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Nontraditional Employment

Section 3(37) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) states, "The term 'nontraditional employment' refers to occupations or fields of work, for which individuals from the gender involved comprise less than 25 percent of the individuals employed in each such occupation or field of work." View Nontraditional Employment Summary Tables (PDF).

Nontraditional Employment Summary Tables:

a. Total Employment Summary

Subject/Occupation Total Estimate Male Estimate Percent Male Estimate Female Estimate Percent Female Estimate

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

87,013 83,628 96.1% 3,385 3.9%
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 214,160 201,183 93.9% 12,977 6.1%
Construction and extraction occupations 117,314 110,115 93.9% 7,199 6.1%
Transportation occupations 88,303 76,063 86.1% 12,240 13.9%
Architecture and engineering occupations  49,393 40,707 82.4% 8,686 17.6%
Firefighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors  25,584 20,759 81.1% 4,825 18.9%
Protective services occupations 49,049 38,724 78.9% 10,325 21.1%
Law enforcement workers including supervisors  23,465 17,965 76.6% 5,500 23.4%
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 9,833 7,440 75.7% 2,393 24.3%
Personal care and service occupations 56,183 13,710 24.4% 42,473 75.6%
Educational instruction, and library occupations 144,439 34,416 23.8% 110,023 76.2%
Office and administrative support occupations 245,775 53,725 21.9% 192,050 78.1%
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations 103,375 21,914 21.2% 81,461 78.8%
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations 153,644 30,708 20.0% 122,936 80.0%
Health technologists and technicians  50,269 8,794 17.5% 41,475 82.5%
Healthcare support occupations 65,524 6,884 10.5% 58,640 89.5%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2019 1-Year Estimates, Table s2401

b. Male Employment Summary

Subject/Occupation Total Estimate Male Estimate Percent Male Estimate
Personal care and service occupations 56,183 13,710 24.4%
Educational instruction, and library occupations 144,439 34,416 23.8%
Office and administrative support occupations 245,775 53,725 21.9%
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations 103,375 21,914 21.2%
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations 153,644 30,708 20.0%
Health technologists and technicians 50,269 8,794 17.5%
Healthcare support occupations 65,524 6,884 10.5%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2019 1-Year Estimates, Table s2401

 

c. Female Employment Summary

Subject/Occupation Total Estimate Female Estimate Percent Female Estimate
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations 87,013 3,385 3.9%
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 214,160 12,977 6.1%
Construction and extraction occupations 117,314 7,199 6.1%
Transportation occupations 88,303 12,240 13.9%
Architecture and engineering occupations 49,393 8,686 17.6%
Firefighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors 25,584 4,825 18.9%
Protective service occupations 49,049 10,325 21.1%
Law enforcement workers including supervisors 23,465 5,500 23.4%
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 9,833 2,393 24.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2019 1-Year Estimates, Table s2401