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

Alexandria, Louisiana Metro Area

MSA: Alexandria, LA
parishes: Grant, Rapides
Population (2016 estimate): 155,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 5.8%
NFP Employment (2016): 64,000
Average Earnings (2016): $33,710

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 2,450 40.2 0.8 $72,620
Business and Financial Operations 2,000 32.7 0.6 $51,590
IT and Mathematical 350 5.8 0.2 $60,120
Architecture and Engineering 600 9.8 0.6 $56,380
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 460 7.5 0.9 $55,200
Community and Social Services 1,160 19.0 1.3 $39,530
Legal and Judicial 300 4.9 0.6 $61,390
Education, Training, and Library 3,580 58.6 1.0 $40,690
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 250 4.1 0.3 $36,430
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 5,960 97.6 1.7 $49,670
Healthcare Support 2,360 38.6 1.3 $21,450
Protective Services 2,080 34.1 1.4 $39,850
Food Preparation and Serving Related 4,990 81.7 0.9 $18,680
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,020 33.0 1.1 $19,490
Personal Care and Services 3,250 53.2 1.7 $19,410
Sales and Related 7,230 118.3 1.1 $20,220
Office and Administrative Support 8,910 145.8 0.9 $27,140
Construction and Extraction 2,550 41.7 1.1 $35,670
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,700 44.2 1.1 $36,970
Production 3,990 65.3 1.0 $36,810
Transportation and Material Moving 3,680 60.3 0.9 $25,720

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