The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT IN PRIVATE INDUSTRY BY RACE/ETHNIC GROUP/SEX AND BY INDUSTRY, UNITED STATES, 2005

(210866 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 44,338,747 4,794,006 7,680,899 2,724,593 5,488,240 6,062,087 3,031,975 5,311,357 3,467,223 5,778,367
Men 23,191,888 3,098,966 3,641,255 1,416,249 2,411,667 1,271,685 2,687,675 3,941,520 2,304,366 2,418,505
Women 21,146,859 1,695,040 4,039,644 1,308,344 3,076,573 4,790,402 344,300 1,369,837 1,162,857 3,359,862
WHITE 30,350,518 4,006,438 6,011,391 1,983,077 3,886,330 4,108,908 2,253,127 3,304,135 1,720,773 3,076,339
Men 16,070,733 2,632,932 2,885,877 1,053,949 1,777,478 817,129 2,028,077 2,522,313 1,154,486 1,198,492
Women 14,279,785 1,373,506 3,125,514 929,128 2,108,852 3,291,779 225,050 781,822 566,287 1,877,847
MINORITY 13,988,229 787,568 1,669,508 741,516 1,601,910 1,953,179 778,848 2,007,222 1,746,450 2,702,028
Men 7,121,155 466,034 755,378 362,300 634,189 454,556 659,598 1,419,207 1,149,880 1,220,013
Women 6,867,074 321,534 914,130 379,216 967,721 1,498,623 119,250 588,015 596,570 1,482,015
BLACK 6,232,862 319,520 559,502 342,537 755,749 1,030,622 293,002 926,114 650,607 1,355,209
Men 2,821,496 166,877 187,390 133,232 276,472 206,542 239,208 642,929 428,922 539,924
Women 3,411,366 152,643 372,112 209,305 479,277 824,080 53,794 283,185 221,685 815,285
HISPANIC 5,268,612 258,901 334,852 209,430 598,963 637,352 380,274 839,997 947,630 1,061,213
Men 3,008,589 165,343 159,919 120,894 252,111 164,491 336,828 623,091 633,351 552,561
Women 2,260,023 93,558 174,933 88,536 346,852 472,861 43,446 216,906 314,279 508,652
ASIAN AMERICAN 2,209,923 189,957 745,194 173,255 209,077 250,261 81,386 204,554 121,270 234,969
Men 1,146,396 121,773 393,865 99,595 91,376 75,228 62,104 126,394 69,606 106,455
Women 1,063,527 68,184 351,329 73,660 117,701 175,033 19,282 78,160 51,664 128,514
AMERICAN INDIAN 276,832 19,190 29,960 16,294 38,121 34,944 24,186 36,557 26,943 50,637
Men 144,674 12,041 14,204 8,579 14,230 8,295 21,458 26,793 18,001 21,073
Women 132,158 7,149 15,756 7,715 23,891 26,649 2,728 9,764 8,942 29,564
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 52.3 64.6 47.4 52.0 43.9 21.0 88.6 74.2 66.5 41.9
Women 47.7 35.4 52.6 48.0 56.1 79.0 11.4 25.8 33.5 58.1
WHITE 68.5 83.6 78.3 72.8 70.8 67.8 74.3 62.2 49.6 53.2
Men 36.2 54.9 37.6 38.7 32.4 13.5 66.9 47.5 33.3 20.7
Women 32.2 28.7 40.7 34.1 38.4 54.3 7.4 14.7 16.3 32.5
MINORITY 31.5 16.4 21.7 27.2 29.2 32.2 25.7 37.8 50.4 46.8
Men 16.1 9.7 9.8 13.3 11.6 7.5 21.8 26.7 33.2 21.1
Women 15.5 6.7 11.9 13.9 17.6 24.7 3.9 11.1 17.2 25.6
BLACK 14.1 6.7 7.3 12.6 13.8 17.0 9.7 17.4 18.8 23.5
Men 6.4 3.5 2.4 4.9 5.0 3.4 7.9 12.1 12.4 9.3
Women 7.7 3.2 4.8 7.7 8.7 13.6 1.8 5.3 6.4 14.1
HISPANIC 11.9 5.4 4.4 7.7 10.9 10.5 12.5 15.8 27.3 18.4
Men 6.8 3.4 2.1 4.4 4.6 2.7 11.1 11.7 18.3 9.6
Women 5.1 2.0 2.3 3.2 6.3 7.8 1.4 4.1 9.1 8.8
ASIAN AMERICAN 5.0 4.0 9.7 6.4 3.8 4.1 2.7 3.9 3.5 4.1
Men 2.6 2.5 5.1 3.7 1.7 1.2 2.0 2.4 2.0 1.8
Women 2.4 1.4 4.6 2.7 2.1 2.9 0.6 1.5 1.5 2.2
AMERICAN INDIAN 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.9
Men 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.4
Women 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.5

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