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

Columbus, Indiana Metro Area

MSA: Columbus, IN
county: Bartholomew
Population (2016 estimate): 81,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 2.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 52,000
Average Earnings (2016): $56,890

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 2,470 50.3 1.0 $88,610
Business and Financial Operations 1,870 38.1 0.7 $53,200
IT and Mathematical 970 19.8 0.7 $70,250
Architecture and Engineering N/A N/A N/A $59,950
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 80 1.6 0.2 $45,750
Community and Social Services 590 12.1 0.8 $37,960
Legal and Judicial 90 1.8 0.2 $48,240
Education, Training, and Library 1,930 39.2 0.6 $33,380
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 330 6.7 0.5 $30,790
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 2,050 41.7 0.7 $54,830
Healthcare Support 580 11.8 0.4 $29,390
Protective Services 500 10.1 0.4 $37,710
Food Preparation and Serving Related 3,600 73.3 0.8 $19,190
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,150 23.5 0.7 $22,170
Personal Care and Services 990 20.1 0.6 $20,200
Sales and Related 3,900 79.4 0.8 $23,890
Office and Administrative Support 6,260 127.5 0.8 $32,120
Construction and Extraction 1,300 26.5 0.7 $44,490
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 1,780 36.1 0.9 $40,730
Production 12,690 258.3 4.0 $32,500
Transportation and Material Moving 3,130 63.7 0.9 $31,470

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