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

Cleveland, Ohio Metro Area

MSA: Cleveland-Elyria, OH
counties: Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina
Population (2016 estimate): 2.1 million
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 5.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 1.1 million
Average Earnings (2016): $44,260

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 48,850 47.5 0.9 $95,420
Business and Financial Operations 55,150 53.7 1.0 $63,450
IT and Mathematical 28,390 27.6 0.9 $71,630
Architecture and Engineering 18,200 17.7 1.0 $74,440
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 8,640 8.4 1.0 $66,170
Community and Social Services 17,110 16.7 1.2 $47,820
Legal and Judicial 8,500 8.3 1.1 $68,290
Education, Training, and Library 58,020 56.5 0.9 $50,470
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 12,460 12.1 0.9 $40,150
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 75,970 73.9 1.3 $62,600
Healthcare Support 38,280 37.3 1.3 $25,460
Protective Services 27,230 26.5 1.1 $37,420
Food Preparation and Serving Related 92,410 89.9 1.0 $19,480
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 30,730 29.9 1.0 $23,180
Personal Care and Services 24,830 24.2 0.8 $22,430
Sales and Related 97,590 95.0 0.9 $28,710
Office and Administrative Support 162,040 157.7 1.0 $34,360
Construction and Extraction 30,850 30.0 0.8 $52,430
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 36,620 35.6 0.9 $44,300
Production 89,180 86.8 1.3 $35,010
Transportation and Material Moving 65,930 64.2 0.9 $30,170

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