HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
52. Certification and licensing status of the employed by industry and class of worker, 2018 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Industry and class of worker Total
employed
Percent distribution
Total
employed
With a certification or license(1) Without a
certification
or license
Total With a
certification,
but no
license
With a
license(2)

Total, 16 years and over

155,761 100.0 24.1 2.3 21.8 75.9

Industry

Agriculture and related industries

2,425 100.0 12.6 1.2 11.5 87.4

Nonagricultural industries

153,336 100.0 24.3 2.3 22.0 75.7

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

784 100.0 20.5 2.9 17.6 79.5

Construction

11,181 100.0 20.7 2.0 18.7 79.3

Manufacturing

15,560 100.0 10.1 2.3 7.8 89.9

Wholesale trade

3,671 100.0 11.1 1.6 9.5 88.9

Retail trade

16,599 100.0 9.6 1.3 8.3 90.4

Transportation and utilities

8,551 100.0 21.0 1.9 19.0 79.0

Information

2,919 100.0 9.5 2.4 7.1 90.5

Financial activities

10,649 100.0 31.9 3.5 28.4 68.1

Professional and business services

18,950 100.0 21.3 3.2 18.0 78.7

Education and health services

35,043 100.0 46.0 2.3 43.7 54.0

Leisure and hospitality

14,268 100.0 9.4 1.6 7.9 90.6

Other services

7,742 100.0 25.9 3.1 22.8 74.1

Public administration

7,419 100.0 30.1 2.1 28.0 69.9

Class of worker(3)

Wage and salary workers(4)

145,958 100.0 23.9 2.3 21.6 76.1

Private industries

124,971 100.0 21.3 2.4 19.0 78.7

Government

20,987 100.0 38.8 1.8 37.0 61.2

Federal

3,690 100.0 23.1 2.2 20.9 76.9

State

7,059 100.0 37.7 2.1 35.5 62.3

Local

10,238 100.0 45.3 1.4 43.9 54.7

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

9,707 100.0 28.1 2.0 26.1 71.9

Footnotes
(1) A person may have more than one certification or license.
(2) Persons with a license may also have a certification.
(3) Unpaid family workers are included in total employed, but not shown separately.
(4) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.

NOTE: Certifications are issued by a non-governmental certification body and convey that an individual has the knowledge or skill to perform a specific job. A license is awarded by a government agency and conveys a legal authority to work in an occupation. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 18, 2019