Table 2. Occupations of Civilian Employed Persons (Age 16 and Older) by Nativity and Gender, October 2007 and October 2009
October 2009 All employed   Employed female workers   Employed male workers
  Native Immigrant   Native Immigrant   Native Immigrant
Civilian employed population (in thousands) 117,164 21,864   56,737 8,999   60,427 12,865
    Occupations (%) 100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0
    Management, business, and financial occupations 16.3 10.6 14.5 11.2 17.9 10.2
    Professional and related occupations 23.4 19.0 28.2 22.2 18.8 16.8
    Service occupations 16.1 24.9 19.4 32.6 13.1 19.5
    Sales and related occupations 11.4 9.0 11.5 9.9 11.3 8.4
    Office and administrative support occupations 13.7 8.0 21.3 12.2 6.5 5.0
    Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 0.5 1.8 0.2 0.9 0.7 2.4
    Construction and extraction occupations 4.8 8.8 0.3 0.3 9.1 14.8
    Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations 3.4 2.6 0.3 0.2 6.4 4.2
    Production occupations 4.9 8.1 2.6 7.6 7.0 8.5
    Transportation and material moving occupations 5.6 7.2   1.8 2.8   9.2 10.2
October 2007 All employed   Employed female workers   Employed male workers
  Native Immigrant   Native Immigrant   Native Immigrant
Civilian employed population (in thousands) 124,021 23,288   59,300 9,203   64,721 14,085
    Occupations (%) 100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0   100.0 100.0
    Management, business, and financial occupations 15.5 11.0 14.0 10.8 17.0 11.0
    Professional and related occupations 21.5 16.2 26.4 20.1 17.1 13.6
    Service occupations 15.4 22.4 18.5 30.2 12.5 17.2
    Sales and related occupations 11.5 8.9 12.1 11.0 11.0 7.6
    Office and administrative support occupations 14.4 8.1 22.9 13.6 6.6 4.5
    Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 0.5 1.7 0.2 1.1 0.7 2.0
    Construction and extraction occupations 5.6 11.7 0.4 0.6 10.4 19.0
    Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations 3.8 2.9 0.3 0.3 7.1 4.6
    Production occupations 5.9 9.7 3.5 9.2 8.1 10.1
    Transportation and material moving occupations 5.8 7.5   1.8 3.1   9.4 10.4
Source: US Census Bureau, Basic Current Population Survey, October 2007 and October 2009.


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