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

Boise, Idaho Metro Area

MSA: Boise City, ID
counties: Ada, Boise, Canyon, Gem, Owyhee
Population (2016 estimate): 691,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 2.5%
NFP Employment (2016): 306,000
Average Earnings (2016): $38,500

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 17,480 59.0 1.2 $73,140
Business and Financial Operations 13,920 47.0 0.9 $57,200
IT and Mathematical 8,840 29.8 1.0 $65,210
Architecture and Engineering 7,450 25.1 1.4 $77,460
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 2,770 9.3 1.1 $51,570
Community and Social Services 5,160 17.4 1.2 $39,520
Legal and Judicial 2,020 6.8 0.9 $63,900
Education, Training, and Library 15,950 53.8 0.9 $35,600
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 4,530 15.3 1.1 $36,880
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 16,590 56.0 0.9 $62,300
Healthcare Support 7,420 25.1 0.9 $27,870
Protective Services 5,750 19.4 0.8 $32,660
Food Preparation and Serving Related 26,160 88.3 1.0 $18,790
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 9,660 32.6 1.0 $24,210
Personal Care and Services 10,710 36.1 1.1 $20,940
Sales and Related 30,700 103.6 1.0 $26,840
Office and Administrative Support 49,990 168.7 1.1 $31,380
Construction and Extraction 15,610 52.7 1.3 $36,830
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 11,600 39.1 1.0 $38,650
Production 16,310 55.0 0.9 $30,790
Transportation and Material Moving 15,870 53.6 0.8 $29,750

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