The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT IN PRIVATE INDUSTRY BY RACE/ETHNIC GROUP/SEX AND BY INDUSTRY, UNITED STATES, 2004

(202949 UNITS)

Number Employed
Racial/Ethnic Group and Sex Total Employment Officials & Managers Professionals Technicians Sales Workers Office & Clerical Workers Craft Workers Operatives Laborers Service Workers
ALL EMPLOYEES 43,309,227 4,682,836 7,418,510 2,618,922 5,329,626 5,999,065 3,098,993 5,153,970 3,445,846 5,561,459
Men 22,576,048 3,025,111 3,507,000 1,364,742 2,340,060 1,253,443 2,697,970 3,797,224 2,270,126 2,320,372
Women 20,733,179 1,657,725 3,911,510 1,254,180 2,989,566 4,745,622 401,023 1,356,746 1,175,720 3,241,087
WHITE 29,946,136 3,935,518 5,850,509 1,921,540 3,840,231 4,091,166 2,329,166 3,249,180 1,757,917 2,970,909
Men 15,794,780 2,584,049 2,802,996 1,025,707 1,742,559 808,590 2,055,522 2,464,158 1,159,018 1,152,181
Women 14,151,356 1,351,469 3,047,513 895,833 2,097,672 3,282,576 273,644 785,022 598,899 1,818,728
MINORITY 13,363,091 747,318 1,568,001 697,382 1,489,395 1,907,899 769,827 1,904,790 1,687,929 2,590,550
Men 6,781,268 441,062 704,004 339,035 597,501 444,853 642,448 1,333,066 1,111,108 1,168,191
Women 6,581,823 306,256 863,997 358,347 891,894 1,463,046 127,379 571,724 576,821 1,422,359
BLACK 6,035,618 310,297 537,112 323,782 711,441 1,017,083 299,256 893,320 637,724 1,305,603
Men 2,720,075 161,771 178,026 123,839 262,770 204,987 241,678 611,330 419,015 516,659
Women 3,315,543 148,526 359,086 199,943 448,671 812,096 57,578 281,990 218,709 788,944
HISPANIC 4,991,249 244,266 313,886 194,037 547,497 614,401 368,846 781,686 905,410 1,021,220
Men 2,850,932 156,127 149,208 112,402 235,088 159,521 320,390 578,009 606,816 533,371
Women 2,140,317 88,139 164,678 81,635 312,409 454,880 48,456 203,677 298,594 487,849
ASIAN AMERICAN 2,084,511 174,466 688,114 164,262 194,094 243,005 78,484 194,787 119,382 227,917
Men 1,077,533 111,704 362,880 94,694 85,711 72,470 60,000 118,196 68,325 103,553
Women 1,006,978 62,762 325,234 69,568 108,383 170,535 18,484 76,591 51,057 124,364
AMERICAN INDIAN 251,713 18,289 28,889 15,301 36,363 33,410 23,241 34,997 25,413 35,810
Men 132,728 11,460 13,890 8,100 13,932 7,875 20,380 25,531 16,952 14,608
Women 118,985 6,829 14,999 7,201 22,431 25,535 2,861 9,466 8,461 21,202
PARTICIPATION RATE
ALL EMPLOYEES 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Men 52.1 64.6 47.3 52.1 43.9 20.9 87.1 73.7 65.9 41.7
Women 47.9 35.4 52.7 47.9 56.1 79.1 12.9 26.3 34.1 58.3
WHITE 69.1 84.0 78.9 73.4 72.1 68.2 75.2 63.0 51.0 53.4
Men 36.5 55.2 37.8 39.2 32.7 13.5 66.3 47.8 33.6 20.7
Women 32.7 28.9 41.1 34.2 39.4 54.7 8.8 15.2 17.4 32.7
MINORITY 30.9 16.0 21.1 26.6 27.9 31.8 24.8 37.0 49.0 46.6
Men 15.7 9.4 9.5 12.9 11.2 7.4 20.7 25.9 32.2 21.0
Women 15.2 6.5 11.6 13.7 16.7 24.4 4.1 11.1 16.7 25.6
BLACK 13.9 6.6 7.2 12.4 13.3 17.0 9.7 17.3 18.5 23.5
Men 6.3 3.5 2.4 4.7 4.9 3.4 7.8 11.9 12.2 9.3
Women 7.7 3.2 4.8 7.6 8.4 13.5 1.9 5.5 6.3 14.2
HISPANIC 11.5 5.2 4.2 7.4 10.3 10.2 11.9 15.2 26.3 18.4
Men 6.6 3.3 2.0 4.3 4.4 2.7 10.3 11.2 17.6 9.6
Women 4.9 1.9 2.2 3.1 5.9 7.6 1.6 4.0 8.7 8.8
ASIAN AMERICAN 4.8 3.7 9.3 6.3 3.6 4.1 2.5 3.8 3.5 4.1
Men 2.5 2.4 4.9 3.6 1.6 1.2 1.9 2.3 2.0 1.9
Women 2.3 1.3 4.4 2.7 2.0 2.8 0.6 1.5 1.5 2.2
AMERICAN INDIAN 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6
Men 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.3
Women 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.4

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