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Table 3. Employed persons by disability status, occupation, and sex, 2020 annual averages

Table 3. Employed persons by disability status, occupation, and sex, 2020 annual averages [Percent distribution]
Occupation Persons with a disability Persons with no disability
Total Men Women Total Men Women

Total employed (in thousands)

5,354 2,943 2,410 142,441 75,617 66,824

Occupation as a percent of total employed

Total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

36.1 33.0 39.8 43.3 39.4 47.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.2 17.3 14.8 18.4 19.2 17.6

Management occupations

11.6 13.5 9.4 12.6 14.1 10.9

Business and financial operations occupations

4.6 3.9 5.4 5.9 5.1 6.7

Professional and related occupations

19.9 15.7 25.0 24.9 20.2 30.2

Computer and mathematical occupations

3.2 4.3 1.9 3.8 5.4 2.0

Architecture and engineering occupations

1.4 2.0 0.7 2.2 3.4 0.8

Life, physical, and social science occupations

0.8 0.8 0.8 1.1 1.1 1.2

Community and social service occupations

2.0 1.1 3.2 1.8 1.1 2.7

Legal occupations

0.9 0.8 1.0 1.3 1.2 1.4

Education, training, and library occupations

5.0 2.5 8.0 6.1 3.0 9.5

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

2.2 2.1 2.3 2.1 1.9 2.3

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

4.4 2.1 7.2 6.5 3.2 10.4

Service occupations

18.0 15.3 21.4 15.4 12.4 18.7

Healthcare support occupations

4.0 1.0 7.7 3.2 0.9 5.8

Protective service occupations

1.9 2.7 0.9 2.1 2.9 1.0

Food preparation and serving related occupations

4.8 4.4 5.3 4.4 3.8 5.1

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

4.9 5.8 3.9 3.4 3.8 2.9

Personal care and service occupations

2.3 1.3 3.6 2.3 1.0 3.8

Sales and office occupations

21.9 15.9 29.3 20.0 14.6 26.2

Sales and related occupations

9.9 9.2 10.7 9.6 9.2 10.0

Office and administrative support occupations

12.1 6.7 18.6 10.5 5.4 16.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.1 15.4 1.3 9.0 16.1 1.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.9 1.4 0.3 0.7 1.0 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

4.6 8.0 0.4 5.2 9.5 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 6.0 0.6 3.1 5.6 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

14.9 20.5 8.1 12.2 17.6 6.2

Production occupations

5.7 7.4 3.6 5.1 6.9 3.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.2 13.1 4.5 7.1 10.7 3.1

NOTE: Effective with January 2020 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2018 Census occupational classification system, derived from the 2018 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC). No historical data have been revised. Data for 2020 are not strictly comparable with earlier years.

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Last Modified Date: February 24, 2021