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
2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018

Total

153,337 155,761 81,402 82,698 78,919 80,211 71,936 73,063 69,344 70,424

Management, professional, and related occupations

60,901 62,436 29,488 30,287 29,313 30,089 31,413 32,149 31,153 31,911

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,379 25,850 14,207 14,464 14,158 14,414 11,171 11,387 11,117 11,344

Management occupations

17,804 18,263 10,725 10,959 10,689 10,921 7,079 7,304 7,041 7,273

Business and financial operations occupations

7,574 7,587 3,482 3,504 3,469 3,493 4,092 4,083 4,077 4,071

Professional and related occupations

35,522 36,586 15,281 15,823 15,155 15,674 20,241 20,763 20,036 20,567

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,804 5,126 3,578 3,814 3,558 3,798 1,226 1,313 1,218 1,303

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,224 3,263 2,702 2,745 2,696 2,732 521 518 520 515

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,431 1,529 753 815 752 811 678 714 674 708

Community and social service occupations

2,635 2,680 893 898 881 887 1,742 1,783 1,723 1,770

Legal occupations

1,827 1,891 862 915 861 914 965 976 964 974

Education, training, and library occupations

9,215 9,313 2,486 2,495 2,453 2,458 6,729 6,819 6,640 6,734

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,246 3,362 1,723 1,790 1,681 1,732 1,523 1,572 1,467 1,519

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,141 9,420 2,285 2,352 2,272 2,343 6,857 7,068 6,831 7,044

Service occupations

26,751 26,854 11,621 11,416 10,678 10,525 15,130 15,439 13,982 14,237

Healthcare support occupations

3,506 3,629 451 469 438 457 3,055 3,161 2,977 3,077

Protective service occupations

3,113 3,203 2,418 2,483 2,364 2,432 694 720 651 675

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,305 8,220 3,840 3,655 3,210 3,057 4,465 4,565 3,750 3,799

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,888 5,854 3,491 3,434 3,346 3,307 2,397 2,421 2,342 2,359

Personal care and service occupations

5,939 5,947 1,421 1,375 1,320 1,273 4,518 4,572 4,263 4,327

Sales and office occupations

33,566 33,461 12,973 13,008 12,301 12,348 20,593 20,453 19,550 19,400

Sales and related occupations

15,815 15,806 8,045 7,999 7,621 7,615 7,770 7,807 7,027 7,049

Office and administrative support occupations

17,751 17,655 4,929 5,010 4,680 4,733 12,823 12,646 12,523 12,351

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,193 14,471 13,473 13,726 13,168 13,407 720 745 688 708

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,184 1,121 907 848 847 782 278 273 257 250

Construction and extraction occupations

8,031 8,338 7,788 8,053 7,618 7,886 243 285 237 277

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,977 5,012 4,778 4,825 4,703 4,739 200 187 194 181

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17,927 18,539 13,846 14,261 13,459 13,843 4,080 4,278 3,970 4,167

Production occupations

8,482 8,621 6,031 6,140 5,919 6,015 2,450 2,480 2,408 2,438

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,445 9,918 7,815 8,121 7,540 7,828 1,630 1,797 1,563 1,729

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

 

Last Modified Date: January 18, 2019