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

Beckley, West Virginia Metro Area

MSA: Beckley, WV
counties: Fayette, Raleigh
Population (2016 estimate): 121,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 4.9%
NFP Employment (2016): 45,000
Average Earnings (2016): $31,300

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 1,650 38.5 0.8 $74,550
Business and Financial Operations 1,160 26.9 0.5 $55,500
IT and Mathematical 280 6.4 0.2 $52,110
Architecture and Engineering 350 8.2 0.5 $59,690
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 420 9.7 1.2 $43,580
Community and Social Services 750 17.4 1.2 $35,400
Legal and Judicial 390 9.0 1.2 $50,810
Education, Training, and Library 1,990 46.2 0.8 $46,290
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 180 4.2 0.3 $33,270
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 4,400 102.2 1.7 $53,190
Healthcare Support 1,590 37.1 1.3 $22,960
Protective Services 1,800 41.9 1.7 $25,120
Food Preparation and Serving Related 4,510 105.0 1.1 $19,630
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,490 34.7 1.1 $19,980
Personal Care and Services 1,750 40.6 1.3 $19,470
Sales and Related 4,980 115.9 1.1 $21,410
Office and Administrative Support 6,530 151.9 1.0 $26,990
Construction and Extraction 1,990 46.3 1.2 $43,560
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,170 50.4 1.3 $35,400
Production 1,240 28.8 0.4 $36,770
Transportation and Material Moving 3,320 77.2 1.1 $28,020

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