• Wage Data

  • Metro Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

    Occupation Code Occupation Title Total Employment Location Quotient* Average Annual Salary U.S. Average Annual Salary
    00-000 All Occupations 170,245 1.00 $44,300 $54,500
    11-000 Management Occupations 8,782 0.78 $97,600 $117,800
    13-000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 8,034 0.84 $70,500 $78,500
    15-000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 3,601 0.69 $78,000 $93,800
    17-000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 3,088 1.04 $78,600 $88,800
    19-000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,254 0.82 $60,300 $78,100
    21-000 Community and Social Service Occupations 3,791 1.27 $47,200 $50,500
    23-000 Legal Occupation 1,979 1.37 $91,100 $113,100
    25-000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 8,198 0.85 $47,600 $57,200
    27-000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 2,359 0.78 $45,900 $62,300
    29-000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 10,507 1.06 $71,700 $84,400
    31-000 Healthcare Support Occupations 5,882 0.78 $25,400 $30,900
    33-000 Protective Service Occupations 6,027 1.62 $40,800 $50,100
    35-000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 14,169 1.07 $21,000 $26,700
    37-000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 6,025 1.07 $26,000 $31,600
    39-000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 4,820 1.07 $26,800 $31,200
    41-000 Sales and Related Occupations 16,702 1.02 $34,400 $44,600
    43-000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 23,068 1.06 $36,100 $41,100
    45-000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 517 0.46 $35,200 $31,000
    47-000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 6,783 0.86 $38,400 $52,000
    49-000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6,857 1.05 $46,000 $50,000
    51-000 Production Occupations 14,247 1.43 $34,300 $40,200
    53-000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 13,557 0.95 $32,000 $38,000

    Source: JobsEQ; 2020Q3
    *The Location Quotient (LQ) is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. LQ greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and LQ less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.

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