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

Cape Girardeau, Missouri Metro Area

MSA: Cape Girardeau, MO-IL
counties: Bollinger (MO), Cape Girardeau (MO), Alexander (IL)
Population (2016 estimate): 97,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 4.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 44,000
Average Earnings (2016): $33,080

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 1,720 40.2 0.8 $71,210
Business and Financial Operations 1,130 26.4 0.5 $51,810
IT and Mathematical 460 10.7 0.4 $45,200
Architecture and Engineering 170 3.9 0.2 $59,540
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 140 3.4 0.4 N/A
Community and Social Services 920 21.6 1.5 $35,820
Legal and Judicial 150 3.4 0.5 $44,700
Education, Training, and Library 2,670 62.4 1.0 $41,510
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 530 12.3 0.9 $35,530
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 4,050 94.5 1.6 $54,070
Healthcare Support 1,520 35.6 1.2 $25,460
Protective Services 540 12.5 0.5 $34,570
Food Preparation and Serving Related 4,550 106.1 1.2 $18,910
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,440 33.7 1.1 $22,170
Personal Care and Services 1,700 39.7 1.2 $18,990
Sales and Related 5,100 119.0 1.2 $21,470
Office and Administrative Support 6,440 150.3 1.0 $28,510
Construction and Extraction 1,450 33.8 0.9 $37,770
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 1,870 43.6 1.1 $34,240
Production 3,460 80.8 1.3 $35,370
Transportation and Material Moving 2,760 64.4 0.9 $27,070

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