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Table 394. Occupation of employed persons 25 years old and over, by educational attainment and sex: 2010
Occupation and sex Total employed
(in thousands)
Percentage distribution, by highest level of educational attainment
Total Less than
1 year of
high school
High school College
1-4 years
of high
school, no completion
High school
completion (includes equivalency)
Some
college,
no degree
Associate's
degree
Bachelor's
degree
Master's or higher degree
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
All persons 121,987 (234.0) 100.0 3.1   (0.06) 5.1   (0.07) 28.1   (0.15) 17.1   (0.12) 10.6   (0.10) 22.9   (0.14) 13.0   (0.11)
Management, professional, and related 48,913 (219.0) 100.0 0.4   (0.03) 1.0   (0.05) 11.5   (0.17) 12.1   (0.17) 10.7   (0.16) 36.1   (0.25) 28.3   (0.24)
Management, business, and financial operations 20,206 (155.0) 100.0 0.6   (0.06) 1.7   (0.11) 17.0   (0.31) 15.8   (0.30) 8.7   (0.23) 37.2   (0.39) 18.9   (0.32)
Professional and related 28,707 (179.9) 100.0 0.1   (0.03) 0.5   (0.05) 7.7   (0.18) 9.5   (0.20) 12.0   (0.22) 35.2   (0.33) 34.9   (0.33)
Education, training, and library 7,929 (100.7) 100.0 0.1 ! (0.05) 0.4   (0.08) 7.1   (0.33) 7.5   (0.34) 5.2   (0.29) 34.9   (0.62) 44.9   (0.65)
Preschool and kindergarten teachers 627 (28.9) 100.0   (†)   (†) 14.4   (1.62) 16.5   (1.71) 13.4   (1.57) 35.9   (2.22) 18.7   (1.80)
Elementary and middle school teachers 2,688 (59.5) 100.0   (†)   (†) 2.4   (0.34) 2.9   (0.38) 1.7   (0.29) 45.2   (1.11) 47.6   (1.11)
Secondary school teachers 1,163 (39.3) 100.0 #   (†)   (†) 0.9 ! (0.31) 1.6   (0.43) 1.2 ! (0.37) 43.1   (1.68) 53.2   (1.69)
Special education teachers 365 (22.1) 100.0   (†) #   (†) 2.5 ! (0.94) 2.5 ! (0.94) 4.4   (1.24) 35.3   (2.89) 55.3   (3.01)
Postsecondary teachers 1,193 (39.8) 100.0 #   (†)   (†) 1.2 ! (0.36) 2.3   (0.50) 2.0   (0.47) 13.7   (1.15) 80.8   (1.32)
Other education, training, and library
   workers
1,892 (50.0) 100.0   (†) 1.0   (0.26) 19.8   (1.06) 18.6   (1.04) 12.0   (0.87) 28.1   (1.19) 20.2   (1.07)
Service occupations 19,226 (151.7) 100.0 7.2   (0.22) 9.9   (0.25) 38.1   (0.40) 19.9   (0.33) 10.7   (0.26) 11.8   (0.27) 2.3   (0.12)
Sales and office occupations 27,833 (177.6) 100.0 1.1   (0.07) 3.5   (0.13) 33.2   (0.33) 23.8   (0.30) 11.6   (0.22) 22.4   (0.29) 4.4   (0.14)
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 11,675 (120.9) 100.0 8.5   (0.30) 11.3   (0.34) 44.1   (0.53) 17.1   (0.40) 10.7   (0.33) 7.0   (0.27) 1.3   (0.12)
Production, transportation, and material moving 14,339 (132.9) 100.0 6.9   (0.24) 11.1   (0.30) 48.4   (0.48) 17.1   (0.36) 8.1   (0.26) 7.2   (0.25) 1.3   (0.11)
                                                 
Males 64,765 (158.6) 100.0 3.9   (0.09) 6.0   (0.11) 29.6   (0.20) 16.6   (0.17) 9.0   (0.13) 22.2   (0.19) 12.7   (0.15)
Management, professional, and related 23,866 (151.4) 100.0 0.5   (0.05) 1.2   (0.08) 11.7   (0.24) 12.3   (0.24) 8.0   (0.20) 36.4   (0.35) 29.8   (0.34)
