data entry keyers

272 77.6 13.4 9.1 20.9

Word processors and typists

82 88.9 14.3 4.1 11.2

Desktop publishers

0 - - - -

Insurance claims and policy processing clerks

273 85.2 17.9 6.7 11.4

Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service

77 43.5 21.7 1.0 21.2

Office clerks, general

1,295 82.8 14.6 6.9 16.9

Office machine operators, except computer

35 - - - -

Proofreaders and copy markers

12 - - - -

Statistical assistants

9 - - - -

Office and administrative support workers, all other

551 75.8 13.6 4.3 11.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,904 4.7 7.3 2.2 29.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,096 22.3 4.9 1.8 45.0

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

48 - - - -

Agricultural inspectors

19 - - - -

Animal breeders

7 - - - -

Graders and sorters, agricultural products

85 65.5 20.4 6.3 40.7

Miscellaneous agricultural workers

818 21.0 2.7 1.3 52.5

Fishers and related fishing workers

29 - - - -

Hunters and trappers

1 - - - -

Forest and conservation workers

21 - - - -

Logging workers

68 0.9 11.2 0.0 5.1

Construction and extraction occupations

7,929 3.0 6.8 1.7 34.0

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

680 2.6 5.5 1.5 22.5

Boilermakers

23 - - - -

Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons

160 0.5 6.4 0.5 45.5

Carpenters

1,359 2.1 5.4 1.2 33.9

Carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers

168 1.9 3.5 0.9 50.8

Cement masons, concrete finishers, and terrazzo workers

56 2.2 10.5 1.6 48.8

Construction laborers

1,801 3.5 8.1 2.2 45.5

Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators

13 - - - -

Pile-driver operators

2 - - - -

Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators

351 2.3 8.7 0.2 19.3

Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers

180 1.1 6.7 0.5 62.7

Electricians

774 3.0 5.9 3.1 16.8

Glaziers

54 1.4 5.0 0.0 21.2

Insulation workers

50 5.2 7.7 0.5 33.8

Painters, construction and maintenance

612 6.2 5.7 3.6 50.7

Paperhangers

4 - - - -

Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

583 1.4 7.5 0.9 21.2

Plasterers and stucco masons

34 - - - -

Reinforcing iron and rebar workers

12 - - - -

Roofers

230 1.7 4.9 1.1 51.7

Sheet metal workers

126 2.9 6.7 2.1 16.7

Structural iron and steel workers

60 2.0 10.7 1.9 10.8

Solar photovoltaic installers

10 - - - -

Helpers, construction trades

57 6.2 9.2 0.9 42.5

Construction and building inspectors

93 6.4 11.8 2.4 9.9

Elevator installers and repairers

44 - - - -

Fence erectors

43 - - - -

Hazardous materials removal workers

34 - - - -

Highway maintenance workers

92 3.2 9.6 0.2 15.1

Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators

10 - - - -

Septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners

10 - - - -

Miscellaneous construction and related workers

34 - - - -

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

25 - - - -

Earth drillers, except oil and gas

33 - - - -

Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters

11 - - - -

Mining machine operators

55 1.5 7.1 0.0 11.6

Roof bolters, mining

4 - - - -

Roustabouts, oil and gas

6 - - - -

Helpers--extraction workers

4 - - - -

Other extraction workers

32 - - - -

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,879 3.6 8.8 3.2 19.0

First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

264 10.1 10.2 2.0 10.4

Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers

212 9.6 13.0 10.0 12.0

Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers

143 16.1 16.3 5.3 15.8

Avionics technicians

7 - - - -

Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers

25 - - - -

Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment

2 - - - -

Electrical and electronics repairers, industrial and utility

13 - - - -

Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles

10 - - - -

Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers

44 - - - -

Security and fire alarm systems installers

79 1.8 5.6 4.2 24.2

Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

140 1.7 3.3 6.0 18.5

Automotive body and related repairers

147 3.6 5.2 3.0 24.1

Automotive glass installers and repairers

22 - - - -

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

879 1.7 9.6 4.3 23.3

Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists

342 0.8 7.0 1.9 16.1

Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics

203 0.5 3.8 1.9 16.9

Small engine mechanics

51 3.5 11.0 0.0 6.6

Miscellaneous vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers

87 1.7 10.8 2.0 31.6

Control and valve installers and repairers

33 - - - -

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers

427 1.4 7.0 1.3 21.9

Home appliance repairers

49 - - - -

Industrial and refractory machinery mechanics

393 3.3 8.5 1.9 15.0

Maintenance and repair workers, general

552 3.0 10.6 2.2 19.8

Maintenance workers, machinery

21 - - - -

Millwrights

40 - - - -

Electrical power-line installers and repairers

136 0.6 7.7 0.9 10.5

Telecommunications line installers and repairers

171 2.5 16.1 5.2 20.9

Precision instrument and equipment repairers

66 14.9 4.5 3.9 13.9

Wind turbine service technicians

5 - - - -

Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers

38 - - - -

Commercial divers

1 - - - -

Locksmiths and safe repairers

30 - - - -

Manufactured building and mobile home installers

10 - - - -

Riggers

13 - - - -

Signal and track switch repairers

7 - - - -

Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers

19 - - - -

Other installation, maintenance, and repair workers

198 6.1 5.8 3.9 22.9

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17,743 22.1 15.8 4.8 22.2

Production occupations

8,459 28.2 12.9 5.9 22.3

First-line supervisors of production and operating workers

763 18.7 9.7 3.9 15.0

Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers

5 - - - -

Electrical, electronics, and electromechanical assemblers

117 49.3 14.1 16.9 22.5

Engine and other machine assemblers

9 - - - -

Structural metal fabricators and fitters

22 - - - -

Miscellaneous assemblers and fabricators

1,082 34.4 17.8 7.2 19.6

Bakers

224 64.8 13.9 7.2 27.3

Butchers and other meat, poultry, and fish processing workers

277 26.9 19.8 9.9 34.6

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

24 - - - -

Food batchmakers

107 58.7 14.2 3.1 30.6

