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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
10. Employed persons by occupation, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex
[Percent distribution]
Occupation, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity Total Men Women
2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

155,761 157,538 82,698 83,460 73,063 74,078

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

40.1 40.8 36.6 37.1 44.0 44.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.6 17.1 17.5 18.1 15.6 16.1

Professional and related occupations

23.5 23.6 19.1 19.0 28.4 28.8

Service occupations

17.2 17.1 13.8 13.7 21.1 21.0

Sales and office occupations

21.5 21.2 15.7 15.8 28.0 27.3

Sales and related occupations

10.1 9.9 9.7 9.6 10.7 10.3

Office and administrative support occupations

11.3 11.3 6.1 6.2 17.3 17.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.3 9.1 16.6 16.3 1.0 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.7 1.0 1.0 0.4 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.4 5.3 9.7 9.6 0.4 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.2 3.1 5.8 5.6 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.9 11.8 17.2 17.2 5.9 5.8

Production occupations

5.5 5.4 7.4 7.3 3.4 3.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.4 6.4 9.8 9.9 2.5 2.5

White

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

121,461 122,441 65,702 66,100 55,759 56,341

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

40.8 41.4 37.1 37.5 45.2 46.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.5 18.1 18.6 19.2 16.3 16.7

Professional and related occupations

23.3 23.3 18.5 18.2 28.9 29.3

Service occupations

15.9 15.9 12.8 12.8 19.6 19.5

Sales and office occupations

21.6 21.3 15.6 15.7 28.7 27.9

Sales and related occupations

10.4 10.2 10.0 9.9 10.9 10.4

Office and administrative support occupations

11.2 11.1 5.6 5.7 17.8 17.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.3 10.1 18.1 17.7 1.1 1.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.8 1.2 1.2 0.4 0.5

Construction and extraction occupations

6.0 5.9 10.7 10.6 0.4 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.4 3.3 6.2 6.0 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.4 11.3 16.4 16.4 5.4 5.3

Production occupations

5.4 5.4 7.4 7.3 3.1 3.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.9 5.9 9.1 9.1 2.2 2.3

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

19,091 19,381 9,018 9,145 10,073 10,236

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

31.3 31.9 25.9 26.0 36.2 37.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11.1 11.7 10.8 11.0 11.4 12.3

Professional and related occupations

20.2 20.2 15.1 14.9 24.8 24.9

Service occupations

24.4 23.8 20.3 19.6 28.0 27.6

Sales and office occupations

22.4 22.3 17.3 17.4 27.0 26.7

Sales and related occupations

9.1 9.0 8.3 8.1 9.8 9.8

Office and administrative support occupations

13.3 13.3 9.0 9.2 17.2 17.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.8 5.7 11.5 11.3 0.6 0.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

3.1 3.1 6.3 6.4 0.2 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.5 2.3 4.9 4.5 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.1 16.2 25.0 25.8 8.1 7.7

Production occupations

6.1 5.9 8.4 8.3 4.1 3.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

10.0 10.4 16.6 17.5 4.1 4.0

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

9,832 10,179 5,188 5,353 4,644 4,826

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

53.7 55.0 54.9 56.6 52.5 53.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

18.0 18.5 18.2 18.6 17.8 18.3

Professional and related occupations

35.7 36.6 36.7 38.1 34.7 34.9

Service occupations

16.5 15.8 12.7 11.7 20.8 20.2

Sales and office occupations

16.8 17.0 13.9 14.3 20.0 20.0

Sales and related occupations

8.6 8.2 8.4 8.5 8.8 7.9

Office and administrative support occupations

8.2 8.8 5.5 5.8 11.3 12.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.3 3.1 5.7 5.5 0.5 0.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

1.4 1.3 2.5 2.4 0.1 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.7 1.6 2.9 2.9 0.2 0.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.6 9.1 12.8 11.8 6.2 6.1

Production occupations

5.1 5.1 5.6 5.5 4.5 4.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

4.5 4.0 7.2 6.3 1.6 1.5

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

27,012 27,805 15,418 15,782 11,594 12,023

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

22.4 23.3 18.8 19.4 27.2 28.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.4 10.1 9.1 9.9 9.8 10.3

Professional and related occupations

13.0 13.3 9.7 9.5 17.4 18.2

Service occupations

24.3 24.2 19.0 19.0 31.4 31.1

Sales and office occupations

20.6 20.6 13.9 14.4 29.5 28.7

Sales and related occupations

9.6 9.4 7.7 7.9 12.1 11.3

Office and administrative support occupations

11.0 11.2 6.2 6.5 17.4 17.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

17.1 16.4 28.2 27.2 2.3 2.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1.9 2.0 2.4 2.5 1.2 1.3

Construction and extraction occupations

11.4 10.9 19.4 18.6 0.8 0.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.7 3.6 6.3 6.0 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.7 15.4 20.2 20.1 9.6 9.3

Production occupations

7.5 7.1 8.6 8.3 5.9 5.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.2 8.3 11.6 11.8 3.7 3.7

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.

 

Last Modified Date: January 22, 2020