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

Corpus Christi, Texas Metro Area

MSA: Corpus Christi, TX
counties: Aransas, Nueces, San Patricio
Population (2016 estimate): 455,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 5.5%
NFP Employment (2016): 191,000
Average Earnings (2016): $39,630

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 6,120 32.9 0.7 $91,870
Business and Financial Operations 6,380 34.3 0.7 $61,570
IT and Mathematical 1,500 8.1 0.3 $61,150
Architecture and Engineering 4,920 26.5 1.5 $77,160
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,530 8.3 1.0 $55,500
Community and Social Services 2,100 11.3 0.8 $41,580
Legal and Judicial 1,380 7.4 1.0 N/A
Education, Training, and Library 11,990 64.5 1.1 $46,520
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,400 7.6 0.6 $35,850
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 11,690 62.9 1.1 $60,220
Healthcare Support 6,650 35.8 1.2 $23,440
Protective Services 4,530 24.4 1.0 $37,010
Food Preparation and Serving Related 21,690 116.7 1.3 $18,960
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 5,460 29.4 0.9 $20,870
Personal Care and Services 7,830 42.1 1.3 $18,760
Sales and Related 19,230 103.4 1.0 $24,720
Office and Administrative Support 27,610 148.5 1.0 $29,890
Construction and Extraction 10,990 59.1 1.5 $38,970
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 10,840 58.3 1.5 $40,690
Production 10,650 57.3 0.9 $42,120
Transportation and Material Moving 11,170 60.1 0.9 $31,110

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