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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018
July
2017
July
2018

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

154,470 157,004 82,484 83,828 71,986 73,176

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

38.8 39.1 35.6 36.0 42.5 42.7

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

16.3 16.4 17.2 17.3 15.3 15.3

Professional and related occupations

22.5 22.7 18.4 18.6 27.2 27.4

Service occupations

18.1 17.8 14.9 14.2 21.8 21.8

Sales and office occupations

22.0 21.7 15.9 15.7 29.1 28.6

Sales and related occupations

10.3 10.2 9.9 9.6 10.8 10.9

Office and administrative support occupations

11.7 11.5 6.0 6.0 18.3 17.7

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

9.3 9.6 16.6 16.9 1.0 1.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.8 0.8 1.2 1.1 0.4 0.5

Construction and extraction occupations

5.3 5.4 9.6 9.8 0.3 0.4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.2 3.3 5.8 6.0 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.8 11.9 17.1 17.2 5.7 5.7

Production occupations

5.6 5.4 7.5 7.1 3.3 3.4

Transportation and material moving occupations

6.2 6.5 9.6 10.1 2.4 2.4

White

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

121,029 122,332 65,808 66,580 55,221 55,752

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

39.7 39.8 36.1 36.3 43.9 43.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

17.4 17.3 18.3 18.3 16.3 16.1

Professional and related occupations

22.2 22.5 17.8 17.9 27.6 27.9

Service occupations

16.8 16.5 13.8 13.4 20.4 20.2

Sales and office occupations

22.0 21.9 15.8 15.5 29.4 29.4

Sales and related occupations

10.5 10.5 10.1 10.0 10.9 11.1

Office and administrative support occupations

11.6 11.3 5.7 5.5 18.5 18.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

10.4 10.6 18.1 18.4 1.1 1.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.9 1.0 1.3 1.3 0.5 0.6

Construction and extraction occupations

5.9 6.1 10.6 10.8 0.3 0.5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.5 6.2 6.3 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.1 11.2 16.1 16.4 5.2 5.1

Production occupations

5.5 5.3 7.5 7.2 3.1 3.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.7 5.9 8.6 9.2 2.1 2.0

Black or African American

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

18,719 19,255 8,890 9,133 9,829 10,122

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

30.6 30.6 25.6 26.6 35.2 34.2

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

11.1 11.4 10.9 11.5 11.2 11.3

Professional and related occupations

19.6 19.2 14.7 15.0 24.0 23.0

Service occupations

24.2 24.8 20.9 19.1 27.1 30.0

Sales and office occupations

23.5 22.4 17.0 17.6 29.3 26.6

Sales and related occupations

9.3 8.9 8.7 8.3 9.9 9.5

Office and administrative support occupations

14.1 13.4 8.3 9.3 19.4 17.1

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

5.8 5.8 11.6 11.5 0.5 0.6

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.0

Construction and extraction occupations

3.0 3.0 6.2 6.0 0.2 0.3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

2.4 2.6 5.0 5.2 0.1 0.3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

16.0 16.4 24.8 25.2 7.9 8.4

Production occupations

6.3 5.9 8.7 7.7 4.1 4.3

Transportation and material moving occupations

9.6 10.5 16.1 17.5 3.8 4.1

Asian

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

9,467 9,889 4,992 5,268 4,475 4,621

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

49.5 52.5 51.2 53.0 47.5 51.9

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

15.4 17.3 16.3 17.2 14.3 17.5

Professional and related occupations

34.1 35.2 34.9 35.8 33.2 34.4

Service occupations

18.2 17.0 14.8 14.0 22.0 20.3

Sales and office occupations

18.0 17.6 14.2 14.6 22.2 20.9

Sales and related occupations

9.3 8.7 9.0 8.4 9.5 9.0

Office and administrative support occupations

8.7 8.9 5.1 6.2 12.7 11.9

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

3.2 3.0 5.5 5.3 0.7 0.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1

Construction and extraction occupations

1.2 1.2 2.1 2.3 0.1 0.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1.8 1.6 3.1 2.9 0.3 0.2

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

11.1 10.0 14.3 13.0 7.6 6.6

Production occupations

5.4 4.9 5.4 5.0 5.4 4.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

5.7 5.1 8.9 8.0 2.2 1.8

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

26,204 27,380 15,123 15,752 11,081 11,628

Percent of total employed

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

22.2 22.2 18.5 19.4 27.3 26.0

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9.9 9.5 9.2 9.4 10.8 9.6

Professional and related occupations

12.3 12.7 9.3 10.0 16.5 16.4

Service occupations

25.2 24.4 19.6 19.5 33.0 31.1

Sales and office occupations

20.3 20.9 13.9 14.0 28.9 30.4

Sales and related occupations

9.4 9.8 7.5 7.8 12.1 12.5

Office and administrative support occupations

10.8 11.2 6.4 6.2 16.8 17.8

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

16.8 17.1 27.5 27.7 2.2 2.8

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

2.2 2.4 2.6 2.8 1.5 1.9

Construction and extraction occupations

11.2 11.1 19.0 18.6 0.5 0.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3.5 3.7 5.8 6.3 0.2 0.1

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

15.5 15.3 20.5 19.5 8.6 9.6

Production occupations

7.4 7.2 8.8 8.2 5.5 5.8

Transportation and material moving occupations

8.1 8.1 11.7 11.3 3.1 3.9

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: August 03, 2021