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Table 4. Employed persons 18 years and over by occupation, sex, veteran status, and period of service, 2010 annual averages

Table 4. Employed persons 18 years and over by occupation, sex, veteran status, and period of service, 2010 annual averages

(Percent distribution)
                                                                                                                                                
                                                                                     Gulf War era               WW II,                          
                                                                                                             Korean War,    Other        Non-   
                         Occupation                            Veterans                                      and Vietnam   service     veterans 
                                                                            Total      Gulf War    Gulf War      era       periods              
                                                                                        era I       era II                                      
                                                                                                                                                
                           TOTAL                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                
     Total, 18 years and over (thousands)...................    10,738       3,911       2,334       1,577       3,662       3,165     126,908  
     Percent................................................     100.0       100.0       100.0       100.0       100.0       100.0       100.0  
                                                                                                                                                
 Management, professional, and related occupations..........      37.3        37.2        38.6        35.0        39.1        35.2        37.5  
   Management, business, and financial operations                                                                                               
   occupations..............................................      17.8        16.0        17.4        14.0        20.9        16.4        15.0  
   Professional and related occupations.....................      19.5        21.2        21.3        21.0        18.2        18.9        22.6  
 Service occupations........................................      13.8        15.9        13.4        19.7        11.5        13.7        17.7  
 Sales and office occupations...............................      17.5        17.4        17.7        16.8        17.4        17.8        24.5  
   Sales and related occupations............................       8.7         6.7         7.3         5.7        11.0         8.5        11.1  
   Office and administrative support occupations............       8.8        10.7        10.4        11.1         6.3         9.3        13.4  
 Natural resources, construction, and maintenance                                                                                               
   occupations..............................................      14.4        14.3        14.0        14.8        14.1        14.9         9.0  
   Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations...............        .4          .1          .2          .1          .6          .4          .7  
   Construction and extraction occupations..................       6.5         6.1         6.1         6.1         6.9         6.6         5.1  
   Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations........       7.5         8.1         7.7         8.6         6.6         7.9         3.2  
 Production, transportation, and material moving occupations      17.0        15.2        16.2        13.7        17.9        18.3        11.2  
   Production occupations...................................       7.1         7.3         7.8         6.6         6.7         7.4         5.7  
   Transportation and material moving occupations...........       9.9         7.9         8.4         7.1        11.2        10.9         5.5  
                                                                                                                                                
                            MEN                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                
     Total, 18 years and over (thousands)...................     9,717       3,358       2,009       1,348       3,555       2,804      62,967  
     Percent................................................     100.0       100.0       100.0       100.0       100.0       100.0       100.0  
                                                                                                                                                
 Management, professional, and related occupations..........      36.3        35.5        36.8        33.6        39.0        33.9        34.1  
   Management, business, and financial operations                                                                                               
   occupations..............................................      17.9        15.8        17.2        13.8        21.1        16.4        16.2  
   Professional and related occupations.....................      18.4        19.7        19.6        19.7        17.8        17.6        17.9  
 Service occupations........................................      13.7        16.0        13.5        19.8        11.5        13.8        14.3  
 Sales and office occupations...............................      16.1        15.0        15.4        14.4        17.0        16.3        17.0  
   Sales and related occupations............................       8.8         6.7         7.3         5.8        11.0         8.5        10.6  
   Office and administrative support occupations............       7.3         8.3         8.1         8.7         5.9         7.8         6.3  
 Natural resources, construction, and maintenance                                                                                               
   occupations..............................................      15.7        16.5        16.0        17.1        14.4        16.5        17.3  
   Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations...............        .4          .2          .2          .1          .6          .4         1.1  
   Construction and extraction occupations..................       7.2         7.0         7.0         7.1         7.1         7.5         9.9  
   Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations........       8.2         9.3         8.8         9.9         6.7         8.7         6.3  
 Production, transportation, and material moving occupations      18.1        17.0        18.3        15.1        18.2        19.5        17.3  
   Production occupations...................................       7.5         8.1         8.7         7.2         6.8         7.8         8.0  
   Transportation and material moving occupations...........      10.6         8.9         9.6         8.0        11.4        11.7         9.3  
                                                                                                                                                
                           WOMEN                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                
     Total, 18 years and over (thousands)...................     1,021         554         325         229         107         361      63,941  
     Percent................................................     100.0       100.0       100.0       100.0       100.0       100.0       100.0  
                                                                                                                                                
 Management, professional, and related occupations..........      46.6        47.4        50.2        43.5        45.7        45.5        40.9  
   Management, business, and financial operations                                                                                               
   occupations..............................................      16.7        17.3        18.8        15.1        14.7        16.6        13.8  
   Professional and related occupations.....................      29.8        30.2        31.4        28.4        30.9        28.9        27.1  
 Service occupations........................................      14.5        15.3        12.8        18.8        13.6        13.6        21.0  
 Sales and office occupations...............................      30.9        31.7        32.3        30.9        31.4        29.6        31.9  
   Sales and related occupations............................       7.9         6.8         7.6         5.6        10.7         8.8        11.5  
   Office and administrative support occupations............      23.1        25.0        24.8        25.3        20.8        20.8        20.4  
 Natural resources, construction, and maintenance                                                                                               
   occupations..............................................       1.7         1.3         1.1         1.6         2.0         2.2          .9  
   Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations...............        .2          -           -           .1          .4          .4          .3  
   Construction and extraction occupations..................        .4          .5          .4          .5          -           .3          .3  
   Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations........       1.2          .8          .7         1.0         1.6         1.5          .3  
 Production, transportation, and material moving occupations       6.3         4.3         3.6         5.3         7.3         9.1         5.2  
   Production occupations...................................       3.2         2.7         2.3         3.3         2.2         4.1         3.4  
   Transportation and material moving occupations...........       3.1         1.5         1.3         1.9         5.1         5.0         1.8  

   NOTE: Veterans are men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam era, the Gulf War era,
and all other service periods. Nonveterans are men and women who never served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Other service periods include the
periods between World War II and the Korean War, between the Korean War and the Vietnam era, and between the Vietnam era and the Gulf War era.
More detailed information appears in the Technical Note of this release. Dash represents or rounds to zero.



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