• 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 163,560 1.00 $43,510 $53,490
    11-000 Management Occupations 8,030 0.90 $100,570 $122,480
    13-000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 7,530 0.83 $69,880 $78,130
    15-000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 4,180 0.82 $78,690 $93,760
    17-000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 2,660 0.92 $71,890 $88,800
    19-000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,250 0.87 $62,540 $77,540
    21-000 Community and Social Service Occupations 1,900 0.76 $44,480 $50,480
    23-000 Legal Occupation 1,820 1.42 $97,100 $109,630
    25-000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 8,080 0.82 $48,720 $57,710
    27-000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1,670 0.74 $48,880 $61,960
    29-000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 9,740 1.01 $66,890 $83,640
    31-000 Healthcare Support Occupations 5,210 0.72 $25,130 $31,010
    33-000 Protective Service Occupations 5,400 1.39 $39,510 $49,880
    35-000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 14,280 0.95 $20,930 $26,670
    37-000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 4,710 0.95 $25,390 $31,250
    39-000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 3,620 0.98 $27,130 $31,260
    41-000 Sales and Related Occupations 16,410 1.03 $33,330 $13,060
    43-000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 23,550 1.08 $35,870 $41,040
    45-000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 280 0.52 $34,170 $31,340
    47-000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 5,240 0.76 $39,730 $52,580
    49-000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7,150 1.12 $46,480 $50,130
    51-000 Production Occupations 15,560 1.53 $33,740 $40,140
    53-000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 15,290 1.10 $30,850 $37,920

    Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics; 2020
    *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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