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. 11 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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