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

Atlantic City, New Jersey Metro Area

MSA: Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
county: Atlantic
Population (2016 estimate): 271,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 6.6%
NFP Employment (2016): 130,000
Average Earnings (2016): $38,620

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 4,560 36.2 0.7 $110,370
Business and Financial Operations 4,690 37.2 0.7 $66,380
IT and Mathematical 2,090 16.6 0.6 $86,230
Architecture and Engineering 970 7.7 0.4 $85,590
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 460 3.7 0.5 $73,460
Community and Social Services 2,230 17.7 1.2 $45,990
Legal and Judicial 760 6.0 0.8 $64,570
Education, Training, and Library 8,920 70.8 1.2 $57,880
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 2,140 17.0 1.3 $58,850
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 7,580 60.2 1.0 $73,590
Healthcare Support 4,680 37.2 1.3 $29,110
Protective Services 4,980 39.6 1.6 $40,060
Food Preparation and Serving Related 18,890 149.9 1.6 $23,860
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 6,160 48.9 1.6 $26,970
Personal Care and Services 9,640 76.5 2.4 $19,950
Sales and Related 13,750 109.2 1.1 $23,250
Office and Administrative Support 15,870 126.0 0.8 $34,030
Construction and Extraction 4,580 36.3 0.9 $59,310
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 4,630 36.8 1.0 $49,220
Production 2,380 18.9 0.3 $30,330
Transportation and Material Moving 5,700 45.2 0.7 $30,900