Management, business, and financial operations 11,606 (114.6) 100.0 0.8   (0.10) 2.0   (0.15) 17.0   (0.40) 15.3   (0.38) 7.6   (0.28) 37.8   (0.51) 19.4   (0.42)
Professional and related 12,260 (117.3) 100.0 0.2   (0.04) 0.5   (0.07) 6.7   (0.26) 9.5   (0.30) 8.4   (0.29) 35.1   (0.49) 39.6   (0.50)
Education, training, and library 2,064 (51.1) 100.0 #   (†)   (†) 3.5   (0.46) 4.5   (0.52) 2.9   (0.42) 30.8   (1.16) 58.0   (1.24)
Service occupations 8,253 (98.6) 100.0 7.9   (0.34) 8.8   (0.35) 36.3   (0.60) 20.5   (0.51) 9.7   (0.37) 14.0   (0.44) 2.7   (0.20)
Sales and office occupations 10,247 (108.6) 100.0 1.5   (0.14) 3.7   (0.21) 28.6   (0.51) 21.8   (0.46) 9.8   (0.33) 28.4   (0.51) 6.1   (0.27)
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 11,152 (112.7) 100.0 8.4   (0.30) 11.4   (0.34) 44.5   (0.54) 17.0   (0.40) 10.7   (0.33) 6.8   (0.27) 1.3   (0.12)
Production, transportation, and material moving 11,247 (113.1) 100.0 6.2   (0.26) 10.7   (0.33) 48.6   (0.54) 17.5   (0.41) 8.2   (0.29) 7.5   (0.28) 1.3   (0.12)
                                                 
Females 57,222 (161.2) 100.0 2.2   (0.07) 4.2   (0.09) 26.4   (0.20) 17.7   (0.18) 12.4   (0.15) 23.8   (0.20) 13.3   (0.16)
Management, professional, and related 25,047 (148.5) 100.0 0.2   (0.03) 0.7   (0.06) 11.4   (0.22) 11.9   (0.23) 13.2   (0.24) 35.7   (0.33) 26.9   (0.31)
Management, business, and financial operations 8,600 (97.2) 100.0 0.4   (0.07) 1.3   (0.14) 17.0   (0.45) 16.5   (0.44) 10.3   (0.36) 36.4   (0.57) 18.1   (0.46)
Professional and related 16,447 (127.9) 100.0 0.1   (0.03) 0.4   (0.06) 8.4   (0.24) 9.6   (0.25) 14.7   (0.30) 35.4   (0.41) 31.4   (0.40)
Education, training, and library 5,864 (81.6) 100.0 0.2 ! (0.06) 0.4   (0.09) 8.4   (0.40) 8.5   (0.40) 6.0   (0.34) 36.3   (0.69) 40.3   (0.71)
Service occupations 10,974 (108.2) 100.0 6.7   (0.26) 10.7   (0.33) 39.5   (0.51) 19.5   (0.42) 11.5   (0.34) 10.1   (0.32) 2.0   (0.15)
Sales and office occupations 17,587 (131.2) 100.0 0.8   (0.07) 3.4   (0.15) 35.8   (0.40) 25.0   (0.36) 12.7   (0.28) 18.8   (0.32) 3.4   (0.15)
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 523 (25.1) 100.0 12.2   (1.58) 7.6   (1.28) 36.3   (2.32) 19.1   (1.89) 10.7   (1.49) 11.9   (1.56) 2.1 ! (0.69)
Production, transportation, and material moving 3,092 (60.2) 100.0 9.3   (0.58) 12.6   (0.66) 47.4   (0.99) 15.3   (0.71) 7.7   (0.53) 6.3   (0.48) 1.4   (0.23)
—Not available.
†Not applicable.
#Rounds to zero.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 30 percent or greater.
‡Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and missing data. Standard errors appear in parentheses.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics, unpublished 2010 annual average data from the Current Population Survey (CPS). (This table was prepared September 2011.)
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