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

Canton, Ohio Metro Area

MSA: Canton-Massillon, OH
counties: Carroll, Stark
Population (2016 estimate): 401,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 5.4%
NFP Employment (2016): 172,000
Average Earnings (2016): $37,940

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 6,180 37.2 0.7 $83,040
Business and Financial Operations 4,710 28.3 0.6 $53,190
IT and Mathematical 2,370 14.2 0.5 $61,370
Architecture and Engineering 1,820 11.0 0.6 $63,740
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 500 3.0 0.4 $50,670
Community and Social Services 2,050 12.4 0.9 $37,400
Legal and Judicial 670 4.0 0.5 N/A
Education, Training, and Library 9,440 56.8 0.9 $47,410
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,520 9.1 0.7 $38,990
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 12,020 72.3 1.2 $55,450
Healthcare Support 7,920 47.7 1.7 $23,550
Protective Services 2,760 16.6 0.7 $32,760
Food Preparation and Serving Related 18,170 109.4 1.2 $19,170
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 5,160 31.0 1.0 $23,980
Personal Care and Services 4,460 26.9 0.8 $20,500
Sales and Related 18,000 108.3 1.1 $23,680
Office and Administrative Support 23,550 141.7 0.9 $30,340
Construction and Extraction 7,740 46.6 1.2 $44,660
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 7,170 43.1 1.1 $40,220
Production 17,700 106.5 1.6 $32,950
Transportation and Material Moving 12,180 73.3 1.1 $30,850

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