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
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016

Total

148,834 151,436 79,131 80,568 76,776 78,084 69,703 70,868 67,323 68,387

Management, professional, and related occupations

57,960 59,438 28,090 28,846 27,918 28,662 29,871 30,593 29,658 30,381

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,108 24,941 13,589 14,019 13,548 13,973 10,519 10,922 10,476 10,881

Management occupations

16,994 17,418 10,340 10,611 10,309 10,576 6,654 6,807 6,624 6,777

Business and financial operations occupations

7,114 7,523 3,249 3,408 3,238 3,397 3,866 4,115 3,851 4,103

Professional and related occupations

33,852 34,498 14,501 14,827 14,371 14,689 19,351 19,671 19,183 19,500

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,369 4,601 3,291 3,428 3,277 3,407 1,078 1,173 1,072 1,165

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,954 3,106 2,508 2,665 2,495 2,649 446 441 444 439

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,404 1,367 750 765 743 762 654 602 650 599

Community and social service occupations

2,596 2,612 900 901 895 892 1,696 1,711 1,685 1,701

Legal occupations

1,803 1,808 897 871 896 870 905 936 902 934

Education, training, and library occupations

8,908 8,948 2,368 2,410 2,331 2,373 6,540 6,538 6,457 6,464

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,051 3,097 1,599 1,596 1,558 1,552 1,452 1,502 1,413 1,457

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

8,766 8,960 2,186 2,190 2,176 2,182 6,580 6,769 6,558 6,741

Service occupations

25,896 26,811 11,209 11,625 10,295 10,657 14,686 15,186 13,637 14,084

Healthcare support occupations

3,514 3,554 436 438 425 422 3,079 3,116 2,995 3,050

Protective service occupations

3,109 3,117 2,447 2,423 2,387 2,358 662 694 621 645

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,142 8,542 3,702 3,969 3,083 3,319 4,440 4,573 3,778 3,876

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,716 5,804 3,368 3,478 3,233 3,336 2,348 2,326 2,291 2,266

Personal care and service occupations

5,415 5,795 1,257 1,318 1,166 1,223 4,157 4,477 3,951 4,247

Sales and office occupations

33,598 33,539 12,939 13,023 12,314 12,358 20,659 20,516 19,667 19,499

Sales and related occupations

15,700 15,848 7,960 8,088 7,565 7,673 7,741 7,761 7,023 7,045

Office and administrative support occupations

17,897 17,691 4,980 4,936 4,749 4,685 12,918 12,755 12,645 12,454

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,733 13,904 13,091 13,247 12,822 12,959 642 657 618 628

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,073 1,096 813 852 752 795 260 244 243 224

Construction and extraction occupations

7,652 7,929 7,445 7,693 7,307 7,548 207 236 203 230

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,008 4,879 4,833 4,703 4,763 4,617 175 177 173 174

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17,647 17,743 13,801 13,826 13,427 13,448 3,846 3,916 3,742 3,795

Production occupations

8,522 8,459 6,070 6,073 5,965 5,964 2,452 2,385 2,402 2,333

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,125 9,284 7,731 7,753 7,463 7,484 1,394 1,531 1,341 1,462

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 8, 2017