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

El Centro, California Metro Area

MSA: El Centro, CA
county: Imperial
Population (2016 estimate): 181,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 24.2%
NFP Employment (2016): 52,000
Average Earnings (2016): $25,160

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 2,020 37.4 0.7 $87,280
Business and Financial Operations 1,910 35.4 0.7 $69,690
IT and Mathematical 320 5.9 0.2 $71,010
Architecture and Engineering 320 6.0 0.3 N/A
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 300 5.7 0.7 $80,480
Community and Social Services 1,300 24.2 1.7 $48,790
Legal and Judicial 200 3.8 0.5 $76,810
Education, Training, and Library 4,560 84.5 1.4 $49,600
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 250 4.7 0.4 $32,830
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 2,090 38.8 0.7 $77,080
Healthcare Support 1,080 20.0 0.7 $30,040
Protective Services 3,490 64.8 2.7 $78,120
Food Preparation and Serving Related 4,000 74.3 0.8 $22,550
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,720 31.9 1.0 $25,890
Personal Care and Services 1,790 33.1 1.0 $21,360
Sales and Related 6,090 113.0 1.1 $22,650
Office and Administrative Support 7,710 143.1 0.9 $32,270
Construction and Extraction 1,790 33.2 0.8 $50,950
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 1,950 36.1 0.9 $40,470
Production 1,440 26.6 0.4 $30,340
Transportation and Material Moving 3,160 58.7 0.9 $29,860

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