Occupations

Nontraditional Occupations for Women in 20011 (Numbers in thousands) Employed Employed Percent Both Sexes Female Female 4 4 786 1,480 17 214 57 323 62 14 169 1,252 19 313 220 170 35 1,076 475 26 32 11 52 247 12 6 38 279 48 7 574 100 725 309 59 22 68 69 1 1 189 351 4 50 13 73 14 3 36 265 4 63 44 34 7 212 93 5 6 2 9 4 2 1 6 43 7 1 81 14 99 42 8 3 9 9 25.0 25.0 24.0 23.7 23.5 23.4 22.8 22.6 22.6 21.4 21.3 21.2 21.0 20.1 20.0 20.0 20.0 19.7 19.6 19.2 18.7 18.2 17.3 16.7 16.7 16.7 15.8 15.4 14.6 14.3 14.1 14.0 13.6 13.6 13.6 13.6 13.2 13.0

Textile cutting machine operators Inspectors, agricultural products Guards and police, exc luding public service Sales representatives in mining manufacturing, and wholesale Hand molding, casting, and forming occupation Architects Production helpers Correctional institution officers Supervisors, guard Atmospheric and space scientists Sheriffs, bailiffs, and other law enforcement officers Laborers, excluding construction Metal plating machine operators Metalworking and plastic working machine operators Drafting occupations Dentists Agricultural and food scientists Supervisors, production occupations Electrical and electronic technicians Forestry and conservation scientists Extruding and forming machine operators Hand cutting and trimming occupations Broadcast equipment operators Managers, horticultural specialty farmers Purchasing agents and buyers, farm products Motion picture projectionists Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators Printing press operators Baggage porters and bellhops Auctioneers Police and detectives, public service Mixing and blending Machine operators Freight, stock, and material handlers, n.e.c. Vehicle washers and equipment cleaners Sawing machine operators Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c. Surveying and mapping technicians Horticultural specialty farmers

Supervisors, farm workers Meter readers Separating, filtering, and clarifying machine operators Taxicab drivers and chauffeurs Announcers Crushing and grinding machine operators Precision woodworking occupations Sales wo rkers, part Motor transportation occupations, n.e.c. Painting and paint spraying machine operators Furnace, kiln, and oven operator, excluding food Sales workers, motor vehicle and boats Heat treating equipment operators Supervisors, police and detective Parking lot attendants Fishers, hunters, and trappers Drivers-sales workers Supervisors, mechanics and repairers Groundskeepers and gardeners Forestry and logging occupations Physicists and astronomers Garage and service station related occupation Helpers, Mechanics and repairers Supervisors, related agricultural occupations Air traffic controls Precision metal working occupations Stevedores Sales engineers Compressing and compacting machine operators Garbage collectors Truck drivers Mechanical engineering technicians Material moving equipment operators Mechanics and repairers, excluding supervisors Plant and system operators Rail transportation occupation Pest control occupations Helpers, construction and extractive occupations Airplane pilots and navigators Welders and cutters Construction laborers Firefighter occupations Supervisors, firefighting and fire protection Construction trades

39 55 55 305 49 41 123 170 9 173 57 329 10 111 61 42 166 261 876 90 26 173 27 179 28 856 15 31 18 56 3,156 19 1,111 4,547 267 112 66 116 136 529 1,024 250 39 6,253

5 7 7 38 6 5 14 19 1 19 6 33 1 11 6 4 15 23 69 7 2 13 2 13 2 58 1 2 1 3 167 1 54 214 12 5 3 5 5 19 36 7 1 153

12.8 12.7 12.7 12.5 12.2 12.2 11.4 11.2 11.1 11.0 10.5 10.0 10.0 9.9 9.8 9.5 9.0 8.8 7.9 7.8 7.7 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.1 6.8 6.7 6.4 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.3 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.3 3.7 3.6 3.5 2.8 2.6 2.4

Extractive occupations Water transportation occupation Tool programmers, numerical control Miscellaneous metal and plastic processing machine operators Roasting and baking machine operators, food Marine life cultivation workers
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Nontraditional occupations are those that women comprise 25 percent or less of the tot al employed. Not elsewhere classified.

Women's Bureau February 2002