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

Akron, Ohio Metro Area

MSA: Akron, OH
counties: Portage, Summit
Population (2016 estimate): 702,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 5.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 340,000
Average Earnings (2016): $43,940

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 16,610 50.7 1.0 $93,110
Business and Financial Operations 16,050 49.0 1.0 $59,600
IT and Mathematical 7,820 23.9 0.8 $71,490
Architecture and Engineering 5,900 18.0 1.0 $69,560
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,960 6.0 0.7 $57,850
Community and Social Services 5,140 15.7 1.1 $40,850
Legal and Judicial 2,190 6.7 0.9 $57,850
Education, Training, and Library 20,680 63.2 1.0 $51,470
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 3,620 11.1 0.8 $37,760
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 22,460 68.6 1.2 $62,960
Healthcare Support 10,940 33.4 1.2 $24,360
Protective Services 6,600 20.2 0.8 $42,240
Food Preparation and Serving Related 30,750 94.0 1.0 $19,270
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 9,630 29.4 0.9 $25,110
Personal Care and Services 8,220 25.1 0.8 $21,490
Sales and Related 34,210 104.5 1.0 $26,610
Office and Administrative Support 52,890 161.6 1.0 $32,770
Construction and Extraction 9,970 30.5 0.8 $47,060
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 12,910 39.4 1.0 $41,130
Production 27,060 82.7 1.3 $33,040
Transportation and Material Moving 21,510 65.7 1.0 $28,830

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