Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Women in the Labor Force: A Databook (2009 Edition)

Table 10. Employed persons by major occupation and sex, 2007 and 2008 annual averages (Numbers in thousands)
Occupation and sex Year
2007 2008
Number Percent Number Percent
Total

Total, 16 years and over

146,047 100.0 145,362 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

51,788 35.5 52,761 36.3

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

21,577 14.8 22,059 15.2

Professional and related occupations

30,210 20.7 30,702 21.1

Service occupations

24,137 16.5 24,451 16.8

Sales and office occupations

36,212 24.8 35,544 24.5

Sales and related occupations

16,698 11.4 16,295 11.2

Office and administrative support occupations

19,513 13.4 19,249 13.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

15,740 10.8 14,806 10.2

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

960 .7 988 .7

Construction and extraction occupations

9,535 6.5 8,667 6.0

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,245 3.6 5,152 3.5

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

18,171 12.4 17,800 12.2

Production occupations

9,395 6.4 8,973 6.2

Transportation and material moving occupations

8,776 6.0 8,827 6.1
Women

Total, 16 years and over

67,792 100.0 67,876 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

26,195 38.6 26,813 39.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

9,203 13.6 9,412 13.9

Professional and related occupations

16,992 25.1 17,401 25.6

Service occupations

13,800 20.4 13,980 20.6

Sales and office occupations

22,948 33.8 22,477 33.1

Sales and related occupations

8,275 12.2 8,073 11.9

Office and administrative support occupations

14,673 21.6 14,404 21.2

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

662 1.0 626 .9

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

201 .3 208 .3

Construction and extraction occupations

258 .4 219 .3

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

202 .3 199 .3

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

4,188 6.2 3,980 5.9

Production occupations

2,832 4.2 2,661 3.9

Transportation and material moving occupations

1,355 2.0 1,319 1.9
Men

Total, 16 years and over

78,254 100.0 77,486 100.0

Management, professional, and related occupations

25,593 32.7 25,948 33.5

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

12,375 15.8 12,647 16.3

Professional and related occupations

13,218 16.9 13,301 17.2

Service occupations

10,337 13.2 10,471 13.5

Sales and office occupations

13,264 16.9 13,067 16.9

Sales and related occupations

8,424 10.8 8,221 10.6

Office and administrative support occupations

4,840 6.2 4,845 6.3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

15,078 19.3 14,181 18.3

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

759 1.0 780 1.0

Construction and extraction occupations

9,276 11.9 8,448 10.9

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

5,043 6.4 4,953 6.4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

13,983 17.9 13,820 17.8

Production occupations

6,563 8.4 6,313 8.1

Transportation and material moving occupations

7,420 9.5 7,507 9.7

SOURCE: Current Population Survey, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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