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
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

148,834 151,436 79,131 80,568 69,703 70,868

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.9 39.2 35.5 35.8 42.9 43.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.2 16.5 17.2 17.4 15.1 15.4

Professional and related occupations

22.7 22.8 18.3 18.4 27.8 27.8

Service occupations

17.4 17.7 14.2 14.4 21.1 21.4

Sales and office occupations

22.6 22.1 16.4 16.2 29.6 28.9

Sales and related occupations

10.5 10.5 10.1 10.0 11.1 11.0

Office and administrative support occupations

12.0 11.7 6.3 6.1 18.5 18.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.2 9.2 16.5 16.4 0.9 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.7 1.0 1.1 0.4 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

5.1 5.2 9.4 9.5 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.4 3.2 6.1 5.8 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.9 11.7 17.4 17.2 5.5 5.5

Production occupations

5.7 5.6 7.7 7.5 3.5 3.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.1 6.1 9.8 9.6 2.0 2.2

White

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

117,944 119,313 63,892 64,612 54,052 54,701

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.6 40.0 36.0 36.3 44.0 44.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.0 17.3 18.2 18.4 15.6 16.0

Professional and related occupations

22.7 22.7 17.8 17.9 28.4 28.4

Service occupations

16.2 16.5 13.1 13.5 19.8 20.0

Sales and office occupations

22.6 22.1 16.2 15.9 30.1 29.5

Sales and related occupations

10.8 10.6 10.4 10.3 11.2 11.0

Office and administrative support occupations

11.8 11.5 5.8 5.6 18.9 18.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.2 10.1 17.9 17.9 1.0 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.8 1.1 1.2 0.4 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.7 5.9 10.3 10.5 0.3 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 3.5 6.5 6.2 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.4 11.3 16.8 16.4 5.1 5.1

Production occupations

5.6 5.5 7.6 7.5 3.2 3.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.8 5.7 9.2 8.9 1.9 2.0

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

17,472 17,982 8,164 8,471 9,308 9,511

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.4 30.1 24.9 24.9 35.2 34.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11.3 11.3 10.9 11.0 11.7 11.6

Professional and related occupations

19.1 18.8 14.0 13.9 23.6 23.2

Service occupations

24.8 25.1 21.6 20.9 27.7 28.8

Sales and office occupations

23.7 23.5 17.4 18.2 29.2 28.3

Sales and related occupations

9.5 9.7 8.1 8.5 10.7 10.8

Office and administrative support occupations

14.2 13.8 9.3 9.7 18.5 17.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.7 5.7 11.5 11.2 0.6 0.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

3.0 3.0 6.2 6.1 0.2 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.4 2.4 4.8 4.7 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.4 15.6 24.7 24.8 7.3 7.4

Production occupations

6.1 6.1 8.4 8.4 4.1 4.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.3 9.5 16.3 16.4 3.2 3.4

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

8,706 9,213 4,620 4,915 4,086 4,298

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

51.3 52.3 52.3 53.4 50.2 51.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.3 17.9 17.1 18.0 17.5 17.8

Professional and related occupations

33.9 34.4 35.1 35.4 32.6 33.2

Service occupations

16.1 16.1 12.7 12.4 20.0 20.3

Sales and office occupations

19.9 18.9 17.0 16.1 23.2 22.1

Sales and related occupations

10.2 9.8 10.2 10.0 10.2 9.6

Office and administrative support occupations

9.7 9.1 6.8 6.1 13.0 12.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.1 3.4 5.4 5.7 0.4 0.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

1.1 1.5 2.1 2.5 0.1 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.8 1.7 3.2 3.0 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.6 9.3 12.6 12.3 6.2 5.9

Production occupations

6.0 5.4 6.6 6.2 5.4 4.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

3.6 3.9 6.0 6.2 0.8 1.2

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (in thousands)

24,400 25,249 14,111 14,563 10,289 10,686

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

21.5 22.0 17.8 18.3 26.6 27.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.3 9.7 9.1 9.5 9.7 10.0

Professional and related occupations

12.2 12.3 8.7 8.8 16.9 17.0

Service occupations

24.9 25.4 19.9 20.3 31.8 32.2

Sales and office occupations

21.1 20.8 14.3 14.3 30.4 29.6

Sales and related occupations

9.7 9.8 7.8 8.2 12.2 12.1

Office and administrative support occupations

11.4 10.9 6.5 6.1 18.2 17.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.3 16.3 26.7 26.8 2.0 2.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.0 2.0 2.6 2.6 1.2 1.1

Construction and extraction occupations

10.4 10.7 17.6 18.0 0.6 0.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.9 3.7 6.5 6.2 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.1 15.6 21.3 20.3 9.1 9.1

Production occupations

7.8 7.5 9.1 8.7 5.9 5.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.4 8.1 12.2 11.6 3.2 3.4

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: February 8, 2017