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

Albany, New York Metro Area

MSA: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
counties: Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie
Population (2016 estimate): 882,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 464,000
Average Earnings (2016): $46,690

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 23,040 52.1 1.0 $99,550
Business and Financial Operations 26,030 58.8 1.1 $65,440
IT and Mathematical 15,510 35.0 1.2 $73,340
Architecture and Engineering 10,790 24.4 1.4 $81,100
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 6,710 15.2 1.9 $66,080
Community and Social Services 9,910 22.4 1.6 $48,200
Legal and Judicial 5,360 12.1 1.6 $81,730
Education, Training, and Library 35,020 79.1 1.3 $51,410
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 5,350 12.1 0.9 $48,240
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 28,410 64.2 1.1 $61,010
Healthcare Support 13,550 30.6 1.1 $27,340
Protective Services 9,490 21.4 0.9 $45,610
Food Preparation and Serving Related 35,530 80.3 0.9 $22,030
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 15,270 34.5 1.1 $25,520
Personal Care and Services 13,990 31.6 1.0 $24,660
Sales and Related 39,430 89.1 0.9 $26,620
Office and Administrative Support 75,920 171.6 1.1 $36,960
Construction and Extraction 16,570 37.4 0.9 $48,700
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 16,080 36.3 0.9 $45,760
Production 17,270 39.0 0.6 $37,990
Transportation and Material Moving 23,090 52.2 0.8 $32,970

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