10 Occupations with Largest Percentage of African-Americans

Sunday, September 05, 2010
Barbershop (2002) (photo: MGM)
1.     Barbers—35.0%
2.     Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides—34.0%
3.     Residential advisors—29.6%
4.     Security guards and gaming surveillance officers—28.6%
5.     Postal service clerks-28.3%
6.     Baggage porters, bellhops, and concierges—27.1%
7.     Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators—26.4%
8.     Taxi drivers and chauffeurs—25.7%
9.     Bus drivers—24.9%
10.   Parking lot attendants—24.4%
-David Wallechinsky
Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2009 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) (pdf)


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