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

Battle Creek, Michigan Metro Area

MSA: Battle Creek, MI
county: Calhoun
Population (2016 estimate): 134,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 4.4%
NFP Employment (2016): 59,000
Average Earnings (2016): $45,480

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 2,440 44.8 0.9 $96,070
Business and Financial Operations 3,050 56.1 1.1 $65,170
IT and Mathematical 860 15.8 0.5 $75,740
Architecture and Engineering 1,040 19.2 1.1 $76,010
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences N/A N/A N/A $84,440
Community and Social Services 1,220 22.5 1.6 $40,590
Legal and Judicial 170 3.2 0.4 $56,430
Education, Training, and Library 3,420 62.8 1.0 $43,670
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 580 10.7 0.8 $35,940
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 3,780 69.5 1.2 $60,610
Healthcare Support 1,960 36.1 1.3 $28,410
Protective Services 960 17.7 0.7 $43,990
Food Preparation and Serving Related 5,040 92.7 1.0 $19,600
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,530 28.2 0.9 $23,060
Personal Care and Services 1,990 36.6 1.1 $21,080
Sales and Related 4,160 76.5 0.7 $22,870
Office and Administrative Support 6,490 119.3 0.8 $32,520
Construction and Extraction 1,190 21.8 0.6 $43,230
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,470 45.5 1.2 $45,320
Production 8,550 157.2 2.4 $34,850
Transportation and Material Moving 2,970 54.6 0.8 $30,900

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