HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
53. Certification and licensing status of the employed by occupation, 2018 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Occupation 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

Management, professional, and related occupations

62,436 100.0 35.7 3.2 32.5 64.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,850 100.0 22.3 3.2 19.1 77.7

Management occupations

18,263 100.0 21.9 3.2 18.7 78.1

Business and financial operations occupations

7,587 100.0 23.4 3.3 20.1 76.6

Professional and related occupations

36,586 100.0 45.2 3.2 41.9 54.8

Computer and mathematical occupations

5,126 100.0 13.5 6.6 6.9 86.5

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,263 100.0 23.9 3.0 20.9 76.1

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,529 100.0 27.1 3.0 24.1 72.9

Community and social services occupations

2,680 100.0 37.1 4.6 32.5 62.9

Legal occupations

1,891 100.0 65.9 3.3 62.6 34.1

Education, training, and library occupations

9,313 100.0 52.7 1.7 51.1 47.3

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,362 100.0 10.4 2.2 8.3 89.6

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,420 100.0 75.7 3.1 72.6 24.3

Service occupations

26,854 100.0 21.6 1.5 20.1 78.4

Healthcare support occupations

3,629 100.0 49.0 2.5 46.5 51.0

Protective service occupations

3,203 100.0 36.5 1.4 35.1 63.5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,220 100.0 7.4 0.9 6.5 92.6

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,854 100.0 7.9 1.0 6.9 92.1

Personal care and service occupations

5,947 100.0 29.8 2.2 27.6 70.2

Sales and office occupations

33,461 100.0 12.1 1.4 10.7 87.9

Sales and related occupations

15,806 100.0 15.4 1.6 13.8 84.6

Office and administrative support occupations

17,655 100.0 9.1 1.3 7.8 90.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,471 100.0 18.8 2.5 16.3 81.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,121 100.0 8.6 0.8 7.8 91.4

Construction and extraction occupations

8,338 100.0 18.1 1.9 16.3 81.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,012 100.0 22.3 4.1 18.2 77.7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18,539 100.0 14.7 1.6 13.1 85.3

Production occupations

8,621 100.0 10.0 1.8 8.1 90.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,918 100.0 18.7 1.4 17.3 81.3

Footnotes
(1) A person may have more than one certification or license.
(2) Persons with a license may also have a certification.

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