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 162,090 1.00 $40,520 $48,320
11-0000 Management Occupations 6,200 0.76 $104,630 $115,020
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 7,230 0.87 $64,430 $70,900
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 3,920 0.83 $72,330 $86,170
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 2,660 0.91 $72,570 $82,980
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,100 0.82 $60,370 $71,220
21-0000 Community and Social Service Occupations 1,940 0.84 $48,480 $46,160
23-0000 Legal Occupations 1,350 1.08 $94,110 $103,460
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 9,670 0.96 $41,910 $53,000
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1,790 0.82 $44,340 $56,980
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 8,570 0.91 $67,170 $77,800
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 3,900 0.83 $24,300 $29,520
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 5,090 1.29 $36,850 $44,610
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 14,240 0.96 $20,130 $22,850
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 5,750 1.11 $22,490 $27,080
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 4,600 0.91 $24,150 $25,650
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 17,160 1.01 $31,730 $39,320
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 25,300 0.99 $33,230 $36,330
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 590 1.10 $26,680 $26,360
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 4,880 0.76 $35,560 $47,580
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6,490 1.03 $44,420 $45,990
51-0000 Production Occupations 16,900 1.58 $35,140 $36,220
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 12,780 1.14 $28,460 $35,160


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
*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.