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
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2018

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

154,180 157,015 81,535 83,033 72,645 73,982

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

40.1 40.2 36.4 36.6 44.2 44.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.7 16.7 17.5 17.5 15.8 15.9

Professional and related occupations

23.4 23.5 18.9 19.2 28.4 28.3

Service occupations

17.1 17.0 13.9 13.6 20.7 20.9

Sales and office occupations

21.7 21.5 15.8 15.8 28.2 27.9

Sales and related occupations

10.2 10.2 9.9 9.8 10.6 10.6

Office and administrative support occupations

11.4 11.3 6.0 6.0 17.6 17.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.5 9.4 17.0 16.9 1.1 1.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.8 1.1 1.1 0.4 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.5 5.5 10.1 10.0 0.4 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.2 3.2 5.8 5.8 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.6 11.9 16.8 17.1 5.8 6.0

Production occupations

5.6 5.6 7.5 7.5 3.6 3.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.0 6.3 9.4 9.6 2.2 2.6

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

120,749 122,247 65,074 65,831 55,675 56,416

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

40.8 40.8 36.9 37.1 45.3 45.1

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.6 17.6 18.6 18.6 16.4 16.6

Professional and related occupations

23.2 23.2 18.3 18.6 28.9 28.5

Service occupations

15.9 15.8 12.8 12.5 19.5 19.7

Sales and office occupations

21.7 21.6 15.7 15.8 28.7 28.5

Sales and related occupations

10.4 10.4 10.2 10.1 10.7 10.8

Office and administrative support occupations

11.3 11.2 5.6 5.7 18.0 17.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.6 10.4 18.6 18.3 1.2 1.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.9 0.8 1.3 1.2 0.4 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

6.2 6.2 11.1 11.0 0.4 0.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.4 6.2 6.0 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.0 11.4 15.9 16.3 5.3 5.5

Production occupations

5.6 5.5 7.5 7.5 3.3 3.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.5 5.8 8.4 8.9 2.0 2.3

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

18,779 19,288 8,764 9,091 10,015 10,197

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

31.8 31.9 25.1 25.7 37.7 37.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11.4 11.4 10.7 11.0 11.9 11.7

Professional and related occupations

20.4 20.6 14.4 14.7 25.7 25.8

Service occupations

23.5 23.1 20.9 20.0 25.7 26.0

Sales and office occupations

23.4 22.6 17.8 17.0 28.3 27.6

Sales and related occupations

9.5 9.4 8.3 8.8 10.5 10.0

Office and administrative support occupations

13.9 13.2 9.5 8.2 17.8 17.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.6 6.4 11.0 12.6 0.8 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.2 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.0 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

3.0 3.5 6.2 7.1 0.2 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.4 2.5 4.5 5.0 0.6 0.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.8 15.9 25.2 24.8 7.5 8.0

Production occupations

6.0 6.1 8.0 8.5 4.2 4.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.8 9.8 17.2 16.3 3.3 4.0

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

9,343 9,999 4,953 5,222 4,390 4,778

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

53.3 54.5 54.8 56.5 51.5 52.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

18.4 18.4 18.3 19.1 18.4 17.8

Professional and related occupations

34.9 36.0 36.5 37.4 33.1 34.6

Service occupations

16.3 16.6 12.4 12.2 20.7 21.4

Sales and office occupations

16.4 16.5 14.3 13.5 18.8 19.7

Sales and related occupations

8.4 7.9 8.8 7.3 8.0 8.5

Office and administrative support occupations

8.0 8.6 5.5 6.2 10.8 11.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.4 3.3 5.3 6.0 1.2 0.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

1.4 1.4 2.3 2.6 0.4 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.6 1.6 2.6 2.9 0.5 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

10.6 9.1 13.2 11.8 7.7 6.2

Production occupations

5.9 4.9 6.1 5.5 5.6 4.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

4.8 4.2 7.2 6.2 2.0 2.0

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

26,196 27,585 14,916 15,657 11,281 11,928

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

22.2 21.9 18.1 17.4 27.7 27.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.4 9.3 8.8 8.6 10.3 10.1

Professional and related occupations

12.8 12.6 9.3 8.7 17.5 17.7

Service occupations

24.3 24.6 18.9 19.3 31.4 31.7

Sales and office occupations

20.8 20.2 14.7 14.1 29.0 28.2

Sales and related occupations

9.9 9.4 8.7 7.7 11.5 11.5

Office and administrative support occupations

11.0 10.8 6.0 6.3 17.5 16.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

17.4 17.7 28.6 29.3 2.6 2.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.1 2.1 2.7 2.7 1.3 1.2

Construction and extraction occupations

11.7 11.9 19.8 20.3 0.9 0.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 3.7 6.1 6.3 0.4 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.2 15.7 19.7 20.0 9.3 10.0

Production occupations

7.4 7.6 8.5 8.9 5.9 6.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

7.9 8.0 11.2 11.1 3.4 3.9

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: December 07, 2018