Wage Rates

Metro Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Occupation Code Occupation Title Total Employment Location Quotient* Average     Annual Salary U.S. Average Annual Salary
00-0000 All Occupations 165,010 1.00 $40,660 $49,630
11-0000 Management Occupations 6,090 0.73 $103,270 $118,020
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 7,650 0.89 $67,990 $75,070
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 3,990 0.81 $73,330 $87,880
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 2,810 0.96 $69,000 $84,300
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,150 0.85 $58,520 $72,930
21-0000 Community and Social Service Occupations 1,920 0.81 $48,980 $47,200
23-0000 Legal Occupations 1,540 1.22 $93,160 $105,980
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 8,990 0.89 $42,610 $54,520
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1,780 0.80 $41,900 $58,390
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 9,340 0.96 $64,770 $79,160
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 3,740 0.79 $25,880 $30,470
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 5,240 1.32 $36,460 $45,810
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 14,630 0.96 $20,550 $23,850
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 5,780 1.11 $24,190 $28,010
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 5,470 1.03 $23,570 $26,510
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 17,160 1.00 $32,610 $40,560
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 25,770 1.00 $33,480 $37,260
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 540 .98 $27,020 $27,810
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 4,890 0.75 $37,520 $48,900
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7,040 1.10 $44,890 $46,690
51-0000 Production Occupations 16,800 1.57 $32,350 $37,190
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 12,710 1.11 $29,070 $36,070


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics; March 2017
*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.