HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
53. Certification and licensing status of the employed by occupation, 2017 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

153,337 100.0 24.3 2.3 22.0 75.7

Management, professional, and related occupations

60,901 100.0 36.0 3.4 32.6 64.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

25,379 100.0 22.2 3.2 19.0 77.8

Management occupations

17,804 100.0 21.9 3.2 18.8 78.1

Business and financial operations occupations

7,574 100.0 22.9 3.3 19.7 77.1

Professional and related occupations

35,522 100.0 45.9 3.5 42.4 54.1

Computer and mathematical occupations

4,804 100.0 14.4 6.8 7.6 85.6

Architecture and engineering occupations

3,224 100.0 25.5 3.2 22.3 74.5

Life, physical, and social science occupations

1,431 100.0 26.2 2.6 23.6 73.8

Community and social services occupations

2,635 100.0 37.0 4.8 32.2 63.0

Legal occupations

1,827 100.0 65.5 3.1 62.4 34.5

Education, training, and library occupations

9,215 100.0 52.7 1.7 50.9 47.3

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

3,246 100.0 10.6 2.5 8.1 89.4

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

9,141 100.0 77.0 3.8 73.2 23.0

Service occupations

26,751 100.0 21.7 1.6 20.1 78.3

Healthcare support occupations

3,506 100.0 48.9 2.7 46.2 51.1

Protective service occupations

3,113 100.0 37.5 1.9 35.6 62.5

Food preparation and serving related occupations

8,305 100.0 7.6 0.7 6.9 92.4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

5,888 100.0 7.8 1.0 6.8 92.2

Personal care and service occupations

5,939 100.0 30.7 2.5 28.2 69.3

Sales and office occupations

33,566 100.0 12.0 1.3 10.8 88.0

Sales and related occupations

15,815 100.0 15.0 1.4 13.6 85.0

Office and administrative support occupations

17,751 100.0 9.4 1.1 8.3 90.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

14,193 100.0 19.3 2.8 16.5 80.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1,184 100.0 8.4 0.6 7.8 91.6

Construction and extraction occupations

8,031 100.0 18.7 2.0 16.6 81.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

4,977 100.0 22.9 4.5 18.3 77.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17,927 100.0 15.3 1.7 13.7 84.7

Production occupations

8,482 100.0 10.2 2.0 8.2 89.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

9,445 100.0 19.9 1.4 18.6 80.1

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: February 8, 2018