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Top Professions in America That Are Lacking in Diversity


Top Professions in America That Are Lacking in Diversity The Atlantic

Source: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/arch...

Overall, 81 percent of the workforce is white, but there are 33 occupations in America that are more than 90 percent white. When it comes to professions with outsized shares of minorities, blacks are overrepresented in community and social-service occupations (as well as barbers and postal-service clerks). Asians make up a large share of computer workers, medical scientists, and personal appearance workers—a category that includes manicurists, makeup artists, and facialists. Hispanics are overrepresented in construction, maintenance, and agriculture work.

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I'm still struggling to believe that 81 percent of the workforce is white. Really?

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