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

Auburn, Alabama Metro Area

MSA: Auburn-Opelika, AL
county: Lee
Population (2016 estimate): 159,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 63,000
Average Earnings (2016): $32,880

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 1,920 35.6 0.7 $91,760
Business and Financial Operations 1,380 25.6 0.5 $52,910
IT and Mathematical 780 14.4 0.5 $63,420
Architecture and Engineering 570 10.5 0.6 $66,430
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 390 7.3 0.9 $47,090
Community and Social Services 560 10.4 0.7 $41,400
Legal and Judicial 110 2.1 0.3 $59,140
Education, Training, and Library 4,830 89.5 1.5 $56,240
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 540 10.0 0.7 $44,100
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 2,940 54.5 0.9 $47,460
Healthcare Support 1,370 25.4 0.9 $22,430
Protective Services 680 12.6 0.5 $31,540
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,040 130.5 1.4 $18,610
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,780 33.0 1.1 $20,820
Personal Care and Services 1,720 31.9 1.0 $18,770
Sales and Related 6,330 117.4 1.1 $20,820
Office and Administrative Support 6,920 128.4 0.8 $29,100
Construction and Extraction 1,500 27.9 0.7 $32,550
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 1,940 35.9 0.9 $37,950
Production 6,630 123.0 1.9 $27,020
Transportation and Material Moving 3,900 72.3 1.0 $24,920

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