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

Bowling Green, Kentucky Metro Area

MSA: Bowling Green, KY
counties: Allen, Butler, Edmonson, Warren
Population (2016 estimate): 171,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 5.1%
NFP Employment (2016): 75,000
Average Earnings (2016): $43,120

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 3,060 42.4 0.8 $76,350
Business and Financial Operations 2,310 32.0 0.6 $51,000
IT and Mathematical 740 10.3 0.4 $52,680
Architecture and Engineering 1,100 15.2 0.9 $68,620
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 330 4.5 0.6 $53,310
Community and Social Services 1,080 14.9 1.0 $34,740
Legal and Judicial 400 5.5 0.7 $53,430
Education, Training, and Library 4,980 69.1 1.1 $48,220
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 780 10.8 0.8 $30,190
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 4,640 64.4 1.1 $52,570
Healthcare Support 2,040 28.4 1.0 $24,140
Protective Services 790 10.9 0.5 $31,500
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,870 109.2 1.2 $18,800
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,100 29.1 0.9 $20,130
Personal Care and Services 2,130 29.5 0.9 $19,690
Sales and Related 6,950 96.5 0.9 $22,060
Office and Administrative Support 9,770 135.6 0.9 $29,160
Construction and Extraction 2,860 39.7 1.0 $36,900
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,110 43.2 1.1 $36,370
Production 9,740 135.2 2.1 $34,740
Transportation and Material Moving 5,250 72.8 1.1 $27,820

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