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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 164,610 1.00 $41,460 $50,620
11-0000 Management Occupations 6,060 0.72 $102,220 $119,910
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 7,710 0.89 $70,170 $76,330
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 3,980 0.81 $77,850 $89,810
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 2,570 0.88 $70,800 $86,190
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,110 0.83 $59,300 $74,370
21-0000 Community and Social Service Occupations 2,010 0.83 $48,850 $48,050
23-0000 Legal Occupations 1,490 1.17 $102,190 $107,370
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 8,770 0.87 $45,220 $55,470
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1,720 0.77 $44,450 $58,950
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 9,600 0.98 $67,300 $80,760
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 4,030 0.85 $26,650 $31,310
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 5,060 1.28 $37,550 $47,190
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 14,270 0.94 $20,890 $24,710
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 5,800 1.14 $23,850 $28,930
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 5,320 0.89 $23,980 $27,270
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 17,430 1.04 $32,570 $40,860
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 25,590 1.01 $33,720 $37,950
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 450 0.83 $29,640 $28,840
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 4950 0.75 $37,860 $49,930
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6,910 1.08 $45,870 $47,870
51-0000 Production Occupations 17,060 1.64 $32,590 $38,070
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 12,740 1.11 $29,540 $37,070

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Updated March 30, 2018
*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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