Food cooking machine operators and tenders

10 - - - -

Food processing workers, all other

138 37.4 23.3 7.4 35.3

Computer control programmers and operators

87 5.2 6.3 4.3 12.3

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

13 - - - -

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

5 - - - -

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

13 - - - -

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

83 18.3 5.8 0.6 22.3

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

8 - - - -

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

48 - - - -

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

14 - - - -

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

6 - - - -

Machinists

356 3.4 5.4 6.8 13.0

Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, and casters

31 - - - -

Model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic

4 - - - -

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

33 - - - -

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

3 - - - -

Tool and die makers

50 3.0 2.4 0.0 12.3

Welding, soldering, and brazing workers

603 4.1 10.0 2.8 23.6

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

3 - - - -

Layout workers, metal and plastic

7 - - - -

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

20 - - - -

Tool grinders, filers, and sharpeners

5 - - - -

Metal workers and plastic workers, all other

379 20.0 15.3 7.3 22.1

Prepress technicians and workers

22 - - - -

Printing press operators

205 20.3 6.7 4.7 15.9

Print binding and finishing workers

14 - - - -

Laundry and dry-cleaning workers

188 58.1 21.4 7.9 34.0

Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials

36 - - - -

Sewing machine operators

208 71.5 8.0 12.1 46.9

Shoe and leather workers and repairers

8 - - - -

Shoe machine operators and tenders

2 - - - -

Tailors, dressmakers, and sewers

79 79.7 7.8 22.6 19.3

Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders

2 - - - -

Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders

9 - - - -

Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders

13 - - - -

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

11 - - - -

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

0 - - - -

Fabric and apparel patternmakers

1 - - - -

Upholsterers

36 - - - -

Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other

20 - - - -

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters

56 11.9 6.7 0.0 15.7

Furniture finishers

19 - - - -

Model makers and patternmakers, wood

0 - - - -

Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood

35 - - - -

Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing

23 - - - -

Woodworkers, all other

34 - - - -

Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers

44 - - - -

Stationary engineers and boiler operators

78 4.7 9.6 5.0 14.1

Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators

77 5.2 13.9 2.1 6.8

Miscellaneous plant and system operators

38 - - - -

Chemical processing machine setters, operators, and tenders

54 10.2 3.7 1.5 15.8

Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, and blending workers

94 11.9 12.2 1.5 35.3

Cutting workers

67 22.3 7.2 4.1 37.2

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

29 - - - -

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

16 - - - -

Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers

734 37.9 12.8 7.4 17.7

Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers

40 - - - -

Medical, dental, and ophthalmic laboratory technicians

85 51.4 8.4 11.8 11.3

Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders

236 50.5 16.1 6.2 43.1

Painting workers

173 8.9 8.8 1.8 28.4

Photographic process workers and processing machine operators

29 - - - -

Semiconductor processors

2 - - - -

Adhesive bonding machine operators and tenders

11 - - - -

Cleaning, washing, and metal pickling equipment operators and tenders

3 - - - -

Cooling and freezing equipment operators and tenders

0 - - - -

Etchers and engravers

6 - - - -

Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic

24 - - - -

Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders

33 - - - -

Tire builders

10 - - - -

Helpers--production workers

40 - - - -

Production workers, all other

968 29.4 17.1 5.4 22.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,284 16.5 18.4 3.8 22.1

Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers

190 21.4 13.4 3.2 21.2

Aircraft pilots and flight engineers

141 5.2 3.0 0.5 7.7

Air traffic controllers and airfield operations specialists

26 - - - -

Flight attendants

93 75.8 13.7 6.4 16.1

Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians

19 - - - -

Bus drivers

553 48.7 29.4 3.3 11.8

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

3,542 6.0 14.8 2.6 21.3

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

500 14.3 28.7 16.0 12.6

Motor vehicle operators, all other

63 8.8 13.7 2.3 14.6

Locomotive engineers and operators

52 3.2 20.8 0.6 7.8

Railroad brake, signal, and switch operators

2 - - - -

Railroad conductors and yardmasters

55 4.7 21.3 4.3 6.0

Subway, streetcar, and other rail transportation workers

15 - - - -

Sailors and marine oilers

16 - - - -

Ship and boat captains and operators

31 - - - -

Ship engineers

4 - - - -

Bridge and lock tenders

2 - - - -

Parking lot attendants

89 10.7 24.3 7.3 28.5

Automotive and watercraft service attendants

97 8.6 9.9 6.4 18.1

Transportation inspectors

26 - - - -

Transportation attendants, except flight attendants

41 - - - -

Other transportation workers

34 - - - -

Conveyor operators and tenders

3 - - - -

Crane and tower operators

63 0.8 13.0 0.5 13.7

Dredge, excavating, and loading machine operators

37 - - - -

Hoist and winch operators

9 - - - -

Industrial truck and tractor operators

605 9.6 26.0 2.3 28.0

Cleaners of vehicles and equipment

328 13.0 18.0 2.5 29.4

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

1,900 18.1 19.9 3.2 23.4

Machine feeders and offbearers

30 - - - -

Packers and packagers, hand

550 54.5 18.9 7.1 43.6

Pumping station operators

16 - - - -

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

101 8.6 16.4 0.5 23.5

Mine shuttle car operators

0 - - - -

Tank car, truck, and ship loaders

4 - - - -

Material moving workers, all other

45 - - - -

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 8, 2017