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

Davenport, Iowa Metro Area

MSA: Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL
counties: Scott (IA), Henry (IL), Mercer (IL), Rock Island (IL)
Population (2016 estimate): 382,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.4%
NFP Employment (2016): 183,000
Average Earnings (2016): $41,770

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 10,090 55.8 1.1 $81,500
Business and Financial Operations 8,710 48.2 0.9 $64,450
IT and Mathematical 4,410 24.4 0.8 $73,540
Architecture and Engineering 3,450 19.1 1.1 $74,950
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,050 5.8 0.7 $57,680
Community and Social Services 2,300 12.7 0.9 $40,130
Legal and Judicial 830 4.6 0.6 $76,550
Education, Training, and Library 10,660 59.0 1.0 $48,080
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,960 10.8 0.8 $32,580
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 9,850 54.5 0.9 $53,300
Healthcare Support 5,170 28.6 1.0 $26,970
Protective Services 3,760 20.8 0.9 $42,380
Food Preparation and Serving Related 16,750 92.7 1.0 $19,270
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 5,200 28.8 0.9 $23,250
Personal Care and Services 4,350 24.1 0.8 $21,860
Sales and Related 17,560 97.1 0.9 $24,670
Office and Administrative Support 27,020 149.5 1.0 $31,490
Construction and Extraction 6,950 38.5 1.0 $48,000
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 8,480 46.9 1.2 $42,450
Production 18,990 105.1 1.6 $33,180
Transportation and Material Moving 12,740 70.5 1.0 $31,170

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