Table 4. Employed persons by disability status, industry, class of worker, and sex, 2017 annual averages

Table 4. Employed persons by disability status, industry, class of worker, and sex, 2017 annual averages [Percent distribution]
Industry and class of worker Persons with a disability Persons with no disability
Total Men Women Total Men Women

Total employed (in thousands)

5,670 3,111 2,558 147,668 78,290 69,377

Industry as a percent of total employed

Total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Agriculture and related industries

3.1 4.5 1.3 1.5 2.2 0.8

Nonagricultural industries

96.9 95.5 98.7 98.5 97.8 99.2

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

0.3 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.8 0.1

Construction

5.9 9.8 1.1 7.0 12.0 1.4

Manufacturing

10.2 13.3 6.6 10.0 13.3 6.3

Wholesale trade

1.9 2.6 1.0 2.4 3.1 1.5

Retail trade

12.7 12.5 12.9 10.8 10.6 11.1

Transportation and utilities

5.2 7.0 3.0 5.3 7.6 2.7

Information

1.9 2.0 1.8 1.9 2.2 1.6

Financial activities

5.3 4.9 5.8 6.9 6.1 7.8

Professional and business services

12.0 13.2 10.5 12.3 13.4 11.1

Education and health services

21.6 11.5 33.8 22.5 10.8 35.8

Leisure and hospitality

9.0 8.0 10.3 9.3 8.6 10.1

Other services

6.2 5.6 6.9 4.8 4.4 5.3

Public administration

4.7 4.6 4.9 4.6 4.8 4.4

Class of worker as a percent of total employed

Total employed(1)

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Wage and salary workers(2)

89.3 87.7 91.4 93.9 93.1 94.8

Private industries

74.9 75.7 74.0 80.3 82.0 78.4

Government

14.4 12.0 17.3 13.6 11.1 16.4

Federal

2.8 3.2 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.2

State

5.3 3.8 7.1 4.6 3.5 5.8

Local

6.4 5.1 7.9 6.7 5.1 8.4

Self-employed workers, unincorporated

10.6 12.3 8.5 6.0 6.9 5.1

Footnotes
(1) Includes a small number of unpaid family workers, not shown separately.
(2) Includes self-employed workers whose businesses are incorporated.

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Last Modified Date: June 21, 2018