• 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 167,302 1.00 $45,300 $56,800
    11-000 Management Occupations 8,995 0.80 $98,300 $120,800
    13-000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 8,234 0.83 $70,500 $81,000
    15-000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 3,609 0.68 $77,300 $96,800
    17-000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 3,112 1.07 $78,000 $90,300
    19-000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,264 0.82 $59,600 $80,000
    21-000 Community and Social Service Occupations 3,702 1.23 $47,200 $52,200
    23-000 Legal Occupation 2,080 1.42 $83,500 $115,900
    25-000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 7,670 0.83 $47,300 $59,200
    27-000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 2,328 0.79 $45,400 $64,800
    29-000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 10,204 1.02 $73,900 $86,900
    31-000 Healthcare Support Occupations 5,712 0.75 $26,000 $32,300
    33-000 Protective Service Occupations 5,709 1.58 $42,100 $52,200
    35-000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 13,492 1.12 $21,400 $27,700
    37-000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 5,703 1.05 $27,200 $33,100
    39-000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 4,624 1.12 $26,100 $32,600
    41-000 Sales and Related Occupations 16,323 1.02 $35,900 $46,700
    43-000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 22,323 1.05 $36,800 $42,400
    45-000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 543 0.48 $37,700 $32,900
    47-000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 6,744 0.86 $39,400 $53,400
    49-000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7,011 1.09 $47,200 $52,100
    51-000 Production Occupations 13,742 1.41 $36,200 $41,700
    53-000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 14,179 0.99 $32,500 $39,600

    Source: JobsEQ; 2021Q1
    * 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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