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

Brownsville, Texas Metro Area

MSA: Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
county: Cameron
Population (2016 estimate): 422,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 6.4%
NFP Employment (2016): 142,000
Average Earnings (2016): $25,950

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 3,410 24.8 0.5 $81,200
Business and Financial Operations 3,060 22.2 0.4 $59,250
IT and Mathematical 700 5.1 0.2 $55,680
Architecture and Engineering 700 5.1 0.3 $56,800
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 380 2.8 0.3 $58,400
Community and Social Services 1,970 14.3 1.0 $39,450
Legal and Judicial 530 3.8 0.5 $67,390
Education, Training, and Library 12,690 92.2 1.5 $45,420
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 890 6.5 0.5 $35,690
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 7,680 55.8 0.9 $63,400
Healthcare Support 9,400 68.3 2.4 $19,020
Protective Services 4,710 34.2 1.4 $38,100
Food Preparation and Serving Related 13,610 98.9 1.1 $18,540
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 4,270 31.0 1.0 $19,420
Personal Care and Services 16,610 120.6 3.8 $18,450
Sales and Related 14,030 102.0 1.0 $21,740
Office and Administrative Support 23,100 167.8 1.1 $24,480
Construction and Extraction 2,450 17.8 0.5 $28,190
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 4,580 33.2 0.9 $27,330
Production 5,340 38.8 0.6 $24,580
Transportation and Material Moving 7,400 53.7 0.8 $23,330

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