• 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 170,214 1.00 $45,200 $56,600
    11-000 Management Occupations 9,108 0.80 $98,300 $120,800
    13-000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 8,318 0.84 $70,500 $81,000
    15-000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 3,658 0.68 $77,300 $96,800
    17-000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 3,147 1.08 $78,000 $90,200
    19-000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,282 0.82 $59,600 $80,000
    21-000 Community and Social Service Occupations 3,770 1.24 $47,200 $52,200
    23-000 Legal Occupation 2,089 1.42 $83,600 $116,000
    25-000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 7,766 0.83 $48,200 $59,100
    27-000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 2,361 0.78 $45,300 $64,700
    29-000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 10,307 1.02 $73,900 $87,100
    31-000 Healthcare Support Occupations 5,802 0.75 $26,000 $32,400
    33-000 Protective Service Occupations 5,641 1.55 $42,200 $52,100
    35-000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 13,958 1.09 $21,400 $27,700
    37-000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 5,789 1.05 $27,200 $33,100
    39-000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 4,758 1.10 $26,100 $32,600
    41-000 Sales and Related Occupations 16,614 1.02 $36,000 $46,600
    43-000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 22,633 1.05 $36,800 $42,400
    45-000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 548 0.48 $37,600 $32,900
    47-000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 6,843 0.86 $39,300 $53,400
    49-000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7,086 1.09 $47,200 $52,100
    51-000 Production Occupations 14,184 1.44 $36,100 $41,700
    53-000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 14,550 0.99 $32,500 $39,500

    Source: JobsEQ; 2021Q2
    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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