10 Occupations with Smallest Percentages of African-Americans

Sunday, September 05, 2010
Jean-Mickel Basquiat, a rare African-American artist, died at age 27
1.   Artists and related workers—0.8%
2.   Environmental scientists and geoscientists—1.0%
3.   Cost estimators—1.1%
4.   Farmers and ranchers—1.4%
4.   Dentists—1.4%
4.   Surveying and mapping technicians—1.4%
7.   Farm, ranch, and other agricultural managers—1.5%
8.   News analysts, reporters and correspondents—1.8%
9.   Millwrights—2.1%
9.   Miscellaneous physical scientists—2.1%
-David Wallechinsky
Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2009 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) (pdf)


Nelson G. 9 years ago
aside from envisci, dentists and news analysts, the above list of occupations are a joke, although some being well-paid.

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