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

Burlington, North Carolina Metro Area

MSA: Burlington, NC
county: Alamance
Population (2016 estimate): 160,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 61,000
Average Earnings (2016): $40,300

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 2,030 34.3 0.7 $95,460
Business and Financial Operations 1,380 23.3 0.5 $57,100
IT and Mathematical 630 10.7 0.4 $70,690
Architecture and Engineering 470 7.9 0.4 $71,410
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 170 2.8 0.3 $60,020
Community and Social Services 510 8.6 0.6 $38,850
Legal and Judicial 120 2.1 0.3 $52,320
Education, Training, and Library 4,230 71.5 1.2 $42,460
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 330 5.7 0.4 $40,780
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 4,490 75.8 1.3 $53,680
Healthcare Support 2,600 43.9 1.5 $24,450
Protective Services 980 16.5 0.7 $39,620
Food Preparation and Serving Related 6,910 116.6 1.3 $18,940
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,420 24.0 0.8 $22,230
Personal Care and Services 1,610 27.2 0.8 $19,170
Sales and Related 7,160 120.9 1.2 $22,440
Office and Administrative Support 7,940 134.1 0.9 $31,190
Construction and Extraction 2,100 35.4 0.9 $34,330
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,390 40.4 1.0 $37,590
Production 8,390 141.7 2.2 $26,460
Transportation and Material Moving 3,310 56.0 0.8 $26,340

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