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Table 437. Occupation of employed persons 25 years old and over, by highest level of educational attainment and sex: 2011
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Sex and occupation Total employed
(in thousands)
Percentage distribution, by highest level of educational attainment
Total Less than high school completion High school
completion (includes equivalency)
College
Some
college,
no degree
Associate's
degree
Bachelor's
degree
Master's or higher degree
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
All persons 122,507   (233.5) 100.0 8.1   (0.09) 27.6   (0.15) 16.9   (0.12) 10.8   (0.10) 23.1   (0.14) 13.5   (0.11)
Management, professional, and related 49,645   (220.0) 100.0 1.3   (0.06) 11.0   (0.16) 11.7   (0.17) 10.5   (0.16) 36.3   (0.25) 29.1   (0.24)
Management, business, and financial operations 20,756   (156.9) 100.0 2.3   (0.12) 16.2   (0.30) 15.1   (0.29) 8.7   (0.23) 38.1   (0.39) 19.5   (0.32)
Professional and related 28,889   (180.4) 100.0 0.6   (0.05) 7.3   (0.18) 9.2   (0.20) 11.9   (0.22) 35.0   (0.32) 36.0   (0.33)
Education, training, and library 7,948   (100.8) 100.0 0.5   (0.09) 6.9   (0.33) 6.8   (0.33) 5.4   (0.29) 34.5   (0.62) 45.9   (0.65)
Preschool and kindergarten teachers 609   (28.5) 100.0   (†) 10.8   (1.46) 17.2   (1.77) 15.4   (1.69) 38.6   (2.28) 17.4   (1.78)
Elementary and middle school teachers 2,717   (59.8) 100.0   (†) 2.6   (0.35) 2.2   (0.33) 2.0   (0.31) 44.6   (1.10) 48.4   (1.11)
Secondary school teachers 1,087   (38.0) 100.0   (†) 1.4   (0.41) 2.0   (0.49) 1.6   (0.44) 41.3   (1.73) 53.5   (1.75)
Special education teachers 375   (22.4) 100.0   (†) 1.6 ! (0.75) 4.0   (1.17) 2.1 ! (0.86) 35.7   (2.86) 56.5   (2.96)
Postsecondary teachers 1,264   (41.0) 100.0   (†) 1.3   (0.36) 2.3   (0.49) 2.4   (0.49) 13.2   (1.10) 80.6   (1.29)
Other education, training, and library                                            
workers 1,896   (50.1) 100.0 1.1   (0.28) 19.8   (1.06) 16.5   (0.99) 11.8   (0.86) 28.6   (1.20) 22.0   (1.10)
Service occupations 19,170   (151.5) 100.0 16.8   (0.31) 37.7   (0.40) 20.0   (0.33) 11.4   (0.27) 11.8   (0.27) 2.3   (0.13)
Sales and office occupations 27,613   (177.1) 100.0 4.6   (0.15) 32.8   (0.33) 23.9   (0.30) 11.9   (0.23) 22.3   (0.29) 4.4   (0.14)
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 11,585   (120.4) 100.0 19.9   (0.43) 44.0   (0.53) 17.0   (0.40) 11.0   (0.34) 6.9   (0.27) 1.3   (0.12)
Production, transportation, and material moving 14,494   (133.6) 100.0 17.4   (0.36) 48.1   (0.48) 17.2   (0.36) 8.2   (0.26) 7.5   (0.25) 1.5   (0.12)
                                             
Males 65,356   (157.6) 100.0 9.8   (0.13) 29.2   (0.20) 16.4   (0.16) 9.2   (0.13) 22.4   (0.19) 13.0   (0.15)
Management, professional, and related 24,265   (152.2) 100.0 1.7   (0.10) 11.3   (0.23) 11.8   (0.24) 8.1   (0.20) 36.7   (0.35) 30.3   (0.34)
Management, business, and financial operations 11,838   (115.6) 100.0 2.8   (0.17) 16.6   (0.39) 14.5   (0.37) 7.5   (0.28) 38.2   (0.51) 20.3   (0.42)
Professional and related 12,427   (118.0) 100.0 0.7   (0.08) 6.2   (0.25) 9.2   (0.30) 8.7   (0.29) 35.3   (0.49) 39.9   (0.50)
Education, training, and library 2,103   (51.6) 100.0 0.4 ! (0.16) 3.3   (0.44) 4.0   (0.49) 3.3   (0.44) 32.1   (1.16) 56.7   (1.23)
Service occupations 8,396   (99.4) 100.0 17.0   (0.47) 35.6   (0.59) 20.4   (0.50) 10.6   (0.38) 13.8   (0.43) 2.6   (0.20)
Sales and office occupations 10,286   (108.8) 100.0 4.8   (0.24) 28.8   (0.51) 22.1   (0.47) 9.7   (0.33) 28.8   (0.51) 5.9   (0.26)
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 11,117   (112.5) 100.0 19.7   (0.43) 44.4   (0.54) 17.0   (0.41) 11.0   (0.34) 6.7   (0.27) 1.2   (0.12)
Production, transportation, and material moving 11,292   (113.3) 100.0 16.4   (0.40) 48.1   (0.53) 17.8   (0.41) 8.4   (0.30) 7.6   (0.28) 1.6   (0.13)
                                             
Females 57,151   (161.3) 100.0 6.3   (0.11) 25.8   (0.20) 17.4   (0.17) 12.5   (0.15) 24.0   (0.20) 14.0   (0.16)
Management, professional, and related 25,380   (149.1) 100.0 0.9   (0.07) 10.7   (0.21) 11.6   (0.22) 12.9   (0.23) 35.9   (0.33) 28.0   (0.31)
Management, business, and financial operations 8,918   (98.8) 100.0 1.7   (0.15) 15.7   (0.42) 16.0   (0.43) 10.2   (0.35) 37.9   (0.57) 18.5   (0.45)
Professional and related 16,463   (127.9) 100.0 0.5   (0.06) 8.0   (0.23) 9.2   (0.25) 14.3   (0.30) 34.8   (0.41) 33.1   (0.40)
Education, training, and library 5,845   (81.4) 100.0 0.5   (0.10) 8.2   (0.40) 7.8   (0.39) 6.1   (0.35) 35.3   (0.69) 42.1   (0.71)
Service occupations 10,775   (107.3) 100.0 16.6   (0.39) 39.4   (0.52) 19.7   (0.42) 12.0   (0.34) 10.2   (0.32) 2.1   (0.15)
Sales and office occupations 17,326   (130.5) 100.0 4.5   (0.17) 35.1   (0.40) 25.1   (0.36) 13.3   (0.28) 18.5   (0.32) 3.5   (0.15)
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance 468   (23.8) 100.0 23.1   (2.14) 35.9   (2.44) 17.3   (1.93) 10.0   (1.53) 10.9   (1.59) 2.8 ! (0.84)
Production, transportation, and material moving 3,202   (61.2) 100.0 21.0   (0.79) 48.1   (0.97) 15.1   (0.70) 7.6   (0.51) 7.0   (0.50) 1.3   (0.22)
†Not applicable.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics, unpublished 2011 annual average data from the Current Population Survey (CPS). (This table was prepared May 2012.)
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