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.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2017

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

152,385 154,180 80,763 81,535 71,622 72,645

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.2 40.1 36.1 36.4 42.6 44.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.4 16.7 17.7 17.5 15.0 15.8

Professional and related occupations

22.7 23.4 18.4 18.9 27.7 28.4

Service occupations

17.7 17.1 14.4 13.9 21.4 20.7

Sales and office occupations

22.2 21.7 15.9 15.8 29.3 28.2

Sales and related occupations

10.4 10.2 9.9 9.9 10.9 10.6

Office and administrative support occupations

11.9 11.4 6.0 6.0 18.5 17.6

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.3 9.5 16.6 17.0 1.0 1.1

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.7 0.8 1.0 1.1 0.3 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.3 5.5 9.6 10.1 0.4 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.3 3.2 6.0 5.8 0.3 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.6 11.6 16.9 16.8 5.6 5.8

Production occupations

5.4 5.6 7.2 7.5 3.4 3.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.2 6.0 9.7 9.4 2.3 2.2

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

119,680 120,749 64,606 65,074 55,074 55,675

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

40.0 40.8 36.6 36.9 43.9 45.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.3 17.6 18.8 18.6 15.7 16.4

Professional and related occupations

22.7 23.2 17.9 18.3 28.3 28.9

Service occupations

16.3 15.9 13.3 12.8 19.9 19.5

Sales and office occupations

22.2 21.7 15.7 15.7 29.8 28.7

Sales and related occupations

10.6 10.4 10.3 10.2 11.0 10.7

Office and administrative support occupations

11.6 11.3 5.4 5.6 18.9 18.0

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.3 10.6 18.1 18.6 1.1 1.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.9 1.2 1.3 0.4 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

5.9 6.2 10.6 11.1 0.5 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.6 3.5 6.4 6.2 0.2 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.2 11.0 16.3 15.9 5.3 5.3

Production occupations

5.4 5.6 7.3 7.5 3.3 3.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.8 5.5 9.0 8.4 2.0 2.0

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

18,361 18,779 8,606 8,764 9,755 10,015

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.3 31.8 25.5 25.1 34.5 37.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11.4 11.4 11.5 10.7 11.3 11.9

Professional and related occupations

18.9 20.4 14.0 14.4 23.2 25.7

Service occupations

25.4 23.5 21.5 20.9 28.7 25.7

Sales and office occupations

23.7 23.4 18.3 17.8 28.4 28.3

Sales and related occupations

9.1 9.5 7.9 8.3 10.2 10.5

Office and administrative support occupations

14.5 13.9 10.4 9.5 18.2 17.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.6 5.6 10.9 11.0 0.8 0.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.0

Construction and extraction occupations

2.8 3.0 5.8 6.2 0.2 0.2

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.4 2.4 4.7 4.5 0.5 0.6

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.1 15.8 23.7 25.2 7.5 7.5

Production occupations

5.7 6.0 8.0 8.0 3.8 4.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.4 9.8 15.8 17.2 3.7 3.3

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

9,292 9,343 4,961 4,953 4,331 4,390

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

50.9 53.3 52.4 54.8 49.2 51.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.5 18.4 18.7 18.3 16.2 18.4

Professional and related occupations

33.4 34.9 33.7 36.5 33.0 33.1

Service occupations

17.1 16.3 13.4 12.4 21.3 20.7

Sales and office occupations

19.0 16.4 15.5 14.3 23.1 18.8

Sales and related occupations

9.8 8.4 9.6 8.8 10.0 8.0

Office and administrative support occupations

9.2 8.0 5.8 5.5 13.1 10.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.7 3.4 6.3 5.3 0.7 1.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.1 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.4

Construction and extraction occupations

2.1 1.4 3.5 2.3 0.4 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.5 1.6 2.8 2.6 0.1 0.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9.3 10.6 12.4 13.2 5.7 7.7

Production occupations

4.9 5.9 5.7 6.1 3.9 5.6

Transportation and material moving occupations

4.4 4.8 6.7 7.2 1.8 2.0

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

25,540 26,196 14,576 14,916 10,964 11,281

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

21.6 22.2 18.4 18.1 26.0 27.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.2 9.4 9.4 8.8 8.8 10.3

Professional and related occupations

12.5 12.8 8.9 9.3 17.2 17.5

Service occupations

25.2 24.3 19.8 18.9 32.4 31.4

Sales and office occupations

20.7 20.8 13.8 14.7 30.0 29.0

Sales and related occupations

9.8 9.9 8.4 8.7 11.7 11.5

Office and administrative support occupations

10.9 11.0 5.4 6.0 18.2 17.5

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.5 17.4 27.1 28.6 2.4 2.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

1.9 2.1 2.4 2.7 1.2 1.3

Construction and extraction occupations

10.8 11.7 18.2 19.8 0.9 0.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.8 3.6 6.5 6.1 0.3 0.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.9 15.2 20.9 19.7 9.3 9.3

Production occupations

7.2 7.4 8.3 8.5 5.8 5.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.7 7.9 12.6 11.2 3.5 3.4

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 08, 2017