Top 10 National Occupations for Each Race
1990 U.S. CENSUS 
Produced by Charles R. Mann Associates, Inc.

  

WHITES - Top 10 Occupations
| Whites | Hispanics | Blacks | Asians
 
  Occupation Percent
1.Auctioneers96.55%
2.Farmers, Except Horticultural96.49%
3.Sales Engineers 95.36%
4.Airplane Pilots And Navigators94.76%
5.Geologists And Geodesists94.30%
6.Theology Teachers94.27%
7.History Teachers94.01%
8.Agriculture And Forestry Teachers93.97%
9.Tool And Die Maker Apprentices93.48%
10.Dental Hygienists93.34%
 Total of Civilian Labor Force77.95%
Numbers in parentheses indicate the occupation's ranking for whites out of the 512 occupation categories.
   
HISPANICS - Top 10 Occupations
| Whites | Hispanics | Blacks | Asians
 
  Occupation Percent
1.Graders And Sorters, Agricultural Products (512)53.63%
2.Farm Workers (494)33.29%
3.Housekeepers And Butlers (511)32.73%
4.Supervisors, Farm Workers (479)30.65%
5.Nursery Workers (480)27.80%
6.Plasterers (491)27.42%
7.Private Household Cleaners And Servants (510) 26.67%
8.Production Samplers And Weighers (487)26.24%
9.Graders And Sorters, Except Agricultural (500) 23.14%
10.Solderers And Brazers (477) 21.70%
 Total of Civilian Labor Force 8.12%
 Numbers in parentheses indicate the occupation's ranking for whites out of the 512 occupation categories.

   

BLACKS - Top 10 Occupations
| Whites | Hispanics | Blacks | Asians
 
  Occupations Percents
1. Private Household Cleaners And Servants (510) 31.96%
2. Garbage Collectors (498)  31.45%
3. Housekeepers And Butlers (511) 31.42%
4. Unemployed, No Civilian Work Exp. Since 1985 (509)  31.12%
5. Cooks, Private Household (507)  30.87%
6. Stevedores (506)  29.68%
7. Nursing Aides, Orderlies, And Attendants (486)  28.52%
8. Winding And Twisting Machine Operators (441) 28.48%
9. Maids And Housemen (508)  28.29%
10. Longshore Equipment Operators (492)  27.84%
  Total of Civilian Labor Force 10.40% 
 Numbers in parentheses indicate the occupation's ranking for whites out of the 512 occupation categories. 

  

ASIANS - Top 10 Occupations
| Whites | Hispanics | Blacks | Asians
 
  Occupations Percents
1. Medical Scientists (331)  14.39%
2. Tailors (496) 11.65%
3. Electrical & Electronic Equipment Assemblers (484) 11.42%
4. Dressmakers (475)  11.22%
5. Physicians (277) 10.83%
6. Chemists, Except Biochemists (272)  9.76%
7. Physics Teachers (124) 8.53%
8. Sociologists (367)  8.37%
9. Computer Science Teachers (224) 8.21%
10. Civil Engineers (169) 8.07%
  Total of Civilian Labor Force  2.83%
 Numbers in parentheses indicate the occupation's ranking for whites out of the 512 occupation categories.