HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
9. Employed persons by occupation, sex, and age

[In thousands]
Occupation Total Men Women
16 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
16 years
and over
20 years
and over
2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017 2016 2017

Total

151,436 153,337 80,568 81,402 78,084 78,919 70,868 71,936 68,387 69,344

Management, professional, and related occupations

59,438 60,901 28,846 29,488 28,662 29,313 30,593 31,413 30,381 31,153

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,941 25,379 14,019 14,207 13,973 14,158 10,922 11,171 10,881 11,117

Management occupations

17,418 17,804 10,611 10,725 10,576 10,689 6,807 7,079 6,777 7,041

Business and financial operations occupations

7,523 7,574 3,408 3,482 3,397 3,469 4,115 4,092 4,103 4,077

Professional and related occupations

34,498 35,522 14,827 15,281 14,689 15,155 19,671 20,241 19,500 20,036

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,601 4,804 3,428 3,578 3,407 3,558 1,173 1,226 1,165 1,218

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,106 3,224 2,665 2,702 2,649 2,696 441 521 439 520

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,367 1,431 765 753 762 752 602 678 599 674

Community and social service occupations

2,612 2,635 901 893 892 881 1,711 1,742 1,701 1,723

Legal occupations

1,808 1,827 871 862 870 861 936 965 934 964

Education, training, and library occupations

8,948 9,215 2,410 2,486 2,373 2,453 6,538 6,729 6,464 6,640

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,097 3,246 1,596 1,723 1,552 1,681 1,502 1,523 1,457 1,467

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

8,960 9,141 2,190 2,285 2,182 2,272 6,769 6,857 6,741 6,831

Service occupations

26,811 26,751 11,625 11,621 10,657 10,678 15,186 15,130 14,084 13,982

Healthcare support occupations

3,554 3,506 438 451 422 438 3,116 3,055 3,050 2,977

Protective service occupations

3,117 3,113 2,423 2,418 2,358 2,364 694 694 645 651

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,542 8,305 3,969 3,840 3,319 3,210 4,573 4,465 3,876 3,750

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,804 5,888 3,478 3,491 3,336 3,346 2,326 2,397 2,266 2,342

Personal care and service occupations

5,795 5,939 1,318 1,421 1,223 1,320 4,477 4,518 4,247 4,263

Sales and office occupations

33,539 33,566 13,023 12,973 12,358 12,301 20,516 20,593 19,499 19,550

Sales and related occupations

15,848 15,815 8,088 8,045 7,673 7,621 7,761 7,770 7,045 7,027

Office and administrative support occupations

17,691 17,751 4,936 4,929 4,685 4,680 12,755 12,823 12,454 12,523

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,904 14,193 13,247 13,473 12,959 13,168 657 720 628 688

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,096 1,184 852 907 795 847 244 278 224 257

Construction and extraction occupations

7,929 8,031 7,693 7,788 7,548 7,618 236 243 230 237

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,879 4,977 4,703 4,778 4,617 4,703 177 200 174 194

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17,743 17,927 13,826 13,846 13,448 13,459 3,916 4,080 3,795 3,970

Production occupations

8,459 8,482 6,073 6,031 5,964 5,919 2,385 2,450 2,333 2,408

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,284 9,445 7,753 7,815 7,484 7,540 1,531 1,630 1,462 1,563

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 19, 2018