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
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2017

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

150,738 152,628 79,884 80,546 70,854 72,082

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.9 40.1 36.1 36.3 44.1 44.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.7 16.7 17.6 17.5 15.8 15.7

Professional and related occupations

23.1 23.4 18.5 18.7 28.3 28.6

Service occupations

17.0 17.3 13.8 14.2 20.6 20.7

Sales and office occupations

22.2 21.9 16.3 16.0 28.9 28.4

Sales and related occupations

10.6 10.4 10.2 9.9 11.1 11.0

Office and administrative support occupations

11.6 11.5 6.1 6.2 17.8 17.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

8.9 9.1 16.2 16.3 0.8 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.8 1.0 1.1 0.3 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.0 4.9 9.2 9.1 0.3 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.2 3.4 5.9 6.1 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

12.0 11.7 17.6 17.2 5.6 5.5

Production occupations

5.9 5.5 8.1 7.5 3.4 3.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.1 6.2 9.6 9.7 2.2 2.3

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

119,137 119,831 64,175 64,478 54,962 55,352

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

40.7 41.1 36.6 36.9 45.5 46.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.7 17.7 18.7 18.7 16.6 16.6

Professional and related occupations

23.0 23.4 17.9 18.3 29.0 29.4

Service occupations

15.9 15.9 13.0 13.0 19.2 19.2

Sales and office occupations

22.2 21.8 16.1 16.0 29.2 28.7

Sales and related occupations

10.7 10.6 10.4 10.2 11.0 11.1

Office and administrative support occupations

11.5 11.2 5.7 5.8 18.2 17.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.8 10.0 17.5 17.6 0.8 1.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.9 1.2 1.2 0.4 0.5

Construction and extraction occupations

5.5 5.5 10.1 10.0 0.2 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.4 3.6 6.2 6.4 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.5 11.2 16.8 16.5 5.2 5.1

Production occupations

5.8 5.4 8.0 7.4 3.2 3.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.7 5.8 8.8 9.1 2.1 2.0

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

17,670 18,296 8,335 8,522 9,335 9,774

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.3 29.8 24.9 24.8 35.1 34.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11.2 10.9 10.4 10.8 11.8 10.9

Professional and related occupations

19.2 19.0 14.5 14.0 23.3 23.3

Service occupations

23.7 24.9 19.0 21.5 27.8 27.8

Sales and office occupations

23.7 23.8 18.6 17.1 28.3 29.6

Sales and related occupations

10.1 9.7 9.4 8.2 10.7 11.1

Office and administrative support occupations

13.6 14.0 9.1 8.9 17.6 18.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.8 5.7 11.1 11.5 1.0 0.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.2 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

3.2 2.7 6.3 5.6 0.4 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.3 2.5 4.4 5.1 0.4 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.5 15.8 26.3 25.1 7.7 7.6

Production occupations

6.3 5.8 9.1 8.5 3.8 3.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

10.2 10.0 17.2 16.6 3.9 4.1

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

9,112 9,358 4,880 4,894 4,232 4,464

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

53.0 52.8 54.3 54.5 51.5 50.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.8 17.6 18.3 18.4 17.2 16.7

Professional and related occupations

35.2 35.2 35.9 36.1 34.3 34.3

Service occupations

15.4 16.6 11.7 12.8 19.7 20.8

Sales and office occupations

19.0 18.4 15.8 15.4 22.6 21.7

Sales and related occupations

9.8 9.3 9.9 9.6 9.7 8.9

Office and administrative support occupations

9.1 9.1 5.9 5.8 12.8 12.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

2.8 3.5 4.8 6.1 0.4 0.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

1.1 1.3 2.0 2.4 0.1 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.5 2.1 2.8 3.7 0.1 0.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.8 8.7 13.4 11.2 5.7 6.0

Production occupations

6.1 5.3 7.5 5.7 4.5 4.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

3.7 3.4 5.9 5.5 1.2 1.2

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

25,183 25,929 14,487 14,736 10,696 11,193

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

22.3 22.9 18.7 18.7 27.1 28.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10.3 10.0 10.0 9.5 10.6 10.7

Professional and related occupations

12.0 12.9 8.7 9.2 16.5 17.6

Service occupations

24.8 24.7 19.6 20.3 31.9 30.4

Sales and office occupations

21.1 20.6 14.8 13.9 29.6 29.5

Sales and related occupations

9.9 9.7 8.1 7.7 12.4 12.4

Office and administrative support occupations

11.2 10.9 6.7 6.2 17.2 17.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

15.7 16.3 26.0 27.0 1.7 2.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.0 2.0 2.7 2.5 1.0 1.4

Construction and extraction occupations

10.2 10.6 17.4 18.3 0.4 0.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 3.7 6.0 6.2 0.3 0.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.1 15.5 20.9 20.1 9.7 9.5

Production occupations

8.3 7.7 9.6 8.8 6.4 6.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

7.9 7.8 11.3 11.3 3.3 3.3

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: April 07, 2017