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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Abilene, Texas Metro Area

MSA: Abilene, TX
counties: Callahan, Jones, Taylor
Population (2016 estimate): 170,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 4.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 68,000
Average Earnings (2016): $32,080

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 2,030 31.7 0.6 $82,210
Business and Financial Operations 2,230 34.8 0.7 $58,260
IT and Mathematical 920 14.4 0.5 $61,420
Architecture and Engineering 710 11.1 0.6 $65,480
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 380 5.9 0.7 $48,970
Community and Social Services 920 14.5 1.0 $43,750
Legal and Judicial 320 5.1 0.7 $50,220
Education, Training, and Library 4,540 71.0 1.2 $43,220
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 830 13.0 1.0 $35,120
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 5,040 78.8 1.3 $54,690
Healthcare Support 3,150 49.2 1.7 $24,150
Protective Services 1,890 29.5 1.2 $42,580
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,150 111.9 1.2 $18,930
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,880 29.4 0.9 $19,800
Personal Care and Services 2,460 38.4 1.2 $18,850
Sales and Related 7,150 111.8 1.1 $23,550
Office and Administrative Support 9,770 152.8 1.0 $29,330
Construction and Extraction 3,450 54.0 1.4 $36,570
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,720 42.5 1.1 $37,350
Production 2,390 37.3 0.6 $30,970
Transportation and Material Moving 3,860 60.4 0.9 $29,420

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