• 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 172,428 1.00 $45,100 $56,400
    11-000 Management Occupations 8,640 0.81 $98,600 $121,000
    13-000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 8,653 0.83 $70,600 $81,100
    15-000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 4,014 0.68 $78,000 $98,000
    17-000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 3,154 1.09 $78,000 $90,200
    19-000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,292 0.83 $59,900 $80,200
    21-000 Community and Social Service Occupations 3,833 1.25 $47,100 $52,200
    23-000 Legal Occupation 2,122 1.43 $83,600 $115,800
    25-000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 7,834 0.83 $48,100 $59,100
    27-000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 2,378 0.77 $45,800 $65,500
    29-000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 10,309 1.02 $73,700 $87,200
    31-000 Healthcare Support Occupations 5,761 0.76 $25,900 $32,400
    33-000 Protective Service Occupations 5,533 1.52 $42,400 $51,900
    35-000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 14,353 1.07 $21,400 $27,700
    37-000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 5,905 1.04 $27,300 $33,100
    39-000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 4,631 1.07 $25,900 $32,400
    41-000 Sales and Related Occupations 16,859 1.02 $36,100 $46,600
    43-000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 22,914 1.05 $36,700 $42,300
    45-000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 575 0.50 $36,600 $32,800
    47-000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 7,051 0.88 $39,600 $53,600
    49-000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7,179 1.09 $47,200 $52,100
    51-000 Production Occupations 14,561 1.45 $36,100 $41,700
    53-000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 14,978 1.00 $32,500 $39,600

    Source: JobsEQ; 2021Q4
    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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