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

Cedar Rapids, Iowa Metro Area

MSA: Cedar Rapids, IA
counties: Benton, Jones, Linn
Population (2016 estimate): 268,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 3.4%
NFP Employment (2016): 144,000
Average Earnings (2016): $43,820

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 9,980 70.1 1.4 $96,270
Business and Financial Operations 7,410 52.0 1.0 $59,260
IT and Mathematical 6,030 42.4 1.4 $79,670
Architecture and Engineering 3,480 24.4 1.4 $69,380
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 590 4.1 0.5 $58,670
Community and Social Services 2,120 14.9 1.0 $38,030
Legal and Judicial 900 6.3 0.8 $59,420
Education, Training, and Library 8,760 61.5 1.0 $40,030
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,830 12.8 1.0 $36,190
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 7,080 49.7 0.8 $53,710
Healthcare Support 3,660 25.7 0.9 $29,320
Protective Services 2,250 15.8 0.7 $40,910
Food Preparation and Serving Related 11,400 80.1 0.9 $19,550
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 3,880 27.3 0.9 $26,420
Personal Care and Services 4,130 29.0 0.9 $22,650
Sales and Related 12,570 88.3 0.9 $25,900
Office and Administrative Support 21,070 148.1 0.9 $33,790
Construction and Extraction 6,460 45.4 1.1 $44,360
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 6,480 45.6 1.2 $48,560
Production 9,640 67.7 1.0 $39,290
Transportation and Material Moving 12,470 87.6 1.3 $34,160

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