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

Austin, Texas Metro Area

MSA: Austin-Round Rock, TX
counties: Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, Williamson
Population (2016 estimate): 2.1 million
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 3.2%
NFP Employment (2016): 1.0 million
Average Earnings (2016): $50,200

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 41,370 42.9 0.9 $105,060
Business and Financial Operations 59,540 61.7 1.2 $65,520
IT and Mathematical 58,880 61.0 2.1 $83,470
Architecture and Engineering 24,480 25.4 1.4 $78,700
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 9,080 9.4 1.2 $58,220
Community and Social Services 10,960 11.4 0.8 $43,840
Legal and Judicial 10,290 10.7 1.4 $82,860
Education, Training, and Library 58,570 60.7 1.0 $45,610
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 16,370 17.0 1.3 $49,810
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 44,240 45.8 0.8 $60,500
Healthcare Support 20,030 20.8 0.7 $29,000
Protective Services 20,480 21.2 0.9 $38,100
Food Preparation and Serving Related 103,130 106.9 1.2 $21,090
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 28,620 29.7 0.9 $23,850
Personal Care and Services 28,240 29.3 0.9 $22,830
Sales and Related 108,980 112.9 1.1 $31,320
Office and Administrative Support 174,130 180.4 1.2 $34,610
Construction and Extraction 40,400 41.9 1.1 $35,630
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 30,340 31.4 0.8 $38,780
Production 35,280 36.6 0.6 $30,960
Transportation and Material Moving 40,530 42.0 0.6 $29,180

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