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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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
2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019

Total, 16 years and over

155,761 157,538 121,461 122,441 19,091 19,381 9,832 10,179

Men

82,698 83,460 65,702 66,100 9,018 9,145 5,188 5,353

Women

73,063 74,078 55,759 56,341 10,073 10,236 4,644 4,826

OCCUPATION

Management, professional, and related occupations

62,436 64,218 49,555 50,706 5,982 6,186 5,283 5,604

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,850 26,981 21,309 22,140 2,127 2,269 1,770 1,878

Management occupations

18,263 18,985 15,329 15,867 1,382 1,474 1,082 1,156

Business and financial operations occupations

7,587 7,996 5,980 6,273 745 795 688 722

Professional and related occupations

36,586 37,237 28,246 28,567 3,854 3,917 3,513 3,725

Computer and mathematical occupations

5,126 5,352 3,436 3,517 431 465 1,129 1,238

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,263 3,305 2,588 2,563 211 224 389 439

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,529 1,485 1,194 1,142 108 93 195 214

Community and social service occupations

2,680 2,717 1,925 1,981 546 547 105 97

Legal occupations

1,891 1,955 1,620 1,622 139 162 88 120

Education, training, and library occupations

9,313 9,455 7,588 7,729 987 963 487 498

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,362 3,285 2,812 2,719 247 253 186 193

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,420 9,684 7,083 7,295 1,183 1,209 934 926

Service occupations

26,854 26,978 19,344 19,482 4,652 4,621 1,627 1,603

Healthcare support occupations

3,629 3,758 2,333 2,411 952 1,002 208 192

Protective service occupations

3,203 3,128 2,353 2,311 645 634 77 69

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,220 8,378 6,014 6,172 1,214 1,167 535 577

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,854 5,746 4,526 4,444 869 856 181 165

Personal care and service occupations

5,947 5,968 4,118 4,144 972 962 626 600

Sales and office occupations

33,461 33,370 26,291 26,059 4,281 4,324 1,652 1,731

Sales and related occupations

15,806 15,582 12,677 12,436 1,738 1,744 843 835

Office and administrative support occupations

17,655 17,789 13,614 13,623 2,543 2,580 809 896

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,471 14,343 12,481 12,367 1,106 1,100 322 316

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,121 1,156 1,007 1,032 42 51 25 21

Construction and extraction occupations

8,338 8,325 7,294 7,251 590 604 134 133

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,012 4,862 4,180 4,084 473 445 163 162

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18,539 18,628 13,790 13,827 3,070 3,149 949 926

Production occupations

8,621 8,565 6,604 6,558 1,167 1,139 501 516

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,918 10,063 7,186 7,268 1,903 2,010 447 409

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,632 1,658 1,487 1,520 56 44 29 33

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

766 741 738 708 5 10 9 7

Unpaid family workers

27 26 26 26 0 0 0 0

Nonagricultural industries

Wage and salary workers(1)

144,326 146,262 111,764 112,809 18,287 18,606 9,273 9,675

Government

20,942 20,976 15,957 15,950 3,251 3,249 985 1,050

Private industries

123,384 125,285 95,807 96,860 15,037 15,357 8,288 8,625

Private households

777 821 647 655 73 103 23 30

Other industries

122,607 124,465 95,160 96,204 14,964 15,254 8,264 8,594

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,941 8,799 7,392 7,340 742 716 508 457

Unpaid family workers

69 53 54 37 0 5 12 8

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS(2)

Full-time workers

128,572 130,597 99,840 101,064 16,053 16,448 8,394 8,696

Part-time workers

27,189 26,941 21,621 21,377 3,039 2,933 1,438 1,483

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 22, 2020