HOUSEHOLD DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-20. Employed persons by occupation, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex
[Percent distribution]
Occupation, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity Total Men Women
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2018

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

153,576 155,539 81,975 83,062 71,601 72,477

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.8 39.6 35.4 36.2 42.7 43.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.3 16.5 17.2 17.4 15.4 15.5

Professional and related occupations

22.4 23.1 18.2 18.8 27.3 28.0

Service occupations

18.0 17.4 14.8 14.0 21.5 21.3

Sales and office occupations

22.0 21.4 15.8 15.6 29.0 28.1

Sales and related occupations

10.2 10.1 9.8 9.7 10.6 10.7

Office and administrative support occupations

11.8 11.3 6.0 5.9 18.4 17.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.4 9.4 16.7 16.8 1.0 1.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.7 1.2 1.0 0.4 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.4 5.5 9.8 9.9 0.3 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.2 3.2 5.8 5.9 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.9 12.2 17.3 17.5 5.8 6.0

Production occupations

5.4 5.6 7.2 7.4 3.3 3.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.5 6.6 10.1 10.1 2.4 2.5

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

120,365 121,040 65,439 65,838 54,926 55,202

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.6 40.5 35.9 36.7 44.2 44.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.4 17.4 18.3 18.4 16.3 16.2

Professional and related occupations

22.3 23.1 17.6 18.3 27.9 28.7

Service occupations

16.8 16.1 13.8 13.1 20.2 19.6

Sales and office occupations

22.0 21.5 15.8 15.4 29.4 28.9

Sales and related occupations

10.3 10.5 10.1 10.1 10.5 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

11.7 11.1 5.7 5.3 18.8 18.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.4 10.4 18.3 18.2 1.1 1.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.9 0.8 1.2 1.1 0.5 0.5

Construction and extraction occupations

6.1 6.1 10.8 10.8 0.4 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.5 6.2 6.2 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.2 11.5 16.3 16.6 5.1 5.4

Production occupations

5.2 5.5 7.2 7.4 2.9 3.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.0 6.0 9.1 9.3 2.2 2.2

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

18,542 19,114 8,777 9,163 9,765 9,951

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.1 30.0 24.8 25.4 34.9 34.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11.1 11.1 10.5 10.8 11.6 11.3

Professional and related occupations

19.0 18.9 14.2 14.6 23.4 22.9

Service occupations

24.0 24.5 20.9 19.3 26.8 29.4

Sales and office occupations

24.0 22.6 17.7 17.8 29.6 27.0

Sales and related occupations

9.8 9.3 8.6 8.9 10.9 9.6

Office and administrative support occupations

14.1 13.3 9.0 8.9 18.8 17.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

6.0 5.7 12.1 11.0 0.5 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.5 0.3 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

3.1 3.1 6.4 6.2 0.1 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.4 2.3 4.8 4.4 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.9 17.2 24.6 26.5 8.1 8.6

Production occupations

5.8 6.3 7.4 8.7 4.3 4.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

10.2 10.8 17.2 17.7 3.8 4.5

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

9,498 9,967 5,026 5,246 4,472 4,721

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

50.5 52.7 52.9 53.4 48.0 52.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

15.7 18.0 16.2 18.1 15.1 17.9

Professional and related occupations

34.8 34.7 36.6 35.3 32.8 34.2

Service occupations

17.5 17.1 14.0 13.5 21.5 21.1

Sales and office occupations

17.3 16.7 13.4 14.3 21.6 19.3

Sales and related occupations

9.3 8.5 8.8 8.2 9.8 8.9

Office and administrative support occupations

8.0 8.2 4.6 6.1 11.8 10.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

2.9 3.4 4.8 5.8 0.8 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

1.1 1.3 1.8 2.3 0.3 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.6 1.9 2.7 3.4 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.7 10.0 14.9 13.0 8.1 6.7

Production occupations

5.9 5.5 6.0 5.7 5.8 5.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.8 4.5 8.9 7.3 2.3 1.3

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

25,922 26,898 14,902 15,441 11,020 11,457

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

22.1 21.7 17.9 18.6 27.8 25.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10.0 9.4 9.3 9.4 11.1 9.4

Professional and related occupations

12.1 12.3 8.6 9.2 16.7 16.5

Service occupations

25.7 24.3 20.0 18.4 33.4 32.2

Sales and office occupations

19.7 20.6 13.6 14.1 27.9 29.4

Sales and related occupations

9.2 9.6 7.4 7.7 11.6 12.1

Office and administrative support occupations

10.5 11.0 6.3 6.3 16.3 17.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.9 17.4 27.8 28.4 2.3 2.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.2 2.2 2.7 2.7 1.4 1.6

Construction and extraction occupations

11.2 11.3 19.0 19.2 0.6 0.7

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 3.8 6.1 6.5 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.6 16.0 20.7 20.6 8.6 9.9

Production occupations

7.1 7.2 8.5 8.2 5.1 5.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.5 8.8 12.2 12.3 3.4 4.1

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: September 07, 2018