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

Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area

MSA: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
counties: Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, Tarrant, Wise
Population (2016 estimate): 7.2 million
Unemployment Rate (March 2017): 4.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 3.5 million
Average Earnings (2016): $49,580

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 141,000 41.3 0.8 $112,130
Business and Financial Operations 187,760 55.1 1.1 $71,290
IT and Mathematical 139,740 41.0 1.4 $87,390
Architecture and Engineering 66,230 19.4 1.1 $82,190
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 14,990 4.4 0.5 $60,910
Community and Social Services 27,000 7.9 0.6 $49,350
Legal and Judicial 24,750 7.3 1.0 $91,470
Education, Training, and Library 186,480 54.7 0.9 $52,840
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 41,040 12.0 0.9 $46,940
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 179,070 52.5 0.9 $66,140
Healthcare Support 82,600 24.2 0.8 $28,170
Protective Services 75,360 22.1 0.9 $36,840
Food Preparation and Serving Related 316,080 92.7 1.0 $19,860
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 91,690 26.9 0.9 $22,720
Personal Care and Services 92,340 27.1 0.8 $19,610
Sales and Related 374,290 109.7 1.1 $29,870
Office and Administrative Support 625,950 183.5 1.2 $35,060
Construction and Extraction 138,440 40.6 1.0 $36,700
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 141,690 41.5 1.1 $41,540
Production 192,870 56.6 0.9 $30,790
Transportation and Material Moving 268,370 78.7 1.1 $30,650

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