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

Dover, Delaware Metro Area

MSA: Dover, DE
county: Kent
Population (2016 estimate): 175,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 5.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 69,000
Average Earnings (2016): $38,450

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 2,230 35.1 0.7 $100,020
Business and Financial Operations 2,670 41.9 0.8 $57,800
IT and Mathematical 930 14.6 0.5 $66,300
Architecture and Engineering 760 12.0 0.7 $63,160
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences N/A N/A N/A $56,910
Community and Social Services 1,250 19.7 1.4 $41,800
Legal and Judicial 490 7.7 1.0 $56,240
Education, Training, and Library 4,780 75.1 1.2 $55,170
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 540 8.5 0.6 $36,450
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 3,980 62.6 1.1 $62,090
Healthcare Support 2,130 33.5 1.2 $28,470
Protective Services 2,110 33.2 1.4 $37,950
Food Preparation and Serving Related 6,750 106.2 1.2 $19,910
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,010 31.6 1.0 $23,840
Personal Care and Services 2,580 40.6 1.3 $22,360
Sales and Related 6,670 104.9 1.0 $22,780
Office and Administrative Support 9,960 156.6 1.0 $31,780
Construction and Extraction 1,960 30.9 0.8 $39,570
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,530 39.7 1.0 $44,690
Production 3,450 54.3 0.8 $27,860
Transportation and Material Moving 4,980 78.3 1.1 $30,170

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