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

Bridgeport, Connecticut Metro Area

MSA: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
Population (2015 estimate): 918,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 5.2%
NFP Employment (2016): 410,000
Average Earnings (2016): $60,190

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 36,560 87.3 1.7 $135,470
Business and Financial Operations 29,540 70.5 1.4 $77,080
IT and Mathematical 14,600 34.9 1.2 $90,670
Architecture and Engineering 5,220 12.5 0.7 $80,700
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 3,450 8.2 1.0 $73,150
Community and Social Services 7,380 17.6 1.2 $53,170
Legal and Judicial 4,010 9.6 1.3 $102,390
Education, Training, and Library 28,130 67.2 1.1 $60,920
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 8,210 19.6 1.5 $52,270
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 22,200 53.0 0.9 $75,220
Healthcare Support 11,640 27.8 1.0 $31,940
Protective Services 9,770 23.3 1.0 $42,610
Food Preparation and Serving Related 33,370 79.7 0.9 $22,890
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 16,100 38.4 1.2 $30,580
Personal Care and Services 15,910 38.0 1.2 $26,890
Sales and Related 44,830 107.0 1.0 $35,150
Office and Administrative Support 66,570 158.9 1.0 $41,580
Construction and Extraction 9,800 23.4 0.6 $54,990
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 11,970 28.6 0.7 $50,740
Production 19,880 47.5 0.7 $39,480
Transportation and Material Moving 19,470 46.5 0.7 $32,190

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