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

Dalton, Georgia Metro Area

MSA: Dalton, GA
counties: Murray, Whitfield
Population (2016 estimate): 144,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 5.5%
NFP Employment (2016): 70,000
Average Earnings (2016): $34,650

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 2,730 39.9 0.8 $88,160
Business and Financial Operations 1,790 26.2 0.5 $53,740
IT and Mathematical 1,000 14.6 0.5 $73,620
Architecture and Engineering 630 9.2 0.5 $60,480
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 180 2.6 0.3 $54,310
Community and Social Services 550 8.1 0.6 $33,430
Legal and Judicial 180 2.6 0.3 $48,800
Education, Training, and Library 2,790 40.8 0.7 $51,450
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 250 3.6 0.3 $45,250
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 2,820 41.2 0.7 $59,200
Healthcare Support 1,230 18.0 0.6 $27,500
Protective Services 810 11.9 0.5 $35,390
Food Preparation and Serving Related 3,570 52.2 0.6 $18,440
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 850 12.5 0.4 $23,170
Personal Care and Services 930 13.6 0.4 $19,830
Sales and Related 7,380 108.1 1.0 $21,160
Office and Administrative Support 8,850 129.5 0.8 $31,450
Construction and Extraction 1,170 17.1 0.4 $36,530
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 4,190 61.3 1.6 $37,810
Production 17,270 252.8 3.9 $30,030
Transportation and Material Moving 9,110 133.4 1.9 $28,030

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