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
May
2017
May
2018
May
2017
May
2018
May
2017
May
2018

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

153,407 156,009 81,572 83,103 71,835 72,907

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.9 40.0 36.1 36.6 44.2 43.8

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.5 16.5 17.5 17.7 15.4 15.2

Professional and related occupations

23.4 23.4 18.6 18.9 28.8 28.6

Service occupations

17.6 17.8 14.4 14.2 21.2 21.9

Sales and office occupations

21.5 21.3 15.6 15.6 28.2 27.7

Sales and related occupations

10.1 10.1 9.7 9.6 10.6 10.7

Office and administrative support occupations

11.4 11.2 6.0 6.0 17.6 17.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.4 9.2 16.8 16.4 1.0 0.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.7 1.2 1.0 0.4 0.3

Construction and extraction occupations

5.4 5.3 9.8 9.6 0.3 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.2 3.2 5.8 5.8 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.6 11.8 17.1 17.2 5.4 5.7

Production occupations

5.7 5.5 7.7 7.5 3.3 3.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.0 6.3 9.4 9.7 2.1 2.4

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

120,375 121,788 65,252 66,057 55,123 55,731

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

40.8 40.7 36.7 37.1 45.6 45.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.5 17.4 18.6 18.8 16.2 15.8

Professional and related occupations

23.3 23.3 18.1 18.4 29.4 29.2

Service occupations

16.3 16.5 13.4 13.2 19.7 20.3

Sales and office occupations

21.5 21.4 15.5 15.4 28.7 28.5

Sales and related occupations

10.3 10.4 9.9 9.9 10.7 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

11.3 11.0 5.6 5.4 18.0 17.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.5 10.2 18.4 17.9 1.1 1.0

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1.0 0.8 1.4 1.2 0.5 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

6.0 5.9 10.8 10.5 0.4 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.4 6.2 6.2 0.2 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

10.9 11.2 16.0 16.4 4.9 5.2

Production occupations

5.4 5.4 7.5 7.4 2.9 3.0

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.5 5.8 8.5 9.0 1.9 2.1

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

18,593 19,145 8,766 9,095 9,828 10,050

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.6 31.4 24.9 25.6 35.6 36.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

10.6 11.3 10.2 11.0 11.1 11.7

Professional and related occupations

19.9 20.0 14.8 14.6 24.6 25.0

Service occupations

24.8 25.1 21.3 20.3 28.0 29.4

Sales and office occupations

22.5 21.8 16.4 17.5 27.9 25.7

Sales and related occupations

9.1 8.7 8.2 7.7 9.9 9.6

Office and administrative support occupations

13.3 13.1 8.1 9.8 18.0 16.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.6 5.8 11.3 11.5 0.5 0.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.2 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

3.3 3.0 6.8 6.2 0.2 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.1 2.7 4.1 5.3 0.2 0.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.5 16.0 26.2 25.1 7.9 7.7

Production occupations

6.8 6.1 9.4 8.6 4.5 3.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.7 9.9 16.7 16.5 3.4 4.0

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

9,479 9,732 4,949 5,229 4,530 4,503

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

51.0 52.6 52.6 54.3 49.3 50.6

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.5 18.1 19.2 18.6 15.6 17.4

Professional and related occupations

33.6 34.5 33.4 35.6 33.7 33.2

Service occupations

16.5 16.2 12.2 12.5 21.2 20.5

Sales and office occupations

19.1 17.9 16.2 14.7 22.3 21.5

Sales and related occupations

9.8 9.5 9.5 9.3 10.2 9.7

Office and administrative support occupations

9.3 8.4 6.7 5.5 12.2 11.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.3 3.2 6.0 5.5 0.4 0.5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2

Construction and extraction occupations

1.3 1.6 2.4 2.9 0.0 0.1

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.9 1.4 3.4 2.4 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

10.0 10.1 12.9 13.0 6.8 6.8

Production occupations

6.2 5.5 6.9 5.9 5.5 5.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

3.8 4.6 6.0 7.2 1.3 1.7

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

25,939 26,954 14,930 15,416 11,008 11,538

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

21.9 22.4 18.1 19.2 27.1 26.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.4 8.8 8.7 8.7 10.3 8.8

Professional and related occupations

12.5 13.6 9.4 10.5 16.8 17.7

Service occupations

25.4 25.3 20.5 19.7 32.0 32.6

Sales and office occupations

20.1 19.7 13.3 12.7 29.2 29.1

Sales and related occupations

9.2 9.3 7.3 7.1 11.8 12.2

Office and administrative support occupations

10.8 10.4 6.0 5.6 17.5 16.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

17.2 17.0 28.1 28.3 2.5 1.9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.1 1.8 2.5 2.3 1.6 1.0

Construction and extraction occupations

11.7 11.3 19.9 19.1 0.7 0.8

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.4 4.0 5.8 6.9 0.3 0.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.4 15.7 20.0 20.0 9.1 9.8

Production occupations

7.6 7.8 9.0 8.6 5.8 6.7

Transportation and material moving occupations

7.8 7.9 11.1 11.4 3.3 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: June 01, 2018