HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
12. Employed persons by sex, occupation, class of worker, full- or part-time status, and race
[In thousands]
Category Total White Black or African
American
Asian
2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018

Total, 16 years and over

153,337 155,761 120,176 121,461 18,587 19,091 9,448 9,832

Men

81,402 82,698 65,000 65,702 8,742 9,018 4,989 5,188

Women

71,936 73,063 55,176 55,759 9,845 10,073 4,458 4,644

OCCUPATION

Management, professional, and related occupations

60,901 62,436 48,748 49,555 5,719 5,982 4,915 5,283

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,379 25,850 21,065 21,309 2,075 2,127 1,623 1,770

Management occupations

17,804 18,263 14,953 15,329 1,361 1,382 1,058 1,082

Business and financial operations occupations

7,574 7,587 6,112 5,980 714 745 565 688

Professional and related occupations

35,522 36,586 27,683 28,246 3,644 3,854 3,292 3,513

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,804 5,126 3,258 3,436 416 431 998 1,129

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,224 3,263 2,556 2,588 182 211 409 389

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,431 1,529 1,093 1,194 81 108 226 195

Community and social service occupations

2,635 2,680 1,925 1,925 524 546 101 105

Legal occupations

1,827 1,891 1,582 1,620 126 139 78 88

Education, training, and library occupations

9,215 9,313 7,553 7,588 987 987 449 487

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,246 3,362 2,722 2,812 237 247 173 186

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,141 9,420 6,994 7,083 1,091 1,183 857 934

Service occupations

26,751 26,854 19,428 19,344 4,502 4,652 1,585 1,627

Healthcare support occupations

3,506 3,629 2,301 2,333 879 952 183 208

Protective service occupations

3,113 3,203 2,261 2,353 638 645 90 77

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,305 8,220 6,179 6,014 1,155 1,214 511 535

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,888 5,854 4,560 4,526 875 869 193 181

Personal care and service occupations

5,939 5,947 4,127 4,118 955 972 607 626

Sales and office occupations

33,566 33,461 26,357 26,291 4,348 4,281 1,688 1,652

Sales and related occupations

15,815 15,806 12,640 12,677 1,756 1,738 883 843

Office and administrative support occupations

17,751 17,655 13,717 13,614 2,593 2,543 805 809

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,193 14,471 12,340 12,481 1,042 1,106 313 322

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,184 1,121 1,058 1,007 58 42 20 25

Construction and extraction occupations

8,031 8,338 7,050 7,294 554 590 130 134

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,977 5,012 4,232 4,180 430 473 162 163

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17,927 18,539 13,304 13,790 2,976 3,070 947 949

Production occupations

8,482 8,621 6,514 6,604 1,132 1,167 523 501

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,445 9,918 6,790 7,186 1,844 1,903 424 447

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,640 1,632 1,487 1,487 67 56 26 29

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

790 766 758 738 7 5 9 9

Unpaid family workers

24 27 22 26 1 0 0 0

Nonagricultural industries

Wage and salary workers(1)

142,096 144,326 110,580 111,764 17,784 18,287 8,942 9,273

Government

20,835 20,942 15,946 15,957 3,200 3,251 968 985

Private industries

121,260 123,384 94,635 95,807 14,583 15,037 7,974 8,288

Private households

657 777 545 647 67 73 23 23

Other industries

120,603 122,607 94,090 95,160 14,516 14,964 7,951 8,264

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,736 8,941 7,282 7,392 727 742 468 508

Unpaid family workers

52 69 47 54 2 0 2 12

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS(2)

Full-time workers

125,967 128,572 98,441 99,840 15,434 16,053 8,034 8,394

Part-time workers

27,370 27,189 21,735 21,621 3,153 3,039 1,414 1,438

Footnotes
(1) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.
(2) Employed persons are classified as full- or part-time workers based on their usual weekly hours at all jobs regardless of the number of hours they are at work during the reference week. Persons absent from work also are classified according to their usual status. Full time is 35 hours or more per week; part time is less than 35 hours.

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups will not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 18, 2019