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

Albany, Georgia Metro Area

MSA: Albany, GA
counties: Baker, Dougherty, Lee, Terrell, Worth
Population (2016 estimate): 152,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 6.0%
NFP Employment (2016): 62,000
Average Earnings (2016): $32,060

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 2,380 41.0 0.8 $74,950
Business and Financial Operations 2,190 37.6 0.7 $62,060
IT and Mathematical 670 11.4 0.4 $56,500
Architecture and Engineering 670 11.5 0.6 $59,350
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 200 3.5 0.4 $60,390
Community and Social Services 1,060 18.1 1.3 $35,730
Legal and Judicial 250 4.4 0.6 $62,260
Education, Training, and Library 4,510 77.4 1.3 $46,660
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 370 6.3 0.5 $37,690
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 4,600 79.0 1.3 $44,960
Healthcare Support 1,260 21.6 0.8 $21,690
Protective Services 2,270 39.0 1.6 $30,580
Food Preparation and Serving Related 5,050 86.7 0.9 $18,250
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,410 24.2 0.8 $19,110
Personal Care and Services 1,680 28.8 0.9 $18,630
Sales and Related 6,500 111.6 1.1 $21,450
Office and Administrative Support 9,550 164.0 1.1 $28,390
Construction and Extraction 2,070 35.6 0.9 $32,430
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,470 59.7 1.5 $43,780
Production 3,190 54.8 0.9 $29,170
Transportation and Material Moving 4,580 78.6 1.1 $26,400

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