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
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016

Total, 16 years and over

148,834 151,436 117,944 119,313 17,472 17,982 8,706 9,213

Men

79,131 80,568 63,892 64,612 8,164 8,471 4,620 4,915

Women

69,703 70,868 54,052 54,701 9,308 9,511 4,086 4,298

OCCUPATION

Management, professional, and related occupations

57,960 59,438 46,757 47,729 5,308 5,421 4,464 4,820

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

24,108 24,941 20,039 20,664 1,975 2,036 1,509 1,650

Management occupations

16,994 17,418 14,394 14,645 1,239 1,303 949 1,067

Business and financial operations occupations

7,114 7,523 5,645 6,019 736 733 560 583

Professional and related occupations

33,852 34,498 26,718 27,066 3,333 3,385 2,955 3,169

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,369 4,601 2,989 3,122 374 362 871 978

Architecture and engineering occupations

2,954 3,106 2,377 2,499 176 175 337 359

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,404 1,367 1,081 1,032 85 88 204 219

Community and social service occupations

2,596 2,612 1,965 1,944 452 486 93 90

Legal occupations

1,803 1,808 1,566 1,590 122 114 82 73

Education, training, and library occupations

8,908 8,948 7,383 7,405 925 896 403 425

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,051 3,097 2,615 2,632 193 204 158 170

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations

8,766 8,960 6,742 6,842 1,006 1,060 807 856

Service occupations

25,896 26,811 19,059 19,643 4,338 4,510 1,405 1,485

Healthcare support occupations

3,514 3,554 2,206 2,252 951 971 202 196

Protective service occupations

3,109 3,117 2,320 2,296 596 594 76 88

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,142 8,542 6,174 6,470 1,121 1,175 499 495

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,716 5,804 4,475 4,542 826 847 167 167

Personal care and service occupations

5,415 5,795 3,884 4,084 843 923 461 539

Sales and office occupations

33,598 33,539 26,647 26,411 4,138 4,230 1,734 1,740

Sales and related occupations

15,700 15,848 12,694 12,675 1,657 1,742 890 901

Office and administrative support occupations

17,897 17,691 13,953 13,736 2,480 2,488 844 839

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

13,733 13,904 11,988 12,097 996 1,018 267 310

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,073 1,096 958 990 55 53 14 19

Construction and extraction occupations

7,652 7,929 6,752 6,989 527 535 100 134

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,008 4,879 4,278 4,118 413 429 153 156

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17,647 17,743 13,493 13,433 2,692 2,803 836 858

Production occupations

8,522 8,459 6,630 6,577 1,067 1,092 526 501

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,125 9,284 6,863 6,855 1,625 1,711 311 357

CLASS OF WORKER

Agriculture

Wage and salary workers(1)

1,547 1,583 1,414 1,463 61 59 13 19

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

844 853 818 824 5 6 5 9

Unpaid family workers

32 23 31 23 0 1 0 0

Nonagricultural industries

Wage and salary workers(1)

137,678 140,161 108,308 109,572 16,777 17,268 8,194 8,697

Government

20,601 20,630 15,785 15,851 3,155 3,089 915 947

Private industries

117,078 119,530 92,523 93,720 13,622 14,179 7,278 7,751

Private households

798 724 656 609 75 55 35 30

Other industries

116,279 118,807 91,866 93,111 13,547 14,124 7,243 7,721

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

8,665 8,751 7,320 7,375 627 646 485 483

Unpaid family workers

68 65 54 57 1 2 9 4

FULL- OR PART-TIME STATUS(2)

Full-time workers

121,492 123,761 96,000 97,211 14,398 14,870 7,361 7,787

Part-time workers

27,341 27,675 21,944 22,102 3,074 3,112 1,346 1,426

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: February 8, 2017