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
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2016

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

149,703 151,798 79,158 80,368 70,544 71,430

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.4 39.6 36.0 36.7 43.3 42.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.4 16.6 17.3 18.0 15.4 15.0

Professional and related occupations

23.0 23.0 18.7 18.7 27.9 27.8

Service occupations

17.2 17.4 14.1 14.1 20.6 21.2

Sales and office occupations

22.6 22.4 16.2 16.2 29.7 29.4

Sales and related occupations

10.5 10.6 10.0 10.0 11.0 11.1

Office and administrative support occupations

12.1 11.8 6.2 6.1 18.8 18.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.1 9.0 16.3 16.1 1.0 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.6 1.0 0.9 0.3 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

5.1 5.1 9.3 9.3 0.3 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.3 3.3 6.0 5.9 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.7 11.6 17.4 16.9 5.3 5.6

Production occupations

5.5 5.5 7.4 7.3 3.3 3.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.2 6.1 10.0 9.6 2.0 2.2

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

118,157 118,992 63,667 64,122 54,490 54,870

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

40.0 40.4 36.3 37.1 44.4 44.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.2 17.5 18.4 19.1 15.8 15.6

Professional and related occupations

22.8 22.8 17.9 18.0 28.5 28.5

Service occupations

16.0 16.3 13.2 13.1 19.3 19.9

Sales and office occupations

22.6 22.2 16.1 15.8 30.3 29.6

Sales and related occupations

10.8 10.7 10.4 10.3 11.2 11.3

Office and administrative support occupations

11.9 11.4 5.7 5.5 19.1 18.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.0 10.0 17.7 17.6 1.1 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.7 1.1 1.0 0.4 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

5.6 5.7 10.1 10.2 0.4 0.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 3.6 6.4 6.4 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.3 11.3 16.7 16.4 5.0 5.2

Production occupations

5.4 5.5 7.4 7.5 3.1 3.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.9 5.7 9.3 8.9 1.8 2.0

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

17,795 18,307 8,261 8,567 9,534 9,740

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.4 30.6 25.1 26.3 35.0 34.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10.8 11.8 10.3 11.8 11.3 11.8

Professional and related occupations

19.6 18.8 14.8 14.5 23.8 22.5

Service occupations

24.4 24.1 20.9 20.9 27.4 27.0

Sales and office occupations

23.9 24.6 17.6 18.3 29.3 30.1

Sales and related occupations

9.3 9.6 8.3 8.4 10.1 10.6

Office and administrative support occupations

14.6 15.0 9.3 9.9 19.2 19.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.5 5.6 11.3 11.0 0.4 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.3 0.5 0.6 0.0 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

2.9 3.1 6.1 6.1 0.1 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.3 2.2 4.7 4.4 0.2 0.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.9 15.1 25.1 23.5 7.8 7.8

Production occupations

5.9 5.9 7.9 7.9 4.1 4.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

10.0 9.2 17.3 15.6 3.7 3.7

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

8,821 9,428 4,622 5,058 4,199 4,370

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

54.1 52.1 55.8 53.8 52.1 50.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

18.7 17.1 17.6 17.4 20.0 16.6

Professional and related occupations

35.3 35.1 38.2 36.3 32.1 33.6

Service occupations

15.6 15.8 11.7 12.1 20.0 20.1

Sales and office occupations

19.6 20.3 16.2 17.6 23.3 23.4

Sales and related occupations

9.8 10.4 10.4 10.7 9.1 10.0

Office and administrative support occupations

9.8 9.9 5.8 6.9 14.1 13.4

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.2 3.5 5.4 6.0 0.8 0.7

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

1.3 1.7 2.3 3.0 0.3 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.8 1.7 3.1 2.9 0.4 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

7.6 8.3 10.9 10.5 3.9 5.6

Production occupations

4.8 4.1 6.0 4.2 3.5 4.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

2.7 4.1 4.9 6.4 0.3 1.6

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

24,591 25,450 14,155 14,556 10,436 10,895

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

22.2 22.0 18.8 18.7 27.0 26.4

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.7 9.5 9.3 9.5 10.4 9.5

Professional and related occupations

12.5 12.5 9.5 9.2 16.6 17.0

Service occupations

24.9 25.0 19.6 19.2 32.1 32.6

Sales and office occupations

21.3 20.7 14.8 14.0 30.1 29.6

Sales and related occupations

9.5 9.8 7.9 8.4 11.8 11.8

Office and administrative support occupations

11.8 10.9 7.0 5.7 18.3 17.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.2 16.4 26.4 27.1 2.5 2.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.0 1.6 2.6 2.2 1.2 0.9

Construction and extraction occupations

10.4 11.1 17.4 18.8 0.7 0.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.9 3.6 6.3 6.1 0.5 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.3 16.0 20.4 20.9 8.3 9.3

Production occupations

7.4 7.5 8.8 8.7 5.5 6.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

7.9 8.4 11.6 12.3 2.9 3.2

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: January 06, 2017