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

Amarillo, Texas Metro Area

MSA: Amarillo, TX
counties: Armstrong, Carson, Oldham, Potter, Randall
Population (2016 estimate): 263,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 2.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 120,000
Average Earnings (2016): $38,290

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 3,510 30.4 0.6 $85,720
Business and Financial Operations 4,080 35.3 0.7 $61,700
IT and Mathematical 1,530 13.3 0.5 $66,200
Architecture and Engineering 1,670 14.4 0.8 $74,020
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 590 5.1 0.6 $61,520
Community and Social Services 1,510 13.1 0.9 $42,350
Legal and Judicial 600 5.2 0.7 $69,750
Education, Training, and Library 7,750 67.2 1.1 $46,670
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,310 11.4 0.8 $33,260
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 7,510 65.0 1.1 $57,820
Healthcare Support 3,020 26.2 0.9 $26,890
Protective Services 3,880 33.6 1.4 $46,250
Food Preparation and Serving Related 11,980 103.8 1.1 $19,120
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 3,830 33.1 1.1 $22,350
Personal Care and Services 3,350 29.1 0.9 $19,600
Sales and Related 13,950 120.8 1.2 $24,160
Office and Administrative Support 18,070 156.5 1.0 $30,220
Construction and Extraction 4,940 42.8 1.1 $36,660
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 5,960 51.7 1.3 $40,820
Production 8,170 70.8 1.1 $30,640
Transportation and Material Moving 7,760 67.3 1.0 $30,780

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